Engineering Manager II, Release Tracking Tools

Boston, Massachusetts, USA; New York, New York, USA; Denver, Colorado, USA

Engineering Manager II, Release Tracking Tools

This is an opportunity to lead an effort that involves building a team to provide Datadog customers with better visibility and confidence when it comes to releasing new features and deployments. The role involves working across various product teams and building end to end products and features. It presents plenty of scope for project and career growth and an opportunity to lead overall architecture and build foundational components, while also hiring and growing the team and driving the team culture.

At Datadog, we place value in our office culture - the relationships and collaboration it builds and the creativity it brings to the table. We operate as a hybrid workplace to ensure our Datadogs can create a work-life harmony that best fits them.

What You’ll Do:

  • Lead and build a talented team of software engineers, who are responsible for building the end to end product, including data collection, APIs, and data visualization and user experience.
  • Play an active role in recruiting and coaching and grooming new leaders to help grow the team into multiple sub-teams over time
  • Lead the team on developing features and products to help customers measure the impact  of making changes or releasing new features
  • Work with the team and its partners to define vision, strategy, and roadmap, and work to help both junior and senior engineers address the challenges of implementing them, advancing their careers while producing high quality software
  • Partner closely with product management and design teams to develop intuitive, powerful and beautiful user workflows that best leverage the vast amount of information being collected
  • Ensure the development and continuous improvement of a scalable and reliable architecture that can keep up with the growth of the product in a sustainable manner

Who You Are: 

  • You have experience in building and growing teams, and have 3+ years management experience, including managing managers of one or more teams.
  • You have experience in building distributed systems, including understanding of Observability systems.
  • You have 5+ years of work experience building high-scale, distributed systems.
  • You have experience in working and communicating effectively in a fast-paced, high growth, distributed organization
  • You have partnered with product management and design teams in the past to set the vision and strategy for your projects
  • You have a track record of motivating teams by setting clear and ambitious goals, and providing the support and coaching required to achieve them

Datadog values people from all walks of life. We know not everyone will meet all the above qualifications on day one. That’s okay. If you’re passionate about technology and want to grow your experience, we encourage you to apply. 

Benefits & Growth:

  • New hire stock equity (RSUs) and employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
  • Continuous professional development, product training, and career pathing
  • Intradepartmental mentor and buddy program for in-house networking
  • An inclusive company culture, ability to join our Community Guilds (Datadog employee resource groups)
  • Access to Inclusion Talks, our internal panel discussions
  • Free, global mental health benefits for employees and dependents age 6+
  • Competitive global benefits

Benefits and Growth listed above may vary based on the country of your employment and the nature of your employment with Datadog.

The reasonably estimated salary for this role at Datadog ranges from $234,000 to $300,000, plus a competitive equity package, and may include variable compensation. Actual compensation is based on factors such as the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience. In addition, Datadog offers a wide range of best in class, comprehensive and inclusive employee benefits for this role including healthcare, dental, parental planning, and mental health benefits, a 401(k) plan and match, paid time off, fitness reimbursements, and a discounted employee stock purchase plan.


About Datadog: 

Datadog (NASDAQ: DDOG) is a global SaaS business, delivering a rare combination of growth and profitability. We are on a mission to break down silos and solve complexity in the cloud age by enabling digital transformation, cloud migration, and infrastructure monitoring of our customers’ entire technology stacks. Built by engineers, for engineers, Datadog is used by organizations of all sizes across a wide range of industries. Together, we champion professional development, diversity of thought, innovation, and work excellence to empower continuous growth. Join the pack and become part of a collaborative, pragmatic, and thoughtful people-first community where we solve tough problems, take smart risks, and celebrate one another. Learn more about #DatadogLife on Instagram, LinkedIn and Datadog Learning Center.

Equal Opportunity at Datadog:

Datadog is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud to offer equal employment opportunity to everyone regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, veteran status, and more. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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