Security Engineer - Incident Response Engineering

Paris, France

We’re looking for a Security Engineer for the Security Incident Response Engineering team to build tool sets, automate workflows to take Datadog’s response capabilities to the next level. The mission of Security Incident Response Engineering is to rapidly respond to, and contain breach attempts from threat actors in a highly automated fashion.

You will build and own solutions to quickly contain and eradicate threats, and streamline our security incident response processes with the business. You will establish metrics that demonstrate continuous improvements of the Security Incident Response Engineering capabilities and execute on your proposed strategy for improvements. You’ll join at an ideal time to make a big impact, the product is seeing very high growth, with many new features to build as well as a need for scaling up dramatically.

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


What You’ll Do:

  • Improve the company’s ability to respond to threats through technology selection, internal product development and implementations with a heavy emphasis on automation of manual tasks and processes
  • Respond to Security Incidents of varying severities and complexity
  • Develop processes, procedures and playbooks that will be used during an incident response process
  • Partner with Datadog’s product management team by becoming a customer of our security products and champion areas of improvement
  • Detailed process management to ensure audit trails of activities are reviewed, follow policy and audit requirements
  • Represent Datadog in the digital forensics and incident response community


Who You Are:

  • Skilled in programming using Python and/or Go
  • Knowledgeable in designing tools, systems, and automated workflows for Incident Response programs
  • Experienced in responding to security incidents
  • A strong communicator and speaker
  • Willing to work in fast-paced, high-growth environment

Datadog values people from all walks of life. We understand 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 skills, we encourage you to apply. 


Benefits and Growth:

  • Generous and competitive global benefits
  • New hire stock equity (RSUs) and employee stock purchase plan
  • Continuous career development and pathing opportunities 
  • Product training to develop an in-depth understanding of our product and space
  • Best in breed onboarding
  • Internal mentor and buddy program cross-departmentally
  • Friendly and inclusive workplace culture

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


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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