Senior Software Engineer - Data Viz (Maps)

New York, New York, USA; Boston, Massachusetts, USA

As a software engineer for the Data Viz Maps Team, you will work with product and design to create high-scale, highly-performant interactive maps of cloud resources (example). Our mapping space covers visualizing different levels of infrastructure, as well as relationships between the components of cloud architectures. We help our customers better understand the story and health of their systems. This team combines creative technologists, product managers, and designers to build workflows enabling users to explore and gain insights from their data.


What You’ll Do: 

  • Push frontend graphics to the limit in order to help users make sense of complex and high cardinality data sets through map based experiences.
  • Build a set of map type visualizations which can be easily integrated & expanded upon by our frontend engineer community.
  • Transform large and complex datasets to beautiful visualizations
  • Work with TypeScript, React, Canvas API and WebGL
  • Join a tightly knit team solving hard problems the right way


Who You Are: 

  • You are a JavaScript and web frontend specialist
  • You are familiar with graphics, data structures, rendering architectures, algorithms, profiling and optimization
  • You have great product sense and keep the ultimate customer goal in mind
  • You’re excited by interactivity, large datasets, geometry and solving other mathematical problems
  • You relate to one of these profiles:
    • You combine your understanding of intuitive interaction design and performance constraints to create visual layouts of information that are actionable and responsive
    • You have experience with modeling large data sets, allowing for flexibility, interactivity and performance


Benefits and 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 $187,000 - $240,000, 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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