Director, Product Marketing - DEM

New York, New York, USA

Datadog’s Marketing Team is fast-moving, growing quickly and analytically driven. We aim to take over the security and IT monitoring markets by running thousands of campaigns, staying on top of competitive intelligence, supporting hundreds of events, enabling the sales team of several hundred sellers, researching and evangelizing ideas that move our industry forward, and more. Product Marketing at Datadog is an integral part of the Product, Sales and Marketing orgs. Product Marketers partner with Product Managers to craft our go-to-market strategy and bring new products to market. Of note, infrastructure monitoring is our initial, largest and most established product area. 

How can you add value as a Director of Product Marketing? From building teams that define the go-to-market strategy for new products and features for infrastructure monitoring, to creating the content and programs enables our sales team and is executed on by the product marketing team, you’ll touch on all areas of the business to help Datadog find and win more customers. We give our Product Marketers the opportunity to collaborate, investigate and realize how we can gear our product strategy to yield the highest results. 

As a Director on the Product Marketing team, you’ll dive deep into next-gen infrastructure and application technologies, and build out a team of product marketers that will shape go-to-market efforts for some of our core and new products.

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:

  • Recruit, coach and mentor the Product Marketing Team responsible for Digital Experience Monitoring (DEM) solutions of Datadog
  • Direct the high-level competitive positioning and messaging of both new and existing (but rapidly evolving) products for infrastructure monitoring
  • Use your technical background and understanding of our space to train product marketers to define compelling value propositions and conduct market research 
  • Oversee the creation of new courses and, maintain and optimize internal learning curriculum and tools for the go-to-market teams
  • Set the direction for innovative product launches and other go-to-market strategies that produce effective content such as blogs, case studies, guides and video testimonials
  • Continuously improve product marketing processes and help establish best practices for working across campaigns, creative, and sales enablement

Who You Are:

  • An experienced professional with a minimum of 10+  years of relevant experience with the cloud platform or related field
  • A strong people manager with a minimum of 5+ years of managing product marketing teams
  • Able to tell compelling stories
  • An exceptional writer with prior experience in producing written content
  • A coach who loves to mentor and develop employees
  • A strong presenter with an ability to command an audience

Bonus Points:

  • MBA or an advanced CS degree
  • Prior experience in monitoring, using Datadog or a similar product
  • You are highly technical or have a working knowledge of any programming languages
  • You’ve had professional experience in development, product management, sales engineering or another technical role


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 and US 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.


The reasonably estimated salary for this role at Datadog ranges from $240,000 to $320,000, 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.

Your Privacy:

Any information you submit to Datadog as part of your application will be processed in accordance with Datadog’s Applicant and Candidate Privacy Notice.