Senior FP&A Analyst, Data Analytics & Forecasting

New York, New York, USA

Datadog's Finance team collaborates with teams across the organization, providing commercial, operational and analytical support to ensure that Datadog's business continues to scale rapidly and efficiently. 

This is a unique opportunity to drive the intersection of data and finance as a part of the Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team at Datadog. As a senior data analyst, you will be tasked with building, owning, and maintaining our global ARR/revenue forecast, and automating ARR analytics and reporting. You will drive critical metrics for our high-growth business, which are central to decision making from our executive team and board of directors. You will report to Senior Manager FP&A, work closely with our VP of FP&A, and work collaboratively with our Strategy and Ops and Revenue teams, among others. 

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:

  • Own global near-term ARR (annual run-rate revenue) forecasting
  • Enhance existing usage trend analysis and forecasting, while understanding the intersection of commercial activity
  • Extrapolate near-term forecast to intermediate and long-range planning and scenarios
  • Drive automation of ARR analytics and reporting, and the democratization of customer/ARR data to key stakeholders
  • Work with massive data reports to analyze sales and operating performance that will help make important business decisions 
  • Work as a key member of the FP&A Top-Line team to holistically understand historical and forecast ARR/revenue data
  • Partner with the Strategy and Operations team to influence the business to grow intelligently
  • Partner with Datadog’s Internal Analytics team to build out and maintain analytics consistent with the company’s data and tooling
  • Along with manager, present weekly/monthly/quarterly forecasts to business partners and executives, including CFO, CEO, and CRO
  • Work as a part of the broader FP&A team to understand the company’s financials, analytics, and help the organization to scale thoughtfully
  • Train other employees to use data to answer questions without assistance.


Who You Are:

  • 3+ years of professional experience, in data analytics, investment banking, consulting, and/or FP&A
  • A mastery of data analysis and visualization using Business Intelligence tools such as Metabase or Tableau
  • You are fluent in writing analytical SQL and Python, are able to write complex queries with no assistance
  • You can explain complex datasets or queries to non-technical people in understandable ways
  • You have a natural curiosity and investigative mindset - driven to know “why”
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • You are a clear, concise communicator that works well with others


Bonus Points:

  • Experience working with large customer and product data 
  • Experience with data warehouses such as Snowflake, Redshift, or BigQuery
  • Experience building forecasts and/or predictive models
  • Experience in or understanding of a consumption-based software business model

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 benefits package
  • 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
  • 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 $125,000 - $150,000, 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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