Senior Data Scientist

Paris, France


The Data Science team designs and builds machine learning and algorithmically driven features in the Datadog platform. We work across a range of applications, primarily focusing on analysis on streaming data such as Datadog Watchdog, error outliers and faulty deployment analysis

The Opportunity

As a Data Scientist, you will be part of a cross-functional team focused on developing and improving algorithms powering our growing suite of Watchdog products. You will partner with  engineers  and product managers to develop new machine learning driven products to further Datadog’s mission of supporting our customers to monitor and secure their applications and platforms at scale.

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 will do:

  • Design solutions for our different use cases. You will research and benchmark relevant  algorithms to find the best fit for our use-cases
  • Leverage machine learning algorithms and statistical techniques to build new highly scalable product features
  • Be responsible for developing, deploying and monitoring new and existing features to production
  • Participate to our journal club by reading and presenting back to the team the latest academic research papers 
  • Explore, analyze and tell the story behind the extremely high volumes of data flowing through Datadog systems 
  • Maintain and monitor the models, services and infrastructure owned by your team
  • Participate in your team’s on-call rotation 

Who you are:

  • You have 2 + years professional experience
  • You have experience working with high-scale systems and datasets including building models, applying machine learning to real business problems, and writing production data pipelines
  • You can explain complex ideas and algorithms to non-technical audiences 
  • You care about code simplicity and performance
  • You are excited to work on a user-facing product 

Bonus points (any of the following):

  • You’ve written production data pipelines
  • You have experience working with high-scale systems and data

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: 

  • 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.

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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. Here are our Candidate Legal Notices for your reference.

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