Senior Security Engineer - Adversary Simulation Engineering

Paris, France

We're looking for engineers experienced in modern infrastructure tech, cloud environments, and distributed systems with an adversarial security mindset.
As a security engineer for the Adversary Simulation Engineering (ASE) team, you will design, build and integrate tools for various attack phases (reconnaissance, infiltration, persistence), and deploy them on immutable infrastructure. You will collaborate with other security teams to understand the evolving security evasion needs and implement them in offensive tools and systems.You will experiment and develop proof of concept exploits for emerging vulnerabilities

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:

  • Design, develop, and maintain automated infrastructure, systems and services that improve offensive security capabilities (for instance
  • Prototype new ideas, test new open-source offensive security tools and improve existing ones
  • Work across the stack to deliver new adversarial features from start-to-finish
  • Research and monitor emerging trends and techniques in offensive tooling


Who You Are:

  • You have demonstrated significant experience in full stack software development 
  • Experience in Offensive Security (red teaming, pentesting, …)
  • You are fluent in one or more programming languages (Golang, Python, JavaScript etc) and common good developing practices to build reliable software (unit testing …)
  • You have architected, built, and operated systems to solve problems at scale
  • Experience with immutable infrastructure deployments and cloud automation technologies, such as Terraform
  • High level understanding of the security principles of at least one AWS, GCP, Azure
  • You are able to work both independently and collaboratively
  • You want to work in a fast, high growth environment

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


Benefits & 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 Spring 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.


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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