Senior Software Engineer - API Frameworks

Paris, France

The API Frameworks team builds and maintains the web frameworks that support the development of Datadog’s APIs and services. We aim to make the developer experience as streamlined as possible so they can focus on building safe and reliable products and in turn, bring Datadog products to market faster. We are at the frontline maintaining and expanding the capabilities of our web-facing applications and infrastructure, and focus on the stability, scalability, observability, deployments, and developer experience around APIs and services. As a Software Engineer on the API Frameworks team, you will be instrumental in developing reliable, developer-friendly frameworks and libraries across multiple languages that Datadog engineers will use to build and deploy their applications. 

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:

  • Build reliable frameworks and libraries that empower teams to develop, maintain, and manage web-facing and internal applications.
  • Codify proven practices to improve developer experience and service reliability.
  • Define the future of our API Platform and supporting infrastructure.
  • Empower engineering teams to self-service, self-report day-to-day operations dealing with applications through tooling and automation.
  • Help define API standards and build tooling for maintaining these standards across all of Datadog.
  • Partner closely with engineering teams to understand their technical needs to help them improve velocity and deliver products to Datadog faster


Who You Are:

  • You have 5+ years of experience contributing to a software engineering team
  • Experience with distributed web applications and running 24/7 production environments
  • You have experience with building and maintaining web frameworks and libraries and are familiar with open source frameworks
  • You have a track record as an engineer in the operations of a large site
  • You value correctness and efficiency; you leave no stone unturned when diagnosing production issues
  • You are have experience in Python, Golang, or Java


Bonus Points:

  • You have experience with building large scale web-facing applications in a heterogeneous environment
  • You have experience with JSON:API or other API standards

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.


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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