Manager I, Engineering - Data Visualization

New York, New York, USA

The Data Visualization Core team owns the creation of our interactive visualizations (graphs and  charts) across our web application. We are a platform team, building and maintaining our visualizations to be widely reusable without making compromises on the end user experience. We’re looking for a leader that can bring technical leadership and data visualization expertise to identify and prioritize challenging problems with a cross functional approach. You’ll be working closely with Product Managers, Design Managers and Engineers facing new challenges helping their customers understand & monitor their cloud environment.

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: 

  • Manage a team of 5-8 Dataviz-focused frontend Engineers (from entry-level to Senior)
  • Mentor, coach and provide feedback on technical project execution
  • Manage career development for our Engineering team
  • Build and maintain a roadmap in conjunction with our PMs and partner teams
  • Oversee staffing, execution and code quality for Data Visualization projects


Who You Are: 

  • You have 2+ years of experience leading an Engineering team and have shipped successful products
  • You have solid frontend dev skills (Javascript, Typescript, react)
  • You have some experience with graphics or dataviz programming (D3, Canvas, WebGL)
  • You have experience working with large datasets and visualizations
  • You’re comfortable working on a loosely defined problem space, with a strong R&D culture leading to concrete results
  • You can create an Engineering culture where teams can thrive and produce their best work


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 & 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.



Datadog offers a competitive salary and 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.

The reasonably estimated yearly salary for this role at Datadog is:
$187,000$240,000 USD

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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