Software Engineer - Early Career

Paris, France


We’re looking for early-career candidates to join us to help collect, aggregate, visualize, and analyze extremely high-scale metrics, logs, and application data. You'll join one of Datadog's software teams and work alongside other engineers to help solve complex problems. Whether you are writing a new integration, building data pipelines, or working with the open source community, our recent graduates are key contributors to our product. Students can sign up anytime for a free Datadog Pro account!

 

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’ll Do:

  • Solve a scaling bottleneck in a critical service
  • Deploy a new feature to production and progressively roll it out with feature flags
  • Investigate and fix a production issue from a service your team owns
  • Create a way to optimize a service to handle more traffic at scale
  • In partnership with your team, plan the most important projects to work on next

 

Who You Are:

  • You are in the process of receiving/have a degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related scientific field, or equivalent experience
  • You are targeting a 2024 full-time start date
  • You are comfortable coding in one or more languages
  • You value code simplicity and performance
  • You have worked as a software engineering intern or have related experience
  • You want to work in a fast-paced environment that values its employees and customers
  • You are a self-starter who enjoys partnering with other engineers and solving difficult problems

 

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) and monthly company social events
  • Relocation support and travel benefits
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks in our office; catered lunches on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
  • Beautiful offices in convenient locations with amazing views
  • Free, global mental health benefits for employees and dependents age 6+

 

Benefits and Growth listed above may vary based on the country of your employment and the nature of your employment with Datadog.

 

Please ensure that you submit your CV/resume in English.

This role is located in our Paris office. Please submit one application for your top location preference (Paris, Lisbon, or Madrid) only. Please note that current authorization to work in France will be needed to complete the process for this role. However, international candidates currently studying in France are eligible for sponsorship.

 

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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.


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