Manager II, Engineering - Data Engineering Infrastructure

Paris, France;

Fuel breakthrough decisions and accelerate business growth by leading the Data Engineering Infrastructure team at Datadog. We build the data backbone that empowers our teams to extract, transform, and analyze crucial information at blazing speed. Join us and shape the future of data-informed insights and next-level large data product features.


Our Data Engineering Infrastructure team provides a platform to Data Engineers, Data Analysts and Data Scientists across Datadog in order for them to be able to build, run and operate their data pipelines. The team is part of the larger Data & Analytics organization and currently consists of three teams that focus on providing a Spark and Flink platform across multiple cloud providers, the experience of the platform and data management and governance. As a Senior Manager, you’ll support engineering managers, work closely with the Senior Director of Data & Analytics as well as many stakeholders across Datadog. 

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:

  • Architect a cutting-edge data platform: Spearhead the migration to our next generation data platform and design a unified data lake.
  • Empower innovation: Champion the strategic evolution of our platform, enabling data scientists and data analysts to push the boundaries of analysis and data engineers to build pipelines that impact our business.
  • Lead and inspire: Guide and mentor engineering managers, nurturing their talents and building a world-class leadership team.
  • Collaborate and thrive: Work with a passionate, diverse team in a vibrant, hybrid environment built on open communication and shared success.

Who You Are: 

  • You have a proven track record of building and leading high-performance data platforms based on technology like Hadoop, Spark, or Flink.
  • You're a strategic thinker with a passion for using data to solve complex problems and drive business impact.
  • You thrive in collaborative environments, inspiring and empowering others to reach their full potential.
  • You're a clear communicator with a can-do attitude and a relentless drive for innovation
  • You have led teams through others and are able to help other managers in the organization grow.

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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