Senior Software Engineer - Cloud Platforms - Observability

Madrid, Spain

The Cloud Platforms - Observability organization helps to build the Infrastructure Monitoring products at Datadog. We serve as the API to the Clouds for all of Datadog and our customers, and act as the ingestion point for all telemetry data from Cloud or SaaS providers. We partner with Cloud Providers to develop features and integrations that benefit our mutual customers. As a Software Engineer in this organization, you’ll work on building out new features and functionality into Datadog’s original product. Your systems will be operating at a high-scale, and will be used directly by customers. We are in the process of refreshing and expanding our Cloud Observability offering - you’d be joining at an excellent time to be a driving force in this change.  

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: 

  • Design, Implement, and Share Ownership of Cloud Integrations
  • Work with Product and Engineering leadership to design, implement, and deliver the next generation of Cloud Observability products at Datadog
  • Assist in our efforts to reduce toil, automate mechanical processes, and move code to config; all in service of freeing Engineering time to invest in new product development


Who You Are: 

  • Self motivated, self starter builder who takes pride in solving problems for your customers and are able to identify customer needs and pain points proactively
  • A proven ability to own and deliver features in a fast-paced, high-growth environment to build new products
  • 4+ years of experience working on backend engineering preferably using one of Python / Go, but specific language proficiency is not a blocker
  • Experience working with or on cloud computing
  • You have a BS/MS/PhD in a Computer Science, Engineering or related scientific field or equivalent experience

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with golang concurrency concepts
  • Leadership skills - project management, mentorship
  • Experience using or integrating with a cloud provider observability API (ex: AWS CloudWatch, Google Operations, Azure Monitor)
  • Experience building integrations at scale

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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