Manager I, Website Development - Frontend

New York, New York, USA

The Websites team is dedicated to building a world-class web presence for Datadog that prioritizes the needs of our users and helps to drive company growth by enabling internal contributor teams to deliver content and services successfully.

As the Manager of the team focused on frontend, you will be joining at a critical point in our growth to help us drive the next generation of websites for Datadog. You will have a huge impact in delivering key projects to improve website development and support the growth of our team and services. 

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: 

  • You will be a hands-on leader of a team of engineers, helping to establish and enforce best practices
  • Plan and build out new features and sections of our corporate sites in collaboration with the Brand Design team and other stakeholders across the organization
  • You will be responsible for day-to-day delivery, coaching, and formal performance reviews for a small team (currently 4 developers)
  • Drive the roadmap and definition of a new design system to support continued growth as well as ensuring alignment and consistency across projects
  • Help the team continue to scale across projects while being obsessive about performance, automation, and maintainability


Who You Are: 

  • You are an experienced leader with at least 2 years of experience as a people manager or technical leader. 
  • You are enthusiastic about leading a team that plays a critical role in the success of our engineering teams, and you have a strong passion for mentorship and career development.
  • You excel in supporting the career development and growth of your team members within the organization, and you have a proven track record in hiring and building high-performing teams.
  • You possess strong technical skills and have significant hands-on web development experience on a large, public website. Your deep understanding of development enables you to effectively drive the technical direction and decision-making of the team. 
  • You are fanatical about details: code style, exact rendering, performance, and good design practices
  • You have experience working with or implementing design systems and responsive designs
  • Strong proficiency in frontend technologies, including JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and static site generators

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, access to Udemy courses, 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
  • Team outings

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:
$132,000$169,000 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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