Manager I, Engineering - Data Streams Monitoring

New York, New York, USA

As the Engineering Manager for the Data Streams Monitoring (DSM) team at Datadog, you will lead a talented group of engineers to enhance and scale the business, engineering systems, and drive value for customers monitoring Kafka and other streaming platforms. DSM allows users to monitor the end to end latency for their data pipelines. It is a fast-growing new product within our Data Observability group and an opportunity for a manager to take the product and team to the next level of growth by focusing on the business, critical new deals, and strategic areas of growth.  You'll oversee the development of innovative features, ensure system reliability, and collaborate closely with product management. This role offers a significant opportunity for growth, allowing you to drive product evolution and mentor a high-performing team in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

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: 

  • Launch new product capabilities for application developers and cluster operators across the most used streaming platforms for the next phase of Data Streams Monitoring business growth. 
  • Partner with product management to define and prioritize features that unlock value and new sales opportunities.
  • Ensure the reliability, scalability, and performance of the Data Streams frontend and backend systems.
  • Mentor and develop junior engineers, fostering a culture of innovation, momentum, and continuous improvement.

Who You Are: 

  • At least 1-3 years experience as a people manager leading an engineering team of 3 or more, preferably in a customer facing product.
  • Strong understanding of Kafka, RabbitMQ, and streaming or event-driven architectures.
  • Hands-on experience with Java or Go, and a willingness to spend some time with hands on keyboard, and participate in an on-call rotation..
  • Demonstrable experience in building and scaling distributed systems.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • You have a BS/MS/PhD in a Computer Science, Engineering or related scientific field or equivalent professional experience

To conform to US export control regulations, candidates should be eligible for any required authorizations from the US government.

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.

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:

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