Senior Cloud Security Engineer (Portugal)

Lisbon, Portugal; Portugal, Remote;


As a Cloud Security Engineer you will partner with different stakeholders across the organization to secure our cloud infrastructure. We work closely with engineers across various domains of the Datadog infrastructure stack, driving a culture of empowering engineers to have strong security ownership of their products and services through the development of security resources and tools that help promote a secure by default model. Not only do we partner with engineering teams to identify security risks that can impact our overall security posture, we work alongside them and collaborate to develop security solutions and standards to mitigate these risks to our customers and their data. 

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 our most challenging cloud infrastructure security problems.
  • Discover the top security challenges we face and partner with teams across the company to be hands-on in implementing your security recommendations.
  • Empathize with the full spectrum of our customers and our engineers by advocating for effective solutions that scale with the needs of our business and our customers. 
  • Build security controls that detect, prevent, and correct cloud vulnerabilities in our very complex and challenging environment.
  • Leverage and influence the direction of Datadog’s home-grown security products to secure our infrastructure, and provide internal feedback that enables our teams to improve the products for ourselves and our customers.

Who You Are: 

  • You have a BS/MS/PhD in a Computer Science, Engineering or related scientific field or equivalent professional experience.
  • Passionate about advocating for and implementing solutions to complex problems, at-scale, in a large multi-cloud environment.
  • You don’t want to just provide security recommendations, you want to help implement solutions to solve systemic issues.
  • You have prior experience in Development Operations, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, Security Architecture, Cloud Security or Offensive Security.
  • Fluent in one or more modern coding languages (Python, Go, JavaScript, etc.).
  • Experience with one or more infrastructure as code tools (Terraform, Ansible, etc.).
  • Have experience with Azure and Kubernetes.
  • Able to work both independently and collaboratively, willing to work in a fast paced, high growth environment.
  • You stay updated with modern security best practices, technologies and emerging threats.

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.

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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.


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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