Enterprise Security Sales Engineer - US West

Illinois, USA, Remote


Datadog is seeking a motivated and experienced Security Sales Engineer to join our dynamic enterprise sales engineering team. In this role, you will play a critical part in driving our security sales efforts by providing technical expertise and delivering compelling solutions to our customers. You will work closely with our enterprise sales engineers and sales team to identify customer needs, craft go to market strategy, demonstrate the value of Datadog's security solutions, and ensure customer satisfaction.

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 will do::

  • Collaborate with the sales team to identify and understand customer security requirements.
  • Conduct detailed product demonstrations and presentations, showcasing the capabilities and benefits of Datadog's security solutions.
  • Provide technical expertise and support throughout the sales cycle, including during customer evaluations and proof-of-value initiatives.
  • Develop and maintain a deep understanding of Datadog's security products, industry trends and current vulnerabilities, staying updated with the latest features and enhancements.
  • Assist in the creation of technical proposals, documentation, and other sales materials.
  • Work closely with the product management and engineering teams to relay customer feedback and influence product development.
  • Participate in industry events, conferences, and webinars to promote Datadog's security solutions..

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Expert knowledge of the developer and DevOps ecosystems and application security best practices. 
  • Strong understanding of security principles, technologies, and best practices.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Hands-on experience with cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP) and related security tools and technologies.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically and creatively.
  • Willingness to travel up to 30% to meet with customers and attend industry events.

Benefits and Growth:

  • Best-in-breed onboarding
  • Generous global benefits
  • Intra-departmental mentor and buddy program for in-house networking
  • New hire stock equity (RSUs) and employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
  • Continuous professional development, product training, and career pathing
  • An inclusive company culture, able to join our Community Guilds and Inclusion Talks

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:
$120,000$176,000 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.

Your Privacy:

Any information you submit to Datadog as part of your application will be processed in accordance with Datadog’s Applicant and Candidate Privacy Notice.