About Datadog :
At Datadog, we’re on a mission to build the best monitoring platform in the world. We operate at high scale trillions of data points per day providing always-on alerting, metrics visualization, logs, and application tracing for tens of thousands of companies.
Our engineering culture values pragmatism, honesty, and simplicity to solve hard problems the right way.
The opportunity :
As an Engineering Team Lead, you will manage a team of engineers, own significant chunks of our architecture, design and build systems at scale, and shape product decisions.
You'll work on challenging projects, make an impact, and grow as an engineer and a lead.
You will :
Solve a scaling bottleneck in a critical service
Mentor other engineers on your team
Design a new service and write an architecture RFC
Deploy a new feature to production, progressively rolling it out with feature flags
Investigate and fix a production issue from a service your team owns
Plan the most important projects to work on next
You have been building applications for 4+ years and know the systems you’ve worked on from top to bottom
You have significant backend programming experience
You have managed a team of software engineers
You have architected, built, and operated distributed systems to solve problems at high scale
You have a BS / MS / PhD in a scientific field or equivalent experience
You want to work in a fast-paced, high-growth startup environment that respects its engineers and customers
Bonus points :
You've shipped complex projects with teams of engineers
You've worked at high scale with systems like Redis, Cassandra, Kafka
You have significant experience with Go, C, or Python
Is this you? Let's chat!