Software Engineer - CI Reliability

New York, NY US
USD 130k - 300k
Python AWS Bash

As a senior software engineer on the CI Platforms - CI Reliability team, you will both design, implement and operate in-house and external systems that hundreds of Datadog engineers rely on to develop our product. You’ll be partnering with our Compute Infrastructure, Application Developers and Engineering Efficiency teams to deliver the best, state-of-the-art solutions when it comes to running CI workloads.

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:

  • Design systems that provide abstractions for engineers to onboard and use CI
  • Continuously scale the CI infrastructure to support Datadog growth
  • Define high-level operational posture when it comes to reliability, scalability and observability
  • Create components that facilitate the communication of disparate systems
  • Mentor more junior engineers.


Who You Are:

  • Familiar with cloud-native infrastructure and AWS
  • Someone with good knowledge of containers ecosystem
  • Experienced maintaining, integrating and extending CI systems and tools
  • Passionate about automation and developer efficiency
  • Comfortable with scripting languages and tools (bash, awk, python)
  • Strong in at least one programming language.
  • Dedicated to designing services for operability and observability in the long run.
  • Someone willing to participate in on-call rotation for our tools and services.

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.


The reasonably estimated salary for this role at Datadog ranges from $130,000 - $300,000, plus a competitive 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.

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.

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

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