Global Director of Recruiting Operations & Programs at Datadog

| Greater Denver Area
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Datadog is a post-IPO monitoring and security platform for cloud applications company with offices in NYC, Boston, Denver, Paris, Dublin, Japan, Sydney, and Singapore, and scaling globally. We're experiencing significant growth and growing our recruiting team!

The Opportunity

Our global recruiting operations and programs function span all aspects of our recruiting process from tools and systems to candidate experience and supports recruiting teams in North America, EMEA, and APAC. Datadog is rapidly scaling its recruiting operations to support company growth. This team is responsible for ensuring the recruiting process has an ongoing focus on quality and efficiency while leveraging technology as an enabler. We use data and feedback to identify gaps in processes, systems, or training, and strategically fill those gaps with a wide array of solutions and goals of elevating the recruiting experience from application through onboarding.

  • Build the next iteration of our global recruiting operations & programs function. This includes overall strategy, organizational design, and defining clear priorities and scope within the recruiting operations and program team.
  • Hire, coach, develop, and inspire a global team of recruiting operations specialists, analysts, pms, tech recruiting coordinators, and coordination leads by defining career growth paths, scope, and overall vision.
  • Work directly with recruiting leadership, people operations, and business stakeholders to determine the priorities around what defines hiring success and drive those programs and initiatives (i.e. a focus on diversity top-of-funnel, interview training programs, referral programs, and other recruiting initiatives)
  • Lead the charge in helping define, measure, and refine success metrics for sourcing, hiring, and interview processes team by team.
  • Advance the use of scalable recruiting and hiring analytics, reporting, and dashboards to improve shared understanding and continuous improvement around talent pipelines, funnel, and hiring KPI’s.
  • Lead the core global operational recruiting processes and deliver new processes, tools, and systems to support the recruiting team, hiring managers, and interviewers across Datadog.
  • Improve and optimize our current systems and tools and lead RFP process for new tool adoption and partner with internal analytics team and people team on necessary integrations
  • DE&I champion. You are passionate and knowledgeable about DE&I overall and in particular how to drive it through a measurable recruiting process.

  • 8+ years in recruiting, including experience leading recruiting teams or recruitment operations or a similar operational role.Experienced people manager who has managed mid-sized teams and seeks out opportunities to mentor and develop others in their careers.
  • Experience developing and implementing operational systems, processes, and capabilities to support successful scaling in a high-growth global organization
  • Strong analytical skills and proven experience developing and refining recruiting-related reporting and analytics
  • Strong project management skills and operational rigor, with the ability to translate vision into action
  • Excellent cross-team collaboration and stakeholder management
  • Experience implementing standards for operational excellence in Recruiting or People or experience driving an enterprise to scale in a mature company
  • Experience transitioning from new implementations to system/ project maintenance & iterations
  • Greenhouse and Workday experience not required, but a plus

Why You Should Apply: 
  • Generous and competitive global and US benefits
  • New hire stock equity (RSUs) and employee stock purchase plan
  • Continuous career development and pathing opportunities 
  • Product training to develop an in-depth understanding of our product and space
  • Best in breed onboarding
  • Internal mentor and buddy program cross-departmentally
  • Friendly and inclusive workplace culture


About Datadog:

Datadog is the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. Our SaaS product is used by organizations of all sizes across a wide range of industries to enable digital transformation, cloud migration, and infrastructure monitoring of our customers’ entire technology stack, allowing for seamless collaboration and problem-solving among Dev, Ops and Security teams globally. Given the resilience of cloud technologies and importance placed today in digital operations and agility, Datadog continues to innovate and is well positioned for the long term. 


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.


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.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • SalesforceCRM
    • GrooveEmail
    • MarketoLead Gen
    • Sales Navigator Lead Gen


We’re located in the heart of Denver, surrounded by restaurants, stores, & coffee shops. Union Station is just a few blocks (or quick Bird ride) away!

What are Datadog Perks + Benefits

Datadog Benefits Overview

Datadog employees work hard to support our users—whether it's developing new, cutting-edge features or helping users master our platform. In turn we strive to provide competitive benefits that allow our employees to live happy, healthy and fulfilled lives.

Check out our offerings for family planning, financial growth, personal development and more at

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
In addition to pet insurance, we also offer pet adoption assistance for employees adding a furry friend to their growing family.
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
While remote, Datadog is sponsoring various remote family events to help those with children at home. We host puppet shows, language classes, dance parties, and more!
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
We have a casual dress code and don't require you to wear business casual - unless that is what you feel most comfortable in!
Commuter Benefits
Datadog offers pre-tax commuter benefits for employees.
Company Outings
We pride ourselves on our fun company outings and creating an outside environment for all teams to interact with each other!
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted once per week.
Fitness Subsidies
We work with nearby gyms and have fitness reimbursement benefits for a wide range of services and activities. While remote due to COVID-19, we have begun free virtual fitness classes.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
We offer permanently remote employees benefits to ensure they are set up for success at home. Additionally, we currently offer benefits for temporary remote employees due to COVID-19.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program begins day 1 of your employment with us and evolves throughout your career at Datadog.
Time allotted for learning
We encourage our employees to set aside time for learning through the various learning platforms offered.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

At Datadog, we work to evolve the benefits we offer based on feedback from our employees annually. Our employees are at the core of our company and we strive to continually make them feel supported in every facet!

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