Senior Program Manager - Growth Strategy at Datadog

| Greater Denver Area
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The team:

We are a unique strategy, operations and analytics team at Datadog, a high growth cloud software company that IPO’d in September 2019. The team drives high-level strategic decision making across the entire business, leads strategic planning, and adds operational rigor across the company.

The opportunity:

We’re seeking a strategic yet execution-minded problem solver to help us reach our next level of scale. This role will be responsible for building systems to improve and measure the performance of our go to market functions. That means developing and monitoring KPIs, creating processes and owning the outcomes of our most important strategic projects in service of evolving our target operating model.

You will: 

  • Analyze sales and revenue data to proactively identify improvements and opportunities for our sustained revenue growth

  • Develop go-to-market KPIs in partnership with our strategy team and sales stakeholders

  • Generate insights into growth levers for accelerating revenue, and operationalize new ideas through the creation of new processes and workflows

  • Develop and own standard sales reporting dashboards that provide transparency into the business

  • Lead reviews of our key performance metrics with Sales leaders

  • Report on KPIs to top company leadership including the C-Suite

  • Lead internal transformations programs and deliver improvements to our operating model

  • Own the outcomes of core strategic programs and report on their progress to leadership

  • Work cross functionally with sales, customer success, marketing, Strategy and other departments to help them reach their goals



  • BA/BS degree required (concentration in math, CS or a technical field preferred)

  • 6-8 years experience in consulting or other implementation focused role

  • Quantitative thinker with track record of distilling actionable insights from complex data

  • Expertise in Excel, Tableau, Metabase, Looker or other similar BI tools

  • Proven track-record of leading projects to completion and following up on success

  • Strong verbal and written communicator with experience presenting to senior leaders

  • Experience managing broad stakeholder groups to achieve strategic objectives

  • Team player -- excited to help others reach their goals

  • Excited to take on big ambiguous problems that haven’t been tackled before

 Bonus points: 

  • Experience in a growth phase SaaS company and GTM functions in particular

  • Knowledge of JIRA, Salesforce and other similar systems

  • Familiarity with cloud observability or general SaaS business models

  • Operating experience not just at our scale but at a greater scale


Datadog is a monitoring service for hybrid cloud applications, assisting organizations in improving agility, increasing efficiency, and providing end-to-end visibility across the application and organization. These capabilities are provided on a SaaS-based data analytics platform that enables DevOps and other teams to accelerate go-to-market efforts, ensure application uptime, and successfully complete digital transformation initiatives.


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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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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