Senior Backend Systems Engineer

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Employer Provided Salary: $130,000-$300,000 Annually
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Our mission is to revolutionize the way engineering teams collaborate, creating a digital collaboration platform that excels beyond the traditional boundaries of remote work (more in our launch post on Hacker News ). CoScreen, an Electron-based desktop application, has been uniquely designed to offer this unparalleled collaboration experience. As our newest remote team member, you'll work hand in hand with Product Managers, Designers, and QA to design and implement innovative product features and solve complex problems. This is a pioneering project that awaits your expertise!
Here's what matters to us:

  • Developing a product that enhances the productivity of agile teams, helping them achieve their goals in a natural and seamless manner.
  • Building a high-performing team of talented individuals who trust each other, appreciate the uniqueness of their abilities, and are invigorated by challenging tasks that benefit our users.
  • Striking a healthy work-life balance that enables us to deliver our best professional work, while maintaining strong relationships with our families and friends.
  • We've outlined the skills we are looking for. However, your ability to learn quickly and your self-driven attitude are highly valued, as these traits can offset any gaps in technical skills. Although proficiency with our platform's technologies will strengthen your application, we don't expect you to be an expert in all of them.


Mandatory proficiencies:

  • Proficient in native systems programming and experienced in developing applications using Rust, with a solid C++ background a strong plus.
  • NodeJS module programming and familiarity with NAPI and especially frameworks like NEON is a strong plus.
  • Experience in backend development, particularly with Firebase.
  • A proven track record of tackling challenging problems with determination.
  • Excellent communication skills and a self-driven attitude towards continuous learning.
  • Familiarity with Golang and/or TypeScript.


Not mandatory but a plus:

  • Experience with Jitsi or Mediasoup.
  • Extensive knowledge in real-time video and audio processing pipelines, along with WebRTC.
  • Familiarity with diverse presence and audio/video signaling technologies, such as SIP, H.323, or XMPP.


Individual responsibilities will include:

  • Architecting and building new features, writing tests, participating in code reviews, and working closely with QA to drive features through to production.
  • Investigating new technologies, building prototypes, testing, and demonstrating potential improvements.
  • Making informed architectural decisions to ensure the system's scalability and high availability.
  • Continually striving to improve the user experience.


Perks:

  • Generous holiday schedule and flexible PTO
  • Equity
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision match
  • Remote working flexibility (across time zones in the Americas & Europe)


The reasonably estimated salary for this role at Datadog ranges from $187,000 - $240,000.00, 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.
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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.
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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
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
  • People Operations
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • TypeScriptLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • CanvaDesign
    • FigmaDesign
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • Google DriveManagement
    • Google DocsManagement
    • Google SlidesManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • HootsuiteCMS
    • LinkedIn SalesNavigatorCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • SplashCRM
    • MailChimpEmail
    • GrooveEmail
    • GEMEmail
    • MarketoLead Gen
    • Sales Navigator Lead Gen
    • SlackCollaboration
    • ZoomCollaboration
    • JIRAProject Management

Location

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

An Insider's view of Datadog

How does your team reward individual success?

Success is rewarded in many ways! Datadog does an amazing job making it known that each individual’s success is important & recognized through company wide communication. Opportunities such as Presidents Club & Top Dog Awards keep motivations high. Above all, growth opportunities are greater than anything I've seen through my professional career.

Wes

Mid-Market Sales

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I frequently work closely with various teams to ensure our customers are supported & satisfied. From partnering with Account Executives to review our customers’ goals & create executable plans with milestones to track our success, to Product Managers and Support Engineers to problem solve customer requests, everyone is always willing to jump in!

Freddy

Customer Success

How does the company support your career growth?

Datadog has been a fantastic opportunity for me and a wonderful place to grow my career. The challenges are interesting, the people are incredible and the work is rewarding. There’s so much value in what Datadog provides to its customers. It’s amazing to be a part of a company with such a great product and a strong vision.

Alexandra

Global Data Platforms

What are Datadog Perks + Benefits

Datadog Benefits Overview

We believe Datadogs should have the support they need to maintain work/life balance, grow personally and professionally, and save for their future. We offer a range of industry-leading benefits that are aimed at strengthening the health and financial wellness of our employees and their dependents.

Check out our offerings for family planning, financial growth, personal development and more at: https://careers.datadoghq.com/benefits/

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Datadog Cares is our philanthropy program. Our aim is to support our global communities and help our employees support causes that are meaningful to them through donation & volunteering opportunities.
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Quarterly engagement surveys
Hybrid work model
In-person all-hands meetings
All-Paws are held every quarter live in our NYC office and live-streamed for all other offices where employees have the opportunity to engage with our CEO and Senior Leadership directly.
In-person revenue kickoff
President's club
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
We operate as a hybrid workplace, with two days being from home. Pending manager approval, Datadog also allows employees to work fully remote.
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
We host several DEI-specific workshops to upskill Datadogs on topics like bias, behaviors of inclusion, and allyship.
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Our Community Guilds bring together groups of individuals based on common backgrounds or demographic factors, and are open to the allies who support them. Learn more at: https://careers.datadoghq.com/
Hiring practices that promote diversity
We partner with external diversity job boards and partners to attract top talent. All interviewers go through interview training to reduce bias during the interview process.
Diversity recruitment program
We’re dedicated to building a more inclusive company and working constantly to improve our practices & foster diverse teams.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Datadog's Flexible Spending Account allows you to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible out-of-pocket medical, dental and vision expenses incurred.
Disability insurance
Datadogs automatically receive short-term and long-term disability coverage which provides income replacement in the event you are unable to work due to qualified illness, injury or pregnancy.
Dental insurance
Datadog offers two comprehensive dental plans that cover preventive, minor and major care services.
Vision insurance
Datadog offers a comprehensive vision plan that covers exams, lenses, contact lenses and frames.
Health insurance
Datadog's health insurance plan with UHC allows you to choose between three medical plans with various coverage. We also offer and contribute to your Health Savings Account.
Life insurance
Datadog provides life insurance at no cost to you. You also have the option to purchase additional life insurance coverage for you, your spouse and dependents.
Pet insurance
Datadog's pet insurance benefit grants you coverage through Petco. In addition, you are eligible for a one-time pet adoption subsidy of $250.
Wellness programs
Your health is a priority. Datadog reimburses 75% of qualified expenses up to $100 a month.for you, your spouse or domestic partner, and dependents under 18.
Mental health benefits
Datadog offers up to 10 free appointments with Spring Health mental health practitioners each year for you and your dependents age 6+.
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
Make pre-tax or Roth contributions towards your retirement through Fidelity, and choose from many low-cost Vanguard mutual funds.
401(K) matching
Datadog's 401(K) plan matches 100% of your deferral up to your first $2,000.
Company equity
Datadog offers Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) to new hires, subject to a time-based vesting requirement tied to employment.
Employee stock purchase plan
Datadog's employee stock purchase plan (ESPP) is a voluntary program that allows you to purchase company shares stock at a discount.
Performance bonus
Datadog continuously reviews employees who demonstrate strong performance and are eligible for a total compensation refresher.
Charitable contribution matching
Datadog Cares is our philanthropy program. Our aim is to support our global communities and help our employees support causes that are meaningful to them through donation & volunteering opportunities.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Childcare benefits
In addition to FSA Dependent Care benefits, Datadogs are eligible to receive up to $2,000 annually to assist with child care (up to age 5).
Generous parental leave
Datadog parents may take up to twelve weeks of paid bonding leave with benefits. Birthing parents may take up to an additional four paid weeks.
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Datadog offers $10,000 annually in Fertility Reimbursement and Adoption Assistance, and $3,000 annually towards a reproductive care wallet.
Company sponsored family events
Datadog's Community Guild, Parents, sponsoring various family events. We've previously hosted puppet shows, language classes, dance parties, Bring Your Child to Work Day, and more.
Fertility benefits
Datadog offers $10,000 annually in Fertility Reimbursement and Adoption Assistance, and $3,000 annually towards a reproductive care wallet.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
We promote a healthy work life balance by providing a discretionary Paid Time Off policy that gives employees the freedom to take vacation time and personal days as needed.
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
We promote a healthy work life balance by providing a discretionary Paid Time Off policy that gives employees the freedom to take vacation time and personal days as needed.
Flexible time off
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
With Datadog’s commuter benefits program, you save money by paying for your eligible transportation and parking expenses with before-tax dollars.
Company-sponsored outings
We pride ourselves on our engaging company outings that create an environment for all teams to interact with one another outside of the day-to-day work.
Free snacks and drinks
Datadog offers a fully stocked kitchen with an unlimited amount of snacks, coffee, and great variation of drinks.
Some meals provided
Datadog offers locally catered lunches three times a week and kitchens stocked with snacks and beverages.
Company-sponsored happy hours
Datadog provides monthly, and annual, Party-Pups to connect with colleagues across your office. Themes vary from paint nights, to dart throwing, to lego building.
Fitness stipend
Your health is a priority. Datadog reimburses 75% of qualified fitness-related expenses up to $100 a month.for you, your spouse or domestic partner, and dependents under 18.
Home-office stipend for remote employees
We offer commuter programs for hybrid employees. We offer reimbursement for Wi-Fi, cell phones, and office equipment for fully remote workers.
Mother's room
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
With access over 3,500 top-rated business, technical, and personal development courses, Datadog offers comprehensive training programs to all employees.
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program begins day one of your employment with us and will evolve throughout your career at Datadog.
Continuing education stipend
Depending on your department and desires, stipends to attend conferences or courses are offered by Datadog.
Continuing education available during work hours
We encourage our employees to set aside time for learning through the various learning platforms offered. We also offer an annual Learning Week, which our Talent Development team runs.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Personal development training
Apprenticeship programs
Datadog offers an embed program so that employees within specific departments have the opportunity to shadow others and learn about various career paths within the company.

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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