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Senior Software Engineer - Database Reliability
Posted on 3/14/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA • New York, NY, USA • Everett, MA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Elasticsearch
Kafka
Postgres
Redis
Python
Writing
Go
Requirements
  • 6+ years of experience in software engineering
  • You value correctness and efficiency; you leave no stone unturned when diagnosing production issues
  • You handle infrastructure with code because automation lets you focus on the more difficult and rewarding problems
  • You have production experience with distributed datastores, e.g. Cassandra, Postgres, Kafka, Elasticsearch, Redis
  • You lead by example - writing proficient, optimal code in one or more common programming languages
Responsibilities
  • Use your industry knowledge to keep our datastores reliable, available and fast
  • Help mentor and support other developers around you, including helping to interview and grow your team
  • Respond to, investigate and fix issues, whether it's deep in the database code or in the client application
  • Build tooling to minimize customer-facing downtime, and scale up resources on short notice
  • Lead other developers to design data models, and choose the correct datastores, to support orders of magnitude more customer data and traffic
Desired Qualifications
  • You have created tooling for, or submitted contributions to, an open-source datastore
  • You are an expert in Python or Golang
Datadog
Datadog offers monitoring and analytics for cloud-based workflows.
Company mission
Datadog is on a mission to build the best platform in the world for engineers to understand and scale their systems, applications, and teams. The company operates a monitoring & analytics tool for IT and DevOps teams that can be used to determine performance metrics as well as event monitoring for infrastructure and cloud services.