Developer Advocate
Serverless
Posted on 2/7/2024
Datadog

5,001-10,000 employees

Monitoring platform for cloud applications and services
Company Overview
Datadog stands out as a leading monitoring platform for cloud applications, offering comprehensive observability of data from various sources, which aids DevOps teams in preventing downtime and enhancing user experience. The company's culture emphasizes technical excellence and problem-solving, fostering an environment that encourages continuous learning and growth. With its unique ability to analyze and explore logs for rapid troubleshooting, Datadog holds a competitive edge in the industry, demonstrating its commitment to technical innovation and industry leadership.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$150.6M

Founded

2010

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

15%

2 year growth

74%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Microsoft Azure
Python
Node.js
Ruby
Apache Kafka
Java
AWS
Development Operations (DevOps)
CategoriesNew
DevOps & Infrastructure
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • You have publicly available writing samples, blog posts, demos, or recordings of presentations on technical topics
  • Approximately 5+ years of experience as a software developer, SRE, or other practitioner, with strong experience in serverless computing
  • Approximately 3+ years of experience in storytelling and creating compelling content e.g. written content, conference talks, leading workshops, live streaming or recording videos, contributing to open source, and participating in community events
  • Have experience breaking apart monolithic software to microservices or designing new services for “FaaS” ( Function as a service : AWS Lambda, Cloud Functions, Azure Functions, IBM OpenWhisk etc )
  • You have architected both event driven and synchronous architectures using queues like SQS, Kafka, Kinesis, etc
  • You have strong opinions on when containers are more practical than serverless
  • You are fluent in reading and writing a language supported by FaaS platforms e.g. Python, Node.js, Java, Go, .Net, Ruby
Responsibilities
  • Speak at conferences and meetups to build Datadog's reputation around serverless compute, radical transformation in cloud computing, and more
  • Interface with open source communities to understand problems and trends in the market and influence new integrations for Datadog
  • Partner with product engineering teams to build compelling demos, and coach internal engineering teams on effective communication and presentation
  • Research and drive messaging in key research reports e.g. Datadog's The State of Serverless
  • Create developer facing documentation and training materials for Datadog's SDKs and APIs to foster the growth of our developer community
  • Contribute to the product through feedback (bugs or product enhancements suggestions), documentation, or code
Desired Qualifications
  • points if you are already an active member of the DevOps or language communities in your region