Senior Security Engineer - Compliance Engineering

Datadog’s Information Security Organization’s mission is to enable our customers to adopt Datadog products by providing continuous assurance of our control environment, thereby building customer trust. Compliance Engineering is part of the Information Security organization and enables the organization to scale through tooling and automation. We are building a continuous monitoring platform to proactively monitor Datadog’s security controls, identify and mitigate control deviations  to provide greater assurance to our customers. Datadog is looking for a Senior Security Software Engineer to join our Compliance Engineering team. You will be joining other backend engineers on the team and will help build the continuous compliance platform as well as add features and support the existing solutions.  You will work on Python, Go, Postgres, Cassandra, etc. on the backend.

At Datadog, we place value in our office culture - the relationships that it builds, the creativity it brings to the table, and the collaboration of being together. We operate as a hybrid workplace to ensure our employees can create a work-life harmony that best fits them.

What You’ll Do: .

  • Design and implement solutions to automate security controls including evidence management. 
  • Collaborate effectively with other team members on design and architecture decisions.
  • Drive extensible and scalable solutions for compliance efforts to enable Datadog to enter increasingly regulated markets, identify gaps for continuous improvement action.
  • Conduct thorough testing and debugging of your code to ensure accuracy, reliability and optimal performance for your solutions.
  • Raise security and  compliance awareness within Datadog and advocate best practices for compliance  across other  Engineering teams.
  • Support ad-hoc audit requests for evidence and convert it  into an automated continuous monitoring solution.

Who You Are: 

  • You have passion  and demonstrated experience  in designing, building, and managing resilient applications at scale
  •  You have strong proficiency in programming languages such as Python, Go, Java etc. 
  • You are someone that enjoys mentoring other engineers and collaborating with stakeholders and customers.
  • You value code simplicity, performance and details
  • You have strong problem solving skills and attention to detail.
  • You are an accountable team player that likes to get things done
  • You want to work in a fast, high growth startup environment that respects its engineers and customers

Datadog values people from all walks of life. We understand not everyone will meet all the above qualifications on day one. That's okay. If you’re passionate about technology and want to grow your skills, we encourage you to apply. 

Benefits and Growth: (Describe opportunities offered here)

  • New hire stock equity (RSUs) and employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
  • Continuous professional development, product training, and career pathing
  • Intradepartmental mentor and buddy program for in-house networking
  • An inclusive company culture, ability to join our Community Guilds (Datadog employee resource groups)
  • Access to Inclusion Talks, our Internal panel discussions
  • Free, global mental health benefits for employees and dependents age 6+
  • Competitive global benefits

Benefits and Growth listed above may vary based on the country of your employment and the nature of your employment with Datadog.

The reasonably estimated salary for this role at Datadog ranges from $130,000 - $300,000, 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.


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.

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