DataDog

Developer Advocate

DataDog

March 30, 2021

New York, NY, US

About Datadog:
We're on a mission to build the best platform in the world for engineers to understand and scale their systems, applications, and teams. We operate at high scale—trillions of data points per day—providing always-on alerting, metrics visualization, logs, and application tracing for tens of thousands of companies. Our engineering culture values pragmatism, honesty, and simplicity to solve hard problems the right way.
The team:
We are seeking engineers to join our community team at Datadog. We are a team of engineers and evangelists who focus on enabling Datadog's user and developer community to build great things on Datadog's cloud monitoring platform.
The opportunity:
In this role you will be hands on with the technologies Datadog monitors, as you create new presentations, workshops and foster relationships with the Datadog user and developer communities.
You will:
  • Speak at conferences and meetups to build Datadog’s reputation as a thought leader around DevOps, metrics, and monitoring.
  • Partner with product engineering teams to build compelling demos
  • Create developer facing documentation and training materials for Datadog's SDKs and APIs to foster the growth of our developer community.
  • Collaborate with our community of open-source contributors to develop new integrations for Datadog.

Requirements:
  • You have publicly available writing samples or recordings of presentations on technical topics..
  • You are fluent reading and writing in at least 2 programming languages. (eg Ruby, Python, Go, bash).
  • You are comfortable and familiar with modern infrastructure such as IaaS cloud services and containers.
  • You enjoy self driven exploration and education on new technologies and languages.
  • You have written or managed server-side software.
  • You are able to transform dry technical topics into engaging, informative and interesting educational materials.

Bonus points:
  • You have extensive knowledge of OpenTelemetry, Opencensus, AND/OR Open Tracing.
  • You have an interest in developing content focused around the topics above.
  • You have experience producing videos which distill complex technical concepts into content easily understood by both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • You already are an active member of the DevOps or language communities in your region.

Is this you? Send your resume and links to your Github profile and public writing samples.
Equal Opportunity at Datadog:
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