Software Engineer - Web Platform (Python)

Company: Index Ventures
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 12.FEB.2021
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Summary

At Datadog, we're on a mission to build the best monitoring platform in the world. We operate at high scale-trillions of data points per day...

Description

At Datadog, we're on a mission to build the best monitoring platform in the world. We operate at high scale-trillions of data points per day-and high availability, providing always-on alerting, visualization, and tracing for our customers' infrastructure and applications around the globe. Our engineering culture values pragmatism, honesty, and simplicity to solve hard problems the right way. Join us to own significant chunks of our architecture, build systems at scale, and ship to production every day for customers who care deeply about what you build.The team:The Web Platform team builds performant, highly available services that power the web experience for Datadog's products. They cover a broad spectrum of high-scale data pipelines, storage and query systems, APIs, and web application infrastructure.The opportunity:Building microservices in Python 3Deploy a new feature to production, progressively rolling it out with feature flagsInvestigate and fix a production issue from a service your team ownsDesign a way to scale up a service for more trafficWith your team, plan the most important projects to work on nextRequirements:You have significant experience in one or more languagesYou value code simplicity and performanceYou can design architecture to solve problems at high scaleYou have a BS/MS/PhD in a scientific field or equivalent experienceYou want to work in a fast, high-growth startup environment that respects its engineers and customersBonus points:You've worked at high scale with systems like Redis, Cassandra, KafkaYou wrote your own data pipelines once or twice beforeYou have significant experience with Go, C, or Python

 
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