Remote Job Description

Datadog is building a world-class APM product that traces requests as they flow across complex systems. We are looking for an expert Go developer who can help push our tracing tools to the next level. Come and join us to build amazing open source software.

You Will:

Write open source code that instruments thousands of distributed applications written in Go around the world.
Drive our open source Go projects and engage with the community to find and address the most important challenges.
Join a great team building software the right way.


You Are:
  • A master Go programmer. You’ve written high-performance and concurrent applications, know your way around `go tool pprof`.
  • You don’t reinvent the wheel but you prefer keeping your code concise and efficient.
  • A great community ambassador and can drive hard technical conversations towards a good solution.
  • You want to work in a fast, high growth startup environment.
  • You have a BS/MS/PhD in a scientific field.


Bonus Points:
  • You have significant experience with Python, Java, JavaScript, Ruby or PHP.
  • You have experience with code telemetry and introspection.
  • You have experience with distributed systems.

This is a remote position
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—allowing for seamless collaboration and problem-solving among Dev, Ops and Security teams globally for tens of thousands of companies. Our engineering culture values pragmatism, honesty, and simplicity to solve hard problems the right way.