Manager, Growth Strategy

The Opportunity

The Manager, Growth Strategy will join a unique strategy and operations team within one of the fastest growing pre-IPO companies in tech. We’re interdisciplinary thinkers leveraging diverse business backgrounds in management consulting, law, investment management, investment banking and tech to accelerate Datadog’s global growth. We work directly with Datadog’s most senior leaders to help set corporate strategy, improve efficiency across the business, stand up new teams, drive data-driven decision-making and more. In this role, you’ll start out as a player coach leading growth strategy for some of our departments and mentoring your teammates. We’re looking for a teammate who is excited to solve first of their kind business problems; work closely with engineers, lawyers and other business professionals; and wear many hats.

You Will

  • Partner with our c-suite and VP team to set the strategy and direction of our company
  • Take a hands on approach to building the business (continuously pivoting from big-picture strategic planning to tactical execution)
  • Generate quantitative analytics and qualitative insights on how to improve the business
  • Define key metrics and leading indicators for the business and its operating units
  • Create and execute on strategies, org structures, compensation plans and day-to-day operations
  • Join as a player coach, but grow into a leader within the growth strategy team

Who you are:

  • Strong verbal and written communicator
  • Desire to be a leader and develop teammates
  • Highly analytical and comfortable developing models from complex data sets
  • Creative problem solver who thrives with ambiguity
  • Equally comfortable with the big picture as you are with the details
  • Excited to work with engineering, marketing, sales, finance and other functions


  • 6+ years of experience including at least 2 years in management consulting or equivalent experience in a comparable business strategy / operations role
  • Experience in a high growth technology company is a plus
  • BA required; MBA or other advanced degree strongly preferred
  • Experience presenting to senior stakeholders
  • Proven ability to develop actionable recommendations from qualitative and quantitative data
  • Strong MS Excel and PowerPoint skills; experience with SQL/ Looker/ Tableau is a plus

Datadog is a monitoring service for hybrid cloud applications, assisting organizations in improving agility, increasing efficiency, and providing end-to-end visibility across the application and organization. These capabilities are provided on a SaaS-based data analytics platform that enables Dev, Ops and other teams to accelerate go-to-market efforts, ensure application uptime, and successfully complete digital transformation initiatives.

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