Software Engineer - Authentication & Access Management

    • New York, NY
    • Flexible / Remote
    + 1 more

About Datadog:

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 Authentication & Access Management team provides authentications for Datadog users, role-based access control, caching and session management, and much more to ensure Datadog is a robust, secure platform for our customers.
 

 

The opportunity:

  • Building secure authentications using modern protocols
  • Building a role-based access management schema
  • Deploy a new feature to production, progressively rolling it out with feature flags
  • Investigate and fix a production issue from a service your team owns
  • Design a way to scale up a service for more traffic
  • With your team, plan the most important projects to work on next
     

 

Requirements:

  • You have significant experience in one or more languages
  • You value code simplicity and performance
  • You can design architecture to solve problems at high scale
  • You have a BS/MS/PhD in a scientific field or equivalent experience
  • You want to work in a fast, high-growth startup environment that respects its engineers and customers
     

 

Bonus points:

  • You've know best practices around Authorizations and Access Management
  • You have tackled role-based permissions for a large-scale user base
  • You have significant experience with Go, C, or Python


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