Software Engineer - Intern

At 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.

We are looking for great students to join us for an internship to help us collect, aggregate, visualize, and analyze extremely high-scale metrics, logs, and application data. 

The Opportunity

We're looking for talented developers to join our teams and start making an impact from day one. You'll join one of Datadog's software teams and work alongside other engineers to help solve challenging problems. Whether you are writing a new integration, building data pipelines, or working with the open source community, our interns are key contributors to our product.

Your Skills and Qualifications

  • You are in the process of receiving a degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related discipline
  • You have solid experience with a couple of programming languages
  • You can take complex ideas and distill them into simple, working code
  • You have strong computer science fundamentals (data structures, algorithms, software design, etc.)
  • You’ve had prior Software Engineering internship experience and have coded something real
  • You’re curious and want to learn more

Bonus Points

  • You are fluent in Python, Go or Javascript
  • You have some specialized skills, like data visualization, distributed systems or production engineering
  • You’ve used Datadog or have written your own monitoring tools before

See Inside the Office of Datadog

Launched in 2010 and headquartered in New York, Datadog's integrations and API bridge metrics and events to support infrastructure assessment and collaborative deployment. Datadog's multifunctional, single-viewing SaaS and cloud monitoring service sync massive data created by IT, Developer, and Operation Teams on its advanced analytic platform—making it possible for today's tech teams to write, monitor, and edit applications together.


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