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Engineering Manager I, Core Security Response

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We’re looking for a Manager, Core Security Response to lead and manage a growing team and to take Datadog’s incident response capabilities to the next level. The mission of Core Security Response is to respond to Security Incidents and to automate the process for efficiency. 

You will build and own solutions to quickly respond to security incidents. You will establish metrics that demonstrate continuous improvements of the Security Incident response capabilities and execute on your proposed strategy for improvements.

You’ll join at an ideal time to make a big impact, the product is seeing very high growth, with many new features to build as well as a need for scaling up dramatically.

At Datadog, we place value in our office culture - the relationships and collaboration it builds and the creativity it brings to the table. We operate as a hybrid workplace to ensure our Datadogs can create a work-life harmony that best fits them.

What You’ll Do:

  • Manage and grow teams of talented engineers to ensure they deliver high quality, timely work and that they’re happy, motivated, and growing

  • Improve the company’s ability to respond to security incidents by leading new technology selection, configuration, internal product development, obtaining-buy-in, and implementations with a heavy emphasis on automation

  • Establish a set of measurable metrics that reflect the baseline of all security operations functions and drive for improvements

  • Detailed process management to ensure audit trails of activities are reviewed and follow policy and audit requirements

  • Partner with Datadog’s product management team by becoming a customer of our security products and champion areas of improvement

  • Engineer solutions to automate redundant activities, response actions and enrichment

Who You Are:

  • Proven track record of building scalable organizations that have built and improved Incident Response capabilities

  • Focus on building a diverse and inclusive organization that is geographically separated

  • Motivation and ability to grow talent by providing a proper mentorship and performance management environment while prioritizing empathy

  • Prior experience building security operations functions for a product or cloud-native company

  • Participated in large scale incident response programs

  • You have led engineering teams to develop solutions to improve efficiency, reduce risk and augment tooling capabilities

Datadog values people from all walks of life. We understand not everyone will meet all the above qualifications on day one. That's okay. If you’re passionate about technology and want to grow your skills, we encourage you to apply.

Benefits and Growth: (Describe opportunities offered here)

  • New hire stock equity (RSUs) and employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)

  • Continuous professional development, product training, and career pathing

  • Intradepartmental mentor and buddy program for in-house networking

  • An inclusive company culture, ability to join our Community Guilds (Datadog employee resource groups)

  • Access to Inclusion Talks, our internal panel discussions

  • Free, global mental health benefits for employees and dependents age 6+

  • Competitive global benefits

The reasonably estimated salary for this role at Datadog ranges from $187,000 - $240,000, plus a competitive equity package, and may include variable compensation. Actual compensation is based on factors such as the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience. In addition, Datadog offers a wide range of best in class, comprehensive and inclusive employee benefits for this role including healthcare, dental, parental planning, and mental health benefits, a 401(k) plan and match, paid time off, fitness reimbursements, and a discounted employee stock purchase plan.



About Datadog: 

Datadog (NASDAQ: DDOG) is a global SaaS business, delivering a rare combination of growth and profitability. We are on a mission to break down silos and solve complexity in the cloud age by enabling digital transformation, cloud migration, and infrastructure monitoring of our customers’ entire technology stacks. Built by engineers, for engineers, Datadog is used by organizations of all sizes across a wide range of industries. Together, we champion professional development, diversity of thought, innovation, and work excellence to empower continuous growth. Join the pack and become part of a collaborative, pragmatic, and thoughtful people-first community where we solve tough problems, take smart risks, and celebrate one another. Learn more about #DatadogLife on Instagram, LinkedIn and Datadog Learning Center.

Equal Opportunity at Datadog:

Datadog is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud to offer equal employment opportunity to everyone regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, veteran status, and more. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. Here are our Candidate Legal Notices for your reference.

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