TPY Capital
TPY Capital

Senior Software Engineer - API Clients



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2024

The API Clients team is responsible for the open source libraries and tools that allow Datadog customers to interact with the Datadog platform. This team is directly responsible for maintaining the public and internal client libraries and SDKs, managing the code generation pipeline, Terraform provider, as well as working closely with product teams to safely release API specification changes across multiple languages.

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

What You’ll Do:

  • Lead, mentor, and grow a team of Software Engineers

  • Contribute to our generated multi-language client SDKs, written in Go, Java, Typescript, Python, and Ruby, using our open source tools like apigentools

  • Identify opportunities for automation of manual processes around API specification and code generation

  • Design and build tooling and processes to deliver multi-language client generation internally to Datadog engineers

  • Work closely with product teams to streamline release of API and documentation changes

  • Help define API standards and build tooling for maintaining these standards across all of Datadog

Who You Are:

  • You have 5+ years of experience contributing to a software engineering team

  • You have experience with building and maintaining web frameworks and libraries and are familiar with open source frameworks

  • You are knowledgeable of best practices and standards for code generation, APIs, and one or more language

  • You have experience with building and maintaining APIs

  • You care about the developer experience and continually strive to drive improvements

  • You have a BS/MS/PhD in a Computer Science, Engineering or related scientific field or equivalent experience

This job is available in various departments within our company; to conform to US export control regulations, some of these roles may require candidates to be eligible for any required authorizations from the US government.

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:

  • 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

Benefits and Growth listed above may vary based on the country of your employment and the nature of your employment with Datadog.


Datadog offers a competitive salary and 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.

The reasonably estimated yearly salary for this role at Datadog is:
$130,000$300,000 USD

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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