Distributed Systems Developer
Datadog - New York, NY

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What we do
Datadog is a unified data platform for dev and ops teams and offers a brand new way to manage applications and infrastructure in the cloud age. Our unique combination of data aggregation, visualization, and social interaction connects teams to all the tools and service providers they need to build and run reliable systems.

Who we are
We are one of the most technical teams in NYC, and had success building products and startups before. Our product looks like no other in the market, our customers love us, we’re growing fast and we have just closed a big funding round from some the best VCs in NY and the world.

What we are looking for
We’re looking for an experienced developer to join our team and lead the design and implementation of high-throughput distributed systems for processing, analyzing, storing and querying data. Our platform ingests and analyzes hundreds of billions of records every single day, the right candidate will help us take it to the next level.

Who you must be

You have a BS, MS or PhD in CS or equivalent
You have 5+ years of experience as a developer
You have very solid fundamentals in math, algorithms and data structures
You have mastered Python, Java and a few other high-level languages
You can slice through massive datasets with Hadoop/Pig/Hive/Storm
You are an expert with HBase, Cassandra or both
You have experience designing and implementing distributed systems over AWS
You understand what it takes for databases, and data pipelines to resist failures
You are at home on a Linux production server
You value simple solutions, write concise code, and believe in devops
You want an opportunity to make it big by being a true startup athlete
Bonus points

You are an expert with Numpy, Pandas, Scikit-learn or other Python data libraries
You implemented a metrics processing / CEP pipeline before
You have played both Dev and Ops roles in previous lives
You are a data visualization enthusiast. You love d3.js and have a stats background
You have serious experience with the other tools we use: Postgres, Kafka, Redis, ElasticSearch, Chef... or you really want to learn about them
Is this you? Tell us why, and apply now. Include links to your github, stackoverflow or other online projects.

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Datadog offers a brand new way to manage applications and infrastructure. Our unique combination of data aggregation, visualization, and...