Data Analyst – Research


  • Full Time

We are building out a first-class Internal Analytics department composed of Data Engineers, Software Engineers, Analytics Engineers, Data Analysts, and Data Scientists. Within Internal Analytics, we’re launching a new team devoted to publishing cutting-edge research on state of the art technologies, such as serverless or container runtime platforms.

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: 

  • Deep research and analysis on trends in the technology industry using our internal, high-scale data
  • Distill that data to concise insights and communicate the findings to Product, Engineering, Design, Marketing, and Community to help them tell a data-driven story to a public audience
  • Work with our company-wide community of Data Analysts to push data-driven decision-making to the next level!


Who You Are:

  • You have a BS/MS/PhD in a Computer Science, Engineering or related scientific field or equivalent professional experience
  • Fluent in writing analytical SQL and understand the difference between SQL that works and performant SQL
  • A clear and concise communicator who can explain complex datasets or queries to non-technical people in understandable ways
  • Someone with a natural curiosity and investigative mindset – driven to know “why”
  • Excited to work in a fast, high-growth startup environment and thrive on both autonomy and collaboration
  • (Senior Level) You have experience with Python or familiarity with Spark

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:

  • Competitive global benefits
  • New hire stock equity (RSUs) and employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
  • An inclusive company culture, ability to join our Community Guilds (Datadog employee resource groups)
  • A company-wide Data Analyst community to be a part of, learn from, and contribute to



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.


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