Datadog provides software to monitor and keep track of cloud applications and virtual servers.
Datadog is looking for curious and driven individuals who are interested in software technology. They want people who have exceptional communication skills and who can tackle problems analytically. Datadog is looking to hire individuals who have an investigative mindset and are willing to challenge themselves.
Datadog offers internships in the summer, winter, and fall. The programs run anywhere from 4 to 6 months. Winter internships start in January, Summer internships start in May-June, and Fall internships start in July-September. As an intern, you will be part of a team and company in the hyper-growth stage and gain experience working to scale an enterprise product.
The interview process is typically 3 to 5 phases. On average, the entire process should take 2 to 4 weeks, depending on schedules.
The first round is an initial phone screening with a couple behavioral questions. For Software Engineering positions, this also involves a couple coding questions.
The second step is a take-home project. This could be something like a coding assignment or case study and you are usually given a week to complete it.
The next round or rounds consist of interviews with Datadog team members. For Software Engineering internship applicants, you will be meeting with a Senior Software Engineer. This stage will be the most in-depth in regards to questions about your background.
Reach out to your alumni network and see if they can offer you insight into Datadog and the interview process
Do research on Datadog, such as their culture, current projects, company goals, etc.
The positions are very competitive to get, so doing your research and preparing for behavioral-type questions is imperative.
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