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Datadog provides software to monitor and keep track of cloud applications and virtual servers.



Looks For

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.

History of


Founded in 2010, Datadog has been growing exponentially. In 2016, Datadog was ranked in the top ten fastest growing companies in North America in Deloitte’s 2016 Fast 500 List. It has also been listed in Forbes Cloud 500, and Datadog has also been renowned as a great place to start one’s career, as it was listed on Wealthfront’s 2017 Career-Launching Companies List and Business Insider’s 51 Enterprise Startups to bet your career on in 2017.

Quick Facts

Entry-level careers:
Business Development / Corporate Development
Sales / Account Management
office locations
Greater New York
Greater Boston
2019 Revenue:


Internship Programs

Datadog’s Internship/Co-Op Program

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.

Internship Info

Number of interns (2019):
Preferred education level:
Undergraduate students pursuing a Bachelor’s degree
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Interview Process

The interview process is typically 3 to 5 phases. On average, the entire process should take 2 to 4 weeks, depending on schedules.

1. Phone Screening

The first round is an initial phone screening with a couple behavioral questions. For Software Engineering positions, this also involves a couple coding questions.

2. Take-Home Project

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.

3. Onsite or Video Interview

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.

How to Prepare

Use your network

Reach out to your alumni network and see if they can offer you insight into Datadog and the interview process

Do your research

Do research on Datadog, such as their culture, current projects, company goals, etc.

Practice makes perfect

The positions are very competitive to get, so doing your research and preparing for behavioral-type questions is imperative.

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