Golang Job: Manager, IT Security

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New York, NY - United States of America

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Golang Job Details

The IT Security team is internally focused with the mission of securing the endpoints, applications, infrastructure, services and networks that Datadog employees rely on on a daily basis. This includes thousands of devices running macOS, Windows, Linux and Chrome OS, as well as SaaS services like Google Workspace and Zoom, hosted services running in AWS and the Meraki networks in our offices.

As the leader of the IT Security team, you will be responsible for managing and hiring a global team of IT Security Engineers. You will help set the team strategy, provide guidance, and serve as a point of escalation. You will ensure that the technologies employees use every day are secure and offer a great experience.

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:
  • Manage, mentor and recruit for the global IT Security team
  • Develop, maintain and improve IT security tools
  • Perform security assessment activities and respond to IT security events
  • Collaborate with other teams to ensure a secure and compliant technical environment
  • Work with your fellow team leads and the greater IT organization on projects and initiatives
  • Help create the strategy, roadmap and quarterly goals
  • Facilitate a culture of innovation through new software, systems and programs
  • Create and update policies, standards and procedures

Who You Are:

  • Several years experience managing a security team at a large enterprise organization
  • 6+ years of relevant experience in security
  • Able to demonstrate strong understanding of IT systems, operations and security concepts
  • Experienced in working and communicating effectively in a fast-paced, high growth, distributed organization.
  • Experience in core project languages (Golang / Python / Ruby)
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

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.

The reasonably estimated salary for this role at Datadog ranges from $187,000 - $240,000, plus a competitive 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.