Security Engineer - Cloud Security

Amsterdam, Netherlands; London, England; Dublin, Ireland; Paris, France; Madrid, Spain

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About Datadog:

We're on a mission to build the best platform in the world for engineers to understand and scale their systems, applications, and teams. We operate at high scale—trillions of data points per day—allowing for seamless collaboration and problem-solving among Dev, Ops and Security teams globally for tens of thousands of companies. Our engineering culture values pragmatism, honesty, and simplicity to solve hard problems the right way.


The Opportunity:

As a Security Engineer for the Cloud Security team, you will keep our systems secure across multiple cloud environments. As a member of our team, you will engineer solutions to assess security, prevent attacks, remediate vulnerabilities and drive down risk at scale.

You will build, maintain and continuously improve our cloud security program by engineering solutions to defend against common and advanced attacks. Our engineering team will work to build paved roads that establish secure-by-default configurations and secure baselines to ensure security by design and deployment.

You’ll join at an ideal time to make a big impact, the product is seeing very high growth, with many new features to build as well as a need for scaling up dramatically.


You Will:

  • Explore the problem space and innovate solutions to solve systemic problems
  • Engineer solutions to scale security baseline checks against cloud resources and develop automated remedial workflows to drive preventative security measures
  • Partner with internal product teams to continuously improve our internal cloud security products
  • Develop and implement cloud agnostic security capabilities to unify security checks across multiple cloud environments


You Are:

  • Experienced in building cutting-edge solutions
  • Experienced in designing capabilities that scale to support a large set of teams and built production-ready services
  • Aware of the value of driving efficiencies through automation, orchestration, and partnerships with external teams
  • Experienced in talking to customers and designing solutions that meet their needs
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, high-growth startup environment
  • Dedicated to correctness and efficiency; you leave no stone unturned when reviewing documentation


Bonus Points:

  • Are passionate about building products that engineers love and believe in the true outcome of security
  • You are confident representing your ideas and opinions in a manner that can be challenged and respond to feedback well



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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Job perks/benefits: Startup environment
Job region(s): Europe
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