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Technical Author
286 Fifth Avenue, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10001

We are building a team of writers within one of the fastest-growing startups in New York. We are looking for writers with coding skills to join our team on a full-time basis. Our team’s primary goal is to pitch, research, and write in-depth articles that software engineers and ops engineers will want to read, discuss, and share with their peers.

Datadog is the leading service for cloud-scale monitoring. Our product was built by engineers, for engineers, so we aim to be deeply knowledgeable, accurate, engaging, and useful in all of our communications. We don’t write fluff.


  • Identify and define articlesthat Datadog should create
  • Write articlesthat are authoritative, practical, and clear, such as:
    • Deep dives on modern technologies
    • In-depth monitoring guides or use-cases
    • Thought leadership pieces
  • Build relationshipswith journalists, analysts, tech bloggers, open source contributors and product community leaders.
  • Continually measurereader engagement with content, and iterate to improve content definition, craft, and distribution.
  • You will have the support of Datadog engineers and other technical team members when you need an expert opinion.



  1. You are a polished, published writer
  2. You have at least some code in a publicly available repo
  3. Successful candidates will be comfortable researching new technologies, learning how to use them, and reducing their complex workings to clear prose.


Why Join

  • Great career opportunity: Datadog is undergoing explosive growth, but is not yet a household name. This is an opportunity to join a company that has already established itself as the leader in its field, but still early enough to have great impact.
  • Culture: We are enthusiastic, humble, open, and precise. We value inclusivity, creativity, and collaboration.
  • Impact: Our small team is central to one of Datadog’s key growth strategies.
  • Workplace perks: You’ll be working alongside a group of friendly, talented engineers and marketers at our Flatiron office, which features a roof deck, high ceilings, and lots of light. Datadog provides a stocked fridge and catered lunches three days a week.
Category: Marketing

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