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Senior DEI Program Manager - New York - Datadog

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Job Title
Senior DEI Program Manager - New York
Job Location
New York, New York, USA
Job Description

Datadog is seeking a Senior Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program Manager to implement solutions and initiatives that foster a diverse and inclusive working environment for Datadogs worldwide. In this role, you will be focused on embedding DEI into hiring and retention practices to support the growth and success of our diverse workforce across the organization. With key partnerships with People Operations, Recruitment, Employer Brand, People Business Partners, and senior leadership, you will assess opportunities, provide data-driven insights to inform actions, and work to drive meaningful change. This role requires a high level of expertise in data analysis and program management, with a flexible and agile approach.  

This is an individual contributor position reporting into the Senior Director of Internal Communications and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

At Datadog, we place value in our office culture - the relationships and collaboration it builds and the creativity it brings to the table. We operate as a hybrid workplace to ensure our Datadogs can create a work-life harmony that best fits them.

What You’ll Do:

  • Develop and implement internal process improvements and programs that foster inclusive hiring and retention.
  • Establish inclusive hiring objectives and drive project plans in support of enabling recruiting leadership.
  • Connect and influence cross-functional DEI partners across the business to share program updates, drive change, and advise on actions.
  • Communicate DEI programming progress, reinforce accountability, and share recommendations.
  • Analyze data to provide insights and reporting for strategic decision-making that impacts hiring and promotion, measures program impact, and ensures compliance.
  • Establish benchmarks and metrics to ensure effectiveness of DEI programming
  • Support the broader DEI team with projects as needed, demonstrating strong collaboration skills and stakeholder management.

Who You Are:

  • 8+ years of experience across Recruiting, People, and / or DEI roles, preferably with experience in fast growing technology companies.
  • A passionate DEI subject matter expert with a proven track record of driving impactful DEI initiatives in complex organizations, ideally in a rapidly scaling tech company.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and translate insights into strategies, with experience in preparing reports and presentations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage stakeholders effectively.
  • Experienced in communicating and rolling-out changes; shaping, running and measuring programs.
  • Project management experience and ability to influence cross-functional teams.
  • Extensive knowledge of diversity recruiting best practices and compliance requirements.

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:

  • Generous and competitive benefits package
  • New hire stock equity (RSUs) and employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
  • Continuous career development opportunities 
  • Product training to develop understanding of our product and space
  • Best in breed onboarding
  • Internal mentor and buddy program cross-departmentally
  • Friendly and inclusive workplace culture

Benefits and Growth listed above may vary based on the country of your employment and the nature of your employment with Datadog.


Datadog offers a competitive salary and 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.

The reasonably estimated yearly salary for this role at Datadog is:
$124,000$182,000 USD

About Datadog: 

Datadog (NASDAQ: DDOG) is a global SaaS business, delivering a rare combination of growth and profitability. We are on a mission to break down silos and solve complexity in the cloud age by enabling digital transformation, cloud migration, and infrastructure monitoring of our customers’ entire technology stacks. Built by engineers, for engineers, Datadog is used by organizations of all sizes across a wide range of industries. Together, we champion professional development, diversity of thought, innovation, and work excellence to empower continuous growth. Join the pack and become part of a collaborative, pragmatic, and thoughtful people-first community where we solve tough problems, take smart risks, and celebrate one another. Learn more about #DatadogLife on Instagram, LinkedIn, and Datadog Learning Center.

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. Here are our Candidate Legal Notices for your reference.

Your Privacy:

Any information you submit to Datadog as part of your application will be processed in accordance with Datadog’s Applicant and Candidate Privacy Notice.

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Datadog Headquarters Location

New York, NY

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Datadog Company Size

Between 2,400 - 10,000 employees

Datadog Founded Year


Datadog Total Amount Raised


Datadog Funding Rounds

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  • IPO


  • Series D

    $94,500,000 USD

  • Series C

    $31,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $15,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $6,200,000 USD

  • Seed

    $1,200,000 USD