Senior Programs Manager – Recruiting Enablement


  • Full Time

About Datadog:

Datadog is a best-in-class SaaS business, delivering a rare combination of growth and profitability. Built by engineers, for engineers, our monitoring and security platform is used by organizations of all sizes across a wide range of industries to enable digital transformation, cloud migration, and infrastructure monitoring of our customers’ entire technology stack. We’re dedicated to creating, developing, and supporting our product and customers, allowing for seamless collaboration and problem-solving among Dev, Ops, and Security teams globally. Come join the team for an exciting opportunity to learn from top-level leaders and colleagues and grow alongside the company as we rapidly expand.  


The Team:

The Recruiting team at Datadog is responsible for scaling the growth of our company size. Our recruiters are strategic business partners, matchmakers, sellers and marketeers, all wrapped into one. We contribute to the bottom line and have high visibility to leadership teams as we partner with our business leaders on scaling with top talent. You will have the opportunity to shape, mold, and impact how fast we grow, the way we’re viewed, and the candidate experience.


The Opportunity:

We are looking for a Senior Recruiting Programs Manager to join this new team at Datadog and help support our Recruiting team’s growth and success as we scale. As a member of the Business Recruiting Programs & Enablement team, you will build, own and run our external partnerships and programs, including 3rd party vendor management and company wide initiatives. You’ll run point on our contingent workforce planning, strategy and hiring process as we rapidly scale. You’ll work internally across our global sites to build programs to support and enable successful partnerships with our stakeholders, such as interviewer training, and champion our diversity programs, partnerships and hiring processes. You'll collaborate with both business and tech recruiting worlds, and will report to the Senior Manager of Programs and Enablement.

You Will:

  • Streamline and standardize our 3rd party vendor process, collaborating with our procurement team to ensure successful partnership as we scale

  • Run point on building and managing our contingent workforce planning, strategy, and hiring execution across Business teams

  • Build and lead company-wide programs and initiatives, such as interviewer and diversity training

  • Next-level our diversity recruiting strategy, programs, and partnerships and help align DEI goal setting and monitoring

  • Leverage internal data and industry best practices to identify additional gaps and opportunities and build sophisticated roadmaps to address these areas

  • Partner with our Recruiting Operations team to scale our referral program and roadmap


You Are:

  • Someone with at least 7+ years of professional experience in Talent Acquisition, Program Management, Talent Development, Enablement or a related field

  • Experienced in building, scaling and leading large scale, global & cross-functional initiatives and programs with proven success and results

  • Data-driven with an analytical mindset; able to leverage data to uncover and measure program outcomes and success

  • Skilled in relationship management with an ability to build trust and credibility with internal and external stakeholders

  • Able to influence others and move leaders toward a common vision or goal

  • Able to methodically break complex problems into smaller pieces and design solutions

  • Highly organized with attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and work well in a fast-paced environment with competing demands

  • Comfortable navigating and making structure out of ambiguity


Why You Should Apply: 

  • Best-in-class global and US benefits

  • New hire stock equity (RSUs) and employee stock purchase plan

  • Continuous career development and pathing opportunities 

  • Product training to develop an in-depth understanding of our product and space

  • Best in breed onboarding

  • Internal mentor and buddy program cross-departmentally



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.


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.