DataDog

Sales Compensation Partner

DataDog

October 14, 2021

About Datadog:
Datadog is the world-class monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. 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. Built by engineers, for engineers, our SaaS product 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. Given the resilience of cloud technologies and importance placed today in digital operations and agility, Datadog continues to innovate and is well positioned for the long term.
The Team:
At Datadog, the People team is more than human resources — it’s a data-driven approach to attracting, developing, and retaining the most important part of the company: our people. The Compensation center of expertise collaborates across the company to support all functions as they deliver on Datadog’s employee value proposition.
The Opportunity:
We’re building the Compensation functions with the People team to scale with and support one of the fastest growing companies in tech. We're top 50 on Deloitte's Fast 500 list, experiencing tremendous growth worldwide, and you will be key to incentivizing and rewarding employees on this exciting path. As one of the first people in an emerging function, you have a unique opportunity to put your stamp on the role and set the path for the future.
You Will:
Consult with and influence People Business Partners, Recruiting, and Managers to help drive compensation decisions for our Sales and Customer Success functions

  • Using external data and a strong understanding of our business, maintain a competitive and current job catalog for all of our Sales and CS teams

  • Provide regular updates on industry trends and best practices to help ensure our overall sales compensation strategy is highly competitive

  • Partner with compensation colleagues to support the team’s internal data gathering (recruiting intelligence, manager knowledge, etc.) and analysis of external survey data to make sure our company-wide compensation approach is market-leading, scalable, and internally aligned

  • Leverage your capabilities with modeling, analytics, and reporting to provide insights and thoughtful partnership to stakeholders

  • Identify when our standard program is not meeting the needs of the business and proactively suggest improvements

You Are:

  • 7+ years of Compensation experience, with expert-level understanding of sales compensation survey data and providers, and industry best practices

  • Deep understanding of sales and sales operations roles, and specific experience providing compensation support in a fast-paced technology environment

  • Strong understanding of equity, with the ability to train and educate stakeholders on its value and potential

  • Previous role(s) at a SaaS or technology focused company with a global sales team at scale

  • Workday experience a plus, but not required

Why You Should Apply:

  • Generous and competitive 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

  • Friendly and inclusive workplace culture

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.
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.