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Extension Architect

Company Description

Dynatrace exists to make the world’s software work perfectly. Our unified software intelligence platform combines broad and deep observability and continuous runtime application security with the most advanced AIOps to provide answers and intelligent automation from data at an enormous scale. This enables innovators to modernize and automate cloud operations, deliver software faster and more securely, and ensure flawless digital experiences. That is why the world’s largest organizations trust Dynatrace® to accelerate digital transformation.

Job Description

  • Serve as a subject matter expert on techniques and best practices for extending

  • Dynatrace, combining product expertise with your skills and knowledge

  • Consult with customers to understand, and then meet, their business and technical goals

  • Develop, and support, integrations with 3rd party tools and devices to extend the footprint of Dynatrace

  • Work with customers to provide information on how to best incorporate the Dynatrace product into non-out-of-the-box supported environments

  • Participate in project scoping and integration architectural deployment design

  • Partner with the sales team as needed in presales technical sessions

  • Recommend complementary Dynatrace products or product features to meet customer goals


  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or a related technical discipline, or equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years of hands-on design and programming experience in an object-oriented language, preferably Python

  •  4+ years of consulting experience, preferably with APM tools

  • Strong architectural understanding of either the JEE or .NET platform and how it works, and a self-directed willingness to learn about other platforms and “new stack” technologies

  • A clear understanding of highly distributed applications and how they interconnect and communicate, from the browser or mobile app, through the cloud, CDNs, and third parties, into the data center, and through to the back end

  • Ability to have meaningful discussions around technical concepts such as object-oriented fundamentals, web application infrastructure, memory management, and GC, threading, frameworks, design patterns, exception handling, messaging, reflection, aspect-oriented programming, dependency injection, etc.

  • Demonstrated experience with data visualization via charts and dashboards, including appropriate use of granular and aggregate data

  • High technical comfort with Windows administration, and with Linux/UNIX command line

  • High technical comfort creating and maintaining personal virtual machines (Windows and Linux guest OSes)

  • Experience with, and understanding of, Docker for personal test environments

  • Inherent and proven problem-solving nature, with an engaged, self-motivated, can-do attitude

  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills and attention to detail

  • Comfortable with people from the development labs to the executive offices

  • Comfortable taking educated risks as warranted

Additional Information

We take our Employer Brand and internal culture seriously. So much so, we are consistently recognized by reputable companies and brands like Business Insider, USA Today and Forbes. This year so far, Dynatrace scored a seat on Comparably’s award lists for Best Company Outlook, Best Company Global Culture, and Best Places to Work in Boston, to name a few. Dynatrace was also honored in the coveted Top Workplaces USA list in 2021. And we’re proud to be recognized on BuiltIn Boston’s 2021 'Best Large Companies to Work For' and 'Best Paying Companies.' We’ve got it made—won’t you join the #DynatraceLife?   


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