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Be part of something big at DigitalOcean, where your passion and drive can propel your career, our customers, and our company to new heights.

Join a team who loves what they do

DigitalOcean simplifies cloud computing so businesses can spend more time creating software that changes the world. With its mission-critical infrastructure and fully managed offerings, DigitalOcean helps developers at startups and growing digital businesses rapidly build, deploy and scale, whether creating a digital presence or building digital products. DigitalOcean combines the power of simplicity, security, community and customer support so customers can spend less time managing their infrastructure and more time building innovative applications that drive business growth. Come on in—the water's fine!

The values we live by at DigitalOcean


We think big, bold, and scrappy. When something isn't working, we change it—no matter how challenging.


We operate with a bias for action. We move with a sense of urgency in all things. Speed and progress are better than perfection.


We embrace a growth mindset. Employees are empowered to learn, fail, and evolve in an environment that values curiosity.


We prioritize simplicity and ease of use. We make app development easy, ensuring our tools are never the blockers to innovation.


We keep people at the heart of everything we do. We strive to understand customer needs, anticipate their challenges, and build great tech for them. We also strive to treat people right, in and out of the company.


We keep the developer community at our core. The passion and creativity of the developer community fuels our own passion for evolving our platform.


We act like owners. Each of us carries a sense of responsibility for the products we make, how our customers feel about us, and the decisions we make.

DigitalOcean Total Rewards

DigitalOcean offers competitive compensation and benefits to a workforce that operates from all over the world.

Cash Compensation & Equity

Competitive base salary

We are committed to attracting and motivating top talent. To attract the best, we offer competitive salaries at or above market midpoint.

Annual company bonus targets

We offer a competitive bonus structure to motivate teams to achieve our big goals.

Performance equity grants

Equity grants are available to reward and inspire eligible employees to continue high performance.

Employee stock purchase plan

Our Employee Stock Purchase Plan is a benefit that allows eligible employees to purchase DO stock at a discounted rate.

Remote allowance

All new hires receive a generous, one-time Work-From-Home Cash Allowance, to be used to make their remote work environment productive.

Monthly stipends

Employees receive Monthly Stipends for internet / phone costs, as well as wellness initiatives.

Retirement benefit

Plans with a company match are available to employees in several countries.

Generous Perks


Our Milestone Program supports employees who have experienced a significant milestone in their personal life by sending a care package or gift.


Our Anniversary Program celebrates employees at each work anniversary with points toward a variety of gifts, and a donation to an organization of our employee's choosing.

Employee giving

We partner with BrightFunds to match employee donations.

Education reimbursement

Educational reimbursement is available for employees that covers the costs of courses, certifications, conferences, or other continuing education programs aiding in individual professional growth.

Book program

Employees can use the Book Program to purchase one book per month as part of their individual professional growth.

Wellness Benefits

Health insurance

We offer market-leading health benefits including: medical, dental, vision, and mental health insurance.

Life insurance

Supplemental Life Insurance and income protection coverage is available at no cost to employees.

Parental leave

We offer market-leading parental leave benefits to support employees as they expand their families.

Flexible Company Culture

Remote-first philosophy

With the exception of locations that require around-the-clock support, like our Data Centers, employees are considered Remote-First. We value connections and support our leaders in holding in-person business meetings. For Sharks who live in proximity to one another, we offer opportunities for local meet-ups.

Time Off

Flexible Paid Time Off is offered globally to all full time employees to rest and recharge.

Application process and resources

Here's what you can expect to happen after you apply to an open role at DigitalOcean.

1. Application review

Your resume will be reviewed by a real-life human, not a robot (hooray humans!). If selected for an interview, a recruiter will reach out within two to three weeks to schedule a video call via Google Meet.

2. Recruiter interview

A member of our recruiting team will conduct an initial interview over Google Meet.

3. Hiring manager interview

The hiring manager for the role will conduct a 45-minute long interview.

4. Team interviews

Candidates get the chance to meet with several other members of the team in a round of interviews. Depending on the role, there will be an assessment included in the process.

5. Offer extended

We will extend an offer to successful candidates with full compensation and benefits details.

6. Become a Shark!

New Sharks receive IT equipment and go through comprehensive remote onboarding sessions as part of their orientation.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging at DigitalOcean

At DigitalOcean, we believe in the power of diversity and inclusion to drive innovation and foster a vibrant workplace culture. We are committed to creating an environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work every day. Employee Resource Groups serve as platforms for sharing experiences, fostering understanding, and promoting inclusion across our organization. By embracing diversity in all its forms, we better reflect the customers we serve and cultivate a stronger, more creative workforce.

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Awards and recognition

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