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DigitalOcean is a remote-first organization committed to fostering employee growth, creating an inclusive workplace, and living our values every day.

Love what you DO

DigitalOcean and our employees are guided by our core values, which emphasize community, accountability, and love. We care deeply about supporting the growth of our employees and making sure they feel professionally fulfilled. Our remote-first philosophy, generous paid leave policies, and comprehensive benefits packages ensure employees have the flexibility to accomplish their goals both inside and outside of work.

Our Values


Our community is bigger than just us

We foster the global developer and entrepreneurial communities because they are the source of our ideas and innovation and essential to our sustained growth.


Simplicity in all we DO

We make decisions that eliminate complexity and obstacles to our moving fast so we can enable our customers to focus on testing their ideas, building their businesses and realizing their dreams.


We speak up when we have something to say and listen when others DO

We create an environment where we are transparent and respectful so we are confident in bringing our best selves on behalf of our customers and each other, every day.


We are accountable to deliver on our commitments

Earning trust every day is our core value proposition to our customers and to each other. We must be trustworthy, because the opportunity to serve our customers is larger than any one of us.


Love is at our core

Underlying everything we do, love for our customers and our DO is essential to realizing our fullest potential.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging at DigitalOcean

DigitalOcean Sharks come from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. We actively encourage all Sharks to bring their whole selves to work, and we encourage ongoing positive change through our various communities like our Employee Resource Groups and Diversity & Inclusion committee. DO Impact, DigitalOcean’s Social Impact arm works with Sharks to support communities through volunteering and matching employee donations.

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How DigitalOcean supports employees as they balance work and life


DigitalOcean benefits vary by region, but you can expect perks like:

Live well

Remote-first philosophy.

We are a remote-first company and provide benefits including global WeWork access to ensure employees have the tools they need to work remotely.

Full health coverage.

Generous health coverage for all our employees.

Wellness coverage.

We provide wellness coverage through partners in addition to a wellness stipend for additional needs.

Flexible vacation time.

Take the time you need to live a balanced and fulfilling personal life.

Team-building and social events.

Hackathons, company and team offsites (both virtual and in-person), in-person meet ups in various cities, and more.

Grow well

401(k) plan.

It’s never too early or too late to start saving for retirement. DigitalOcean matches up to 4% of every employee’s salary.


We make it easy for employees to invest in $DOCN shares.

Education support.

All employees may receive reimbursement for conferences, training or education.

Partner support.

We provide advice for common financial and legal questions through free financial webinars and legal sessions, plus access to Rocket Lawyer.

Employee giving.

DigitalOcean matches employee donations up to a certain amount through Bright funds.

Application process and resources

DigitalOcean has a people-first hiring process


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 hangout.


Recruiter interview

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


Hiring manager interview

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


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.


Offer extended

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


Become a Shark!

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

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Where we are

DigitalOcean is a remote-first organization that hires in locations throughout each of the following countries:

Awards and recognition

  • Fast Company Best Workplaces for Innovators

  • Newsweek Most Loved Workplaces

  • Inc. Best Workplaces

  • Built In 100 Best Places To Work In NYC

  • Built In 100 Best Places To Work In Boston

  • Built In 50 Best Remote-First Companies to Work For

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