Software Engineer, Data Platforms at MongoDB

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The database market is massive (the IDC estimates it to be $106B+ by 2024!) and MongoDB is at the head of its disruption. The MongoDB community is transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading modern data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.

MongoDB is growing rapidly and seeking a Software Engineer for the Data Platform team to be a key contributor to the overall internal data platform at MongoDB. The Data Platform team focuses on building reliable, flexible, and high quality data infrastructure such as a streaming platform, ML platform, and experimentation platform to enable all of MongoDB to utilize the power of data. 

As a Software Engineer, you will design and build a scalable data platform to help drive MongoDB’s growth as a product and as a company, while also lending your technical expertise to other engineers as a mentor and trainer. You will tackle complex platform problems with the goal of making our platform more scalable, reliable, and robust.

Our Ideal Candidate Has Expertise in
  • several programming languages (Python, Scala, Go, etc.)
  • building scalable data intensive microservices
  • Good understanding of services, distributed systems, scalability, availability, performance and observability 
  • orchestration tools like Airflow, Luiji, Azkaban, Cask, etc.
  • streaming data processing frameworks like Kafka, Spark Structured Streaming, or Flink
  • a diverse set of SQL and NoSQL databases like MongoDB, Cassandra, Redshift, Postgres, etc.
  • different storage formats like Parquet, ORC, Avro, Arrow, and JSON
  • AWS services such as EMR, Lambda, S3, Athena, Glue, IAM, RDS, etc.
  • Git and Github
  • CI/CD Pipelines
Also
  • Constantly think of ways to squeeze better performance out of a data platform
  • Communicate with other teams to discover requirements for designing and building a solution that will scale to their needs
  • Plan effective data storage, security, sharing, and publishing within the organization
  • Design boilerplate architecture that can abstract underlying technology from end users
  • Design, manage, and test disaster recovery procedures for a variety of data platforms
  • Value code simplicity and performance
  • Obsess over data: everything needs to be accounted for and be thoroughly tested
Bonus Points
  • You are deeply familiar with Spark and/or Hive
  • You are familiar with deployment and configuration tools such as Kubernetes, Drone, and Terraform
  • You have expert experience building microservices
  • You’ve built an end-to-end production-grade data platform that runs on cloud infrastructure
  • You have expertise building a machine learning platform using tools like SparkML, Pytorch, Tensorflow, Scikit-Learn, etc.
  • You have experience building a web frontend using frameworks like React
As a Software Engineer, Data Platform, you will
  • Estimate task complexity, report progress, and voice risks to peers and managers
  • Both learn from and teach peers and junior engineers
  • Develop and maintain expertise in the best big data practices
  • Build a large-scale batch and real-time data platform that will make engineering pipelines seamless and scalable
  • Help drive the best methods in continuous integration and delivery
  • Help drive optimization, testing, and tooling to improve data platform quality
  • Collaborate with other software engineers, machine learning masters, and stakeholders, taking learning and leadership opportunities that will arise every single day
Success Measures
  • In three months you will have familiarized yourself with much of our data platform, be making regular contributions to our codebase, will be collaborating regularly with stakeholders to widen your knowledge, and helping to resolve incidents and respond to user requests
  • In six months you will have successfully investigated, scoped, executed, and documented a small to medium sized project and worked with stakeholders to make sure their data needs are satisfied by implementing improvements to our platform
  • In a year you will have become the key person for several projects within the team and will have contributed to the data platform’s roadmap. You will have made several sizable contributions to the project and are regularly looking to improve the overall stability and scalability of the architecture

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

To drive the personal growth and business impact of our employees, we’re committed to developing a supportive and enriching culture for everyone. From employee affinity groups, to fertility assistance and a generous parental leave policy, we value our employees’ wellbeing and want to support them along every step of their professional and personal journeys. Learn more about what it’s like to work at MongoDB, and help us make an impact on the world!

MongoDB is committed to providing any necessary accommodations for individuals with disabilities within our application and interview process. To request an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter.

MongoDB, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • MongoDBDatabases

Location

3711 S MoPac Expy, Austin, TX 78735

An Insider's view of MongoDB

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

MongoDB selects intelligent and capable individuals who are motivated to capitalize on the massive opportunity in front of us. Although we are chasing this opportunity, there is incredible work-life balance in the form of numerous team outings and a flexible PTO policy.

Chris

Corporate Account Executive Manager

What does your typical day look like?

On a typical day, I work on new accounts, renewals, and meet with prospects. I speak with executives and developers about their applications and get to be at the forefront of the newest technologies! It's great to work for a business that your clients love. We get the best support from our leaders and training to keep us sharp on our skills.

Jessica

Corporate Account Executive

How does the company support your career growth?

MongoDB has grown exponentially over the past few years and as a result, there are numerous opportunities for career advancement. To keep pace, the company is constantly investing in developing its people to lead the next phase of our organization. For those looking to take their career to the next level, there is no place better than MongoDB.

James

Customer Success Manager

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

The SDR Team is constantly re-evaluating and improving the way we support and add value to the rest of the Sales Org. In fact, on a quarterly basis, each person on the team proposes and executes a 'team improvement project,' which is something that they feel will add value to the team. These projects ensure that each SDR constantly innovates.

Gigi

Senior Manager, Customer Success

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

In any organization, it is essential for teams and departments to work together seamlessly in order to be effective. At MongoDB, the people and their ability to work together is a large reason for its success. Our sales teams interact with other business units on a daily basis.

Brent

Regional Director, Enterprise Sales

What are MongoDB Perks + Benefits

MongoDB Benefits Overview

At MongoDB, our employees get to make a huge impact and disrupt the database software industry every day. However, making a large impact isn’t the only perk of working at MongoDB. We also provide our employees with the resources they need to thrive in many aspects of their lives. We’re devoted to creating an open, innovative, and supportive environment for our team.

From flexible PTO and yoga classes, to fertility assistance and an amazing parental leave policy — the opportunity to make an impact at MongoDB is real and we want to support all of our employees in that journey.

Take a look at just some of the benefits we offer our employees.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Since its September launch, MongoDB serves ATX has donated over $7,000 to organizations in the local Austin Community!
Partners with Nonprofits
Our Austin office partners with a variety of local charities and non-profits such as Habitat for Humanity, Doc & Gayle Young Food Drive, and more.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Our affinity groups include: Underrepresented People of Color Network, MongoDB Women's Group, Underrepresented Genders in Tech, Queeries, The Queer Collective, Veterans, and Green Team
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
We partner with: AfroTech, Black is Tech, The Diana Initiative, Latinas in Tech, National Sales Network, Out For Undergrad, PowerToFly, Rewriting the Code, Women in IT Summit, and more
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
MongoDB provides Backup child care assistance.
Generous Parental Leave
MongoDB offers 20 weeks of paid parental leave for both mothers and fathers, and 4 additional weeks of flexible work arrangements for employees who have been with the company for at least 12 months.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
MongoDB sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
MongoDB hosts lunch and learn meetings once per quarter.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Learn about our Upskill program for SDRs to grow into a corporate sales role: https://www.mongodb.com/blog/post/mongodbs-sdr-upskill-program-the-path-from-sales-development-to-corporate-sales

Additional Perks + Benefits

To read about all of our benefits, take a look at this blog post: https://www.mongodb.com/blog/post/employee-benefits-that-make-a-differe…

We offer: Family support programs, fertility and adoption assistance, flexible PTO, employee affinity groups, mental health benefits, wellness and event programs, global mobility options, and more!

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