Technical Services Engineer

| Austin

MongoDB Technical Services Engineers use their exceptional problem solving and customer service skills, along with their deep technical experience, to advise customers and to solve their complex MongoDB problems. Technical Service Engineers are experts in the entire MongoDB ecosystem - database server, drivers, our management suite, and services such as Cloud Manager (the online product we developed for customers for automation, backup, monitoring, and analysis of their MongoDB systems). Our engineers combine their MongoDB expertise with passion, initiative, teamwork and a great sense of humor to achieve exceptional results for our customers.

Why MongoDB is a fantastic place to work and build your career

  • Be a part of the company that’s reinventing the database, focused on innovation and speed
  • Enjoy a fun, inspiring culture that is engineering focused
  • Work with exceptionally talented people around the globe
  • Learn, contribute, and make an impact on the product and community

Cool things you’ll do

MongoDB is on a mission to change the way people think about databases. Along the way, our customers encounter questions and issues about how our approach to databases works for their use case. In Technical Services, it's our job to help these people.

You'll be working alongside our largest customers, solving their complex issues - resolving questions on architecture, performance, recovery, security, and everything in between. You'll be an expert resource on best practices in running MongoDB at scale, whatever that scale may be. You'll be an advocate for customers' needs - interfacing with our product management and development teams on their behalf. And you'll contribute to internal projects, including software development of support tools for performance, benchmarking, and diagnostics.

What you need

We consider all candidates with an eye for those who are self taught, insatiably curious, and multi-faceted.

The ideal candidates will have strong technical experience in one (or more) of the following areas: software development, application architecture, systems administration, network administration, database administration, data architecture and design, or performance tuning and benchmarking. Extra bonus points if you’ve used those skills with highly concurrent systems or have done technical support of enterprise platform technologies (e.g. databases).

If you have a software development background, we prefer experience in one or more of: Java, Python, Ruby, C, C++, C#, Javascript, node.js, Go, PHP, or Perl.

If you have an operations background, we prefer experience administering large-scale production environments, including hardware, operating systems (e.g. Linux, Windows), networks (including firewalls and load balancers), as well as cloud-based resources (e.g. AWS, Azure, OpenStack).

It’s crucial for every candidate that they can check off all of these boxes:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Genuine desire to help people
  • Uncontrollable urge to investigate and solve problems, with advanced diagnostic and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to think on your feet, remain calm under pressure, and solve problems in real-time
  • Desire and ability to rapidly learn a wide variety of new technical skills
  • Strong teamwork: willingness and ability to get help from team members when required, and the good judgment to know when to seek help

Bonus Points

  • Experience managing large scale databases (e.g. RDBMS, NoSQL)
  • Experience using or managing MongoDB
  • Technical writing and/or training
  • Experience using distributed version control systems, and in particular git
  • Previous work experience with JIRA and SalesForce Service Cloud
  • Language skills (Japanese, Mandarin, Korean, German, Spanish, French are all plusses)
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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

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

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 are MongoDB Perks + Benefits

MongoDB Benefits Overview

Solving GIANT ideas doesn’t just happen at work. That’s why it’s important to us at MongoDB to provide you with resources to help you thrive in every aspect of your life. We’re devoted to creating an open, innovative and supportive environment for our team.

From mid-day meditation sessions and ping-pong playoffs, to robust learning and development programs and career coaching; your opportunity to make an impact is real, and we want to support you in that journey. One of our top priorities is to maintain the health and wellbeing of our employees and their families.

Here at MongoDB, you’ll have the chance to work on our most core technology and programs, and be part of an influential company that’s disrupting the industry.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
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
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
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
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