Lead Engineer, Server (Storage Execution)
The worldwide data management software market is massive (IDC forecasts it to be $137.6 billion by 2026!). At MongoDB we are 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.
The MongoDB Storage Execution team's mission is to research and develop new algorithms for storing data, maintain a pluggable protocol for MongoDB storage engines, and provide a comprehensive framework for managing concurrent, transactional access to data stored locally within a MongoDB database instance.
Our team champions a strong culture of inclusivity, diversity, and collaboration. As a team member, you will contribute to crafting and maintaining the nexus of the different server components, connecting its query system and distributed replication system to its underlying storage engines. Ongoing work includes improvements to support time series data, transaction management, new indexing algorithms, and implementations for admission control and flow control for the server.
- Manage a small team of individual contributors, responsible for ensuring their success, aiding their career growth, and facilitating their technical work
- Foster a positive and effective team culture
- Balance your time between coding, designing, mentorship, and leading your team
- Use agile practices to deliver features on a predictable schedule
- Maintain expertise on state of the art software technologies and best practices
- Aid Product Management in navigating difficult tradeoffs in prioritization
- Collaborate with other server engineers, client drivers, cloud services, support, consulting, training, and marketing teams to coordinate changes
- Identify, design, implement, test, and support new features related to storage, intra/inter-process communication, performance, scalability and observability in a large feature-rich C++ codebase
- Experience in programming, debugging, and performance tuning distributed and/or highly concurrent software systems
- Assist fellow engineers in, and be an advocate for, writing secure, robust, well-reasoned industrial-strength software
In three months:
- You've met with all of your team members and are starting to learn their interests, strengths, and areas for development
- You’ll have contributed to a project slated for the next major version of the MongoDB server, as well as fixed a few bugs in a minor version of our latest stable release series
In six months:
- We'll be relying on you for code reviews and reviewing the designs for new features
- You have worked with each team member to develop a growth plan tailored to their career goals
In twelve months
- You’re leading the development of a new major feature
- You have a clear understanding of the longer term roadmap and have integrated a plan to accomplish it with your team at MongoDB
- You have established your role as a leader in the organization such that team members naturally go to you for guidance
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!
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