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Lead Engineer- Atlas Growth Platforms



Sales & Business Development
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023

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.

MongoDB is seeking a Lead Software Engineer to join the Atlas Growth Team. The team is responsible for improving and creating new features for MongoDB Atlas, our database as a service offering and fastest growing product. Atlas allows users to deploy fault-tolerant, secure, globally distributed MongoDB clusters in just minutes. The Atlas Growth team focuses on improving the customer experience via new product experiences and refinements to existing user flows. The team works closely with cross-functional partners, as well as other MongoDB engineering teams to bring new visions to life. We are constantly challenged to design features such as new onboarding flows, monetization improvements, and advanced cluster management tools for our large B2B customer base.

We are looking to speak to candidates who are based in New York and would like a hybrid or in-office working model.

What You’ll Do

  • Manage a team of engineers to design, build and test new features for MongoDB Atlas
  • Contribute to and lead complex technical projects
  • Work closely with product, design and analytics teams, considering the user’s perspective while building technical solutions
  • Collaborate with team members to develop our codebase, best practices, and design principles
  • Learn from and mentor an impassioned array of team members

We’re Looking for Someone Who

  • Has at least 5 years of professional software development experience
  • Has at least 2 years of people management experience
  • Is skilled at writing large-scale, distributed backend systems in a compiled language (Java, C#, Go, etc.)
  • Is comfortable working across the stack of a modern web application (e.g. React, TypeScript, React Testing Library)
  • Has experience with at least one major cloud provider technology (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Has a deep understanding of product analytics
  • Has experience with A/B testing and other forms of online controlled experimentation
  • Has led the launch of new features and maintained them in production
  • Is eager to solve tough problems
  • Has excellent communication skills
  • Is curious, collaborative, and motivated

Success Measures

  • In 3 months, you'll have shipped code into production and collaborated with the team to solve tough problems
  • In 6 months, you'll be contributing to team strategy and technical architecture discussions
  • In 12 months, you'll have influenced large scale technical decisions, coached individual contributors to success, and worked with product leaders to set the long-term vision for the team

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 and makes all hiring decisions without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or anyother characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.