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Software Engineer, Data Platforms



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Monday, June 17, 2024

The worldwide data management software market is massive (According to IDC, the worldwide database software market, which it refers to as the database management systems software market, was forecasted to be approximately $82 billion in 2023 growing to approximately $137 billion in 2027. This represents a 14% compound annual growth rate). At MongoDB we are transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading developer 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.

Who you are

  • Have worked on production-grade web applications and be capable of making backend improvements in languages such as Python and Go
  • Have experience building tools and platforms for business users and software developers
  • Have experience with or working knowledge of cloud platforms and services
  • Enjoy working on full stack applications including UI/UX, API Design, databases and more
  • Looking for a high impact role with variety of opportunities to drive adoption of data via services and tooling
  • Passionate about developing reliable and high quality software
  • Curious, collaborative and intellectually honest
  • A great team player

What you will do

  • Design and build UI, API and other data platforms services for data users including but not limited to analysts, data scientists and software engineers
  • Work closely with product design teams to make improvements to the internal data platform services with an emphasis on UI/UX
  • Perform code reviews with peers and make recommendations on how to improve our code and software development processes
  • Design boilerplate architecture that can abstract underlying data infrastructure from end users
  • Further improve the team’s testing and development processes
  • Document and educate the larger team on best practices
  • Help drive optimization, testing, and tooling to improve data platform quality
  • Collaborate with other software engineers, machine learning experts, and stakeholders, taking learning and leadership opportunities that will arise every single day

Bonus Points

  • Have experience with modern Javascript environment including frontend frameworks such as React and Typescript
  • You are familiar with data infrastructure and toolings such as Presto, Hive, Spark and BigQuery
  • You are familiar with deployment and configuration tools such as Kubernetes, Drone, and Terraform
  • You are interested in web design and have experience directly working with product designers
  • You have experience designing and building microservices
  • You have experience building a machine learning platform using tools like SparkML, Tensorflow, Seldon Core, etc.

Success Measures

  • In three months you will have familiarized yourself with much of our data platform services, 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 user experiences are vastly enhanced by implementing improvements to our platform services
  • In a year you will have become the key person for several projects within the team and will have contributed to not only the data platform’s roadmap but MongoDB’s data-driven journey You will have made several sizable contributions to the project and are regularly looking to improve the overall stability and scalability of the architecture

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 any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

MongoDB’s base salary range for this role is posted below. Compensation at the time of offer is unique to each candidate and based on a variety of factors such as skill set, experience, qualifications, and work location. Salary is one part of MongoDB’s total compensation and benefits package. Other benefits for eligible employees may include: equity, participation in the employee stock purchase program, flexible paid time off, 20 weeks fully-paid gender-neutral parental leave, fertility and adoption assistance, 401(k) plan, mental health counseling, access to transgender-inclusive health insurance coverage, and health benefits offerings. Please note, the base salary range listed below and the benefits in this paragraph are only applicable to U.S.-based candidates.

MongoDB’s base salary range for this role in the U.S. is:
$101,000$198,000 USD