Lead Product Manager, Atlas Search

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What Mongodb is looking for in applicants

The database market is massive (the IDC estimates it to be $119B+ by 2025!) 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.

At MongoDB, we are building the modern data platform for our customers. The Cloud Product Team is a diverse collection of individuals working together to help our users run MongoDB in the cloud at a global scale.

MongoDB is looking for a product management leader to join our team and take on a key role in our Cloud product organization working specifically on the Atlas Search Product. This position requires a driven self-starter who can work with senior leadership comfortably, takes tasks from start to finish, and someone who enjoys working in a dynamic, fast-paced, and challenging environment. This role is a rare opportunity to join a team at the center of sales, marketing, and engineering. 

This role can be based out of our New York City or San Francisco office or remotely in North America.

We're looking for someone who is: 

  • Drive product vision, strategy, and roadmap and collaborate with product teams to compile backlog based on customer needs, market data, and competitive intelligence
  • Lead the team to the right product decisions via deep engagement with internal stakeholders, customers, prospects, and market study.
  • Deeply understand all aspects of the business - to ensure a business outcome aligned with our broader product, customer, and company needs
  • Actively maintain a view of how the market, competition, and technologies evolve, and factor competitive information and customer feedback into our product direction
  • Collaborate with product marketing, support, and sales to solve business limiters within your control and pursue key business accelerants.
  • Bring a passion to every stage of the product lifecycle
  • Up for a challenge and loves hard problems. Our cloud services run at a truly global scale. This is a system where efficiency is paramount, and edge-cases become common
  • Cool under pressure - has wrangled production crises, and secretly finds this a little fun
  • Curious, collaborative, and intellectually honest
  • Grow and recruit new team members


  • 5+ years experience as a product manager for a cloud service or product
  • Minimum 1+ year of Leadership experience in building and retaining strong and diverse teams
  • Experience with developer-focused, cloud growth models is a plus
  • Skills to effectively communicate product strategy to all of the relevant stakeholders; ability to translate technology features into business benefits
  • Strong team skills and experience to bring together diverse views, can-do attitude, optimism, humility, willingness to embrace the unknown
  • Results-proven experience working with or implementing product management best practices such as design thinking and lean startup in industry-leading enterprise software companies
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with the ability to present to large audiences
  • Bachelor or Masters in Computer Science, Marketing or related field

Nice to Have

  • Demonstrated success as a product manager on a fast-paced, growing team
  • Comfortable with stage presence and frequent public talks
  • Self-starter who enjoys strategic challenges across a broad range of disciplines
  • Previous experience with Lucene or other search tech stacks

Success Measures

  • In three months, you will have onboarded on the current MongoDB technologies & tools, reviewed existing roadmaps, caught up on where the teams are executing; you will have met with your team, key functions, and other stakeholders, and identified any immediate opportunities for improvement
  • In six months, you will have led the team to ship several releases, taken over customer feedback channels, and made sure existing processes allow acting on it efficiently
  • In twelve months, you have produced several GA releases, delighted customers with new/improved experiences (you’ll need to define your metrics to measure customer success with your deliverables as well), identified new opportunities & refined your roadmap, contributed to other projects, presented to customers, user groups, and conferences, and gained strong support of your team of direct reports and other stakeholders

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.

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