Staff Developer Advocate

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What Mongodb is looking for in applicants

The database market is massive (IDC estimates it to be $121B+ by 2025!) and MongoDB is at the head of its disruption. 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 Strategic Accounts Developer Relations team educates and empowers our largest customers to execute enterprise scale technology transformations and migrate from legacy RDBMS based application development to NoSQL. MongoDB is uniquely positioned amongst all NoSQL vendors to support almost any workload deployed within the enterprise from common OLTP applications to Data Lake services and everything in between. We operate as internal allies for customers with large technical teams to assist them ramp up internal skills to make MongoDB a strategic platform for their business and accelerate time to value.

You will be a part of a global developer advocacy team based in Dublin, New York, Austin and San Francisco. We encourage and support remote employees and the majority of the developer relations team work remotely, however this role will eventually require onsite interactions with customers. If minimizing travel is a priority the candidate should be based on the US West Coast. 

Current knowledge of MongoDB is not required, but candidates must be deeply familiar with at least one NoSQL database technology and comfortable writing code in Java, C#, Go, Ruby and/or Node.js. Candidates should also be familiar with at least one major cloud service provider such as AWS, Azure and GCP.

This role will be based remotely in North America.

Candidate Profile

  • Our ideal candidate will have past hands-on product development experience at the senior SDE level as well experience working in enterprise environments on technology transformation and/or large scale service delivery initiatives
  • You are deeply technical and comfortable presenting both in person and online to a technical audience
  • You are not afraid of taking a presentation to the whiteboard and are just as comfortable talking about technical content with or without a slide deck
  • You have delivered content at major technical conferences such as MongoDB World, AWS re:Invent, Microsoft Ignite, etc
  • You should be an expert teacher with the ability to explain complex issues in a simple understandable manner
  • You must be able to command the respect of your technical peers in the pre-sales, consulting and engineering organisations at MongoDB
  • You must be able to write clearly and concisely
  • You have excellent software engineering skills

Position Expectations

  • Work with Strategic Account teams to increase adoption of MongoDB and NoSQL technology within customer technical communities and product initiatives
  • Keep up to date with key developments on AWS, Azure and GCE
  • Run large scale training engagements within strategic customer accounts that run across multiple sites including deep dive design reviews and data modeling sessions with individual service teams for real customer workloads.
  • Be able to present off the cuff or dive into a design review that includes breaking down access patterns, data model whiteboarding and delivering technical guidance for the customer with a minimum amount of preparation
  • Learn new technologies fast and be able to explain it to others

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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