Senior Web Engineer

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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 web team at MongoDB builds global web experiences that help MongoDB connect with developers and technical leaders around the world. We make reusable systems and components that help us scale our impact – design systems, localization pipelines, form processors, authoring tools, experimentation systems. We also build novel experiences that demonstrate our products, showcase our brand, and grow our business.

We’re looking for a senior web engineer to help transform the platform and experiences for our flagship website, Work with a team of web engineers building a new design system, integrating a new CMS, producing immersive and compelling web experiences, and delivering a wide variety of capabilities to internal content producers.

This role will be based remotely in North America or EMEA. 

Position Expectations...

  • Balance priorities between technical mentorship and system architecture (roughly 30%), and hands-on work (roughly 70%) on multiple websites & systems
  • Work with product and design teams to turn functional specifications into technical specifications
  • Collaborate with leaders across the organization to deliver critical capabilities
  • Contribute to a technical roadmap maintained by engineering leads
  • Understand product requirements, help design technical solutions, and work with the team to ship a great website
  • Mentor junior engineers and help them grow

Success measures

  • In the first month, you'll meet the team (peers, leaders, and key stakeholders), learn about the projects underway and the major initiatives planned, build out your local development environment, and ask a lot of great questions
  • Within 3 months, you will establish a good working relationship with close peers on the web team, ship some good code, and participate in at least one technical assessment and recommendation for a major initiative
  • Within 6 months, you will establish expertise in some parts of our stack and will regularly unblock other engineers in those areas; you will have proposed a few important improvements to our technology and engineering process
  • Within 12 months, you will help bring several major deliveries from concept to market and will be a primary authority for technologies in our scope


  • Has 5+ years of experience building production-ready web sites or web applications
  • Understands the modern web ecosystem, tooling, and patterns and can provide code review and technical leadership for front-end and back-end web projects (our stack includes MongoDB, Express, React, Node, TypeScript, AWS, Kubernetes, Terraform, Prometheus, Grafana)
  • Independently and proactively works at every level of the stack to build accessible, compatible, optimized, resilient, scalable global websites, and enjoys collaborating cross-functionally with analysts, designers, product managers, and other stakeholders in the organization
  • Enjoys mentoring more junior engineers and working with leads to establish and maintain a healthy, high-functioning team culture

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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