Technical Program Manager, Cloud Services

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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 Cloud Services group within MongoDB is the author of the Ops Manager, Cloud Manager, Atlas (aka MongoDB as a Service) and Realm (Backend as a Service) products. This position sits in the Program Management Team for Cloud Services and is responsible for wrangling time, communication, scope and effort across three major verticals: projects, team operations and releases. The Program Management Team is also the caretaker and owner of Cloud Services processes overall. This team builds out, maintains and continuously improves the processes and systems which the various Cloud Services teams use to get work done.  This person will report to a Program Manager Director in Cloud Services. The team is based in NYC.

The team works with JIRA and Google Docs so any programming proficiency with either or both tools is a plus. There are lots of opportunities to automate things.

Candidate Profile

  • Proven success as someone who can effectively manage change in a technical organization
  • A strong background (and developed opinions) on different project management approaches is warmly welcomed
  • Experience working with full stack development teams and the challenges therein
  • At least three years successfully managing technical projects using a variety of project management techniques

Position Expectations

  • Collaborate with the Leads of one or more Cloud Teams in order to help operationally run and continuously improve the team workflows
  • Help define and implement processes for how Cloud Teams get high quality work done effectively


  • At least 3-5 years industry experience as a program or engineering manager
  • A degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, related fields or equivalent industry experience
  • Experience with MongoDB or comparable technology
  • Demonstrated technical aptitude and strong analytical skills with proven results
  • Technical experience to be able to understand the concepts being discussed, with the ability to facilitate discussion and flush out the details required to enable successful project execution and delivery
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to adapt your style and delivery for a variety of audiences

Success Measures

  • In 3 months you will have ramped up on MongoDB products and understand the Cloud Services business as a whole
  • In 6 months you will have moved into a role supporting at least two Cloud teams
  • In 12 months you will have created a new renewable energy source to enable interplanetary travel as well as established your role in each team such that team members naturally go to you for process and timing needs

This role is remote optional until April 4, 2022, we are looking to speak to candidates who plan to be available in New York City for when we introduce our hybrid model.

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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