Senior Software Engineer, DB Tools and Replicator

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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 Database Tools and Replicator Team is working to make backups, migrations, and disaster recovery of MongoDB clusters easy and reliable.

The Database Tools are open-source CLI utilities for working with MongoDB deployments. Nearly every user of MongoDB will use these tools at some point to import or export data, backup their cluster, or monitor performance. 

The Replicator is a brand new tool to sync two MongoDB clusters. This is an opportunity to be part of a new project which is vital to meet the migration and disaster recovery needs of our most sophisticated users. If you're excited to design and create a high-performance, distributed service for syncing databases, this is the team for you!

You might be right for this role if you

  • Hands-on experience building industrial-strength software
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in at least one compiled language, and interest in working with Go
  • Solid computer science fundamentals, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design/architecture
  • Prior experience with data replication/synchronization and distributed systems (bonus)

You'll be on the team responsible for

  • Developing a new migration and disaster recovery tool. This new tool will be used by MongoDB Atlas (our Database-as-a-Service), as well as by on-prem customers
  • Developing MongoMirror, a tool that powers migrations into MongoDB Atlas
  • Developing the MongoDB Database Tools, a set of CLI utilities for working with a MongoDB deployment. It includes tools for importing, exporting, and diagnostics

Success in this role means

  • In three months you’ll have contributed to the development of a new feature, as well as fixed a few bugs in our existing products
  • In six months, you’ll have taken on code review responsibilities and are involved in implementation of a major new feature
  • In twelve months, you’re leading the design and development of a new major feature and are helping to mentor new engineers on the team

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

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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