Senior Frontend 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.

MongoDB is seeking a Senior Frontend Engineer to join the Cloud Services Team. You will be joining the newly created Cloud Frontend Platform Team that is focused on strengthening and improving the frontend experience for our customers and MongoDB Cloud engineers.

This is a new and exciting team tackling challenging projects such as responsive layout, dark mode, accessibility, internationalization, and designing frontend frameworks that will be used by every MongoDB Cloud product team.

We are looking to speak to candidates who are based in New York City for our hybrid working model.

Our ideal candidate

  • Has worked on complex, production-ready web applications
  • Deeply understands JavaScript and is familiar with modern JavaScript APIs and syntax
  • Has a robust understanding of HTML and CSS core concepts and best practices
  • Writes high quality code and is capable of making small backend improvements in a compiled language (Java, C#, etc.)
  • Is knowledgeable about a wide range of web and internet technologies
  • Has a passion for creating resilient, scalable, and maintainable software
  • Is excited to improve the experiences of our users, both internal and external
  • Is experienced with building highly-interactive applications using React
  • Is experienced in configuring and debugging frontend tooling. Examples include: TypeScript, Webpack, Emotion CSS, Redux, Jest, React Testing Library, Enzyme, Backbone
  • Has at least 3 years of experience as a software engineer

At MongoDB, you will

  • Push our frontend application to the forefront of modern best practices
  • Integrate with our existing systems and develop solutions that improve the frontend ecosystem from within
  • Design frameworks and developer friendly APIs that will be used by every engineer within MongoDB Cloud Services
  • Orchestrate large-scale features and modernizations by working across product teams
  • Own and direct change that enables your fellow engineers to be successful with their frontend-focused work                                         
  • Work with some of the best and brightest engineers in the industry who thrive on collaboration, technical excellence and mutual respect

You’ll be successful if you

  • Own our core values and apply them to your work
  • Show curiosity, collaborative thinking, and intellectual honesty
  • Are excited by web engineering best practices and technologies
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills

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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