Product Manager, Sharding

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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.

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


  • Own the vision, roadmap, and implementation plans to ensure customers have a frictionless horizontal scaling (sharding) experience
  • Assist and teach Sales, Support, Customer Success, and Product Marketing as the subject-matter expert for horizontal scaling
  • Lead the team to the right product decisions via deep engagement with internal stakeholders, customers, prospects, and partners
  • Define personas for different types of customer scaling challenges, explain tradeoffs for addressing each challenge, and prioritize accordingly
  • Collaborate with peers in product management & other disciplines to ensure alignment and common success by making horizontal scalability top of mind for every team.
  • Communicate complex concepts in a manner that is easily understood by multiple audiences
  • Contribute to documentation, blog posts, demos, and marketing materials for new sharding features



  • You have a passion for solving challenging problems
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to present technical content to diverse non-technical audiences
  • You can advocate the merits of products internally and externally
  • You have the ability to collaborate with people from different parts of the company to ensure that your solutions drive real business impact
  • You are strong technically: you understand how software is built, packaged, deployed and operated
  • You have the ability to prioritize well, manage a portfolio of different-sized bets while balancing short-term goals and long-term vision
  • You have a proven record of successfully building and launching great products
  • You have experience guiding the full product development process: creation, design, execution, quality testing, etc.
  • You have a desire to understand the database market


Nice to have

  • Bonus points: You have significant enterprise product experience
  • Bonus points: You have 4 or more years of experience in product management with technical products
  • Bonus points: You have a credible understanding of the database market
  • Bonus points: You have 2 or more years of experience in distributed systems


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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