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Senior Consulting Engineer, West

MongoDB, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Seattle, San Diego, Los Angeles or Remote

MongoDB unleashes the power of software and data for innovators everywhere


MongoDB is expanding our global team of consulting engineers to further our ongoing plans for worldwide growth!

MongoDB Professional Services works with customers of all shapes and sizes in all verticals, from tier-1 banks to small web startups, on a variety of interesting use cases from e-commerce platforms to trading systems to social media applications. Solve interesting problems, gain incredible cross-stack experience, work with the best and brightest people in the business, network with industry leaders, and see new places - all in a day’s work!

MongoDB consulting exists to support the development of our customers’ vision, accelerate customers’ time to value, and drive a multitude of customer adoption scenarios - from building new solutions to modernizing legacy applications or migrating to cloud. Our consulting solutions ensure that organizations get the best out of MongoDB.

Be one of the recognized experts in this rapidly growing field in a high-growth software company successfully challenging the status quo of the database industry. You will have abundant opportunity to meaningfully impact the growth of our business in your region.

*Relocation assistance provided. 

Candidate Profile

We’re looking for a highly technical individual, with strong problem-solving and communication skills, and comfortable working closely with customers.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent analytical, diagnostic skills, and problem-solving skills
  • High motivation for a role that combines deep technical and customer-management dimensions
  • Confidence speaking and presenting in a collaborative customer setting
  • 2+ years of software development/consulting/support experience, preferably in a number of distinct industries/verticals
  • Familiarity with enterprise-scale software architectures, application development methodologies, and software deployment and operations
  • Competence in at least one of the following languages (in no particular order): Java, C++, C#, Python, Node.js (JavaScript), Ruby, Perl, Scala, Go
  • Experience with databases such as MongoDB, Oracle, MS SQL Server, PostgreSQL
  • Familiarity with Linux diagnostics and tuning; Windows tuning knowledge is a plus
  • Should be capable and comfortable with frequent travel for short trips to customer site during the working week
  • Should have strong capability with, minimally, both English and any local language - as necessary

Position Expectations

As a core member of the MongoDB Professional Services team, you will:

  • Contribute to customer implementations at any or all phases of the application lifecycle: portfolio assessment, application planning and design, deployment architectures, development and build, integration and release configuration, system testing, production operations, application optimization, and best practices adoption
  • Deliver customer classroom-based training to architect, developer and operations roles
  • Work as part of a wider delivery team comprising fellow consulting engineers, project managers and account teams
  • Cultivate your individual MongoDB reputation as a trusted advisor to guide MongoDB and our customers into the future
  • Partner with Product and Engineering teams to influence the direction of the MongoDB product roadmap

Success Measures

As a Consulting Engineer you will be successful in this role when you can execute the following:

  • Become a field expert in “everything MongoDB”
  • Communicate complex technical proposals simply and convincingly to a wide range of audiences
  • Gain reputation as a trusted advisor with your clients, large and small
  • Ensure your client’s success with their MongoDB endeavors
  • Maintain required level of billable utilization
  • Influence MongoDB product development by contributing experience from the field
  • Successfully communicate the product roadmap to external clients
  • Constantly work on improving yourself, our products and our team

About MongoDB

Our Story MongoDB was founded in 2007 by Dwight Merriman, Eliot Horowitz and Kevin Ryan – the team behind DoubleClick. At the Internet advertising company DoubleClick (now owned by Google), the team developed and used many custom data stores to work around the shortcomings of existing databases. The business served 400,000 ads per second, but often struggled with both scalability and agility. Frustrated, the team was inspired to create a database that tackled the challenges it faced at DoubleClick. MongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose database platform, designed to unleash the power of software and data for developers and the applications they build. Headquartered in New York, with offices across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific, we are close to where you do business. MongoDB has more than 4,300 customers in over 85 countries, including more than half of the global Fortune 100. The MongoDB database platform has been downloaded over 30 million times and there have been more than 730,000 MongoDB University registrations.

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