Uncubed

Software Engineer, Cloud Services, Backup

MongoDB, New York City

MongoDB unleashes the power of software and data for innovators everywhere


MongoDB Cloud Services Team is a diverse collection of individuals working together to help our users run MongoDB in the cloud at global scale. The Cloud Team is responsible for MongoDB Atlas - our database as a service offering and fastest growing product. MongoDB Atlas allows users to deploy fault-tolerant, globally distributed MongoDB clusters in just minutes.

The Backup Team delivers essential infrastructure to help our customers in their hour of need - providing the ability to quickly restore a massive, distributed database to any point in time at the click of a button. The Backup Team’s mission is to make MongoDB backup more reliable, faster, and also cheaper.  This team is responsible for the Backup Agent (Go), the extensive server-side infrastructure (Java) which manages 100s of TB of data and processes billions of operations per day, and the user interface (Javascript)  that customers use to manage their backups.  Common project themes are performance, scaling, and ease of use. 

We're looking for someone who is

  • Skilled at writing large-scale, distributed backend systems in a compiled language (Java, C#, Go, etc.)
  • Fond of chasing down tough problems in a distributed systems environment
  • Cool under pressure - has wrangled production crises, and secretly finds this a little fun
  • Experienced with Linux, and able to correlate application performance problems with underlying hardware limits
  • Comfortable working across the stack of a modern web application
  • Always striving to expand their knowledge
  • Curious, collaborative and intellectually honest 

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with product teams, considering the user’s perspective while helping the team achieve success
  • Collaborate with team members over best practices and core concepts
  • Hold yourself accountable to your actions, maintaining the balance between accomplishing goals with research & development
  • Own our core values and adhere to them in your work, and
  • Stay up to date with best practices in web engineering 

Success Measures

A Software Engineer will be successful in this role when they:

  • Are open, honest and willing to contribute and collaborate with others
  • Develop confidence in finding their way across the platform
  • Can take responsibility for the planning and execution of a major feature, representing Engineering when working with Product and Design
  • Are willing to learn and contribute to all parts of the stack
  • Are resolute in their approach to problem solving, balancing the needs of their team with the willingness to get to the bottom of issues

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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