(Remote Work) Lead Software Engineer, Developer Productivity – MongoDB

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Job Overview

  • Job Title Lead Software Engineer, Developer Productivity
  • Hiring Organization MongoDB
  • Company Website https://www.mongodb.com/
  • Remote Locations Worldwide
  • Job Type  Remote, Full-Time

The worldwide data management software market is massive (IDC forecasts it to be $138 billion by 2026!). 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.

Developer Productivity at MongoDB is a group of engineering teams that work closely with engineers across the organization in delivering a one-of-a-kind, cloud scale, performant, and popular developer data platform. Developer Productivity creates scalable effective solutions in the following areas: build systems, CI/CD, code analytics, distributed systems verification, test fuzzing, bug reproducibility, system debuggability, test minimization, performance testing, and more. These solutions enable MongoDB to continuously innovate and deliver with confidence to our customers.

We’re looking for a Lead Engineer to research and develop tools for our flagship C++ codebase that drives significant increases in code quality and developer productivity. To achieve these goals the main areas of focus will be around build systems and testing infrastructure. The lead role will work in a highly collaborative environment with our database engineering team and our in-house CI/CD team. In addition, the lead role includes managing 4-5 engineers and ensuring their continued growth and success. This individual should be enthusiastic to explore both solutions we can develop in-house as well as working with industry/academia to implement novel ideas.

This role can be based out of any office or remotely in North America.

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.

Job Responsibilities

  • Designing and writing quality software using cutting-edge technologies to solve hard problems
  • Manage a team of individual contributors, responsible for ensuring their success, aiding their career growth, and facilitating their technical work
  • Participate in hiring for the team
  • Build relationships with customers who are other engineers in the company across many departments and disciplines
  • Travel a few times a year may be necessary to meet with other team members and attend conferences

Success Measures

  • Within 1 month, you will have completed several small engineering tasks. You will also have a very high-level understanding of the developer experience at MongoDB. You will have meetings with a wide group of individuals across the company and start to understand engineering pain points and identify key customers.
  • Within 3 months, you will have successfully contributed to the design/POC/prototype of two features and development of one feature. You will have regular one-on-ones with engineers on and off the team. You will understand the team’s current priorities and can have in-depth communication about active projects.
  • Within 6 months, you will have an expert understanding of the engineers on your team by understanding their strengths, growth areas, and career aspirations. You will have started driving the direction of the team by working with customers and team members in planning the next set of projects. You will have a solid understanding of products owned by the team and be able to have technical conversations relating to those products.
  • In 12 months, you will have led the development of multiple new features and performed a full cycle of performance and growth conversations with team members. You will have rock solid relationships with customers. You will fully understand all priorities of the team. You will have demonstrated growth of engineers on your team. You will have meaningfully contributed to the vision and product roadmap of the team

Job Requirements

  • 5+ years of hands on coding experience ideally in a developer productivity role or related field
  • 2+ years of management experience ideally in a developer productivity role or related field
  • A deep empathy and eagerness to understand and solve customer problems
  • A proven track record of leading a team from idea generation though idea execution
  • A deep interest in developing the careers of the members of the team
  • Strong experience and knowledge of build systems, C++, and Python
  • Experience working with remote teams

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