Senior Software Engineer, Atlas Search



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023

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.

The Search Web platform team is responsible for the tools that enable MongoDB developers to implement fast, relevance-based search experiences powered by Atlas. Whether it’s helping onboard new developers by reducing the boilerplate code they have to write, building IDE extensions, or automatically re-scoring search results to maximize end-user engagement.

We are looking for a Sr. Software Engineer that thrives in ambiguity, enjoys project ownership, and has extensive experience taking projects from idea to production.

If you love building for developers, and/or the search or recommendation system space, this role is for you!

We are looking to speak to candidates who are based in San Francisco, CA.

Position Expectations/Role Responsibilities/What you’ll do...

  • Design, implement, and test both client-side and server-side code. For example, you could work on:
    • A debugger to visualize traces, and common performance issues
    • An IDE extension
    • A pipeline to process a stream of events asynchronously
    • An error reporting API
    • Code-generation tool to produce artifacts for different clients
  • Collaborate with partner teams to deliver end-to-end systems
  • Investigate and prototype new technologies. For instance, use ML models to solve customer’s biggest problems
  • Perform code reviews

Qualifications/Requirements/We’re looking for someone with…

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent work experience
  • Strong CS fundamentals including data structures, and algorithms
  • Strong technical problem solving, communication, and collaboration skills
  • 6+ years of experience in full-stack software development (client-side development in TypeScript/React, and server-side in Java, Golang or other)
  • Big plus if you have distributed system experience

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!

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