Software Engineer, Tools (React)



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 27, 2023

The worldwide data management software market is massive (IDC forecasts it to be $137.6 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.


As a Tools Software Engineer, you will be participating in the development and maintenance of diverse applications that streamline support processes and expedite case resolution. Your focus will be on creating web applications and dashboards, tailored for the Customer Engineering organization and MongoDB's esteemed customers. Your involvement will encompass the entire development lifecycle, including design, testing, and deployment, utilizing a wide range of technologies, with a special emphasis on modern web technologies like React, Typescript, and Node.js.

Important Notice

Kindly be advised that this position is exclusively open to candidates residing within the United States Eastern or Central time zones, with the capacity to work remotely or with flexible arrangements from our NYC office. . Please note that applicants from outside these specified US time zones locations or from outside the US will not be considered for this particular role. We encourage candidates who do not meet these geographical criteria to explore other enriching opportunities available at MongoDB.

Candidate Profile

The qualified candidate for this role should possess the following qualifications:

  • Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on experience in building scalable and modern web applications using the MERN stack with Typescript.
  • Strong command of Node.js and Express.
  • Good understanding of data structures, data modeling, and database schema.
  • Familiarity with key software architectural concepts and their impact on design.
  • Good working knowledge of CI/CD, version control, and software containerization concepts.
  • Experience building AI powered web apps and services leveraging Machine Learning (ML) techniques and/or Large Language Models (LLMs) such as GPT.
  • Knowledge of software testing practices.
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changes seamlessly.
  • Comfortable working within distributed teams.

Nice to haves

  • Working knowledge of software development with Python.
  • Working knowledge of the Salesforce backend, data model, and architecture.

What makes you stand out

  • 4+ years of demonstrable full stack experience using the MERN stack with Typescript
  • Experience building AI powered web apps and services leveraging Machine Learning (ML) techniques and/or Large Language Models (LLMs) such as GPT.

Interview process

Upon successfully passing the preliminary screenings, candidates will be invited to participate in a live coding assessment to determine the alignment of their technical proficiencies with the requirements of the role.

It is imperative that candidates demonstrate a high level of technical expertise and experience to excel in the live coding session; otherwise, they will be disqualified.

Position Expectations

The successful candidate is expected to:

  • Foster teamwork and actively contribute to enhancing team synergy.
  • Collaborate with senior members of the team to align with technical directives.
  • Participate in sprint planning and release planning activities.
  • Perform technical analysis, development, implementation, and release of applications with necessary customizations.
  • Utilize modern tools and techniques to develop clean, efficient, maintainable, and reusable code.
  • Participate in developing technical and non-technical specifications and documentation.
  • Collaborate with the Product Design team to enhance user experience through clean and consistent UI design.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve defects for planned releases and production issues.
  • Research and adopt best practices to enhance productivity, scaling, and monitoring.
  • Actively engage in code reviews and design evaluations.

Success Measures

Your success in this role will be demonstrated through:

  • Effective collaboration with colleagues from various departments.
  • Efficient management of multiple parallel efforts and resource prioritization.
  • Clear communication of the impact of technical implementations, decisions, and approaches, fostering transparency on delivery and process.
  • Researching and implementing best approaches to workflows that align with our business goals, while gathering and analyzing feedback from internal stakeholders.
  • Providing pragmatic solutions for internal stakeholders and delivering excellent customer service when interfacing with them.
  • Adherence to coding standards, best practices, and design patterns, resulting in high-quality code coverage and functionality.
  • Timely delivery of assigned projects and tasks with optimal quality and prioritization, along with proactive communication and mitigation of blockers.

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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