Infrastructure DevOps Engineer



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
North America · New York, NY, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024

The worldwide data management software market is massive (According to IDC, the data management software market is forecast to be $94 billion in 2023 growing to approximately $153 billion in 2027, representing a 13% compound annual growth rate). At MongoDB we are transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading developer 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 Developer Productivity Team empowers engineers at MongoDB through our automated build, test, and release systems for all MongoDB products. Our primary areas of responsibility are building and scaling the infrastructure for our homegrown CI system Evergreen, supporting the tools and systems, and researching and developing support for the many architectures and operating systems in our SDLC.

We're looking for a platform engineer to work on our DevOps infrastructure who will focus on building large scale systems, deploying configuration changes to CI task hosts, building toolchains, and troubleshooting system and configuration related issues.

This role can be based in one of our offices or remotely in North America.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience or desire to work with a large, heterogeneous server environment (container/virtual/physical, Linux/Windows/macOS, x86/ARM/Power/zSeries)
  • Experience with at least one programming language (Go, Python, Powershell, Bash, etc.)
  • Experience or desire to use cloud vendors (AWS, Azure, Google Compute)
  • Familiarity with configuration management and infrastructure-as-code tools like Chef, Packer, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform or CloudFormation (we use Packer, Ansible and Terraform)
  • Strong problem solving, and troubleshooting skills
  • Understanding the security fundamentals related to servers and infrastructure configuration.
  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration tools such as Jenkins, Travis, or CircleCI (We use Evergreen-CI)
  • Experience with version control systems such as Git
  • Familiarity with JIRA or other agile planning tools
  • Familiarity with infrastructure metrics and monitoring

Position Expectations:

  • Work with colleagues to manage and scale thousands of servers running automated build, test and release jobs across all supported MongoDB platforms including Red Hat, SUSE, Debian, Ubuntu, Windows, IBM (zSeries and Power) and macOS.
  • Propose and test new system scaling techniques to squeeze hundreds of hours of compilation and testing for a single build into seconds.
  • Contribute to building and maintaining core platform-as-a-service technologies for the purposes of developer productivity tools.
  • Provide support for our newest platforms by developing stable machine and toolchain images.
  • Troubleshoot and solve system and platform related product issues.

The DevOps Engineer will be successful in this role when they can execute the following strategic tasks and responsibilities:

  • Accelerate the productivity and confidence in our software development lifecycle through infrastructure and platform engineering
  • Give and receive consistent, high quality code review feedback
  • Contribute regularly to process and system improvements
  • Continually automate and optimize team operational processes
  • Participate in and contribute to high standards of documentation and testing for processes, code, and systems
  • Strive relentlessly to enable colleagues to be more successful

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.

MongoDB’s base salary range for this role is posted below. Compensation at the time of offer is unique to each candidate and based on a variety of factors such as skill set, experience, qualifications, and work location. Salary is one part of MongoDB’s total compensation and benefits package. Other benefits for eligible employees may include: equity, participation in the employee stock purchase program, flexible paid time off, 20 weeks fully-paid gender-neutral parental leave, fertility and adoption assistance, 401(k) plan, mental health counseling, access to transgender-inclusive health insurance coverage, and health benefits offerings. Please note, the base salary range listed below and the benefits in this paragraph are only applicable to U.S.-based candidates.

MongoDB’s base salary range for this role in the U.S. is:
$101,000$198,000 USD