Developer Advocate, Data Modeling



Software Engineering, Legal
Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2024

The worldwide data management software market is massive (According to IDC, the worldwide database software market, which it refers to as the database management systems software market, was forecasted to be approximately $82 billion in 2023 growing to approximately $137 billion in 2027. This represents a 14% 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.

We are seeking a seasoned and passionate Data Modeling Expert to join our Developer Relations organization and drive enablement with MongoDB's Document Model and Developer Data Platform capabilities.

As developers increasingly choose MongoDB as their application’s data platform, your role will involve directly engaging the community by creating inspiring content and collaborating with a global team of skilled product managers and engineers. From code samples and demos to blog posts and video tutorials, your work will inspire developers from startups to Fortune 500 companies to think big and do more with their data.

If you're passionate about Data Modeling and enjoy fostering a vibrant developer ecosystem, join us in shaping the future of optimized development on MongoDB.

Our Developer Relations teams are distributed around the world and a majority of the group works remotely. This role can work from anywhere in North America. Please check out our latest content and activity to see what our team is up to.

Candidate Profile

We are excited to welcome an influential, established, and trusted voice in data modeling to our team. Your passion, expertise and 6+ years of technical experience as a database developer provide the insights you share as you lead discussions in the developer community.

Our ideal candidate loves to enable others and solve complex problems in the simplest of manners with infectious enthusiasm. In addition to being a general expert in data modeling you will develop or build on expertise in the core capabilities of MongoDB (including Search, Vector Search, Streaming, Aggregation, and Data Federation) and emerging topics across our industry.

Though your expertise is unique, our team is built to work together, share knowledge, and grow together. Supporting peer reviews for code examples, demonstrations, sessions, and other content will feed your genuine passion to unleash developer productivity and success.

Position Expectations

  • Inspire team members with your knowledge and passion for data modeling through peer discussion and thought leadership
  • Craft informative articles, blog posts, reference schemas, examples, and hands-on sessions, such as coding workshops, to effectively inspire and enable developers building with our platform
  • Deliver live enablement sessions to data engineers and developer audiences that teach foundational understanding and use of MongoDB’s document model, design pattern use, and entity design
  • Create or tune optimum schema designs for real-world production workloads
  • Lead sessions with small teams and individual developers to guide their design and use of MongoDB document schemas in the context of their specific workload
  • Share general insights gathered from developer interactions to inform team members and enable other developers
  • Draw upon your solid foundation of modeling data in real world use cases to work with marketing teams to shape authentic messaging, strategies, and an effective go-to-market approach
  • Partner with our Community team to support the growth of our MongoDB user groups, Champions, and influencer programs


  • At least 4 years of experience working on large and highly performant NoSQL databases
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Data Modeling and Schema Design to optimize the efficiency and speed of NoSQL databases
  • Deep understanding of computer principles and systems, and an excellent data structures and algorithm foundation
  • Author of content (tutorials, how to guides) to inspire and help others learn
  • ~ 25% travel (expecting 5 days a month on the road, or active in area user groups and events)
  • Great to have
    • Measurable success enabling developers through hands-on workshops and labs
    • Shared documented code and content to support/enable other developers
    • Seasoned and enthusiastic presenter at events and/or via YouTube, Webinars, or Live Streams
    • High SQL proficiency and general knowledge
    • MongoDB query proficiency is highly desirable

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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