Developer Advocate, Cloud



Software Engineering, Legal
California, USA
Posted on Friday, April 26, 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 Cloud Expert to join our Developer Relations organization and drive enablement of applications built with MongoDB's Developer Data Platform capabilities and deployed on our cloud partners.

As developers increasingly choose MongoDB as their application’s data platform, your role will involve directly engaging the community with hands-on workshops, inspiring content, and collaborating with our global team and key partners. 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 enabling developers building data-driven, cloud applications, 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 be based remotely in California. Please check out our latest content and activity to see what our team is up to.

Candidate Profile

We are excited to welcome an inspiring engineer who has established success in enabling developers and engaging communities. Your passion, expertise, and 4+ years of technical experience deploying data-driven solutions in the cloud, 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 cloud platforms you will develop or build on expertise in the core capabilities of MongoDB (including Search, Vector Search, Streaming, and Aggregation) 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 cloud platforms through peer discussion and thought leadership
  • Craft informative articles, blog posts, examples, and hands-on sessions, such as coding workshops, to effectively inspire and enable developers building with our platform
  • Deliver live enablement sessions to developer audiences that teach foundational understanding and use of MongoDB and our cloud partners
  • Create and refine workflows that guide developers to real-world production workloads
  • Lead sessions with small teams and individual developers to guide their architecture and use of MongoDB combined with key features of our cloud partners
  • Share general insights gathered from developer interactions to inform team members and enable other developers
  • Draw upon your solid foundation of cloud platforms 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 with cloud databases, AWS, and related technologies
  • Deep understanding of AWS capabilities and integration with database platforms in the AWS marketplace
  • Active member of a developer community (AWS and/or MongoDB preferred)
  • Author of content (tutorials, how to guides) to inspire and help others learn
  • ~ 33% travel (expecting 5-10 days a month on the road, or active in area user groups and events)
  • Great to have
    • Deployed applications using MongoDB and AWS
    • 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
    • Experience building AI applications with AWS Machine Learning / AI capabilities (SageMaker, BedRock)

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:
$95,000$187,000 USD