Manager, Technical Services

MongoDB

MongoDB

IT
Gurugram, Haryana, India
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 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.

Technical Services has nearly 200 global team members in offices spanning the entire globe. The team has offices in New York City, Toronto, Austin, Palo Alto, Vancouver, Sydney, Gurgaon, Bengaluru, Tel Aviv, Dublin, and Buenos Aires. Outstanding customer satisfaction is achieved utilizing a 24x7x365 ‘follow-the-sun’ support model with regional teams covering the Americas, EMEA, and APAC regions.

We have an incredible opportunity for a transformational individual to join the MongoDB Technical Services team, leading a regional team of MongoDB ‘core’ Support Engineers. Individuals in this team are experts in addressing issues related to MongoDB’s ‘core’ database functions to enable successful customer implementations at scale.

We are looking to speak to candidates who are based in Gurugram office for our hybrid working model.

Typical responsibilities of the team include

  • Diagnosing and resolving stability and performance-related issues
  • Advising on design and architecture including global distribution and replication of data to support high availability, low latency, and meeting data sovereignty requirements
  • Advising on upcoming roadmap features and advocating for the customer in articulating business cases to drive issue resolution
  • Globally collaborating with peer teams to provide seamless and efficient regional handovers of follow-the-sun issues
  • Continuously learning and growing skills via participation in training, maintaining industry awareness and development of training to share subject matter expertise more broadly across the team
  • Increasing case-deflection numbers by contributing to knowledge-base, distributing knowledge to peers and the general MongoDB community
  • Working on named accounts to build rapport and an in-depth understanding of customer architecture and environment(s) while encouraging expansion of use

Our customers are the best and brightest in the business and they have great expectations of our products and our company. If you are the type of person who enjoys helping customers, managing complex, fast-moving situations and leading/managing a talented group of individuals who continuously delight our customers, then this role is for you!

Responsibilities

  • The Technical Services Manager, APAC will have the responsibility to manage and expand a highly skilled Technical Services team. You will work closely with the rest of our Technical Services Management team including equivalent roles in North America and EMEA
  • You will run local team meetings, and provide regular mentoring and guidance to your team, interface with the field, sales, product engineering and directly with the customer base on critical escalations and issue resolution
  • Provide technical and management leadership, and work with other local leaders on behalf of the Technical Services organisation
  • Coordinate with other support centers and leaders around the world ("follow the sun") to ensure quality is maintained and processes are consistent globally
  • Diagnose and triage problems at various levels of complexity and communicate solutions
  • Communicate, coordinate and manage escalation of urgent and complex problems with the product engineering teams. As part of the global management team: design, develop, and implement processes, systems, and technology to support and enhance the Technical Services function, including workflow and incident management
  • Develop and implement practices that measure and improve the effectiveness and performance of the Technical Services function
  • Contribute to internal technical projects, which can include software development, benchmarking, building documentation and training guides, and providing oversight on other engineers" project work
  • Lead and/or being involved in Global Strategic Initiatives and attend quarterly summits to coordinate and manage the global goals and initiatives for the organisation
  • Optional, but encouraged: interact with the community at meet ups and conferences

Qualifications/Requirements

  • A minimum of five (3-5)years practical experience running a technical support team or organization, including experience coordinating high profile customer escalations, collaborating with other internal engineering departments, and working closely with sales teams
  • Strong people management skills with a track record of building and managing individuals with a strong focus on customer experience and technical excellence
  • Ability to think on your feet, remain calm under pressure, and solve problems in real-time
  • Ability to lead-by-example with strong diagnostic and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to understand customer business drivers and use cases
  • A customer advocate who can mitigate and drive issues as appropriate
  • Is comfortable engaging in hiring decisions, performance management, translating company and the organization’s goals down to team and individual levels
  • Ability to articulate and calibrate communication style based on audience, from highly technical to ‘executive'

Desirable

  • Prior work at a database company, specifically in the NoSQL space, or a similar highly concurrent distributed system used in production architectures
  • Born-in-the-cloud SaaS experience. IaaS or PaaS are highly desirable
  • Experience developing KPI’s viewable in management dashboards and scorecards using analytical tools like Tableau

Success Measures

Within 30 days

  • Complete MongoDB’s new hire technical training program; be able to speak confidently about our total portfolio of products
  • Be able to navigate and articulate our core products at a beginner level
  • Build initial rapport with the team and gain their trust

Within 60 days

  • Understand our global follow-the-sun processes and escalation processes
  • Have formed relationships with escalation managers, CSMs, sales, field, and engineering stakeholders
  • Have begun conducting regular 1 on1’s with staff as well as other managers within Technical Services

Within 90 days

  • Take assignments and drive five (5) cases to closure to help learn our internal processes
  • Provide a roadmap for personal growth in the role and justify the order and prioritization
  • Have identified areas of efficiency for the team to scale
  • Can assist with regional escalations and RCA’s when needed
  • Keep leadership apprised of potentially hot issues and heads-up information related to the team

At 120 days and onward

  • Produce a roadmap and review with your manager detailing how you will scale your technical knowledge in the product commensurate with role needs
  • Have an approved plan to globally drive improvement in an area of process or tooling efficiency
  • Produce growth plans for the team
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the short and long-term goals of the Technical Services team and how your team is working toward those objectives

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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