Senior Software Engineer, RSS



Software Engineering
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 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.

The MongoDB Replicated Storage Services team's mission is to research and develop new algorithms for storing data, maintain a pluggable protocol for MongoDB storage engines, and provide a comprehensive framework for managing concurrent, transactional access to data stored locally within a MongoDB database instance.

Our team champions a strong culture of inclusivity, diversity, and collaboration. As a team member, you will contribute to crafting and maintaining the nexus of the different server components, connecting its query system and distributed replication system to its underlying storage engines. Ongoing work includes improvements to our time series support, transaction management, indexing algorithms, scaling the code base, and improving resilience and availability for the server.

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

Candidate Profile

  • Experience with building industrial-strength software projects with a large user base, robust designs, a high level of code quality, and collaborative software development processes
  • Degree in Computer Science or similar field, or equivalent practical experience, with strong proficiency in data structures, algorithms, and software design/architecture
  • Interest in the theory and practice of database internals
  • At least 5 years of experience in programming, debugging, and performance tuning distributed and/or highly concurrent software systems

Position Expectations

  • Collaborate with other Execution team engineers to coordinate seamless changes in a feature-rich, large C++-based codebase
  • Work with product management and neighboring engineering teams to specify new features
  • Identify, design, implement, test, and support new features within the purview of Server Execution
  • Keep abreast of new database technologies and research, and work to incorporate them into the server
  • Espouse and promote the MongoDB values through mentorship, building together, intellectual honesty, and accountability

Success Measures

  • In three months you’ll have contributed to the development of a project slated for the next major release, as well as fixed a few bugs in a minor version of our latest stable release series
  • In six months, you’ll be responsible for reviewing code, interviewing potential new hires, and reviewing new feature designs
  • In twelve months, you’re owning the development of a new major feature and are helping to mentor new engineers on the team

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 is an equal opportunities employer.