Senior Software Engineer, Java (Hibernate Integration)



Software Engineering
United States
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 Database Experience team builds the libraries and tools that developers use day-to-day working with MongoDB. Our mission is to increase developer adoption, satisfaction and retention by providing a reliable, enjoyable interface for developers and other end-users.

Our senior engineers are typically specialists in a particular programming language, but are capable of contributing to projects in other languages as well.

For this role, we're looking for someone who enjoys designing, writing, and supporting Open Source libraries and standalone tools for developers and administrators using MongoDB. You will have the opportunity to be surrounded by veteran Java programmers, as you deepen your knowledge of the Java ecosystem, or advance your career as a writer and speaker.

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

You might be right for this role if you

  • Have 5+ years of experience writing high-quality software
  • Experience implementing libraries and applications in Java
  • Expertise in building Hibernate ORM-based database applications
  • Knowledge of Hibernate internals (hibernate-orm or hibernate-ogm)
  • Eager to participate in Open Source software development and communities
  • Communicate well, internally and externally, both in writing and face-to-face
  • Advocate for testing and agile development best practices
  • Can make pragmatic design tradeoffs while balancing features, maintainability, and delivery time
  • Elevate the skills and expertise of those around you
  • Are excited by our mission and values

You'll be on the team responsible for

You'll have responsibilities beyond writing code, including

  • Working with our Product, Server and Cloud teams on designs and specifications for new customer-facing MongoDB features
  • Investigating bugs and support requests from commercial and Open Source customers for the libraries and tools our team maintains
  • Mentoring junior engineers in both technical and non-technical professional skills

Success in this role means

  • Within three months, you'll know most of the codebase you are responsible for, and will be contributing effectively day-to-day, fixing bugs, and implementing already-planned features.
  • Within six months, you will contribute to the roadmap for our products and lead the design and specification of new features. You will have the trust of the team and our internal customers.
  • Within a year, you will have significantly improved the quality, performance and maintainability of our codebase, and will be taking the lead in designing new features to solve novel customer challenges

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:
$118,000$231,000 USD