Senior Software Engineer, Query Integration

MongoDB

MongoDB

Software Engineering
Canada
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 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 Query Integration team is focused on building user-facing features on top of the core query engine and helping to integrate query with other products in the MongoDB ecosystem. This includes enhancing our time-series product, extending language support for analytics, helping grow our Atlas Search and Vector Search products with database support, and adding workload telemetry to provide greater insight into how our database is used. Most of our development is in C++, but prior experience in C++ is not required. Our testing infrastructure is written in JavaScript and Python.

This role can be based remotely out of Canada.

Candidate Profile

  • 4+ years of experience in data management systems
  • Hands-on experience building industrial-strength software
  • Solid computer science fundamentals, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design/architecture
  • Experience with large code bases, preferably in C++
  • B.Sc. in Computer Science or similar field, or equivalent practical experience
  • Interest in the theory and practice of database query engines. Hands-on experience or M.Sc./Ph.D in the domain is a plus

Position Expectations

  • Understand and improve current functionality of the MongoDB query engine
  • Contribute high quality C++ code and give and solicit feedback in code reviews
  • Identify, design, implement, test, and support new features related to query performance and robustness, query language enhancements, diagnostics for query performance problems, and integration with other products and tools
  • Work constructively with peers to deliver excellent technical solutions

Success Measures

  • In three months you’ll have contributed to the development of a project slated for the next major version, as well as fixed a few bugs in a minor version of our latest stable release series
  • In six months, you’ll have taken on code review responsibilities and are independently delivering complex functionality and squashing bugs independently
  • In twelve months, you’re contributing to the design of major new features 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!

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