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Senior Software Engineer (Cloud)

Job Info:

Category: Software Engineering
Company Description: Open-Source Database Service
Salary: Highly Competitive, Depending on Experience
Position Type: Permanent
Job Number: 9885

Job Description:

The Backup Team at MongoDB delivers essential infrastructure to help our customers in their hour of need - providing the ability to quickly restore a massive, distributed database to any point in time at the click of a button. The Backup Team’s mission is to make our client's backup more reliable, faster, and also cheaper.  This team is responsible for the Backup Agent (Go), the extensive server-side infrastructure (Java) which manages 100s of TB of data and processes billions of operations per day, and the user interface (Javascript)  that customers use to manage their backups.  Common project themes are performance, scaling, and ease of use.


We're looking for someone who is

  • Skilled at writing large-scale, distributed backend systems in a compiled language (Java, C#, Go, etc.)
  • Fond of chasing down tough problems in a distributed systems environment
  • Cool under pressure - has wrangled production crises, and secretly finds this a little fun
  • Experienced with Linux, and able to correlate application performance problems with underlying hardware limits
  • Comfortable working across the stack of a modern web application
  • Always striving to expand their knowledge
  • Curious, collaborative and intellectually honest



  • Work closely with product teams, considering the user’s perspective while helping the team achieve success
  • Collaborate with team members over best practices and core concepts
  • Hold yourself accountable to your actions, maintaining the balance between accomplishing goals with research & development
  • Own our core values and adhere to them in your work, and
  • Stay up to date with best practices in web engineering


Success Measures

A Software Engineer will be successful in this role when they:

  • Are open, honest and willing to contribute and collaborate with others
  • Develop confidence in finding their way across the platform
  • Can take responsibility for the planning and execution of a major feature, representing Engineering when working with Product and Design
  • Are willing to learn and contribute to all parts of the stack
  • Are resolute in their approach to problem solving, balancing the needs of their team with the willingness to get to the bottom of issues

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.

Please Note: All inquiries will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. Your resume will not be submitted to any client company without your prior knowledge and consent.

Contact Recruiter
Senior Technical Recruiter
Andiamo Partners | 90 Broad Street, Suite 1501, New York, NY 10004

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