Developer Advocate (APAC)


The Developer Advocacy team educates and empowers developers who want to build applications on MongoDB through technical content, including sample applications, presentations, and blog posts.

Help build, educate and lead a vibrant technical community. Your full-time job will be to help raise awareness of MongoDB and increase the visibility of MongoDB’s platform of products including MongoDB Atlas, Stitch, Compass, and more.

We’re a team of software developers who love teaching other developers and celebrating their success. Joining our team, you’ll also join in our mission to enable developer innovation. Our best days are spent helping developers write and deploy secure, reliable, and fault-tolerant software.

We are an ally to technical teams and help them on the journey from minimum viable product to the production application. Whether you are a startup or a Fortune 500 company we can help you adopt MongoDB and accelerate your time to value.

We love engineers who already know some MongoDB and are comfortable with Java, C#, Python, Go, Ruby and/or Node.js. You should be comfortable working with cloud services like AWS, Azure, and GCE.

This specific role will be focussed on building MongoDB knowledge in the development teams working for the Global Systems Integrators based in Bangalore. 

Our ideal candidate will have at least 5+ years of experience developing and/or working with customers in a technical role. You should be comfortable presenting in person and online and should be able to succeed in satisfying the call for papers at conferences such as Devoxx, EuroPython and Web Summit.

You should be an expert teacher with the ability to explain complex issues in a simple understandable manner. You must be able to command the respect of your technical peers in the pre-sales, consulting and engineering organizations at MongoDB.

A public GitHub account will really help your case.

Highlights of the role

Developer Advocates are technologists first and this role will enable you to use your expertise in creative ways. This is an excellent opportunity for you to leverage your expertise and teach developers how to build apps with MongoDB. As a member of the team, you’ll have the opportunity to build and express your voice through various mediums including web-based technical articles, videos, webinars, and speaking engagements.  You’ll also help design and deliver community engagement programs including hackathons, events, startup programs and more. The only limit to the role is your creativity.

Position expectations

As a Developer Advocate, you will be responsible for

  • Work with the developer advocacy and engineering teams to help promote the use of MongoDB and MongoDB Atlas within the global developer community.
  • Educating and empowering developers who want to build applications on MongoDB through technical content, including sample applications, presentations, and blog posts
  • Serving as a technical ally and partner to developers in helping them build, manage and scale their applications
  • Supporting our product team and helping them build an amazing software for the development community
  • Connecting with developers to showcase the value of MongoDB, and relay best practices
  • Building relationships with individuals and organisations who support and inspire developer communities

Success Measures

The primary way we measure success in this role on a monthly or quarterly basis is in the number of individuals you interact or engage with and the quality of those interactions.

  • The Developer Advocate will be successful in this role when they can execute the following strategic tasks/responsibilities:
    • In 3 months, you will have been trained on MongoDB and contributing educational resources (i.e. sample applications, tutorials) for the community
    • In 6 months, you will have started executing Developer-facing programs, supporting community members with amazing customer experience, and submitting talks to conferences and local user groups
    • In 12 months you will have delivered multiple talks at events, contributed educational content to enable developers, and established or executed a new developer-facing program


  • BS in a technical field such as Computer Science, or equivalent experience
  • Experience using MongoDB.
  • 2-3 years of development experience with Python, Node.js or similar development language.
  • Experience building production applications with AWS services, Azure services, Google Cloud Platform or other cloud services
  • The ability to travel 30% of your time

“Nice to have” skills we can help you build

  • History of participation in open source developer communities, through contributions or other leadership activities.
  • Experience pitching, founding, supporting or advising a startup company.
  • Technical writing skills demonstrated by past blogging or other written work
  • Presentation skills as demonstrated by past speaking experience
  • Passionate interactions with the developer community, through their networks and at events.  Examples include EmpireConf, NodeConf and Node Summit, PyCon
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • A love for people, and a desire to help them achieve their wildest dreams
  • Proficiency in a second programming/scripting language

Life at MongoDB

Our India office culture

  • 120+ people, with teams in Sales, Engineering, HR, Finance, IT & Marketing
  • Regular group outings and opportunities to get to know your colleagues
  • Employee affinity groups

Our Benefits

  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Comprehensive Health cover, dental cover, travel insurance & Life Insurance
  • Free lunch twice per week and a fully stocked kitchen with healthy and sweet treats
  • Macbooks are company standard
  • 26 weeks Maternity & 20 Paternity leave to spend time with new arrivals

*MongoDB is an equal opportunities employer*

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