Software Engineer, Release Tools

New York City, Remote North America

The database market is massive (the IDC estimates it to be $119B+ by 2025!) and MongoDB is at the head of its disruption. The MongoDB community is transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading modern 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.

Part of the Developer Productivity group, the Build Infrastructure Team empowers our global community of engineers through building and scaling the infrastructure for our homegrown CI system Evergreen and developer productivity tools, and supporting release tools and systems.

We're looking for a Software Engineer who will work on building tools and services that will help internal teams accelerate their software release cycles.

Position Expectations

  • Design and develop tools and services to automate and streamline release processes using Go and Python
  • Maintain and improve MongoDB release services and systems  (package publishing, code signing, package repositories, etc)
  • Work with product management and internal customers to identify the needs and areas for improvement in SDLC and Release Management areas
  • Stay current on industry trends in build and release management

Candidate Profile

  • Excellent communication skills for interacting with other engineers in requirements gathering, proof-of-concept demonstrations, implementation, and adoption.
  • Strong problem solving, coding and debugging skills
  • Experience creating services and tools that are frequently used by internal customers (preferably in Go and/or Python)
  • Understanding the fundamentals of package and code signing tools and methods (pgp, codesign, MacOS notarization, etc.)
  • Understanding of software distribution strategies 
  • Familiarity with software release process
  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration tools such as Jenkins, CircleCI, or Github Actions (We use Evergreen-CI)
  • Experience with AWS is a plus
  • Experience with version control systems such as Git
  • Passionate about DevOps, build and release, and configuration management practices, including branch-based development and patch-oriented workflows

Success Measures

  • Technical: Accelerate the productivity and confidence in our software development lifecycle through infrastructure and platform engineering by improving internal services, implementing new features, and automating manual repetitive tasks
  • Ownership: Actively participates in requirements gathering, design, development, testing, deployment, and monitoring
  • Strive relentlessly to enable colleagues to be more successful

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