Team Lead, Technical Services (Core)

New York City, Philadelphia, Toronto

The database market is massive (IDC estimates it to be $121B+ by 2025!) and MongoDB is at the head of its disruption. At MongoDB we are 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.

Building on the rapid success and adoption of MongoDB, we are delivering applications and services that make it much easier to manage and scale database deployments. These next-generation systems are a growing list but currently include products such as Atlas, (cloud.mongodb.com), Cloud Manager, and Realm.  

If you’re passionate about the opportunity to

  • Manage a fast growing team of engineers focused on troubleshooting production systems
  • Champion customer’s needs and contribute to the evolution of our Application Data Platform

This could be the job for you

We need an experienced team lead who is able to mentor, train, and coach a diverse crew across the North America region and work closely with colleagues in Austin, Palo Alto and New York. You will be expected to ensure caseload is addressed accurately, quickly, and professionally while maintaining focus on customers’ success. You will also collaborate with Customer Success Management, Solutions Architects, and other internal stakeholders on high profile customers as we migrate and support business-critical applications.

MongoDB is a fantastic place to work and build your career, and here you can

  • Be a part of the company that’s reinventing the database, focused on innovation and speed
  • Enjoy a fun, inspiring culture that is engineering focused
  • Work with talented people around the globe
  • Learn, contribute, and make an impact on the product and community

As the lead for our Technical Services Support team in NA, you will

  • Drive customer success by guiding the team to solve fascinating technical problems, all the way from design through to production operations. This includes managing their team’s workflow, assisting on hands-on customer issues, and managing both internal and external escalations
  • Work in conjunction with the team Manager, assuming day-to-day operational responsibilities for the team.  This includes tasks such as hiring, training, mentoring, meetings, and performance evaluations
  • Contribute to internal technical projects, which can include software development, benchmarking, building documentation and training guides, and providing oversight on other engineers’ project work
  • Ensure we are investing the right resources, addressing the right problems, and scaling the organization properly to fuel our hyper-growth. This means you’ll also be expected to drive monthly and quarterly pain and bug reports to Engineering, improve operational workflows with internal teams at MongoDB, coordinate regional trainings, summits, and conferences, as well as focus on how we address market demand for our product and services more broadly

Requirements

  • Prior experience leading teams either directly or indirectly
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine desire to help others
  • Strong background in one or more of the following (ideally with some experience in the rest)
    • Software development/design
    • Systems Administration, Linux preferred
    • Database administration
    • Performance tuning and benchmarking
    • Providing technical support to internal and/or external customers
    • Configuration and usage of common cloud providers (AWS, GCP, Azure)
    • Networking knowledge, including firewalls and load balancers
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • The ability to think on your feet, remain calm under pressure, and find solutions to challenges in real-time
  • Strong diagnostic/troubleshooting process, with significant experience troubleshooting end-to-end technical issues in production environments

Nice to have

  • Experience managing large-scale databases (RDBMS or NoSQL or both)
  • Experience using or managing MongoDB
  • Experience coding in one or more of Java, PHP, Python, Ruby, C, C++, C#, Javascript

This role can be based out of our New York City, Philadelphia, Toronto, or Buenos Aires offices.

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