MongoDB is hiring a

Senior Software Engineer, Cloud Payments

New York, United States

The worldwide data management software market is massive (IDC forecasts it to be $137.6 billion by 2026!). 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.

MongoDB's Cloud Engineering team is a diverse group of engineers building together to make data stunningly easy to work with. The team is responsible for a variety of products including MongoDB Atlas, our database-as-a-service (DBaaS) offering and fastest growing product. MongoDB Atlas allows users to deploy fault-tolerant, globally distributed MongoDB clusters in just minutes.

We're seeking an experienced backend engineer to join the Cloud Payments team, which is a part of the Cloud Core Engineering team. If you imagine the entire pipeline of revenue from our cloud products, it starts with metering for usage of Cloud products and ends with charging customers and recognizing revenue, the Payments team owns the second half of that pipeline.

It's a constantly evolving technical challenge to meet the demanding needs of the business as our customer base expands globally. Our talented engineers are passionate about code quality, rigorous about testing and correctness, and skilled at communicating with a wide range of stakeholders across the business.

This role can be based out of our New York City] office or remotely in North America

We’re looking for someone who is

  • Comfortable working across the stack of a modern web application
  • Adept at chasing down tough problems in a distributed systems environment
  • Highly skilled at creating business complex backend systems in a compiled language (Java) with 5+ years of experience
  • Can dive into frontend development occasionally
  • 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 on software design, best practices, and troubleshooting
  • Hold yourself accountable for your actions, maintaining the balance between timely delivery and research & development
  • Own our core values and adhere to them in your work
  • Stay up to date with best practices in software engineering

Success Measures

A backend 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
  • 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 and troubleshooting, balancing the needs of their team with the willingness to get to the bottom of issues

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!

MongoDB is committed to providing any necessary accommodations for individuals with disabilities within our application and interview process. To request an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter.

MongoDB, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and makes all hiring decisions without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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