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Lead Developer

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5,001-10,000 employees

Developer data platform for various use cases

Data & Analytics

Senior, Expert

Remote in UK

Backend Engineering
Full-Stack Engineering
Web Development
Software Engineering
Required Skills
  • 7+ years of experience working as a software developer
  • 3+ years of experience as a technical lead
  • Strong proficiency in Java
  • Strong experience in building applications that interact with relational databases using SQL
  • Some experience of Enterprise Java (J2EE / JavaEE / Spring) application architectures
  • Ability to travel and work on customer sites for a number of continuous weeks
  • History of delivering high cadence modern applications with applied Agile methodologies, test-first development approaches, adopting CI/CD pipelines and using Git version control
  • Proven experience in leading software/application development projects
  • Able to provide technical direction and authority to the whole delivery team (to developers as well as the project manager and other customer and executive stakeholders)
  • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills when collaborating with team members and with external stakeholders within the wider MongoDB organization and the customer’s organization
  • Strong strategic thinking capabilities to understand and align technical work with business goals
  • Stay at the forefront of the industry by staying abreast of the latest GenAI advancements and leveraging cutting edge developments to fulfill migration projects
  • Innovate new development processes, technologies and approaches to projects as they evolve, especially from emerging GenAI capabilities
  • Participates as the lead software developer on small Agile teams delivering software based solutions for migrating and modernizing customer legacy applications to MongoDB
  • Expand migration playbooks where applicable and invigorate the team to be prepared to innovate to fill in gaps with creative solutions to solve challenges on each specific project, using experience to prioritise the best ideas
  • Actively drive the technical part of sprint grooming, planning, and showcases alongside the project manager, providing ideas, suggestions and guidance to the rest of the team
  • Provide technical direction to the team and partner with the project manager on projects to drive these to a successful conclusion, including managing technical challenges and risks and how they can be mitigated
  • Study the current state of each legacy application, the desired target state outlined by the customer, and drive the technical planning, design and solution to get from source state to target state on each project
  • Be prepared to change direction on projects, if customer or account team priorities change, and act in a way that brings the rest of the team with you on this direction change
  • Face off to lead technical personnel on the customer side, to resolve issues and identify solutions

MongoDB offers a developer data platform with capabilities for transactional, search, analytics, and mobile use cases, featuring a flexible document data model and a unified query interface. The platform includes cloud services, multi-cloud developer data platform, and self-managed options, empowering developers to build faster and scale further.

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding



New York, New York



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



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