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Technical Writer, Drivers

Full-timeTechnical writer$114,200-$173,163*
New York, United States
Health insurance
Paid time off
Parental leave
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The worldwide data management software market is massive (According to IDC, the worldwide database software market, which it refers to as the database management systems software market, was forecasted to be approximately $82 billion in 2023 growing to approximately $137 billion in 2027. This represents a 14% compound annual growth rate). At MongoDB we are transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading developer 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.

The Drivers Documentation team is a hands-on and enthusiastic group of engineers who are passionate about teaching developers how to work with data and build applications. We are hiring a “Technical Writer, Drivers” to help us create world-class documentation for MongoDB's developer-focused products -- in particular, MongoDB Drivers and Connectors.

Our team works closely with MongoDB's engineering and product organizations to deliver outstanding developer documentation for everyone, regardless of where they are in their software engineering career. Every month, hundreds of thousands of developers turn to our content to help them build microservices, backend and line of business applications, and other projects that are used by millions of people worldwide.

This role can be based out of our New York office or remotely in the US. 

The team is responsible for the following documentation: 

Candidate Profile: 

Candidates must have 2+ years of combined experience in one or more of the following roles: technical writer, developer advocate, software engineer, and/or product management. Beyond industry experience, we are looking for someone who is:

  • Experienced with developing and shipping modern line-of-business applications OR has extensive experience contributing to complex documentation sites, preferably in a docs-as-code environment
  • Experienced with using great developer documentation and educational materials. You are excited to empower other developers by creating best-in-class documentation
  • Experienced with and enjoys deep investigations of new technical concepts plus teaching others what you’ve learned
  • Eager to keep learning and growing. Passionate about giving and receiving feedback
  • Empathetic with developers of different skill levels and backgrounds to understand what they might find challenging

Position Expectations:

  • Work with technical and non-technical teams to meet the documentation needs of our users
  • Research functionality and features and validate it through testing
  • Develop sample apps & code examples to help users kickstart their projects or refresh themselves on syntax
  • Write documentation for MongoDB Drivers and Connectors. MongoDB develops many official drivers and connectors that users rely on every day
  • Develop tools that help us create and maintain content

Success Measures

Within three months, you’ll be comfortable with our tools and writing style and be able to apply them when authoring new content for MongoDB Drivers and Connectors. You’ll also have completed our company’s required technical onboarding.

Within six months, you’ll have gained enough product expertise to propose and deliver new projects while building relationships with the teams that we work with. You’ll also be applying our writing style and coding best practices in both your own work and reviews of your teammates’ work.

Within twelve months, you’ll have taken ownership of a subject area and be able to estimate and deliver the related work. By this time, you’ll have performed a full annual cycle of performance and growth conversations with your manager.

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.

MongoDB’s base salary range for this role is posted below. Compensation at the time of offer is unique to each candidate and based on a variety of factors such as skill set, experience, qualifications, and work location. Salary is one part of MongoDB’s total compensation and benefits package. Other benefits for eligible employees may include: equity, participation in the employee stock purchase program, flexible paid time off, 20 weeks fully-paid gender-neutral parental leave, fertility and adoption assistance, 401(k) plan, mental health counseling, access to transgender-inclusive health insurance coverage, and health benefits offerings. Please note, the base salary range listed below and the benefits in this paragraph are only applicable to U.S.-based candidates.

MongoDB’s base salary range for this role in the U.S. is:
$81,000$160,000 USD
Questions & answers for this position
  • What is the type of contract for this position?
    The contract for this position is a Full-time contract
  • What's the salary range for the Technical Writer, Drivers position?
    The suggested salary for this position is $114,200-$173,163*
  • Is telecommuting possible for this position?
    No, telecommuting is not possible for this position
About Mongodb
MongoDB is a source-available cross-platform document-oriented database program.
Cloud Computing, Database
1000+ employees

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