Senior Site Reliability Engineer (MongoDB)



Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024
FloQast is a cloud-first company built on AWS, leveraging NodeJS and AWS Lambdas in our microservice infrastructure, with MongoDB Atlas as our primary datastore. We are seeking an experienced Senior Database Administrator with a strong focus on optimizing database and application performance to join our team. The ideal candidate will have over 5 years of hands-on experience in MongoDB administration and a deep understanding of NodeJS.
This is a cross-functional role that requires collaboration with developers, DevOps, and Security teams to optimize database and application performance, design efficient data schemas, and enhance data modeling. Additionally, this role will involve assisting in the training of our developers to ensure they operate in the best possible way.
Join our team and be part of an exciting journey towards innovation and excellence. If you are passionate about database management, possess a deep understanding of MongoDB, and thrive in a collaborative environment, we would love to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and optimize MongoDB databases to ensure high performance, availability, and scalability.
  • Act as a subject matter expert on MongoDB, staying updated on new features and technologies to enhance our applications.
  • Work with teams to design and implement effective data schemas and models to meet business requirements, with a focus on performance.
  • Monitor database performance and troubleshoot issues proactively.
  • Implement and maintain database security measures to protect sensitive data.
  • Collaborate with developers to ensure efficient interaction with MongoDB.
  • Work closely with DevOps to automate database deployment and management processes.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior team members.
  • Assist developers in optimizing their NodeJS applications through MongoDB query and database improvements.
  • Stay updated with the latest trends and best practices in MongoDB administration.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a MongoDB Database Administrator.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with NodeJS.
  • Proficiency in MongoDB administration, including configuration, and optimization.
  • Strong understanding of database performance tuning, data schemas, and data modeling.
  • Experience in troubleshooting database performance issues and implementing solutions.
  • Knowledge of database security best practices and experience in implementing security measures.
  • Excellent collaboration skills to work with cross-functional teams.
  • MongoDB certification (preferred).
  • Knowledge of AWS, NodeJS and Terraform is a plus.
This role is for a Senior SRE role and the base pay range for this position is $150,000 - $200,000. Compensation is not limited to base salary. FloQast values our Total Rewards, and offers a competitive and elaborate Benefits Package including, but not limited to, Medical, Dental, Vision, Family Forming benefits, Life & Disability Insurance, Unlimited Vacation, and participation in our Employee Stock Program. FloQast reserves the right to amend, change, alter, and revise pay ranges and benefits offerings at any time. All applicants acknowledge that by applying to this position you understand that this specific pay range is contingent upon meeting the qualifications and requirements of the role, and for the successful completion of the interview selection and process. It is at the Company's discretion to determine what pay is provided to a candidate within the range associated with the role.