MongoDB Reviews

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    MongoDB - for *the* authentic brogramming experience :)

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    I worked at MongoDB full-time (more than an year)


    You will be surrounded - literally - by wonderful people. Young, intelligent, driven!

    There is plenty of challenging work to be done.

    You don't have to be fresh out of MIT, Stanford or UIUC to get in the door.

    There is an active "Databases Reading Group" so you will always know what the competition were up to.


    The product has deep technical issues. Unless powering through other people's bugs is your cup of tea, this can make work very challenging.

    The company is more a bunch of hackers than a serious software company. You definitely need a college degree (unless you're interning!), but a PhD is more or less worthless at MongoDB.

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    If a decent bid comes in, sell!

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MongoDB Interviews

Updated 12 Oct 2014
Updated 12 Oct 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Technical Services Engineer Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at MongoDB in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied through the website. The recruiter sets up a time to call you and speak with you. If you pass this screening, you get a Technical phone interview with a very senior member of the Team. The interview went well I thought, since the interviewer really liked my answer. However, I got an email that they decided to move on. I was hoping to get a call for another round of phone interview but I could not get through to the next round. Both the interviewers who spoke to me were extremely nice. It would have been my dream company to work for with all the smart people who work there. The next generation Big data company.

    Interview Questions
    • They are a database company with distributed databases. However along with database concepts, you should be good with at least one programming language..It could be Java, Python, Ruby, Perl, C any one of those.   Answer Question
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MongoDB Awards and Accolades

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Top 50 Start-UPs (#9), The Wall Street Journal, 2012
13 Big Data Vendors to Watch in 2013, InformationWeek, 2012
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Additional Info

Headquarters New York, NY
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 2007
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable
Competitors Unknown

MongoDB is the next-generation database that helps businesses transform their industries by harnessing the power of data. The world’s most sophisticated organizations, from cutting-edge startups to the largest companies, use MongoDB to create applications never before possible at a fraction of the cost of legacy databases. MongoDB is the fastest-growing database ecosystem... More

Mission: MongoDB’s vision is to provide the best database for today and tomorrow by embracing how we now build and run applications. With MongoDB and its community, we're... More

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