MongoDB Reviews

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    MongoDB - for *the* authentic brogramming experience :)

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I worked at MongoDB full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    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.

    Cons

    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.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If a decent bid comes in, sell!

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MongoDB Interviews

Updated May 14, 2014
Updated May 14, 2014

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    Development Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY (US)
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 months - interviewed at MongoDB in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    I had an initial interview for the Development Intern position and I found the interviewer to be young and inexperienced through her way of asking questions. Once the interview was over, I followed up with an email and didn't hear back from her for three months. In that period, I sent her 2 other emails enquiring about my status and she finally responded saying that I didn't get the internship because I was overqualified. Extremely unprofessional!

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    MongoDB Response

    Jun 13, 2014Recruiting Operations

    We're sorry to hear that your experience was not as positive as it could be. Here at MongoDB we strive to give our candidates the best possible interview experience. Would you be willing to go into ... More

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

Website www.mongodb.com
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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