Why MongoDB is a Great Place to Work
MongoDB is a Great Place to Work-Certified™ organization. The company has created a Great Place to Work FOR ALL its employees by excelling on the 5 dimensions of a High-Trust, High-Performance Culture™ – Credibility, Respect, Fairness, Pride, and Camaraderie. MongoDB is recognized among India's Great Mid-size Workplaces 2021 - Rank 16. Every year, Great Place to Work® identifies India's 50 Great Mid-size Workplaces (with employee strength 100 to 500) through an objective and rigorous workplace culture assessment process.
MongoDB is the leading modern, general-purpose database platform, designed to unleash the power of software and data for developers and the applications they build. Headquartered in New York, MongoDB has more than 15,900 customers in over 100 countries. The MongoDB database platform has been downloaded over 80 million times and there have been more than one million MongoDB University registrations. Mongo DB understands the value of a diverse workforce in current times, hence raises sensitivity around it through a series of educational and informative events for the employees. The “all women” affinity group created by and for the women acts as a strong support system for the women employees by providing them a safe space to share their challenges and engage in fun activities to de-stress. The organization believes in pay for performance and not only rewards employees for goals achievement but equal importance is given to how they are achieved. Employees can recognize their peers through an innovative reward system that allows them to give small bonuses to their colleagues in recognition of their contribution thus promoting trust, fairness, respect, and pride.
Some of the Best People Practices and Initiatives at MongoDB include -
FunkyMonkey: MongoDB’s in-house India-specific engagement team, fondly known as Funky Monkey is the main pillar of all cultural engagements and activities. The group members come from all business departments and collaborate on a plethora of activities, celebrations, CSR initiatives, etc planned from time to time throughout the year. The group ensures to keep MongoDB India a fun place to work and all life through various initiatives which only comes when all these group members join their hands and live upon our value #MakeitMatter. For more information on the FunkyMonkey and their contribution to all celebrations and cultural engagements, please refer to the ‘Celebrating’ part of the Culture Audit
Green Team - Taking care of their planet should be a foundational element in their business objectives. To support this element of their business they have a Green Team which leads the sustainability and environmental agenda at MongoDB. They have set up a global network of employees who are passionate about sustainable development and want to help shape their practices. The Green Team at MongoDB India has been engaging their Gurgaon & Bangalore employees through various educational emails on reducing plastic usage, best out of waste, “Pet a plant Stories” etc so as to foster green practices among our employees.