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MongoDB Community
Getting Involved to Advance Your Career
Ken W. Alger
Teacher, Treehouse
@kenwalger
Community
Interacting with like-focused people
• We get to interact, share, and get to know people all over the world
with shared interests and focus.
• Even if you don’t feel that you’re able to contribute much to the
community right now, you will still get benefits.
• You can contribute!!! Nobody has the same background as you do and we all
start at the beginning.
• Real-time problem solving
Where are you involved?
Advocacy Hub
• Where
• https://mongodb.influitive.com/
• What
• Educational Challenges
• Social Media (Spread the News)
• Rewards
• Training and knowledge: MongoDB Certification/Books
• Gift Cards
• Ask an Expert
MongoDB Community Slack Group
• Where
• https://mongo-db.slack.com
• What
• Community discussion room
• All sorts of topics, language, product, general information, conferences, etc.
• Unofficial support
MongoDB Google Group
• Where
• https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/mongodb-user
• What
• Open forum for discussion of MongoDB technical questions
Access to Amazing Resources
• Vendor introductions
• MongoDB staff
• Startup Accelerator program
• Continuous education is key for careers in this industry
Education
Cutting-edge learning
• Stay up to date on current MongoDB features and tools
• Beta program access in some cases
• Provide pre-release product feedback
• Exposure to new perspectives and how other MongoDB deployments
are done.
How Can You Impact the MongoDB
Community?
• Write a Blog Post, the Advocacy Hub is a great spot for ideas
• Don’t like writing? What about a Podcast?
• Training Videos
• Host or Speak at a Meetup
• Speak at a Conference
Career
What’s the Pay Off?
Career Advancement
• Public recognition as a MongoDB thought leader
• Book offers
• Job advancement and mentoring opportunities
• Recent Indeed.com search had over 6,500 open MongoDB positions just in the
U.S.
Ken W. Alger
ken@kenwalger.com
@kenwalger
Thank You!
Getting Involved in the MongoDB Community to Advance Your Career

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Getting Involved in the MongoDB Community to Advance Your Career

  • 1. MongoDB Community Getting Involved to Advance Your Career
  • 2. Ken W. Alger Teacher, Treehouse @kenwalger
  • 4. Interacting with like-focused people • We get to interact, share, and get to know people all over the world with shared interests and focus. • Even if you don’t feel that you’re able to contribute much to the community right now, you will still get benefits. • You can contribute!!! Nobody has the same background as you do and we all start at the beginning. • Real-time problem solving
  • 5. Where are you involved?
  • 6. Advocacy Hub • Where • https://mongodb.influitive.com/ • What • Educational Challenges • Social Media (Spread the News) • Rewards • Training and knowledge: MongoDB Certification/Books • Gift Cards • Ask an Expert
  • 7. MongoDB Community Slack Group • Where • https://mongo-db.slack.com • What • Community discussion room • All sorts of topics, language, product, general information, conferences, etc. • Unofficial support
  • 8. MongoDB Google Group • Where • https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/mongodb-user • What • Open forum for discussion of MongoDB technical questions
  • 9. Access to Amazing Resources • Vendor introductions • MongoDB staff • Startup Accelerator program • Continuous education is key for careers in this industry
  • 11. Cutting-edge learning • Stay up to date on current MongoDB features and tools • Beta program access in some cases • Provide pre-release product feedback • Exposure to new perspectives and how other MongoDB deployments are done.
  • 12. How Can You Impact the MongoDB Community? • Write a Blog Post, the Advocacy Hub is a great spot for ideas • Don’t like writing? What about a Podcast? • Training Videos • Host or Speak at a Meetup • Speak at a Conference
  • 15. Career Advancement • Public recognition as a MongoDB thought leader • Book offers • Job advancement and mentoring opportunities • Recent Indeed.com search had over 6,500 open MongoDB positions just in the U.S.