Percona is hiring a
Database Performance Consultant in Europe, Middle East

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Database Performance Consultant
🏢 Percona
💵 ~$43k-$57k
📍Europe, Middle East
📅 Posted on Jun 10, 2024


The job is for a remote Support Engineer specializing in PostgreSQL at Percona, a company providing services and software for various open-source databases. The employee will work with a global team, have flexible hours, and receive funding for training, certifications, conferences, and more.


  • Good hands-on knowledge of PostgreSQL
  • Skilled with some of the PostgreSQL ecosystem of tools and technologies
  • Knowledgeable about performance tuning, query optimization, & index tuning
  • Know-how of backup solutions such as pg base backup, pgBackRest and WAL-G, etc, and also the Point-in-Time-Recovery
  • Some experience with high availability solutions (replication, routers, proxies, etc)
  • Exposure and practice with zero-downtime procedures
  • Good understanding of monitoring requirements
  • Demonstrable experience of administering Linux based systems
  • Ability to troubleshoot methodically, identifying and applying fixes for known errors, and when necessary, capacity to think outside of the box to resolve complex issues
  • Self-taught and enthused to grow your skill set with new technologies as the industry continues to evolve
  • Availability to travel for the occasional team meeting, conference or customer visit
  • Experience working with customers in English


  • Helping Percona's customers’ DBA teams when they need expert assistance by gathering relevant data and investigating issues to provide a detailed analysis of your findings in a digestible format
  • Authoring new blog posts on interesting topics for the open-source community, answering questions on the forum, creating articles in the customer-facing knowledge base, and hosting webinars

Preferred Qualifications

Related Kubernetes knowledge


  • Flexible work hours and paid time off
  • All your equipment for your remote office
  • Funds for career development (external training, certifications, conferences)
  • Opportunity to participate in an equity incentive plan
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