Percona is hiring a
MySQL Database Support Engineer in Worldwide

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MySQL Database Support Engineer
🏢 Percona
💵 ~$130k
📅 Posted on Jun 10, 2024


The job is a remote position in the Percona Support Team, where the employee will provide expert assistance to customers' DBA teams and contribute to the open-source community. The ideal candidate should have good hands-on knowledge of MySQL, InnoDB, performance tuning, query optimization, index tuning, backup solutions, high-availability solutions, and Linux-based systems.


  • Good hands-on knowledge of both MySQL and InnoDB
  • Skilled with some of the MySQL ecosystem of tools and technologies
  • Knowledgeable about performance tuning, query optimization, & index tuning
  • Know-how of backup solutions such as Xtrabackup, mydumper, etc, and also of 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 in 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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
  • Very desirable to have related Kubernetes knowledge
  • Experience working in SLA-bound operations
  • OpenSource Community contributions (could be a blog)
  • Good practice with working over screen-sharing/phone
  • Galera / XtraDB Cluster / ProxySQL / Orchestrator
  • Cloud Services such as AWS and RDS, Azure, GCP
  • Percona Monitoring & Management (PMM) and other monitoring tools
  • Configuration management solutions such as Ansible, Puppet or Chef
  • MySQL DBA professional certifications
  • MongoDB
  • PostgreSQL
  • MyRocks
  • Kubernetes / OpenShift / Docker


  • Flexible work hours
  • 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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