Percona is hiring a
Senior Software Engineer in Worldwide

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Senior Software Engineer
🏢 Percona
💵 $100k-$150k
📅 Posted on Jun 11, 2024


Percona is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to work on PostgreSQL and related components from home, contributing to the open-source community and Percona's customers. Minimum 4 years of experience in hands-on development, knowledge of PostgreSQL internals, distributed system development, and scripting languages are required.


  • Minimum 4 years of hands-on development experience and related tools / build processes (e.g. gcc/autoconf/automake)
  • Hands-on knowledge of PostgreSQL internals
  • Distributed system development and/or database server development
  • Fluent in developer tools like git, gcc, gdb
  • Scripting languages like Perl and Shell scripting
  • Working autonomously in a globally distributed organization
  • Collaborating with open source communities and colleagues via mailing lists, IRC, Slack, etc
  • Using collaboration/tracking tools like Jira/Notion
  • Ability to speak, listen and write effectively in fluent English


  • Design, code, implement and document improvements to PostgreSQL and related components
  • Create and submit patches for review, perform periodic source code merges from other open source repositories
  • Perform root cause analysis of customer-impacting defects to provide the optimal solution
  • Develop test cases for continuous integration deployment
  • Participate in code and design reviews
  • Diagnose and fix defects in PostgreSQL and related components
  • Create documentation about your work that is consumable and can be refined by our documentation team
  • Be part of the PostgreSQL developer community, representing Percona as a PostgreSQL contributor
  • Share your knowledge by attending and speaking at related conferences and writing blog posts about your work, participating in our public forums

Preferred Qualifications

  • Being an active member of the PostgreSQL developer community
  • Having a track record of contributing to PostgreSQL or other open source projects
  • Proven success working in a distributed environment
  • Experienced conference speaker, technical blog writer, activity on public forums or mailing lists


  • Remote work
  • Flexible hours
  • The ability to work remotely
  • The amazing experience of working with a multinational team of experts
  • Funding for training, certifications, conferences and more
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