Solutions Engineer


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Percona delivers enterprise-class support, consulting, managed services, and software for MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, and other open-source databases across traditional and cloud-based platforms.
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The Solution Engineer (SE) supports the pre-sales process for Inside Sales and Customer Success teams. The SE partners with the Sales Reps and CSMs to identify customer’s needs, and create customized solutions to meet those needs. The focus of the role is to demonstrate and articulate the capabilities of Percona software and services products that are best aligned to the needs of Percona’s customers.  This will require strong technical and communication skills, as well as the ability to lead detailed  conversations with customers and prospects.  Solution Engineers distinguish themselves by their skill at  problem-solving.  
What You Will Do:The Solution Engineer is responsible for being a technically credible public face of Percona.  The SE demonstrates this capability in each interaction they have with customers and prospects, as well as at public speaking opportunities such as the Percona Live Conference and other industry and trade conferences.  The SE is expected to earn the trust of Percona customers and prospects, to be seen as their trusted advisor.

Your Experience

  • Experience with database technologies (MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, Oracle, SQLServer)
  • Experience working with open source technologies
  • Experience working with cloud-based architectures and solutions (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills 
  • A driven self-motivated learner

What Will Make You Stand Out

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience preferred
  • 2+ years experience working with a sales team preferred
  • 2+ years of working with and understanding various cloud-based architectures and solutions preferred
  • Track record of consistently achieving and exceeding goals and objectives
  • Ability to speak and write clearly and persuasively 
  • Skilled at building and maintaining strong internal and external relationships
Percona is a highly respected thought leader in the global open-source community. Our mission is to Keep Open Source Open. We provide services and software for MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL and MariaDB. Percona is remote-only and globally dispersed – we have colleagues in more than 40 countries! We offer a collaborative, highly-engaged culture where your ideas are welcome and your voice is heard.
Our staff receives generous benefits including flexible work hours and paid time off, all your equipment for your remote office, funds for career development (external training, certifications, conferences) and the opportunity to participate in an equity incentive plan.
If you love the idea of working with a high-growth tech company that is one of the best in the business and known globally as the go-to for all things in the open-source database space, let’s talk. 
Job region(s): Asia/Pacific
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