Technical Evangelist - Open Source Community (remote)

Salt Lake City, UT

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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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Love open source?  Love Databases?  Love teaching, talking, and entertaining people?  We have a job for you.  Percona is looking for Evangelists to join our worldwide team to help spread the word about Open Source Databases.  Your job will help developers, DBAs and architects uncover the cool and exciting things you can do with MySQL, PostgreSQL, or MongoDB.  You will help them solve problems, explore Percona’s contributions to these communities, and become the point person for your respective community.  
What You Will DoYou will be constantly learning, exploring, and pushing the limits of the database ecosystem.  You will be sharing your knowledge, growing the community, and giving people a space to share and collaborate.  You will write lots of content (blogs, tutorials, & guides) teaching people how to do cool things.  You will travel a lot speaking with users around the world about what you have learned.   You will contribute not only to Percona’s projects but other upstream and 3rd party open source projects. 

Your Experience

  • Love talking to people and be comfortable in front of large groups
  • Ability to travel extensively in spurts, easy access to and from worldwide venues but especially in North America and Europe
  • Be able to dazzle us with your knowledge and insights on one or more database technologies ( MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL, or MongoDB )
  • Previous Experience as a DBA, DevOPS engineer, SRE, or Developer -> been there done that
  • Desire to learn
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 a go-to in the open-source database space, let’s talk. 
Job region(s): North America
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