MySQL Consultant [North AMER based]
About Percona

Percona is a leader in providing best-of-breed enterprise-class support, consulting, managed services, training and software for MySQL®, MariaDB®, MongoDB®, PostgreSQL® and other open source databases in on-premises and cloud environments. Our services and software accommodate rapid growth and application development, help companies develop and deploy agile solutions and improve your ability to keep up with customer needs.

Percona open source database expertise helps businesses avoid downtime and outages, meet customer experience expectations, foster operational and developer collaboration and manage enterprise risks through sound database architecture frameworks.

Discover what it means to work with some of the smartest people in the industry, and help solve some of the most challenging customer problems. We offer flexible hours, competitive salaries, the ability to work remote and the amazing experience of working with a multinational team of experts.


This position reports to a regional Director of Consulting. You will work remotely and most people work from their homes. Travel will be required, both for onsite projects and internal meetings. Access to a reliable high-speed Internet connection is required. This position is for the US, and the consultant must be able to work full-time during US business hours.

Core Job Duties:
MySQL/MariaDB and Linux systems consulting
Professional Development - Skills, knowledge and processes
Marketing activities - blogging, conference attendance, etc
Administrative Work

MySQL Specific Requirements:
5+ Years MySQL Administration
Understanding of replication and high availability tools and methods
Query tuning
Problem solver skills
Basic understanding of Innodb
Strong Shell skills
Strong ability to troubleshoot in a linux environment

General Requirements:
Willingness to travel often, up to 50%
able to take direction and work through defined processes
Do what is best for the company
Willingness to work odd-hours/weekend
Participates on the on-call list
Positive attitude
Willingness to spend their time learning and innovating
Constant desire to improve themselves
Problem solver who can think for themselves
Attention to detail
Location / Time zone: Remote, Any North America location.

HQ is in Raleigh, NC. Staff members should be available if there is a need for any onsite trainings and/or events at any time.

Note that your legal agreement will be with Percona Staffing LLC, a USA corporation and a subsidiary of Percona LLC.