Senior Technical Writer

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.


Do you love to write about database technologies?  Do you know what the differences between Ubuntu and Centos are? Can you git branch, commit and create a PR in your sleep?  Do you have an opinion on Markdown vs. reStructuredText? If so, this position at Percona might be your dream come true!

Required Skills

  • Graduate-level written English
  • Experience with technical writing
  • Experience with documenting complex systems
  • Experience with writing user-oriented documentation
  • Experience with providing complimentary video/educational materials
  • Experience with markup languages (reStructuredText preferred)
  • Comfortable at the Linux command line
  • Experience with installation and configuration of database server software on Linux
  • Solid working knowledge of advanced concepts such as database storage engines, at-rest-encryption, and cloud orchestration
  • Ability to work with others in team
  • Ability to work remotely and independently
  • Highly-motivated self-starter

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of Jenkins, git, Sphinx, HTML and/or Javascript
  • Bachelor degree (any field, thesis published) or professional publications
  • Experience with screencasts, webinars

Location/Time zone: Remote / work from home ideally in India or Eastern Europe but open to all worldwide candidates with consistent internet access.

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.

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