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Percona Lifestyle

Percona Lifestyle Advantages

At Percona, discover what it means to have a career with some of the smartest people in the open source world, solving challenging data performance problems for a global set of customers. At Percona, we focus on the needs of our customers and end users. We are data performance management thought leaders, with a variety of exciting open source projects. Joining Percona makes you a part of an expert-level MySQL® and MongoDB® solutions and services team that's changing the MySQL, MongoDB and OpenStack industries.

Work With People From Multiple Countries

Percona staff members live in nearly 30 different countries around the world, so we offer our new hires a global experience with multinational teamwork. We work from home, interacting daily through corporate chat services, Skype and email and occasionally meeting in person at global conferences and events.

Competitive Compensation

Percona offers competitive salaries and compensation packages based on each person’s real skills and practical experience. Percona provides its staff members with equipment for home offices, travel insurance and expenses, educational opportunities and more.

Attend Conferences and Share Your Knowledge

Percona encourages technical experts to share their knowledge through our Data Performance Blog and other social media, as well as by speaking at Percona Live Data Performance conferences, tradeshows and Meetups. As a Perconian, you will work with well-known industry experts, book authors and conference speakers.

Enjoy Your Family and Life

Percona is a privately owned, family-friendly company, with flexible hours, providing you time to spend with your family, volunteer, work out or take time for external hobbies. We provide 20 vacation days and 10 holidays per year.

What Our Employees Say

“First and foremost, the Percona people keep me with the company. The second reason to stay with Percona is technology. I'm very confident in the technology and how it's being pursued. The third one is management. I am very confident in our CEO’s vision. So in a way, Percona is the golden trifecta: it has great people, good tech and management with a proper vision. Percona has taught me how a company can be distributed and still function as a whole, have an identity and an esprit de corps. Though I’ve worked remotely, that was with companies that were essentially a brick and mortar company. Percona works hard at maintaining an identity that people can use to help define their career. I don’t feel I am just a remote consultant; I feel I am an employee of Percona.”

Tim Sharp, Technical Account Manager

“Percona is a wonderful company, full of amazingly supportive and smart people! Everyone’s ideas are valued, and listened to. I used to work for a larger company and the biggest difference is that at Percona everyone’s voice is heard, and it doesn’t matter how “high” or “low” you are on the totem pole. All opinions are valued, regardless of the titles. Percona is constantly changing, but in a good way. Each Perconian wants to make Percona the best it can be, and changes are embraced instead of instantly rejected.”

Jamie Rosemary, Operations Coordinator

“Percona is full of wonderful & talented people, and you'll be amazed how helpful people can be here. New hires can expect to find a lot of talent, much collaboration and openness at Percona.”

Marcos Albe, Support Engineer, AMER Regional Manager

“Percona is a great opportunity to learn new things. Our new hires value great teamwork, meeting colleagues that are always willing to help and a very open company. In Percona you’ll have access to the things that you won’t see available to employees in most of the companies out there, so take advantage of it and enjoy it to keep growing personally and professionally.”

Miguel Angel Nieto, Support Engineer, EMEA Regional Manager

“Percona is a wonderful, ever-changing company. I would describe things as we describe the weather back home in Arkansas: if you don’t like it….wait until tomorrow because it will be different! So “significant” and “exciting” would be how I describe these changes.”

Christopher Jeffus, Managing Consultant

“The people and the passion are what make Percona special. I have the incredibly good fortune of working with a terrific group of folks. I would say my accomplishments in the past two years are a result of strong working relationships with others.”

Ann Schlemmer, Senior Director of Consulting

“For the first time in my life, I've found something that feels like a vocation. This may sound ambiguous (and it certainly is), but Percona almost can't be called a job to me. It has changed me and turned my life around so completely, it is literally part of my identity currently. The fact that I've been given the opportunity to work with and learn from my own amazing team, as well as working closely with people who are essentially the very best at what they do as part of both Professional Services and Sales... is priceless to me.”

Liz van Dijk, Director of Technical Account Management