Percona stands as a trailblazer in the realm of open-source database technology, dedicated to empowering businesses with robust, scalable, and innovative solutions. With a commitment to excellence, we continuously redefine the standards of data management, helping organizations harness the power of open-source databases for optimal performance and efficiency.

Position Charter:

As a PostgreSQL Evangelist at Percona, you will play a crucial role in promoting and enhancing the use of PostgreSQL within the broader open-source community. You will be responsible for advocating the benefits of Percona’s PostgreSQL software and services, engaging with both technical and non-technical audiences to increase adoption and awareness. 

If you are passionate about PostgreSQL and open-source technology and are looking to make a significant impact in a high-growth tech company, we would love to hear from you. At Percona, your ideas matter, and you will be part of a company that is known globally as a go-to in the open-source database space.

What You Will Do:

  • Develop and implement strategies to promote Percona’s PostgreSQL solutions within the community.
  • Create engaging and informative content, including blogs, webinars, and tutorials, focusing on the capabilities and advantages of PostgreSQL.
  • Represent Percona at conferences, meetups, and other events, serving as a subject matter expert on PostgreSQL.
  • Foster relationships with the PostgreSQL community, including developers, users, and other stakeholders.
  • Provide feedback to Percona’s product and engineering teams based on community input and trends.
  • Participate in online forums, social media platforms, and other digital channels to engage with the PostgreSQL community.
  • Collaborate with Percona’s marketing team to align community engagement strategies with broader company goals.
  • Availability during overlap hours between the Americas and EMEA, with 10%-30% expected travel based on community engagement and speaking strategy.

Percona is a respected thought leader in the open-source community. We provide services and software for MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL and MariaDB to open-source users globally. Percona is remote-first 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. The growth and development of our staff is a top priority; we provide funding for training, certifications, conferences and more. Discover what it means to work with some of the smartest people in the industry, who also know how to have fun and are always willing to lend a helping hand. We offer flexible hours, the ability to work remotely and the amazing experience of working with a multinational team of experts. 

What You Have Done:

  • Proven experience as a technical evangelist, advocate, or a similar role (prior focus on PostgreSQL is a plus)
  • Strong technical background in databases and open-source technologies
  • Excellent communication and public speaking skills, with experience in content creation and community engagement.
  • Deep understanding of the open-source ecosystem and community dynamics.
  • Ability to translate complex technical concepts into clear, engaging, and accessible language