A Presales Solution Engineer will work as part of the technical account management team working closely with the Percona sales team. Your job will be to work with the sales team to help match customers needs before the sale with the right mix of open source technologies, Percona services, and Percona products. The Presales Engineer must have strong communication skills and an excellent rapport on the phone. The candidate must have a strong background in MySQL and Database related technologies along with a strong desire to learn the ins and outs of the solutions we build for our customers. From the Technical side you will represent all off Percona. Customers will ask you the tough questions, and your answers will reflect on all of us.
This position will also be responsible for working with customers after the sales process. Post sales you will continue to maintain those customer relationships, helping those customers match the right mix of services to meet their needs, and helping to uncover new opportunities.
This position is primarily a work from home position, hoever some travel is required. Candidate must be willing to work some hours during west coast business hours.
What are some of the things we are looking for:
5+ years experience with MySQL based solutions
5+ years experience in architecting or running large database centric infrastructures
3+ years of designing, deploying, or running high availability solutions
3+ years of working with and understanding various cloud based architectures and solutions
Knowledge, and a deep understanding of various data storage methods and technologies including various non-relational tools like MongoDB, Redis, Hbase, Hadoop, etc.
A strong desire to learn and keep ahead of the industry by quickly researching and adopting to new techniques and technologies
Driven and Highly motivated, capable of working independently
Outside the box thinker