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Percona Staffing LLC

PostgreSQL Engineer






4 months

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PostgreSQL Engineer

Location: Type: Full-time
Percona is looking for a flexible and efficient C Software Engineer to join its Open Source Software Development team. You will work on the PostgreSQL open source database and related components, doing both new feature development and bug fixing in close collaboration with the upstream PostgreSQL community.

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL provides the best and most critical enterprise components from the open-source community, in a single distribution, designed and tested to work together.

You will work from your home office, using online tools and resources to contribute to a fast moving and high quality development environment for Percona and its customers.

Access to a reliable high-speed internet connection is required. Flexible work hours.

What You Will Do

    • Assist in the design and implementation of improvements to PostgreSQL and related components

    • Create and submit patches for review, perform periodic source code merges from other open source repositories

    • Develop test cases for continuous integration deployment

    • Participate in code and design reviews

    • Diagnose and fix defects in PostgreSQL and related components

    • Create documentation about your work that is consumable and can be refined by our documentation team

    • Be part of the PostgreSQL developer community, representing Percona as a PostgreSQL contributor

    • Share your knowledge by attending and speaking at related conferences and writing blog posts about your work, participating in our public forums

Your Experience

    • Minimum 4 years of hands-on C development experience and related tools / build processes (e.g. gcc/autoconf/automake)

    • Distributed system development and/or database server development

    • Fluent in developer tools like git, gcc, gdb

    • Scripting languages like Perl and Shell scripting

    • Working autonomously in a globally distributed organization

What Will Make You Stand Out

    • Hands-on knowledge of PostgreSQL internals

    • Being an active member of the PostgreSQL developer community

    • Having a track record of contributing to PostgreSQL or other open source projects

    • Proven success working in a distributed environment

    • Experienced conference speaker, technical blog writer, activity on public forums or mailing lists

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