Careers at Tokutek


Tokutek, now a Percona company, is looking for a flexible and efficient C/C++ Developers to develop TokuDB, TokuMX, and other Tokutek related products in our development team.  You will work from your home office, using online tools and resources to contribute to a high quality development environment for Percona and its MongoDB ® customers. Access to a reliable high-speed internet connection is required. Flexible work hours. Laptop & Internet access provided. Periodic travel required.  Candidates from any time zone (worldwide) will be considered. This position reports to the Director of Open Source Development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement new features in TokuDB, TokuMX, and other Tokutek related products.
  • Communicate effectively with teammates, Percona services teams, and customers.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to speak, listen and write effectively in fluent English
  • Experience in C/C++ (3+ years)
  • Experience in implementing client/server or distributed network communication systems
  • Requirements, design, and source code management methodologies
  • Knowledge of programming languages, object oriented design, and distributed client/server architectures
  • Proficiency with tools like gdb and strace.
  • Understanding of SQL databases, ACID transaction processing, and MongoDB ®.
  • Experience using Git

Location/Time zone: Multiple countries

Travel per year: 1 team meeting, usually 1 conference, more if desired


About Percona

Percona makes MySQL more valuable to customers and the community. Our MySQL Consulting, Support, Remote DBA, and Server Development services as well as open source MySQL software  help people achieve breakthrough results with MySQL.

Our MySQL Consulting and Support teams are in a class of their own. Our expertise is visible in our widely read MySQL Performance blog and our book High Performance MySQL. We also create and maintain the oldest independent version of the MySQL database server (Percona Server), the only open-source hot backup solution for MySQL (Percona XtraBackup), and many more uniquely valuable software tools such as Percona Toolkit for MySQL users.

Discover what it means to work with the smartest people in the industry, solving the most challenging problems our customers can dream up and throw at you. Work from home, with some required travel. Great benefits, flexible hours, and a chance to be part of a company that’s changing the industry.

Percona is the oldest and largest independent MySQL support and consulting company with a global, 24×7 staff of over 100 serving more than 2,000 customers in 50+ countries since 2006.