Careers at Tokutek

100x performance breakthroughs in computer science don’t happen every day. However, at Tokutek, our technology is exactly that revolutionary, resulting in the single biggest improvement to database performance in over thirty years. We are hiring the team who will build a new foundation for today’s databases, one that will last another thirty years or more.

Inside Account Executive

Tokutek is looking for experienced inside sales people to join our growing team of  full-time Inside Account Executives. You will be generating leads and closing new business so the potential is there to earn a strong income.

Qualified candidates will possess the following qualifications:

1) At least 2 years experience in a fast-moving, startup-paced, environment
2) Familiarity with databases or other B2B software a plus
3) Excellent verbal and written communication skills
4) Motivation and work ethic to grow into an irreplaceable member of our team
5) Resiliency, dependability, flexibility
6) Knowledge of Salesforce.com or other CRM a plus
7) 4 year degree preferred

We welcome applicants that aspire to grow into Outside Sales role in 2-3 years and are willing to display a drive and hunger that will make us want to promote you.

We offer a competitive base salary plus commission, Harvard Pilgrim health insurance, Delta Dental and a great team of intelligent, hard-working folks from whom you can learn a ton about sales and technology.

Location

  • Lexington, MA

Please send your resume to sales@tokutek.com.

Quality [Assurance] Engineer

Want to create the infrastructure and test cases to validate Tokutek’s database products? Want to find innovative ways to test a distributed database at scale including cluster size, data volume, throughput, and response time?

Our customers and community value reliability and consistency, so test cases will need to be designed with the engineering and product management teams combined with your wild imagination to push the edges and boundaries of the product with the goal of customer success.

While the primary focus is on assuring product quality, this position also interacts directly with customers, troubleshooting issues and working closely with engineering to resolve bugs. Ideal candidates have 5+ years experience in software testing and a background in databases and support. The position reports directly to the VP of Engineering.

Responsibilities

  • Architect, design & implement frameworks, tools and other building blocks to test our products
  • Work with engineers to perform root-cause analysis and preliminary problem diagnosis
  • Work with users and customers to reproduce bug reports from the field
  • Work with the product manager and engineering leads to produce great test plans and ensure that they are completed
  • Provide the tooling for engineers to provide “early warning” of degradations in quality (in a sandbox or in the mainline code)

Requirements

  • Solid testing background
  • Strong database knowledge (SQL and/or NoSQL)
  • Light programming/scripting experience
  • Expert problem solver
  • Comfortable in Linux

Desirable

  • MySQL and/or MongoDB experience
  • Experience with cloud providers and infrastructure
  • Distributed and/or enterprise software testing experience

Location

  • Lexington, MA or New York, NY

Please send your resume to tim@tokutek.com.

Technical Support Engineer

We are looking for a full-time Technical Support Engineer to join our product development team. This position interacts directly with customers, troubleshooting issues and working closely with engineering to resolve bugs. Ideal candidates have 5+ years experience in software support and a background in databases. The position reports directly to the VP of Engineering.

Responsibilities

  • Work with customers, community users, and evaluators to resolve issues
  • Create issue reproducers for internal test/fix process
  • Identify areas of needed improvement in product features, usability, and documentation
  • Participate in our ongoing development process improvements (CI, release engineering, etc.)

Requirements

  • Experience using/testing relational databases (SQL, architecture, schema), MySQL is a plus
  • Ability to work independently in an entrepreneurial, start-up environment
  • Comfortable in Linux (usage and scripting)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid testing skills
  • Some “off-hours” support for 24×7 customers

Desirable

  • Experience with MongoDB
  • Application development skills (C, C++, Python, Perl, Java, Ruby, PHP)

Location

  • Lexington, MA

Please send your resume to tim@tokutek.com.

Technical Product Manager

Tokutek is looking for a full-time Product Manager with prior experience managing DBMS products.  Working closely with our customers, partners and the product development team you will pull together a well defined product road-map and you will be a primary content creator for your products.  The ideal candidate will have 5+ years experience in software product management. The position reports directly to the VP of Marketing.

Responsibilities

  • Drives direction and definition of the Tokutek product family by gathering and defining product and market requirements
  • Manages the collection, definition and prioritization of candidate features and functions and other product improvements
  • Analyzes and understands competitors and their products as well as potential partner relationships for the product
  • Creates “first, best content” to clearly describe and communicate product value, vision and roadmap to customers, partners, analysts, and internal audiences.
  • Supports other team members with research, development, and presentation of new product concepts to gain timely stakeholder buy-in and management approval
  • Collaborates with the rest of the marketing team and sales to develop and implement go-to-market plans for our products

Requirements

  • Relevant work experience in the relational database market
  • Ability to work independently in an entrepreneurial, start-up environment
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid presentation skills

Desirable

  • Experience with MongoDB and/or MySQL

Location

  • Lexington, MA

Please send your resume to marketing@tokutek.com.

Freelance (Contract) Copywriters

Tokutek is seeking freelance copywriters with prior, demonstrable, DMBS writing experience to regularly contribute high-value content relating to high-performance NoSQL (and NewSQL) solutions.  This content will form the foundation for our ongoing content marketing programs.

Responsibilities

  • Work with our technical and marketing teams to brainstorm and pitch content marketing strategies and tactics
  • Research and write 1-3 important content pieces a month and quickly turn-around related content updates
  • Ensure that all content pieces are fact-checked, spell-checked, and adhere to appropriate grammar and style conventions
  • Work with our graphic arts contractor to turn those pieces into professionally produced pieces
  • Work with out social media team to coordinate efforts for the promotion and publication of new content pieces
  • Deliver content pieces in a timely manner, per an agreed upon schedule

Requirements

  • Relevant DBMS writing experience (MongoDB-related experience a huge plus)
  • Ability to work remotely & independently with an entrepreneurial, fast-paced, start-up company
  • An outstanding track-record of content marketing success with other clients

Desirable

  • Geographically located in / near Boston (for occasional in-person visits)

Location

  • Lexington, MA

Please send your resume to marketing@tokutek.com.