Performance Engineer (MySql)

Engineering | San Mateo, CA, United States

Marketo provides easy-to-use, powerful and complete marketing software that propels fast-growing small companies and global enterprises, turning marketing from a cost center into a revenue driver. Marketo is a leader in cloud software, recently rated in the top 50 of the Deloitte Technology fast 500!  We offer competitive salaries, great benefits, and a high-energy environment with lots of room for personal and professional growth.


We are looking for Performance Engineer with MySql experience and if you are passionate about solving challenging technical problems in a dynamic, fast-paced, collaborative, and fun-loving environment, we think this maybe a good opportunity for you. 

Role and Responsibilities:


  • Proactively identify and address database related performance issues
  • Tune query plans performance to ensure our servers and applications are highly responsive
  • Collect and analyze performance database related metrics
  • Work with DBAs and Developers to develop and test database enhancements for improving performance, scalability, and reliability




  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related field
  • Solid understanding of MySQL internals
  • Experience tuning and optimizing SQL
  • Outstanding analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Good knowledge of Linux systems and shell scripting


Nice to have:


  • Exposure to MySQL at scale in SaaS settings
  • Experience collecting analyzing and reporting performance metrics




Marketo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.