Database Analyst

Information Technology Glenview, Illinois


Description

Abt Electronics has an immediate opening for the position of a Database Analyst.  We are a family owned company who has been in business since 1936 and continues to experience strong growth year after year.  Abt Electronics specializes in electronics, appliance & furniture sales, delivery, installation and servicing all the products we sell. We are a perennial winner of the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplace Award.  We are looking for a highly motivated, flexible & friendly DBA to join our in office team.  If this is you, we want to hear from you!

In addition, must be comfortable contributing/working in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced and fun work environment.  Primary duties include:

  • Provision MySQL / Oracle instances, both in clustered and non-clustered configurations.
  • Ensure performance, security, and availability of databases.
  • Prepare documentation and specifications.
  • Handle common database procedures, such as upgrade, backup, recovery, migration, etc.
  • Profile server resource usage, optimize and tweak as necessary.
  • Evaluate all architecture for Database applications and prepare layouts for all logical
  • Design and implement structures for all physical objects and recommend changes on applications
Skills and Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience
  • Strong proficiency in MySQL/MariaDB/Oracle database management
  • Understanding of MySQL’s underlying storage engines, such as InnoDB and MyISAM
  • Experience with replication configuration in MySQL/MariaDB
  • Knowledge of de-facto standards and best practices in MySQL/MariaDB
  • Proficient in writing and optimizing SQL statements
  • Ability to plan resource requirements from high-level specifications
  • Familiarity with other SQL/NoSQL databases such as PostgreSQL, MongoDB, etc.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as {{Git / Mercurial / SVN}}  

 We offer our team members:

  • Medical/Dental (Blue Cross and Blue Shield PPO Network) & Vision (VSP)
  • 401(k) (Charles Schwab) which includes a matching program
  • Life & Disability insurance (Lincoln Financial)
  • Generous Paid Time Off/Sick Pay Program
  • Continued training & career development
  • Employee discounts on all products we sell
  • Employee fitness center complete with weight machines, free weights, treadmills, elliptical machines, basketball, and racquetball courts
  • No sponsorships offered at this time