MySQL/Maria Database Administrator

Information Technology Glenview, Illinois


Abt Electronics has an immediate opening for the position of a MySQL/MariaDB Database Administrator (DBA). This is an in-house position (not remote) at our office located in Glenview, IL.  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 MySQL/MariaDB Database to join our 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:

  • Manage databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to production systems.
  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.
  • Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real-time, providing problem resolution end-to-end.
  • Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes
  • Assist developers with query tuning and schema refinement.
  • Maintain and assist with other production databases SQL Server, Oracle…
  • Provide technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members.


  • 3+ years of MySQL or MariaDB Server Administration experience required
  • Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization tools
  • Experience with backups restores and recovery models
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills to drive to the root cause.

 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