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Oracle Database Administrator Resume

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Mooresville, NC


  • I have over five years of hands - on experience in Oracle Database Administration. Installation, Configuration, Patch Installation, Migration, Upgrades,, Cloning, Replication, Database Security, Memory Management, Data Modeling, Performance Monitoring and Tuning, Backup and Recovery, RAC, Data Guard, Grid Control, Oracle Streams.
  • Over 5 years of strong experience in Oracle database administration in heterogeneous system environment including Solaris, UNIX, and Windows, supporting a variety of mission critical applications with Oracle 10g and 11g.
  • Expert working knowledge of 12c, 11g, 10g databases with the UNIX and Windows operating system.
  • Performing complete and incomplete recovery during disasters, failures and user errors.
  • Creating and managing database objects such as tables, indexes, partition tables and views.
  • Refreshing of databases using Data Pump Export and Import utilities (expdp/impdp).
  • Implemented backup/recover strategies using hot backup, cold backups using RMAN and Export/Import utilities and Wrote Shell Scripting for managing day-to-day activities and automation of backup.
  • Configured 11g R2 and 12c RAC Data Guard and Experience ensuring the high availability, integrity of databases & database designing and assisted in integration of applications into current IT actionable events and solutions.
  • Data Guard administration and maintenance.
  • Monitoring Day-to-Day Backups, Log's & recovering them as per the requirement. Utilized Log Miner Technology & applied Application Database Transactions on other Databases.
  • Installation, configuration, upgrade and performance tuning of Oracle 11g R2 & 12c R1.
  • Installed and configured oracle Grid control (12cR1 and 11gR2) .
  • Worked on Upgrade/Migration of Databases from Oracle 11gR2 to 12cR1.
  • Successfully implemented Backup & Recovery using RMAN, Hot and Cold backups.
  • Taking the RMAN incremental and cumulative backups.
  • Scheduling the databases backup using Cron tab and VERITAS net backup.
  • Perform Logical backup using full/partial export/import and data pump.
  • Creating Logical and Physical database structure, Creating and altering Tablespaces. Managing Users and Resources, Granting and revoking privileges through Roles.
  • Provided instance level performance monitoring and tuning for Event Waits, Sessions, Physical and Logical IO and Memory Usage.
  • Cloning of production databases as needed for testing, development using RMAN or scripts
  • Strong Exposure in creation on an Oracle 12c Multi-tenant RAC data base with 2 node cluster and instances using ASM storage.
  • Experienced to take backup and restore cluster ware storage (Voting Disk, OCR Disk).
  • Experienced to take backup on Oracle RAC database by using RMAN utility in a CDB (Multi-tenant) environment.
  • Experienced on performing health checks in Oracle RAC & monitoring Oracle Instance.
  • Performed SQL tuning based on report generated by ASH, ADDM, AWR
  • Identified and resolved performance issues caused by table fragmentation using segment Advisors
  • Troubleshoot and resolved locking and concurrency issues, Excessive parsing, resource bottleneck (including memory and CPU bottlenecks) and recommending a solution
  • Supported development teams by providing SQL statement tuning and optimizing ETL procedures and removing load and query performance bottlenecks by using tools EXPLAIN PLAN, STATSPACK, and TKPROF.
  • Perform Daily Monitoring of Oracle Instances, monitor users, and table spaces, Memory Structures, Rollback Segments, Logs and Alerts.
  • Creation of Users and granting them the required Roles and Privileges accordingly.
  • Involvement in space management, managed quotas. Tuning of database using Utlstat scripts Statspack and dynamic performance views to monitor system statistics and wait events, AWR, ADDM and Tuning of SGA.
  • Database backup concepts and options such as user-managed backup, RMAN-managed backup with or without catalog, operating system backup, cold and hot backup, full backup, incremental and cumulative backup. Implementing backup and recovery strategies.
  • Deployed Standby databases using Data Guard 11G (Maximum Performance).
  • Strong skills in applying security patches (Patch set, Critical Patch Updates (CPU) / Patch Set Updates (PSU), One-off Patch) using “runInstaller” and perl based utility “opatch as well as database upgrades
  • Installed and maintained Real Application Clusters (RAC)
  • Extensive experience in database production support.
  • Experience as On-Call 24x7 production DBA support, application/development DBA, system administrator.
  • Monitored physical I/O and Proper sizing of rollback segments.
  • Optimized SQL using explain plan, Auto trace feature and TKPROF to analyze the execution plan and tune the statements.


Confidential, MOORESVILLE, NC

Oracle Database Administrator


  • Supporting multiple databases for production, development, test and staging purposes on Sun Solaris and Windows environments.
  • Applying upgrade patch, maintenance and interim (opatch) patches on all the databases.
  • Refreshing Dev and Test instances with data from Production on a regular basis.
  • Developed PL/SQL packages, DML, DDL, Oracle tables, Stored Procedures, functions, cursors, triggers and UNIX shell scripts.
  • Thorough knowledge in setting up infrastructure for databases in huge datacenters.
  • Installed Oracle 11g on Linux platform using ASM.
  • Worked on Configuring OEM 12c console and installed OEM12c agents on all different platforms using push method from console and also using silent method.
  • Configured Goldengate 12c RAC -- RAC Active configuration with 11g database.
  • Configured and worked in Oracle GoldenGate installation, configuration, troubleshooting GoldenGate issues.
  • Planning, Implementing and Validating various versions of Oracle Databases to 12c Release & upgrades on all the environments (in a procedural approach Dev, Test, Stage, QA and Production) also Planning of back out procedures like downgrades/building parallel environments and also working on proof of concept for Oracle 12c upgrades.
  • RMAN point in time recovery and Instance recovery done on 11g.
  • Developed compliance reports and performed auditing at higher levels.
  • Scheduling repetitive activities like gathering schema statistics, exports, table space usage report using crontab.
  • Installing, configuring and maintenance of Oracle Replication Tool Oracle Golden Gate.
  • Setup and monitored multi node RAC to RAC Dataguard with real time apply for Disaster recovery and offload backups.
  • Applied database patches using Opatch utility for RAC and Non RAC databases & building Clone instances for Development and Test teams.
  • Reconfigured the OCR, public and private interconnects, modifying the VIPs and the subnet masks for 2, 3, 4 and 6 Node RAC Clusters and Upgraded single instance 10g databases to 11gR2 RAC.
  • Handled all daily DBA activities and excellent experience with SQL scripting, PL/SQL coding, stored procedures, functions, packages, triggers to enforce the referential integrity constraints and business rules.
  • Installed and configured Oracle OEM 12Con test environments. Used OEM extensively to monitor the general health and troubleshoot/diagnose problems in the environment both on server, database level and also most importantly at the Sql level to identify and subpar Sql queries. Configuring custom metrics, monitoring templates and alerts set up based on individual dba preference and also tailored to application requirements.
  • Redesigned table and index partitioning strategies, using HINTS to improve the query Performance.
  • Developed, modified and optimized very complex queries to data retrieval Explain Plan, SQL Trace, TKPROF, parallel processing and partitioning using techniques.
  • Monitoring the CPU, memory usage, I/O contention on servers using top, iostat, SAR, glance, vmstat etc.
  • Analyzing STATSPACK, AWR, ADDM and TKPROF and 10046 traces for diagnosing the root cause of the issue.
  • Experience in writing UNIX/SHELL scripts for providing the reports.
  • Installed and configured Oracle 11g database on a test server using Oracle standard procedures and OFA, for performance testing and future 10g production implementation.
  • Applied PSU Patches (, as a part of maintenance activity.
  • Implemented and managed optimum physical database design (table spaces, data files, extents, redo logs, archive logs) and assessed database capacity by monitoring online storage, growth and file system space, in adherence to the Optimal Flex Architecture
  • Provided instance level performance monitoring and tuning for Event Waits, Sessions, Physical and Logical IO and Memory Usage.
  • Extensive experience in RMAN recovery testing, RAC and standalone database
  • Recovered huge Database (1 Terabyte) when UNDO table space got corrupted in Real Application Cluster (RAC)
  • Experience in setting up Oracle ASM storage for Oracle RAC databases.
  • Performed database replication through Golden Gate.
  • Created a Clone Database using RMAN on remote Server and used SRVCTL commands for Real Application Cluster (RAC) Databases
  • Implemented Data Guard with high availability and performance configurations and participated in Data Guard Fail over tests.
  • Responsible for the smooth functioning of all ecommerce activities of the organization.
  • Monitored data transfer between the Database servers using Data Stage, Oracle Streams/CDC
  • Successfully implemented Backup & Recovery using RMAN which includes hot backups and Cold backups.
  • Worked extensively on Performance tuning of Queries by maintaining Aggregates, Compression, partition, indexing and use of Hints, Stored outlines, Statistics.
  • Supported development teams by providing SQL statement tuning and optimizing ETL procedures and removing load and query performance bottlenecks by using tools EXPLAIN PLAN, STATSPACK, and TKPROF. Performing monthly and annual performance reports for trend analysis and capacity planning.
  • Assist in SQL tuning and providing consultation such as creating Materialized views, adding indices, dropping unnecessary indices, using hints wherever possible, amongst others.
  • Worked on both VMS and UNIX environments.
  • Troubleshooting of various database performances by proper diagnosis at all levels like SQL, PL/SQL, database design, database tables, indexes, Instance, memory, operating system and java calls.
  • Knowledge in Oracle Data warehouse DBA skills relating to administration and management of VLDB environments, Oracle OLTP.

Environment: Oracle 11g/11g RAC/10g, VMS, Sun Solaris, Windows Server 2003, Red Hat Linux, TOAD, RMAN, SQL server, OEM.

Confidential, DALLAS, TX

Oracle Database Administrator


  • Cloned/Migrated databases using RMAN and traditional Datapump export/import utilities in Oracle 10gR2.
  • Implemented recovery strategies whenever required and successfully recovered databases in case database crash, media/disk failures by using RMAN.
  • Scheduling the Physical backups (hot & cold) in CRON tab using RMAN utility and monitoring the scheduled jobs.
  • Responsible for Creating Users, Groups, Roles, Profiles and assigning the users to groups and grant necessary privileges to the relevant groups.
  • Used SQL TRACE, TKPROF, EXPLAIN PLAN utilities for optimizing and tuning SQL queries.
  • Maintained the data integrity and security using integrity constraints and database triggers.
  • Provided 24X7 support for all the production and development databases.
  • Strong skills in applying security patches (Patch set, Critical Patch Updates (CPU) / Patch Set Updates (PSU), One-off Patch) using “runInstaller” and perl based utility “opatch”.
  • Highly experienced in implementing Oracle's Transportable Tablespace (TTS) feature using DatapumpExport/Import (Oracle 11g, 10g) allowing users to quickly move a user Tablespace across Oracle databases.
  • Expertise in implementing data refreshes (at database, schema & table level) using RMAN utility and Datapump, conventional Export/Import of Oracle 11g, 10g.
  • Performed Installation and configuration of Oracle database on HP-UX platform.
  • Successfully performed migrations from Oracle 10g to 11gR2 RAC (Real Application) Database.
  • Successfully upgraded the databases from 11g to non CDB 12c.
  • Successfully migrated 12c Non CDB databases to pluggable databases.
  • Created Oracle Wallets and implemented Tablespace level TDE security.
  • Constantly monitor the performance (V$ dynamic performance views at peak load) of the Databases and viewing Alert log files & Trace files.
  • Used to run scripts to check the status of databases such as growing table sizes, extent allocation, free space, used space, fragmentation etc.
  • Performed space management, capacity planning, disaster recovery and overall maintenance of the databases.
  • Created Physical Standby databases using RMAN with zero downtime, performed Failover and Switchover using Data Guard Broker and manually as and when required.
  • Worked extensively with Physical Standby database, troubleshooting, switchover and switchback with Physical standby setup.
  • Successfully performed data replication using Materialized views and Oracle Streams in Oracle 10gR2.
  • Applied patches and,

Tools: Used: Oracle, HP-UX 11, Sun Solaris 10.0, Oracle Streams, RMAN, Datapump, SQL TRACE, TKPROF, EXPLAIN PLAN

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