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Senior Oracle Database Administrator / Independent Consultant Resume

Boyds, MarylanD

SUMMARY:

Multifaceted career with wealth of technical and leadership success architecting, deploying and supporting enterprise multi - platform Oracle database systems.Accomplished guide, trainer and mentor, with capacity for expertly assembling and leading top-flight database technician / support teams. High-level technical savvy in leading database development, tuning, migration / integration and upgrade initiatives within production, QA and development environments. Proven talent for guiding technician staff in redesigning existing databases to maximize performance and storage capacity. Articulately convey sophisticated technical specifications and new-product recommendations to senior management, clients and stakeholders.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE INCLUDES:

Platforms: Windows, UNIX, Linux, Oracle Solaris/Linux Servers w/ NetApp Stoarage

Tools: Oracle 8i/9i & 10g/11g (RAC, GRID, Clusterware, Database, RDBMS, et al.), Microsoft Office Suite, Enterprise Manager/Grid Control, RMAN, TOAD, SQL Developer, SecureCRT, TuFin Security Tool, Siebel CRM, ITIL

Languages: Oracle PL/SQL, UNIX/Linux Shell Scripting, SQL, et al.

Competencies: RAC/Standalone Database Installation, Configuration & Administration, Performance Tuning, SQL Tuning, Network Firewall Security, Oracle Application Support, Oracle Application Migration & Disaster Recovery, Data Security & Integrity, Database Backup, Database Recovery, Manual Cloning, Hot/Cold Backups, Data Pump Utilities, Physical Standby/Data Guard

EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS:

Confidential, Boyds, Maryland

Senior Oracle Database Administrator / Independent Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Provide 24/7 on-call support for production RAC/RacOne/Standalone databases at Confidential .
  • Install, configure and administer various software, database and network / firewall systems.
  • Analyze, troubleshoot and resolve database, network, and firewall issues, including resource allocation, sizing, maintenance, performance tuning, backup / recovery and release / patch upgrades.
  • Coordinate development, installation, integration, tuning, and load testing of mission-critical Oracle applications.
  • Develop and debug PL/SQL code.
  • Configure, maintain and support InterMedia /ConText search engines.
  • Facilitate cross-platform database migrations of Oracle Solaris RAC database servers to Oracle Linux RAC database servers. Install, configure and actively monitor Oracle Data Guard physical standby databases.
  • Implement and administer Active Data Guard feature.
  • Partner with UNIX / Linux system administrators in developing hardware and database file layouts, mount options and IP / network configurations for 2 or 3 node RAC database servers, and in addressing database connection / performance issues.
  • Collaborate with network security administrators in configuring firewall rules / policies and troubleshooting connectivity issues, and with Web administrators in providing support for database / software configurations.
  • Research and present recommendations to management on new-product purchases.
  • Orchestrated planning and execution of first-ever installation of Oracle RAC Servers at key customer’s site, including installation and configuration of 2-node and 3-node production Oracle RAC databases on Solaris Servers, and upgrade / migration of all applications from 9i standalone databases to 10g Real Application Cluster (RAC) environments.
  • Steered installation and configuration of newly introduced RAC One Node database systems from Oracle, and converted all standalone database servers to highly available RAC One Node Linux database servers.
  • Demonstrated expertise in Oracle database security requirements by developing encrypting / decrypting utilities via DBMS CRYPTO package, as well as several PL/SQL wrappers / utilities for application DBAs.

Confidential, Reston, Virginia

Senior Principle Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Delivered senior-level DBA support to various Confidential and other government agencies.
  • Supervised, trained and mentored teams of junior database developers / administrators.
  • Performed a wide range of DBA services, including database creation, performance tuning, application tuning, load testing, backup and recovery, monitoring, and upgrading.
  • Contributed to strategic project management support for various mission-critical applications.
  • Partnered with developers, designers and end users in planning and scheduling various database-related activities.
  • Reported regularly to senior client leadership on status of operations.
  • Architected and deployed Oracle business intelligence products for various federal clients.
  • Played key role in preparing proposals for various business requirements.

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