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Senior Oracle Database Administrator Resume

Nashville, TN


Over 20 years hands on experience in relational databases. Experienced team leader with a drive for operational stability and meeting current and future business needs.


Oracle 8i to 12c

SQL Server 2000 - 2012

Oracle Exadata

Oracle Enterprise Manager

Oracle Real Application Clusters

Oracle Data Guard

Oracle ASM

Oracle GoldenGate

Oracle APEX

Oracle WebLogic

IT Management

Linux Administration - OEL, RHEL, SUSE, AIX

Bash, KSH, CSH, Perl



Veritas Netbackup


Confidential, Nashville, TN

Senior Oracle Database Administrator


  • Implemented monitoring and regular patching of Confidential new Exadata platforms. Including metric extensions on non - standard processes
  • Trained team members onto newer Oracle technologies from SQL Server. This included RAC, Exadata, ASM, Data Guard, GoldenGate, Linux
  • Installed and configured Oracle s C2M, ODM, and SOA utilities applications
  • Implemented reporting on several key metrics including capacity planning and security reports
  • Automated routine tasks including provisioning, backup, monitoring, and auto-startup
  • Automated the weekly release schedule for the new software packages
  • Day to day monitoring of the new Exadata and application servers
  • Capacity planning for the environment
  • Performance tuning of problematic jobs

Confidential, Nashville, TN

Oracle Database Engineer


  • Simplified administration setup for Confidential ' GoldenGate landscape from 500+ down to under 100
  • Modernized and standardized Confidential ' GoldenGate setup to improve recoverability, availability, and performance
  • Automated migrations to DBaaS platform from legacy systems
  • Automated Managed File Transfer process for DBaaS
  • Architect and engineer solutions for Confidential ' Database as a Service (DBaaS) platform
  • Gather requirements from customers and management teams
  • Automate and support implementation for DBaaS components to Service Delivery teams
  • Automate deployments and monitoring using OEM Deployment Procedures, Metric extensions, and HP Database and Middleware Automation (HP DMA)

Confidential, Brentwood, TN

Manager, Database Services


  • Increased efficiency of database team to 88 DB‘s/Administrator through standardization and consolidation effort
  • Introduced managed services to increase coverage, allow staff augmentation, and project agility
  • Increased performance of operational databases by 6x through implementing Oracle’s Exadata platform
  • Manage team of 4 database administrators and 3 SAP Basis administrators
  • Provides technical leadership for the database administration team and mentors junior team members
  • Ensure database systems are recoverable, highly available, meet business performance needs, and conform to compliance/security requirements
  • Lead critical cross functional projects for the database team to ensure they are on time and budget
  • Designed and implemented database consolidation strategy to reduce footprint and licensing cost
  • Evaluated and implemented Oracle's Exadata platform to meet business SLA's
  • Diagnose and correct database performance issues with application teams
  • Install, clone, migrate and upgrade database environments using Oracle and SQL Server
  • Design and implement proactive and reactive monitoring of database systems using Oracle Enterprise Manager and Nagios
  • Develop standards for the database team for installation, configuration, and security
  • Oversee, research and recommend database solutions per business needs - currently evaluating Hadoop, NoSQL, and 12c Multitenant technologies
  • Responsible for over 120 Oracle DB's, 40 SQL Server databases, 1400 retail databases, 2 Oracle Exadata database machines, and IBM Netezza appliance

Confidential, Brentwood, TN

Database Administrator


  • Scripted administration tools to allow administration of Tractor Supply’s remote database environments (1,300+ locations)
  • Standardized monitoring environment through Oracle Enterprise Manager
  • Implemented quarterly patching cycle which reduced unplanned outages and remediated security issues
  • Day to day administration of Tractor Supply’s database environments - 700+ retail locations, 120+ Oracle databases, 40+ SQL Server
  • Install, clone, migrate and upgrade database environments
  • Designed and implement high availability and disaster recovery environments utilizing Oracle RAC and Oracle Data Guard
  • Diagnose and correct database performance issues with application teams
  • Design and implement proactive and reactive monitoring of database systems using Oracle Enterprise Manager and Nagios
  • Performed capacity planning for database environments
  • Designs, implements, audits, and remediates database compliance and security procedures
  • Administered intranet application running Oracle Application Server
  • Administered the SAN environment including provisioning and zoning new storage, setup and monitoring of DR processes using EMC SRDF
  • Responsible for OS administration of database systems running Redhat and SUSE Linux
  • Setup and monitoring of the backup environment for all Oracle, SQL, Exchange and operating systems. Migrated from ARCserve to Veritas Netbackup

Confidential, Huntsville, AL

Systems Analyst


  • Programmed applications for NASA s Payload Data Library using Oracle Forms and PL/SQL
  • Monitored database backups, and performed restores as necessary
  • Performed database clones as required

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