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Sr. Database Architect/administrator Resume

Wilmington, DE

SUMMARY:

  • SQL Server Architect/ DBA/Analyst with over 18 years of IT experience, including more than 16 years as an Architect/DBA/Developer specializing in Finance and Manufacturing industry. Proficient in SQL Server 2000/2005/2008/ R2, 2012 and Dot Net.
  • Possess strong communication and problem solving skills developed through a variety of projects.
  • Offers proven abilities in team leadership and proactive systems support.
  • Able to work independently in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment.
  • Can identify threats as well as opportunities.
  • Developing, mentoring and motivating teams to do better.
  • Comfortable in dealing with Senior Managers and or Executives.
  • Developing workable processes and policies pertaining to business as well as technical to ensure stable environment.
  • Able to cope with pressure and work in a fast paced environment.
  • Willing and capable of learning and adapting quickly.
  • Understanding a client's needs and issues from a business point of view.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and effective manner.
  • High level of personal organization and time management skills.
  • Ability to always maintain self - motivation and be consistently pro-active.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Databases: MS SQL Server (2012, 2008/R2, 2005, 2000, 7.0, 6.5), ORACLE (9i Release 2)

Languages: SQL Programming, PowerShell, Visual Studio .Net

Operating Systems: Windows 2008/2003/2000, NT, Windows 7, XP, Linux, and UNIX

Networks: Windows NT, AppleTalk and Novell.

Web Languages: HTML, VB Scripts, XML/XSLT, and JavaScript.

Web Tools: MS Visual Interdev 6.0, MS Visual Studio.Net 2002 and Microsoft FrontPage (2000-2002), HTML, JavaScript.

Reporting Tools: SQL Server Reporting Services, Crystal Reports (4.0 - .Net), Cognos Impromptu/PowerPlay, MS Access Reporting.

ERP Systems: SAP R/3

Office Tools: MS Office

Project Management Tools: MS Project, MS Visio.

Source Code Control: Visual SourceSafe 6.0, Sub Version, Team Foundation Server

Miscellaneous: Windows API.

Data Modeling Tools: Erwin, PowerDesigner 10.0 MS Visio

Process Management Tools: CLEARQUEST, ServiceNow, JIRA

Monitoring Tools: HP Sitescope, Spotlight, FogLight, IBM Tivoli

Storage Management: EMC Symmetrix VMax, Clarion CX3-10, 20, 40 and NAS NS-40.

Clustering/Load Balancing Technologies: MSCS, WLBS/NLB, Application WEB Farms

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential - Wilmington, DE

Sr. Database Architect/Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as a Data/Database Architecture for Financial Applications on Microsoft environment specifically SQL Server 2008R2/2012, MS Clustering, Storage requirements, Security and Network Operations.
  • Role included Business Requirements gathering, prototyping new features and supporting the existing databases.
  • Support the production deployments, performance tuning, Upgrades, Application as well as Database patching.

Confidential - Fort Washington, PA

Sr. Database Architect/Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Technical Management primarily as Database Architect for Microsoft environment specifically SQL Server 2008/2008R2, MS Clustering, Storage Requirements, Security and Network Operations.
  • Planned, Strategized, implemented and supported large Data Center moves.
  • Implemented policies, process and database security measures for SOX related Applications working alongside with internal/external auditors.
  • Worked closely with the Infrastructure and Environment teams to design/implement enterprise wide monitoring solutions.
  • Worked closely with the Application teams on developing enterprise wide production deployment solutions.

Confidential - Newtown Square, PA

Data Architect/Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Planned and implemented Virtual environments for Database environments all the way up to production.
  • Responsible for SQL Server 2005/2008/R2 migrations which included Database Services, Analysis Services and Reporting Services.
  • Responsible for Business continuity, Application Release strategies and software upgrades.
  • Planned and implemented a continuous Integration, Deployment cycles within an Agile Framework.
  • Worked closely with the Application development, Infrastructure and Environment teams on various design solutions.
  • Worked with all the Business partners internal and external to bridge the gaps between IT and various business units on requirements gathering, analysis and project plans.

Confidential - Conshohocken, PA

Database Operations

Responsibilities:

  • Hands on Resource and Technical Management primarily as IT Solutions Architect for Microsoft environment specifically SQL Server 2005/2008, MS Clustering, Storage Requirements, Security and Network Operations.
  • Designing and implementing SAN Storage designs specifically for Microsoft SQL Servers for high I/O and availability applications.
  • Key Responsibility includes SQL Server 2005/2008 implementation, Performance tuning, high availability tasks, Log Shipping, DB mirroring, updates to the vendor products and system upgrades.
  • Capacity planning for future data growth, Data Archiving strategies, Backup strategies for SQL and Networked systems.
  • Project planning for implementation of software upgrades and releases for Application as well as systems.
  • Responsible for Vendor Management for IT Infrastructure, Data Center operations.
  • Responsible for Continuity of Business Design and implementation for the IT Infrastructure as a whole with an uptime of 99%.
  • Co-ordinate Infrastructure Change Management audits on an ongoing basis.

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