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Sr. Production Sqlserver Dba Resume

SUMMARY:

I am a Database Administrator (DBA) with well over 20 years of experience with expertise in SQL Server, Oracle and Sybase. Management, peers and customers consistently cite me for having outstanding written and oral communication skills. Additionally I’ve been programming since I was nine.

SYSTEM EXPERIENCE:

Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows (NT 3.51, 4.0, XP, 2000, 2k3, Vista,Win7 - 10),UNIX

Databases: MSSQL Server 7-2014, Oracle (7.3-11g), Sybase

Languages: PL/SQL, T-SQL, Object Pascal (Delphi), XBase (FoxPro/Dbase), COBOL, RPG, JCL, Assembly Language (6809, 6502, z80)

Specialty Tools: JAMS (Job Automation Management System), RedGate, Spotlight, ER/Win, PVCS, Microsoft Visual Source Safe, Subversion, TOAD, SolarWinds

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Sr. Production SQLServer DBA

Responsibilities:

  • Full time production DBA for Confidential which is primarily a life insurance provider for servicemen.
  • Responsible for DEV/TEST/PROD SQLServer installations with versions going from SQL2005 to SQL 2014. Managed service packs/patches, backups, maintenance and troubleshooting. Developed extensive scripts for data changes not supported by the front-end.
  • Provided guidance for optimization at all levels of the RDBMS, including hardware, instance optimization, and database optimization.
  • Rapidly became proficient with the job automation management software used by Navy Mutual, JAMS, and developed modules for backups, and index maintenance (gather stats, rebuilds and reorganizations).
  • Setup up and utilized Spotlight and SolarWinds monitoring of production instances.
  • Worked extensively with the System Operations team to consider new hardware and software purchases. Rotating on-call DBA.

Confidential

Oracle/SQL Server DBA

Responsibilities:

  • Production DBA overseeing a number of WinTel production systems running Oracle 9-11 and SQLServer R2 with one in an Oracle DataGuard environment.
  • Responsible for extensive troubleshooting, replication throughout various environments in the SDLC as well as upgrades and normal production responsibilities, Backups, Disk Usage etc.
  • Extensive co-ordination with network teams and desktop support personnel.

Confidential

Oracle DBA

Responsibilities:

  • Oracle DBA responsible for numerous Solaris x86 VM environments.
  • Responsible for running and troubleshooting both Oracle 10g and 11g. Installed and upgraded instances and created and restored backups.
  • Integral to helping the programmers interact with the RDBMS, writing and optimizing queries and helping with strategies and design.
  • Additionally, I wrote extensive ETL (Extraction/Transformation/Load) code in PL/SQL.

Confidential

Senior Programmer and Database Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Began on project as a senior developer, and was almost immediately promoted to Senior DBA, after restoring an instance that had the staff stymied.
  • As this position matured, all production code had to be reviewed and approved by me before release.
  • Additionally, I founded and chaired the Database Control Board for the project.
  • During my tenure, on multiple occasions I was the go to person for complex troubleshooting.
  • One example was determining how firewall issues were causing timeouts on Oracle sessions; and resolving the issue by leveraging Oracle’s SQLNet expire time to mimic a heartbeat, thus keeping the firewall from closing the ports on idle connections.

Confidential

Senior Programmer and Database Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Member of a team conducting a feasibility study for Confidential .
  • This study was meant to assess time and process flow impacts of more extensive cargo screening.
  • DBA responsibilities included installing and supporting Oracle installations and maintaining and supporting client connectivity.
  • Used SQL generated SQL to perform query generation and optimization.
  • Analyzed various flat files submitted to the project from a diverse set of sources, from cargo consolidators to handlers to airlines with undocumented formats.
  • Discerning their content and extracting meaningful data from these files was my responsibility.
  • Extensive integration with SPSS (A statistical analysis system) in order to present useful data to the rest of the team.
  • Data was rendered to Oracle tables, Excel spreadsheets, and in various specified file formats as required by the SPSS team.

Senior Programmer and Database Administrator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Member of a team helping to develop a comprehensive system for the Confidential to track the assets of either failed banks or banks about to fail.
  • DBA responsibilities included installing and supporting Oracle installations and maintaining and supporting client connectivity.
  • Generated custom ETL for diverse incoming forms of data. Designed and maintained various data models in this project using ER/Win.
  • Extensive work in helping other members of the team to fully leverage the Oracle RDBMS.

Senior Programmer and Database Administrator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Oracle 10g in UNIX and Windows project to design, develop and deploy an interstate migrant student tracking system in order to facilitate the eventual high school graduation of these students.
  • Extensive use of ER/Win for data model development and deployment.
  • Very extensive ETL (Extraction, Transformation and Load) development responsibilities.
  • ER/Win was used for the design and deployment of the data models.
  • Expertise was acquired in a third-party tool used by the project called Uniq-ID which was used to try and detect cases where two (or more) different student entities actually represented the same student. Extensive Unix interaction was required for this project.
  • Provided extensive support to help other team member leverage the RDBMS.

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