(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary
Hands-on Database Administrator focused on supporting large-scale MySQL and NoSQL database systems. Expert in MySQL with 15+ years of experience. Motivated and detail-oriented with unsurpassed abilities in project management, teamwork, and crafting of high-quality database solutions. 
  • Databases: MySQL 3.23 - 5.7, MongoDB, Cassandra, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Couchbase
  • MySQL Tools: VividCortex, MySQL Workbench, Toad, MySQL Enterprise Monitor, MySQL Enterprise Audit, MySQL Enterprise Firewall, MySQL Enterprise Backup, Percona XtraDB Backup, MySQL command line tools (i.e. mysqladmin), MySQL utilities, Percona Toolkit
  • Operating Systems: Linux (Redhat/Ubuntu), Oracle Linux, Solaris, Windows
  • Scripting Languages: Bash, Python, Perl
  • Automation: Puppet, Chef, Salt
Georgetown University Washington, DC Expected in Current Master of Science : Information Technology Management - GPA :
National University La Jolla, CA Expected in 20017 Bachelor of Science : Computer Information Systems - GPA :
  • Oracle Certified Associate - MySQL 5.0
  • MySQL 5.1 Certification 
  • MySQL 5.6 Certification
  • Redhat Certification 
Work History
Field Nation - Senior MySQL Database Administrator
Minneapolis, MN, 03/2014 - Current
  • Support 18 large production Percona Servers running versions 5.5, 5.6, and 5.7 on a 24x7 basis.
  • Identify and solve various database related issues using a variety of diagnostic tools, such as VividCortex, vmstat, and GDB. 
  • Define and document database best practices.
  • Proactively monitor activity, utilization, exceptions and database health to identify areas of improvement. 
  • Use scripting languages, such as bash and python, to automate various repetitive maintenance tasks. 
  • Review and analyze all proposed SQL and schema changes prior to deployment to production environments.

Field Nation - Lead MySQL Database Administrator
Minneapolis, MN, 01/2013 - 03/2014
  • Managed, directed, and coordinated offshore resources for assisting clients with database services, including operational database issues and emergencies. 
  • Acted as final point of contact for database related issues. 
  • Performed performance tuning, query optimization, capacity planning, database server system design, performance and utilization monitoring, and schema optimizations for environments running MySQL, Percona, MariaDB, and/or MongoDB.
  • Performed standard administration tasks in a variety of MySQL environments: upgrades, deployments, disaster recovery configuration.
  • Installed, configured, tested and maintained database systems and database management tools.

Mantech International Corporation - Principal MySQL Database Administrator
Warrenton, VA, 11/2011 - 03/2013
  • Automated deployments of MySQL and MongoDB in Amazon AWS using RightScale. 
  • Migrated 4TB dataset from Oracle to MySQL shard. 
  • Increased performance of MongoDB instances by configuring and implementing sharded environment.
  • Served as management and technical escalation point for business impacting issues related to database technologies. 
  • Tuned and optimized queries for optimal performance. 
  • Established standards for all MySQL database environments based on MySQL best practices. Initiative involved redesigning all new and legacy environments to adhere to these newly established standards.

Disney Interactive Media Group (Club Penguin) - Senior MySQL Database Administrator
City, STATE, 04/2010 - 11/2011
  • Managed MySQL and Mongo database infrastructure for Club Penguin.
  • Provisioned MySQL instances in clustered and non-clustered configurations.
  • Ensureed performance, security, and availability of all database systems.
  • Handled all common database procedures, such as upgrade, backup, recovery, migration, etc.
  • Tracked and monitored database usage for proper capacity planning. 
  • Conduct and participate in disaster recovery exercises. 
  • Design and implement high availability environments. 
  • Wrote several shell and perl scripts to automate various MySQL maintenance tasks. 

Nordstrom - Senior Database Administrator
City, STATE, 07/2007 - 04/2010
  • Provided operational support for Nordstrom’s Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL environments. 
  • Owned, tracked and resolved database related incidents and requests.
  • Developed and maintained installation, backup, maintenance and other database related scripts.
  • Proactively and reactively monitor database performance as well as backups and maintenance processes.
  • Provided 24x7 on call support for database related issues; MySQL and SQL Server. 
  • Involved with HIPAA, SOX, PCI and PII audits.
  • Defined database management policies and procedures. 
  • Established monthly DBA/Developer brown bag to meet and discuss trends and issues with MySQL.
  • Developed C# application to auto generate passwords for database users that could be shared securely with other databases on other servers; remote and local.

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School Attended

  • Georgetown University
  • National University

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  • Senior MySQL Database Administrator
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  • Senior Database Administrator


  • Master of Science
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