Oracle Enterprise Server 8i , 9i and 10g, Oracle 10g Application Server, Microsoft SQL Server 7 and 2000, Solaris 2.x, IRIX 6.4, Compaq UNIX 4.0, HP UX 11.0, Microsoft NT, Redhat LINUX
Senior Software Developer08/2006 to CurrentSteeple TechnologiesBrownsboro, AL.
Member or the team responsible for the infrastructure of NASA's Web Time and Attendance system (WebTADS), Identity management software (Opensso) and security monitoring software (Tripwire), including hardware, network, databases and webserver software.
Specific responsibilities include working with system administrator and other NASA and contractor personnel to accomplish tasks such as bringing backup webservers online due to hardware failure, Operating System patches, database patches, Daylight Savings Time adjustments and annual power outage activity.
Key accomplishments include performing successful recover of WebTADS server in conjunction with NASA Competency Center's annual disaster recovery drill, responsible for developing and delivering numerous presentations to NASA management for WebTADS (ORR, SCR, PDR and ORR).
Developed a series of detailed analysis queries (examples supervisor/approver mapping).
Designed and developed a methodology and procedure to disguise PII data in WebTADS to allow benchmark tests for response timing.
Successfully built out production and sandbox environments for IT security software Tripwire.
Successfully built out production, sandbox and test environments of SUN's Opensso authentication and authorization product.
Trained co-workers on the installation and maintenance for WebTADS, Tripwire and Opensso.
Database Administrator III06/2002 to 07/2006Computing TechnologiesHuntsville, AL.
Database Administrator for the DOIM at Redstone Arsenal.
Responsibilities include maintaining over 80 Oracle instances containing over 250 applications on multiple UNIX platforms.
Duties include setting up development, staging, and production databases; configuring web applications on the Oracle9i Application Server; and applying patches and upgrades to all Oracle products installed; troubleshooting Oracle compatibility issues; verifying SQL statements; identifying and correcting performance issues; and providing support to developers on Oracle technologies such as Single Sign-On, Oracle Identity Management, Oracle Portal, Intermedia and Oracle Forms.
Additional responsibilities include support of over 20 SQL Server databases on Microsoft NT.
Computer Analyst V11/2001 to 06/2002NCCIMHuntsville, AL.
Database Administrator for Corporate Information Center at Redstone Arsenal.
Responsibilities included maintaining over 80 Oracle instances containing over 250 applications on multiple UNIX platforms.
Duties included setting up development, staging, and production databases; configuring web applications on the Oracle9i Application Server; applying patches and upgrades to all Oracle products installed; troubleshooting Oracle compatibility issues; verified SQL statements; and identified and corrected performance issues.
Provided support to developers on Oracle technologies such as jdeveloper6i, Oracle Portal, Intermedia and Oracle Forms.
Additional responsibilities included support for IIS web server and SQL Server databases on Microsoft NT.
Database Administrator/Systems Administrator09/1999 to 11/2001Benchmark ElectronicsHuntsville, AL
Responsible for the administration of all Oracle Databases (25+) located in both the United States and abroad.
Primary responsibility is for the administration of the Oracle 7/8i server on a SUN Solaris platform.
Duties included migration of Oracle 7.x databases to Oracle 8i including the installation of multiple software patches to insure seamless compatibility.
Responsibilities as Senior DBA included the following key functions: Installation and upgrade of Oracle database software and tools such as Oracle Developer 6i, logical and physical database design, user/account management and security, performance monitoring and tuning using UNIX and SQL scripts and backup and recovery.
Provided support to developers for various client/server and web-based applications including PeopleSoft, BAAN, SMARTTIME, QMS, ARMS and TIME.
As Systems Administrator, was responsible for installation, upgrade and patches for over 15 SUN servers and workstations located in the United States and abroad.
Additional responsibilities included troubleshooting hardware, software, and network problems; creation of end-user accounts; implemented backup strategies and logical disk layout for database optimization; created and implemented disaster/recovery plans for complete system and database fail-over.
System Administrator/DBA07/1995 to 09/1999Nichols Research CorporationHuntsville, AL
Responsible for Nichols Research Corporation's Oracle Database administration and administration of all UNIX systems.
Duties included administration of the Oracle 7 server, the corporate domain name service, and the corporate e-mail system.
Led the team to convert the corporation's accounting and contracts information systems from VMS to UNIX platforms.
Led multiple system upgrades of various equipment utilizing Oracle and UNIX platforms including hardware/software selection and successful implementation.
As the Oracle Database Administrator, held sole responsibility for key functions including tablespace management, user/account management, disaster recovery procedure development and implementation, and performance monitoring and tuning.
Other responsibilities included operating system maintenance, system security and disk configuration utilizing RAID levels 0, 1 and 5.
Programmer/Analyst07/1992 to 07/1995Systems Engineering Solutions, IncHuntsville, AL
Programmer for the development of an acquisition tracking system for the U.S.
Army Research, Development and Engineering Center using Oracle 6.0, SQL Forms 3.0, and SQL Menus 5.0 on a UNIX Oracle server utilized by PC workstations which emphasized portable PL/SQL code.
In addition, provided UNIX system administration for the U.S.
Army Corporate Information Center and Test Measurement & Diagnostic Equipment at Redstone Arsenal.
Education and Training
B.S: Management Information Systems Huntsville1987University of AlabamaManagement Information Systems Huntsville
Oracle DBA Masters Certificate, February 1999
Administrating a Microsoft SQL Server Database, September 2004
ITIL Foundation Exam, August 2010
account management, accounting, Army, BAAN, backup, client/server, Compaq, HARDWARE, contracts, Database Administrator, DBA, Databases, Database, database design, disaster recovery, e-mail, Forms, HP UX, IIS, information systems, IRIX 6.4, ITIL, layout, 2000, Microsoft NT, migration, Enterprise, network, Operating System, optimization, Oracle 6, Oracle 7/8i, Oracle Developer 6, Oracle9, Oracle 7.x, Oracle, Oracle 8i, Oracle database, Oracle DBA, PL/SQL, Oracle 7, PeopleSoft, personnel, presentations, procedure development, Programmer, RAID, Redhat LINUX, Research, scripts, Solaris 2.x, SUN Solaris, Microsoft SQL Server 7, Microsoft SQL Server, SQL, SQL Forms 3.0, SQL Server, SUN, SUN servers, supervisor, system administrator, troubleshooting, UNIX, UNIX 4.0, UNIX system administration, upgrades, upgrade, VMS, web applications, web server