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Objective To obtain a challenging position with a forward-looking company that will leverage and expand my technical skills to achieve their business initiatives relating to Information Technology. I have over 27 years of experience in Information Technology ranging from mainframe to Internet technologies. I have experience in many different industries and applications including health care and MCO’s. I possess broad knowledge and experience with all MS operating systems and applications with concentration in database technologies. I have been a MS SQL Server® DBA and developer exclusively for the past 8 years and have worked on SQL Server from version 6.0 through SQL Server 2008. I have excellent project management, analytical, verbal and written communication skills as well as extensive relational database design/SQL programming experience.
Senior SQL Server DBA
2003-present Hilton Hotels, Central Parking Systems, Plan Express, Investment Scorecard, Flash Technologies, LPS Integration, Helena Chemical.
Provisioned and managed PeopleSoft® HR/Payroll and Financial SQL Servers utilizing 64 processor Unisys servers with 256 GB RAM, Windows Datacenter 2003® O/S and EMC Symmetrix FC2 SAN with DMX class drives. Database sizes were over 100 terabytes each.
Developed optimal disk layout strategies to insure maximum I/O performance.
Implemented replication using all types of native SQL Server® methods and database mirroring in SQL Server 2005®.
Implemented and managed SQL Server® security utilizing Windows Integrated security and SQL Server® only models.
Gathered performance statistics to evaluate O/S and SQL Server configuration and settings. Analyzed the statistical data to determine the best course of action to reach maximum performance.
Provided production to support to multiple application databases to meet client Service Level Agreements.
Primary DBA in charge of 17 24x7 real-time production databases from SQL Server 2000® to 2008®.
Backups and recoveries performed via dedicated backup network utilizing SQLLiteSpeed®.
Implemented and tested Disaster Recovery plans for production databases.
Managed all O/S and SQL Server hot fixes and patches for development and production database servers.
Handled performance tuning and ongoing maintenance including all O/S and SQL Server patches.
Designed source code, development, and management scripts (T-SQL).
Provided interface support between applications using DTS and SSIS.
Implemented and utilized third-party tools to monitor and analyze server and database performance.
Expert T-SQL skills.
Developed management reporting utilizing SQL Reporting Services®.
2001-2003 Morgan Keegan Memphis, TN
Senior DBA responsible for all 24x7 production databases in a high availability clustered environment.
Responsible for hardware installation, configuration and maintenance for all production and development database servers.
Maintained O/S, database and security patches as required.
Managed permissions for all users down to the object level.
Developed, maintained and optimized T-SQL code in ASP applications, stored procedures, extended stored procedures and triggers.
Developed and implemented Disaster Recovery plan for all critical production database systems.
Implemented change control procedures for all production database systems.
Implemented database monitoring and error notification system for all production database systems.
DBA/Business Analyst 1999–2001 Saint Francis Hospital Memphis, TN
Responsible for developing and monitoring all HL7 interfaces between third party clinical and financial applications.
Responsible for all SQL Server® database administration and security.
Database sizes up to 1 terabyte.
Solely responsible for implementation of MS Exchange 5.5 and the conversion of all users.
Implemented and maintained network faxing solution, including automated faxing of lab results to physicians.
DBA/Analyst 1997–1999 BMHCC Memphis, TN
Sole DBA responsible for all production databases for the Central Services Bureau.
Responsible for data feeds, analysis and reporting for the FocalPoint HEDIS data warehouse, using OLAP services and Crystal Reports.
Designed and implemented new departmental applications using Visual Basic and SQL Server.
Project Manager 1995–1997 NSA, Inc Memphis, TN
Responsible for management of all contract programming staff.
Responsible for all planning, budgeting and resource allocation for IT projects.
Responsible for design and implementation of new credit card authorization system to support the Sales department.
Responsible for redesign and implementation of EDI interfaces to support logistics operations for the European division.
Application Analyst 1984–1996 LMI Memphis, TN
Responsible for the design and implementation of new Repair Depot and DRP application using HP-UX and Oracle 7.1.
Responsible for development of conversion programs to move data from the legacy application.
1993–1994 Keane Louisville, KY
Responsible for development of interfaces from legacy mainframe application to new Oracle/DB2 based client/server application at GE Appliances.
Developed resource usage system and other system management utilities
Created all SQL code for the to access the DB2 databases for other developers.
Further job history and references upon request.