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Management Support

Columbus, Ohio, 43230, United States
May 31, 2017

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Ali Fraz **** Barrydowne Dr. Columbus OH 43230 972-***-****


To pursue a challenging position in a dynamic, growing organization that can utilize my experience of cutting-edge analytic data platforms, applications and related services.


Teradata Database Administration (TD 12, 13.0, 13.10,14.0,14.10,15.0)

ETL/BI Development, Operations & Application Support (Informatica Power Center, Control-M, SSIS, GCFR, SLJM)

Teradata DEV/QA/PROD environments Development, Maintenance & Planning

Teradata System Performance Tuning & Database Security Management

SQL/BTEQ/TPT Development/Optimization, SQL EXPLAIN plan analysis, Query Optimization, Query Banding

Teradata Active System Monitoring (TASM) Workload design & analysis

Teradata Utilities (Teradata Parallel Transport (TPT), BTEQ, Fastload, Multiload, Fastexport, TPUMP)

Stored Procedures/Macro’s Development

Teradata Tools (SQL Assistant, TD Administrator, TSET, TD Index Wizard, Workload Analyzer)

Teradata Viewpoint Management & Monitoring

DBC Objects / Data Dictionary Maintenance, Analysis & Reporting

System Health Analysis/Reporting using PDCR, DBQL & Resusage data

Multi value compression (MVC), Block Level compression (BLC), Teradata virtual storage (TVS)

Physical Database Modeling/Design, Understanding of OLAP/OLTP

DBScontrol & CNS Utilities

Capacity Planning & Forecasting, Support in Upgrades

Unity, Dual active systems, Teradata multi-system management

Informatica Power Center Support & Development

System Administration & Shell scripting (UNIX/LINUX)

Teradata Applications Support (CIM/ARM/TRM)

Backups & Restore – BAR activities & strategies using DSA, Netbackup, NetVaulT, ARCMAIN

Disaster Recovery Planning & Management

SLAs and OLAs management

ITIL Processes & Framework (Incident/Problem/Change/Release Management)

IT Service Management Tools & Methodology (ITSM Remedy, Service Now)

TARDIS / JIRA / STASH / Jenkins / Source Tree / Perforce

Certifications & Trainings

Teradata 12 Certified Database Administrator

Teradata 12 Certified Technical Specialist

Teradata 12 Certified Professional

ITIL v3 Foundation Certified in IT Service Management

Teradata System Performance - Larry Higa (2012-Prague)

Teradata Performance Optimization through Physical Design (2014-Manila)

Teradata Performance Optimization through Workload Management (2014-Manila)

Customer Service Skills & Mindset Program (2013-Islamabad)

Employment History

Teradata Corporation Project - DSW Columbus, OH

Teradata DBA / Teradata Developer Onsite (Sep, 2016 – Current)

I am currently working as Teradata DBA (Contract) at DSW with major focused on implementing Teradata best practices and educating Client staff around performance optimization techniques.

Database management/administration for 5 Teradata systems including prod/non prod environments

Re-engineering Security, Database objects management/Hierarchies & Object manaintainece

Implementing new Teradata 15.0 features including TD Wallet, Data labs, Stats manager, BLC etc.

Performance Optimization through physical design and workload management (TASM)

Daily Backups using Netbackup

Viewpoint Administration / Alert Setup / Weekly, Monthly system wide reporting using PDCR

Incident/Service requests and Change review/Implementation

Co-ordinate with GSC and TD CS for ongoing issues and plan future upgrade roadmap

Teradata Corporation Project - Expedia Bellevue, WA

Lead Teradata DBA / Informatica ETL Developer Onsite (Jul, 2015 – Aug 2016)

I worked as Lead Teradata DBA at Expedia. Previously I was working in capacity of ETL development/Migration consultant with Teradata Corporation as a Contractor for DB2 – Teradata Migration project of Expedia.

Strategic Database Design/Architecture, Stored Procedure, BTEQ development activities

Teradata DWH Engineering & Performance Tuning activities

Advance DBA tasks/BAR-(DSA)/TASM/Viewpoint Set-up/Performance Tuning management

Service Now Reporting & Offshore team management

Teradata Parallel Transport (TPT) / Teradata Tools & Utilities Development

ETL Development/Migration using TARDIS, Informatica Power Center & Control-M

Stored Procedures/ SQL/BTEQ Development, Testing & Optimization, SQL EXPLAIN plan analysis

Design/Development/Testing/Deployment of migration sprints and performance analysis (Dev/QA/Pre-Prod/Prod)

Teradata Corporation

Teradata Professional Services Consultant – (Oct 2010 – June, 2015)

My role over the last 5 years as a Teradata Consultant has been to deal with operational elements of the Teradata DWH platforms both onsite & offsite with some reputable clients of Teradata across Europe & Middle East.

Teradata Managed Services - CoE International Region

Teradata MS DBA/ ETL Development Best Practices & Performance Tuning – (Jan 2015 – May 2015)

In this role, my key focus was to conduct performance optimization assessments and introduce Teradata DBA/ETL best practices across MS accounts in Europe, Middle East, Africa & Asia Pacific region.

System performance tuning exercise on key MS accounts

Identification of performance issues & provide/recommend optimized solutions

Assist in implementation of Teradata DBA/ETL Development standard best practices and process automation

User/Developers guides & training on DBA/ETL best practices & performance optimization techniques


Teradata Performance Tuning Engineer Offsite (Sep 2014 – Dec 2014)

In the large DWH environment of Unilever, I was assigned as a Performance tuning expert and successfully identified/fix performance issues system wide and optimize semantic jobs to ensure SLA compliance

Semantic layer performance tuning & optimization

Tuning/Re-writing of complex ETL/Business queries(SQL/BTEQ), SQL EXPLAIN plan Analysis

Performance reporting for Capabilities using PDCR, TASM & Workload design & analysis

Unity, Dual active systems, Teradata multi-system management

Root Cause Analysis for system degradation & provide optimized Solution Recommendations/Fix


Lead Teradata DBA & ETL/BI Developer Onsite – Islamabad (Jan 2014 – Sep 2014)

I was assigned in a leading Telecom company of Pakistan as a Teradata Consultant where I accomplished to optimize Teradata DWH system & stream line EDW operations/development/deployments by Introducing Teradata best practices.

Teradata Parallel Transport (TPT) Support & Optimization, DBA/ETL Process automation, SLA’s/OLA’s maintenance

Advanced DBA support, TASM workload analysis & implementation for Prod/QA/Dev environments,

ETL big-batches Hot-fixes, Query optimization, SQL/BTEQ Writing, SQL EXPLAIN plan analysis

Capacity Planning (Saved 46-TB space), Multi Valued Compression, Block level Compression

Auto Stats Collection Process Implementation/Maintenance, Stats Optimization

DBC Purging and History maintenance, Automated System reporting using DBQL/Resusage Data

Teradata viewpoint management, User creation, Rights, System Alerts setup

Qatar Telecom (Ooredoo)

Lead Teradata DBA & Informatica ETL Developer Onsite – Qatar (Apr 2013 – Dec 2013)

As a Teradata Consultant in leading Telecom Company of Qatar, I introduced Teradata DBA/ETL best practices to optimize Teradata DWH Production/Development system & stream line EDW operations.

DBA activities for Development/Production environment, Teradata Viewpoint setup

Database Objects development & maintenance, Table/View/Macros/Stored Procedures, Index selection & Stats

Informatica power center ETL batch development & Support, Incident/Problem resolution & Hotfixes

ETL batch performance analysis and optimization, Automation of DBA/ETL reports

Offshore Team Management, Project documentation (Operational Manuals/Run-book)


Onsite – Finland (Apr 2011 – Apr 2013)

I worked in the challenging DWH environment of world's largest manufacturer of mobile handsets, where I served in multiple roles, as a Performance DBA as well as Informatica ETL lead.

Teradata System Performance Tuning Specialist

Teradata System Performance tuning/optimization for Production/Dev/QA & XLDB systems

Query Optimization (SQL Review/Re-write/Test/Deploy), SQL EXPLAIN plan analysis

Root Cause Analysis for system degradation & provide optimized Solution Recommendations/Fix

Physical Data Modeling/Design, Semantic layer aggregation tuning / recommendations

Performance Testing of new releases in QA/XLDB systems before PROD deployments

BAR analysis & Policy review

Lead Informatica ETL Developer & Application Support

Incident/Problem Analyst for Demand & Delivery (DND) applications to adhere agreed SLA

Informatica Power Center/Teradata Utilities Support & Development, Troubleshoot & Apply Hotfixes

ETL Reporting, Data Validations, Source Data Reconciliations

QA Testing and Prod Deployments


Teradata DBA / ETL Level 2 Support Offsite (Oct 2010 – Mar 2011)

As Teradata Consultant in the leading energy company of oil & gas production, my duties were to perform DBA and ETL Level 2 support activities in rotating shift model, some of which are as below.

Database Administration & Development as per TD Best Practices for Dev/QA/Prod Environment

ETL Development & Support (Teradata Utilities)

Data Backups & Restore


Teradata DBA & CRM Support Offsite (Oct 2010 – Mar 2011)

I was assigned on Norway's largest financial services Datawarehouse platform to provide Teradata Aprimo Relationship Manager (TRM) support

Aprimo Relationship Manager (ARM) support / Batch Troubleshooting

Application monitoring & Batch reporting

Basic DBA tasks including Data Backups & Restore using Netvault


Forman Christian College

2010 - Bachelors of Sciences - Computer Sciences (Honors) - Valedictory Award Winner 2010

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