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Sql Server Support

Gaffney, South Carolina, United States
January 29, 2018

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Senior accomplished Database Administrator, who’s demonstrated success designing and implementing database solutions that improve business functionality and continuity. Loyal and dedicated with ambition to succeed in database management and administration in a production environment. I Possess an has extensive experience in Information Technology, he has a passion to learn and is always up for challenge whatever the situation. With an ability to play nice with others, whilst also working efficiently on his own, I am an effective communicator with exceptional relationship management skills and able to relate to people at any level of business/management or client teams. In my past experiences as lead DBA; I have responsible for planning and scheduling installations and testing of databases and server migrations. Successfully implementing cutovers that meet project deadlines and insured minimum or no impact to users. Possess diversified technical background and Database Administration skills including, Database Instance/Engine planning, configuration, implementation, troubleshooting, performance tuning, and recovery.




SQL Server Windows Server Tandem Administrator

SSIS Windows system administration Guardian and TACL

SSRS Windows network administration Novell administration

DTS Visual basic 6

SharePoint Microsoft Project Server from the SQL side



HBC, St. Louis, MO

SQL Server Database Administrator

Feb 2013-July 2015

Lead team of 2 DBAs. Providing guidance and assignment of tasks, reviewed project requests and provided estimates of time and cost required to accomplish project. Resolved database user request and needs. Migrated Sql server systems from different sister stores to the infrastructure and convert from physical servers into virtual servers 2008.

Perform database optimization and tuning duties and maintenance; developed and planed an ongoing capacity planning and support for the database engine; log Shipping, Analysis Services, SSIS, and Reporting Services. Duties included Server Installations, upgrades and patch management for 2000 thru 2012 instances.

Provided support on all stages of database engineering and database deployments and break-fix of Production servers in a muti- tier distributed environment.

Responsible for physical Server and Database configurations, administration and support of Client’s SQL Server database Infrastructure. Working with numerous third party native ticketing systems and backup solutions, server workloads and operating systems.

Perform and maintain a variety of customer SLA requirements and product support consisting of user/configuration/security and troubleshooting with a variety of audiences and end users, (system administrators, internal support engineers, developers.) Also, supported all versions of SQL Server platforms.

Designed database Backup and Restoration.

IBM, Dubuque, IA

SQL Server Database Administrator/ Consultant


As a member of IBMs Global Support staff in the role of SQL Server administrator I perform and maintain a variety of customer SLA requirements and product support request consisting of user/configuration/security and general troubleshooting SQL server and components supporting a variety of audiences (end users, system administrators, internal support engineers, and developers.)Also responsible for patch management and participation in administrator tasks in projects working with individual clients internal database administrators on Sql 7.0,2000,2005,2008.

As the subject matter expert implemented standards to team members and developed process and procedure participated in the development of and adherence to corporate databases and best practices working directly with internal customers to plan, evaluate, and design network databases in accordance with team and company standards capacity requirements.

IBM, St. Louis, MO

SQL Server Database Architect/ Consultant

Feb 2011-July 2011

As primary Lead, coordinated implementation, and executed the migration of the entire SQL server environment project for a large-scale Aerospace manufacturing plant.

Assumed responsibility for leading the overall technical design, direction, configuration, manageability and supportability of Client’s SQL Server database Infrastructure. Working in coordination with administrators using PlateSspin and TDMF technology movement of server workloads-operating systems, applications and data-over the network between two geographical Data Centers. Migration of the SQL 2000,2005 and 2008 Clusters by building sql clusters in the new Target domain site; installing SQL Server; migrate the content to the new domain, arrange for functional and user testing and then finally have a go-live action of just backing up the user databases and refreshing the user databases on the new Cluster

Saint Charles Community College, Cottlesville, MO

SQL Database Administrator/Consultant

Nov 2010-Mar 2011

Implemented MS SQL Cluster, Multi-Node Cluster upgraded from SQ2005 to SQL2008r2

Estimated disk storage requirements for database software, database files & database administration needs. Provided optimal database file layout for utilization of storage and performance acceptable to the client.

Participated in meetings that impact Sql and databases physical design and performed acceptance testing to verify that database changes perform without adverse consequences. Customized support for Clients Application (e.g. Third party support/In-House Applications, etc.)

Ranken Technical College, Saint Louis, MO

Database Administrator/Consultant

Sep-2009- Nov-2009

Primary responsible for upgrading intranet site from VBScript to both on the front end and back end in addition to upgrading several hundred access databases for the college's network consisting of SQL 2005, Windows 2003 and IIS 6.

Acting as primary dba administered and secured Microsoft SQL Server 2000, 2005 and 2008 using lite speed for backups and develop maintenance plans for the environment.

Supported SSIS packages, SQL Agent jobs, and stored procedures, scheduled tasks, batch jobs and other database processes and work-flow using Connect: Direct for point to point file transfers of client’s data to SQL server tables.

Smurfit-Stone Container, Creve Coeur, MO

Senior SQL Database Administrator


Responsible for the configuration of the new clusters, nodes within the cluster, and hot standby servers. SQL Server instances, Disaster Recovery planning and implementation, Administration, integrity, and consistency of databases. Migrated 13 active SQL Server 2000 instances onto 8 Window 2003 clusters, running in an Active\Passive environment. Managed security; by assigning and defining the database and user roles. Performed database refreshes on development and production instances.

Maintain and support Log shipping combined with failover clustering to achieve maximum availability, business continuity, and disaster recovery.

Maintained availability of a SharePoint environment depended on SQL Server uptime in a clustered environment and identifying whether SQL data is at risk from poor database recovery or if any security issues exist.

Maritz Global Technology Fenton, MO

Senior SQL Database Administrator

Sep 1996 - May2007

Successfully Upgraded Server and Databases from SQL Server 6.5/7/2000 to 2005.

Installed & configured database software, associated database tools and performance monitoring software.

Performed database/infrastructure physical design, database upgrades & applied software patches to databases as per application/client requirements.

Customized support for Client’s Applications (e.g. Third party supported/In-House Applications etc.) Responsible for creating and maintaining database objects and structures (e.g. tables, indexes, views, triggers, Functions, Procedures, etc.).

Provided appropriate access to client except system databases owners’ and Client will have access to their respective needed application schema owners.

Developed & maintained scripts, utility jobs or implement needed software for database maintenance.

Implemented & managed database clustering, failover and load balance technologies as per client requirement.


The University of Missouri, Deer Park Trail, Saint Louis MO

Chancellor's Certificate Program

Visual Basic .NET Programming (2007)

St. Louis Community College St. Louis, MO

Microsoft MSDB Certification (2005)

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