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Database Administrator

Charleston, South Carolina, United States
March 13, 2018

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Database Administrator with Public Trust Clearance (In Process)


Phone: 240-***-****

Address: **** *. **** **** *** N Charleston, South Carolina 29418


An experienced and result-oriented professional with over 7 years of experience, who possesses a unique set of skills in both Oracle and SQL database design, installation and administration. A Problem solver with the ability to think creatively to achieve established objectives. Possesses excellent communication skills and able to communicate efficiently to audiences of varying skill levels or cultural background. Efficient in creating, building or working in teams to accomplish specific goals.


Experience in both Oracle and MS SQL database activities like Installation, configuration, creation, maintenance, performance tuning, trouble shooting, migration, etc. in both production and development environments.

Skilled in architecture, design, configuration and management of oracle MS SQL databases on LINUX, SOLARIS, HP-UX, AIX and WINDOWS environments and database migration on the same platform and across platforms.

Configured and managed MS SQL databases on both Windows 2008 to 2016 servers.

Proactive monitoring of applications and databases

Enforced Security rules and system monitoring by creating, granting and revoking access to environments or database objects, configuring quotas, auditing, analyzing and identifying susceptible security loopholes and eliminating them.

Installed, Configured and managed a RAC environment for high availability and load balancing.

Participated in planning and implementing an off-site Data Guard with broker with an Active standby for disaster recovery.

24/7 support of Production databases and responsible for round-the-clock database operations.

Applying Patch set update (PSU) and Security Patch Update (SPU) on Databases.

Performed different types of backups and recovery.

Proactively accessing and recommending changes to increase efficiency, minimize operating cost and improve accuracy and timelines of application systems.

Tuned databases at various levels such as Application Tuning, Memory Tuning, SQL Tuning and Database Contention, I/O Tuning, Capacity planning.

Experience in Cloning on the same platform and across platforms.

Good Technical problem solving skills

Strong organizational management skills

Able to work with a wide variety of co-workers to achieve set objectives.

Excels in developing and motivating highly focused teams

Able to improve and optimize productivity and specific goals.

Excels in conceiving, designing and maintaining databases.

Operating Systems

Applications / Tools

• Windows 2008 - 2016

• MS Office Suite

• SQL Developer

• Mac OS

• MS Excel

• Intellij Idea

• Linux / RHEL 7

• WinSCP

• avicatPortable

• Linux MaaS

• MRemoteNG




• SQL server Management


• Sun Solaris

• Liquibase


Bachelor’s Degree in Telecom Engineering

Associate degree (Senior Broadcaster) in Signal processing, Transmission and broadcasting

Experience / Employment History

Booz Allen Hamilton – Charleston Digital Hub, SC

Database Administrator June 2017 - Current

Supporting the Veterans Benefit Management System (VBMS) development Project as a Senior DBA to meet the government’s request to reduce the overall time required to process a veteran’s claims and Benefits.

Worked with other team members and contractors to create and test deployment packages and prepare development environments for major software development, testing and releases.

Supported developers, release management, data scientists and other DBA’s on various daily projects.

Documented the DEV environment software development activities and procedures.

Management of split stream code development and deployment in multiple environments

Perform database and schema exports on a regular basis.

Training DBAs and helping other new members on the team to integrate the project.

Riley Technologies - Mooresville, NC

Oracle Database Administrator Jun 2014 – May 2017

Supporting multiple databases for production, development, test and staging purposes on Sun Solaris and Windows environments.

Applying upgrade patch, maintenance and interim patches (Opatch) on all the databases.

Refreshing Dev and Test instances with data from Production on a regular basis.

Planning, Implementing and Validating various versions of Oracle Databases to 12c Release & upgrades on all the environments (in a procedural approach Dev, Test, Stage, QA and Production) outlining of rollback procedures like downgrades/building parallel environments and also working on proof of concept for Oracle 12c upgrades.

RMAN point in time recovery and Instance recovery.

Scheduling repetitive activities like gathering schema statistics, exports, table space usage report etc using crontab.

Performance tuning of Queries by maintaining Aggregates, Compression, partition, indexing and use of Hints, Stored outlines, Statistics.

Walgreen Company - Deerfield, IL

Oracle Production Support Database Administrator Aug 2011 – Jun 2014

Installation and configuration Oracle 11g and 10g databases on AIX and Linux platforms.

Involved in converting a single instance database to Oracle 11g, 10g RAC databases.

Developed RMAN Cold Backup Script to automatically backup all databases of sizing ranging from 200GB to 2TB and automated the process through crontab.

Worked closely with developers in writing Packages, Triggers and Indexes on tables to improve Application performance.

Performed database refreshes using expdp, Impdp, RMAN Duplicate and cloning.

24/7 Production & Development database support and administration.

Performed Database upgrade from Oracle 10g to Oracle 12c

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