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Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
August 11, 2018

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Velentine Nde

**** ******* ***, *****, ** ***** USA, Phone: 763-***-****; Email:

Oracle Database Administrator, OCA

Solutions-oriented Oracle database administrator with over 7 years experience working with Oracle 10g, 11g and 12c databases within medical device manufacturing and health care companies. Possess strong knowledge of SQL, Unix/Linux platforms, Oracle database architecture, performance tuning, backup and recovery, database security, database replication, as well as data migration. Possess excellent interpersonal and analytical skills as well as great attention to detail and working in teams to solve critical database issues.

Core Competencies

•Database Creation, Configuration, Upgrade, Patching and Migration.

•Oracle Virtual Machine (OVM) for testing.

•Backup and recovery using Data Pump and RMAN.

•Monitoring and Performance tuning using OEM Grid Control.

•Database integrity and Advanced security implementations.

•Database Upgrade and Migration.

•High availability using Flashback and Data Guard

•Proficiency in Unix, Linux- Red Hat Linux 5.4, Red Hat Linux 6, Windows 2000 Server OS


State of Minnesota, Department of Human Services, St. Paul, MN April 2014 – Present

Oracle Database Administrator

Responsible for monitoring and troubleshooting the database environment.

Install Oracle software and implement database and applications on the server.

Grant roles and privileges to end users.

Installation and configuration, patching, technical database support in 24X7 environment to ensure system performance and stability.

Implement optimal space utilization in table space by avoiding fragmentation.

Load data into database tables using SQL Loader.

Perform Data Guard switchover/failover as per the requirements.

Carry out quarterly patches, /maintaining/monitoring/upgrading the production development and test databases.

Implement recovery strategies whenever required and successfully recovered databases in case database crash, media/disk failures by using RMAN.

Restore and Recover of database from offline, online and RMAN backup.

Table space monitoring, Performance monitoring and tuning for performance improvement.

Implement database security using Oracle's Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) to protect the organization's critical data.

Perform SQL and PL/SQL tuning, oracle contention and monitored production database using Automatic Workload Repository (AWR), Automatic Database Diagnostic Monitor (ADDM) reports and Active Session History (ASH).

Medtronic, Fridley, MN June 2011 – March 2014

Oracle Database Administrator

•Performed Oracle installations, upgrades, instance configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting.

•Implemented Database Backup and Recovery concepts using RMAN utilities (scheduling full/incremental/cumulative backups, hot/cold backups).

•Performed Performance tuning and Monitoring using Grid Control database and managing instances using OEM, and tools such as Explain plan and SQL tuning advisor.

•Planned and scheduled backups and restore strategy, performed logical as well as physical backups.

•Worked with other IT teams to address issues specific to the database/application interaction to support functionality and maximum performance and to ensure proper backups of all Oracle environments.

•Worked with developers on constructing effective PL/SQL programs and packages.

•Cloned, patched and implemented upgrades and migrations.

•Created and administered privileges, roles and profiles.

•Implemented Oracle Database advanced security practices such as Virtual Database Privacy and TDE

•Used statistics generated by AWR, ASH, ADDM reports to monitor and tune the database.

•Supported application developers in planning, load analysis, and backup and recovery of data.


Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, University of Buea, Cameroon

Applied Associate of Science in Health Information Technology, Anoka Technical College, MN

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