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Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
August 15, 2018

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Shaun Crowley

Oracle Technical Manager


●Over 12 years of programming experience as an Oracle PL/SQL, Forms and Reports Developer in Analysis, Design and Implementation of Business Applications using the Oracle Relational Database Management System (RDBMS). In the last three years I have lead a team of 5 developers as the Business As Usual (BAU) Team Leader using agile / kanban approach to development, this role was 50% Technical and 50% Management.

●Supplier Management, create supplier work packages and manage procurement. Manages delivery scope and resolve deviation in managed service.

●Change Management, this involves managing the complex interdependencies between business, people, process and technology dimensions of change. Chaired and been part of a Change Advisory Board (CAB).

●Planning & Delivering, using project management skill I have managed large-scale / complex projects encompassing the coordination of cross functional teams (including external teams).

●Facilitation, manage groups to achieve desired outcomes, using tools and techniques to maximise the group's decision-making potential

●Major Incident Manager for all Severity 1 & 2 issues.

●Team Management, I have Created Monthly KPI Reports and Personal Development Plans and conducted Performance Reviews, 1 to 1’s and Setting SMART Objectives.

●Stakeholder Management, point of contact for sponsors and senior stakeholders and monitors and manages solution delivery.

●Involved in all phases of the SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) from analysis, design, development, testing, implementation and maintenance with timely delivery against aggressive deadlines.

●Experience with Data flow diagrams, Data dictionary, Database normalization theory techniques, Entity relation modeling and design techniques.

●Expertise in Client-Server application development using Oracle 12g/11g/10g/9i/8i, PL/SQL, Oracle Forms and Reports, SQL*PLUS, TOAD and SQL Developer.

●Experience in SQL performance tuning using Cost-Based Optimization (CBO).

●Experience in logical and physical Data Modeling using normalization Techniques.

●Created Tables, Views, Constraints, Indexes, Materialized views.

●Worked extensively on Ref Cursor, External Tables and Collections.

●File based loading to move data between databases using Java.

●Expertise in Dynamic SQL and PL/SQL, Collections and Exception handling.

●Developed Complex database objects like Stored Procedures, Functions, Packages and Triggers using SQL and PL/SQL.

●Good knowledge of key Oracle performance related features such as Query Optimizer, Execution Plans and Indexes.

●Experience with Performance Tuning for Oracle RDBMS using Explain Plan and HINTS.

●Created Shell Scripts for invoking SQL scripts and scheduled them using crontab.

●Excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical skills and strong ability to perform as part of a team.


In the last 12 months I have been involved with numerous projects. On these projects I have been had various roles from Project Manager / Technical Architect / Business Analyst / Developer. The most successful projects are:

●Oracle Upgrade 11i to 12c, Databases and APP servers. This project ran for 4 months working through many oracle service requests (SR) ending with a cut over weekend. This was highly successful resulting in 0 downtime after upgrade.

●Automatic payment solution for PCI compliance using New Voice Media, handling thousands of payments a day. This resulted in solutions creating API (internal/web) interfaces between oracle and 3rd party system via PHP web front end.

●Implement changes highlighted by Internal / External (Deloitte) audits.

●Implemented formal release, change and incident management processes in line with ITIL standards. This resulted in stabilising the production environment and reducing the amount of major incidents.

●Part of Restart / War room / Turn around meetings to move on going data migration project from failing to delivering (Team of 30). Project moved to a scrum/rapid development principles with in one week the holes in the program identified and all high impact issue solved and first deliveries completed. This is currently ongoing.


Prince 2 Foundation On going

ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership & Management November 16

Global Knowledge - Foundation ITIL V3 October 10


GMC Inspire Automation March 15

GMC Inspire Designer January 15

Oracle University – Oracle 10g PL/SQL Advanced November 09

Oracle University – Oracle 10g Forms July 06

Interquad - Oracle 9i PL/SQL Fundamentals December 05

Oracle University - Introduction to Oracle: SQL September 04


University of Surrey 2002-2003

Masters of Science in Information Studies (MSc)

Final year project title “Designing and Building a Call Logging System”

University of Surrey 1996-2001

Bachelor of Science in Computing and Information Technology (BSc)

Final year project title “Web Based Navigation”

NESCOT College, Epsom

BTEC National Diploma in Computer Science

Passed with Merit and Distinction, with programming languages PASCAL and Visual Basic.


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11 Bowman’s Way



NG32 2HF


DOB: 12/10/1977

Nationality: British

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