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Oracle Database Administrator

San Diego, CA
October 06, 2018

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William F. Morrissey IV

**** ***** ** *** ******** #25-18 San Diego, CA 92154 T: 415-***-****

Oracle Database Administrator

DBA Expertise Communication Troubleshooting APEX Development and Administration

Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to perform customer-driven operations and lead and manage high-profile project implementations.

Experienced for 9+ years in Oracle software versions 9i, 10g, 11g, and 12c in all processes of installation, configuration, and maintenance of RAC, Grid Control, RDBMS, and ASM.

Expertise in wallet and encryption key creation, configuration, and maintenance.

Experience in ATLASSIAN Products including JIRA, Confluence, and Bitbucket.

Proven success in performing database monitoring, tuning, and administration.

Skilled in data warehouse load and maintenance.

Effective interpersonal, communication, problem-solving, and analytical skills.

Capable of formulating policies, procedures, and standards related to database management while planning and leading major technology assignments.

Achieved measurable success in evaluating performance results and recommending major changes to boost growth and development.

Expertise in researching, defining, interpreting, and analyzing complex unstructured technical database problems and recommending and implementing proper solutions.

Data Guard: High Availability and Disaster Recovery Methods and Implementation.

RMAN backups, restores, recovery, and cloning.

Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control: installation, maintenance, and upgrades up to Version 12c.

Core Skills and Competencies

Performance Tuning/Optimization Red Hat Linux VPN PL/SQL Scripting

Backup and Recovery PSU and OSU Patching TDE Encryption

Shell Scripting Linux/Unix Scripting Disaster Recovery

ASM Experience Partitioning RMAN

Documentation High Availability Log Miner

Professional Experience

Business Wire, San Francisco, CA Apr 2008-Oct 2017

Senior Oracle DBA

Administered and monitored production database performance while successfully troubleshooting connectivity and performance issues and assisting developers with SQL tuning and PL/SQL scripting.

Safeguarded databases effectively, planning and implementing quarterly security patches.

Performed software upgrades including APEX.

Provided all levels of operational database support on a rotating on-call basis in a 24X7 critical environment.

Performed disaster recovery and verified RMAN nightly backups.

Ensured success and efficiency by working collaboratively with Oracle Support on resolving issues.

Created physical standby databases in both production/non-production environments and performed full data refreshes.

Executed the installation, configuration, cloning, and patching of the Oracle EBS 12.2.

Performed DBA requests including schema creation and modification and ad hoc report requests.

Spearheaded the server migration (HP to Linux) and an Oracle Upgrade (10g to 11g) on one weekend for the production systems without significant loss of service.


Owner, The Maiden Public House, Big Sur, CA June 2005-Mar 2008

Principal SWE/Developer, Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA Feb 2001-May 2005

Education and Courses

BA in Communications, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 1991

Oracle Database 10g: Administration Workshop I and II Oracle Database 10g: Performance Tuning DBA

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