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Senior Oracle DBA

Silver Spring, MD
October 15, 2018

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Kelvin M Sanyeneh

Silver Spring, MD *****

Phone: 24-441-3253


Residence: Washington DC, Baltimore Area

(Open to relocation)


Summary of Qualifications

Over 8 plus years combined hands-on industry IT experience

Specialized training, and experienced in Oracle, Red Hat, AIX, Sun Solaris, Linux

Well-developed communication, documentation and report writing skills

24/7 on-call rotation to support users on-site and remotely

Ability to work in a team or independently with minimal supervision

Experienced using TOAD, Golden Gate, Remedy

An accomplished and seasoned professional Oracle Database Administrator with 8+ years of extensive knowledge and proficiency in Oracle database administration. She has worked on databases performing various DBA services and also across a multitude of platforms (LINUX, UNIX, and Windows) in production, development and test environments. An enthusiastic, proactive team player who is fast at picking up new technology with great attention to detail as well as great communication skills. With her strong aptitude to analyze and resolve problems, she has a well-honed ability to adapt and thrive in a dynamic fast paced and challenging work environment.


Backup and Recovery using RMAN

Export/Import and Data Pump

Transparent Database Encryption

Database Security

Database Upgrade and Migration

Oracle Performance Tuning




SQL Developer

Oracle Enterprise Manager



FDA- Food & Drug Administration, Silver Spring MD February 2012 – Present

Senior Oracle Database Administrator

Providing administration and support for Oracle 10g/11g installations, database creation, database security, database optimization and tuning.

Performing bulk load into the database using SQL Loader.

Proficient with backup and recovery using RMAN.

Cloned production databases as needed for testing, development using RMAN and Enterprise Manager.

Extensively using DATAPUMP and Export /Import utilities for logical backups and performed database cloning using RMAN

Experience with providing and maintaining high availability and disaster recovery using ORACLE DATA GUARD.

Experience providing high scalability and availability with Real Application Cluster (RAC)

Implementing business rules and maintaining data integrity via the use of constraints using DDL statements.

Implementing, tuning and maintaining Oracle Database using Oracle Enterprise on AWS.

Thorough understanding of partitioning, encryption, OEM, grid control, replication.

Superior oral and written communication skills to collaborate operations with developers, systems administrators and other groups.

Well-versed in Linux and Windows Operating Systems including scripting and basic administration.

Maintaining access permissions and privileges for database objects.

Providing troubleshooting and support for all IT-related issues.

Manage database permissions and setup database roles, and enable database auditing for database security.

NIH- National Institute of Health, Bethesda MD February 2008 – January 2012

Junior Oracle Database Administrator

Installed and configured Oracle 10g/11g servers and created of databases in Linux environments

Researched, tested, and made recommendations of data validation tools.

Established and implemented backup/recovery and patch scheduling as well as exported and imported databases frequently into the development and test environments and for archiving purposes.

Created, tracked, and closed service tickets using REMEDY ticketing system and developed a defect prevention process including but not limited to root cause analysis and corrective action.

Controlled all databases with high alertness to ensure peak performance, stability and reliability and availability.

Resolved locking issues, inconsistencies and assisted in batch processes.

Assisted developers with SQL code troubleshooting as well as tweaked applications, procedures and SQL when necessary.

Developed RMAN backup and recovery strategies and procedures

Performed database patching for bug fixes, and mitigate security vulnerabilities

Test recovery and support continuity of operations procedures

Performed user administration

Performed all aspect of database operations and maintenance (O&M)

Automated, maintained and monitored logs

UPS- United Postal Services, Laurel MD November 2006 – January 2008

Data Entry Clerk

Perform data analysis for errors and inconsistencies

Report and record glitches with the data

Conduct data input operations on various computer programs

Ensuring confidentially for both customers and companies

Conduct data conversion from hardcopy to softcopy using multiple methods such as typing, data recorders or optical scanners

Input data provided directly from customers

Create spreadsheets

Data verifications

Data update and validity

Data retrieval from the database or electronic files as requested

Perform regular backups to ensure data preservation

Record keeping and organizations


IT Specialist-Cisco Systems, Howard Community College, Columbia MD

*References are available upon request


Oracle 11g OCP Administrator Certified Professional


Public Trust Clearance / Eligible for higher

Able to pass background check and drug test

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