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Manager Oracle

Chesapeake Beach, MD
October 25, 2018

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Experience: 21 years of Oracle DBA experience in daily support of corporate management systems including database management and administration, analysis, design, problem solving, software testing and architecture in client/server and web-based environments with reference to Oracle. Oracle 7, 8, 8i, 9i,10g, 11g, 12c, Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c, Oracle WebLogic Server 11g/12c, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Forms and Reports; SQL*NET, SQL*PLUS, PL/SQL, Oracle Dataguard/Active Dataguard, Oracle Parallel Server/RAC, Oracle Advanced Replication, Oracle Advanced Queuing, Oracle Designer, Oracle Enterprise Manager, Oracle 9i Application Server, Oracle SQL Developer, Oracle Internet Directory (LDAP), Oracle Single Sign-On, Oracle Discoverer, Solarwinds Database Performance Analyzer, Red Hat Linux, Quest TOAD, Enterprise DB Advanced Server 9.2, Postgres Enterprise Manager, MySQL Workbench, Apache Web Server, SQL Programmer, Veritas NetBackup, Erwin/ERX, TCP/IP, ODBC, MVS 2.10 and Linux – SUSE SLES8/9/10 on IBM Z800 and HP-BL25, Microsoft Windows 95/98/2000/XP/2007.

Main Skills: Database Administration/Tuning, Logical Data Modeling, Database Programming, Report Writing, Data Warehousing, Client/Server, Messaging Queuing Systems, Legacy Conversions, OLTP Systems, ORACLE and Microsoft Integration Specialist with extensive hands on experience in both environments, Have installed and configured ORACLE 8i/9i/10g/11g/12c database and associated products on Linux, Sun Solaris, IBM AIX, Windows NT/2000 and IBM Z/OS/OS390. Have installed and configured Oracle Fusion Middleware Suite including Oracle Forms and Reports.Knowledge of electronic data collection, warehousing and dissemination.

Work History:

Oracle Fusion Middleware Administrator, DBA and SAS Team Lead, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, D.C.

Telesis Corporation April 2018 – August 2018

Planning and execution of the upgrade of Oracle Fusion Middleware including Oracle Forms and Reports to version Team lead for the Database and SAS Administrators. Incident and Problem Manager.

Senior Engineer/Lead Database Administrator, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, D.C.;

Chenega Corporation: May 2010 – October 2017

Z,Inc; January 2007 – May 2010.

RSIS, Inc.; October 2004 – December 2006.

IEC, Inc.; August 1996 – September 2004.

Please note, the four employers listed above constitute different Federal contracting companies that I worked for while serving in the same position at the Energy Information Administration for the 21 year period throughout which I was there. The EIA had re-bid the contract for my position several times during that period. My position and work remained the same throughout each contract switch.

Title: Senior Oracle Database Administrator

Performed database administration, monitoring, patching, troubleshooting issues of database, application server, grid server, identity management and BI publisher servers running on RedHat Enterprise Linux 6. Projects included: Planning and execution of a conversion of (25) Oracle 10g Database servers and (4) Oracle 10g Application Servers to Oracle 11g on new hardware and operating systems versions. Planning and execution of the upgrade of (2) Oracle 9i LDAP servers to version 12c. Planning and execution of the upgrade of all 11g Oracle databases to 12c. Planning and execution of an upgrade of all 11g Application Servers to 12c Fusion Middleware servers. Planning and execution of an upgrade of 11g Grid Server to 12c Grid server. Planning and execution of an upgrade of 11g Grid Server to 12c Cloud Server. I planned and performed an installation and configuration of Oracle Data Guard Physical and Logical Standby databases. Planning and execution of an upgrade of 10g LDAP servers to 11g. Planning and execution of an upgrade of 10g BI Publisher to 11g. I also converted Oracle OID/LDAP to OpenLDAP. Planned and executed installation, configuration and upgrades of Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g/11g Grid Server and 12c Cloud Control and Oracle OEM Repository database along with OEM agents on all Oracle servers.

Provided ongoing database and application server performance tuning/troubleshooting, backup/recovery and disaster recovery monitoring and planning, query tuning, SQL*NET and LDAP configuration/management, evaluation and application of Oracle related software patches. Monitored and managed MySQL and PostgresAS databases for COTS products owned by the client. Supported numerous development and data analysis teams.

This contract required the contractor to provide automation technical support services to the Office of Information Technology (OIT) in the U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration. This involves technical services necessary for the continuous operation and upgrade of mission-critical databases and systems supporting EIA and its associated program offices. The contractor must provide support for the following:

Monitor existing databases

Implement policies and procedures

Migrate systems to appropriate revision levels

Provide support and expertise for configuration of Oracle Enterprise Edition on various operating systems.

Provide support and expertise for configuration of ADABAS/Natural for IBM MVS.

Provide on-going support.

Emergency on call procedures.

Enforcing Standards.

Identifying Operational and Performance Issues.

Sizing Production Databases.

Defining System Resource Requirements and Establishing Environments.

Creating Databases.

Populating Databases.

Establishing Database Access Requirements.

Adding Users to Databases.

Distributing and Installing client Software.

Monitoring and Validating System performance.

Automating DBA Tasks using automated scheduling tools.

Grocery Manager; Giant Food, Inc.; Landover, MD; September 1980 – October 1999.

Assisted in developing online ordering and inventory system.

Managed crew in charge of setting up and merchandising new stores.

Presidential Award-winner 1987.


General Studies, College of Southern Maryland, LaPlata, MD, 1982

Introduction to Oracle SQL and PL/SQL; Oracle University, 2001

Oracle Database 10g: Administration, 2006

MySQL for Database Administrators, 2012

MySQL Performance Tuning, 2012

Introduction to PostgreSQL Administration, 2013

Numerous other Oracle Corp, Microsoft, HP training courses (1997 – 2017)

Professional/Technical Organization and Association Memberships

Department of Energy/EIA Oracle Users Group

Independent Oracle Users Group

Software AG Discussion List

Oracle Metalink

Professional Awards

Received 2001 Information Technology Quality Award for technical excellence in

Designing, developing and deploying EIA’s first Internet data collection instrument.

Received 2009 Award for serving as an integral part in the architecture and installation of the National Energy Information Center’s unified communications platform, Interactive Client.

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