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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
November 28, 2018

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David DeClercq

**** ********* ** *********, ** 76013 817-***-****

Senior IT Professional

Change Management Database/Web Architecture/Design Program/Project Management

Results-driven, hands-on IT project manager and operations manager with in-depth experience in project and program management, process improvement and design with a focus on Oracle E-Business Suite. Successful track record leading global IT teams and complex projects with geographically dispersed stakeholders and teams.

Core Competencies

Six Sigma Green Belt SOX Compliance Process Management Project Leadership Strategic Planning

Architecture Planning HA/DR Technologies Operational Metrics Software Roadmaps Capacity Planning

Multi-Release Cycles Cross Team Leadership Troubleshooting Incident Management Partner Collaboration

Data Center Migration Technology Innovation ITIL v3 Foundation Budget Development and Management

Oracle DB v7-v12 Oracle EBS v9.4.2-12.2 Solaris, AIX, HPUX, REHL, OEL Shell/SQL scripting


Substantial experience implementing and managing large ERP systems supporting large transaction volumes.

Specialized in directing globally dispersed teams and projects in highly collaborative environments.

Highly experienced in Project and Process Management of complex projects using Six Sigma rigor.

Extensive experience in managing Software Lifecycle, Operational Metrics, Service Delivery and Resource Planning collaborating across management in order to meet business objectives.

Proven experience in problem solving, incident tracking, escalation management and root cause analysis.

Exceptional ability to work effectively with internal and external diverse organizations and key stakeholders driving, scheduling and communicating roadmaps and deliverables.

Solid experience managing and working directly with Hardware/Software Vendors.

Solid communication and interpersonal skills. Self-Motivated with team oriented leadership philosophy.


GE Corporate Dallas, TX 2015 – 03/2018

Sr. Oracle EBS DBA/Team Leader

Hands on leader that directed the Oracle EBS DBA teams supporting the corporate OHR and finance applications as well as the supporting infrastructure consisting of Oracle EBS 12.2 applications, RAC databases, ASM, Dataguard, and Oracle Linux around patching, upgrades, and custom code migrations.

Served as SPOC for OHR and Finance application teams to handle escalations around all incidents, changes, and requests using the ServiceNow application. Responsible for reviewing and approving all changes around server, storage, and network related to the infrastructure supporting the databases and applications.

Provided SDLC support for monthly application team releases.

Responsible for planning and execution of annual disaster recovery tests using Oracle Dataguard, Snapcopy, and SAN replication.

Negotiated SLA’s with the application teams and maintain SOP’s to provide standards and consistency across the Oracle EBS landscapes.

Focused attention toward employee career planning and professional growth. Skilled trainer, supervisor, mentor and coach.

Aleris International Irving, TX 2015

IT Consultant

Provided consulting services around backup infrastructure using Netbackup and Quantum data domain technologies.

Designed and implemented centralized tape backup strategy using Quantum deduplication and replication technologies for North America and Asia Pacific locations.

Levi Strauss & Co. Westlake, TX 2010 - 2015

Sr. Manager Global Database and Web Svcs

Managed the global database and web engineering and operations teams to support projects around the SAP application suite, Hyperion applications, and proprietary applications specific to the wholesale and retail business organizations.

Directed team consisting of five near shore consultants and 7 FTE’s to provide 24X7 support for the global production web and database environments consisting of 150 websites and 450 database instances. Technologies include:

> Intel (Linux-Redhat/SUSE) > HPUX/AIX > Windows (2008/2012) > HP 3PAR Storage

> VMWare 5.5 > SQLServer(2008/2012) > Teradata v13 > Oracle 8i/9i/10G/11G/12c

> HANA v9 > SAP ERP Suite >Hyperion Rel 11 > Sybase

> AWS Cloud > Rackspace Cloud

Socialized and implemented staff augmentation support model reducing yearly OPEX by ~250K.

Drove strategic initiative to reduce annual Oracle software maintenance cost by ~200K by converting from enterprise to Standard edition for non-mission critical systems.

Drove database virtualization initiative for SQL Server and Oracle database environments. Successfully virtualized 66% of the database environments in FY2014.

Led the migration of 61 production databases and 50 web sites to new physical datacenter to enable state of the art disaster recovery capabilities.

Designed, tested, and implemented Disaster Recovery solutions across distinct datacenters for Tier 1 applications using VMware SRM and 3Par remote copy technologies.

Increased database backup success rates from 79 to 98% consistently by implementing comprehensive reporting, industry standards and best practices, coupled with strong management oversight.

Utilized Remedy/ServiceNow applications for Incident/Change/Request management. Responsible for reviewing and approving all database and web related changes.

Responsible for planning and executing annual DR test for all SOX Tier 1 applications and databases using HP Remote Copy and VMware SRM tools.

Focused attention toward employee career planning and professional growth. Skilled trainer, supervisor, mentor and coach.

General Electric - Corporate Albany, NY

Sr. Team Leader FP&A Systems 2008 – 2010

Sr. Lead DBA Buy To Pay Systems 2004 – 2007

Directed the global implementations and ongoing projects around Oracle eBusiness suite, Hyperion applications, and proprietary applications to support the Corporate HR, Buy to Pay, and Financial Planning and Accounting systems. Technologies include:

> Intel (Linux-Redhat) > Sun (Solaris Sparc) > Windows > EMC SAN Storage

> NetApps NAS Storage > F5 BigIP > Oracle 11i/12i Apps > Oracle 10G/11G

> Hyperion Rel 11

Oversaw team consisting of three offshore and six near shore dba’s to provide 24X7 support for the global production FP&A systems. Environment includes multiple development and stage environments consisting of 70+ databases up to 1.5Tb in size. Applications include Oracle 11i and 12i, OBIEE, Discoverer, Business Objects, and Hyperion Financial Data Management and Planning modules.

Designed, built, and implemented a horizontally scalable infrastructure, using Intel hardware and Linux, to support a single Oracle 12i general ledger environment for all of Corporate. The scope of this project includes consolidating over 600 ledgers in 75 countries with over 30 functional currencies and six different languages onto a single global instance. This is a four year project with over 80 ledgers successfully migrated to date.

Designed, tested, and implemented Disaster Recovery solutions across distinct datacenters for SOX level one applications using EMC SRDF, NetApps Snapmirror, and F5 BigIP technologies.

Drove initiative to reduce TCO for existing applications by migrating existing databases from the Sun Solaris platform to lower cost Intel based RedHat Linux servers resulting in 300K annual savings.

Developed and implemented automated scripts for performing backups, alerting, purging, and cloning activities.


Project Manager / Oracle Technical Team Leader - AnswerThink Consulting Group, Dallas, TX

Customer Service Manager - MICROS Systems, Inc, Las Vegas, NV


Computer Science Major, Elmhurst College, Elmhurst Illinois

ITIL Foundation v3 (2014)

UC Berkley Boot Camp for Experienced Managers (2013)

GE New Manager Development Course (2009)

Project Management within the GE Culture (2008)

Dynamics of Leadership (2007)

Models for Managing Technical Professional (2007)

Six Sigma Green Belt (2005)

MICROS Systems

SCO Unix Installation and administration (1993)

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