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Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
October 16, 2016

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Winston H. Douglas

Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Professional Vaughan, Ontario, Canada

Mobile: 416-***-****

DATABASE SOLUTIONS SPECIALIST / PRINCIPAL SALES CONSULTANT A very hard working technology professional with over 20 years experience in the information technology field. Experience includes more than 20 years as a Consultant, Oracle DBA and Database Specialist enabling clients and customers to successfully plan, deploy, operate and optimize database and application systems.

Currently specializes in Database & Database Technology, Cloud Computing (DBaaS/PaaS), Big Data, and Exadata. Assisting customers to optimize database performance, securely store their data and reducing capital and operational expenditure.

Exceptional analytic and problem solving skills with a strong passion for technology. Especially effective in formulating and implementing new strategies to increase efficiency. TECHNICAL SUMMARY

DATABASE: Oracle Database 12c, 11g, and 10g.

CERTIFICATION: Oracle Database 12c, 11g and 10g Administrator Certified Professional (OCP), TOGAF 9 Certified, ITIL Foundation, Oracle SOA Suite 11G Certified Implementation Specialist. DATABASE TECHNOLOGY: Oracle Exadata, Sun SuperCluster, Oracle RAC, Oracle Data Guard, Oracle Advanced Compression, Oracle TDE.

ERP SYSTEMS & APPLICATIONS: Oracle Release 12 and 11i e business application. OPERATING SYSTEMS: LINUX, Solaris, AIX, Windows.

PRIVATE CLOUD / VIRTUALIZATION: Oracle VirtualBox, VMware, Oracle EM 12c. DEVELOPMENT LANGUAGES: PHP, Javascript, XHTML & CSS, SQL, PL/SQL, UNIX Shell Script. WEB/APPLICATION SERVERS: Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Weblogic, Apache, Websphere. OTHER: Oracle Database Cloud Service, Oracle SOA, BAM, Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Oracle, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, April 2012 Current Principal Sales Consulting Database Solutions Specialist

Currently engaged in a complex Proof of Concept for a large customer that involves closing a multimillion dollar hardware and software deal.

Provides pre sales consulting to Federal, Provincial, and Local Governments. Page 2 of 3 Winston Hugh Douglas

Works within a unique specialist group that is called upon to provide solutions and resolve the most complex technical problems facing customers.

Specializing in Oracle Database 12c and 11g, Oracle Exadata, Oracle RAC, Oracle Data Guard, Enterprise Manager 12c, Big Data, and Cloud Computing.

Successfully completed several technical initiatives that contributed to “closing the deal”. These initiatives include solution deployment and knowledge transfer.

Assisted several customers in troubleshooting very complex technical issues in order to maintain and improve customer satisfaction and “streamline” the sales process.

Authored presentations and present to large and small groups in various settings.

Attended customer meetings to discuss and resolve technical problems and requirements.

Performed Technical Assessments and presented recommendations to customers.

Enabled and supported customers by conducting Workshops, Proof of Concepts and Proof of Values for Exadata.

Completed pre sales activities required to assist in closing technology deals worth several million dollars.

IBM, Markham, Ontario, Canada, Sep 2002 – April 2012 Managing Consultant / Senior Oracle DBA & IT Specialist

Successfully completed projects and assignments across many industries for a broad cross section of clients including CAE, Enbridge, Research in Motion (RIM), Bell, Sandals Resorts, Pepsi Foods, Ontario Government, Manulife, Barbados National Bank, Carlson, IESO.

Installed and supported Oracle e business Release 12 and 11i for several customers.

Maintained Oracle e Business suite including cloning, patching, configuring printing and security.

Deployed a highly available clustered Oracle Fusion Middleware SOA Foundation Architecture at Enbridge in Calgary.

Led Application and DBA support for several complex Oracle e business implementation projects.

Assisted with and developed project plans for large and small projects and activities.

Worked with offshore teams to increase efficiencies in database and application administration.

Reduced the time for critical database procedures to one third of the original time for one client.

Instinctively lowered production go live risks for clients while also improving end user satisfaction.

Resolved Oracle database administration issues and improved efficiencies for problem projects.

Provided mentoring to clients, application developers, prospective consultants and offshore teams.

Completed database performance, high availability, and capacity assessments and presented solutions.

Migrated Oracle Database and e Business suite between heterogeneous platforms (eg: AIX to Linux).

Installed and supported Oracle Database, Oracle RAC, Oracle Dataguard, and Oracle RMAN.

Installed and supported various applications and middle tier software including Oracle Discoverer, OBIEE, Oracle Hyperion, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Weblogic, Oracle SOA.

Developed PL/SQL conversion programs in an unbelievably short time period, and wrote high performing SQL statements for an order taking application for Bell Canada.

Performed a feasibility study and developed a strategy to consolidate several Oracle databases for one of Canada’s largest financial institutions.

Received several project awards for dedication, innovation and creativity. PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS Consulting, Toronto, Ontario Aug 2000–Sep 2002 Principal consultant

Supported and managed the databases for one of the largest Oracle database implementations in Canada and pioneered the use of newly released database features at the IESO.

Senior DBA and DBA team lead for the implementation of the hydro market systems at the IESO.

Developed and implemented new Oracle Database standards.

Successfully sold a project to perform an assessment of an SAP R/3 system. Page 3 of 3 Winston Hugh Douglas

Conducted a performance assesment, and delivered findings and recommendation that yielded immediate results in improving performance and customer satisfaction. DOMTAR, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Jun. 1998 – Aug. 2000 Infrastructure Specialist

SAP R/3 Basis Administrator for deployment project and on going support.

Successfully led the implementation of SAP R/3 system architecture.

Completed an SAP R/3 architecture implementation in 9 months within schedule and under budget.

Built an infrastructure team, and successfully mentored and developed new resources.

Successfully established corporate IT standards and documents. COTT CORP., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Apr. 1997 – Jun. 1998 Oracle DBA and SAP R/3 BASIS Team Lead

Provided leadership and support for an SAP R/3 and Oracle upgrade, and supported all Oracle Databases and middle tier software.

APOTEX INC., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May. 1995 Apr. 1997 Application Analyst

Developed and implemented custom applications as well as selected and supported the implementation of Oracle Clinical clinical management application. EDUCATION and TRAINING

University of the West Indies, B.Sc. Honors in Computer Science & Mathematics.

Oracle Database 12c New Features

Real World Performance Tuning

Oracle EM 12c Cloud Control

Oracle Exadata



Collaborative Opportunity Planning and


Project Management Techniques

Skills in Leadership and Governance

DC Leadership Training

Oracle 10G RAC

Oracle Database 11G New Features

Advanced Oracle Application Development

ITIL Foundation

SAP R/3 Database Administration

Develop Complex Data Models and Design


System Modeling and Data Design

Structured Systems Analysis & Design

Oracle Big Data Ninja

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