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Data Analyst Engineer

Harare, Harare, Zimbabwe
September 20, 2019

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Takunda Mudhokwani - Curriculum Vitae

Date of Birth: 23 April 1990

Contact Number: +263-***-***-***


ID: 63-2407006-T-80

Current Residence: Zimbabwe

Citizenship: Zimbabwean


Microsoft Technology Associate Database Fundamentals

NCC International Diploma in Computer Studies

Work: Zimbabwe Shared Services, Senior Data Analyst / Database Engineer Team Lead

February 2018 to Present


I am an eager to continuously learn Data Enthusiast with 6 years solid experience

managing and reporting from data systems, business intelligence design and

development, and data analysis

Proven knowledge of tools: SQL Server database querying and development, SQL

Server BI Stack, Power BI, ELK Stack

T-SQL programming queries, stored procedures, triggers and functions.

Administering multiple SQL Server instances

Configuring, Scheduling and administering routine Jobs, Alerts and Maintenance


Implementing Backup & Recovery solutions

Optimising hardware and software for SQL Server

Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization using native monitoring and

troubleshooting tools

Defining and configuring security and access in SSMS including creating logins,

users, roles, and assigning permission to them


Databases: SQL Server 2012, SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016, MySQL,


Programming: T-SQL, MDX, HTML, CSS3, JavaScript

Operating Systems: Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows SBS11,

Windows Server 2012, Ubuntu Linux

Other Technologies: Microsoft Azure, Office365, WordPress, Visual Studio 2013,

Visual Studio 17, Visual Studio Team Services, Visual Studio Code, GitLab,

ElasticSearch, Grafana


2013 Microsoft Certified Professional: Microsoft Database Fundamentals

2009-2011 NCC International Diploma in Computer Studies (Speciss College)

2007-2008 A Level (Geography, English Literature) (Gateway High School)

2003-2006 O Levels (St. Johns High Emerald Hill)

2007 Junior Achievement Zimbabwe - Gana Dinero

2006 Education for Life (Deseret International) training in HIV/AIDS

awareness and prevention

Currently pursuing Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate


2016 Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014 Databases Adept Training

2015 Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014 Databases Adept Training

2014 SMART Notebook Intermediate Training


1. Zimbabwe Shared Services

Period: March 2018 - Present

Job Title: Senior Data Analyst / Database Engineer Team Lead

Team Size: 3


Team lead responsible for setting up a BI and DBA department to provide all BI

solutions, data management and administration, and problem-solving data/report-

related issues for the company and its clients.

Data warehousing all financial data for local and regional banks from various sources

using proprietary tools and SSIS.

Power BI and SSRS Reports development.

Developing and reviewing stored procedures for reporting.

Finding new products and opportunities for BI Solutions.

Training financial institutions on various reporting systems, including Power BI,

SSRS, and ELK Stack.

Managing database architecture and servers for data warehouses.

Performance tuning for high velocity financial transactions.

Providing high availably of SQL Server databases by mirroring and replication.

Developing monitoring dashboards in ELK stack and Power Bi for DBAs and First

Line Support.

Enabling automation for fraud detection

Analysing data for supporting business decisions.

Managing Git Repositories for all reports.

Ensuring sensitive data is always encrypted in SQL Server.

Deploying SQL Server Instances on Windows, Docker, and Linux.

2. Newlands Clinic (Ruedi Luethy Foundation)

Period: January 2013 February 2018

Job Title: Data Officer

Team size: 4


Producing SSRS reports for business intelligence and reporting to Ruedi Luethy

Foundation, Ministry of Health Zimbabwe, National Aids Council, IeDEA, and

World Health Organisation

SQL Server Database Administration and managing maintenance plan for optimal


Implementing and monitoring backup, disaster recovery and high availability


Creation of test environment for new feature deployment and testing of new


Implementing early warning alerts and monitoring systems for SQL Server

Initiation and leading the implementation of DevOps procedures and Agile based

application life cycle management

Working with Microsoft support on trouble of database or application server

Performance tuning and optimization using native SQL tools

Troubleshooting and resolving bottlenecks and deadlocks in SQL Server

Designing of various technical documents including Release Management SOP

and Upgrade Plans

Providing technical support and mentorship to Newlands Clinic partners including

Ministry of Health and Population Services International

Basic computer literacy training

Network support and configuration

4. Humambo Group (Johannesburg, South Africa)

Period: January 2011 December 2012

Job title: Junior IT

Technician Team size: 2


Installing and configuring computer hardware, software, systems, networks,

printers and scanners

Talking to clients and computer users to determine the nature of any

problems they encounter

Investigating, diagnosing and solving computer software and hardware faults

Managing stocks of equipment, consumables and other supplies.

Maintaining network diagrams and connectivity records.

Maintaining client support logs


Association for Computing Machinery: Member number 9755292


1. Mr Kundai Pfende

IT Manager - Newlands Clinic


2. Mr George Mande Humambo Group


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