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Aws Maintenance

Hyattsville, MD
March 10, 2020

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Felix Nkonduh Tayong

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Hyattsville, MD 20785 443-***-****

Career Objective

Seeking a support DBA position to utilize my skills and abilities in the IT Industry that offers professional growth while being resourceful, innovative and flexible. I am a DBA with a track record in MySQL database administration, performance optimization and database configuration etc.


• I am Having over 8 plus years’ experience in Information Technology and 4 plus year as a MySQL Database Administrator with knowledge in Amazon Relational Database Services (RDS).

• Involved in all major Database Administration activities like Design, Installation, Creation, Maintenance of Databases, Performance Tuning, Backup and Recovery, Optimization and Database Security.

I currently support both on-premise and Cloud Databases. So I am comfortable working in a cloud environment specifically AWS.

I am a quick learner with huge attention to detail, team oriented and excellent communication skills.


Excellent decision making skills; excellent problem solving skills

Ability to work well with a global team to provide around-the-clock progress

Work with application development team to develop database architectures, coding standards, and quality assurance policies and procedures

Design and implement redundant systems, policies, and procedures for disaster recovery and data archiving to ensure effective protection and integrity of data assets

Deploying and managing MySQL Databases in the cloud (AWS)

Monitor database system details within the database, including stored procedures and execution time, and implement efficiency improvements

Experienced Database Administrator for MySQL, MariaDB. Experience should include but is not limited to installation, upgrade, patching, backup and recovery, maintenance, monitoring, troubleshooting, performance tuning, and supporting development life cycle

Knowledge in oracle database administration.

Good communication and documentation skills

Good Knowledge of Tables, indexes, index management, and statistics

Professional Experience

MySQL Database Administrator

Silver Spring Networks Inc March 2017 to present

New Brunswick, NJ

MySQL database administration; installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting.

Created backup and recovery strategies for MySQL databases

Monitored the databases for issues.

MySQL Database monitoring using tools like Amazon Cloudwatch, MONyog and Grafana.

Troubleshooted issues with log file full and database size increasing beyond threshold

Implemented procedures for performance optimization and development of database applications

Upgraded Mysql from 5.1 to 5.5

Work with various Clients in maintaining and managing their Databases in MySQL both on-premise and AWS

Part of the Team that Migrated MySQL from On prem to the cloud

Deploying and managing MySQL Databases in the cloud (AWS)

Resolved MySQL operational/performance issues

Conducting MySQL health checks

Restored MySQL RDS via automated Snapshots in a disaster recovery scenario.

Setup MySQL High Availability by creating replicas for RDS Instances.

Setup Alarms for MySQL RDS to monitor the database

Created various RDS MySQL databases for the environment

Created Action Plans for various projects including upgrades, patching and backups.

Working with development and application teams for database related changes.

Fixed Slow running queries for Developers.

Partitioned Various tables to improve Database Performance.

Optimized various Tables to prevent Database/Table Fragmentation.

Providing 24x7 on call support as needed for Database performance.

Setup, troubleshoot and fix backups and restore data using tools such as Mydumper and Percona Xtrabackup

MySQL Database Administrator

EchoStar Corporation January 2015 to march 2017

Englewood, CO

Assisted in designing, capacity planning, security and accessibility functions of databases.

Implemented procedures for performance optimization and development of MySQL database applications.

Supported SQL queries and databases by updating and tuning in proper manner.

Suggested tools and processes for identification and management of MySQL database infrastructure components.

Provided technical assistance for establishment and tuning of database servers and migration processes.

Formulated strategies and plans for system backup services, recovery and availability schemas.

Resolved MySQL database related problems by troubleshooting and evaluation of database events.

Performed MySQL installation and testing of database versions and software products in coordination with systems support teams.

Responded to database problems and issues relating to applications and systems.

Maintained system documentation relating to application architecture, assembling and technical platforms.

Participated in learning of interfaces with systems for resolution of application problems.

Suggested improvement processes for increasing efficiency of applications and current processes.

Assisted in testing, upgrading and development of new and current database servers.

Coordinated with external vendors for tracking of routine incidents and operational problems.

Developed new architecture components in collaboration with storage administrative teams.

Provided technical assistance on installation and maintenance of database software components and related upgrades.

Qualcomm Inc - San Diego, CA

Role: IT Technician/Trainer January 2011 –December 2014

Environment: Windows 98, NT 2003/2008, XP, Win7, Ms Office 2000/2003/2007, Desktops, Laptops, Printers, Scanners, Copiers, Projectors etc.

Training of students in General Computer Concepts, Software (OS and applications) and computer Hardware

Training of students on internet concepts and techniques, MS office applications and basic computer troubleshooting and repairs

Schedule maintenance and jobs using windows scheduler

Software Upgrades and updates

Creating and managing User accounts

Configuration & Administration of the operating systems for company and clients

Install, upgrade, repair and maintain server and PC hardware

Install, configure Troubleshoot and Repair printers and scanners

Install, troubleshoot, repair and set up network connections.

Install, troubleshoot and maintain software

Assist in school curriculum, examinations and effective course follow up


B.Sc (Computers Science) in 2007 from University of Yaounde Cameroon

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