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Database Architect

Suwanee, GA
March 25, 2021

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Iris Montgomery, MBA

Suwanee, Georgia 30024

Phone: 470-***-****



Have worked in the IT since 1996 in the state government, financial services, oil and gas industries

Short term goal to work as an Infrastructure Manager

Long term goal to work in an infrastructure environment in an Executive Management role where I lead the design and implementation of all major IT initiatives and projects.

Past 10 years have been supported SQL Server and MySQL database environments and have enjoyed learning how servers communicate through different layers from the backend through the front-end.

Earlier years as an Analyst, enjoyed talking with others to understand how the business worked and how we supported the company’s needs.

Well-rounded understanding of the IT Infrastructure environment


Project Manager / Business Analyst

Atlanta, Georgia – (September 2019 to October 2020)

Member of the Information Technology Committee

Assigned as Project Manager of Information Technology projects

- Mentorship Database Implementation

- Payment/Revenue Implementation

- Digital User Interfaces

Business Analysis and gather requirements of projects

Work with other Committee team members to implement projects

Implement changes needed for ATLBMBA website

Regional Director – Brand Ambassador

Seattle, Washington – (July 2019 to December 2019)

Operated independently and maintain contact with The Borgen Project’s Seattle office. Represent the organization in Congressional Districts throughout the U.S.

Met with local congressional offices and lobby for legislation that improves living conditions for those living on less than $1 per day.

Mobilized people to contact congressional leaders in support of timely poverty reduction legislation.

Managed and implemented fundraising campaigns.

Built a network of people engaged in the cause. Served as The Borgen Project’s ambassador in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area.


Licensed Insurance Agent - (October 2020 to present)

New York Life Insurance

Agent licensed to sell insurance through New York Life Insurance Company

Database Architect / DBA / PeopleSoft Admin - (June 2011 to present)

RPC, Inc, Atlanta, GA

Develop database design technology strategies and roadmaps to business requirements.

Associated with the SDLC process and operates as part of change management groups.

Work with Manager to evaluate new support tools for the Infrastructure environment.

Management of data structure at the design phase of database management.

Responsible for management of data structure at the design phase of database management.

Involved in proper design of database to meet scalability, security, and performance and reliability requirements.

Research and POC the next generation database features and products.

Apply best practice for database architecture and technical documentation.

Provide subject matter expertise across teams and functions.

Perform root cause analysis. Operational support for all database systems in the company.

Data Migration Specialist/Business Analyst - (September 2010 to May 2011)

Contract Position

Automated Logic, Kennesaw, GA

Designed, developed and executed test that validate the data movement processes that are consistent, repeatable and scalable using SQL Server 2008 and Access 2010

Streamlined testing, audit and validation processes through data scrubbing routines and presentation of audit reports prior to load.

Communicated with clients to obtain proper information for migration process.

Partnered with project manager and development team to create/enhance/modify data load scripts to accommodate changes in development.

Provided deliverables in the form of database designs, information models (logical, physical, dimensional, etc.), data migration plans, and/or data warehouses.

Worked with Administrators on Service Desk escalations

Business Analysis for SharePoint and Service Desk products

Custom Reports Manager - (April 2007 to June 2010)

MSCI, Rockville, MD

Manager of Custom Reports Team

Delegated Data Engineers to work on report development

Trained Data Engineers on report optimization and reviewed reports requested from Business Analysts

Worked on 360 Performance reviews

Conducted detailed data analysis of reports. Developed reports and analyze data in custom reports for approximately 5000 Global and US clients by programming in SQL and Transact SQL.

Worked with Business Analysts in geographically dispersed areas.

Kept reports optimized.

Setup and modify SSIS packages.

Worked on report conversion project from Excel and Business Objects to SSRS.

Worked with Database Team on 24/7 on-call Database Administrator support

Reviewed and Deployed scripts to test and production using Visual Studio database source control software.

SQL Server partitioning file and filegroup design setup on servers.

Participated in Friday Database deployments.

Assisted with migrating production databases from SQL Server 2000 to 2005 using DTS, SSIS and ETL processes.

Senior Programmer Analyst - (November 1998 to April 2007)

Mississippi Insurance Department, Jackson, MS

Supported IT needs for various divisions within the Insurance Department. Had discussions about business requirements with staff and management supporting applications.

Developed, tested, maintained and modified new and existing applications using Microsoft Access, SQL Server 2005 and Visual Studio 2005.

Developed new databases in SQL Server 2005 from previous Access or ADABAS Databases.

Created views to be used with many applications. Create reports using SQL Reporting Services, Oracle SQL and T-SQL.

Mentored and trained employees on new and existing applications. Gathered requirements for many new or upgrade of systems needed. Provided system support to State Fire Marshal’s Office.

Worked on database conversion project from mainframe to SQL Server / Web Application.


MITM, Information Technology Management with Concentration in Data Administration and Management (2020)

Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University, Chicago, IL

MBA, Business Administration with Concentration in IT Management (2016 – 2019)

Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University, Chicago, IL

B.S., Computer Science (2001)

Belhaven College, Jackson, Mississippi

A.S., Computer Science (1996)

Phillips Junior College, Jackson, Mississippi

Member of Phi Theta Kappa


Supervisory Certification

Help Desk Analyst


Georgia Life, Accident & Sickness Agent

Georgia Variable Products


Inducted member of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS)

Sigma Alpha Pi

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