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Database Administrator Server

Lanham, MD
March 24, 2023

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Rene Monkem Forghab, 405-***-****, Columbus Ohio, 43229


Proactive Database Administrator with 5 years of experience as a SQL Server Database Administrator in development and production environments. Proven skills in security management, database maintenance and establishing backup and recovery processes to safeguard data. An accomplished and highly qualified IT professional with diverse and extensive database administration experience. Having exposure to multiple RDBMS including ORACLE and POSTGRESQL. Involved in cloud migration aws and azure cloud. An energetic achiever capable of managing successfully, multiple priorities as well as perform and deliver under pressure. Good team player with good language and communication skills


Installation, configuration of SQL Server following best practices from 2008 to 2019

Upgrades, Patching and Migration of SQL Server form lower to higher version

Troubleshooting day to day issues in the production environments

Database Maintenance Job

Migrating from standalone NT server to VMware

Strong experience with SQL Server Standalone and Cluster environment

Excellent knowledge on Server Virtualization with Hyper-V or VMware

Documentation of all processes in my environment for knowledge sharing and future references

Performance Tuning, Monitoring

Backup & Recovery

Security (TDE), Data masking, and Always Encrypted to Protect Data

Expertise in setting Always-On Availability Groups (AAG), Database Mirroring, Replication and Log Shipping as HA/DR solutions.


SQL Database Administration at FALCONTEK, HERNDON VA

December 2019 - Present

Migrating and Upgrading SQL Server 2008 to SQL Server 2019

Configured High Availability Solution- Always on Cluster environment, Traditional Failover Clustering, Database Mirroring and Log Shipping

Working with development and systems teams to perform application and database upgrades and tuning.

Upgrading SQL Server by reviewing, planning, testing and installing database security patches and service packs

Configuring and monitoring HA and DR solutions. AG, Log shipping, Replication, Failover Clustering

Setting up TED, DDM and always encrypted

Specified user access levels for each Database segment to protect Database integrity and company information.

Performance Tuning for optimized results using tools like Sentry one and Solar Winds Monitoring Tools

Rebuilding the indexes at regular intervals for better performance

Update statistics, database integrity check and backup operation

Mentored newly hired employees, offering insight into job duties and company policies for easier transition job position.

Install, configure and manage PostgreSQL database.

Migrate database from to cloud aws using schema converting tool and database migration service .

Exposure in Oracle database administration. Installation configuration and management of Oracle database in a production environment.

Perform cross platform migration of RDBMS database.

SQL Database Administration - ARRAY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES INC, Washington DC

December 2017 to November 2019

Installation of SQL Server in standalone and Clustered environment

Upgrading Database from lower versions of SQL to a higher version

Implemented maintenance jobs.

Rebuilding the indexes at regular intervals for better performance

Update statistics, database integrity check and backup operations

Deployed Database security policy and Installation, using Passwords, Privileges and User profiles

Database Cloning from Production to Test and Development Environments

Performed SQL Server Replication, Database Mirroring and Log Shipping

Automation of DBA Tasks and monitoring

Created DB Links for Remote Users

Setting up and Testing Backup and Recovery Strategies

Planning and Implementation of Database Backup/restore and Disaster recovery.

Establish User needs, Monitor Database Performance, User Access and Security

Involve in Performance turning of PostgreSQL database.

Upgrade RDMBS from lower to higher version including Oracle and PostgreSQL.

Involve in setting up Hight availability in on RDBMS for SQL server, Oracle and PostgreSQL.


Microsoft SQL Server Database Administration training

Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Fundamentals


Bachelor of science ( Mathematics and Computer Science at University of Buea

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