Introduction

About Me

Innovative and results oriented SQL Server DBA with a strong history of managing Financial\​Mortgage Services and Health Care organizations data integrity,security and compliance using Microsoft's SQL Server database technologies.
Distinguishing qualities include a proven success with partnering with executives,departments and peers to develop a common goals driven vision that utilizes database technology to achieve successful business results.
I have a strong ability to build high performance database development teams and manage large scale database projects to successful implementation.

Key differentiators:

•Heavy Financial\​Mortgage Services and Health Care database experience
•Deep regulatory understanding in the financial services, Sarbanes-Oxley world
•Experience with off-shore outsourcing companies
•Translate database management goals into technical successes
•Strong background with Data Disaster Recovery and Preparedness
•Achieve results through proper Assessment, Planning and Developement
•Ensure the integrity, reliability,security and uptime of SQL Server database systems and data.
•Identify emerging technologies and be a catalyst for positive change
•Negotiate and maintain relationships with IT related database vendors
•Identify user needs and resolve problems across all organizational levels
•Consult with executives, associates and administration to define objectives, set priorities, and ensure user satisfaction.
•Strong written and verbal communication skills
•Take initiative and responsibility for projects.
•Promote teamwork and collaboration between all departments and locations.

Specialties: Industry Certifications Include:
Microsoft Certified Associate-Data Platform\​Business Intelligence
Microsoft Certified IT Professional-DBA 2008
Microsoft Certified IT Professional-DBA 2005
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer- Windows Server 4.0\​2000
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist

My Skills

data-warehousing
data-architecture
microsoft-sql-server
databases

Work/Experience

Lead Sr SQL Server DBA at RoomsToGo Inc

October 2012 - Present
• Lead Sr SQL Server DBA working with SQL Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2012 and Visual
Studio 2010\2012, coding new development objects daily with VS 2012 Light Switch.
• Primary roles: include managing a DBA Team and SQL Server development effort to include
managing large scale eCommerce multiactive cluster environment, creating new custom reports,
windows\web apps using VS rapid development software,
• Responsible for supervising the administration of back-ups/recoveries, replication, performance
tuning in a production and development environment. Responsible for production and development
SQL Servers.
• Management of the back end SQL Server implementation of new software purchases and the
creation of all programs or services required for full product integration and/ or data migration.
• Additional Responsibilities Include;
1. System integration and data migration.
2. Data extractions, modeling and normalization and warehousing.
3. The design and development of advanced SQL Procedures, Table and Scalar Functions, Triggers,
Scripts and CTE's.
4. Design and development of all SSIS applications and custom reporting tools and the continued
support of those software solutions.
5. Management of the complete life cycle of each development project or data migration, developing
programming specifications, while interfacing with all subject matter experts, utilizing an
extensive business knowledge in the HR, Benefits, Workforce Management, Employee Self
Service, Tax Agency, Finance, Accounting and Payroll lines of business and EDI requirements.
6. The creation of custom Reports using SQL SSRS reports / business analytics.
7. Advanced analytic abilities, SQL and VB data optimization best practice methodologies.
8. Communication and collaboration with in house and outsourced developers, coordinating data
continuity.

Sr SQL Server DBA at Tech Data

August 2009 - September 2012

Sr SQL Server DBA at Taylor Bean & Whitaker Mortgage Corp

December 2007 - August 2009
Responsible for managing a team of two (2) mid level DBA's and one (1) contracting Sr DBA
Provided expert Senior Enterprise DBA support for all production level projects,deployments and development.
Developed and designed SSIS packages for ETL processes using VB.Net (BIDS)
Provided tuning and development expertise for all newly developed database objects such as stored procedures, triggers, views.
Monitored and managed 87 sql instances (SQL 2000, SQL 2005, SQL 2008) which housed 342 databases, including four VLDB's at 1TB, average enterprise database size was 50gb-300gb.
Expert experience with Enterprise SQL Server and Windows 2008 clustering
Designed new business intelligence complex solutions and functionality for various business requirements which utilized T-SQL, VB .Net and SQL server jobs.
Was solely responsible for migrating sql server from sql 2000 to sql 2005 and then later from sql 2005 to sql 2008.
Worked with large and small development teams, vendors and off shore developers to build new and interesting solutions, applications and functionality.
I have expert level troubleshooting skills as well as expert level communication skills.
I have experience with Oracle 10g\11g projects and rollouts.

Sr SQL Server DBA at Taylor Bean & Whitaker

December 2007 - August 2009
The company closed it's doors today, thousands laid off permanently

Database Administrator II at Sage Software HealthCare Division (Formerly WEBMD)

May 2005 - September 2007
Responsible for both management and support of all Production, Enterprise Development and UAT instances of MSSQL 7.0, 2000 and 2005.
Responsible for management and support of all production, UAT and development support for DB2 supporting Web Sphere in a Linux 4 (Unix)environment.
Monitor and troubleshot various database issue remotely for database's located; and SouthBend, IN.
Maintaining data integrity and tune database for optimum performance and availability.
Perform and maintain database server consolidation effort throughout the enterprise
Provide redundant disaster recovery for all databases
Develop, Implement and administer database policies and procedures
Write scripts to automate database functions.
Work with development teams to create new database designs and objects
Monitor usage of the databases and perform database tuning.
Plan for system growth and monitor capacity usage for new hardware or software requirements and communicate these capacity requirements to management.
Provide database security model for all MSSQL Servers
Work with developers to develop and enhance software
Worked on Database High Availability such as mirroring, clustering and stand by server.
Worked on Data Warehouse implementations using MS SQL Server Analysis Services and MOSS (Share Point)

Sr SQL Server DBA at Sage Software North America

May 2005 - December 2007

DBA/T-SQL Programmer at Verizon Corp

December 2004 - May 2005
Managed multiple credit and collections databases for North America
Provided SQL code design and testing for issues involving data integrity with Stored Procedures, triggers, functions or indexing issues.
Performed problem determination and resolutions pertaining to failed backup and restore processes.
Worked within a team environment to include members of an off shore team, provided insight and knowledge base for daily project meetings.

Sr SQL Server DBA at RobertWood Johnson University Hospital

August 2000 - May 2005

Senior Network Analyst/MSSQL Database Administrator at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

July 2000 - October 2004
Provided 24X7 on call support for all MSSQL database issues.
Designed, documented, implemented, monitored, secured and supported all enterprise MSSQL 6.5/7.0/2000 RDBMS server systems
Designed, tested and implemented developer provided triggers, views and stored procedures
Designed and implemented maintenance plans, disaster recovery plans and redundant databases
Provided capacity planning and OS\SQL patch and hot fix upgrades on all server installations database servers.
Standardized and documented all configuration designs and change management for all production, UAT and Development database servers.
Designed, documented, and implemented performance tuning measures for application performance related issues, such measures included reindexing, recompiling, statistics updating, table fragmentation resolution, indexing tables, and review of query execution and query cost plans.

Network Engineer\SQL Server DBA at Mien Consulting

January 1999 - January 2000
SQL Server DBA assigned to work with A.B. Watley Financials Inc, an internet financial trading corporation located on Wall St, NY. Duties included, maintaining and supporting a backend environment of 80 Windows NT 4.0 servers, which included DNS servers, WINS servers, DHCP servers, and provide SQL server support.
Performed hardware replacement, server rebuilds, backup and recovery, performance monitoring, extensive break\fix troubleshooting with Compaq servers
Provided financial application installations and troubleshooting support for client connectivity issue's to the NY stock exchange.
Provided expert level III customer service support and troubleshooting via phone support for various other contracted clients.

Education

Wave Technologies

2004 Oracle University, at Rutgers University

2002 New Horizon School

2002 New Horizon School

2003 - 2004 Ocean County College

Florida Institute of Technology

Degree: Bachelor of Science
Field of Study: Computer Science

Devry University

Degree: AAS
Field of Study: Electronic Engineering\Computer Science

DeVry University

Degree: Associate in Applied Science
Field of Study: Electronic Engineering Technology

Certifications

MCPS: Microsoft Certified Professional

Authority: Microsoft
License: 1388088
Start Date: Oct 01, 2014

MCPS: Microsoft Certified Professional

Authority: Microsoft
Start Date: Oct 01, 2014

Location

Contact Information

Tampa, FL

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