Sixteen years of computer experience including database design and analysis, system administration, database administration, department management, and strategic hardware/software evaluation, network planning and installation.
Managed teams and projects with staffs ranging from 2 to over 80 people, in very diverse environments.
Proven ability to effectively analyze the computing needs of different departments and to develop strategies for meeting those needs.
Microsoft SQL Server 4.21 / 6.0 / 6.5 / 7.0.
MS-ACCESS, Microsoft Office, Visio, AutoCAD, Microsoft Project, Timeline, Visual Basic, C, C++, MSDOS, Windows, Windows 95, Microsoft NT 3.51 / 4.0, Windows 2000, Run-time Oracle.
Meals.com Bellevue, WA
Senior Database Administrator
Production DBA for eight different SQL Server environments. Responsibilities include SQL Server optimization, capacity planning, DBCC’s, script debugging, task automation, code review, code promotion, and disaster recovery. Planned, specified and deployed new hardware into the 24x7 production environment.
Manager Web Operations / Database Administrator
Responsible for the managing a staff of five (hiring, firing, and salary administration); design and implementation of the infrastructure and systems required to meet the production need of the corporation in a 24x7 environment. Defined and published standards and procedures to be used for the build out of servers and production tasks.
1999 - 2000
Arcus Data Security Inc. Burien, WA.
Lead Database Administrator
Responsibilities include SQL Server optimization, DBCC’s, debugging scripts, automating DBA tasks, project team management, directing staff of 3, training junior DBA’s, and managing the hardware and software budget for all production systems. Managed the migration to SQL Server 7.0 from SQL Server 6.5. Maintenance and Optimization tasks performed include Index tuning, Device management, memory configuration, RAID configuration, and log scanning.
1998 - 1999
Sensitech, Inc. Beverly, MA.
Manager, System Administration
Responsible for the managing a staff of three (hiring, firing, and salary administration), design and implementation of the infrastructure and systems required to meet the computing need of the corporation. The environment was a 100+ node network using multiple Windows NT servers. Management responsibilities include managing a +250K annual hardware budget, user training, help desk, technical services and serving on several core teams working on future software projects. Environment was SQL Server 6.5 client server system used to support production activities and the migration from Dynamics to Platinum Technologies financial system based upon SQL Server 7.0. Task evolved into managing this system, performing DBCC’s, server configuration, tuning, device management and scripting.
American Student Assistance, Boston, MA.
Sr. System Administrator / Data Center Systems Lead
Responsible for the supervision of five system administrators and eight operators in the data center (hiring, firing, and salary administration). These duties include domain setup and administration; specifying hardware requirements; SQL Server setup and administration. Secondary duties include providing technical assistance to other administrator and participating in several development teams for new products. Successfully migrated from SQL Server 4.2 to SQL Server 6.0 and then to SQL Server 6.5. Worked with Distributed Client Server applications in a 3-tiered environment. Daily SQL Server DBA tasks included DBCC’s, optimization, device management, automating DBA tasks, scripting and devising backup schemes. Environment was Sun/Solaris with SQL Server and Run-time Oracle.
Siemens Medical Systems, Danvers, MA.
Technical Support Engineer
Primarily responsible for providing technical support for customers, service engineers, and sales representatives for life support products. Secondary duties where network system administration, hardware and software support and database administration and design.
1989 – 1992
STC Submarine Systems, Inc., Portland, OR.
Sr. Instrument and CAD Engineer
Responsible for the CAD department and manufacturing instrumentation. Specified CAD software and hardware, specified software and equipment needed to calibrate equipment on the production floor and trained personnel in the use of such equipment.
Manufacturing Test & Evaluation Engineer
Responsible for the evaluation and approval, of all product produced in the plant. This included evaluating the paperwork, quality and fitness of the product being produced on the 8 assembly lines within the plant. Participated as a member of the MRB board and served as a stand in for the shift supervisors and production manager.
Responsible for the commissioning and operation of the Fiber Rewind and Coloring process. Additional duties included training line operators and documentation.
Numerous courses on the fundamentals of leadership, personnel management, communications, sexual harassment, counseling, and project management.
Coursework included classes on interpersonal communications, group communications, written communications, leadership, conference planning, organizing training, problem solving, team building, and group dynamics.
Squadron Leadership School (USAF), training on the duties and responsibilities of a squadron staff officer. How to be an effective leader/manager of other officers at the squadron level.
MS-832 System Administration of MS SQL Server 7.0.
MS-665 Performance Tuning and Optimization of MS SQL Server 6.5.
MS-867 System Administration of MS SQL Server 6.5.
MS-798 Supporting MS Windows 95.
Lotus Notes Administration.
MCP NT Workstation 4.0, NT Server 4.0.
Columbia Christian College, Portland, OR
General Studies, Computer Applications and Languages.