55 Points4 Years
Job function
Database Administrator
Company size
10,001+ Employees
Tech Vendor
Years of experience
10+ years
Since Jan 2016,
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I have spent the majority of my working career as an Oracle Database Administrator.
My experience has allowed me to complete the following certifications: Oracle Certified Professional 8i, 9i, 10g and 11g.

During my career I have diversified into many different areas both technical and non-technical. As such I have varying degrees of knowledge and experience in the following:

Oracle Software Installation
Oracle Database Upgrades and Patching
Oracle RMAN (backup and recovery), Dataguard, Replication and Golden Gate.
Oracle Auditing, SSL certificates and encryption
Basic Informix Database Administration, including Enterprise Replication.
MySQL Database Administration
SQL, PLSQL and Unix Scripting
Dell Shareplex for Oracle (installation, configuration, maintenance and upgrades)
Dell Foglight Monitoring (for Oracle) (install and maintenance)
Performance Tuning
Database and Schema Design & Creation
Investigation, Fault Fixing, Monitoring
Data Migration
24 Hours on-call support
Application Design and Support
Unix Systems Administration
Testing and Test Support
Disaster Recovery
Working in integrated teams over different geographical locations
Oracle Forms and Reports (Designer)
Business Objects (install, configure, design, schedule and reporting)
Hardware Support (AIX)
Feasibility Studies, Estimating, Capacity Planning
Mentoring team members, knowledge transfer and training users
Liaising with Customers and Third Parties
Incident, Change & Version Control/Management
Windows Platforms
SQL Server
Team Leading
Data Warehousing

Training courses:
MySql Admin 2014
Oracle 11g New Features 2011
SQL Server DBA 2004
Java 2002
Principles of OOP 2002
Oracle Backup and Recovery 2000
Oracle Database Admin (8i) 2000
Unix Systems Admin 1999
Unix/AIX Shell Programming 1998
SQL*Plus developing 1998
Pascal 1997
Systems Analysis 1995
BTEC Business Studies (Accounting Law, etc) 1986 – 1988