Ben W., OCP
* 12 Years Experience in Database Administration including Oracle Database
Team Lead in both Corporate and DoD sectors. Responsibilities have included
performance and data protection enhancements, planning and design of high
availability solutions using clustering, RAC, and business model performance
improvements as well as systems integration.
* Oracle Security Expert in maintaining database and systems security and
* Technical and Functional
expertise in Database Administration including troubleshooting, problem
identification and elimination, performance tuning, development, backup and
* Experienced in IT
Architecture and Modeling, Design and Development including coordination,
planning, implementation and execution of Global projects across multiple data
centers. Technical and functional DBA support and supervisory responsibilities.
* Recent projects
- DTRA - Defense
Threat Reduction Agency
- JSTO - Joint
Science and Technology Office
- JPEOCBD - Joint
Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense
- STRATCOM - US
Strategic Command (HEMP) Harsh Electro Magnetic Program
* Ford Motor Company Global
Tivoli Suite Deployments in Singapore, Gutenberg, Sweden, Niehl, Germany, Warley,
England, Dearborn, Michigan:
- Global Incident and Response Systems Management Database Systems
- Peregrine Asset Management, Global SEOS-SOX Compliance
- Global Enterprise Host Protection Auditing System (EHPAS) Management
- Advanced Systems IT Research and Development
* My strengths include
technical expertise and the implementation and maintenance of smooth operations
and physical designs of multiple complex databases. Experience supporting upgrades, migrations, transformations.
- Oracle Professional
- IBM Tivoli Suite
- SUN Administration
BS - Mathematics &
Computer Science, UW, Laramie, WY.
MA - Information Technology Administration, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, CO
Adjunct Teacher - MBA and Global Studies Programs , Stratford University, Falls
Adjunct Teacher - Computer Science and Engineering,
University, Denver & Colorado Springs, CO.
2006 Best of the Best Award – Ford Motor Company
Oracle Certified Professional
(OCP) – DBA
Brainbench Certified Professional - DBA
Sun Solaris 8 SUN Microsystems,AIX &- Linux Administrator
ITIL – Ford Motor Company by Loyalist College
SDM, Six-Sigma Green Belt Verified – Ford Motor Company
Tivoli Service Center - IBM Global Services and Ford Motor Company
Tivoli Products Framework, Tivoli Inventory, Tivoli NetView, Tivoli Storage
Tivoli Enterprise Console, Tivoli Monitoring for Transaction Performance,
Tivoli Infrastructure, Configuration Manager,
Corporate Accountability and Record Keeping Practices – Ford Motor Company
SEOS-SOX 404 Security – Ford Motor Company
Database Security Standards and Industry Best Practices - Ford Motor Company
Leadership Management - Ford Motor Company
AIX, HP-UX, DEC Tru64, Sun Systems including E10K, Linux, Windows
LANGUAGES: SQL, PLSQL, Bourne / Korn Shell Scripting, C++ and Pro C, Visual
Oracle, DB2-UDB, Sybase,
Informix, SQL Server
APPLICATIONS & TOOLS
Tivoli Suite, (ITM, TEC, Framework, NetView, Procurement, etc), Oracle
financials 10.7-11i, PeopleSoft, BEA Weblogic, Tuxedo, Siebel, Rational Suite,
Clarify, Forte, Oracle Forms , Reports, Developer, Applications, Business Suite,
Designer, ERWin, Crystal Suite, Tivoli Monitoring, BMC Patrol, Embarcadero DB
Artisan, OEM, Toad, Simuload, Quest Monitoring, Precise, SQl-Lab, Stealth,
Veritas , EagleEye
EXPERIENCE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
INTEGRATED DATA SYSTEMS, Sept 2006 - Present.
DOD DTRA, Pentagon, Chem-Bio, WMD, IED, Special Services. Headquarters Airforce,
Army, Navy CCAR applications.
Data Services Supervising DBA at DTRA with the
Comprehensive Cost and Requirements System (CCaR) applications which provide
real-time enterprise-wide end-to-end financial management of DoD projects.
SPIN SYSTEMS, INC., Falls Church, VA., May 2006 to Sept 2006.
DOD USAF global bio-terrorism surveillance projects including bio-threat
databases receiving live streams from U.S. Military facilities world-wide. .
Oracle 10gR2 RAC Clusters. Database Administration Project Lead
FORD MOTOR WORLD HEADQUARTERS, Dearborn, MI., December 2002 to May 2006.
ESM/ITI HQ Tivoli Suite Project Lead DBA . Lead DBA managing the Global Incident
and Response System.
FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT, Juno
Beach, FL., July 2002 to December 2002.
Contract Production support DBA responsible the Hurricane databases used to
track damages, resource assignments and expenses from the advent of a declared
emergency through the final cleanup. DBA management of FPL Nuclear Power Plant
MCI-WORLDCOM, Colorado Springs, CO., December 2001 to June 2002.
Contract Senior DBA consultant, Responsibilities included database management of
large South American Telecom Subsidiary.
XCARE.NET, Denver, CO.,
July 2001 to 9-11,2001.
Medunite Healthcare web systems portal development, database and production
systems support. Healthcare software provider subcontracted to Computer
Associates utilizing XML in healthcare B2B high availability, high OLTP, patient
information delivery between medical providers and insurers.
CONVERGENT COMMUNICATIONS, Denver, CO., October 1999 - June 2001.
Oracle & SQL Server Production Support DBA with telecom solution provider
targeting 200-700 employee size companies with total communications, network
security and web presence solutions
SECURE DATA SOLUTIONS, Colorado Springs, CO., May 1998 - Oct.1999.
Provided Information Management and Technology solutions to mid-level financial
and gaming clients utilizing state of the art technologies to develop data
retention, business intelligence and mining solutions utilizing the industry's
Colorado Springs, CO., Dec 1996 - May, 1998.
Operations Manager of an
entertainment enterprise that included gaming, performances, exotic dining, full
service bars, concerts, camping and family fun on an 11 acre complex adjoining
federal and state lands.