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Database Administrators are in charge for ensuring a database's integrity and performance. Based on the most successful resume samples for Database Administrator, these professionals are responsible for defining data, providing support to users, improving accessibility, modeling and migrating data, and training staff. A well-written example resume for the job mentions qualifications such as database management expertise, communication and interpersonal abilities, attention to details, leadership, and computer proficiency. Employers select candidates holding at least a Bachelor's Degree in information technology or computer science.

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1

GIS Database Administrator

Provides database design and management support for all GIS energy projects ranging from thousands to millions in revenue. Improved database application performance by monitoring and tuning databases to optimize storage and minimize server processing.

  • Created, documented, and integrated GIS data models and data standards using the base APDM, PODS, and AETM.
  • Successfully upgraded SQL Server, ArcSDE, and ArcLicense Manager Applications across multiple servers with minimal production impact.
  • Tested, implemented, and supported database replication including both ArcSDE and SQL Server Replication types in an editing environment.
  • Solved 85% of all ArcSDE related help desk tickets within a 24-48 hour time span.
  • Documented GIS infrastructure information including server type, operating system, DBMS build, and GIS application build.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Information Systems
2

Db2 Database Administrator

Senior DB2 database administrator on 3-person team with focal support of Morgan Stanley and General Motors. Backup to 5 other accounts and 200+ databases responsible for all aspects of database support conducting security audits, disaster recovery tests, fixpak upgrades, data migrations, health check remediation, database synchronization.

  • Performed problem determination supporting banking terabyte on-demand warehouse environment, capturing connection activity, identifying performance degradation, with end-to-end disciplines represented on every problem call.
  • Achieved buffer pool hit ratio tuned above 95%, delivering availability above 99% and 100% customer satisfaction.
  • Configured backups and logs to disk and Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM). Improved backup times using TSM disk from 4 hours to under 2 hours.
  • Implemented security checks, performed remediation, audit, reports at database level and operating system level for authorized access and product patch advisory notification.
  • Dispatched work across team for numerous accounts, providing backup with all aspects of physical / logical design, capacity planning, and performance tuning.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Management Information Systems
3

Database Administrator

As a member of the DBA Production Control team, responsible for the configuration and administration of Microsoft SQL Server 2000 and 2005 for approximately 50 database servers, and 400+ databases.

  • Created, reviewed and implemented maintenance plans on production servers.
  • Installed SQL Server 2005 for new servers as well as in-place upgrades to 2005 on 2000 servers.
  • Created and maintained documentation for DBA standard operating procedures.
  • Supported clustered and non-clustered environments as well as log shipping for disaster recovery.
  • Monitored and solved performance issues.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Hydrology
MS
Computer Information Systems
4

Database Administrator / Systems Test Engineer

Performed systems testing, functional testing, and regression testing with Motorola Expedience Java Applications running on Apache Tomcat servers with Oracle 9i/10g, Microsoft SQL Server 2000/2005/2008 and Postgres databases.

  • Installed, upgraded, and maintained Oracle, MS SQL Server and Postgres databases running in lab environment.
  • Configured and administered wired/wireless network consisting of servers, hosts, CPE modems, basestations, and VLAN switches.
  • Maintained Expedience and Wimax networks on Linux Redhat, Fedora Core, CentOS, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Server 2008 operating system platforms.
  • Performed manual testing and automated testing writing/executing bash shell scripts, Perl scripts, and Selenium scripts against Motorola Expedience Java Applications.
  • Wrote and executed test plans for new features and maintained test cases using AP Test, Citrix.
  • Verified a certain CPE type will become dysfunctional after performing an upgrade both saved money and time since thousands of these CPE types were currently being used.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Computer Engineering Technology
MA
Data Management
5

Database Administrator

Managed a large database for a civil engineering firm with 13 offices throughout New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania; served as administrator for a database that tracks and manages employee data including registrations, affiliations, training, certifications, and education.

  • Performed extensive follow-up procedures to obtain, update, and validate information; maintained an exceptionally high accuracy rate through data verification, attention to detail, and regular quality control checks.
  • Coordinated the migration of project information from an existing system to new database, enabling company to produce proposals and other project-related documentation more efficiently.
  • Researched database and performed queries to obtain specific employee-related data for various internal departments.
  • Interfaced with software vendor to coordinate the resolution of system problems.
  • Prepared Excel spreadsheets to aid in database maintenance.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Business And Desktop Publishing
6

Database Administrator

Provided SQL database Architecture, Design and Maintenance, including Database Creation, Schema Development, Database Migration, Storage Management, System Administration, Database Security, Database Tuning, Database Back Up, Functions, Stored Procedures and Triggers.

  • Performed Database Installations, Upgrades and Configurations.
  • Created, managed and maintained Data Flow Diagrams, Software and Network Architecture using Visio 97.
  • Migrated databases from Access97 to SQL 7. 0.
  • Monitored the Transaction activities.
  • Provided 24x7 production database support through on call.
  • Worked closely with Project Manager, Programmers and Testers to ensure the application meets business requirements.
  • Participated in all aspects of Application Software Development Life Cycle.
Candidate Info
5
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
MA
English Literature
MS
Information Technology
7

Database Administrator

Lead database administrator providing both administrative and application database services

  • Led group of developers in generating web based database applications. Generated SOW, system requirements, design specifications, data modeling, group management and customer liaison.
  • Developed and maintained PL/SQL stored procedures, ETL and triggers for various academic web based applications.
  • Supported academic end users and senior level management with data report requests.
  • Installed and maintained Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server data base instances.
  • Provided data modeling and data ETL for all web application development.
  • Executed periodic data loads and provided support for various mission critical web based applications.
Candidate Info
34
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
MA
Computer Science
8

IT Database Administrator

Increased institutional effectiveness by performing data analysis developing high level reports using SQL and PL/SQL for Office of the Deans and College of Education fulfilling program evaluation and accreditation initiatives. Communicated with internal and external constituents gathering business requirements ensuring feasibility. Increased operational efficiency by implementing Educator Preparation Reform System according to Systems Development Life Cycle.

  • Increased service satisfaction by training end users on Business Intelligence reporting software.
  • Managed Livetext database by data manipulation, administering accounts, security, passwords ensuring data integrity.
  • Modeled historical and trend data for President's budget forecast analysis, Dean Interview Committee, Alumni Events, Graduation Comparison rates.
  • Collected and compiled enrollment data for Online U.S. World News, U.S. World News, Professional Education Data System and Institutional Post-Secondary Data System survey submissions.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Computer Information Systems
MBA
Business Management
9

Teamcenter Database Administrator - Specialist III

Successfully lead a team of four personnel in supporting the Configuration Management, Product Definition, and various other engineering, quality, and manufacturing disciplines, to resolve helpdesk related incidents. Issues associated to resolution of incidents addressed software, data, and customer limitations

  • Ensure all incidents submitted are reviewed, researched and resolved per the business processes (a.k.a. standard work instructions) of the Systems Design and Components Integration business unit at Pratt and Whitney.
  • Effectively use the ACE (Lean and Six Sigma) operating system tools to eliminate unnecessary spending, identify areas for improvement (team performance), and enhance productivity.
  • Provide system level testing and support as required f or new builds/software upgrades to be implemented in the database.
  • Used UNIX, Solaris and AIX, to execute utilities provided by the software vendor support group to modify data, and perform basic administrator functions.
  • Perform basic project management skills to ensure successful planning and execution of all projects assigned.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Computer Sciences
MBA
Management And Strategic Leadership
10

Database Administrator - Consultant

Provided day to day support of database applications in multi-tier client server architecture. Provided technical support for Y2K testing initiatives, database upgrades and installations.

  • Supplied critical support for initiatives from development through production ensuring stable environment and critical time lines met.
  • Provided Technical Support for Y2K initiatives resulting in flawless execution of conversion activities.
  • Served as key team member in new product appraisals providing insight for beneficial technologies.
  • Presented technical perspective for Enterprise Resource Planning initiatives resulting in seamless architecture approach.
  • Orchestrated database installations and upgrades providing operational stability.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
C
Data Processing
BS
Human Biology And Chemistry

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