Results-driven, IT professional with 29 years of experience in the development, implementation and support of large-scale information systems for a variety of business sectors. Most recently, assigned as technical team lead for the development of Navy’s Manpower, Training and Education (MPTE) Authoritative Data Warehouse and Enterprise Services using Agile/Scrum/SAFe/Kaban methodologies. Key duties included oversight of data modeling using dimensional and data vault methodologies, performing administrative functions for Ab Initio Co>Operating, SAP Business Objects, Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Service Bus (ESB), and Oracle Databases. Collateral responsibilities include Agile Scrum master, technical advisor to upper management, mentoring, directing project deliverable creation, managing overall project progress, and technical document writing and editing.
Possess strong leadership, verbal and written communication skills. Proficient knowledge of all phases of software development, with exceptional analytical and organizational skills. Self-motivated and consistently maintain a high-standard performance record by exceeding customer goals and building customer confidence, taking initiatives and looking for opportunities to add value.
Oracle Associate Certificate
SAFe Agile Practitioner
Louisiana Technology Consulting, LLC | New Orleans, LA | 2006 - Present
Data Warehouse & Business Objects Administrator
Consulting with prime contractor as a Senior DBA – working various projects under the U.S. Navy Standard Integrated Personnel System (NSIPS) program. Currently, assigned to the Authoritative Data Environment (ADE) project for the Man Power Training and Education (MPT&E) organization. Current duties include: team lead, assisting in the physical data model design for a data warehouse, Oracle DBA duties, and Ab Initio Control Center, GDE, Express>It, MetaData Hub. Project also includes the role-out of a Red Hat JBoss enterprise bus service (ESB) solution. Previous project duties have included: assisting in the development of a dimensional model for analytical and data mart processing, developing software architecture implementation plans, upgrading and supporting Business Objects XI and PeopleSoft environments, providing input to Rough Order Magnitude (ROM) estimates, RFIs, and RFPs and managing project schedules.
ASP Web Solutions | New Orleans, LA | 2003 – 2006
Oracle and PeopleSoft Administrator
Consulted with Lockheed Martin as a team-lead in the support of a U.S. Navy Data Warehouse, which integrated over 15+ corporate data sources. Daily tasks included support of data loads and administration of the Business Objects 6.5 environment, with over 1,500 users. Lead DBA in the upgrade of PeopleSoft HCM 8.3 to 8.8 (included upgrade of Oracle RDBMS 9.2 to 10g) for the Navy Standard Integrated Personnel System application. Also, performed in the capacity of a senior Oracle DBA with the responsibility of administering production, testing and development environments.
Diversified Computer Consultants (DCC) | New Orleans, LA | 1997 – 2003
Provided Oracle database administrative services to DCC Clients which included; installing and upgrading Oracle server software, analyzing storage requirements, providing backup and recovery strategies and optimizing database performance. Also, managed DCC DBA consultants in New Orleans area. Activities included conducting performance evaluations, overseeing individual training plans and handling performance problems decisively and objectively.
Entergy Corporation | New Orleans, LA | 1996 – 1997
Manager - Application Development
Managed a team of 11 people. Primary customers were the Records Management and Legal Departments of Entergy. Responsible for leading and developing staff by motivating, mentoring and providing timely feedback, conducting performance appraisals and counseling team members on career development, meeting with customers, contributing to the strategic direction of Information Technology Organization and promoting positive and productive work environment.
Entergy Corporation | New Orleans, LA | 1986 – 1995
Team lead for various project initiatives. Responsibilities were to serve as lead designer, technical consultant and mentor to peers.
Fluent in Spanish
Nicholls State University
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Minor in Business, 1985