Oracle 12c, Oracle 11g, Oracle 10g, Oracle high availability, Oracle performance tuning, SQL Sever 2005, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server performance tuning, MongoDB, Splunk, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows Server, SQL, PL/SQL, T-SQL, Python, Javascript, PHP, ActionScript, Shell scripting, Perl, VMware, sed, awk


  • Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) – Oracle 10g & Oracle 11g
  • HP-UX Certified System Administrator (CSA)
  • Comptia Security+


Systems Engineer, Northrop Grumman Corporation

October 2010 - Present

Administered unclassified and classified database infrastructure consisting of primary and standby Oracle 10g and 11g instances, as well as SQL Server 2005, 2008, and 2008R2 servers at multiple locations including a hot site. Data totals over 5 TB in size, growing daily.

  • Managed over 10 TB of data in Oracle and SQL Servers, driving mission-critical applications accessed worldwide by U.S. Air Force personnel
  • Secured databases in accordance with Department of Defense (DoD) regulations
  • Implemented multi-site high availability solution
  • Migrated 18 SQL Server 2005 databases to SQL Server 2008
  • Tuned Oracle and SQL Server database instances to achieve less than 5 second web application query response times to all worldwide users
  • Wrote Oracle stored procedures to support web-based access of U.S. Air Force data by deployed military, civilian, and contractor personnel worldwide
  • Developed enterprise reports
  • Supported development, alpha, and beta Oracle and SQL Server databases
  • Worked with development team to assist in designing database models

MIS Manager, Fred's Inc., Southeast Distribution Center

February 2003 - October 2010

Department manager for newly built distribution center supporting over 300 stores in the Southeast region.

  • Lead DBA and HP-UX Administrator, acting as the lone support engineer on call 7x24x365
  • Managed departmental budget of over $750,000
  • Supervised hourly employees tasked with various Tier 1 IT and Operational Support tasks
  • Maintained 99.95% system uptime throughout my tenure
  • Using RMAN, designed and implemented backup recovery strategy and procedures for production databases at all locations
  • Wrote Oracle stored procedures and shell scripts to support developers' custom software
  • Designed and tuned Oracle databases to support custom software


Saint Leo University

MBA, 2006 – 2007

Georgia Southern University – College of Business Administration

Bachelor of Business Administration, Management Information Systems, 2000 – 2002