Database Administrator

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Quinita Semana

quinita.semana@gmail.com | (686) 651-7604 | 2323 W Jackson Blvd

Summary


I am a database administrator with over 5 years experience. I have worked in various industries and have gained valuable knowledge and skills in this field. I am able to work independently and as part of a team, and have excellent problem solving skills. I am also proficient in using various software applications, including Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle Database, and MySQL.

Experience


Senior Database Administrator at Database Administrators, Inc., ILMar 2022 - Present

  • Led the migration of the company’s database from on-premises to AWS, reducing costs by 30%.
  • Implemented a new monitoring system that decreased downtime by 40%.
  • Tuned SQL queries which improved performance by 50%.
  • Created stored procedures which automated various tasks and saved 10 hours per week.
  • Wrote documentation for all processes and procedures related to the database.

Database Administrator at DB-Administrators, ILSep 2017 - Jan 2022

  • Successfully installed and configured database management system, resulting in improved efficiency and productivity.
  • Successfully migrated data from old database to new database, with no loss of data.
  • Successfully implemented security measures that prevented unauthorized access to sensitive data.
  • Wrote custom scripts that automate various tasks, resulting in a savings of 10 hours per week.
  • Created comprehensive documentation for all databases under his/her administration.

Education


Associate's Degree in Database Administration at College of DuPage, ILAug 2013 - May 2017

I have learned how to administer databases, how to design databases, and how to query databases.

Skills


  • SQL
  • Oracle Database
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • MySQL
  • IBM DB2
  • PostgreSQL

Nuala Brainard

nuala.brainard@gmail.com | (115) 963-4546 | Bismarck, ND

Summary


I am a database administrator with over 5 years of experience. I have worked in various industries and have gained a wealth of knowledge in this field. I am highly skilled in managing databases, troubleshooting issues, and optimizing performance. I am also experienced in data migration and disaster recovery. I am passionate about my work and pride myself on being able to maintain high standards even under pressure.

Experience


Senior Database Administrator at Dakota Data Solutions, NDMay 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 4 database administrators in developing and implementing new policies and procedures for data backup, recovery, security, and archiving which reduced the risk of data loss by 50%.
  • Implemented a change control management system that cut down on unplanned downtime due to database changes by 80%.
  • Developed custom scripts to automate various tasks such as report generation, user provisioning, etc., saving an estimated 150 hours per month.
  • Monitored database performance across multiple servers totaling over 1 TB of data; identified issues and took corrective action when necessary.
  • Authored comprehensive documentation on all aspects of the company’s databases including structure, functions, processes, etc.
  • Successfully completed training in [new software] resulting in increased efficiency in managing databases.

Database Administrator at KVH Data Solutions, NDJul 2017 - Mar 2022

  • Led the design and implementation of a new database system that improved data access speed by 30%.
  • Wrote custom scripts to automate various tasks, resulting in a 50% reduction in work hours.
  • Successfully migrated all data from an outdated system to a new one with zero downtime or data loss.
  • Created detailed documentation for all databases under my administration, which proved invaluable during unexpected outages.
  • Monitored performance metrics and made necessary adjustments to maintain optimal efficiency levels.
  • Troubleshot and resolved complex issues as they arose.

Education


Associate's Degree in Database Administration at Bismarck State College, Bismarck, NDSep 2012 - May 2017

I have learned how to design databases, how to query databases, and how to administer databases.

Skills


  • SQL
  • MySQL
  • MongoDB
  • Oracle Database
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • PostgreSQL