JOSEPH M. ROSS
Norfolk VA 23510
(908) 727-5559 cell; (908) 727-6761Home or mailto: firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior DBA with many years of technical as well as supervisory experience in diversified environments with
proven analysis, oral and written communication skills.
Oracle 11g, 10g, 9i, 8i, RMAN, SQL, PL/SQL, OEM, Data Guard, Quest Tools, Business Objects XI
Designer / Info View, MS Windows Servers, HP-UX, SUN Solaris, UNIX, EMC SYMCLI and SRDF, Veritas
Volume Manager, LEGATO, UNICENTER, HP/ITO, Tivoli, SYBASE 11, 10, MS SQL Server, Office 2010,
2007 Products, light scripting
Sun SPARC 64 Bit, HP Intel and UNIX Servers, EMC SYMMETRIX SAN Storage, CONNECTRIX, Storage
TEK tape silos
SELECTED CAREER ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Government security clearance Secret
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) Database Administrator 11G, 10G, 9i
Comp TIA Security + Certification – valid till 12-JUL-2015
Lead DBA government support team of OLTP and reporting Oracle databases for government contracting
Installed and maintained Oracle databases on Solaris SPARC 64 V10
Business Objects XI R2 & R3 – Universe administrator and Info View report writer
Lead DBA for production support team of OLTP and Data Warehouse Oracle databases for a Health
Insurance company. Databases for customer and providers to look up and access data via the internet or
Managed a team of 5 DBA’s supporting Sybase and Oracle for Clinical and Financial systems
Supported Oracle for Clinical and Financial systems while expanding the DBA team
Headed IBM project to deliver a back-up and recovery solution for implementation across the enterprise
Worked on projects utilizing CA UNICENTER, HP/ITO, Tivoli software products to monitor networks,
system availability and space utilization. These applications monitored the servers across the enterprise
Managed a team of up to 10 DBA's and SA’s to support multiple development and test environments
Managed a team of 12 testers at a telecommunications company completing end to end testing
Supported Oracle and Sybase as the senior DBA for HP/ITO and Tivoli software products
Worked on budget projections for new equipment for server consolidation project
CACI Inc. / Norfolk, VA Oct 2011 – Present
Senior Database Administrator
Lead DBA supporting shipyard maintenance DBMS. Daily support of Oracle databases for the OLTP and
DSS systems. Followed the CMMI Level 5 process for software package delivery. Installed Web logic
server, Oracle Form and Reports. Set up GRID on 5 Solaris SPARC V10 servers monitoring 700+ targets.
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CACI Inc. / BAE Systems Inc., Eatontown, NJ Oct 01, 2007 – Oct 2011
Senior Database Administrator
Lead DBA supporting government financial and HR systems. Daily support of Oracle databases for the OLTP
and reporting Financial and HR systems. The project’s lead currently for disaster recovery, Business Objects
universe administration and reporting and inventory management.
Health Insurance Plans, New York, NY 2001 – 2007
Senior Corporate Database Administrator
Lead DBA supporting both Health Insurance and Financial systems. Daily support of Oracle databases for the
OLTP, Data Warehouse and Financial systems. Completed a project to migrate critical database systems to
EMC SAN and assisted in testing and validating the use of EMC: BCV and SRDF technology for quick
recovery from a disaster. Initiated and completed project plan to upgrade the existing systems for both the OS
and DBMS applications. The DBA team worked with the UNICENTER administrators to establish a baseline
to monitor the corporate databases. Interfaced with end users and outside vendors to ensure the applications
were up to date and experiencing optimal performance. Ensured that the corporate change management
policies were followed for upgrading and patching the critical systems with minimal downtime and
recoverability. Proposed and implemented a plan to increase the Data Warehouse availability to 7x24 using
EMC technology to establish and split the Oracle database files. This was accomplished by mounting the
copies of database files to a second host. On the second host the copied database was started in archive log
mode to take a hot backup. The copied Data Warehouse database was also available to build COGNOS
cubes to ensure no performance impact on the primary production host.
Covance Inc. Princeton, NJ 2000 – 2001
Manger of Clinical Database Systems
Manage a team of 5 DBA’s supporting both Clinical and Financial systems. Expanded the support staff for
the corporate global systems to support 7x24 availability. Initiated a project plan to upgrade the existing
systems both the OS and DBMS applications scheduled for completion by Q4. Daily support of Oracle
databases for the Clinical and Financial systems.
IBM-GS, Holmdel, NJ 1997 – 1999
Sr. Information Technology Specialist, DBA - Customer - Lucent Technologies
Lead database administrator of Oracle and Sybase databases for HP/ITO and Tivoli applications. Monitored
the performance of the systems that where available 7x24. Implemented Oracle backup solution later used as
the disaster recovery implementation at all the company data centers. Acted as the liaison between the
architecture development team and operations team. This entailed gathering requirements to present to the
developers of the architecture team. Severs being monitored where Sun Solaris, HP-UX, and Windows NT.
Managed and trained DBA's and SA’s providing guidance and coordination of schedules based on
development cycles. Trained and mentored an individual on the team to take over the lead position in order to
move to the next assignment. Reviewed and interviewed consultants and employees for the database and
System administration teams. Put together a project plan and budget to order new equipment for a server
consolidation. Successfully completed the project cost reduction 4:1 of servers.
AZTEC CONSULTING SERVICES, INC., Fort Lee, NJ 1995 – 1997
Consultant Technical Analyst - Customers – IBM – GS, Lucent Technologies and AT&T
Database administrator supporting Sybase for a General Ledger system at a large telecommunications
company. Trained by the lead DBA to manage database administrators on the team. Managed up to 10 DBA's
and SA’s after Lucent Technologies was formed providing guidance and coordination of schedules based on
SYBASE 11.0.3, 10.0.2 and 4.9.2 databases supported disaster recovery planning.
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SYSTEMS METHODOLOGIES, INC., Red Bank, NJ 1992 - 1995
Consultant Technical Analyst - Customers - AT&T, J&J Pharmaceutical
Worked with a team to migrate the General Ledger systems from a main frame to client server environment.
Entailed knowledge of mainframe, IMS databases, learning client server distributed environments, and
Sybase. Worked on developing and running test scripts to verify in and out bound data transmissions from
suppliers to J&J.
TRECOM BUSINESS SYSTEMS INC., Edison, NJ 1990 - 1992
Consultant Technical Analyst - Customers - AT&T, NJ Department of Motor Vehicles
Involved in the end to end testing for a corporate billing system on IBM Mainframes. Led a team of 12 testers
meeting very strict time lines.
E.S.S TELECOMMUNICATIONS, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 1988 - 1990
Analyst / Technical support
Supported call centers in the installation and implementation of hardware and software.
TELOS FEDERAL SYSTEMS, Shrewsbury, NJ 1987 - 1988
Worked on a government contract as a database administrator and technical writer.
AT&T INFORMATION SYSTEMS, Freehold, NJ 1983 - 1987
Technical support for mainframe environments.
DELTA RESOURCES INC., New York, NY 1981 - 1983
Technical Operations Manager
Led a team of junior operators in DEC computer environments.
DeVry Technical Institute, New Brunswick, NJ
Information Business management (2007)
Monmouth University, Long Branch, NJ
50 Credits for Computer Science (1985)
Brick Computer Science Institute, Bricktown, NJ
Certificate in Computer Repair (1980)
Brookdale Community College, Lincroft NJ
Non matriculated in computer electronics (1979)
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ADDITIONAL COURSE WORK
Project Management – Communication Skill and Project Management (2010)
Project Management – Discipline of Price to Win (2010)
Project Management – Lifecycle Management Awareness (2010)
Oracle 11G Database – Architecture and Installation (2010)
Oracle 11G Database – New Security Features (2009)
Oracle 11G Database - Installation and Upgrade Enhancements (2009)
Business Objects XI 3.0 Advanced Universe Design (2009)
Oracle 9i Performance Tuning & 10G Data guard (2006)
Oracle 9i Real Application Cluster R2, ADV Backup & Recovery w/ RMAN (2005)
10G DBA Workshop II, Oracle Database 10g: New Features for administrators (2005)
EMC Summit Orlando Florida (2004)
Oracle World San Francisco, CA (2002)
Oracle DBA 8i OCP courses (2000)
HP Education, HP IT/O Installation and Administration (1999)