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                                       MIGUEL ANJO’S RESUME
                                                         (January 2011)

Full name         Miguel Anjo Carvalho                                 Email   
Birth date        15.02.1979                                           Phone             +41 765 320 702
Nationality       Portuguese                                           Home Page

 Databases             Senior Oracle DBA (experience RDBMS 8i/9i/10g/RAC/11g, OEM, DataGuard, RMAN,
                        Application Server), MySQL
                        Certified Oracle 10g RAC Expert, 10g and 9i Database Administrator Professional
 Programming           PL/SQL, SQL, Perl, Shell scripting, Java, C
 Web                   PHP, HTML, XML, JSP, J2EE
 Tools                 CVS, BMC Remedy, UML, MS Visio, Sybase PowerDesigner
 Platforms             Linux (RH, SLC), Solaris, AIX, Unix, Windows
 Languages             Portuguese – native; English – fluent reading, writing and speaking; French – fluent reading
                        and speaking, intermediate writing; Spanish – good reading and speaking, basic writing
 Personal skills       Very cooperative team member; self-motivated and concerned about fulfilling the objectives.
                        Creative, good communication skills. Documentation and best practices evangelist.

Sep/10 – present          Consultant, Trivadis, Switzerland
 Oracle Database RAC expert, consultant for several multinational clients in industry, services, banking and
education. Main tasks: high availability, security, best practices, documentation and procedure definition.
Jun/10 – Sep/10           Assistant Vice-President, Merrill Lynch (Suisse) / Bank of America, Switzerland
 Senior Database Administrator, responsible for 20+ databases, developers support and DataGuard configuration
Apr/04 – Mar/09           Staff member, CERN – EGEE, LCG projects, Switzerland
 Senior Database Administrator at the Physics Databases section of IT department, supervised by Maria Girone
 Administration and optimization of production Oracle 10g RACs, best practices evangelist, on-call shift
 Installation, deployment and maintenance of several 2 to 8 node Oracle RACs on Linux using ASM on SAN
 Support of application developers, scripting of proactive monitoring and patch installation, usage reporting
 Past: Oracle AS maintenance, RDBMS 1 line procedures documentation, RAC tests, migration 9i-10g

Sep/03 – Mar/04           Trainee, CERN – European Lab for Particle Physics, Switzerland
 Trainee at the Database group, supervised by Maria Girone
 Installation and management of the replica location services (RLS) for European Data Grid project.
 Development and deployment of high availability solution of RLS service via automatic DNS switch
 Installation, configuration and maintenance of Oracle 9i Application Server
 Creation, test, documentation of procedures for the installation and deployment of applications and middleware.
Aug/02 – Jan/03           Junior Researcher, Media Team Oulu, Finland
 Researcher in a project of context-aware systems with pervasive network (CAPNET).
 Architecture, design and implementation of a ubiquitous storage component combining user data with context.
 Design done using UML and Rational Rose and implementation with Personal Java and MySQL.
Jul/01 – Sep/01           Summer Student, CERN – European Lab for Particle Physics, Switzerland
 Student at the Database group, supervised by Eric Grancher.
 Development of performance tests using Oracle 9i, java native compilation, jdbc, oci and PL/SQL native compilation
 Creation of usability documents from tests performed
Feb/01 – Sep/02           Part-time Webmaster, University of Coimbra, Portugal
 Webmaster for Computer Science Department website and information system.
 Design and development of the first university backoffice system using PHP and MySQL.
 Integration and development the information system using J2EE, JSP and Oracle database.
Sept/00 – May/01          Part-time Oracle Developer, Pedro Nunes Institute, Coimbra, Portugal
 Oracle developer for the Portuguese Fishing Authority information system
 Upgrade of Oracle DB from version 7.3.3 to 8.1.7; installation of Oracle 8i OPS on a Windows NT Cluster.
 Improvement of DB schema, coding of PL/SQL functions and triggers and support to project programmers.
Jul/96 – Feb/04           Part-time Web Developer/Editor, A Telefonia Virtual, Portugal
 Creation and maintenance of two sites ( and using PHP/MySQL.
Sept/97 – Feb/03      Licenciatura in Computer Engineering (5 year degree), University of Coimbra, Portugal
Areas of Study        Database Administration and Programming Network Communication Protocols
                      Distributed and Parallel Programming       Reliability and Quality Control
                      Intelligent Data Analysis                  IT Management and Strategic Planning
Thesis title          Personal Virtual Storage in Context-Aware Systems

Oracle University, Geneva, Switzerland
 Mar/09             Oracle 10gR2 RAC Administrator Certified Expert
 Jan/08             Oracle Database 11g: New Features for Administrators course
 Nov/05             Oracle 10g Database Administrator Certified Professional
 Oct/04             Oracle 9i Database Administrator Certified Professional

6.      LECTURES
International Symposium on Grid Computing, Taipei, Taiwan
Mar/08              Techniques for Implementing & Running Robust and Reliable DB-centric Grid Applications
RAC & HA Special Interest Group, UK Oracle Users Groups, London, United Kingdom
Feb/08              DBA experience in multi-RAC environment
Feb/08              Using DataGuard for hardware migration
Inverted CERN School of Computing, Geneva, Switzerland
Feb/05              Database Management and Database Technologies

World trip
Apr/09 – Apr/10      Travel, mainly by train, through 20 countries and using (‘worldwide network
                     to make connections between travelers and the local communities they visit’)
Silhouette Fitness Centres, Geneva, Switzerland
Sep/05 – Mar/09      LesMills Body Combat (aerobics) instructor
Groupe SIDA Genève, Geneva, Switzerland
Apr/06 – Mar/09      Volunteer for AIDS prevention
CEMEA, Geneva, Switzerland
Apr/06               Stage de formation à l’animation de centres de vacances et activités de loisirs pour adolescents
Create Switzerland, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Oct/03 – Feb/04      Entrepreneurship course
Computer Science Department, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Jun/01 – May/02      Management Laboratory Board of Directors member
Jun/00 – May/01      Management Laboratory General Assembly Secretary
Jun/00 – May/01      Board member of Computer Science Student Representatives
5 Management and Information Technology Meeting, Coimbra, Portugal
2001                 Organizer and media relations coordinator

Jamie Shiers                           Maria Girone                            Pedro Bizarro
(Group Leader, CERN)                   (Deputy Group Leader, CERN)             (Professor, University of Coimbra)
Phone: +41 227 674 928                 Phone: +41 227 679 920                  Phone: +351 239 790 000
E-mail:           E-mail:            E-mail:

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