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SHALEEN GARG

(234 Escuela Ave. #34 Mountain View, CA 94040)

Tel: (650) 962-8393 E-mail: shaleen@bigfoot.com

 

OBJECTIVE

Seeking a position as Database project manager, DBA Manager/Team Lead in a challenging environment, where I can provide value addition utilizing my expertise and problem solving & analytical skills

 

SUMMARY

7+ years of experience with 24/7 Oracle database administration. Experience in designing and administering very large mission critical 24/7OLTP/ Data warehouse databases (>500GB in size and >100Million transactions). High expertise in database tuning, administration, migration and backup & recovery. Experience with Oracle Financials administration. I have in-depth knowledge of Relational Databases, analysis, design & development of databases for business applications, Partitioning, Parallel processing, Disaster Recovery and Replication. Good interpersonal skills, self-motivation and quick learning are my particular strengths

 

SKILLS PROFILE

Relational Databases

Oracle RDBMS 7.x – 9.x

Software

SQL *PLUS, SQL Loader, Server Manager, Enterprise Backup Utility (EBU), Recovery Manager (RMAN), Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM), Quest Production Availability Suite (I/Watch, Space Manager, Spotlight on Oracle, SQLab Expert), BMC Patrol, SQL Navigator, Pl/sql Developer, Oracle Financials, SQL *Net 1.x - OracleNet, Browser, Oracle supplied database packages, Procedure Builder, Oracle Terminal, Developer /2000 2.1 (Forms 5.0, Reports 3.0), Developer /2000 1.x (Forms 4.5, Reports 2.5), ADSM/ TSM, ERWIN, Schema Manager, Legato Storage manager, Veritas Netbackup, Veritas Cluster Server, Veritas Database Edition, Veritas Volume Manager

Programming Languages

PL/SQL, UNIX shell scripting, JAVA, C, C++, PRO *C, Windows SDK,

Operating Systems

Sun Solaris 6-8, Digital Unix 4.0x, 3.2, HP UX 11.0, Windows NT

System Analysis, Design and Development

Requirement Analysis, Process Modeling, Data Modeling, System Design, Development, Client Server Architecture, Testing

 

CORPORATE EXPERIENCE     

Walmart.com

Lead DBA

Aug’01 – Present

 

Ventro Corporation

DBA Manager

Aug’00 – Aug’01

 

Apple Computers

DBA Team Lead

Mar’00 – Aug’00

(Rapidigm Inc.)

DirecTv Inc.

Senior Database Administrator

Aug’98 – Feb’00

(Rapidigm Inc.)

DirecTv Inc.

Analyst/Programmer & DBA

Oct’97 – Aug’98

(Rapidigm Inc.)

Tata Consultancy Services

Analyst/Programmer & DBA

Aug’95 – Oct’97

 

 

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

·         Oracle Certified DBA for Oracle9i & Oracle8i

·         Certificate of achievement Business Management I

·         New Features for DBA’s in Oracle9i Training (5 days)

·         Oracle8 Network Administration Training (2days)

·         Oracle8 Backup & Recovery workshop Training (5 days)

·         Oracle Certification for Developer/2000

·         Certificate Course in Advanced Java Programming (10 days)

·         Bachelor of Engineering, Honors (Computer Science) from Allahabad University, Motilal Nehru Regional Engineering College Allahabad, India

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

DBA Mentoring, Management & Project Management

·         Mentored teams of 5 –7 DBA’s/ Database developers, performing Resource allocation & Management in several positions

·         Lead & Implemented many DB projects with great detail, on time and under budget. Few examples are Oracle9i Migration, Disaster Recovery implementation, DB Security, Catalog & OMS application tuning, Performance tuning of all international DB’s etc.

·         Established database policy, standards and strategies

·         Investigation of new technologies and future system requirements

 

High Availability & Disaster Recovery

·         Provided true 24x7 operational support for Oracle instances running on SUN Enterprise (10000,6500,4500), HP (G/H/K Class) and IBM RS/6000 servers. These were true mission critical databases for Wal-Mart, Apple, DirecTV & Ventro having serious financial implications for even the smallest downtime

·         Troubleshooting the problems/issues at production database

·         Tested, configured, and deployed high availability solutions utilizing:

o        System management tools -- Quest Availability Suite, BMC Patrol, Oracle Intelligent Agent, Data Gatherer and Enterprise Manager (OEM)

o        Multi-node fail-over clusters utilizing Veritas Cluster Server and Veritas Database Edition

o        Proactive monitoring and tuning of database instances

o        Enterprise backup solutions utilizing Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN) in conjunction with Legato Networker, Veritas NetBackup, IBM ADSM and HP OmniBack media management software

·         Designed and implemented disaster recovery site for Walmart.com. Implemented 8 Oracle Hot Stand-by Databases using oracle9i Dataguard to replicate 400 GB/ day of redolog over a distance of 2000 miles with high latency due to lack of dedicated link

·         Evaluated backup and recovery needs and strategies. Performed online as well as offline backups. Used utilities such as export, import, recovery manager and Sqlldr. Integrated logical and physical backups

·         Performed complete recovery of production databases in several scenarios using various techniques including latest flash-back query

 

Performance Tuning & Enterprise Monitoring

·         Performed extensive database and application/sql tuning. For example on one occasion increased order-processing capacity by 700% and on another occasion reduced logical reads done by database from 35 TB/day to 6 TB/day. Many times increased efficiency of specific functions by more than 1000%

·         Tuned and optimized databases  (Initialization parameters, Latches, Waits, Locks, Memory/ disk reads), SQL code tuning with utilities such as Explain Plan, TK*Prof etc

·         Evaluate, recommend, configure and implement enterprise-monitoring software. Implemented Quest Software database management suite of products: these include I/Watch, Space Manager, Instance Monitor, and SQLab Xpert, Oracle Enterprise Manager, BMC Patrol Application Management tools etc.

 

Security, Administration and Migration

·         Performed enterprise-wide database security implementation and enforced many checks & balances to improve auditing, security and password protection

·         Performed capacity planning, space/growth management and forecasting to ensure smooth operation

·         Installed/upgraded/patched oracle software and databases

·         Planned, tested and successfully performed oracle8i to oracle9i, oracle8 to oracle8i and oracle7 to oracle8 migration with minimum downtime

·         Various database administration activities such as the creation of database, oracle users, roles, privileges, Tablespaces, Rollback Segments, Redo Logs, database objects and maintenance of the same, Database Replication/ Refreshing, PL/SQL Store Procedure, Triggers, Shell Script etc.

·         Developed database monitoring scripts (fragmentation of tables, tablespaces, extents, segments, alert and trace files etc.) using shell scripts

·         Administered VLDB’s with special attention and partition & parallel processing.

 

Modeling, Design & Development

·         Data modeling with Analyst/Programmers using ERWIN and Schema Manager

·         Analysis of user requirements, software specifications and dependencies between various modules

·         Planning and completing System testing

·         Design & Develop Forms and Reports

·         Unit and Integration testing of screens and reports

·         Coding of database procedures, triggers and Batch Programs. Expert in SQL and PL/SQL programming

·         Performance Tuning & Optimization

 

References are available on request


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