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R?um?br> Ben W., OCP

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* 12 Years Experience in Database Administration including Oracle Database Team Lead in both Corporate and DoD sectors.  Responsibilities have included performance and data protection enhancements, planning and design of high availability solutions using clustering, RAC, and business model performance improvements as well as systems integration.

* Oracle Security Expert in maintaining database and systems security and integrity controls.

* Technical and Functional expertise in Database Administration including troubleshooting, problem identification and elimination, performance tuning, development, backup and recovery.

* Experienced in IT Architecture and Modeling, Design and Development including coordination, planning, implementation and execution of Global projects across multiple data centers.  Technical and functional DBA support and supervisory responsibilities.

* Recent projects

         - Pentagon

         - DTRA - Defense Threat Reduction Agency

         - JSTO - Joint Science and Technology Office

         - JPEOCBD - Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense

   - STRATCOM - US Strategic Command (HEMP) Harsh Electro Magnetic Program


* Ford Motor Company Global Tivoli Suite Deployments in Singapore, Gutenberg, Sweden, Niehl, Germany, Warley, England, Dearborn, Michigan:

- Global Incident and Response Systems Management Database Systems
- Peregrine Asset Management, Global SEOS-SOX Compliance
- Global Enterprise Host Protection Auditing System (EHPAS) Management
- Advanced Systems IT Research and Development


* My strengths include business and technical expertise and the implementation and maintenance of smooth operations and physical designs of multiple complex databases.  Experience supporting  upgrades, migrations, transformations.

- Oracle Professional
- IBM Tivoli Suite
- SUN Administration



BS - Mathematics & Computer Science, UW, Laramie, WY.
MA - Information Technology Administration, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, CO


Adjunct Teacher - MBA and Global Studies Programs , Stratford  University, Falls Church, VA.

Adjunct Teacher - Computer Science and Engineering,

Colorado Technical University, Denver & Colorado Springs, CO.



2006 Best of the Best Award ? Ford Motor Company

Outstanding Achievement Award



  • Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) ? DBA

  • Brainbench Certified Professional - DBA

  • Sun Solaris 8 SUN Microsystems,AIX &- Linux Administrator

  • ITIL ? Ford Motor Company by Loyalist College

  • SDM, Six-Sigma Green Belt Verified ? Ford Motor Company

  • Tivoli Service Center - IBM Global Services and Ford Motor Company

  • Tivoli Products Framework, Tivoli Inventory, Tivoli NetView, Tivoli Storage Manager

  • Tivoli Enterprise Console, Tivoli Monitoring for Transaction Performance, Tivoli Infrastructure, Configuration Manager, Corporate Accountability and Record Keeping Practices ? Ford Motor Company
    SEOS-SOX 404 Security ? Ford Motor Company
    Database Security Standards and Industry Best Practices - Ford Motor Company
    Leadership Management - Ford Motor Company



OPERATING SYSTEMS:  AIX, HP-UX, DEC Tru64, Sun Systems including E10K, Linux, Windows

LANGUAGES: SQL, PLSQL, Bourne / Korn Shell Scripting, C++ and Pro C, Visual Basic, Access.



Oracle, DB2-UDB, Sybase, Informix, SQL Server


Tivoli Suite, (ITM, TEC, Framework, NetView, Procurement, etc), Oracle financials 10.7-11i, PeopleSoft, BEA Weblogic, Tuxedo, Siebel, Rational Suite, Clarify, Forte, Oracle Forms , Reports, Developer, Applications, Business Suite, Designer, ERWin, Crystal Suite, Tivoli Monitoring, BMC Patrol, Embarcadero DB Artisan, OEM, Toad, Simuload, Quest Monitoring, Precise, SQl-Lab, Stealth, Veritas , EagleEye



DOD DTRA, Pentagon, Chem-Bio, WMD, IED, Special Services. Headquarters Airforce, Army, Navy CCAR applications.  

Data Services Supervising DBA at DTRA with the Comprehensive Cost and Requirements System (CCaR) applications which provide real-time enterprise-wide end-to-end financial management of DoD projects.

SPIN SYSTEMS, INC., Falls Church, VA., May 2006 to Sept 2006.

DOD USAF global bio-terrorism surveillance projects including bio-threat databases receiving live streams from U.S. Military facilities world-wide. . Oracle 10gR2 RAC Clusters.  Database Administration Project Lead

FORD MOTOR WORLD HEADQUARTERS, Dearborn, MI., December 2002 to May 2006.

ESM/ITI HQ Tivoli Suite Project Lead DBA . Lead DBA managing the Global Incident and Response System.


FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT, Juno Beach, FL., July 2002 to December 2002.

Contract Production support DBA responsible the Hurricane databases used to track damages, resource assignments and expenses from the advent of a declared emergency through the final cleanup.  DBA management of FPL Nuclear Power Plant databases.

MCI-WORLDCOM, Colorado Springs, CO., December 2001 to June 2002.

Contract Senior DBA consultant, Responsibilities included database management of large South American Telecom Subsidiary.


XCARE.NET, Denver, CO., July 2001 to 9-11,2001.

Medunite Healthcare web systems portal development, database and production systems support. Healthcare software provider subcontracted to Computer Associates utilizing XML in healthcare B2B high availability, high OLTP, patient information delivery between medical providers and insurers.

CONVERGENT COMMUNICATIONS, Denver, CO., October 1999 - June 2001.

Oracle & SQL Server Production Support DBA with telecom solution provider targeting 200-700 employee size companies with total communications, network security and web presence solutions

SECURE DATA SOLUTIONS, Colorado Springs, CO., May 1998 - Oct.1999.

Provided Information Management and Technology solutions to mid-level financial and gaming clients utilizing state of the art technologies to develop data retention, business intelligence and mining solutions utilizing the industry's best practices.


WILDHORSE CORPORATION, Colorado Springs, CO., Dec 1996 - May, 1998. 

Operations Manager of an entertainment enterprise that included gaming, performances, exotic dining, full service bars, concerts, camping and family fun on an 11 acre complex adjoining federal and state lands.




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