I have 30 years IT development experience of which 12 years are as Oracle DBA and are a Oracle Certified Profession (OCP)... For me, sql performance tuning is fun to do and I have tuned many sql to be optimal, including SFS and UIM (Oracle queries, DML). Development, Support database admin work done daily, really an expert by now
DBA - - versions 9i
From December 2008
10g and 11g. Development and Support on Unibase, Oracle SFS (UIM) system
January 2008 - November 2008
versions 9i and 10g. Development, Support and Customer (production) Support
Intec Telecom Systems
May 2001 - January 2008
versions 8.0.6, 8.1.7, 9i and 10g. Development, Support and Customer Support
Gen5 ITU Interconnect system development
Intec Telecom Systems
October 2000 - May 2001
Shoprite Checkers Pty Ltd
May 2000 - September 2000
on fruit and vegetable ordering subsystem.
April 1998 - April 2000
Visual Basic 6 course, develop contractor leave system and do analysis
Cape Town City Council
October 1997 - November 1997
Y2K and other maintenance and development done on COBOL on ICL mainframe - DDS / IDMSX used for property valuations system.. Develop and implement account print system on UNIX using Microfocus Cobol. Visual Basic 6 course, develop contractor leave system and do analysis for new Payroll Costing system, create relational databases for both PC-based systems (Oracle & Ms-Access).
Software support, 1 October 1997 to 30 November 1997
Telkom SA Ltd (Commercialized Dept Posts & Telecomms)
Windows NT, Database administration, software support (all Microsoft packages)
installation and support.
Miscellaneous support to programmers
Oracle and Db2 DBA support
NT server admin
Software evaluation and quality assurance
Analyst / Programmer
August 1996 - July 1997
Front end for high-speed line tester developed by Telkom electronic engineers to replace costly Firebird Testers. Technically advanced system.
Implementation April 14, 1997. DELPHI 1 on Windows 3.1 & Windows95, DELPHI 2 on WindowsNT., Assembler on FPG-array
Analyst / Programmer & Project Leader
September 1994 - July 1996
Inventory, marketing and public relations system.
IEF 5.3 / COOL:GEN, WIN3.1 & WIN95, UNIX based Oracle dB, TCP/IP.
January 1989 to August 1994
SA Post Office's Main Accounts and Cash book System
This includes general ledger, cashbook daily transactions (188 different data types) for all counters / post offices, budget and sundry debtors etc. COBOL, ICL mainframe.
October 1983 - December 1988
ICL VME 2988 & S3L80 mainframes operations. NETSAPO - NETworks of the South
African Post Office-network configuration and installation for TELEBANK and related
networks. Operations & Helpdesk
South African Government
December 1978 - September 1991
Qualifications & Certifications
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