James J. Boyland
317 Ravenshill Way
Deland, Fl 32724
(386) 785 9610

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Strengths
 

Database Administration
System Administration
Analysis
Programming
Trouble-shooting


Experience
 

Twenty one years Oracle DBA
Twenty years Oracle Financials Applications
Forty six years Programming, Systems, Administration, Etc.


Skills Summary
 

Oracle DBA
Oracle Financials
Databases: Oracle, Unisys Dmsii
Unix System Administration: Aix, Solaris


Recent Experience

Tupperware October 2007 - Present

ORACLE DBA responsible for the day to day maintenance of Oracle Financials, backups, trouble shooting, supporting developers and end users. Also responsible for the maintenance and support of the corporate RAC databases and software. Also responsible for the installation of patches and upgrades for Oracle database software, Oracle Financials, Apex, etc.

Oracle Corp. February 2001 April 2007

                Advisory Systems Engineering Specialist          

                Oracle Ondemand  - Provide various IT services to our hosted customers,
                  including technical support, analysis and configuration planning.
                
                Premium Support - Provided onsite support for various Oracle Applications customers.

Solutions Support - Member of an eight person team providing Premium Support , for the Oracle Financials Application , at the Microelectronics division of Lucent Technologies. Provided technical support for the installation , debugging , and upgrading of the application. Responsible for trouble-shooting , logging Tar's , researching bugs and possible fixes for the end user. Attended technical infrastructure meetings as well as tar review meetings with the client.
 

Haddon House Foods December, 1999 October, 2000

ORACLE DBA / Unix Administrator (Consultant) responsible for the day to day maintenance of
Oracle Financials ( Release 11.0.3 NCA )and Sun Solaris (Unix) , backups , trouble shooting , supporting
a team of developers and providing Oracle Applications support to the end users.

Ames Lawn and Garden Tools July, 1998 November, 1999

ORACLE DBA (Consultant) - responsible for the installation and maintenance of Oracle Financials
10.7 Smart Client 16.1, including physical and logical database architecture , implementation of a backup
and recovery strategy, supporting a team of developers in a multi-instance (9 database) environment,
providing Oracle Applications support to the end users, applying patches to the Oracle Applications
environments and general system administration for the Unix environments.

RR Donnelley and Sons Co. October, 1996 July, 1998

ORACLE DBA - responsible for the administration of corporate production databases and
various development and test databases.
Also responsible for the installation and maintenance of the database software. Provided support to the Oracle Financials application end users , installed application patches ,user administration and printer administration.

Installed new releases and patches to the Doms warehouse management system.

Dialogic Corp. October, 1990 October, 1996

ORACLE DBA - responsible for the administration of corporate production databases and
various development and test databases.Also responsible for the installation and maintenance of the
database software and the Oracle Financials application software.
Applied application patches,
served as system administrator for Oracle Financials and Unix. Was responsible for the database
and system architecture.
Administered system backups, users, and printers.

UNISYS / DMSII DBA responsible for database administration and maintenance,
Cobol programming, Algol programming, maintenance of the Unisys Bamcs manufacturing control system and end user support. Responsible for upgrades of Lawson General Ledger software.

Unisys Corp. April, 1988 May 1990

Independent Consultant / DMSII DBA Member of a team of programmers responsible
for the installation of the Unisys GLOBAL FINANCIALS SYSTEM at Peoples Bank of Connecticut.

Designed, coded and tested custom modules, and provided database support.

 

Morgan Bank February,1985 March 1988

Independent Consultant / Systems Programmer Member of a support team , performing system support, systems installation, program patches, end user support and custom programming on an as needed basis.


Prior Experience
 

Independent Consultant / Contract Programmer

18 Years doing various application and systems work, mainly in the financials sector.

Hardware Platforms:
 

IBM RS-6000, Sun Microsystems Sparc, Unisys A series, Unisys V series, Intel Linux


Programming Languages:
 

Cobol, Algol, Sql, Unix Scripting


References
 

Supplied upon request.