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Surinder Mohan - Freelance Database & Database Design
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Surinder Mohan 13, Montreal St 416-831-6905 Brampton, Ontario L6X 0Z1 surinderdba@gmail.com CAREER OBJECTIVE A position in SQL Server Database Administration/Developer PROFILE STATEMENT • Over Eight year experience in IT as Database Administration and Business Intelligence Development in MS SQL Server 2012/2008/2005 • Involved in migrating and upgrading SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2005/2008/2012 • Experience in high availability such as mirroring, log shipping, replication and clustering • Skilled and Experienced in Server performance tuning using SQL Server 2005’s Dynamic Management View and performance counters in SQL SERVER 2012/2008/2005 • Good experience in Coding and Improving Efficiency of Rebuild index, Re-indexing, Updating Statistics, Recompiling Stored Procedures and performing other maintenance tasks. • Experience in maintaining the security for databases (creating logins for users, roles, assigning permissions to them. • Good Experience in Database Backup, Recovery and Restoring as daily activities. • Expertise in SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Server reporting Services(SSRS) • OLAP experience Including Analysis Services, Business Intelligence • Experience in extracting and transforming data using SSIS, DTS Import/Export Bulk Insert, BCP and DTS Packages. • 24X7 Database Support experience. PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCST) Oracle Certified Training From Humber College TECHNICAL SKILLS Databases MS SQL Server 2008/2005, MS SQL Server 2000/7.0, Sybase Programming .Net, Visual Basic 6.0, C, C#, C++, Java, COBOL DBA Database Administrator of MS SQL Server 2008/2005/2000 Data Warehousing SSIS/SSAS/SSRS, Cognos 8.0, Informatics, Crystal Report Data Mining SAS Operating System Window 2003/2000 Advanced Server, NT & window 9x, UNIX. Other Software IIS, Microsoft Transaction Server, VBScripts, HTML Tools SQL DB Access, Performance Monitor, Backup Utility, SQL Lite- Speed, MS-Visio 2000 Network Topologies: TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, FTP, SMTP EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE Senior Database Administrator/Data Analyst Public Health Ontario May 2012 to Till Date Responsibilities: • Involved in installation and configuration of SQL Server 2012/2008R2/2008/2005 in Windows environment. • Involved in data modeling for the SQL Server and for individual databases. • Involved in scheduling backups of databases and logs and restoring them when necessary. • Managing the use of disk space memory and connections. • Responsible for monitoring and making recommendations for performance improvement in hosted databases. This involved index creation, index removal, index modification, file group modifications, and adding scheduled jobs to re-index and update statistics in databases. • Developed and optimized database structures, stored procedures, Dynamic Management views, DDL triggers and user-defined functions. • Installation of replication server configuration and monitoring the replication between two sites implemented Transactional Replication. • Managing the clustering environment. • Implemented replication (transactional and snapshot) between Main production server and offsite (disaster recovery) server. • Involved in Source Data Analysis, analysis and designing mappings for data extraction also responsible for Design and Development of SSIS Packages to load the Data from various Databases and Files. • Performed daily tasks including backup and restore by using SQL Server 2012 tools like SQL Server Management Studio, SQL Server Profiler, SQL Server Agent, and Database Engine Tuning Advisor • Transferred data (ETL) to Data ware house Environment using SSIS. • To analyze long running slow queries and tune the same to optimize application and system performance. • Expertise in creating and supporting in OLAP Cubes. • Expertise in SQL Server Analysis Services. • Involved in development activities included hardware and network specification, installation and configuration, and participation in database design, architecture and SQL scripting. • Did trouble shooting of Client connections, viewing error log and applications. • Designed coded and tested several T-SQL Programs. • Created SSIS Packages for uploading various formats of files and databases to MS SQL. SQL SERVER BI/DBA Jameson Bank, Toronto, Canada April 2011- Dec 2011 • Designed SSIS Packages for importing and Exporting data migration and conversion • Experience in Creating and maintaining reports in SSRS using RB 2.0 and Visual Studio • Develop reports based on pre-defined requirements • Develop stored procedures using MSSQL Server 2008 • Create solutions to facilitate data analysis and ad hoc reporting • Creating data cubes for data analysis in SSAS • Create dashboard functionality for executives, directors, and managers with drill-down capabilities • Responsible for Backup and Recovery. Monitored the server for tuning and memory Management • Created an automated SSIS package which will call many packages based upon several conditions • Day to day administration of the SQL Servers (Backup and Restores, Scheduled jobs, Database Tuning, Query Tuning, Performance Monitoring). • Responsible for creating Databases, Tables, Cluster/Non-Cluster Index, Unique/Check Constraints, Views, Stored procedures, Triggers • Responsible for creating and updating report in MS-ACCESS and MS-EXCEL SQL Server Database Administrator/Business Intelligence Envision Financial System, Irvine, CA, USA Jan 2009 – Feb 2010 • Installed and maintained MS SQL Server 2005 on Windows 2003 Server Worked on SQL Server 2005 failover clustering which is built on top of a Windows 2003 server cluster • Migrated SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2005/2008 • Used Erwin and UML for physical and logical data modeling. • Configured and maintained database mirroring/log shipping, clustering, replication for high availability • Extensively worked on Dynamic Management Views and Dynamic Management Functions • Utilized Expertise in creating and supporting in OLAP Cubes in SSAS • Generated and managed reports using SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services • Transferred data (ETL) to Data warehouse Environment using SSIS • Dropped and recreated indexes on tables for performance improvements. Used Index Tuning Wizard for tuning of indexes • Scheduled the backups for Databases and Transaction log, performed restoration operations and suggested backup strategies • Traced long running queries and deadlocks using SQL Profiler • Managed use of disk space, memory and connections • Created and managed schema objects such as tables, views, indexes, procedures, and triggers & maintained Referential Integrity • Developed, deployed and monitored SSIS Packages including upgrading DTS to SSIS • Maintained the database consistency with DBCC at regular intervals SQL Server Database Administrator/Business Intelligence Combined Insurance, Glenview, IL, USA April 2008 -Dec 2008 • Maintained logins and roles and managed Day to Day user maintenance • Managed the migration of SQL Server 2000 database to SQL Server 2005 • Ensured availability and performance of databases that supported the system • Scheduled and monitored all maintenance activities including database consistency checks and index de-fragmentation • Created Jobs to Automate and scheduled database administrative tasks • Analyzed and tuned long running slow queries to optimize application and system performance • Developed OLAP cubes using SSAS and Calculate the metrics that were revealed in the functional Analysis • Developed Report using SQL Server Reporting Services(SSRS) Corporate trainer / Database Administrator S.S.C Net Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, India Sep 2002- June 2006 • Prepared and delivered lecture to undergraduate students, average class size: 60-70 students • Maintained a teaching assignment for each module • Taught various IT course: Data Structures, Programming languages, RDBMS, Operating Systems, and Software Engineering etc. for Bachelor Degree students • Maintained the student data in the college. • Handled day to day activities using SQL Server and tools such as backup and Recovery. • Wrote T-SQL Queries for retrieval of data. EDUCATION QUALIFICATION Master in IT and Strategy Management 2006-2008 Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Ireland Advanced Diploma in computer Application 2000-2002 Indira Gandhi National University, Delhi, India Certificate in Computing 1999-2000 Indira Gandhi National University, Delhi, India Diploma in Computing 1998-1999 NIIT, New Delhi, India Bachelor in Mathematics 1995 –1998 Punjab University Chandigarh
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Evan Bell - Freelance Blog Writing & Report Writing
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4.5
2 Skills
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I am a recent KU graduate residing in the nation's heartland in Lincoln, NE. I am an educated and experienced freelance researcher and writer as well as an internet business owner. If you have a project that may pique my interest or if my resume has captured yours, please shoot me an email. I have a vast array of previous projects and references I can make immediately available to you. Education: Associates in Business Administration Kaplan University 2013 Current Employment: Midwest Eccentricities This is a website I've run for several years working part time selling vintage and collectible books. I am responsible for packing orders and contacting customers within the specified time to fulfill client's requests. I gained experience in sales and management as well as communication with clients and writing pleasant descriptions for each item listed.
Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Marika Pascucci Waller - Freelance Translation & Photo Editing
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2 Skills
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Marika Waller ________________________________________________________________________________ RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE June 2011 to present Mental Health America of South Carolina, Bridges Clubhouse Clinical Counselor Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment. Encourage clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, and help them to develop insight into themselves and their relationships. Guide clients in the development of skills and strategies for dealing with their problems. Prepare and maintain all required treatment records and reports. Counsel clients and patients, individually and in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes. Collect information about clients through interviews, observation, and tests. Act as client advocates in order to coordinate required services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations. Evaluate clients' physical or mental condition based on review of client information. Meet with families, probation officers, police, and other interested parties in order to exchange necessary information during the treatment process. Counsel family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting clients or patients. Plan, organize and lead structured programs of counseling, work, study, recreation and social activities for clients. Modify treatment activities and approaches as needed in order to comply with changes in clients' status. Discuss with individual patients their plans for life after leaving therapy. Gather information about community mental health needs and resources that could be used in conjunction with therapy. Monitor clients' use of medications. Plan and conduct programs to prevent substance abuse or improve community health and counseling services. January 2011- June 2011 USAG FT Jackson, South Carolina CYS Skies Instructor – Pre-school , NF-1702-03, Temporary Flex position Maintains control of and accounts for the whereabouts and safety of children and youth. Oversees arrival/departure of children/youth. Supervises children and youth during daily schedule of the Bright Academy Program. Works in ratio with children. Encourages participant interest and establishes a program setting that promotes positive child and youth interactions with other children, youth, and adults. Monitors staff/child or youth ratios to ensure adequate staffing. Plans, coordinates, and conducts activities for program participants based on observed needs of individual children. December 2008- April 2011 U.S. Africa Command/ Public Affairs Office Stuttgart, Germany Public Affairs Technician (Administrative Specialist), YB-0303-02 (GS-7) - Receive and screen incoming correspondence to determine the requirement, degree or timing of the involvement of the Director of Public Affairs. - Screens all incoming telephone calls for proper channeling. - Compose routine and non-routine correspondence on behalf of the Director of Public Affairs. - Research files, compile background data, and prepare correspondence for supervisor's signature. - Administer the records management program of the office. - Maintain supervisor's calendar. - Update and maintain the UMID database. - Serve as the certified Security Manager for the directorate, providing security guidelines and procedures, providing pre-travel briefings to staff, accessing the JPAS and SSO database, passing personnel's Secret and Top Secret Clearance information to other Commands when necessary, performing admin security functions. - Serve as the certified Workgroup Administrator (WGA). - Perform TCO duties. - Receive and transmits electronic messages. - Type news releases, information papers, decision papers, speeches, trip reports, and other miscellaneous items pertaining to media relations. - Make necessary arrangements for travel, transportation, schedule of visits, and hotel reservations for the staff in the Directorate. -Performs primary role of Official Defense Travel System Administrator (ODTA) -Performs primary role of Records Management Officer. - Formats press releases for distribution to media. - Handle or administer classified personnel and other Command actions/issues. - Gather and review informational material from various printed and electronic media sources. - Edit and proofread material prepared by staff members. - Check material for accuracy, security, propriety and consistency with established policies. - Maintain liaison with and provide assistance to component Public Affairs Offices. - Assist higher-level staff members in writing news articles. Gather, receive, evaluate and edit acquired information. Obtain and clarify information and verify dates, times and places. - Use desktop publishing technology to write or edit materials and develops graphics materials. - Purchase office supplies following proper procedures. - Translate news articles from Italian media to English. June 2008/ December 2008 USAG STUTTGART CYS/Central Enrollment and Registration Stuttgart, Germany Lead Administrative Assistant, NF-0303-03 -Oversee the administrative management of the reception area the CYS Central Enrollment and Registration. -Compile background data -Research files -Receive children, youth, parents, and other visitors in a courteous manner. -Answer main telephone, ascertain nature of call and direct caller to appropriate staff, take a message or personally provide desired information. -Obtain and verify information from patrons and/or Chain of Command -Provide customer service expected in a "First Choice" organization. -Utilize Child and Youth Management System (CYMS) to oversee the collection, accurate accounting and reporting of funds; and to collect and maintain up-to-date statistical data for planning and reporting purposes IAW higher headquarters and statutory requirements. -Utilize an electronic cash register system and calculator to compute and record individual transactions for customers and to enter data into predefined categories for regulatory-signed statistical reports and tracking of income data as it pertains to the CYS program. -Provide administrative support including typing/word processing, mail preparation, copying, distribution, telephone calls, and travel orders for CYS personnel. -Using office automation equipment and word processing software, prepare a variety of correspondence, memorandums, briefings and Daily Activity and other reports required for day-to-day operation. -Refer to agency regulations, flip charts, dictionaries, and other typical office reference materials to ensure proper format, grammatical accuracy, and correct spelling. -Maintain records, files, statistical data, and suspense system. -Assist in maintaining leave records, and time and attendance records. -Use E-Mail to send and retrieve messages. -Understand and articulate policies relating to patron fees, waiting lists and program events. -Coordinate vacancies and reservations for the hourly care program as required. -Work cooperatively with Resource and Referral to track program vacancies and occupancy rates as required. -Ensure risk management procedures (i.e., abuse prevention, identification, and reporting procedures; accident prevention, etc.) are followed. -Monitor supplies and resources. -Order office supplies. -Assist in facility key control. November 2007/June 2008 USAG STUTTGART NAF HRO Stuttgart, Germany Human Resources Assistant, NF-0203-02 -Perform clerical work in the administrative processing of personnel transactions, record keeping, and in-processing/out-processing of employees. -Input data into the DCPDS automated personnel database. -Provide orientation and explains matters related to employment and employment opportunities and associated benefit programs. -Process required background checks and physicals and follows-up to ensure completion. -Maintain official employee personnel records and files. -Filing, faxing, scanning, copying. -Prepare correspondence for supervisor's signature. October 2006/July 2007 Seahawk North America, LLC Miami Lakes, FL Executive Administrative/ Accounting Assistant -Organize and keep up to date executives' and office's calendar, schedule appointments and establish priorities -Create worksheets, implement internal administrative procedures and processes -Proofread correspondence and informational material for grammar and syntax accuracy, punctuation and format. -Implement and tailor employee's handbook -Receive inbound calls pertaining to the company's business and directed them to the right person. -Prepare correspondence for supervisor's signature. -Receive and screen incoming correspondence and distribute it to the executives and the staff. -Perform filing, faxing, scanning, copying. -Revision manuals for the ships managed by the company. -Assist and brainstorm with CEO for the development of company's briefings and/or conferences. -Gather information for future company's endeavors. -Make travel arrangements for the company's executives. -Create and format the layout of menus run on board of the ships -Create invoices -Purchase and maintain supplies in stock for office activity -Receive Purchase Requisitions from the ships and process them, following up until complete order has been placed and has been delivered on board. -Resolve purchasing disputes between vendors and ships -Prepare expenses reports for the month billing and invoicing -Prepare and create invoices for business' activity -Keep track of expenses and clients accounts -Balance monthly expenses and income June 2006/September 2006 Carnival Cruise Lines Miami, FL Cruise Vacation Specialist (Direct Guests) -Receive inbound calls pertaining to future cruise vacations or already existing bookings from direct guests or travel agencies. -Process refunds and changes on travel and services bookings -Provide information to guests on Carnival cruises and ships -Make outbound calls following up previous requests -Process payment requests June 2005- May 2006 Asilo Nido La Stanga – Vicenza, Italy Infant and Preschool Teacher -Provide care for children in groups by age, ranging from infants through preschool age. -Plan and conduct lessons and activities in the child development program to meet the developmental and physical needs of the children. -Provide for safety and care of children through constant supervision, proper maintenance of equipment, diapering and proper health routines. -Ensure children depart with authorized persons according to written parental instructions. -Conduct parent-teacher meetings to inform parents and/or guardians of progress and/or concerns. Nov 1998-April 2005 Telecom Italia Mobile SpA (TIM) Padua, Italy Senior Customer Care Representative -Receive inbound calls from customers -Make outbound calls for quality/satisfaction survey -Research and follow up on customer problems and respond to questions -Provide customer information regarding payments due -Enter data and retrieve customer information using the company's computer system -Explain services or fees and rate structures -Interpret and explain policies and regulations -Adjust customer accounts -Prepare customer billing information and adjustments -Research and make decisions regarding payments on overdue accounts -Maintain and reconcile customer and accounting files -Review and prepare standard correspondence relating to company’s activities and offers -Process and distribute incoming mail -Process payment requests -Sell plans and specs to customers -Input customer service requests with the potential of creating work orders -Train new hires in procedures, selling techniques and customer service procedures. EDUCATION: University of South Carolina Graduate Program Rehabilitation Counseling (MRC) and Psychiatric Counseling (Certificate) 2nd year American Military University 2010 Bachelor Science in Child and Family Development GPA 3.69 Almerico Da Schio 1996 Vicenza, Italy High School Diploma Tourism GPA 3.85 Dean's List Spring 2007 semester. Dean's List Summer 2007 semester. Dean's List Fall 2007 semester. Dean's List Spring 2008 semester. Dean's List Summer 2008 semester. Dean’s List Spring 2009 semester. KEYWORD SUMMARY: - Great knowledge of Army CYSS structure and services, guidelines and regulations. - Mother of two boys, age 9 and 6 and an Army Spouse. -Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, etc.) -Bilingual in Italian and English. -55 wpm -Outgoing person -Very reliable and patient -Thrive for excellence and challenges -Very determined and focused REFERENCES: Joshua T. Richardson Bridges Clubhouse Clinical Counselor 803-300-2835 thejoshrichardson@gmail.com Mr. Samuel Thompson USAG Stuttgart/ Child, Youth and School Services CYSS Administrator, NF-04 Stuttgart Germany 011-49-7031-2830378 samuel.s.thompson@us.army.mil , samandmistythompson@yahoo.com LCDR James D. Stockman US Africa Command Public Affairs Officer James.stockman@africom.mil More references available upon request.
Cayce, South Carolina, United States
Lynne B. Maytham - Freelance Nature Illustration & Art
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I am a Qualified Montessori Foundation Phase Teacher and have taught for more than 10 years in various schools for the past 10 years.I have been involved with art teaching and activities and various art related workshops (ages 3 to 12 years) and involve sketching, drawing, etching, clay, painting, craft, mache, collage making etc. for more that 20 years. I am currently freelancing and would like to offer my services and experience to any related field or projects on a more regular basis.
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Daniel Bermudez - Freelance 3D Animation & 3D Graphic Design
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3.0
2 Skills
$50
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I'm dedicated to producing dynamic 3d graphics that will leave viewers with an impactful impression. I have a multimedia design degree, and I have extensive experience as a video camera and sound equipment operator.
United States
Vijay - Freelance Video Editing & Ad Design
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L.35 Anna nagar Kottapalli colony (P.O) Tiruchengodu (T.K) Namakkal (D.T) Tamilnadu India Email id: vijay9688435556@gmail.com Phone No: 9688435556 VIJAY.V Objective To seek a challenging career, to utilize my skills in serving the organization to my best known knowledge and hoping to play an inventive and active role in the organization growth. Strength Positive indulgence in teamwork, hardworking, adjustable, able to shift wise work. Experience MARCH 2006 –MARCH-2008 MR color lab and studio, ERODE Graphics designer (Photoshop CS3) and photographer (Part Time). Software Skill Multimedia : photoshop6,7,cs,coraldraw,pagemaker, Preferable - Flash,3dmax Editing : Adobe premiere pro ,Pinnacle, Corel Video Studio Web Page Development : HTML (codlings) With Notepad Education Course : B.sc.,(visual communication) Institution : Meenakshi Ramasamy arts and science College,ariyalur University : Bharathidasan University, Trichy Batch : 2008-2011 Percentage : current 81% Major : visual communication Field of interest : video editing, cinematography, Graphics Project Details ? Television Production ? Multimedia and Web Designing ? Advertising Project Description Television Production Title : KODURAN (Short Film) Time duration : 11 minutes Technology : Editing- Premier pro ,camera –Panasonic Theme : Child **** Title : vidiyal (documentary) Time duration : 17 minutes Technology : Editing – premier cs3,camera-panasonic Title : ARAVATHU VIRAL (Short Film) Time duration : 10minutes Technology : Editing- Pinnacle ,camera –Panasonic Theme : Avoid smoking Multimedia and Web Designing Title : College Website created : Html coding with Notepad Title : Hospital Website created : Html coding with Notepad Advertising Title : Product Print Advertisement -10 created : Adobe Photoshop CS3 Title : College Brochure created : Adobe Photoshop CS3 Title : Software Manual created : Adobe Photoshop CS3 Title : CD Wrapper, Pen Wrapper ,Note Wrapper created : Adobe Photoshop CS Personal Profile Guardian Name : R.selvaraj Date of Birth : 16-02-1991 Gender : Male Nationality : Indian Religion : Hindu Language Known : English And Tamil
Delhi, Delhi, India
Grace Garneau - Freelance Portrait Art & Mural Painting
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4.0
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I am a highly skilled, multipurpose artist with a BFA from Moore College of Art and Design and an MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art. I currently live in Laguna Beach, CA. I am available for murals, illustration, portraiture and art education. Examples of my work can be seen under the heading "Drawings" on my website crystalilluminations.com (Please notice the 's' at the end of the website address...people often don't.)
Long Beach, California, United States
Ashley Carlson - Freelance Editing & Proofreading
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5.0
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I have a PhD in English and over seven years experience as a college English instructor. I have edited everything from academic essays and dissertations to business letters and annual reports. If you want to be certain that your writing is clear and error free, send it to me! For more information on rates or to request a quote, visit my website, WritingAssociate.com
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Kerry - Freelance Art & Photography
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3.0
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ive had some successful art history in my past. i have artwork in traveling museums. i have made my artwork into a national agricultural stamp. ive had my art used as example in a university. i want to use my artwork and make a career out of it.
Grand Rivers, Kentucky, United States
B. Ray Pennington - Freelance Illustration & Video Editing
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4.0
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I'm a mostly self taught artist, illustrator, & video editor. I studied studio art & graphic design for 2 years but didn't really get a grasp of my potential in digital media until the last 6 years or so.
Pensacola, Florida, United States