Senior SQL Server DBA and Developer

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Desired position type: Any
Location: Athina, Athens Attica, Greece

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Summary

Evan possesses strong, hands-on, knowledge of designing, administering and programming SQL Server Databases, backed up by experience on developing .NET applications and design of enterprise-level virtualized infrastructures. He has a good understanding of technology trends and developments and is an expert at applying his skills to solve complex challenges and supporting enterprise level software development projects.
With his previous employer, as a member of an excellent administrative team, Evan supported the SQL Server 2008/2014 infrastructure of the entire organization. As part of his duties, he administrated troubleshoot and optimized the preexisting SQL Server 2008 infrastructure. He also designed and implemented an SQL Server 2014 infrastructure for a new Enterprise Data Warehouse, developed with Agile/Scrum methodology, while supporting all development efforts across the entire organization.
In the past, he worked on two of the most vital Greek Educational Administrative systems, which managed detailed information about all schools, students and teachers in Greece. He also served as responsible for the SQL infrastructure of National Higher Education Entrance Examination of Greece. While maintaining his duties as a SQL Server DBA and after his own initiative and proposal, worked on the architectural and technical design and implementation of the first government owned Private Cloud in Greece, based on Windows 2012 and System Center 2012, which consolidated the preexisting IT infrastructure.
On a personal level, he has strong listening skills, needed to acquire and comprehend user requirements and is more than competent on independently working on most phases of development and implementation activities. He is able to make an immediate impact on a project and has an eagerness to evolve existing systems and technology.

Education

MSc Computer Science, University of Limoges 2008-2010
Thesis: Design and implementation of a centralized administration system for the Greek Public Schools.

BSc Computer Science, Major in Informatics
Technological Educational Institute of Athens 1991-1996

Experience

Piedmont Natural Gas – Charlotte NC, USA (Contractor)
Senior SQL Server Database Administrator February 2015 – December 2015

Responsible for the technical and administration aspects of the MS SQL Server 2014 Database infrastructure. Administered and supported the entire infrastructure, while providing support and technical guidance to all Business Intelligence development teams and less experienced team members about T-SQL code optimization and best practices.

Greek Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs – Marousi, Greece
SQL Server 2008 Database Administrator, September 2006 – April 2014

Responsible for the technical and administration aspects of the MS SQL Server Database infrastructure. Collecting, collating and carrying out complex data analysis in support of management. Involved in reporting statistical findings to work colleagues and senior managers. Also the first point of call for providing specialist technical input

Aigaion Insurance Company S.A. – Glyfada, Greece
IT Manager – Data Architect, 2003 – 2005

Aigaion Insurance Company, is a General Insurance company, specialized on Marine Insurance. Evangelos was responsible for the day to day IT requirements of the company such as user management, trouble shooting, help and advice. Maintaining desktop applications, local area networks, IT security and telecommunications. Developed application for the Insurance industry with VB.NET

Vector Informatics S.A. – Kallithea, Greece
Software Engineer – Data Architect, 1997 – 2002

Vector Informatics S.A. was providing software solutions primarily for the Shipping industry, using its purpose built software platform that allowed for the management and control of all Financial, Technical, Quality, Documentation and Human resources aspects. Evan was responsible for researching, designing, and developing software applications for the Marine industry using, VB 6.0 and Oracle Databases. He also developed proprietary Business Intelligence solutions for the Manufacturing industry. He was also the team leader for all development teams.

Skills

  • Experience on Database Modeling and Design using ERWin and Visio (3 Years)
  • Experience on design and administering and troubleshooting Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008/2014 server instances on Physical Server Level, Database level and Storage level (12 years)
  • Experience with ETL practices, importing and exporting data from Excel, Access and Cobol files, using DTS/SSIS, T-SQL with linked servers and self-developed .NET applications (20 years)

Specialties

    C#, Database Modeling, DBA, ETL, Performance Tuning, SQL Development, SQL Server 2000 – 2014 Database Administration, SSRS, T-SQL, VB.NET

Groups & Associations

    C#, Database Modeling, DBA, ETL, Performance Tuning, SQL Development, SQL Server 2000 – 2014 Database Administration, SSRS, T-SQL, VB.NET

Spoken Languages

    English (fluent), Greek (native speaker)