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  • 1. ROGER A. CARTER 5010 Spartan Drive Fort Wayne, IN 46804 (574) 527-9286 CAREER SUMMARY A results-oriented Information Technology Professional with over 20 years of experience with an emphasis on Oracle Database Administration on Unix. Successful track record in all aspects of Oracle Database Administration with in-depth experience supporting JD Edwards/Enterprise One. EXPERIENCE 10/97 - Present DBConnect Solutions, Inc., Fort Wayne, IN A consulting company providing Oracle DBA services on several long-term contracts for clients in the pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and automotive industries. January 2006 – Present Client: Thilmany LLC, Kaukauna, Wisconsin A leading manufacturer and converter of specialty lightweight packaging, pressure sensitive, and technical and industrial papers. Oracle Database Administrator Responsible for supporting the implementation of JDE Enterprise One on Oracle 10g. Installed the development, test, and production Oracle environments on the IBM AIX Unix platform and worked with the JDE CNC team to install and configure the application. Provided ongoing support to the implementation team in regard to database refreshes, troubleshooting, 3rd-party tools and integrations, and day-to-day Oracle administration. Installed OEM Oracle Database Control to provide basic database monitoring. August 2006 – Present Client: TDS Logistics, Mississauga, Canada and Auburn Hills, Michigan A highly specialized provider of integrated logistics services to global automotive industries. TDS delivers intelligent logistics solutions for both inbound and outbound material flow requirements. Oracle Database Administrator Responsible for supporting a custom legacy Oracle application running on the Oracle/Windows platform. Implemented a high-availability/failover solution using the CA XOsoft tool that was installed across 30+ servers throughout Canada, Europe, and the United States. Created a custom monitoring solution using MS-DOS scripting, MKS Toolkit, and OEM to monitor the high-availability framework. Led a project to build a centralized testing environment for the legacy Oracle application. Provided support on the conversion of SAP from a Sql Server/Windows environment to Oracle on HP-UX Itanium. Provided training to staff DBAs covering Oracle Administration on HP-UX. March 2001 – January 2006 Client: Johnson & Johnson, Various domestic and international locations A Fortune 100 global pharmaceutical company. Oracle Database Administrator Responsible for providing Oracle support during the worldwide implementation of JDE Enterprise One on Oracle 9i on the HP-UX platform. The implementation covered thousands of users across multiple Johnson & Johnson companies in the United States, Resume of Roger A Carter Page 1 of 4
  • 2. Europe, Latin America, and Australia. Built many FDA-validated Oracle environments and implemented processes and controls to assure compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley reporting requirements. Received the Johnson & Johnson Ethicon-Endo Surgery Consultant of the Year Award for the 2005 calendar year. April 2000 – January 2001 Client: Agilera, Columbia, South Carolina An Application Solutions Provider hosting JDE, Lawson, and Oracle Applications for United States-based clients. Oracle Database Administrator Responsible for the build-out of the Oracle infrastructure to support approximately 20 clients and 55 Oracle instances on the HP-UX and AIX platforms. Built the infrastructure to support the hosting environment for JDE, Lawson, and Oracle 11i. November 1997 – April 2000 Client: Donnelly, Holland, Michigan An automotive parts supplier. Oracle Database Administrator Responsible for the build-out of the Oracle infrastructure to support Donnelly’s implementation of BaaN on the HP-UX platform. 06/95 – 09/97 APAC Teleservices, Cedar Rapids, Iowa A provider of outsourced inbound and outbound call center services. Oracle Database Administrator Responsible for the management of over 15 HP-UX servers, 20 Oracle version 7.x instances, and over 1,500 concurrent Oracle users. Attained a service level in excess of 99.998% for the 1996 calendar year. Led the definition and implementation of a comprehensive systems management solution that utilized Compuware’s EcoTOOLS product to monitor the welfare of all servers and databases. Performed extensive re- engineering efforts on high-availability telemarketing applications, moving them from an Oracle6 non-OFA environment to an OFA-compliant Oracle7 environment. Provided Oracle support on the implementation of Lawson financials for the company’s internal business systems. Led the definition and implementation of key processes and policies within the IT department: SDLC process; data modeling; database design reviews; database maintenance; standards, templates, and checklists; code reviews; unit testing; user acceptance testing; risk assessments; production turnover procedures; new server configuration process. Awarded Founder’s Stock during the company’s initial public offering. 08/91 – 06/95 Boeing Georgia, Macon, Georgia Part of the Boeing Commercial Aircraft Group, providing components for the Boeing 737, 747, 767, and 777 aircraft. Oracle DBA Participated in the development of a custom ERP system based on Oracle Forms and Oracle version 6 on the HP-UX platform. Responsible for logical data modeling, physical database design, performance tuning, data integrity, backup and recovery, database maintenance, security, and data management disciplines. Served as technical lead during most of the analysis, design, and construction phases of the ERP project. Constructed core Resume of Roger A Carter Page 2 of 4
  • 3. modules in the system: MRP, Capacity Planning, Bills of Material, Routings, Material Issues & Receipts, Physical Inventory, Shipping, and Human Resources. These areas represented some of the more complex processing in the system, including logic to support full pegging and modular bills of material. 08/88 – 08/91 Prestolite Electric, Toledo, Ohio An OEM manufacturer of electrical components for automobiles and trucks. Oracle DBA Performed dual roles as Programmer/Analyst and Oracle DBA for Oracle version 5 and Oracle version 6 custom applications written in Oracle Forms and IBM Assembly language on the IBM/DS platform. Planned and performed the conversion from Oracle version 5.1 to Oracle version 6.0. Analyzed, designed, and developed Bills of Material, Warranty, Engineering Project Management, and Plant Performance Systems. 12/85 – 08/88 Columbia Gas System, Columbus, Ohio A regulated natural gas utility. Operations Research Analyst Developed technical computer systems to enable the company’s engineers to effectively manage natural gas storage fields. Developed a 5-year strategic computing architecture plan for the company’s transmission subsidiary. TECHNICAL EXPERTISE Oracle versions: Oracle version 5.1 through Oracle 10g Release 2 Operating Systems: Oracle on HP-UX (15+ years); AIX (5 years); Windows (10+ years) ERP Packages: JDE Enterprise One (10 years and multiple implementations); Oracle 11i (5 years and multiple implementations); Lawson (3 years and multiple implementations); PeopleSoft (2 years and one implementation); BaaN (2 years and one implementation) Third Party Packages: Cognos, Crystal Reports, Khalix, DSI, Various ERP bolt-on packages Specific Expertise: Oracle Enterprise Manager and Oracle 10g Database Control/Grid Control Oracle OFA on Unix Shell scripting on Unix Training/mentoring skills Processes & standards development and documentation Development of custom systems management tools Development of database refresh processes Development of productivity tools to automate manual tasks Support of ERP implementations Support for third-party applications such as Cognos and Crystal reporting tools Configuration of Oracle on Storage Area Networks (SANs) Extensive troubleshooting expertise EDUCATION 1985 University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio Resume of Roger A Carter Page 3 of 4
  • 4. Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics/Computer Science Graduated Summa Cum Laude, GPA 3.96 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Oracle: Numerous formal Oracle training at certified Oracle training centers, Oracle User Group Meetings, and self-study/online training. Oracle7 – Oracle9i Oracle Certified Professional (OCP). FDA Training: FDA Computer Systems Validation; 21 CFR Part 11 for FDA-validated computer systems Memberships: Founder and Past President, Iowa Oracle Users Group (1996-1998) Resume of Roger A Carter Page 4 of 4