A position in Database Architecture and Administration where over ten years of DBA experience in optimization and procedure development is vital to business operations.


Over ten years of experience with various RDBMS platforms, with a strong preference for PostgreSQL or EnterpriseDB on UNIX platforms such as RHEL, CentOS, and Ubuntu. Highly developed SQL and PL/SQL query and procedure optimization skills. Extremely comfortable with scripting languages including Bash, Python, and Perl. Linux system administration knowledge geared toward database performance and maintainability, including high availability clustering and automation tools such as DRBD, Pacemaker, Bcfg2, and Puppet. Functional in both server-class hardware and network administration. Well versed in Atlassian Confluence and JIRA productivity tools, and regularly use GIT distributed source control.


Graduated May 1999 Cornell College Mount Vernon, IA Bachelor of Special Sciences


July 2010 - Present Peak6 Investments LP Chicago, IL Senior Database Administrator
October 2005 - June 2010 Leapfrog Online Evanston, IL Database Administrator
August 2000 - September 2005 TownNews.com Moline, IL Database Administrator
July 1999 - August 2000 McleodUSA Cedar Rapids, IA Programmer Analyst / DBA

Undergraduate Employment

August 1997 - June 1999 Cornell College Mount Vernon, IA Cornell College Webteam


Available upon request.