I am a highly creative and results-oriented senior data warehouse architect specializing in designing data platforms, and embedding analytics on Exadata, Netezza, and Hadoop, both in-cloud and on-premises. I am a consistent top performer who is eager to offer 15+ years of progressive experience leading complex worldwide R&D projects, planning and implementing extremely large data warehouses using industry leading technology, and building forward-thinking teams. My peers consider me to be an Oracle, Netezza, data integration, analytics and ETL . guru with a dozen patents.
Ensemble Merchant Prediction System
Method for Implementing Approximate Matching in a Relational Database
System for Providing Behavioral Modification
System and Method for Platform Independent File Transfer
Systems and methods for creating standardized street address tokens
Generating Address Tokens for Matching
Peer based behavioral modification
Others unrelated to technology
Data Warehouse & Analytics Architect 03/15 - PRESENTWells Fargo & Company, Saint Louis, Missouri
I conducted a robust data virtualization proof-of-concept using Cisco Information Server; I designed three-year strategic technology roadmap and implemented database federation in the data warehouse as a formal strategic capability;I designed migration strategy to move the warehouse to Exadata hardware.
Senior Data Warehouse Architect 01/14 – 11/14
Bank of America Corporation, Charlotte, North Carolina
03/13 – 11/13
02/11 – 02/12
I returned to the bank to optimize Oracle and Netezza processes that suffered from poor performance. I optimized hundreds of queries and processes, resulting in a 400% average increase in query performance.I implemented an agile and continuous delivery model within the data warehouse, including automated regression testing.
Principal Netezza Consultant 12/13 – 01/14Principal Financial Group, Des Moines, Iowa; London
I developed a solution to deliver near real-time replication from PostgreSQL databases to Netezza and replaced several mission-critical machine learning models from SAS to R / Hadoop.Developed best practices for Netezza ETL and reporting applications.
Data Warehouse Architect (Netezza & Oracle) 10/12 – 12/13Magellan Health Services, Saint Louis, Missouri
I led the architecture and redesign of the enterprise data warehouse including multiple Netezza appliances and large Oracle RACs
I designed a BCP strategy and technical solution along with a robust CDC system. I converted dozens of legacy system to modern MPP architecture.I mentored and trained dozens of developers on best practices and patterns.
Senior Data Warehouse Leader/ Consultant 03/05 – 02/11MasterCard Worldwide, Saint Louis, Missouri
I was an instrumental leader in laying the groundwork for a new paradigm for business analytics, information delivery, and product development in one of the largest and most complex data warehouses in the world. Working within this multi-petabyte size environment spanning Oracle Exadata, Netezza, and Hadoop, I conceived of, architected and led development teams to deliver highly profitable data-intensive products, including several with patents, while growing the talent of a distributed development team.