(Al)exander Davis

(Al)exander Davis

Oracle Application DBA in Medavie Blue Cross

Halifax, Canada Area Canada
Current:Medavie Blue Cross
Past:DCNA Consulting Limited
Education:Computer Technology

Job Experience

Oracle Application DBA

Medavie Blue Cross

October 2011 to Actually working here

PL/SQL and PL/SQL Developer on a data Conversion team initially and then working on the team responsible for loading data to the corporate warehouse environment - using PL/SQL and PL/SQL Developer and UNIX scripting.


DCNA Consulting Limited

June 1999 to Actually working here

Contract with organizations requiring Oracle expertise - mainly as an Oracle Application DBA and to do PL/SQl Development

Oracle Application DBA

Property Valuation Services Corporation

October 2011

Filling the role of application DBA for a property valuation application; Acted as a key Oracle resource in the go live activities of this application; Responsible for developing and managing the refreshes of the production data to a testing environment and to a query environment; Supporting the IT staff coding efforts by reviewing their developed code and making recommendations as appropriate; Performing development tasks such as making corrections / adjustments / suggestions to vendor SQL code, PL/SQL code and Oracle 6i Reports; Developing new application reports; Liaising with the Government IT organization (CIO) DBA group with issues involving the implementation of the application, and in particular the DB, to the Government?s infrastructure; Working as a part of the team that liaised with municipal units to determine the best format for XML files and then re-writing the XML extraction process to move from a single file XML method to a multiple XML file format; Implementing DB table partitioning for large year based tables; and, Making tuning recommendations to the two vendors involved in the application. Environment: · Oracle 10g on UNIX AIX - scripting; · Oracle 11g on UNIX AIX - scripting; · PL/SQL coding; · PL/SQL Developer tool; · SQL*Plus; · SQL scripts; · Oracle Reports 6i; · Oracle Forms 6i; · SQL*Loader; · Filezila ftp software; · HP Openview Ticket tracking application; and, · Windows

Application Oracle DBA


Actually working here

Oracle DBA

Maritime Life

Actually working here

Oracle DBA

Fujitsu Consulting / DMR Consulting

Actually working here

Oracle DBA

DMR Consulting Group

Actually working here

Oracle DBA - Senior Consultant


Actually working here

Consultant - Focused On Oracle Contracts

Andersen Consulting

Actually working here


Computer Technology

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology / SAIT

1982 to 1983

Acadia University

1969 to 1974


IT skills

Other Skills

Database Design Unix Data Modeling AIX SQL Oracle SQL Tuning Testing Oracle Applications XML PL/SQL Shell Scripting Databases Enterprise Architecture Requirements Analysis

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Industries of interest

Areas of interest

Availability to travel and work outside the city


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