January 2010 – April 2010 (Scrum Master/Senior Programmer)
Project: EBS4 Business Intelligence Solution (Proof of Concept project) - Allows UK colleges to monitor funding and student/staff data to optimise profits
-Gather/Analyse business requirements and design data warehouse (dimensional modelling - star/snowflake schemas);
-Implement ETL process using SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)/Tribal Unity tool;
-OLAP Cube development using SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS);
-Create Dashboard Web UI for delivering OLAP Cube data to key stakeholders;
-Create custom reports using SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).
Technical environment: SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), SQL Server, Oracle
May 2007 – September 2010 (Scrum Master/Agile Senior Programmer)
Project: SQL Server Port - Migrates existing Oracle database to SQL Server and ensure dual databases support for existing WPF/Web applications (.Net).
-Coordinate the Romanian team using SCRUM methodology;
-Coach team members on agile software development techniques;
-Report progress and team achievements to Tribal Software Development Manager;
-Plan activities/resources/delivery dates;
-Manage risks/solve impediments;
-Develop code as part of an XP-Team (Pair Programming, TDD using NUnit, Continuous Integration);
-Migrate database objects from Oracle to SQLServer and ensure dual databases support.
May 2005 – January 2009 (Team coordinator and Oracle DBA)
Client: TribalGroup UK
Project: EBS (Student Information System) – Oracle 6i development platform using Oracle 9i as database platform
-Estimating projects duration, milestones, resources;
-Planning, managing, monitoring tasks and assigning them to team members;
-Supervising code review and unit testing;
-Monitoring, backup/recovery and tuning for the Oracle databases.
Technical environment:Oracle 9i/10g; SQL/PLSQL; Oracle Forms & Reports 6i, TOAD;
March 2005 – November 2006 (Senior Programmer/Team Leader)
Project:Goods Management System (GMS-SCS) and MMS Store
-Development, application maintenance and customization;
-Analysis and implementation of new functionalities;
-Application maintenance and support (incident resolution, root cause analysis);
environment:Oracle 9i; SQL/PLSQL; Oracle Forms & Reports 9i; Pro*C, IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler, Oracle Designer, Peregrine Service Center Application Call
November 2015 – April 2019 (Oracle consultant)
Project:Metro Main Cashier
-Development, application maintenance and customization;
-Deployment of new countries (India. Japan, Pakistan);
-User training on site for 4 countries (Bulgaria, Moldavia, Serbia, Croatia);
-Improve the performance by identifying high-load SQL statements, gathering performance-related data (SQL Tunning).
Technical environment:Oracle 12g, Oracle 10g Forms and Reports, Oracle Shell scripting, Pro*C/C++, Jenkins.
September 2011 – October 2015 (Scrum Master)
Project:AI Standard Interfaces/JTEXT
-Ensuring that Scrum methodology is understood and used;
-Acting as a servant leader to the development team, removing any impediments to their progress, facilitating their ceremonies, coaching team members
-Assisting the Product Owner with grooming the product backlog, creating a customer-value prioritization schema;
-Sharing to all stakeholders the real-time progress and dependencies between tasks, combining traditional PM techniques with Agile practices;
-Applying Agile Scrum process framework while adapting and improving it over the years.
Technical environment:Jira (Scrum/Kanban boards), IBM WebSphere Message Broker, Java.
October 2010 – January 2011 (Oracle Consultant)
Customer:Unicredit Leasing Romania
Project: Data migration project
Responsibilities/tasks: Work on extract/migration design, mapping rules, integrity tests and recovery plan.
Technical environment: Oracle 11g
February 2001 – March 2005 (Team Leader/Senior Programmer)
Project: International Data Warehouse deployment
- Design, development and implementation of the WebIntelligence system (Business Objects) for all European Markets;
- Development of McDonalds database reporting using Business Objects tools (multiple Business Objects documents, universes, working with corporate data as well as with personal data);
- Design, implementation, management and support of the data movement process from the source systems (AS400, Oracle, flat files) into the centrally hosted Data Warehouse (Oracle 9i) for more than 15 European markets;
- Participate in redesigning the IDW Data Movement process using ETL tool (Mercator) and MQSeries to support a rapid decision-making process;
- Regional Incident monitoring, resolution and escalation to the global team (with a minimum 80% compliance to the SLA) using Peregrine tool for more than 28 countries.
Technical environment: Business Objects, MQSeries, ETL tool – Mercator (WebSphere Transformation Extender), Oracle (star schema data model)
November 2000 – January 2001 (Programmer)
Client: KIABI - House of fashion
Project: Development of a software system for the management of the client's contracts, payments and cheques
Responsibilities/tasks: Involved in the application front-end design and in the implementation of a variety of shell scripts and Oracle packages used to enforce business rules, access control and multilevel security (i.e. restricted printing using Oracle pipes between client and server)
Technical environment: Oracle 8i Database on Sun Solaris 2.7., interfaces in Oracle*Forms, Oracle*Reports, Pro*C, Pro*Cobol, PL/SQL
July 2000 – November 2000 (Web Programmer)
Client: Finance/Stock Exchange Start-up
Project: Development and implementation of stock management website at the client headquarter located in Paris
Faculty of Computer Science for Business Management
Responsibilities/tasks: Guide students on lab assignments, provide feedback to improve programming technique and efficiency
Courses: DBMS Oracle, Systems Analysis and Design Methods (SSADM, MERISE, OMT, UML) and Basic of programming languages courses (Pascal and C).
Project: Equities Management Software System
Responsibilities: Database structure designing, elaboration of the specifications for the developers, supervising of the testing activity, installation on the client servers.
Technical environment: Client-Server Application with Oracle Server 7.3 and 8 and Oracle Developer 4.5 and 6
Responsibilities/tasks: Coordination of all back-office activities and main responsible of data consistency reported to the official authorities.
Technical environment: DBMS Oracle, Oracle Forms, Oracle Reports