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Leonard Clark | Elance
Last Sign-in: Jan 30, 2012

Leonard Clark

SQL Server and Oracle DBA and .Net coder
  |   St Philbert du Peuple, Maine-et-Loire


Minimum Hourly Rate $45

Experienced SQL Server DBA (all versions to 2008R2) including physical clustering, database mirroring and replication and Oracle DBA (to 10g) since 1994. Most work has been with UK-based FTSE 100 companies.

I also offer T-SQL, PL/SQL, shell script and .NET (C#, some VB) programming skills. I can also provide support for Integration Services (and DTS) and Reporting Services. All normal DBA tasks (space management, performance monitoring, backup and restore, export/import, etc) are bread and butter.

OS experience includes various...

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Skills (10)

Microsoft SQL Server (2008/2005/2000/7)
Oracle (8i/9i/10g)


United Utilities
Senior Database Consultant
2008 - 2011
• Troubleshooting and support for new systems – including clusters, data farms, report servers and failover servers • Standard DBA tasks (e.g. installation, patching, problem solving, performance...
Vertex Data Services Ltd
Senior Database Consultant
2006 - 2009
• Troubleshooting and support for new systems – including clusters, data farms, report servers and failover servers • Routine Service Desk support of Oracle and SQL Server databases in Production,...
SalesOut Ltd
Database Analyst
2003 - 2006
• Design, create and manage databases to process supplied client data into data warehouses (both Oracle 9i and SQL Server 2000) • Design, create and manage processes to support the warehouses •...
United Utilities Group
Strategist, IS Strategy and Assurance
2003 - 2003
• Analyse current use of Citrix (and Thin Client policy generally) throughout the Company • Provide a specific plan for resolving current implementation problems • Provide an initial baseline for...
The Amulet Group
Oracle and SQL Server Database Administrator
2002 - 2003
• Developed and performed Data Cleansing (T-SQL) procedures in preparation for Data Migration from SQL Server to an Oracle-based CRM • Supported Implementation and management of JDE One World Xi on...
United Utilities Group
Strategist, IS Strategy and Assurance
2002 - 2002
• Developed high-level project lifecycle assurance checklists • Reviewed applications for Operability and general lifecycle “good practice” • Extended Popkin’s System Architect to provide key...
IBM (on the AstraZeneca account)
Oracle and SQL Server Database Administrator
2001 - 2001
• Installation of Oracle Software and Creation of Application Databases (8.1.7) • Installation of SQL Server Software (including English Query) and creation of Databases (mainly SQL Server 2000) •...
Sema (RailTrack, Crewe)
Oracle Database Admin and Sun Solaris 7 SysAdmin
2001 - 2001
• Configuration of new machines (E5500s) Metadevice definition, disk partitioning, mirroring and automounting filesystems NFS configuration and remote mount management Installation of Oracle 8i,...
Your Communications
Oracle Database Administrator
2001 - 2001
• Installation of Oracle Software (8.1.7 on Sun Solaris) • Building Application databases – including 3 tier system (Dimension) • Installation and Configuring Apache 1.3.12 for Oracle •...
Vertex Data Science (Norweb)
Oracle and MS SQL Server Database Administrator
2000 - 2000
Main responsibilities: • Installation and configuration of Oracle 8i Databases for additional de-regulation project The core development was a three-tier system using the Oracle Database, Oracle...
Irish Intercontinental Bank (Dublin)
Oracle Database Admin and HP-UX SysAdmin
1999 - 2000
Responsibilities have included: • Routine Database and System Administration (10 D and K class Servers running HP-UX 10.20 and HP-UX 11; 5 live applications on Oracle 7.1.4, 7.3.4 and 8.0.5 and 2...
Royal & Sun Alliance
Oracle and MS SQL Server Consultant
1998 - 1999
This has involved: • Provision of development and production support for an Inventory Management System (including migration from MS Access to NT Oracle using Access links and SQL*Loader) –...
Bristol Meyer-Squibb
Database Administrator/Database Developer
1997 - 1998
The main focus of this contract was the development and support of interfaces using PL/SQL, SQL, C and UNIX shell scripts. The application was a Visual Basic client (running on a variety of...
Vertex Data Science
Senior Database Consultant
1995 - 1997
Specific responsibilities and achievements have included: • Lead DBA, 1998 Electricity de-regulation (NORWEB) (9 months) Involved a large number of Oracle v7.3 databases (mainly on AIX on...
Vertex Data Science
Database Administration Manager/Database Architect
1993 - 1995
Managed a team of approximately 10 highly experience Oracle and DB2 DBAs which included the pioneering of Team Working (High Performance Teams). This involved some hands-on routine support of DB2...
United Utilities
Development/Computer Operations Coordinator
1991 - 1993
Provided a single point of communication between IT Development and the Computer Operations section. This was provided by: • Development and documentation of Operations Manageability Principles...
United Utilities
Project Leader, Systems Development
1991 - 1991
Involved regular contact with users at all levels in the company. Developed processes to manage enhancements and enable better project control.
North West Water
Senior Data Analyst, Data Management
1990 - 1991
Developed a detailed data model for North West Water Engineering. Provided general data analysis consultancy to Business Systems Development.
Ocean Transport & Trading plc
Programmer/Systems Analyst, Financial Systems Devt
1987 - 1989
• Developed a 5 year forward planning system through the full development life-cycle (including full system and user documentation); • Developed and implemented a company-wide financial...


British Computer Society exam
BCS Part 1
- 1989
Oxford University
Postgraduate Diploma in Theology
1979 - 1980
Manchester University
BA Honours (1st) Biblical Studies
1975 - 1978
Bedford College, London University
BSc (2(ii)) Special Honours Physics
1967 - 1970
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SQL Server
Database Administration
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IT & Programming
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  • Lifetime
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Member Since
January 2012
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