Eddie Awad

Eddie Awad

Lead Application Engineer at Nike

Portland, Oregon Area
Information Technology and Services

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Eddie Awad's Overview

  • Lead Application Engineer at Nike

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Eddie Awad's Summary

Motivated, detailed and solutions-oriented Lead Application Engineer with successful and proven experience in all stages of Oracle database and applications development and administration. Over 15 years of experience in systems analysis, design, development, testing, implementation and administration of large scale client/server, e-commerce and B2B applications using Oracle Applications, databases and tools. History of consistently producing accurate and timely software exceeding requirements. Fast learner and excellent team player with superior communication skills and ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.

Eddie Awad's Experience

Lead Application Engineer


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; NKE; Sporting Goods industry

May 2013Present (1 year 5 months) Beaverton, OR, USA

* Provide technical leadership in data architecture, integration, migration, master data management and data quality initiatives.

* Partner closely with solution architects, technical architects, business systems analysts, project managers and IT management, to implement robust data integration solutions.

* Provide team leadership, including technical skill development, on-boarding and mentoring of engineers, issue resolution and contribution towards performance management, and be the internal/external group liaison.

* Responsible for delivering high level and detailed technical specifications, project effort estimates, engineering project plans, integration patterns (ETL/EAI), low level solution architecture, logical/physical data models and complex technical solutions for data and integration initiatives.

Sr. Oracle Applications Developer

UTi Worldwide Inc.

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; UTIW; Logistics and Supply Chain industry

May 2011May 2013 (2 years 1 month)

* Participated in and drove the design, development and maintenance of modifications/customizations of Oracle eBusiness suite and deployed such modification/customization in Oracle Application environment.

* Participated in the design, development and maintenance of interfaces to and from Oracle eBusiness suite.

* Worked closely with internal Business Analysts to properly configure and modify Oracle Applications in changing business environment.

* Participated in process analysis, process design, mapping, and process/software gap analysis.

* Designed and developed patterns and reusable technical components (e. g. Web Services, data transformations, error handling, auditing, logging etc.).

* Developed functional and technical design documentation of Oracle Applications dependent data conversions, interfaces, custom reporting, and custom applications.

* Drove the resolution & troubleshooting of issues during development and post production support.

* Participated in the streamlining of internal processes, procedures and standards as related to the development and maintenance of Oracle Applications.

Sr. Database Engineer


Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; ARRS; Telecommunications industry

June 2010May 2011 (1 year)

* Acted as Data Architect for the design and implementation of products with distributed/embedded database sub-systems.

* Managed complexity across multiple sub-systems. Coordinated design across products and suites. Helped define the future product direction.

* Conducted and engaged in complex software development requiring distributed/embedded database design and logical and physical design for complex VLDB, analytical (OLAP) and highly transactional (OLTP) database architectures.

* Designed, developed and maintained the database architecture, the data element dictionary, the database schema.

* Defined strategies for building and populating operational database structures, estimating and planning for the size and growth of database structures over time.

* Analyzed and defined operational database backup and recovery strategies.

* Generated design and product documentation.

* Defined database application standards for the development team to ensure performance considerations are addressed.

* Assisted the development team with analyzing performance related issues and optimization methods.

* Resolved technical and data quality problems. Initiated design changes and provided engineering support to assess customer needs and solve field issues.

* Served as a technical mentor to less senior members of the engineering staff.

* Conducted technical presentations/demonstrations as necessary.

* Interfaced with other departments to accomplish product development objectives.

Sr. Database Developer (Contract)


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; NKE; Sporting Goods industry

February 2009June 2010 (1 year 5 months)

* Developed complex Oracle SQL and PL/SQL programs.

* Fine-tuned SQL queries and PL/SQL code.

* Reversed engineer and optimized existing code.

* Maintained Oracle database objects, like roles, users and permissions.

* Developed data loading, validation and migration procedures.

* Collaborated with team members in design and implementation of complex data integration deliverables.

* Wrote UNIX shell scripts to automate batch jobs for data loading.

* Supported reporting of business data through MS Access and MS Excel using ODBC connections with Oracle database on the back-end.

Independent IT Consultant

Eddie Awad Consulting

February 2009February 2009 (1 month)

Assisted in troubleshooting and the resolution of a problem in Oracle iStore related to new user registration, Single Sign-On and authentication with Oracle Applications.

Sr. Oracle Developer

Knowledge Learning Corporation

Educational Institution; 10,001+ employees; Education Management industry

April 2008February 2009 (11 months)

* Supported and enhanced Oracle Portal, used as the company's Intranet.

* Worked with business analysts to define system requirements and test scenarios.

* Created data models, designed database schemas and wrote PL/SQL stored procedures.

* Designed and created XML schemas and BPEL processes using Oracle's SOA suite.

* Enhanced the performance of SQL queries used in Business Intelligence reporting.

* Modified a custom Oracle E-Business Suite form that loads flat files into custom tables. The modification allowed a fine grained control over file attributes and validation.

* Redesigned a BPEL process that accepts data in a flat file transforms it and inserts it into custom staging tables. The redesign resulted in an optimized process and a more dynamic set up.

* Wrote SQL and PL/SQL scripts that were executed against the Oracle Portal metadata database. Used standard Oracle Portal APIs to mass update Oracle Portal items resulting in the elimination of manual processes.

* Redesigned the Oracle Portal metrics application. Refactored the Java application and optimized the data model and stored PL/SQL packages.

* Redesigned and optimized the generation of field reports. The result was a streamlined process that consumed much less system resources and minimum number of concurrent programs.

* Used SQL tuning techniques to enhance the performance of queries used in Business Intelligence reporting. Faster BI reports generation resulted in more user satisfaction.

Oracle Applications Developer

ESCO Corporation

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Mining & Metals industry

June 1999April 2008 (8 years 11 months)

* Lead a team of four developers responsible for the migration to an upgraded E-commerce system during the upgrade of Oracle E-Business Suite.

* Was Responsible for the development and maintenance of e-commerce web applications and B2B operations in a 24x7 environment.

* Worked with business analysts to define system requirements and test scenarios.

* Created data models and designed database schemas.

* Designed and developed ColdFusion web pages that interacted with Oracle databases.

* Understood and enforced industry standard used in B2B transactions.

* Created document definitions, mappings, channels and ports in Microsoft BizTalk.

* Designed and created XML schemas and BPEL processes using Oracle's SOA suite.

* Managed and monitored BizTalk and BPEL servers.

* Developed Oracle PL/SQL stored procedures to support inbound XML and EDI transactions into Oracle and to generate outbound transactions from Oracle.

* Developed Oracle PL/SQL stored procedures to interface with the Oracle Applications ERP system to create orders and forecast.

* Created custom Oracle forms and integrated them with Oracle Applications.

* Created custom reports using Oracle Reports and integrated them with Oracle Applications.

* Designed and developed all the Oracle back-end business logic and the front-end ColdFusion UI of the company's extranet website to allow customers to place orders and returns for authorized parts, book them automatically with the correct pricing, receive e-mail acknowledgments, and then ship directly to the default customer branch location. This resulted in process improvement due to a new paper-less, phone-less and fax-less order processing that eliminated the non-value added time and effort consumed with the old system.

Nonprofit; 5001-10,000 employees; Insurance industry

May 1998June 1999 (1 year 2 months)

Programmer Analyst

Zamil Steel Buildings Co. Ltd.

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; Construction industry

February 1994December 1996 (2 years 11 months)

Eddie Awad's Honors and Awards

  • Oracle-related Blogger of the Year

    Oracle magazine editors' choice award
    • 2006
  • Oracle ACE Director

    • 2007
  • Certified ScrumMaster

    Scrum Alliance
    • 2013

Eddie Awad's Organizations

  • Northwest Oracle Users Group


Eddie Awad's Skills & Expertise

  1. Database Development
  2. Oracle E-Business Suite
  3. Oracle SOA Suite
  4. PL/SQL
  5. SQL
  6. Database Administration
  7. B2B
  8. E-commerce
  9. Java
  10. Data Warehousing
  11. Data Modeling
  12. Blogging
  13. Oracle Application Express
  14. Oracle
  15. Databases
  16. XML
  17. Unix Shell Scripting
  18. Oracle Reports
  19. Business Intelligence
  20. Performance Tuning
  21. SQL Tuning
  22. Oracle Applications
  23. Database Design
  24. SQL*Plus
  25. Unix
  26. Data Integration
  27. Systems Analysis
  28. Solution Architecture
  29. Software Development
  30. Data Migration
  31. Web Services
  32. Business Analysis
  33. Oracle HR
  34. Business Process
  35. ETL
  36. Web Applications

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Eddie Awad's Languages

  • English

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • Arabic

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • French

    (Professional working proficiency)

Eddie Awad's Education

Lebanese American University

Bachelor of Science, Computer Science


Graduated with honors.

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