Kevin Wagner

VP, Global Product Owner for Oracle technologies and Global Service Owner for Oracle DBaaS (Database as a Service)

Greater Chicago Area

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Kevin Wagner's Overview

  • Associate Director/ Technical Product Owner (Microsoft SQL Server) at UBS
  • Consultant / Senior Database Administrator at Perot Systems
  • Team Lead / DBA Liaison at Avanade
  • Senior DBA/ Systems Engineer at Click Commerce
  • Senior DBA at Empowered Software Solutions
  • Senior DBA at System One, A TMP Worldwide Company
  • Senior DBA at McKesson
  • Senior DBA at Western Wireless
  • DBA/Senior Systems Engineer at CompuCom
  • Senior Engineer (Field) at Tegra-Varityper
  • Systems Engineer at S.O.S.
  • ITT Technical Institute
  • Roycemore

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Kevin Wagner's Summary

VP, Global Product Owner for Oracle technologies and Global Service Owner for Oracle DBaaS (Database as a Service) Firmwide- February 2013 to Present

Experienced senior manager with increasing scope of responsibility throughout career. Particularly interested in building global teams in support of data related systems on a large scale.

Kevin Wagner's Experience

VP, Database Management Lead

JPMorgan Chase

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; JPM; Financial Services industry

February 2010Present (4 years 8 months) Chicago, IL

Global Product Owner for Oracle technologies - April 2013 to Present
Global Service Owner, Oracle DBaaS (Database as a Service) - February 2013 to Present
Global Head, Database Implementation Engineering - April 2012 to February 2013
Senior Manager, Global Database Production Support - August 2011 to April 2012
Senior Manager, MSSQL and Sybase systems - February 2010 to August 2011

Associate Director/ Technical Product Owner (Microsoft SQL Server)


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; UBS; Financial Services industry

January 2007February 2010 (3 years 2 months)

Responsible for defining , communicating and executing the vision and the strategy for the Microsoft Database platform worldwide. Designed the infrastructure framework required to support key systems and general use systems across the entire enterprise in a fast paced 7 x 24 hr operation. Creation of Disaster recovery and business continuance processes enabling the Bank to weather any system impacting issues including threats around the world against the supporting infrastructure. Conducted monthly Workshop meetings with diverse groups to communicate the status of the environment. Worked directly with Microsoft to influence the future of Microsoft SQL Server product.
Provided 4th level support for mission critical business impacting issues worldwide.

Consultant / Senior Database Administrator

Perot Systems

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; DELL; Information Technology and Services industry

December 2003December 2006 (3 years 1 month)

Provide engineering and overall direction for Microsoft SQL Server at UBS. Communicate with multiple groups and disciplines at all levels to assure success of the Microsoft SQL roll out across the whole of UBS.

Team Lead / DBA Liaison


Privately Held; 10,001+ employees; Information Technology and Services industry

September 2002December 2003 (1 year 4 months)

Build and manage a team to provide systems and development support. Work with customer DBA staff and internal development staff to deliver top-notch financial applications supporting our customers changing business needs. Identify issues with SQL replication (over 25 downstream systems) and provide work around for validating publications. Design new logical and physical data models in support of changing business needs. Present new models to customer DBA group and internal development. Create project schedule and maintain actuals for a team of 6 DBA’s. Manage project timeline issues and reset expectations when needed. Participated in the next version of SQL server called ‘Yukon’ technical beta program.

Senior DBA/ Systems Engineer

Click Commerce

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Computer Software industry

September 2000August 2002 (2 years)

Senior DBA Role
Build and Support Data Dictionary - Centralized Repository of Data Architecture Information for all applications. Provide Database sizing guidelines with each release. Provide code review and development support of imbedded TSQL, Stored Procedures and triggers when needed. Design and build application to offload/replicate daily transactions to reporting tables/database. Develop white papers for SQL Server 2000 implementation and maintenance procedures. Provide information on new versions (including beta) of SQL server and related products. Provide support to System Integrators/Services on Database performance and configuration issues including deployment on non-standard Oracle backend systems.

Senior DBA

Empowered Software Solutions

July 2000September 2000 (3 months)

Project Scope
Design and implement central reporting database at Sears Headquarters in Hoffman Estates for the “The Great Indoors” point of sale system.
Developed backend Stored Procedures, TSQL scripts, Triggers, Schema and embedded SQL for in-house applications. Performed code review of Stored Procedures, TSQL scripts, Triggers, Schema and embedded SQL. Installed and configured SQL Server 7.0 and Merge Replication at over 100 remote store locations. Analyzed performance of systems and code. Used ERWin tool set to analyze Logical and Physical Database schema

Senior DBA

System One, A TMP Worldwide Company

April 2000May 2000 (2 months)

Project Scope
Analyses of Design documents and deliverables in support of system acceptance testing
Performed architecture analysis of infrastructure including network infrastructure, server systems, Network Operating Systems, Web Platform, Clustered Database systems, Software Requirements and Third party service level agreements with marchFIRST and Exodus. Create Best Practices documentation in support of analysis findings.

Senior DBA


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; MCK; Hospital & Health Care industry

June 1998April 2000 (1 year 11 months)

Developed SQL scripts, stored procedures and Database install / upgrade applications for the Pathways Materials Management product of McKesson HBOC. Modified the Physical / Logical Model providing for product enhancements. Developed product enhancement to move Decision Support off of the OLTP databases including SQL7.0 Replication as well as in-house application changes. Performed code review and performance analysis of application and reports resulting in increased performance. Provided technical information for the install manual including the SQL Server install and Database install procedures. Produced hardware guidelines for the implementation of ‘Pathways Materials Management’ software an HP, Compaq and IBM clustered servers. Provided ongoing support for the internal Development SQL servers and on an as needed basis, Remote / On-Site Support for HBOC customers.

Senior DBA

Western Wireless

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; WWCA; Telecommunications industry

February 1996June 1998 (2 years 5 months)

Analyzed data processing requirements to plan data processing systems that provide for projected workloads. Managed a Budget of 1.3Million for the SQL environment. Team lead for the group covering management of Oracle, Sybase, MS SQL Server and Informix mission critical systems. Provided feedback to Management on salary adjustments and position advancement within ITTS. Interviewed potential candidates for positions within the IT group as a whole. Planned the layout and installation of database systems including an implementation of Peoplesoft as used in ADP’s HRizon Product. Tested and implemented all physical changes to the databases. Managed the Production SQL servers handling over 1.200Tb of data and 2500 users in a 7x24 hr mission critical operation using the latest Compaq Proliant servers. Managed Mission Critical VMS 6.1 cluster running Sybase 10 with over 200gig of information for the Short Message System (SMS) in the PCS cell phone environments.

DBA/Senior Systems Engineer


Privately Held; 10,001+ employees; Information Technology and Services industry

June 1994February 1996 (1 year 9 months)

Western Wireless (Consultant - Compucom Systems)
DBA/Senior Systems Engineer October 1995 - February 1996
Project Scope
Provide ongoing management of server infrastructure, consultant to hire position.
Weyerhaeuser (Consultant - Compucom Systems)
Network Engineer July 1995 - October 1995
Project Scope
Design and document deployment of a Windows domain infrastructure in a diverse 45,000-node network.
Team with Microsoft consulting services to deliver deployment plan and pilot first deployment.
Microsoft (Consultant - Compucom Systems)
Senior Tech Level IV October 1994 - July 1995
TECH LEVEL III June 1994 - October 1994
Project Scope
Provide ongoing support of Microsoft internal network in the ITG group.

Senior Engineer (Field)


June 1992May 1994 (2 years)

Installation, configuration and repair of all PREPRESS equipment sold by VARITYPER. This included High end Imagesetters, Graphic workstations, Macintosh, IBM computers and UNIX based Raster Image Processors. Area covered was WA, OR, CO, MT, CA, ID and NJ.

Systems Engineer


January 1989June 1992 (3 years 6 months)

Installation, Configuration and Repair of UNIX/XENIX/Basic 4 based Point of Sale systems.

Kevin Wagner's Skills & Expertise

  1. T-SQL
  2. Performance Tuning
  3. C#
  4. SQL Server
  5. Server Architecture
  6. High Availability
  7. VBScript
  8. Disaster Recovery
  9. Deployment
  10. SSIS
  11. SSRS
  12. Database Design
  13. Database Development
  14. Clustering
  15. Databases
  16. Windows Server
  17. SQL
  18. Architecture
  19. .NET
  20. Database Administration
  21. Replication
  22. SharePoint
  23. SQL Tuning
  24. Operating Systems
  25. SAN
  26. Microsoft SQL Server
  27. System Deployment
  28. Operations Management
  29. ITIL Implementation
  30. Global Operations
  31. Cross-functional Team Leadership
  32. Resource Management
  33. Project Management
  34. Engineering Management
  35. Global Sourcing
  36. Sybase
  37. Exadata
  38. Oracle RAC
  39. Linux
  40. Unix
  41. Mentoring
  42. Servers
  43. Software Documentation
  44. Enterprise Software
  45. Software Development
  46. Solaris

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Kevin Wagner's Education

ITT Technical Institute

AASEE, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science.


Graduated with Highest Honors. GPA 3.9


General Studies, General Studies


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