VP, Global Product Owner for Oracle technologies and Global Service Owner for Oracle DBaaS (Database as a Service)
- Greater Chicago Area
Kevin Wagner's Overview
- VP, Database Management Lead at JPMorgan Chase
- 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
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
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; JPM; Financial Services industry
February 2010 – Present (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 2007 – February 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
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; DELL; Information Technology and Services industry
December 2003 – December 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 2002 – December 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
Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Computer Software industry
September 2000 – August 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.
Empowered Software Solutions
July 2000 – September 2000 (3 months)
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
System One, A TMP Worldwide Company
April 2000 – May 2000 (2 months)
Analyses of Design documents and deliverables in support of system acceptance testing
Performed architecture analysis of WeServeHomes.com 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.
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; MCK; Hospital & Health Care industry
June 1998 – April 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.
Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; WWCA; Telecommunications industry
February 1996 – June 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 1994 – February 1996 (1 year 9 months)
Western Wireless (Consultant - Compucom Systems)
DBA/Senior Systems Engineer October 1995 - February 1996
Provide ongoing management of server infrastructure, consultant to hire position.
Weyerhaeuser (Consultant - Compucom Systems)
Network Engineer July 1995 - October 1995
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
Provide ongoing support of Microsoft internal network in the ITG group.
Senior Engineer (Field)
June 1992 – May 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.
Kevin Wagner's Skills & Expertise
- Performance Tuning
- SQL Server
- Server Architecture
- High Availability
- Disaster Recovery
- Database Design
- Database Development
- Windows Server
- Database Administration
- SQL Tuning
- Operating Systems
- Microsoft SQL Server
- System Deployment
- Operations Management
- ITIL Implementation
- Global Operations
- Cross-functional Team Leadership
- Resource Management
- Project Management
- Engineering Management
- Global Sourcing
- Oracle RAC
- Software Documentation
- Enterprise Software
- Software Development
Kevin Wagner's Education
ITT Technical Institute
AASEE, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science.
1988 – 1990
Graduated with Highest Honors. GPA 3.9
General Studies, General Studies
1977 – 1981
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MCSE Aug 30, 1996
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