Wally Coker

Wally Coker

Database Administrator at BBVA Compass

Location
Birmingham, Alabama Area
Industry
Banking

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Wally Coker's Summary

Highly Experienced System Engineer strong in Microsoft SQL Database Administration, Database Backup and Disaster Recovery (Business Resumption), Microsoft Failover Clustering, Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Domain Name Services, Microsoft Windows and SQL Server System Design, Installation, and Operation (Implementation). Vast Microsoft Windows Server experience beginning with NT 4 to Server 2008 on SCSI and SATA RAID disk arrays. Centos and Ubuntu Linux experience coexisting in primarily Microsoft Windows networks. Experienced email troubleshooter including diagnostics of DNS related issues

Specialties

Microsoft SQL Database Administrator, Active Directory and Domain Name Services.

Wally Coker's Experience

Database Administrator - SQL Team Lead

BBVA Compass

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; bbva; Banking industry

August 2010Present (4 years 2 months) Birmingham, Alabama Area

- Microsoft SQL Database Administration (2000, 2005, 2008, 2008 R2 and 2012)
- SQL Server Performance Optimization using SQL Profiler, Index Tuning Wizard and Red Gate Utilities
- SQL Server Database Structure Design and Standardization
- SQL Server Database Recovery of corrupted databases
- SSIS
- Microsoft Failover Clustering
- Idera Diagnostic Manager
- Idera SQLsafe
- Idera Compliance Manager
- Symantec NetBackup for SQL Server

Systems Engineer

Modern Banking Systems of Alabama

September 2006May 2010 (3 years 9 months) Birmingham, Alabama Area

- Microsoft SQL Database Administration (2000 and 2005)
- SQL Server Performance Optimization using SQL Profiler
- Index Tuning Wizard and Red Gate Utilities
- SQL Server Database Structure Design and Standardization between Client Bank sites
- SQL Server Database Recovery of corrupted databases
- Microsoft Active Directory Services Administration
- Microsoft Domain Name Services Administration
- Disaster Recovery Testing (Business Resumption)
- SQL Server Database High Availability Replication using Computer Associates XOsoft WANSyncHA SQLwith Assured Recovery
- System Implementation of new server hardware including SATA RAID, loading and configuring Microsoft Windows 2003 server and installation and configuration for Microsoft SQL Server
- Monitoring daily SQL backups via email notification system which I developed
- Developed and Maintained Development and Quality Assurance servers for new product development and testing for Microsoft Windows 2008 Server and Microsoft SQL 2008 Server
- Installation, monitoring and reconfiguration of McAfee UTM (formerly Secure Computing) Linux based Firewalls including VPN access
- Installation, monitoring and reconfiguration of Dansguardian Linux Proxy Server
- Installation, monitoring and reconfiguration of Microsoft Windows System Update Services
- Installation, monitoring and reconfiguration of Eset NOD32 Corporate Anti-Virus solution
- Network traffic analysis and troubleshooting using Wireshark
- Quality Assurance application testing using VMware Workstation
- Windows Desktop support

Database Administrator and System Engineer

FIS Global (formerly Metavante and Brasfield Technology)

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

September 2002August 2006 (4 years) Birmingham, Alabama Area

- Microsoft Windows 2003 Server
- Database Administration Oracle 9i and 10g Server
- Veritas (now Symantec) Backup Exec
- Disaster Recovery Testing (Business Resumption)

Wally Coker's Skills & Expertise

  1. SQL
  2. T-SQL
  3. SSIS
  4. Microsoft SQL Server
  5. Database Design
  6. SSRS
  7. Active Directory
  8. Windows Server
  9. Database Administration
  10. .NET
  11. ASP.NET
  12. Antivirus
  13. Backup Exec
  14. Business Intelligence
  15. C#
  16. DNS
  17. DB2
  18. Data Warehousing
  19. Databases
  20. Disaster Recovery
  21. High Availability
  22. IIS
  23. Linux
  24. Servers

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Wally Coker's Education

Jacksonville State University

Bachelor of Science, Computer Science

19892001

Gadsden State Community College

Associate in Science, Chemistry and Math

19861988

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