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Donald Windrem

Technical Project Manager, Team Lead, Python Developer, Database Developer
Address and Phone information available upon request
dwindrem@gmail.com

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Profile

  • 8 years of experience managing / leading small development teams
  • 3 years of DevOps experience in Oracle engineering, architecture and automation
  • Recent development experience with Python, Django, Oracle PL/SQL, MySQL, Linux Shell, Java, JavaScript, HTML/CSS, as well as others.
  • Experience working with Global, multi-cultural agile development teams
  • Comfortable in either Windows and/or Linux development environment
  • Comfortable with versioning tools such as SubVersion and GitHub, software development lifecycle, release management processes.
  • Have spent time recently working with Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Development
  • Hundreds of hours of formal training in Python, Oracle, Project Management, Agile Development and others
  • More detailed experience history can be found in work experience section
  • Education and Training history can be found here
  • references available upon request
  • Favorite recent PyPi finds: newspaper3k and wikipedia packages

Personal

  • Avid Skier, I have skied in Switzerland, Japan, Vermont, Colorado, California, Canada but never Utah.
  • Avid Watersports enthusiast including boating, water-skiing, knee boarding, PWC riding but not a big fisherman.
  • Recently travelled to Iceland for 9 days.
  • Lived in New Jersey for my entire life.
  • Love woodworking when I get the time. Try to make at least one piece of furniture for family lakehouse each year.

Work Experience

Main Lagoon Designs, Now DWindrem.com (Aug 2018 - )

Sole Proprietor - Based in Sayreville, NJ

Website design for local business in the Central Jersey Area as well as Contract Database and Python development. Was responsible for all aspects of Website design, development and coding for several local businesses. Worked with Django, Oracle, MySQL, Python, PostgreSQL, Javascript, Bootstrap and others.


UBS Global (Aug 2015 - Aug 2018)

Associate Director - Remote worker based in Weehawken, NJ

AD for Global Oracle Engineering group. The group is responsible for all aspects of DevOps automation of Oracle DBaaS environment including strategy, design, engineering, development and support at UBS worldwide. This includes infrastructure, setting up automated processes for provisioning databases, deployment of upgrades and patches, backups, Golden Gate and Standby databases, user maintenance as well as other common DBA tasks. My responsibility was to manage the effort to automate the migration of databases from our Legacy environment of thousands of Oracle 9, 10 and 11 databases on RedHat Linux and Solaris VMs and servers to our DBaaS environment of Oracle ExaData servers and ODAs. We used Oracle OEM Deployment procedures and Hewlett-packards Database and Middleware automation tools for the bulk of migration processes. We coded in Linux Shell, Python / Jython, AWK, PL/SQL as well as others.

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UBS Financial (April 2012 - Aug 2015)

Lead Associate - Weehawken, NJ and Remote

Lead Associate and Team lead in the ServiceWorks group working mainly with Oracle Databases, Java and Python. ServiceWorks was the Wealth Management US groups in house service requests tool that handled all request types from the branches including but not limited to employee parking, client contact management, building maintenance requests, trading, HR requests, employee inquiries and more.

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UBS Financial (Aug 2006 - Apr 2012)

Senior Associate - Weehawken, NJ

Senior Associate and Team lead in the HR group working mainly with Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL Databases and Adobe ColdFusion and well as Linux Shell.

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Lenox Inc (Apr 1991 - Aug 2006)

Various development roles - Lawrenceville, NJ

Various positions including Programmer, Programmer/Analyst, Lead Developer and Oracle engineer. Worked with RPG and COBOL on IBM I-series, Cold Fusion, Oracle, Java on RedHat Linux servers for various groups including Physical Warehousing and Distribution and Data marts for international purchasing, customs, HTS and domestic shipping.

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