"Steve reported to myself over a period of almost two years, where Steve performed the role of Ingres DBA and Application Developer. Steve also has extensive Unix skills which were invaluable to the role he carried out for us.
Steve is a very goal-orientated person and was always focused on getting the job done, as well as continually assisting and supporting others. Steve is also very dedicated and always went the extra distance, often thinking his way around obstacles to get a successful conclusion.
I strongly recommend Steve and would be delighted to work with him again."
Clem Prendergast : Head of IT Financial Services Sector, Lombard Ireland. 
"Steve joined our team as a contractor when a member of staff was on secondment; he quickly proved to be an invaluable member of the team drawing on his years of experience to review, streamline and improve our Ingres and AIX environments. His contribution to several key projects relating to the upgrading of mission critical systems was essential to their success. I would have no hesitation in employing him again if a position arose."
Andrew Price. 
UNIX/Linux Support, Ingres DBA contractor with more than 20 years experience.
I am based in Dublin & London (Wimbledon), but happy to work UK Wide or overseas.
Ingres DBA with experience of Ingres 6.4, through Ing II 2.6 & Ingres 9/10/11 in a production env.
In-depth Application Support experience across a variety of systems.
Solid UNIX/Linux System Administration background, including Shell scripting.
Banking / Finance experience, IT Implementations - SEPA.
SQL scripting; Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance.
Web Skills, some SQL Server & Basic DEC/VMS experience including DCL.
Soft skills: Attention to detail; self-starter; usually manage get the user community on-side!
2016-Present Agilisys, London.
Role: Ingres DBA, UNIX Support, Academy Revs & Bens, Capita Housing.
(Ingres 11, RHEL 6.x)
2015 Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Dublin.
Role: Credit Risk Application Support.
2013-2014 Lombard Ireland, Dublin.
Role: SEPA Implementation, Application Support, Ingres DBA.
(Ingres 2.6, HP-UX 11.11)
2011-2013 SEO Perspective, London.
Role: Linux Administration, Web/Mail Admin
(Linux Centos 6.3/RHEL 6.3)
2008-2010 Dept. Business Innovation and Skills (BIS)., Birmingham.
Role: Ingres DBA, UNIX and Support of in-house applications / Prophecy
(Ingres 9.2 Ingres II 2.6, AIX 5.2)
2006-2008 TNT Post, Netherlands (Den Haag).
Role: Ingres DBA
(Ingres II 2.0 and 2.6, HP-UX 11.11)
2005-2006 Dept. Trade & Industry, Insolvency Service, Birmingham.
Role: Ingres DBA, UNIX and Application Support
(Ingres II 2.5 and 2.6, AIX 5.2)
2002-2005 Caterpillar Uk Plc, Peterborough.
Role: Ingres DBA, UNIX and OPENdoor Payroll application support
(Ingres II 2.0, AIX 4.3)
2001 BNP Paribas, Marylebone, London.
Role: Ingres DBA/Support, 2nd Line Helpdesk
(Ingres II 2.0 and 6.4, Digital UNIX/Tru64, DEC/VMS)
1999-2000 Intregis (now Steria), Sunbury.
Role: Ingres DBA for OPENdoor, UNIX System Admin, 2nd line Helpdesk
(Openingres 1.2 and 6.4, Solaris 7, HPUX)
1998 W. S. Atkins, Epsom.
Role: Ingres DBA, UNIX and OPENdoor Pay & Personnel support
(Ingres 6.4, Solaris 6)
1997-1998 Metropolitan Police Service, Putney.
Role: Ingres DBA, UNIX System Admin; 2 Prophecy Classic installations
(Ingres 6.4, Sequent Dynix v204)
1993-1996 Radius Computer Services (now Civica), Watford.
Role: Prophecy Classic consultant; install, support, upgrade, bug fixes.
(Ingres 6.4, DEC/VMS, Various UNIX flavours: Digital UNIX, HPUX, DRSNX)
1990-1993 Dairy Crest Ltd, Thames Ditton.
Role: Ingres 4GL Programmer; Ingres 6.3 DBA; UNIX System Admin
(Ingres 6.3, DEC/VMS, DRSNX v4)
1987-1990 London Borough Merton.
Role: Application Support Programmer (VME COBOL, IDMSX, SCL)
1980-1987 British Telecomunications, Croydon, Surrey.
Role: Telephone Engineer; Telephone Exchange Mntce. / Cable installation
BTEC Telecomunications (Sponsored by BT)
IT Professional training includes:
Ingres SQL/ABF Programming C Programming
Managing Ingres databases UNIX Shell Programming & Utilities
Ingres System Administration UNIX System Administration
Ingres Performance Tuning UNIX Performance Tuning
Nationality: British Citizen
Current Clean UK Driving Licence
Email Address: email@example.com
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