Eduardo "Eddie" Barrios

Professional Summary

Results-driven, IT professional with 29 years of experience in the development, implementation and support of large-scale information systems for a variety of business sectors. Most recently, assigned as technical team lead for the development of Navy’s Manpower, Training and Education (MPTE) Authoritative Data Warehouse and Enterprise Services using Agile/Scrum/SAFe/Kaban methodologies. Key duties included oversight of data modeling using dimensional and data vault methodologies, performing administrative functions for Ab Initio Co>Operating, SAP Business Objects, Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Service Bus (ESB), and Oracle Databases. Collateral responsibilities include Agile Scrum master, technical advisor to upper management, mentoring, directing project deliverable creation, managing overall project progress, and technical document writing and editing.


Possess strong leadership, verbal and written communication skills. Proficient knowledge of all phases of software development, with exceptional analytical and organizational skills. Self-motivated and consistently maintain a high-standard performance record by exceeding customer goals and building customer confidence, taking initiatives and looking for opportunities to add value.

Certifications

Oracle Associate Certificate

Security+ Certification

SAFe Agile Practitioner 

Software Products

  • SAP Business Objects 4.1
  • Ab Initio Co>Operating & GDE 3.1
  • PeopleSoft HCM 9.1; PeopleTools 8.5x
  • Quest Toad 12.x
  • Oracle 11g R2
  • Red Hat JBoss ESB 5.3 
  • PeopleSoft Upgrade Assistant
  • Oracle Enterprise 12c 

Technical Skills

  • Oracle 11g DBA
  • PeopleSoft HCM Admin
  • Oracle PL/SQL; Data Pump; SQL
  • Oracle Change Data Capture
  • Weblogic 10.3 Admin
  • SAP Business Objects Admin 4 
  • Ab Initio Co>Operating Admin 
  • Oracle Replication/Streams 
  • Oracle Virtual Private Data Base 
  • Oracle RMAN

Experience

Louisiana Technology Consulting, LLC  |  New Orleans, LA   |   2006 - Present

Data Warehouse & Business Objects Administrator

Consulting with prime contractor as a Senior DBA – working various projects under the U.S. Navy Standard Integrated Personnel System (NSIPS) program.  Currently, assigned to the Authoritative Data Environment (ADE) project for the Man Power Training and Education (MPT&E) organization.  Current duties include: team lead, assisting in the physical data model design for a data warehouse, Oracle DBA duties, and Ab Initio Control Center, GDE, Express>It, MetaData Hub.  Project also includes the role-out of a Red Hat JBoss enterprise bus service (ESB) solution. Previous project duties have included: assisting in the development of a dimensional model for analytical and data mart processing, developing software architecture implementation plans, upgrading and supporting Business Objects XI and PeopleSoft environments, providing input to Rough Order Magnitude (ROM) estimates, RFIs, and RFPs and managing project schedules.


ASP Web Solutions  |  New Orleans, LA  |  2003 – 2006

Oracle and PeopleSoft Administrator 

Consulted with Lockheed Martin as a team-lead in the support of a U.S. Navy Data Warehouse, which integrated over 15+ corporate data sources.  Daily tasks included support of data loads and  administration of the Business Objects 6.5 environment, with over 1,500 users. Lead DBA in the  upgrade of PeopleSoft HCM 8.3 to 8.8 (included upgrade of Oracle RDBMS 9.2 to 10g) for the Navy Standard Integrated Personnel System application. Also, performed in the capacity of a senior Oracle DBA with the responsibility of administering production, testing and development environments.


Diversified Computer Consultants (DCC)  |  New Orleans, LA  |  1997 – 2003 

Managing Consultant

Provided Oracle database administrative services to DCC Clients which included; installing and upgrading Oracle server software, analyzing storage requirements, providing backup and recovery strategies and optimizing database performance. Also, managed DCC DBA consultants in New Orleans area. Activities included conducting performance evaluations, overseeing individual training plans and handling performance problems decisively and objectively.

Some Assignments:

  • Lead DBA in Upgrading PeopleSoft Human Resource 7.0 to 8.3 for U.S. Navy. Primary responsibilities include installation, configuration, and support of production, test and development environments (UNIX and Windows platforms).   Prepared hardware sizing documents for all environments.
  • Performed comprehensive comparison of various Web enabled Ad-Hoc software tools (Cognos, Business Objects, Discoverer, Brio, Information Builders and PeopleSoft Query). Duties in software acquisition, installation and configuration of all products. 
  • Conducted several Oracle database assessments, which is part of DCC’s DBA On Demand program, at client sites and prepared assessment report detailing the findings.


Entergy Corporation  |  New Orleans, LA  |  1996 – 1997 

Manager - Application Development

Managed a team of 11 people. Primary customers were the Records Management and Legal Departments of Entergy. Responsible for leading and developing staff by motivating, mentoring and providing timely feedback, conducting performance appraisals and counseling team members on career development, meeting with customers, contributing to the strategic direction of Information Technology Organization and promoting positive and productive work environment.

Assignments:

  • Developed and maintained various project schedules and provided weekly status reports to customers.
  • Developed project proposals including cost benefit analysis and return on investment, which were pre senior management and customers.
  • Managed and supported four mission critical nuclear applications. 
  • Prepared yearly team budgets including labor, travel, training, and purchase and maintenance of hardware/software


Entergy Corporation  |  New Orleans, LA  |  1986 – 1995 

Senior Engineer

Team lead for various project initiatives. Responsibilities were to serve as lead designer, technical consultant and mentor to peers.

  • Senior Technical Lead in the implementation of electronic document management system (EDMS) for 4 nuclear facilities.  System deployed on an Oracle 7.3 database and Sun Microsystems server platform
  • Conducted various “business area analysis” (BAA) sessions within nuclear organization to promote information technology usage and process improvements.
  • Designed and developed a streamline and efficient Powerbuilder/Oracle entry application for nuclear EDMS.
  • Designed and developed a Powerbuilder/SQL Server transmission line damage reporting application. Designed logical and data model for equipment management system in transmission organization

Education

Fluent in Spanish


Nicholls State University

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Minor in Business, 1985