Jairo Suarez Carrillo

System Engineer

I am flexible and versatile

Some Words About Me

Hello, my name is Jairo Suarez, thanks to the occurrence of my school mates this nick-name has born ElPatoDBA. I am a Systems Engineer from the University of Santander (Colombia) a.k.a UDES, with more than ten years of experiences, I have been working with Oracle and SQL Server engines. My first training course in Oracle Database was at the Universidad Autonoma de Bucaramanga, Colombia in 2005. I also enjoy to flight and, currently I taking fascinating classes to get my private license. Some time ago, I made the decision to stay away from Facebook and get more close to God, believe me, the change has been HUGE!

Professional Summary

I am a highly motivated and properly organized professional with more than ten productive years of unique experience as a Database Administrator, I am a fully qualified and experienced System Engineer who has amply demonstrated organizational commitment in every industry I have worked for; organizations as Otago University, DIRECTV Colombia and IBM LATAM in the outsourcing department. I enjoy working with passion, instead of under pressure. This allows me to assemble and manage teams effectively and efficiently.

My career has been in Data, designing solutions technology where I have been recognised for my experience and contribution in these areas, business change, and achieving commercial outcomes. In my career, I have demonstrated successful leadership, entrepreneurial thinking and customer focus combined with a common sense approach, personal credibility and consistent delivery of organisational outcomes.

· Project Management and analytical person to solve problems.

Career History

Otago University, 11-Ago-2014 to Currently



  • Evaluation of new products and systems like Oracle 12c Database, Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud 13c.

  • Database Management, primarily the management of corporate databases.

  • Maintenance, enhancement, and migrations of existing database systems (SQL Server 2008 to SQL Server 2014, 2016, 2017).

  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.

  • Supported over 40 databases with Grid Infrastructure (ASM).

  • Gathered business requirements, working closely with business users, project leaders and developers. Analysed business requirements and designed conceptual and logical data models.

  • Dataguard and Streams environment administration. Oracle and SQL Server (AlwaysOn)

  • Designs test and troubleshoots applicable software packages. Scrum Fundamentals: Service Strategy, Service Design, Service Transition, Service Operation, and Continual Service Improvement.

Directv Colombia – 1-Jun-2012 to 28 Jun 2014



  • Manage projects within the IT Strategic Plan.

  • Undertake systems and application evaluation, post-implementation review, and relevant project management activities.

  • Work closely with decision makers in other areas of DIRECTV to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective applications and technology solutions for all aspects of the organisation.

  • Develop a strategic direction for the IT team, including contributing to the Business strategic plan to deliver business process improvement.

  • Design and implement IT policies, procedures and practices and ensure appropriate documentation of processes.

  • Manage the relationship between DIRECTV and external service providers to ensure timely and reliable infrastructure support, application development, business improvement consulting and other IT services.

Asesoftware – Mar 2011 to June 2012



  • Extensive technical knowledge in DBMS, particularly concerning SQL Server or Oracle DB in large DB environment. (200GB+).

  • Highly developed database management skills, with a focus on operational process and activities.

  • Demonstrate consulting skills to work with other team members and business representatives to work in various challenging and dynamic project environments.

  • I hold the ability to learn new technologies as well as train and develop other technical team members.

  • I have installed oracle server and client software, creating, upgrading and patching databases in UNIX, Linux and Windows environments.

  • I have had hands-on experience in database backups and Recovery strategies using RMAN, Export/Import, Cold, Hot backups.

  • I have installed Real Application Clusters on different nodes with Automatic Storage Management (ASM).

  • Real Application Clusters monitoring, tuning, load balancing using OEM, Statspack, and V$ dynamic views.

  • I have participated in the Migration process over RMAN and other strategies.

INDRA – Octuber 2009 to May 2010

Oracle Database Specialist

IBM Colombia October 2007 to September 2009

Oracle Database Specialist

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