A technology leader with around 21+ years of experience in IT industry with strong experience in areas of Software Development, Infrastructure Engineering, Database Engineering/Administration and Systems Engineering/Administration, BI / Analytics and many other technical solutions in support of business goals. Hands-on professional, highly skilled in training and mentoring team members and interdepartmental staff to produce optimal results.
A technology leader with around 21+ years of experience in IT industry with strong experience in areas of Software Development, Infrastructure Engineering, Database Engineering/Administration and Systems Engineering/Administration, BI / Analytics and many other technical solutions in support of business goals. Hands-on professional, highly skilled in training and mentoring team members and interdepartmental staff to produce optimal results. Aptitude for forging effective and strategic relationships with vendors and internal/external clients resulting in successful contract negotiations. Ability to align the business objectives with the technical functions needed.
Specialties: Big Data echo system - Hadoop, hive, pig, spark, High Availability, Business Continuity Planning, Database Design, Operations, Development , ETL , Business Intelligence, Analytics, Performance Tunning and Capacity Management.
Director, Data Engineering @ From April 2015 to Present (9 months) Sr. Manager, Data Platform Engineering @ From March 2013 to Present (2 years 10 months) Database Architect @ As a Database Architect, primarily responsible for designing, Implementing HA-DR Strategy, Identify database (rdbms, non-rdbms) technology for different kinds of applications, Data modeling, feature/technology proof of concepts, define specs for hardware/infrastructure. Collaborate with other Dev/Engineering managers/leads to plan, develop and implement product, features, concepts, designs etc.
• Worked on migrating database used by internal CRM application to a new data center, on a new infrastructure i.e from Oracle 10GR2 4 node RAC, solaris 10 ASM - to single instance Oracle 11GR2 bare metal, RHEL 5, NFS/DNFS Netapps storage. This change in infrastructure resulted in 200+% performance improvement in CRM, batch applications.
• Performed architecture and configuration analysis of DEV, QA, and PROD environments including: System, DB and Storage configuration to support OLTP and Data Warehouse applications, database initialization parameters and conformance to OFA guidelines. Exploring possibilities of using DEV/QA (CI) env in AWS EC2.
• Worked on a POC on AWS EMR and AWS S3(Hadoop on Amazon) to offload heavy computational/aggregation jobs. Setup bulk replicator, SQS (data service) to copy data back to private data center.
• Responsible for Performance tuning and Capacity planning of databases, data marts supporting different applications (OLTP and Batch). From October 2011 to March 2013 (1 year 6 months) Manager - Database Administration @ Led DBA Team for Netflix DVD (Qwikster) Division, a division responsible for shipping 2 million discs per day. The DBA team worked closely with System & Storage Admin, ecommerce/Web Engineering, DVD Logistics & Operations and BI groups and provides support during design, development and production phase. From April 2008 to October 2011 (3 years 7 months) Sr. Oracle Database Engineer / Architect @ Worked with various Application groups such as Ad Systems Engineering, Strategic Data Solutions, Yahoo Search Marketing Solution (Panama) as Sr. Oracle Database Engineer/Architect on various projects that involved Oracle database ( RAC, non-RAC), MySQL, ETL design, Internal Reporting etc. From March 2004 to April 2008 (4 years 2 months) Sr.DBA @ As a Sr. Oracle DBA in the Infrastructure Engineering and Tech OPS team was involved in 24 X 7 database and apps support, database upgrades, setup monitoring infrastructure, database performance tunning and capacity planning. From 2000 to 2004 (4 years) DBA @ As a DBA was involved in Backend Database support for following OLTP apps/projects, Support 24 x 7 for existing Production Databases, Worked with Development team on database design, change management, Managing Backups and Recovery of the Databases, Sql tuning, database upgrades/installs. From 1999 to 2000 (1 year)
Bachelor of Engineering, Electronics @ COEP Pune University From 1989 to 1993 Neelesh Gadhia is skilled in: Databases, Data Warehousing, Oracle, High Availability, Cloud Computing, Solaris, Database Design, Data Modeling, Software Development, Hadoop, Scalability, ETL, Unix, Performance Tuning, Microsoft SQL Server
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