George Eckenrode

George Eckenrode

Systems Designer/Database Administrator

  • 108 Hollyberry Lane, St. Johns, Florida, 32259 U.S.A.
 
Profile:
Highly adaptable and experienced Database Designer and Developer with a proven track record of high client satisfaction. Adept at adapting work pace to evolving client deadlines. Author of several articles in revered professional publications. Extensive knowledge in corporate database migrations and consolidations covering mortgage, medical, e-learning, inventory management and corporate systems. My primary points of expertise are providing database optimization and extended maintenance to existing large scale on prem and cloud based database systems.
 
Skills:
  • Database Optimization
  • Legacy Data Migration
  • Database Design
  • SQL Server Reporting - SSRS
  • E Learning System - SCORM/AICC
  • Inventory Control Databases
  • .NET (VB/C#)
  • PowerShell
  • System Design
  • Alteryx
  • MS SQL/ORACLE
  • jQuery
  • Azure Cloud Development
  • Inventory Control
 
Experience:

Director of IT / Database Manager

Southeastern Aluminum Products

January 2019 - Present

Southeastern Aluminum Products is a leading manufacturer of both Framed and Frameless Bath Enclosures and Shower Doors for the Residential and Commercial building industry, servicing the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean from manufacturing facilities in Jacksonville, Florida; Indianapolis, Indiana; and Phoenix, Arizona. My areas include: inventory maintenance, updates to over fifteen .NET applications that converse with a SysPro backend system. Servers for databases, applications, and remoted desktop services were both on prem and cloud based. Languages included: .NET, ASP, PowerShell, PowerBI, ACCESS and SQL Servers.

Database Manager - Managed Service Provider

Enterprise Integration

September 2016 - December 2018

Provide day to day database care and management (24/7) to over twelve clients totaling over seventy seven enterprise databases (Oracle and SQL Server). Responsibilities include “white glove” client communication, capacity planning and forecasting, system upgrades, standards enforcement, backup/restores, log shipping, and numerous optimization strategies. Database locations are both on premises and in both AWS and AZURE. Extensive PowerShell scripting for various maintenance and reporting jobs.

Database Cleanup

One Call Care Management

January 2016 - September 2016

Reducing multiple databases from many legacy and acquired systems into one useful database. Additional work with SSRS, web services and stored procedure optimization.

E Learning Design

CSX Transportation

October 2011 - December 2015

Database design, optimization, reporting services and data manipulation for a corporate on-line education, training, and certification system. This system is designed with a SQL Server data repository and front end delivery systems including: Authorware, Captivate, Adobe's Flash and some third party SCORM and AICC products. My direct responsibilities include extensive "hands on" coding within the E Learning products, data migration utilities, reporting and data design, manipulation/optimization and the design and creation of an exam engine and numerous web based dashboards and utilities.

Point of Sale / Inventory Control

Scholastic Books

January 2008 - March 2011

Designed and coded an inventory control system that included on-line reporting services and real time inventory levels related to books and educational products. Additionally, I re-engineered the corporate point of sale software system that included product bar code scanners, inventory forecasting, and sales statistics. This corporate point of sale / inventory system was a combination of real time and batch sales and inventory control.

Mortgage Origination

Fidelity National Information Systems

November 2000 - January 2011

My missions deeply involved me with reacting to emergency situations at various client sites related to banking and mortgage origination products that Fidelity supports. Some of my notable clients have been Toyota, Harris Bank, Sun Trust, Washington Mutual and TD Bank North. Major projects have included database migrations resulting from bank mergers and acquisitions, resolving system slowdowns related to database deadlocks, obsolete indexes, rewrites of stored procedures, restructuring of tables and views, in depth analysis to match extreme volumes to response times and data platform migration from non-similar data structures to support corporate changes in systems and products in production and slated for use in production.

 
Education:

Juilliard School

NYC, New York
New York, New York, 10023 U.S.A.

Trumpet

1970 - 1974