Summary

A results driven, self-motivated learner and always looking to improve my knowledge and skills by working with a team of professionals having sound foundation and dynamic environment where ample opportunities exist for enhancing skills. 

Currently working as a Professional Services Consultant for Teradata Corporation.
• Worked in multiple Development and Support Roles on Data warehousing Projects both Onsite and Offsite for Teradata Corporation.
• Experience with System Administration, Database Administration, ETL Operations Support, BAR and Teradata Data-warehousing and BigData solutions.
• I am also experience and certified in Hadoop Administration and Teradata Administration.
• My current assignment involves working as "Capabilities/Skills Development Lead for Aster Data & Hadoop" for Teradata GCC and assisting Teradata in Germany with Hadoop services and operations. 

I am now looking for a new role, which will make best use of my existing skills, experience and also further my personal and professional development.


Specialties: Data Warehousing Solutions, Teradata RDBMS, Database Administration, ETL Operations, Backup and Recovery processes, Performance Analysis and Improvement, System Administration in Linux / UNIX, Apache Hadoop Administration, Teradata Aster.

Work History

Work History
Apr 2011 - Present

Global Delivery Control Consultant

Teradata

Under this role I worked as Teradata consultant and expert for NOKIA and LahiTapiola. My responsibilities included (and were not limited to) Data Warehouse ETL and DBA Support, implementation of various processes to automate Warehouse Operations and Teradata services for Nokia Corp and LahiTapiola. Currently I am working as BigData (i.e Hadoop and Aster) expert for Teradata.

Dec 2013 - Present

Capabilities/Skills Development Lead for Aster Data & Hadoop

Teradata

The core objective of this role is to develop skills/expertise to make Teradata GCC consultants capable enough to meet the growing demand of Big Data experts. Responsibilities include:

1. Documentation and research of Teradata Aster and Hadoop services and best practices.

2. Maintaining a knowledge library for the group for current and future team members.

2. Creating and maintaining a test / workshop environment for learning activities.

3. Defining Curricula for different levels of knowledge and expertise (containing the relevant definition and trainings required). This also require to evaluate the individuals for certain level.

4. Conducting knowledge sessions, individual mentoring, OJTs etc, objectively i.e; Helping junior consultants to gain more knowledge and move to next level.

5. Evaluating new and upcoming Teradata products/features related to Teradata Aster, Big Data and Hadoop.

6. Creating and identifying training and learning opportunities featuring Teradata Aster, Big Data and Hadoop.

7. Providing a technical discussion platform.

8. Gaining higher grounds in Teradata Aster, Big Data and Hadoop related knowledge as a group.

Mar 2013 - Dec 2014

System Administrator and Teradata Consultant

LähiTapiola

My responsibilities included Teradata system administration and DBA tasks for LähiTapiola Data Warehouse at Finland. Besides I was also responsible for managing and administrating Teradata off-shore services for LahiTapiola.. My performance resulted in lot of appreciations and recognition from customer (i.e LahiTapiola) resulting in more business for Teradata. - Database Administration - System Administration and Security - System performance analysis and tuning - System upgrade planning and preparation - Disaster Recovery, Backup and Archiving Solutions - Project Management Specialties SQL, UNIX Shell Scripting, Teradata Administrator, Appliance Backup Utility(ABU), Viewpoint and various other Teradata tools.

Apr 2011 - Mar 2013

Teradata DBA

Nokia

Responsible for all Teradata DBA tasks for NOKIA Enterprise Data Warehouse at Finland. - Database Administration - System Administration - System performance analysis and tuning - System upgrade planning and preparation - System security - ETL Operations - Disaster Recovery, Backup and Archiving Solutions Specialties SQL, UNIX Shell Scripting, Teradata Administrator, Netvault, Viewpoint and various other Teradata tools.

Jul 2008 - Feb 2009

Web-Manager & Research Student

nexGIN RC, Next Generation Intelligent Networks Research Center
Database Development, Web Management, Research
Jul 2007 - Oct 2007

Telenor Pakistan

Customer Relations Officer (internship)

I was part of team whihc was responsible for Managing Customer Relations and Product Promotions at Telenor Pakistan.

Education

Education
2006 - 2010

B.E Computer Engineering

National University of Science and Technology

Certifications

Certifications
Jul 2013 - Present

SAS EG Querying and Reporting

SAS University

An online Training Delivered by SAS Institute

Jun 2013 - Present

SAS Rapid Predictive Modeling for Business Analysts

SAS university

An online Training Delivered by SAS Institute

Dec 2013 - Present

Teradata 14 Certified Professional

Teradata
Mar 2014 - Present

Hortonworks Certified Apache Hadoop Administrator

Hortonworks
Jan 2015 - Present

ITIL V3 Foundation

Exin
Apr 2015 - Present

Hortonworks Certified Apache Hadoop 2.x Administrator

Hortonworks