Latha Viswanathan

  • Coppell, Texas
  • 920-265-1603
Latha Viswanathan

Lead Database Developer


Information Technology professional with over 15 years of experience.  My strengths are in system design and development, SQL development, tuning ,administration and .Net programming, with expert level skill in:  business analysis, business process designs, communication across all audiences, customer account management, relationship management, project planning, vendor relationship establishment and nurturing. 

• Successful track records in business analysis, understanding requirements, develop business process designs and project management.
•  Proven record in account management, relationship management and project planning.
• Develop, strengthen and maintain long-term relationships with internal customers, external vendors and work closely with key stakeholders in the organization.
• Ability to communicate effectively with technology, executive, and business audiences at all level.

• Strong SQL development skills , SQL tuning experience and administration .
• US citizen - no sponsorship required.

Work History

Work History
Oct 2013 - Present

Lead Database Developer/DBA

YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas
  •  System administration, management and maintaining the CRM application used at 22 branch locations.

  • Successfully led, managed and implemented the upgrade of the CRM application with a new look and feel for the E-business application.

  • Provide effective leadership to the team, to track and reduce the incident tickets and to provide support for the branches.

  • Successfully managed the integrations of the background checking application with the HR hiring management system Kronos application.
  • Responsible for managing and maintaining day to day operations of SQL database administration tasks including database backups, recovery, system refresh and resolving tickets .

  • Managed the project migration from the Microsoft Dynamics to SGA accounting and budgeting software.

  • Generated new development ideas and automating procedures to streamline and direct members to online E-business application for program and membership purchases.

  • Technical and system lead for upgrading the database and other application servers from SQL server 2008 to SQL server 2012.

  • Provided technical leadership and developed reports for branch compliance to Y-USA and Y-Seer.

  • Provided project management, technical leadership, vendor liasion, coordination, QA testing and implementation in the CRM application upgrade.
Jan 2013 - Aug 2013

Systems Developer

  • Responsible for creating a systems jobs environment where the development environment and production were identical. This was critical in ERP systems to run smoothly. 

  • Created a new module in the integration subsystem that interfaces between the websites and JD Edwards system. The subsystem uses Entity Framework, C# and SQL.

  • Designed and implemented an application using test driven development TDD.

  • Implemented and automated process of extracting the files posted on our server and to process the files through our Integration Systems.

Dec 2007 - Jan 2013

Applications Analyst

  • Designed, developed and implemented Everything Parcel Tool (EP Tool) to receive EDI data from the major parcel carriers and import and rate the parcel invoices. Skills involved in this application development were VB.Net and  SQL.

  • Created several dashboard reports and key reports for the external customers to track their parcel savings and to analyze the savings generated with the partnership.

  • Instrumental in managing over 150 customer databases doing SQL installs, backup and  recovery.

  • Key player in developing a new data warehouse environment, to transfer the parcel data to the third party logistics environment and providing a 360 view for the customer base. Primarily used SSIS packages and Cognos reporting tool. 

  • Designed, developed and implemented a system to bring more efficiency to the regression testing  mechanism during the software release process to ensure the system enhancements  are working efficiently across all the customers databases.

Jan 2004 - Oct 2006

Software Programmer

Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc
  • Built, tested and deployed scalable, reporting systems to track the customer service and claims department member's workflow.

  • Developed key dashboard reports to track the customers policy coverages and their trending analysis.

  • Developed reports and was instrumental for the EDI compliance data to be reported to the Department of Motor Vehicles regarding auto policy coverages for 28 states.

  • Instrumental in creating coding standards and compliance for Sox audits for the development team.

Oct 1998 - Nov 2001

Analyst Programmer

Schneider National

  • Core Languages/Skills used in this position include VB6.0, Sybase, Unix scripts, SQL. Developed and implemented the third party pay project that reduced the manual invoices per month, a 90% reduction.

  • Worked on consolidating 2 Hewlett-Packard Unix servers and consolidated them to a single server. Developed and implemented the freight pay risk management project, key skills used for this project was VB6, and SQL.

  • Developed an interface between the freight payment system and the accounts payable system, to automate and create the EFT process to make carrier payments.

  • Developed and integrated the systems between the then newly bought company for making carrier payments and the internal SNI developed Summit system.


Aug 2015 - Aug 2015

Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2014

Database Administration - SQL Server 2014- Microsoft
Jun 2009 - Jun 2009

Lean Training , GENCO Transportation

Sep 2008 - Sep 2008

Cognos report studio development

Apr 2001 - Apr 2001

Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software development process (SDLC), Top link and database modeling Java fundamental and programming - Introduction to J2EE architecture, servlets, EJB's.


SQL/ TSQL Programming SpecialistMS SQL Server Management Studio 2012/2010/2008
SQL Server Administration 2014/2012Agile software methodologies
VB.NET developmentC#/ASP.NET development
SSRS/SSISSQL Navigator/Visual Source Safe(VSS)
TOADPL/SQL Developer 5.0
MS Visual Studio 2012/2010/2008MS Team foundation Server 2010/2008
SAP Business ObjectsCrystal Reports
Unix Shell ScriptsVisual Cron 6.3
Entity Framework 3.5LINQ


Aug 1994 - May 1997

Master of Computer Applications (M.C.A)

Shrimathi Indira Gandhi College, Tiruchirapalli, India
Aug 1991 - May 1994

Bachelors of Science (B.S)

Arignar Anna Arts College, India