Paulo Saini

  • Greater Chicago Area, US

Work History

Work History
Jul 2012 - Present

Business Owner / Consultant

PS Consulting
We are IT architects that help businesses create growth and value out of IT investment. With a proactive approach I eliminate hurdles, minimize technology phobia and I help align your business vision with the technology footprint, effectively reducing management and financial burdens.
Jun 2012 - Present

Technology Chair

MSU Alumni Club of Metro Chicago
Technology, Website and Systems Integration and architecture. Tools used: Wordpress, Mysql, iModules
May 2011 - Present

Systems Engineer

Chicago Public Schools
Unix, Linux Oracle environment Architecture, Performance Tuning, Patching and Upgrades. Microsoft Hyper-V and System Center Operations Manager roll-out
Jul 2010 - May 2011

Senior Technology Architect

Architecture integration and Oracle DBA
Jan 2010 - Dec 2010

Technology and Marketing Chair

Network of Indian Professionals - Chicago Chapter
I am responsible for Technology and Marketing challenges of the organization for raising awareness, raising funds, Marketing outreach utilizing Social Media such as Facebook and Twitter. Technology challenges include Database design to house all members, document version control and collaboration. • Develop organizational standards for technology. • Develop and maintain organization’s CMS. • Streamline marketing strategies using technology and Social Media. • Develop Marketing run books for all year-long events and increase membership and funds for the organization.
May 2006 - Jul 2010

Oracle Apps DBA / Oracle Portal and Operations Administrator

American Greetings (RPG)
My Responsibilities as a Apps DBA at RPG revolve around Project Management and Daily Tasks. These Tasks Include: 1) Oracle Apps Patching, Cloning, Upgrading, Performance Tuning and Space Management. 2) Oracle Database Patching, Cloning and Installing; Monitoring for Tablespace, Temp and Archive Log Storage. 3) Performance Tuning: Index Management, Table Reorgs, Purging and SQL / PLSQL Tuning. 4) Application Server 10gAS Installation, Integration with Oracle Apps ERP, SSO & OID. My Project Management Tasks have inclded: 1) Data Center Move to a new Facility. Ensure proper backup of all Data & Shutdown / Startup of Database and Application services. 2) Technology Upgrade of 9i Database to 10gR2 Database 3) Disaster Recovery Exercise simulation for data restore from tape and starting up Database. Installed multiple instances of Oracle Applications Server 10g R2 and R3 for TEST / QA / CRP / DEV & PROD. Responsible for Maintenance and Patching of Oracle Apps, Oracle 9.2 and Oracle 10.2 Database. I support Development and User community with Performance tuning of Custom queries or slow/long running custom applications. Regular maintenance tasks include Index Management, Index Rebuilds, Table Reorgs, Index Creations based on performance tuning findings. Monitoring of Oracle Applications to maintain SLA & SOX compliance; ensure 90% up-time for “Critical Services.” Work Closely with BI/Development team members to support refresh/clone requests and storage planning. Regular Cloning of Database 9.2, Database 10g, Database & App Server10gAS, and Oracle Apps Back Up and Recovery (Import / Export of data, tablespaces, etc.), RMAN on 10g. User & Security Management for Database and SSO & OID. Technical Support for Development (8 Users), Operations (5 Users), and Business Stake Holders (150 Users) 24x7 Support. Install Maintenance and Day to Day Support of Discoverer 10g, OWB and HTTP for DW Team


Jan 1998 - Jan 2002


Michigan State University








Red Hat Linux


Oracle Discoverer


Enterprise Architecture



SQL Tuning


Data Center


High Availability



Performance Tuning


Database Design


Data Modeling

Disaster Recovery


Data Warehousing



Database Administration

Business Analysis

Oracle Applications

Project Management


Business Intelligence


Oracle Order Management

Oracle Application Server

Oracle E-Business Suite