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Erik A. Grob

Senior SQL Server Database Administrator & Developer
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Database Administrator 2008

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): SQL Server 2008

Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA): SQL Server 2005 & 2000



Microsoft Certified enterprise level professional with 19 years of IT experience; including more than eight years working in government regulated environments. Designs logical and physical database architectures and develops code resulting in highly available, high performance database solutions.  Disciplined in best practices relating to database design, T-SQL coding, replication and performance optimization.  Possesses excellent verbal, leadership and problem solving skills. Received Bachelors of Sciences degree from The School of Information Studies (iSchool), Syracuse University.






Clayton Holdings, Denver, CO February 2008 – February 2012, Senior Database Administrator - Team Lead

Xcel Energy (IBM Global Services Sub-Contractor), Denver, CO August 2007 – February 2008 [6 month contract], Senior Database Administrator

Epsilon Interactive (Alliance Data), Broomfield, CO March 2007 –June 2007 [layoff], Senior Database Administrator

Dharmacon, Inc. (ThermoFisher Scientific), Lafayette, CO April 2005 – February 2007, Senior Database Administrator

Fidelity National Asset Management, Westminster, CO October 2004 – April 2005, Senior Database Administrator [Contractor]


·          Coded stored procedures, designed table structures, optimized I/O performance, managed backups/restores, and maintained server reliability.

·          Developed core-code for DTS packages to import clients’ data into central database for  


The International Genomics Consortium, Phoenix, AZ August 2003 – September 2004, Director, Information Technology


·          Assisted CFO in developing Strategic Business Plan using Real Options models.

·          Consulted software developers and project managers on maintain FDA compliance

·          Managed quality assurance operations; authored and reviewed standard operating procedures.

·          Monitored and maintained current Good Clinical Practices and ensured compliance of predicate rules.

·          Acted as audit coordinator for sponsor audits and conducted audits of third party vendors.


Best Software / SAGE, Scottsdale, AZ February 2000 – April 2003, Senior Business Development Analyst (ACT! and SalesLogix)


·          Developed relationships and opportunities with Fortune 50 companies

·          Developed the first CRM solution with a guarantee - Sage Saleslogix Quickstart™.

·          Developed wireless applications using Internet Information Server (IIS) and Visual Basic.  



Galen Holdings (Clinical Trial Services Division), Philadelphia, PA January 1998 – January 2000, Manager of Information Technology / Senior Database Administrator


·          Revolutionized the pharmaceutical industry’s clinical trial management systems by introducing the industry’s first secure, web-based all in one inventory, distribution and enrolment

·          Responsible for all IT operations, including data center hardware and software development.
Database Administrator for SQL Server 6.5 and 7.0 servers.


Actium Corporation, Philadelphia, PA September 1992 – December 1997, Senior Staff Consultant / SQL Server Database Administrator


·          Developed intranet, internet, and client server systems for customers using Visual Basic, SQL Server, Access, and Active Server Pages.

·          SQL Server DBA and Programmer; migrated databases from SQL Server 4.21a to 6.5
Visual Basic Programmer (Versions 2.0 to 6.0)
Active Server Pages Programmer (VBScript / JavaScript)



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