Manju Gopalan


Last update: 06.09.2022

AWS Redshift Administrator

Graduation: MS
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Languages: English (Full Professional)




HBase, Redshift, Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL, Database designing, Configuration, Administration, Monitoring, Performance Tuning, Database, various cloud technologies AWS, RDS, EC2, AWS WAR, cloud security, IAM, Cloud trail, AWS KMS, testing, ANOVA, ANCOVA, Cloud Technologies, AWS, Bigdata, HBase (EMR), Datawarehouse, Python, R, shell script, AWS cloud trail, exploratory Data, Machine Learning, linear regression, KNN, SVM, logistic regression, K-means, Database Architecture, Red Hat Linux, IBM AIX, Solaris, S3, Cloud, data warehouse, Netezza/Oracle, Netezza, data center, EMR, Oracle Database, NLP, Lambda, Shell Scripting, RMAN, Dynamo DB, MS SQL, Oracle RAC Databases, Amazon EC2, backups, EC2 servers, AWS Lambda, data science, Sybase, Hadoop, RAC, DG broker, TimesTen, DB, DR, UAT DB, UAT, Apex 3.2 to 4.2, Oracle GoldenGate 11g, 12c, backup, OEM, ITIL v3

Project history

03/2016 - 12/2018
Associate Manager Database
Time Inc


Oracle Database, AWS, NLP, Python, Lambda, Shell Scripting, Data Guard, RMAN, AWS, Redshift, RDS,
EC2, S3 buckets, Dynamo DB and MySQL


* Played a major role during transition of three Business units from vendors to In-house -
technical and operations.
* Cross functional support for 5 Business units(25 members) - Oracle, MS SQL, Redshift and MySQL.
* Migration of Oracle RAC Databases to Amazon EC2 instances.
* Migration of Oracle Databases from one data center to another.
* Lead Oracle Database upgrades /patches.
* Managing Database wallets.
* Restoration of RMAN backups from S3 buckets to EC2 servers.
* Redshift cluster build & manage Redshift Database.
* Managing RDS MySQL & Oracle Database.
* Working on AWS Lambda services for catalog project.
* Member of data science project - Built an accounting model for General Ledger posting for work
automation, TIME Inc.

05/2013 - 03/2016
Sr. Database Admin

OracleDatabase, GoldenGate, Apex, Sybase, MSSQL, Hadoop, RAC, DG broker, RMAN, Veridata, Exadata and

SMSV, GTRAC, Treasury, Board Finance

* Monitor and maintain ORACLE Productions DB of both RAC and Standalone setup, DR and UAT DB,
ensuring minimum downtime for the same. Providing optimum utilization of resource available.
* Create new Production, UAT Database with/without ASM configuration and Clusterware setups as per
client requirement.
* Install and Administer Apex 3.2 to 4.2.
* Manage Exadata Database.
* Install, Administer and upgrade Oracle GoldenGate 11g to 12c.
* DR switchover and failover. Participated in four DR (Disaster recovery) switchover

* RMAN backup configuration, restorations, RMAN duplication and standby creations.
* DG broker configuration and Database switchover using DG broker.
* Configure Database and other components in OEM & managing the same through OEM.
* Handle user incident, Service Request, Change, Problem Requests with customer's due satisfaction.
* Install, configure & management of Oracle 12c Cluster ware and Oracle 12c Database.

07/2007 - 04/2013
Sr. Database Admin

* Nearly 30 customers which includes Yes Bank Limited, Chola, Sanmar, Lakshmi Vilas Bank and so on.

* Provide remote support to multiple customers in Request, Incident, Change, and Problem Management
aligned to ITIL v3.
* Prepare POA (Plan Of Action) and SOP (Standing Operating Procedure).
* Automate mundane tasks.
* Identify risks in current setup, recording in standard format of Risk register & recommend
solutions to overcome those risks.
* Capacity Planning.
* Fine tune Servers to meet the industry standards and the best practices.
* Suggest and Implement SIPs (Service Improvement Plan).

Local Availability

Only available for the countries India
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