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Name: Scott Miner
Last Updated: 2018-06-10
Phone #: 7206607204
Address: 10177 Station Way, Apartment #420
Lone Tree, CO 80124
Database Developer
Focus of Interest: Database Administration ~ Database Development ~ Software Development

Core Competencies
Software Planning and Development
Server Optimization
Database Administration
Process Design and Improvement
Object-Oriented Programming
SQL Server Development and Management


Motivated, detail-oriented, and results-driven database developer with a proven track record of developing practical solutions to complex problems and reducing project run-times by significant proportions in multiple scenarios. In-depth knowledge of numerous programming languages including Structured Query Language (SQL), Java, C, C++, and C#. Highly efficient at Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) programming, object-oriented programming (OOP), and industry best practices. Armed with strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills, along with the ability to coordinate work processes to ensure on-time project completion.


Bachelor of Arts in Psychology: Graduated Cum Laude, 2009 University of Maryland | Baltimore, MD
Coursework in Jazz Studies, 2006 University of Maryland College Park | College Park, MD

Red Rocks Community College | Lakewood, CO
Computer Science/Software Developer Certificate (GPA: 4.0) | 2017
Programming Specialist Certificate (GPA: 4.0) | 2017

Relevant coursework:
Introduction to Programming – C, C# Programming, and Database Design and Development
Introduction to Networking, Fundamentals of UNIX, Systems Analysis and Design
Computer Science II – C++, Java Programming, Advanced Java Programming, and Introduction to SQL


Journal Technologies | Englewood, CO
Data Conversion and Software Interface Developer 2017–Present
* Guarantee the maintenance and improvement of data quality, integrity, and completeness, as well as track and remove duplicate entities during the data migration life cycle
* Coordinate with business analysts to present feedback in accordance with conversion requirements
* Solely handle the reject and exception processes involved in extract, transform, and load (ETL) tools
* Proactively communicate with client end users to track where data is stored in the database if client does not have intimate knowledge of database
* Fulfill wide range of responsibilities, including troubleshooting, debugging, and various client-facing tasks

Key Achievements:
* Successfully headed legacy system data conversions into enterprise case management systems
* Received commendation for improving the following areas:
oReduced conversion run-times by approximately 75% by developing a C#-based application that calculates and partitions drive space for new conversion servers;
oDecreased run-time of data conversion script for Sandy Springs Municipal Court from over 24 hours to less than 10 minutes by re-scripting a co-worker’s Java-based code into SQL;
oCut down project run-times from 12 months to 3 months (75% improvement) in various scenarios by redesigning source-to-target mapping documentation for seamless navigation, flexibility, and maintainability;
oAccomplished 76-99% reduction in process run-times by utilizing SQL agent jobs, batch scripts, instant file initialization (IFI), and linked servers to automate backup and restore procedures;
oDiminished project run-times by more than 50% and succeeded in standardizing query tuning processes by utilizing Dynamic Management Views (DMVs) to determine relevant areas for optimization;
oLowered the overall run-times of ETL processes upwards of 75% by scripting and deploying SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) packages that utilized data cleansing components including Derived Column Transformations, Fuzzy Lookup Transformations, and Fuzzy Grouping Transformations;
oSucceeded in reducing query run-times up to 75% by using common table expressions (CTEs), indexing strategies, stored procedures, views, and execution plans
* Developed the unit testing process utilizing the tSQLt framework, thereby enabling the testing of complex logic to be automated, resulting in significant hour savings.
* Materialized 66% more documentation than the next highest contributor, and over 200% more documentation than the least highest contributor, by successfully establishing and maintaining a repository of procedural documentation
* Created the case management data conversion script for King County District Court in Seattle, Washington, which is being used as the model to convert an additional 190 systems in California
* Initiated a web-based application by utilizing jQuery, JavaScript, CSS, and HTML that allows business analysts to create and populate case management database models
* Earned 9% raise during first year of service for exceptional work performance


BioTrust Nutrition | Golden, CO
Customer Service Representative 2015–2017

Pearson, VUE | Westminster, CO
Test Administrator 2013–2015

Matthews Media Group | Baltimore, MD
Clinical Research Screening Specialist 2010–2011


Data Conversion Specialist


Best Program Design – Computer Science II


Programming Language T-SQL • Java • JavaScript • C • C# • C++ • HTML • CSS • XML
Scripting Language PowerShell • Command Line
Application Server Apache Tomcat
Software Applications SQL Server Management Studio • Microsoft Visual Studio • SQL Server Integration Services • XCode • NetBeans • JBuilder • IntelliJ • Microsoft Office Applications (Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project) • Notepad++
Operating Systems Unix • Linux • Windows Operating Systems • Macintosh OS X
Database Management SQL Server • Oracle DB • MySQL

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