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Basit Farooq
Works at Medical Protection Society
Attended London Metropolitan University
Lived in Rawalpindi, Pakistan
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Work
Occupation
Senior Database Administrator
Skills
Relational Database Technologies, Development methodologies, Technical Leadership, Project Management, Problem Solving, Decision Maker, Policy and Procedures, Mentoring, Physical Database Design, Client Focus and Collaborating.
Employment
  • Medical Protection Society
    Senior Database Administrator, 2013 - present
  • Parabis Group
    Lead DBA, 2013 - 2013
  • TSYS
    Senior DBA, 2011 - 2013
  • Skipton Building Society
    Senior Database Administrator, 2010 - 2011
  • Homeloan Management Limited
    Senior Microsoft SQL Server DBA, 2008 - 2010
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Previously
Rawalpindi, Pakistan - London, United Kingdom - Bradford, United Kingdom
Story
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I am self-motivated, enthusiastic and goal orientated team player.
Introduction

I’m internationally known SQL DBA, Trainer and Technical Author, with twelve years experience of the Microsoft technology stack. I’m accomplished development and production SQL Server DBA, with proven record of delivering major projects on time and within budget. I’m expert at evaluating client’s needs against the capabilities of the SQL Server product set, with the objective of minimizing cost and maximizing function through making innovative use of advance capabilities.

I have many years of experience working with user communities, development and support staff. I also regularly write technical articles on various SQL Server topics, for different SQL Server community sites MSSQLTipsSQLServerCentralSQL Server World User GroupSQL-SERVER-PERFORMANCE.COM and SearchSQLServer.com.

I hold a master’s degree in computer science from London Metropolitan University and several industry standard certifications from Microsoft, Sun, Cisco, Brainbench, Prosoft and APM, including MCITP Database Administrator 2008, MCITP Database Administrator 2005, MCDBA SQL Server 2000 and MCTS .NET Framework 2.0 Web Applications. I also have good understanding of ITIL principals.

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I have 2 kids.
Education
  • London Metropolitan University
    Masters of Science, Computer Science, 2005 - 2006
  • Al-Khair University
    Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, 1999 - 2001
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Male