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Arif Mohammed Rangrej

Down Town, Dubai
Contact: +971-567552032

Highly motivated Oracle Technologies and Enterprise Infrastructure Specialist with over all 5+ years of
Fast learner, self-motivated, applying methods and technical updates in my day-to-day work with a high degree of
attention and commitment to work.
Proven ability to pinpoint and resolve problems, handle unexpected challenges, and utilize extensive system and
application knowledge to support high-impact business functions and goals.


I would like to pursue a challenging career and strive hard to acquire knowledge and achieve higher grounds in the
ever growing and innovative field of Information Technology in Oracle Technologies (Database, Middleware) and
enterprise infrastructure management.

Education & Certifications

Master of Computer Application, Sikkim Manipal University, India 2013

Bachelor of Computer Application, Vinayaka Missions University, India 2011

Oracle Certified Professional 11g OCP (Oracle Testing ID: OC1008589) 2011

Red Hat Certified Engineer RHCE (Certification Number is 140-174-004) 2014

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer-MCSE (Candidate ID: cd1244163) 2014

IT Proficiency

RDBMS : Oracle 9i/10g/11g/12c, Maria DB, MY SQL, MS SQL Server 2005/2008/2012

Web Concept : WebLogic Server 11g, Oracle 11g AS(Forms/Reports), JBoss 5.1, Tomcat

Tools : OEM 11g Grid control, SQL*Loader, Import/Export, Data pump, TOAD, RMAN, Rconfig,
data Guard, RAC

Virtualization : VMware ESXi 5.1,5.5, VMware vSphere Server and Client, Oracle VM

Languages : UNIX Shell Programming, PL/SQL Developer

OS Platforms : RHEL 5,6&7, Windows server 2008,2012, Solaris 10/11

backup solutions : Acronis, RMAN, Veeam 8 & 9.5, Commvault, Symantec Net Backup

Key Skills

Working in 24x7 Environment. Having supportive role in fine tune the critical issues related to Database and
Enterprise Infrastructure.
Excellent in identifying and troubleshooting of minor & critical problems
Expertise in Oracle and MSSQL Database includes installation, configuration, upgrade, remote
administration, cloning and support of Oracle Databases on Windows, Linux Platforms.
Linux administration skills includes OS installation, Network and FTP Server configuration, Storage
Management, VM Server Management.
Oracle e-business suite implementation, administration, migration, upgradation, and patching.
Oracle Database Appliance deployment and administration

Work Experience

Gerab System Solutions LLC, Dubai

Oracle Apps DBA
From Mach 2016 to Till
Details: - Gerab System Solutions is a next-generation Information Technology (IT) services and
solutions company transforming businesses by providing the right technology investments to our clients
through top class industry solutions, domain expertise and business critical consulting.
Responsibilities: -
Oracle E-business migration from heterogeneous hardware to ODA (Oracle Database
Deploying oracle database on heterogeneous operating system platform.
Managing SAL of MS SQL Server Database.
Prepare a suitable Backup & recovery, performing Database Backups & Dealing all recovery
issues Oracle Database, with and without Recovery Manager (RMAN).
Implements, Maintain and Monitor Oracle Data Guard on 11g database for the high availability
of the databases.
Applying patch sets with or without Oracle Data Guard.
Oracle Database Health Checks
Install, configure, and maintain ORACLE RAC 11g.
Restore Backup's from RMAN.
Install, configure, and maintain 12c Oracle Enterprise Manager.
Install, configure, and maintain Oracle APEX.
Performs ongoing tuning of the database instances.
Plans and implements backup and recovery of the Oracle database.
Administers all database objects, including tables, clusters, indexes, views, sequences,
packages, and procedures.
Migrate Oracle Database from the old version to the latest, (10g to 11g and then 12c).
Systems management using 12C Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM)
Taking out the reports of Oracle (AWR, ADDM and ASH) for checking the database instance
performance monitoring.
Veeam backup salutation deployment for the ESXi 5.5 with replication.

Project #1 (Cross-Platform Migration database migration from hp-ux itanium to OEL6.7)

Client : Reem Finance (Abu Dhabi)
Environment : Oracle 10g, hp-ux itanium, OEL 6.7

Roles and Responsibilities:

Oracle Database migration from hp-ux itanium to OEL 6.7 (size of database 500GB).
Cloning of application and database from production for test instance.

Project #2 (Oracle Virtual Machine storage migration with database)

Client : jumbo electronics (Dubai)
Environment : OVM 3.1.1 with EMC and netapp storage

OVM 3.1.1 storage migration from EMC Storage to netapp storage.

Cloning of JD Edwards application and oracle database 11g.

Project #3 (Oracle Enterprise Linux Server 6.7 Deployment)

Client : Al Shafar General Contracting
Environment : Oracle Enterprise Linux Server 6.6 Deployment

Oracle Enterprise Linux Server 6.6 Deployment on esxi 5.5

YUM Server and NTP client configuration, LVM partitioning

Project #4 (RAC Storage migration from EMC to Fujitsu Storage)

Client : EFS Facilities Services (Dubai)
Environment : Solaris 11 with Oracle 11gr2 two node RAC

LUN identification and partition creation.

ASM disks creation rebalancing and old disk removing
RMAN backup configuration and scheduling

Project #5 (Oracle EBS R12.1.3 migration to ODA)

Client : Depa Ltd. (Dubai)
Environment : RHEL 4.2 and oracle database appliance X5-2

Oracle Database Appliance X5-2 deployment.

OEL 6.7 deployment in ODA
Oracle database 10g to 11gR2 upgradation.
Oracle APPS R12.1.3 migration from RHEL 4.2 to OEL 6.7

Project #6 (Oracle EBS R12.0.6 migration to ODA)

Client : Emirates Float Glass (EFG) LLC (Abu Dhabi)
Environment : RHEL 4.6 and oracle database appliance X5-2

Oracle Database Appliance X5-2 deployment.

OEL 6.7 deployment in ODA
Oracle database 10g to 11gR2 upgradation.
Oracle APPS R12.0.6 migration from RHEL 4.6 to OEL 6.7

Vision Capital Brokerage LLC, Abu Dhabi

Technical Consultant
From Oct 2015 to March 2016

Details: Vision Capital Brokerage LLC is a national company with a registered office in Abu Dhabi,
United Arab Emirates and holds a license duly issued by the stocks and commodities authority and
operates in the UAE local markets (Abu Dhabi stock market and Dubai stock market)
Project: Infrastructure Upgrade
Role: - Involved in Infrastructure Upgrade from RHEL 4.1 to 6.5 on VM platform including database and
WebLogic server migration to latest version. Owned complete responsibility of managing the overall
migration activity.
Responsibilities: -
Installation, configuration and upgrading the Oracle database and WebLogic software on latest version
(Oracle database 11g and WebLogic 10.3.6)
Establish and maintain sound backup and recovery policies and procedures for Server and other
hosted components
Implement and maintain database and WebLogic security (create and maintain users and roles,
assign privileges)
Infrastructure preparation including ESXi 5.5 host installation, Data Storage pool setup, Server OS
installation, network configuration

GRRAS Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Jaipur

Oracle/MS SQL Server Database Administrator
From Dec 2014 to Oct 2015
Details: GRRAS Solutions Pvt. Ltd. is a Software Development and IT services company

Responsibilities: -

Providing 2nd and 3rd level support/administration for key Enterprise software and middleware
components maintaining stability and high availability of critical systems.
Infrastructure monitoring and performance tuning
Database Objects creation like Tables, Stored Procedures, Views, Triggers, Rules, Defaults, User
Defined data types and functions.
Setting up backups for the newly deployed server with Net Backup.
Scheduling transfer of backups and log files to different servers.
Responsible for maintaining integrity and security of database.
Optimizing and maintaining databases performance.
Configuration and managing Automatic Storage Manager (ASM)
Installing, patching, and tuning of Real Application cluster (RAC) databases.
Responsible for data migration, cloning between multiple database environments.
Responsible for storage, archiving, backup, and recovery of database.
Managing users/schemas by controlling access and permissions to the database
Responsible for maintaining database performance and availability.
Tuning SQL queries.
Assisting end users with their issues and reports.
Providing trainings to end users regarding database concepts.
Implementing Standby database.
Monitoring the backup and DR test once in the month

New Horizons India Limited (NHIL), New Delhi

Oracle Database Administrator
From Jun 2013 to Dec 2014
(Outsourced to UTI for Rajasthan state data center Projects)
Details : NH Infomedia is an ISO 9001 Certified headquartered in Noida, NH
Infomedia was initially launched as an internal wing of the Training Division of New Horizons India
Limited (NHIL).
Project: E-Mitra (, Rajasthan Government
E-Mitra is an OLTP application which works 24hrs a day. e-Mitra is an integrated project to facilitate the
urban and the rural masses with maximum possible services related to different state government
departments through Lokmitra-Janmitra Centers/Kiosks. This is one of the biggest project of Rajasthan
Role: Provide Oracle DBA and System Admin support for multiple large databases in production,
development, and test environments for various databases. The projects using these databases are for
web development and maintenance of Client-Server OLTP systems for business applications such as Bill
Submission and Citizen Services etc.
Involve in the creation and enforcement of database development standards and processes, including:
naming, coding, database security, data access, documentation
Responsible for installing, upgrading, and configuring the Oracle environment by creating multiple
databases, storage structures and objects, database backup and recovery, monitoring and optimizing
database performance
Oracle physical standby database setup and administration
Maintaining & Administrating Oracle 11g Real Application Cluster database instance.
Performance Tuning and Monitoring using various tools such as Stats pack, TKPROF, SQL Trace and
Explain Plan and by Rebuilding Indexes
MS SQL Server Installation and Administration
Applying SQL scripts provided by developer in MS SQL Server as per standard CM Process
Responsible for reorganization and resizing of data files, log file, table spaces and segments.
Instrumental in carrying out the backup activities such as maintaining Hot and Cold backup, RMAN,
Import & Export.
Administrating all database objects like tables, indexes, views, sequences etc.
Day to Day development support to developers from different organizations on various products.
Creating necessary shell scripts to set Database and Application Server environment.
Establishing handshake between UNIX servers on demand.

System Admin -
Installation, Configuration and Administration of Windows and Linux Servers on VM Infra (ESXi 5.1 &
5.5) as well as on Physical servers
Management and configuration of Red-Hat and Oracle Enterprise Linux Servers.
Establishing handshake between UNIX servers on demand.
Install and configure Samba and yam server.
Implement Hardware Raid, configure different Raid levels.
Schedule tasks with Crontab.
Setting up of IP Tables.
Rysnc setup file replication on DR site.
Managing groups & user accounts, assign permissions to users.
File system management.
Installation of patches and packages.

TEX InfoTech Pvt. Ltd

Oracle Database Administrator
From May 2011 to Jun 2013

Project: Maintenance and support of the organizations databases on 24/7 basis.

Engaged mainly in installation, upgrade and administration of Oracle Databases and Applications;
performance tuning; implementing scheduled back-ups & recovery plans; allocating system storage
and planning future storage requirement, creating user access, and maintaining database security.
Duplicated databases from development to test and production ensuring consistency between them.
Successfully managed database for disk space, database blocks, extents, data segments, index
segments, temporary segments, and rollback segments.
Supervised existing production, testing and development databases while handling provision of 24x7
production database support on daily basis.
Checked server performance & availability and accordingly resolved problems on timely manner.
Optimized server utilization by managing disk space effectively and reducing redundant server files.
Established and maintained sound data back-up and recovery procedures. Carried out cold backups
when database is shutdown to ensure consistency of data.
Coordinated closely with Application Developers to identify and set proper partitioning.

Personal Details

Nationality : Indian
Date of Birth : 5th June 1991
Languages : English, Hindi
Passport Num. : J8168870