1. Michael R. Sheda
6512 W. Chelsea St
Tampa, FL 33635
2/2014 – Present– Fintech/Aptask – Online Consultant to Citi Group
Application Programmer - Expert
Support Work Force Reporting (HR) from Data Warehouse via PL/SQL Packages
in Oracle 11g and 12c
Create new PL/SQL APIs as requested
Follow full SDLC standards and co-ordinate release management
Provide support to Business Partners on System Related Questions and help troubleshoot
Provide support to First and Second Tier support desk on application
Provide support to Offshore teams on Work Force Reporting
Create, Model, and Track POC for new DW/Reporting model.
Map old system data points to new systemdata points
Help Implement and track new DW/Reporting Model. (track DDL, DML and Objects created in
Create new PL/SQL packages for new system
Generate Queries for all test scenarios to assure that new Micro Strategy Reports align with
current reports, and troubleshoot differences
Mentor otherdevelopers on Oracle technologies
6 Month contract that keeps getting renewed
7/2013 – 01/2014 – Elm Resources
Create data model and pl/sql packages for new development while ensuring that it interfaces
correctly with all legacy data and processes.
Monitor day to day processes to assure that database is operating normally
Created annual archival process to remove old data from online database to archival database
Mentor developers on Oracle
4/ 2007 – 7/2013 - Bloomin’ Brands/ OSI (Outback Steakhouse Corporate)
Support and Create Custom Applications using Oracle Technologies (Forms, Reports, PL/SQL )
Perform ETL for Data Warehousing.Create custom reports using Micros (XML), BIEE, BI
Publisher. Convert Data for systemconversion from ADP to Ulti Pro HRIS. Work on Conversion
from Lawson to SAP. Work on developing an MDR/DG strategy for all corporate systems.
Current Oracle environment is 10.2.0.3 running on Itanium hardware HP-UX B.11.23 U ia64 (ta).
We are in the process of moving it to 11G on a VM Linux server. I am going through the cron and
shell scripts now to ensure they will run in the new environment.
Primary developer and support person for our Oracle systems that gathers all the data from the
stores (over 1100 locations), loads it into Oracle, cleanses the data via PL/SQL packages,
generates reports,emails issues,and support day to day operations of the enterprise. Currently
supporting 194K lines of back end PL/SQL code in this database. I was the developer responsible
for the conversion of payroll from ADP to Ulti-Pro. ETL all the data, as well as adjusted all the
PL/SQL packages,Forms, and Reports to be utilized in the new data feeds.
We are currently working on moving our financial systemfrom Lawson to SAP. I am the
developer creating new interface table structures to support new data feeds and transactions.Also
2. redoing all packages that currently interface with Lawson via DBLINKS to consume data from an
Enterprise Data Store. With the implementation of a formalized MasterData Solution, I will be
going to into several Oracle Forms and limiting the ability of various fields to be updated or
inserted due to feeds from MDS taking over this function.
Responsible for the upgrading of our forms and reports from 6i to 11g so that the current
technology stackcan move the reports and forms to Linux VM
Wrote and supported the direct html generation from oracle for our portal reporting. This is
Implemented the use of UTL_SMTP inside of error routines in the packages, so that when certain
errors occur, they are not only logged, but groups are notified that an action needs to occur.
Started the BIEE/BI-Publisher – Oracle Data Warehouse development here at Bloomin Brands,
and wrote the first Dashboards that displayed KPIs, and e-mail reports on schedule.
Support all of the back end work for the .NET and Java developers,working with them to deliver
the data that they need in the best possible manner.
Act as mentor to the otherdevelopers and DBAs, helping them to troubleshoot,optimize, and tune
05/04 to 05/07 – Nevamar/ Panolam - Hampton, SC
Senior Programmer / Analyst,Support Oracle Applications 11.03: WIP, Inventory,OM Modules
Deployed PCs to office staff and manufacturing floor
Provided support on legacy systems until replacement systems had been rolled out.
Created and updated over 400 bolt on Forms and Reports to support the business in Oracle Forms,
Oracle Reports and Toad. Helped facilitate transition to PeopleSoft 8.43
Several of the updates I performed on the reports were to move from client server to server based
functions and procedure calls in PL/SQL. Because the data center was moved from Hampton to
MD., once the reports had to go over the WAN their generation time became painful. In several
cases I was able to take reports that were taking up to 30 minutes to run, and got them to run in
less than 2 minutes.
Created several routines that batch run reports and then e-mail the resulting PDF files to users on a
Updated userinterfaces so that users could enter multiple WIP transactions via 1 screen vs 1screen
per transaction. In the extreme case of the Press, it went from 30 transactions,then 30 report
entries, to one screen that created the 30 transactions,auto adjusted the WIP Entity and created the
shop floor paperwork, with the only thing the press operatordoing was scanning the jobs and
validating the quantities. Took the process of doing their transactions from 30-40 minutes down to
less than 5.
Create and maintain PL/SQL scripts for interfaces into Lawson and PeopleSoft
Also while there I served on several task forces to improve throughput of the plant and to reduce
scrap. Because of recommendations that were made, we were able to reduce scrap from 14% to
04/01 to 05/04 – Fluor
Project lead on rewrite of workers’ compensation / insurance billing system,converting from
COBOL mainframe systems to Oracle Client Server for Safety group. This is a systemthat accepts
a feed from SAP, calculates insurance premiums, and FTP the data back to SAP for A/R.
Oracle 8 Data Base Administrator. Responsible for data structure, data integrity, and data base
sizing, monitoring performance, creating upload procedures for daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly
Update / Create reports using COGNOS, Crystal Reports
Interfaced with Marsh / CNA to shrink time for updating premium rates from 3-4 weeks to 10
minutes by taking a fully manual process to complete automation. Not only saving time, but
insuring better data integrity.
Created Access application for Per-Diem payments for projects, shrinking weekly processing from
6 hours per project site to apx. 45 minutes, and processing time in the home office from 16 hours
to 2 hours,per week.
3. Oracle Developer 6i creating customapplication utilizing Oracle Forms and Oracle Reports to
create a user friendly GUI for users to interact with the workers compensation database.
Stage PC’s with DOS 6.22 and PC Payroll for project sites.
Update Tax tables in PC COBOL PC Payroll Suite.
Created HTML/VBS based script writer for Time and Attendance for migration of PC-Anywhere
file transfer to FTP.
Instruct other team members in:
Oracle Database Technologies,
11/2000 to 04/01 - Management Decisions Inc.
On-site consultant to Alcoa Fujikora Ltd.
Oracle Developer 2000 creating customforms to integrate with Oracle Applications 11.0. Created
Translator for data files containing fiber data.
Oracle Web Agent creating Web Based change control system. Doing analysis,data Modeling,
development, documentation and training.
4/1996 to 9/2000 - Eclipse America Corporation/ RealMed Corporation
Director of Helpdesk Operations:
Created and was responsible for operations of a call center to support dial-in customers for
Ameritech Internet Services for it’s Access Indiana program
Created a CGI web based reporting tool for service call tracking - written in Perl…. This
application was used for the Ameritech Internet Help Desk and MSA administration division help
Have worked with Apache,SpyGlass, Netscape, and IIS servers.
Working in CGI with Perl, PL/SQL, OWA, PDFLib, and ASP
Have deployed Oracle and Oracle WebServer on
Solaris, DEC, HP, and NT.
SQL*Plus, PL/SQL, OWA, UTL_file, Designer 2000,
Developer 2000, (Forms and Reports ) , some Pro*C
Started Oracle Development Environment –
When I started with Eclipse, there was no enterprise database development.I evaluated
various RDBMS solutions and settled on Oracle. I installed it on Solaris, then migrated to
After creating the MGA (Master group administrator for Medical Saving Accounts)on
Oracle, (28K lines of code written in PL/SQL that used the Oracle Web Agent to fire
stored procedures on the Oracle Database), I then got the budget to hire staff for DBA,
Unix Admin, and other developers.
Created Web Based Database Application for Time/ Fortis
28K lines of Code written in PL/SQL. This application tracks medical claims and medical
savings account deposits and pays them. It interfaces with 3 legacy systems at
Time/Fortis, and has a web based (netscape)front end for the customer service
representatives,and the master administrator.
Wrote first 2 versions of the RealMed Payment Center
4. The RealMed Payment center is the back-end of the RealMed solution in Oracle PL/SQL
packages, procedures and functions. This is a real-time medical claim resolution system,
checks eligibility, adjudicates claims, reports results back to legacy systems at ins urance
company, prints EOB, and initiates ACH payments to health care providers. Has turned
healthcare claims into Credit Card Like transactions,shrinking resolution time from 30-
45 days to 2 minutes.
Wrote Web Based Helpdesk Applications.
Flipper is a Service Call tracking systemthat reports on operators,call types,call status,
call lengths,call times, and logs comments from operators.It is integrated into the left
column of a web application that has a smart tree HTML format for problem resolution.
Wrote Web Based Marketing Application.
A call tracking systemthat reports on operators, call types,call status,call lengths, call
times, and logs comments from operators.Was used by TransCom to contact and log care
providers for attending presentations on the RealMed system. After creating a secure
Router to Router Channel between Transcomand RealMed, the Transcom operators only
had to point their web browser to a server at realmed to log in and use the system. On the
realmed side, we had real-time statistics on calls made, and reservations for each
presentation.(Oracle Back end, utilizing PL/SQL stored procedures and packages,with
OWA in middle tier)
Director of Y2K Compliance Project:
Wrote a Web based application for complete Hardware, software asset tracking. Gather
certification from locatable sources,ran through date testing on all non-certified assets.
Obtained upgrades where needed,and sunset 1system. (Oracle Back end, utilizing
PL/SQL stored procedures and packages, with OWA in middle tier)
No Y2K outages or problems were encountered at our company.
Director of Research and Development:
Evaluated new and emerging technologies / methodologies, to see how or if they could be
integrated into existing infrastructures in order to achieve a greater value for our clients
and our capital expenditures.
1993-1996 Telecentral CD-ROM Software
Vice President Marketing / CFO
In addition to day to day bookkeeping, and store operations,I developed and
implemented the marketing plans for Telecentral. These consisted of several national ad
campaigns, and taking Telecentral onto the WWW in 1993. Taking orders from the web
by October 1993. Sales went from 3K a month to 65K a month.
Updated Telecentral Web site on a weekly basis from Ashton/Tate DB (POS software) to
HTML / Livewire pages in order to keep the marketing site fresh and up to date.
1985-1993 Bedding Liquidators / International SleepShops
Sales, Area Manager- Regional Director of Customer Service
Managed office, delivery, warehouse and supported sales stafffor a Midwest Mattress
store chain, hired and supervised warehouse,delivery, sales and office staff. Managed
stores to insure they met with company standards for customer service, sales, and
Oracle Forms Builder, Oracle Reports Builder, Oracle Designer, Microsoft Office, Visio,
SQL Developer, SQL*Plus, Batch, TOAD, SQL Loader, Oracle BIEE
Windows 10, Windows XP, Windows 9.X, Windows NT, Windows 2000,DOS 6.2, Solaris,
HP-UX, DEC-UX, Linux
1982-1985 Indiana University, Purdue University at Indianapolis: Computer Science, Accounting
1984 Indiana Vocational Tech: Computer Programming Technology,Accounting
1997 Oracle Courses:
Intro to SQL and PL/SQL using Procedure Builder
Advanced SQL and SQL*Plus
Develop Applications using Database Procedures
Developer 2000 Foundation
Developer 2000 Forms
Developer 2000 Reports
Introduction to XML
2010 Oracle Course:
ORACLE BI SUITE EE 10G R3: CREATE REPORTS AND DASHBOARDS
2000 Brainbench RDBMS Developer
2000 Brainbench Oracle Programmer
2000 Brainbench HTML Programmer
1981 Awarded Hoosier Scholar
1994 Star News Business Article on Internet Marketing
1994 Indiana Business Journal- Top Software Sellers in Indiana
1994 Who’s Who in American Business for Internet Marketing
1995 Web Master’s Article on Internet Marketing
1995 WTHR interview on Interactive Media
1996 WXIN interview on Interactive Media
1999 Lexington Who’s Who in Technology for Web Deployment of Database