David Cabreira

About David

Experience

Cision US, Inc. - Chicago, IL | July 2006 - September 2012
Manager, Application and Database Analysts
Led a team of application and SQL database analysts as well as third party vendors supporting all application environments.
Member of various oversight committees including Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC), data architecture, application architecture and infrastructure architecture to promote application integrity and stability.
Built relationships with various teams by collaborating on process and procedure improvements while receiving continuous feedback.
Developed, implemented and maintained departmental standards and best practices across all supported servers.
Developed, implemented and maintained change management policy and procedures for production environments to ensure application integrity, availability, stability and risk mitigation.
Developed, implemented and maintained SQL database maintenance standards and best practices.
Established and maintained disaster recovery guidelines and procedures.
Evaluated, prioritized, planned, and implemented technology solutions that promote proactive monitoring and alerting to maintain application uptime.
Managed the planning, budgeting and implementation of regularly scheduled software updates.
Managed the daily maintenance and support of production applications including 400+ Windows 2003 and Windows 2008 servers as well as Linux servers.
Production support lead for 24 x 7 production environments, managing incident resolution and resource allocation to ensure uninterrupted operations.
Established comprehensive application and server documentation.
Developed and managed a knowledgebase solution to house technical resolutions.

Unicorn Financial Services, Inc. - Chicago, IL | October 1998 - July 2006
Senior Network Administrator
Site IT leader and project manager for Chicago operations, reporting directly to the VP of IT.
Managed the administration and security of Chicago network infrastructure.
Managed the support of all the workstations (WinNT, Win95 & Win98).
Recommended and implemented technology solutions for the business.
Established and maintained disaster recovery guidelines and procedures.
Developed web reports for internal and external customers that retrieve data from SQL Server.
Developed and conduct end user training.
Managed the planning, development, and execution of a sales database.
Installed and maintained computer systems and peripherals.
Developed key reporting for senior management.
Established comprehensive system documentation.

Abercrombie & Kent International - Oak Brook, IL | July 1997 - September 1998
Systems Administrator
Managed the administration and security of network infrastructure serving 250+ users.
Evaluated, planned, and implemented technology solutions for the business.
Installed and maintained computer systems and peripherals.
Assisted in the development and initiation of computer and network policies and procedures.
Created and scheduled daily backup routine for network data.

CISION US, INC. - Chicago, IL | July 2006 - September 2012
Manager, Application and Database Analysts
Accountable for the management and maintenance of an award winning global web based application that provided the customer with tools and a stable platform to increase their productivity, while growing the Cision brand, market share, revenue and profitability.
Led a team of application and SQL database analysts as well as third party vendors supporting all application environments.
Member of various oversight committees including Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC), data architecture, application architecture and infrastructure architecture to promote application integrity and stability.
Built relationships with various teams by collaborating on process and procedure improvements while receiving continuous feedback.
Developed, implemented and maintained departmental standards and best practices across all supported servers.
Developed, implemented and maintained change management policy and procedures for production environments to ensure application integrity, availability, stability and risk mitigation.
Developed, implemented and maintained SQL database maintenance standards and best practices.
Established and maintained disaster recovery guidelines and procedures.
Evaluated, prioritized, planned and implemented technology solutions that promote proactive monitoring and alerting to maintain application uptime.
Managed the planning, budgeting, and implementation of regularly scheduled software updates.
Managed the daily maintenance and support of production applications including 400+ Windows 2003 and Windows 2008 servers as well as Linux servers.
Production support lead or 24 x 7 production environments, managing incident resolution and resource allocation to ensure uninterrupted operations.
Established comprehensive application and server documentation.
Developed and managed a knowledgebase solution to house technical resolutions.

UNICORN FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. - Chicago, IL | October 1998 - July 2006
Senior Network Administrator
Site IT leader and project manager for Chicago operations, reporting directly to the VP of IT.
Managed the administration and security of Chicago network infrastructure.
Managed the support of all the workstations (WinNT, Win95 & Win98).
Recommended and implemented technology solutions for the business.
Established and maintained disaster recovery guidelines and procedures.
Developed web reports for internal and external customers that retrieve data from SQL Server.
Developed and conducted end user training.
Managed the planning, development and execution of a sales database.
Installed and maintained computer systems and peripherals.
Developed key reporting for senior management.
Established comprehensive system documentation.

ABERCROMBIE & KENT INTERNATIONAL - Oak Brook, IL | July 1997 - October 1998
Systems Administrator
Managed the administration and security of network infrastructure serving 250+ users.
Evaluated, planned and implemented technology solutions for the business.
Installed and maintained computer systems and peripherals.
Assisted in the development and initiation of computer and network policies and procedures.
Created and scheduled daily backup routine for network data.

Education

Northern Illinois University | Not Set
B.S. Operations Management/Information Systems

MicroTrain Technologies | Not Set
ITIL v4 Foundations (in progress)

MicroTrain Technologies | Not Set
PMP/CAPM Project Management Professional (in progress)

Northern Illinois University | Not Set
Bachelor of Science in Operations Management/Information Systems

MicroTrain Technologies | Not Set
Six Sigma Green Belt (in progress)

MicroTrain Technologies | Not Set
IT Management 4