Chris M
Consulting - Technology Services
  • Kampala,
  • Uganda
Member Since: 2009/04/16
Industry: Computer & IT
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Professional Background
Consultant - Database Services
Huawei Technologies
May 2016 – Present
South & East Africa (SEA) regional HUB
Provide strategic leadership to the infrastructure team to develop, manage and support all operational systems on different technologies and ensure that adequate system availability, performance and overall support is provided in different Operating Companies (OPCOs) distributed in 6 countries in the South and East Africa region (“S.E.A” region) i.e. South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda, Zambia, Rwanda, & South Sudan, where Huawei has operational presence & carries out infrastructure support for different telecom operators
Lead Administrator – Database Services
Huawei Technologies
May 2015 – April 2016
South & East Africa (SEA) regional HUB
Lead a team of operational database administrators, support them, manage and support all operational systems on different technologies and ensure that adequate system availability, performance and overall support is provided in different Operating Companies distributed in the South and East Africa region (“S.E.A” region)
Manager – Infrastructure Services
Real Technologies Group
May 2013 – March 2015
Kampala
Develop and manage all system operations for the Information Systems (IS), and ensure that adequate capacity, system availability and excellent user support is provided
Lead Administrator - Database Services
Wipro Technologies
March 2011 – April 2013
Uganda
To bridge between technology and business strategies to provide business solutions and services, with ability to adapt quickly and lead dynamically growing environments
Senior Database Administrator
MTN
January 2007 – March 2011
Uganda
To implement and manage the company’s databases and other highly available solutions which drive the company’s core business functions like Billing, Voucher management, Customer Relations Management, Finance, Procurement, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Executive Reporting amongst many other business functions of Business operations.
Senior Business Systems Analyst
MTN
January 2007 – January 2011
Uganda
Implement, manage and support the company’s Business and Financial systems like the Enterprise Resource Planning system to provide highly available solutions to the business.
Senior Manager - Information Technology
Posta Uganda
March 2003 – November 2004
Uganda
Responsible for planning and delivering business strategies and plans, resource management and allocation, critical path analysis, methodology, working across different operational units, budgeting, timely and accurate reporting, business requirement definition and recommendation. As well as, coordinating and overseeing the different IT divisions/teams. These included systems development and architecture, enterprise support and administration, security, business systems support team, client support, and the general support team with sections: Service desk, and end user desktop support sections
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Education
NIIT
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Software Engineering
Software Engineering, Information Technology
2000 – 2002
Bachelor of Science in Software engineering at NIIT.
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Full Biography

. Solutions Developer (Multiple platforms, multiple languages).
. Senior Administrator on Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Postgres, Sybase and IBM Informix
. Systems Engineer (Windows Server Systems, RedHat, Solaris, etc)
. Enterprise Admin (Linux/Unix & Windows Server Systems)
. Database Architect
. Storage Admin

. Certified Expert on Experts Exchange
. Author and contributor on SQL Server Central
. Contributor on Microsoft TechNet and Stack Overflow

Languages
English
Full Professional Proficiency
Swahiri
Limited Working Proficiency
Luganda
Professional Working Proficiency

Level Progress

Current: Level 12
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