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Ekta Raval

Career Objective:
Microsoft Certified Technology specialist (MCTS) in Database Development with 7 years of industrial experience in different databases, looking for challenging opportunity

Professional Skills:
  • Expertise in designing and developing database architecture for information systems projects
  • Hand on experience in implementing data collection and data administration policy, setting data access rules and security, maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Expertise in writing queries, functions, stored procedures and triggers
  • 1.5 year experience in Oracle 8i and PL SQL, 6 year working experience in MySQL 4.0 and 5.0, 3 year working experience in SQL server 2005 and SQL Server 2008
  • Experience in information systems business analysis, which includes conferring with clients to identify and document requirements, conduct business and technical studies, module designing, provide advice on development and implementation strategy and testing
  • Practical knowledge of web development tools like PHP, PERL, JavaScript, HTML and XML
  • Efficiently administer web based ERP project, handled corporate training. Involve in remote server maintenance and activities like daily uploading and downloading of projects.
Relevant Soft Skills:
  • Good team leader and committed team player with sound judgment and excellent motivation skills 
  • Successfully assisted clients by determining problems and provided resolutions on time
  • Proven Telephonic communication skills with professional and sophisticated manner 
  • Excellent at work prioritization and meeting all work schedules in a time and cost effective manner

Employment History

Teacher/Lecturer                                                              March 2003 to July 2003 
Information Technology Centre, India  
  •  Involved in teaching activities of computer basics, conduct practical and theory sessions for C and C++
Team Lead                                                                          August 2003 to March 2010
Squad Technologies Private Limited, India  
Squad Technologies is leading India based software Development Company involved in designing, development and delivering high fidelity solutions to meet various business needs for the clients from UK, USA and India.
  • Efficiently participate in various website development and a web based ERP project using PHP, HTML, JavaScript, MySQL and SQL server
  • Involved in remote maintenance of servers, daily backup of database and website 
  • Played key role in company’s various website designs and development project by communicating with clients, doing project analysis, DB designing and development, project functional module designing, preparing requirement specification and screen specification for the projects. 
  • Successfully troubleshoot and resolve all database related problems. Solved data integration related issues. Worked and get expertise in performance optimization of website and database 
  • Conduct corporate training of new employees. 
  • Communicate electronically and in person with clients experiencing difficulties to determine and document problems experienced and provide solutions
Highlights of few projects on which I had worked
Project1: Worked as Senior Developer, this is a web based ERP system for newspaper delivery industry, was designed and built with a flexible structure so that it can be configured to the individual needs of many news delivery service companies. It also provides services to the courier industry as well as other industries, although the main focus is supporting the news delivery industry

Project2: Worked as Senior Developer, it was a web based project for international property broker, I was involved with project analysis, database design, and development and testing

Project3: It’s a content managed website for skin care product. I was involved with information system analysis, database design, development and testing for this website.

Project4: It’s a content managed website for roofing industry. I was involved with information system analysis, database design, development and testing for this website

Project5: It was a supplier-buyer chain project. I had work as Team Lead for this project. I was involved with project analysis, database design, functional module design, preparing requirement specification and testing

Project6: Worked as a Project Lead for this web based E-Commerce project for travel industry, with a complex admin desk board. It includes secure supplier and agent modules, Provide various reports to improve the business. I was involved in conferring with client, business system analysis, documenting requirement specification, database design, database development and documentation, database performance tuning, functional module design and testing. The database design of this project is very flexible to encompass all future requirements

Project7: I was involved with database design, database development and testing of this project

Project8: Global Public Relations Agency project. Train other team members with database setup, database design and database performance tuning with this project

Education History
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (BSC)                                           May 1998
Gujarat University, India

Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application (PGDCA)                  August 2001 – March 2003
Information Technology Centre, India

Business Professional Programmer (Doeacc O Level)                        July 2002
Doeacc Society
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist                                          April 2010
(Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Database Development)