Full Name: Vicken Khachadourian
Phone Numbers: 650 299-9927 (land) 415 699-6462 (cell)
Work eligibility: United States citizen
email id: firstname.lastname@example.org
Availability to work: Immediately
Rate W-2: $150,000 / year
Rate Corp to Corp: $85 / hour with a 160 hour retainer paid in advance
Rate to trouble shoot production problems: $150 / HR, 20 hours paid in advance
Skype ID: drink_pepsi1
Location: Anywhere in Southern California
Interview availability: Daytime during Pacific time zone
Total Oracle Database Experience: 30 years
Education: Bachelors in Mathematics - U.C. Berkeley
Open to relocation: Only if the customer is facing an existential threat due to an IT disaster
1987-89: Database Support - Oracle v5. Accurately predicted and warned that Oracle's
v6 was going to be a disaster
1989-91: Successful Oracle Sales rep - managed a team of Sales Consultants, supporting 65 sales reps - Oracle v6.
1991: Built Tom Siebel's own demos - GAIN Technologies. The successful demo secured GAIN $10 million in venture capital funding
1992: Returned to Oracle Support - v7 beta team - Escalation Center - Produced running races on weekends.
1992-2009: Diagnosed the toughest Database problems. Trained and mentored over 100 Oracle Database Support Engineers, v7- v11g
1994: Filed the longest running bug in Oracle history, BUG 250845, for Oracle developers to finally fix the problem - True and funny
2011: Saved Southwest Traders, a $450 million / year company with 800 employees from going under from a disastrous Oracle EBS implementation.
The main vendor was bullying them before Vicken got there but gave a $1.3 million refund afterwards. The other vendor, DAZ and IT Director Dave Gillies got sued for $400 million in Los Angeles Superior Court by Girardi & Keese.
2011-13: Onelink and Sarbanes-Oxley DBA at Kaiser Permanente.
Onelink is one of the most important Oracle Databases at Kaiser,
Solved two critical problems. One of them in 1 hour,
and the other in 30 minutes.
The first one was going
on for 6 weeks and the second
was escalated for 9 days.
2014-17: In 1 week diagnosed an Oracle EBS performance problem that was going on for 4.5 months. Technical Advisor to the CEO of Kubisys and Database Security Engineer at Union Bank.