Brian Zelli

Director of User & Administrative Technology Services
Niagara County Community College

Adjunct Faculty:
Medaille College
Niagara County Community College
SUNY at Buffalo

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Niagara County Community College
Sanborn, New York
Director of User & Administrative Technology Services
August 2017 - present

Responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the Information Systems area within the Office of Information Technology (OIT). Duties include supervising and evaluating assigned staff, overseeing the security of the College's information assets, collaborating with College business units to implement and/or enhance information systems throughout the campus, and interfacing with SUNY entities and vendors as it relates to information systems. Works with the CIO in long-term planning, analysis, and design of systems and services to meet the needs addressed by the senior management of the College.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Buffalo, New York
Senior Database Administrator
Sept. 2006 - August 2017

Directs and controls activities related to data planning and development of policies and procedures relating to data management, security, maintenance and utilization. Sets and monitors standards, advises on database concepts, technology and functionality. Maintains dictionary of database structure, elements, stored procedures and standard database interfaces. Evaluates changes in database technology and functionality; recommends, plans and implements changes. Develops procedures for back-up and recovery. Provides technical help for trouble shooting, tuning, database and application efficiency. Designs, specifies, configures, installs, documents and maintains application software. Evaluates hardware and software requirements and prepares justifications for upgrades, enhancements or new purchases.

Greatbatch, Inc.
Clarence, New York
Senior Infrastructure Analyst
May 2004 - Sept. 2006

Responsible for managing and monitoring the databases and applications for the Oracle ERP and SQL Server systems within Greatbatch, Inc. Duties include creating and populating databases using logical data models. developing back-up and recovery procedures and guidelines that are compliant with client security principles. Provide both functional and technical advice on related Oracle database issues such as: Monitoring database performance and efficiency, Performance tuning, Troubleshooting database and Applications issues as they arise. Logging tars w/Oracle Support, SQL Debugging, Administering Concurrent Managers, Applications Tuning, Web Server Administration, Unix File System Maintenance, Installation and configuration of Applications and Database Related tools, Configure Unix Servers, System Administration, Software installation, and develop, implement and enforce data security procedures. Systems Administration duties include the following: Installation, configuration, maintenance, support of computer hardware, software and archive log setup, administration and maintenance, experience with Discoverer and Portal, backup and recovery, performance tuning and database design and understanding of relational database concepts and applications within 8i and 9i.

West Seneca, New York
Database Administrator
April 1998 - May 2004

Assist in the design, documentation and maintenance of the company's independent subscriber management databases. Provides a daily turnover of accomplishments, issues and status of all related database applications. Will develop