Joshua DeMelo, Oracle WebLogic Application Server Developer in Austin, TX, United States
Joshua DeMelo

Oracle WebLogic Application Server Developer in Austin, TX, United States

Member since November 22, 2019
Joshua is a disciplined and highly motivated senior Oracle Database administrator/information technology specialist with 20+ years' experience in the architecture and administration of complex databases for multiple information systems used in large campus environments and businesses, application design and development, data modeling, networking, and security; recognized for outstanding technical abilities in the field of information technology.
Joshua is now available for hire


  • Globalpundits
    Middleware, OEMs, SQL, PL/SQL, RMAN, Oracle RDBMS, Banner
  • Signature Constultants
    Middleware, OEMs, SQL, PL/SQL, RMAN, Oracle RDBMS, Banner
  • Ellucian
    Middleware, OEMs, SQL, PL/SQL, Kafka Streams, Oracle RAC, RMAN, Oracle RDBMS...



Austin, TX, United States



Preferred Environment

PL/SQL, SQL, Oracle RDBMS, Ellucian Banner, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle WebLogic Application Server, Apache Tomcat

The most amazing...

...project I've completed is a process that can verify the synchronization of the original and replicated databases to the minutest degree.


  • Software Consultant

    2018 - PRESENT
    • Architected Ellucian Banner 8 to 9 upgrade project resulting in quicker implementation and less stress for both the client and consultant.
    • Mentored two new client hires to perform maintenance and support of ERP and Oracle databases and middleware.
    • Resolved issues and provided simplified guidance on what appeared to be more complex setups resulting in reaching goals faster and more secure environments.
    Technologies: Middleware, OEMs, SQL, PL/SQL, RMAN, Oracle RDBMS, Banner
  • Software Consultant

    2017 - 2018
    Signature Constultants
    • Performed all Banner 8-9 upgrades in support of the critical upgrade project.
    • Resolved issues that even the vendor was unable to resolve.
    • Created a solid lifelong partnership with in-house staff in support of their institution.
    Technologies: Middleware, OEMs, SQL, PL/SQL, RMAN, Oracle RDBMS, Banner
  • Cloud Solutions Engineer/Application Administrator

    2015 - 2017
    • Supported up to 30 different clients with their ERP systems, databases, and middleware environments.
    • Performed Oracle upgrades from 11g to 12c for several clients.
    • Transitioned new clients to the cloud engineering service.
    • Built strong relationship with clients resulting in a true partnership in support of their institutions.
    Technologies: Middleware, OEMs, SQL, PL/SQL, Kafka Streams, Oracle RAC, RMAN, Oracle RDBMS, Banner
  • Database and Application Administrator

    2014 - 2015
    Ithaca College
    • Automated weekly database clone process reducing the need for staff to do it manually.
    • Performed performance monitoring and tuning of Oracle databases.
    • Spearheaded project to modernize infrastructure environments.
    Technologies: Shell Scripting, Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g (OBIEE), OEMs, SQL, PL/SQL, RMAN, Oracle RDBMS
  • Solutions Architect

    2012 - 2014
    Pharos Systems International
    • Architected installs to suit client's requirements.
    • Provided training to clients and support to delivery engineers in the initial roll-out phase.
    • Created proof of concept (POC) installs within clients' environments.
    Technologies: Microsoft SQL Server
  • Senior Database Administrator/Programmer Analyst Specialist

    1998 - 2012
    Cornell University
    • Architected Oracle Streams replication environment including a validation process that at the atomic level verified that the source and destination databases had data that were always in perfect sync.
    • Designed, built, and administered a cable management application using APEX and PL/SQL functions and procedures.
    • Designed and coordinated the development of a network usage-based billing application and served in the roles of technical lead and program manager.
    Technologies: Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), Shell Scripting, Perl, OEMs, Apex, SQL, PL/SQL, Kafka Streams, Oracle RAC, RMAN, Oracle RDBMS


  • Banner 9 Upgrades

    As a consultant, I was responsible for Ellucian Banner ERP Upgrades from 8-9. I was the principal architect of the plan to convert all ERP modules to the new version. Responsibilities included the actual upgrades, infrastructure installations, and setups, as well as mentoring new hires.


  • Platforms

    Oracle, Oracle Enterprise Manager (EM)
  • Storage

    Databases, Oracle PL/SQL, Oracle RDBMS, PL/SQL, Microsoft SQL Server, SQL Server DBA
  • Other

    Ellucian Banner, Oracle WebLogic Application Server, OEMs, Shell Scripting, Middleware, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Web Applications
  • Languages

    Perl, Apex, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), SQL
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development
  • Tools

    RMAN, Oracle RAC, Kafka Streams, Banner, Apache Tomcat, Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g (OBIEE)


  • Courses in Oracle RDBMS
    2005 - 2012
    Oracle University - Various Locations
  • Courses in Programming Languages and Application Development
    2002 - 2005
    Learning Tree International - Reston, VA, Toronto, ON CA
  • Program Participant in Oracle RDBMS
    2003 - 2004
    Syracuse University - Syracuse, NY
  • Courses in Computer Science and Astronomy
    1997 - 2004
    Cornell University - Ithaca, NY
  • Associate of Applied Science Degree in Computer Information Systems
    1996 - 1998
    Tompkins Cortland Community College - Dryden, NY

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