About

Chad Callihan is an accomplished database administrator with a passion for performance tuning and making database management systems reliable.

Experience

Cerner Corporation | New Concord, Ohio

Lead Enterprise Database Administrator | March 2021 – Present
Implement, manage and maintain business critical enterprise database technologies and cloud databases

Senior Enterprise Database Administrator | Sep 2015 – Feb 2021
Implement, manage and maintain business critical enterprise database technologies and cloud databases

Senior System Engineer | Sep 2014 – Sep 2015
Key responsibilities include supporting the installation/maintenance of Cerner solutions as well as identifying and resolving system performance issues. Additional responsibilities include developing and implementing new solutions.

System Engineer | Jul 2012 – Sep 2014
Key responsibilities include supporting the installation/maintenance of Cerner solutions as well as identifying and resolving system performance issues. Additional responsibilities include developing and implementing new solutions.

Technical Support Analyst | Oct 2009 – Jun 2012
Responsibilities as a Technical Support Analyst revolved around resolving hardware and software technical support issues reported by clients. In addition, I took part in client server upgrades, served as part of the on-call rotation on the Technical Support Team, and served on a product team.

Muskingum University | New Concord, Ohio

Computer and Network Services Team Leader | Jun 2005 – May 2009
I worked to assist staff, faculty, and students with their computer needs. Frequent issues included internet connectivity problems, virus removals, backing up systems, and imaging new computer systems for placement on campus. I also assisted in determining various types of hardware failures, working with hardware replacements, and desktop application problems. As a result of my experience I had the additional responsibility of training new employees. This position required me to work independently and on a team to balance multiple assignments.

Education

Muskingum University | New Concord, Ohio

Graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science | 2005 – 2009

Activities and Societies: Wind and Percussion Ensemble, Muskingum Valley Symphonic Winds