Curriculum Vitae

Contact information and summary

Mika Sutinen

email: mikasutinen(at)
Mika Sutinen in LinkedIn
@SQLFinn in Twitter

I’m an IT-professional with over two decades of work experience. Over the years I’ve worked in multiple roles ranging from supporting workstations and end users to designing and implementing infrastructures to highly available, patient critical hospital systems.

Currently I am working in the role of Data Platform Product Owner. In this role I am responsible for making sure that the data platform implementation for our hospital information system, both on-premise and in cloud, is upto modern standards. I am also huge advocate for DevOps, always looking to find common tools and processes for both developers and operations people.



Employment/Work experience

Tieto Heathcare & Welfare, Lead Database Administrator & Product Owner (2016-Current)
Tieto Healthcare & Welfare, Senior Database Administrator (2013-2016)
Tieto Healthcare & Welfare, Senior Technical Specialist (2011-2013)
Tieto Healthcare & Welfare, System Specialist (1998-2011)
VTKK, Trainee (1995-1996)


University of Jyväskylä, Department of Computer Science and Information Systems
Bachelor’s Degree in Economics (2017)

Jyväskylä Institute of Adult Education
Vocational Qualification in Business Information Technology (2006)

Language Skills

Finnish (Native)
English (Good)
Swedish (Basic)

Areas of Expertise

Communication Skills: Good skills in training/coaching, collaboration, writing and presenting.
Database Software: Very Good skills with SQL Server (Designing Infrastructures, Implementing HA and DR Solutions, Performance Monitoring and Troubleshooting, Database Administration), Novice skills with Oracle.
Operating Systems: Very Good skills with Windows OS (Designing Infrastructures, Implementing Failover Clustering, Monitoring and Analyzing performance, Administration, Troubleshooting software issues), Novice skills with Linux/Unix.
Industry Knowledge: Good knowledge of Healthcare IT, Basic knowledge of Cloud solutions.
Other Skills/Knowledge: Very Good skills in Performance Testing of Server Hardware. Basic skills in server Virtualization technologies (VMWare and Hyper-V), Networks and Protocols, managing Internet Information Services.

Activities and Interests

User Groups: Member of PASS Helsinki, Healthcare, Virtualization and High Availability User Groups.
Positions of Trust: Member of the Board for Aurinkorinne 1 Housing Cooperative (2011-current), Chairman of the Board for Aurinkorinne 1 Housing Cooperative in 2012, 2013.
Blog: SQLStarters
Interests: Technology in general but especially computers and how they can be applied to change our daily lives. When I work out it’s either walking (throughout the year) or cycling (during the summer). When I can find the time I occasionally work on a small number of renovation projects on my apartment.


Available on request.

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