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System Engineer Resume

Jacksonville, FL

SUMMARY:

US citizen with Confidential CAF security clearance seeking position in a fast paced dynamic environment to apply professional skills in the field of Middleware which utilizes my existing WebSphere MQ and Message Broker with strong work ethics, technical and interpersonal skills.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • WebSphere MQ and WebSphere Message Broker Install, configuring, Upgrading,
  • In - depth Knowledge of troubleshooting
  • Experienced in Planning, Implementation and Administration of WebSphere MQ and WebSphere Message Broker on various platforms including AIX, Linux, HP-UX, Sun Solaris, Windows 2003, 2008, XP, 7, 8, 10 and z/OS
  • EDI integration using Axway and DataPower
  • Good knowledge of OAM and SSL security in WebSphere MQ
  • Fast learner with excellent ability to break down technical design problems and complete them.
  • Experience in Configuration Management tools such as ClearCase and ClearQuest.
  • A background of 24x7 support on critical environments, full change control process, systems monitoring, and performance analysis.

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES:

Languages: C, C++, C#, ASP.net, JAVA, J2EE, JMS, JCL, ESQL, PERL, XML, HTML, DHTML, Java Script, VB Script

Tools: WebSphere MQ Version 9x, 8x, 7.x, 6.x, 5.x, IIB (WebSphere Message Broker) 10, 9, 8x, 7.X, 6.x, 5.x, Toolkit, Axway, DataPower Appliance X152, Tivoli Omegamon, Qpasa, MQMON, AppWatch, BMC Blade Logic, ITIL including Test Director, HP Service Manager, Maximo, Nexus, Remedy.

Operating Systems: AIX, Sun Solaris, HP-UX, Windows 2003/XP/Visa/7/8/10, AS/400, Linux Red Hat, z/OS; ISPF, SMPE, RACF, QREP, SDSF, JCL

Databases: DB2, Oracle, MS Access, SQL Server

Version Control: Rational ClearCase, CVS, PVCS, MK Source Integrity

Application Servers: IBM WebSphere, BEA WebLogic Server, VERITAS server

DETAILED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Jacksonville, FL

System engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting application development life cycle process.
  • Setting up new FTE processes using most advance MQ technology “MFT” (Managed File Transfer).
  • Writing new xml for the process and creating monitors and tracking by MQMON for transferring data to support application areas.
  • Installing and configuring MQ on new servers for new projects in various platforms.
  • Installing and configuring FTE, FTE clients on new servers and preparing for new data transfers.
  • Upgrading MQ, FTE clients and agents when new versions are available.
  • Creating, Updating monitors for tracking FTE file transfer process.
  • Supporting FTE process for QA and Production daily for file transfer failure.
  • Providing 24/7 on call support.
  • Supporting all MQ, FTE and Broker related issues.
  • EDI integration using Axway/ DataPower appliance X152
  • , creating documents and supporting other engineers and IT support team.

Confidential, Sterling, VA

Senior engineer/ Middleware

Responsibilities:

  • Defining MQ objects on Solaris, Linux, Z/OS and Windows servers using the scripts
  • Setup OAM and SSL security among the MQ infrastructure
  • Monitoring queues and channels using AppWatch and Qpasa
  • Setup and exercising disaster recovery and failover process.
  • Deploying BAR file, applying monitoring profile when needed in WBIMB.
  • Deploying Maps and Trees in WTX environment.
  • Created Clusters of Queue Managers to achieve Load balancing and also to simplify verall administration process
  • Setup AppWatch monitoring tool and managing access users
  • Participating in problem identification and resolution on development, test acceptance and production environment
  • Tune-up for better optimization
  • Adding or deleting queue manager from MQ clusters depending on infrastructure need to simplify the administrating and also for high availability
  • Work with the IBM support for MQ related problems.
  • Installing the latest patches for MQ from IBM.
  • Providing 24/7 support for the MQ issues in distributed as well as z/OS servers

Confidential, Jacksonville, FL

Tech Analyst Middleware

Responsibilities:

  • Installing MQ, on Aix, Solaris and Linux servers
  • Defining MQ objects on Solaris, Linux, and Windows servers using the scripts
  • Setup WebSphere MQ clusters for simplifying the administration and also for high availability
  • Setup OAM and SSL security among the MQ infrastructure
  • Monitoring queues and channels
  • Installed the latest fixes and patches from IBM
  • Setup and exercising disaster recovery and high availability Queue managers
  • Creating new execution group, setting up the HTTP port
  • Setup remote administration for all the queue managers
  • Created Clusters of Queue Managers to achieve Load balancing and also to simplify the overall administration process
  • Participating in problem identification and resolution on development, test acceptance and production environment
  • Worked with the IBM support
  • Installing the latest patches for MQ from IBM.
  • Providing 24/7 support for the MQ issues in distributed as well as z/OS servers

Confidential, Bloomington, IL

Tech Analyst WebSphere MQ/Message Broker Admin

Responsibilities:

  • Defining MQ objects on Aix, Solaris, Linux, z/OS and Windows servers using the scripts
  • Creating and allocating the page sets for the MQ objects in the mainframe servers
  • Automated the MQ tasks in z/OS by creating/ editing JCL Jobs
  • Setup WebSphere MQ clusters for simplifying the administration and also for high availability
  • Setup OAM and SSL security among the MQ infrastructure
  • Monitoring queues and channels
  • Installed the latest fixes and patches from IBM
  • Setup disaster recovery and high availability for the Queue managers
  • Setup remote administration for all the queue managers
  • Setup the trigger’s and channel initiator’s
  • Setup Qpasa and AppWatch monitoring tool and building custom scripts
  • Troubleshooting and debugging Message Flows using Trace nodes and error handling nodes
  • Tuning up performance of the applications
  • Worked with the IBM support and open PMR’s
  • Installing the latest patches for MQ and WBIMB from IBM using SPME for the z/OS environment.
  • Providing 24/7 support for the MQ issues in UNIX and z/OS servers

Confidential, Detroit, MI

Middleware Admin

Responsibilities:

  • Installed and configured MQSeries on Solaris, AIX, z/OS and Windows 2003 servers
  • Performed Administration tasks using MQSC commands.
  • Processed multiple simultaneous data transfers and can broadcast single or multiple files simultaneously over multiple channels to multiple recipients.
  • Integrated files and databases on distributed and legacy systems across the enterprise.
  • Setup Omegamon Monitoring for the OS and MQ series objects.
  • Developed procedures for daily operation of MQSeries on OS/390, Sun Solaris, HP UNIX, AIX and Window 2003.
  • Implemented the clustering environment to achieve Workload balancing and to make the administrative task easy.
  • Configured MQSeries network using clustering, distributed queuing and remote administration.
  • Preparing automated scripts for queue manager setup.
  • Updating and migrating Queue managers from MQ V5.3 to V6.0
  • Coordinating and documenting software installation/upgrades, production configuration changes and implementation of security updates.
  • Developed shell scripts in UNIX.
  • Developed automation and monitoring Scripts in conjunction with QPASA for MQ Fail ver, Disaster recovery, backup and error handling

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

MQ/ Message Broker Admin

Responsibilities:

  • As an MQ specialist, worked on the WMQ/WBIMB Architecture and established standards, guidelines and procedures according to the requirements
  • Setup the message Broker and configuration manager
  • Developed ESQL code for various message flow nodes like Filter, Compute, database and try/catch
  • Developed message flows and message sets
  • Deploying the message flows in WBIMB by creating the broker archive file/bar file
  • Experience in testing the message flows.
  • Participated in problem identification and resolution on development, test, QA, and Production.
  • Installed and Configured MQ Series 5.3 server on Windows, HP-UX and Solaris platforms
  • Defined MQ objects on all the servers using the scripts
  • Installed MQ series client on the windows servers
  • Setup naming standards for the Queues, channels etc.
  • Installed and configured VERITAS Cluster Server, with VERITAS Volume Manager.
  • Developed Shell scripts on HP-UX and Solaris to check the health status of the Queue managers and for the automatic restart of MQ
  • Performed administrative tasks on the local and remote queue managers using MQSC
  • Set up the SSL and the necessary security exits on the channels.
  • Setup remote administration for all the queue managers.
  • Configured and Setup the Omegamon XE/Candle Monitoring tool on all the MQ servers
  • Customized scripts in OMEGAMON for alerts
  • Monitoring queues and channels using the Candle monitoring tool
  • Troubleshooting WBIMB and MQ issues
  • Installing the Interim fixes and latest CSD’s on the MQ servers
  • Tuning up the performance of the MQ
  • Upgraded all MQ servers from V5.3 to V6.0
  • Setup the disaster recovery and the backup procedures for the Queue mangers
  • Talking to the end clients to check for the data validation
  • Providing 24/7 on call support for WBIMB and MQ issues

Confidential, Milwaukee, WI

MQ admin

Responsibilities:

  • Defining and maintaining Queue Managers and MQ Objects on various platforms
  • Identifying the need for and defining channels and queues and monitoring them.
  • Identifying and implementing security exits.
  • Installing and configuring MQSI on various platforms.
  • Defining message flows using control center.
  • Constructing custom nodes and terminals to compliment IBM primitives.
  • Converting business rules into pure WMQI flows using DB nodes and computational nodes.
  • Writing effective rules for data interchange (say XML to am MRM Template, COBOL copybook to DB2 Schema)
  • Writing message parsers to work with existing message processing nodes.
  • Writing rules and ESQL for message content enrichment (usually adding data from a database lookup)
  • Application design and programming: We used PTP (point-to-point) communication model.
  • Problem determination using local error logs and by running user traces and service traces.

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