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Middleware Infrastructure Engineer/devops Engineer Resume

Pennington, NJ

SUMMARY:

  • Over 13+ years of extensive experience in Architecture, designing, Administration and Configuration of the System and Infrastructure/Application maintenance in high critical complex env with minimal downtime.
  • Extensive experience on J2EE architecture applications.
  • Good knowledge of Agile methodology.
  • Installation/configuration/upgradation of Pega 7.1.8/7.3/8.1 on websphere 8.x/9.x platforms in 3 tier architecture, JDBC/JMS configurations, deployment of app packages, configuration of SMA url, Datacenter migration, Pega Search Index, Oracle Database configurations, Data recovery test, DSS changes, user accounts, configuring REST API/email IN Pega console, troubleshooting. Starting/stopping agents.
  • Installment/configuration of Business process (IBPM), standard, express, Advanced - version 7.5/8.0/8.5. x (8.5.5/8.5.6/8.5.7 ) & WAS ND 8.5.5.X on Linux (X86 VM's, S390 Mainframe, Cloud). for Process center, Process Server with different Topologies, BPEL, Business Process Choreography, Human Task applications, Configuring WebSphere process Security for (Advanced, deployment env), Securing applications in process Server, Process Center, monitoring, Performance Tuning, Migrations, configuring properties(100 custom.xml file), JDBC/JMS/Integration BUS configurations, installing ifixes. Disaster Recovery, Migrations using export/import, Upgrades, Update 100custom.xml files, LDAP security configurations & Filter, migrating from one hardware to another Hardware with keeping same database schemas at backend, load balancer setup with F5. Created minidisks in Z world, so that IBPM binaries can be loaded to multiple LPARS same time without installing them on every env, Troubleshooting
  • Experience in Installation and configuration of Tomcat (6.x/7.x/8.x) on different OS, configuration of app clusters, JDBC/JMS configurations, performance tuning monitoring, debugging, security implementation
  • Experience in Installation, Configuration and maintenance of the Websphere 3.5/4.0/5.0/5.1/ 6.0/6.1/7.0/8.0 application servers (Configuring the Websphere as application server on the Solaris/NT/Linux platform, Upgrading from 3.5 4.0 5.0- 6.0 6.1 7.0 8.0 - >9.0, Migration, Deployment of the Web applications, Performance tuning, Clustering, Troubleshooting of Enterprise applications, Designing and Architecture of New Enterprise applications, Integration of the WebSphere application with MQ Series and backend Oracle database, Configuring MDB’s, Configuring WebSphere MQ JMS provider, Configuring the Security using LTPA Token and Single Sign On Authentication Challenge, configuring Data sources for Oracle, Sybase, SQL server, DB2 databases, JACL scripting, plugins (external, internal, dmz webservers), configuring the startup scripts for app servers using sudo command, configuring the system startup scripts for app servers, nodeagent, deployment manager, webservers, monitoring, taking heap dumps/Thread dumps, working with Closely IBM tech team with analyzing the logs.
  • POC of workfusion, installation/Configuration the APP/DB/OCR/ML servers, configuring the workfusion tower, configuring the certs, startup scripts.
  • Usage of Confluence.
  • Extensive experience on installing/configuration of dash boards of Spunk/Wily Introscope (9.7, 10.5.2)/App Dynamics.
  • Installation/configuration of JIRA, configuring webservers, SSL certs, oracle database, connectivity with Bitbucket using DVCS/OAuth Key and Secret values , configure LDAP, adding plugins, troubleshooting.
  • Installation/configuration of Bitbucket, configuring with JIRA, Ansible, pull/push/update playbooks using gitbash, creating pipelines, install elastic Seach, start/stop scripts for elastic search/bitbucket, install plugins, troubleshooting, splunk/Introscope/sitescope installation & configuration.
  • Installation/Configuration of Ansible tower, starting/stopping tower, setting LDAP authentication, Cluster configuration, backup and restoring, troubleshooting, Conneting with bitbucket Repository URL’s. executing the playbooks, configuring credentials, creating job templates, notifications, Best practices, setting up projects.
  • A solid understanding of the modern software development lifecycle (SDLC) processes such as Continuous Integration and delivery.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and delivering enterprise-wide technology solutions;
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation.
  • Data Center migration, Continuity of Business/Disaster Recovery Test on yearly basis across all the apps.
  • Knowledge of chef/puppet/GITHub.
  • Knowedge on Elastic Search/Kubernetes/Docket.
  • Scripting: Shell/Perl/Python.
  • Installation & configuration of Jenkins (CI/CD tool). on single server, Jenkins on Tomcat, automation of tasks using Jenkins pipelines.
  • Installation of Docker engines on linux platform, start/stop, deploying docker containers, deleting the docker containers, port configurations, troubleshooting,
  • Installation & Configuration of the Blackduck software, scanning of docker images, start/stopping, configuration of Docker images, troubleshooting, upgradation.
  • Installation/configuration/upgradation of Palamida 6.x versions on tomcat/apache platforms, configuring the certs/JDK version, start/stop scripts, JDBC configurations, configuring monitoring tools like Introscope/AppDynamics in palamida, troubleshooting.
  • Extensive Knowledge and 1 year of implementation in Test env(kind of POC) using management console in Amazon AWS (Cloud Formation, Code Deploy, ansible, terraform etc), troubleshooting.
  • Extensive experience in Datacenter migration.
  • Installation/ Configuration/datacenter Migration/Upgradation/Troubleshooting of Siteminder TAI agent in Iplanet6.1/IIS/IBM HTTP server6.1/7.0, Configuring SMHost.conf, WebAgent.conf file, Enabling Trace, agent.log, Updating Agent Config object, Updating Host config Object, Configuring SiteMinder agent on multiple web instances using same Host config object and multiple agent config objects.
  • Installation/configuration of PING Access, migration of Siteminder to Pingaccess in Apache/IBM Http Server.
  • SSL certs management in web and app server configurations.
  • Excellent experience on Web Server administration (Apache, Netscape, iPlanet, IIS, IHS), installation, configuration, troubleshooting, debugging firewall port issues, network issues, DNS issues, Reverse proxy.
  • Problem determination and resolution of technical issues or interacting vendor technical support.
  • Work closely with developers to define and configured application Servers, Virtual Hosts, Web Applications, Web resources, Servlets.
  • Administration of Working Application, Application performance monitoring
  • Hands on experience on capacity planning, Disaster recovery configurations and resource management.
  • Application deployment and rollout with solid understanding of the following concepts: HTML, XML, J2EE, Secure Sockets Layers, Secure s, Load Balancing, Application Tuning, TCP/IP, DNS, Active Directory/LDAP, firewalls and multi-tiered architectures.
  • Serves as the lead technical consultant responsible for design, engineering and development of Information Technology Solutions
  • Supports the design, analysis, development and implementation of engineering infrastructure solutions of projects/initiatives
  • Responsibilities will include risk assessments, capacity planning and diagnostics/corrective measures
  • Configuring the Virtual Hosting, load balancing of URL’s (external and Internal) through CSS, GSS, F5
  • WebSphere Portal: Version(8.0, 8.5)installation, configuration, and day-to-day tasks associated with ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of Portal instances, and runtime environments. This includes product installation, configuration, page management, deployment of portlets, staging to production, URL mapping, portal settings, Portal content, Search Administration, Portal Analysis, Manage Virtual Portals, Portal User Interface. Troubleshooting by enable tracing,

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: Sun Solaris 10/9/8/7/2.x, Windows 2000/NT/98/XP, Red Hat Linux 6.2/6.1, Debian

Linux, Aryan Linux, HP: Unix, Suse on Vmware. AIX 6.1

Networking: DNS, DHCP, NFS, NIS, NAS, TCP/IP, NIS+, Automount, SendMail/Exchange, ATMFrame Relay

Web Servers: Apache, Tomcat, Iplanet Web Server 4.0/5.0/6.0, NAS 4.0, Java Web Server 2.0, IBM Http server, IISNetscape Webserver

Security Tools: Secure Shell (SSH), GCC, SUDO, TCP Wrapper, Tripwire, pbrun.

Databases: Oracle 8/8.x/9i/10/11i, Sybase, DB2

Software/Languages: C, C++, Shell Scripts, Java/jsp/HTML/SML, Perl, .net. JACL, JYTHON, PYTHON. Ansible, Jenkins

Environment: 24/7, .net. JACL, JYTHON, PYTHON

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Pennington, NJ

Middleware Infrastructure Engineer/Devops Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Worked in critical and 24/7 environment as L4 /DevOps engineer in providing the solutions/best practices/configuration management/post incident activities with proper root causes in supporting 1000+ servers for highly critical applications in client server architecture (J2EE Architecture) with IBM products like WebSphere Application server (Network deployment/Extended Deployment) versions 8.0 9.0/Palamida scanning software servers running on tomcat,on Linux platform in the different environment (Dev, Testing, UAT/Staging and Prod/Cob) supporting PEGA 7.1.8/7.3/8.1 Infrastructure, WebServers Iplanet/IBM HTTP server, Tomcat, SiteMinder/Ping Access Agent configuration in IBM HTTP Server/Iplanet, Wily/AppDynamics/Dynatrace Monitoring tool. Involved in the architecture designing, Configuration and implementation, Data Center migrations, Upgradations of the 40+ critical web applications in all the four flavors using Clustered Concept and being the core person in getting the applications from scratch to the Most stable environments using the automated scripts, working on continuous performance tuning and working closely with the development team nullifying the memory leakage issues in the web apps.
  • Experience with developing solutions using Java, Perl, Shell (or scripting language), Delivering the solutions in timely manner, taking the lead in arranging the conference call with other technical teams in resolving the issues, giving best practice suggestions to business teams and technical teams, worked closely with SA’s/DBA’s/Network teams in finding out the root causes, excellent verbal communications, working towards best possible solutions in timely manner.
  • Installation/configuration/upgradation of Pega 7.1.8/7.3/8.1 on websphere 8.x/9.x platforms in 3 tier architecture, JDBC/JMS configurations, deployment of app packages, configuration of SMA url, Datacenter migration, Pega Search Index, Oracle Database configurations, Data recovery test, DSS changes, user accounts, configuring REST API/email IN Pega console, troubleshooting. Starting/stopping agents.
  • Extensive experience on installing/configuration of dash boards of Spunk/Wily Introscope (9.7, 10.5.2)/App Dynamics.
  • Installation/configuration of JIRA, configuring webservers, SSL certs, oracle database, connectivity with Bitbucket using DVCS/OAuth Key and Secret values , configure LDAP, adding plugins, troubleshooting.
  • Installation/configuration of Bitbucket, configuring with JIRA, Ansible, pull/push/update playbooks using gitbash, creating pipelines, install elastic Seach, start/stop scripts for elastic search/bitbucket, install plugins, troubleshooting, splunk/Introscope/sitescope installation & configuration.
  • A solid understanding of the modern software development lifecycle (SDLC) processes such as Continuous Integration and delivery.
  • Installation/Configuration of Ansible tower, starting/stopping tower, setting LDAP authentication, Cluster configuration, backup and restoring, troubleshooting, Conneting with bitbucket Repository URL’s. executing the playbooks, configuring credentials, creating job templates, notifications, Best practices, setting up projects.
  • Data Center migration, Continuity of Business/Disaster Recovery Test on yearly basis across all the apps.
  • Scripting: Shell/Perl/Python.
  • Installation/configuration of PING Access, migration of Siteminder to Pingaccess in Apache/IBM Http Server.
  • SSL certs management in web and app server configurations.
  • Excellent experience on Web Server administration (apache, IBM Http Server)
  • Responsibilities will include risk assessments, capacity planning and diagnostics/corrective measures
  • Configuring the Virtual Hosting, load balancing of URL’s (external and Internal) through CSS, GSS, F5
  • Installation/configuration/upgradation of Palamida 6.x versions on tomcat/apache platforms, configuring the certs/JDK version, start/stop scripts, JDBC configurations, configuring monitoring tools like Introscope/AppDynamics in palamida, troubleshooting.
  • Installation/ Configuration/datacenter Migration/Upgradation/Troubleshooting of Siteminder TAI agent in IBM HTTP server8.0/9.0, Apche, Configuring SMHost.conf, WebAgent.conf/Localconfig file, Enabling Trace, agent.log, Updating Agent Config object, Updating Host config Object, Configuring SiteMinder agent on multiple web instances using same Host config object and multiple agent config objects.

Confidential, Roseland, NJ

IBPM/WebSphere Portal/ Dev Ops/Infrastructure SME

Responsibilities:

  • Installment/configuration of Business process (IBPM), standard, express, Advanced - version 7.5/8.0/8.5. x (8.5.5/8.5.6/8.5.7 ) & WAS ND 8.5.5.X on Linux (X86 VM's, S390 Mainframe, Cloud). for Process center, Process Server with different Topologies, BPEL, Business Process Choreograph, Human Task applications, Configuring websphere process Security for (Advanced, deployment env), Securing applications in process Server, Process Center, monitoring, Performance Tuning, Migrations, configuring properties(100 custom.xml file), JDBC/JMS/Integration BUS configurations, installing ifixes. Disaster Recovery, Migrations using export/import, Upgrades, Updating 100custom.xml files, LDAP security configurations & Filter, Migarting from one hardware to another Hardware with keeping same database schemas at backend, load balancer setup with F5. Created mindisks in Z world, so that IBPM binaries can be loaded to multiple LPARS same time without installing them on every env, Troubleshooting. Creating AI services, Undercover Agents, and Start & Intermediate Message events, BPEL Flows, SCA Modules, BPM tool (Process Designer), BPD, Coaches, Business Rules & Integration. websphere Portal: Version(8.0, 8.5)installation, configuration, and day-to-day tasks associated with ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of Portal instances, and runtime environments. This includes product installation, configuration, page management, deployment of portlets, staging to production, URL mapping, portal settings, Portal content, Search Administration, Portal Analysis, Manage Virtual Portals, Portal User Interface. Troubleshooting.
  • Websphere Application server (Network deployment/Extended deployment) 6.0/6.1/7.0/8.0 application servers (Configuring the Websphere as application server on the Solaris/AIX/Linux, Upgrading from 5.1.x 6.0- 6.1 7.0, Migration, Datacenter migration, Deployment of the Web applications, Performance tuning, Clustering, Troubleshooting of Enterprise applications, Designing and Architecture of New Enterprise applications, Integration of the WebSphere application with MQSeries/TiBCO and backend Oracle database, Configuring MDB’s, Configuring WebSphere MQ JMS provider, Configuring the Security using LTPA Token and Single SignOn Authentication Challenge, Installing required JDK versions, Plugin configurations on local/remote webservers(DMZ web bank, IIS portal servers). knowledge on IBM Blueworks Live.
  • Installation, Configuration of WXS(extreme scale), administration of day to day activities(configuring Data grids/deployment policies/catalog & container services/ multiple datacenter /topologies/ports/transports/cache integration/database integration/REST Data services/deploying REST gateways), controlling placements, Managing Object Grid availability, Managing datacenter failures, Querying/Displaying/Invalidating data, Troubleshooting and resolving the issues with timely manner, working with IBM in opening PMR’s n sev1/2/3 issues
  • Oncall for WAS/IBPM/Tomcat/Liberty Profile/Node JS/Savvion (BPM) apps for around 5000 servers on weekday(1 day in week) and oncall weekend support once every 2 months. working closely with developers in resolving all infrastructure issues on day to day basis.
  • Automation of daya to day basis activities using cronjobs/Blade Logic packages. ncall support at L4 level for all IBPM/Savvion/WAS ND/Tomcat apps.
  • Automated the SSL cert expiry inventory mechanism, so that it alerts us about the cert expiry 60 days before expiry on Websphere ND/IBPM/Tomcat/websphere Liberty profiles env. working with IBM in resolving issues on Level1/level2/leve3 issues by opening PMR's. working with network/database/webtier/Messaging/OS teams closely in resolving the issues.
  • Implemented DB shortnames concept so that when swicted to DR, it is just flip with no changes at Apptier, by only changing the resolv.conf file. created the roadmaps/documentation using Wiki/Confluence tools and automation of tasks.
  • Providing Best Practices as per the Industry standards.
  • Extensive Knowledge and 1 year of implementation in Test env(kind of POC) using management console in Amazon AWS (Cloud Formation, Code Deploy, ansible, terraform.etc), troubleshooting.
  • Monitoring the env using wily introscope agent 9.1/9.7/10.5.2. setting up sitescope alerts for thresholds for Filesystem issues/CPU/OutofMemory issues/app cluster clones.
  • Installation & configuration of Jenkins(CI/CD tool) on single server, Jenkins on Tomcat, automation of tasks using Jenkins.
  • Extensive knowledge of Ansible (Automation Tool).
  • Usage of ServiceNOW, JIRA and Confluence
  • Installation of Docker engines on linux platform, start/stop, deploying docker containers, deleting the docker containers, port configurations.
  • Installation & Configuration of the Blackduck software, scanning of docker images, start/stopping, configuration of Docker images, troubleshooting, upgradation.
  • Installation/Configuration of the IBM Business Monitor 8.5.x, configuring JDBD, JMS, deploying Monitor models, Configuring Clusters, monitor services, configuring security, troubleshooting, REST Services.
  • Setup the Disaster Recovery.
  • Involved in all architecture/design meetings and worked closely with business to provide the timely manner solutions.
  • Scripting: Shell/Perl/Python, automation of tasks.

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ

Project Lead/Senior WebSphere/IBPM Infrastructure SME

Responsibilities:

  • Worked in critical and 24/7 environment (carrying the pager 24/7) supporting 500+ servers for highly critical applications in client server architecture (J2EE Architecture) with IBM products like WebSphere Application server (Network deployment/Extended Deployment) versions 6.0 6.1 7.0 8.0 , on Linux/Solaris/AIX platform in the different environment (Dev, Testing, UAT/Staging and Prod/Cob), WebServers Iplanet/IBM HTTP server, Tomcat, SiteMinder Agent configuration in IBM HTTP Server/Iplanet, Wily Monitoring tool.
  • Involved in the architecture designing, Configuration and implementation, Data Center migrations, Upgradations of the 40+ critical web applications in all the four flavors using Clustered Concept and being the core person in getting the applications from scratch to the Most stable environments using the automated scripts, working on continuous performance tuning and working closely with the development team nullifying the memory leakage issues in the web apps.
  • Delivering the solutions in timely manner, taking the lead in arranging the conference call with other technical teams in resolving the issues, giving best practice suggestions to business teams and technical teams.

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