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Ibm Rational Tools Engineer Resume

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

  • Over 10 years as a Configuration Manager providing Software and Release Management with the use of Rational DevOps (RTC, RQM) and Rational Legacy Subversion and JIRA
  • Consistently proven the ability to acquire and adapt to new software and processes quickly in a deadline driven environment.
  • Managed and enhanced current processes that were in place while serving as CM Manager on crucial projects.
  • Ensured project success across the SDLC through skillful use of planning; organizing and administering the Rational Toolset and delivering CM process management.
  • Deliver clear and direct communication to team members, clients, and users as well as by provide detailed documentation.
  • Earned a Masters Certificate for Oracle Database Administration from John Hopkins University.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Rational Quality Manager/Team Concert
  • Microsoft Team Foundation Server
  • Apache Maven
  • Sonatype Nexus
  • Rational Confidential
  • Rational RequisitePro
  • Rational Confidential
  • Rational Confidential Schema Designer
  • Rational Tools Customer Trainer
  • Crystal Reports
  • Subversion
  • JIRA w/Confluence
  • Visual Basic
  • IBM Publishing Engine
  • Harvest
  • COBOL

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

IBM Rational Tools Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Provide phone support to end users including
  • Adding users to Confidential
  • Installation of Rational Legacy Tools
  • Confidential
  • Confidential
  • RequisitePro
  • Troubleshooting connection issues to network
  • Create Confidential projects
  • Mentor users on proper usage of tools and project process

Confidential

DevOps Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Provide daily metrics for quality control as well and tracking of defects, workitems, tasks and impacted stories in RTC.
  • Implemented Rational Quality manager and created link to Confidential to track defects as well as create import scripts to import testcases and testscripts into Rational Quality Manager and link them together as well.
  • Train end users in proper usage of tools and troubleshoot any issues that may have risen during acclimation period.
  • Manage Sonatype Nexus and control/edit/create Apache Maven Scripts in a mixed Window/Linux environment
  • Perform software builds and deployments to upper level environments with Rational Team Concert

Confidential

Configuration Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Perform checkin and checkout of code as well as delivery of code
  • Train users in proper usage of Rational Confidential
  • Perform software builds and deployments to upper level environments

Confidential

Rational Quality Manager Administrator/Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure testscript integrity while managing the Rational Quality Manager tool.
  • Provide daily metrics for quality control as well as perform testing of system and documentation and tracking of defects using Confidential .
  • Implemented Rational Quality manager and created link to Confidential to track defects as well as create import scripts to import testcases and testscripts into Rational Quality Manager and link them together as well.
  • Train end users in proper usage of tools and troubleshoot any issues that may have risen during acclimation period.

Confidential

Configuration Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Configuration Manager for Image and Capture team
  • Edited, performed, and managed software builds and deployments to upper level environments (Functional Testing, UAT, Performance Load Testing, Production and Maintenance)
  • Performed build audits in order to maintain track and control the performance of the software throughout its life - cycle using Harvest as the code repository.
  • Ensure environment integrity by producing daily environment health reports and code package tracking
  • Work with developers as well as management to ensure timely and accurate software deployments to all environments on schedule

Confidential

Rational Tools Administrator/Lead Configuration Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for reports generation using SoDA and Rational Publishing Engine and Rational Confidential and RequisitePro tool administration.
  • Linked Rational Publishing Engine to Rational Quality Manager to pull the information from the test plan, test case, and test script.
  • Additionally linked it to RequisitePro requirements and Confidential records.
  • Ensure all projects successfully process through the SDLC with the strong use of excellent planning, organization and by administering the Rational Toolset to deliver the CM process management.
  • Edited, performed, and managed builds and build audits in order to maintain track and control the performance of the software throughout its life-cycle. Knowledge and understanding of Build Forge through the use of Rational Tools.
  • Deliver clear and direct communication to team members, clients, and users as well as by provide detailed documentation.
  • Understanding and high interest in Jazz platform in relation to designing and developing with previous 10 years of Rational Tool skillset.

Confidential

Rational Tools Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for reports generation using Rational Publishing Engine and Rational Confidential and RequisitePro tool administration.
  • Created the Requirements process flow for requirements gathering and storage of requirements in the RequisitePro tool.
  • Led CM meetings with the customer and elicited RequisitePro project requirements for new project creation.
  • Ensured ongoing success with the Confidential and Confidential tools being used by the client.
  • Lead consultant for the upgrade team to upgrade Rational Tools.

Confidential

RequisitePro Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Served as the hub for over 35,000 requirements.
  • Ensured data integrity of the requirements database, imported new requirements, and handled existing changes to requirements.
  • Consulted the PMO team to develop a new process management document that would set the tone for requirements management for all of Nextel International.
  • Handled many customers from the Latin American countries using RequisitePro and Requisite Web to ensure that they were able to perform their requirements elicitation and status reports based on requirements in RequisitePro.

Confidential

CM Manager/Senior Rational Tools Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Transitioned the GoArmyEd project from non-UCM to a fully integrated UCM environment by implementing RUP processes and tool enhancements serving as the lead CM and Senior Rational Tools Administrator.
  • Delivered the setup of Confidential and Confidential integration, Confidential RequisitePro integration, introduction of Rational Quality Manager and training of department personnel in Confidential and Confidential usage.
  • Directly responsible for Confidential schema modifications as well as Confidential API updates for further customization of the GoArmyEd Confidential schema.
  • Provided RequisitePro administrator and requirements tracking/auditing of processes using RUP/UCM.
  • Performed Confidential API code modifications to further enhance Confidential scalability to user need.
  • Linked Confidential to Confidential to ensure that all Confidential checkouts were performed within the UCM environment eliminating the need and user ability to create base activities in Confidential
  • Linked Requirements to Confidential Records to track requirements as they were processed by developers.
  • Introduced the process and addressed data integrity issues by the creation of domain groups and protecting Confidential data.
  • Updated the Confidential schema to in corporate the RequisitePro requirement link to software and associate change requests to the requirement level.
  • Confirmed tracking of changes in Confidential were directly related to the associated requirement in RequisitePro.
  • Modified Confidential process flow to in corporate Requirement change and lifecycle tracking within Confidential .
  • Ensured users were added to domain groups in order for them to be able to access protected elements.
  • Conducted training and created materials for department on usage of tools and knowledge of processes associated with usage.

Confidential

Sr. Software Engineer and Rational Tools Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Provided requirements management through the use of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and Rational RequisitePro.
  • Imported the preliminary requirements to RequisitePro and delivered the report and metrics creation security of requirements.
  • Delivered program/project documentation and training with the use of both Excel and RequisitePro tools.

Confidential

CM Manager/Senior Rational Tools Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Lockheed won the project where the focus continued under their direction in 2006.

Confidential

Configuration Manager/Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Served as the primary RequisitePro administrator for the FBI/SENTINEL project delivering under a strict deadline daily.
  • Created the FBI/SENTINEL Requirements database and process for capturing requirements under a tight deadline.
  • The project creation and requirement upload was a total success and satisfied the customer by completing the task a full week ahead of schedule.
  • Provided the customer with training for usage of the tool and direct contact for any issues or questions.
  • Created, trained, and developed the RequisitePro database consistently delivering ahead of schedule.
  • Developed and managed the Requirements tool as well as provided the process flow of requirement management.
  • Provided customer training, custom requirements reports, and metrics while working with customers/users to elicit requirements.
  • Created metrics reports as well as ensured best practices were being implemented consistently.

Confidential

Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Performed daily maintenance on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Confidential server and client machines.
  • Served as the primary contact for all troubleshooting/configuration issues and assist IT services in rollout and release of all new Confidential installations/updates.
  • Fixed problems dealing with Confidential and Confidential user questions and situations doing maintenance and configuring.
  • Performed Confidential Multisite administration ensuring all data replications between multiple sites.

Confidential

Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Fixed problems dealing with Confidential and Confidential users’ questions and situations.
  • Assisted in the day to day activities centered on Confidential maintenance.
  • Primary contact for all troubleshooting, configuration, and metrics generation for the entire duration of being with Lockheed and Confidential .
  • Utilized Crystal Reports daily to provide accurate metric reporting.

Confidential, Fairfax, VA

Senior Rational Tools Administrator/Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Served as the lead Administrator for Rational Tools that were used for Patent Trade Office in Virginia.
  • Trained, managed, and aided the junior tool administrators through the configuration management process for SRA.
  • Created the Requirements process flow for gathering and housing of requirements in the RequisitePro tool.
  • Lead meetings with the customer and elicited RequisitePro project requirements for new project creation.
  • Ensured ongoing success with the Confidential and Confidential tools being used by the client.
  • Delivered and produced as the lead consultant for the upgrade team to upgrade Rational Tools from 2003.x to Rational 7.x.

Confidential

Administrator/Troubleshooter

Responsibilities:

  • Performed daily maintenance on the Confidential server and client machines.
  • Primary contact for all troubleshooting/configuration issues and assist IT services in rollout and release of all new Confidential installations.
  • Routinely fixed problems dealing with Confidential and Confidential user questions and situations doing maintenance and configuring.

Confidential

Rational Software Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Served as the lead Rational Tool Suite Administrator who was responsible for Confidential administration, RequisitePro administration, and Confidential troubleshooter.
  • Provided Rational Tool administration for RequisitePro and Confidential .
  • Edited and performed builds and build audits for Thales radio systems with the use of Rational Tools Suite.
  • Provided COTS software improvements, evaluations and installations on a daily basis.
  • Led customer training, software support and upgrades, and overall CM project management.

Confidential, Chantilly, VA

Rational Tools Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Directly served as the Rational Tool Suite Administrator in charge of Rational AnalystStudio Suite, installation, and configuration of the Rational Server and Rational environment.
  • Created and administered Microsoft Access databases, and wrote/oversaw writing of requirements for projects.
  • Provided COTS software improvements, evaluations and installations, customer training, software support and upgrades, and overall project management (company-wide).
  • Tested, evaluated and installed COTS software in a deadline driven environment.

Environment: NT, 98, 2000

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