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Sr. Middleware Consultant Resume

NJ

SUMMARY:

  • Over 13 years of progressive IT experience and expertise in a wide range of IT disciplines specializing in middleware technologies including WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere MQ and Message Broker, Weblogic, webservers, adept in all facets of architecture, administration, maintenance, integration, software licensing, audit, security, troubleshooting including installation and configuration.
  • Over 5 years of Leadership experience including managing Middleware / EAI teams, and serving as the Subject Matter Expert for various IT related steering committees (e.g. Architecture Review Board, Change Management, Enterprise System Review Board, Disaster Recovery, Data Center Consolidation, Messaging & File Transfer, IT Standards, etc…)
  • Expertise in Troubleshooting, Problem Management, and Performance analysis of JEE applications running on IBM Web Sphere Products.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Applications: Web Sphere Application Server, Web Sphere Portal Server, Oracle Web Logic IBM MQ Series, Connect Direct, SAP BO 3.1, Red Hat JBOSS, Apache Tomcat Centricity/Logician EMR, DataPower Appliances, Amazon Cloud computing, AWS, Middleware technologies, Microsoft SQL Enterprise Manager, IBM Message Broker administration, SWIFT, PEGA.

Hardware: IBM HS21 blades, DS 4800 SAN, SUN V490, V890,HP Itanium, DL ML Series Servers

Operating Systems: Solaris 8,9 and 10, Red Hat Linux, AIX, HP - UX, Windows NT - 2008

Languages: C, Java, SQL, PL/SQL, PHP, Unix Shell Scripting

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Sr. Middleware Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Working as SME for Websphere application server / IIS/ Web sphere Message Queue applications Pega and Swift Upgrade.
  • Using Tier III architecture, Deisgned solution to migrate the customer management application from local cloud to AWS.
  • Migrating from a mix of Rackspace Cloud/Physical systems into Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • MQ 6.1 - 7.0 and WAS 6.1 - 8.5 up gradation.
  • Oversee multiple projects simultaneously, managing and coordinating middleware engineering functional roles, including high level designs, low level designs, testing plans, implementation plans, and production turnover.
  • Managed escalated issues. Interacted with counterparts in engineering, application development, configuration management, QA, production support, and other technical and business partners.
  • Supported Websphere technologies in a production environment, and works with business and IT personnel to resolve production issues.

Confidential, NJ

Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Served as a technical lead on projects and Subject Matter Expert for the Enterprise Systems Review Board.
  • Designed and implemented the IBM-MQ based DR setup for multiple clients
  • Successful migration of customers from IBM MQ 5.2 - IBM MQ 7.0
  • IIS web server administration on v5.0, v6.0, v7.0, v7.5
  • Peer reviewed promotion request documents and provided final approval for Production related infrastructure changes and or code deployments.
  • Middleware environment administration (Install, configure, migrations, tuning, reporting, and day to day administration).
  • Facilitating the project team in planning, estimating and non-functional requirements on the project.
  • Developed and managed the department headcount, capital and expense budget for middleware the middleware components and services
  • Oversee multiple projects simultaneously, managing and coordinating middleware engineering functional roles, including high level designs, low level designs, testing plans, implementation plans, and production turnover.
  • Provided technical leadership to the middleware engineering team.
  • Administration and setting up the environment for middleware monitoring tools like net cool, BMC middleware monitoring tool.
  • Active participation in project meetings and provide input to design and implementation of middleware solutions.
  • JAVA application deployments and monitor multiple environments to ensure dat applications are performing to meet customer, user, and company expectations.
  • Build, administer and ensure availability and usability of middleware technologies such as application servers, service-oriented architecture, portal and integration platforms
  • Installation, configuration, deployments and troubleshooting on Websphere Application Server and Weblogic/Jboss/Tomcat and IBM Http Server.
  • Active participation in project meetings and provide input to design and implementation of middleware solutions.

Confidential, MIDDLE TOWN, NJ

Sr. System Administrator / Team Supervisor

Responsibilities:

  • Led meetings to develop Middleware standards with various IT cross-functional teams
  • Installed, configured, patched, and upgraded Websphere technologies on Windows, AIX, and zLinux pattforms.
  • Worked on the application infrastructure based ITIL standards.
  • Worked with IBM DataPower devices to integrate Web Services.
  • Proactively monitored the performance and availability of key middleware components in production and test environments.
  • Experienced in deploying EAR, WAR and JAR files on Websphere Application Server V5.x/6.x and configuring various resources for applications.
  • Installed and configured WebLogic 9.1 in multiple environments.
  • Provided 24x7 production and on-support for WebSphere Application Server, MQSeries, Message Broker, and MQ Workflow environments.
  • Provided task level detail feedback to the Project Manager or Project Lead
  • Applied security related patches to web related services.
  • Administered portal, web, and application services.
  • Administration of Websphere Message Queuing (WMQ)
  • Troubleshooting of application issues related to MQSeries by reviewing MQ Logs.
  • Setup and configuration of Microsoft IIS web server
  • IIS web server administration on v5.0, v6.0, v7.0, v7.5

Confidential

IT Operations Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Led the team of the City Hospital IT Infrastructure during the design and implementation phase. The services includes the WAN MPLS Connectivity, LAN cabling structure, IBM Blade Center Deployment, OS Configuration, Database and Application setup including HIS, RIS, LIS and HRMS.
  • Proactively engaged as the Tier 3 escalation point to satisfy requests for new applications or functionality or resolve system, software or hardware deficiencies in existing systems. These actions may include initiating technical research, presenting and leading a corrective plan of attack, interface with vendors for additional analysis, or executing a system recovery in the case of failure.
  • Expertise in Troubleshooting, Problem Management, and Performance analysis of JEE applications running on IBM WebSphere Products.
  • Managed the Intranet portal for a Group including employment Benefit, policy and procedure and survey modules.
  • Supported Websphere technologies in a production environment, and works with business and IT personnel to resolve production issues.
  • Successfully deployed and implemented the Server Health Checkup / Monitoring application across the network which is holding 80 Windows / Unix based servers

Confidential

Manager IT Operations

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and led the implementation of entire IT infrastructure in 120 Bed Hospital.
  • Led the IT Department and taking care of all the IT operations
  • Tracking project performance by setting milestones and determines IT operations by analyzing need of departments, modifications to core system applications.
  • Led the IT team to halp the hospital to get JCI . Followed the JCI standards, designed and implemented the policy and procedure as per JCI requirement.
  • Meets financial objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, and initiating corrective actions.
  • Managed the team of the City Hospital IT Infrastructure during the design and implementation phase. The services includes the WAN MPLS Connectivity, LAN cabling structure, IBM Blade Center Deployment, OS Configuration, Database and Application setup including HIS, RIS, LIS and HRMS.

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