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Technical Architect Resume

SUMMARY:

  • 8.8 years of IT experience in Planning, installing, configuring, administering, tuning and troubleshooting IBM WebSphere Application Server, IBM WebSphere Portal Server, IBM WebSphere MQ Network Deployment and Base on various Operating Systems like AIX, SUN Solaris, LINUX and Windows.
  • Installations of IBM WebSphere Application Server V5.x,6.x,7.x and 8.x Base & Network Deployment and process server,MQ V5.x, 6.X and 7.x.
  • IBM WebSphere Portal Server V8.x,V9.x Administraton Experience in Installation, Configuration, deployments using xmlaccess, Performance Tuning, Troubleshooting.
  • Involved in WebSphere Process Server 6.x administration.
  • Involved in the design, setting standards and implementation of all WebSphere projects.
  • Implemented the automation of WebSphere installation, upgrade, configuration.
  • Implemented the automation of WebSphere Portal Upgrades.
  • Developed custom monitoring scripts along with implementing Wily Introscope
  • Worked on all WebSphere and Portal migrations.
  • Installing and Configuring IHS, generating and Configuring WebSphere Plug - ins, HTTP Transports and Virtual Hosts for the Product.
  • Experience in SSL configuration for Apache WebServer,IBM HTTP Server Webserver, Iplanet web server, Data Power and WebSphere.
  • Installation and setup of Tomcat application server on multiple environments Unix/Linux & Windows.
  • Experience on Deploying Java, J2EE Applications in WebSphere and tomcat Application Servers.
  • Experienced in applying Fix Packs, refresh pack and Cumulative Fixes for WebSphere application server.
  • Well-experienced in the migration tasks of WebSphere from V 5.x to 6.x & V 6.x to 7.x and v 7.x to 8.x.
  • Troubleshoot & debug the issues in the applications on Tomcat & WebSphere application servers.
  • Experience in SSO installation and configuration for Site Minder Web agent and TAI.
  • Through Knowledge of installation, configuration and deployment of J2EE application, connecting to back-end resources, performance tuning, automation, and troubleshooting.
  • Configured and Enabled the Global Security System for WAS Administration for Console users and Console Groups.
  • Participation in on-call rotation supporting 24x7 critical production applications.
  • Have extensive experience in working on OOAD with MVC, J2EE Server side Technologies (JDBC, JSP and Servlets), IBM WebSphere Application Servers.
  • Having knowledge on TCP/IP, DNS, LDAP, SOAP, HTTPS protocols.
  • Worked with the Application Development team from the very beginning phases of a project to insure that all proposed technologies and solutions are met the business requirements.
  • Experience in monitoring and maintaining multiple applications in Development, QA, Staging and Production environments.
  • Installation and
  • Having Knowledge in Data Power and Message Broker.
  • Experience in deploying J2EE application on JBoss application server.
  • Experience in configuration and troubleshooting on JBoss application server.
  • Experience in troubleshooting and bringing up failed mission critical production systems under extreme pressure conditions and time constraints.
  • Used IBM thread and monitor dump analyzer, IBM heap analyzer and IBM memory dump tools to analyze java cores & heap dumps.
  • Experienced in performance tuning using Wily Introscope, ITCAM and Tivoli Performance Viewer.
  • Ability to communicate requirements effectively to team members and manage application development.
  • Excellent problem resolving interpersonal & communication skills with ability to work under pressure in a highly visible role in a team and individually.
  • Creating Users and Domains on Data Power.
  • Install, configure, and maintain WebSphere Message Broker V6.1 and MQ V6.0.
  • Implemented the clustering of queue managers to achieve work load balancing and to reduce system administration.
  • Creation of Broker and Configuration Manager Components on LINUX and windows environments.
  • Configured MQ Objects within the WebSphere Application Environment.
  • Resolving Incidents by working very closely with Application Team.
  • Configure IBM MQ in a Clustered Environment.
  • Creating Execution groups and Broker Topologies.
  • Created MQ Queues and Channels required for the Application.
  • Configure SSL Security for MQ Client /Server and Server-Server.
  • Created Topics and configured and enabled Publish/Subscribe messaging.
  • Created queue clusters and stopping and starting the queue managers and Qmgr Services.
  • Deployed Bar Files and involved in trouble shooting the Broker issues. Involved in stopping and starting of Message Flows and execution groups.
  • Setup High Availability for MQ servers.
  • Configuring User Agents, SSL Proxy Profile, Crypto Profile’s & Crypto Certificates on Data Power.
  • Worked on automating the deployment & Monitoring the several environments using Unix Shell, Jython & Python scripting.
  • Document SOPS for junior Engineers.
  • Installed, configured and administered Weblogic server on Red hat Linux 5/6 Windows server 2008 in both production and development environment and SOA environment
  • Used the WebLogic Server Administration Console to control production-specific deployment details.
  • Configured High Availability based environments in clusters.
  • Configured JDBC and JMS servers on webLogic server.
  • Installed, configured and administered Apache HTTP 2.0
  • Managed Weblogic clusters having 14 managed servers on cluster of machines
  • Deployed multiple applications on WebLogic server and maintained load balancing, high availability and fail over functionality
  • Created, configured and maintained Weblogic managed servers and server clusters.
  • Deployed and maintained web, Java, and enterprise applications.
  • Installed and configured plugins such as Apache, Tomcat, and Sun One with Weblogic.
  • Configured JDBC with databases such as Oracle and Point Base.
  • Managed and maintained vendor relationship for BEA and VeriSign.
  • Managing and coordinating ongoing upgrade and migration of platform to stay up to date with the software versions and patches being released to mitigate bugs and issues.
  • Developed an automation tool using shell scripting that would start, stop and check the status of the web process on application servers from a centralized jump server and generate alarms.
  • Built strong understating of SSL certificates and their implementation including complete lifecycle

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Application/Web servers: IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)8.5.5.x/7.0/6.x and 5.x, IBM HTTP Server(IHS)6.x/7.x/8.x, Apache Web server 2.0/2.2/2.4, Tomcat 7.x,8.x, JBoss, iPlanet Web server 6.0/7.0, IBM WebSphere MQ 7/8 & Message Broker, IBM Integration Bus ( IIB V 9.0 or 10.0),BEA WebLogic Server 8.1/9.x/10.x

Authentication Tools: ISAM 9.0.X

Operating Systems: LINUX (REDHAT 6, 5), IBM AIX 7.x/6.x/5.x, SUN Solaris 2.7/2.8/2.9, Windows NT/2000 server, Windows 2003/2008 server.

Java Technologies: Servlets, JSP, Applets, AWT, Swing, EJB, J2EE, JMS, Networking, JDBC/ODBC, CXF, JNDI, RMI, JPA/ Hibernate 3.0, Spring 3.0

Languages: C, C++, Java, Visual Basic, SQL, PL/SQL.

Scripting Languages: Unix Shell script (Bourne, ksh, csh, bash), Jython & Python, ANT, Perl, JavaScript, JACL.

Markup Languages: HTML, XML/XSL and DHTML.

Databases: DB2, Oracle 11g, 10.x Sybase, SQL Server and MS Access, JDBC & ODBC.

Protocols: TCP/IP, HTTP/HTTPS, RMI/IIOP, SSL, LDAP, DNS, FTP, SFTP, SOAP, and HTTP.

Monitoring Tools: Remedy 6.0/7.0/7.5, Tivoli Performance Viewer, Thread Analyzer, Log Analyzer, Heap Analyzer and Wily Introscope.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Environment: ISAM 9, Tomcat & Apache

Technical Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Installed and configured and administered IBM Security Access Manager 9.0.0.x for e-business components such as policy server, Authorization server, Web Seals and TDS on AIX, RHEL v6.3 X-86 32bit/64bit and windows platforms.
  • Responsible in resolving issues with user provision, password management, SSL certificate management and user management activities.
  • Monitored and supported all production applications and resolved any infrastructure issues encountered.
  • Created Authenticated and non-Authenticated junctions in Web SEAL to backend servers (IBM HTTP server) for secure communication
  • Responsible for opening PMRs to IBM Support for critical issues & follow up on them
  • Responsible for debugging application problems during the development of the application.
  • Handled change/problem/release/escalation procedures. Install and configure Apache, Tomcat Webserver in various environments.
  • SSL implementation for Tomcat and Apache instances using self-signed and external certificates.
  • Created Access Control List(ACL), Protected Object Paths.
  • Provided trouble-shooting and configuration of WebSEAL and all components with-in the ISAM/Identity Management space.
  • Providing Authentication and Authorization for Users and Groups to Development and Non-Production regions.
  • Configured Single Sign On(SSO) solutions for many applications.
  • ISAM Appliance backup through firmware settings.

Confidential

Environment: WebSphere 5.0, 6.0, and 7.0Base and ND UNIX (AIX, LINUX) and WINDOWS

Middleware Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Set up of Application environment which includes installation of products like IBM WebSphere Application Server, IBM HTTP Server on UNIX, LINUX and Windows platform.
  • Ensuring High availability, Workload management by implementing clustering for WAS.
  • Configuring WebSphere env as per application requirement which includes J2C resources, JMS resources.etc
  • Deploying J2EE enterprise applications on WebSphere.
  • Ensuring security by implementing SSL b/w Webserver and Application server.
  • Trouble-shoot the Application Server issues by analysing logs, trace, Dumps (Thread) and using ISA (IBM Support Assistance Tool)
  • Copying jar’s, tar and untarring on AIX environment
  • Applied Fix packs/e Fixes /Refresh packs / Cumulative fix packs for WAS using update installer and automating it
  • Debugging applications in Base and ND of WebSphere Application Server providing load balancing and clustering solutions
  • Monitoring and maintaining multiple applications in development, QA, staging and production environments.
  • Install & Update the SSL certs on Sun one Iplanet, Apache, and “IHS” also configured URL redirection on these webservers. Configuring changes to Webservers (Iplanet) for Site minder communication.
  • Carried out successful implementation of Chinese character URL redirections and helped other teams
  • Creation of Queue Manager, Queues, User Creation and Monitoring the Queue depth, Listener status, channel status, Queue manager and resolving incidents in MQ. Handling Business Queries on MQ/MB Infrastructure
  • Create / Modify MQ/MB infrastructure for new/existing projects based on the request from the project teams. Provide assistance to application team to test MQ/MB components for new and existing projects.
  • Installation and cluster creation on WSRR, application deployment, Data source creation and configuring rest endpoints.
  • SSL creation/Renewal on data power Xi150/152 boxes.
  • Creation of concepts and upload of WSDL files in WSRR and changing the governance state to various stages of cycles like Dev to production.
  • Creation of proactive monitoring shell scripts in order to automate the day today jobs and also to reduce the number of incidents beforehand.
  • Responsible to follow up with vendor teams for SR / PMR update for Middleware related issue (IBM, Oracle)
  • Responsible to review the shift handover and work with priority incidents
  • SPOC for any incident escalation and also responsible for management update on ODR & Client calls for S1/S2 cases
  • Help team mates for technical support and also proactively work on high priority incidents very closely.
  • Technology Expert with BEA WebLogic, JBoss Application Servers, iPlanet Web Server, Apache Web server setup, configuration and capacity planning.
  • Deployed wars and ears using WebLogic Admin Console as well as running scripts.
  • Installaiton and configuration of JBoss application server(4.0.3SP1, 4.0.2.GA, 4.0.4.GA and 4.2.2)
  • Installed fix packs and patches to WebLogic Server and JDK.
  • Maintained BEA WebLogic Application Server 8.1/9.x/10.x on different UNIX platforms and have setup development, testing, staging and production environments for the on going application development.
  • Deployed the applications on multiple WebLogic Server and maintained Load balancing,
  • High availability and Fail over functionality.
  • Configured and administered JDBC, JMS, JNDI and SNMP in Weblogic Server 8.1 and JBoss
  • Configure Clustering EJB objects, JDBC connections and JMS connection factories.
  • Configure Node manager for administer the Managed servers.
  • Shell scripting on need basis to automate the daily administrative tasks, build and deployment activities
  • Configure and administered Connection pools for JDBC connections.
  • Configure LDAP using Netscape directory Server for user authentication.
  • Extensively involved with trouble shooting/performance/tuning/Monitoring of WebLogic which includes JVM heap size, Thread management, JDBC connection, Number of beans in cache, stateless/state full EJB allocation, Thread dump analysis, Queue depth monitoring.
  • Implemented customized scripts for deployment using ANT script, WebLogic start/stop, WLS environment variable profiles, loading classpath, log rotation, from Development through Production environments.
  • Involved in using Introscope Enterprise Manager and web view for determining performance problems
  • Configured and implemented SSL on WebLogic servers.
  • Development teams on Work with application troubleshooting JBoss administration issues
  • Provided level 2 and level 3 technical supports for Production applications.
  • Installed various versions of JDK upgrades for DST on different versions of WebLogic Server.
  • Involved in troubleshooting, performance monitoring using Wily.
  • Installed, Configured and managed various web servers including Apache Tomcat, Sun ONE iPlanet web server.
  • Deployed the EAR files and scripting automated deployment of the applications.
  • Supported WebLogic Application Server clustering, load balancing and fail over.
  • Configured the web server interfaces, session management, virtual hosts and transports for WebLogic.

Confidential

Environment: WebSphere 6.0 and 7.0 Base and ND UNIX (AIX, LINUX) and WINDOWS

Middleware/WebSphere Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Set up of Application environment which includes installation of products like IBM WebSphere Application Server, IBM HTTP Server on UNIX, LINUX and Windows platform.
  • Ensuring High availability, Workload management by implementing clustering for WAS.
  • Configuring Websphere env as per application requirement which includes J2C resources, JMS resources.etc
  • Deploying J2EE enterprise applications on websphere.
  • Ensuring security by implementing SSL b/w Webserver and Application server.
  • Trouble-shoot the Application Server issues by analyzing logs, trace, Dumps (Thread) and using ISA (IBM Support Assistance Tool)
  • Implementing Patch on IBM webpshere and IBM HTTP server.
  • Well versed with Industry standard Change Management and Incident Management process using BMC Software’s Remedy Tool
  • Providing support to Datacenter team during the migration / maintenance activities.
  • Developing scripts for various maintenance tasks of Application server.
  • Preparing the SOP, System Implementation, Change artifact documents.
  • Installed and configured WebLogic Server 8.1 on Sun Solaris.
  • Deployed wars and ears using WebLogic Admin Console as well as running scripts.
  • Configuring and Administering JDBC, JMS, JNDI in WebLogic Server 8.1.
  • Install and configure Microsoft IIS, Apache, and Tomcat WebServer in various environments.
  • Configured and administered WebLogic server with Oracle9i database.
  • Installation, Configuration, monitoring and administration of JBOSS application server
  • Used Ant scripts to deploy the applications like formats of WAR, JAR, and EAR in WebLogic 8.1.
  • Deployed the applications on multiple WebLogic Servers and maintained Load balancing, High availability and Fail over functionalities.
  • Configured Connection Factory and Distributed Queue as JMS system resources.
  • Configured Node manager to remotely administer Managed servers, start and stop servers from admin console.
  • Configured JDBC connection pools and data sources for the applications.
  • Configured JMS Connection factories and Queues for messaging applications.
  • Involved in monitoring and tuning performance metrics like JVM, execute threads, JDBC connections.

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