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Middleware And Aws Cloud Lead Resume

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SUMMARY:

  • Santosh Kumar Singh is a Middleware Administrator & AWS cloud Lead with 13+ Years of Professional experience in Middleware Administration with cloud experience.
  • About 13 years of experience in setup, installation and administration of IBM WebSphere Application Server 4.0, 5.0, 5.1, 6.0, 6.1, 7.0, 8.0 and 8.5 Base and Network Deployment
  • Working experience in different application server like jboss, weblogic, oracle and iis and implementing project on it.
  • AWS Cloud infrastructure working experience and working experience and aws plural site certified.
  • Working knowledge in AWS vpc, ec2, auto scaling, route53, ELB, failover design, cludformation and lambda function, cloudtrail, cloudwatch, flow logs, ebs and s3.
  • Working knowledge of Configuration tool Ansible, container service docker and kubernetes
  • Experience in the implementation of Allstate Drivewise program on aws cloud.
  • Managed and designed all the lower environment and production as lead for the datacenter and cloud infrastructure
  • Instrumental in designing the end to end web and IOT project and implementation and delivering it
  • Technical specification design document for the new environment setup and implementation
  • Designing the disaster recovery and exercise twice a year for the application for in - house and cloud hosted and correcting and keeping up to date dr actual time and designed time.
  • Change and service management and tracking for the scheduled and planned changes for the different product. Weekly change meeting and communication to all team and impact analysis.
  • Leading the severity one issue for all the different product and tracking the resolution and root cause.
  • Instrumental in working with all the product and taking the requirement and implementing end to end solution.
  • Knowledge of the Wily, dynatrace, splunk, IRIS monitoring and implementing for the different product.
  • Securing the application using Tivoli access manager and web services with layer7.
  • Designing the network architecture document & keeping up to update with changes.
  • Security vulnalbrilties contact lead and remediating on the infrastructure and or from application pen testing like TLS1.2/ssl and other vulnalbrilties reported.
  • Linux and windows patching contact for the project and coordination and validation post patching.
  • Lifecycle management for the Linux and windows server and planning and execution of the project.
  • Secure ID maintaining in vault and periodically password change and management.
  • Rapid response group setup for all product and managing them and keeping up-to-date.
  • Vendor communication ex: AT&T, danlaw, destination rewards for the device management and rewards for Allstate insurance.
  • Ability to work independently, and with minimum supervision.
  • Leading the team and delivering the project with timely manner.
  • CI/CD knowledge using Jenkins, git and other tools for automating the repetitive and deployment jobs.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Web Technologies: - HTML, DHTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSP 1.2, EJB 3.0.Servlets 2.x and JAXP

Operating Systems: - AIX 5.x, Solaris 8/9/10/11, Red Hat Enterprise, Linux, Windows NT/ 98/95/2000/2008/2012/ XP

Databases: - Oracle 8i/9i/10g, IBM DB2 UDB 7.2, MSAccess, and SQL Server 7.0,casendra

Web / Application Servers: - WAS4.0.x/5.x/ 6.0/6.1/7.0/8.0/8.5/9, WPS5.0/5.1, JBOSS 4.3/5.0.1/5.10/5.1.1, IBM HTTP Server 1.3.x.x/2.0.x.x, IIS, Tomcat 5.0, tomcat 6.0, weblogic 9

Monitoring tools: - Tivoli Performance Viewer, Wily,Oem,sitescope,dynatrace,splunk

Version Control Software: - Perforce, CVS,github

Cloud:: Amazon web services

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, IL

Middleware and aws cloud lead

Responsibilities:

  • AWS Cloud infrastructure knowledge and working experience and aws plural site certified.
  • Working knowledge in AWS vpc, eC2, auto scaling, route53, ELB, failover design, cludformation and lambda function, cloudtrail, ebs and s3.
  • Instrumental in the implementation of Allstate Drivewise program on aws cloud.
  • Managed and designed all the lower environment and production as lead for the datacenter and cloud infrastructure
  • About 12 years of experience in setup, installation and administration of IBM WebSphere Application Server 4.0, 5.0, 5.1, 6.0, 6.1, 7.0, 8.0 and 8.5 Base and Network Deployment.
  • Designing the disaster recovery and exercising twice a year for the application for in-house and cloud hosted and correcting and keeping up to date dr actual time and designed time.
  • Change and service management and tracking for the scheduled and planned changes for the different product. Weekly change meeting and communication to all team and impact analysis.
  • Leading the severity one issue for all the different product and tracking the resolution and root cause
  • Instrumental in working with all the product and taking the requirement and implementing end to end solution.
  • Knowledge of the Wily, dynatrace, splunk, IRIS monitoring and implementing for the different product.
  • Securing the application using Tivoli access manager web services with layer7.
  • Designing the network architecture document & keeping up to update with changes.
  • Security vulnalbrilties contact lead and remediating on the infrastructure and or from application pen testing
  • Lifecycle management for the Linux and windows server and planning and execution of the project.
  • Secure ID maintaining in vault and periodically password change and management.
  • Rapid response group setup for all product and managing them and keeping up-to-date.
  • Configuration of Network Deployment for Centralized Management of Applications.
  • Configuring of JDBC Providers, Data Sources, Virtual Hosts, Global Security, SSL, and LDAP.
  • Expertise in administering and maintaining both production and development environment.
  • Implement Security using Role based Administration (Monitor, Operator, Configuration, and Administrator).
  • Experienced in Installing Fix Packs and Cumulative fix packs and Migrating to latest versions.
  • Good at troubleshooting using Traces, Logs and Log Analyzer.
  • Experience in Installing, Configuring and Administering Web Servers like IBM HTTP Server1.3.x, 2.0.x.x, Sun One Web Server, Apache, IIS.
  • Good at Performance monitoring using Resource Analyzer and Tivoli Performance Viewer.
  • Working on various components of Websphere such as Workload Management (WLM), Websphere Administration, Configuration, Tuning, Clustering and troubleshooting WebSphere related problems.
  • Problem Determination through the log files and rectified the problems or interacting with IBM support to solve problems.
  • Created IBM Problem Management Records (PMR) to report WebSphere Application Server problems.
  • Prepared best practice documents for external customers.

Confidential, Nj

Technical Architect Consultant & WebSphere Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with Architecture teams for the approvals and on the development of standards, processes and procedures related to IBM Web Sphere Application Server 6.1,7, IBM Http server 6.1,7, Site minder 6.0, Ldap 6.3 for the Production environment.
  • Installation and Configuration of: WebSphere Application Server 6.1/7 Base/ND.
  • Configuration of new IHS Web Servers and Virtual Hosts
  • Created and setup new WebSphere Application Servers in a clustered environment.
  • Deployed new Enterprise J2EE applications in the shared /Dedicated WAS environment
  • Configured the web server interfaces (plug-in file), Session Management, virtual hosts, datasources, HTTP Transports for Application servers Instances and applications.
  • Configured WebSphere resources like JDBC providers, JDBC data sources, connection pooling
  • Monitored the JVM performance by WebSphere Heap Size, garbage collection, JDBC Pools Responsible for Architectural Design,
  • Implementation and periodic testing and support of Web Environments with respect to High Availability and Disaster Recovery.
  • Deployments of pilot applications.
  • Diagnosed the problems caused in the applications through the log files and rectified the problems
  • Issues involving LDAP/Siteminder Authentication.
  • Analyze and troubleshoot application system problems and determine root causes.
  • WebSphere application server 6.1, WAS 6.1 Plug-in and IBM Http server 6.1, Implementation Standards and procedures, Naming Standards, Port Standards, File Structure and Permissions, Application Server, Plug-in and Web Server Logging Standards, uninstallation, backup and restore.
  • Handled the transition to Operation team.
  • Also Worked on Websphere Disaster recovery and implemented

Confidential, Columbus, IN

Technical Architect & Middleware Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with Architecture teams for the approvals and on the development of standards, processes and procedures related to IBM Web Sphere Application Server 6.1,7, IBM Http server 6.1,7, Site minder 6.0, Ldap 6.3 for the Production environment.
  • Installation and Configuration of: WebSphere Application Server 6.1/7 Base/ND.
  • Configuration of new IHS Web Servers and Virtual Hosts
  • Created and setup new WebSphere Application Servers in a clustered environment.
  • Deployed new Enterprise J2EE applications in the shared /Dedicated WAS environment
  • Configured the web server interfaces (plug-in file), Session Management, virtual hosts, datasources, HTTP Transports for Application servers Instances and applications.
  • Configured WebSphere resources like JDBC providers, JDBC data sources, connection pooling
  • Monitored the JVM performance by WebSphere Heap Size, garbage collection, JDBC Pools Responsible for Architectural Design,
  • Implementation and periodic testing and support of Web Environments with respect to High Availability and Disaster Recovery.
  • Deployments of pilot applications.
  • Diagnosed the problems caused in the applications through the log files and rectified the problems
  • Issues involving LDAP/Site minder Authentication.
  • Analyze and troubleshoot application system problems and determine root causes.
  • WebSphere application server 6.1, WAS 6.1 Plug-in and IBM Http server 6.1, Implementation Standards and procedures, Naming Standards, Port Standards, File Structure and Permissions, Application Server, Plug-in and Web Server Logging Standards, uninstallation, backup and restore.
  • Handled the transition to Operation team.
  • Also Worked on Websphere Disaster recovery and implemented .

Confidential, Hartfort, CT

Senior Middleware Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Deployed the Applications through eWAD(inhouse) tool in the WAS 6.0/6.1
  • Deployed and configured the applications through eWAD(inhouse) tool on JBOSS 4.3/5.x Application server.
  • Configured J2EE applications on JBOSS Application Servers.
  • Worked closed with developers in developing the code using JBDS.
  • Worked closely with developers to define and configured application Servers, Virtual Hosts, Web Applications, Web resources, Servlets, JDBC drivers and Servlet Engines-as well as deployment of EJBs across multiple instances of WebSphere.
  • Handled Staging and production environments as part of the application deployment
  • Configured WebSphere MQ JMS Provider to provide J2EE connection factories for making connections to JMS queue/topic destination.
  • Installed EARs, WARs, RAR and configured application specific JVM settings, Web container parameters using the Admin Console.
  • Enabled security for the Admin Console and application components.
  • Occasionally used Resource Analyzer/ Tivoli Performance Viewer to monitor WebSphere Applications and tuned the environment accordingly like changing the JVM Heap, Connection Pool sizes..
  • Assembled and Deployed the application in staging, in productions, following change management practices and 24/7 support, worked in shifts.
  • Troubleshooting Admin Server start-up issues, Java code defects after deployment, and class path issues by checking the JVM logs, plug-in logs and the web server logs.
  • Performed routine management of WebSphere Environment like monitoring Disk Space, CPU Utilization.
  • Prepared best practice documents for external customers.

Confidential

Middleware Administrator

  • Installed and configured IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.0.2/6.1, Network Deployment on IBM AIX, Sun Solaris for development and production environments.
  • Installed, Configured and administration of IBM Directory Server V5.1/6.0.
  • Created users, roles and groups for securing the websphere admin console.
  • Created and managed connection pools of WebSphere and clusters.
  • Setting up the Clusters in both horizontal and vertical clustered environments on WAS 5.1.1.x/6.0.2.x for Work Load Management (WLM).
  • Extensively involved in management of the Build and Migration process.
  • Involved in deploying the EAR files and scripting automated deployment of the applications using shell and JACL.
  • Involved in Creating Shell Scripts like Automation of Startup and Shutdown Processes and Automated the WAS environment with Jacl and Jython Scripts
  • Configured Web Sphere resources like JDBC providers, JDBC data sources, connection pooling, JMS, session management, virtual hosts and HTTP transports.
  • Experience using java profiling technologies like jprobe to for diagnosing the application performance.
  • Installed the fix packs for the problems to get solved with the Application Server.
  • Involved in transitioning J2EE applications from quality assurance to production environment on Sun Solaris, AIX and Windows NT environments.
  • Configured and setup Secure Sockets Layers (SSL) for data encryption and client authentication between LDAP and Websphere via Two Way SSL.
  • Installed, configured and maintained IBM HTTP Server 6.0/6.1 on IBM AIX and Windows NT/2000/2003 servers.
  • Generated http plug-in config and updated webserver plug-in after deploying applications in a clustered environment.
  • Responsible for finding out any issues that arise on the web servers by analyzing access logs, error logs and plug-in logs located on the same.
  • Providing continuous Development/Integration supports for all the applications.
  • Experienced in opening/resolving assigned (Service Desk Tickets) and discuss the same with the offshore team in Daily Meetings.
  • Configured websphere application server with Oracle, DB2 database.
  • Raising the IBM PMR with technical support to resolve the issue.
  • Experience using MS Visio to keep track of topologies and changes in environmental settings.
  • Involved in trouble shooting by running traces and collecting heap dumps .
  • Involved in Performance tuning using Resource analyzer and Log analyzer .
  • Good at isolating and troubleshooting the issue at web level/ code level/ configuration level/ connectivity level.
  • Used the built-in “scheduler” feature to schedule nightly/weekly batch jobs.
  • Trained and shared knowledge to off-shore teams.
  • Assisted Technical Teams in analyzing and understanding the requirements from Business Groups.
  • Performed documentation of all procedures and any other important issue.
  • Responsible for 24/7 on call and Production Support on rotation basis.

Environment: IBM WAS 5.x/6.0.x and 6.1.x, RedHat Linux 4/5, AIX, Sun Solaris 9, IBM Directory Server v5.1/6.0, IBM HTTP Server 6.1, IBM DB2 7.1, Windows 2000/2003 server.

Confidential

Software Engineer

  • Installed and configured IBM WebSphere Application Server 5.0, JDBC drivers and Servlets engines on, Linux & Windows
  • Creating clustered environments
  • Configuring the Development servers, staging and production servers.
  • Troubleshoot issues in Integration, Test and Stage Environments
  • Perform Smoke Test in Integration, Test and Stage Environments.
  • Enterprise application Deployment and Upgrades
  • Take full builds in Integration Environments
  • Monitoring Production servers
  • Coordinating with QA team.Hands on with setting up Environment for Application packaging and deploying Enterprise Application Archive (EAR), Web Application Archive (WAR), JSP’s, and Servlets in staging, production.Problem Determination through the log files and rectified the problems or interacting with IBM support to solve problems.Created IBM Problem Management Records (PMR) to report WebSphere Application Server problems.
  • Expertise in Migration, testing and production.
  • Configuring WebSphere Application Server on multiple platforms for both horizontal and vertical scaling for Work Load Management.
  • Enabling Performance Monitoring Service (PMI).
  • Collection of JVM statistics, garbage collection data for monitoring the heap and physical memory.
  • Enabling Java Virtual Machine profiler Interface (JVMPI) for more comprehensive performance analysis.

Confidential

Middleware Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Administrating WebSphere 5.1/6.0/6.1 versions.
  • Worked closely with developers to define and configured application Servers, Virtual Hosts, Web Applications, Web resources, Servlets, JDBC drivers and Servlet Engines-as well as deployment of EJBs across multiple instances of WebSphere.
  • Implemented Horizontal and Vertical Clustering, Performance tuning and trouble shooting of IBM WebSphere Application Server 5.1.
  • Handled Staging and production environments as part of the application deployment
  • Installed EARs, WARs and configured application specific JVM settings, Web container parameters using the Admin Console.
  • Occasionally used Resource Analyzer/ Tivoli Performance Viewer to monitor WebSphere Applications and tuned the environment accordingly like changing the JVM Heap, Connection Pool sizes.
  • Assembled and Deployed the application in MANT, PRODUCTION, following change management practices and 24/7 support, worked in shifts.
  • Troubleshooting Admin Server start-up issues, Java code defects after deployment, and class path issues by checking the JVM logs, plug-in logs and the web server logs.
  • Performed routine management of WebSphere Environment like monitoring Disk Space, CPU Utilization.
  • Prepared best practice documents for external customers.

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