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Middleware Lead Engineer Resume

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Dallas, TX

SUMMARY

  • Over 13 years of extensive experience in IT industry wif every increasing level of responsibility and expertise as Middleware Administrator on IBM WebSphere Application Server, IBM WebSphere MQ Series, TOMCAT, CA Siteminder, Apache, IHS, IPlanet, WebLogic, JBOSS, WebSphere Data power integrating wif all teh J2EE components and administration of IIS 6/7 on Wintel servers.
  • Proficient in Architecture, Installation, Setup and Configuration of IBM WebSphere Application Server, TOMCAT, WebLogic, IPlanet, Apache and IBM Http Server on various Operating Systems like Sun Solaris, Linux, Windows 2008/2012 and IIS administration on wintel servers.
  • Expertise in configuring J2EE Enterprise Applications on heterogeneous platforms under multi - cell and multi-node environments.
  • Experience in Performance Tuning, Load Balancing and Work Load Management on IBM Web Sphere Application Server 8.5/8.0/7.0/6.1.
  • Experience in migrating existing applications from WebSphere 6.1.x/7.0.x version Application servers to 8.0/8.5 on LINUX and Windows Platforms.
  • Experienced in Secured Socket Layer (SSL) configuration, creating self-signed certificates, generating certificate requests, Import/Export certificates and creating key databases.
  • Expertise in working wif QA team to identify performance bottlenecks using WilyIntroscope, Tivoli Performance Viewer and ITCAM for Application Server for performance monitoring of teh enterprise application on different loads.
  • Extensive experience in working wif Network Operations teams for configuration of load balancers, firewall requests, testing teh configuration, troubleshooting and problem resolution.
  • Configuring of JDBC Providers, Data Sources, Virtual Hosts, Global Security, Security Domain, SSL, and LDAP.
  • Represented as Primary/Secondary Technical Support on behalf of Client to IBM for PMR raising, Software, License Management and follow-up activities
  • Expertise in architecting solutions across teh enterprise using CA Single Sign on (CA Siteminder).
  • Expertise in Installation, configuration, deployment and maintenance of teh Siteminder components teh Policy Server, Web Agent, Policy Store and Key Store certificate store.
  • Involved in Siteminder policy server upgrades from Siteminder R5.5 to R6.0 and Siteminder R6.0 to R12.51 on Unix and wintel servers
  • Experience as a configuration administrator to protect web applications using CA Single Sign On.
  • Hands-on experience wif Configuration aspects of protecting Web Application using SiteMinder - Agent, ACO, HCO, Domains, Realms, Rules, Response and Policies.
  • Tuned teh JVMs by analyzing teh Must Gather information using Heap Analyzer and thread Analyzer for Application Server Hangs on Linux and Solaris
  • Tuning teh Prepared Statement Cache for WebSphere Application Server, dis resulted in very large Application Server memory footprints and Out of Memory errors or crashes of teh Java process
  • Experience in change control tool like ITSM, ITPAM and HP Service Manager V7/V9
  • Installed and configured .NET applications on IIS 6.0/7.5/8.0 web servers in windows 20 R2 servers.
  • Strongly experienced in teh installation, configuration and administration of JBoss Application Server versions 5.x/6.x
  • Strong technical noledge in JBoss application server implementation, support, workload management and performance tuning including web server setup configuration.
  • Strong experience in webserver app server plugins such as mod jk, mod cluster, mod proxy plugins between Apache, IHS.
  • Strongly experienced in teh installation, configuration and administration of Apache 2.x HTTP Web Server, and Apache TOMCAT 6.x/7.x
  • Full-fledged experience in implementation applications in IIS 6 and 7.5. To improve teh web application which TEMPhas been deployed on complex SOA environment
  • Working experience in both intranet and internet based IIS Portals.
  • Ability to communicate requirements TEMPeffectively to team members and manage application development.
  • Configured various EMS queues, topics, bridges and routes using TIBCO EMS 5.x Administrator tool.
  • Configured, deployed and migrated TIBCO projects across different life cycle environments using TIBCO Admin GUI and scripted deployments.
  • Experience on IIS Migrations and noledge on networking concepts DNS, TCP/IP, SMTP, firewall, VM Ware and Load Balancer etc.
  • Extensive experience in handling all teh aspects of installation, configuration and administration of Oracle WebLogic Server versions 9.2/10.x on Windows, SUN Solaris, and LINUX operating systems.
  • Experience in requirement analysis, scope, design analysis, application development, debugging, testing and documentation of teh various phases in a software development life cycle.
  • Expertise in Object Oriented Programming using Java and J2EE technologies: EJBs, Servlets, JSP, Java Beans, JMS and JNDI.
  • Experience in applying fix packs and plug-ins for WebSphere Application Server.
  • Expertise in supporting enterprise based distributed applications over a wide range of production environments on a 24/7 on-call rotation basis for high volume, secure transactions and Web services and technical documentation of teh operational procedures for steady state support

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Programming Languages: C, C++, JAVA/J2EE, SQL

Operating Systems: Solaris, Red Hat LINUX 6.0/7.0, Windows 2003/2008/2012 server, AIX (6.1/7.1), Red Hat 5.x/6.x, AWS.

Middleware: WebSphere Application Server 6.x/7.x/8.x, JBoss Application server 5.x/6.x, WebSphere Portal Server V6.x,7.x, WebSphere MQ Series V6.x/7.0/8.0, Tibco EMS, IIS, AWS, WebSphere Datapower

J2EE Technologies: Servlets, JSP, JDBC, RMI, JMS, JTA, JNDI, JMX, EJB, Applets and swing

Web Technologies: JDK / 1.5/1.6/1.7/1.8 HTML, XML, DHTML, MSXML, ASPX.

Scripting Languages: UNIX Shell Scripting

Performance Monitoring and Testing Tools: Wily Introscope, TPV

Databases: Oracle (9i/10g, 11g,), Sybase, MS SQL Server and MySQL, DB2

Security & Others: Site Minder, LDAP

IDE’s/Utilities: Eclipse, Putty

Database: Oracle 9i/10g/11g, MS SQL Server.

Networking & Protocols: TCP/IP, Telnet, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, SNMP, LDAP, DNS, DHCP, SSL

Other Tools: MS Office, TOAD, Service Manager, Jira, ITPAM, ITSM

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Dallas, TX

Middleware Lead Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Installed, configured and administered IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.x, IBM HTTP server 8.x, JBOSS Application server 7.X/8.X, WebLogic 11/12, Apache Web server 2.2.x On Linux Red Hat, AWS & Windows 2008/2012.
  • Configured WebSphere Application Server profiles and Deployment Manager in clustered environment to utilize teh advantages of failover and load balancing in multi-node environment.
  • Expertise in deployments, troubleshooting, performance monitoring, performance tuning of J2EE applications on WebSphere Application Server 7.x/8.x, WebLogic on IBM AIX, Red Hat Linux, Sun Solaris and Windows. Web Servers like IBM HTTP Server 6.x/7.0/8.x and in Tomcat.
  • Highly experienced in administering Unix/Linux Shell scripts to monitor installed J2EE applications and to get information from teh logs and database in teh required format and other daily activities.
  • Proficiency in creating, configuring and administrating profiles, clusters, nodes, nodeagent and node groups for WebSphere Application Server.
  • Migrated WebSphere Application Server and J2EE applications from WAS 6.x to 7.x, WAS 8.0 to 8.5, WAS 8.5 to 8.5.5
  • Installed and configured SiteMinder Policy Server (6.x, 12.x) on UNIX/Windows environments.
  • Defined Domains, Realms, Rules, Responses and Policies for protected web resources.
  • Successfully Upgraded Policy Server version R6.0 to version R12.51.
  • Worked on teh Installation and fine tuning of teh SiteMinder web agents for teh accomplishment of teh business and user requirements.
  • Worked on Installation, Configuration and fine tuning of SiteMinder web agents on Apache Reverse Proxy Server
  • Troubleshooting SiteMinder environment using SiteMinder test tool and SiteMinder policy server log files and agent log files
  • Trained multiple team in Siteminder technologies.
  • Installed and configured both IBM HTTP Server 7.x/8.x and IIS 6.x/7.x/8.x Web Servers, plugins, configured teh web-server interfaces (plugin file), session management, virtual hosts, Data Sources, HTTP transports for Application Server instances and applications.
  • Hands on expertise in installing, configuring and customizing Wily Introscope wifin a single domain and across different domains which includes installations and configuration in both UNIX and WINDOWS based environments.
  • Used Wily Introscope extensively to troubleshoot application bottlenecks to dig-out which modules are consuming excessive resources.
  • Installing and configuring of WebSphere MQ v6.0, v7.0
  • Configuring WebSphere MQ Queue Managers, Queues, and Channels etc.
  • Monitoring and maintaining of Queue Managers, Queues, Channels and Listeners.
  • Creating MQ objects on Local and Remote Queue Managers.
  • Configured and implemented Distributed Queuing on Client/Server architectures.
  • Enable Triggering on MQ Queues.
  • Server builds for WMQ in teh different environments.
  • Taking teh production on call facility.
  • Working on teh Change management to create teh objects and teh queue manager migrations.
  • Handling teh incident tickets on daily basis and resolving them.
  • Interacting wif teh other technologies team to understand teh Overall design of teh MQ setups dat I was working on.
  • Configuring keys and certificate management in WebSphere Datapower XI50/XI52.
  • Configuring and integrating Datapower and WebSphere Registry and Repository (WSRR) products.
  • Configuring Web service proxy for SOAP & REST based web services using DataPower as per change implementation plan.
  • Configured various WebSphere and Tomcat, JBOSS resources JDBC providers, JDBC data sources, connection pools, URL, JMS, Queue Connection Factories, Queues, listener ports, Activation specification, which uses teh Message Driven Beans to trigger teh Queues.
  • Experience in configuring SSL for web servers, requesting and installing secure certificates, enabling global security using LDAP registry and single sign on.
  • Managed teh security and performance optimizations for EJB containers and Web applications in IBM WebSphere, IHS and Apache Webservers.
  • Configured teh Global Security on WebSphere using IBM Directory Server and created Users and Groups, assigned different authorization roles for each user and secured teh admin console.
  • Worked on problem tickets (PMRs) wif IBM to find TEMPeffective solutions to various problems and performance issues. Worked on WebSphere system related system work (patches, fixes).
  • Creating teh users and groups in LDAP Servers and mapping them to teh enterprise applications running on WebSphere Application Server.
  • Troubleshooting Admin Server start-up issues, Java code defects after deployment, and class path issues by checking teh JVM logs, plug-in logs and teh webserver logs.Performed routine management of WebSphere Environment like monitoring Disk Space, CPU Utilization.
  • Installed EARs, WARs and configured application specific JVM settings, Web container parameters using teh Admin Console and wsadmin scripts.
  • Involved in writing and using JYTHON, SHELL scripts to configure teh WebSphere resources and setting up cron job to rotate logs for every week
  • Installed, configured JBoss EAP 5.x/6.x software binary in all environments.
  • Configured JBoss server authentication wif corporate LDAP.
  • Involved in designing infrastructure dat supports disaster recovery (DR) at every physical /logical layer of an application ranging from Application servers, Web servers, DNS aliases, VIPs, External Load balancers.
  • Analyzed Application problems using tools like IBM Tivoli Performance Viewer, ITCAM, java core analyzer and heap dump analyzer.
  • Creating and raising teh certificate requests (CSR) and installing SSL on IPlanet/IIS/WebLogic/Apache servers for Dev/Test/Stage/Prod environments.
  • Rising of certificates includes internal and external websites (Verisign certificate)
  • Work wif network team in order to setup Load Balancer and configuring LB to teh websites and DNS request.
  • Co-ordinate wif various teams and attending meetings in regards of application prospective.
  • Worked closely wif Network Administrators on teh configuration of Firewall rules, Load balancers, DNS requests, TCP/IP, SMTP and certificates.
  • Experience in ITSM, ITPAM, HP service manager V7/V9 on creating incident ticket & change tickets.
  • Provided 24x7 on-call Production Support on rotation basis for Middleware Infrastructure supporting WebSphere, WebLogic, JBOSS, MQ and Tomcat.

Environment: IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0/8.0/8.5, DB2 7.x/8.x, JBoss 5.x/6.x, Windows 2003/2008 R2/2012 R2, WebLogic 12, Red Hat Linux, Sun Solaris 9/10/11, Oracle i/10g/11g SVN, Java Script, JSP, Servlets, ANT, Java2, J2EE, Servlets, JSP, EJB, XS, JNDI, HTML, XML, WebSphere Datapower XI50/XI52, WebSphere MQ v6.0, v7.0.

Confidential, Tampa, FL

Sr. Middleware Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Installed, configured and administration of Web Sphere Application Server 6.0.X/6.1/7.0 Network Deployment & XD on Linux Servers (RedHat) Hosted on Iseries.
  • Installed, configured and administration of IBM HTTP Server V.7.0.
  • Installed and configured teh Job Manger to Administrate Deployment Managers, application server and IBM Http Server
  • Administration of WebSphere Application Server and Network Deployment.
  • Created and configured ODR (On Demand router) on Extended Deployment
  • Configured SIB (service integration bus).
  • Responsible for updating refresh packs, fix packs and interim fix packs to web sphere, IBMIHS webserver and WebSphere MQ.
  • Configured teh SSL handshake between IIS and IBM http servers on Hybrid Architecture.
  • Configured teh Web DAV file server Using IBMHttp Server.
  • Support production implementations and resolve any production problems, support application production releases, monitor production environment, tune production environment, participate in production problem calls, resolve any problems related to Middleware.
  • Performed WebSphere process tuning, JVM optimization, connection pooling, Java memory tuning by using Wily Introscope.
  • Installed and configured teh Performance monitor tool Application manager for monitoring Linux, DB2 and IBM WebSphere Application servers.
  • Application manager enables you to monitor web applications, web servers, application servers, databases, services, and systems which are teh lifeline of businesses.
  • Installed EARs, WARs and configured application specific JVM settings, Web container parameters using teh Admin Console and wsadmin scripts.
  • Has good Knowledge of WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment (WAS ND) and Integration wif IHS (IBM HTTP Server) /Apache plug-in.
  • Configuring of JDBC Providers, Data Source, Virtual Hosting, Global Security, SSL, LDAP.
  • Created users and groups in LDAP Servers and mapping them to teh enterprise applications running on WebSphere Application Server
  • Configuring WebSphere Application Server on multiple platforms for both horizontal and vertical scaling for Work Load Management.
  • Configured various EMS queues, topics, bridges and routes using TIBCO EMS Administrator tool.
  • Configured, deployed and migrated TIBCO projects across different life cycle environments using TIBCO Admin GUI and scripted deployments.
  • Monitoring and taking required actions via Hawk Console.
  • Troubleshot Admin Server start-up issues, Java code defects after deployment, and classpath issues by checking teh JVM logs, plug-in logs and teh webserver logs
  • Involved in managing releases of products from development to QA to UAT (Pre-Production) and Production.
  • Routinely performed support and provided help for teh developers wifin teh group. Participated in several major analysis and design meetings for determining teh strategies of using WebSphere and development environments.
  • Deploy J2EE Application in WebSphere managed servers such as QA, UAT and Production.
  • Involved in configuration of WebSphere Application Server resources like JDBC Providers, JDBC Data Sources and Connection Pooling to connect to DB2.
  • Site Scope Monitoring tool was used to monitor URL and send page when teh site is down.
  • Collection of JVM statistics, garbage collection data for monitoring teh heap and physical memory.
  • Managed teh security and performance optimization for EJB containers and web applications in IBM WebSphere, IBMIHS web server.
  • Worked closely wif 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
  • Wrote scripts for accessing remote Admin Servers, cleaning up logs during back-ups.
  • Trouble shot and performance tuned using Resource analyzer and log analyzer.

Environment: IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0/7.0.0.1/7.0.0.3/7.0.0.5, IBM HTTP Server 7.0, Linux Red Hat 5.2, Windows 2000, IBM WebSphere Studio Application Developer (WSAD) 4.0, CA Siteminder, Tibco EMS, HTML, Java Script, XML, JSP, Servlets, ANT.

Confidential

Middleware Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Installation, configuration and administration of IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment 6.0.X/6.1, XD 6.1 on AIX and Linux.
  • Installation, configuration and administration of IBM HTTP Server 6.0/6.1.0.23 and iPlanet web Server
  • Migrated Siteminder V5 to V6 on Linux.
  • Created and configured ODR (On Demand router) on Extended Deployment.
  • Deployed J2EE applications using deployment scripts, administration console, AMT (Application Management Tool) and Blade Logic Tool
  • Configured WebSphere resources including JDBC Providers, Data sources, connection pools, and JMS Queue Connection Factories, Queues for WebSphere Application Server.
  • Monitoring and maintaining of Queue Managers, Queues, Channels and Listeners.
  • Creating MQ objects on Local and Remote Queue Managers
  • Tuned Database connection pools, Thread pools, JVM Heap Size to required sizes using Admin console
  • Experience in configuring Web Server Interface (Plug-in), session management. Nodes of WAS
  • Configured Virtual Host, Global Security and SSL.
  • Involved in developing Automation Tools and modifying of scripts - Unix Scripting, Java.
  • Support teh application development cycle, involved wif Application design, deploying code, and resolving any infrastructure problems.
  • Support production implementations and resolve any production problems, support application production releases, monitor production environment, tune production environment, participate in production problem calls, resolve any problems related to Middleware.
  • Configuring SSO (single sign on) and Siteminder configuration and troubleshooting of webservers.
  • Peregrine, Maximo - Change Management System to report all changes in a timely manner and obtain teh proper approvals.
  • Wily Introscope - Analysis of JVM process, memory and heap dumps spikes.
  • SME for 19 Applications belonging to CTMT suite of applications which are on shared environment.
  • Handle tickets from our users dat need Middleware or on-call support
  • Conducting team meetings across two regions (Hyderabad and Chennai).
  • Worked on Weekly and monthly metrics of teh team.
  • Involved in Performance review of team members

Environment: IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.0/6.1 XD, IBM HTTP Server 6.0, Linux Red Hat 5.2, Windows 2000, CA Siteminder, WebSphere MQ v6.0,HTML, Java Script, XML, JSP, Servlets, ANT.

Confidential

Senior Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Also, we were responsible for installing and configuring WebSphere Application Server and trouble shooting.
  • Involved in generating SSL key using CSR and installing teh digital certificate for Webserver.
  • Creating new Webinstances and configuring SSL on Apache, IPlanet Webservers.
  • Performing Activities like: Running FSCK, performing therapeutic reboots etc.
  • Troubleshooting file system issues.
  • Monitoring and managing of Veritas Volume Manager and Veritas Clusters in Solaris
  • Configuring and troubleshooting Network File System in Solaris.
  • Installation of Solaris.
  • Installation of packages and Patches.
  • Creating and modifying user accounts in Solaris.
  • Configuring IP addresses on Primary and Backup NIC.
  • Managing and administering remote UNIX systems (Sun Solaris and Redhat Linux).
  • Providing technical and process related assistance to fellow employees to provide prompt and reliable service to meet teh SLAs (Service Level Agreements).
  • Troubleshooting hardware and Sybase database issues dat are alerted by HPOV.
  • Scheduling/Controlling of jobs using Cron.
  • Documentation of Root causes analysis on all high severity traps.
  • Primarily work on Escalations at various levels and maintain maximum adherence to teh stipulated Service Level Agreement’s.
  • Schedule & perform process audits and recommend process improvements. Continuously work towards optimization of process and workflow to improve turnaround and resolution time.

Environment: IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.0/6.1 XD, IBM HTTP Server 6.0, Linux Red Hat 5.2, Solaris 8, Windows 2000, Veritas volume manager, Veritas NetBackup, CA Siteminder, HTML, Java Script, XML, JSP, Servlets.

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