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Lead Consultant Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Have 10+ years of experience in managing Message Oriented Middleware technologies such as
  • 5+ Years of Experience in Mainframe WAS, IIS related technologies
  • Confidential WebSphere MQ v9.0, 8.0, 7.5 in Mainframes, AIX, Linux, AS400, Windows.
  • Confidential Integration bus v9.0, MQSI v2.0 and WMB v6.0 in Windows, AIX.
  • 5+ Years of Experience in Mainframe WAS, CICS, IIS related technologies
  • Completed MQ upgrade from MQ v7.5 to Confidential MQ v9.0 in Windows and AIX environments.
  • Completed MQ upgrade form MQ v7.0.1 to WebSphere MQ v8.0 in Mainframe environments.
  • Build new MQ environments with MQ v8.0 and MQ v 9.0.
  • Built Multi instance MQ and Multi instance IIB using MQ v7.5 and IIB v9.0
  • Built MQ servers using HCAMP and MSCS.
  • Built new MQ queue managers in Mainframe systems.
  • Fix pack upgrade for IIB v9.0.0.2, to IIB v9.0.0.8 as a pre requisite for MQ v9.0 upgrade
  • Rolled out maintenance for Mainframe MQ across LPARS.
  • Participate in Years Disaster recovery Exercise for Mainframes, AIX and Windows environment.
  • Leading a team of 6 people supporting a leading US insurance company.
  • Good knowledge and extensive training in WebSphere application server, IIS.
  • Having Good exposure in Incident, change and problem management (ITIL Certified)
  • Completed internal certification on Amazon AWS.
  • Mainframe Administrator certification with specialized knowledge in CICS.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating systems: Z/OS, OS/390,Windows, AS400, AIX, Linux.

Mainframe Subsystem : MQ,WMB,MQSI,JES2, TSO, VTAM, TCP/IP, SMP/E,CICS.

Security tools: RACF.

Languages: JCL, C, JAVA, Shell Scripting.

Back End/Front End: DB2, IMS/ CICS, VSAM, MQ.

Testing Tools: Omegamon, Abendaid, IPCS, and Intertest.

Problem & Change Management Tools: Kintana, Service center, Manage Now, Assyst.

Others: MS Outlook, Lotus Notes, WAS Administration

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Lead Consultant

Confidential

Technology: MQ/MB Administrator for mainframes, Windows and Unix

Responsibilities:

  • Leading a team of 6 people in offshore handling L1 to L5 tasks such as upgrades, fix pact, major application releases.
  • Hands on Experience in configuring and setting up PROD, DEV, AIT, AFT, REG and PERF MQ environments
  • Expertise in Production Support and Problem (RCA) analysis, in different environment.
  • Have hands on in Confidential CICS built, RDO definitions and configure CICS - MQ connectivity, Multi region operation(MRO).
  • Conducted MQ trainings sessions in the current and previous organizations.
  • Administered and configured MQ objects like Queue Mangers, Queues, Channels, Process Definition and Clusters
  • Worked on the Clusters and implemented Clustering for High availability to make the administration task easy and for the Workload Balancing of the messages.
  • Backup, recovery and trouble shooting for WebSphere MQ..
  • Worked with Confidential Support on resolving critical problems by creating PMR’s and supplying required traces, dumps and other documentation.
  • Provided Oncall / 24X7 Production Support and infrastructure monitoring and Trouble shooting.
  • Completed MQ upgrade from MQ v7.5 to Confidential MQ v9.0 in Windows and AIX environments.
  • Completed MQ upgrade form MQ v7.0.1 to WebSphere MQ v8.0 in Mainframe environments.
  • Build new MQ environments with MQ v8.0 and MQ v 9.0.
  • Built Multi instance MQ and Multi instance IIB using MQ v7.5 and IIB v9.0
  • Built MQ servers using HCAMP and MSCS.
  • Built new MQ queue managers in Mainframe systems.
  • Fix pack upgrade for IIB v9.0.0.2, to IIB v9.0.0.8 as a pre requisite for MQ v9.0 upgrade
  • Rolled out maintenance for Mainframe MQ across LPARS.
  • Participate in Years Disaster recovery Exercise for Mainframes, AIX and Windows environment.
  • Oncall support during off-hours and weekend.

Principal Infrastructure Engineer

Confidential

Technology: Mainframe Online Systems and assisting MQ/MB teams in midrange(Windows/Unix).

Responsibilities:

  • Carrying out specific Project Requests (PRs) to live release with supportive documents as per the defined Project Plan
  • Attending weekly Status Call meeting & coordinating to PR listings based on business priority
  • Coordinating with Project lead for Resource allocation & planning
  • Find problem and change records assigned to our team resolve and preserve documentation and dumps required.
  • Implementation of documented, approved changes
  • Write change records to request other support groups to do things.

MQ System Programmer

Confidential

Technology: Websphere MQ in midrange(Windows/Unix) and Mainframes.

Responsibilities:

  • Carrying out specific Project Requests (PRs) to live release with supportive documents as per the defined Project Plan
  • Attending weekly Status Call meeting & coordinating to PR listings based on business priority
  • Coordinating with Project lead for Resource allocation & planning
  • Find problem and change records assigned to our team resolve and preserve documentation and dumps required.
  • Implementation of documented, approved changes
  • Write change records to request other support groups to do things.

Middleware Administrator

Confidential

Technology: Mainframe Online Systems and assisting MQ/MB teams in midrange(Windows/Unix).

Responsibilities:

  • Carrying out specific Project Requests (PRs) to live release with supportive documents as per the defined Project Plan
  • Attending weekly Status Call meeting & coordinating to PR listings based on business priority
  • Coordinating with Project lead for Resource allocation & planning
  • Find problem and change records assigned to our team resolve and preserve documentation and dumps required.
  • Implementation of documented, approved changes
  • Write change records to request other support groups to do things.
  • Worked on QSG in sysplex.
  • Support all new projects, including system and product upgrades
  • Plan and implement changes to make CICS and MQ resource usage conform to agreed-to values for GSD331. Perform and execute audit readiness and GSD331 compliance
  • Performing periodical Health Checks and Disaster Recovery Tests with MVS, Storage and DB2 teams.
  • Complete Route Cause Analysis (RCA) for problems
  • Solaris system upgrade from MQ version 5.3, 6 to version 7.0.1
  • Patch maintenance for Mainframe products
  • Upgraded mainframe MQ from version 6.0 to version 7.0

CICS Systems Programmer

Confidential

Technology: Mainframe Online Systems

Responsibilities:

  • Making the RDO in CICS and MQ object changes
  • Interfacing CICS/MQ subsystems
  • Send dump (and other needed documentation) to Support Center
  • Use RACF and ACF/2 to find current values and document them in 'current settings' column in GSD331 documents
  • Perform simple Confidential and ISV product installs, migrating new releases and maintaining those releases (such as CICS TS, Intertest, AbendAid, McKinney CEMT from Batch, CICS Message, etc.,
  • Use Omegamon to find source of multiple-region CICS problems
  • Queue sharing group definition in MQ
  • MQ clustering administration
  • Confidential dump reading using AbendAid
  • Knowledge of MRO within CICS regions both inter/intra LPAR’s

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