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Was Engineer/siteminder Consultant Resume

Chandler, AZ

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

  • Over 9+ years in IT with successful performance in various roles, of which, over 6 years of experience in CA SiteMinder administration
  • Experience in Confidential for commercial banking services (Commercial Electronic Office portal) as an Information Security Engineer in an environment with over 44 production Policy Servers and 12 LDAP servers across multiple data centers
  • Involved in analyzing functional specifications provided by the application team and providing feasible solutions for enabling various level of securities using CA SiteMinder in SSO and SAML federation services
  • Extensive experience in installing and configuring CA SiteMinder Policy Servers version 12.0 SP3 CR11 on Solaris 10
  • Hands on experience on upgrading SiteMinder version R6 to R12
  • Extensive experience in implementing Basic & Advanced Password Policies (APS) in SiteMinder
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills that includes verifying the WebAgent components, SiteMinder logs, and health of the environment using CA IntroScope Wily and One View Monitor
  • Extensive experience in managing SAML s for the 3rd party applications acting as services provider and identify provider
  • Extensive experience in WebAgent installation in various platforms
  • Experience in installing WebAgent Option for SAML application servers and WebAgent for configuring the Federated Security Services and Web services for Assertion generation and user identity between the partner sites
  • Extensive experience in creating objects (Domains, Realms, Rules, Response, Agents, ACOs, and HCOs in FSS GUI.
  • Brief experience as an On - Call Engineer:
  • 24/7 Production Support POC
  • Handling the team email box with respect to Netcool alerts, information requests, and accessibility issues in the lower environments
  • Taking backup of Policy Servers in all the environments including production environment
  • Verifying the scheduled Policy Servers restarts
  • Administering (Rollover, restoring backup, restarting, verifying) the Policy Servers and LDAP servers for all the renewals and software patching on the Policy, LDAP, and Web Servers in all the environments
  • Assisting (validating the access) the SiteMinder Quality Assurance team for verifying the application readiness using SMTest tool and host file testing
  • Developed Shell scripts for mass updates in SiteMinder objects (ACO and HCO)
  • Involved in SunOne directory server 5.2 to 6.3 upgrade and migration
  • Proficiency in the root cause analysis (RCA), implement the right solutions, and document the procedures for future
  • Proficiency in identifying and resolving the F5, Network, and Firewall issues.
  • Was a liason between client and CA support team

TECHNICAL SKILLS

SSO Products: CA SiteMinder R12.51.0.1, R12.0-SP3-CR11, R6X, CA Wily IntroScope, OneView Monitor, SM

Test Tool: Secure Assertion

Markup Language: SAML 1.2, 1.2, 2.0

Operating Systems: RedHat Linux VMWare 5,UNIX, 6x. Solaris 10 SUN LDOM T5240, Sun V480, SPARC Enterprise T5220, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 VM Host 2x, Windows XP, Windows 7

Application Servers: Web logic 8.1, 10.2, Web Sphere 4x, 5x

Directory Services: Oracle LDAP 6.3.1, SunOne Directory Server 5x, 6.0, Netscape Directory Server 4.x, Microsoft Active Directory

Web Servers: IIS 6, 7, SunOne 6.x, Apache 2.x, iPlanet 6.x

Terminal Emulators: SecureCRT 6.7.2, Putty 0.62

Utilities: Microsoft Visio 2010, Microsoft Office

Configuration Management: Win CVS, Microsoft VSS

JOB HISTORY:

Confidential, Chandler, Az

WAS Engineer/Siteminder Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed Functional Specifications provided by the application teams, and brought out the feasible solutions for addressing the security implementation requirements for the CEO (Commercial Electronic Office) portal applications, and created design specification document with the relevant information for the QA group
  • On Call Engineer:
  • 24/7 Production Support POC for CEO (Commercial Electronic Office) portal
  • Handling the team email box with respect to Netcool alerts, information requests, and accessibility issues in the lower environments
  • Taking backup of Policy Servers in all the environments starting from Production till Development
  • Verifying the scheduled Policy Servers restarts
  • Administering (Rollover, restoring backup, restarting, verifying) the Policy Servers and LDAP servers for all the renewals and software patching on the Policy, LDAP, and Web Servers in all the environments
  • Work on the quarterly waves (releases) for multiple applications with respect to SiteMinder including SAML 2.0
  • Assisting (validating the access) the SiteMinder Quality Assurance team for verifying the application readiness and signoffs
  • Responsible to reset authentication in SiteMinder environment periodically that includes Root passwords of User Store, Policy Store, User Conditioning scripts for WAS and QA teams, SiteMinder Administrator Passwords (smreg command), WebAgent registration password, Login passphrase, LDAP DMD scripts, sm.apsexpire, etc.
  • WebAgent upgrade and repoint to new Policy Servers as a part of data center migrations

Confidential, New York

Information Security Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Upgraded CA SiteMinder R6 to 12.0.3 CR 2 and resolved various issues that arise while upgrade
  • Took the periodic backups and configured the failover between different policy servers pointing to one policy store
  • Created System Objects, Policy Domain Objects and Global Objects in SiteMinder Policy Server to protect the applications by validating the user against the user store on Directory Server
  • Configuring User Authentication Stores and Policy Authorization Stores on LDAP
  • Installed and Configured Web Agent on IIS 6.0, Apache 2.2 and Sun One Web Servers and configured the Proxy Connection with Tomcat Application Server

Confidential, Chandler, Az

WAS Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed Functional Specifications provided by the application teams, and brought out the feasible solutions for addressing the security implementation requirements for the CEO (Commercial Electronic Office) portal applications, and created design specification document with the relevant information for the QA group
  • Work on the quarterly waves (releases) for multiple applications with respect to SiteMinder including SAML 2.0
  • Assisting (validating the access) the SiteMinder Quality Assurance team for verifying the application readiness and signoffs
  • Responsible to reset authentication in SiteMinder environment periodically that includes Root passwords of User Store, Policy Store, User Conditioning scripts for WAS and QA teams, SiteMinder Administrator Passwords (smreg command), WebAgent registration password, Login passphrase, LDAP DMD scripts, sm.apsexpire, etc.
  • WebAgent upgrade and repoint to new Policy Servers as a part of data center migrations

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Security Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed Business Requirements, Functional Requirement and Detailed Design documents.
  • Installation and configuration of SiteMinder, Identity Minder, Sun One Web server, iPlanet Directory Server, Web logic application server.
  • Performed Single Sign On for the protection of various web based resources.
  • Provided Desktop Single Sign On for the development, QA and production servers.
  • Creating/Updating policies needs in the SiteMinder policy server.
  • Managing production iPlanet LDAP data.
  • Upgrade of WebAgents.
  • Handling customer related cases as per Quality Center and updating the status of the same.
  • Reproducing customer cases.
  • Solving development bugs in the single sign on.

Confidential

Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Developed, managed, and executed test plans, test scripts, test cases and testing schedules.
  • Involved in determining internal and external resource requirements to support quality control activities
  • Educated project team members and business partners in quality control processes and deliverables.
  • Lead quality control meetings such as test plan and test case reviews
  • Executed responsibilities as a DMR for implementing ISO 9001:2000 for networking for web based applications
  • Was responsible for monitoring quality management system procedures across the organization.
  • Worked within ISO 9001: 2000 environments

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