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Mq/websphere Administrator Resume

Auburn Hills, MI

SUMMARY:

  • More than 8 years of professional experience in Enterprise Application Integration using IBM WebSphere MQ and WebSphere Message Broker ( IIB ) . Involved in Installation, configuration, upgrading, development, remote technical support, troubleshooting and system administration of WebSphere MQ, WebSphere portal server and webSphere application server.
  • Experience in Planning, Installation and Administration of WebSphere MQ,Message Broker, WTX on various platforms like Sun Solaris, IBM AIX, AS/400, HP - UX and Windows NT/2000, 2003 server, XP platforms.
  • Installing and configuring MQ 5.3, 6.0, 7.0, 7.1, 7.5 & MB V6.0, V7.0, V8.0 on various platforms.
  • Involved in Planning, Migrating MQ& MB in various platforms.
  • Expertise in installing and setting up Q/Process monitoring tools such as Qpasa, Candle, Appwatch.
  • Expertise in FTP’s like FTE and Connect direct.
  • Experience in developing client-server applications to understand application point of view of EAI.
  • Resolved Deployment, configuration, installation and upgrading issues for Development, Test and in Production Environment
  • Experienced in creating Broker, Execution group, checking logs etc
  • Experienced in deploying Bar files in IBM WebSphere Message Broker
  • Involved in applying fixpack and migrationactivities .
  • Installing, configuring and testing WMB V6.1 on various platforms
  • Experience in working with RDBMS like, DB2, ORACLE and SQL Server.
  • Experience in application design using Unified Modeling language (UML), Sequence diagrams, Case diagrams, Entity Relationship Diagrams (ERD), Data Flow Diagrams (DFD).
  • Expertise in working with XML, DTD, XSL, XPATH, XSD.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Willingness and ability to quickly adapt to new environments and learn new technologies.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: Sun Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Linux, AS/400OS/390, Windows NT/2000, 2003, XP.

Programming: C, C++, Java, .net

MQ Series Family: WMQ, WMB, WTX, Workflow.

Databases: Oracle, DB2, SQL server, MS Access.

IDE tools: WSAD, Visual Studio.NET

Scripting Languages: XML, HTML, DHTML, Java Script

Application Servers: WebSphere, Apache.

File Transfers: Connect Direct, PM4data

XML tools: XML SPY, Stylus Studio, SoapScope for Web services testing

Monitoring tools: Candle, Qpasa, Autopilot M6, Tivoli, Nastel, BMC

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Auburn Hills,MI

MQ/Websphere Administrator

Roles& Responsibilities:

  • Installed and configured MQ Series on Solaris, AIX, Z/OS and Windows.
  • Installed, Configured and Administered WebSphere Application Server ND 7.0/8.5.5.x on AIX and Windows platform for all Test, Dev, Load & Production environments
  • Installed and configured IBM DB2 database and setup LDAP security to the Application.
  • Created the bindings file in MQ for the JMS applications
  • Installed and configured Message Broker on AIX, Solaris and Linux.
  • Performed Administration tasks using MQSC commands.
  • Created and deployed bar files in the broker
  • Setup Broker domains and execution groups
  • Setup security in broker by using access control lists
  • Setup security in MQ using OAM and SSL
  • Setup Veritas clustering for the high availability of the MQ servers
  • Integrated files and databases on distributed and legacy systems across the enterprise.
  • Developed procedures for daily operation of MQ Series on OS/390, Sun Solaris, HP UNIX, AIX, and Window 2003.
  • Highly experienced in administering Unix/Linux Shell scripts to monitor installed J2EE applications and to get information from the logs and database in the required format and other daily activities.
  • Experience in managing applications and deployed EARs, WARs on WAS.
  • Implemented the clustering environment to achieve Workload balancing and to make the administrative task easy.
  • Configured MQ Series network using clustering, distributed queuing and remote administration.
  • Preparing automated scripts for queue manager setup.
  • Updating and migrating queue manager attributes from MQ V5.3 to V6.0
  • Coordinating and documenting software installation/upgrades, production configuration changes and implementation of security updates.
  • Developed shell scripts in UNIX.
  • Developed automation and monitoring Scripts in conjunction with QPASA for MQ Fail over, Disaster recovery, backup and error handling
  • Assign the message flows to appropriate Execution Groups in Broker Runtime Environment
  • Developed trigger applications using Java which are deployed in the Process definition to implement the triggering mechanism.
  • Provided 24/7 support for the issues.

Confidential, Chicago, IL

WebsphereAdmin

Environment: IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0,8.5/8.5.5, WebSphere Portal Server6.1.x/6.0IBM MQ 7.0, 7.1 and 7.5, MB 6.1, 7.0, and 8.0, Linux, AIX, Windows, Mainframes, Nastel, HP Autopilot M6.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Installed, Configured and administrated IBM WebSphere Application server (WAS) 8.0/7.0, IBM HTTP Server, WebSphere MQ and IIS on IBMAIX, Solaris and Windows environments
  • Installed, configured and administrated WAS ND in various software development life cycles
  • Created server start up scripts and application deployment scripts for WebSphere.
  • Experience in managing applications and deployed EARs, WARs on WAS.
  • Deployed, maintained automated scripts for the business processes using Jython/Jacl scripts.
  • Configured cluster environments to provide Scalability, Reliability and High Availability for various environments on VMWare.
  • Performed migration tasks from WAS 7.1 to 8.0 on AIX and WAS 7.0 to 8.0 on Windows.
  • Configured plugins for WebSphere Application Server 7.0/8.0
  • Used Performance Monitoring Infrastructure (PMI) to monitor overall health of WAS.
  • Worked on Updates, Fix Packs, e-Fixes and Refresh Packs for WAS 7.0
  • Installed and configured WMQ on Solaris and windows platforms.
  • Configured MQ Series Objects (Queues, Queue Managers, listener ports, channels) for providing the interface between various server environments.
  • Deployed the Bar files using toolkit and by writing scripts in UNIX.
  • Applied Monitoring and Property profiles to the flows.
  • Created execution groups and deployed the Bar files.
  • Setup remote administration of all the Queue managers.
  • Setup SSL and OAM security of the MQ environment.
  • Setup FTE monitors to allow file transfers to take place.
  • Performed system tests with project teams, troubleshooting, analyzing messaging errors, upgrading Unix/Intel servers in WMQ groups.
  • Applied MQ fix packs 7.0.1.6 on UNIX platforms
  • Worked with the IBM support in opening PMR’s and troubleshooting the issues
  • Setup API’s for the applications to talk to MQ
  • Provided 24x7 technical administration services to WMQ/Message Broker server environments in multiple platforms.

Confidential

MQ Administrator

Environment: IBM MQ Series 6.0 & 7.0, AIX, Linux, Z/OS, Windows 2008.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Worked as MQ architecture in cluster environments, which have MQ, installed on more than 2500 UNIX servers.
  • Trouble shooting issues when the files are not reaching the destination or stuck
  • Setup MQ Pub/Sub topologies across the environment
  • Setting up the SSL on the channels
  • Defining MQ objects by writing shell scripts
  • Implemented the clustering environment to achieve Workload balancing and to make the administrative task easy.
  • Configured MQ Series network using clustering, distributed queuing and remote administration.
  • Preparing automated scripts for queue manager setup.
  • Updating and migrating queue manager attributes from MQ V5.3 to V6.0, V6.0 to V7.0
  • Coordinating and documenting software installation/upgrades, production configuration changes and implementation of security updates
  • Worked closely with the application team in designing the new cluster environment and deploying them in DEV, QA and PROD.
  • Installing the latest patches for MQ from IBM
  • Worked POC of Multi Instance on Solaris using NSF V4.
  • Developed shell scripts in UNIX for checking the health status of the WMQ.
  • Provide security by using Object Authority Manager.
  • Backup, recovery and trouble shooting for IBM MQ
  • Developed automation scripts and Recovery procedures for MQ fail over and disaster recovery.
  • Provided Guidelines and procedure for sys admin for installing and testing MQ HA using VERITAS.
  • Providing 24/7 on call support for all MQ/MB related issues.

Confidential

WebSphere MQ/MB Admin

Environment: IBM MQ Series 6.0 & 7.0, MB 6.0 & 7.0, Linux, UNIX, Windows, IBM Tivoli. WebSphere Application Server 7.0/6.1

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Worked on the MQ architecture by setting up standards and procedures according to the requirements
  • Worked on XML files and validation of type trees using sample files in WTX.
  • Worked on capacity planning and naming standards for the MQ objects
  • Installing MQ7, WBIMB 6.1 on Linux, Windows, Solaris, Z/OS and AIX servers
  • Defining MQ objects by writing shell scripts.
  • Worked closely with the application teams in designing the new environments and deploying them in DEV, QA and PROD.
  • Installed connect direct and created nodes to ensure the flow of files.
  • Data delivery through Connect Direct in support of 24 hours a day, 7 days a week business operations.
  • Installed EARs, WARs and configured the application specific JVM settings, using admin console.
  • Created SSL certificates for IBM HTTP Server.
  • Deployed applications (EAR/WAR) files on multiple servers/clusters and maintained load balancing, high availability and failover functionality
  • Ensured a smooth flow for the inbound and outbound transfers while using connect direct.
  • Supervise, instruct and direct the work of other software programmers as it relates to MQ Series including the development of EAI standards and governance processes
  • Tuned up the performance of MQ/MB applications
  • Setup Tivoli Omegamon monitoring tool for monitoring the MQ and Broker Servers.
  • Monitoring queues and channels using the Tivoli Omegamon
  • Setup remote administration for all the queue managers.
  • Writing API’s using C, Java.
  • Setup JMS applications by defining the bindings file using the MQ JMS admin tool
  • Setup MQ Pub/Sub topologies across the environment
  • Setting up the SSL on the channels
  • Setup MQ clusters for high availability and load balancing the messages
  • Created the subscriptions, topics etc. in the broker pub sub
  • Setup the trigger’s and channel initiators.
  • Evaluating and configuring 3rd party software for monitoring MQ Series
  • Performance and tuning WebSphere MQ as needed.
  • Developed scalable and reliable messaging/queue managers needed to model,
  • Integrate, automate, and manage efficient and flexible business processes at the Enterprise level.
  • Setup security using the Object Authority Manager.
  • Setup HACMP and MSCS for MQ and Broker servers for high availability
  • Worked with IBM support to resolve critical issues.
  • Worked with the Development team in testing the connection and functionality.
  • Tuning up performance of the applications.
  • Developed a clear documentation for every request/task related issues.
  • Developed and documented all the processes for the migration.
  • Supported different environments like Development, QA and production.
  • Developed Shell scripts to automate the MQ backup and deploying the Broker Bar files
  • Installing the latest patches for MQ and WBIMB from IBM
  • Providing 24/7 support for the MQ and WBIMB issues

Confidential

MQ/websphere Administrator

Environment: IBM MQ Series 5.3, XML, QPASA, DB2, OS/390, AIX, Windows2000.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Installation, Configuration and Administration of MQ Series Client and Server on AIX, Windows 2000 and OS/390
  • Installed and Configured WebSphere 7.0. On Linux Platform
  • Defined and Maintained MO objects using MQSC commands.
  • Worked on clustering and high availability cluster multi-processing (HACMP) on AIX by reducing the administrative task and balancing the work load
  • Implemented MQ security using SSL certificates.
  • Installed EARs, WARs and configured the application specific JVM settings, using admin
  • Console.
  • Experience in monitoring the various MQ Series objects like queues, channels, listeners etc using QPASA.
  • Perform business transactions among business allies using FIX format.
  • Used Rational Clear Quest for defect tracking on various levels of development of test environments.
  • Experience as 24 x 7 administrator on the production environment for MQ Series/WMQ.
  • Enabled security for the Admin Console and the application components
  • Deployed applications (EAR/WAR) files on multiple servers/clusters and maintained load balancing, high availability and failover functionality
  • Created self-styled applications that generate messages dynamically and evaluates the queue depth on the HACMP environment for AIX.
  • Developed and maintained test plan design and implementation to verify accuracy of solutions. Developed scalable and reliable messaging/queue managers needed to model, integrate, automate, and manage efficient and flexible business processes at the enterprise level.
  • Participated in problem identification and resolution on development, test, acceptance, and production servers.
  • Developed setup scripts to backup Queue Manager, its object definitions and authorizations.

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