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Websphere Datapower Wmq, Wmb Admin/engineer Resume

Portland, ME

SUMMARY:

  • 7+ years of A sound background in Administration, design, Implementation and Performance Monitoring of Message Based Business Systems using IBM WebSphere MQ 5.3, 6.0 and 7.0, MQSI/ WMQI 2.x and WMB 5.x, 6.x, 7.x, 8.x on various platforms like Windows NT/2000, 2003 server, AIX, SOLARIS, Linux and Z/OS.
  • Install, configure, Migrate, Maintain, upgrade, development, remote technical support, patch management, troubleshoot, repair, monitor and support of WebSphere MQ and WebSphere Message Broker. highly experienced in installing and configuring WMQ, WMQI and WMB on Windows NT/2000, 2003 server, AIX, SUN OS, and Z/OS.
  • Experience in configuring, migrating and administration of IBM WebSphere SOA Appliances - Datapower XI50, XI52 and XG45
  • Sound Knowledge UNIX Shell Scripting and Job automations and Scheduling on AIX, HP-UX, Solaris, Linux
  • Expertise in writing shell scripts on various platforms like AIX and Solaris to monitor WMQ.
  • Expertise in writing scripts to deploy Message Flows and Message Sets.
  • Hands on experience in design and implementation of WMQ and WMB in huge and complex environments using High Availability Clustering. set up the MQ security for users and groups using setmqaut utility.
  • Expertise in setting up the SSL Security
  • Experienced in design and architecture of integrating enterprise applications. highly experienced in the upgrade of MQ from 6.0 to 7.0.
  • Extensive experience with MQ Clustering, MQ Client / Server setup, MQSeries System Administration, user training and documentation
  • Highly experienced in designing messaging architectures including developing, deployment and administration of WebSphere MQ.
  • Experienced in deploying solutions in High Availability (HA), Load Balancing Configurations eliminating single points of failure. actively involved in real-time disaster recovery processes, error handling and trouble shooting.
  • Proven record in providing integrated solutions in diverse platforms
  • Ability to apply technical knowledge to effectively troubleshoot
  • Expertise in writing MQScript Commands for defining queues, process definitions, communication channels, designing clusters, developing middleware modules and converting the business rules into message interfaces. Created message flows /sub flows using IBM primitive nodes and sets using WMQI control center / WMB eclipse tool kit
  • Hands on experience with Pureapp. Created patterns for WMB/WMQ and Datapower XG45 & deployed new VM.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: Sun Solaris, Linux, AIX, HP-UX, Z/OS, Windows NT/2003

Programming Language: C, C++, Java, JMS, ESQL

MQ Series Family: WMQ, WMB

Databases: Oracle, DB2, SQL server, MS Access

IDE tools: WSAD, Eclipse

Scripting Languages: XML, HTML, DHTML, Java Script

Web Servers: WebSphere IHS, Apache

XML tools: XML SPY, Stylus Studio, SoapScope for Webservices testing

Version Control Tools: SVN (sub version), Rational Clear Case, MKS

Monitoring Tools: QPasa, Candle, AppWatch, Tivoli, Omegamon

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Portland, ME

WebSphere Datapower WMQ, WMB Admin/Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Upgraded firmware from v6 to v7.2.0.6 on XI52 devices
  • Setting default domain according to the standards.
  • Work closely with IBM for DP set up.
  • Created Domains, crypto keys, crypto certificate, validation credentials, SSL proxies
  • Configured load balancers
  • Assisted in deployments using deployment policies and post deployment changes
  • Created processing rules manually and through CMAN scripts.
  • Maintaining the file system and work on cert renewals.
  • Creating Datapower clusters with application optimization performance
  • Assisted in smoke test, end to end testing
  • Migrated Domains from one Datapower device to another
  • Assisted in enabling probes for WebServiceProxy, Multiple Protocol Gateways to debug the issue
  • Created PureApp Datapower pattern to create a virtual DP device for lower environments
  • Added Execution groups of the Message Broker clusters and configured SSL for mutual calls.
  • Worked on adding new DSN in to ODBC.ini file.
  • Configured LDAP
  • Used desktop tools to access WMB and WMQ objects and for trouble shooting errors.
  • Used SOAP UI for initial testing of a service and for other trouble shooting activities
  • Adding Queue Managers from the cluster with corresponding Ips
  • Used CMAN script to make deployments.
  • Assisted in error troubleshooting.
  • Provided performance tuning to the queue managers and queues for optimal performance
  • Installed the latest fix packs for WMQ and WMB.
  • Upgraded Certs to SHA2 2048 for MQ
  • Involved in implementing system architecture for High Availability
  • Closely worked with the Application teams to resolve the Datapower and MQ problems
  • Used version control tool MKS and assisted in unifi application installs.

Confidential, San Francisco, CA

WebSphere Datapower MB, MQ Administrator / Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Created Virtual PureApp Datapower XG45 VM
  • Upgraded firmware to V.6 on Datapower XG45 and on XI52
  • Assisted in architectural meetings in terms of Datapower, WMB and WMQ
  • Tuning default domain in Datapower in terms of setting Log, NFS settings, RBM settings
  • Conducted Telnet tests
  • Created Domains, crypto keys, crypto certificate, validation credentials, SSL proxies
  • Configured load balancers
  • Assisted in deployments using deployment policies and post deployment changes
  • Migrated Domains from one Datapower device to another
  • Assisted in enabling probes for Multiple Protocol Gateways for better trouble shooting
  • Trouble shooting of issues and errors using logs and splunk
  • Created PureApp WMB pattern and deployed to new VM
  • Installed WMB v8 on AIX servers
  • Installed fix pack V8.0.0.4 on WMB AIX servers
  • Created Execution groups and configured SSL for mutual calls.
  • Worked on adding new DSN in to ODBC.ini file.
  • Configured LDAP JDBC ODBC
  • Used desktop tools to access WMB and WMQ objects and for trouble shooting errors.
  • Used SOAP UI for initial testing of a service and for other trouble shooting activities
  • Installed and configured WMQ 7.5 in Aix, Linux and windows platforms.
  • Created all the required MQ objects for the communication between the MQ Servers.
  • Administered MQ objects like Queue Managers, Queues, Channels, Listeners, Clusters, Used subversion tool
  • Used Deployment tool Jenkins to deploy BAR files, VCS, MQ Server, MQ objects.
  • Maintained atshield for BSC ESB team.
  • Assisted in error troubleshooting.
  • Experience in the Performance Tuning for application optimal performance.
  • Provided performance tuning to the queue managers and queues for optimal performance
  • Applied tuning to all connected queue managers.
  • Installed the latest fix packs for WMQ and WMB.
  • Upgraded Certs to SHA2 2048.
  • Wrote scripts for creating, recreating and maintaining Queue Managers, Queues, Channels and other MQ Objects.
  • Involved in implementing system architecture for High Availability of Production systems.
  • Implemented the security using SSL for MQ Channels on various platforms, provided SSL support and management of digital certificates and key repositories.
  • Closely worked with the Application teams to resolve the MQ problems

Confidential, San Francisco, CA.

WebSphere Datapower MB, MQ Administrator / Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Installed and configured WMQ 7.0.1.10, Linux, Solaris and windows platforms created all the required MQ objects for the communication between the MQ Servers.
  • Administered MQ objects like Queue Managers, Queues, Channels, Process Definition, ClustersAnd Name Lists.
  • Used Clear case and subversion tools
  • Used Deployment tool N1 to deploy VCS, MQ Server, MQ objects.
  • Maintained SharePoint website for MQ team maintained an inventory for all MQ Objects on SharePoint.
  • Assisted in error troubleshooting.
  • Experience in the Performance Tuning for application optimal performance provided performance tuning to the queue managers and queues for optimal performance and
  • Applied tuning to all connected queue managers installed the latest fix packs for WMQ and WMB.
  • Responsible in installation, configuration and administration of XS40 and XI50
  • Responsible in Domain Creation, RBM Configuration, Certs Installation, Content Based Routing (CBR) setup, Management of Log Files, Monitoring and Troubleshooting
  • Upgraded Certs to SHA2 2048.
  • Designed and developed Publish / subscribe logic for message routing and filtering.
  • Wrote scripts for creating, recreating and maintaining Queue Managers, Queues, Channels, processes, and other MQ Objects.
  • Involved in implementing system architecture for High Availability of Production systems implemented the security using SSL for MQ Channels on various platforms, provided SSL support and management of digital certificates and key repositories.
  • Primary Involved in problem analysis using MQ errors logs, performance tuning, monitoring behavior of MQ infrastructure and providing 24x7 on-call support for production team. worked with the Application teams to resolve the MQ problems.
  • Configured Load Balancers for Execution groups, LDAP in XI50 device
  • Made deployments using deployment policies
  • Created Backups of entire domains
  • Assisted in decision making architectural meetings
  • Created SSL proxies, crypto objects, keys and their validation credentials

Confidential, Summit, NJ

WebSphere Datapower MQ / WebSphere Message Broker Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installed and configured WMQ 7.0.1.0, WMB6.1 on AIX, HP UX, Linux, Solaris and windows 2000 created all the required MQ objects for the communication between the MQ Servers.
  • Administered MQ objects like Queue Managers, Queues, Channels, Process Definition, Clusters, and Name Lists.
  • Wrote scripts for Process definitions to trigger the applications.
  • Experience in the Performance Tuning for application optimal performance provided performance tuning to the queue managers and queues for optimal performance and applied tuning to all connected queue managers.
  • Built WMB 6.1 brokers by creating execution groups, deploying message flows, message sets to the broker.
  • Administered the WMB 6.1 Broker on AIX, HP UX, Linux. installed the latest fix packs for WMQ and WMB.
  • Responsible in installation, configuration and administration of XS40 and XI50
  • Responsible in Domain Creation, RBM Configuration, Certs Installation, Content Based Routing (CBR) setup, Management of Log Files, Monitoring and Troubleshooting
  • Responsible in implementing WS-Security infrastructure for all the Web Services publishing outside by creating various AAA policies
  • Designed and developed Publish / subscribe logic for message routing and filtering.
  • Created error reports on daily basis and emailed to the concerned teams to resolve the issues.
  • Assigned message flows and message sets to appropriate Execution Groups in Broker Runtime Environment.
  • Developed test cases and test plans. Performed end-to-end testing, resolved problems and validated the test results. Performed unit testing and unit Integration testing
  • Used RFHUTIL to read/browse/put messages in different formats like XML and COBOL from/to a queue.
  • Wrote scripts for creating, recreating and maintaining Queue Managers, Queues, Channels, processes, and other MQ Objects.
  • Developed disaster recovery environments for Development, Quality Assurance and Production environments to guarantee minimal downtimes.
  • Involved in implementing system architecture for High Availability of Production systems implemented the security using SSL for MQ Channels on various platforms, provided SSL support and management of digital certificates and key repositories.
  • Primary Involved in problem analysis using MQ errors logs, performance tuning, monitoring behavior of MQ infrastructure and providing 24x7 on-call support for production team. worked with the Application teams to resolve the MQ problems.
  • Assisted in architectural meetings in terms of Datapower, WMB and WMQ
  • Conducted Telnet tests to check and resolve firewall issues
  • Created Domains, crypto keys, crypto certificate, validation credentials, SSL proxies
  • Configured load balancers for LDAP, EGs
  • Assisted in deployments using deployment policies and post deployment changes
  • Migrating Domains from one Datapower device to another and copying domains to new domains
  • Assisted in enabling probes for Multiple Protocol Gateways for better trouble shooting

Confidential, Montvale, NJ

WebSphere MQ / Broker Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installing and Administering MQ and Message Broker on AIX, Linux and windows platforms identifying the need for and defining channels and queues identifying the need for, design and maintaining MQ clusters.
  • Developing the scripts for creating and maintaining Queue Managers, Queues, channels, processes, and other MQ Objects on UNIX platforms.
  • Setup JNDI for the JMS applications implemented the clustering of queue managers to achieve work load balancing.
  • Upgraded MQ from 5.3 to 6.0.
  • Setup OAM security in MQ
  • Installed interim fixes and CSD’s for MQ from IBM.
  • Setup Tivoli and monitored the MQ environment on Mainframe.
  • Developed and deployed message sets and message flows for transforming message formats.
  • Setup Omegamon for Message Broker on Windows Server 2003 and LINUX worked with the IBM support in opening the PMR’s and resolving them. automated the day to day tasks by creating the scripts.
  • Configured Oracle 9i as the database for WMB Broker runtime environment
  • Build and deploy bar files in Broker.
  • Created Broker and configuration manager on windows and Solaris
  • Create the Configurable Services as per the requirement of the application. provided support for the MQ/Broker issues.

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