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Technical Middleware Architect Resume

St, LouiS

SUMMARY:

  • Over 10 years of IT Experience in administering, configuring, integrating, troubleshooting and supporting middleware technologies as IBM WebSphere Administrator for IBM WebSphere Application Server in different platforms.
  • IBM WebSphere Portal Administraton Experience in Installation, Configuration, deployments using xmlaccess, Performance Tuning, Troubleshooting.
  • Performed upgrade migrations of IBM WebSphere Portal and WCM clusters.
  • Performed installations and configurations of IBM WebSphere Portal and WCM clusters
  • 5 years of experience in WebLogic, JBOSS, Apache, Tomcat, (Web / Application Server) Administration
  • Extensive experience in deployments and management of enterprise applications using WebSphere Application Server 6.0/ 6.1/7.0/8.0/8.5 , WebSphere Portal Server 6.1.0/6.1.2/6.2.0/7.0 , 8.0,8.5 IBM WebSphere Service Registry and Repository 6.1/7.0 and IBM WebSphere Virtual Enterprise 7.0 on UNIX(Solaris/AIX), Linux and Windows NT/ 2000/2003/2008/2012 environments.
  • Strong experience in setting up WebSphere Application Server in the development, testing and production environments.
  • Experienced in installation, configuration, deployment and management of Enterprise Applications in a clustered and non - clustered environment using IBM WebSphere Application Server.
  • Skilled in functional and technical implementation of BPM solutions
  • Extensive experience in driving the effort for major migrations.
  • Excellent database knowledge using SQL, DB2 and MS SQL Server.
  • Experienced in troubleshooting performance problems (memory/heap, CPU starvation, hung threads) using Tivoli Performance Viewer, Log Analyzer, Heap Analyzer, Thread Analyzer, Application Server Toolkit (AST), and IBM Support Assistant .
  • Experienced with IBM on problem determination, troubleshooting, and resolution - PMRs, running and submitting , gather scripts and log info, tuning, trace, verbose-GC, taking thread and heap dumps.
  • Experienced in applying IFixes, Fixpacks for WebSphere Application Server .
  • Opened APARS for bugfixing.
  • Provided support for development, Test and production environments and in activities such as load testing, troubleshooting and performance tuning.
  • Ability to initiate to implement new concepts and applications.
  • Provided 24/7 on-call support for production.
  • The ability to comprehend and troubleshoot in a timely fashion.
  • Excellent communication skills and capability to interact with diverse individuals, Skilled in mentoring a team and working in a group very efficiently.
  • Experienced in applying patches and plug-ins for WebSphere application server.
  • Extensive hands on WebSphere Administration using command line tools like Wsadmin .
  • Proficient in deploying applications in WAR, JAR, and EAR formats.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: Windows 2012/2008/2000/2003/ XP, Solaris, AIX, Linux.

Programming Languages: C, C++, Java, J2EE, JSP, Servlets, EJBs, HTML, XML.

Web/Application Servers: Weblogic, Tomcat, Apache, JBoss 4.2.3 & Jboss 5.1 EAP, IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5/8.0/7.0/6.1/6.0 , IBM WebSphere Portal Server 6.1.0/6.1.2/6.2.0/7.0 , IBM WebSphere Service Registry and Repository 6.1/7.0 and IBM WebSphere Virtual Enterprise 7.0, Rational Automation Framework server and Buildforge.

Web Technologies/Scripting: HTML, XML, JavaScript, Servlets, JSP, JACL, Jython, XMLConfig/ANT/Shell.

Tools: Jazz.net, Jazzhub and Rational Team Concert (RTC).

Networking Protocols: TCP/IP, HTTP/HTTPS, RMI/IIOP, SOAP, FTP, SFTP, Telnet, SSH, SSL.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, ST. Louis

Technical Middleware Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Installation of Web sphere Application Server. IBM HTTP Server and configuring IBM HTTP Server with the Application Server.
  • Certification of the newly installed Web Sphere Application Servers boxes.
  • Installation of fix packs, updates on the installed Web sphere Application Server.
  • Configuration of Web Sphere using WAS admin console .
  • Used Ansible to assist in building automation policies.
  • Packaging of J2EE applications using AAT tool.
  • Deploying of the applications in different environment like Development, Testing and Productions
  • Federation of Nodes to the deployment manager and creating a horizontal and vertical cluster.
  • Creating Clusters and deployed applications, Implemented workload management ( WLM) for failover using horizontal and vertical clustering.
  • Architectural design, Installation and configuration of IBM Security Access manager, WebSphere Application Server, IBM Directory Server, Tomcat and Apache for “ Confidential &T FirstNet” Web & Mobile applications and services.
  • Works with Security Identity Access Management team for provisioning of User Access
  • Provide Single Sign on (SSO) across various applications.
  • Installed and upgraded WAS 6.1/7.0/7.1/8.0/8.5 , IHS, Weblogic, WSRR, Apache and Tomcat.
  • Work with Hardware Team, Network Team and Storage Team to establish servers in Datacenter.
  • Clone new environments from Production for new code development & Testing purposes
  • Work on code deployments for various applications of FirstNet.
  • Develop and Test Physical Servers in Development & Test environment.
  • Send in Tested Physical Servers in Stage & Production environment.
  • Co-ordinate with Stage and production assurance teams to deploy Tested codes.
  • Work on Deployment of j2ee Applications with 24 X 7 Production support.
  • Work on ISAM configuration issues and setting up multiple instances
  • Work on issues faced during startup/shutdown and maintenance of Oracle and LDAP databases in Linux systems.
  • Perform Patch impact analysis for patches recommended by IBM for fixing various issues in ISAM appliances.
  • Assist application teams with issues and deployments.
  • Training of Support personnel to perform first level troubleshooting activities.
  • Take backup and restore as required before deploying any major codes. Perform ISAM Appliance fix packs from old versions to new versions.
  • Work on Q Radar application to daily monitor ISAM appliance, runtime logs & memory
  • Creating Junctions, ACLs, POPs as per the requirement.
  • Deploying the AAC plugins in the ISAM 9.x and defining the mechanisms and policies for those plugins/jars as per the requirements.
  • Worked on implementing SDK support for basic userid/password authentication and generate access token and refresh token.
  • Created federation & partners as per the requirement.
  • Implemented ISAM for Web and Mobile 8.0- Oauth, with implementation of the DEV environment for an OAuth ISAM8 Mobile client.
  • Setting up Global security, Configuring application security, Java 2 security, SSO for TAI, Kerberos, SPNEGO Web authentication, JMX connector,JSF implementation, Session management, DRS, Maintaining Classloadin g options for different Applications which uses common classes
  • Recycling (stopping and starting) of the Application Servers and Deployment Manager.
  • Deploying of applications on a standalone servers and Clusters.
  • Configured SSL for client and server communications , Configured the SIP container, Created Programmatic JAAS login.
  • Configuration for remote EJB communication between two applications on different hosts, automated administration tasks using strong scripting skills ( Jython, JACL)
  • Involved in configuring the WebShpere load balancing using Web Sphere workload management like horizontal and vertical clustering.
  • Troubleshooting and Administration of working Application, Application Performance monitoring. Installed plugging for IBM HTTP , co-ordinate with Database Admin Team to create database for storing the WebShpere application repository.
  • Created users roles and groups for securing the resources using local operating system authentication.
  • Working on day to day operational support and fixing issues with the production applications by analyzing the Debug traces, native and heap dump memory.
  • Configured Web Sphere resources like JDBC providers, JDBC data sources, connection pooling and Java Mail Sessions.
  • Worked on 24 X 7 on call Production support for different applications.

Confidential, Omaha, NE

Systems Engineer/WebSphere Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Work 24/7 Oncall Support resolving production issues.
  • Installed and upgraded WAS 6.1/7.0/7.1/8.0/8.5 , IHS, Weblogic, WSRR, Apache and Tomcat.
  • Maintained system configuration for various components, designed and configured WSRR installation.
  • Packaged J2EE applications using AAT tool.
  • Install configure Jboss Application server for the VPDC environment and currently working on the Prod environment setup in Cloud environment.
  • Monitoring using Wily Introscope
  • IBM WebSphere Portal V8.x/7.x/V6.x Administraton Experience in Installation, Configuration, deployments using xmlaccess, Performance Tuning, Troubleshooting.
  • Involved in WebSphere Process Server 6.x administration.
  • Implemented the automation of WebSphere Portal Upgrades.
  • Involved in customizing portal applications and administering users, pages, and portlets.
  • Worked with Portal GUI for deploying portlet applications, creating pages, adding portlets to page and access control list.
  • Jboss configuration is done in thoroughly firewalled environment using TCP
  • Migrating the application from Web Sphere to Jboss
  • Installed and configured Jboss Application servers for DEV, QA and PROD systems .
  • Secured the Jboss application server, deployed web and enterprise applications on Jboss application server
  • Configured connection pools
  • Converted data sources from weblogic to Jboss.
  • Installation, Configuration and Administration of WebLogic Application Server 10.3.
  • Installed and upgraded different versions of JBOSS/WebLogic.
  • WebLogic, JBOSS application deployment and Hot Fixes on Staging and QA servers.
  • Deployed the applications in different environment like Development, Testing and Productions.
  • Federation of Nodes to the deployment manager and creating a horizontal and vertical cluster.
  • Applied various WebSphere patches, Fix-Packs.
  • Configured WebSphere server as per the project requirements (JDBC Driver creation, DataSource, VirtualHost
  • Worked on various platforms Linux, Unix, Solaris, AIX, Windows.
  • Hands on experience on Wily Introscope, Optier for monitoring purpose .
  • Setup and maintained documentation and standards.
  • Developed WebSphere Application Server regular administration tasks automated by using XML Config, ANT and shell scripts such as purge logs, exclude files, apache and tomcat server restart, etc.
  • Developed new web based applications as well as maintaining existing web and windows based applications
  • Troubleshooting and Administration of working Application, Application Performance monitoring. Installed plugging for IBM HTTP , co-ordinate with Database Admin Team to create database for storing the WebShpere application repository.
  • Setting up Global security, Configuring application security, Java 2 security, SSO for TAI, Kerberos, SPNEGO Web authentication, JMX connector, JSF implementation, Session management, DRS, Maintaining Classloading options for different Applications which uses common classes.
  • Worked on all WebSphere and Portal migrations.

Environment: AIX, LINUX, Windows, JDBC, JMS, IBM HTTP Server, Apache Web Server, Weblogic, WebSphere Application Server 6.0/ 6.1/7.0/8.0/8.5 , WebSphere Portal Server 6.1.0/6.1.2/6.2.0/7.0 , IBM WebSphere Service Registry and Repository 6.1/7.0/8.0, Jboss 4.2.x, Jboss 5.1 EAP

Confidential, Austin, TX

Senior Middleware/WebSphere Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installed Websphere Application Server, IBM HTTP Server and configured IBM HTTP Server with the Application Server.
  • Installed fix packs, updates on the installed Web sphere Application Server.
  • Involved in helping our clients with their BPM (Business Process Management) V8.0/8.5 needs using Lombardi’s suite of BPM products.
  • Implemented End to End automation of new Business Process. Automation, integration and optimization.
  • Experience in Installation and Configuration of Websphere application server Network Deployment 6.1/7.0/8.0/8.5 .
  • Configured Web Sphere using WAS admin console.
  • Packaged J2EE applications using AAT tool.
  • Deployed the applications in different environment like Development, Testing and Productions.
  • Involved in WebSphere Portal Server 7.0,8.0,8.5 administration .
  • Implemented the automation of WebSphere Portal Upgrades .
  • Updated Fixpack for Portal Server 6.0/6.1
  • Managed portal applications in portal server.
  • Federation of Nodes to the deployment manager and creating a horizontal and vertical cluster.
  • Configured Apache for Jboss domains with virtual Servers
  • Installed and configured Jboss Application servers.
  • Deployed various WAR, JAR, EAR applications on Weblogic Server 8.1 and 9.x.
  • Strong technical knowledge in Jboss Application server implementation, support, workload management and performance tuning including Web server setup configuration with Jboss App Server.
  • Experience in applying patches and plug-ins for Jboss Application Server .
  • Created Clusters and deployed applications, Implemented workload management (WLM) for failover using horizontal and vertical clustering.
  • Set up Global security, Configuring application security, Java 2 security, JMX connector, JSF implementation, Session management, DRS, Maintained Classloading options for different Applications which use common classes.
  • Recycled (stopping and starting) of the Application Servers and Deployment Manager.
  • Deployed applications on a standalone servers and Clusters.
  • Configured SSL for client and server communications, Configured the SIP container, Created programmatic JAAS login.
  • Configured for remote EJB communication between two applications on different hosts, automated administration tasks using strong scripting skills (Jython, JACL).
  • Involved in configuring the WebShpere load balancing using Web Sphere workload management like horizontal and vertical clustering.
  • Troubleshot and Administered working Application, Application Performance monitoring.
  • Installed plugging for IBM HTTP, co-ordinate with Database Admin Team to create database for storing the WebSphere application repository.
  • Created WSRR definitions and creating rule set entries in WP 6.x.
  • Created users roles and groups for securing the resources using local operating system authentication.
  • Worked on day to day operational support and fixed issues with the production applications by analyzing the Debug traces, native and heap dump memory.
  • Configured Web Sphere resources like JDBC providers, JDBC data sources, connection pooling and Java Mail Sessions.
  • Installed Middleware components such as WAS, WSRR, WVE and WP using Rational Automation Framework Server and build forge .
  • Maintained work items using Rational Team concert and created test cases for RAFW product releases.
  • Documented all procedures and any other important issues.
  • Worked on 24 X 7 on call Production support for different applications.

Environment: WebSphere Application Server 6.0/ 6.1/7.0/8.0/8.5 , WebSphere Portal Server 6.1/7.0/8.0/8.5 , IBM WebSphere Service Registry and Repository 6.1/7.0 and IBM WebSphere Virtual Enterprise 7.0, RAFW 3.0/3.0.1, BPM 7.0/8.0/8.5

Confidential, Little Rock, AR

Middleware Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installed and Configured IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.0 and WP 6.1.
  • Integrated enterprise-wide J2EE applications and deploying using IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.0, Application Assembly Tool (AAT) and managing security policies for different applications.
  • Involved in creating and managing the cells using Network Deployment Manager.
  • Managed Connection Pooling and registering web applications (Servlets, JSP) on WebSphere.
  • Deployed web and enterprise applications on Jboss application server in a channel secure environment
  • Installed and configured Jboss Application servers .
  • Configured Apache to proxy the backend Jboss domains over HTTPS for secured communication.
  • Wrote shell scripts to automate the maintenance process of the WebSphere and recovered the backed up WebSphere configuration using XML configuration tool.
  • Involved in designing WebSphere Application Server load balancing and fail over by using Workload Management horizontal and vertical scaling.
  • Involved in configuration of WebSphere Application Server resources like JDBC Data Sources, JDBC Providers and Connection Pooling to connect to the DB2.
  • Involved in configuration of Web Server interfaces, session management, virtual hosts and transports for WebSphere Application Servers.
  • Problem determination using local error logs and by running user traces and service traces.

Environment: WebSphere application Server 6.0/6.1,7.0, WebSphere Portal Server 6.1/7.0/8.0, WebSphere Service Registry and Repository 6.1, Linux, AIX, Windows 2008, Tomcat, Apache, JBoss 4.2.3 & Jboss 5.1 EAP

Confidential

Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Installed and configured WebSphere Application Server 6.0/6.1 i nstance on Test environment.
  • Experienced in configuring Websphere resources, securing administrative server using Authentication, Authorization, Credentials, Permissions, Principals, Realms, Single Sign On, User registry, WebSphere Resources (Servlets, JSP files and HTML files).
  • Installed fix packs, cumulative fixes and interim fixes for upgrading WebSphere Application Server environment.
  • Configured Identity Assertion between the cells in cases where two different User Registries being used.
  • Created components like EJBs under J2EE and deployed on WebSphere Application Server .
  • Developed Servlets to handle HTTP client requests and to manage session tracking to keep track of user session.
  • Involved in the development, testing and integration of DB functions by writing stored procedures and Triggers using SQL/PL SQL programming.
  • Involved in development and implementation of various Use cases.
  • Involved in the code generation of Session Beans .
  • Involved in developing Test plans and Test cases performed White box testing and participated in testing the complete application.
  • Used JDBC to interact with the database layer of the Application Involved in Code reviews, and integration testing.

Environment : Java, Servlets, JSP, HTML, SQL, WebSphere Application Server 6.0/6.1, Windows NT, 2000, 2003, XP, MySQL

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