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Middleware Specialist Resume

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Phoenix, AZ

Professional Summary:

  • Seven years of professional experience in middleware technologiesIBM DataPower,WMB (WBIMB), and WebSphere MQ, WebSphere Application Server.
  • Highly qualified in analysis, design and developing architectures of n-tier applications.
  • Experience working infull life cycle projects.
  • Installing, configuring and maintainingDataPower appliances XS-40andXI-50as XML security gateways and XML Integrators.
  • Highly experience in providing solutions inService Oriented Architecture (SOA) using IBM DataPowerdevices.
  • UsedRFHUtilto perform different tasks on WMQ and WMB.
  • Experience in implementingPublish/Subscribetopologies.
  • Experience in designingWMBas an intermediary forWeb Services.
  • Worked withMRMand define message sets.
  • Experience in creatingSOAPmessages inWMB messageflows.
  • Through knowledge onXMLandXSLT.
  • Worked on severalEAIprojects and used differentESBandSOAtools to develop projects.
  • Knowledge of differentWBI toolslike System Monitor, LogViewer, System Manager, and Flow Manger.
  • In-depth knowledge ofe-businessandweb technologies(Servlets, JSPs, EJBs, JAVA and JAVA Beans).
  • Proficient in programming languagesC, C++, Java,andCOBOL.
  • Experience in trouble-shooting mission critical production systems under extreme pressure conditions and time constraints.
  • Experience in writingshell scriptsfor administration tasks in MQ.
  • Knowledge of and experience inSoftware Development Lifecycle toolsandutilizingSoftware Configuration Management tools
  • A proven record in identifying operational problems and providing innovative solutions.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills.

Technical Skills:

Middleware: WebSphere Message Broker (WBIMB/WMQI/WMQSI), WebSphere MQ, WebSphere MQ Workflow,WebSphere Application Server, and IBM

OS: Windows, UNIX, AIX, Sun Solaris, and HP-UX.

Languages: Java, C, C++, COBOL, PL/SQL, Visual C++, VB, HTML, XSLT, XML, ASP, ANT, PERL and Shell scripting.

Databases: DB2/UDB, SQL SERVER, Oracle.

Web Servers:IBM HTTP Server, Internet Information Server, Apache

Web Technologies:HTML, Microsoft Expression Web, and JSP.

Java Technologies: Servlets, Beans, EJB, J2EE, Networking, JDBC/ODBC, JMS, JNDI, RMI.

Tools:Qpasa, Candle, VISIO, WSAD, UML, RUP, RFHUtil.

Professional Experience:

Middleware Specialist

Client: Confidential, Phoenix, AZ
Aug 2010 – Present


  • Responsible for installation, administration and monitoring the DataPower AppliancesXS40andXI50
  • Responsible for the definition, planning and execution of all infrastructure activities required to support theDataPowerenvironment.
  • Worked with IBM DataPower devices tosecureandintegratethe web services.
  • ConfiguringXML FirewallsandWebService Proxyalong with the required objects
  • Creatingnetwork routesand configuringEthernet interfaceson the device as part of the device deployment.
  • Creating Application Domains, objects likeWeb Service proxies, Multi-Protocol Gatewaysas per the requirements.
  • Generated keys, CSRs and self-signed certificates using Crypto tool.
  • CreatedCrypto profiles, SSL proxy profilesas part of SSL implementation.
  • Created Load Balancer Groups to load balance the requests to multiple back end points.
  • CreatedAAApolicies to authenticate and authorize user requests using LDAP.
  • Developed and configuredWSDLandXMLproxies.
  • Experience in working with multiple development and infrastructure teams.
  • Performed general operation tasks such asFirmware upgrade, User management, capacity planningetc.
  • Developed Message flows to transform messages fromXML to COBOL copybookformat.
  • Worked onXSLTand usedXMLTransformation nodeto transform an XML message to another form of XML message.
  • Troubleshot possible problems during the development of message flows containingXMLT nodes.

IBM DataPower, WebSphere Transformation Extender (WTX), WebServices, WebSphere Application Server(J2EE), SOAP, Java, Qpasa, UML, XML, XSLT, SQL, DB2/UDB, Oracle, Windows XP, UNIX, Sun Solaris, and AIX.

DataPower Developer
Client: Confidential, Hartford, CT
June 2009- July 2010


  • Designed and developed various services using MPG’s, XMLFW’s, WSP’s on DataPower XI50 to support mediation services for end-to-end service architecture
  • Maintained stability of the supported platforms and technical implementations through consistent monitoring / tuning, and participate in the establishment of monitoring tools and alerting threshold definitions
  • Designed and Created business processes and ESB mediation flows for auto policy renewals services that interact with various auto quote agencies for policy approval.
  • Integrated DataPower with WPS and WMB services as ESB services interface.
  • Created security framework/Policies for the DataPower services using SSL, PKI(X.509), AAA,WS-Security for secure communication
  • Built knowledge / expertise around understanding performance thresholds and tuning configurations for the supported tools and provide consulting to application areas on constrained design practices
  • Integrated and developed services in WebSphere Message Broker with DataPower and WTX
  • Collected service related metrics, and work closely with the Platform Architects and Infrastructure / Platform Owners to analyze platform capacity and perform demand management activities (for upcoming application loads or change in existing load profiles)
  • Collected learning’s through implementations, design and code reviews, and health checks; translate them into best-practices; and document for establishing group level policies and standards
  • Define engagement and operational models for the supported tools and consistently follow implementation of policies and life-cycle models
  • Defined design standards to ITIL and CMMI oriented processes and policies
  • Created enterprise guidelines and policies to ensure availability to pager and Helpdesk requests for incident resolution related to supported platforms
  • Lead problem management discussions through employing an analytical methodology / structure and engaging appropriate resources on a timely basis


DataPower XI50, SOAP, Web Services, WSDL, XSD, XMLSpy, WTX, OWSM, Visio, UML, IT CAM, WSRR, XML, XSLT

EAI Consultant

Client: Confidential, Foster City, CA
July 2008 – May 2009


  • Designed and implementedPublish/Subscribetopologies.
  • Developed over 30messageflowsto integrate legacy systems.
  • Created, configured and deployed variousTopics.
  • Trouble shooting Websphere MQ Message Brokermigrationissues from 2.1 to 5.
  • Monitoring various MQ objects and debuggingESQL.
  • Setting up, monitoring and troubleshootingadapters.
  • Worked with Rational Application DeveloperXSLT debuggerto debug the style sheets.
  • Performed anXSL transformationby directly using the Xalan-Java transformation engine through its command-line interface.
  • Supervision of testing environments.
  • Troubleshootingend-to-end connectivitytesting issues.
  • Parsing messagesand setting up and monitoring usinglog files.
  • Designed and created collectives in thepublish/subscribetopology to increase the performance.
  • Build custom middleware solution usingJ2EEframework inWAS.
  • Maintained WebSphere 5.0 Application server for web applications development and deploymentJSPandEJBcomponents onWAS.
  • Wrote scripts to handle everyday System Administration tasks such as backup procedure, system cleanup, everyday system tasks, etc.
  • Createdmessage setsusingMRMimport techniques and message flows usingESQLto interface with various systems.
  • CreatedCOBOLdefinitions to describe data from outside applications to import intoMRM.
  • ModifiedESQLwithin Message flowComputeandFilternodesto simplify processes.
  • Troubleshooting problems with message flows where predefined imported formats were used.
  • Writing message parsers to work with existing message processing nodes.


WebSphere MB or MQSI, WebSphere MQ, WAS (J2EE), C, C++, Java, UML, XML, SQL, DB2/UDB, Oracle, Windows NT, UNIX, Sun Solaris, HP-UX, AIX, and Windows.

IBM Middleware Consultant
Client: Confidential, New York, NY
Nov 2007 – June 2008


  • Installed, configured and certifying the WebSphere MQ products andWebSphere InterChange Server (ICS)on AIX, Solaris and Win 2000/NT.
  • Provided production support forAIXandSolarisqueue managers, including clustered UNIX environments.
  • Administered the MQSeries Queue manager, Queues and Channels.
  • Involved in the configuration of theConfiguration ManagerandMQSI Broker.
  • Designed and developed XML and MRM basedWBIMBMessage flows and Message sets.
  • Developed thescriptsfor importing and exporting Message sets.
  • Developed SQL stored procedures for usage within message flows
  • UsedXSLTfor the transformation of XML documents into other XML documents and formats.
  • UsedXMLSpyto develop and debugXMLandXSLTbased applications.
  • Coded theESQLforWBIMBmessage flow nodes.
  • Troubleshooting and debugging messages flows using Trace nodes and error handling nodes.
  • SetupDB2database forMRMrepository and configuration Repository.
  • Configured theOracleandDB2as the database for Broker runtime environment.
  • Designed Class diagrams and state activity diagrams for java classes and usingRational Rosefor client applications.
  • Worked onWebSphere Application Server, built onJ2EEspecifications.
  • Participating user testing and resolving related issues.
  • Monitoring Production & QA WMB environments.
  • Setting up WBIMB and MQ environments for new application.
  • 24/7 Defect Tracking(Scaling and Fail over) and reporting using MQ series and WebSphere Application Server
  • Coordinated changes to WebSphere MQ (CSDs and PTFs) to improve stability.
  • Addressed the security issues usingSSLandBlockIP.
  • Established node-to-node secure communications between external clients and company in the distributed environment.

WBI Message Broker V5.0, WebSphere MQ (MQSeries), WAS(J2EE), MQSeries Integrator (MQSI), WMQI, DB2, Oracle, Windows, OS390, AIX, Java, JDBC, XML, JMS support pack.

MQSeries Consultant
Client:Confidential, Montpelier, VT
March 2005 – Oct 2007


  • Supported major e-business project that provided web transactions to back endCustomer Information Control System(CICS) by providing MQSeries infrastructure. Project utilized ASP, DHTML, and CORBA among other leading edge technologies.
  • Installed, Configured, and administered MQSeries on Windows and UNIX platforms.
  • Created and configuredMQ Objectslike Queue Managers, Remote queues, Local Queues, Queue Aliases, Channels, Clusters, Transmission Queues, Performance Events, Triggers, and Processes.
  • Provided training to the application developers in usingMQSeries APIforJAVAand C.
  • ImplementedChannel triggeringandApplication triggering.
  • Developed recovery and backup procedures for MQSeries.
  • Designed and developed MQSeries Applications.
  • Documented MQSeriesarchitectureanddesign.
  • Provide ongoing MQSeries support for various projects.


IBM MQ Series, WAS, C, C++, UML, XML, SQL, DB2/UDB, Oracle, ASP, DHTML, Windows 95/NT/98/2K, UNIX, Sun Solaris, HP-UX, AIX, Linux.


  • Master of Information Sciences

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