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Websphere Administrator Resume

Philadelphia, PA

SUMMARY

  • Over 11+ years of IT experience as IBM WebSphere Administrator for IBM WebSphere Application Server and IBM WebSphere Portal Server in different platforms.
  • Extensive experience in deployments and management of enterprise applications using WebSphere ApplicationServer5.x/6.x/7.x/8.x/9.x and WebSphere Portal Server5.x/6.x, WebSphere MQ 5.x/6.x/7.x/8.xon UNIX (Solaris/AIX), Linux and Windows NT/ 2000/2003/2008 environments.
  • Experience in installing, configuring WebSphereExtended Deployment XD Version 5.x/6.x on AIX, Solaris and Linux.
  • Extensive experience in Configuring, MigratingWebSphere Application Server 5.0/6.0/7.x/8.x/9x, MigratingWebSphere MQ 5.2 to 5.3 and from 5.3 to 6.0.
  • Knowledge in Web Server administration, which includes installation, configuration and troubleshooting of IBM HTTP Servers, Apache Server, Tomcat server.
  • Well versed in different stages of implementing the Work Load Management (WLM) using cloning and clustering including horizontal clusters and vertical clusters and creation of nodes.
  • Expertise in Installing, Configuring and Trouble - Shooting Web Servers like iPlanet, IIS WebServer, Apache, Tomcat,Oracle database Server, SQL Server on Windows and different UNIX flavors.
  • Experienced in Web Server administration, which includes installation, configuration, upgrading & troubleshooting of IBM HTTP Server (IHS), Sun ONE, IIS, Apache and their integration with WebSphere Application Server.
  • Experienced in applying patches and plug-ins for WebSphere Application server.
  • Experience in Deployment of portlets and war files on WebSphere Portal.
  • Experience in configuring WAS with WebSphere MQ infrastructure.
  • Expertise in ConfiguringJDBC Providers, Data Sources, JMS, Virtual Hosts, Global Security.
  • Excellent working knowledge in implementing LDAP security models using Sun One LDAP and IBM Tivoli Directory Server.
  • Extensive experience in optimizing the performance of WebSphere Application Server using Work Load Management (WLM) with cloning and clustering techniques including Horizontal and Vertical Scaling with Round-Robin method for failover and backup/recovery processes.
  • Experienced in providing VeriSign Digital SSL certificates for all Java Enterprise Level Applications.
  • Extensive experience in providing 24/7 on-call support for applications servers.
  • Experienced in defining WebSphere resources such as JDBC providers, data sources, MQ Queue connection factories, Queue destinations and Message driven bean listeners.
  • Profound knowledge ofIBM Tivoli IdentityManagementand Third Party Vendors, such as NetegritySiteminder 6.0.
  • Extensive understanding in all phases of software life cycle with emphasis in Designing, Developing, Implementation, Deployment and Support of distributed enterprise scalable, secure and transactional J2EE applications in both production and development environment.
  • Proficient in deploying J2EE applications on WebSphere Application Server using deployment tools such as AAT and ANT.
  • Excellent communication skills, strong architectural skills, hardworking and a good team player.
  • Experienced in using IP sprayers like Network Dispatcher, F5 andBigIP which helps in high availability and load balancing of web servers.
  • Strong knowledge in installing fix packs, feature packs, eFixes, and and upgrading JAVA SDK.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Languages: Java, C, C++, SQL/PL SQL, ANT, PHP, HTML, XML, XSLT, JAXB, JavaScript, C#.Net

Middleware: J2EE, EJB, JNDI, JDBC

Server Side Technologies: JSP, Servlets, AJAX

Application/Web Servers: IBM WebSphere Application Server 4.0/5.x/6.x/7/8.x /9.x, WebSphere Portal Server(WPS)5.x/6.x/7.x/8.x/9.xWebSphere Process Server 6.0/6.1, IBM HTTP Server 6.1/6.0/2.0.47/2.0.42/1.3.26/1.3.19 , IIS, SunOne, Apache Jakarta Tomcat. MDM InfoSphere 11.X, IBM BPM 8.5.X

Scripting: JACL, Jython, Python, TCL, WSCP, WSADMIN, Shell Script, Perl, AWK

Protocols: HTTP, SOAP, TCP/IP, FTP, LDAP,SMTP, TCP/IP, HTTP/HTTPS Firewalls,Loadbalancers,NAS, NFS.

IDE/ Tools: JBuilder, Eclipse, Netbeans, Editplus, WSAD

Frameworks: Apache Struts Framework, JSF, Swing, Spring Framework, Hibernate, MVC.

Web Services: SOAP, WSDL, iPlanet

RDBMS: Oracle, DB2, SQL Server Transact-SQL, Sybase

OS: AIX, RHEL, Linux, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016

UML Tools: Rational Rose, Rational Clearcase, Rational Unified process

Monitoring Tools: Tivoli Performance Viewer, Thread Analyzer, Log Analyzer, Grafana, Splunk, DynaTrace

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Philadelphia, PA

WebSphere Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installed, configured, administered WAS ND on Linux clustered and non - clustered environments.
  • Installed and configured IBM HTTP server on multiple platforms.
  • Creation of servers & clusters in WAS environment and configuration.
  • Supported for performance testing for various applications.
  • Worked with developers to configure virtual hosts, HTTP transports for Application.
  • Implementing patches in WAS and DMGR as a part of maintenance.
  • Run scripts to deploy applications, backup/restore of App Server configurations.
  • Worked on problem tickets (raising PMR s) with IBM to find effective solutions to various problems and performance issues.
  • Setup traces provided by IBM to JVMs at Runtime and Configuration, and sent trace logs back to IBM for analysis.
  • Deployed applications (EAR s, WARs, and CBA s) toWebSphereapplication servers& MDM InfoSphere, portal servers and maintained applications on production and non-production environments.
  • Troubleshoot various problems at Dev, QA, Stage, and Production phases.
  • Performed routine management tasks ofWebSphereEnvironment, monitoring Disk space, CPU, Memory utilization.
  • 24/7 On-call Pager coverage, off hours coverage as a part of operational support for production environments.
  • Achieved target of 99.99% uptime for supported applications working with very small team.
  • Installed and configured DynaTrace to monitor various application server environments, creating dashboards for efficiently perform monitoring tasks.
  • Monitored production and non-production applications using, SiteScope,Grafana, Splunk, DynaTrace and scripted alerts, to perform problem investigation and resolution in coordination with the application operational and system support teams
  • Setup MMR (Master Memory Replica) for HA (HighAvailability) of data grid in different Data Centers.
  • Worked with XL deploy to create packages and objects for ETL deployment group
  • Worked with F5 load balancer team to setup, support, create VIP s and load balance new pool member for new environment.
  • Involved in backup and recovery ofWebSphereConfiguration using backupConfig and restoreConfig tools.
  • Experience in creating SSL third party certificates &self-signed certificates using ikeyman, WebSphere Commerce 6.1and installing SSL certificates for WAS, BPM servers and WebSphere plugin configuration.
  • Helped automate processes using XL deploy, Docker, Jenkins.
  • Worked with Scrum master to break down the requirements up to the task level in Flowdock.
  • Provided operational support for ETL DataStage, Informatica and SSIS environments.
  • Worked on IBM TWS batch jobs by monitoring the job streams and rerun the failed job.
  • Involved in backup and recovery ofWebSphereConfiguration using backupConfig and restoreConfig tools.
  • Performed the migration of WAS 8.5 to WAS V 9.0
  • Implemented Splunk across the Enterprise applications for log analyssis and alerts.
  • Worked closely with various teams like UNIX, Database, WebSphere Commerce 6.1, Networking, and Security teams etc. in order to accomplishdaily administration tasks.
  • Documented variousWebSphereadministration tasks like installation, configuration, deployment and migration procedures and keeping track of the changes in theWebSphere environment.

Environment: IBMWebSphereApplication Server 8.x/9.xWebSphereProcess Server,MDM InfoSphere 11.6.X indWebSphereBusiness Monitor,WebSphereeXtreme Scale, JBossDataGrid, SOAP UI, IBM HTTP Server, Oracle, DB2, Linux, MS Active Directory, Venafi, Dynatrace, Splunk, New Relic, SSIS, XL Deploy, WebSphere Commerce 6.1, DataStage, Informatica, vRealize Automation, Chef Automation, OpenShift, Jenkins, Docker, Enterprise Service Catalog, ServiceNow, CA Agile Central, WinSCP, Putty, Cygwin, WebEx, Cisco Jabber.Github, JfrogArthifactory.

Confidential, Chicago, IL

WebSphere Administrator / Middleware Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for administration, development and implementation of web application using WebSphere Application Server 5.0/6.0.
  • Deployed large Web-based transaction systems in WebSphere Application Server 7.0.
  • Implemented Cloning, Clustering, Performance tuning and trouble shooting of IBM WebSphere Application Server 5.0.
  • Implemented LDAP Server, Netegrity Site Minder, and Global Security.
  • Configured WebSphere Portal and WebSphere Application Server V7.0 to use NetegritySiteMinder V5.5.
  • Installed and Configured WebSphereExtended Deployment manager (XD) 5.1/6.0.2.
  • Created dynamic clustering using WebSphere XD.
  • Designed, implemented, and maintained UNIX environments (AIX 6/7).
  • Responsible for installing and configuring third party software necessary to test the product such as IBM Http Server and Apache Webserver.
  • Managed the Security and Performance optimizations for EJB containers and web applications in IBM WebSphere, IBM HTTP Server and Apache WebServer.
  • Executed performance tuning activities, developed monitoring processes, and provided performance recommendations for UNIX /Linux environment.
  • Deployed Servlets, Session and Entity Beans on the WebSphere Application Server.
  • Managed security and performance optimizations for WebSphere Application Server 7.0.
  • Used Tivoli Performance Monitoring tool to monitor application resources (Enterprise beans, servlets) and WAS runtime resources (JVM memory, application server thread pools, database connection pool).
  • Trouble shooting on issues such as out of memory, memory leaks, hung sessions and session replication.
  • Troubleshooting on issues such as federation of nodes and synchronization of nodes with Websphere Application Server NDM.
  • Involved in configuring the WebSphereloadbalancing using WebSphere workload management like horizontal cloning and vertical cloning.
  • Deployment of application and troubleshooting issues of successful running of application on HTML page.
  • Installed Upgrade Service Packs for migration to WebSphere Application Server 7.0.
  • Effectively interacted with the users on a daily basis, decreasing downtime and increasing user productivity.
  • Configured Enterprise Service Bus.
  • Configured SIB in Websphere7.0.
  • Created Environment with the help of Python scripts.
  • Monitored for Application core dumps, or forced thread dumps to check for system objects using thread analyzer.
  • Configured plug-ins for WebSphere Application Server 7.0/8.5.
  • Worked on improving the Application Performance by tuning the various parameters including HeapSize,
  • Developed scripts to handle everyday System Administration tasks such as backup procedure, system cleanup, everyday system tasks, etc.
  • Problem determination using local error logs and by running user traces and service traces.
  • Extensively worked on performance tuning and log analyzer to analyze various logs and traces. 24/7 support in troubleshooting problems occur for E-business and regular WebSphere applications.
  • Documented all procedures and any other important issues.

Environment: IBM AIX, SUN Solaris, Windows 2000, WebSphere Application Server 5.1/6.x/7.x/8.x, WebSphere MQ, WebSphere Portal Server 5.x/6.x/7.x/8.x,IBM HTTP Server, UNIX,Apache Web Server, LDAP, Java, J2EE, JSP, Servlets, EJB, XML, JDBC, JavaScript, ORACLE, DB2, z/OS,HTML, WSCP, JACL scripts, Rational Rose 2000.

Confidential, Houston tx

WebSphere Portal Administrator / Middleware Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Performed Installation, Configuration and Maintenance of IBM WebSphere ApplicationServer5.1/6.0 Stand alone and Network Deployment servers on AIX, Red Hat Linux, Windows NT/2000 and Solaris platform.
  • Involved in installation, configuration, migration, and clustering and user management on AIX/Solaris.
  • Designed WebSphere Application Server load balancing and fail over by using Workload Management (WLM), horizontal and vertical scaling.
  • Installed plug-ins for hosting web modules of Enterprise Applications on ApacheTomcat, iPlanet, IIS, IBM HTTP Server on local and remote systems and on multiple web servers on same host.
  • Installed Configured and Administered WebSphere Process Server 6.0.
  • Handle Various UNIX servers comprising Linux, Solaris & Aix.
  • Configured SCA, BPC and HTC Components in WebSphere Process Server.
  • Worked extensively on the implementation of LDAP Server, Netegrity Site Minder, and Global Security.
  • Installed and Configured WebSphere Portal Server 5.1.
  • Extensively involved in Portal Server configuration like Portal Server install, cloudscape, to DB2 Migration, Security configuration, WebServer Server Configuration,WebSphere Commerce 6.1.
  • Responsible for organize and design secure, robust message broker infrastructure and environment.
  • Transferred knowledge on message broker application development using technologies, platforms and tools used by clients.
  • Developed automation and process for operations and deployment of application in a message broker environment.
  • Responsible for Deploying the portlets, themes, skins, and Application deployments for Portal Apps.
  • Experience in using Garbage Collection, Resource Analyzer, Log Analyzer, Thread Dump Analyzer, Heap Analyzer, WebSphere Commerce 6.1, JProbe and upgrades are also done.
  • Experienced on providing Plan, Document &Testprocedures for Disaster Recovery.
  • Worked closely with development, testing and production team to align project deliverables, dates and report issues/concerns and experience in operational 24x7 support

Environment: WebSphere Application Server V6.x/7.0/8.x, WebSphere Portal Servers5.x/6.x/7.x, WebSphere Process Server 6.0,Linux/UNIX, Solaris, Windows NT/2000, AIX, DB2 UDB 8.0,Oracle 9i, IBM HTTP Server, LDAP Server, Heap Analyzer, Tivoli Performance Viewer, JProbe, and Global Security .

Confidential - Dallas, TX

WebSphere Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installed, configured, administered WebSphere Application Server ND on UNIX and AIX for multiple high profile projects.
  • Administered, configured, tuned and troubleshoot WebSphere in a clustered environment.
  • Responsible for deploying enterprise applications from Admin console and enabling security using LTPA and LDAP for admin console and application components.
  • Configured IHS Web server to work with WAS.
  • Configured WebSphere resources like JDBC providers, JDBC data sources, Connection pooling.
  • Investigated, troubleshot and resolved application and configuration issues.
  • Wrote Shell scripts to monitor installed enterprise applications and to get information from the logs and database in the required format and other daily activities and jobs.
  • Used WebSphere Admin Console and WebSphereadmin/JACL scripting to install enterprise EAR, WAR files or for hot deployment.
  • Troubleshoot various problems at QA, Staging and Production phases.
  • Sound knowledge in configuring JMS Provides using WebSphere MQ.
  • Monitored Applications and WAS performance through Tivoli Performance Viewer and tuned the system - caching, queuing, JVM parameters, DB Connection Pooling.
  • Involved in installing WebSphere Commerce 5.6.1 on UNIX and AIX Platforms with Web Content Management.

Environment: IBM WebSphere Application Server 5.x/6.x/7.x, IBM WebSphere MQ 5.3, IBM DB2, Sun ONE Directory Server 5.1, Sun ONE web server 6.1, UNIX, AIX.

Confidential

Unix System Administrator/ JrWebSphere Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as Unix System Admin as a support engineer for the servers running 24x7 in Production Environment
  • Responsible for servicing trouble-ticket requests, 3rd-party software installation, and user support, in a homogeneous AIX 5.1/4.3.3 environment.
  • Performed installation, periodic maintenance updates.
  • Configured volume groups and logical volumes, extended logical volumes for file system growth needs using Logical Volume Manager (LVM) commands.
  • Implementation of Flash copy, volume mirroring, Volume copy.
  • Configured backup/archive policies using ADSM utility and mksysb images of root volume group to meet data archiving requirements and disaster recovery readiness.
  • Installed, configured and administered the WebSphere Application Server on UNIX.
  • Administered, configured, tuned and troubleshoot WebSphere in a clustered environment.

Environment: IBM WebSphere Application Server 5.1.x/ 6.x, IBM AIX (RS6000), Tivoli Storage Manager, Korn shell, NIS, NFS.

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