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Sr. Websphere Engineer Resume

Chicago, IL

SUMMARY

  • Senior Web Systems Administrator with hands - on experience over 09+ years of experience in IT which includes over 9 years as WebSphere Consultant include configurations on IBM WebSphere Application Server, IBM BPM, Websphere MQ/MB, Websphere ODM, Weblogic,Jboss,Web Sphere Portal,WebSphere Commerce Server.
  • Experienced installing and configuring Web Servers including IBM HTTP Server and Apache Web Server.
  • Experience on managing and administering the components like WCM on WebSphere Portal.
  • Experience implementing WebSphere productions on various platforms like Sun Solaris, Z/OS, Red Hat Linux, IBM AIX and MS Windows environments.
  • Extensive experience in installing refresh packs, cumulative fixes (fixpacks) and interim fixes to upgrade WebSphere Application Server, IBM WebSphere SDK, IHS and Plug-ins using UpdateInstaller (UPDI)
  • Experience in installation, configuration, deployment and management of Enterprise Applications in clustered and standalone environments pertinent to IBM WebSphere Application Server Base/Network Deployment, WebSphere Portal Express/Enable/Extended.
  • Experience in migrating existing applications from WebSphere 6.0.x version Application servers to 7.0.x and from 5.1.x to 6.1.x on UNIX and Windows Platforms.
  • Expertise in setting up Work Load Management (WLM) and High Availability (HA) with different clustering techniques like horizontal and vertical clustering.
  • Experience in enabling Secure Socket Layer (SSL) among different components of middleware like Web Servers and Application Servers.
  • Extensive experience in installation, configuration and maintenance of WAS 8.0/7.0/6.1, and 6.0 ND, BPM/WODM/WSRR/WESB v8.0 in clusteredand non-clustered environments on AIX, Solaris, UNIX, Linux, HP-UX and WINDOWS 2000/2003 platforms,Expertise in providing global security with different kind of repositories like Standalone LDAP repositories and Federated LDAP (VMM) repositories.
  • Configured Single Sign on (SSO) using External Security Managers (ESM) like Tivoli Access Manager or CA (Netegrity) SiteMinder.
  • Experienced in providing 24x7 production supports for few ad - hoc projects with WebSphere Process
  • Deployed various BPEL and BPMN Process Apps to BPM and configured them to handle web services.
  • Configured the Resource Adapters configurations (CICS, J2c Connection Factories, CTG
  • Experienced in tuning the parameter including Heap Size, EJB container Threads, Web Container threads, Data Source Connection Pool settings, DynaCache and DRS settings.
  • Experience and Strong technical knowledge includes WebSphere Application server and Process Server implementation, fail-over support, workloadmanagement (WLM) using horizontal scaling and vertical scaling and performance tuning, Web server setup, complex secure sockets layer (SSL) configuration on IBM HTTP Server 1.3.x/2.x/6.x and Apache Servers,Expertise in Tuning of Application Servers using Tivoli Performance Viewer/Monitor, Wily Introscope, IBM ITCAM (IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager) and Performance Monitoring Infrastructure (PMI).
  • Experience in configuring and administering JDBC Providers, JMS, Service Integration Bus (SIB), Custom Service and Virtual Hosts.
  • Hands on experience in configuring Virtual hosts (VH) and Service Integration Buses (SIB).
  • Highly expertise in troubleshooting the issues of Middleware by enabling Tracing and Logs like JVM logs (SystemOut.log and SystemErr.log), Process logs (native stderr.log and native stdout.log), Service logs (Activity.log), Installation logs and Plug-in logs.
  • Highly proficient in automating environment builds, administration and deployment operations using standard scripting utilities like Unix Shell, ANT, wsadmin, Jacl and Jython.
  • Worked closely with Build Manager, Development, Testing, Pre-Production and Release teams to align project deliverables within due dates and reporting issues.
  • Ability to maintain a reliable and methodical approach to support and documentation.
  • Troubleshot production problems and provided 24/7 support for production systems
  • Installation and Configuration of WebSphere Commerce Server.
  • Applying Fix Packs and feature packs.
  • Deploying WebSphere Commerce Stores.
  • Publishing a starter store and customizing.
  • Managing organization users by access control policies and password policies.
  • Setting up Messaging and job scheduler.
  • Deploying store customizations / loading Utilities.
  • Security and Migration of merchant key.
  • Working and enabling cache services and running Database cleanups.
  • Log files and trouble shooting.
  • Expertise in Deploying new builds for WebSphere MQ Series, WebSphere Message Broker.
  • Expertise in Installation, configuration and migration of IBM WebSphere MQ series 6/7/7.1/7.5/8.0 , Message Broker 6.1/8.0.0.3 on various AIX/Windows/Linux/Mainframes
  • Played an active role in monitoring server performance, network traffic to reduce performance bottleneck by enhanced performance ensuring upstream queuing.
  • Experience in analysis, design, implementation, and Administration of software applications using object-oriented and distributed computing concepts
  • Worked extensively in all aspects of the systems development life cycle in management and technical capacities, from project planning through project implementation
  • Responsible for MQ & Message Broker support on all kinds of errors related to implementation and installation or production issue.
  • Worked extensively in all aspects of the systems development life cycle in management and technical capacities, from project planning through project implementation.
  • Responsible to improve the performance of implementation of MQ & Message Broker on servers by determining the scalability and repeatability of MQ/Broker objects.
  • Expertise in designing and implementing advanced MQ & Broker infrastructure solutions on different platforms like Windows, AIX/Unix/Mainframes(Z/OS).
  • Well versed in the various procedures and processes involved in resolving outages and providing production support for multiple projects and working effectively with different groups in multiple environments (Development, QA, and Production).

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Middleware: IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5/8.0/7.0/6. x/5.x/4.x,WebSphere Portal 6.1.5/6.1/6.0/5.1/5.0 Lotus Web content Manager 6.1, WMQ 8.0/7.5/7.0WMB 6.1/8.0.0.3 , Jboss, Weblogic 12C/11g/10/9.1, WCM 6.0

Web Servers: UNIX, IBM AIX 5.3, Red Hat Linux, Windows 2003/2008/XP

Monitoring Tools: Tivoli Performance Viewer, Thread Analyzer, Log Analyzer, Wily Introscope, Tivoli Federated Identity Manager, Tivoli Access Manager

Security: CA SiteMinder (Web Agent & TAI Agent), Tivoli Access Manager (TAM)

Hardware / OS: IBM AIX 5.3, Solaris 8,9,10, HP-UX 8.0, Z/OS, Red Hat Linux 7.x/8.0, Windows 95/98/NT/2K and 2003, Z/OS

Scripting Languges: Unix Shell (ksh,bash), ANT, Jacl/ Jython with wsadmin and Perl

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Chicago IL

Sr. Websphere Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • IBM Mobilefirst Administration 8 on UNIX & Linux
  • Involved in Migration of Websphere Application Server, Websphere ODM, Jboss in dev/QA/Prod
  • Handled various migration projects such as IBM mobilefirst(V7 to V8.0), Websphere Liberty, Websphere application server 8.0 to 9.x
  • Installation of Websphere Application server 9.0 on various Unix, Linux and Windows Platforms.
  • Creating WebSphere cluster environments and adding high availability in to different clusters based on the design.
  • Integrating AppDynamics with the websphere applications, ODM Services
  • Creating MQ objects like Local queues, Remote Queues, Channels, Processes, Triggering, QMGR Aliases
  • Create/Alter MQSeries Objects like queues, channels and process on Linux Windows and UNIX flavors.
  • Configured WebSphere resources like JVM heap settings, JDBC providers, JDBC data sources, connection pooling, Virtual Hosts, Global Security and SSL.
  • Installed, configured and administered Business Process Manager v7.5 and then migrated it to v8.0.
  • Installed Refresh packs and fix packs for BPM.
  • Good understanding of the concepts of Lombardi.
  • Installed and configured Process Center and Process Servers.
  • Good understanding on Process Center and it’s ability to integrate with WSRR.
  • Built and deployed Process Apps from Process Center to Process Servers, worked with both online and offline process servers.
  • Integrated Business Monitor to BPM for Business user’s perspective.
  • Deployed various BPEL and BPMN Process Apps to BPM and configured them to handle web services.
  • Extensive expertise in working withHuman Task Management(HTM) capabilities of the BPM,Business Space,Business Process Choreographer, Business Monitor,Process Portal and Process Admin.
  • Deployed rule apps in ODM environment and added users to the ODM Decision center using LDAP profiles
  • Integrating the websphere automation with CARA.
  • Troubleshooting Admin Server start-up issues, Memory leaks and class path issues.
  • Uses tools for WAS profiling and tuning which included Tivoli performance viewer, Wily Introscope, Heap Analyzer, Thread Analyzer,, Log Analyzer, Resource Analyzer(AST),ITCAM.
  • Active participation in Change / Incident & Problem Management.
  • Support activities for different environments like Development, TEST and PROD.

Environment: WebsphereMQ 6,7,8,Websphere Application Server 6.1/7.0/8.5.5 , IBM BPM 8.5,Websphere ODM, Websphere Liberty Aix, Windows, Linux, HP Tandem, Windows 2010 Server, DB2 10.5/9.5, MQMON, RFHUtil,JIRA, GIT HUB, Gradle, Bamboo

Confidential, Auburn Hills, MI

Sr. Middleware Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • IBM Mobilefirst Administration 8 on UNIX & Linux
  • Involved in Migration of Weblogic forms and reports from version 11g to 12C in dev/QA/Prod
  • Handled various migration projects such as IBM mobilefirst(V7 to V8.0), Websphere Liberty, Websphere application server 8.0 to 9.x
  • Installed, configured and administered both Decision Center and Decision Servers.
  • Upgraded it to latest fix packs.
  • Extensive understanding between the concept of Decision Center and Decision Server.
  • Configured Decision Center, Decision Server Rules and Decision Server Events.
  • Deployed various artifacts such as rule archives, resources and interceptor ear files onto the Decision Servers.
  • Extensive experience working with Rule execution server and rule team server and decision center consoles.
  • Worked with developers in troubleshooting various code level and functional issues.
  • Configured the environment for High Availability and Scalability.
  • Configured Business Space, installed event widgets, created and customized pages in Business Space.
  • Creating MQ objects like Local queues, Remote Queues, Channels, Processes, Triggering, QMGR Aliases
  • Create/Alter MQSeries Objects like queues, channels and process on Linux Windows and UNIX flavors.
  • Configured WebSphere resources like JVM heap settings, JDBC providers, JDBC data sources, connection pooling, Virtual Hosts, Global Security and SSL.
  • Developed WSADMIN (JACL and Jython) scripts in order to automate the process of WebSphere deployment and configuration. Working Knowledge in using WSADMIN (AdminConfig, AdminApp, AdminControl and AdminsTask) commands.
  • Configured WebSphere SSO security, WebSeal junctions, Tivoli Access Manager(TAM).
  • Migrated Business data and artifacts from WPS 6.2.0.3 to BPM 8.5.6
  • Point of contact and led the team for complete Migration Project.
  • Day to Day deployment of applications in to both WPS 6.2.03 and BPM 8.5.6 and troubleshooting of environmental and development issues.
  • Extensively working with IBM on Migration issues (both Environment related and coding related).
  • Involving in load tests/performance tests of applications and planning the readiness for the capacity.
  • Worked on deployments of Datapower XI50 applicances.
  • Firmware upgrade of Data Power Applicances. Day to day trouble shooting.
  • Worked on cross cell configuration of BPM and WAS environments (exchanging LTPA tokens set up).
  • Used Remedy tool for ticketing purpose and change control.
  • Worked with IBM on high priority issues, Root cause analysis and documentation of issues and resolutions.
  • Supported Production maintenance from middleware team (Network Maintenance, DB and UNIX maintenance).
  • Supported 24*7 model during critical production releases and building environments for Migration.
  • Set up of BPM environments from scratch, gathering requirements, prerequisites, working with Unix, DBA team and building the environments ready for deployment of applications.
  • Troubleshooting Admin Server start-up issues, Memory leaks and class path issues.
  • Uses tools for WAS profiling and tuning which AM.
  • Active participation in Change / Problem Managemincluded Tivoli performance viewer, Wily Introscope, Heap Analyzer, Thread Analyzer,, Log Analyzer, Resource Analyzer(AST),ITCent.
  • Support activities for different environments like Development, TEST and PROD.

Environment: WebsphereMQ 6,7,8,Websphere Application Server 6.1/7.0/8.5.5 , Aix, Windows, Linux, HP Tandem, Windows 2010 Server, DB2 10.5/9.5, MQMON, RFHUtil,JIRA, GIT HUB, Gradle, Bamboo

Confidential, Lincolnshire,IL

Sr. WebSphere Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • IBM MQSeries Administration on UNIX,Linux & Windows.
  • Collecting project requirements and expelling a product called JLan from project model
  • Handled various migration projects which required up versioning from MQ v6 to v7, v7 to v8.
  • Installation of IIB 10 on various Unix, Linux and Windows Platforms.
  • Migration of IIB 9.0 to IIB 10.0 on linux platform
  • Creating MQ cluster environments and adding queue managers in to different clusters based on the design.
  • Creating end to end MQ builds according to the MQ Diagrams.
  • Deployment of BAR files
  • Set up/configure ODBC/JDBC connections
  • Integrated IIB with Data power and SAP
  • Involved in Building solitions for Jlan replacement interms of encryption model
  • Creating MQ objects like Local queues, Remote Queues, Channels, Processes, Triggering, QMGR Aliases
  • Create/Alter MQSeries Objects like queues, channels and process on Linux Windows and UNIX flavors.
  • Experienced in Using the RFHUTIL to connect to a remote queue manager for testing and managing the messages in a queue like read/ write/ browse.
  • Experienced on MQMON to read the file and insert messages in queue based on index, this makes it simpler to modify any message in file and put it back in queue
  • Involved in upgrading the QPASA 8.0 from 7.0 version
  • Implementing SSL on the MQ channels.
  • Setup Broker topology and collectives
  • Attending weekly team meetings with the application teams.
  • Involved in Raising and Implementing the Change orders for Production Setups.
  • Deployed ear’s in jvms in different environments like Dev, TEST AND PROD.
  • Preparing the Contingency Jobs and Updating the Contingency Procedures.
  • IBM MQSeries message handling (browse, move, delete and copy)
  • Analyzing the errors using MQ logs and System log
  • Troubleshooting and fix MQSeries problems in Distributed Queuing.
  • Health Check activities on all environments using scripts.
  • Experienced in Using the RFHUTIL to connect to a remote queue manager for testing and managing the messages in a queue like browse, delete
  • Active participation in Change / Problem Management.
  • Support activities for different environments like Development, TEST and PROD.

Environment: WebsphereMQ 6,7,8,IIB 9/10, Websphere Application Server 6.1/7.0/8.5.5 , Aix, Windows, Linux, HP Tandem, Windows 2010 Server, DB2 10.5/9.5, MQMON, RFHUtil,JIRA, GIT HUB, Gradle, Bamboo

Confidential, Auburn Hills, MI

Sr. Websphere Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with the application teams to gather the requirements to built the interfaces for the message broker
  • Setup naming standards for the Queue managers, Queues and Channels
  • Install, configure, and maintain Websphere Message Broker V6.1 and MQ V6.0.
  • Implemented the clustering queue managers to achieve work load balancing and to reduce system administration.
  • Creation of Broker and Configuration Manager Components on LINUX and windows environments.
  • Develop Enterprise Integration processes in a multi-technology platform environment.
  • Plan, install, and verify new MQ Series software versions and service pacs on Windows 2003, UNIX (AIX v5.3) and Linux environments.
  • Provided full administrative support for both Development and Test MQSeries V5.3 and V6.0 environment projects included object setup, testing, problem determination, and HA configuration testing using Microsoft Cluster Servers and Veritas.
  • Configured MQ Objects within the WebSphere Application Environment.
  • Creating Execution groups and Broker Topologies.
  • Created MQ Queues and Channels required for the Application.
  • Configure SSL Security for MQ Client /Server and Server-Server.
  • Created Topics and configured and enabled Publish/Subscribe messaging.
  • Created queue clusters and stopping and starting the queue managers and Qmgr Services.
  • Deployed Bar Filesand involved in trouble shooting the Broker issues. Involved in stopping and starting of Message Flows and execution groups.
  • Developed shell scripts to kick in adapters to read or write to Q from or to a file for some of the interfaces.
  • Setup MQ/IPT on AIX and windows server using support packs.
  • Install fix packs for MQ and Message Broker.
  • Setup High Availability for MQ servers.
  • Created and administered JNDI files for the JMS applications to use with WAS
  • Build the security infrastructure for MQ using OAM
  • Tuned up the performance of the MQ and the applications
  • Setup disaster recovery procedures
  • Setup Application and Channel Triggering.
  • Installation and configuration of ITCAM for SOA agents to monitor the Web Applications in Dev, Staging and Production environments.
  • Scheduled periodic backup and automated daily tasks by creating scripts
  • Setup Tivoli monitoring tool for the OS and MQ series objects.
  • Installation and configuration of Omegamon XE for messaging agents to monitor the MQ and Broker components in Dev, Staging and Production environments.
  • Provided installation and configuration documentation.
  • Mentored other members in the team
  • Provided 24/7 production support for the MQ and the application issues
  • Troubleshoot problems and errors in WebSphere Message Broker software and applications.
  • Error handling routines.

Environment: WebSphere MQ 7.0, IIB 9, WMB 8, iPlanet 6.1 Web Server, IHS Web Server 8.0,7.0,6.0,6.1, Netegrity Siteminder 5.X, Mainframes, Red Hat linux 5, Tivoli Performance Viewer,ITCAM, Wily Introscope 7.x, DB2.

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