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Senior Websphere Administrator Resume

St Paul, MN

SUMMARY

  • Over 11+ plus years of IT experience in administration, Installation and Developing of IBM WebSphere Application Server/BPM/ESB/WTX/MQ/IIB/AWS on various Operating Systems like UNIX/LINUX, AIX and Windows and Web Servers like Apache Tomcat, IBM HTTP Server, Apache application server, Microsoft IIS Server and providing support for Production, Staging, Testing and Development environments.
  • I also have in - depth knowledge and Excellent work experience for scripting using Ansible, Python, and Shell.
  • Installed and Configured IBM WebSphere Application Server 5.x/6.x/7.x/8.x/9.x Network Deployment on various Operating Systems like Windows AIX, Linux, Sun Solaris, Environments.
  • Excellent experience in Apache tomcat application servers
  • Excellent experience in Oracle SQL trouble shooting
  • Excellent experience with AWS IAM, EC2, ASGs, RDS, S3, Elasticache, Lambda, and EKS.
  • Excellent experience on Ansible scripting to spin up the environments in AWS.
  • 4+ years of experience on working Oracle Access manger (OAM) and Oracle Identity manger (OIM) and installing webgate plugins
  • Excellent working knowledge of SOA and Web services technologies.
  • Excellent working knowledge IBM Curam Framework.
  • Excellent working knowledge of OIM LDAP, SiteMinder, F5.
  • Excellent working knowledge on source code controls like, CVS, SVN, TFS. IBM RTC
  • Excellent working knowledge on Jenkins continues integration tool.
  • Excellent working knowledge on Ansible scripting language to Continuation Automation.
  • WebServer Installation and configuration of .Net Applications in Microsoft IIS 6.0/7.0/7.5
  • Excellent working knowledge on WebSphere Process Server (WPS) and Enterprise Service Bus (WESB) product and Business Process Manager (BPM)
  • Excellent working knowledge on WebSphere Transformation Extender (WTX)
  • Excellent working knowledge on Installing and Troubleshooting MQ
  • Excellent working knowledge on LAN communication protocols including FTP, HTTP, HTTPS, FTPS, SFTP, SSH, NTP, and TCP/IP.
  • Excellent knowledge on Creating Message Engines in Both BPM and WebSphere.
  • Excellent knowledge on installing troubleshooting IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC)
  • Excellent knowledge on installing troubleshooting IBM BPM(Business Process manager)/PS(Process Server)/PD(Process Designer) and WTX(WebSphere Transformation extender)
  • Excellent working knowledge IBM Rational Clear Quest(CQ)
  • Experience in DevOps (AWS) and built a test environment for proof of concept using Jenkins and ansbile.
  • Excellent ability to Architect and Design the new Applications and re-design the existing applications based the new technologies and requirements.
  • Excellent Communication skill to interact with developers to install/modify the existing applications and configure the servers to install the Application.
  • Experience in client side Technologies such as HTML, DHTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Experience in Creating Certificates, VIP’s, pools in F5
  • Extensive knowledge on troubleshooting PRODUTION/TEST issues, with top to bottom or bottom to top approach.
  • Resolved many PRODUCTION/TEST issues with debugging tools like, firebug, SAMAL tracer, SELINUM with different tools.
  • Proficient in using RDBMS concepts with Oracle 9i/10g/11g/12c, DB2 and MySQL
  • Extensive experience in design and development of multi-tier applications using Java, J2EE, Struts, Hibernate, XML, XSD, SOAP, WSDL, HTML, JavaScript, Tag Libs, AJAX, Junit. Experience with 2-tier, 3-tier and N-tier architecture
  • Extensive experience in troubleshooting the deployment and other application problems, applying WebLogic patches, Service Packs, and working closely with Development Teams in solving issues.
  • Worked on different Application and Web Servers like IBM Web Sphere, BEA Web Logic, Apache Tomcat and JBoss.
  • Extensive experience in different IDEs like RAD, Eclipse, NetBeans and Jbuilder.
  • Strong Experience in SCM Build and Release Management
  • Extensive Experience in using MVC (Model View Controller) architecture for developing applications using JSP, Java Beans and Servlets.
  • Experience in various methodologies like Waterfall and Agile.
  • Expertise in Database Design, Creation and Management of Schemas, writing Stored Procedures, Functions, DDL, DML SQL queries
  • Excellent problem resolving interpersonal & communication skills with ability to work under pressure in a highly visible role in a team and individually. Having knowledge to work with offshore team and coordinate with them.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Operating Systems: AIX5.x,Solaris9.0/8.x,RedHat/Suse9/Linux8.0/7.x,Window 2003/2000/NT,MS-DOS

Languages: C, C++, Java, JavaScript, HTML, XML, SQL, PL/SQL, Shell Scripts, JDBC. Struts, Springs, Hibernante, Ansible, Python, Shell

Database: ORACLE 12c/11g/10g/9i/8.0/7.x, SQLServer6.5/7.x, DB2

Web/Application Servers/Monitoring tools: WebSphere 9.x/8.x/7.x/6.x/5.x/4.x, IBM HTTP Server 8.x/7.x/6.x, Tomcat 7.x/6.x/5.5/4.1, I Planet, IIS, Apache 2.x, Web logic Application Server, Wiley Interscope, and HP Diagnostics. IBM PTT. Microsoft IISScripting Languages: Ansible, Shell Script, JACL/Jython Script and WSADMIN

Web Technologies: HTML,DHTML,XML,ASP

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, St Paul, MN

Senior WebSphere Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installed, Configured and involved in troubleshooting many issues in the software’s: EngagePoint Audit, EngagePoint Notify, EngagePoint Content, ActiveVos, Connecture, IBM Curam
  • Involved in Trouble shooting many PRODCITION issues in METS/SMRT/MN-ITS systems and processes
  • Written full Ansible script to Install/configure the WebSphere.
  • Written Ansible script to Spin up the entire environments in AWS.
  • Involved in installing and troubleshooting the IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC)
  • Involved in installing and troubleshooting the IBM IBM Rational Clear Quest(CQ)
  • Installed Jenkins, Nexus in Development/test Servers
  • Involved in installing and troubleshooting IBM BPM(Business Process manager)/PS(Process Server)/PD(Process Designer) and WTX(WebSphere Transformation extender) and IIB
  • Installed Configured OAM webgate plugins in HTTP servers.
  • Involved in troubleshooting issues with OAM/OIM for user login issues.
  • Configured Custom/Default TAI( Trust association interceptor)
  • Installed/renewed Certificates in WAS/BPM/IIB/Java
  • Involved in installing troubleshooting the IBM FileNet along with Engagepoint Content Notify
  • Migrated WebSphere Application server 8.0.x Applications to WebSphere 8.5.x
  • Migrated WebSphere Application server 8.5.x Applications to WebSphere 9.x
  • Migrated HTTP server 8/7.0.x to HTTP server 8.5.x
  • Installed WebSphere/HTTP/ESB/BPM/WTX/MQ server fix packs manually also using Ansible scripts.
  • Installed Integrated Service delivery System (ISDS) SMRT Dev/test/Production environments
  • Resolved/Involved Production/test/Dev Critical issues on time to reduce less outage in Production users.
  • Created Certificates/Vip’s/pools/Nodes in F5, also experience in opening the firewalls
  • Deployed applications/mediations/maps/static-content manually also using scripts
  • Installed WebSphere 8.5 standalone in Reference Environment on LINUX and WINDOWS Environments.
  • Worked with MN-IT central staff, firewall staff, network staff, DB staff and Dev teams to resolve Critical Production issues.
  • Installed WebSphere 8.5ND in Dev/Test/Production Environments on LINUX Environments.
  • Integrated and supported applications using IBM ESB/BPM/WTX/WebSphere Application Server
  • Built a Proof of Concept Environment using DevOPS(AWS)
  • Built a Proof of Concept Environment using DevOPS(IBM BLUEMIX)
  • Excellent working knowledge of SOA and Web services technologies.
  • Installed IBM Curam frame work on DEV/TEST/PRODUTION environments.
  • Installed IBM Curam out of the Box in reference environment.
  • Configured WebSphere Recourses like JDBC Providers, JMS providers. Message Engines Curam Login Modules.
  • Installed IBM Curam applications on all environments.
  • Installation, Configuration, Design and Administration, plus experience of extending and integrating these tools with other systems, platforms and processes using Java, Shell Scripting,
  • In-depth knowledge of Apache Subversion (SVN) and Jenkins Continuous Integration Server
  • Implemented Round-Robin load balance functionality in plugin-file to balance the load from web servers to application server.
  • Strong command on solving the production Issues.
  • Expert in solving the issues while installing the application or software’s.
  • Configured WebSphere based on Curam application needs.
  • Created Clusters and instances in WebSphere Network Deployment to support high availability, fail over and implemented horizontal clustering.
  • Worked with Global Security, SSL and LDAP.
  • Experience in Installation, Configuration of Sessions and Global Security in WAS.
  • Setting up Virtual Hosts on the Web server, configuring aliases and re-write rules.
  • Implemented the Work Load Management using clustering.
  • Developed Ansible/UNIX shell scripts to automate the WebSphere deployment process with Developers given access to deploy test and Dev applications.

Environment: IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.1/8.0/8.5, Red Hat Linux 5.x/6.x/7.x, IBM DB2 9.5, Oracle 12c/11g,Windows 7 Enterprise, IBM HTTP Server, JBOSS, Tomcat, Tivoli performance viewer. Curam OOTB 6.0/6.5, Jenkins, CVS, SVN, OIM LDAP, Big IP F5, HBM PTT, Eclipse Memory analyzer, File Net, Right Fax.

Confidential, Minneapolis, MN

WebSphere Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Strong command on Installing Multiple JAVA based Applications.
  • Strong command on JAVA, CSS, JSP Development.
  • Strong command on Database.
  • WebServer Installation and configuration of .Net Applications in Microsoft IIS 6.0/7.0/7.5
  • Strong experience on writing and executing SQL queries.
  • Strong experience on analysing SQL queries.
  • Involved in installing third party applications.
  • Strong command on solving the Java, JSP issues while installing the applications.
  • Creating Heap dumps and Core dumps and analyze those dumps using Heap Analyzer and eclipse Memory Analyzer.
  • Strong command on Managing the CVS, SVN and TFS source code controls,
  • Strong command on merging code from Dev branch to Production Branch
  • Strong command on preparing EAR for test stage production Deployments.
  • Involved in creating branches tags for source code control.
  • Implemented SOA compliant management and metrics infrastructure for new WebSphere ESB infrastructure utilizing the SOA management components.
  • Configured the adapter for Event processing that can be synchronous or asynchronous, and listeners within the adapter to provide support for SOAP over HTTP, HTTPS, and JMS transports.
  • Implemented Round-Robin load balance functionality in plugin-file to balance the load from web servers to application server.
  • Involved in Load Balancing using BIG -IP and Performance Tuning for this project.
  • Involved in setting up a new QA environment by creating and managing the Nodes, Application Servers, and Clusters for Load Balancing and Fail Over.
  • Deployment of J2EE Applications involved in Creating Cluster’s for Load Balancing and Failover, Configuring Resources like JDBC Provider, Creating Virtual Hosts, Shared Libraries, JNDI Configurations, EJB References, Creating Environment Variables, and Configuring Session Management.
  • Maintaining, designing, testing and deploying Business Processes
  • Worked with WebSphere ESB mediation modules exports to reference by external services
  • Worked with WebSphere ESB mediation modules flow components Routing, Database lookup, Database logging and Structure transformation
  • Developed UNIX shell scripts, JACL scripts to automate the WebSphere deployment process with Developers given access to deploy test and stage applications.
  • Reviewing logs (stdout.log, stderr.log, http stdout, http stderr, ffdc, production logs, Activity logs, stopnode, startnode logs) to solve the issues.
  • Experience developing with Eclipse / Rational Application Developer (RAD)
  • Involved in Development process to support developers.
  • Involved in Transaction processing, Memory pooling, and Persistence Handling.
  • Solid experience in finding the Memory Leaks and adjusting the JVM Heap Sizes and configured and worked with the Optimize IT and JProbe to detect memory leaks.
  • Used WebSphere Admin Console and WAS admin/JACL scripting to install enterprise EAR, WAR files or for hot deployment.

Environment: IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.x/7.1/8.0, AIX, Red Hat Linux 5.x/6.x, Solaris 9.0, IBM DB2 9.5, Oracle 10g/11g, Windows XP/2000/NT/2007, Apache HTTP Server, IBM HTTP Server 6.X, JBOSS, Tomcat, Tivoli performance viewer, Wily Interscope, RAD 7.5, Struts Hibernate, springs, CVS, SVN, TFS Source Code Controller’s, Eclipse Memory Analyzer, IBM PTT, IBM Analyzers, LDAP, SIGHT MINDER, SOA, WebServices, IBM Tools, IBM MQ.

Confidential, Minneapolis, MN

WebSphere Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in solving Out Of Memory issue.
  • Creating Heap dumps and Core dumps and analyze those dumps using Heap Analyzer and eclipse Memory Analyzer.
  • Reviewing logs (stdout.log, stderr.log, http stdout, http stderr, ffdc, production logs, Activity log’s, stopnode, startnode log’s) to solve the issues.
  • Involved in Deployment the applications using AnthillPro and Admin console.
  • Experience developing with Eclipse / Rational Application Developer (RAD)
  • Strong Command on Struts, Spring & Hibernate Framework.
  • Involved in Transaction processing, Memory pooling, and Persistence Handling.
  • Strong command on Wiley Interscope.
  • Solid experience in finding the Memory Leaks and adjusting the JVM Heap Sizes and configured and worked with the Optimize IT and JProbe to detect memory leaks.
  • Strong Experience on Jacl, Jython Scripting, and Ant, Hudson tools.
  • Used WebSphere Admin Console and WAS admin/JACL scripting to install enterprise EAR, WAR files or for hot deployment.
  • Involved in creating profiles, nodes in WebSphere Application Server 8.0.
  • Created Deployment manager and Application Server profiles and federated to create cells.
  • Administered, configured, tuned, and troubleshoot WebSphere in a clustered environment on AIX
  • Responsible for deploying enterprise applications from Admin console and enabled security using LTPA and LDAP for admin console and application components on AIX and UNIX.

Environment: Application Server 6.x/7.x/8.x, AIX, Red Hat Linux 5.x, Solaris 9.0, IBM DB2 9.5, Windows XP/2000/NT, Apache, IBM 6.X, Oracle 10.x/9.x/8.x, JBOSS, Tomcat, IBM Http servers, Tivoli performance viewer, Wily Interscope, RAD 7.5, AnthillPro. Struts Hibernate, springs.

Confidential, Cincinnati, OH

Sr. WebSphere Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installed, configured, administered WebSphere Application Server BASE, ND on AIX for multiple high profile projects.
  • Installed, and configured Apache Web Servers.
  • Involved in making connection in between Web Servers and App servers.
  • Involved in migrating WebSphere Application Server 6.1 to 8.0.
  • Involved in creating profiles, nodes in WebSphere Application Server 8.0.
  • Created Deployment manager and Application Server profiles and federated to create cells.
  • Administered, configured, tuned, and troubleshoot WebSphere in a clustered environment on AIX
  • Actively involved in adding the new features and configuration changes for the existing environments
  • Strong Command on Struts, spring & Hibernate Framework.
  • Involved in Transaction processing, Memory pooling, and Persistence Handling.
  • Responsible for deploying enterprise applications from Admin console and enabled security using LTPA and LDAP for admin console and application components on AIX.
  • Installation & Configuration of IBM HTTP Server 2.x, IBM IHS 5.X AND 6.X on AIX.
  • Installed, configured and administered IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.1/6.0,7.x,8.x on AIX. Created new Virtual Hosts and configured Host Aliases.
  • Involved in configuration and setup of WebSphere Application Server security using LTPA and LDAP.
  • Installed, Configured and maintained LDAP (Sun one) Directory server.
  • Used Resource Analyzer/ Tivoli Performance Viewer to monitor WebSphere Applications and tuned the environment accordingly like changing the JVM Heap, Connection Pool sizes
  • Used WebSphere Admin Console and WAS admin/JACL scripting to install enterprise EAR, WAR files or for hot deployment.
  • Provided 24/7 on-call support on rotation basis.

Environment: Application Server 5.1.x/6.x/7.x,AIX, Red Hat Linux 5.x, Solaris 9.0, IBM DB2 9.5, Windows XP/2000/NT, Apache, IBM 6.X, Oracle 10.x/9.x/8.x, Apache, Tomcat, Tivoli performance viewer. Struts, springs, hibernate.

Confidential, Boston, MA

WebSphere Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installed, configured, administered, troubleshot, tuned WAS ND on NT, AIX, Solaris platforms for multiple high profile projects.
  • Installation, configuration and administration of IBM WebSphere Application Server 5.0 and IBM HTTP Server 1.3.X.
  • Deployed application ears on WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment in QA, Staging and Production environments on a daily basis and troubleshot various configuration and application issues
  • Configuration of Virtual Hosts, Web Applications, Web Resources and JDBC drivers.
  • Experience with WebSphere Message Broker on AIX.
  • Administration of connection between WebSphere and Web Server using WebServer plugin.
  • Implemented a migration from WebSphere Application Serve Base to Network Deployment as well as a 5.0 to 5.1 upgrade.
  • Used Logs and Different Trace levels to analyze WebSphere Application Server logs.
  • Performed WebSphere Configuration file system backup and restoration using scripts.
  • Used Resource Analyzer to measure the performance and efficiency of the application resources and WebSphere runtime resources.
  • Development using IBM WebSphere Application Server and IBM WebSphere Studio Application Developer (JSP, Servlets, Java Beans) and development with DB2.
  • Successfully resolved LDAP, Site minder, WAS, code, data issues.

Environment: IBM WebSphere Application Server 5.0, 5.1,6.x,7.x,8.x WebSphere Portal 5.1.x, JBoss, Apache, Weblogic, IBM DB2,Aix, Solaris SunOS 5.8, Windows XP, JDBC2.0, EJB1.1, XML1.0, HTML, Apache, LDAP.

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