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Websphereadminstrator Resume Profile

Cranston, RI

SUMMARY:

  • Worked on TAM Tivoli Access Manager.
  • Expertise in developing shell scripts, and Jython scripts that automate the WebSphere monitoring administration recycling the application server, deploying customer applications, logs rotation, monitor applications state, etc, .
  • Expertise in integrating enterprise-wide J2EE applications and deployed using WebSphere Application Server and Application Assembly Tool AAT .
  • Experience in enterprise J2EE components like Enterprise Java Beans EJB's , Java Server Pages JSP , Java Servlets, RMI, Java XML APIs, XSL, JAXP, JAXB, DTD, JNDI, JMS, Java Security API, JDBC, XML schema, JavaScript, Struts, Hibernate and J2EE Patterns.
  • Expertise in installing patches, plug-ins, fix packs and bug fixes
  • Implemented security and configuration of SiteMinder single sign-on configurations and replications for Active Directory server.
  • Experience in setting up of Nodes, Data Sources, Virtual Hosts, configuring Servlet Engines, Session Managers including planning installation and configuration of WebSphere Application Server Trace Service.
  • Expertise in Installation, Configuration, and administration of WebSphere MQ Resources, Queue/Queue Manager, Channel, Listener management, and administration of MQ.
  • Configured security for application server and portal server using LDAP user authentication.
  • Involved in installation of fix packs, eFixes, and cumulative fixes. Installed and configured WebSphere MQ queues, channels, listeners Involved in Tuning of Application Servers by using Tivoli Performance Viewer.
  • Expertise in configuring WebSphere with RDBMS products such as DB2 and Oracle 11.x/10.x/9.x in an AIX/Linux environment.
  • Involved in creating clusters for load balancing and failover, configured resources like JDBC provider, created virtual hosts, shared libraries, JNDI configurations, and EJB references, created environment variables, and configuring session management.
  • Strong Migrating experience of WebSphere Application Server v5 to v6.1,v6.1 to v7.0, v7.0 to v8.0 and v8.5
  • Successful implementations of Workload Management WLM using cloning and clustering techniques including Horizontal and Vertical Clustering for failover and backup/recovery processes.
  • Expertise in installation and configuration of Wily Introscope versions 6.0/7.1.
  • Experienced in using UNIX Solaris 10/9, HP-UNIX , IBM AIX 5.3, 6.1, Red Hat Linux 5/4 and Windows NT/95/98/2 k/2003/XP Operating systems.
  • Expertise in Installation, Deployment and Administration of IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5/8.0/7.0/6.1/6.0, WebSphere Portal Server 7.0/6.1/6.0, IBM HTTP Server V6.x,V7.x,V8.x, Sun One Web server, Apache V2.x, iPlanet and IIS on UNIX and Windows platforms.
  • Six plus years of overall IT experience as WebSphere Administrator in all facets of administration, maintenance, and integration including Installation and Configuration of J2EE Application Servers, and Web Servers.
  • Worked in 24x7 environment for production support in an on-call rotation.
  • Excellent communication skills, hardworking and good team player with ability to work under pressure in a highly visible role.

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Technical PROFICIENCIES:

Middleware

WebSphere 6.x/7.x/8.x, IBM HTTP Server 6.x/7.x/8.x, Sun ONE Webserver, IIS, Tomcat, Jboss, Sun ONE Directory Server, CA e-trust Siteminder

Hardware/OS

UNIX, IBM AIX 5.3, Red Hat Linux, Solaris, Windows 98/NT/2K and 2003, 2008/XP

Languages

C, C , COBOL, CICS, JCL, Jython, PL/SQL, HTML, XML, ASP, PERL and Shell scripting

Databases

Oracle 8i/9i/10g/11g, DB2 8.x/9.x/10.x, SQL Server 2000/2005, MS-Access2000/2003

Web Servers

IBM HTTP 6.x/7.x/8.x , IIS 5.0/6.0/7.0, Apache 2.0/2.2, iPlanet, Sun One

Web Tech

HTML, JavaScript, JSP, XML, XSL and DTD

Java/J2EE Tech

Servlets, JSP, J2EE, JMS, EJB Including MDB , Struts, Swing, JDBC, JNDI, RMI, Java Mail, Spring

Monitoring/Building Tools

Tivoli Performance Viewer, Resource Analyzer, Heap Analyzer, Thread Analyzer, Wily Introscope, SiteMinder 6.0/12, Identity Manager r12

Protocols

TCP/IP, HTTP/HTTPS, RMI/IIOP, SOAP, WSDL, UDDI

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Middleware Admin

Responsibilities:

  • Installed, Configured, and Administered IBM Websphere Application Server 8.5/8.0/7.x Network deployment WAS ND , Web sphere Portal Server 7.0/6.1 and IBM HTTP Server 8.x/7.x on AIX 6.1/5.3, Red Hat Linux platforms.
  • Working knowledge and experience in defining plans, tuning, and troubleshooting WebSphere Application and Portal performance
  • Implemented clustering, performance-tuning and troubleshooting of IBM WebSphere Application Servers 6.0/6.1/7.0/8.0/8.5.
  • Configured the Web Server interfaces, session management, virtual hosts and transports for WebSphere Application Servers.
  • Used WSADMIN commands, configured and maintained websphere applications on command mode and wrote admin scripts using Jython.
  • Involved in troubleshooting and performance by interpreting logs at various levels in multi-tier architecture. Created an extensive monitoring/diagnostic setup using Wily Introscope.
  • Upgraded WebSphere Application Servers from V7.0 to V8.0 and 8.5 on all the environments like Dev, IST, UAT and PROD.
  • Configured network TCP/IP on UNIX AIX, Solaris , including RPC connectivity for NFS. Created and setup HACMP environment utilizing IP aliasing on UNIX AIX system insuring fail-over server capability for the mount points and file systems.
  • Configured WebSphere Application Server resources like JDBC Data Sources, JDBC Providers, JNDI, Security resources like JAAS authentication J2C aliases and Connection Pooling to connect to the DB2 and Oracle.
  • Configured and setup both signer and self-signed certificates for data encryption and client authentication.
  • Wrote extensive Jython scripts to automate deployment of applications, enable security, create profiles, and create Service Integration Bus SIB , Messaging Engine.
  • Responsible for deploying enterprise applications through Jython, Admin console and enabling security using LTPA and LDAP for admin console.
  • Responsible for research and implementation of latest software and fix packs for Websphere Application Servers.
  • Used TPV and Wily Introscope to identify performance bottlenecks including application memory leaks, server process degradation, database connections, http threads, etc.
  • Developed automation scripts such as Shell and Jython scripts for configuration, code deployment, Server Restart, log rotation, backup, and restoration.
  • Involved in problem determination using access, error logs and by running user traces and service traces
  • Regularly attended meetings on behalf of Middleware Team Coordinated with various teams like Development, OS, Middleware group WebSphere MQ Group , SAN, Database and Networking for task accomplishment.

Environment: WebSphere Application Server 6.x/7.0/8.x, IBM Portal Server 6.x/7.x, IBM DB2, IBM MQ 6.0, IBM Http Server 6.1.x, IBM AIX 5.3, Unix shell scripts, Jython, Rational Clear case, Struts, Sun One, Wiley, Hibernate, Java/J2SE 1.4, J2EE 1.3, Eclipse, SOAP, UDDI

Confidential

WebSphere Admin

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in installing WebSphere Application Server 6.x/7.x/8.x on UNIX, Linux and Solaris Platform with Web Content Management
  • Designated as a WebSphere /JBOSS admin and Application support for various J2EE applications
  • Responsible for JBOSS, Web logic, WAS, WebSphere MQ, Tomcat, Sun ONE Directory server installations across the Middle ware group
  • Involved in Load balancing/Tuning/Clustering for JBOSS, Web logic and WebSphere Application Servers.
  • Responsible for Sun One Directory Server, CA e-trust Siteminder administration, Experienced in trouble shooting SSO related issues
  • Responsible for maintaining the webservers like IHS, apache including the webagent, HTTP plug in installation and configurations.
  • Involved in major migrations like WAS 6.0 6.1 to 7.0 8.0 and WebSphere MQ 5.3 to 6.0. Experience in driving the effort for applying WebSphere fix packs and application patch deployments.
  • Automated WebSphere deployments using wsadmin, Jython. Worked with SCM/Build forge team to integrate the deployment scripts
  • Involved in troubleshooting and performance tuning of WebSphere resources. Fine-tuned JVM arguments.
  • Install, configure and maintain Internet, Intranet Applications on WebSphere Application Servers, IBM HTTP Server, Tomcat with Oracle and DB2 databases on diverse UNIX flavors that include AIX and Windows Platforms NT/2000 in multi-clustered high availability environments.
  • Automate application install, uninstall and enhancements through Shell scripts and WSCP scripts.
  • Monitoring and analyzing the performance data with Tivoli Performance Analyzer and Tivoli monitoring tools. Responsible for creating various MQ object definitions like Queues, Channels etc.
  • Configuring and enabling Global Security for the WebSphere Admin Console, and manage WebSphere variables, and tuning the performance.
  • Responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting all WebSphere specific issues in all the environments like DEV, QA, UAT and PROD.
  • Worked closely with Project manager, development, testing and production teams to align project deliverables, dates and report issues/concerns
  • Responsible for driving the effort for all the Middleware deployments. Provide investigation and correction of error conditions or application discrepancies for supported applications on both Test and Production systems. Communicate daily with Middleware development groups and other support groups
  • Experienced in Adding Fix packs and Cumulative Fix packs and migrate the versions of WebSphere application server 6.0,6.1, 7.0
  • Responsible for analyzing the client request and resolving the issues by setting up Tech bridge calls in sevirity1 prod issues
  • Responsible for focused problem determination and resolution support for all Middleware developed or utilized services or Technology across the Enterprise. Responsible in resolving Severity 1 and 2 outages. Investigate all aspects of the event until it is resolved or an escalation is necessary.
  • Configuring WebSphere admin console, Deploying new applications .ear files into different application servers, and creating new application servers, and configure virtual hosts and node agents and nodes, cell.
  • Installed and configured IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.x/7.x JDBC drivers and Servlets engines along with troubleshooting and recovery on AIX.

Environment: WebSphere Application Server 6.x/7.x/8.x, Websphere Portal Server 6.x/7.x, IBM DB2, Oracle, IBM WebSphere MQ, IBM-AIX, IBM Http Server 6.1.x, Wiley, ANT, Unix shell scripts, Jython, Struts, Hibernate, Java/J2SE 1.4, J2EE 1.3

Confidential

WebSphere Admin

Responsibilities:

  • Installed IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.x/7.x Network Deployment WAS ND on Solaris platform.
  • Installed IBM HTTP Server 6.x/7.x, configured and integrated with plug-in configuration files.
  • Installed IBM Websphere Portal Server 6.x/7.x in cluster environment. Migrated portal content from IBM WebSphere Portal Server 6.x to 7.x.
  • Configured WebSphere Application Server in a vertical and horizontal clustered environment.
  • Configured WAS Global Security using Tivoli Access Manger and SSL for Web Server and Application Server, between LDAP and Application server.
  • Design and built the Security Infrastructure to secure the resources using CA SiteMinder 5.5/6.0 on distributed platforms.
  • Configured WebSphere resources like JDBC, J2C and JMS.
  • Configured and Upgraded Trust Association Interceptor TAI for the WebSphere Application Servers.
  • Installed and configured porlets, themes and skins, and worked with developers to build themes and skins using CSS and HTML.
  • Configured resource permission to the users and groups.
  • Installed and configured tomcat and configured it with apache by editing worker.properties and server.xml files.
  • Involved in re-writing JACL to jython for automating the code deployment and creating the JVM resources.
  • Communicated with various development teams to check in the code and built the ear file by running ant scripts.
  • Maintained the applications running in the cluster environment and managed backup and restore configurations in dmgr profile.
  • Supported dev, QA and prod team to develop, test and maintaining the applications running in websphere cluster environments
  • Analyzed the application servers hung and out of memory exceptions using heap and thread analyzers by taking heap dumps and thread umps.
  • Worked on problem tickets PMR with IBM to find effective solutions to various problems and performance issues and applied various WebSphere system related patches, fixes.
  • Created environment specific reference documents for managing various operations.
  • Provided 24/7 on call support for assigned applications

Environment: WebSphere Application Server 5.0/6.0, IBM WebSphere Portal server 5.x, IBM AIX, Sun Solaris, Linux, Windows, , Oracle 9i, Perl, Ant, IHS, Internet Information Services IIS 5.0, Apache, iPlanet 5.0, XML, LDAP, Site Minder 6.0, Rational Clear Case, Lotus Notes 6.5, J2EE 1.3, J2SE 1.4.

Confidential

Middleware Admin

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in complete infrastructure setup and configuration which included WebSphere ND 5.1, 6.0, WebSphere MQ 5.1.
  • Installation, Configuration and Administration of IBM WebSphere Application Server 5.1.1.7, WebSphere Portal 5.1.
  • Configured WebSphere Application Server on multiple platforms for both horizontal and vertical scaling.
  • Installation, Configuration and Administration of JBOSS and Weblogic on solaris and Linux.
  • Implemented Cloning, Clustering, Performance tuning and trouble shooting of IBM WebSphere MQ Server 5.3
  • Designed and created the EAI automated deployment process when using the WebSphere Business Integrator Message Broker Installation, configuration performance tuning and security analysis of the WMQ, WebSphere message broker WebSphere business integration adapters.
  • Managing Releases of product from Development to QA and Production.
  • Deploying and Monitoring J2EE applications onto WebSphere managed servers such as QA and Production.
  • Enforcing Application wide Authentication and Authorization Services integrating CA Siteminder and LDAP.
  • Setting up Environment for Application packaging and deploying code in both non-prod and prod environment.
  • Involved in Configuration of WebSphere Application Server resources like JDBC Data Sources, JDBC Providers and Connection Pooling to connect to the Oracle and SQL databases.
  • Analyzing the scalability of applications with the help of tools like IBM Tivoli Site Analyzer.
  • Adding the LDAP certificates through ikeyman.
  • Diagnosed the problems caused in the applications through the log files and rectified the problems.
  • Application support in testing, identifying issues and tracking bugs and solving the problems.
  • Analyzing Error and Event log files and diagnosing Application Server problems.
  • Performance monitoring and tuning of all the WAS 5.1 servers. Performed WebSphere process tuning, JVM optimization, Java memory tuning.
  • Writing Deployment Scripts using JACL and Jython calling them from shell script.
  • Responsible for deploying enterprise applications from Admin console and enabling security using LTPA and LDAP for admin console and application components on AIX.
  • Worked on CMS tools like IBM Web Content Management and TeamSite Open deploy
  • Updating with the Latest Fix-packs.
  • Involved in Installation and Configuration of IBM WebSphere Portal Server 5.1.
  • Involved in Installation and Configuration of Netegrity SiteMinder WebAgent and TAI agents on websphere application server.
  • Analyzed log files to solve problems using debugging tools like Log Analyzer, Tivoli Performance Viewer Tool and Collector Tool.
  • Communicating with IBM for resolving the critical problems.

Environment: WebSphere Application Server 5.x/6.x, Solaris, Linux, Shell Script, Oracle, SQL, IBM HTTP Server, IHS, XML, LDAP, Tivoli, JBOSS, Weblogic, J2EE 1.3, J2SE 1.3

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