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Websphere Administrator Resume Profile

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Summary:

  • With 7 yrs of IT experience which includes over 6 yrs of proven experience in IBM Websphere Administration on IBM AIX, RH Linux, Sun Solaris and Windows environment.
  • Expertise in administration, implementation and optimization of web based enterprise applications on IBM WebSphere Application Server 5.x/6.x/7.0.
  • Experienced in configuration WebSphere Application Server cells, nodes, clustering, application servers, virtual hosts, session management, configuring web server plug-ins, IBM HTTP Server, Tivoli Directory Server LDAP .
  • Experienced in the installation of Tivoli Directory Server 6.1/6.2 on Linux and Windows platforms.
  • Experienced in the installation and configuration of Tivoli Access Manager 6.0/6.1 on Linux and Windows platforms.
  • Installed and maintained WebSphere Application Servers in Network Deployment Topology on Sun Solaris 8/9/10 and Linux environment
  • Experience in using Rational Automation Framework for WebSphere RAFW to deploy J2EE applications in WebSphere application server Cluster.
  • Hands on experience in deploying, implementing, testing and support of full life cycle implementations of various J2EE/Internet/Intranet and distributed applications.
  • Configured DB2, Oracle, Sybase and MSSQL server databases with IBM Websphere Application server.
  • Experienced installing and configuring IBM HTTP Server 6.0/6.1/7.0 on Linux, IBM AIX platforms.
  • Experience configuring IBM HTTP Server with Web Sphere Application server.
  • Experience in installing and configuring IIS, Apache web server and Sun One Java web server
  • Successful implementation of Workload Management WLM using clustering techniques including horizontal and vertical clustering for fail over processes, backup and recovery processes on Websphere application server.
  • Hands on experience in Migrating the existing configuration and applications from WAS 5.x and 6.x/6.1.x on Sun Solaris, AIX operating system environments.
  • Experienced creating Junctions on Tivoli Access Manager WebSeal.
  • Experienced creating Users, Groups, ACL's and POP's on Tivoli Access Manager.
  • Experienced with using tools such as Tivoli Performance Viewer, Log Analyzer and Thread Analyzer for performance monitoring and tuning.
  • Experience using Wily introscope for application performance monitoring.
  • Analyzing the heap and core files using Heap Analyzer.
  • Tuned the JVMs by analyzing the Must Gather information for Application Server Hangs on AIX, Linux and Solaris.
  • Experienced in Installing and Upgrade Fix Packs, Cumulative fixes for all versions.
  • Configured JDBC Providers, Data Source, JMS provider, Virtual Host, Global Security, SSL, and LDAP in WAS.
  • Expertise setting JVM Heap sizes, connection pooling, thread pools on Web Sphere Application Server.
  • Expertise in developing Jython scripts for automating the build, deployment of websphere application server configuration
  • Experience creating and tuning J2C connection factories, Activation specifications, Queue connection factories.
  • Experienced in using tools like BMC Patrol, HP openview, IBM Tivoli for checking system health and performance.
  • Good knowledge on Network level load balancers like RadWare or F5 configuration.
  • Hands on experience in Websphere administration using command line tools.
  • Involved in the documentation of deployment and configuration procedures.
  • Experience in operational 24/7 support, trouble shooting, monitoring and maintaining multiple Applications for high volume, secure transactions.
  • Good Team player and Quick learner with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Technical Skills:

Operating Systems IBM AIX, SUN Solaris 2.7/2.8/2.9, LINUX SUSE REDHAT , Windows NT/2000 server, Windows 2003 server
Application/Web Servers IBM Websphere Application Server 4.0/5.0/6.0.2/6.1/7.0, IBM HTTP Server 7.0/6.x/2.0.x/1.3.x, Apache Web Server 1.2.2/1.3/2.0, Tivoli Directory Server 6.x, Tivoli Access Manager , BEA Weblogic Server 8.0/9.x/10.0
Scripting JACL, Jython, XML, Shell scripting
Databases ORACLE 10g/8i/9i, DB2/UDB 7.x/8.2, MSSQL Server 2005, MS-Access 2000 and Sybase.
Programming Languages J2EE EJB, JSP, Servlets, JDBC, JMS , JNDI, Perl, C/C , JavaScript, SQL, COBOL, XML, HTML and UNIX Shell Scripts.
Development Tools, Frameworks Rational Automation Framework for WebSphere RAFW 7.1.x , IBM RAD 6.0/7.0, CVS, AAT, WSAD, ANT, Web Conferencing and Lotus Notes.
Network Protocols/Services TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP/HTTPS, RMI/IIOP, SOAP, SSL, SMTP, POP3, NIS , NFS, DNS, DHCP,SFTP

Professional Experience:

Confidential

Role : Websphere Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installed, configured, administered and supported WebSphere Application Server 6.0/6.1/7.0 on AIX, Solaris, Linux windows.
  • Involved in installing the WebSphere Application Server binaries, nodes, federation of nodes, Creating Profiles, Application Server, Clusters.
  • Configured Websphere Variables, Shared Libraries, Virtual hosts, Data Sources, URL providers, MQ Connection factories, Plug-in configuration, and Service Integration Bus Configuration.
  • Extensively involved in migrating the J2EE Applications, which includes setting up new Research, Dev, Test, Pre-Production and Production Environments from Websphere Application Server 6.0 to WebSphere Application Server 6.1, WebSphere Application Server 6.1 to WebSphere Application Server 7.0
  • Worked on writing jacl and jython scripts.
  • Responsible in the installation of Tivoli Directory Server 6.1/6.2 on AIX and Windows platforms.
  • Responsible in the installation and configuration of Tivoli Access Manager 6.0/6.1 on AIX and Windows platforms.
  • Installed internal and external Applications on Dedicated or shared Cells.
  • Enabled global security for Websphere Application Server console
  • Enabled SSL security between Websphere Application server and IBM HTTP Server. Monitor the Expiration on Certificates and update them before they expire.
  • Working on high priority, critical tickets in pre-production environments to determine investigate diagnose and find out the root cause of the issues.
  • Expertise using Websphere edge technologies for load balancing on the IBM HTTP Server.
  • Hands on experience in Websphere administration using command line tools.
  • Strictly followed the change control procedures for production environment changes. Handling the On call Pager rotation for Production issues.
  • Worked with different teams Application, Database, Networking, UNIX teams in investigating the root cause of the issues and finding out the permanent fix to the issues.
  • Experienced with using tools such as Tivoli Performance Viewer, Log Analyzer and Thread Analyzer for performance monitoring and tuning.
  • Experienced in Installing and Upgrade Fix Packs, Cumulative fixes for all versions.
  • Deployed J2EE applications on WebSphere application server Cluster using Rational Automation Framework for WebSphere RAFW .
  • Responsible for managing patch levels, building out environments, configurations, assisting developers.
  • Responsible creating Junctions on Tivoli Access Manager WebSeal.
  • Responsible creating Users, Groups, ACL's and POP's on Tivoli Access Manager.
  • Responsible for providing security for new enterprise applications like creating policy, rules, realms, single sign-on, access control using Tivoli Access Manger, Tivoli Directory Server.
  • Responsible for creating Junctions, ACL's for Access Control on Tivoli Access Manager.
  • Responsible for setting up setting JVM Heap sizes, connection pooling on Web Sphere Application Server.
  • Involved in trouble shooting by running traces and collecting heap dumps.
  • Involved in Performance tuning using Resource analyzer and Log analyzer.
  • Experience using Wily introscope, Tivoli Performance viewer for application performance monitoring.
  • Responsible for creating and tuning J2C connection factories, Activation specifications, Queue connection factories.
  • Responsible for identify source and severity of problems include debugging and diagnosing issues and directing them to the proper client support team and transfer resolution knowledge to other technicians who are having assigned ticket.
  • Provided 24/7 on call support on a rotational basis during the weekend and at night.

Environment: Websphere Application Server 7.0/6.1/6.0, IBM Http Server 6.1/7.0, Apache Web Server 1.2.2/1.3/2.0,Tivoli Directory Server 6.1, RAFW 7.1.x,Tivoli Access Manager WebSeal, IBM AIX, Windows 2003 Server, Solaris 8/9/10, Wily7.1/7.0,DB2UDB, MSSQL Server, Load Director, Remedy, Jacl, Jython Scripts.

Confidential

Role : Websphere Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installed, configured, administered and supported WebSphere Application Server 6.0/6.1 on AIX, Solaris windows.
  • Provided infrastructure solutions for J2EE applications.
  • Responsible for setting up the Dev, Test, Cert, Pilot Pre-Production and Production Environments.
  • Involved in sizing hardware, installing the WebSphere binaries, nodes, federation of nodes, Creating Profiles, Application Server, and Clusters.
  • Configured Websphere Variables, Virtual hosts, Data Sources, URL providers, MQ Connection factories, Plug-in configuration, and Service Integration Bus Configuration.
  • Extensively involved in migrating the J2EE Applications, which includes setting up new Research, Dev, Test, Pre-Production and Production Environments from WebSphere 5.0.2.13 to WebSphere ND 6.0.2.21 AIX and ND 6.0.2.21 to XD 6.1.0.21.
  • Developed shell and Perl scripts for Automation of Administrative task and Automated the WAS environment with Jacl and Jython Scripts.
  • Experience in writing ANT scripts for compile and deployment.
  • Enabled global security for Websphere console, SSL security between Application server and Webserver. Monitor the Expiration on Certificates and update them before they expire.
  • Working on high priority, critical tickets in pre-production environments to determine investigate diganoise and find out the root cause of the issues.
  • Expertise using Websphere edge technologies for load balancing on the IBM HTTP Server.
  • Strictly followed the change control procedures for production environment changes. Handling the Oncall Pager rotation for Production issues.
  • Worked with different teams Application, Database, Networking, Unix teams in investigating the root cause of the issues and finding out the permanent fix to the issues.
  • Installed and Configured iPlanet 6.1 webserver
  • Installed the security certificates and Site minder for single sign on SSO .
  • Experience using Wily introscope for applications performance monitoring.
  • Expertise setting JVM Heap sizes, connection pooling, thread pools on Web Sphere Application Server.
  • Responsible for migration from Websphere Application Server 6.1 to Websphere Application Server 7.0
  • Responsible for managing patch levels, building out environments, configurations, assisting developers.
  • Responsible for providing security for new enterprise applications like creating policy, rules, realms, user provisioning, single sign-on, access control using Tivoli Access Manger, Tivoli Directory Server.
  • Responsible for wasadmin Support mail folder where we get all the help desk tickets and day-to-day operational support tasks for other teams like Development, Sun Opps, Network, Data base, etc.
  • Responsible for identify source and severity of problems include debugging and diagnosing issues and directing them to the proper client support team and transfer resolution knowledge to other technicians who are having assigned ticket.
  • Provided access control for portal resources to users and groups.
  • Provided 24/7 on call support on a rotational basis during the weekend and at night.

Environment: Websphere 7.0/6.1/6.0.1.5/6.0.2.13, IBM HttpServer6.0, iPlanet Webserver, Tivoli Directory Server, Web Seal, Windows 2003 Server, Solaris 10/9, Wily7.1/7.0,DB2UDB, MSSQL Server, Remedy User, Load Director, ClearCase, Shell Scripts.

Confidential

Role : Websphere Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Installed and configured IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.0.2/6.1, Network Deployment on IBM AIX, Sun Solaris for development and production environments.
  • Installed, Configured and administration of IBM Directory Server V5.1/6.0.
  • Created users, roles and groups for securing the websphere admin console.
  • Created and managed connection pools of WebSphere and clusters.
  • Setting up the Clusters in both horizontal and vertical clustered environments on WAS 5.1.1.x/6.0.2.x for Work Load Management WLM .
  • Extensively involved in management of the Build and Migration process.
  • Involved in deploying the EAR files and scripting automated deployment of the applications using shell and JACL.
  • Involved in Creating Shell Scripts like Automation of Startup and Shutdown Processes and Automated the WAS environment with Jacl and Jython Scripts
  • Configured WebSphere resources like JDBC providers, JDBC data sources, connection pooling, JMS, session management, virtual hosts and HTTP transports.
  • Experience using java profiling technologies like jprobe to for diagnosing the application performance.
  • Installed the fix packs for the problems to get solved with the Application Server.
  • Involved in transitioning J2EE applications from quality assurance to production environment on Sun Solaris, AIX and Windows NT environments.
  • Configured and setup Secure Sockets Layers SSL for data encryption and client authentication between LDAP and Websphere via Two Way SSL.
  • Installed, configured and maintained IBM HTTP Server 6.0/6.1 on IBM AIX and Windows NT/2000/2003 servers.
  • Generated http plug-in config and updated webserver plug-in after deploying applications in a clustered environment.
  • Responsible for finding out any issues that arise on the web servers by analyzing access logs, error logs and plug-in logs located on the same.
  • Providing continuous Development/Integration supports for all the applications.
  • Experienced in opening/resolving assigned Service Desk Tickets and discuss the same with the offshore team in Daily Meetings.
  • Configured websphere application server with Oracle, DB2 database.
  • Raising the IBM PMR with technical support to resolve the issue.
  • Experience using MS Visio to keep track of topologies and changes in environmental settings.
  • Involved in trouble shooting by running traces and collecting heap dumps.
  • Good at isolating and troubleshooting the issue at web level/ code level/ configuration level/ connectivity level.
  • Used the built-in scheduler feature to schedule nightly/weekly batch jobs.
  • Trained and shared knowledge to off-shore teams.
  • Assisted Technical Teams in analyzing and understanding the requirements from Business Groups.
  • Performed documentation of all procedures and any other important issue.
  • Responsible for 24/7 on call and Production Support on rotation basis.

Environment: IBM WAS 5.x/6.0.x and 6.1.x, RedHat Linux 4/5, AIX, Sun Solaris 9, IBM Directory Server v5.1/6.0, WSRR, IBM HTTP Server 6.1, IBM DB2 7.1, Windows 2000/2003 server.

Confidential

Role : Java Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare the Integration Server development and runtime environments for UAN, including database connectivity, application connectivity with the source and target applications and the loading of the cross-reference tables with data to enable the development and testing.
  • Installation, Deploying and Troubleshooting of the applications on of WebSphere Application Server 5.x on UNIX platforms.
  • Involved extensively in Analysis stage, by carrying out Analysis using DFD, Rich Picture, etc
  • Involved in generating JSP pages by using Standard and Custom Tags
  • Configured JDBC Providers, Datasources, and variables for websphere application server.
  • Interpreting log files to locate and solve problems.
  • Installed cumulative fixes and fix packs for websphere application server 5.x
  • Involved in query optimization to increase the performance of the SQL queries
  • Effective Interaction with the Clients
  • Involved in Visual Designing and Component Development Using Rational Rose
  • Configure the application agnostic Integration Business Process to invoke the target processes that delivers the message to the appropriate target system. This is done in a way that allows bi-directional integration process support.
  • Unit test the IAP to enable its demonstration
  • Written XML processing code for merging XML files from different sources
  • Developed the User Interface components for displaying the data using XSLT and HTML and JSP.
  • Active interaction with the Client with reference to Business Requirements.

Environment:Java,J2ee,JDBC,Oracle,MySql,Websphere,WebServices,Axis,SOAP,LDAP,UNI,Business Works 5.1.2 Star Team.

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