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Websphere Administrator Resume Profile



  • 9 years of IT experience in IBM WebSphere Server administration and Production environment under cross platform consisting of Windows, Red Hat, AIX and Sun Solaris OS in various environment.
  • Experience in installing, configuring, tuning, troubleshooting IBM WebSphere Application Server ND V 6.x/7.x/8.x.
  • Expertise in Administration, Installing, Configuring Web Servers like Sun ONE 6.1 Webserver iPlanet , Apache 2.0, Apache Tomcat 6.0, Microsoft Server.
  • Creating Dynamic Clusters in WebSphere Extended Deployment XD for the execution environment and long- running applications.
  • Extensive experience in configuring and managing secured environments using SSL and digital certificates.
  • Experience analyzing. Designing and implementing integration solution using WebSphere MQ WMQ .
  • Good knowledge of architecture and design of web- based document management system.
  • Managing and Monitoring the JVM performance by WebSphere Heap Size, garbage collection, JDBC Pools and taking Thread dumps, pstack and prstat and analyzing to find the problems in application.
  • Configured and administered JDBC Connection Pools, JMS Connection Factories, WebSphere queues and topics and implemented other services like JTA, JNDI, Virtual Hosting and SNMP.
  • Proficient in providing backup and recovery procedures for IBM WebSphere Server.
  • Extensive experience in finding the Memory Leas and tuning the JVM Heap Size by Configuring Optimize IT and JProbe to detect memory leaks.
  • Configured Web Server plug- in for WebSphere application server.
  • Knowledge with WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus, tuning of WESB adapters and WMQ.
  • Expertise in configuring Node Manager to administer the Managed server.
  • Good knowledge in Installation and Configuration of F -5 Load Balancer to work with WebSphere Server.
  • Involved in doing a performance benchmark of WebSphere server by using Load Runner.
  • Excellent knowledge of Wily Introscope.
  • Familiar with Websphere Content Management WCM and patches.
  • Implemented security and configuration of LDAP.
  • Knowledge of all phases of Software Development Life Cycle with good designing, coding, testing, debugging and troubleshooting skills.
  • Quality Interpersonal, Presentation and Communication skills and ability to maintain good co-ordination with the team members.

Technical Expertise:

Operating Systems

Solaris, Red Hat LINUX, IBM-AIX, HP-UX, Windows 98/200/NT/XP

Programming Languages

C, C , .NET, JAVA/J2EE, Visual Basic, SQL.

Application Server

IBM WebSphere Application Server 4.x/5.x/6.x/7.x/8.x, WAS ND 6.0

and Tomcats 5.5/6

Web Server

Apache 2.x, Sun ONE 6.x, MS IIS Server 5.1/6.0, IBM HTTP Serverver.

Web Technologies

Servlets, JSP, JDBC, RMI, JMS, JTA, JNDI, JMX, EJB, Applets.

Scripting Languages

UNIX Shell Scripting Bourne, Korn, C and Bash , JACL, JYTHON

Monitoring Tools

Wily Introscope, JMeter, Mercury Load Runner, Grinder, Samurai.


Oracle 8i/9i, MS SQL Server 7.x/2000, MySQL, MS Access, DB2

Networking Protocols




WebSphere Administrator


  • Performing the tasks at MBFS location, in upgrading almost 110 servers to Linux and Virtual machines.
  • Interfaces with the customer very active with requests to get resolution.
  • Working with each of the HP client application teams and the HP engineers to create the wave plans for when each set of servers for that application teams will migrate from existing servers to the new ones.
  • Works with the HP Client application teams to develop the test plans, the migration plans and the cut over plans to be used during staging and promote to production.
  • Serve as a SME for Websphere architecture and administration.
  • Planning, Design, Installation and Integration of WebSphere Application Server.
  • Configured JNDI Properties for LDAP Credentials for security authentication, Created a JDBC Provider, Creating a Data Source for an Oracle Database, Setting up Database Environment Variables, Adding a Mail Session, Configured Login Modules in WebSphere, Configured Time Zones in WebSphere, Configured a Managed Dynamic Proxy.
  • Configured WebSphere Workload Management and HA using horizontal/vertical clustering.
  • Deployed the EAR, WAR files and scripted automated deployment of the applications.
  • Configured Cell and Node level properties including JDBC providers, Data Sources
  • Involved in Wily Introscope installationfor monitoring and tuning the WAS environment like configuring Heap size, Thread pool size, Session Management, connection pool size, etc
  • Troubleshooted both Application JVM related issues using WAS System Out/Err logs
  • Actively monitored server performance, network traffic to reduce performance bottlenecks.
  • Involved in team meetings on behalf of Middleware Team co-ordinate with different teams for task accomplishment and weekly deadlines

Environment: IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.x,8.x, Wily Introscope, IBM HTTP Server 6.x, , LDAP, AIX , Oracle 9i/10g/11g, UNIX, Linux.


DeploymentApplication Engineer


  • Perform Installation, upgrade, configuration, deployment and administration ofWebsphereApplication servers and Apache Jboss Systems and applications.
  • Interact with other teams and individuals, such as developers and end users to diagnose and resolve the issues in all environments Integration, QA, Stress, UAT and Production
  • Perform application and middleware configuration changes in all environments.
  • Deploying application code to different environments and executing queries in DB2 and My-SQL databases.
  • Troubleshooting the issues with respect to configuration, deployment and resolving them.
  • Gather the requirements from all the project plans for each release and work with the System Admins/Application Database in having the File Systems, Sudos and Database ready for the installs.
  • Provide root cause determination for enterprise wide issues, and meeting all the deadlines laid out for the system delivery.
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining configuration docs and mentoring new team members on the configuration for websphere.
  • On-Call Support and driving the solution in production calls when there is a manor incident occurred.

Environments: Apache-Tomcat 6.0.32, WAS 7.0, IBM WebSphere extreme Scale7.1 , AIX, Jboss application server


Middleware Implementation Engineer


  • Install, configure and maintained FAST on Apache,Tomcat and JBoss application server.
  • Applied and installed standard monitoring tools like Tivoli and Topas.
  • Worked on Load balancing, firewall settings, JVM Arguments and Application Arguments.
  • Configured the FAST on DEV, IST, UAT and PROD environments.
  • Installed, configured and maintained WAS 7.1 on AIX and Solaris.
  • Automated application install, uninstall and application enhancements through Shell scripts and WSCP scripts.
  • Supported Application Server clustering, load balancing and failover.
  • Deploying application in WAS on AIX using console and also automated JACL scripts after getting the release EAR, WAR and JAR files from SVN and clearcase repositories.
  • Monitored logs for Error messages and Monitor the system notify the team accordingly for any impact.
  • Involved in Troubleshooting, monitoring, shutdown and bootups.

Environments: FAST 3.0.2, Apache 2.2.21, Tomcat 6.0.35, WAS 7.1, AIX, JBoss application serverSolaris, Linux,


WebSphere Administrator


  • Install, configure and maintain Internet and Intranet Applications on WebSphere Application Server, HTTP Server on diverse UNIX flavors that includes AIX, Solaris, Linux and Windows Platforms NT/2000 in a multi clustered high availability enviroments.
  • Planning, Design, Installation and Integration of WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment 6.x/7.x, IBM HTTP Server 6.1/1.3.28 and Apache 2.0.47.
  • Developed WSadmin scripts to automate WebSphere Processes including start/stop, creating and configuring servers, clusters, JDBC and MQ resources, deploying applications.
  • Handled the maintenance of the Websphere Application Servers on AIX/Windows platforms and setting up of the developing, staging and production environments for the ongoing application development.
  • Worked with IBM support and development teams in resolving issues related to application memory leaks, heap dumps using Thread and heap analyzer tools.
  • Installed, configured regenerated the patches and Web Service Plug in on Application servers and Web servers.
  • Installed/configured Websphere Message Broker and Websphere Message Queue on distributed platforms.
  • Involved in monitoring, shutdown and boot up, Network Support and Trouble Shooting.
  • Package, build, integrate and deploy enterprise J2EE applications on WebSphere that involves EAR and WAR files.
  • Monitoring logs for Error messages and Monitor the system notify the team accordingly for any impact.
  • Creating the monitor scripts igx stats.sh and malloc.sh and start stop the scripts on the servers.
  • Good knowledge in troubleshooting basic network related issues using ping, telnet, netstat, trace route commands.
  • Generated and moved http plug in config to the web servers and solved problems for plug in regenartion.
  • Configured GC parameters, monitoring the heap sizes by setting verbose GC, fine tuning and fixing memory issues.
  • Wrote scripts to handle everyday System Administration tasks such as backup procedure, accessing for remote Admin Servers, System Cleanup and Scheduled Jobs.
  • Used Wily performance tools for monitoring and tuning the WebSphere environment like configuring Heap size, Thread pool size, Session Management, connection pool size, etc.
  • Implemented security using LTPA LDAP for WebSphere Application Server.
  • Performed troubleshooting on Java applications using WAS logs, traces, Log Analyzer, Resource Analyzer/Tivoli Performance Viewer in production environment.
  • Worked closely with Project Managers, Team Leads, development, testing and production team to align project deliverables, dates and report issues/concerns.
  • Regular attended meetings and coordinate with different teams for task accomplishment.

Environment: WebSphere Application Server 6.1/7.0, WMB, WMQ, Application Server Toolkit V6.1, UNIX, AIX, Solaris, Wily Introscope, Tivoli Directory Server v5.0 LDAP , XML, Windows 2000/2003/XP.


WebsphereSystem Admin:


  • Worked with multiple teams and on multiple platforms which includes AIX 5.x, Solaris 8.x, Solaris and Windows NT/2000/2003/2008.
  • Involved in installing, configuring and troubleshooting IBM WebSphere Application Server and Migration of IBM WebSphere from 5.0 to 6.0 and 6.0 to 7.0.
  • Involved in installation of fix packs/ cumulative fix packs.
  • Involved in configuring WebAgent for single signon on all environments with multiples applications and various platforms.
  • Involved in installations of IBM WebSphere instances from development to production.
  • Supported Application Server clustering, load balancing and failover.
  • Developed and implemented automated deployments of WAR/EAR files on application using Shell scripts and Jacl/Jython scripts.
  • Provided WESB guidance to the multiple projects and was engaged in implementation of WESB solution.
  • Involved in monitoring and troubleshooting system problem within WAS environment.
  • Provided support of the after hour activities such as upgrades and implementations that may occur on evenings and weekends.
  • Provide second level support for 24/7 on call operations.
  • Developed and implemented automated scripts to make java application builds from source code residing on Accurev using shell and Ant Scripting.

Environment: IBM Websphere Application Server ND 4.0/5.0/6.0, IBM HTTP Server, Java, WSAD, WESB, Windows NT and UNIX AIX/Solaris/Linux .


Websphere Administrator:


  • Installed and configured WebSphere Application Server 5.1/6.0 and HTTP WebServer 1.3/2.0, Apache and iPlanetWebServers on AIX, Solaris and Linux.
  • Installation, configuring and troubleshooting the IBM WebSphere Application Server and Installation of fix packs/cumulative fix packs and Refresh packs.
  • Developed WSADMIN scripts JACL scripts and shell scripts to automate the deployment and configuration of WebSphere.
  • Well versed and proven experience in packaging and deploying application using WebSphere Application Assembly Tool AAT , implementing and maintenance of Workload Management WLM using clustering/cloning.
  • Support Application Management Tool that is customized for the Bank in-order to automated tasks like deployment and configuration and any other task.
  • Optimized the performance of Enterprise Application using Tivoli Performance Viewer and Wily Introscope. Analyze the performance metrics for the problem determination.
  • Configured iPlanet/Apache/IBM Http Web servers to work with WebSphere and SiteMinderwebagents.

Enivironment: IBM WAS ND 4.0/5.0/6.0, IBM HTTP Server 1.3/2/0, Java, JSP, Servlets, EJB, XML, WSCP, JDBC, JavaScript, Oracle9i, WSAD, HTML, Windows NT and UNIX AIX/Solaris/Linux .


WebSphere Administrator


  • Installed, Configured and Integrated WebServersandLDAP user directory with WAS.
  • Responsible for Installation, Configuration and Maintenance of WebSphere Application Server in a Network Deployment Environment on AIX consisting of 8 clustered nodes to achieve fail over and load balancing used Admin Console and WSadmin scripting.
  • Installing, Configuring and Troubleshooting WAS and installation of fix packs on both HP UNIX and AIX Environments.
  • Supporting, monitoring all Application at Development, QA and Production phases.
  • Deploying application in WAS on AIX using console and also automated JACL scripts after getting the release EAR, WAR and JAR files from clearcase.
  • Troubleshooting various problems in different stages using logs and with coordination from QA and Development teams.
  • Provided technical assistance for the Web Hosting Team on various Application servers and Web Servers including IBM HTTP Server, Apache Web Server and iPlanet Server.
  • Monitoring WAS performance through Tivoli Performance Viewer and tuning the system caching, queuing, JVM parameters, DB Connection Pooling.
  • Wrote Shell scripts for various automations and reports, etc.
  • Establishment of Application Specific parameters and definition having knowledge of Java Servlets, JSPs and EJB development and deployment concepts and database skills .
  • Workload management using Websphere Modeling and Cloning on Application Servers.
  • WebSphere Performance Monitoring, Tuning and Application specific load Servers.
  • Diagnosis and repair of the WebSphere Environment. Assisted developers with the diagnosis and repair of WebSphere Application.
  • Working with QA Team for Stress tests, Performance tests and identifies the bottlenecks of highly configurable application. Testing was done using LoadRunner.
  • On-call 24/7 Production support, monitoring and maintaining multiple Applications in Development, QA and Production Environments.

Environment: WAS ND 5.0/6.0, WAS, JAVA, WPS, WPG, J2EE, AIX 4.5, IBM HTTP Server, Apache, IHS WebServer, IBM DB2 UDB 7.2, Oracle, WSAD, MySQL.


WebSphere Administrator:


  • Installed, configured and maintained Internet, Intranet Application Servers like WebSphere on diverse UNIX platforms that include Solaris, AIX and Linux and Windows Platforms NT/2000 in a multi clustered high availability environments.
  • Package, build, integrate and deploy enterprise J2EE application on WebSphere 3.5/4.0/5.0 that involves EAR Enterprise Archives and WAR Web Archives .
  • Automate application install, uninstall and application enhancements through Shell scripts and WSCP scripts.
  • Managed the security and performance optimizations for EJB containers and web application in IBM WebSphere, iPlanet Enterprise Server and Apache web server.
  • Created user roles and groups for securing the resources using Local OS Registeries.
  • Involved in configuring the Web Directory access protocols like LDAP for different levels of access at the site.
  • Responsible for test planning, development of test cases, test data development, test execution and documentation of test results.

Environment: IBM WebSphere Application Server 4.0.x/5.0, IBM HTTP Server, Java, JSP, Servlets, Sun Solaris 8/7.x and Windows NT/2000, Test Planning.


Jr. WebSphere Administrator:


  • Responsible for installation, configuration and administration of different versions of IBM WebSphere Application server 3.5/4.0.x on Sun Solaris and windows 2000 servers.
  • Installed and configured IBM HTTP Server 1.2.x with remote plugin.
  • Installed J2EE application using IBM WebSphere application server and wsadminjython and jacl scripts.
  • Working with developers to configure virtual hosts, plug ins, JDBC drivers, data sources, JVM's and application deployments across multiple instances of WebSphere.
  • Installed and configured application server 3.5/4.0.
  • Involved in migration of application from WebSphere 3.5.x to 4.0.x.
  • Integrated J2EE Web Application Infractures IIS, iPlanet Web Server and BEA WebLogic with NetegritySiteMinder.
  • Involved in supporting load testing team during various testing phases for performance tuning the environment and monitoring through resource analyzer.
  • Handling 24/7 on call rotation for production issues, perform root cause analysis.
  • Working with IBM in opening a PMR for inconclusive root cause and coordinating the proposed changes with the respective teams.
  • Performed Backup and Recovery for WebSphere.
  • Configured Session Persistence using different RDBMS Databases.

Environment: IBM Websphere Application Server 3.5/4.0, IBM HTTP Server 1.2.x, Oracle, SQL Server, SUN Solaris, Windows 2000 and Work Flow Management Tools.

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