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Websphere Administrator Resume Profile

Blue Shield, MI

Expertise

  • Over 8 years of IT strong experience in Installation/Configuration/Migration/ Deployment/Trouble Shooting of IBM WebSphere Application Server v6.1/7.0/8.0/8.5, IBM HTTP Server, Sun Java One Web Server, Apache Web Server 1.x/2.0 in Solaris, AIX, Linux, Windows NT/2003/2005/2008 Environments.
  • Extensive experience in installing Refresh Packs, fix packs and migrating applications on to latest versions of Websphere Application Server 6.0.x/6.1.x/7.x/8.x.
  • Experienced in creating, configuring and administrating profiles, multi clusters, nodes, node agents and node groups for WebSphere Application Server with High Availability.
  • Involved in Supporting WebSphere Application Server 5.1/6.1/7.0/8.5, Clustering, Load balancing and Failover. Expertise in Jboss EAP 6.0
  • Experienced in Performance monitoring tools using Wily Introscope v7.0/6.0 and Mercury Transaction Monitor v5.1/Topaz, VA in Production and Staging Environments.
  • Highly experienced in Creating and managing cells using Network Deployment Manager in WebSphere Application Server.
  • Experienced in performance tuning. web server setup, including complex secure sockets layer SSL configuration on IBM HTTP Server.
  • Experienced in generating and deploying server plug-ins for IBM HTTP Server.
  • Configured horizontal and vertical clustering in WebSphere Application Server.
  • Experienced in Configuring Web Server interfaces, session management, virtual hosts and transports for WebSphere Application Server.
  • Extensively used JACL, Jython and UNIX shell scripts to automate the maintenance process of the WebSphere Application Servers like recycle the application server, deploy customer applications, log rotation and monitor applications state etc .
  • Expertise in packaging, building, integrating and deploying Enterprise J2EE applications on WebSphere 6.1/7.0/8.5 that involves EAR Enterprise Archives and WAR Web Archives files.
  • Experienced in distributed systems using the J2EE Technologies for various services and integrated with WebSphere and Web Logic with JDBC, JMS and JNDI.
  • Set up the Triggering and set up the security for Users/Groups.
  • Experienced in providing 24/7 on-call support for applications running in production on WebSphere Application servers through VPN /ROVA connection.
  • Good at troubleshooting using Traces, Logs and Log Analyzer strong Server and network skills.

Technical Skills

Application Servers

IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.1/7.0/8.0/8.5, IBM MQ Series 6.0/5.3/5.0, Jboss 7.x

Web Servers

IBM HTTP Server 6.0/7.0 and Sun One Web server 6.0/8.0/9.0, Apache Web Server 1.x/2.0

Directory Servers

Sun One 5.1 / 5.2 Directory Server, MS Active Directory, Open LDAP, Novell eDirectory.

Web Technologies

J2EE, XML, JDBC, EJB, Web Services SOAP .

Databases

IBM DB2 8.0/9.5/10.5, ORACLE 9i/10g/11g, MS SQL Server8.0/9.0/10.0, MS Access.

Operating Systems

Solaris 10/9/8/2.8/2.7, AIX 5.3/5.2/5.1/4.3.3,Red Hat Linux 5.9,6.4, SUSE Linux 9.0, Unix, MS Windows NT/2000/2003/XP.

Programming Languages

C, C , Java, HTML, Perl.

Analysis Presentation Tools

Microsoft Visio, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, VSS.

Professional Accomplishments

Confidential

WebSphere Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in developing scripts for log rotations capabilities for WebSphere Server.
  • Involved in configuring JMX services to run on WebSphere Application Server.
  • Configured different components of WebSphere server to accomplish in mailing, security, transactions and persistence purposes.
  • Worked on JAAS in WebSphere to provide pluggable authentication modules.
  • Configured DB2 and Oracle databases to WebSphere Application Server.
  • Installed, configured and administrated WebSphere Application Server 7.0/8.0/8.5, Jboss 7.x, IBM Http Server on AIX, Linux, and Solaris platforms for multiple high profile projects.
  • Coordinated production issues with several teams like UNIX, Network, Database, Infrastructure and Application teams and helped them in resolving the issues.
  • Configured and administered of JDBC, JMS WebSphere MQ/IBM MQ resource in WebSphere applications
  • Involved in configuring global security in WAS using LDAP and custom repositories.
  • Installed/Deployed EAR,WAR files in Dev, integration testing and scripted automated deployment of the applications using Jacl, Jython and made application specific JVM Settings for optimizing the performance.
  • Migrated WebSphere Application Server 6.x to 7.x /8.x.
  • Involved in designing infrastructure that supports disaster recovery DR at every physical /logical layer of an application ranging from Application servers, Web servers, DNS aliases, VIPs, External Load balancers
  • Deployed the applications on multiple WebSphere Server instances and maintained Load balancing, High availability and Fail over for the servers.
  • Responsible for maintenance and support of Internet and Intranet applications running on AIX servers in production environment.
  • Developed UNIX shell scripts, JACL scripts to automate the WebSphere deployment process with Developers given access to deploy test and stage applications.
  • Troubleshooting and fixing of problems with WebSphere in several different environment and strong experience with trouble shooting problems in Production.
  • Deployed the applications on multiple WebSphere instances and maintained Load balancing using F5 Load balancers, High availability and Fail over functionality.
  • Configuration of JDBC connections and data sources with Oracle database server, troubleshooting and fixing up problems.
  • Provided 24/7 on-call support on rotation basis for applications running in production on WebSphere Application servers through VPN /ROVA connection.
  • Involved in trouble shooting by using Thread Dump, Heap Dump and verbosegc analysis for WebSphere instances.
  • Monitoring the error logs, fixing the problems and tuning parameters on WebSphere applications.
  • Responsible for Implementation of release and planning.
  • Involved in renewal of digital certificate for web servers
  • Involved in creating and managing problem tickets with WebSphere Application Servers using change management tools.

Environment: IBM Websphere Application Server ND 6.x/7.x/8.x, IBM MQ 6.0, Sunone webServer, Jboss 7.x, DB2, Oracle, IHS, iPlanet, Solaris 10, Linux 10, AIX 5.x, Windows Server 2005/2008, LDAP, Jacl and Jython.

Confidential

Middleware Administrator / WebSphere Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installed, configured, administration, troubleshooting and maintenance of Websphere Application Server 6.0/6.1/7.0 Network Deployment on Solaris, Aix and Windows 2000/2003/2008 Server.
  • Installed, configured, administration of IBM Http Server, Apache tomcat and Sunone webserver.
  • Configured SSL on Websphere Application Server and HTTP IHS servers using ikeyman utility and Admin console
  • Migrated applications from Websphere Application Server v6.0 to 6.1 and from 6.1 to 7.0.
  • Hands on experience with setting up Environment for Application packaging and deploying Enterprise Application Archive EAR and WAR files onto Websphere Application Server.
  • Configuring of JDBC Providers, Data Source, Global Security, SSL, LDAP on Windows, Linux, AIX and Solaris platforms
  • Configured session management using database and memory-memory replication.
  • Configured shared libraries for applications in Websphere application server.
  • Automating the build, deployment, configuration and administration of Websphere Application server by using WSADMIN scripts Jython, Python , Windows and UNIX scripting.
  • Analyzing Activity log files and diagnosing Application Server problems using Log Analyzer wslogbr .
  • Monitor and analyze data with Tivoli Performance Viewer and tune the Websphere Application Server environment.
  • Enabling Performance Monitoring Service PMI to determine and rectify performance bottlenecks and also analyzing performance using tools like Tivoli Performance viewer and Wily Introscope.
  • Troubleshoot webserver related issues by enabling the log levels and analyzing the logs.
  • Assembled and Deployed the application in development, Integrated testing, Acceptance and in productions, following change management practices and support in an on-call rotation on 24X7 environment.

Environment: IBM Websphere Application Server ND 6.x/7.x, Sunone webServer, Jboss 7.x, DB2, Oracle, IHS, iPlanet, Solaris 10, Linux 10, AIX 5.x, Windows Server 2003/2005.

Confidential

Middleware Administrator /WebSphere Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installed and configured IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.0/6.1/7.0, JDBC drivers and Servlets engines along with trouble shooting and recovery on UNIX and Windows machines.
  • Responsible for application changes across different platforms- development, testing and production environments.
  • Installed and configured IBM HTTP Server, iPlanet 4.1, JDBC drivers and Servlets engines on UNIX and Windows machines.
  • Implemented Cloning, Clustering, Performance tuning and trouble shooting of IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.0/6.1/7.0.
  • Configured the Web Server interfaces, session management, virtual hosts and transports for WebSphere Application Servers.
  • Configured Websphere resources including JDBC providers, JDBC data sources, connection pooling, and Java Mail sessions. Deployed Session and Entity EJBs in WebSphere
  • Experienced with installation of WebSphere MQ 5.3 and 6.0 and created MQ queue and Channels.
  • Set up the Triggering and set up the security for Users/Groups.
  • Configuring Websphere Application Server on multiple platforms for both horizontal and vertical scaling for Work Load Management and failover support.
  • Involved in securing the J2EE applications by implementing Single Sign On by using LTPA.
  • Using WSADMIN commands configuring and maintaining WebSphere applications on command mode and wrote admin scripts using TCL.
  • Package, build, Integrate and deploy Enterprise J2EE applications on WebSphere 6.0/6.1/7.0 that involves EAR Enterprise Archives and WAR Web Archives files.

Environment: IBM WebSphere 6.0/6.1/7.0 ,IBM MQSeries, IBM HTTP server, iPlanet, Netscape Enterprise Server, EJB, JSPs, Servlets, XML, JDBC, Java Script, HTML, DB2/UDB v 7.2, DFS, Sun Solaris v 2.8, Linux , AIX and Windows2000/NT.

Confidential

WebSphere Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installed and configured WebSphere 6.0/6.1 and IBM HTTP Server on IBM AIX and Solaris platforms.
  • Installed and configured IBM Edge Server and Network Dispatchers for load balancing. Handled high availability and recoverability planning and implementation.
  • Involved in designing WebSphere Application Server load balancing and fail over by using Workload Management WLM , horizontal and vertical scaling.
  • Responsible for Web server and Application server installation, support and performance monitoring for all applications running on the company's Website.
  • Played an active involvement in monitoring server performance, network traffic to reduce performance bottleneck by enhanced performance ensuring upstream queuing.
  • Configured the Web Server interfaces, session management, virtual hosts and transports for WebSphere Application Servers.
  • Configured WebSphere resources including JDBC providers, JDBC data sources, connection pooling, and Java Mail sessions. Deployed Session and Entity EJBs in WebSphere.
  • Involved in Implemented WebSphere Global Security using LTPA and Netscape LDAP Server.

Environment: Java, JSP, Servlets, EJB, XML, JDOM, JDBC, JavaScript, DB2, IBM HTTP Server, Apache Web Server and WebSphere Application Server 6.0/6.1, HTML, Visual Age for Java, Rational Rose 2000 on UNIX AIX, Linux and Solaris and Windows 2000.

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