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Websphere Systems Administrator Resume

Professional Summary

  • I have 10+ years of total professional experience in IT which includes 8 years of experience in Websphere Middleware Administration using IBM Business Process Manager (BPM), Websphere Process Server (WPS), Websphere Application Server Network Deployment (WAS ND), Websphere ESB (WESB), WODM, WSRR, and Business Monitor
  • Extensive experience in Administration of BPM (both standard and Advanced versions), WPS, and WAS environments and enterprise level applications which are using workflows and EAI.
  • Good experience in managing Weblogic, Tomcat, JBoss Application Servers.
  • Very good hands on with creating and configuring high available and scalable environments using both vertical and horizontal clusters.
  • Excellency in Installation and configuration of BPM (formerly known as Lombardi), WPS, WAS ND, Business Monitor products in a clustered (high available) environments.
  • Excellent knowledge and implementation experience on product upgrades and migrations like version to version migrations and hardware migrations.
  • Good Exposure in websphere adapters and managed for EAI applications using WPS.
  • Good Knowledge in IBM Worklight, Business Intelligence tools like IBM Information Server (Datastage), IBM Cognos, and SAP Business Objects.
  • Experience in IBM HTTP Server installation and configuration.
  • Hands on experience with web server plug in configurations for request routing and load balancing.
  • Knowledge on development tools like Process Designer, Worklight Studio, IBM Integration Designer (IID), and Websphere Integration Developer (WID).
  • Strong knowledge and experience in unix/linux commands and shell scripts.
  • Very good understanding and hands on with Jython and JACL scripts.
  • Good understandings about monitoring tools like HP open view and Site scope, etc.,
  • Hands on experience in configuration of WPS, BPM, and Business monitor with Oracle Database.
  • Involved in Disaster Recovery Site configurations and mock drills for Production Systems.
  • Excellent communication skills, good team player and have a good experience in guiding team members.
  • Good External and Internal Customer interaction, Professional services, and providing recommendations.
  • Highly experienced in troubleshooting and supporting complex multi platform deployment environments.
  • Exposure in problem analysis tools like Heap analyzer, Firebug, http watch, etc.,
Primary Skills/Roles Played
  • Involved in architectural discussions and created BPM environments for appropriate needs. Setup a Process Center environment which acts as a hub for multiple Process Servers connected to it.
  • Implemented Business Monitor Environment and Integrated with WPS/BPM environments to receive and monitor business Events.
  • WPS Implementer, WPS Capacity Planner/Architect for High Availability Configuration.
  • End to End Administration of IBM Business Process Manager Standard (Process Server) and Advanced (Process Center) versions
  • WPS Runtime Environment Set up for different kind of applications (BPEL and EAI) on different platforms.
  • As part of Decision making Team, direct Interaction with Senior Architects and IBM teams for selection of suitable topology
  • Primary contact for vendor management to product solutions.
Secondary Skills
  • Good Exposure in Administration of Oracle Weblogic Server
  • Installation and Configuration of IBM Worklight for Mobile Applications
  • Good Knowledge about Websphere Adapters and developed real time data integration applications
  • Generation of Monitor Models for BPM Applications.
  • Knowledge about IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) and experience in installation and configuration.

Skills:
Operating Systems SuSE Linux v10, HP Unix v2 and v3, IBM AIX 5.3, Windows Server 2008 Languages Java2/ J2EE, C, C++, SQL Product Focus IBM Products: IBM Business Process Manager, Websphere Process Server, IBM Business Monitor, WSRR, WESB, WODM Application Servers: Websphere Application Server ND (6.0, 6.1, 7.0, 8.0, 8.5), Weblogic, Tomcat, JBoss BI Tools: IBM Information Server 8.0.1, IBM Cognos 7.3, SAP Business Objects XIR2, XIR3 Other Tools: IBM Worklight, IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) Web Servers Apache 2.2.3, IBM HTTP Server (6.0, 7.0, 8.0) Scripting Languages Unix/Linux Shell Scripting, Jython, JACL Databases Oracle 9i, 10g, 11g

Professional Experience:

Role: WebSphere Systems Administrator
Customer: Confidential

Responsibilities :
  • Installed, Configured and Managed IBM WAS v8.0, BPM v8.0, WODM 8.0, WESB v8.0, and WSRR v8.0 on Red hat Linux
  • Configured Business Monitor and Cognos on BPM Cell
  • Upgraded BPM to 8.0.1.1, WAS to 8.0.0.6, and WSRR to 8.0.0.2
  • Developed new and Integrated with existing Jython scripts for automated deployment and websphere configurations
  • Configured resource adaptors and J2C connection factories, J2C activation specifications, resources environment entries and Object cache instances and there custom properties.
  • Installed different types of applications in Websphere systems (EAR,WAR and SAR, Services)
  • Configuring resources like JDBC Provider, Virtual Host, Shared libraries, JNDI Configurations, EJB References, Environment Variables and Session Management
  • Implemented High availability and created Core groups.
  • Administering the SCA modules, BPMN Workflows, Business Process and enterprise applications deployed on server.
  • Worked on performance tuning and optimized various configuration settings such as thread pools, JMS queues, Messaging Engines, Connection pooling.
  • Optimized the java settings includes JVM arguments, Garbage Collection and Heap size dynamics and fine tuned the memory management using TPV.
  • Created JMS Providers, Connection factories, Queue destinations, Listener Ports and Activation Spec
  • Implemented Horizontal and vertical scaling and created cluster member for the Workload Management,
  • Involved in monitoring the JVM performance, Heap Size, garbage collection, JDBC Pools periodic testing and support of Web Environments with respect to High Availability and Disaster Recovery,
  • Opened critical PMR with IBM to solve the problems in the WebSphere and collected the MustGather information according to IBM requirement,
  • Involved in configuring SSL on IBM HTTP and Apache Servers.
  • Configured Global Security using LDAP, Managed user and user group on all Websphere systems
  • Configured Application level securities for BPMN applications and Monitor Models
  • Generated LTPA token and exported to the other environment,
  • Administered various Log files like Product logs, Installation logs, Administer server logs, Application server logs were monitored during troubleshooting for reported errors
Tools: IBM BPM (8.0), WAS (8.0), IBM Business Monitor (8.0), WESB (8.0), WODM (8.0), WSRR (8.0)

Role: Senior BPM/WPS Administrator
Customer: Confidential

Responsibilities (BPM):
  • Installed and configured IBM BPM 7.5 Standard in three cluster topology
  • Migrated IBM BPM Process Server environments from v7.5 Standard to v8.0 Standard with four cluster topology
  • Migrated IBM BPM Process Center environments from v7.5 Standard to v8.0 Advanced with four cluster topology
  • Deployment of Snapshots and application level configurations in QA and Production
  • Identified product related problems during BPM 8.0 migration and get IBM engaged to fix product related issues. IBM has provided many fixes for issues we reported and most of them are officially announced.
  • Regular calls with IBM teams to make the stable BPM environment after 8.0 Migration.
  • Configuration of Portal customization using WebDAV in BPM 8.0 environments
Responsibilities (WPS):
  • Migrated WPS 6.2 to different hardware when hardware lease expired
  • Upgraded Websphere Process Server from v6.2.0.2 to v6.2.0.3
  • Created scripts for automation of regular admin activities and Error monitor
  • Deployment of web Services, Short Running BPEL, Long Running BPEL applications and configuration
  • Configuration of Message Listeners, Connection Factories, and Queues for applications which interacts with MQ Systems.
Responsibilities (Business Monitor):
  • Installation and configuration of IBM Business Monitor 8.0 in four cluster topology
  • Resolved all environmental issues in Websphere Business Monitor v7.0 and made stable environment.
  • Integrated Business Monitor environment with BPM Standard environment to receive events using Queue Based mechanism without CEI at BPM side.
  • Integrated Business Monitor environment with WPS environment to receive events using Queue Based mechanism with CEI enabled at WPS.
  • Configuration of Event distribution and Cognos cube packages for each monitor models
  • Configuration of BPM Widgets on Business Monitor&rsquo s Business Space
  • Generated Monitor Models for BPM applications
Responsibilities (WAS):
  • Installation and configuration of WAS 6.1 for UI Applications
  • Migration of WAS versions 8.0 and 8.5 from v6.1
  • Installed and Configured Websphere for Business Objects
  • Installed and configured Websphere for IBM Datastage
  • Automated scripting using Jython for problems in Websphere where Business Objects is configured.
  • Project Setup, User setup, deployments and related configurations in IBM Information Server
  • Involved in migration of Business Objects to XIR3 from XIR2
  • Deployment of webservices and J2EE applications.
Responsibilities (Common):
  • Installation and configuration of IBM Worklight (PoC) for Mobile applications.
  • Security Setup using Federated Repository with Active directory in all BPM, WPS, WAS, and Business Monitor Environments
  • IBM HTTP server installation and configuration for all BPM, WPS, WAS, and Business Monitor environments.
  • Application of Interim Fixes, Fix packs, and Refresh Packs
  • Product Support, configuration, and version upgrades/migrations
  • Ensure the Production problems are resolved within SLA
  • Supporting the live application in the production environment
  • Interact with other technology groups as needed.
  • Coordinate with users and developers located in different geographic regions
  • Involved in On call weekly rotation to provide 24 X 7 production support and infrastructure Maintenance and troubleshooting.
Tools and Technologies: Tools: IBM BPM (7.5.0.1, 8.0), WPS 6.2, WAS (6.1, 7.0, 8.0, 8.5), IBM Business Monitor (7.0, 8.0), IBM HTTP Server (6.0, 7.0, 8.0), IBM Worklight Operating System: SuSE Linux, HP UX, Windows Server 2008

Role: Module Lead, WPS Implementer/Architect
Customer: Confidential

Responsibilities:
  • Lead WAS/WPS Administration team
  • Architecture design and implementation.
  • Product installation, configuration, version upgrades, and migrations
  • Capacity planning and Performance tuning.
  • Migration of WPS 6.1.2 from 6.0.1 for EAI.
  • EAI and BPM application deployments and Adapter configurations.
  • IBM HTTP server installation and configuration
  • Interaction with IBM WebSphere Product Support teams
  • Successful set up of seven WPS environment, which includes 3 production systems.
  • Implemented complex architecture for hosting different independent applications.
  • Automated scripting using JACL, Jython, and shell scripts
Tools and Technologies: Tools: WPS (6.0.1, 6.0.2, 6.1.2), WBI Adapters (6.0.2, 6.1.2), Weblogic 9.2, IBM HTTP Server 6.0 Operating System: IBM AIX, HP Unix

Role: WPS Developer
Customer: Confidential

Responsibilities:
  • Involved in designing real time data integration interfaces/projects.
  • Gathered Business Requirements from the Business Analysts.
  • Designed and Developed Short running business process flows.
  • Designed and Developed EAI interfaces for whole project.
  • Implemented Business logic and transformations using Websphere Adapters.
  • Involved and worked in web services security implementation.
  • Customization of WPS custom registry code for Security implementation.
  • Defined naming standards for Business Objects, designed solutions, worked with team members to aid in meeting deadlines.
  • Involved in designing and documentation of Development Architecture.
  • Problem Determination and Resolution.
  • Documentation and process implementation.
  • Involved in Production Support.
Tools and Technologies: Tools: WPS (6.0.2, 6.1.2), WBI Adapters (6.0.2, 6.1.2), IBM Websphere Integration Developer (6.0.2, 6.1.2)
Operating System: IBM AIX, HP Unix

Role: JAVA/J2EE Developer
Customer: Confidential

Responsibilities:
  • Involved in Designing and developing User interface applications
  • Gathered Business Requirements from the Business Analysts.
  • Problem Determination and Resolution.
  • Documentation and process implementation.
  • Involved in Production Support.
Tools and Technologies: Tools: J2SDK1.4.2, JSP, Oracle 9i, Tomcat 3.2.3

Role: JAVA Developer
Customer:Confidential

Responsibilities:
  • Involved in Designing and developing User interface applications
  • Gathered Business Requirements from the Business Analysts.
  • Problem Determination and Resolution.
  • Documentation and process implementation.
  • Involved in Production Support.
Tools and Technologies: Tools: J2SDK1.4.2, jsp, Oracle8.1.7, Jrun 4.0, JBoss

Role: Developer
Customer:
Confidential

Responsibilities:
  • Involved in Designing and developing User interface applications
  • Gathered Business Requirements
  • Problem Determination and Resolution.
  • Documentation and process implementation.
  • Involved in Providing training to customers
Tools and Technologies: Tools: J2SDK1.4.2, jsp, SQL Server, Tomcat 3.2

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