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Web Sphere Administrator Resume

Hartford, CT


  • 8 years of experience in the maintenance of the IBM WebSphere Application Server on IBM AIX, Solaris, Redhat Linux, SuSE Linux, Windows 2003/2008 platforms and setting up the development, testing and production environments.
  • Experience in installation, configuration, deployment and management of Enterprise Applications in a clustered and non-clustered environment using IBM WebSphere Application Server 5.x/6.x/7.x/8.x.
  • Good experience in Installation of IBM WebSphere Portal Server5.x/6.x/7 on various platforms like Windows, AIX, and Linux.
  • Strong Administrative skills for IBM WebSphere Portal Server, IBM WebSphere Application Server, IBM HTTP Server, IBM Tivoli Directory Server (LDAP).
  • Experience in installing Themes and Skins using wsadmin scripts and WAS admin console.
  • Expertise in IBM WebSphere Portal 5.0/5.1/6.0/6.1 administration.
  • Strong knowledge in installation and configuration of WebSphere Service Registry and Repository (WSRR).
  • Worked on various Web Servers such as Apache, Tomcat, IIS and IBM HTTP Server 5.x/6.x/7.0/8.0
  • Migration of WebSphere versions using WASPreUpgrade and WASPostUpgrade tools.
  • Hands-on experience in configuring Policy Server with Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (ADLDS) and WebServer.
  • Expertise in Integrating various web applications with Single Sign On.
  • Strong knowledge in administering IBM WebSphere Data Power XI50
  • Expertise in creating Web service proxies, Multiprotocol Gateway and XML firewall proxies in IBM WebSphere Data Power XI50.
  • Good knowledge in integrating IBM WebSphere Data Power with WebSphere Service Registry and Repository.
  • Experience in installation and configuration of WebSphere Service Registry and Repository.
  • Good knowledge on Web Services, SOAP, SOA, XML and XPath Expressions
  • Experienced in installation, configuration, tuning, security and upgrades of WAS on IBM AIX, Sun Solaris, Linux (Redhat & SuSE) and windows.
  • Extensive experience in implementation of Workload Management (WLM) using cloning and clustering techniques including Horizontal and Vertical Scaling for failover.
  • Expertise in migrating existing applications from WAS 5/ WAS 8, WAS 6.1/WAS 8.x to WAS 7/WAS 8 to WAS 8.
  • Configured and Enabled the Global Security System to WAS Administration for console users and console Groups using Directory Server as a LDAP User Registry.
  • Involved in tuning and monitoring application deployed on WebSphere using Tivoli Performance Viewer and external Monitoring tools such as Wily 8/9, HP SiteScope 8.x/9.x, HP Open View 8.x
  • Knowledge in Messaging Services such as MQ and JMS.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in upgrading JVM’s, applying patches and recommending necessary security fixes.
  • Experience in troubleshooting, applying patches and plug-in for WAS 5.x/6.x/7.x/8.x
  • Hands on experience in securing administrative server using Authentication, Authorization, User registry, WebSphere Resources.
  • Configured and Secured Web server interface, Session management, WebSphere resources, J2C resources, connection factories and JMS resources in IBM WebSphere 7.0/8.0.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical abilities teamed with effective oral and communication skills.
  • Experienced in DNS, LDAP, FTP, Remote Access, Security Management and System Troubleshooting.
  • Developed automated shell scripts for starting and stopping of the servers.

Technical Skills

Operating Systems: UNIX (Solaris/AIX/HP-UX), Linux (SuSE/Redhat), Windows2003/08, Windows 95/98, MS-DOS, Ubuntu, Fedora, CentOS.

Technologies: IBM WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere Portal Server, WebSphere Service Registry and Repository, Data Power, SiteMinder.

Application Server: WebSphere versions 5.x/6.x./7.x/8.0

Web Servers: Apache, Tomcat, IBM HTTP Server 6.x/7.0/8.0

Scripting: Jython, Jacl, Bash and Batch.

Monitoring tools: Tivoli Performance viewer, Wily, SiteScope, HP OpenView, Manage Engine Applications Manager 11.

Network Analyzer: Wireshark, Fiddler.

Databases: SQL Server 2008, Oracle, DB2, MySQL

Version control: CVS, Subversion, MKS Integrity.

Job Scheduler: CA Workload Automation Auto Sys, Crontab

Professional Summary

Confidential, Cranston, RI

Sr. WebSphere Administrator


  • Installed, configured, and maintained IBM HTTP Server, WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment (ND), 5.1/ 6.0/6.1/7.0/8.0 on both Linux and Windows platforms.
  • Monitoring the JVM connections and health check the application using tools like Tealeaf, Gomez, Citrix, Clarify, Keynote.
  • Adhoc shell scripting, SQL Scripting according to the business requirements.
  • Documenting processes and procedures in the production environment.
  • Provide on call production support 24*7 coordinating with offshore and other teams and providing resolution in the production issues.
  • Providing the logs from Unix servers to the concern department to resolve the issues.
  • Routing the Web traffic to different servers during the time of maintainance/outage.
  • Created profiles using Profile Management Tool Wizard and silent profile creation (through response files).
  • Updated fix packs using Update Installer and IBM Installation Manager on both Linux and Windows environment.
  • Migrated existing applications from WebSphere V6.x to V8.0 and 7.0 to 8.0.
  • Installation and configuration of WebSphere Service Registry and Repository (WSRR) version 7.0 on Linux.
  • Installing the Business space application and augment the profile in WSRR.
  • Configured DataPower XI50 appliance in all environments.
  • Configured Load Balancer in DataPower to route the messages to multiple instances of Websphere Process server.
  • Creation of Clusters, JDBC resource and allocation heap sizes using Jython scripts.
  • Experience in deploying the applications both from the command line using Wsadmin commands and from the admin console.
  • Installed, configured and maintained CA SiteMinder Policy Server 6.X/12.x on Windows platforms.
  • Experience in trouble-shooting the issues by analyzing the trace and TAI logs.
  • Worked on Directory Services as per the needs of the business. Involved in the exporting and importing LDIF files.
  • Installed and configured WebSphere Portal Server 6.0/6.1
  • Updated EARs for both Portal and Commerce Servers
  • Configured Web server plug-in to directing dynamic requests to application servers for load balance in clustered environment.
  • Installed EARs, WARs and configured application specific JVM settings, Web container parameters using the Admin Console and WSADMIN.
  • Configured admin console security on WebSphere and creating users with various roles to access the WebSphere admin console – users and groups in LDAP and added them as WebSphere console groups.
  • Worked with portal GUI for deploying portlet applications, creating pages, adding portlets to pages, and access control lists.
  • Configured WebSphere resources like JVM heap settings, JDBC providers, JDBC data sources, connection pooling, Virtual Hosts, Global Security and SSL.
  • Coordinating with various teams to set up databases, set up load balancer (CSS load balancers) rules, and defines rules on the firewall when IBM Http Server is in the De Militarized Zone (DMZ).
  • Knowledge of WSADMIN (Jython) scripts using in order to automate the process of WebSphere deployment and configuration. Working Knowledge in using WSADMIN (AdminConfig, AdminApp and AdminsTask) commands.
  • Experienced in Performance tuning such as tuning the web server by specifying the parameters for the maxclient, start servers and maxspareservers. Tuning the database connection pool settings. Tuning the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) by specifying the minimum and maximum heap size.
  • Used Tivoli Performance Viewer to monitor WebSphere Applications and tuned the environment accordingly like changing the JVM Heap, and Connection Pool sizes.
  • Knowledge of Wiley for monitoring the performance and for troubleshooting of WebSphere environment.
  • Involved in the maintenance of the WebSphere MQ/Message Broker/ Workflow on different platforms and setting up the development, testing and production environments.
  • Actively involved in support of Websphere MQ&WBI Message Broker infrastructure in Production/QA/Test regions, shared support responsibilities with other members of the team.
  • Worked on WebSphere MQ 5.3 and 6.0
  • Configured MQ objects within the WebSphere application Environment.
  • Expertise in installing and setting up MQ monitoring tools such as Qpasa, IBM TIVOLI.
  • Installed the fix packs for both MQ and WAS.
  • WebSphere Message Broker, WebSphere MQ 7, DB2, MQExplorer.

Environment: WebSphere Application Server V6.1,/7.0/8.0, Apache 2.0.47, IHS 6.0/6.1/7.0/8.0 , ADAM, ADLDS, XML, DataPower XI50, WSRR, Oracle 9i/10g/11g, Unix Shell Scripting, WSCP, JACL and Jython scripts, ACE Load Balancer, Tivoli Performance Viewer, Site Scope, MQ 5.3/6.0, HP Open View, Manager Engine Applications Manager, HP-UX, SuSE Linux, Windows 2008.

Confidential, Holland, MI

Web Sphere Administrator


  • Installed and configured IBM Web Sphere Application Server ND and IHS on Sun Solaris8 and Windows 2008 server in a multi clustered high availability environments.
  • Migrated WAS application’s from 6.1 to 7.0 in development, test and production environments.
  • Implemented horizontal and vertical scaling of WebSphere in a workload managed cluster to avoid failovers.
  • Performed the package, build, integrate and deployment of enterprise J2EE applications on Web Sphere 6.1 that involved the creation and editing of EAR, JAR, WAR files.
  • Configured WebSphere resources including JDBC providers, JDBC data sources and connection pooling.
  • Installed plug-ins and worked on issues related with the AppServer and webserver connectivity.
  • Troubleshooter for various issues like Heap size, class path, threads pools and port conflicts.
  • Log rotation of web and application server logs on a daily basis.
  • Deployed Enterprise applications on clustered Application Servers through admin console and by using automated scripts on UNIX/Windows environment.
  • Created users, groups in LDAP (TDS) and mapped them to the enterprise applications running on WAS.
  • Generated web plug-in and configured with web servers by doing manual edits.
  • Involved in configuration of Web Sphere Application Server resources like JDBC, J2C, JMS and Connection Pooling.
  • Integrated Enterprise-wide J2EE applications and deployed using Admin console, automated using wsadmin scripts (JACL & Jython).
  • Reviewed Web Server, Application Server Performance Monitoring data using both Wily Introscope and Tivoli Performance Viewer and reviewed historical Tivoli logs for root cause analysis, recurring events and involved in troubleshooting.
  • Configured the Websphere Application server and Portal servers to work in the combination of horizontal and vertical clustering.
  • Maintained UNIX Shell Scripts, JACL to automate the WebSphere administration (deploying customer applications, logs rotation, monitor applications state etc...).
  • Configure the Manager context within the host configuration in the Tomcat server.
  • Configured Tomcat for multiple support multiple virtual hosts.
  • Worked on Problem tickets (PMR’s) with IBM to find effective solutions to various problems and performance issues.
  • Well documented all procedures and any other important issues.

Environment: WebSphere Application Server ND 6.1.x/6.0.x/5.1.x/5.0.x, Sun Solaris 8, Windows 2000, DB2UDB 8.0, IBM HTTP Server 6.x/2.0/1.3, XML, Tivoli Directory Server v5.0(LDAP), Tivoli Performance Viewer, wsadmin, Jacl.

Confidential,Hartford, CT

Web Sphere Administrator


  • Supported an eBusiness Website and provided the development, testing, staging and production environments to the new application development and implementation.
  • Installed and configured IBM WebSphere Application Server 5.x/6.x, JDBC drivers and Servlets engines on AIX, Linux Sun Solaris and Windows, also created user roles and groups for securing the resources using local operating system authentication.
  • Installed and configured IBM HTTP Server
  • Installed and configured Netegrity SiteMinder Policy Server 6.0 and web agents.
  • Created and configured connections to Directory server and web agents by creating host and agent configuration objects with respect to IIS and Apache web server requirements.
  • Installed and configured of Access Management Web Agents with IIS v5/6 and Apache v2 web servers.
  • Created Access Control List and protected object Policies and authorization rules for fine grained access control.
  • Created security permissions by creating rules realms and policies with in multiple policy servers for protecting resources stored on web servers.
  • Created activity and intrusion reports for policy server by monitoring Authentication logs.
  • Involved in configuring the WebSphere load balancing utilizing WebSphere Workload Management including horizontal scaling and vertical scaling.
  • Involved in trouble shooting and performance tuning using Resource Analyzer and Log Analyzer
  • Created SSL certification and CA certification using IPMAN.
  • Handled the maintenance of the WebSphere Application Servers on different UNIX platforms and setting up the development and testing and staging environment for the ongoing application development.
  • Achieved Work Load Management by creating Clusters in WAS 6.x.
  • Followed Support Procedures, received live calls from customers and performed initial PD/PSI by searching databases for rediscovery or similar problems and/or analyzing system problems.
  • Assisted customers with setting proper Priority/Severity of problems, work problems to resolution, recorded/documented actions in databases as well as utilized tools and resources.
  • Responsible for the debugging of the application problems while developing the application.

Environment: IBM WebSphere Application Server 5.x/6.x/, IBM HTTP Server 1.3.x/2.0.x, iPlanet 6.1, AIX 5.x, SiteMinder 6.x, Solaris 2.8, Windows 2000, IBM Directory Server 5.1, IBM WebSphere Studio Application Developer (WSAD) WTE 5.1.1, MKS, HTML, Java Script, XML, JSP, Servlets, ANT.

Confidential, Pune Mar

Web Sphere Administrator


  • Deployed large Web-based transaction systems in WebSphere application Server 5.0.
  • Responsible for administration, development and implementation of web applications using WebSphere Application Server5.0.
  • To maintain, configure and install iPlanet/SunOne directory server on the Sun and Windows servers.
  • To perform installation, configuration and maintenance of Access Manager and policy agents.
  • Responsible for maintenance of authentication directories, LDAP, including Netegrity SiteMinder Single Sign On.
  • Responsible for Sun ONE directory server administration, directory maintenance and replication of the directory server and consistently improved LDAP performance, and high availability.
  • Integrated LDAP with Netegrity SiteMinder to access user stores and policies.
  • Configured user sessions to support for single and multiple domains SSO.
  • Conducted proactive performance tuning for operating systems, webagent, policy servers, policy stores and user stores to meet and maintains operational requirements (process, thread, connection, and cache).
  • Provided load/stress and architecture validation testing.
  • Also responsible for installing and configuring third party software necessary to test the product such as IBM Http Server
  • Installed WebSphere Application Server (5.0) on Solaris Platform.
  • Installed WebSphere Portal Server 5.0
  • Installed and configured the iPlanet (Sun One) Web servers.
  • Implemented the functional areas for several product groups on Sun Enterprise servers and setup NFS exports for sharing the file systems.
  • Maintained WebSphere 5.0 Application server for web applications development and deployment of JSP and EJB components.
  • Maintained the local Apache web server running on a Solaris server.
  • Documented all procedures and any other important issues

Environment: IBM WebSphere Application Server 5.0, Solaris, IBM AIX, UNIX, Windows 2000, DB2 UDB.

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