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Websphere Administrator Resume

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SUMMARY:

  • Over 7+ years of IT experience in a diverse array of disciplines including 5 plus years in Middleware Administration using WebSphere Application Server 8.5/7.0/6.1/6.0 Administration on Linux, Sun Solaris and Windows environments on various platforms like UNIX, AIX, Linux and Windows.
  • Experienced in the Installation, Configuration, Administration and Troubleshooting of IBM WebSphere Application Server, IBM HTTP Server, Apache Web Server, IBM edge server and web server plug-in in UNIX and Windows.
  • Experience in automating silent installations, EAR/WAR deployment and common operations.
  • Created profiles, nodes, clusters, data sources, and configured virtual hosts.
  • Implemented Work Load Management extensively to provide Load balancing mechanism and fail over capabilities to the application server.
  • Sound knowledge with J2EE specification, J2EE runtime architecture, J2EE containers and J2EE API’s (JDBC, JSP, Servlet, EJB, JNDI, JMS).
  • Provided 24x7 Level 3 support for troubleshooting and maintenance for IBM WebSphere Application Server, Database connections, Managing security and remote computing issues.
  • Experience in analyzing the JVM resources and issues using several tools including. Log Analyzer, Thread Analyzer, Heap Analyzer, and Tivoli Performance viewer.
  • Experience in managing J2EE distributed systems with interfaces to legacy systems and other middleware solutions.
  • Configured Session Management at various levels, and configured SSL between web server and application server, and in between web server and web browser.
  • Expertise in development of JACL, WSLT, TCL scripts and Shell scripts using WSAdmin, WSCP and XML Config tools to automate the WebSphere regular maintenance tasks.
  • Created JDBC Providers and Data sources authentication aliases in order to provide connectivity to Oracle, DB2 databases.
  • Experience in building data driven applications using IBM RAD 6.x/7.x for improving productivity of development process.
  • Experience in JMS, MQ Series and monitored, maintained and customized existing MQSeries objects such as Queue Managers, Queues (local, remote, alias and model), process definitions, channels, and listeners.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills combined with strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills and possess strong analytical skills.

Technical Skills:

Web/App Servers: IBM WebSphere Application Server 5.x/6.x/7.x/8.x, Site minder 6.0, IBM HTTP Server (IHS) 6.x/7.x/8.x, Apache Tomcat web Server 5.x/6.x/7.x.

Operating Systems: Windows Server 2003/2008, HP Unix, Sun Solaris, Linux, IBM AIX (4.0/5.x).

Programming: Java, J2EE, C++, C, Log4J, Ant , CGI, Lisp, Prolog, SQL/PL SQL, HTML, DHTML.

Scripting: JACL, Jython, TCL, WSCP, WSADMIN, Korn Shell Script, Perl, JavaScript, VBScript

Security: LDAP( NDS, IDS, ADS), SSL, SSO, Site Minder

Databases: Oracle (9i/10g/11g) , UDB/DB2, Sybase, MS SQL Server.

IDE: Eclipse, WSAD,NetBeans,Jbuilder,Editplus,OracleJDeveloper .

SCM Tools: Rational Rose, RationaClearcase, CVS, Perforce, StarTeam.

Confidential, Troy, Michigan`

Websphere Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installation, Configuration and Administration of IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.x/8.x on AIX and Linux platform.
  • Migrated IBM WebSphere Application Server from 7.x to 8.x.
  • Created, Configured and Administered Profiles, Clusters, Nodes and Node Groups for WebSphere Application Server.
  • Involved in configuring the WebSphere load balancing utilizing WebSphere Workload Management (WLM) including horizontal scaling and vertical scaling.
  • Analyzing, performance tuning and troubleshooting WebSphere components, using wily, Tivoli Performance viewer, Log analyzer and Thread analyzer.
  • Setting up, configuring and implementing various authorization and authentication services including LDAP and map the users and groups in WAS 6.0/6.1/7.0/8. x ND environments.
  • Installed and configured the Web Servers IBM HTTP Server, Apache tomcat.
  • Developed many Jacl scripts and UNIX Shell scripts to automate the maintenance process of the WebSphere and managed the backup/restore of DM configurations
  • Worked closely with developers to define and configure Application Servers, Virtual Hosts, web applications, Servlets, JDBC drivers and Servlet Engines.
  • Installation and configuration of Tivoli Access Manager(TAM) and created Single sign on solutions for applications
  • Configured WebSeal for application Authentication and Authorization purposes. Created, Updated and managed WebSeal(TAM) instances, Junctions and objects.
  • Installation, configuration, administration of IBM security Identity manager (or Tivoli Identity manager TIM) which is used to deliver security and Policy-based user and role management.
  • Installed and configured IBM WebSphere MQ 7.x, JMS, MQ integration.
  • Configured IBM Datapower SOA appliance to accelerate XML and Web services deployments.
  • Preparing and setting up environment for application packaging and deploying Enterprise Application Archive (EAR) , Web Application Archive (WAR) in WebSphere on Development, QA, and staging and production environments.
  • Troubleshooting WebSphere environment issue by analyzing trace files, JVM logs, Process logs (Activity log), IBM Service logs (MQ logs, JMS logs).
  • Provided 24 hour on-call support for the production environment.

Environment: IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.x/7.x/8.x., AIX 6.x/7.x,Solaris 10, Linux, JACL, Jython, IBM Datapower, TAM 6.x, IBM HTTPserver, Apache Tomcat 6.x/7.x, Serena Dimensions, Websphere MQ 7.x, ISIM 6( TIM 6.x), Unix shell scripts, Jython, Wily 9.

Confidential, Auburn Hills, MI

Websphere Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installed, configured, administered and supported WebSphere Application Server 5.x/6.x/7.x
  • Involved in upgrading the WebSphere Environment to their latest version.
  • Involved in migration of WAS from V5.1 to V6.1
  • Setting up development, staging, testing and production environments in WAS 6.1.x for the ongoing application development.
  • Actively involved in setting up and control WebSphere commerce V6.0 security and successfully enabled the payments framework.
  • Configured Global Security in WAS 6.1/7.0 using LDAP, custom.
  • Debugging the application problems by working very closely with development teams.
  • Designed horizontal and vertical scaling of WebSphere through “Clustering of multiple JVM’s” with independent Java Virtual Machine (JVM), for each clone.
  • Deployed the .EAR files and scripting automated deployment of the applications.
  • Actively involved in monitoring server performance, network traffic to reduce performance bottlenecks.
  • Performing software maintenance and installing fix packs and program patches to keep the system software up to date of WAS 6.0/6.1/7.0
  • Installed IHS and Generated and configured keys in IHS and Plug-in.
  • Configured the Web Server interfaces, session management, virtual hosts and transports for WebSphere.
  • Debugged WebSphere Application Server connection pooling and connection manager with Oracle.
  • Building Jacl, Jython, Ant and shell scripts to automate the maintenance process of the WebSphere, and managed the backup/restore of DM configuration.
  • Created and configured JDBC, J2C, and JMS connections.
  • Involved in IBM AIX, Sun Solaris kernel tuning, performance analysis, and load balancing and shell scripting to automate the system administration jobs.
  • Configured CICS resource adapter and installed the RAR files in WebSphere Application Server.
  • Implemented LDAP security using LTPA and Site Minder, Trust Association Interceptors (TAI) and Single Sign on (SSO) on WebSphere.

Environment: IBM WebSphere Application Server 5.0.x/6.0/6.1.x/7.0, IBM HTTP Server 6.1/2.0.47.1 , Web Content Management 2.5, LDAP Server, WebSphere MQ 5.3, UDB/DB2 8.2, Oracle 9i, Active Directory, UNIX (AIX 5.3/Solaris 8/9.0), Windows 2003, Wily 8.0, Tivoli Performance viewer.

Confidential

Websphere Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Worked in a team called Server Refresh, Where to migrate all the middleware to the new server before the lease end of existing server
  • Installed, Configured, WebSphere Application Server 6.0/5.0/ on AIX and Solaris
  • Installing and configuring IBM HTTP server
  • Building out the environments for development, testing an production
  • Participating in load test for new servers before cutover and analyzing the response time
  • Working on non production time for url DNS cutover
  • Configured MQ JMS resources, Queue Connection factories, Destinations, Topics, JMS listener ports.
  • Installing patches including Websphere, JDK on AIX servers.
  • Building out the environments for development, testing an production
  • Involved in configuring the WebSphere load balancing utilizing WebSphere Workload Management (WLM) including horizontal scaling and vertical scaling.
  • Trouble shooting problems related to WebSphere Application Server and Web Server.
  • Deployed the EAR files and scripting automated deployment of the applications
  • Configured the web server interfaces, session management, virtual hosts and transports
  • Implemented all changes by following Change Management rules.
  • Prepared documentation and templates for all the middleware products
  • Worked close with application team to figured out application related issues.
  • Developed UNIX shell scripts, which automates the WebSphere Administration (recycling the application server, deploying applications, logs rotation, monitor applications).
  • Installed and configured IBM WebSphere Portal Server 5.0/5.1. Installed Enterprise Edition (EE) and fix packs on Portal Server, involved in implementation of Portal
  • Installed and configured Vignette 7.3 with Service Pack 2 on Vignette Content Management (VCM) and Content Delivery Services (CDS) servers.
  • Opened PMR with IBM and worked with IBM for permanent solutions, determined true Problem Management and recommend permanent solutions
  • Extensively worked on WebSphere Application Servers as administrator for Server Configuration, Deployment of components and performance tuning including troubleshooting and maintenance.
  • Configured and handled Tivoli Performance Viewer and Resource Analyzer for performance and Log Analyzer for troubleshooting
  • An implementing standard backup procedure for both applications database and WAS Repository database.
  • Configured EJB/ Web container to meet client requirements for server uptime and performance standards.
  • Deployed the EAR files and scripting automated deployment of the applications
  • Configured the web server interfaces, session management, virtual hosts and transports
  • Implemented all changes by following Change Management rules.
  • Implemented Database Session persistence with Oracle for session failover in clustered environment.
  • Configured and handled Tivoli Performance Viewer and Resource Analyzer for performance and Log Analyzer for troubleshooting
  • Worked close with application team to figured out application related issues.
  • Developed UNIX shell scripts, which automates the WebSphere Administration (recycling the application server, deploying applications, logs rotation, monitor applications).
  • Configured EJB/ Web container to meet client requirements for server uptime and performance standards.

Environment: SunE4500, Sun Fire 6800, Netra T1, Sun fire V280R/V480R/V880R, Solaris 8/9/10. AIX pseries RS/ 6000, Power systems P5, IBM P690, P670, P630, AIX 5.2Red hat enterprise Linux v3, Windows 2003. IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.0/5.0, J2EE(JSP, EJB, Servlet), UDB, Oracle, AIX/SUN, Introscope Wily 6.0, Websphere MQ 5.3 Win2000, IHS 2.0.47.1/1.3.19.4 , websphere portal 5.0/6.0

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