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Senior Certified Websphere Mq Administrator Resume

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Senior Certified WebSphere MQ Administrator

SUMMARY
  • About seven years of experience in installation, upgrades, application migration, and support activities like configurations, performance tuning and troubleshoot of WebSphere Message Queue 5.x/6.x/7.x, on Solaris, Unix, Linux, As400, Z/Os and Windows NT/2000/XP platforms.
  • Expertise in migration of applications from WebSphere 5.0/6.0 to 6.x/7.x and upgrade of Fix Packs & JDK versions on various platforms.
  • Very quick in understanding the requirements and design efficient solutions that are secure, scalable
  • Development and support of MQ infrastructure in production environment and deployment of MQ and SQL scripts for end sites to connect with middleware.
  • Develop/Implement solutions to connect and exchange messages with core middleware using WMQ,WMB
  • Expertise in administration and operational support of (prd, stg, tst and dev) environments for multiple projects
  • Strong experience in develop and deployment of XML Stylesheets on applications using MQ
  • Worked with all stages of implementing the workload Management (WLM) using clustering for High Availability
  • Knowledge in Websphere Message Broker
  • Experience in identification and resolution of hardware, software or WebSphere problems/outages.
  • Proficient in backup & recovery procedures.
  • Provided 24x7 on-call production support to systems alerts during after-hour periods as a Middleware engineer
  • Design and development of Message flows using MB for applications in Pharmaceutical & Health Care domain.
  • Strong analytical, communication, troubleshoot and problem solving skills.
  • Worked closely with Project manager, development, testing and SOA architecture team to align project deliverables, dates and report issues/concerns.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Operating Systems: Windows 98/2000/2003/ NT/XP, AIX,AS400,Solaris,HP-UX,LINUX,Z/OS

Middleware components: WebSphere MQ 5.3/6.0/7.0, WebSphere Message Broker

Developer Tools/ Utilities: WMQ,WBIMB,PL-SQL Developer, WS-FTP, PVCS, Putty, Remedy Tool,FTP,CDMS,MQMON,SAP BC, Java, WAS

XML Technology: XML, XSL, DTD/Schema, Apache Xalan (XSL processor)

Programming Language: C, C++, Java/J2EE


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, NC

Websphere Developer/Administrator

Confidential Middleware Integration of E-Serialization

This project deals with installation and configuration of WebSphere MQ and Java based in-house developed adapter for intercommunication among applications of Confidential . Applications use middleware hub for message communication and WebSphere MQ as the access point to the Hub. These applications use adapters as an interface to transform/send/receive messages through MQ

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement middleware applications to expose all functionality as services using WebSphere MQ, Confidential GAA WebSphere Message Broker and other middleware components
  • Installation, configuration and Maintenance of WebSphere MQ7.0 in on different platforms such as AS400,Solaris, HP-UX servers
  • Apply various fix packs on WebSphere, MQ, and Confidential GAA.
  • Installation, configuration, troubleshoot of WebSphere MQ and Confidential GAA at larger scale.
  • Preparing scripts to connect queue managers to core Middleware
  • Administration of MQ with control commands, MQSC commands
  • Created MQ resources, such as Queue Managers, Queue destinations, listener ports etc.
  • Configured SSL for Websphere MQ and also assisted in providing client certificate to vendors as per requirement of project using IKEYMAN.
  • Monitor the performance of MQ on the server
  • Involved in back-up of WebSphere configurations before the maintenance of MQ servers
  • Provide End to End connectivity for the sites intended to use Middleware
  • Installation of adapter in servers
  • Configuration of adapter properties files, Stylesheets (XSLT’s)
  • Design of test cases for Unit and System testing
  • Preparation of adapter transformation scripts
  • Preparation of installation reports for different validated systems
  • Support System testing, UAT and migrating the same to production/LIVE
  • Worked with other IT teams and vendors to support new products and services as part of integration.
  • Provided On-call production support (24x7) to troubleshoot various issues related to application performance, connectivity/latency of interfaces to internal/external IT systems and other functional issues.

Environment: WebSphere MQ 7.0/6.x, Confidential GAA, JAVA 1.4, AIX 5.3, Solaris, Linux, AS400, DB2, SQL

Confidential, NC

WebSphere Administrator/Configuration Manager

Confidential Middleware Services/ Configuration Management

This project involves development of MQM scripts for the end sites to connect with Middleware hub and supporting the sites which are connected to Middleware. As a configuration manager, was involved in preparing WMQ scripts for end sites and Middleware using clustering and server-requester pair of connections. Created new flows, Deployed SQL routing rules in the Middleware database as requested by any client so that messages can be transformed and delivered to required destination using the broker.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement middleware applications to expose all functionality as services using WebSphere MQ, WebSphere Message Broker and other middleware components
  • Installation, configuration and Maintenance of WebSphere MQ7.0 in on different platforms such as AS400,Solaris, HP-UX servers
  • Apply various fix packs on Websphere, MQ.
  • Installation, configuration, troubleshoot of WebSphere MQ and Confidential GAA at larger scale.
  • Preparing scripts to connect queue managers to core Middleware
  • Administration of MQ with control commands, MQSC commands
  • Created MQ resources, such as Queue Managers, Queue destinations, listener ports etc.
  • Configured SSL for Websphere MQ and also assisted in providing client certificate to vendors as per requirement of project.
  • Monitor the performance of MQ on the server
  • Provide End-to-End connectivity for the sites intended to use Middleware
  • Worked with clients during Requirements collection/Analysis
  • Design of Unit & System test cases
  • Development of message sets and message flows for different interfaces
  • Preparing scripts to connect queue managers to core Middleware
  • MQ Client configurations
  • Preparation of SQL routing, transformation scripts
  • Set-up point-to-point and clustering configurations.
  • Analyze and resolution of errors, raise PMR’s with IBM and working towards issue resolutions.

Environment: WebSphere MQ 7.0/6.x,WMB 7.0 JAVA 1.4, AIX 5.3, Solaris, Linux, AS400, DB2, SQL

Confidential

Service Analyst

Confidential Manufacturing ERP Solutions (MERPS) Project deals with the integration of various systems under the architectures MERPS, CERPS and BEBOP. Further to the development of the ERPS project, provided production support and resolved any of the middleware associated issues raised at any of the Confidential production sites. ERP systems are connected to 700 different end sites which have MQ and its related applications spread across different environments.

Responsibilities:

  • Resolve incidents in IBM Websphere MQ, SAP Business Connector, GAA, SAA and Confidential GAA.
  • Gather requirements and configure MQ objects for GAA and Confidential GAA applications
  • Installation of GAA, Confidential GAA and WMQ on Unix and Windows systems
  • Prepare style sheets for new interfaces
  • Configure GAA, Confidential GAA on Unix and Windows systems
  • Identify problems and provide bug fixing through problem management
  • Track messages in the ERP systems
  • Carry out scheduled maintenance activity on Production Servers including installation of new components and up versioning of Software, installation of MQ fix packs.

Environment: WebSphere MQ 7.0/6.x,WMB 7.0 JAVA 1.4, AIX 5.3, Solaris, Linux, AS400, DB2, SQL

Confidential, UK

Developer

This project aims to replace the current GDC servers with new servers and migrate the applications from MQ V6 to MQ V7. There are 9 servers which involve MQ objects as well Confidential GAA to be migrated. All GDC application servers are clustered servers –Middleware has introduced MQ clustering on these group servers’ messages / server load balance.

Responsibilities:

  • Requirements collection, Analysis & Design of interfaces
  • Installation, configuration of MQ & Confidential GAA in Test and Production environments
  • Development/Deployment of the designated XSL transformations for all interfacing applications on AS/400.
  • Updates the change log with all progress that occurs, including any actions to correct problems and/or to take opportunities to improve service quality with respect to WMQ.
  • Setup of Middleware routing and creation of MQ queues
  • Testing of all interfaces and support system testing and UAT
  • Coordination with all the stakeholders during testing, production and implementation phases in accordance with schedules.
  • Involves extensive voice and email communications with all levels of users.

Environment: WebSphere MQ 7.0/6.x,WMB 7.0 JAVA 1.4, AIX 5.3, Solaris, Linux, AS400, DB2, SQL

Confidential

Developer

CITCO Middleware

This project deals with integrating the CITCO Bank’s business module with different internal satellite systems like EQUATION, CDS or with different external parties through some well defined standards like SWIFTFIN, SWIFTXML etc. The middleware offers a point to point integration model to achieve the connectivity. The bank uses SWIFT network for interacting with its some specified clients and fund houses for securities order, securities order cancellation, securities trade confirmation, securities transfer etc.

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding SWIFT messaging system
  • Develop message flows
  • Deployment of flows and MQ administration during offshore-onsite testing
  • Develop mapping specifications for generating valid SWIFT request messages and extracting information from SWIFT response messages
  • Design of system and unit test cases and SWIFT test messages
  • Develop the mapping for the message flows

Environment: WebSphere MQ 6.0/5.x,WMB 7.0 JAVA 1.4, AIX 5.3, Solaris, Linux, AS400, DB2, SQL

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