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Edison, New Jersey, United States
February 02, 2018

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IBM Data Power Consultant

Phone No : 848-***-****

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Over 7 years of experience in Design, Administration, Development, Testing, Support and Implementation of enterprise applications using IBM DataPower […] API Connect, IBM MQ, WMB V6.x/7.0, IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS), IIS and WebLogic

Extensive experience in SOA Appliances like IBM DataPower XA 35, XS 40, XI 50, XI 52.

Extremely strong in XML/XSL, XSLT, XPath, XML Schema, Java Script, WSDL, YAML, Web Services, SOAP, REST, WSRR, JSON and PL/SQL

Hands on expertise in configuring & creating components of DataPower appliance such as Web Service Proxy, Multi-protocol Gateway, XML and Web Firewall.

Good experience in configuring B2B sevices AS2 protocols.

Extensive knowledge and experience in EAI in IBM Integration Bus (IIB), IBM WebSphere Message Broker V8.0/V7.0.

Hands on experience with installing and configuration IBM API connect.

Configuring and integrating DataPower and WebSphere Registry and Repository (WSRR) products.

Created & configured for load balancing with round robin, weighted, health page, port monitor.

Created for forward & reverse SSL handshake including mutual authentication.

Experience in upgrading firmware and creating log targets, Configuring Front Side Handler and Back-End Connectivity including HTTP, HTTPS, JMS, MQ Resource, SSH Setup involving various XML Threats.

Created processing rules with multiple match rules to accommodate various Authentication, Authorization, Digital Certificates, PKI Concepts, Encryption, Decryption, Credentials, Permissions, Single Sign On mechanisms.

Knowledge in Troubleshooting and debugging Data Power services by using the packet capture, logs, error reports and probes that are provided within the Data Power appliance.

Experience in implementing security using LDAP authentication.

Proficient in developing message flows and message sets and building the deployable broker archive (BAR) files.

Expertise in different nodes of WMB such as Web Services, Web sphere MQ, HTTP, Transformation, construction and Database.

Created and configured MQ Objects like Queue Managers, Remote queues, Local Queues, Queue Aliases, Channels, Clusters, Transmission Queues, Performance Events, Triggers, Processes, MQ error trapping applications and performance tuning/ monitoring.

Implemented upgrades and migration of message broker services.

Experience in creating Clusters, File transfers and Integration Nodes in Web Sphere MQ.

Troubleshooting IBM Web sphere MQ queues, channels, listeners, intercommunication (TCP/IP) and triggering.


Bachelors in Information Technology, VTU, Belgaum

Professional Experience:

Quest Diagnostics, Lyndhurst, NJ Dec 2016 – Till Date

DataPower/Websphere Message Broker(WMB) Consultant


Responsible for analysis, design and development of Interfaces by using DataPower Appliances.

Involved in configuring objects like WS-Proxy, MPGW, B2B and XML Firewall using WebSphere Data Power XI52 appliance.

Trouble-shooting DataPower domain application issues and certificate crypto object issues.

Installation and configuration of new DataPower Appliances

Understanding of Middleware architecture and working knowledge with various middleware application servers’ integration.

Understanding the clients to make use and onboard services to the API gateway.

Integrating System using MPG Multi-Protocol gateway with WebSphere MQ Integration.

Designed and developed various XSL's for message transformations including XML to XML, XML to Binary formats which also includes content based routing and schema validation for message well format.

Experience on protocols like FTP, SFTP, SMTP, SOAP, WSDL, UDDI and TCP/IP.

Developed and tested various policies for governance, management and runtime execution of APIs.

Developed MQ listening service use cases in Data power both synchronous and asynchronous use cases.

Experience on WS security templates and configure WS security policies.

Setting up WebSphere MQ clusters, configuring and tuning Queue managers, Queue, channels and Listeners and configuring WAS to MQ Communication.

Installation, Administration and Maintenance of IBM WebSphere Application Server environments.

Full SDLC experience in design, architect, implementation and support of Development, Testing, UAT and Production environments.

Excellent systematic problem solving and analytical skills in production related and 24x7 on call support issues.

Experience working with MQ Queue Managers and its objects using MQ Explorer and MQSC Commands. Experience defining and managing Full Repository Queue Manager Clusters.

In-depth experience in Performance Tuning of Application, Network, Server and Database by using CA Wily, BMC Proactive Net, Mercury Interactive, Load runner and UNIX scripts.

Result oriented team player with demonstrated ability to respond to a fastpaced dynamic environment.

Worked on upgrade of firmware for DataPower appliances.

Configured Deployment Policy for exporting and importing domains.

Supported DataPower appliances, like setting up security for users and other administrative tasks.

Integrated MQ, Message broker, WTX and DataPower with Splunk for a centralized error logging mechanism.

Installed and configured WebSphere SRR 8 on WebSphere Application Server

Installed and configured WebSphere SRR 7.5 on WebSphere Application Server

Created and configured shell scripts for automating DataPower backups.

Configured Urban Code with DataPower and MB to automate service deployments.

Modified Governance profile according to the requirement.

Configured access control, policies, lifecycles, classifications and DB2 connectivity on WSRR7/8.

Working on problem tickets (PMR) with IBM to find effective solutions to various problems and performance issues.

NBCUniversal, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey Sep 2014 – Nov 2016

WebSphere MQ/Datapower Consultant


Providing daily support for production, stage and testing environments for WebSphere MQ and MB Operations and problem determination.

Performed RFS project we build the new servers and decommission the servers.

Attended the CAB meetings & Account meetings on priority basis.

Support 24*7 on-call supports on rotational basis.

Installation and configurations of WebSphere MQ on Windows and UNIX machines like Solaris and Aix machine.

Provided support at the time outages to stop and start the MQ and MB.

As per application team requirement defining Queues, Remote Queues, alias Queues and Queue Managers.

Designed and implementation of Channels and Queues in clustering environments.

Enabled triggering on MQ queues based on the requirements of various interfaces.

Added the Queue managers into clustering in order to simplify the overall administration process and to achieve workload balance.

Developed and implemented various DataPower objects like network interfaces, Protocol Handlers, Routing Policies, SSL Proxy profiles, WS Proxy Rules, WSRR subscriptions, Load Balancer groups, XML Managers, AAA Policies, User Agents and MQ objects etc.

Participated in design and implementation of SSL and Crypto Configuration Objects like Crypto Certificates, Crypto Keys, Crypto Credentials and Crypto Profiles.

Installed, configured, and administrated IBM DataPower XI50 and XI 52

Developed various web service security solutions using DataPower security features. Expertise in creating SSL Proxy profiles (Forward/Reverse/Two-Way), AAA policies, message level Encryption and Decryption methods, Digital Signature and Verification mechanisms etc.

Created XSLT by using Local variables, functions and elements.

Worked on XSLT, XML, Xpath, XML to Json and Json to xml Transformations.

Integrated DataPower with WMQ, MB and WAS to route the XML payload in to downstream applications.

Implemented monitoring solutions for DataPower using various monitoring tools like Splunk, ITCAM, Wily and IBM DataPower operations Dashboard (formerly Mon-tier).

Worked on OAM, to provide the authorizations to queues and Queue managers.

Deployed the bar files on pre-prod and production servers.

Deployed and managed flows in IIB.

Performed MB installation, migrations and applied fix packs on MB level.

As per the customer requirement created brokers and execution groups.

As per the customer requirement stop and start the broker and execution groups.

Provided the ACL entries for the users and groups.

Performed renewals of the SSL certificates on MB.

Involved MQ Health check for every Queue manager.

Expedia, Seattle, WA Nov 2012 – Aug 2014

WebSphere MQ/MB Administrator


Installed, configured and maintained WMQ, WMB products on AIX, Windows, and Sun Solaris platforms.

Migrated MQ 7.0 on Linux, AIX and Windows and Sun SolarisF

Involved in the upgrade of HACMP 5.5 to PowerHA 6.1 with SP07.

Involved in the design of the infrastructure.

Created MQ queue managers, queues, channels, and listeners to communicate with other applications.

Configured Queue Managers in MQ cluster for enabling load balancing.

Enabled security on MQ objects and message flows to restrict unauthorized access.

Implemented channel exits for enabling security on MQ channels.

Configured MQ and MB environment for HA failover using, HACMP for high availability.

Support development teams in troubleshooting MQ and MB related problems in their application.

Enabled user and service level trace for troubleshooting and debugging message flows.

Experience in creating queues, Configuring JMS settings like Queues, Topics, Activation Specifications, Queue connection Factories and Topic Connection Factories for WAS-MQ connectivity.

Worked on MQ Backup and administration tasks using MQSC Commands. Installed and configured MQ fix packs on UNIX.

Involved in Load and Performance testing of applications.

Involved in the design of message flows and message sets.

Designed and developed common message flows for error handling and reprocessing of messages.

Assigned Message Flows to appropriate Execution Groups in Broker Runtime Environment.

Involved in discussions to setup monitoring alerts for MQ and MB component using Tivoli Omegamon.

Environment: WebSphere Message Broker 6.0/6.1, WMQ 7.0, WebSphere Application Server 6.0/6.1, WebSphere Portal 6.1, Oracle 10.2, Tivoli Omegamon, SVN, Quick Place, Windows, Sun Solaris, AIX 6.0/7.0

Serco Global Services, India Jun 2010–Sept 2012

Middleware Admin


Installed and Configured WebSphere MQ 6.0, Websphere Message Broker 6.0, IBM Websphere Application Server6.0ND and IBM Http server 6.0 on Linux, AIX, HP_UX, Solaris and z/OS.

Implemented High Availability MQ on Distributed Systems. Supported enterprise business critical messaging which exploits MQ Series clustering and queue sharing.

Administered the MQSeries Objects like Queue Managers, Queues, Channels, Process Definition, and Clusters.

Developed Scripts to deploy Message Flows and Message Sets without using Control center for WMB.

Performed administration tasks using MQSC commands.

Involved in designing the architecture of HACMP in the system.

Installed and Configured WebSphere MQ 6.0, Websphere Message Broker 6.

Worked with Web Services and deployed the test flow in broker environment.

Followed problem and change management processes in performing and supporting problem determination and resolution, production changes, and maintenance for the offshore team.

Responsible for documentation on every request/task related issues.

Worked with the Development team in testing the connection and functionality.

Worked with WebSphere MQ Clustering for ease of administration and workload balancing.

Configured WebSphere MQ channels to SSL for secured transmission of messages.

Performed tuning of WebSphere MQ for performance for Windows, Unix and Z/OS.

Providing Security to the WMQ Objects with the OAM, SSL and Password Server Support Pack.

Installed and configured Tivoli for monitoring MQ and Message Broker.

Worked with developers with the issues they are having while connecting to MQSeries.

Backup, recovery and trouble shooting for WMQ and WMB.

Worked with architecture team for naming conventions and design of MQSeries.

Supported different environments like Development, QA and production.

Configured DB2 with Message Broker and authorized permissions for accessing database.

Worked with IBM Support on resolving critical problems by creating PMR's.

Configured WebSphere JMS settings like Queues, Topics, Activation Specifications, Queue connection Factories and Topic Connection Factories for WAS-MQ connectivity.

Worked with application software development and testing group during development project life cycles and after deployment to resolve issues mainly related to message flows.

Provided 24/7-production support for WMB, WMQ and WebSphere infrastructure monitoring

Environment: WMQ 6.0/7.0, MQ 5.3, WMB6.0, DB2, Remedy, MO71, Solaris 10, ESQL, Tmon, mqmon, IBM Http Server7.0/6.1/6.0 AIX 5.3, HP-UX, Linux, Z/OS, Windows 2003/NT.

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