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Websphere Administrator

Round Lake, Illinois, United States
February 08, 2018

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*.* years of IT experience in Planning, Configuring, Administering, Tuning and Troubleshooting IBM WebSphere Application Server and IBM WebSphere MQ.

Experience in Installing, migrating and upgrading WebSphere Application Server and IBM WebSphere MQ.

Experience in Installing and configuring IBM Integration bus (IIB v10.0.0.4).

Experience in IBM integration bus (IIB v10.0.0.4) administration.

Experience in monitoring and maintaining multiple Applications in Development, QA, Staging and Production Environments.

Worked with IBM as maintenance lead managing OS/Firmware patching, DB Patching, ISEC remediation for more than 300 servers which includes development, Stage and Prod.

Responsible for planning and executing periodic patching of more 300 servers during maintenance.

Experience in configuring and maintaining IBM WAS6.0.x/6.1/7.0/8.0 and IBM WESB 6.2.x and Web Servers like Sun one Web server 6.1 on UNIX/Linux/Solaris/AIX and WINDOWS NT/2000 platforms and setting up the development, testing and production environments.

Experience in Administration and Maintenance of WAS ND clusters (vertical, horizontal, hybrid) and deployment of applications in highly available, load balanced production environments.

Experience in Installing Fix Packs and Migrating to latest versions. Configuring of JDBC Providers, Data Sources, Virtual Hosts, Global Security and LDAP.

Worked on scripts for automated deployment of Enterprise applications, creation of WebSphere artifacts and troubleshooting issues with the deployments.

Configure JMS providers, QCF's and Queues to enable messaging and to create connections for JMS destinations.

Experience in creation and configuration of JDBC data sources, JMS Queues.

Experience on configuring various data source types - DB2, SQL, ORACLE, OS400 and tune them for high availability.

Installation of signer and personal certificates on WebSphere environment.

Experience in working on various WebSphere components such as Workload Management (WLM), Clustering and troubleshooting WebSphere related problems.

Extensive experience in Webserver Troubleshooting and SSL configurations.

Expertise in Firewall Access Requests and Network troubleshooting.

Trouble-shooting servers to analyze Root Cause in case of failures/problems with servers.

Troubleshooting alerts from monitoring system for system error conditions

Deployed application ears on WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment in QA, Staging and given support to Production environments on a Trouble ticket system, and troubleshoot various configuration and application issues.

Trouble shooting various problems in different stages of development, QA and production using logs files, JVM Count and JDBC Connections

Experience in providing 24 X 7 on call support for Production environment.

Experience in designing High availability mode for the clusters to be created on WebSphere environment.

Open PMR's with IBM and co-ordinate with on various issues and work on the resolutions.

Experience on Sun One Webserver (iplanet) and involved in the creation of websites, load balancing the traffic.

Experience in generating self-signed and verisgin certificates for websites.

Experience on managing webservers and troubleshoot logs for errors based on traffic.

Experience in writing Python/Jython scripts for automation of various WebSphere tasks.

Experience on troubleshooting for plug-in regeneration problems with WebSphere Application Server.

Used Python, Jython and UNIX shell scripts to automate the maintenance process of the WebSphere Application Servers and other related tasks which maintains the integrity and performance of the system.

Knowledge in implementing LDAP security models and IBM secure way (LTPA).

Assign roles to users and groups for administrative work.

IBM WebSphere MQ (on AIX/Solaris/Linux/)

Experience in Installing and configuring MQ Server and MQ clients.

Experience in creation and configuration of Queue Managers.

Experience in configuring and monitoring Queues, Channels, Name lists, Process, Topics and Subscriptions etc.,

Experience in end-to-end trouble shouting in both Distributed queue management and clusters.

Experience in creation and monitoring of Multi-instance Queue Managers.

Enabled Triggering on the Queues for monitoring and automation.

Experience in qmgr aliases and request response architecture.

Experience in Clustering Queue.

Pro-actively monitor the middleware servers and Perform daily on call tasks (checking error logs, Back-out/Dead letter queues, System Logs).

Provided support by 24x7 shift rotation basis and monitored trouble ticket queues to attend user and system calls.

Experience supporting more than 200 servers .

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to interact with all levels of personnel.

Application Servers: IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.0/6.1/7.0/8.0, IBM WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus 6.2.0

Web Servers: Sun one Webserver 6.1

Messaging: IBM MQ 6.0/7.0.1

Operating Systems:, AIX, SUN Solaris,Linux


WIPRO Technologies, Chennai, India

Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Deerfield, IL

Middleware Administrator 07/10 - Present

Install and configure WebSphere Application Server 8.x, 7.X and Sun ONE webserver 6.x, for Development, system test, test and pre-production and Production environments

Install,configure and administration of IBM Integration bus (IIB) in Linux.

Deployment of applications in IIB servers using Jenkins.

Deploy application ears on IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment in Development, System Test and Performance Test on a daily basis and troubleshoot various configuration and application issues.

Install RefreshPacks, FixPacks and Interim Fixes.

Implement workload management (WLM) for failover using a horizontal, vertical and a combination of horizontal and vertical clustering.

Configure WebSphere resources such as JDBC Providers, Data Sources, Connection Pooling and administered performance tuning.

Install and configure the WebSphere plug-in for remote web servers

Create/configure web-instances; generate/propagate plug-ins.

Collect garbage collection data for monitoring JVM heap sizes.

Analyze logs, Head Dumps and Thread dumps generation and analyze the same using ISA.

Configured admin console security on WebSphere and creating users with various roles to access the WebSphere admin console - users and groups and added them in LDAP Console Groups using Admin console.

Creating queue managers, configuring and tuning the queue managers.

Configuring and monitoring Queues, Channels, Name lists, Process, Topics and Subscriptions etc.,

End-to-end trouble shooting in Distributed queue management, cluster environments and in hybrid environments.

Creating channel tab files and configuring server connection channels.

Enabling Triggering on the Queues for monitoring and automation.

Experience in qmgr aliases and request response architecture.

Creating cluster environment and monitoring queues.

Configuring multi-instance queue managers and monitoring multi instance queue managers.

Configuring topic subscription using cluster.

Worked on problem tickets and found effective solutions to various problems and performance issues. Worked on WebSphere system related system work (patches, fixes).

Troubleshooted memory,CPU issues. Involved in troubleshooting technical issues.

Worked on more than 200+ servers.

Technical Environment: IBM WESB 6.1, IBM WebSphere 8.0/7.0/6.1, Sun ONE webserver 6.1, WebSphere MQ 6.x/7.0. IIB v10.


B.Tech BioTechnology, Jeppaiar Engineering College, Chennai, India.


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