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Engineer Manager

Location:
Laurel, MD
Posted:
March 08, 2019

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Karthik Kumar

Email: ac8px6@r.postjobfree.com

502-***-****

Summary

* ***** ** ************ ********** in IT, with expertise in administration and automation of WAS, Axway, Ansible, MQ and IIB on Unix/Linux Systems.

Full SDLC experience in infrastructure, spanning multiple projects.

Strong expertise designing and supporting infrastructure for highly scalable solutions.

Strong experience automating various tasks in infrastructure administration across various middleware software.

Hands-on experience in troubleshooting, performance tuning and setting up of Disaster Recovery (DR) environments for WAS, MQ, Axway and IIB.

Strong experience in Managed File transfer software like Axway and IBM Sterling File Gateway.

Expertise in developing best practices, quick and detailed admin guides/run books, mentoring junior team members.

Providing different MQ environments for development, production and testing teams.

Built MQ Queue Managers that are High Available (HA), Load Balanced configurations.

Highly experience in UNIX (Sun Solaris, IBM AIX, HP UX), TCP/IP, Shell Scripting.

Knowledge of SOA, Web services and WebSphere Process Server.

Experience in interacting with mainstream Relational Databases, Oracle, IBM DB2, and Microsoft SQL Server.

Involved in WMQ migration projects from v7.0 to v7.5, V8.0 & V9.0.

Expertise in WMQ Security setup (OAM and SSL).

Recently migrated all the SHA1 certificates to SHA2 with TLS 1.2

Highly comfortable with Message Broker Toolkit.

Worked on creating multiple JMS Binding files.

Performed renewals of the SSL certificates on MQ & MB.

Extensively involved in annual disaster recovery.

Well versed with MQ cluster setup to load balance the messages.

Extensive knowledge of MQ monitoring tools such as Qpasa, BMC, Wily and IR360 by creating user profiles.

Strong background in IIB development which helps me to assist developers to troubleshoot any application issues.

Technical Skills

Software: WAS, IHS, Axway, SFG, Ansible, WebSphere MQ 9/8/7.5, IIB/WMB

Hardware: UNIX, IBM AIX, Sun Solaris, HP-UX.

Languages: Java, C, C++, XML, XSL, PERL and Shell scripting.

Databases: DB2/UDB, Oracle 11g/10i/9i.

Network Protocols: TCP/IP Suite, Wireless Technologies.

Operating Systems: Windows 2003 Server, XP, UNIX (IBM AIX, Sun Solaris, HP-UX)

Monitoring Tools: Qpasa, Tivoli Omegamon, Dyna Trace, Wily, Nastel, IR 360.

Education Achievements

Bachelors in Electronics and Communication Engineering, India

Work Experience

Senior Middleware, Axway and Automation Engineer Jul 2018 - Present

TJX Companies Inc, Framingham, MA

Responsibilities:

•Installed WebSphere 8.5 on RHEL 7 machines in various environments.

•Installed ifixes and fixpacks as needed.

•Configured datasources, queues, topics, activation specs, connection factories, resource adapters, shared libraries.

•Developed Unix and Jython scripts to automate most of the websphere configurations.

•Configured Policysets and client bindings for webservices security.

•Configured Global Security, LDAP, users and groups with different privileges, Session Replication, one-way and two-way ssl etc

•Closed worked with IBM L2 and L3 support on PMRs.

•Utilized various tools for troubleshooting and performance tuning of WAS.

•Installed and configured Secure Transport 5.4 on RHEL 7.5 machines in various environments.

•Installed and configured Backend servers, and Internal and External Axway Edges.

•Installed/Removed patches as needed.

•Created tickets and closely working with Axway support on any issues.

•Developed Ansible Playbooks, Roles and Handlers to automate installation of Axway Backend servers and Edge servers.

•Developed different ansible roles for automating the pre-install tasks, install tasks and post-install configuration tasks.

•Configured Ansible Tower in Lab and Production environments to run playbooks.

•Setup prompts, credentials, templates etc in Ansible Tower for running playbooks.

•Installed and configured WebSphere MQ 7.5 in various environments.

•Upgraded MQ and installed ifixes as needed.

•Configured DQM, Publish and Subscribe.

•Setup various MQ objects like Queues, Listeners, Service objects, Message and Server connection channels, DLQ, Backout queues etc.

•Setup MQ clustering.

•Attended various troubleshooting and performance tuning calls.

•Installed and configured IIB in various environments

•Upgraded and installed ifixes for IIB as needed.

•Created and configured Integration Node and Integration Servers, Security profiles, Poliset bindings, adjust JVM heap memory, data sources, key stores, trust stores etc.

•Instrumented AppDynamics for monitoring IIB.

Environment: WAS 8.x, IHS, Axway 5.x, IBM SFG, Ansible, WebSphere MQ V9/8.0.0.7/7.5/ 7.0.1.3, IIB 10.x, Java, J2EE, DB2/UDB, RHEL 6.6 Sun Solaris 5.8, AIX V7/6, Windows 2003, XP, Z/OS.

Senior SFG/MQ/IIB Engineer Dec 2016 - July 2018

United Health Care, Hartford, CT

Responsibilities:

•Installation and configuration of IBM Sterling File Gateway/B2bi.

•Installed and configured ITX, ITXA and Lightwell in various environments.

•Configured jdbc connections, connection pooling and clustering for SFG.

•Setup auto start of all SFG services when machines are rebooted following Linux patching.

•Installation and configuration of WMQ and IIB/WMB infrastructure on RHEL VM machines.

•Involved in WMQ migration projects from v7.0 to v7.5, V8.0 & V9.0

•Created WMQ objects like Queue Managers, Queues, and Channels, PUB/SUB.

•Involved in detailed project plan, analysis and design of Architecture specification for MQ Series environment.

•Deployed message flows into integration servers using Message broker toolkit 10.0.0.9

•Worked on Installation and configuration of WMQ on Distributed Systems.

•Created and monitored MQ FTE transfers & Monitors.

•Administered remote queues, channels and queue managers on Distributed systems.

•Worked on Point - Point messaging and clustering.

•Monitored the performance & behavior of WMQ applications.

•Wrote scripts to handle everyday System Administration tasks such as backup procedure, system cleanup, everyday system tasks, etc.

•Responsible for Installing, configuring, administering, documenting and applying fix packs for WebSphere MQ, WebSphere MQFTE on client servers.

•Integrated DataPowerX152 appliance with WMQ, MB and WAS to route the XML payload in to downstream applications.

•Trouble shooting using MQ and MB error logs.

•Assisted MB developers with problems in MQ networks.

•Installed and configured DB2 client for WMB on Linux systems.

•Responsible for configuring, deploying, maintaining, Java File Transfer Tool.

•Supported a 24X7 production system.

•Documented all procedures and any other important issues.

•Installed ITX, SFG/B2Bi and Lightwell in various environments.

•Configured data sources and clustering for SFG.

•Configured auto-start of all services following Linux patching and rebooting of machines.

Environment: IBM Sterling File Gateway, WebSphere MQ V9/8.0.0.7/7.5/ 7.0.1.3, SFG/B2Bi, IIB 10.0.0.9, 8.0, DataPower, Java, J2EE, DB2/UDB, RHEL 6.6 Sun Solaris 5.8, AIX V7/6, Windows 2003, XP, Z/OS.

Senior MQ/IIB Engineer

Home Dépôt, Atlanta, GA Déc. 2013 - Oct. 2016

Responsabilités :

Installed MQ V7.5 and involved in the migration of MQ from 6.0.2.3 to V7.5.

Installed IIB V9 and applied fix packs.

Configured Integration nodes and integration servers.

Deployed message flows

Created Alias Queues, Remote Queues, Channels and Trigger Processes.

Designed and implemented Migration of 100+ applications to connect to MQ V7.5

Performed 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.

Raised PMR to IBM under critical issues.

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

Designed and implementation of Channels and Queues in clustering environments.

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

Adding the Queue managers into clustering to simplify the overall administration process and to achieve workload balance.

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

Involved MQ Health check for every Queue manager.

Participated Disaster Recovery.

Performed downloading & Installed the MQ Series fix packs on Windows and UNIX boxes.

Performed downloading & Installed and configured MQ support packs on window and Unix Boxes.

Documented all procedures and any other important issues.

Installed and configured Axway Secure Transport 5.4 on RHEL 7.5 in various environments.

Installed and configured Backend servers, and Internal and External Axway Edges.

Installed/Removed patches as needed.

Raised tickets with Axway support and closed worked with them on any issues.

Developed Ansible Playbooks and Roles to automate installation of Axway Backend servers and Edge servers.

Developed Roles, tasks etc. for automating the pre-install tasks, install tasks and post-install configuration tasks.

Configured Ansible Tower in Lab and Production environments to run playbooks.

Setup prompts, credentials, templates etc. in Ansible Tower for running playbooks.

Installed WebSphere 8.5 on RHEL 7 machines.

Installed ifixes and fix packs as needed.

Configured data sources, queues, topics, activation specs, connection factories, resource adapters, shared libraries.

Configured Policy sets and client bindings for webservices security.

Configured Global Security, LDAP, users and groups with different privileges, Session Replication, one-way and two-way ssl etc.

Closed worked with IBM L2 and L3 support on PMRs.

Utilized various tools for troubleshooting and performance tuning of WAS.

Environment: WebSphere 8.x, Axway Secure Transport 5.x, MS SQL, WebSphere MQ 7.5/ 7.0.1.3, IIB 10.0.0.9, 8.0, Java, J2EE, DB2/UDB, RHEL 6.x and 7.x Sun Solaris 5.8, AIX V7/6, Windows 2003, XP, Z/OS.

MQ/IIB/WAS Administrator

Aetna, Scottsdale, AZ Mar 2010 - Oct 2013

Responsibilities:

•Installed and configured WAS 8.5 on RHEL.

•Installed ifixes, fixpacks and refresh packs as needed.

•Developed python scripts for of various WebSphere configurations.

•Worked on converting Python scripts into Ansible playbooks and roles.

•Upgraded WebSphere 7.x to 8.5 in various environments.

•Opened tickets with IBM support and worked with them on troubleshooting issues.

•Closely worked with cross-functional infrastructure teams like DBA team, Networking team, Linux to coordinate setting up various components needed for WAS/MQ/IIB.

•Install and configured IBM HTTP Server and plugin for routing traffic to WAS.

•Installed MQ and WMB on Linux, AIX and Solaris Servers.

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

•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.

•Involved in Deployment and Maintenance of several Enterprise Applications in a MQ Clustered Environment.

•Implemented the clustering mechanism for Load balancing and Failover of several Enterprise Applications.

•Administered operating systems which included clearing queues, modifying object attributes, starting and restarting queue managers, restarting the channels.

•Provided Message Broker administration including creating Broker Topology, Deploying broker archives, bar files.

•Developed Scripts for creating and maintaining Queue Managers, Queues, channels, Processes and other MQ Objects.

•Implemented Dead Letter Queue Handler for handling the Dead Letter Queue messages.

•Implemented MQ Clustering for Failover & Load balancing purpose.

•Created Broker and configuration manager on Aix and Linux.

•Build and deployed bar files in Broker using scripts.

•Configured and setup SSL repository for the Queue Managers.

•Setup Publish subscribe in the MQ.

•Implemented application triggering and channel triggering.

•Configured SSL channels between Server to server and Client to Server connections.

•Took care of performance & Tuning issues on MQSeries.

•Implemented Basic Restart / Recovery Procedures.

•Performed administrative tasks using MQSC commands.

•Setup remote administration for the queue managers.

•Monitor logs and Queue depths to proactively find potential problems.

•Developed message flows, message sets and sub-flows for enterprise application integration as per the client requirement..

Environment: WAS 7.x/8.x, IHS, MQSeries, UML, XML, SQL, Java, DB2, Oracle 7.x, Window NT, AIX, Solaris.

MQ Series Administrator

Polaris Hyderabad, India Sep 2009 - Jan 2010

Responsibilities:

Administered the MQ Series Objects like Queue manager, Queues and Channels.

Involved in designing third party authentication using MQ authentication exits.

Involved in detailed project plan, analysis, documentation and design of Architecture specification for WebSphere MQ environment.

Developing MQ Infrastructure in enterprise level with distributed queuing and Clustering.

Involved in setting up of Rules for documentation.

Worked with Configuring and troubleshooting of queues, channels and process for Triggering.

Created multiple hoping using remote queue and alias queue definitions.

Designed and implemented MQ Series Clusters.

Provided daily support to production-support team members on MQ Series operation and problem determination.

Involved in adding and removing a user from an authentication group to access to different services in MQ and MQSI environment

Provided support in a High availability environment.

Provided technical guidance and configured new WebSphere MQ environments.

Involved in performance tuning of the WebSphere MQ environments.

Environment: MQ Series, JMS, UML, XML, C++, Sun Solaris, AIX, Windows NT/2k AS/400 and HP-UX.



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