Senior IT and Security Consultant
- Website: https://bohuspollak.com
- Phone: +44 203 588 3768 Postal address: Bohus Pollak, 61 Bridge Street, Kington, Herefordshire, HR5 3DJ, UK
- Nationality: Slovak
- Degree: Master
- Phone: +44 203 588 5382
- Email: use contact form to download CV
Seeking a job mainly as Senior IT Specialist (DevOps) and IT Solution Architect. Knowledge of DevOps – K8S, Gitlab, Docker, Openshift. Knowledge of IBM software product portfolio (12 years’ experience) and enterprise solutions including hands on implementation and maintenance of latest versions of IBM Portfolio MDM, WAS, BPM, ESB, WCS, MQ, Portal, DATAPOWER, IPAS. Problem resolution and teaching as IBM Instructor for WebSphere. Recently I have managed full training for RPA technology – UiPath
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Chronological project engagement and achievements
Looking to participate on projects mainly as Senior IT Specialist (DevOps) and IT Solution Architect. Knowledge of DevOps – K8S, Gitlab, Docker, Openshift. Knowledge of IBM software product portfolio (12 years’ experience) and enterprise solutions including hands on implementation and maintenance of latest versions of IBM Portfolio MDM, WAS, BPM, ESB, WCS, MQ, Portal, DATAPOWER, IPAS. Problem resolution and teaching as IBM Instructor for WebSphere. Recently I have managed full training for RPA technology – UiPath
- Bohus Pollak, 61 Bridge Street, Kington, Herefordshire, HR5 3DJ, UK
- +44 203 588 3768 | +44 203 588 5382
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E.ON Software Development
Senior DevOps Engineer
Dell Boomi: Integrated File Transfer Process with SFTP Shape connector, created maps and transformations of data formats. Worked with Disk connectors, branches, Set Properties. Integrate SFDC integration. Worked in AtomSphere Console to manage deployment, execution of Processes and Monitoring. CI/CD: Automated pipelines in Jenkins with target cloud deployment: Azure, Amazon Web Services AWS.
Salesforce.com / SFDC. Provisioned development environments using SF DX and scratchOrgs. Developed Salesforce Pipelines for all stages: build, deploy, un-deploy of change set. Worked on branching, release and environment strategy. Worked closely with SFDC Architects. Enabled SFDC tooling: force-metadata-backup, ant migration tools, force-dev-tool. Trained developers to use source driven development.
Jenkins / Gitlab: Developed artefacts for Jenkinsfile pipelines as SCM. Configured Gitlab web hooks with Jenkins triggers. Troubleshooting pipeline execution issues. Configured Jenkins security – project based security. Enabled stages for Jfrog artifactory. Configured SonarQube Code Scan tolls in security gate stages. Configured docker instances for Git and Jenkins.
AEM: Developed integration between AEM jobs for build, test, deploy.
Platform: Linux, AWS, Dell Boomi, Jenkins, Azure, AWS, Salesforce SFDC, SFDX, GITLAB CI, Jenkins plugins – Git SCM, Maven, Ant, NodeJS, Git, ARTIFACTORY JFROG, AEM, DOCKER, DOCKER composer
Senior IT DevOps / CTO
Organizing the completion of the MVP in a dispersed virtual team, making sure delivery on-time and within budget for the milestones. Hold all financial responsibility for product development, implementation, support, and internal servers/network including revenue, utilization, margins and R&D budget. Reporting within the C-level stakeholders. Managed complete Application Development of 3 core components as below:
Deritader.com:Providing leadership for technical implementation of trading platform for derivates – futures, spot and options. Deriguard.com: Providing leadership for technical teams. Reviewing architectures and optimizing overall architecture build on AI and big data analytics. Deridata.com: Providing leadership and architecture for big data collection from various sources. Architecting Redis, Kafka, Influxdb, and Chronograph within platform.
Redis: Developed architectural database model and provided middleware layer.
Firebase: Implemented hosting using Firebase for web applications
Alexsys Bosh Ltd, London
Solution Designer and Architecture
Description: Provided architecture layout and solution design of flow for basic advisory and
Recording Tool based on IBM BPM 8.5.5 system. Worked with development team to implement patters
and best practices. Troubles hooted infrastructure issues with BPM and Integration components. Validated
E2E data flow and supported operational test. Helped developers to troubleshoot data integration issues.
Worked with external teams to implement integration services using Process Designer. Designed solution
for scoring algorithm in ODM. Worked with ODM SME to design lifecycle for the project. Troubleshooting
to test components and updating Jazz with errors/defects. Documented implemented services and user
guides. Deployed snapshot to dev/test environment. Managed database object with DML and DDL code.
Coordinated developers and assigned tasks and defects for provisioning and resolution. Tested
Implementation of flows for each phase with random and preselected business data. Creating BPDs using
Process Designer. Worked with AD, ODM, DRS, DWH and xPression system to integrate with BPM. Installed,
configured and managed the ODM (Operational Decision Management Rule Execution Server and Decision
Center ). Troubleshooting EVP and variables.
Platform: Blueworks Live, CLM Jazz, BPM v8.5.5 , WAS 8.5.5, ODM 5.x,, SCRUM, Linux, xPression, SQL Developer, SoapUI, Process Admin, Process Portal, Process Server, Process Center, Process Designer, Rules Execution Server, Decision Centre, Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobile Client, VMware, SharePoint, LDAP, AD, DRS
Platform architect for BPM/ESB
Description: Provided management time estimations for delivery of changes and assurance of
stability of BPM/ESB platform. Documented platform architecture of BPM/ESB components, conducted
security and architectural review. Worked with team members to implement changes during maintenance
weeks and with developers to resolve ad-hoc developer’s questions. Used tools to optimize BPM and ESB
platform: ISA, Application Performance Toolkit for tuning and heap/memory optimization. Resolved
performance issues by tracing BPM/ESB components and tuning connection pools, connection factories,
workers. In BPM product used REST API tester to reproduce issues. Worked on security implementation and
hardening. Implemented CA certificates on internal components in platform.Were created customizable
dashboards, business monitor models, POC in order to display for business users statistics from BPM and
ESB level. Created automated notifications and alerts in order to help business response to issues.
Define and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) in order to measure the status of business
activities. Created customized dashboards in order to offer statistical analysis, dimensional analysis
and visualizations to identify trends and forecast events. Created customizable, role-based, Web 8.0
dashboards to define, add and view new KPIs, specify data filters, and create controls, reports and
alerts. Generated reports using IBM Cognos Business Intelligence for advanced analysis and
reporting. Integrated Business Monitor with IBM Business Process Manager and IBM Operational Decision
Worked on to analyse and provided to support team documentation how to implement to achieve successful
resolution in areas of issues:
- Connectivity issue for revers proxies with IBM http server and plugin
- Differences in environments, compared version differences of environments with ISA
- LDAP issues with synchronization
- Connectivity of ORB/Broker components, client connectivity from development workstations to server
- Messaging and SIB service and Message engine issues with message processing and failover
- Completed E2E data flows from Cloud services to Load balancers, IBM http servers and plugin via ESB to
backend systems using ESB Adapters (SAP, SFTP, JDBC)
- Adapter issues: SAP Adapter hang and lock issues, SFTP connectivity and processing with remote archive
directory, SFPP store and forward issues and sequencing, Failed Event Manager resubmission issue
-database related issues with utf8_AL32UTF8_cyrilic schemas
Platform: BPM v8.0 (former TeamWorks) WAS 7.0, Java EE, ESB v7, LDAP, Sap Adapter, FTP Adatper, ISA, Application performance toolkit, IBM Http Server + Plugin, Load Balancers, Cast Iron, Reverse Proxy, IBM Business Monitor v8
DB2 v9.7 - Optimization
Description: Working on tuning and optimizing large database running on IBM DB2 Enterprise Server
v9.7. Implementing concept of optimization techniques for SQL statements and whole data model. Tools
used IBM Optim Data Studio v3.1.x and Optim Performance Manager v5.1.x , Backup concept and recovery
(POT) .Optimizing AIX in virtualized environment - EC/VCPU, AME, tuning of AIX devices for storage
Nseries, Developing load test and managing problem resolution
Platform: IBM DB2, IBM Optim Data Studio, IBM - InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager
Project: Tivoli Access Manager Implementation for IBM CLM product (jazz.net and TeamConcert) Implemented TAM components with LDAP integration for CLM product.
Project: DATAPOWER security gateway Platform: Implemented configurations of WS endpoints using transport protocols & connectivity. Enabled security policy enforcement. Imported PKI certificates. Configured Web services transformations and routing. Integrated ISAM module.
Platform: IBM XG45, ISAM
Fujitsu Technology Solutions GmbH
Senior IT consultant
Stuttgart / remote
Description: L3 support. Support EOO, Experienced in automating access to all authorized
Enterprise-wide applications through Single Sign On (SSO) using Site minder. Managed and Administered
global www.mercedes-benz.com site to be online 24/7. Troubleshooting memory leak in custom build
components. Platform: AIX, Solaris, WebSphere Application Server, PAI, Site Minder, SSO, SAML, IBM
Rational Build Forge and Automation Framework for WebSphere v18.104.22.168
Project: PoC BPM - IBM BPM v7.5 (Lombardi) for AlexsysBosh Ltd, September 2011
Role: Senior IT Specialist
Description: PoC of BPM v7.5 to demonstrate capabilities of former Lombardi suite Platform: Linux, WAS, WPS, Lombardi
STS – IBM Master Data Management
Description: Provided consultancy for Customer Index project that used IBM Master Data Management. Provided consultancy for release management of new packages, supported infrastructure and integration with DataStage/QualityStage using WISD. Platform: AIX, WebSphere DataStage and QualityStage, InfoSphere Master Data Management, Information Server
IBM Slovakia s.r.o
IBM Software Group, ISSW - IBM Software Services Websphere
Project: WCC proof of concept – WebSphere Customer Center
Description: Implementing WCS proof of concept environment for BP as part of BP enablement
Project MultiChanell (WPS/ESB/Portal) for Všeobecná Úverová Banka, Slovakia, 2007/10 – 2008/02
Role: Software consultant, Implementing solution.
Description: Implementing SOA oriented solution Platform: AIX, WebSphere Process Server, WebSphere Portal
Project: ECM (Enterprise Content Management) for SSE, Slovakia, 2006/07 – 2008/02
Role: Software consultant, Implementing solution.
Description: Replacement of existing document management infrastructure using J2EE technology and new messaging system implementation. Platform: AIX, WebSphere Application Server
Project: Schengen Information System for Ministry of Interior, Bratislava, SK 2007/08 – 2007/09
Description: Assigned to help resolve issues with SIB foreign bus configuration, WAS HA environments
Project: ECM for SPP plc, Bratislava, SK 2006/05 – 2006/08
Role: Software consultant. Implementing and WPS system configuration in High Availability
Description: Implementing ECM using advanced workflow of WebSphere Process Server in High Availibility
Platform: Windows 2003, Oracle, IBM Content Manager, WebSphere Process Server, CommonStore
Project: DATAPOWER PoC, Bratislava, SK 2006/09 – 2006/07
Role: Software consultant. Implementing Datapower appliance
Description: Implementing DATAPOWER XI for concept of Web service management and Service-level
Management: Integrated with IBM's ITCAM for SOA. Enabled integration with enhanced UDDI and WSDL fetch/publish.Demonstrated support to end-to-end SOA management. Implemented demonstration of standards / WS-* support - for improved SOA interoperability across heterogeneous environments. Demonstrated support for connectivity and interoperability with non-IBM systems. Platform: Datapower XI40
Project: e-Learning portal for Agemsoft, Bratislava, SK 2006/08 – 2006/10
Role: Software consultant. Desing, implementing and system configuration.
Description: Implementing learning portal for government. Number of users that use solution 14000.
Platform: Windows 2003, DB2, IBM Workplace Collaborative Learning
Project: Document management system for GE Money Bank, CZ 2006/03 – 2006/09
Role: Software consultant. Design, implementing and system configuration.
Description: Document management system installation and configuration including setting up High Availability. Platform: AIX, DB2, IBM Content Manager
Project: E-mail archiving for Vimpelcom, Moscow, RU 2006/04 – 2006/04
Role: Design, implementing and system configuration. Description: E-mail archiving implementation for Lotus Domino, 9000 users.
Platform: Windows, DB2, IBM Content Manager, CommonStore for Lotus Domino
Project: Everyplace Access Portal for Ministry of Interior, Bratislava, SK 2005/11 – 2005/12
Role: Software consultant. Design, implementing and system configuration.
Description: Implementing system for synchronization of mobile devices.
Platform: Windows, WebSphere Everyplace Access, LDAP
Project: Enterprise Electronic Registry for T-Com, Bratislava, SK 2005/02 – 2005/10 Role: Software consultant. Implementacia IBM CM OnDemand in HP-UX environment.
Description: Common electronic archiving system for customer’s 7 core systems, including Siebel, SAP and Exchange.
Platform: HP-Unix, Oracle, IBM CM OnDemand, CommonStore for Exchange, IBM Content Manager, Tivoli Storage Manager.
Project: OnDemand scanning for Allianz, Bratislava, SK 2005/05 – 2005/05
Role: Software consultant. Implementing and configuration in AIX enviroment.
Description: Scanning of customer’s documents from physical archive and electronic archiving system implementation.
Platform: AIX, IBM Content Manager
Project: www.drsr.sk for Ministry of Finance – Tax Office, Banska Bystrica, SK 2005/05 – 2006/04
Role: Software consultant. Implementing and configuration Portal in AIX enviroment.
Description: Implemented client facing WebSphere portal for online tax collections. Etax platform.
Platform: AIX, WebSphere Portal 5.1, Plugin, IHS
Jaron Internet GmbH, Frankfurt/Main
Web developer and system administrator
Project: Internet applications maintenance & development Responsibilities held: Maintenance and development of internet application front-ends using JSP, Installation, upgrade, testing, deployment, configuration and maintenance of Linux servers, DNS, Apache, Tomcat, JBoss and IIS web servers, mail systems. Security Implementation and auditing(Firewall,intrusion detection). Database design and development. Technical support, system integration and consulting. System backup operations. System disaster and recovery operations. PKI Infrastructure.
Hamburg Commercial Bank - HCOB
DevOps for workflow platform
Description: Managed technical transition of 5 workflow applications in HCOB for credit and loans
to offshore teams. Operational support for business users for workflow systems based on IBM BPM Standard
and IBM BPM Advanced. Supporting workflow applications is Financial, EKV, and CSC. Troubleshooting BPEL,
BPMN process and data issues.
Application maintenance and development: Analyzing and resolving data constellation issues with loans, interest rate fixing conditions in SAP CML. Deployed WebDynpro and UWL components in SAP Portal. Managed SAP Portal applications. Deployed SAP NetWeaver artifacts. Troubleshooting and debugging of BAPI calls and transactions for IBM SAP adapters. SAP audit log review for common data issues. Managed and resolved user queries and bugs for workflow system based on ISF platform (BPM Lombardi, BPM Standard). Enhanced ONTOLOGY business objects (fields, elements) for new attributes. Customized BIRT reports. IBM BPM Standard, Advanced - Managed business rules and workflows. Troubleshooting data issues within integration components SAP GP, SAP BW, Global Format, and SAP CML. Resolved integration issues to output management systems Docfactory and Printing, Fax and Email. Preparing developer workspaces for Process Designer, Integration Developer and Eclipse Neon. Debugging data and integration issues in flows including SAP adapters.
Infrastructure: Managed technical transition of platforms IBM BPM Standard and Advanced version, Tomcat and Oracle WEBLOGIC to offshore. Maintained automation script for deployment for Tomcat, Oracle Weblogic BEA v12, BPM WPS workflow applications. Maintained monitoring of systems using MMONIT, Provided operational support for J2EE/J2SE Containers: Oracle WEBLOGIC 12, Tomcat. Tested and documented failover scenarios for active standby failover using Apache Mod Rewrite and Weblogic Bridge. Prepared Change Requests for CAB. Prepared Knowledge Transfer documentation. Provided training to offshore members. Updated automation framework for deployments. Maintained Asset documentation. Prepared J2EE platform and application migration plan and estimations of hardware migration.
Platform: ISF Knowis AG - isFinancial,SAP Basis, SAP CML, SAP Portal, SAP BW, SAP GP, Tomcat, Oracle Weblogic, Linux, MMONIT, MUNIN, Nagios, Jenkins, apache, IBM http server, IBM WAS, IBM BPM (BPM Lombardi, BPM Standard, BPM Advanced - WPS), IBM Business Workflow Automation, SAP Adapters, MQ, EAI integration. Remedy, JIRA, Linux, BEA Oracle Weblogic v12
Amsterdam / United Kingdom
Description: RPA – automation of human centric processes. As DevOps Engineer I have orchestrated
the deployment of the components from old hosted platform to new docker based system. Prepared
architecture and migration plan. Created iterations plans and task for Scrum Master. Partially as
FullStack Developer using runtime environments Docker/Node.js with the most used frameworks and backed
databases to develop and migrate existing web applications.
Senior IT consultant for BPM and IBM Pure Application Systems (IPAS)
Description: BPM: Managed to clean up the Process Centre of old unused snapshots. Deployed and
managed after deployment the snapshots semi-automated way to ACC and PROD environments. Troubleshooting
performance issues in BPM/WAS environment. Installed custom designed them using AdminTask.BPMUpdateTheme
commands for cluster. Upgraded BPM system to latest fix pack 8.5.7 CF2017.09
WAS: Implemented SSO and Kerberos in BPM environment. Troubleshooting Certificate Chain issues and different issues related to security. Troubleshooting IHS nettrace for client specific issues with tokens. Analysed OOM situations and managed correct heap assignment. Created custom databases and data sources for zOS.
DB2: Managed backups and restore of DB2 databases using TSM. Resolved lock wait situations in BPM environment using db2top. Managed specific DB2 role permissions for database objects for RO ( read only ) users
IPAS: Provisioned new environments using BPM patterns in IPAS. Managed IPAS environment: snapshot, upgrade and restarting. MQ: Created MQ objects in WAS environment for underlying applications. Customized patterns in IPAS.
Splunk: Created custom searches and dashboards to proactive notify of possible outages and show statistics.
AD: Managed LDAP group provisioning with json file and custom script: ADSContentCreate.py. Troubleshooting AD object issues in IPAS process creating when registering custom hosts.
Linux: Developed, tested and executed in production the ansible playbooks. Participated in SCRUM meetings and was leading own infrastructure scrum team. Platform: IPAS, BPM, WAS, IHS, Plugin, ODM, Linux, Splunk, Ansible, AD
Platform migration to SFDC
IBM Integration Architect
Hoofddorp / remote
Description: Provided architecture decisions and advice to internal integration teams. Worked
with TNT platform architects. Participated in SCRUM meetings and was leading own infrastructure scrum
team. Designed and developed integration patterns for Cast Iron and ETL platform using DataStage and
Platform: Cast Iron, IIS, DataStage, QualityStage, DB2, SalesForce SFDC, MQ, IIB
MDM and BPM Platform setup
Senior IT consultant
Description: Provided architecture layout and automated build of new integration platform with
Info Sphere MDM Hub system on newest stack of WAS 8.5.5 and Information Server v11.3. Integrated MDM
solution with existing platform landscape via Integration Bus v9.5 (Message Broker) using MQ
infrastructure. Analysed business requirements to extended data model for custom Entities and
Attributes. Extended MDM solution with workflow system based on IBM BPM 8.5.5 using MDM Application
toolkit. Installed MDM REST Service and MDM Application Toolkit. Implemented full stage environment
including development workstations based on Integration Designer and MDM Workbench, QA, TEST and PROD.
Integrated custom transactions with MDM. Managed release of new MDM builds across layers. Worked on
security implementation and hardening and LDAP integration. Implemented CA certificates on internal
components in platform. Resolved issues with MDM virtual eSOA interface and MDM physical web services in
clustered environments. Worked with development team to implement patters and best practices. Troubles
hooted infrastructure issues with Adapters and Integration components. Validated E2E data flow and
supported operational test for HA and DR. Helped developers to troubleshoot data integration issues.
Worked with external teams to implement ETL jobs using Data Stage and ODI and integrate with MDM Batch
Processor and integration with Quality Stage using WISD RMI connector. IBM Info Sphere experience of
following tools: Data Architect, Governance Catalogue, Information Analyser, FastTrack, Information
Server, Quality Stage, Data Click, MDM RDM Hub. Participated in SCRUM meetings and was leading own
infrastructure scrum team.
Platform: BPM v8.5.5 , WAS 8.5.5, MDM v110.4, LDAP, MQ, WBM, IIB, ETL, SCRUM, Linux
TAM v6.0 maintenance
Description: Upgraded Web Portal Manager on WebSphere Administration console and TAM components (SMS, WebSeal, Policy Server). Developed script to provision and imported users from LDAP, assigned groups to users by script. Defined virtual instances of WebSeal and default, transparent and custom junctions. Defined custom access control lists (ACL) and protected object policies (POP). Worked on troubleshooting basic, form, http header authentication methods. Defined specific link filtering. Implemented SSO cross multiple application protected resources. Implemented SMS server for TAM on WAS v7. Provided documentation to implement interaction with J2EE applications using Java authorization contract for containers (JACC) interceptions in WebSphere Application Server TAM migration from 6.0 to 6.1: upgrade of TAM components. Upgraded Web Portal Manager on WebSphere Administration console and TAM components (SMS, WebSeal, Policy Server), Troubleshooting upgrade issues and ad-hoc operational issues with certificates and client certificates. Penetration testing for Webseal proxy. Platform TAM, Tivoli Access Manager, WAS, LDAP, POP, ACL, WebSeal, SMS, JACC, TAI++,SSO
IBM InfoSphere Information Server and MDM Solutions
Working on IBM InfoSphere Information Server (MDM/Datastage) solutions implementations
Description: Responsible for the management of MDM Solution throughout the entire project
lifecycle, including project initiation/proposals, system configuration and customization, project
delivery, business liaison / stakeholder management, post implementation review and project close out /
handover, Support Issues resolution.
Responsibilities: Involved in technical implementation with architecture and configuration of MDM solutions for client. Installed complete suite of InfoSphere – MDM/ QualityStage and integration, InfoSphere MDM Collaboration Server. Defined MDM Data Policies and Business Rules, Designed to extended OOTB data model and used Initiate Master Data Service applications. Designed batch load process that loads data into MDM every day from eight source systems. First point of contact for Services/Caller systems for any kind of MDM relative issues. Installed MDM in Windows and UNIX environments. Created WCC to MDM data base migration scripts. Single point of contact at customer for any MDM related solutions. Implemented Datastage jobs that transform CSV data to MDM XML format. Involved in integrating MDM with Quality Stage for Name, Address and Phone Standardization. Implemented several business proxies that handles majority of functionality (Ex: Contract, ContractRel, ContractRole, RoleLocation, Party, PartyAddress, Names, Interations) Hands on experience with troubleshooting issues. Involved with Numerical Modelling, Data Analysis, Inverse Modelling Troubleshooting of integration issues with QualityStage and DataStage jobs. Monitoring jobs and performance optimization of jobs. Designed and prepared for High Availability solution and DR recovery for MDM Solution. Holding weekly internal and external meetings on progress of issues. Assisting the technical team in their design and development tasks.Supported Operations to roll to production. Troubleshooting JVM system crashes of MDM system. JAVA Cores, Thread Dumps, Cache sizes and Database Connection Pool performance problems. WSADMIN and SHELL scripting knowledge with ANT and JACL/JYTHON. Platform: Java, MDM Server, WCC, IBM Quality Stage, IBM Data Stage, PL/SQL, Oracle, RSA.
Lloyds Banking Group
Edinburgh / London
Description: WAS build and server support. Rolling out new services. Transition and integration. Development of POC. Internal Auditing. 24x7 HBOS Integration support, Quality Center performance troubleshooting, Automated SAS platform using Midvision Rapid Deploy tooling, Up scaling existing live TSM systems to multi cell cluster, Configure Single Sign on (SSO) using LTPA. Managed incidents and problem tickets. Adhered to strict security and ITIL policy Platform: AIX, WebSphere Application Server, RapidDeploy, SAS, SSO, SAML, Oracle Identity Manager, SAP Business Objects, SM7
Ascendant (Open Logic Ltd)
Senior IT Specialist
Union/Aviva, Norwich, UK
Description: Technical lead for WebSphere Workstream, Designed detailed stack designs for
WebSphere software. Developed automation targets using BuildForge & RAFW for the software stack.
Were created customizable dashboards, business monitor models, POC in order to display for business
users statistics from BPM and ESB level. Created customized dashboards in order to offer statistical
analysis, dimensional analysis and visualizations to identify trends and forecast events. Define and
monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) in order to measure the status of business activities. Created
automated notifications and alerts in order to help business response to issues. Platform: AIX,
WebSphere Process Server, WebSphere Portal, WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere Bussiness Monitor,
WebSphere Registry and Repository, InfoSphere Master Data Management (MDM) , Automation using BuildForge
& RAFW 7.1.x
Project: Digital Media POC for BBC, London, UK 2009/06 – 2009/08
Role: Senior IT Specialist
Description: Engaged to install infrastructure based on WebSphere Process Server and WebSphere Service Registry and Repository on Linux XEN Platform. Engagement included integration both products. Supported development team and helped to solve infrastructure issues which occurred during deployments. Platform: Linux, WebSphere Process Server v6.2, WebSphere Service Registry and Repository v6.2,
Project: WAS Support team for University of London, UK 2008/06 – 2008/09
Role: Senior IT Specialist
Description: Engaged to install infrastructure based on WebSphere Portal, Lotus Connections and Tivoli products. Engagement included set up production, staging and development environments and set up security for components, including setup of secured communication for production environment. Supported development team and helped to solve issues which occurred during deployments, Experience in implementing LDAP security models using Netscape LDAP (SSO) and LTPA.
Platform: Linux, WAS, WebSphere Portal, TIM, TAM, Shell Scripting, Jython/Jacl, SSO, SAML
Project: WAS Support team for Nokia, Symbian PLC, London, UK 2008/03 – 2008/11
Role: Senior IT Specialist
Description: Supported team to administer WebSphere Portal Server and support existing WebSphere Application clusters where corporate applications were deployed on Solaris Platform. Engagement further included migration of corporate application in development, system test, pre-production, production from Solaris to Linux IA32 platform.
Platform: Solaris, Linux, WAS, WebSphere Portal, Shell Scripting, Jython/Jacl
Project: WPS for Thames Water, Reading, UK
Description: Installation and configuration of development server on AIX platform with DB2 database. Platform: AIX, WebSphere Process Server v6.1.2, DB2 9.1
Project: Process Portal for Haden, UK
Description: Consulted and implemented Process Portal - integration of WebSphere Process Server v6.1 to Portal Server 6.1. Platform: AIX, WebSphere Process Server v6.1.2, DB2 9.1
Project: openPortal demo for Open Logic, UK
Description: Engaged to upgrade openPortal demo to newest versions. Upgrade path included migration of WPS 6.0.2 to WPS 6.1 on Linux IA32, with DB2. For high availability (HA) purposes Process server golden topology was used, which was integrated to Portal v22.214.171.124. Additionally HA CEI Cluster was integrated to Business Monitor. Platform: Linux, WebSphere Process Server v6.1.2, DB2 9.1, WebSphere Business Integration products
Project: Performance troubleshooting for FXServices, UK
Description: Engaged to help resolve sudden application server crashes and troubleshoot existing issues with critical corporate application. Platform: AIX, WebSphere Application Server v5.1
Adebus Advanced eBusiness GmbH, Giessen
Network administrator & system implementation
Responsibilities held: Specification for web application projects – CMS, eCommerce. Implementation of
projects using open source technologies, Consulting & Support.
Projects: Cisco Academy router clearing. News Portal. eCommerce shopping.
ISK / Cora a.s
IT assistant and NT Server Administrator, IT Department Team Support, LAN, WAN maintenance
Responsibilities held: Lector of MS Windows NT and MS Office, Installation of client/server custom developed software. Installation, configuration, upgrading, diagnostics and management of server/clients operating systems MS Windows NT/95 and Intranet services. Maintenance of passive and active network equipment. Planning, controlling, monitoring and diagnostics of LAN. Setting up dial up clients, implementation and management of internet services, design and development of customer websites, scripting and programming, database implementation. Design and development of E-commerce website generator. Analyse and project database to implement with HTML using (ASP and ActiveX). Internet Project analysing and consulting. Management & performance tuning of internet application. Internet traffic & statistic analysing, management of customer websites. Internet marketing & banner design. Security integration. LAN administration.
Middleware | Virtualization | Cloud
Bohus is known to me for less than year, I've seen him highly knowledgeable in in IBM BPM from all perspective (development and administration) and he has impressive problem determination and troubleshooting skills.
Bohus is a great techie to have in your team - he's an exceptionally hard worker, has deep technical knowledge, keeps his focus on delivery and communicates well. Our customers loved his exceptional combination of attitude and skills.
Administration Manager at Joerns Healthcare
Bohus is a highly regarded expert in his area of speciality. He is extremely knowledgeable and works hard to deliver high quality solutions to customer deadlines, while being professional and friendly. I would happily work with Bohus again, or recommend him to anyone seeking a WebSphere expert.
Head of DevOps at Lloyds Banking Group
Bohus is an expert in all things Websphere. I would not hesistate in recommending Bohus for any Websphere role as he is diligent, extremely professional and reliable. When Bohus is asked to deliver you can consider it done.
Senior Technical Project Manager at Skipton Building Society
Bohus worked very hard to successfully delived the websphere components of a challenging project to tight deadlines. Bohus not only implemented, but also designed the solution to automate a complex deployment of vendor supplied code. I'd happily work with Bohus again on future technology projects.
Director & Cloud Architect at Nuvulu Ltd
I worked with Bohus on a large and small project, Bohus' enthusiasm was infectious and his knowledge was sound. As a colleagues, as well as a mentor Bohus was outstanding and I greatly admired his dedication to success. An excellent consultant who I'd be pleased to work with again, and highly recommend.
Dilip Choudry J
Chief Executive Officer at Rootfloe
Bohus has a great attitude, which I think is one of the key factor for his success. He has proved that time and again, and recently on TMS Release A go-live recently. His support and technical knowledege was impressive. I would like to work with him again. Thanks
WebSphere Consultant & Founder at Aardwark
Bohus is very reliable and customer's satisfaction is on the first place for him. I know him as excellent WebSphere Portal and WebSphere Process Server professional.
MDM Technical Specialist / Architect
Bohus has excellent skills on Websphere Application Server. He is very quick learner. He resolved many critical integration issues between MDM & IIS. And the way he documented solution architecture is superb anyone who doesn't know about product can understand the architecture. I am very pleased to work with him.
Senior Consultant at Sopra Steria
Working as part of the development team working to deliver an MDM solution for Tesco Bank Bohus proved he is knowledgable, tenacious and effective, even under enormous pressure. Bohus is a pleasure to work with and a great person to have on the team.
Riaditeľ pre rozvoj a implementáciu informačných systémov at Štatistický Úrad SR
Bohus impressed me with deep knowledge and it was pleasure to work with him! One of the best people I ever worked with.
Senior Project Manager at Erste Group IT
I had a chance to work with Bohus on IBM WebSphere Application and Process server implementation for leading Slovak bank and I can recommend him unreservedly. His in-depth knowledge helped in many cases solve complex problems. Bohus was considered to be one of the greatest WebSphere experts IBM Slovakia had that time.
Director of Engineering, Digital Experience at HCL Technologies
worked with Bohus on a large infrastructure automation project, and he was the mainstay of the team. His technical excellence and deep knowledge of Process Server were crucial to our success. I'd gladly have Bohus on my team again any time.
Tech Strategist at Google (Apigee) at Google
I worked with Bohus off and on over the course of a year and and can highly recommend him. He's professional, knowledgeable and easy to work with. The project I was on with him benefitted greatly from his vast knowledge of WebSphere and related technologies and I was constantly impressed with his ability to decisively analyze what appeared to be a complicated problem and come up with a simple solution.
Head of ECM unit at Datalan
It was a great experience and pleasure to work with Bohus. He is really skilled senior IT specialist, he learns new technologies really quickly and the best thing about him that I like and also all the customers and business partners liked that he is documenting every step of his work. Good documentation makes knowledge sharing and knowledge transfer possible in the team and this is great advantage that Bohus brings in.
IT service management, ITIL, Prince 2
Bohus is the most accomplished technical person I ever worked with. If I have to put together a Dream Project Team he will be first person I would call to join.
Senior IT Architect / Programme Manager / Senior Managing Consultant at IBM
Highly experienced, skilled, educated and intelligent senior IT expert. Focused on the project objectives and applying right methodologies. A great team player and friend. I recommend Bohus without any hesitation.
Chief Architect, Systems Group at Zilker Technology LLC
Bohus is one of the best consultants I have worked with. He is quite knowledgeable about the product set he works with and is eager learn more -- a trait not readily found in many consultants who often know one thing and rarely expand their base. I would work with Bohus again anytime the opportunity arose in the future.
Senior BPM Solution Architect at IBM
What distinguishes Buhus from the rest of the people I worked with is his attitude towards the detail. Bohus made docmenting each step of his work a standard in his feild of our organisation. This doesn't prevent him from keeping an eye on the big picture and driving the project to a success.
Portal Developer at Východoslovenská energetika Holding a.s.
We were at our wits' end and Bohus with his deep knowledge and specific hints saved us from weeks of troubleshooting.
Founder | Web / JS Developer and Contractor
Bohus is a highly skillfull, organized and deadline oriented administrator. He is a good team player, a person you can trust when you want to be sure that important tasks will be completed in a systematic and precise way. Broad-minded and smart perfectionist who can be trusted. He's ready to deal with difficult situations and solve the problems on time. Bohus knows how to work from a distance as well and never refuses you when you ask him for help. He is one of the best among all people I have ever chance to work with.
Bohus is a very reliable fellow and is very accepted due to his professional approach, knowledge and willingness to help others. Bohus is able to learn very quickly new products and technologies and is able to analyze and solve difficult problems by using his skills.
Entrepreneur, creative thinker, has a weak spot for Robots, AI, Quantum Computing and Crypto
Bohus is very dependable and resourceful IT specialist. I have learned a lot from our work together. He is also nice and relaxed person to go out with and have a chat after work.
Project manager at IBM
Bohus is highly skilled IT professional, every PM wish to have in the project team. Fast learning, reliable team player, very good in critical situation especially in problem detection and solution finding. Except his undoubted technical skills he was outstanding in creating the project related documentation (installation manuals, user's guides, etc.)
Mainframe Technical Sales Executive for Europe at IBM
Bohus was a very competent software services consultan during his time in IBM
Bohus is one of the best Websphere Infrastructure Specialists I have worked with. He knows all the ins and outs of his speciality and it was always good to have him on the team because then we knew that all the issues with the infrastructure were solved promptly and we could focus on delivery.
Partner Sales Manager- Hybrid Cloud - Application, Management & Integration Solutions at IBM
Bohus is a pleasure to work with. He attitude to his work is excellent and his technical skills are also excellent. I would definitely recommend working with Bohus
Invest a little less time to an initial design and it will reward you eventually with a lot more wasted time in redesign
Bohus is a pleasure to work with. He attitude to his work is excellent and his technical skills are also excellent. I would definitely recommend working with Bohus
Associate Vice President - Salesforce Europe at Ness Digital Engineering
I have spent with Bohus 2 years in IBM at Consultant position. During that time I had chance to work with him in some project as well as cooperate in some issue. Bohus did really great job, always looking for possibilities how it could be instead of why we can’t do this. With his passion for work a very good experiences I can recommend him to anybody.
Martin Rublik, PhD CISSP
IT Security Consultant at BSP Consulting
Bohus is determined expert in his area.
Chief Technology Officer at MyPolicy Group - Minerva & JURNY
I have worked with Bohus on a number of projects and continually been impressed by his knowledge.I've found Bohus to have excellent technical skillsets across a broad range of system areas.I'd have no hesitation recommending him for future work..
Marek Belicka, PMP®, PRINCE2® Practitioner
Service Delivery Manager at Asseco Central Europe, a.s.
Bohus is a target oriented specialist, who works very effectively to reach desired results. I've worked with him during hard period of time when real characters of people are shown. Bohus didn't hesitate to work beyond his regular duties - to solve problems and satisfy customer needs.
Wendy M Unwin
Lead Architect at Lloyds Banking Group
Bohus is simply one of the best technical experts I have ever worked with. His knowledge is excellent and he has an eye for detail that ensures his work is always of the highest quality. Not only that, Bohus is one of the hardest working and pleasant people I have ever had the pleasure to project manage.
Co-Founder & CEO at AspectWorks and GuideVision - ServiceNow Elite Partner
Bohus is a result oriented IT professional. That time he had large knowledge not only about system administration but also far more above his job description. He was always open to learn anything new and he was always interested in supporting other people, helping them with their problems. I would work with him again.
COO at Erste Group IT International
Bohus is one of the best technical expert for J2EE technology. In addition he is a great person with ability to create and maitain excelent relationship with colleagues/friends. Reliable and hard working...
Bohus is a high calibre IBM Engineer, his knowledge of IBM technologies is at an expert level. He is also a passionate technologist, and an absolute pleasure to work with.
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