Bosh Pollack

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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

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

Achievements In

Achievements in numbers

55

Successful engagements

120

Projects

16.800

Hours Of Support

1212

Linkedin Connections

Skills

DevOps | Docker - K8S - Openshift - AWS - Azure - GCP 88%
IBM Certified Deployment Professional - WebSphere Process Server 95%
DevOps | CICD | Gitlab, Git, Jenkins, Artifactory, Nexus 65%
IBM Certified Database Administrator - DB2 9 DBA for Linux UNIX and Windows 69%
IBM Certified Solution Designer - DB2 Content Manager 100%
IBM Certified System Administrator - Application Server Network Deployment 75%
IBM Certified SOA Solution Designer [2007] 45%
IBM Certified for On Demand Business - Solution Designer V2 [2005] 56%
Linux Certified - Junior Level Administration (LPIC-1) 80%
IBM DataPower | IBM API Connect 75%
IBM Certified System Administaror - WebSphere Portal V6.1 100%
IBM Certified Deployment Professional - Tivoli Directory Server V6.1 85%
IBM Certified Deployment Professional - Tivoli Access Manager for e-business65%
IBM Certified Database Administrator - DB2 9 Family Fundamentals [2009] 57%
IBM Certified System Administrator - IBM Lotus Connections 2.0 [2008] 45%
ITIL Certified [2015] 100%

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Chronological project engagement and achievements

Sumary

Bosh Pollack

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
  • Email contact

Education

  • Dell Boomi – Esentials
  • LFS158x: Introduction to Kubernetes
  • UiPath - Level 1 - Foundation Training
  • UiPath - Level 1 - Foundation Training - revamped
  • UiPath - Level 2 - Orchestrator 2018.2 Training
  • UiPath - RPA Infrastructure Training
  • UiPath - RPA Developer - SAP Automation Training
  • UiPath - Level 3 - Advanced Training
  • ZZ840G Info Sphere MDM Workbench v11
  • AIX System administration (AU14)
  • WebSphere Process Server High Availability (SW360)
  • Administration of WebSphere Application Server V6 (WF381)
  • UiPath - Solution Architect Training
  • UiPath - RPA Developer - Advanced Learning Plan
  • UiPath - UiPath Licensing Training
  • UiPath - Business Analyst Training
  • UiPath - RPA Awareness Training
  • UiPath - RPA Implementation Methodology Training
  • WebSphere Portal V5.0 Application Development (PW551)
  • WebSphere Best Practices Mentored - Development e-business Solutions (WS801)
  • Integrating Using WebSphere Integration Developer and Process Server I & II (BI111, BI112)
  • A Technical Introduction to WebSphere MQ (MQ01)
  • Professional Experience

    E.ON Software Development

    Senior DevOps Engineer

    Romania, Iasi

    Description:
    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

    Deritrader.com

    Senior IT DevOps / CTO

    Europe/Russia

    Description:
    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
    Platform: Linux, AWS, Python, Docker, Rest, WebSocket, Neural Network AI, NodeJS. Security. Git, Docker, Docker composer. Redis. Kafka. Chronograph, TensorFlow, Kubernetes, Fedora CoreOS, Ignition, ExpressJS, SailJS, Angular, VisualStudioCode, JavaScript, TypeScript, AWS (EC2, RDS, ELB, security and rights concepts) ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana) Grafana, Nagios, Zabbix

    Alexsys Bosh Ltd, London

    Solution Designer and Architecture

    Bucharest, Romania

    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

    Philips/Wipro

    Eindhoven, NL

    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 Management. 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

    Meyer Werft

    Papenburg, DE

    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 v3.0.0.2

    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

    Tesco Bank

    STS – IBM Master Data Management

    Edinburgh

    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

    Bratislava

    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

    DE

    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.

    Professional Experience

    Hamburg Commercial Bank - HCOB

    DevOps for workflow platform

    Hamburg/Kiel

    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

    Findmework.com

    DevOps

    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.
    Platform: Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, Solr, WebSphere, NodeJS, ExpressJS, SailJS, Angular, VisualStudioCode, JavaScript, TypeScript, AWS, VMWare Server, HashiCorp Terraform, Consul, Jenkins, GIT

    Belastingdienst

    Senior IT consultant for BPM and IBM Pure Application Systems (IPAS)

    Apeldoorn

    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 Quality Stage.
    Platform: Cast Iron, IIS, DataStage, QualityStage, DB2, SalesForce SFDC, MQ, IIB

    MDM and BPM Platform setup

    Senior IT consultant

    Europe

    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

    Meyer Werft

    Papenburg, DE

    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

    Easter Europe

    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

    WebSphere Administrator

    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 v6.0.1.3. 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

    DE

    Project: Network Maintenance & Internet Application Development Responsibilities held: Installation, configuration and maintenance of Linux server farm, Apache and IIS web servers, DNS server, MTA, MS Exchange  and Statistic Server.  Management of customer websites. Security Implementation and auditing. Technical support and system  integration. Java Server Pages programming and JavaScript Scripting. IT consulting.

    Actinolix, Bratislava

    IT Architect

    SK

    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

    Bratislava

    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.

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