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Tivoli Access Manager Consultant - IBM Security Access Manager Consultant

Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Consultant

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY


Federal Security Clearance Level: SF 85P+S, Level 6C Public Trust Clearance
Education: Masters in Computer Science
Certifications:
•        IBM Certified - Tivoli Access Manager for e-business V6.1.1 Deployment
•        IBM Certified - Tivoli Federated Identity Manager V6.2.2 Deployment
•        IBM Certified – IBM Tivoli Access Manager for e-business V6.0
•        IBM Certified – IBM Tivoli Identity Manager for e-business V5.1
•        IBM Certified - WebSphere Application Server ND 8.0 Systems Administrator
•        ITIL Certified – Foundation Certification

Professional and Technical Summary:
SC has around 14 years of experience as TAM/TFIM/TDS and WebSphere Architect/Administrator with strong knowledge in Architecting and Administering
e-business and EAI Solutions using IBM Websphere and Tivoli products. SC has accurately analyzed, architected, designed and implemented solutions
for major E-Business and EAI initiatives.

SC has expertise in WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere Portal, WebSphere Process Server, IBM Tivoli Security Access Manager for WEB (ISAM,
formerly known as TAMeb, Tivoli Access Manager for e-Business), Tivoli Directory Server, Tivoli Federated Identity Manager, Tivoli Directory Integrator
(TDI), WebSphere Process Server, Apache Tomcat, Sun ONE and IBM HTTP Server and Apache Web server and related middleware technologies.

SC has demonstrated the ability to quickly master new technologies, solve complex technical/runtime problems and multitask between different
projects.  He has excellent communication and interpersonal skills and is a hard-working, self-motivated and goal-oriented team player.

As Tivoli Architect/Admin:

IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager V6.1.x, 6.2.2.x:
•        Installed, deployed and administered Tivoli Federated Identity Manager and its components such as Management Service and Runtime,
Management Console, Federated Provisioning, Web Services security Management, TDI, ITAM and WebSphere Application Server on AIX, Linux Red hat
(x-86) Solaris and windows platforms
•        Implemented WS-provisioning solutions by creating Federations and adding partners using SAML 2.0 as Service provider and Identity providers
based on client needs
•        Expertise on JITP (Just in Time Provisioning), Liberty and Web Services Security Management Provisioning solutions
•        Developed and configured Mapping rules based on requirements using XML and java scripting
•        Implemented Failover and Load balancing methodologies to TFIM/WebSEALs
•        Installed and setup TDI for mapping during federations
•        Familiar with Security Management and Communication concepts such as internet protocols including HTTP, HTTPS, SSL, TLS

IBM Tivoli Access Manager for e-business v5.1, 6.0, 6.1.1.x:
•        Installed and configured and administered IBM Tivoli Security Access Manager for Web 7.0 (ISAM), formerly known as Tivoli Access Manager 6.1.1.x
for e-business, components on AIX, RHEL v6.3 X-86 32bit/64bit and windows platforms
•        Extensive experience in installation, configuration and customization of TAM components such as Policy server and Authorization Server, Session
Management Server, TAM ADK, Proxy and WebSEAL including GSKit.
•        Implemented clustering and failover methodologies for Tivoli components such as Policy server and Authorization server using HACMP on AIX and
implemented clustering for WebSEALs
•        Created secured, authenticated junctions using LTPA tokens to backend servers such as IBM/Apache HTTP Servers and WebSphere Application
Servers
•        Installed Web Portal Manager to administer TAM components
•        Using Global Security Kit (GSKit), created and maintained key database and key stores. Generated self signed certificates for SSL communications
among Tivoli products in secured zone.
•        Installed and configured TAM component Session Management Server (SMS) to maintain user sessions
•        Installed and configured Tivoli Access Manager Components for e-business on AIX 5.3, 6.1, Linux and windows platforms. Applied fixpacks and
patches as needed
•        Implemented Backup and Restore strategies for TAM components

IBM Tivoli Identity Manager v5.1:

•        Responsible for gathering requirements and designing the TAM /TIM security solutions. These include Provisioning, TDI, Workflows, SSO and web
based access management.
•        Design, Planning, Implementation, Support and Administrative aspects of IBM Tivoli Identity manager


Tivoli Directory Server 6.x:
•        Installed, configured and administered Tivoli Directory Server as a LDAP registry to TAM/TFIM and Web Based applications on AIX and RHEL x-86
Linux platforms. Installed Enterprise DB2 database and created LDAP instances, configured with DB2, developed LDAP schema as per requirement
•        Imported Production LDAP data to DR and Test environment using ldif files
•        Implemented Backup and restore procedures and developed scripts for backing up TAM/TDS etc
•        Installed and configured Tivoli Directory Server (LDAP), Set up Failover Technique using peer-to-peer replication in Production
•        Responsible for deploy and support complex LDAP infrastructure in a large Enterprise environment
•        Taken care of all the Test, DR LDAP servers are cryptographically in sync to Production server
•        Setup failover methodologies and load balancing using peer-to-peer replication and resolving data conflicts on LDAP servers

As WebSphere Architect/Admin:
WebSphere Application Server/Portal/Process Server:

•        Participated and coordinated in design, analysis and provided architectural solution for clients
•        Maintaining and configuring large infrastructure environment with critical applications using IBM WebSphere Application server 4.0/5.0/5.1/6.0/6.1/7.
0 WebSphere Process Server 6.0/6.1/7.0, WebSphere Portal server 6.0/6.1/7.0, Tomcat 7.0.
•        Installing, migrating, configuring, developing, deploying, clustering, load balancing, trouble shooting, performance monitoring and tuning J2EE
applications (Web and EJB modules) with WebSphere Application Server (WAS) 4.0/5.x/6.x/7.x (ND) and WebSphere Portal on AIX(HACMP),Solaris, LINUX
and Windows NT/2000
•        Setting up the Portal Clusters/WCM in both horizontal and vertical clustered environments on WAS 5.1.1.x/6.0.2/6.1/7.0 for Work Load Management
(WLM).
•        Setting up the Websphere Process server Clusters in both horizontal and vertical clustered environments on WAS 6.0.2/6.1/7.0
•        Administering and configuring portal resource using Portal Administration console and XML Configuration Interface.
•        Integrated WebSphere MQ with WebSphere Application Server using JMS providers such as MQ messaging provider Also, oracle database using
JDBC providers
•        Experience in installing patches and fixes (Refresh Packs, Fix Packs and Interim Fixes) for WebSphere
•        Expertise in implementing the Workload Management (WLM) using various topologies at F5, WebSEAL and Web Server levels.
•        Experienced in analyzing Java cores, Heap dumps, Hung Threads, Deadlock, and Memory Leak using Log Analyzer and Tivoli Performance Viewer
•        Extensive experience in Web Application development using J2EE and Java related technologies
•        Application build and deployment on WebSphere Portal and Process Server environment
•        Setting up web sphere application server shared libs, environment variables, virtual hosts, global settings and LDAP, and logs rotation etc.
•        Writing jacl /jython scripts to automate the builds process and knowledge of WSADMIN scripts
•        Hands on Experience in co-coordinating and communicating across various teams like Infrastructure, Network, Development and Testing teams
•        Worked on problem tickets (PMRs) with IBM to find effective solutions to various problems and performance issues. Worked on WebSphere system
related system work (patches, fixes)

Skill Set:
Languages/API         
Java, C, C++, Pascal, COBOL, Web Services, EJB, JSP, Servlet, J2EE, Java Mail, Pascal, COBOL, SQL

Database
  DB2 7.2,8.1 Oracle 8,8i,10.x,11.x.

 Internet Tools/Applications
     XML, WAP, HTML, DHTML, Java Script, WML, WML Script

Protocols:        
TCP/IP, HTTP/HTTPS, SSH, Telnet, FTP, RMI/IIOP

Operating Systems:
  AIX 5.3/6.1, HACMP, REDHAT LINUX 6.3, Solaris, Windows 2000/XP/NT/98/95/3.1

Scripting:
Shell (Korn/Bourne), JACL, Jython, perl

  Application Servers
WebSphere 4.x/5.x/6.0/6.1/7.x WebSphere Portal, WebSphere Process Server, Weblogic Application Server, IIS (JRUN, Servlet Exec), Apache1.3 (Tomcat),
IBM HTTP Server 2.0,6.1,7.x ,ICS, Lotus Domino 6.0, F5BigIP

  Messaging        
     MQSeries 6.0.2.1, MQSeries Integrator 2.x (MQSI), Adapters

  Tools/IDE
RAD7.x, WSAD 5.0, Eclipse, Visual Age for Java, JBuilder, XML Spy, WebSphere Application Developer 4.0/5.0, Rational Developer, WebSphere Studio,
Visual Café, TOAD, Changeman DS, Exceed, Rational Clear Case, Clear Quest, Apache Directory Studio

Professional Experience

Client: Dept. of Education, Washington DC
Role: Tivoli and WebSphere Architect/Admin                        July 2007 – Till date
Project Handled:
•        G5 (Grants)
•        G5 HSPD 12 SSO implementation
•        CPSS (Contracts and Purchasing Support System)

G5 Project (Grants):
The G5 project replaced the Department’s legacy Grants Management and Payment System (GAPS).

Responsibilities:
•        Installed and configured and administered IBM Tivoli Access Manager 6.1.1.x for e-business components such as policy server, Authorization
server, WebSEALs and TDS on AIX, RHEL v6.3 X-86 32bit/64bit and windows platforms
•        Responsible in resolving issues with user provision, password management, SSL certificate management, F5BigIP and user management activities.
•        Implemented Backup and restore procedures and developed scripts for backing up TAM/TDS components
•        Monitored and supported all production applications and resolved any infrastructure issues encountered
•        Created Authenticated and non Authenticated junctions in WebSEAL to backend servers (IBM HTTP server) for secure communication
•        Created user roles and groups for securing the resources using Tivoli Directory Server
•        Responsible for opening PMRs to IBM Support for critical issues & follow up on them
•        Installed and configured WebSphere Process Server 6.0/7.0, WebSphere Application Server 6.0/7.0 and WebSphere Portal 6.0/7.0 and IBM WCM.
•        Created horizontal and vertical clusters on WebSphere process Server, WebSphere Application Server 6.0/7/0.  
•        Created horizontal and vertical clusters on WebSphere Portal Server 6.0/7/0
•        Applying cumulative WebSphere/Java fix packs on WAS versions 6.0/7.0.
•        Applying IBM Http Server and WebSphere plug-in cumulative fix packs.
•        Integration of WebSphere Portal and WebSphere Process Server into a single cell.
•        Application build and deployment on WebSphere Portal and Process Server environment.
•        Monitored and supported all production applications and resolved any infrastructure issues encountered.
•        Integrate Portal with external security manager Tivoli Access manager
•        Fine-tuning of Application Servers for different load requirements
•        Setting up web sphere application server shared libs, environment variables, virtual hosts, global settings and LDAP, and logs rotation etc.
•        Writing jacl /jython scripts to automate the builds process and knowledge of WSADMIN scripts.
•        Enabled security using the Tivoli Directory Server by assigning different roles to different users and groups.
•        Configured WebSphere resources including JDBC providers, JDBC data sources, connection pooling, and Java Mail sessions.
•        Migration of WebSphere Application Server from V6.0 to V7.0.
•        Responsible for debugging application problems during the development of the application.
•        Implemented security using IBM Tivoli Directory Server.
•        Configured Portal pages and Portlets using xml access interface
•        Responsible for opening PMR’s to IBM Support for critical issues & follow up on them

Technologies Used:
Tivoli Access Manager for e-business6.0, 6.1.1.x, Tivoli Federated Identity Manager 6.2.2.x, Tivoli Directory Server version 6.0, 6.2, TDI, F5BigIP Load
Balancer, WebSphere Application Server ND v7.x,8.x and Portal 7.x, WebSphere Process server 6.x, 7.x, IBM HTTP Server/Apache, Oracle 11g, J2EE,
Hyperion
Operating System: AIX 5.3,6.1 and RHEL version 6.3 (Linux x-86)

HSPD 12 implementation (FSA AIMS - G5 SSO):

Based on Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12), the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) developed minimum
requirements for a Federal Personal Identification Verification (PIV) system. This project integrates authentication of Department of Education users to
the G5 system using the FSA AIMS (Access and Identity Management System) architecture to authenticate the user via the PIV x.509 certificate.

Responsibilities:
•        Install, configure and administer TAM, TFIM, TDS, F5BigIP and WAS for SSO.
•        Integrate TAM and WebSEAL as point of contact with TFIM
•        Established WS Federation for both Identity Provider(FSA AIMS) and Service Provider(G5) using SAML2.0 specification
•        Create and Manage domains for TFIM
•        Configured and attached TAM policies such as ACLs as part of TFIM setup
•        Co-ordinate with FSA Team to setup PIV card Authentication
•        Responsible for fixing and trouble shoot application and server related like CPU utilization, memory and performance issues
•        Provided high availability and failover for TFIM and WebSEAL
•        Responsible for opening PMRs to IBM Support for critical issues & follow up on them

Technologies Used:
Tivoli Access Manager for e-business6.1.1.3, Tivoli Federated Identity Manager6.2.2.6, Tivoli Directory Server6.2, TDI, F5BigIP Load Balancer, WebSphere
Application Server ND v8.0, DB2 v9.5
Operating System: AIX 6.1

Contract and Purchasing Support System (CPSS):

CPSS supports the pre-award and post-award processes for all types of contracts, delivery orders, task orders, interagency agreements, small purchases
and purchase card transactions. CPSS interfaces with FMSS, in real time, at the detail level for funds check, commitments, and obligations.

Responsibilities:
•        Install, configure, fine-tune, administer and maintain Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition 9.x on Operating System Sun Solaris sparc.
•        Applying fixpacks, patches as needed and deploying application builds using deployment builds and instructions provided by product Vendor CACI
•        Trouble shooting any application issues and fine tuning the server to improve the performance
•        Monitoring application server and resolving heap and memory issues
•        Designed system backup and recovery strategy and log rotation/archival procedures and configured daily/weekly backup and log archival tasks
using crontab and shell scripts.
•        Responsible for Deployment and debugging CACI product Comprizon Suite version 8.11.
•        Playing key role in providing year ending financial closure support every year

Technologies Used:
Sun Java Application Server, Oracle 11g, Comprizon Suite version 8.11
Operating System: Sun Solaris 5.1 spark

Oct 2004 - June 2007
Client: WellPoint Inc. Columbus, GA
       (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia)
Project: EDI – HIPAA – ClaimsIO, AuditDB
Role: WebSphere Administrator / Module Lead

Responsibilities:
•        WebSphere Administration and Support of various systems on AIX
•        Experience as Application support analyst and serving on-call support.
•        Installed and configured WebSphere Application Server 6.0 & 6.1
•        Created clusters on WebSphere Application Server and applying cumulative WebSphere/Java fix packs on WAS v6.x
•        Supported WebSphere Application Server 6.0/5.1 clustering, load balance and failover.
•        Experience in WebSphere cluster management including horizontal clusters, vertical clusters and creation of nodes.
•        Installed and configured the WebSphere plug-in for remote web server environments.
•        Experienced with Client Server Architecture using backend RDBMS – DB2/UDB, Oracle 10.x.
•        Application deployments on the test/pre-prod/prod environments.
•        Created, tested & deployed J2EE applications on WebSphere Application Server using RAD tool.
•        Configured the Application Servers for every application to correctly pointing out the data sources and JMS Queues, Messaging Listeners.
•        Worked as an active member of production release hot swap as well as problem determination and trouble shooting team.
•        Coordinated in the development and testing as it is interacting with mainframe in converting WellPoint format to ANSIX12 using Gentran
•        FTP files to test and production boxes
•        Configured WebSphere resources including JDBC providers, JDBC data sources, connection pooling, and Java Mail sessions

Technologies Used:
HP UNIX, Java, J2EE, Oracle 9i, WebSphere MQSeries, FTP, Telnet, ChangeMan DS, GENTRAN (Mainframe version), TDS, WebSphere Application Server 6.0
/6.1

May 2000 – Sep 2004
Client: General Motors Acceptance Corporation (GMAC)
Project: SmartMarket Interleasing
Role: Module Lead                                                                
                                                                    
•        Designed and developed Pricing module for SmartMarket Interleasing.

Technologies Used: Windows NT, HP UNIX,  Bea WebLogic 7.0, iplanet Webserver6.0, Oracle 9i, JAVA, JSP, Servlets, XML, EJB and Struts, Rational Rose,
IntelliJ4
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