Peningo Systems, Inc.

Resume of Candidate: PEN153

Tivoli Workload Scheduler Consultant


Thirteen years experience. Tivoli Workload Scheduler Consultant with seven years experience supporting
TSW / Maestro installations. Expertise includes TSW Administration, Troubleshooting TWS, TWS
Integrations, TWS upgrades, and TWS Installation and Configuration.


Environments:        AIX UNIX, HP-UX UNIX, Windows OS (NT, 9X, XP, 2000), IBM Mainframe
Software:         Tivoli Workload Scheduler (Maestro), Tivoli Framework, Tivoli Job Scheduling Console, Terminal Services, Hummingbird, X-term,
PowerTerm, Microsoft Office suite, TSO, OPC, SAR, CA-Deliver, Express Delivery.

Tivoli Workload Scheduler relevant Skill Set:

•        Hands on experience with TWS versions 6.1 through 8.6
•        Hands on experience with Tivoli Management Framework versions 4.1 and 4.1.1
•        TWS Environment design on multi workstation layout
•        Installation of TWS 8.1, 8.2, 8.2.1, 8.3, 8.4, 8.5 and 8.6
•        Installation of Tivoli Management Framework
•        Extended Agent configuration and troubleshooting
•        TWS integration with PeopleSoft and SAP
•        Research and troubleshooting
•        Designing of custom reporting
•        Applying best practices in TWS network design and TWS scheduling technologies
•        Upgrading from 6.1 to 8.3 on a multi master domain environment
•        Upgrading from 8.2 to 8.4 on a multi master domain environment
•        Proof of concept research and development for Autosys to TWS conversions
•        TWS on HACMP cluster research, design and implementations
•        SSL design work and implementation for secured site TWS implementation
•        TWS – Algorithmics integration design and implementation
•        TWS – FogLight integration design and implementation
•         Training and education of staff on TWS best practices, scheduling and application use
•        Custom Shell Scripting
•        Substantial and thorough use and understanding of UNIX, Linux and Windows OS

Past Clients:
•        Northwestern Mutual
•        Sonoco
•        Hoffman-La Roche
•        CBS Broadcasting
•        Blue Horizon
•        Altria-Philip Morris
•        Siemens
•        Cobb EMC
•        Johnson Controls
•        Allstate LLC
•        Harleysville Group
•        Valassis – Red Plum
•        Discover Financial
•        Texas Department of Public Safety
•        IBM Global Communication
•        Kaiser Permanente
Work Experience

Various Tivoli Workload Scheduler Consulting assignments                        2003 to Present

October 2009 – Present – TWS SME
        Batch technologies design and solutions
        TWS system analysis and design
        TWS – PeopleSoft Integration and analysis
        Infrastructure design and engineering solutions
        Application support  and design consulting

May 2009 – May 2013 – Intepros Consultant for IBM
        Upgrade of TWS 8.2.1 to TWS 8.5.1
        Support of Distributed TWS 8.2.1, 8.4 and 8.5.1 on a Windows/AIX environment
        24 x 7 Support of batch schedule, scripts and reports

March 2009 – Titan Solutions Consultant for Texas Department of Public Safety
        Installation and configuration of TWS 8.4 on Linux RedHat
        Database migration from development to production
        Documentation of process
        Knowledge transfer of TWS product and process’

September 2008 – March 2009 – TechProSearch Consultant for Discover
        Planning and preparation of an upgrade from version 8.2 to version 8.4
        Scripting for automation of tasks involved with upgrading and database migration
        Training staff for Job Scheduling Console (JSC)
        Day to day TWS/Maestro administration/scheduling tasks

May 2008 – August 2008 – enChoice Consultant for Valassis
        TWS administration tasks and support during environment migration
        TWS database migration and troubleshooting
        TWS installation and troubleshooting

March 2008 – Mercom Group Consultant for Harleysville Group
        Training of staff for Job Scheduling Console (JSC) 1.2
        Training for operation and schedulers with TWS/zOS 8.2

August 2007 – May 2008 - Titan Solutions Consultant for Allstate
        Tivoli Workload Scheduler 8.3 integration with Algorithmics
        Scheduling solutions using Tivoli Workload Scheduler 8.3
        Implementation of schedule to maximize integration
        Documentation of procedures and proper usage
        Training of operations and assistance in product adaptation

June 2007 – Titan Solutions Consultant for Johnson Controls Inc.
        Migration of Tivoli Management Framework 4.1 TMR
        Installation and configuration of Tivoli Management Framework 4.1
        Mirroring of Tivoli Framework environments

July 2006 – July 2007 - Spartan Consultant for Cobb EMC
        Configuration of existing TWS 8.2.1 environment
        Installation and configuration of a TWS 8.2.1 Backup Environment
        Installation and configuration of TWS 8.2.1 and TMF 4.1.1 on a HACMP cluster environment
        Staff training for scheduling and administration on TWS 8.2.1
        Documentation of company wide TWS 8.2.1 environment

September 2007 – Metacom Consultant for Siemens
        Installation and configuration of TWS 8.2.1
        Migration, auditing and repair of TWS database
        Training of staff for TWS 8.2.1 knowledge

April 2006 – April 2007 - Intepros Consultant for IBM
             Tivoli Workload Scheduler Consulting
        Installation of TWS 8.2 in a multiple server environment
        Configuration of TWS in a clustered environment
        Configuration of TWS for SSL communication
        24 X 7 support of multiple TWS environments
        Troubleshooting multiple TWS environments
        Continued remote support for TWS

February 2006 – April 2006 - Enterprise Engineering Consultant for CBS
             Tivoli Workload Scheduler Consulting
        Implementation of upgrade from version 6.1 to 8.2.1
        Installation of Master, Backup, and FTA environment
        Consolidation of two separate off site environments into a single time zone enabled environment
        Documentation of JSConsole for training and reference
        Training of operations team on TWS 8.2.1 and JSC 1.4

January 2006 – February 2006 - Metacom/IBM Consultant for Hoffman-La Roche
             Tivoli Workload Scheduler Consulting
        Documentation of TWS environment, procedures, troubleshooting, administration, and scheduling to meet FDA approval as well as company set
        Implementation of Tivoli Workload Scheduler updating methods through using the TWS scheduler.
September 2005 – December 2005 - TEKSystems Consultant for Northwestern Mutual
             Tivoli Workload Scheduler Administration and Scheduling
        Conduct a Proof of Concept for an AutoSys to Tivoli Workload Scheduler migration
        Design and implementation of a test environment for Tivoli evaluation
        Installation of Tivoli Management Framework, Tivoli Workload Scheduler, and Tivoli Job Scheduling Console for evaluation
        Analyze AutoSys usage and it’s interaction with the company’s process and evaluate the feasibility of a conversion to Tivoli Workload Scheduler
        Analyze AutoSys compatibility with the company’s existing applications and evaluate Tivoli’s compatibility with said applications
        Create and provide documentation of Proof of Concept including steps involved as well as all objectives and findings
        Evaluate and estimate a complete documentation conversion to reflect the new Tivoli environment converted from the AutoSys standards

February 2005 - July 2005 - Largo Data Center Maestro/TWS, IBM Global Services
Tivoli Workload Scheduler Administration and Scheduling
        Continue support and administration of Maestro/Tivoli Workload Scheduler (TWS) through corporation transition.
        Research and planning for decommissioning of applications.
        Training transition employees for Maestro/Tivoli Workload Scheduler
        Continuation of duties as indicated below.

2003 - 2005                Largo Data Center Maestro/TWS, Eckerd Corporation
Tivoli Workload Scheduler Administration and Scheduling
        Administration and support of Maestro/Tivoli Workload Scheduler (TWS) on Windows, AIX, and HP UNIX.
        Utilized PowerTerm, Terminal Services, Timbuktu Remote Access, Rational ClearQuest, Peregrine Service Center, Framework, custom batch and
shell scripting, Microsoft Office Suite and OpenView.
        24X7 on call Maestro/Tivoli Workload Scheduler (TWS) support.
        Tivoli Framework Administration and support
        Resolution of scheduling issues and conflicts.
        Administration of users and groups within Maestro/Tivoli Workload Scheduler (TWS) and Tivoli Framework.
        Administration of Framework.
        MVS Agent setup for Mainframe scheduling interface through Maestro/Tivoli Workload Scheduler (TWS)
        Installation and upgrading of Maestro/Tivoli Workload Scheduler (TWS) and Tivoli Framework on Windows and UNIX based servers.
        Worked closely with upper management including Vice Presidents to determine best practices and report overall activity.
        Worked closely with Data Center Operations to resolve any known issues and/or current issues with job errors and scheduling conflicts.
        Provided Data Center Operations team with documentation for new jobs and schedules create in database and error handling.
        Planning and implementation of Disaster Recovery plan including offsite backup and remote utilities.

2001-2003                Largo Data Center Production Control, Eckerd Corporation
Production Control Senior Analyst
        Support CA-Deliver/Express Delivery, OPC Scheduling, SAR, TSO.
        Utilized Tivoli, PowerTerm, Hummingbird, X-Term, Framework, MVS, Microsoft Office Suite, TSO, OPC, FTP, Batch Scripting and Terminal Services for
administrative and support purposes.
        Maintained production schedule, job and schedule setup.
        Resolution of JCL/distribution conflicts within OPC and Express Delivery.
        Researched and developed new methods of report delivery for company wide distribution within all regions of the organization
        Maintained distribution of data through various storage media and FTP methods with outside vendors and IRS.
        Maintained distribution of confidential reports within all regions and offices of the organization.
        CA-Deliver/Express Delivery security administration.
        Physical Inventory support through TSO and OPC scheduling.
        Worked closely with upper management and Vice Presidents to determine best practices and report overall activity.
        Worked closely with Data Center Operations to resolve any known issues and/or current issues JCL errors and scheduling conflicts.
        Provided Data Center Operations team with documentation for new jobs and schedules create in database and error handling.

2000-2001                Eckerd Technical Support, Eckerd Corporation
Level 2 Support Netscape Analyst
        Supported Netscape Browser/E-mail for the Windows UNIX platforms.
        Utilized PowerTerm, TSO, Tivoli, Timbuktu, Hummingbird, Microsoft Office Suite and custom scripts for supporting Netscape on both Windows and
UNIX platforms.
        Researched hardware compatibility issues with UNIX based Netscape Browser/E-mail application.
        Maintained test lab for emulation of store environment.
        Implementation of training course for support analysts involving all newly developed Netscape resolutions, as well as all newly deployed web
        Providing recommendations for advancements in productivity and operation of newly developed web applications within the company intranet.
        Consulted with project management on newly tested and deployed web applications for store operations.

1999-2000                Eckerd Resolution Center, Eckerd Corporation
IT Helpdesk Analyst
        Helpdesk support for IBM POS, NCR POS, IVR, Netscape e-mail, TAO e-mail, Lexmark Printers.
        Utilized PowerTerm, TSO, Tivoli, Timbuktu, Hummingbird, Microsoft Office Suite and custom scripts for supporting Netscape and TAO.
        Call center support for over 2400 locations ranging from stores to corporate offices.
        Research and development of new methods for automating various resolutions.  
        Training of analysts within resolution center in supporting Netscape, as well as periodically updating all analysts with newly developed resolutions
for known issues.

Working Status        U.S. Citizen

1998-2001                     Pasco Hernando Community College - New Port Richey, Florida
        A.S. Degree in Computer Science
        Graduated Phi Theta Kappa
        MCP certification

April 2008                   M/UX Advanced IT Training
        IBM Certified Deployment Professional (TWS 8.3)

                             Hebrew: Fluent  - Full knowledge
                             English: Fluent – Full knowledge
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