Architect and Administrator with comphehensive knowledge and hands on experience on many Middleware, Application and Database software technologies. Ability to independently architect, implement and administer complex software systems. Technically savvy and adept at understanding and solving complex technical problems.
Microsoft IIS Administration
Websphere IIB Administration
Excellent problem-solving abilities
Windows and Linux
Oracle SOA suite
Oracle identity Management
Oracle Database administration
Oracle Data warehouse
03/2011 to Current
Senior Middleware AdministratorGiant Eagle Inc – Pittsburgh, PA
Developed and implemented complex IIS web farms serving many internal and external web sites and services.
Implemented Computer Associates API Gateway (formerly Layer7) as 2 node cluster in DMZ. It provides api gateway to several critical services used by external websites and mobile applications. It provides OAuth security for the service calls. Internally it uses mysql database for configuration and token repository and uses mysql replication between clusters for providing high availability.
Implemented Overture Ecommerce platform. Worked with the vendor Orchestra from Canada. The architecture involves 3 node SOLR cluster, 3 node Microsoft Appfabric cluster, four node IIS farm for Overture sites and services and 3 node IIS farm for external internet site. It uses Sitecore as content management system.
Administration of Apache Reverse proxy servers as a 4 node cluster on 2 servers in DMZ.
Implemented Fusion search solution by Lucidworks Inc. The architectye I implemented includes 4 node Fusion cluster, 5 node zookeeper cluster for fusion, and external 4 node SOR cluster with collocated zookeeper. The architecture provides fast search capabilities for many critical applications - such as product look ups, customer data look up.
Implementation and administration of Microsoft Biztalk cluster of 8 servers - 4 active and 4 passive. The environment is used for many integration processes.
Implementation and administration of IBM Web Sphere WAS/MQ/IIB 2 node cluster. It is used for processing of transactions from store POS.
Administration of Apache tomcat and jboss environment.
Implementation and administration of Redhat Identity Management System.
I am responsible for administration of Oracle middleware environments - Weblogic, Oracle SOA suite, Oracle Service Bus, Oracle BI, Oracle Identity Management system on Linux servers.
01/2003 to 03/2006
Technical Solutions Architect Giant Eagle Inc – Pittsburgh, PA
I architected and administered Oracle middleware environments - Weblogic, Oracle SOA/OSB, Oracle BI, Oracle Identity Management and Oracle Collaboration Suite (10.1.2) on Linux servers.
I architected and administered IBM WAS/MQ environment.
03/1998 to 03/2006
Senior DBA Giant Eagle Inc – Pittsburgh, PA
Lead Oracle DBA for the team and I was the go to person consulted on many issues.
I helped tune some processes dramatically from hours to minutes.
Lead DBA for Blue martini software, Peoplesoft HR and Finance Databases.
I have attended Peoplesoft tools and upgrade classes.
I worked as the primary DBA for Data Warehouse.
I have worked with our UNIX support team and EMC for i/o related issues.
I have completed the Disaster Recovery testing at IBM site in New Jersey.
I have also supported the database for many other applications - Harvest, Stat, Spaceman, AMP, Telalert.
I have attended 5 day course SQL Server administration but worked as secondary support for SQL server databases.
I have worked closely with Oracle Sales and support personnel and am involved in Licensing negotiations and worked with Oracle Ace teams.
I was responsible for Database Installation/Upgrades, Physical Design, Backup & Recovery, Tuning, PL*SQL procedures, Database integrity, Database audits and Database Security.
I have worked on diverse UNIX environments - (IBM AIX, SUN Solaris, and Redhat Linux) as well as Oracle databases on Windows platform.
I have used many tools Veritas NetBackup, Precise Insight, Oracle OEM, Oracle Designer/developer, Erwin etc.
I have set up master to master replication using Oracle advanced replication in the Data Warehouse environment.
06/1995 to 02/1998
Senior Programmer AnalystGiant Eagle Inc – Pittsburgh, PA
Developed intranet applications using Active Server Pages and oracle pl/sql.
Designed and developed many.
application systems in Datawarehouse, Customer Card system using UNIX / C / ORACLE / PL*SQL .
03/1992 to 05/1995
ProgrammerGiant Eagle Inc – Pittsburgh, PA
Development of Retail Pricing System using DB2/CICS/CSP.
Development of Customer Card system using UNIX / C / ORACLE / PL*SQL.
07/1991 to 02/1992
Programmer Sears Merchandise – Chicago, IL
Developed Expedited Merchandise Tracking System - DB2/CICS.
Professional : WEB DEVELOPMENT - AT LEARNING TREE INTERNATIONAL. WASHINGTON DC : ADVANCED ORACLE TUNING - AT LEARNING TREE INTERNATIONAL. WASHINGTON DC : DATABASE MARKETING CONFERENCE ORLANDO FL : DATABASE MARKETING CONFERENCE ORLANDO FL : ORACLE OPEN WORLD CONFERENCE SAN FRANSISCO CA : ORACLE COURSES ON TUNING : ORACLE COURSES ON NETWORKING : COURSE ON ORACLE DESIGNER/DEVELOPER/FORMS : PEOPLESOFT PEOPLETOOLS1 AT IRVINE,CA : PEOPLESOFT UPGRADE WASHINGTON, DC : IOUG CONFERENCE SAN DIEGO CA : IOUG CONFERENCE TORONTO CANADA : ORACLE COURSE ON IDENTITY MANAGEMENT DALLAS TX : ORACLE OPEN WORLD CONFERENCE SAN FRANSISCO CA : ORACLE APPLICATION SERVER ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON DC : ORACLE OPEN WORLD SAN FRANSISCO CA : ORACLE IDENTITY MANAGEMENT DALLAS TX : WEBLOGIC ADMINISTRATION ATLANTA GA : PROJECT MANAGEMENT COURSE ONSITE CONDUCTED BY CONSULTUSA. : LEADERSHIP COURSE ONSITE CONDUCTED BY CONSULTUSA. : SITECORE ADMINISTRATION ATLANTA GA :
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