Prashant Kumar

Infrastructure Architecture | pkc@prashantkc.com

ABOUT

Experience and highly organised Architect, with proven efficiency in Project man- agement in infrastructure Architecture. Performing critical analyse of application design requirement and specifications.

I have a thorough working knowledge of and practical experience with middleware cloud architectures and their supporting infrastructures, as well as a good under- standing of cloud and DevOps models and technologies

Proven versatility across multiple technologies, applications, and industries with the ability to design, estimate, propose, build, and document enterprise class architec- ture solutions and systems based on SOA technology offerings in complex envi- ronments (Highly Available and Clustered). Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills, conducive to team develop- ment, work under own initiative. Ability to prioritise tasks and work concurrently on multiple tasks.

Profound knowledge of architectural tools and technical applications with proven quality assurance, risk management and change management expertise.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Engineering
Electronics and Telecommunication
4 Years Course

GRADUATING IN JUNE 2008
SCHOLARSHIPS

SSC & HSC
C.B.S.E
12 Years Course

2002-2004



WORK

Infrastructure Architecture
Consultant

• Worked on Middleware High Level Designs for Solution Designs & Help maintaining the product roadmap for Middleware.
• Responsible for support of Application Development’s Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) initiatives by developing, implementing, and overseeing the organisation’s approach to service development, management and monitoring.
• Worked with customer engineering, development, and operations teams by aligning their requirements and use cases to the functional capabilities of existing solutions.
• Ensure that solutions conform to policies and standards and integrate with other parts of the IT infrastructure.
• Also, serve as a advocate within organisation, architecting the right solutions and ensuring they are implemented and supported in an innovative and reliable way.
• Worked with development teams to streamline their software development processes through the appropriate application and utilization of SOA techniques and services while improving performance and quality.
• Communicate effectively with Infrastructure and Networks stakeholders in other parts of the business and externally.
• Experience with agile development methods.

AUGUST 2015 - CURRENT

Middleware Administrator
Associate Operation Manager

• Providing 24*7 Production Support from Offshore. Responsible for supporting various applications of Lloyds Banking Group which are running on WebSphere Application Server and WebLogic Application Server.
• Supporting WebSphere Application Server, IBM Http Server, Weblogic, IBM Portal, WebSphere MQ.(MQ in non-Production environment).
• Assisting developers/application owners with problem resolution as necessary.
• Involved in bridge calls with other team leads and developers for resolving the high priority issues for high availability production systems and also supported deployment into Pre-production and Production Environments (manual & thought deployment tool).

SEPT 2013 - AUG 2015

Senior Subject Matter Expert
Middleware & Automation

• To install & manage cluster environment for all applications and provide support for them.
• Deploy enterprise application through console and scripts, for all the applications in WebSphere, WebLogic and WebFocus servers. This also includes, making all necessary changes in script for upgraded environment.
• Configuring of JDBC Providers, Data Source, Virtual Hosting. Global Security, LDAP at preferred scope and created users roles.
• Automate new changes in environment for time utilisation by create JYTHON scripting for starting, stopping servers, installing application, creating custom properties, JVM changes, synchronising of nodes etc. Involved in troubleshooting and resolving problems encountered and Documentation of all procedures and any other important issue.
• Work with scripting languages for WSADMIN like JYTHON and SHELL.

SEPT 2011 - SEPT 2013

Specilized Senior Infrastructure
IBM WebSphere Products

• Responsible for WebSphere application server admin as well as IBM HTTP Server Administration on Linux, AIX, Solaris.
• Involved in IBM WebSphere Application server V6.1 installation, configura- tion and management. Worked on horizontal clustering and vertical clus- tering for Work Load Management (WLM) and Fail over.
• Having good knowledge at configuration of WAS V6.0/v6.1 including pro- files management.
• Analysed native log files using the Log Analyzer and diagnosed applica- tion server problems and interacting with IBM support (PMR services) to solve problems.
• Monitored Applications, Generated thread dumps / Heap dumps to check for system objects using IBM Thread/Heap analyzer.
• Involved in troubleshooting and resolving problems encountered and Doc- umentation of all procedures and any other important issue.

JUNE 2008 - SEPT 2011



CERTIFICATES

ITIL v3
Foundation

NOVEMBER 2013

IBM Certified System Administrator
• WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment V8.5.5 and Liberty Profile
• WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment V8.0
• WebSphere Application Server, ND v6.1

2013

IBM Certified System Administrator
AIX

2013

Business English Certificate from University of Cambridge.
Primilary

2013


SKILLS

Infrastructure Design & Analysis


Cloud Infrastructure Design & DevOps


Infrastruture Security


WAS, JBoss, Weblogic & Tomcat


F5, ESB & Xml Gateway


WebSEAL & CA Siteminder



SKILLS

Project management in infrastructure Architecture. Performing critical analyse of application design requirement and specifications.

Infrastructure Design & Analysis

working knowledge of and practical experience with middleware cloud architectures and their supporting infrastructures, as well as a good understanding of cloud and DevOps models and technologies.

Cloud Infrastructure Design

Skills in defining KPIs & SLAs for the network/server department, operations management and project management for the network/server domain.

Middleware Technologies

5+ years of experience in installation, configuration & operation support in production and non-prod, including performance analysis.

WAS, JBoss, Weblogic & Tomcat

working knowledge of and practical experience with middleware cloud architectures and their supporting infrastructures, as well as a good understanding of cloud and DevOps models and technologies.

F5, ESB & Xml Gateway

working knowledge of and practical experience with middleware cloud architectures and their supporting infrastructures, as well as a good understanding of cloud and DevOps models and technologies.

WebSEAL & CA Siteminder

working knowledge of and practical experience with middleware cloud architectures and their supporting infrastructures, as well as a good understanding of cloud and DevOps models and technologies.

Apache, IHS, LDAP, Edge Server

Skills in defining KPIs & SLAs for the network/server department, operations management and project management for the network/server domain.

Enterprise Security

Expertise in analysis of Security application design requirement & specifications.

Security Application

Expertise in SSL for configuration & analysis of application design requirement & specifications.

SSL (software & hardware)

EXPERT


CONTACT

Email
pkc@prashantkc.com

Adress
Pune, M.H.
INDIA.

Phone
+91 992-100-1472

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