1125 Route 22 West, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Phone (908) 429-8008 Ext 313, Fax (908) 429-8005
Contact: Nilesh Adani
SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE:
Ø Over Eight years of focused IT experience in Unix Systems Administration.
Ø Expert in Sun Solaris, IBM AIX, Linux, HP-UX, Websphere Administration and Perl/Shell
Ø Three Years of experience in Websphere Administration.
Ø Sun Certified Systems Administrator.
Ø Experience in Installation, deployment & configuration of Websphere 3.5.6/4.0/5.0 based applications.
Ø Configured and maintained Iplanet, Sun ONE and IBM HTTP Web servers.
Ø Proficient in Veritas Volume Manager, Veritas Cluster Server, Veritas Netbackup, Legato
Networker, BIND and Sendmail.
Ø Experience in Shell Scripting and Perl.
Ø Experience in NIS, NIS+, NFS, LDAP and DNS.
Ø Configured and maintained Netscape Iplanet and Apache web servers.
Ø Proficient in the building of the Hitachi Storage Area Network (SAN).
Ø Experience in Shell Scripts.
Ø Experience in implementing and managing Checkpoint Firewall – 1 Ver 4.0 for Network Security.
Ø Installed and configured SGI Indy series workstations.
Ø Installed & configured SGI O2 workstations.
O/S: Solaris 8/7/2.6/2.5.1, Sun OS 4.1.3, AIX 4.3/4.2, HP-UX 11.0/10.20, IRIX 6.5/6.3,
Red Hat Linux 6.0/7.2, Windows NT 4.0, 2000, 98, Novell Netware 4.x
Hardware: Sun E6500, E4500, E3500, V480, E420R, Ultra 5, 2, 1, Sparc 20/10, IBM RS/6000, HP
9000, Network Appliance Filers F760, Auspex, EMC Symmetrix, Sun StorEdge A1000,
D1000, MTI Storage Arrays, SGI Indy, O2, Intel Pentiums, Dell, Compaq, Hitachi SAN
Languages: Shell Programming, Perl 5, Sed & Awk, PL/SQL, C, C++, Java, J2EE, XML, CGI,
Java Script, HTML
Database: Oracle 7/8i, DB2 7.1, Informix 7
Network: Ethernet, FDDI, ISDN, Cisco 4000, 3600, 2511 Routers, Access Servers, Cisco 11.x/10.x,
IOS, 3COM, TCP/IP, LAN, WAN, SNA, NTP, LDAP and SNMP
Software: Veritas Volume Manager 3.0.3/2.5, Veritas Cluster Server 1.3, Veritas Netbackup 3.2,
LSF, TSM 4.1, Tivoli Enterprise Manager (TEM), Apache 1.3, Websphere 3.5.6/4.0/5.0,
IIS 4.0, IHS 1.3.19, Checkpoint Firewall – I, iPlanet 4.1, MQ Series 5.1/5.2, NES 3.63,
Clearcase 3.2.1, Online Disk Suite 3.0, Remedy ARS, Legato Networker 4.1.3, BIND 4/8,
Sendmail 8.11, Exceed, Power Broker
Sep 2002 to Present American Express/IBM Global Services, Phoenix, AZ
Ø Administered Websphere 3.5.6/4.0.4/5.0 based applications for American Express Financial Advisors.
Ø Created and administered applications in a Websphere Multi Domain shared environment.
Ø Created and setup Virtual Hosts, Data sources and Single Sign On for applications.
Ø Created and setup Web server instances on IBM HTTP and Iplanet Servers.
Ø Installed and configured SSL Certs, SSO Web Agents on the Web server instances for applications.
Ø Experience with XMLConfig, adminclient, AAT, Ant and other tools used in deployment.
Ø Experience with setting up JDBC, JMS, and JNDI name services and binding deployment descriptors.
Ø Created JDBC Datasources for DB2 and Oracle to access Application Databases.
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Ø Administered Websphere Repository and Persistence Session databases for Websphere configuration.
Ø Monitored performance of applications with Resource Analyzer, OptimizeIt to identify memory leaks.
Ø Worked with Capacity Planning, Network Engineering and Database teams as per application
requirements and to open network ports through firewalls in QA and Production environments.
Ø Configured HTTP, OSE Websphere Plug-ins for Web Server to Application Server communication.
Ø Configured MQ Series 5.2 for application messaging for different platforms.
Ø Implemented Websphere clustering and Horizontal scaling.
Ø Assisted developers with deployment issues and troubleshooted Websphere problems.
Ø Involved in Regression and Stress testing of applications.
Ø Administered Content Smart Switches and Local Directors for Load balancing.
Environment: Sun E420, E4500, V-480, Solaris 9, 8, 7, 2.6, AIX 5.1, RS/6000, 43P, MQ Series 5.2,
Websphere 3.5.6/4.0.4/5.0, DB2 V 7.2, Siteminder 4.11/5.5, Sun One 5.1 Directory
Server, DCE/DFS 3.1, XMLConfig.sh, Windows 2000, XP, Lotus Notes 6,
Netscape Enterprise Server 3.63, Iplanet 4.1, IHS 1.3.19
Mar 2002 to Sep 2002 SS8 Networks, Shelton, CT
Ø Installed and setup Solaris 8 and 2.6 on Sun E 450, Ultra 10 and 5 machines.
Ø Worked on WebSphere components such as Work Load Management (WLM), Servlet Engine,
Session Manager, Admin Client and Http-Web Admin tool (thin client).
Ø Developed WebSphere Control Program (WSCP) scripts and shell scripts to automate the
maintenance process of the WebSphere and recovered the backed up WebSphere configuration using
Ø Created, tested & deployed J2EE applications on Websphere Application Server using WSAD tools.
Ø Administration of applications, Application performance monitoring, starting and stopping the
application server, Installed plugins for IBM HTTP and IPlanet Webservers.
Ø Involved in deploying the EAR files and scripting automated deployment of the applications.
Ø Used IBM Edge Server and Network Dispatchers for load balancing.
Ø Configured Workload Management (WLM) using models and clones.
Ø Configured the web server interfaces, session management, virtual hosts and transports for WebSphere.
Ø Configured WebSphere resources like JDBC providers, JDBC data sources, Connection pooling, and
Java Mail sessions.
Ø Implemented creation of Server groups and clusters in Websphere Application server.
Ø Installed and configured MQSeries on Solaris.
Ø Involved in troubleshooting and Performance tuning using Resource analyzer and Log analyzer.
Ø Configured application servers and user machines as NIS+ clients.
Ø Setup NFS file systems and shared them to clients.
Ø Managed DNS and configured clients for name resolution.
Ø Setup Network Patch Panels and configured VLANs on Cisco 3600.
Ø Setup Network wide subnet masking and routing.
Environment: IBM WebSphere Application Server 3.5, 4.0, Sun E4500, E450, Ultra 10,
Solaris 8, 2.6, IBM RS/6000 E30
Feb 2000 to Jan ‘02 Motorola, Arlington Hts, IL
The Network Solutions Sector comprised of a large-scale heterogeneous systems environment in a 7/24/365
production Data center environment, consisting of various application, login, web and build pools of servers
implemented with load balancing solutions.
Ø Implemented the functional areas for several product groups on Sun Enterprise servers and setup NFS
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Ø Installed Solaris 2.6, 7, 8 on servers using the Custom Jumpstart installation.
Ø Configured and built the Login, Application and Build class Sun Enterprise series servers.
Ø Managed NIS, NIS+, LDAP and DNS naming services.
Ø Installed Veritas Volume Manager 3.0.3 and created mirrored and striped volumes and file systems.
Ø Assisted in the building and migration functional areas onto the Hitachi 7700E SAN.
Ø Implemented change control management with RCS.
Ø Implemented Load balancing (LSF 3.2) solutions on the Build and Application servers.
Ø Created Volumes and maintained functional areas on NetApp F760 filers and exported them via NFS.
Ø Installed and Maintained Websphere 4.0 Application server for web applications development.
Ø Configured and maintained Netscape Iplanet 4.1 and Apache 1.3 web servers.
Ø Worked closely with Network and other teams for daily activities i.e. system/network changes for all
Sun and IBM systems.
Ø Developed Shell and Perl scripts for launching applications to run remotely on Application servers.
Ø Developed in Perl, sysmon a program to monitor and notify the status of servers.
Ø Performed Hardware and software O/s upgrades from Solaris 2.6 to 7 and 8.
Ø Involved in migration of data and applications from legacy Sun OS 4.1.3 environment to Solaris 2.6.
Ø Involved in performance analysis and tuning of applications and servers.
Ø Maintained and monitored the business applications CICLOPS, FourGen etc
Ø Setup Veritas Netbackup 3.2 for Network backup/restore/archiving of data on clients.
Ø Managed A1000 and A5200 storage arrays with Veritas Volume Manager.
Ø Configured CDE and various other Window managers such as MWM, FVWM.
Ø Applied O/s Patches and fixed Clearcase 4.1 build problems.
Ø Administered mail, print queues and troubleshooted e-mail, printer problems.
Ø Resolved DHCP, NCD XTerminal and other Network related issues in liaison with ING.
Ø Manager FlexLM license server for managing licenses.
Ø Provided 24x7 On-call pager support.
Ø Maintained Oracle Databases for test, development and production environments.
Environment: Sun E6500, E4500, E3500, E420R, Ultra 5, 2, Sparc 20/10, MTI Storage Arrays,
Appliance Filers F760, Solaris 8, 7, 2.6, 2.5.1, Sun OS 4.1.3, HP-UX 11.0, 10.20, IRIX
AIX 4.3, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, LSF 3.2, Veritas Volume Manger 3.0.3, A1000
& D1000 Arrays, Online Disk Suite 3.0, Veritas Cluster Server 2.0, Veritas Netbackup 3.2,
Oracle 7.3, 8i, Apache1.3, Netscape Iplanet 4.1, Weblogic 5.1, Clearcase 3.2.1, FlexLM,
Websphere 4.0, Exceed, Power Broker, Hitachi SAN
Jun ‘99 to Dec’99 Dow Jones & Company, Princeton, NJ
Global News Management System (GNMS) is a Networked System used to move and copy information for
the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), Barrons and other Dow Jones publications and information services from
Dow Jones Enterprise sites spread across Asia, Europe and North America.
Ø Worked in the Data center installing and configuring servers.
Ø Provided Level 2 support for System Integration and application flow in a production environment.
Ø Configured Tivoli Enterprise Management platform for providing centralized system management.
Ø Monitored the remote server nodes using Tivoli Enterprise Console for application, software and
Ø Configured Veritas High Availability (HA) for monitoring applications to ensure high availability and
for automatic failover capability.
Ø Installed and setup 2-Node Clusters with Veritas Cluster Server 1.1 and Dual host shared storage with
Ø Added and removed remote site nodes in Tivoli Software distribution.
Ø Performed Fail-over of the remote site servers regularly.
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Ø Created Volumes and File Systems with different layouts (Striping, Mirroring, RAID-5) on Sparc
Storage Arrays SSA 100 with Veritas Volume Manager 2.5.
Ø Managed Backup and of data on ADIC Fastor and 218 tape libraries with Legato Networker 4.1.3.
Ø Worked with Helpdesk and Site techs in resolving critical issues, which were addressed in 15-30minute
Ø Installed the recommended Y2K patches on Solaris 2.5.1 machines.
Ø Managed DNS and sendmail servers across the enterprise.
Ø Wrote Korn Shell scripts for the User account Management across the enterprise.
Ø Wrote documentation for daily routine procedures for site techs and help desk staff.
Ø Involved in troubleshooting and fixing System, Network and User problems.
Ø Involved in monitoring performance and tuning on application servers.
Ø Documented daily operating system procedures.
Ø Maintained Dow Jones News wires on NewsEdge application servers.
Environment: E6500, Sun Ultra 2, SPARC Storage Arrays SSA100, Solaris 2.6, 2.5.1, Veritas Volume
Manager 2.5, Veritas High Availability 2.1, Veritas Cluster Server, Windows NT 4.0/
95/98, TCP/IP, ADIC Fastor, Tivoli Enterprise Manager TME 10, Tivoli Enterprise
Console 3.6(T/EC), Sendmail 8.x, Legato Networker 4.1.3, NewsEdge
Feb ‘99 to May ‘99 AT&T, Lincroft, NJ
The Operations, Administration and Management (OA&M) project is intended to centralize the
documentation of all AT&T Labs packages and tools developed to allow systems deployment in a fast,
standardized and safe manner. These packages and tools covered functions like Startup/Shutdown,
Application status, High Availability, Server & Disk configuration, Backup/Recovery, DNS administration,
User administration, Log file management, System/OS status and monitoring, Security etc.
Ø Created and Managed DNS maps.
Ø Wrote Korn and Bourne Shell scripts for High Availability.
Ø Installed, configured and built Sun Netra T1125s with Solaris 2.6.
Ø Installed essential and recommended Y2K patches.
Ø Interacted and advised Software Developers on various technical issues.
Ø Installed and configured SATAN, COPS, Tripwire, SSH and other Security tools.
Environment: SUN Netra T1125, A1000 & D1000 Disk Arrays, Solaris 2.6, SCO 5.0.5, TCP/IP
Jan ‘96 to Jan ‘99 Education & Research Network (ERNET)
ERNET, an ISP interconnecting all the Educational and Government Organizations across the Country,
providing a range of Internet services. ERNET is an independent autonomous organization under
Department of Electronics (DOE).
Ø Installed and configured Solaris 2.6, 2.5 operating systems.
Ø Installed and configured various GNU tools and utilities.
Ø Upgraded and patched Solaris O/s on Sun Ultra series servers.
Ø Configured the SMTP based E-mail delivery system based on MTA Sendmail Version 8.9.0.
Ø Configured Network services like DNS, POP3, IMAP, TACACS+, and UUCP etc.
Ø Installed GNU C, C++ compilers and JDK 1.x and provided technical assistance.
Ø Configured DNS services and setup primary and secondary servers for the sub-domains.
Ø Installed and configured SGI Indy series workstations.
Ø Installed and configured the Apache1.1 Web servers and setup firewall filtering with Squid proxy
Ø Installed and configured Wu-Ftpd anonymous FTP server.
Ø Developed C programs for syslog Log file management and web log analysis.
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Ø Used SNMP based ‘netmon’ program for WAN link Network Monitoring.
Ø Wrote shell scripts to automate administrative procedures.
Ø Configured NFS and POP3 Network servers.
Ø Configured SAF service on the Sun Ultra servers to provide support for UUCP.
Ø Installed a host system security strategy based on TCP Wrappers.
Ø Installed and configured Cisco 4000 Router for LAN & WAN connections, configured routing tables for
data forwarding, Used Access Control lists and implemented firewalls with port filtering.
Ø Installed and configured Cisco 2511 Access server for Remote Node services.
Ø Configured V.32bis and V.34 Modems for UUCP, Dial-up and ISDN Internet connections.
Ø Configured protocols X.25, SLIP, PPP and SNMP.
Ø Involved in the LAN and WAN Network design and installation for customer organizations.
Ø Documented and trained users and staff.
Ø Involved in troubleshooting and fixing campus network problems.
Ø Knowledge of routing protocols IGRP, OSPF, RIP, and BGP.
Environment: SUN Ultra1, Sparc 20/10, Solaris 2.6/2.5.1/2.3, Sun OS 4.0.3, IRIX 5.2, Windows 95,
Cisco 4000 Router, Cisco 2511, 500 Terminal Servers, Cisco 11.x, 10.x IOS, VSAT,
CSU/DSU, Apache1.1, JDK 1.x, IBM RS/6000, AIX 3.2, Digital DEC Alpha, OSF/1
BS in Electronics and Communications
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