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Mark
MrMaJunior@aim.com
214-864-8656
2009 Farmhouse Way
Allen, TX 75013
MFT Architect / IBM Sterling
24 years experience W2
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Summary

  • Dependable Software Developer/Production Support with more than 30 years of experience on various platforms.
  • Highly self-motivated, energetic, team-player, dedicated to achieving high-quality results.
  • Proven high quality and commercial software development/support with a track record of dedication and commitment.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Programming Languages: C/C++, Java/JSP, Visual Basic/Visual Basic.NET, Informix 4GL, HTML/XML, ASP/ASP.NET, JavaScript, VBScript, PERL, CURL, Bourne/Korn Shell Script, TCL/EXPECT and WinRunner/QTP
  • Database Management: Informix, Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, Access, and MySQL
  • Operating Systems: UNIX, Linux, and Windows
  • Special Skills: Socket Programming, MFT, Sterling Integrator, RPC/DCE network protocol, TCP/IP, FTP/FTPS, SFTP, HTTP/HTTPS, NDM, SNA, PVCS/RCS/ CVS/ClearCase/Visual SourceSafe/SVN, Vantive, HP Quality Center, Rational Quality Manager(RQM)/Rational Team Concert(RTC), Visual Studio/Visual Studio.NET, Encryption/Security, FIPS-140, Cryptlib, Certicom toolkit, RSA Crypto-C, RSA SSL-C, key generation and key management, PGP, SharePoint, ServiceNow

Experience
MFT Architect
Insurance
Mar 2016 - Jun 2020
Boston, MA
  • Administered and maintained IBM Sterling File Gateway/Sterling Integrator, Sterling Control Center, Sterling External Authentication Server, Connect: Direct (CD), and Sterling Secure Proxy for John Hancock US/Canada environments.
  • Built-up a new MFT environment for Canada Manulife in IBM Soft Layer (cloud) from ground zero. Configured MFT infrastructure and deployed Sterling Commence MFT solution (SI, ICC, SSP, PS, SEAS, PGP) in a cluster environment.
  • Provided technical support for the Manulife Asian MFT environment.
  • Managed all key infrastructure for John Hancock/Manulife.
  • Managed all Firewall rules and LB (F5/NetScaler) configurations for the MFT environment for both US and Canada.
  • In charge of all PoC projects for MFT solutions.
  • Maintained and upgraded all MFT components from Sterling (SI 5.2.6.3_iFix10, ICC 6.1.2.1 iFix02, SSP 3.4.3.2 Build 341 and SEAS 2.4.3.0 build 99, CDW 4.7.0.3 build 20 & 6 build 6, PGP McAfee SDS E-Business Server v9.0.2036).
  • 24 by 7 production support for John Hancock/Manulife MFT environments.
  • Primary key player for all troubleshot in MFT environments.
  • Migrated current US MFT environment from on-premise to Microsoft Azure.
MS Azure Technical Support Sterling Production Support Netscaler MFT
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MFT Solutions Architect
Banking/Financial
Sep 2013 - Feb 2016
Lockport, NY
  • Administered and maintained IBM Sterling File Gateway/Sterling Integrator, Sterling Control Center, Sterling External Authentication Server, Connect: Direct (CD), and Sterling Secure Proxy.
  • Configured and provisioned partners in Sterling Integrator and File Gateway. Analyzed and provided solutions for optimal file transfer configuration based on application requirements adhering to policies and security standards.
  • Coordinated with external and internal teams during testing and deployment of file transfer configuration. Created custom business processes and channel templates to meet specific application needs for file transfer. Worked together with external and internal partners during the on-boarding of an application for file transfer. Troubleshoot file transfer issues in coordination with other support teams in a timely and efficient manner. Provided regular status updates to all the parties involved in file transfer.
  • Provided periodic after business hour on-call support to ensure Sterling products availability and resolved transfer issues using Control Center.
  • Supported the MFT product suites for platform and product upgrades, patches, and fix packs.
Database Upgrades Solutions Architecture MFT Sterling MS Visio
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IBM Sterling/MFT Consultant
Information Technology
Jul 2013 - Aug 2013
Novi, MI
  • Smart Connectivity Solutions for Secure commerce, deploy, configure, and test Sterling Secure Proxy (SSP) and Connect: Direct (CD) in Development, Test, Production and Disaster Recovery environments with an external trading partner.
Sterling Disaster Recovery MFT
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Staff Software Engineer (Quality Assurance)
Information Technology
Jul 2005 - Jul 2013
Irving, TX
  • Deployed, configured, tested, and debugged moderately complex file-based integration middleware CONNECT Family Products (Managed File Transfer) for E-Business communication Infrastructure on various UNIX and Windows systems in a TCP/IP environment.
  • Connect: Direct Mass Deployment Fixpack testing with Sterling Control Center, Tivoli Server Tivoli Endpoint Manager, and Tivoli Console.
  • High-Volume and High-Performance Testing with Sterling Control Center (SCC) 5.4, using an automatic script to deploy, configure, start, stop, upgrade over 1000 Connect Direct nodes in UNIX, Windows, and OS 390 platforms. Wrote Java API code to test SCC CCAPI/CCNCAPI interface with remote configuration management.
  • Integrated Sterling Integrator (SI 5.2.3)/Sterling File Gateway (SFG2.2.3) with IBM WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition (MQFTE).
  • Designed, deployed, coded, configured, and tested Sterling Secure Proxy (SSP), demilitarized zone (DMZ) based application proxy that protects the file transfers from the public Internet by enforcing tight controls that included trading-partner authorization, multi-factor authentication, and session break all before the transfer every enters the trusted zone using JAVA, Jetty, Certicom toolkit, and CVS.
  • Designed and coded FIPS-140 compliant Secure+ module for CD: UNIX in Solaris, AIX, HPUX, and Linux using Certicom's Security Builder and RSA Crypto-C/SSL-C Toolkit.
  • Designed and coded the Asset Protection module for CD: UNIX using Certcom's AP toolkit to limit one running instance per license file.
  • Enhancement for command manager (CMGR) in CD: UNIX to allow a user to send spccli command through JAI to Connect: Direct UNIX to manage secure+ configuration.
  • Enhancement for process manager (PMGR) in CD: UNIX to provide the ability to use alternate communication path used for outbound process.
  • Updated ZLIB and JRE to the latest versions on all platforms.
  • Deployed, tested, and troubleshoots newly developed and redesigned Company B2B Software Solutions (Connect: Direct 4.1.00, Sterling Control Center 5.4, Sterling Secure Proxy 2.0.02/2.1.00/3.0.00), Sterling External Authority Server, Sterling File Agent. Sterling CertWizard, Sterling Connect: Enterprise and Sterling File Gateway/Sterling Integrator.
  • Created, maintained, implemented test plans and test cases (HP Quality Center, Rational Quality Manager/Rational Team Concert, PERL, CURL, TCL/EXPECT, and WinRunner/QTP). Documented and summarized test results and reports findings.
  • Participated in defining scope and objectives for complex quality testing projects.
  • Troubleshoot and resolved or recommended solutions to a diverse range of complex software testing problems.
AIX HP QC IBM WebSphere IBM Websphere MQ Java Linux Perl Software Engineer Solaris Sterling TCP/IP UNIX Windows Tivoli Test Planning TCL Software Testing Multi-factor Authentication Middleware Configuration Management
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Analyst - Consultant
Professional/Consulting Services
Oct 2004 - Jun 2005
Dallas, TX
  • Utilized a thorough knowledge of programming and server software operations to develop custom programs written in languages such as C/C++, Java, HTML/XML, JavaScript, CGI, PERL, ASP/ASP.NET, Visual Basic/Visual Basic.NET, Excel, Crystal Report, DTS with SQL 2000, Access, Informix, and Oracle database.

Lexmark International Corporation, Lexington, KY - Senior Firmware/Software Engineer

  • Developed firmware cryptographic application (SHA-1, RSA, AES, DSA, FIPS-140, and Cryptlib) in C/C++ and UML (Rational Rose) on Linux (PowerPC, ARM, and MIPS), cryptographic printing server, authentication server, LPC manager in C/C++, Java, XML on Windows and UNIX and integrated Lexmark PrintCryption Server with OM PLUS by adding front and back-end services to OM Plus.

UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, TX - Senior Software Engineer

  • Designed and coded Sepsis Burn Injury Project System using ASP and SQL Server and made the business application web more accessible.
Crystal Reports Java Microsoft Excel SQL Visual Basic.NET SQL 2000 Perl JavaScript HTML Data Analysis C++ C ASP.NET Oracle Linux SQL Server UML Software Engineer Windows UNIX RSA
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Senior Software Engineer
Information Technology
Dec 2002 - Aug 2004
Irving, TX
  • Designed, coded, and debugged web-enable and telephone-based customer care and acquisition application using HTML, JavaScript, PERL, C/C++, Pro C, Java, Informix 4GL, UNIX Shell Script, ASP/ASP.NET, DTS, with Informix and SQL 2000.
ASP.NET C C++ HTML Java JavaScript Perl Shell Scripts Software Engineer SQL UNIX SQL 2000
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Senior Software Engineer
Information Technology
May 2001 - Nov 2001
Irving, TX
  • Designed, coded, and debugged moderately complex file-based integration middleware (CONNECT: Direct) for E-Business communication Infrastructure using C/C++, Socket, RPC, and shell scripts on various UNIX systems in TCP/IP environment.
C C++ Shell Scripts Software Engineer TCP/IP UNIX Middleware
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Senior Software Engineer
Manufacturing
Aug 2000 - May 2001
Allen, TX
  • Designed and implemented the SEMI Standards (SECS I/SECS II) for Polaris 3500 Microlithography Cluster using C/C++ and shell scripts on UNIX system.
C C++ Shell Scripts Software Engineer UNIX
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Senior Software Engineer
Information Technology
May 1995 - Aug 2000
Huntsville, AL
  • Designed, coded, and maintained library information automation system in client/server architecture using C/C++, PERL, HTML, and shell scripts on UNIX systems (Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Linux) and NT system with Oracle (OCI) and Informix (ISAM) environment.
AIX C C++ HTML Linux Oracle Perl Shell Scripts Software Engineer Solaris UNIX
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Education
Master's in System Analysis
Miami University
Skills
Software Engineer
2013
16
UNIX
2013
16
Perl
2013
15
Sterling
2020
14
AIX
2013
13
Linux
2013
13
Solaris
2013
13
Java
2013
10
C
2005
8
C++
2005
8
Configuration Management
2013
8
HP QC
2013
8
IBM WebSphere
2013
8
IBM Websphere MQ
2013
8
Middleware
2013
8
Multi-factor Authentication
2013
8
Shell Scripts
2004
8
Software Testing
2013
8
TCL
2013
8
TCP/IP
2013
8
Test Planning
2013
8
Tivoli
2013
8
Windows
2013
8
HTML
2005
7
MFT
2020
6
Oracle
2005
5
MS Azure
2020
4
Netscaler
2020
4
Production Support
2020
4
Technical Support
2020
4
ASP.NET
2005
2
Database Upgrades
2016
2
JavaScript
2005
2
MS Visio
2016
2
Solutions Architecture
2016
2
SQL
2005
2
SQL 2000
2005
2
Electrical Engineering
1995
1
ARM
2004
1
ClearCase
0
1
Crystal Reports
2005
1
Data Analysis
2005
1
Database Management
0
1
DB2
0
1
Disaster Recovery
2013
1
Firmware
2004
1
HTTP
0
1
JSP
0
1
Korn Shell
0
1
Microsoft Excel
2005
1
MS SharePoint
0
1
MySQL
0
1
Network Protocols
0
1
RSA
2005
1
ServiceNow
0
1
SQL Server
2005
1
UML
2005
1
VBScript
0
1
Visual Basic.NET
2005
1
Visual Studio
0
1
XML
2004
1