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Rahul
rahul.r.choudhary@gmail.com
412-996-1827
1342 Starbright Crossing Dr
Columbus, OH 43240
WebSphere Portal Developer
15 years experience W2
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Summary

  • WebSphere Portal Professional with over 11 years of total IT experience in full life cycle development (portal/mobile/web service/database/java/UI) including requirement gathering, analysis, design, development, deployment, testing, documentation, review, implementation, support & maintenance of business applications in Distributed n-tier architecture environments.
  • Expertise in IBM WebSphere Portal Server product starting v5.1 through v8.5.
  • Extensive software development experience, along with on-site, offshore project co-ordination skills. (Working experience India, USA).
  • Experience in coordinating the work effort across multiple line of businesses.
  • Experience in traditional Waterfall and Agile software development methodologies and have worked extensively with Kanban and scrum methods.
  • Worked as Portal Architect for enterprise wide portal implementation.
  • Experience in defining document standards and best practices for project lifecycle.
  • Worked extensively in designing and developing Portlets, Portal Applications using JSR 286, JSR 168, PUMA and Personalization API.
  • Worked extensively in application development using Java/J2EE technologies.
  • Expertise in Web 2.0 and web-based GUI development using JSP, HTML, CSS, XML, JSTL, Custom tags, jQuery, DOJO, Java Script.
  • Experience in implementing cooperative portlets and impersonation feature.
  • Experience in implementing mobility using responsive web design for portal.
  • Expertise in the Administration of WebSphere Portal Server and WebSphere application server. Experience in portal administration using XMLAccess.
  • Experience in Themes and skins development using modular theme framework.
  • Worked on IBM Web Content management.
  • Knowledge of Web Services, WID, WebSphere ESB and WebSphere MQ.
  • Experience in integration of portal applications with middleware, external services.
  • Experience in building Quality Assurance processes for enterprise portal applications.
  • Worked on designing and developing enterprise applications and deploying the applications to IBM WebSphere Application server.
  • Competent in building high performance, scalable products in middleware technology.
  • Proficient in deployment and support activities for enterprise applications.
  • Experience in Service Management tools like ServiceNow, HP Service Manager.
  • Experience in infrastructure management activities. Worked extensively with infrastructure monitoring tools like Introscope Wily, Client Vantage.
  • Experience in portal migration process and applying portal fixpack to existing setup.
  • Proficient in SQL and PL/SQL. Extensively worked on Databases like Oracle, IBM DB2.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in managing big teams and oversee the development activities.
  • Wide experience in application development for Finance, Banking, Insurance, Manufacturing and Telecom domains.

Experience
Senior Portal Developer
Government
Dec 2016 - present
  • Design and develop application enhancements according to business needs.
  • Convert JSR 168 portlets to JSR 286 API based Portlets and troubleshoot all the technical issues during application upgrades
  • Develop the modular Themes and Skins for client branding standards.
  • Perform code migration to find portability from Portal 7.0.0.2 to WebSphere Portal 8.5
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Sr. Portal Developer
Healthcare
Feb 2016 - Dec 2016

B2B Dashboard Portal is the dashboard to track the claims and E&B transactions. Since Portal 7 is almost at its end of life cycle, B2B Dashboard is being migrated to WebSphere Portal 8.5 for better support from IBM.

Responsibilities

  • Design and develop the EFT application enhancements according to business needs.
  • Convert JSR 168 portlets to JSR 286 API based Portlets and troubleshoot all the technical issues during application upgrades
  • Develop the modular Themes and Skins for client branding standards.
  • Perform code migration to find portability from Portal 7.0.0.2 to WebSphere Portal 8.5
  • Coordinate the migration process with enterprise portal team.
  • Test enhanced portlets on new portal instances for smooth transition to portal 8.5

Environment

IBM WebSphere Portal Server 8.5 and 7.0.0.2, WAS 8.5/7, IBM RAD 9, Spring framework, Apache, Subversion, Hibernate, JSPs, Apache POI, jQuery Datatable plug-in, Java Script, CSS, jQuery 1.10, AIX, DB2, SQLServer, IBM Data Studio

SQL DB2 SQL Server Websphere Portal SVN Spring RAD JSP jQuery JavaScript IBM WebSphere Hibernate CSS Apache AIX Java J2EE IBM Data Studio Websphere Admin
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Lead Portal Developer
Information Technology
Nov 2011 - Jan 2016

PNC I&R Portal is the Portal Project for the bank advisors to get the holistic view of the clients under their book of business. Advisors can search/view the client from various source systems based on certain criteria. I&R portal uses personalization to serves the customers who belong to different line of business like investments, wealth, relationship managers, wealth planners, institutional, trust, operations and banking advisors.

Responsibilities

  • Requirements gathering and requirements analysis in association with business analysts to design and develop the applications according to clients' business.
  • Prepare technical design document to build efficient and reliable portlet application components involving database design and web services design involving WESB.
  • Lead and coordinate with offshore team for development activities
  • Analyze and do the proof of concepts for new technologies and concepts.
  • Implement JSR 286 API for the development of Portlets.
  • Implement cooperative portlets using public render parameters for sending Data from one portlet to another portlet.
  • Develop cooperative portlets with cross page communication
  • Quick Links implemented using URL Mapping for eternal/internal applications.
  • Configure and manage portal DynaCache and WAS JNDI for lower environments.
  • Develop the custom Themes and Skins for client branding standards.
  • Install and upgrade WebSphere Portal 7 to level 7.0.0.2 using silent install and GUI based installation method.
  • Setup automatic deployment process for portlets, theme, skins and client jars.
  • Troubleshoot all the technical issues and perform application upgrades
  • Perform code standardization and code review for developed code for every release.
  • Perform unit/system testing and prepare unit test case documentation.

Environment

IBM WebSphere Portal Server 7.0.0.2, WebSphere Application Server 7.0.0.19, IBM Rational Application Developer 8, CA Harvest Software Change Manager, Web Services, WESB, Java, JSPs, Apache POI, Java Script, jQuery 1.7.2, iText, RedHat Linux, Apache Web Servers 2.2.4, HTML, ANT, Ms Excel, Oracle 11.2.

Websphere Portal IBM WebSphere WebServices Requirements Gathering Requirement Analysis RedHat Oracle RAD Analysis JSP Java Apache jQuery JavaScript HTML JNDI Ant Linux PL/SQL Project Management Business Analysis API Development
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Portal Architect
Information Technology
May 2010 - Oct 2011

PNC Enterprise Portal Implementation project was initiated to set up a new portal infrastructure. This infrastructure should provide the portal services and capability to integrate with various systems of PNC under a single-sign-on domain.

Responsibilities

  • Analysis of the existing infrastructure for PNC enterprise frameworks.
  • Developing suitable solutions, alternatives and options for Business requirements.
  • Conducting feasibility studies for each of the solution options.
  • Installation and configuration of WebSphere portal 7/6 and WCM.
  • Preparing wpsdb Portal Database (Release, Likeminds, Feedback, customization, community, jcr) design for live and DR sites.
  • Configure portal with domino server to access notes, sametime and calendar in Portal.
  • Configure portal with Harvest code repository to implement auto code promotion.
  • Testing developed scripts and monitoring infrastructure

Environment

IBM WebSphere Portal Server 7, WAS 7, Oracle 10.2.0.2, RedHat Linux, Apache Web Servers 2.2.4, CA Harvest Software Change Manager, Portlet Factory, PL/SQL Developer

Websphere Portal IBM WebSphere Apache Analysis RedHat PL/SQL Oracle Linux Feasibility Studies Business Requirements WCM PL/SQL Developer Database Design SQL SQL Developer
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Web Application Consultant
Information Technology
Jan 2010 - Apr 2010

GM contracted for IT services in June 2006 for global solutions delivery. These contracts and their underlying supplier relationships were expiring in June 2011. TCS was selected as one of the vendors to submit GSC bid for the multibillion IT outsourcing deal.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze the RFP, RFI and questionnaires provided by client.
  • Work with RFP Manager to prepare and coordinate RFP, consultant questionnaire responses using analysis tools with support of senior staff.
  • Analyze the WAS/Weblogic hosted web applications and ticketing data to calculate the effort required to maintain it in outsourced environment and record same to consultant database.
  • Analyze the SLAs provided by client and to suggest possible solutions.
  • Organize and maintain statistical data by utilizing various analytical tools.
BEA WebLogic RFP IBM WebSphere Analysis Project Management
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Lead Java Developer
Information Technology
May 2008 - Dec 2009

The objective of this project was to develop eContract application which allows Chrysler Financial to create legally binding and enforceable electronic contracts between the dealers and consumers, for purchasing or leasing a Chrysler vehicle. eContract application was designed on a custom framework which allows to load business rules with a custom class loader and does not require any deployment.

Responsibilities

  • Requirement gathering and requirement analysis to design and implement CRs.
  • Analysis, plan, design, develop/manage monthly releases.
  • Coordinate between the Onsite and Offshore team and customers.
  • Test, deployment and support of Application on WebSphere Application Server.
  • Troubleshoot all the technical issues and provide technical solution.
  • Generate and analyze production usage report using Introscope Wily Monitoring tools.
  • Quality Audit of project by doing Code Reviews and various document reviews.
  • Monitoring Production environment to provide 24 * 7 Production Support.

Environment

IBM WAS 6.0 (6.0.2.19), IBM HTTP Server 6.0, DB2 V8.1, Solaris 10, MDB, JAVA, J2EE, JavaScript, Hibernate, XML, RAD 6.0, Serena ChangeMan Dimensions 9.1, Introscope Wily Monitoring, Client Vantage Production Monitoring, Toad 3.0, JTest.

XML TOAD Solaris Requirements Gathering Requirement Analysis RAD Production Support JavaScript Java J2EE Introscope HTTP Hibernate Dimensions DB2 IBM WebSphere Analysis Auditing
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Portal Developer
Information Technology
Feb 2006 - Apr 2008

VSNL Enterprise Portal (nCompass) project was to replace the existing Panorama, the intranet for VSNL Employees with a WebSphere Portal 6 implementation. It included WCM, workflow management, Lotus Domino Sametime & Team Workplace.

Responsibilities

  • Requirement analysis, develop using JSR 168 API, test the custom portlets.
  • Install and configure WebSphere Portal 5.1 with DB2 as portal database.
  • Implemented Task portlet to integrate with BPEngine to manage the KRA workflows.
  • Troubleshoot all the technical issues and perform application upgrades

Environment

IBM WebSphere Portal Server v5.1 and v6.1, WAS 6, RAD 6, WID 6, Visual Source Safe (VSS), PL/SQL Developer, DB2 and DB2 Control Center, Java, JSPs, Oracle 9i, AIX 5.3 ML4 (Production & Staging Setup), Windows 2000 Server (Integration setup)

Windows Websphere Portal IBM WebSphere RAD PL/SQL Oracle JSP Java AIX Microsoft Server DB2 Analysis Microsoft SourceSafe Requirement Analysis WCM SQL PL/SQL Developer SQL Developer
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Education
Bachelor's in Information Technology
Rajiv Gandhi Prodyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, 2001 - 2005
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IBM WebSphere
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Analysis
2016
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Java
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RAD
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Websphere Portal
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Oracle
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Apache
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JavaScript
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API Development
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Business Analysis
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jQuery
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Project Management
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Requirements Gathering
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Ant
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DB2
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HTML
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JNDI
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WebServices
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PL/SQL Developer
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SQL
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SQL Developer
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WCM
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AIX
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Hibernate
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J2EE
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Microsoft Server
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Microsoft SourceSafe
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Windows
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Business Requirements
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Database Design
2011
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Dimensions
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Feasibility Studies
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HTTP
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Introscope
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Production Support
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Solaris
2009
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TOAD
2009
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XML
2009
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Agile Methodology
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Application Development
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BEA WebLogic
2010
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Content Management
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CSS
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DHTML
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DOJO
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IBM Data Studio
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IBM Websphere MQ
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Infrastructure Management
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RFP
2010
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ServiceNow
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Spring
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SQL Server
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SVN
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UNIX
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Websphere Admin
2016
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XMLAccess
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