Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Highly skilled and committed AWS Solutions Architect / Cloud Engineer with DevOps Engineering experience exceling in all aspects of AWS/Azure Cloud for the last 6 years managing teams and performing application maintenance, supporting, automating, and optimizing mission critical deployments for several customer.


Technology: VPC, EC2, Auto scaling, ELB, Security, AWS Services EC2, RDS, EBS, S3, Amazon VPC, Route53, ELB, CloudWatch, Terrform, Auto Scaling, CloudTrail, IAM, Glacier, Git, Jenkins, CI/CD Pipeline, Dome9, Barracuda Security Guardian, Palo Alto Firewall 1 & 2, Palo Alto Panorama, Palo Alto Prisma, F5 Big-IP, Fortinet, AppDynamics, SonarQube.

GitHub Repository. AWS Setup & Architecture. Apache, Tomcat, Wordpress, Terraform, GitHub, VMware. Ansible Monitoring Tools : Nagios, Opsgenie, Solarwinds. AWS Cloud: (Computing Services, Storage Services, Database Services, Security and Identity Services: IAM, KMS, Networking Services, Cloud Watch, Cloud Trail, NACL, AWS Athena, Management Tools) Database: Database MySQL, RDS. Languages: Languages Python, Shell Script (beginner).

Work History
09/2018 to 08/2020 AWS Cloud Solutions Architect Hitachi Data Systems | Des Moines, IA,
  • Consulted regularly with internal customers on application development project status, new project proposals and software-related technical issues.
  • Used terraform for spinning up services so that they can be versioned and build as infrastructure as code.
  • Worked on Docker hub, created Docker images, and handled multiple images primarily for middleware installations and domain configuration.
  • Containerized applications by created Docker images from Docker file, collaborated with development support team to setup a continuous deployment environment using Docker.
  • Worked on Amazon Web Services (VPC, VPC Peering, Routetable, NAT, EC2, ELB, S3, IAM, RDS, Route 53, Autoscaling, CloudWatch) Worked on VMware Virtualization Infrastructure administration providing support to deploy, configure and manage using VMware VI, Virtual Center, DRS and HA.
  • Skilled in implementing Service Level Management, Incident, change, problem management and operations gap assessments.
  • Ensured IT systems, applications, and communication equipment within the organization were managed and maintained in accordance with documented processes, procedures, guidelines, and instructions.
  • Proven people management skills with the ability to instill a sense of ownership for the success of the clients’ business and a sense of belonging to the organization to build high performing teams Experience in successful execution of Transition and Transformation projects.
  • Migration from Teradata and DB2 to mysql database, backup recovery and performance tuning of mysql database using mysql tools and SQLYOG tool.
  • Worked on setting up postgresql, created users and tables.
  • Exposure to different Agile practices of Software Configuration Management (SCM) in Agile, scrum, and Waterfall methodologies.
  • Worked on SonarQube for code quality analysis and to check code vulnerabilities.
  • Expertise in using Ansible Playbooks using YAML for managing Web Applications, Config Files, Data Base, Commands, Users Mount Points, and Packages. Ansible to assist in building automation .
  • Implemented CI/CD pipeline using Jenkins as continuous integration tool with different plugins for generated builds.
  • Deployed multi-tier web application on to AWS cloud and automate required configurations using Terraform.
  • Responsible for designing, implementing and supporting of cloud based infrastructure and its solutions for the customer.
  • Managed Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure with automation and orchestration tools such as ANSIBLE.
  • Created multiple VPC's and public, private subnets as per requirement and distributed them as groups into various availability zones of VPC.
  • Involved in writing Java API for Amazon Lambda to manage some of AWS services.
  • Used security groups, network ACL's, internet gateways and route tables to ensure secure zone for organization in AWS public cloud.
  • Created and configured elastic load balancers and auto scaling groups to distribute traffic and to have cost efficient, fault tolerant and highly available environment.
  • Created S3 buckets in AWS environment to store files, sometimes which are required to serve static content for web application.
  • Used AWS Beanstalk for deploying and scaling web applications and services developed with Java.
  • Configured S3 buckets with various life cycle policies to archive infrequently accessed data to storage classes based on requirement.
  • Possesses good knowledge in created and launching EC2 instances using AMI's of Linux, Ubuntu, and Windows and wrote shell scripts to bootstrap instance.
  • Used IAM for created roles, users, groups and also implemented MFA to provide additional security to AWS account and its resources.
  • Maintained monitoring and alerted of production and corporate servers using Cloud Watch services.
  • Created EBS volumes for storing application files for use with EC2 instances.
  • Created snapshots to take backups of volumes and also images to store launch configurations of EC2 instances.
  • Wrote Templates for AWS infrastructure as code using Terraform to build staging and production environments.
  • Worked on Amazon Cloud Services (AWS) and its features (AWS EC2. VPC, EBS, AMI, API’s, Snapshots, Autoscaling, Cloud Formation, ELB, S3).
  • Strong knowledge on Ansible roles, Inventory, Modules and playbooks to automate various deployment tasks.
  • Experience in automation process from system administration tasks to Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) with Jenkins build tools.
  • Involved in setting up the CI/CD pipeline using GitHub, Jenkins, Maven, Nexus, Ansible and AWS.
  • Performed Auto Scaling, Elastic Load Balance (ELB) & AMI’s and utilized EBS to store persistent data and mitigate failure by Snapshots.
  • Build pipeline design and optimization using GIT, SVN, Maven and Nexus for J2EE deployments.
  • Experience on working tools with source version control tools like GIT, SVN and managed Branching, Tagging, Merging.
12/2016 to 08/2018 Consultant; AWS Solutions Architect Marriott International | City, STATE,
  • Led sessions with business and technical experts to deeply understood their needs, solicited and documented requirements.
  • Consult and advise engineers, architects and executives, help define the right choice of technology stack, serve as a leading technical expert on Data.
  • Created Statement of Work (SOW) and provided a structured and completed informational background to the customer's engineering team.
  • Designed and articulated major aspects of highly-scalable, reliable, and performing technical data solutions that leverage AWS cloud platform to automate business solutions.
  • Handled potential trade-offs occurring during the implementation phase, make decisions and suggest the right course of action, established patterns.
  • Handled the strategic vision, align roadmaps and requirements. Build and maintain technical trusted advisor relationships with all levels in an organization, from technical experts to senior executives.
  • Accelerated innovation by detecting high-impact, repeatable solutions for enterprises, iteratively deploying them and representing customer capabilities in Data to customers and the community.
  • Actively participated in design of highly performing, scalable, secure, reliable and cost optimized solutions.
  • Primarily responsible in application design and development of big data application for business requirements in agreed architecture framework and Agile environment.
  • Thoroughly analyzes requirements, develops, tests, and documents software quality to ensure proper implementation.
  • Followed agreed upon SDLC procedures to ensure that all information system products and services meet: both explicit and implicit quality standards, end-user functional requirements, architectural standards, performance requirements, audit requirements, security rules are upheld, and external facing reporting is properly represented.
  • Building customized Amazon Machine Images (AMI), Build instances and configures them as per requirements.
  • Defined AWS Security Groups which acted as virtual firewalls that controlled the traffic allowed reaching one or more AWS EC2 instances.
  • Created Elastic IPs attaching and detaching to instances as per client request.
  • Configure Elastic Load Balancer (ELB) for distribution incoming application traffic across multiple EC2 instances.
  • Configuring and Networking of Virtual Private Cloud (VPC).
  • Working on Multiple AWS instances, set the security groups, Elastic Load Balancer and AMIs, Auto scaling to design cost effective, fault tolerant and highly available systems.
  • Configuring and Networking of Virtual Private Cloud (VPC).Setup/Managing VPC, Subnets make connection between different zones
  • Configuring Load Balancer and Auto Scaling Group. Scale in and out using Auto scale, add and remove instances as needed to handle the growing workload.
  • Configuration monitoring for AWS in Cloud Watch.
  • Created alarms and notifications for EC2 instances using Cloud Watch
  • Created folders in S3 Bucket and uploading images and files and maintain the buckets and folder permissions.
  • Configure and maintain the Users and Groups policies and permissions in IAM.
  • Taking snapshot on monthly basis for backup purpose. For storage managing EBS and S3 (Simple Storage Service).
  • Experience in created DevOps strategy in a mix environment of Linux (WINDOWS, LINUX and UNIX)
  • Built CI/CD pipeline using Jenkins.
  • Installed necessary plug-ins needed for automation in Jenkins.
  • Integrated Jenkins build pipeline plugin for managing Automated system restarts.
  • Integrated Jenkins build pipeline plugin for managing Automated Deployment.
  • Worked on JMeter for Load tested the application
  • Worked on Monitoring Tools like PSM, JVM.
  • Strong experience utilizing Jenkins for enterprise scale infrastructure configuration and application deployments
  • Excellent in Setted up monitoring tools like Dynatrace client 7.0 and JVM to monitor major metrics like CPU utilization, Load Balancer Latency.
  • Installed ThingWorx in Servers and Worked on Tomcat Web server for hosted web apps.
  • Experience in Bitbucket for source code and development projects.
  • Developed PowerShell and Shell scripts for automation of the build and release process.
  • Excellent communicative, interpersonal, intuitive, and analytic and leadership skills with ability to work efficiently in both the independent and team work environments.
12/2014 to 11/2016 Consultant; Cloud Systems Engineer General Dynamics | City, STATE,
  • Consulted and interviewed stakeholders to understand requirements for software architecture and implementations.
  • Supported prospects through product evaluations; Gathered requirements, build out proof of concepts (PoCs) and define processes and procedures through which PoCs are flawlessly executed.
  • Used industry-leading expertise and understanding of information and security technology to develop solution architectures and blueprints based on business, technology and security objectives.
  • Architected enterprise-level security solutions and drive technical design/implementation.
  • Served as a security liaison between various stakeholders and senior/executive management.
  • Resolved security architecture/design issues across multiple teams and managing dependencies between projects.
  • Focused on addressing top cyber security priorities and funded transformation projects.
  • Operated as a technical subject matter expert and advise project teams regarding integration with multiple cyber security technologies.
  • Led engagement planning and budgeting; mobilize and manage engagement teams; define deliverable structure and content; facilitate buy-in of proposed solutions from top management levels at the client; direct on-time, quality delivery of work products; manage engagement economics; manage engagement risk.
  • Analyzed client’s existing application and infrastructure, design target state architecture using cloud architecture and modernization best practices, develop a plan to achieve target state and then manage a team to deliver target state, modernized applications on cloud infrastructure.
  • Developed and maintained contact with top decision makers at key clients; organize and lead pursuit teams; participate and lead aspects of the proposal development process; contribute to the development of proposal pricing strategies.
  • Extensively involved in Managing Ubuntu, Linux and Windows virtual servers on AWS EC2 instance by created Chef Nodes through Open-Source Chef Server.
  • Highly involved in Configuring, monitoring and multi-platform servers by defining Chef server from workstation to manage and configure Chef nodes.
  • Experience with setted up Chef Infra, bootstrapping nodes, created and uploading Chef recipes, Chef node convergence in Chef SCM.
  • Configured various jobs in Jenkins & Hudson for deployment of Java based applications and running test suites. Setup ANT script-based jobs and worked with Jenkins Pipelines.
  • Automated the cloud deployments using Chef, Python and AWS Cloud Formation Templates.
  • Installing, configuring and administering Jenkins CI tool using Chef on AWS EC2 instances.
  • Integrated Jenkins with various DevOps tools such as Nexus, HP CDA, HP ALM and HP QTP.
  • Developed build and deployment scripts using Ant and Maven as build tools in Jenkins to move into different environments and create new jobs and branches through Jenkins.
  • Involved in chef-infra maintenance including backup/security fix on Chef Server.
  • Involved in Architect, Build and maintain Highly Available secure multi-zone AWS cloud infrastructure utilizing Chef with AWS Cloud Formation and Jenkin & Hudson for continuous integration. Responsible for CI environments (Jenkins, Nexus, Sonar).
  • Strong experience utilizing Jenkins for enterprise scale infrastructure configuration and application deployments & checking out the code from GIT and use Ant/Maven to build Jar, War, Tar and Ear artifacts. Provisioning Web Servers in AWS and DNS route53 records.
  • Setted up servers through using AWS for deployment or other uses for application.
  • Maintaining a farm of AWS solution using EC2 instances, ELB's, S3, EBS, Auto Scaling.
  • Developing Cloud Formation templates to launch VPC’s and instances in the AWS cloud.
06/2011 to 11/2014 Consultant: Information Security Analyst Capital One Bank | City, STATE,
  • Monitored use of data files and regulated access to protect secure information.
  • Encrypted data and erected firewalls to protect confidential information.
  • Researched and developed new computer forensic tools.
  • Reviewed violations of computer security procedures and developed mitigation plans.
  • Monitored computer virus reports to determine when to update virus protection systems.
  • Conducted security audits to identify vulnerabilities.
  • Recommend improvements in security systems and procedures.
  • Performed risk analyses to identify appropriate security countermeasures.
  • Drove operational improvements which resulted in savings and improved profit margins.
  • Managed quality assurance program, including on-site evaluations, internal audits and customer surveys.
  • Help users troubleshoot authentication issues.
Expected in 07/2021 Bachelor of Science | Information Security Western Governors University, Online, GPA:
Expected in 04/2018 Certificate of Completion | SEC545: Cloud Security Architecture And Operations The SANS Technology Institute, Orlando, FL, GPA:
Expected in 09/2017 Certificate of Completion | SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials - Enterprise The SANS Technology Institute, Virginia Beach, VA, GPA:

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