aws cloud solutions architect senior cloud security engineer resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Passionate AWS Cloud Engineering and Cloud Security professional who enjoys solving complex problems in the Cloud ecosystem. Have a passion for learning and applying new technologies. Have an in-depth understanding of business challenges and can develop long-term, sustainable technical solutions. Agile minded, value-focused and guided by Lean-Agile principles. Effective at communicating to diverse technical and non-technical audiences, including Engineers, Scrum Masters, Peer Architects, Product Owners, Business Owners, Senior Leaders and more.

  • Certified Scrum Master - Certified
  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner - Certified
  • AWS Certified Developer Associate - Certified
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate - Certified
  • AWS Certified Solutions Professional (In-View)
  • AWS Certified Security Specialty (In-View)
  • Nagios monitoring software
  • Designing security controls
  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server
  • Data security
Work History
AWS Cloud Solutions Architect /Senior Cloud Security Engineer, 01/2019 - 01/2021
Department Of Defense Kodiak, AK,
  • Drove the creation a well-informed cloud strategy and manage the adaption process.
  • Regularly evaluated cloud applications, hardware, and software.
  • Developed and organized cloud systems.
  • Worked closely with customer's IT security team to monitor the company's cloud privacy and application of security controls.
  • Responded to technical issues in a professional and timely manner.
  • Offered guidance in infrastructure movement techniques including bulk application transfers into the cloud.
  • Identified the top cloud architecture solutions to successfully meet the strategic needs of the company.
  • Maintained and Operationally supported Cloud Security infrastructure across various providers such as Azure & AWS, utilizing various third-party cloud tools like Prisma Cloud, CASB, DLP, Barracuda Security Guardian and others.
  • Monitored security controls for events, breaches, compliance, and conducted investigations as appropriate.
  • Served as a security expert in areas such as vendor risk management, application development, database design, network, cloud-based services, and platform (operating system) efforts, helping comply with enterprise and IT security policies, industry regulations, and best practices.
  • Researched, designed, implemented, and advocated new technologies, architectures, and security products that will sustainably support security requirements for the customers enterprise.
  • Worked closely with development teams to remediate application vulnerabilities detected throughout the secure development lifecycle.
  • Liaised with relevant stakeholders to ensure that security controls are implemented and communicated effectively.
  • Learned how to assess and implement multiple control standards, such as ISO27001, NIST800-53, SSAE SOC2, HIPAA and others.
  • Researched and investigate cyber threats and security incidents in the cloud environment.
  • Performed comprehensive risk assessment of new or existing cloud service that business needs to use.
  • Developed a Security strategy, guidelines, configurations for the cloud services used.
  • Ensured optimum efficiencies for the utilization of cloud services.
  • Assisted in designing, planning, and implementing security tools, controls, policies, and processes.
  • Reviewed and provided guidance on a Secure Code pipeline for applications in the cloud hosting environment.
  • Provided management report on security posture of the cloud services being used.
  • Performed analysis of data, processes, policies, procedures and/or systems; produce unambiguous, comprehensive, and accurate interpretations.
  • Familiarity of regulatory requirements (i.e., PCI, HIPAA, GLBA, SOX) and frameworks (e.g., NIST, ISO 27002 etc.).
  • Secured data at rest in all cloud applications.
  • Authenticated users and secure corporate data at access across all applications.
  • Protected data on all endpoints (both managed and unmanaged) wherever they may be.
  • Ensured the protection of data in transit from cloud app to device.
  • Facilitated a simple, streamlined deployment and rapid employee adoption.
  • Encrypted and tokenized relevant data in both structured and unstructured formats.
  • Prevented data leakage across the organization using some end point protection security tools.
  • Maintained knowledge of new features and functions of the current CASB solution and recommend implementation of any new capabilities to management.
  • Reviewed current CASB solution, then design, architect, and implement recommended changes.
  • Performed compliance assessments against cloud-based applications.
  • Determined changes required to mitigate risks against cloud-based applications.
  • Developed security criteria for cloud-based application usage in the environment.
  • Established security baselines and develop action plan to enforce those baselines.
  • Configured CASB to improve privacy and security within the enterprise.
  • Strong understanding of security principles as well as cloud computing environments is essential for success in this role.
  • Maintained a close relationship with the CASB vendor and addressed any issues or feature enhancement necessary deemed necessary to maintain a safe and healthy environment.
  • Interacted with other departments in a positive, constructive manner to accomplish tasks and overall job responsibilities.
Cloud Security Engineer /AWS Solutions Architect, 01/2016 - 11/2018
  • Worked closely with the architect and engineers to design networks, systems and storage environment that effectively reflect business needs, security requirements and service level requirements.
  • Worked with owners of the architecture behind data analytics solutions, data integration and lead execution of data strategy.
  • Collaborated with technical, project, and business stakeholders to solve business needs and ensured solution architecture is aligned with business drivers.
  • Drove architectural processes that enables effective delivery of non-functional requirements.
  • Produced high level system designs and facilitated necessary conversations to support the implementation.
  • Participated in design reviews to assist in ensuring consistency in data architecture practices.
  • Provided consultation and strategic direction within assigned area of expertise.
  • Helped to developed, maintained, and communicated the enterprise application framework.
  • Participated in development and review of the Business Continuity Plan and Disaster Recovery Plan for solutions in area of customer's enterprise responsibility.
  • Proactively evaluated technology market trends for area of responsibility
  • Ensured that all systems and architectural documentation are kept up to date with current and future states.
  • Initiated and facilitated proofs of concept to assess new technology, where and when applicable for the customer.
  • Performed cloud computing and virtual environment buildouts, software installation, maintenance, and support.
  • Assisted in the architecture, design, implementation, and led AWS public cloud build (connectivity, network, security, containerization, monitoring) for the customer.
  • Developed and maintained a library of deployable, tested, and documented automation design scripts, processes, and procedures.
  • Provided advanced system administration, operational support, and problem resolution for a complex cloud computing environment.
  • Automated infrastructure provisioning to standup servers, install software and applications.
  • Researched and consulted on AWS and hybrid cloud infrastructure and operational solutions.
  • Provided guidance on security configurations and risk and compliance procedures (Identity Management, Network Configuration, Data Protection, Segregation of Duties).
  • Managed storage, compute efficiency, and optimization activities, including evaluating configuration of compute size, storage solutions, and other service (network services, automation, and load balancing).
  • Coordinated with engineering and architecture teams to ensure continuity of solutions.
  • Advised on best practices for improving operational processes.
  • Interpreted enterprise class assessments (objectives, data collection, analysis, and reporting against objectives).
  • Scripted desired Configuration Management (DCM) automations for deployment and enforcement.
  • Assisted during all BCP/DR (Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery) activities (test or otherwise).
  • I was responsible for cloud operations and assisted teams building in Client's public multi-cloud infrastructure.
  • I was responsible for assisting application teams troubleshoot various cloud related issues with their stacks, deployment automation, access, and code.
  • I was responsible for maintaining a complex and global multi-cloud environment for the customer.
  • This involves transitioning services and supporting operations by providing critical insights across all clouds.
  • Assisted application teams migrate to the cloud and between clouds, as well as assisted in developing standards for cloud support, governance, and security. `
  • I was responsible for executing the day-to-day operational support for customer's enterprise cloud environment, DevOps and FinOps teams.
  • Ensured a high level of service continuity and reliability for all cloud workloads.
  • Proactively managed and resolved deployment issues that arise real-time.
  • Communicated well with senior engineers to provided visibility to management.
  • Collaborated with customers product and project teams to understand business needs and enable them with automated solution delivery.
  • Partnered with cross-functional departments (i.e., Facilities, People, Communications to provide, modify, integrate, and manage cloud platforms.
  • Partnered proactively with DevOps and FinOps team to maintain proper governance and compliance, optimize cost, capacity, and performance management across all clouds.
  • Mentored DevOps and operational teams on developing cloud onboarding strategies and familiarizing with Client-specific processes.
  • Reviewed tickets related to cloud operations and support.
  • Worked to reduce and resolved deployment incidents and technical issues.
  • Provided expertise in identifying cloud security preventive controls and driving proactive implementation efforts.
  • Maintained appropriate controls and documentation around new and existing procedures and keeps processes up to date, tested and ready to go.
  • Shared technical solutions and ideas with the team and performed other duties as assigned.
Information Security Specialist, 02/2013 - 12/2015
Bank Of America City, STATE,
  • Working knowledge of Security tools like Firewall, VPN, Antivirus, IPS/IDS, Content Filtering, etc.
  • Collected and analyzed various reports for tracking and trending (trend chart).
  • Applied knowledge of risk management concepts to our IT security controls.
  • Assisted with information security internal & external audits, contract compliance, and quality initiatives.
  • Performed periodic comparisons between the CMDB and vulnerability scan as well as other asset inventory sources to ensure all Bank of America Data managed devices are properly configured for BOFA Data security services (i.e., SIEM, Anti-Virus, Encryption).
  • Collected, reviewed, reported external threat metrics and track its remediation (with SOM request to respective team).
  • Collected and analyzed security reports/evidence and draw conclusions based on the tracking & trending.
  • Worked with the Security Vulnerability Threat Management team to distribute required vulnerability scanned reports to executive stakeholders/customers.
  • Worked across various Security support teams to assemble required reports for weekly and monthly security operations client meetings.
  • Reviewed, updated and maintained Information Security policies and supporting documentation (standards, procedures, and guidelines).
  • Monitored security incident tickets to ensure security events are being properly serviced and that associated SLAs were met.
  • Reviewed and responded to Security Incidents, tracked and collaborated its timely resolution.
  • Responsible for managing the queue for tracking, trending, and aging of ticket.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams and customer on security projects & tasks (patching, audit, etc.) and provide security guidance/recommendations wherever needed.
  • Convened and coordinated internal meetings with stakeholders, attend and provide inputs in CAB/TCAB, SecOps meetings. Etc.
Bachelor of Science: Cloud Computing, Expected in 07/2022
Western Governors University - Online,
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  • Western Governors University

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  • AWS Cloud Solutions Architect /Senior Cloud Security Engineer
  • Cloud Security Engineer /AWS Solutions Architect
  • Information Security Specialist


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