Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Seasoned AWS Cloud Solutions Architect, Cloud Security Consulting and Information Security Specialist with passion for aligning security architecture plans and processes with security standards and business goals. Extensive experience developing and testing security framework for cloud-based software. Versed in robust network defense strategies for enterprise of any scale.

  • Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) - Certified
  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner - Certified.
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect (Associate) Certified.
  • AWS Certified Developer (Associate) Certified.
  • AWS Security Specialty+ - Certified.
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional - (In-View)
  • AWS DevOps Engineer Professional - (In-View)
  • SCRUM MASTER Certified
  • ITIL Certified.

Conflict resolution/High Achiever.
Team leadership/Security Awareness Training.
Team Building and Development
Azure Information Protection
Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) - AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, BCP & DRP, PKI, Cisco Umbrella, CloudGuard, CheckPoint, Cisco.
Database Querying Languages; MySQL, MongoDB, NOSQL/DynamoDB, Windows Shell, Palo Alto Prisma, AWS Firewall, AWS ControlTower, Security Hub, Security Guardrails.

Amazon Web Services (EC2, EBS, S3, IAM, AMI, VPC, VPC Peering, NACL, Security Groups, Route53, Auto Scaling Group, ELB, SNS, CloudWatch, Elastic Beanstalk, Cloud Formation) Cloud Passage, F5, Barracuda Guardian Angel, Jira, Aviatrix, F5, Sophos. Palo Alto Panorama, Expedition, Guardrails Configuration, IAM, Lambda.

Work History
01/2019 to 01/2021 AWS Solutions Architect /Cloud Security Engineer Bank Of The West | Monterey Park, CA,
  • Supported the implementation of new security solutions and participated in the creation and maintenance of policies, standards, baselines, guidelines, and procedures (InfoSec).
  • Supported the enforcement of security policies across the organization.
  • Conducted vulnerability audits and assessments.
  • Hands-on experience in managing enterprise scale solutions that leverage the following AWS Services: EC2, S3, EBS, SSM, Dynamo DB, EMR, CloudFormation, RDS, CloudFront, VPC, Route53, IAM, CloudWatch, Elastic Beanstalk, Lambda, etc.
  • Built Cloud Security Architecture Specifications for multiple Information Security Domains including but not limited to; Cloud, Networking, Endpoint, SDLC, etc.
  • Responsible for planning, designing, and developing cloud-based applications, managing cloud environments in accordance with security guidelines.
  • Wrote and documented SOPs and step-by-step procedures for stakeholders to follow for their deployments.
  • Put together configuration hardening documentation for both AWS and Azure environment stakeholders.
  • Deployed Palo Alto Prisma Access, Prisma Cloud, Cortex and VM-Series 1 & 2, Panorama in AWS, Microsoft Azure, and on-premises VM environments.
  • Created AWS and Azure test environments to test Dome9, Barracuda Guardian Security and Aviatrix Transit Gateway before production deployment.
  • Managed infrastructure services in a production environment to ensure high availability and reliability.
  • Provisioning of Cloud infrastructure leveraging Amazon Web Services – ELB, EC2, S3, RDS, SNS, CloudWatch.
  • Created & Managed AMI/Snapshots/Volumes, Upgrade/downgrade AWS resources (CPU, Memory, EBS).
  • Provisioning of RDS instances (Aurora, Aurora Serverless etc) for database service.
  • Experienced in creating multiple VPC’s and public, private subnets as per requirement.
  • Designing, deploying scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems on AWS.
  • Use IAM for creating roles, users, groups & implement MFA.
  • Installed and Setup Web Servers (Apache and Tomcat), DB Server (MySQL) on EC2 instances.
  • Installed and Setup MySQL (Master and Slave) Server, Multiple MySQL Instance with a different port, including MySQL Database backup (Hot/Cold), MySQL Database security, creating users, managing permissions, server’s, domain’s, and database’s migration on Amazon Web Services.
  • Participated in after-hours upgrades, troubleshooting, and/or on-call availability as needed for Caterpillar.
  • Participated in standard system administration duties including server install, System/Application install and patch management, Windows problem determination and resolution and, log analysis.
  • Identified, diagnosed, and resolved network problems including network connectivity, traffic utilization, etc. using available network tools in a timely fashion.
  • Provided Cloud Infrastructure services in all areas needed: storage networking, Operating System, network security, directory services, server virtualization using system backup and restore, system and network monitoring, application installation and configuration.
  • Interfaced with third party vendors as liaison between client and vendor and utilized superior customer service skills for negotiations.
  • Always stayed current with system information, changes, and updates within the customer's enterprise teams.
  • Configured, tested, managed, and maintained virtual systems on various cloud platforms such as VMware Cloud, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure for the customer.
  • Applied advanced troubleshooting techniques to provide unique solutions to our customers’ individual needs.
  • Interacted with leading engineers around the world.
  • Partnered with Amazon Web Services teams to help reproduce and resolve customer issues.
  • Leverage my extensive customer support experience to provide feedback to internal AWS teams on how to improve our services.
  • I drove customer communication during critical events.
  • I drove projects that improve support-related processes and our customers’ technical support experience.
  • Wrote tutorials, how-to videos, and other technical articles for the different teams within the customer's environment.
  • Worked on critical, highly complex customer problems that spanned multiple AWS services.
  • Encrypted data and erected firewalls to protect confidential information.
  • Conducted security audits to identify vulnerabilities.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Developed and maintained courteous and effective working relationships.
04/2016 to 12/2018 Solutions Architect /Cloud Security Engineer Exelon | City, STATE,
  • Reviewed, assessed, and documented current architectures.
  • Developed highly available and resilient solution architectures using AWS services including AWS DirectConnect, Systems Manager, VPC's, Multi-AZ, Subnets and CloudFormation template and orchestration automation
  • Designed and developed security architectures for cloud and cloud/hybrid based systems.
  • Participated in the creation and maintenance of development, test, and production environments with a goal of high availability, fault-tolerance, and scalability.
  • Responsible for creating, configuring, and utilizing AWS VPC to host clients computing services, virtual networking devices, database (RDS) environment and security configuration.
  • Responsible for configuration and spin-up of AWS compute, storage, and messaging services such as EC2, S3, EBS, EFS and SNS
  • Possess a firm understanding of the offerings within both Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the Microsoft Azure platforms.
  • Designed and built AWS solutions for customer based on business requirements.
  • Designed and implemented cloud-native architectures and designs that allowed customer's requirements to be met with a minimal degree of risk and with appropriate security controls present.
  • Configured NACL and security groups, thus limiting malicious attacks from blacklisted range IP addresses.
  • Designed and managed public/private cloud infrastructures, using Amazon Web Services which include EC2, S3, Cloud Front, Elastic File System, RDS, VPC, Direct Connect Route53, Cloud Watch, Cloud Trail, Cloud Formation, and IAM roles for several customers (WAG Departments).
  • Led projects remotely, in a hands-on role driving AWS cloud migration/adoption from inception to production.
  • Experience leading and working with diverse geographically distributed teams remotely offshore (India).
  • Led requirements gathering, analysis and solution development for AWS cloud-based solutions for each department.
  • Architected highly available, backup, and disaster recovery solutions to meet FM disaster recovery and planning strategy in place.
  • Performed several Servers, Data and Database Migrations from on-premises to AWS Cloud.
  • Experienced with “on-premises to cloud” migrations or IT transformations with the aid of AWS solutions.
  • Configured and deployed micro-services, storage, and instances, AMI's, EC2, ECS, Auto-scaling, S3, Security groups using Cloud-formation.
  • Participated in deep architectural discussions to build confidence and ensure customer success when building new and migrating existing applications, software, and services on the AWS platform.
  • Launched web application environments on AWS, such as WordPress.
  • Experienced with creating, configuring, and managing AWS organization.
  • Experienced with AWS security and audit management services such as CloudWatch, CloudTrail, Inspector and Trusted advisor.
  • Delivery of customer Cloud Strategies aligned with customers business objectives and with a focus on Cloud Migrations.
  • Represented Security Platform in development and implementation of the overall global cloud architecture.
  • Performed assessments, developments, implementations, optimizations, and documentation of a comprehensive and broad set of security technologies and processes, data protection, cryptography, key management, identity, and access management (IAM), network security within SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, in the customer's cloud environments.
  • Troubleshooted incidents, identify root cause, fixed, and documented problems, and implement preventive measures.
  • Educated teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives.
  • Employed exceptional problem-solving skills, with the ability to see and solve issues before they affect business productivity.
  • Discerned all security-related issues and took appropriate action to remediate and recourse in customers AWS environment.
  • I was able to implement protections and administer security technologies such as antivirus, SIEM, DLP, IDS, & VPN.
02/2014 to 03/2016 Cybersecurity Analyst MOTOROLA | City, STATE,
  • Resolved customer escalations involving phishing, malware, and anomalous network and server behavior; utilized technical and customer skills to identify security problems, policy violations and high-risk threats; used independent judgment to resolved issues in a timely manner before escalation.
  • Maintained security awareness related to information security among the workforce members.
  • Arranged and administered security measures to restrict unauthorized use of data systems and databases.
  • Monitored and maintained the Information Security ticket queue.
  • Maintained and administered the corporate security tools Monitoring, configured and upgraded the necessary controls and procedures to cost-effectively protect information systems assets from intentional and inadvertent modification, disclosure or destruction.
  • Monitored systems and security tools for security alerts and escalated as needed.
  • Updated existing departmental documentation and create documentation for new processes.
  • Assist with other departmental initiatives such as performing discovery on new technology and leveraging scripting languages to automate manual processed; developed and implemented ideas and suggestions for current process improvement.
  • Participated in risk assessments and risk management planning related to the information security features of systems, networks, and related administrative activities.
  • Participated in the review and monitoring of assessments, plans, implementations, operations, and usage related to information security throughout the organization.
  • Participated in disaster recovery, contingency planning, and testing for information systems in the organization.
  • Coordinated all security investigations and executed preventive measures.
  • Worked in a team environment ensuring that departmental SLAs and other time and quality commitment KPIs are met at all times.
  • Performed other duties as assigned.
  • Created and maintained comprehensive documentation as it relates to server and network topology, equipment, and configuration(s).
  • Created project plans, design, and implement solutions.
  • Worked as a Level 2 and Level 3 Support for problems identified with systems and network and acted as an escalation for Level 1 and Level 2 support technicians.
  • Created, requested, and presented technical specifications and requirements for purchasing of new servers and networking equipment via quote procedure.
  • Reviewed violations of computer security procedures and developed mitigation plans.
  • Monitored computer virus reports to determine when to update virus protection systems.
  • Developed and maintained incident response protocols to mitigate damage and liability during security breaches.
  • Created cybersecurity best practice communications to educate staff against known threats and potential vectors of attack.
Expected in Higher National Diploma (Bachelor's of Art Equiva) | (BA)Business Administration Osun State Polyethnic, Overseas, GPA:
Expected in 04/2018 Certificate of Completion | SEC545: Cloud Security Architecture And Operations The SANS Technology Institute, Orlando, FL, GPA:

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