cloud solutions architect resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Certified AWS Solutions Architect Associate with over 8 years of solid experience architecting on AWS cloud platform predominantly in the areas of Finance, and Communication industries. Had been involved in technical roles collaborating and enabling customers to thrive, realize innovative solutions, successfully utilize AWS ecosystem with Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence services to transform their business. Developed technically compliant cloud-native solutions that aligned with best practices and principles using cutting-edge technology.

  • Architecture design
  • Networking and protocols (TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP)
  • Automation of common tasks
  • Infrastructure monitoring
  • Operational analysis
  • Linux and Windows administration
  • Diagnosing and resolving bugs
  • Data, systems, and asset security
  • Programming with Python, Bash and YAML
  • Infrastructure development
Cloud Solutions Architect, 06/2018 to Current
AvanadeMobile, AL,
  • Worked with team to design and implement highly available, cost-effective, fault-tolerant systems using EC2 Auto Scaling, Elastic Load Balancing, cross-AZ, and multi-AZ deployments
  • Configured launch templates, Auto Scaling groups, and CloudWatch alarms for Amazon EC2 Instances
  • Architected public and private subnets to isolate public from private resources, and configured security groups to secure access to private resources including application servers and databases
  • Designed and assisted in the implementation of serverless architecture model (SAM) using Cognito, Amazon API Gateway, AWS Lambda, S3, and Amazon DynamoDB
  • Configured NAT gateway to enable resources in the private subnet be updated via the internet while prohibiting those resources from initiating a connection to the internet for security
  • Leveraged EventBridge, SNS, and SQS in event-driven architecture and pub/sub model with asynchronous patterns to decouple, integrate, and scale services
  • Designed efficient database workloads for RDS, DynamoDB to reduce latency, optimize throughput using Read Replicas, caches, and TTL
  • Optimized networking for global applications using S3 Transfer Acceleration, Route 53 latency based routing, Global Accelerator, and CloudFront
  • Monitored infrastructure and applications on EC2, Lambda, and across ECS, AWS Fargate, EKS by collecting metrics, logs, events, and troubleshooting using CloudWatch
  • Implemented event-driven automation for quick respond and incidents remediation actions reducing MTTR by 10% using Amazon CloudWAtch and AWS Lambda
  • Optimized cost through a mix of Reserved, Spot and On-Demand Instances, EC2 instance types, Auto Scaling, and S3 storage classes that reduced cost by 15%
  • Engaged in proactive resource optimization, capacity automation, resource planning through different scaling options and policies which boosted operational performance by 10%
  • Analyzed and made recommendations in the areas of cost optimization, performance, security, fault tolerance, and service limits using AWS Trusted Advisor
Cloud Architect, 07/2012 to 03/2018
RtxCharlestown, MA,
  • Leveraged AWS IAM service to implement a strong identity foundation and enforced least privilege principle, credentials management, and MFA
  • Experienced in AWS Organizations SCPs to centrally manage and govern environment as resources grow and scale-out
  • Leveraged AWS Config, and CLoudTrail for governance and compliance to take inventory and keep track of resource configuration, change management, security analysis and troubleshooting
  • Configured cross-account access using STS to facilitate resource sharing and enable developers update applications in the production account
  • Set up controls using preventive and detective guardrails in Control Tower for unauthorized actions and detected security weaknesses such as unencrypted EBS volumes
  • Reviewed and established metrics and alarms for tracking based on KPI in order to use computing resources efficiently to meet system requirements
  • Configured mandatory tagging of EC2 Instances, EBS volumes and security groups through automation with Amazon CloudWatch and AWS Lambda
  • Leveraged S3 storage classes to store and managed data. Used Intelligent-Tiering, and configured S3 life cycle policies to transition and archive objects in S3 Glacier
  • Scheduled regular backups by leveraging EC2 Lifecycle Manager to create snapshots of EBS volumes and define retention period as a cost-saving measure
  • Implemented network firewalls at all layers using security groups, NACL, and AWS WAF, Advanced Shield against DDoS attacks and common web exploits
  • Participated in designing and implementation of disaster recovery and failover plans with best RPO and RTO as applicable
  • Experienced in network equipment: VPC, subnet, route table, Internet Gateway, NAT gateway, VPC Endpoint, AWS Direct Connect, VPG, VPC peering and Bashion Host
  • Configured and monitored alerts for important events through system integration with SNS to send emails and SMS notifications that enabled traceability and timely interventions
  • Used security tools including GuardDuty, Macie and Detective to monitor resources, generate detailed findings and identify root causes of security issues
Cloud Engineer, 01/2012 to 07/2012
Vector Planning & Services, Inc.Virginia Beach, VA,
  • Worked with team to design, build, implement and support CI/CD toolchain using AWS CodeCommit, CodeBuild, CodeDeploy, Elastic Beanstalk, S3, and ECS
  • Performed deployments, upgrades, configurations in controlled pre-production and production environments while minimizing down time
  • Deployed web applications on AWS Elastic Beanstalk
  • Deployed, managed and scale containerized applications using Docker Containers on Amazon ECS, Fargate, ALB with dynamic port mapping
  • Used Ansible for cloud provisioning and configurations management
  • Actively managed, and monitored cloud infrastructure on AWS: EC2, security groups, S3, RDS, load balancers, and networking
  • Used CloudFormation framework to create templates and provisioned resources including VPC stack, security group stack and network load balancers stack
  • Set up and configured centralized multi-account and multi-region patching of 98 servers with AWS System Manager Automation
Bachelor of Science: Economics, Expected in 11/2014
University of Buea - Buea, Cameroon,

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