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 the AWS ecosystem to transform their business. Created High Level Design solutions that are cloud-optimized, technically compliant, aligned with architecture design principles and best practices to benefit from elasticity, scalability, high availability, and automation using cutting-edge technology with accumulated experience in compute, networking, security, storage, access management and application delivery as it relates to AWS.

  • System configurations and maintenance
  • Network security and protocols
  • Automation of common tasks
  • Infrastructure and event monitoring
  • Operational analysis
  • Linux and Windows administration
  • Diagnosing and resolving bugs
  • Data, systems, and asset security
  • Programming with Python, Bash and YAML
  • Infrastructure development
06/2018 to Current
Cloud Solutions Architect Avanade Cleveland, OH,
  • Converted client/business requirements into the High Level Design with architecture diagrams
  • Architected HLD multi-tier microservices and stateless applications with ELB, EC2 Instances, RDS, and ElastiCache
  • Worked with teams to design and implement cost-effective, fault-tolerant and self-healing systems using Auto Scaling, ELB, cross-AZ and multi-AZ deployments
  • Configured launch templates, Auto Scaling groups, and CloudWatch alarms for EC2 Instances
  • Architected public and private subnets to isolate public from private resources. Secured access to private resources including application servers, and databases
  • Designed and assisted in the implementation of serverless application using Cognito, API Gateway, Lambda and DynamoDB
  • Leveraged EventBridge, SNS and SQS in event-driven 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, ElastiCaches, DAX, and TTL
  • Experience in networking and protocols including TCP/IP, DNS, CDN, SSL, and Elastic Load Balancing
  • Monitored infrastructure, applications on Lambda, ECS, Fargate, EKS by collecting metrics, logs, events, and troubleshooting using CloudWatch
  • Implemented event-driven automation for quick response and incidents remediation reducing MTTD and MTTR while improving performance by 10% using CloudWAtch and Lambda
  • Optimized cost through a mix of Reserved, Spot, and On-Demand Instances, 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
07/2012 to 03/2018
Cloud Architect Fis Switzerland, FL,
  • Leveraged AWS IAM service to implement a strong identity foundation and enforced least privilege principle, MFA, Cognito, and SSO
  • Experience in AWS Organizations SCPs to centrally manage and govern environment as resources grow and scale-out
  • Leveraged AWS Config and CLoudTrail for resource configuration change capture and end-to-end infrastructure monitoring and logging
  • Configured cross-account access using STS to facilitate resource sharing between users in different accounts
  • Set up preventive and detective controls using guardrails in Control Tower for security, account governance and compliance
  • Reviewed Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to utilized computing resources efficiently to meet system requirements
  • Configured the automation and tagging of EC2 Instances and EBS volumes upon creation using Lambda Configured NAT gateway to enable resources in the private subnet to be updated via the public internet
  • 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, Network ACL, 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, and VPC peering
  • Used ML and AI security services including GuardDuty, Macie and Detective to monitor and identify security threats
01/2012 to 07/2012
Cloud Engineer Alteryx Inc. Nashville, TN,
  • Performed deployments, upgrades and configurations in controlled pre-production, and production environments while minimizing downtime
  • Deployed web applications on AWS Elastic Beanstalk
  • Deployed, managed, and scale containerized applications using Docker Containers on Amazon ECS, Fargate, and ALB
  • Used Ansible for cloud provisioning and configurations management
  • Actively managed, monitored and received alerts, anomalies, changes and updates to resources including EC2 Instances, S3 buckets and RDS databases
  • 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
  • Leveraged KMS and SSL to encrypt data at rest and in transit for S3 objects, EBS volumes, and databases
  • Wrote and maintained custom scripts to increase system efficiency and performance
Expected in 11/2014 to to
Bachelor of Science: Economics
University of Buea - Buea, Cameroon,

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