senior cloud analyst resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

A multi-skilled and team-oriented AWS Certified Solutions Architect with years of experience in cloud architecture & security. An avid learner, adept at leveraging industry’s best security standard and agile practices with business initiatives to deliver quantifiable results that are secure, scalable and, resilient.


· Identity & Access Management (IAM).

· VPC, Route53, API Gateway, Elastic Load Balancer, Security Groups, NACLs, Route Tables, Transit Gateway.

· CI/CD Pipeline, Docker, Git, Gitlab, Terraform, Kubernetes, Cloud Formation, Jira.

· Web logic, Web Sphere, Apache Tomcat

· CloudWatch, Lambda, Kinesis, Athena, ECS, Cloud Endure.

· In-depth Understanding of CIDR notation.

· Aurora, PostgreSQL, MySQL, DynamoDB, RDS

· Familiar with IAM protocols such as SAML, OpenID and OAuth.

· Azure ADFS.

· Troubleshooting & Excellent eyes for details.

· Putty, MobaXterm, Session Manager.

· Agile, Scrum, Kanban, SDLC.

· Bash Scripting, Python.

· HTML, WordPress, CSS, JSON, YAML.

· Linux, MacOS, Windows.

· Office 365, Adobe CC & most used utility tools.

· Tenable Nessus, Rapid7, Checkpoint CloudGuard (Dome9).

· Wireframing, Web Design and Database understanding.

· Diagramming Architectural Design using Lucid Chart.

· Active Directory/Server Management (Application, Database, Web).

· Software Licensing and Installation.

Work History
Senior Cloud Analyst, 01/2020 - Current
Vector Planning & Services, Inc. Bethesda, MD,
  • Actively manage the day to day AWS accounts, recommending Optimize Pricing Models based on critical factors like Instances, Hosts, Clusters, Cache, Storage Type and Volumes, Elastic IP, Data Transfer, Application Load Balancing, Network Load Balancing, DNS Configuration, Email, Notification Services, Directory Services, Queue Services, Virtual Private Cloud.
  • Experienced in the use of Python programming language to automate processes and creation of Lambda functions.
  • Design, develop, and deploy Proofs of Concept (POCs) with prospective customers and partners.
  • Extensive knowledge of implementation of software development and project lifecycle in an agile environment.
  • Create, customize and use Terraform to provision and maintain Infrastructure in AWS Cloud.
  • Assist application development teams with cloud environment sizing, design of disaster recovery capabilities to meet the app needs.
  • Design the architectural frameworks solution (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) that best suits the clients web application hosting demands in the AWS cloud platform, leveraging AWS services such as EC2, Elastic Beanstalk, S3 static web hosting, Containerized service (ECS), Lambda, with focus on integrated and automated service delivery.
  • Involve in the migration of servers, databases, data, and applications into AWS cloud.
  • Gather technical requirements, assess client capabilities, and analyze findings to provide appropriate cloud solution recommendations and adoption strategy.
  • Install, configure, integrate, and train others on security solutions in the cloud.
  • Define and implement appropriate policies for AWS security solutions.
  • Conduct security assessments to identify areas of risk and ensure any gaps are remediated.
  • Own security architecture in the Cloud in collaboration with other team members and functional areas.
  • Assist in investigation and remediation of security incidents and issues.
  • Conduct security risk assessments, planning, policy reviews, gap analysis, status/progress reports and action plans.
  • Conduct technical research when necessary to contribute to cloud security direction and strategy planning.
  • Provision several web servers for both testing and production environment.
  • Participate in the assessment of system security controls to validate control implementation and identify weaknesses using AWS native security tools and third-party security software available on AWS Marketplace.
  • Configure CloudWatch to collect, track and monitor log files and trigger alarms as required.
  • Develop plans to safeguard computer files against modification, destruction, or disclosure in AWS S3 buckets using object and vault locks.
  • Apply established engineering methodologies such as Naming Conventions, using least privilege access and high availability to architectural design.
  • Deploy over 100 AWS Workspaces for nearshore employees in Mexico & Canada.
  • Identify opportunities for AWS cost optimization that reduce variable cost down to 40%.
  • Collaborate with business analysts, developers, and technical support teams to define project requirements and specifications.
  • Deploying and Configuring Checkpoint CloudGuard for full visibility and control of security and compliance in the environment and Guard Duty to continuously monitor malicious activity and unauthorized behavior to protect AWS accounts and workloads.
  • Implement best practices in applications as well as identifying security vulnerabilities and deviation from security best practices using Amazon Inspector.
  • Experience using Linux and SQL commands.
  • Reviewed existing systems and made recommendations for improvements.
  • Partnered with infrastructure teams on evaluation and feasibility assessments of new systems and technologies.
  • Worked with teams of talented software engineers to define, build and maintain cloud infrastructure.
  • Identified, analyzed and resolved infrastructure vulnerabilities and application deployment issues.
  • Used metrics to monitor application and infrastructure performance.
Cloud Engineer, 01/2017 - 01/2020
Bigbear.Ai Tampa, FL,
  • Built VPCs from scratch, creating private and public sub-nets, creating security groups and network access lists, configuring internet gateways, creating AMI, understanding of user access management/role based access/multi factor authentication and API access, configuration of auto scaling and elastic load balancer for scaling services if a configured threshold has been exceeded, configuration of SNS to send notifications and Cloud Watch to collect logs and metrics, spinning both Windows and Linux EC2 instances as needed.
  • Created Snapshots and AMIs of EC2 Instances and use them as backup for future DR Developed Security Architecture for highly scalable and fault-tolerant applications that adhere to expected standards and discipline from a security posture.
  • Led and perform reviews of multiple cloud platforms (mostly AWS) and services to assesses cybersecurity risks including unauthorized access and data leakage while actively designing controls to mitigate those risks.
  • Hosted several web applications on Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) service to provide secure, resizable compute capacity in the cloud.
  • Also used Amazon’s EC2 Auto Scaling to help maintain application availability and to automatically add or remove EC2 instances according to conditions I defined.
  • Created an SSL certificate using AWS Certificate Manager, a service that allows easy provisioning, managing, and deploying of public and private SSL/TLS certificates for use with AWS services and internal connected resources.
  • I used this to secure the network communications to my application and to establish the identity of my websites over the Internet.
  • Used security groups, network ACLs, NAT gateways and route tables to ensure a secure zone for the organization in AWS public cloud.
  • Translated technical specifications into project scopes of work and product requirements while spearheading design and development of databases and enterprise solutions.
  • Developed Cloud Formation scripts to build on-demand EC2 instances and used AWS CLI to automate backups to S3 buckets and EBS.
  • Prepared and maintained documentation of technologies, standards, and procedures.
  • Deployed over 100 AWS Workspaces for offshore employee.
  • Part of an agile team that practice the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility.
AWS Cloud Engineer, 12/2014 - 12/2016
BayNova City, STATE,
  • Monitored and tested application performance to identify potential bottlenecks, develop solutions, and collaborate with developers on solution implementation.
  • Used Amazon's Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) service to launch AWS resources in a logical isolated virtual network that I designed.
  • Managed Network Security using load balancer, Auto Scaling, Security groups and NACLS.
  • Supported Migration of Data Center to Amazon Cloud.
  • Built and maintained network infrastructure consisting of Windows, Linux and virtual products.
  • Managed installation, upgrade and deployment projects and provided on-site direction for network engineers.
  • Resolved issues related to operational components for LAN, WAN and voice systems.
  • Provided 2nd and 3rd level technical support and troubleshooting to internal and external clients.
  • Managed and monitored all installed systems for highest level of availability.
  • Defined enterprise processes and best practices and tailored enterprise processes for applications.
  • Excellent knowledge of networking concepts including TGW, VGW, TCP, VPN, VPC, NAT, Bastion Host, Subnet, DNS, Gateways and Router.
ATM Technical Support Technician, 03/2010 - 04/2012
Telnet Nigeria Limited City, STATE,
  • Installed, Configured, and provided Support of Wincor Nixdorf Automated Teller Machine for most financial institutions.
  • Installed and Configured Windows7 Operating system as the base operating system which ATM Procash software ran upon, Proview monitoring agent on the ATM terminal to communicate with the Proview server and report issues appropriately.
  • Configured Frond End Processors (FEP) that allowed inter-bank ATM transaction and communication.
  • Efficient and effective resolution of assigned support calls on time and with high quality service delivery.
  • Adequate documentation (reporting) for all project implementation and supports according to Telnets’ standard project management procedure.
  • Handling technical/mission critical calls daily and consistently met high service standards.
  • Managing company’s facilities like the electronic switching system, alarm manager and other facilities.
  • Onsite training of customer’s staff (ATM Custodians) after solution deployment.
MBA: International Business Management, Expected in 05/2013
University of Lagos - Overseas,
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Bachelor of Science: Business Administration And Management, Expected in 08/2010
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AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional - In view Fortinet FortiWeb WAF Cloud-as-a-Service CyberArk Certified Trustee AWS Certified Developers Associate IBM Containers and Kubernetes Essentials AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Professional Scrum Master 1 (PSM 1)

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