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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Highly experience and seasoned AWS senior solutions architect/ cloud security engineer with over 7 years of proven experience working with AWS Cloud to provide highly available, secured, and reliable services that take advantage of AWS's catalog of pre-existing solutions where possible. Proficient with multiple technologies within an infrastructure element and demonstrated skill in identifying business risks and compliance issues and designing proactive solutions.

  • CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor
  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner - Certified.
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect (Associate) Certified.
  • AWS Certified Developer (Associate) Certified.
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional - (In-View).
  • AWS Certified Advanced Networking Specialty (In-View)
  • AWS Security Specialty+ - Certified.
  • Certified Scrum Master – Certified.
  • Certified SAFe 5 Agilist – Certified.
  • ITIL Certified.

Strong leadership skill, coaching and mentoring, attention to great detail, SIEM systems (IBM Qradar), intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), PKI Certificate, identity and access management (IAM) systems, antivirus and firewalls, endpoint detection and response (EDR), threat intelligence platforms, security automation and orchestration. AWS Inspector, AWS Shield, GuardDuty, Rapid7 Insight VM, AWS Macie.

AWS Detective, AWS Fraud Detector, Qualys, Nessus, OpenVAS, Symantec DLP. Palo Alto Network Firewalls & Log Analysis, ECS Containers, Elastic Beanstalk, EC2, EBS, S3, IAM, AMI, VPC, VPC Peering, NACL, SG, Route53, Auto Scaling, ELB, SNS, Cloud Watch and CloudFormation, Dome9, Barracuda Guardian Security, F5, PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQL server, DynamoDB. Jenkins, CloudPassage, F5 Big-IP, Palo Alto Prisma, Security Guardrails.

Work History
08/2018 to 01/XXX1
Snr Cloud Solutions Architect /Cloud Security Engineer Akorn, Inc. Somerset, NJ,
  • Experience developing, implementing, testing, and Deploying a project using web technologies and protocols, as well as Cloud technologies; and Excellent oral and written communication skills and experience working in a team environment.
  • Worked closely with business in identifying solution requirements and key case-studies/scenarios for the platform roadmap.
  • Designed and prototyped cloud solutions created solution architecture documentation covering deep technical aspects of the implementation.
  • Created a unified strategy for cloud governance, automation, security, implementation, operations, and best practices.
  • Conducted cloud solutions architecture review/audit and created review/audit reports.
  • Lead implementation of the solution from establishing project requirements and goals to solution "go-live". This includes leading a global team of engineers
  • Overseed the development efforts and provided technical help as needed.
  • Supported the organization in several activities and participated in evangelizing the Cloud platforms.
  • Maintained a strong understanding of industry trends and best practices.
  • Created thought leadership on cloud solutions and hybrid clouds.
  • Advocated for information security policies, standards, and controls and be an enabler to the business while managing risk appropriately.
  • Get exposure to Agile software development methodologies and DevOps practices such as Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Continuous Integration (CI) and automated deployment.
  • Architecting/operating solutions built on AWS Platform; Deployed Palo Alto, F5, Aviatrix Transit Gateway boxes and configured boxes with customer's requirements.
  • Enabled Cloud Trail log file validation so that any changes made to the log file itself after it has been delivered to the S3 bucket is trackable to ensure log file integrity.
  • Designed and implemented scalable solutions in the cloud environment leveraging cloud enterprise technology and services in AWS such as AWS VPC, Auto Scaling, ELB, AWS Global Infrastructure (Regions and Availability Zones).
  • Ensured compliance to defined privileged user access controls.
  • Provisioned AWS Landing Zones to create a customized baseline of AWS accounts, networks, and security policies.
  • Configured multi-account architecture, identity and access management, governance, data security, network design, and logging within provisioned AWS Landing Zones.
  • Enabled access logging for CloudTrail S3 bucket so that you can track access requests and identify potentially unauthorized or unwarranted access attempts.
  • Enabled CloudTrail across all geographic regions and AWS services to prevent activity monitoring gaps.
  • Diagnosed and provided network diagnostic, maintenance, troubleshooting and implementation services.
  • Determined appropriate use of AZ and Multi-Region architectures.
  • Designed Auditing and Monitoring Strategies for Cloud Infrastructure.
  • Developed and documenting solutions that meet client’s (technical and business) requirements.
  • Aimed at achieving exceptional customer satisfaction and employee satisfaction scores.
  • Managed multiple time-sensitive, highly visible and End-end complex development projects.
  • Prioritized planned projects and features, manage partners, and track external commitments by coordinating with product managers, external partners, and leadership teams.
  • Led the overall development life cycle of software solutions and manage complex projects with significant impact.
  • Created the new process design and contribute to solutions prototyping.
  • Wrote compliance, compelling, concise, and competitive technical content for RFP responses, white papers, and other technical content.
  • Worked with the proposal team to define logical, compliant, and thorough proposal outlines that will serve as an effective shell for winning proposal submissions.
  • Managed assigned Enterprise accounts and oversee support cases in Cloud Environment.
  • Completed analysis and presenting periodic reviews of operational performance to customer.
  • Provided detailed reviews of service disruptions, metrics, detailed pre-launch planning.
  • Made recommendations on how new AWS services fit in the company architecture.
  • Advocated for customer features and requirements within AWS
  • Participated in customers meetings (onsite or via phone).
02/2016 to 07/2018
Solutions Architect / Cloud Security Consultant MetLife City, STATE,
  • Served as Technical expert to define and maintain the architectural frameworks/patterns, processes, standards, and guidelines related to systems, business, or data architecture.
  • Conducted proof of concept of new technologies to provide more efficient and cost-effective architecture solutions.
  • Created performance metrics and traceability maps to determine the effectiveness of architecture solutions and facilitate governance.
  • Provided experienced solutions architecting with highly available systems that utilize load balancing, horizontal scalability, and self-healing approaches using AWS native service or third-party application.
  • Worked with cross-functional leading Agile software development team to implement agile methodologies.
  • Selected migration tools and/or services for new and migrated solutions.
  • Performed Multi-Cloud environments and data integration.
  • Participated in the gathering and development of requirements by coaching stakeholders and decomposing business requirements into technical and system requirements.
  • Interrupted requirements to determine the best solutions and approaches.
  • Created architectures and operational documentation with support of engineering and operations staff.
  • Advised, consulted, led, guided, and mentored project teams, engineers, analysts, and support staff in the delivery of solutions.
  • Participated in agile planning processes and delivery methodologies.
  • Identified compliance requirements, identity and access management infrastructure, and service-oriented architectures (e.g., integration patterns, service design, service discoverability.
  • Built and maintained AWS infrastructure using Terraform and AWS CloudFormation.
  • Designed and implemented system security and data assurance.
  • Experience writing Production-ready automation code to implement solutions with Puppet, Ansible, CloudFormation or similar - e.g.: Chef, Terraform
  • Researched and evaluate system support solutions.
  • Installed, upgraded information systems hardware, software, communication equipment and other devices.
  • Managed network service such as creating and managing user accounts on Active Directory
  • Utilized AWS snowball to migrate large-scale data transfers quickly and securely.
  • Orchestrated cloud governance, authorization, authentication, and identity access management of the clients' entire cloud environment using AWS IAM services (IAM users, IAM groups, IAM Roles, IAM Policies, identity federation) AWS organization, AWS Single Sign-On.
  • Rotated IAM access keys regularly and standardize on a selected number of days for password expiration to ensure that data cannot be accessed with a potential lost or stolen key.
  • Assisted with designed and security oversight of next-generation firewalls, intrusion prevention systems, DDoS solutions, SSL-terminating load balancers, WAF, security groups and NACL.
  • Recommended and managed transmission protection requirements for all environments (systems, applications, containers, etc.) such as VPC peering best practices, SSL certificate management, key pairs, etc.
  • Ran code seamlessly using AWS Lambda to build and run various application.
06/2013 to 12/2015
IT Security Analyst Crowell & Moring City, STATE,
  • Participated in the development of, manage and maintain an agency Data Classification process where sensitive data that is housed within agency applications can be identified and cataloged.
  • Researched and make recommendations for further protecting sensitive data and provided additional security technologies to serve this purpose.
  • Ensured that Secure Application Coding techniques are followed during application development phases through integration of these requirements into the SDLC.
  • Assisted with the process of performing application code reviews, system vulnerability assessments, and penetration testing to test the strength of the agency computing environment.
  • Administered the Cryptography & Key Management (PKI) processes across the agency computing environment.
  • Assisted with the Server and Network Hardening processes performed by the infrastructure teams and perform Hardening Validation testing to ensure that policies and guidelines are being adhered to.
  • Researched and recommend the appropriate levels of infrastructure security required for the Virtualized, Middleware, and Database environments, and managed the administration of security on these platforms to ensure that adequate controls are in place.
  • Assisted with the process of implementing and maintaining current and supported levels of Anti-Malware and Anti-Spam technologies to protect the agency computing environment.
  • Assisted with the implementation and administration of Data Loss Prevention technologies including but not limited to Full Disk Encryption, Removable Media Encryption, and port protection technologies.
  • Performed the implementation of the technical security for Mobile Device Management and control access to the Air Watch Administration platform to ensure that adequate controls are always in place.
  • Supported the research, procurements, implementations, and ongoing operations and maintenance of all information security technologies that are designed to protect the corporate infrastructure at the host, endpoint, and application levels.
  • Responsible for ensuring that sensitive data is identified, and that it is properly protected through the use of the appropriate security technologies.
  • Provided administration and operationally support adopted endpoint security technology covering EDR (Endpoint Detection and Response) and Next-Gen Anti-virus solution.
  • Assisted with the architectural design of endpoint solutions within internal and customer environments
  • Interface daily with deployed solutions to perform checklist analysis of solution functionality, to identify any triggered alarms and to report the status of security related tasks.
  • Operated endpoint and network security tools for internal use and customer environments that reside on premises and in the cloud.
  • Evaluated new methodologies to deliver cybersecurity capabilities.
  • Understood cyber exploits, attack methodology, and detection techniques using a wide variety of security products including COTS and open source.
  • Supported investigations and contribute to large and small-scale cyber breaches.
  • Understood and followed proper escalation paths for incidents and tasking, as necessary
  • Deployment and maintenance of endpoint applications.
  • Documented, maintained, and improved standard operation procedures (SOPs) and processes regarding endpoint management.
  • Stayed current on endpoint security best practices, active threats and mitigation strategies.
Expected in 05/2016
Bachelor of Science: Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
ITT Technical Institute - Hanover, MD,
Expected in 12/2009
Bachelor of Science: International Relations
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife - Overseas,

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  • Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
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  • Snr Cloud Solutions Architect /Cloud Security Engineer
  • Solutions Architect / Cloud Security Consultant
  • IT Security Analyst
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