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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Certified AWS Solutions Architect Associate with over 8 years of solid experience architecting on AWS public cloud space predominantly in the areas of Finance, and Communication industries. Had been involved in technical roles, and collaboration enabling customers thrive, realize innovative solutions, successfully utilizing AWS ecosystem with ML and AI services to transform their business. Developed technically compliant cloud-native infrastructure that aligned with business goals using cutting-edge technology.

11/2015 to 04/2021 Solution Architect Hp Inc | Saint Louis, MO,
  • 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
  • Translated customer requirements into technical specifications, and communicated requirements to developers
  • Served as Subject Matter Expert (SME), and point of contact for internal and external clients and managed over 20 customer calls a day
  • Configured launch templates, Auto Scaling groups, and CloudWatch alarms for Amazon EC2
  • 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 models 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
  • Collected and Analyzed metrics, logs, and events with Athena, QuickSight, and CloudWatch Log Insights
  • Optimized cost through a mixed of Reserved, Spot and On-Demand Instances, EC2 instance types, Auto Scaling, and S3 storage classes
  • Engaged in proactive resource optimization, capacity automation, resource planning through different scaling options and policies which boosted operational performance by 8%
  • Participated in all phases of system development life cycle from requirements analysis through system implementation
  • Ensured data protection and integrity through encryption at rest of S3 objects, EBS volumes, and databases with KMS, and HTTPS, SSL for data in transit
  • Analyzed and made recommendations in the areas of cost optimization, performance, security, fault tolerance, and service limits using AWS Trusted Advisor
07/2012 to 08/2015 Infrastructure Engineer Wells Fargo | Mesa, AZ,
  • 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 objects based on access patterns, configured S3 life cycle policies to transition and archive files 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
  • Protected data through encryption with KMS, managed and secured database secrets (passwords) with Secret Manager and Parameter Store
  • 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
01/2012 to 07/2012 Cloud Architect Captech Richmond | Denver, CO,
  • 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
  • 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
Expected in 11/2014 Bachelor of Science | Economics University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon, GPA:
  • Solutions Architecture
  • AWS Well Architected Framework
  • Networking and protocols
  • Automation of common tasks
  • Infrastructure monitoring
  • Operational analysis
  • Linux and Windows administration
  • Log management and analysis
  • Diagnosing and resolving bugs
  • Erecting firewalls and network security
  • Data, systems and asset security
  • Programming with Python, Bash and YAML

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