solution 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 public cloud space predominantly in the areas of Finance, and Communication industries. Had been involved in technical roles enabling customers thrive, realize innovative solutions, successfully utilizing AWS ecosystem with ML and AI services to transform their business. Developed infrastructure that are compliant, secure, resilient, and scalable using cutting-edge technology.

Solution Architect, 11/2015 to 04/2021
Hp IncPlano, TX,
  • Worked closely with teams to design and develop technically compliant, cloud-native enterprise architectures to meet business goals
  • 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
  • Performed as Lead Architect, took solution ownership and oversaw the completion of 4 projects
  • Designed and implemented highly available, cost-effectiv fault-tolerant systems using EC2 instances, Auto Scaling and Elastic Load Balancing with multi-AZ deployment
  • Leveraged API Gateway, SNS and SQS to build architecture models with synchronous and 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
  • Managed and monitored mission-critical systems for optimal performance and high level of availability
  • Boosted network system, data availability and integrity through preventive maintenance and upgrade
  • Implemented event-driven automation for quick respond and incidents remediation actions reducing MTTR by 20% using Amazon CloudWAtch and AWS Lambda
  • Utilized AWS Config and CloudTrail as part of the governance framework to enable compliance, auditing, troubleshooting, etc of AWS accounts and resources
  • 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 and resource planning which boosted operational performance by 10%
  • Performed architecture/design reviews for applications, infrastructure, and network designs
  • 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 areas of costs optimization, performance, security, fault tolerance and service limits using Trusted Advisor
  • Experienced in AWS Organizations SCPs to centrally manage and govern environment as resources grow and scale-out
Infrastructure Engineer, 07/2012 to 08/2015
Wells FargoNorth Brunswick, NJ,
  • Leveraged AWS IAM service to implement a strong identity foundation and enforced least privilege principle, credential management including STS and MFA
  • Investigated and addressed system configuration issues to enhance usability and improve functionality
  • Setup 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
  • Managed and monitored all installed systems for high level of availability
  • Leveraged S3 and configured S3 life cycle policies to manage, backup and archived files in Glacier
  • Scheduled regular backups by leveraging EC2 Lifecycle Manager to create snapshots of EBS volumes and define retention period as a cost-saving measure
  • Monitored infrastructure, configurations audit and compliance verification of resources with CloudTrail and AWS Config
  • Implemented network firewalls at all layers using security groups, NACL, AWS WAF, Advanced Shield and Firewall Manager
  • Experienced in computing services: EC2 instances, containers, and Lambda functions
  • 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
  • Evaluated existing procedures and processes and made proactive adjustments to meet changing demands and improve efficiency
  • Wrote and maintained custom scripts to increase system efficiency and performance time
  • Classified and encrypted data with KMS, managed secrets with Secret Manager and Parameter Store
  • Configured logged files for real time monitoring and set alerts to enable traceability using Amazon SNS
  • Used security tools including GuardDuty, Macie and Detective to generate detailed findings and identify root causes of security issues
Cloud Architect, 01/2012 to 07/2012
FisWoodstock, GA,
  • 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, managed and scale containerized applications using Docker Containers on Amazon ECS, and Fargate, ALB with dynamic port mapping
  • Used Ansible for cloud provisioning and configurations management
  • Actively managed, improved and monitored cloud infrastructure on AWS: EC2, S3, RDS including backups, patching, and scaling
  • Used CloudFormation framework to create templates and provisioned resources including VPC stack, security group stack and network load balancers stack
  • Setup 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,
  • Architecture design
  • AWS Well Architected Framework
  • Software Architecture
  • Networking and protocols
  • Automation of common tasks
  • Configurations management and maintenance
  • 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
  • Agile Scrum Framework

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