solutions architect resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

A multi-skilled Certified Solutions Architect , and Project Management Professional (PMP), with over 12 years cumulative experience covering Cloud Migration, Product development, Applications Development, Business Intelligence, Information Security, Risk Assessment, Compliance and Management Consulting in the financial, information systems management and gaming industry. Result-oriented Solutions Architect with experiences in Design, Deployment, IT Automation, Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment.

Possession of strong written, verbal and communications skills and can organize and manage multiple projects, skilled in management and leadership, multi-tasking and work well under pressure.

  • S3
  • AutoScaling Group
  • SFTP.
  • CloudTrail.
  • SNS.
  • Terraform.
  • BitBucket.
  • Bash.
  • Json.
  • Gitlab
  • Barracuda Security Guardian
  • Qualys.
  • Splunk
  • DynamoDB.
  • CloudEndure.
  • Kubernetes.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, effective communication, ability to right level conversations with C-level executives.
  • I am a team player
  • EC2
  • ELB.
  • CloudFormation.
  • CloudWatch.
  • SQS.
  • Lambda.
  • GitHub.
  • Yaml.
  • Powershell.
  • Dome9.
  • Tenable Nessus.
  • Palo Alto Prisma.
  • GuardDuty
  • CI/CD pipelines.
  • Docker.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills and experience communicating with technical and non-technical audiences.
  • I pay attention to details.
Work History
04/2018 to Current
Solutions Architect Leidos Fort Riley, KS,
  • Built servers using AWS, imported volumes, launched EC2 instances, RDS, Created security groups, auto-scaling, load balancers (ELBs) in the defined virtual private connection.
  • Responsible for detailed documentation of security solutions and technical security standards.
  • Configured RDS instances using Cloud formations and Terraform, also used Terraform to map more complex dependencies and identified network issues.
  • Worked with IAM service creating new IAM users, groups, defined roles, policies and identified providers.
  • Evaluated security solutions and ensured they met with security requirements for processing classified information, and performed vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support certification and accreditation.
  • Managed security aspects of the information system and performed day-to-day security operations of the system.
  • Performed continuous monitoring and cybersecurity hygiene of a windows and network enclave.
  • Contributed to customers vendor assessment and third party risk management processes.
  • Experienced in building private, public and community clouds for AWS.
  • Working with Vulnerability assessment team to work on discovered vulnerability.
  • Resolving of technical problems as they arise.
  • Assessing the business impact that certain technical choices have.
  • Met with clients at the CIO, CTO, CEO level and their management teams to gather business requirements for IT Infrastructure enhancements, consulting and managed services in support of strategic and corporate initiatives.
  • I deployed Palo Alto Panorama to the cloud using AWS for Clients.
12/2015 to 04/2018
Cloud Engineer Vector Planning & Services, Inc. Offutt Air Force Base, NE,
  • Provided updates to stakeholders on product development, processes, costs and budgets.
  • Migrated data from on-premise to the AWS Cloud.
  • Kept up to date with latest industry knowledge and news to maintain and improve enterprise and business platforms.
  • Monitored existing infrastructure and architectural frameworks for performance, and made changes and updates when necessary.
  • Designed and edited blueprints for IT infrastructure and networking architecture according to management’s demands.
  • Assisted in requirements gathering from the business for a digital content management system.
  • Involved in building security model, VPC, Elastic IP for databases on Cloud platform.
  • Experienced in building private, public and community clouds for AWS.
  • Assessed the systems architecture currently in place and worked with the technical staff to recommend solutions to improve it.
  • Contributed to the identification, assessment, response and monitoring of risk inherent in client’s projects and organization’s business activities.
  • Managed IT Projects throughout the System Development Life cycle.
  • Reviewed client’s Incidence/Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity plan (DRBC) and their controls for effective recovery.
  • Developed and update Contingency Plans, Disaster Recovery Plans and Incident Response Plans.
  • Provided continuous monitoring for client information systems and expert advice on systems and programs related to IT Security problems and provided recommendations.
  • Used CloudfFormation to model and provision resources for clients on Cloud.
  • Built and maintained highly available production systems.
  • Design and configured continuous integration systems.
  • Built out test and production environments via infrastructure as code automation.
  • Created and enhanced application and infrastructure monitoring.
  • Assisted in the architecture, design, implementation, and lead AWS/GCP public cloud build (connectivity, network, security, containerization, monitoring).
  • Automated infrastructure provisioning to stand up servers, installed software and applications.
  • Managed storage, compute efficiency, and optimization activities, including evaluating the configuration of compute size, storage solutions, and other services (network services, automation, and load balancing).
  • Assisted with Integrations with SaaS systems.
  • Ensured that proper operational plans and documentations are delivered with each initiative rolled into production.
  • Collaborated with the Information Security Manager to ensure the company Network and Infrastructure systems conform to company Security policies and procedures.
  • Acted as a trusted advisor, and built and maintained relationships with other IT leaders and business executives to develop a clear understanding of business needs.
  • Ensured cost-effective delivery of IT services to meet those needs, and was able to respond with the agility required to address changing business priorities.
05/2012 to 10/2015
Software Engineer/Project Manager CONEDGE Consulting Group LLC City, STATE,
  • Met with management team to gather business requirements for IT infrastructure enhancements.
  • Led a cross-functional team to implement the processes and changes required to support the business use case.
  • Functioned as the liaison between the client and delivery teams to ensure that the business requirements were completed and met by the proposed solution to the client satisfaction.
  • Assisted in defining and maintaining information security policies, standards and procedures.
  • Provided administrative support for organization’s overall operations including staff and other process development
  • Prepared business requirements documents, process flows and use cases for hand-off to technical team.
  • Delivered weekly progress reports to the client and management.
  • Developed Project Plans with Forecasts, estimates and resource assignments.
  • Developed and organized strategy sessions to assess the strength, weaknesses, threats and opportunities for new and existing organizations to scale up business operations.
  • Formulated clear business strategies for several businesses using the balance scorecard to reposition their key business operations that improved their bottom-line.
  • Facilitated several trainings covering team building, management, strategy, entrepreneurship and many other soft skills.
  • Prepared Project Documentation, Deliverables, Finances, Resource Allocations and Status.
  • Designed and Developed Strategy and Architecture for Clients in Alignment with Business Plans.
  • Led a geographically distributed software engineering organization that comprised of multiple teams.
  • Performed and managed the activities of personnel involved with the development, documenting, interfacing, integration, testing and modification of complex classified and unclassified software.
  • Worked as project manager and other engineering teams in evaluating current systems and recommending decisions on future development.
  • Performed unit and integration testing of software components
    Update and report status of system requirements, including software discrepancy/bug reports.
  • Provide assistance to testers and support personnel as needed to determine and resolve system problems.
  • Participated in cross-program system engineering discussions to promote reuse and partnering across projects.
  • Designed hardware, firmware, app software, web software and advocate design decisions that are in the best interest of the company and product success.
  • Verified that the proposed final product follows best practices for cost guidelines and met required specifications.
  • Designed and implemented automated acceptance and reliability tests based on business requirements and company standards.
  • Deployed software programs and adjust based upon user feedback
    Act within project plans and industry standards.
  • Worked within an Agile team to adjust activities and timelines on a weekly basis
Expected in 11/2021
Master of Science: Cybersecurity And Information Assurance
Western Governors University - Online,
  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner .
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect.
  • AWS Certified Security (Specialty) – In Progress.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP).
  • AWS Certified Developer – Associate – In Progress.
  • ITIL 4 Foundation

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