Resume

OBJECTIVE

To secure a DevOps or CloudOps engineering related position with a dynamic organization where my practical experience, technical skill sets, and recent certifications will enhance operational efficiencies and directly impact bottom-line profitability. 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Use Python or JavaScript automation to automate the deployment of AWS infrastructure and CICD Solutions such as CodePipeline, CodeBuild, EC2, ECS, EKS, Batch, S3, API Gateway, Lambda, ALB/ELB, Elastic Beanstalk, OpsWorks/Chef, and Cloudformation.  Cisco and Juniper Routers, switches, firewalls, and a deep understanding of networking protocols.  F5 load balancers including LTM and ASM licenses.  Bind DNS and Infoblox appliances.  Microsoft Windows Server 2016, Server 2012, Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux (primarily Red Hat, Fedora, and Ubuntu). Install and configure Active Directory, Exchange, Microsoft SQL, SharePoint, ISA, IIS, Apache, MySQL, DHCP.  Implement and conduct resource administration. Implement, manage, and troubleshoot hardware devices and drivers. Optimize system performance and reliability. 

CERTIFICATIONS 

    • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate (2016 & 2019) 
    • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate (2019)
    • AWS Certified Developer – Associate (2019)
    • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional (Currently Studying)
    • Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching (2013) 
    • Cisco CCNA Security (2017) 
    • Cisco CCNP Routing and Switch (Route and Switch completed, missing TShoot) 
    • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP 2000/2003) 
    • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA 2000 & 2003) 
    • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE 2000 & 2003) 
    • A+ Certification 
    • Security+ Certification 

EDUCATION/TRAINING 

Self-Paced Certification Training
Online Tutorials, documentation, and test prep
Currently Studying for Cisco CCNP R&S certification and mastering Python. 

Harford Community College
Bel Air, MD
Suspended attendance to pursue IT certifications.   

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY 

Stansberry Research
Baltimore, MD
September 2018 to present
Cloud Architect / DevOps Engineer

  • Configure, maintain, automate and deploy CICD services by leveraging services such as AWS CodePipeline, CodeBuild, CodeDeploy, and Cloudformation.
  • Configure, maintain, automate and deploy to AWS ECS and AWS Batch.
  • Configure, maintain, automate and deploy AWS EC2 servers, Load Balancers, static applications via S3,  AWS Lambda, API Gateway, and many other AWS services.
  • Perform monitoring and log aggregation through tools such as ELK and Data Dog. 
  • Work with many other teams to provide full CICD solutions based on any requirements and needs, including Development, QA, and Business Intelligence.  
  • Build and maintain custom automation tools using Python and TypeScript/JavaScript.  

Data Bank
Baltimore, MD
June 2010 to September 2018
Network Engineer 

  • Configure and maintain Virtual Servers, Pools, iRules, and custom health checks on Big IP F5 Load Balancers. 
  • Configure and manage various Cisco security devices, primarily the ASA’s, access-lists, VPN tunnels, NAT rules, and licensing. 
  • Configure and manage Cisco and Juniper devices to configure VXLAN, BGP, OSPF, Mutlicast, VLAN’s, spanning-tree, DAI, TRILL and other related technologies.   
  • Understand and manage DNS in both Windows, BIND, and Infoblox including A, PTR, TXT, CNAME, SRV, MX, NS, and SOA records. 
  • Manage VMWare and guest machines to add hardware and diagnose potential performance problems. 
  • Configure web sites on multiple platforms to work with Content Distribution Networks. 
  • Automate processes associated all of the above technologies including provisioning and daily management process using Python.   This includes the creation of Data Banks AWS implementation for customers.
  • Implement, maintain, and troubleshoot issues with the Linux OS including, but not limited to, Apache, MySQL, PHP, user and group permissions, Yum repositories, SSH/SFTP/SCP, and various third party add ons. 
  • Implement, maintain and troubleshoot issues with the Windows Server OS. 

Applied Card Systems
Glen Mills, PA
March 2008 to June 2010
Telecom, Application, & Server Engineer 

  • Implement and maintain telecommunication systems for Applied Card Systems and Applied Bank.   

PRISM RR
Baltimore, MD
November 2006 to March 2008
Technical Analyst/ Network Specialist 

  • Implement and maintain technical solutions for PRISM RR. 

Best Buy Geek Squad
Annapolis, MD
April 2005 to November 2006
Server and Network Implementations / Project Manager 

  • Provide technical solutions for small to medium sized businesses. 

Vinciti Absolute Quality
Hunt Valley, MD
September 2004 to April 2005
Tier 2 Technical Support Agent 

  • Provide technical solutions to consumers of Macintosh products.