Solutions-Focused IT Leader Dedicated to Driving AWS Cloud Excellence and Enhancing Operations / Procedures
AMAZON WEB SERVICES ￨ SYSTEMS ANALYSIS ￨ CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT | EC2 PROVISIONING ￨ IAM / IAM GROUPS ￨ IAM DEVELOPMENT ￨ SECURITY GROUPS ￨ DYNAMODB | S3 DATA MIGRATION / MANAGEMENT ￨ MULTIFUNCTIONAL DATABASE DEVELOPMENT ￨ OPERATING COST MINIMIZATION | ELASTIC LOAD BALANCERS ￨ AUTO SCALING GROUPS ￨ AWS CLI ￨ LINUX TERMINAL ￨ CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE ￨ S3 DATA MIGRATION | DISASTER RECOVERY SOLUTIONS ￨ HTTP ￨ WEB-ORIENTED TECHNOLOGIES ￨ SCALABLE INFRASTRUCTURE ￨ DATABASE HIGH AVAILABILITY | MISSION-CRITICAL SYSTEMS ￨ RISK MINIMIZATION ￨ DATA ACCESSIBILITY ￨ DESKTOP / SERVER / NETWORK ENVIRONMENTS ￨ PHP ￨ MYSQL
Highly Accomplished Leader who expertly drives dynamic IT initiatives with a focus on cloud computing to deliver results that align with a company’s mission, vision, and values, and who identifies efficient practices for current and deployed architecture to optimize processes. AWS Cloud Practitioner & Certified Solutions Architect who creates scalable, fault tolerant, and highly available infrastructure while planning and creating disaster recovery solutions for maximum success. Influential Strategist who exhibits details-centric critical thinking to accomplish insightful cloud-based outcomes while adhering to end users’ needs with long-term resolutions to IT challenges that surpass the status quo. Top Performer who ensures optimal uptime of critical systems, environments, and services, and who demonstrates expertise in installing, configuring, and managing high-availability and secure desktop, server, and network environments to support mission-critical systems and services used by geographically dispersed users.
SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY
Bachelor of Arts
AMAZON WEB SERVICES
AWS Cloud Practitioner (Expires 2023)
Validation Number: NYMMM75KEEFE1552
AWS Solutions Architect Associate (Expires 2023)
Validation Number 2VXRQLCL12FQQ7GQ
CompTIA Security+ (Expires 2023)
|Amazon Web Services:||SNS ￨ CloudWatch ￨ AWS Systems Manager ￨ Docker ￨ AWS ￨ CLI | ELB ￨ RDS ￨ IAM ￨ Server Instances ￨ Load Balancers ￨ Route53 ￨ SES | AWS Management Console ￨ EC2 ￨ S3 ￨ S3 Glacier ￨ S3 Policies ￨ CloudFront|
|Languages, Databases & Tools:||Active Directory ￨ HTML5 ￨ CSS ￨ PHP ￨ SQL ￨ MySQL ￨ Adobe Creative Suite ￨ Office 365|
|Services, Protocols & Topologies:||TCP / IP ￨ DHCP ￨ DNS ￨ SSH ￨ FTP ￨ Office 365|
|Operating Systems:||Windows Desktops ￨ Linux|
Information Technology Specialist
Capitalize on the opportunity to lead forward-thinking acquisition of old Windows 7 tablets to run a DOD wipe on hard drives to consistently ensure all sensitive data is unrecoverable. Ensure seamless operational processes by cataloguing equipment inventories to guarantee fulfillment for the State of Texas in replacing LCD screens and hard drives.
Leveraged broad scope of industry knowledge toward building, administering, optimizing, and supporting desktops, software, mobile devices, and peripherals to enable the production of Home and Garden Shows. Configured and scheduled nightly back-ups using AWS CLI and S3 intelligent tiering. Used Remote Desktop to administer to computers.
Expertly administered network infrastructure and set-up user accounts and access to networks / applications, including managing backup / recovery efforts, setting up security structure, deploying new updates, monitoring logs to identify potential vulnerabilities, and analyzing and resolving issues. Developed back-end tools leveraging PHP and MySQL.
Desktop Support Team Lead
Strategically steered management and support of BP’s desktop computing environment, including providing optimal assistance for up to 500 users within a Houston office responsible for building oil drilling operations in the Gulf. Efficiently configured new users onto Windows servers, rapidly troubleshoot backup issues, and fully restored files.
Quality Assurance Lead
Played a vital role in testing and validating functionality and compatibility of all components prior to manufacturing of new Precision Workstations. Built new workstations, downloaded software, wrote test plans, and conducted complex testing to comply to established specifications, performance, and quality. Retested firmware, software, and hardware.