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Cloud Engineer Resume

Harrisburg, PA

SUMMARY:

  • Over 15 years of progressive experience in the Information Technology industry.
  • Successfully served as the IT service delivery lead/manager focusing on customer satisfaction, service revenue and workforce management. Worked with and led various teams at offshore and onshore, for developing software solutions in Mainframe Technologies and more recently on AWS.
  • Complete understanding of the software development life cycle, project planning, and control and execution methodologies.
  • Good knowledge in the banking domains - Core Banking, Retail Banking,
  • Strong experience in architecting, designing, developing and implementing Mainframe batch and online applications, building and migrating applications on the AWS platform. Passionate about Cloud Computing and DevOps.
  • Experienced in managing AD and AVM projects involving multiple technologies, with focus on providing estimates; building high performance teams; drawing up project plan and scheduling activities; ensuring quality deliverables; integrating change requests; managing and tracking defects during the testing phases and in ensuring defect free implementations.
  • Excellent in managing communications within the team, understands the need to provide regular updates to the various stakeholders, coordinates and manages risks and issues before they impact the project timelines.
  • Experienced in Waterfall and Agile implementations and hold PMP and Professional Scrum master certifications.
  • Expert in SCRUM, Kanban and SAFe methodology

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Continuous Integration tools: Maven, Nexus, Jenkins (Open source features, Cloudbees Jenkins Platform)

Configuration management tools: Chef, Ansible

Cloud computing: Amazon Web Services (S3, EC2, EBS, Auto scaling, ELB, VPC, RDS, DynamoDB, SQS, SNS, Cloudformation, CloudWatch, CloudTrail)

Scripting languages: Python, Ruby

ATDD/BDD: Cucumber/Ruby

Mainframe technologies: JCL, COBOL, Easytrieve, SAS, MQ Series

Databases: DB2, MongoDB

SCM Tools: Changeman, SVN, GIT

Operating systems: OS390, Windows, Linux

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Harrisburg PA

Environment: AWS, Linux / Windows, Chef, Jenkins

Cloud Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Providing support on a continuing basis for user account issues (Active directory on AWS)
  • Implementing AWS infrastructure changes to the PHI environment (UAT & Prod)
  • Provisioning test environments for application teams using customized cloudformation templates
  • Involved in the cost optimization initiatives - replacing NAT instances with managed NAT gateway service, cleanup of aged EBS snapshots and automation of snapshot pruning
  • Provisioned a squid proxy server for AWS workspaces to access internet and access controls using AD GPOs.
  • AD Integration of EC2 RHEL instances using SSSD

Confidential, Thousand Oaks, CA

Environment: AWS

AWS Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Worked along with the Confidential team in the cloud assessment and feasibility study of migrating their microsites and sitecore based websites to AWS.
  • This POC exercise involved selective use cases related to static/dynamic website hosting, migrating sitecore 8.2 based websites to AWS and implementing continuous development process for development framework and bug fixes.
  • Created reference architectures for the above use cases - static webhosting using S3 and Cloudfront in conjunction with AWS WAF and Route53
  • For the dynamic website hosting, proposed a two-tier architecture involving web server and app server instances in auto scaling groups, with the incoming requests distributed using ELBs, exemplifying the HA and Fault tolerant cloud architecture. The infrastructure was provisioned using Cloudformation templates.
  • To demonstrate the CI/CD development process, worked on setting up demo pipelines for sample applications using the AWS developer tools - CodeCommit, CodeDeploy and CodePipeline with GitHub and Jenkins integration.

Confidential, Richmond, Virginia

Environment: COBOL, DB2, CI/CD Tools (Maven, Jenkins, Nexus, Chef), AWS

Technical Product Owner

Responsibilities:

  • As the technical product owner of the Kanban team, I was responsible for managing the backlog items and prioritizing the items based on value and urgency. These requests originate from various channels, such as intents from Program team, questions in the mailbox, platform maintenance support requests from Enterprise infrastructure teams, internal/external audit support, to name a few.
  • I was also responsible for the rehydration support, deployment, maintenance; DR set up of a Java based internal request tracker application deployed on AWS.
  • Owned the Jenkins jobs for building the Java code, maintenance of the binaries in Nexus, coding and maintenance of the Chef cookbooks and Jenkins jobs to promote the artifacts to the Chef Server and maintenance of the Cloud formation templates for provisioning the AWS resources.

Confidential, Richmond, VA

Environment: COBOL, DB2, SVN, AWS

Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • As the DevOps Engineer, played a key role on the DevOps transformation initiatives on Mainframe & Java application development projects. The focus was to identify the technology challenges in adapting or designing the software development lifecycle for continuous integration and continuous delivery and recommend viable solutions.
  • As part of the initiative, led multiple POCs to establish Mainframe DevOps patterns and modernize legacy mainframe teams. Worked on a POC on the Serena Changeman ERO plugin that facilitates concurrent development and release management for mainframe code, resulting in enterprise wide adoption.
  • Designed a test automation framework on Ruby/Cucumber to solve for automated testing needs on Mainframe and ETL platforms.

Confidential, Richmond, VA

Tech Lead

Responsibilities:

  • As the tech lead in the team, was responsible to work along with the Product Owner on intent clarification, drafting the acceptance criteria, prioritization of features, participating in customer demos and in seeking the product sign off.
  • Worked along with the team members on story estimation, preparing the high level and low level design documents, socializing the design with other feature teams, worked along with the testers for defining the testing strategies, reviewing the test cases and test results.
  • Actively participated in the daily standup meetings and scrum of scrum (S2) meetings and reported the impediments promptly.
  • Coordinated the integration testing efforts with other teams involved in the conversion.
  • Was responsible for the minute by minute plan for the conversion event, first occurrence testing and pre and post conversion reconciliation efforts.

Confidential, Chicago

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • As part of the proposal team, was involved in the preparation of the response to the client’s RFP.

Confidential, Lake Mary, Florida

Project/Delivery Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the code deliverables from Confidential, prioritize tasks for the team, manage issues and cross- project dependencies, and optimize resource utilization, over see cross training and knowledge Management. Participate in resource recruitment, evaluate profiles and provide recommendations per client expectations. Also was involved in the assessment of the current team and provided suggestions to help them scale up to the role of technical analysts.
  • Assess the current state of SDLC processes followed in the client workplace, recommend suggestions to improve project execution and control.
  • Lead the team of 4 Members at client location with achievable project plan, consistent motivation and resulting on time deliveries of various development tasks assigned during this course.

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Environment: COBOL, FOCUS, VSAM, DB2, SunGard InvestOne

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Manage Resource planning, Knowledge Management, Audit Project Plans and Process Documents. Participate in resource recruitment, provide recommendations and conduct annual review for team members in the division.
  • Responsible for Business study and decoding the business requirements to High level Design. As part of this, good some time was spent on feasibility study; estimations and value add proposals and designs. Also responsible for preparing the work flow solution for the requirement which would enable development team to arrive a concrete plan in the form of Low level design.
  • Pseudo-Code Development, Functional Design, Preparation of Test Cases was covered as responsibility.
  • Log and track defects in quality centre, prioritize and fix the defects
  • Help partners to build test cases, and support the UAT till it goes live.
  • Participate in Change control board meetings, review change controls, prioritize, get approvals and integrate into the change control process
  • Involved in production support and solving application support queries from partners in Fund Accounting.
  • Lead the team of 10 Members with achievable project plan, consistent motivation and resulting on time deliveries of various developments assigned during this course.

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Environment: COBOL, JCL, CICS, MQSeries, XML, DB2, Golden Source

Senior Tech lead/Project manager

Responsibilities:

  • Resource planning, knowledge management, project plan creation and tracking; Coordinate to meet deadlines in the various stages of the project, Own responsibility of the new processes built on mainframe technology and oversee the development activities in the other technology work streams such as Golden Source, Datastage and .Net. Participate in resource recruitment, provide recommendations and conduct annual review for team members in the division.
  • Business requirement gathering, program spec preparation, review of deliverables, coordination with the offshore team
  • Pseudo-Code Development, Functional Design, Preparation of Test Cases was covered as responsibility.
  • Host and participate in defect triage calls, prioritize defects and coordinate with the development teams for resolution
  • Participate in Change control board meetings, review change requests, prioritize, seek approvals and integrate into the change control process
  • Worked closely with the Confidential Testing Center of excellence team and coordinated the various testing phases such as String testing, Smoke testing and SWAT testing
  • Lead the team of 15 developers with achievable project plan, consistent motivation and resulting in on time deliveries of various development tasks assigned during this course. Managed coordination with the Golden Source PSG team to resolve clarifications on the overall design and Golden Source interface requirements.
  • Owned the production data quality check and clean up required to be completed before migration

Confidential

Environment: COBOL, JCL, VSAM, MQ Series, XML/400, AS400*, J2EE*, .NET*

Project Lead/Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • As Primary point of contact for Consolidated Trade applications Support Project, Supervise and regulate tasks to Application leads and coordinators. Play the role of Approver for Vacations, Timesheets and Audit logs. Monthly Invoice review for the division was also part of the responsibility. Conducting team motivation programs to have the resources intact and motivated is yet another area handled. Various monthly decks requested by different client department heads were prepared and presented. Fulfilling the resource requirements of the Clients was a significant area being handled.
  • As an Application Consultant for Trade Capture application/ project, designed workflow and solutions for the partner’s requirement, risk analysis and performance analysis of the application and demonstrate to the Client.
  • Conducted Audits and Test Plan preparation for major Deployment to have successful launch of the product.
  • E-Tracker and C2.0 is Confidential ’s AVM tool to keep track of maintenance requests. Involved in raising and closing IRs, assigning IRs to team members. Prepared the monthly metrics to be delivered to the client using the e-metrics tool.
  • Discuss the details about the requirement, Optimize the design and resolve queries of the offshore team members.

Confidential

Business/Technical Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Gathering business requirements, identification of Gaps.
  • Review with business on the available base features of the system and the expected country specific changes
  • Identification of country specific external interfaces
  • Conversion scoping

Confidential

Technology: MVS/JCL, COBOL, VSAM, DB2, Changeman, OPC, SAR, SPUFI

Team Leader

Responsibilities:

  • Design and Program Specification preparation.
  • Development & Testing through the project life cycle
  • Coordination for the interface activities.
  • Metrics preparation for the conversion cycles
  • Support of I-Loan implementation of Thailand & Indonesia
  • Support primarily involves coordination with the application teams in Thailand & Indonesia in the advent of abends in the daily hand-off NDM jobs run through the weekdays.
  • Responsible for coordination and management of enhancements involving and affecting the ILOAN host interface

Confidential

Environment: MVS/JCL, COBOL, VSAM, CICS, Changeman, IOF, OPC, SAR, Xpediter, Intertest

Team Leader

Responsibilities:

  • Support Coverage from 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM USA EST.
  • Monitoring the OPCT Job Scheduler for the above SI Fidelity systems.
  • Analyzing and Resolving the Batch Abends.
  • Preparing the Problem Log with abend analysis and abend resolution comments for onsite follow-up.

Confidential, Parsippany, NJ

Environment: MVS/JCL, COBOL, CICS, VSAM, DB2, IDMS, TPNS, Panvalet, Endevor, SAS, Intertest, UNIX

Team Leader

Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge Transition from Client SMEs
  • Production support
  • Responsible to address customer anomalies/queries, provide sizing for enhancements and execution of the same through the entire project life cycle
  • Responsible for the process documents, metrics collection & weekly/monthly status reporting
  • Lead a team of 3 members, all entry level programmers and trained them in the three applications.

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