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Juan-Carlos
jcrphx@gmail.com
623-326-2970
Phoenix, AZ 85001
Cloud Services Systems Engineer (Linux/AWS/Azure)
18 years experience W2
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Experienced IT professional helping find solutions to challenging problems in the following functional areas and tools _ Source code version control system management (Subversion and Git) _ Setup and management of Maven binary artifact repositories _ Build, release and distribution engineering following agile techniques like continuous integration and continuous delivery (Jenkins, ANT Maven ) _ Virtualization (VMware, XEN, Vagrant, Virtualbox) _ Amazon Web Services. EC2, VPC, S3, . EBS, CloudFormation, OPSwork, Elasticsearch etc _ Linux hosting environment provisioning _ Automation using several scripting languages (Bash shell, Ruby Python, etc) _ Integration of dynamic testing and static code analyzer as part of the software release pipeline (Unit Test, Selenium, Sonar) _ Relational database and NoSql database model _ Attlassian suite administration (Jira, Confluence, Bamboo, Stash) _ Monitoring systems and generating metrics reports _ Distribution of large data set _ System administration _ Configuration Management Tools (Chef, Ansible) _ Containers _ Fault-tolerant and elastic distributed systems Also _Software Product Release strategy _Change Control and defect tracking system management _Environment Configuration _Scrum methodology _ITILv3 process models _Communication and team building skills _Dedication and drive as a hard working individual _Ability to manage multiple tasks in a pressure environment _Ability to plan organize and achieve coordinated objectives _Fast Learner _Bilingual (English Spanish) Interest: _Passionate about new technologies _Startups _Agile Methodology _Open Source Industry products, _SAAS, IAAS, PAAS _Big data, Hadoop _Mesos cluster manager _System and network administration _Terraform _Automation using Bash Shell, Ruby and Python scripting languages _Docker containers, Kubernetes _Tools for software configuration management, infrastructure automation and cloud orchestration

Experience
Cloud Services Systems Engineer (Linux/AWS/Azure)
Information Technology
Jul 2016 - present
Area Blackboard Transact create a cashless campus for students. . Surpass their expectations while maximizing return on technology investment with unified campus transaction, security, financial, and off-campus solutions. . Switching to Blackboard Transact improved student experience campus-wide.
Linux MS Azure Systems Engineering AWS
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Cloud Services Systems Engineer (Linux/AWS/Azure)
Information Technology
Jan 2016 - Apr 2020
  • Lead capacity provisioning and configuration in MS Azure cloud through automation, using scripting languages like Powershell, Bash shell also tools like Terraform and Ansible. Including security hardening of Linux VM, setup of TrendMicro security agents and system monitoring agents like Nagios and Splunk in production environment
  • Delivered new financial SaaS application releases in UAT and Production environment as part of the corporate application releases process using Ansible and powershell scripts
  • Conducted monthly OS and security patching in UAT and production environment addressing potential security risk, common vulnerabilities and exposures reports and system third-party vendors updates. Support the security team penetration, vulnerability test activities, and audits, for both Linux and Windows 10 OS virtual machines,
  • Administer Microsoft Azure Cloud in UAT and Production hosting environment ensuring access control, security, tiers high availability, performance, scalability, monitoring, configuration, and troubleshooting as part of the daily basic activities.
  • Offer key insights in fulfilling the following initiatives:
    • Migration of SaaS products on the company’s developer, quality assurance, and production environments from on premises datacenter to the corporate account in Microsoft Azure Cloud infrastructure.
    • Annual audit assessment of Payment Card Industry data security standards on company’s software products (PCI SSD)
    • Implementation of disaster recovery plan in Azure cloud infrastructure using Terraform and bash shell scripts ensuring business continuity for critical disruptions in the primary regional of the company hosting Production environment.
    • Cloud technical support level 1 for internal users and clients reporting incidents related to networking, database, application performance, system security and vulnerability. Also system performance, scalability and resilient.
  • Administer third-party vendor’s tools, like JasperReports Server (BI) to generate on-time custom reports. Also Artifactory Java binary repository manager to deploy company application release packages to production environment.
  • Served on-call rotation as primary support level contact to resolve incidents reported by our monitoring system, and application support team in production.
  • Document procedures in production environment related to different tasks like provisioning, automation, configuration, security, MySQL databases setup, System backups, networking etc.
Linux MS Azure Systems Engineering AWS Auditing Cloud Infrastructure Data Center Database Backups Disaster Recovery Java MySQL Nagios PowerShell SaaS Scripting Shell Scripts System Monitoring Terraform Windows VM UAT Technical Support Splunk Scala Quality Assurance Provisioning Problem Solving Jasper Reports Data Security Basic Artifactory Application Support Ansible BaSH
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System Administrator/Architect
Information Technology
Aug 2015 - Mar 2016
Scottsdale, Phoenix AZ Hubio offers the shortest, fastest and most complete route to the immediate benefits of usage based insurance and smart fleet management. Leveraging its patent pending systems, we use a game-based virtual world to enable carriers to create fun, engaging customer experiences that change driving behaviour, attract new customers, and increase retention. American Express Sr. System Architect at American Express. Contracted by Solugenix Corporation October 2014
  • July 2015 (10 months)
  • Worked as part of the Amex Software Support Tooling division, specifically in the Continuous Delivery (CD) team supporting the on boarding of onshoring and offshoring software developer's teams (Java & .Net) onto the enterprise applications Continuous Delivery system. As part of the onboarding process trained Lead developers and release managers in how to use the enterprise Continuous Delivery system. This CD system is based in the "XL Release" product from Xebia see (https://xebialabs.com/products/xl-release/). It is basically a Continuous Delivery orchestrator that integrate third party tools to complete the build deployment and regression testing of applications toward Developer, Testing and Production environment all in an automated continuous delivery mode
  • Worked in the architecture, implementation and execution of performance testing against new releases of "XL Release" product before its installation in production environment. For this purpose use JMeter and Restful Web API architecture
  • Provided technical support to AMEX Continuous Delivery users doing troubleshooting of issues and providing solutions and best practices on how to use and configure third party tools used as part of the Amex application build release and test process all integrated in CD system. For example Jenkins, Subversion, Nexus and Amex proprietary systems used for the management of software product releases . Worked in the migration of CD system to different environments integrating AMEX requirements
Continuous Deployment Jenkins SVN System Architecture REST System Administration Technical Support Problem Solving Performance Testing Orchestrator MS Visio Jmeter Enterprise Applications Basic Regression Testing
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DevOps System Administrator
Information Technology
Jan 2014 - Oct 2014
DeMark Analytics, is a financial research firm offering proprietary trading and investment tools, software and analysis to the leading banks, hedge fund and trading firms around the world The rSmart Group Configuration Management/Build Release Eng. (DEVOPS) November 2007 - August 2013 (5 years 10 months) Prepare and deploy releases and patches to QA and production environments Define, document, coordinate, execute and validate the build process for multiple projects Develop and implement SCM release plans, procedures and processes Configure, maintain and administer rSmart's source control repository Coordinate site releases with QA, product management team, engineering, DBA, and network operation group Evaluate and recommend alternative tools and methods for improving processes around release and configuration management Develop and maintain rSmart automated installation solutions, build release process and unit testing Hypercom Inc 12 years 2 months
Devops System Administration DBA Unit Testing Trading Quality Assurance Product Management Configuration Management Analytics Analysis
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Sr. Software Developer Engineer
Information Technology
Jan 2004 - Jun 2007
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Education
Technician, Automated Control
Electronic Institute "Eduardo Garcia Delgado" 1986
Certifications
Learning Terraform on Microsoft
Azure
Advanced AWS Security
Honors-Awards
Quest Badge qwikLABS
AWS SOLUTION ARCHITECT
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Quest Badge qwikLABS -AWS
SysOps Administrator ASSOCIATED
Skills
AWS
2022
6
Linux
2022
6
MS Azure
2022
6
Systems Engineering
2022
6
Ansible
2020
4
Application Support
2020
4
Artifactory
2020
4
Auditing
2020
4
BaSH
2020
4
Basic
2020
4
Cloud Infrastructure
2020
4
Data Center
2020
4
Data Security
2020
4
Database Backups
2020
4
Disaster Recovery
2020
4
Jasper Reports
2020
4
Java
2020
4
MySQL
2020
4
Nagios
2020
4
PowerShell
2020
4
Problem Solving
2020
4
Provisioning
2020
4
Quality Assurance
2020
4
SaaS
2020
4
Scala
2020
4
Scripting
2020
4
Shell Scripts
2020
4
Splunk
2020
4
System Monitoring
2020
4
Technical Support
2020
4
Terraform
2020
4
UAT
2020
4
VM
2020
4
Windows
2020
4
System Administration
2016
1
Agile Methodology
0
1
Analysis
2014
1
Analytics
2014
1
Ant
0
1
AWS CloudFormation
0
1
AWS EC2
0
1
AWS S3
0
1
Bamboo
0
1
Configuration Management
2014
1
Continuous Deployment
2016
1
Continuous Integration
0
1
DBA
2014
1
Devops
2014
1
Docker Containers
0
1
Elasticsearch
0
1
Enterprise Applications
2016
1
Hadoop
0
1
IaaS
0
1
Jenkins
2016
1
Jmeter
2016
1
Kubernetes
0
1
Maven
0
1
Mesos
0
1
MongoDB
0
1
MS Visio
2016
1
Network Administration
0
1
Oracle EBS
0
1
Orchestrator
2016
1
PaaS
0
1
Performance Testing
2016
1
Product Management
2014
1
Project Management
0
1
Python
0
1
Regression Testing
2016
1
REST
2016
1
Ruby
0
1
Scrum
0
1
Selenium
0
1
SVN
2016
1
System Architecture
2016
1
Trading
2014
1
Unit Testing
2014
1
Version Control
0
1
VirtualBox
0
1
Virtualization
0
1
VMWare
0
1
Xen
0
1