I am an IT professional with 15 years of experience
and a passion for Cloud technologies
Highly accomplished IT professional with extensive experience in full software development lifecycle, enterprise architecture, cloud migration strategies and execution, cloud enablement. Strong planner and problem solver who readily adapts to change, works independently, and exceeds expectations.
I have been working as an IT professional for 15 years. I have a passion for using technology in creative ways to solve a variety of problems. I have led teams in developing complex enterprise software, and tinkered with fun projects of my own. I love automating things that save me and others valuable time.
I earned my Computer Science degree from the University of Houston (main campus).
Completed the Microsoft Certifications for .NET Developers and SQL Database Developers
Completed all 3 Associate certifications from Amazon Web Services
Worked on a variety of web development projects including an e-Commerce site utilizing the popular open source product OSCommerce.
Played an integral role in Spark’s entry into new business markets. Worked on core enterprise systems including billing and contract management.
As a Consultant with Software Architects, had successful engagements with multiple clients, and was promoted to the role of Senior Consultant within the first year. Worked on internal as well as public facing web applications and mentored client staff.
Led several projects that supported Spark’s ongoing operations in existing markets as well as entry into new markets. Developed enterprise systems for: invoice and payment processing, account activation/deactivation, and more. Set coding and testing standards for development teams.
Led several projects in the Global Production Applications group. Performed code reviews, assisted developers with project cost estimations, implemented development process improvements across the teams.
Responsible for AWS cloud architecture,
and overall project planning and delivery - migrated 200+ workloads to AWS.
Responsible for management and governance of the overall AWS estate including cost optimization – developed multiple dashboards in Spotfire to provide transparency to senior management to drive down costs
Educated the organization on the value proposition of AWS, speaking in front of the global IT audience at quarterly ‘town hall’