I am Haider

Cloud Architect

I am an IT professional with 15 years of experience
and a passion for Cloud technologies

About Me

  • Name: Haider Abdullah
  • Address: Houston, TX, USA
  • Phone: 832-598-4597

Summary

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.

More about me

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.

  • Cloud Enablement
  • Software Design
  • Cloud Architecture
  • Training & Mentoring
  • Custom Alexa Skills
  • Flying!
  • Video Editing

Resume

Education

  • 2000-2004

    Bachelor degree

    BS in Computer Science, University of Houston, TX, USA

    I earned my Computer Science degree from the University of Houston (main campus).

  • 2005-2006

    Microsoft Certifications


    Microsoft Certification Solution Developer Microsoft Certified IT Professional - Database

    Completed the Microsoft Certifications for .NET Developers and SQL Database Developers

  • 2016

    AWS Certifications:


    Certification Developer Associate Certification Solution Architect Associate Certification SysOps Administrator Associate

    Completed all 3 Associate certifications from Amazon Web Services

Experience

  • 2002-2004

    Freelance Web Developer

    Worked on a variety of web development projects including an e-Commerce site utilizing the popular open source product OSCommerce.

  • 2004-2005

    .NET Developer

    Spark Energy LP/Ideal Interaction

    Played an integral role in Spark’s entry into new business markets. Worked on core enterprise systems including billing and contract management.

  • 2005-2007

    Senior Consultant

    Software Architects

    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.

  • 2007-2009

    Lead Developer

    Spark Energy Gas

    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.

  • 2009-2010

    Lead Developer

    Exxon Mobil Corp. (Contract)

    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.

  • 2010-Present

    Enterprise AWS Cloud Architect

    Hess Corporation

    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’

Skills

Cloud

95%

Systems Design

95%

.NET

95%

Serverless

95%

Training

90%

Databases

90%

More skills

Leadership
Creativity
Management
Forward Thinking
IaaS
PaaS

Works

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Automation

Ask Alexa questions about your AWS Estate
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Custom Skill

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Training

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Self Service

15

Years of Experience

3

Speaking Engagements

100

Happy Clients

5

Certifications

Do you have a challenging Cloud Project?

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Send me a message
Address Houston, TX
Phone Number (832) 598 4597