Brian Y.

Brian Y.

Cloud Architect

Havertown , United States

Experience: 20 Years

Brian

Havertown , United States

Cloud Architect

216000 USD / Year

  • Immediate: Available

20 Years

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About Me

I have over 20 years of experience in Information Technology and Software Consulting and Digital Cloud Transformation experience across different business verticals.. My strengths are in the areas of Public Cloud along with Enterprise Web & Applic...

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Portfolio Projects

Cloud Architect

Company

Cloud Architect

Description

Cloud Transformation and Network build out 

•    Working through the Presales Lifecycle in preparation for Customer Engagements 
•    Providing tailored solutions based on a particular Use Case within Amazon Web Services to demonstrate the relevant benefits
•    Establishing and cultivating relationships with trusted Partners and Vendors within the Softchoice Ecosystem
•    Planning & Designing for Hybrid Clouds 
•    Building out AWS Accounts in accordance with Well Architected Frame Best Practices and Security Standards
•    Configuring IAM and Multifactor Authentication along with Cross Account policies in AWS
•    Designing High Level AWS Multi-Account Architecture with On Premise Active Directory Services 
•    Helping to Drive Azure consumption through Use Cases, ARM templates, combined with simple demos
•    Created Partnership documentation and Slide Decks for multiple audiences
•    Contributing to Architectural discussions around strategic approaches in regards to High Availability and DR
•    Presenting Workload Analyzer recommendations & Move Group Analysis with Migration Strategy 
•    Emphasizing and illustrating the importance of Well Architecture Framework and Security Best Practices in the Cloud

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Skills

AWS Azure

Tools

Github

Cloud Automation

Company

Cloud Automation

Description

Cloud Automation projects

•    Developing a POC environment within the CenturyLink Cloud to demonstrate the relevant benefits
•    Establishing Site to Site VPN connectivity from CLC to the Customer On Premise network
•    Standing up the AWS Account and VPC buildout and design with the Customer
•    Installing applications via the AWS Marketplace for Greenfield or DMS related activities
•    Using Cloudcheckr to measure/calculate costs 
•    Configuring IAM roles with policies where necessary for Account Management and Deployment 
•    Cloud Application Manager (ElasticBox) to build out POC demo environments 
•    Delivered Hybrid Cloud setups for multiple Customers in Public and Private Hosted Cloud scenarios
•    ElasticBox Multi-Cloud/Tenant Provisioning & Automation of Application Boxes 
•    Followed best practices and developed repeatable processes and procedures for future migrations
•    Created documentation on how to create Blueprints and make managed servers in CLC
•    Automated platform build outs with API scripts and blueprint technology.
•    Involved with Architectural discussions involving strategic approaches in regards to availability
•    Assisted with Rackware build and migration services from various Legacy platforms
•    ATADATA Discovery & Migrations for Workload Move Group Analysis with Migration Strategy 
•    Tested competitive cloud platforms abilities and evaluated against the CenturyLink Cloud 
•    Traveled onsite and scoped out the Architecture during Customer Workshops and Greenfield Buildouts
•    Provided input to product engineering on new features and customer demand
 

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Skills

AWS Azure

Well Architected Reviews

Company

Well Architected Reviews

Description

Best Practices with Cloud 

•    Assemble qualified and agile delivery teams to each project and work closely with the Development Teams in creating new as well as moving existing environments into AWS
•    Driving standup meetings an updating user stories in Rally
•    Implement Gluster FS on EC2 (two nodes)
•    Involved with POC SoftNAS and Panzura storage solutions configuration and evaluation within AWS
•    Working with Puppet environments and customer manifests relative to AWS
•    Assist with Puppet site Manifest and Agent configurations
•    Route 53 DNS cutover NS, MX, registration with Cli53
•    Creating new VPCs and Subnets in AWS
•    Architectural discussions involving strategic approaches in regards to Area Zones and VPCs
•    Building Cloud Protection Manager instances in Amazon EC2 for backup and restore purposes
•    Bootstrapping commonly used AMIs and updating Chef Cookbooks respectively
•    Quickly deploying Spot instances where necessary
•    Working through Security Group and IAM issues as it relates to AWS
•    Creating automated tasks and crontab tasks to report back to CloudWatch
•    Documenting of Environmental AWS Architectural Diagrams and RunBooks
 

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Security Best Practices

Company

Security Best Practices

Description

Cloud Best Practices with Security Framework 

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