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Peter Smith

Principal Cloud Infrastructure Engineer/DevOps

Executive Summary & Candidate Overview

Peter is a seasoned Principal Cloud Engineer and DevOps specialist with a proven track record of success in implementing and optimizing cloud infrastructure solutions. With a focus on AWS technologies and DevOps practices, he has led initiatives to design and configure cloud environments, implement CI/CD pipelines, and automate infrastructure deployment and management. Peter's hands-on experience with tools like Terraform, AWS CloudFormation, Jenkins, and Kubernetes demonstrates his ability to deliver scalable and resilient cloud architectures. Currently seeking opportunities to leverage his expertise in cloud engineering and DevOps to drive innovation and efficiency.

Accomplishments and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  1. Led the development of AWS GovCloud IL-6 Region architectures, ensuring alignment with Microservices-based software applications.

  2. Implemented cybersecurity guidelines into actionable code, enhancing program-specific requirements.

  3. Championed a high degree of automation through IaC principles, CI/CD processes, and Docker emulation, optimizing deployment processes.

Work Experience

Principal Cloud Infrastructure Engineer/DevOps Momentus Space - December 2023 to January 2024

  1. Began development of AWS GovCloud IL-6 Region architectures, aligning with Microservices-based software applications.

  2. Implemented cybersecurity guidelines into actionable code, integrating program-specific requirements.

  3. Championed a high degree of automation through Infrastructure as Code (IaC) principles, CI/CD processes, and Docker emulation.

Principal Cloud Engineer/DevOps Maxar Technologies - January 2020 to December 2023

  1. Designed and configured AWS Virtual Public/Private Cloud and deployed IaaS & PaaS resources through AWS CLI, Terraform, and AWS CloudFormation.

  2. Implemented infrastructure services to support Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery using Jenkins and Git.

  3. Built and deployed scalable clusters and containerized environments (EKS/ECS) using Kubernetes Helm charts and Rancher orchestrator.

Solutions Engineer/Senior Cloud Engineer Advanced IT Services LLC - October 2015 to January 2020

  1. Handled design and implementation of message/alert management solution for FEMA, coordinating alerts across multiple environments.

  2. Developed automated Infrastructure as Code (IaC) via Terraform/CloudFormation for services deployed to AWS environments.

  3. Performed migrations from On-premises environment to Amazon Web Services (AWS) in support of complex web services.

IT Solution Consultant/AWS Staff Engineer Chimeric Resources LLC - February 2013 to October 2015

  1. Created parallel execution plans without blocking resources on dependencies, enhancing operational efficiency.

  2. Implemented continuous deployment at the application level using EKS deployment, Auto Scaling, and recovery.

  3. Participated in complete system builds, upgrades, migrations, and patch management.

IT Solutions Consultant Signal Creek Technologies - January 2008 to February 2013

  1. Worked with the US Postal Service as a client, performing testing and process improvements to managed storage foundation HA.

  2. Delivered system configuration recommendations for efficiency and manageability by analyzing the Linux environment.

  3. Administered email and file archiving solutions, resulting in operational efficiencies and data management compliance.

Location and Travel
  • Open to: On-Site, Hybrid, and Remote Roles.

  • Remote Roles: Open to discussing remote opportunities based on the specific position and requirements.

  • Compensation Seeking: Competitive salary aligned with industry standards and role expectations.

  • Position Seeking: Principal-level roles focusing on cloud infrastructure engineering, DevOps, and automation.

  • B.A. in Computer Science New York State University at Oswego

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