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Kevin Koni

Indianapolis,IN

Summary

Performance-driven and innovative AWS Cloud DevOps Engineer with 5+ years of experience in infrastructure automation, configuration management, and continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) practices. Proficient in building SDLC security, developing scalable & reliable could applications, and implementing security best practices. Skilled at maintaining cloud confidentiality, integrity, & availability, collaborating with cross-functional teams, and delivering high-quality solutions.

Overview

5
5
years of professional experience
1
1
Certification

Work History

AWS Cloud/DevOps Engineer

Modernizing Medicine
2022.06 - Current
  • Deployed AWS infrastructure with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using Terraform, CloudFormation, and AWS CLI for legacy applications, ensuring consistent and automated provisioning.
  • Implemented and maintained AWS cost optimization strategies, including optimized instance types provisioning for IIS and SQL Server, aligning with recommendations for cost-effective operations.
  • Leveraged various AWS services (EC2, VPC, IAM, S3, Glacier, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, Route 53) to deploy applications securely in AWS cloud, enabling scalability and high availability.
  • Performed disaster recovery using N2WS Backup and Recovery (CPM) with AWS S3 as storage service, ensuring data protection and business continuity.
  • Configured and automated the CI/CD pipeline, reducing deployment times and enabling seamless integration of newly built code, achieving a 40% reduction in deployment times. fostering agility and rapid delivery.

Cloud and IAM Engineer

Infosys Limited
2019.02 - 2022.04
  • Develop and manage AWS infrastructure using Terraform, CloudFormation, Ansibile Playbook and AWS CLI to automate deployments and configurations; deploy and manage services such as EC2, S3, RDS, VPC, Lambda, CloudWatch, and Route 53.
  • Design, implement, and maintain IAM policies, roles, and permissions; automate user provisioning and de-provisioning with AWS IAM, Directory Service, Okta and Single Sign-On (SSO).
  • Collaborated with DevOps team to Configure and automate CI/CD pipelines with Jenkins, AWS CodePipeline, and CodeDeploy; apply cost optimization strategies including Reserved Instances and Savings Plans.
  • Implement security best practices and compliance measures using AWS Security Hub, Config, Shield, and IAM policies, set up monitoring and alerting systems with CloudWatch, CloudTrail, Datadog, and Splunk to ensure system reliability and performance.
  • Maintained tagging compliance for all AWS resources and updated tags using AWS CLI; created and managed S3 buckets and Glacier policies for storage and backup.
  • Provided IAM support and troubleshooting, ensuring quick resolution of issues, conducted periodic access reviews and audits to verify user permissions align with business requirements and security policies.

Oracle (OCI) Application DBA (02/2019 - 02/2020)

  • Launched new cloud services and established operational excellence in DevOps model; leveraged appropriate Oracle Cloud services and set up processes and tools around cloud infrastructure.
  • Designed cloud services for availability, scalability, observability, and testability; scheduled RMAN backups, managed jobs using DBMS_JOBS, DBMS_SCHEDULER, Crontab, and OEM.
  • Installed and configured Oracle 10g, 11g, and 12c on UNIX/Linux; implemented Data Guard for standby databases and used web and application services like WebLogic, JBoss, Apache Tomcat, and Nginx.

Education

Bachelor's Degree - Computer Science (Electronics)

Buea University
Buea

Certification

  • AWS Solutions Architect Associate
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
  • SCRUM MASTER Accredited Certification
  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitional (Progress)
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Architect Associate
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI).


Competence and Skills Toolsets

  • Core Competence


Configuration Management

Containerization

Incident Troubleshooting

Performance Optimization

Application Deployment

Monitoring and Observability

Problem-Solving and Adaptability.


  • Skill ToolSet


Cloud Platforms

AWS:

EC2, S3, EC2 Image Builder, GuardDuty, FSx, Route 53, CloudFormation, KMS, CloudFront, System Manager, AWS Compute Optimizer, EKS, DataSync, Secret Manager, IAM, AWS Control Tower, Load Balancing, Lambda, CodeCommit, RDS, Cost Optimization, Faregate etc.


OCI (Oracle Cloud Infrastructure).


Collaboration Tools

Jira, ServiceNow, Confluence, Slack, gChat, MS Teams.


IAM

Okta, JumpCloud, Centrify, AD, OneLogin.


Monitoring and Logging

PagerDuty, Site24/7, LogicMonitor, DataDog, CloudWatch, Nagios, Spiceworks, Splunk, SonarQube, Kafka.


Scripting

Bash Shell, PowerShell, SQL, Json, Python (progress)


Operating System

Linux, Windows, Ubuntu, IOS, Android macOS.


CI/CD Tools

Octopus Deploy, Jenkins, AWS CodePipeline, Chef, Puppet, Selenium, CircleCI, APIs.


Containerization

Docker, ECS, Kubernetes (progress).


Networking

VPC, Route 53, ELB/ALB


IaC

Terraform, CloudFormation, Ansible


Database Service

Oracle, SQL Server, MySql, RDS.


Version Control

Git, GitHub, Bitbucket, Gitlab.


Documentation

Confluence Wiki, Share Point, OneNote, One drive, Google Docs.


Applications

Windows .Net, IoT, Cloud-Native.


Artifacts

JFrog, Nexus.

Timeline

AWS Cloud/DevOps Engineer

Modernizing Medicine
2022.06 - Current

Cloud and IAM Engineer

Infosys Limited
2019.02 - 2022.04

Bachelor's Degree - Computer Science (Electronics)

Buea University
  • AWS Solutions Architect Associate
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
  • SCRUM MASTER Accredited Certification
  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitional (Progress)
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Architect Associate
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI).


Kevin Koni