Work Experience


Miami Dade College & Generation USA (June 2019 - Present) | Miami, Florida

AWS Certified IT & Programming Instructor

Classes Taught:

  • Behavioral Skills & Mindsets
  • Linux
  • Introduction to IT
  • Network Fundamentals
  • Security Fundamentals
  • Python
  • Databases
  • AWS Foundational & SysOps
  • AWS Solutions Architect Associate
  • Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
  • AWS Re/Start Program

Responsibilities:

  • Train students both professionally and technically
  • Prepare students for employment interviews
  • Educate students on behavioral skills and mindsets that are essential for employment such as teamwork, personal responsibility, time management, growth mindset, future orientation, persistence, communication, and proactiveness
  • Assign students projects simulating a workplace environment
  • Train students on Agile methodology with continuous feedback
  • Assist students in creating their own resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn profile.

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The College Board (March 2019 - May 2019) | Reston, VA

Full Stack Software Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrated experience with full stack development with AWS cloud supported programming languages like Java, Node JS, or Python development.
  • Hands-on with AWS Lambda, SNS/SQS, S3, IAM, CloudWatch, EC2, RDS and DynamoDB, AWS CLI
  • Fluency with CI/CD toolsets such as: AWS Codestar, Jenkins, Ansible, CloudFormation, BitBucket, Artifactory
  • Knowledge to use or learn: KMS, ALB/ELB, Route 53, Docker Containers, MFA,
  • Understanding of programming languages, relational databases, and NoSQL databases
  • Strong practical Linux-based systems administration skills and scripting experience in a Cloud based environment
  • Expertise with Git, including branching workflows
  • Working knowledge of Node.js/JavaScript and Python frameworks and design patterns
  • Experience with Distributed Service Standards (REST, SOA, microservices)
  • Familiarity with monitoring tool suites (e.g. DataDog, SumoLogic, NewRelic, and Nagios)
  • Experience with automated testing tools (e.g. Selenium, Mocha/Chai)
  • Working knowledge of IP networking, VPNs, DNS, load balancing and firewalling
  • Experience building infrastructure as code using AWS CloudFormation or similar scripting techniques
  • Experience with Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible in production environments
  • Experience with AWS CodePipeline or the Atlassian Suite, Sonar, Crucible and Electric Commander
  • Management of continuous integration servers like Jenkins and Bamboo
  • Working knowledge of J2EE, Oracle PL/SQL, MVC application framework, design patterns, web and application servers
  • Assist in the development of full stack solutions and continuous delivery frameworks that improve the ability of the CB IT delivery teams to efficiently deliver solutions with quality.

Miami Dade College (January 2009 - December 2017)

ESOL Instructor