Profile

Kristopher Brice Perez

Presently a Cloud DevOps Engineer
AWS Certified

Reaching for The "Cloud" & how to "containerize" it.

I am Interested in everything that relates to information technology, cloud and the blockchain industry. I enjoy coding in HTML, and using APIs. I am a fast learner. I am always wiling to learn new technology by utilizing various online resources, video tutorials, and books. It is important to increase my knowledge and familiarity with evolving technology. I drown myself in countless hours of learning videos from A Cloud Guru, to Pluralsight and Safari Books Online. These resources help me understand how to provide to solutions to Big Data challenges, containers and cloud computing. I embrace opportunities to speak in front of a crowd. I have a love for the visual arts, photography and a growing interest in free-hand drawing. Discover more by visiting my about.me profile page and my Leadership story page .

Tech that Interest Me

Big Data

I currently couple the knowledge gained from my Masters in Business Intelligence with my past programming experience working with large datasets. Future positions I have in mind are Hadoop Admin, MongoDB Analyst or Big Data Cloud Engineer.

Cloud Solutions

I have aggressively been learning about future of IT infrastructure; cloud computing. I am AWS certified and seeking more certifications that relate to becoming a cloud engineer or architect.

Blockchain Advisory

Blockchain technology is on the rise. Due to its growing high demand, my spare time is consumed by learning about decentralized technology to prepare for the future of the web. I am a proven successful cryptocurrency investor and is alway accepting opportunities to help others get involved.

WordPress/Web Development

I have spent a decent amount of time with familiarizing myself with Content Management Systems (CMS) such as Wordpress and Drupal. I have taken an in-class training course on a Drupal 7/PHP development. This line of work still excites me and I am always interested in offers that relate to this field of work.

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Skills

- Education -

  • Full Sail University

    Master of Science in Business Intelligence

    September 2016

    Full Sail University’s Business Intelligence master of science degree program, examines current technologies that can create visual representations of Big Data. Few of the topics included in this program is data management, qualitative analysis, and business intelligence technologies, and project management

    Visit Full Sail University for more information.

  • Oakwood University

    Bachelor of Science in Management Information System

    May 2014

    This field of study is all about the strategy that goes into gathering, processing and managing information in order to solve business problems. Students like myself learn how to provide solutions and create new opportunities with technology within an organization. Upon graduation there is a high level of understanding with utilizing software and hardware to make effective business decisions.

    Visit Oakwood University for more information.

  • Certification and Training

    • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate (SAA), 3/2018
    • AWS Certified Developer - Associate (DVA), 2/2018
    • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF), 1/2018
    • QlikView Online Training, 1/2016
    • MapR Academy Hadoop Essentials – 4/2015
    • Accelebrate PHP/Drupal Training - 4/2015
    • DTS Drupal /DaaS Training - 4/2015
    • Cloudera Intro to Hadoop and MapReduce – 3/2015
    • Cigital – Security: Attack & Defense Class - 3/2015
    • Agile Project Management Training - 12/2014
    • Scrum Fundamentals Certified - 12/2014
    • Basics of Scrum, Agile and Project Delivery Training -12/2014
    • Intro Scrum Certification -12/2014

- Employment -

  • The SSI Group, LLC

    Senior DevOps Engineer

    April 2018 - Present

    This Development Operations Engineer (DevOps) role consists of migrating client environments to AWS using RDS, CloudFormation templates, and ECS. Build End-to-End Continuous Delivery and Deployment Pipelines in AWS and TeamCity. Continuous integration and configuration management of merging code changes into a central repository. After automated builds are tested, improve software quality, and reduce the time it takes to validate and release new software updates. Work on the tooling and automation process to get workflows enacted.

  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    Business Intelligence Analyst I for the Department of Anesthesiology

    June 2016 - April 2018

    As an BI analyst, I work to develop and provide new business intelligence solutions. This may require being tasked with defining, reporting on or developing new structures for business intelligence in ways that will serve a specific purpose. Report writing is a significant component of this role. Work with teams of developers is apart of the daily rutine in order to aid in the department's research.

  • NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

    Junior Software Engineer - Dynetics Technical Services MITS Contract

    Nov 2014 - June 2016

    As an Application Web & Services developer, I was responsible for translating customers software requirements into web applications. Modify existing software to correct errors to improve its performance within a SDLC environment. Responsible for coding, testing, bug fixes, peer reviews, design, mentoring, technical assessment, engineering, and implementing new technology.

  • The Mark E. Ting Company

    Business Development - Telework/Remote

    Jan 2014-Dec 2014/Presently Contracting

    My primary role as a Business Development lead was to prospect for new clients by networking, cold calling, advertising or other means of generating interest from potential clients. This is done to improve an organization's market position and achieve financial growth.

  • NASA-MSFC

    Network Engineer Intern - SAIC NICS Contract

    May 2014 - Aug 2014

    My duties was to assist and learn from the Senior Engineers in planning, implementation and support on select network servers for NASA's data centers. During this summer internship, I also gained knowledge in making network diagrams with Microsoft Visio at a high level.

  • Oakwood University

    Software Analyst Intern

    Jan 2014 - April 2014

    During the final few months of my senior year at Oakwood University I was given an opportunity to work with Administration Systems department of the school. I help troubleshoot program glitches for facility and staff. Other areas of responsibility was to review software specs, document and occasionally install for users. My biggest project consist of planning for a campus wide roll out of a software mobile app for students and professors to communicate and check grades.

  • Office For Regional Conference Ministry

    CMS Web Admin/ Technology Consultant

    Sept 2011 - Oct 2014

    Maintain custom content management system for ORCM's website.

My Key Skills

HTML & CSS
ColdFusion
Adobe Photoshop & InDesign
SQL
Hive/HQL
BI Tools (Tableau, Data Mining etc.)

Recognition

Brice is an exceptional employee who is a fast learner, pleasant mannered, dependable, and professional. His work has already proven valuable with NASA and will continue to do so. He is eager to learn more as he goes and shares his knowledge happily with his co-workers. He is a pleasure to have on the team. - Wendy Kirkland, PMP, CMMI-DEV

  • NASA MITS Certificate of Appreciation

    Awarded for exceptional testing support in the transitioning of the NEACC ISRS into NISM.

    Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, AL
  • NASA Group Achievement Award

    Award signed by Charles Frank Bolden, Jr. Administrator of NASA, a retired United States Marine Corps Major General, and former NASA astronaut.

Portfolio

Blockchain Investing

Guide to the Cryptocurrency Market

Make A Doctah Visit
blocchain

Crypto-Market HTLM5 Website Project

It's never too late to get involved.

Visit Your Local Walk-In Clinic
Data Visualization

Tableau

Data Visualization

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Statistical information

A data set of church membership, baptism and profession of faith was coverted into charts by Tableau desktop.

Adobe InDesign

Custom Newsletter Design

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NASA's Discovery News

Monthly newsletters designed in Adobe InDesign for NASA MSFC's education Portal.

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Discovery Site

MSFC Project

Back-End Web Development

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Discovery Site

NASA's Discovery Website

NASA Marshall Space Flight Center website for news updates and educational purposes.

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Coming Soon

Your Awesome Project Is Next

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Awesome Project Title

Would You Like to work with Me !

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Jive Social

Collaboration Software

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Jive Collaboration Software

Created and administered a Jive-n site. Experience with Jive back-end set-up and end user functionality

What is Jive?

WordPress

CMS Project

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Created with WordPress

This is a volunteer project done for the Pastor of Journey Fellowship Church in Tennessee. It utilizes the latest version WordPress.

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Drupal Work

Content Management System

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Drupal 7 Development

My alternative profile page created in Drupal to demonstrate my ability to work with it's framework and modules.

Some of my happy clients

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