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AWS Certified, Experienced Supervisor, Experienced Administrator

Millington, TN
March 13, 2020

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LaJarrid Baker


Highly motivated and eager certified AWS Solutions Architect with hands-on experience with the AWS Console, CLI, SDK’s, and other automation services. Exceedingly productive in working independently or as a team member with strengths in communication, technical troubleshooting, time management, and mentoring abilities. An effective communicator that is detailed-oriented, with the ability to articulate technical terminology with technical and non-technical audiences/customers/peers. Understands the significance of always applying best practices through practical, researched-based, and analytical methods. Easily adapt to change with an eagerness for expanding technical learning in cloud computing, as well as personal growth.

Technical Skills

Validated Experiences: AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate, AWS Certified Developer Associate, and AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, Linux Essentials

Hands-On Experiences- Using the AWS Console, CLI, SDKs to deploy, secure, scale, monitor, and troubleshoot applications:

IAM, EC2, S3, autoscaling, load balancers, DNS, VPC’s, designing highly available and fault tolerant applications, read replicas/multi-AZ, serverless (Lambda, API’s, Dynamo DB), developing as developer (Elastic Beanstalk, CI/CD pipeline, Cloud Formation, X-Ray), Cloud Watch, Cloud Trail, SSL certificates, security best practices, MFA, STS, infrastructure as code

Continuous Technical Improvement: Daily spinning up servers, building high available and fault tolerant infrastructures, architecting serverless applications on Linux Academy, weekly collaborations with proven security and cloud professionals via web and social meetings and gathering, and currently studying for AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate

Basic Understanding: Linux scripting and command line, shell scripting,

Familiar with: JSON, YAML, Nodejs

Additional Skilled Areas- supervision, administration, teaching, mentoring, coaching

Professional Experience

Tipton County Schools, Tennessee October 2015 to Present

Assistant Principal

Collaborate with stakeholders, education professionals, and students with consistently utilizing researched-based best practices

Build and cultivate meaningful partnerships and coalition with community stakeholders

Coordinate and supervise the school’s safety plan to meet district and state compliance mandates

Implement and design plans to monitor and maintain compliance with state truancy laws

Shelby County Schools, Memphis, Tennessee October 2007 to October 2015


Highly effective reading and history teacher- increased student achievement through utilizing research-based best practices (TVAAS level 5 growth every year)

Academic Interventionist (RTI2) developed academic lessons to provide struggling learners with increasing intervention

Youth Villages, Memphis, Tennessee June 2004-October 2007


Supervised and trained staff on therapeutic interventions for youth

Collaborated with counselors to develop individualized behavioral and safety plans


University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee

Education Specialists, May 2015

Freed Hardeman University, Henderson, Tennessee

Master of Education, May 2007

University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama

Bachelor of Science, social science May 2004

Certifications (all current)

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate

AWS Certified Developer Associate

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

Linux Academy-Linux Essentials

Administration and Supervision license (TN)

Professional Teaching License-History 7-12 and K-6 Certified

Life, Health, and Accident Insurance License

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