Hi, I’m Amina

I am a Technical Operations Engineer and content creator based in Southern California. Currently my focus is creating and maintaining cloud infrastructure at Valimail.

Over the past decade,

I’ve built technical products for companies around the country ranging from software testing suites to cloud infrastructure with a focus on staunch and thorough solutions.

Currently in my role as a technical operations engineer at Valimail, my focus is providing support for the company’s real time email security system, manage and improve operational infrastructure and triage production technical issues.

Previously I worked as a software test engineer for Raytheon where I worked on a suite of programs providing automated software testing solutions and systems engineering support on several legacy Navy programs.

Prior to joining Raytheon, I worked as a software test engineer in Northrop Grumman’s Unmanned Air Vehicle sector, building and refining the organizations automated test infrastructure.

Infrastructure Management

Development and management of critical IT infrastructure to ensure the best use of resources.

Software Testing

Evaluating and verifying that a software product or application does what it is intended to do. Typically defined by system or application requirements.

Quality Assurance

Preventing mistakes and defects in manufactured products or services. Providing assurance that problems are avoided when delivering, typically in accordance to ISO 9000.

Requirements Development

Comprehensive, iterative and recursive process of defining the capabilities that a system must have to meet customer or user needs.

Agile Methodology

Iterative approach to product development that aligned with the values and principles described in the Agile Manifesto for software development.

Automated Testing

Automated evaluation of large scale systems and applications, usually completed by automated testing suites or python based scripts and proprietary infrastructure.

Technologies I’ve Used

Below are a few technologies I am currently using or have used on various projects throughout my career.

What I’m Working On

I am currently working on a few certifications and extensive cloud projects. I am continuously learning and expanding my knowledge base through real-world application.

  • AWS Cloud Practioner Certification
  • AWS Solutions Architect Certification
  • Cyber Security Training (Cyber Defense)
  • Creating an end to end cloud infrastructure for a ficticious business
  • Hosting a dynamic website on AWS
  • Build a serverless web application
  • Mentorship of underserved youth and junior level engineers
  • Leading a open source project for the Black Cloud Geeks community

Check Out My Work

I’m typically working on something everyday. Checkout what I have been creating on Github

Read My Tech Blog

My personal blog to focus on emerging technology, troubleshooting and step by step guides.

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