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Austin Brees


Executive Summary

    Soon to be graduate, master's in Computer Science. I am poised to combine my technical knowledge with proven sales and recruiting skills in a Solutions Engineer role. My experience in client relations and business analysis equips me to translate complex technical concepts into actionable business solutions. I am prepared to leverage these skills to bridge the gap between technology and business, driving organizational success through impactful solutions.


Education

Masters in Computer Science and Business Technology

IE Business School

B.S.B.A. International Business

Appalachian State University


Work Experience

Business Analyst

Vail Resorts Management Company

  • Developed and executed test scenarios for UAT testers related to each agile sprint in the Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Designed and implemented a new IAM request policy for HR Technology Applications.
  • Created a new dashboard to track employee performance in the Shared Services HR department.
  • Worked with large datasets in Microsoft SQL Database, to derive meaningful insights into where process optimization was capable and to implement new techniques.
  • Monitored nightly batch execution jobs and troubleshot failures.
  • Gathered business requirements and conveyed needs of the business to the development team.


People Connect Coordinator

Vail Resorts Management Company

  • Conducted nationwide recruiting efforts to fill job posts across the company resort portfolio.
  • Guided employees with complex transaction processing and life cycle event management.
  • Lead UAT testing for all HR-related IT projects.
  • Assisted re-platforming internal unemployment systems onto ServiceCanada platform.


Recruiter

Dish Network

  • Reviewed applications for employment and processed candidates through the recruiting pipeline.
  • Maintained relationships with business partners to gauge staffing needs across locations.
  • Sourced candidates across job recruitment platforms.

Projects

  1. Cloud Resume Challenge Built Cloud application using Cloud CDN, Terraform, Datadog, Apigee, Firestore and Github Actions
  2. Data Analysis Dashboard Developed a dashboard to visualize H&M Retail Data with Streamlit and MongoDB.
  3. Retail Data-PipelineBuilt ETL Data Pipeline for e-commerce startup with GCP cloud functions, Streamlit, BigQuery.
  4. Appointment NotifierWeb scraping bot that traverses the Spain Government website and notifies when appointments are available.
  5. Cloud CI/CDAutomated the deployment of class cloud project with Terraform and bash shell scripts.

Certifications

Google Cloud: Associate Cloud Engineer


Skills

IT Skills
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Python
  • SQL
  • Git
  • Docker
  • Terraform
  • Flask
  • Linux

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