Matt Carrick

188 The Alliance, South Lott's Road, Dublin | +353862057644


2012 - 2017
University College Cork
B.Sc. in Computer Science

Overall Results:

  • 4th Year - 71%
    • Algorithms and Data Structures - 83%
    • Information Retrieval - 81%
    • Artificial Intelligence 1 - 71%

  • 3rd Year - 75%
    • Client Side Programming - 93%
    • Web Systems Team Project - 81%
    • Software Engineering - 77%

  • 2nd Year - 50%
    • Database Design and Admin - 79%
    • Logic Design - 62%


March '16 - August '16 (intern),
August '16 - present
Amazon Web Services
Cloud Support Associate
  • Troubleshooting customer issues involving many AWS services and dealing with customers directly over email, via live chat or over the phone
  • Training and in depth experience with AWS DevOps services including ECS, Elastic Beanstalk, CodePipeline, CloudFormation and CodeBuild
  • Good experience with the core AWS services such as EC2, ELB, Autoscaling, EBS and IAM
  • Mentor of an intern for the six months they were with the company, as well as taking on the profile primary role within my team
September '15 - May '17
UCC Netsoc
Head SysAdmin
  • Linux server experience
  • Assembled, setup and installed a server to Cork Internet Exchange data center
  • Introduced to Docker containers
  • Setup automated server backup system, IRC server, video game servers and VOIP servers


  • Strong Linux experience
  • Familiarity with many AWS services including EC2, ELB, CloudFormation, ElasticBeanstalk
  • Good computer networking knowledge and troubleshooting experience
  • Docker experience through Amazon ECS and Netsoc server administration
  • Experience with Git version control
  • Worked as profile primary in AWS, being the point of contact for one of a week for my team, and distributing customer contacts to engineers to be worked on
  • HTML5, CSS and JavaScript, as well as libraries and frameworks such as jQuery, AngularJS, FabricJS and Materialize CSS
  • Some Java and Python experience
  • Basic knowledge of MySQL databases
  • PHP and the Laravel framework
  • As PM of a large college team project, have experienced in delegating work as well as time and deadline management