Melanie Jean-Louis, a 2020 graduate of OBT’s Cloud Support Engineering program, is currently working as an Associate Cloud Engineer at Medidata. She interned there before being hired full-time. Melanie hopes this position will lead her to achieving her goal of becoming a Senior Cloud Engineer within five years. Before she joined OBT’s Cloud Support Engineering Program, Melanie was working in the social work field after graduating from SUNY Buffalo. She wanted a change and to go back to school. OBT’s Cloud Support Engineer Program ticked all her boxes – and it was free! She gained a solid background in the fundamentals and exposure to what was new in the tech field. She learned to network professionally, landed an internship, showcased her skills, and made connections with colleagues that helped her earn a permanent position on the team.