Drew Garrett
(314) 608-2886
drew@drewgarrett.com
Personal Objective
A career focusing on systems and network administration and integration.
Major Accomplishments
Designed and implemented new system and network designs for multiple datacenters.
Setup and maintained monitoring services for network devices, servers, and environmental systems.
Implemented virtual host clustering to provide high availability and disaster recovery to customers.
Performed the migration of hundreds of physical servers to virtual machines to reduce power and space usage.
Employment history
St. Charles County Government Systems Engineer
January 2013 - Present

Network Engineer
January 2012 - January 2013
Touhill Theater Network and Systems Administrator
Stage Services Assistant
August 2006 - December 2012
Cybercon.com, Inc. Network and Systems Administrator
Technical Support
August 2006 - December 2011
Saint Charles Community College Theater Production Assistant
August 2006 - December 2011

Summer Camp Teacher: Camp Tech
Summer 2011
Skills and Experience
General Administration
Implemented replacement NMS (Zenoss and OpenNMS) suites to monitor the status of the network and servers.
Monitored and maintained backup solutions including full machines, virtual machines, and individual client data.
Setup and managed Active Directory forests including group policies, boot and logon scripts, and multiple domain controllers for redundancy.
Networking
CCNA trained in network design, configuration, and administration.
Increased redundancy and reliability of current network designs.
Implemented automated backup procedures for all network device configurations.
Configured and setup new uplinks and customers including BGP and OSPF peers.
Researched and recommended new equipment to replace aging equipment as needed.
Implemented a centralized blackhole system for the network and automatic announcements to uplinks.
Implemented a NetFlow monitoring system to alert NOC staff to possible attacks and botnets.
Setup remote access and site-to-site VPNs on Netscreen/Juniper, Cisco, and SonicWALL devices.
Virtualization
Implemented and maintained virtual networks, clusters, high availability, disaster recovery, and fault tolerance.
Developed scripts to automate virtual machine audits with information such as network and disk usage.
VoIP Phone Systems
Implemented and maintained Asterisk with FreePBX, Cisco, and ShoreTel phone systems.
Setup and maintained trunks for Skype calling, remote servers, and soft phones.
Websites and Webservers
Optimized webserver software and caching to handle server requests over one million per hour.
Maintained shared web servers to support hundreds of clients per machine.
Hardware Knowledge
Networking
3Com, Cisco, Dell, F5 Big-IP, HP, Juniper, NetScreen, SonicWALL
Servers
Dell PowerEdge, HP ProLiant and ProLiant Blades, SuperMicro
Storage Solutions
EqualLogic, FreeNAS, NetApp, OpenFiler, OpenSolaris
Software Knowledge
Email Server Software
Courier, Dovecot, Exchange 2003-2010, Exim, Postfix, Qmail, Sendmail
Network Management Systems/Management Suites
OpenNMS, System Center, WhatsUp Gold, Zenoss
Operating Systems
Windows NT-2012 R2, GNU/Linux, BSD, Solaris, Apple OS X
Programming/Scripting Languages
ASP.NET, C/C++/C#, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python
SQL Server Software
MSSQL, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL
Vitrualization Platforms
Hyper-V, KVM, VirtualBox, VMWare, Xen/XenServer
Web Server Software
Apache, Lighttpd, IIS, Nignx
Website Control Panels
cPanel, DirectAdmin, Webmin
Academics
BS: Computer Science May 2009
Minor: Mathematics GPA: 3.52
University of Missouri - St. Louis Magna Cum Laude
AAS: Computer Networking May 2006
Saint Charles Community College GPA: 3.75
Volunteer Work
Church of the Shepherd
The History Theater
Monkey Tales Theatre
Moonlighting Theatre
St. Joseph Church
References
References are available upon request.