Andrew Smart

Springfield, Illinois 62703 · (317) 941-6648 · AndrewSmart@protonmail.com

I am a proactive IT Systems Engineer with over 10 years of experience, capable of leading mission-critical projects and maintaining system uptime. I am a clear and effective communicator that is able to respond to the ever-changing demand of technology.

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Experience

IT Systems Engineer

BUNN-O-MATIC Corporation (Springfield, IL)
Testing
November 2015 - Present (4 yrs 11 mos)

IT Systems Engineer

North American Lighting, Inc (Paris, IL)

Details coming soon...

May 2013 - November 2015 (2 yrs 6 mos)

Systems Support Specialist

North American Lighting, Inc (Flora, IL)

Details coming soon...

October 2008 - May 2013 (4 yrs 7 mos)

Assistant Manger

Rend Lake College Golf Outlet (Mt. Vernon, IL)

Maintained inventory database server (MS Windows Server 2003 with MS SQL 2005).

June 2007 - October 2008 (1 yrs 4 mos)

Manager / IT Support

Game Station Cafe (Mt. Vernon, IL)

Responsible for managing a small network of computers.

September 2005 - June 2007 (1 yrs 9 mos)

Education

Rend Lake College

Associate in Applied Science
IT Systems Specialist

(Ina, IL)

May 2008

Perry Meridian High School

Central Nine Career Center
Computer-Aided Drafting & Design

(Indianapolis, IN)

May 2003

Skills

Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows (XP, 7, 8, 10 and Server 2003, 2008 R2, 2012 R2, 2016)
  • Linux (ArchLinux, SUSE, RedHat/CentOS)
  • Unix (FreeBSD)
  • VMware ESX/i
  • Cisco IOS

Software
  • Microsoft Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, WSUS
  • Novell eDirectory, NSS, LDAP
  • VMware (vCenter, Workstation)
  • FreeRADIUS
  • LogRhythm
  • Cisco Call Manager
  • Zerto
  • Commvault
  • Solarwinds
  • Spacewalk

Hardware
  • Cisco UCS (B and C Series)
  • Cisco Switches and Access Points
  • SAN (EMC, EqualLogic, Dell Compellent, XIO, and Nimble Storage)
  • NAS (Drobo, QNAP, and EMC)
  • iSCSI and Fibre Channel Networking

Programming / Scripting
  • PHP, HTML, and Javascript
  • Linux Shell (BASH and FISH)
  • Microsoft Batch
  • Microsoft PowerShell

Interests

While not working, I enjoy spending time with my wife and son, playing video games, fishing, and home projects. I also love the challenge of learning new computer skills. Whether it be hardware related, such as soldering and building circuit boards, or teaching myself a new programming language.

Recently, I have started creating custom installer scripts, and documenting my favorite Linux distribution, ArchLinux.


Key Projects

  • Designed and created an Identity Access Management (IAM) system, written in PHP, to automate the process of creating/modifying/deleting Active Directory user accounts. The system would auto-populate AD attributes, auto-generate Zendesk tickets, and function with full role-based access control (RBAC) profiles.
  • Coordinated and implemented company-wide data migration from IBM Domino to Microsoft Office 365.
  • Organized and implemented Linux environtment (CentOS) standardization utiltizing Spacewalk for OS patching and configuration management.
  • Designed, coordinated, and implemented network and server infrastructure at international sites.
  • Coordinated and implemented transition between server and network systems during business acquistions.
  • Coordinated and implemented company-wide VLAN structure (1800+ devices).
  • Designed, coordinated, and implemented company-wide migration from Novell eDirectory to Microsoft Active Directory (1800+ users, 1500+ workstations).
  • Installed and configured Zoneminder open-source security camera system, leveraging IP cameras for multiple datacenters.