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    Barrett Clark

    Gainesville, Texas

    IaaS Cross Tribe Site Reliability Engineer

    IBM

    Linux System Administrator

    20+ years of experience in customer/technical support and systems administration in both an ISP and commercial data center environments. I enjoy working on the automated provisioning of operating systems and third party software on BM and VM servers.

    Specialties

    Technical Support

    Systems Architecture & Engineering

    System & Network Administration

    DevOps & Site Reliability

    Database Administration

    IT Consulting

    IT Security

    Quality Assurance

    Software Development

    Hardware Development

    Technical Product Management

    Technology Management

    Data Science & Machine Learning

    Business Intelligence & Analytics

    Ask Me About

    Cloud
    Customer Service
    DNS
    FreeBSD / Linux / Windows
    Red Hat / CentOS
    Technical Support
    Troubleshooting
    Virtualization
    Where I've Worked

    Oct 2017 – Feb 2019

    Compute Provisioning Engineer / Software Automation Administrator

    IBM

    Aug 2014 – Oct 2017

    IS Operations Systems Operator / Compute Site Reliability Engineer

    IBM

    Jan 2014 – Aug 2014

    Customer Support Administrator Lead

    IBM
    S

    May 2011 – Jan 2014

    Customer Support Administrator Lead

    SoftLayer Technologies, Inc
    S

    Nov 2010 – May 2011

    Senior Data Center Technician / Server Build Technician

    SoftLayer Technologies, Inc
    T

    Jan 2005 – Nov 2010

    Senior Data Center Technician

    The Planet Internet Services
    I

    Jan 1997 – Dec 2004

    System Administrator and Manager

    Internet Texoma, Inc
    B

    Nov 1989 – Dec 1999

    Autobody Technician, Office Manager

    Bob Smith Coachworks, Inc

    Feb 2019 – Present

    IaaS Cross Tribe Site Reliability Engineer

    IBM
    Where I've Studied

    2019

    Certificate, Jenkins Pipeline - Fundamentals

    CloudBees University

    2019

    Certificate, Jenkins - Fundamentals

    CloudBees University

    2013

    Certificate, M102: MongoDB for DBAs

    MongoDB University

    2011

    Cisco Networking Academy Classes

    Collin County College

    1999

    Computer and Networking Classes

    North Central Texas College

    1989

    Certificate, Autobody Repair

    Texas State Technical Institute

    1988

    H.S. Diploma

    Boerne High School

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    IBM
    Arlington, VA and 9 other location(s)
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