Keith Barrett's Resume Page
Last update: Jan 2004 (yes it's out of date)
Update: I am currently perfoming IT project work and software development for the Walt Disney Corporation in Orlando FL (hence why this page is out of date).
Simply put; I have a passion for making computer technology work reliably. I've always loved the creativity software engineering, but I also understand and enjoy the problem-solving aspects of applying IT to business (TCO, ROI, change control, etc.). This wide interest has resulted in a diversified career with successful roles as a Software Engineer, IT Project Manager, Network Support, Security Specialist,, and Systems Administrator. I especially enjoy opportunities to create from the ground up, or bring formal structure to chaos. I'm proficient in multiple platforms (Unix, OpenVMS, Linux, Windows NT/2k), but a personal favoriate is Linux, which I have been involved with since 1992 and why I was an Open Source engineer at Red Hat.
Examples of past work include:
I have extensive experience in both VMS and Linux, so if I were to name a dream job it would be to work at a firm rewriting VMS applications to run on Linux, or migrating IT infrastructure to Linux servers.
I typically look for work in one of the following roles:
My resume is available in a number of file formats, listed in order of quality preference. Because of my diverse career, I have created a table below with columns for selecting versions of my resume targeted to specific parties. Placement firms will find the "general purpose" version the most useful.
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|RTF Document||RTF Document|
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Because hiring execs have a variety of tools and interests, each document contains an employment history with accomplishments, and a skills page with keywords for searching.
Copies of old performance reviews and sample C source code can be found online HERE.
I am currently living in Orlando, but with friends and family in Raleigh NC we could easily return there for the perfect opportunity. Anything else would have to be accomplished via telecommuting.
Thanks for your interest. Feel free to contact me with any questions.
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