Barry Smith

About Me

Welcome! I’m Barry Smith, a tech enthusiast and professional from Saint Louis, MO.


Network Administration

2009 - 2011 I.T.T. Technical Institute

Network and System administration.

High School

2006 - 2009 McCluer Senior High

General college prep.


System Administrator Team Lead

Dec 2017 - Current Contegix, LLC

Help support team members set, work toward and reach training and certification goals. Assist with customer service tasks including post mortems and customer follow up. Serve as an escalation point for customer service issues, policy questions, and technical matters. Coordinate leave, performance planning and reviews, and other routine issues with direct reports in the support department.

System Administrator

May 2017 - Dec 2017 Contegix, LLC

Worked with Atlassian JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo, Fisheye, Crowd, Hipchat, and BitBucket. Tier III Support - Worked tickets in a timely fashion troubleshooting our most difficult problems. Worked with my team to maintain data center uptime and reliability. Worked with RHEL/CentOS. Managed and maintained Red Hat/CentOS/Ubuntu/Windows servers. Worked on projects involving automation using Puppet and Salt. Experience with Juniper firewalls, Cisco switches, LDAP, Apache, Nginx, Apache Tomcat, Postfix, SpamAssassin, Zimbra, Sensu, Puppet, Git, Server, Docker, VMware ESXi, VMware vSphere, QEMU, KVM, TinyDNS, Java applications.

N.O.C. Technician

Dec 2016 - May 2017 Contegix, LLC

Monitored and provided tier I & II support for Linux servers and Atlassian products for multiple enterprise customers. Notified customers promptly of any issues discovered in their environment along with technical explanation of the issue and proposed solution. Managed delegation of tickets to team of Linux Engineers.

N.O.C. Technician

Sep 2014 - Dec 2016 Spectrum Reach

Monitor Ad-Insertion across the Spectrum Reach footprint. Quickly resolving time sensitive issues to reduce revenue impact.

Internet/VOIP Repair

Feb 2014 - Sep 2014 Charter Spectrum

Assist customers with troubleshooting internet and VOIP phone service remotely. Primarily working with Arris and Cisco cable modems and EMTAs

Design Skills




Coding Skills




My Services

Responsive Design

Web Design

Modern and responsive website designs. All aspects are covered from basic HTML to CMS themes.


Application Management

Install, configure and maintain software applications and services.


A Red Circle Non-Profit Organization


Get in Touch

Saint Louis, MO
Freelance Available

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