Who am I?

Personal Details

brett
  • Name: Brett Slaght
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Email: brett@slaght.ca

Profesional Profile

I am a career IT Professional that has held a variety of positions including; Manager; Supervisor, Network Analyst, IT Administrator, Web Developer and Technician. Particularly interested in client/server networks, relational database design and VoIP systems.

Dipl. M.M., MCITP and A+ Certified

Specialties: SQL, XML, HTML, JavaScript, AJAX, CSS, CMS, ASP.net, VB.net, Web Accessibility, Usability, GUI, Adobe Photoshop, Visual Studio.

My Professional Background

Work Experience

2015 July - Present

Scotlynn Group

IT Manager

Manage all aspects of IT for multiple office across the continental United States and Canada. Leading a migration from Novell and GroupWise to Microsoft AD and Office 365.  Design, deploy and maintain Servers, SANs, and network hardware from a variety of vendors.  Plan, Implement and maintain ShoreTel VoIP Phone systems.  HP ProCurve Routers and Switches as well as Meraki APs, Sophos and WatchGuard Firewalls.

Training, documentation, development and implementation of all aspects of IT, A/V and communications.

Server, Client, Network management for Windows 7, 2008 and 2012 R2, Novell Open Enterprise Server, Web Application development in VB/C#/ASP.net/SQL.

Daily management of:  Microsoft Hyper-V, SQL Server, SolarWinds NPM, NCM and TransPlus Fleet Manager.

2013 January - 2015 July

Dufferin County

Network Analyst

Manage, deploy and maintain Dell EqualLogic SAN, PowerEdge Servers, TL2000 Backup hardware.  Cisco CUCM VoIP Phone systems, Cisco ASA Firewalls, Routers, Switches and Aironet APs.  HP ProCurve Routers and Switches as well as Meraki APs and System Manager.

Training, documentation, development and implementation of all aspects of IT, A/V and communications.
Server, Client, Network management for Windows 7, 8, 2008 and 2012 Web Application development in VB/C#/SQL.

Daily management of:  Microsoft Hyper-V, SQL Server, Data Protection Manager, SolarWinds NPM, NCM and SAM.

2012 July - 2014 January

Township of West Lincoln

IT Administrator

Server, Client, Network, Database managment for Windows XP, 7, 8, 2003, 2008, 2012 and Linux Systems. Web Application development in VB/C#/SQL.
Day-to-Day usage of: Windows Deployment Services, SCCM 2012 & 2012 (R2), Dell KACE K1000, Microsoft Hyper-V 2012, SQL Server 2000-2012.
Manage, deploy and maintain Dell EqualLogic SAN, PowerEdge Servers, TL2000 Backup hardware and Cisco UC5xx VoIP Phone systems, Cisco ASA 5510, Cisco Catalyst 2910, Cisco Aironet 1200 Wireless Access Points, Meriak, MX90, MX60w, Z1 Gateway and MR12 devices.
Budget, Policy, Training development and implementation for all aspects of IT, A/V and communications.

My Education

Education

2011 - 2012

AMCTO/University of Western Ontario/Seneca College

Executive Municipal Management

The AMCTO Executive Diploma in Municipal Management
provides a municipally focused practical management development program that is appropriate for all levels of management; from the most seasoned municipal leader, to those aspiring to management positions.

2000 - 2003

Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology

Computer Networking & Technical Support

Seneca’s School of Information and Communications Technology is a recognized leader in the Networking world. This program is built on partnerships with some of the most influential names in networking today – CISCO, IBM, Microsoft, Rogers, Sun, and Sangoma. As a graduate of the Computer Networking and Technical Support diploma program, you’ll be prepared to succeed as a technical specialist in any computer support, local area network administration, and Internet management environment.

References

  • Robert Kaes

    Owner - WormBytes

    Brett has a great eye for web design with the ability to take disparate client needs and mold them into accessible, beautiful, coherent, and usable web sites. His customer service skills are superb. Brett takes pride in his work and has always gone the extra mile to please his clients. Brett is my first choice when I need a quality web design.

What I am good at

Skills & Knowledge

Software

Windows Server97%
SharePoint93%
Visual Studio88%
Microsoft SQL Server83%
Photoshop 67%

Recognitions

MISA - Excellence in Municipal Systems - 2014

June 2014 / Ottawa, ON
An award for both a municipality and one or more individuals within the municipality who have successfully undertaken a significant initiative or set a new standard that other municipalities may follow.

AMCTO Honour Roll

January 2013 / London, ON
Graduates of the AMCTO’s diploma programs, who attain a final cumulative average of higher than 85%, will be placed on the AMCTO Honour Roll.

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)

A+ Professional IT Technician

LANGUAGE SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

Web
Development
SQL
Databases
Cisco
Systems
  • Systems Management
  • Patch Management
  • SolarWinds NCM,NPM,SAM
  • Cisco Systems
  • MiTel VoIP
  • HP ProCurve Networks
  • SQL
  • VB.net
  • ASP.net
  • HTML 5
  • CSS 3
  • Goolge Maps JS API v.3

Hobbies & Interests

  • Technology

    Technology

    I have a passion for all things IT related. Technical Support to IP Phones and programming for the web. I wear my Nerd badge proudly.

  • Sports

    Sports

    NFL - Detroit Lions
    NHL - St. Louis Blues
    MLB - Toronto Blue Jays
    Simcoe Curling Club

  • History

    History

    If it's old, I dig it. I like to think my love of history compliments my love for IT in some weird way.

  • Movies

    Movies

    Nothing beats a good film. To bad they don't make more of them.

  • Travel

    Travel

    I am tryng to see as much of the world as I can afford.

Contact

Get In Touch

  • 54 Driftwood Dr, Simcoe, ON, Canada
  • 519.429.0700
  • brett@slaght.ca

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