Scott J. McGrath

Shelburne, VT  ●  


With 24 years of experience as an IT Director, computer engineer, and software developer, I specialize in troubleshooting, optimizing information processes, and managing growth. As an enthusiastic team leader and strong communicator, I excel in technical writing and customer service. My goal is to leverage my knowledge and creativity to enhance coworker effectiveness and happiness.

Work Experience

Sr, Director of IT and Software Development - LEDdynamics, Inc.                August 2000 – Present


Owner, Consultant and Software Developer - High Tech Harmony Consulting, LLC.         May 2011-Present

Systems Analyst - Paradigm Consulting (MSP)                  June 1997 – May, 2011 (14 years)


Director of Networks - Vermont Law School                        June 2002 – July 2006 (4 years)

Stabilized and scaled the IT infrastructure and provisioning methodologies to accommodate growing dependency of 120 faculty and over 500 students. Oversaw $1 - $1.5M annual technology budget. Designed and deployed new $1.2M enterprise data center. Regularly attended Novell and Microsoft certification training courses all over the country. Collaborated with other educators and compared notes on issues of the time being faced.


Assistant CTO, Network Administrator, Adjunct Faculty - Vermont Technical College 

May 1999 – June 2002 (3 years 2 months)


Scaled the entire IT infrastructure from the early days of experimental academic internet access to full-scale deployment across multiple campuses statewide, with 1,100+ students. Taught various electrical and computer engineering technology classes to traditional and non-traditional students, both on and off campus.

Field Technician - Clark Communications

May-August 1996

On-the-bench, component-level troubleshooting and repair, as well as in-the-field repair and installation of commercial 2-Way radio systems and cell phones.  

IS Intern, Burton Snowboards

May-August 1995 

Developed scripts and tools for Information Services staff, especially relating to computer setups and maintenance.


Vermont Technical College                                                August 1994 - May 1999

BS, Electromechanical Engineering, AS Computer Engineering Technology (1999) w/ honors

AS, Electrical Engineering Technology (1997) w/ honors

Activities/Societies: 1998-99 President of ASVTC (Student Government), 1997-99 Station Manager, WVTC, 1998-99 VTC Solar Car Club, 1997-99 Resident Assistant, Amateur Radio Club, IEEE/ISA

Essex Jct. Education Center                                                September 1990 - June 1994

Band, Computer Telecommunications Club, AFJROTC. GFD Scholarship recipient

Honors, Awards, Certifications

General Class Amateur radio license, 2019

Certified Novell Engineer (CNE), 2005

WBTV-LP Volunteer of the Year, 2017

RedHat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA) 2003

Astaro Certified Systems Administrator 2008

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MSCE), 2002

Who's Who Among American Junior College Students. 1999

Hobbies and Volunteer Work

Audio recording/mixing/mastering, Ham Radio, musical performance (bass guitar / vocals), auto repair, e-bikes and EV conversions, 3D printing, RC aircraft and cars, cooking. Volunteer station engineer for community radio station 99.3FM WBTV-LP in Burlington, VT