Travis Stokes, Developer in Norfolk, United States
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Travis Stokes

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Architecture Developer

Location
Norfolk, United States
Toptal Member Since
March 28, 2015

Travis is a creative architect and .NET/MS SQL developer with extensive and varied experience who excels at rapid integration of new technologies. As a consultant, he has worked with every stage of the development process from initial discovery and requirements analysis to development and delivery.

Portfolio

Anthem, Inc
Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)...
Marathon Consulting
Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft SQL Server, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)...
Atlas Systems
Delphi, Lua, Microsoft SQL Server, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)...

Experience

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Subversion (SVN), TFS, Visual Studio

The most amazing...

...feature I've designed is a Lua-based scripting system that allowed institutions to create customized forms and process flows in a .NET/C# application.

Work Experience

Developer Advisor

2014 - 2015
Anthem, Inc
  • Aided in the design and development of .NET based data integration services.
  • Contributed to the analysis, development, and support of critical, high-load billing operations systems.
  • Helped screen, interview, and on-board new development team members.
  • Led the development and adoption of coding, project design, and source control standards for the team.
  • Aided in the early phases of implementing and refining newly adopted Agile practices.
Technologies: Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), ASP.NET, .NET, C#

IT Consultant

2013 - 2014
Marathon Consulting
  • Designed and implemented a budget management system used to track over $380 million in development assets.
  • Developed an integrated change request and processing system responsible for enabling efficient management of recurring project portfolios with a combined annual budget of nearly $10 million.
  • Aided in the application and data analysis portions of a major due diligence effort aimed at evaluating a multi-million-dollar acquisition.
  • Aided in the re-engineering of a critical decision support and visualization application used by private and government emergency and disaster management agencies.
  • Provided thought and process leadership in the areas of system design, framework and platform selection, and implementation of best practices.
Technologies: Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft SQL Server, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), ASP.NET, .NET, C#

Developer

2007 - 2013
Atlas Systems
  • Led the design, development, and integration of an interactive scripting engine implemented in both the client and server-side components of three separate application suites. The project led to widespread adoption by users and resulted in additional revenue streams derived from high user demand for customized scripts and training sessions.
  • Designed and developed a customized conference system responsible for processing over $100,000 in annual conference registrations.
  • Designed and developed a customer support management and tracking system that resulted in measurable increases in support team efficiency and productivity.
  • Led projects aimed at integrating Atlas’ e-reserves product with various learning management systems.
  • Performed code and design reviews to ensure all development efforts followed established internal standards and industry best practices.
  • Actively participated in interviewing and on-boarding new development team members.
  • Routinely met with product owners and customers to develop requirements for enhancements and new features for various products.
Technologies: Delphi, Lua, Microsoft SQL Server, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), ASP.NET, .NET, C#

Lua-based Scriptable Workflows in .NET

Created a customized add-on scripting framework for use in multiple .NET projects that allowed users to create and share scripts capable of generating customized forms, responding to application events, and accessing web and data services. The framework was seamlessly implemented in multiple different applications and was so well received by users that it generated an additional revenue stream for the company in the form of custom built add-ons.

Languages

C#, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, XML, T-SQL (Transact-SQL), Lua, Delphi, XSLT

Frameworks

Express.js, .NET, AngularJS, Windows Communication Framework (WCF), ASP.NET Web Forms, ASP.NET MVC, Knockout (Knockout.js), ADO.NET, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), ASP.NET Web API, Bootstrap 3, ASP.NET, Entity

Libraries/APIs

Node.js, Windows Forms (WinForms), jQuery

Tools

Microsoft Visual Studio, MSBuild, Microsoft Team Foundation Server, Microsoft Dynamics, Visual Studio, TFS, Subversion (SVN), NuGet

Platforms

Umbraco, Oracle

Other

Freelancing, Architecture

Paradigms

Agile Software Development

Storage

JSON, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), Microsoft SQL Server, SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)

2007 - 2011

Bachelor's of Science Degree in Business Administration (Information Technology)

Old Dominion University - Norfolk, Virginia

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