Travis Stokes

Travis Stokes

Norfolk, United States
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Travis Stokes

Travis Stokes

Norfolk, United States
Member since July 12, 2014
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.
Travis is now available for hire
Portfolio
Experience
  • C#, 8 years
  • Architecture, 6 years
  • JavaScript, 8 years
  • ASP.NET MVC, 6 years
  • WCF, 3 years
  • WPF, 3 years
  • Agile Software Development, 8 years
  • Microsoft SQL Server, 8 years
Norfolk, United States
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
Visual Studio with TFS or SVN
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.
Employment
  • Developer Advisor
    Anthem, Inc
    2014 - 2015
    • 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: C#, .NET, ASP.NET, SSIS, SSRS, MS SQL, Oracle
  • IT Consultant
    Marathon Consulting
    2013 - 2014
    • 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: C#, .NET, ASP.NET, SSIS, SSRS, MS SQL, Microsoft Dynamics
  • Developer
    Atlas Systems
    2007 - 2013
    • 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: C#, .NET, ASP.NET, SSIS, SSRS, MS SQL, Lua, Delphi
Experience
  • Lua-based Scriptable Workflows in .NET (Development)

    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.

  • Travis is a mentor in the Toptal Global Mentor’s Program. This program is a partnership between Toptal and General Assembly to provide high quality mentorship for students from minority and low income backgrounds who are looking to begin their careers as professional software engineers. Travis shows commitment to diversity in tech by mentoring a General Assembly student every week for a year, covering everything from coding tips and tricks to advice on making it in the industry.
Skills
  • Languages
    C#, HTML, T-SQL, XML, JavaScript, CSS, XSLT
  • Frameworks
    .NET, WPF, ADO.NET, Bootstrap 3.0, ASP.NET Web API, ASP.NET MVC, Knockout.js, WCF, AngularJS, ASP.NET Webforms, Entity Framework
  • Libraries/APIs
    WinForms, jQuery
  • Tools
    Visual Studio, MSBuild, SSRS, Microsoft Team Foundation Server, SSIS, NuGet
  • Misc
    Architecture, JSON
  • Paradigms
    Agile Software Development
  • Storage
    Microsoft SQL Server
Education
  • Bachelor's of Science degree in Business Administration (Information Technology)
    Old Dominion University - Norfolk, Virginia
    2007 - 2011
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