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Freelance Voiceover Freelancer & Narrator

Location:Atlantic Beach, Florida, United States
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I'm an IT Professional with an exceptional voice:

Recently, I have gone on retreats with professional recording musicians (most notably, Marc Anderson) and I have an everyday hobby of creating musical sounds, compositions and creating unique and funny characters with my voice. I enjoy reading to my son everynight and adding a little extra vocal dimension to each character in the story makes the reading experiences much more fun for my son and other children I read to.

I was in the choir in highschool and have been to many venues including All County Choir. In college (Stony Brook University), I was a member of the Chamber Choir, all a-capella, creating unique instrumental sounds with my voice.

Current Lead Project Manager/Group Leader at Amdocs
Past Manager at Sogeti USA, LLC (A Capgemini Company)
Project Manager/Senior Systems Analyst at Cognizant
Senior Associate at Cognizant Technology Solutions
PM/Systems Analyst at Cbeyond, Inc.
Jython Implementation Lead Analyst at Amano Cincinatti
Technical Business Analyst Lead at Target Corporation
Senior Systems Analyst at Apple Vacations
Senior Consultant\Technical Systems Analyst at AT&T
Senior Analyst at Castlepoint\Meritage (now Perficient)
Consultant at Prolifics
Associate Software Engineer at The MITRE Corporation
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Education Stony Brook University
Stony Brook University
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"If you keep falling, keep on getting up until you reach the top"

SpecialtiesWebsphere Certified Consultant
6 Sigma- Business Analysis/Project Management
Java/Webservices/Content Management expertise
Jython/Python expertise
MetaSolv Inventory Management/Capacity Planning
Granite Inventory Management/EFM
Strategy Planning and Architectual Flows

Lead Project Manager/Group Leader Amdocs
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; DOX; Telecommunications industry

July 2011 – Present (8 months) Greater Atlanta Area

Client Role: Lead Project Manager/Program Manager
Client: AT&T
Project: Lightspeed
Applications: OMS, ACS, ETM

Manager Sogeti USA, LLC (A Capgemini Company)
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; CAP.PA; Information Technology and Services industry

February 2010 – May 2011 (1 year 4 months)

Grade: Principal Consultant

Area: Management Consulting in Energy Solutions (Onshore/Offshore)

Technology areas: SAN, NAS, Avamar, Exchange, Databases (Oracle, SQL), DR/BC, Compliance, Grid Computing

Sogeti Site Lead for Energy Services at GE:

Key point of contact for new opportunities arrising between
Sogeti and GE Energy services

Manage a team of Sogeti Solution Architects in Atlanta

Management and assignment of projects to Sogeti SA's overseas

Provide Onboarding and Training to new Sogeti SA's

Work on Enterprise level projects and deliverables within Energy Services (projects involve Informatica, Cloud computing, Proficy/Historian, etc.)

Develop and Manage the Energy Services QMI Project Tracker
to help the sponsor report GE SA CIO status to Director level

Project Manager/Senior Systems Analyst Cognizant
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; CTSH; Information Technology and Services industry

July 2006 – February 2010 (3 years 8 months)

Client: AT&T, Alpharetta, GA 12/01/09 - 2/19/10
BA/PM AT&T Mobility Consumer/Retail, EDP, Prism, ITUP

Client: CBeyond, Atlanta, GA 5/08 – 9/09

Senior Systems Analyst/Project Manager performing systems analysis for CBeyond Online Eclipse Java projects/departments including Granite, EFM, Octane, OSS, Engineering, Service Activations, and Collections

Agile Requirements Gathering, Scrum Meetings, Gap Analysis, and eTOM architectures

Project and Release management including creating analysis, testing, and deployment schedules

Client: Comcast, Moorestown, NJ 05/07 – 04/08

Tracked accounts in Metasolv needing clarify numbers
Managed and created training templates/scenarios in MetaSolv for Comcast customers

Analysis of the migration of Comcast purchased telecom accounts for data entry in Metasolv

Analysis of a sites network inventory including its regional HUB, transfer speed in Mbps, etc.
Telcordia generation of 8 to 11 bit CLLI codes through Clones
Managed the creation of weekly status reports

Ensured(QA) the quality of the network design and PSR data entry in Metasolv through network regression testing.

Travis has 1 recommendation (1 co-worker) including:

1st Kelly Smith, Consultant, Cognizant Technology Solutions
Senior Associate Cognizant Technology Solutions
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; CTSH; Information Technology and Services industry

2006 – 2010 (4 years)

PM/Systems Analyst Cbeyond, Inc.
Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; CBEY; Telecommunications industry

May 2008 – September 2009 (1 year 5 months)

Travis has 1 recommendation (1 co-worker) including:

1st Sophy Pal, NMS and Tools Developer, Cbeyond
Jython Implementation Lead Analyst Amano Cincinatti

2005 – 2006 (1 year)

Gathered J2EE based employee time tracking system requirements for implementation.

Managed the conversion, testing, debugging, implementation and deployment of an employee time tracking system using Websphere suite of tools(Websphere 6)

Managed the payroll portion of the employee time tracking system through version control, technical documentation, and implementation

Technical Business Analyst Lead Target Corporation
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; TGT; Retail industry

April 2004 – October 2005 (1 year 7 months)

Manager of the Booking and Reservations team for planning and forecasting bookings and reservations of apparel for retail stores.

Implemented IS-R(Retail) module in SAP for forecasting and planning project

Implemented web application prototypes and production quality apps in WSAD 5

Managed an IT team and maintained training documents, technical/functional specifications, charter documents, design documents, and requirements documents for several projects.

Lead SEI review meetings with program
architects, managers, business user consultants to discuss design, implementation plans, and timelines for project completion.

Designed a complete UML navigation flow for defect reporting system using MS Visio
Managed and Designed complete navigation flows of system user interfaces with MS Visio. Maintained and created the database design of software systems using ERWIN.

Lead a unit testing team using JUNIT and UAT testing with Test Director

Senior Systems Analyst Apple Vacations

March 2003 – March 2004 (1 year 1 month)

Implemented SD Sales and Distribution module in SAP used by in-house J2EE and offshore ABAB developers interfacing with BAPI.

Managed and implemented system enhancements throughout the project life cycle. Performed migration of tools from Websphere 3.5 to WSAD 5, including Websphere tuning and implementation of the appropriate topologies for running Websphere Server 5 on NT based servers.

Created UML diagrams with MS Visio to describe the web based travel application for booking reservations.

Documented network traffic issues through use of the WSAD Profiler tool. This involved EJB deployment of the booking and reservations application in the quality assurance environment, mocking the production environment.

I have incorporated the appropriate design patterns including session facade, command, factory, etc.

Lead and organized meetings with business and IT partners to strategize, plan, and implement needed projects within designated time and budget constraints.

Senior Consultant\Technical Systems Analyst AT&T
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; T; Telecommunications industry

August 2001 – February 2003 (1 year 7 months)

Act as sole customer liaison, managing a host of IP network issues not typically found in the standard IP support model.

Subject Matter Expert (SME) for applications supporting DHCP, Oracle, Cisco. Carried the pager 24/7, responding to customer calls within a 15 minute timeframe.

Using NetProv tools, Shell and Perl scripts, provisioned and cut over several offshore customers accounts during early morning(late night) maintenance periods. Qualified, recorded, tracked, and followed up on all client reported questions or issues.

Worked in the labs to perform regression and integration testing to support several software releases of internet protocol tools designed to work with AT&T Backbone servers. Report Software problems to the developers when they occur. Regression testing included running testing scripts to check xml request coming to and from the network on front end. Integration testing involved testing the entire software network flow on the backend.

Senior Analyst Castlepoint\Meritage (now Perficient)

2000 – 2001 (1 year)

Routinely performed support and acted as a SME for developers within the group. Participated in and orchestrated several major analysis and design meetings for determining the strategies of using WebSphere and VisualAge for Java.

Constructed and implemented detailed redesign plan including conversion from WebSphere 3.0 to 3.5, changing the architecture, organizing and re-partitioning (tuning) the code.

Analyzed load-balancing strategies for the application and came up with several different architecture solutions for solving high traffic volume requirements (over 220 user requests per second). System was running on Sun-Solaris and communicating to mainframe DB2 database.

Traveled to Iowa to interface with Accenture Consultants to participate Design and the modification of the Federal Financial Aid System (FAFSA) to work with Websphere instead of Weblogic.

Consultant Prolifics
Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

1998 – 1999 (1 year)

Traveled to Elgin, Illinois to consult with Operations Director to help design JAM reports interfacing with Oracle for the Elgin School District U-46 in Elgin, Illinois.

Gathered system requirements and helped implement a grade reporting system for Elgin School District U- 46 using Prolifics Panther 3-Tier RAD tool.

Traveled to Montreal, to help a client with system migration of an x-based application called JAM.

Associate Software Engineer The MITRE Corporation

1995 – 1998 (3 years)

Managed and performed hands-on HTML, Java, and JSP development on several engineering projects.

Performed Project Management activities: wrote the specifications and purchase plan for hardware and software and created a budget plan for several projects.

Created several engineering design architectures and gathered requirements using System Architect/DOORS, Erwin, and UML tools.

Re-engineered network associated C++ code in order to fully understand how to re-architect a TCP/IP and UDP protocol using Refine-C. Received awards for outstanding achievement for my participation in software design and development. Developed Applets and Servlets to interface with an LDAP server through JDBC.

Participated in software re-use and software design pattern meetings.

Stony Brook University Master of Science, Technological Systems Management
1992 – 1993

Graduate School of Applied Sciences and Engineering

Stony Brook University Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and Business Management
1988 – 1992

Activities and Societies: Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
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