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Travis Newton
Information Technology Professional
Professional Experience
1st Advantage Federal Credit Union
Feb 2019-Present
Infrastructure Administrator
Nations Lending Corporation
May 2018 - Feb 2019
Cloud Engineer

Build, manage, and migrate existing on-premise virtual and physical servers to Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Build and maintain cloud networking and VPNs to corporate office and branch offices. Install and configure Cisco Meraki VMX appliances in both AWS and Microsoft Azure. Administer Office 365 tenant instance for the company. Handle all escalated support tickets relating to cloud services. Assist with data migration from local storage to long-term cold and warm storage in AWS. Manage and maintain Azure Active Directory, and Microsoft Intune. Provide end-point security through Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) and Microsoft Endpoint Protection. Basic programming for maintenance and automation tasks using Python and C#.

Nations Lending Corporation
Jan 2017- May 2018
Network Administrator

Manage and maintain Microsoft Azure VPN tunnels to corporate office. Support and maintain stacked Cisco Catalyst distribution layer switches, Cisco Catalyst 4500X network core, high availability Cisco ASA firewalls with Firepower Services, and Cisco wireless with Cisco Aeronet. Utilise internal BGP, RIP, and OSPF routing protocols. Manage and administer ESXi on-premise infrastructure and NAS storage supporting internal infrastructure consisting of Active Directory domain, DNS, and Sourcefire. Provide business assurance with Veeam backup infrastructure including virtual tape drive in Amazon AWS. Provide escalated Tier 2 and Tier 3 support to internal employees. Manage ProofPoint email security solution.

Nations Lending Corporation
Sep 2016 - Jan 2017
Help Desk Support

Provide internal Tier 1 support to employees. Basic administration tasks in Office 365 environment including resolving licensing problems. Provide extra coverage to Infrastructure team with server and networking. Provide on-call technical support to employees as required.

OpticsPlanet, Inc.
Dec 2015 - June 2016
Jr. DevOps Engineer

Assist with enterprise networking in a redundant hosted infrastructure. Work with Software Development team to provision new development, staging, and production CentOS Linux servers as required using Puppet automation. Support and configure Nagios and Munin for server and infrastructure monitoring. Configure HAProxy for load balancing and continuous deployment method.

OpticsPlanet, Inc.
Sep 2015 - Dec 2015
IT Support Specialist

Provide internal technical support to employees. Configure, maintain, and manage end-user desktop computers. Configure VoIP phones and troubleshoot issues related to VoIP phone system and analogue telephone lines over voice T-1 and SIP trunks. Assist Infrastructure team with the internal server and networking hardware. Manage, maintain, and troubleshoot issues with internal facility access control system.

FBC Mortgage, LLC
Aug 2011 - Aug 2014
Senior Network Administrator

Provide internal technical support to employees. Build and administrate Spiceworks, BMC Track-It!, and ManageEngine ServiceDesk Plus help desk systems. Upgraded corporate and branch office networks from Fortigate firewalls and Cisco Small Business switches to Cisco ASAs, Cisco Catalyst, and Cisco ISRs. Manage and maintain Cisco ISRs on corporate MPLS network using internal BGP. Administer and configure WAN and IPSec site-to-site VPN tunnels and office internetwork connectivity across over 30 branch office locations throughout the United States. Responsible for implementing and managing InfoSec on endpoints using McAfee Enterprise EndPoint Protection and Barracuda Anti-Spam Gateway. Provide on-going training to internal employees through recorded videos and live webinars. Manage Microsoft licensing for software. Deployed EMC SANs for backups and virtualisation. Setup new ESXi virtualisation hosts and migrated servers from Hyper-V and data centre migration. Manage and administer internal infrastructure servers for Active Directory, DNS, Lync, MSSQL, application servers, IIS, Exchange, and various utility servers for monitoring infrastructure.

Client Intellect, Inc.
July 2010 - July 2011
Technical Support Supervisor

Responsible for management of assigned shift and leading team of two to ten technicians per shift. Ensuring technicians are providing customer support to company standards through internal QA and providing 1-on-1 audits with technicians to provide guidance. Handling customers with service issues to address their issues promptly and find a resolution. Providing clear and concise technicial support over the telephone and email to customers. Build, configure, and troubleshoot Windows Server 2003, 2008, and 2008 R2 servers. Install, configure, and maintain Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008 R2, Helm Control Panel, Plesk Control Panel, Microsoft Load Balancing on High Availability setups, and SmarterTools packs.

Education
Southern New Hampshire University
2015-
B.S. Information Technology

Expected graduation: October 2019. Studying general Information Technology.

Skills
Network Engineering
Building, configuring, and maintaining complex enterprise networks.
Microsoft Windows Desktop
Microsoft Windows Server
Red Hat-based Linux
PHP
C#
Python
Team Leadership
Information Security