TRAVIS E. KEMP
**** *. *** **. • ROYAL OAK, MI 48067
PHONE 231-***-**** • E-MAIL ******@*****.***
OBJECTIVE - To obtain a position as a network engineer where hard work, creativity, and a team player mentality will benefit an organization.
CERTIFICATIONS - Cisco CCNA, CompTIA Network+
Network Planner, 05/07 – Current, Ford Motor Company Dearborn, MI
Co-led negotiations on a $9 million/1-year contract extension with Cisco Systems for global router/switch maintenance
Solely responsible for process of maintaining Cisco SMARTnet service on over 10,000 network devices globally
Member of review panel that reviewed network upgrades to the Ford network globally
Led network upgrade at Michigan Truck Plant which included 20 switches and 50 wireless access points
Negotiated pricing on $5 million in network hardware from Cisco Systems for Ford manufacturing facilities
Co-developed a configuration and installation plan for $7 million worth of hardware at 24 facilities
Utilized VitalQIP to maintain and update Ford DNS records
IS/IT Helpdesk Technician, 05/05 – 12/05, Harley-Davidson Motor Company Tomahawk, WI
Provided tier 1 and 2 support for production and office PC’s and servers
Administered Microsoft, Novell and AS/400 user accounts
Administered Microsoft Servers
Utilized VPN to administer the network remotely
Frequently troubleshot issues with the domain in Active Directory
Researched business reasons and gave presentation on the possible rollout of IM at the enterprise level of H-D
Conducted WIFI audit of Kaphaem Rd. plantPatching of workstations and servers to combat virus threats
Maintained technical documentation for departments web portal
Solely Responsible for account lockout reporting and documentation
06/02 – 12/06, Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI
BS, Computer Networking and Systems Administration
GPA: 3.42, Deans List multiple semesters
Member of the Association of Information Technology Professionals
Over 3 years experience installing, configuring and troubleshooting Cisco network devices.
06/06 – 12/06, Harley-Davidson Motor Company Tomahawk, WI
Degree Project – Utilizing 900MHz RFID systems on the plant floor
Conducted a pilot to migrate the current legacy RFID infrastructure to a more robust Gen2 RFID infrastructure on the plant floor.
Conducted in-house testing in Houghton, MI on several vendors RFID hardware and a live 3-day pilot in the H-D plant during production w/ the new systems.
Worked hand in hand with vendors communicating issues and architecture
Documented the research, live pilot and feedback into a report we presented the H-D IT board.
Network Technologies: RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, TCP/IP, DNS, FTP, ICMP, VLANS, VTP, 802.1q, NAT, ACL’s, VPN, 802.11, Etherchannel, TACACS
Operating Systems: Windows 9X, 2000, XP, Windows Server 2003, UNIX, Cisco IOS
Software: Microsoft Office, Visio, AutoCAD, Radmin, Norton Ghost, VitalQIP, Cisco Works, Microsoft Share Point
Hardware: Installation and maintenance of PC’s, Laptops, Cisco Routers, Cisco Switches, Hubs, RFID Readers/Writers