Kromey’s Adventures

Just a nerd with aspirations to delusions of grandeur


Travis Veazey is a highly skilled and motivated programmer and systems administrator currently living in Fairbanks, Alaska. He maintains a professional attitude and always has the needs of his customers forefront in his mind.

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  • Graduated from the University of Alaska Fairbanks with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a minor in Mathematics in May of 2008.

  • Earned Information Systems Security Professional Certificates from the UAF ASSERT Center:

    • NSTISSI 4011 National Training Standard for Information Systems Security (INFOSEC) Professionals

    • NSTISSI 4013 National Information Assurance Training Standard for System Administrators (SA)

Relevant Course Work

C/C++ Programming; Assembly Language Programming; Statistics; Computer Architecture; Data Structures and Algorithms; Database Design; Web Design; Software Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Computer Networking (Net+).

Recent Work Experience

Information Security Officer

at Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, in Fairbanks, Alaska: October 2019 to Present.

  • Building and managing the new cybersecurity program for the entire district.
  • Deploying and enforcing MFA for all staff.
  • Responding quickly and effectively to emerging threats and compromised credentials.

System Administrator

at Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, in Fairbanks, Alaska: February 2014 to September 2019.

  • Responsible for maintaining network and server monitoring systems.
  • Migrate e-mail service from Zimbra collaboration server to Microsoft Exchange.
  • Restructuring Active Directory and rewriting the integration with Munis ERP and PowerSchool student information management systems.

Computer Programmer

at Rogers Software Development, Inc., in Fairbanks, Alaska: April 2012 to January 2014.

  • Assisted regularly with the day-to-day operation and maintenance of databases and servers supporting thousands of customers.

  • Continued developing the flagship product written in PHP, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.

  • Integrated our application with third-party web-based APIs.

  • Enhanced the performance of our own web-based database synchronization tool to realize gains of nearly 1000%.

  • Wrote a database synchronization validation tool that replaced an older one with dramatically improved performance and accuracy.

System Administrator

at Resource Data, Inc., in Fairbanks, Alaska: March 2011 to March 2012.

  • Maintain the various servers and systems at the core of the company’s business.

  • Work directly with clients in the operation of their servers and workstations.

  • Designed, developed, and deployed web-based applications on behalf of numerous different clients.

Computer Programmer

at Rogers Software Development, Inc., in Fairbanks, Alaska: November 2007 to March 2011.

  • Lead a team responsible for integrating a large variety of new features into our flagship point-of-sale software product to meet the needs of a major client.

  • Developed new features and implemented bug fixes in both our desktop and web-based applications.

  • Assisted in the day-to-day operation and administration of web, database, and application servers.

  • Developed and deployed a variety of automated networked processes.

Web Programmer/Analyst

at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital/Banner Health in Fairbanks, Alaska: July 2006 to November 2007.

  • Developed a wide range of unique, custom web applications in PHP.

  • Responsible for the maintenance of several web applications written in PHP, ASP, ASP.NET, and JavaScript.

  • Managed several IIS and Apache web servers; MySQL and MS SQL Server database servers.

  • Laid the initial groundwork in both network and systems requirements for implementing and deploying Microsoft SharePoint Server.

Assistant Systems Administrator

at University of Alaska Fairbanks Facilities Services in Fairbanks, Alaska: July 2004 to February 2006.

  • Helped with the day-to-day management of 150+ systems and supported 300+ users.

  • Maintained the department’s web site while ensuring compatibility with older browsers.

  • Managed the department’s web and application servers.

  • Coordinated network needs and maintenance with the university’s networking department.


Programming Languages

Skilled in C/C++, PHP, JavaScript, SQL, Bash, Python, and Assembly. Also skilled in CSS and HTML/XHTML.

Operating Systems

Familiar with Windows 98, ME, 2000, NT, 2003, XP, Vista, 7; DOS; and GNU/Linux (especially Red Hat, Fedora Core, Ubuntu, Gentoo, and Debian).


Skilled in Oracle, MySQL, MS SQL Server, Apache, Nginx, lighttpd, IIS, Adobe and Macromedia, and BIND 9.


Can read, write, and speak French with intermediate skill; basic skills in American Sign Language (ASL).

General Skills

Experienced in database design and administration; web design and development; computer hardware and software support; and network design and administration.