Travis Payne

Senior Software Engineer

Phone: (859) 587-2999
Address: Roanoke, VA

A passionate and experienced software engineer with a proven background in leadership, technical ability, and innovation. Strong expertise in Python, Django, TypeScript, AWS, Kubernetes, Postgres, and TypeSense Search. Holds a BS in Business Administration with an emphasis on IT Management from Trident University.


I am more than happy to demonstrate my abilities in an interview setting, but I will not be dedicating hours to any take-home exercises. I value your time and request that you respect mine as well. With a lifelong love of coding and a history of delivering high-level technical excellence, I am confident in my abilities and eager to make a positive impact on your organization.


Lawyaw @ Clio

Senior Software Engineer / Backend Services Lead

June 2021 - Present

Working in the data and information architecture of the application, leading backend services design and review, and driving new and ongoing efforts. Key contributions include the deployment of a TypeSense search server, development of an internal schema versioning library, migration of legacy services to AWS Elastic Kubernetes Service, and planning the architecture for the next stage of the application.


Sr. Software Engineer

March 2021 - June 2021

As a member of the Carrier Integrations Team, responsible for creating and maintaining integrations between the ShipStaion SaaS and mail carriers. Proficient in .NET, Kubernetes, AWS Cloud, Docker, SQL, PowerShell, JavaScript, TypeScript, HTML, CSS, and C#.

M-Files Corporation

Software Designer (R&D)

Jan 2016 - Feb 2021

Member of the AI-Team, working with a wide range of technologies from the C++ server back-end to the JavaScript/TypeScript/React front-end. Contributed to securing Azure hosted ASP.NET stateless reliable micro-services, developed a multi-server mode development library, and served as a maintainer/primary contributor for the public NuGet VAF SDK package.

M-Files Corporation

Software Developer (Advanced Resource Team)

Jan 2014 - Jan 2016

Co-lead of the Advanced Resource Team, worked on projects ranging from small to enterprise and created API Training Courses that are now offered as billable training packages. Hosted/spoke at developer-related course tracks at annual Partner Conferences and events.

M-Files Corporation

Systems Specialist

Oct 2013 - Jan 2014

Advised clients and colleagues on the architectural design and best practices for M-Files Implementations, primarily on custom development projects, and helped create the Advanced Resource Team.

ITT Technical Institute

Adjunct Instructor

Jan 2012 - Mar 2013

Instructed courses in Windows Server 2008 Administration, Server 2008 Active Directory, Mobile Communications, Intro to Linux, Linux Administration, and Intro to PCs.


Technical Consultant

Jul 2012  -  Aug 2013

Worked directly with clients to gather and assess business requirements, design solutions, and implement the final design into working solutions to drive ROI and streamline business processes.

US Army


Mar 2004 - Mar 2012

Served eight years in the military while completing a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis on IT Management.


Trident University

BS, Business Administration; Information Technology Management

2008 - 2012


MCSA: Web Applications - Certified 2020


February 2020

Exam 486: Developing ASP.NET MVC Web Applications


February 2020

Exam 483: Programming in C#


February 2020