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164 Royer Drive
Trappe, PA 19426
david@david-j-marks.com
David J. Marks
MBA MS CSM PMP
610-831-0561H
610-547-4446C
www.davidjmarks.org

Summary

Project management professionalwith extensive experience in all phases of technical IT/software project management, including administration, configuration mgmt., requirements definition, design, development, documentation, testing, build, release, maintenance, customer support, who is a highly motivated resourceful self-starter and who quickly embraces new tools and technologies.

Knowledge areas:
     Fluent in French and Spanish, basic knowledge of German

Business Focus SDLC Methods Design Methods Languages Operating Systems
  • Project Mngr.
  • Sched. & Budg.
  • Resource Mngmt.
  • Reqs. Specification
  • Written/verbal comm.
  • Agile(Scrum)
  • Waterfall
  • Iterative
  • Pair Programming
  • Test Driven Dev.
  • Object Oriented
  • Use Cases
  • Data Flow
  • State Transition
  • C
  • Visual Basic
  • HTML, CSS, PHP, XML
  • Unix/Windows shells
  • MySQL
  • MS Windows
  • Linux
  • Unix (SCO, SUN, HP)
     Experienced Microsoft Office user including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, and Project

Professional Experience

MOBILEXUSA Horsham, PA
IT/Software Project Management (2010)
April-December 2010
  • Introduced and implemented IT project management process/procedures to company that had no such process – became process owner
  • Introduced and implemented project budgeting and scheduling to better manage projects, resources and workloads
  • Trained all IT employees in project management
  • Introduced and implemented time and project tracking system that provided project and activity labor costs for the first time
  • Created system of monthly project and activity metrics providing cost and trend information to management
  • Analyzed IT business and project management practices with a view to making the processes more efficient - saved company $25,000+
  • Implemented an IT project portfolio process to help prioritize and select projects that meet the business and strategic goals

SIEMENS ENERGY AND AUTOMATION Spring House, PA & Johnson City, TN
Project Manager/Consulting Software Engineer (2003-2009)
1991-2009
  • Managed, led and contributed to multiple projects simultaneously including a $500,000 software product project from concept to release and customer support including schedule, budget and resource management.
  • Managed a team of five engineers doing product maintenance that produced patches, service packs and provided upgrade services to customers with complex system installations generating up to $100,000 in revenue per upgrade.
  • Managed a product line making decisions to produce patches, to make hardware replacements, how to upgrade existing customers, how to build the product, and how to end the life of the product.
  • Managed a graphics conversion service for customers who needed to convert graphics from legacy systems to current systems generating up to $10,000 in revenue per order.
  • Developed and maintained software for industrial automation control systems.
  • Managed and administered the configuration management system for a process control system product line.
  • Organized training, taught courses, and presented to all levels of internal Siemens employees and external customers.
  • Diagnosed and solved customer problems, and traveled to customer sites to assist them in installing and upgrading systems, allowing them to be up and running sooner than they could by themselves.

Senior Software Engineer (1996-2003)
  • Developed and maintained software for industrial controls.
  • Managed CM (Configuration Management) system and source code servers keeping them available 24/7.
  • Wrote technical documentation and guided technical writers in creating better user content.
  • Developed and taught courses for other Siemens employees covering new software products.
  • Supported customers through diagnosis and solution of problems and assisted customers in installing and upgrading software allowing them to be up and running sooner than they could by themselves.

Other Relevant Experience

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS Johnson City, TN
Software Engineer - Developed software for industrial automation controls.

NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY Raleigh, NC
Computer Center Manager/Operator - Managed the center used by computer science students and professors.

Volunteer Experience

SPRING MOUNTAIN SKI PATROL Spring Mount, PA
Hill Captain - Manage several shifts of patrollers and teach first aid.
2002-Present

EVANSBURG UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Collegeville, PA
Finance Committee Chair - Manage annual budget of small Methodist church including audits.
2004-Present

Military Service

US ARMY Ballistic Meteorology Crewman (SP5)

Education, Professional Development and Training

(MBA) Master Business Administration, EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY
(MSCS) Master of Science Computer Science, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, CHICO
(BSCS) Bachelor of Science Computer Science, NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY
(HS) High School Diploma, AMERICAN SCHOOL OF PARIS, FRANCE

PROJECT MANAGEMENT @ PENN STATE2009
MICROSOFT PROJECT 2007 - SKILLSOFT2009
JAVA FUNDAMENTALS/WEB DEVELOPMENT - APPDEV2009
C# SERIES - SKILLSOFT2009
PROJECT MANAGEMENT SERIES (PMBOK 4TH EDITION) - SKILLSOFT2009
SOFTWARE ARCHITECTURE - SIEMENS CORPORATE RESEARCH2008
AGILE/SCRUM - SCRUM ALLIANCE2006
INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL BASIC - MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE2003

Awards and Certifications

Patent #5,615,364
Apparatus and Method for Performing the Backup of a Primary Database using a Backup Database
1995
Patent Application #20080005552
Safety Data Writes
2007
Project Management Professional2009
Certified Scrum Master2006
Red Hat Linux Certified Engineer2000
Competent Toastmaster2008