David Ramsey

David Ramsey

Director of Projects at CEI (ceiamerica.com)

Location
Washington, District Of Columbia (Washington D.C. Metro Area)
Industry
Information Technology and Services

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David Ramsey's Overview

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Education
  • Penn State University
Connections

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David Ramsey's Summary

Accomplished professional with over 16 years of experience in software development. More than 12 years of experience in leading and managing development teams through all aspects of the development life cycle using agile and scrum methodologies (waterfall when required), project management, and client facing skills in both a delivery and a pre-sales capacity. Have led multiple teams simultaneously, physical and virtual, on both short term and long term projects. Experience managing all aspects of product development and IT for an ISV / Systems Integrator including human and capital resource management, strategic planning and execution, mapping emerging technology to existing business needs and support for business development. Excellent at fostering strong relationships with customers as well as developing and keeping a positive and productive work environment for delivery teams.

David Ramsey's Experience

D.C. Practice Director, Director of Projects

CEI (ceiamerica.com)

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

May 2012Present (2 years 5 months) Washington D.C. Metro Area

• Responsible for the management / oversight for all projects within the Microsoft Solutions practice. Projects include work with the U.S. House of Representatives as well as Fortune 500 companies like Footlocker, Corning and GNC.
• Project management / leadership on mobile, .Net, SharePoint and ALM projects
• Standardizing a methodology to use for project estimation
• Implementing a standard approach for user acceptance testing
• Manage the development consultants in the DC and Philadelphia area
• Support pre-sales efforts for the DC and Philadelphia regions

Director of Software Engineering

CTR Systems

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Computer Software industry

August 2005April 2012 (6 years 9 months) Warrendale, PA

• Helped set overall company direction as well the direction of the software engineering division
• Set and managed the budget for the entire division
• Implemented development standards for the division
• Implemented agile development processes and standardized the ALM on TFS
• Managed the IT activities for the entire company through an external vendor
• Worked with the development management staff to set a career path for all team members
• Provided pre-sales support on RFP submissions and overall strategy discussions
• Standardized the installation routines and greatly improved the stability of the field distribution
• Led efforts to port our main PARC/s application to a web-based platform utilizing ASP.Net
• Completed a second major rewrite of the application using a service oriented architecture to handle near real time communication to hardware in the field
• Led efforts to add a new ground transportation module to the parking product that allowed for the possibility of a new business line and additional revenue and opportunity for the company.
• Integrated the Access Control application and Parking application into one interface
• Oversaw the efforts to obtain credit card compliance (both CISP and PA DSS regulations)

Software Development Manager

CTR Systems

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Computer Software industry

September 2004June 2005 (10 months)

Management oversight of all four development teams, roughly 20 people including development engineers, quality assurance engineers and business analysts. Responsibilities included maintaining on time delivery, mentoring the members of the development teams, working with the team members on career development strategies, helping set overall product direction and fiscal budgeting. Worked with the owners and executives to set company-wide development priorities. Started working with the Parking and Access control teams to implement a better architecture.

EMS Software Development Manager

CTR Systems

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Computer Software industry

September 2003September 2004 (1 year 1 month) Wexford, PA

Broadened my managerial oversight to include the Payroll development group, overseeing 2 of 4 development teams in the company, total team size of 10 people. Worked with the executive leadership team to set technical and product direction for the Payroll and Time and Attendance software engineering departments. Conducted weekly mentoring classes on object oriented programming.

Time and Attendance Software Development Manager

CTR Systems

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Computer Software industry

September 2002September 2003 (1 year 1 month) Wexford, PA

Managed the Time and Attendance Development group (1 of 4 development teams in the company) consisting of 5 developers, 1 quality assurance engineer and 1 business analyst. Responsible for scheduling, delivery timeframes, release quality, budget, employee reviews and raises, and overall technical direction.

Lead Time and Attendance Software Engineer

CTR Systems

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Computer Software industry

September 2001September 2002 (1 year 1 month) Wexford, PA

Mentored the development staff in addition to my normal development workload. Developed primarily in Visual C++ over SQL Server and Oracle with some Visual Basic when needed. Helped implement development standards and best practices, including the creation of standard reusable code to decrease development time and increase software quality.

Software Engineer

CTR Systems

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Computer Software industry

December 1997September 2001 (3 years 10 months) Warrendale, PA

Responsible for writing custom applications to meet specific customer needs. Developed standard product offerings using Borland C and Borland C++ on DOS and UNIX platform and Visual C++ primarily over SQL and Oracle databases for various versions of Windows.

David Ramsey's Skills & Expertise

  1. Software Development
  2. Integration
  3. Agile Methodologies
  4. ASP.NET
  5. Web Services
  6. Web Applications
  7. Microsoft SQL Server
  8. SaaS
  9. C#
  10. .NET
  11. Scrum
  12. SDLC
  13. Visual Studio
  14. Requirements Analysis
  15. XML
  16. Database Design
  17. IIS
  18. SQL
  19. Software Design
  20. Software Project Management
  21. Software Engineering
  22. SharePoint
  23. Crystal Reports
  24. Business Intelligence
  25. Programming
  26. Software Quality Assurance
  27. Visio
  28. Agile Project Management
  29. Visual Basic
  30. Architecture
  31. Enterprise Architecture
  32. SSRS
  33. Windows
  34. Databases
  35. AJAX
  36. Oracle
  37. Web Development
  38. Business Analysis
  39. JavaScript
  40. Cloud Computing
  41. Enterprise Software
  42. Software Documentation
  43. Management
  44. Cross-functional Team Leadership

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David Ramsey's Education

Penn State University

Math with a Computer Science Option, Computer Science

19911996

Activities and Societies: Tau Kappa Epsilon

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