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Software Design Engineer

Tyler, Texas, United States
October 05, 2016

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Alan Marble

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Senior Software Developer/Project Manager

Accomplished, results-oriented professional with proven success providing project leadership and developing innovative software solutions. Engage with key stakeholders to ascertain requirements, prepare recommendations, and manage cross-functional teams to achieve on-time delivery. Expertise in embedded and application software design, process automation, and systems engineering; highly analytical, adept at devising groundbreaking, patentable solutions.

Areas of Expertise:

Embedded Software & Application Design

Software Testing & Debugging

Source Code Review & Optimization

Process Automation & Streamlining

Life Cycle Project Management (Agile)

Team Leadership/Mentoring & Training

Stakeholder Expectation Management

Requirements Gathering & Analysis

Technical Proficiencies


Windows, Project, Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio, FrontPage, Photoshop CS5


C/C++ MFC STL COM Win32, HiTech C, MPLABC, MPLAB IDE, Code Red, MPASM, Assembly, ARM, Pic18, NEC, Ladder Logic, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Basic, Visual Basic, .NET, C#, Visual Studio, SQL, Object Oriented Analysis & Design (Business Modeling & UML)


In-circuit Debuggers, Emulators, LabView, Oscilloscopes, Multi-meters

Professional Experience

Alan Marble Photography, Whitehouse, TX

Operations Manager, 4/2013 – Present

Technical Scope: Windows, Photoshop CS, Lightroom, Nikon Capture, Portrait Professional, Photomatix Pro, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery

Manage all aspects of business operations providing photography services to diverse clients. Identify requirements, prepare contracts, and communicate with clients to ensure complete satisfaction. Supervise assistant on large projects.

Key Achievements:

Wrote scripts and implemented unique automated solutions to streamline post-processing workflow, increase productivity, and significantly boost quality.

Developed, tested, and deployed Web site to promote business and capture new clients.

Ingersoll Rand/Trane, Tyler, TX

Sr. Software Engineer (Remedy Staffing Contract), 4/2012 – 4/2013

Technical Scope: MS Office, Project, CodeWrite, MKS, Visio, UML, Perforce, Code Red, Bugzilla, RTOS, MPASM Assembly, C/C++, C#, RS232, RS485, Modbus, CAN Protocols, In-circuit Debuggers, Emulators, LabView, Oscilloscopes, Multi-meters

Worked on software development for Ingersoll Rand/Trane HVAC variable speed unit; requested due to previous experience to assist with knowledge transfer subsequent to acquisition. Collaborated with project team members; presented embedded software recommendations, developed and tested source code, conducted source code review, and wrote documentation. Prepared regular status reports. Assembled test fixtures for control boards in environmental test chamber; reported test results.

Key Achievements:

Developed embedded software for electronic control, self-testing of electronic control under environmental testing, end-of-line test interface software for unit testing on assembly lines, and factory test for self-diagnostics.

Recommended completing development and converting defrost algorithm from Assembly to C.

Tested control board IO functionality using RS232, RS485, CAN, and Modbus protocols.

Designed novel process for electronic controls under environmental test to communicate fault status through PWM signal.

Alan Marble Consulting, Whitehouse, TX

Software Consultant, 9/2010 – 4/2012

Technical Scope: Windows, Word, Excel, Visio, CodeWrite, Visual Studio, Visual C, C#

Provided consulting services to small businesses specializing in HVAC control development and electronic medical devices. Interfaced with owners to elicit requirements, created project documentation, evaluated existing software, and prepared software development proposals.

Key Achievements:

Evaluated existing HVAC application software tool for reprogramming HVAC motors; presented recommendations for improvements and prepared in-house software development plan & proposal.

Created proposal and software development plan for embedded software running novel medical device.

Ferguson Beauregard, Tyler, TX

Sr. Software Design Engineer (Tek Systems Contract), 9/2008 – 9/2009

Technical Scope: Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook, SQL, TFS, Visual Studio, C++

Gathered and analyzed requirements, proposed software development solutions, wrote and implemented source code, and participated in code/bug reviews. Prepared design documentation and submitted reports to managers.

Key Achievements:

Successfully developed and supported high-level plunger lift automation software application in C++.

Collaborated on development and support of embedded control systems and gas flow meters.

Trane Residential Systems, Tyler, TX

Integrated Systems Sr. Software Project Leader, 2/2004 – 4/2008

Technical Scope: MPLAB, Pic18 C/C++, Assembly, NEC Development Tools, Visual C, Visual Basic, .NET, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, UML, MS Office, Project, Visio, UML, CodeWrite, MKS, Perforce, Bugzilla, RS232, RS485, Modbus, CAN, In-circuit Debuggers, Emulators, LabView, Oscilloscopes, Multi-meters

Earned multiple promotions to Sr. Software Project Leader for integrated systems. Interfaced with cross-functional stakeholders and colleagues. Contributed to definition of software development standards, policies, and procedures. Recruited, hired, and trained new team members; provided mentoring on project management and software development. Supervised project teams, led requirements gathering, created software development plans, and prepared and managed project schedules. Handled version control, performed weekly software builds, reviewed code, and identified and reported bugs/issues. Served as member of Change Control Board.

Key Achievements:

Developed expertise in Agile Project Management methodologies.

Managed multiple software development projects, including two-year project rewriting HVAC heat pump controls to support implementation of ComfortLink II communications and subsequent algorithm enhancement projects.

Co-developed new diagnostic strategies over communicating bus.

Filed and obtained patents for personality module and multiple software algorithms.

Assumed responsibility for and turned around troubled project to successfully meet deadline.

Prior roles include Integrated Systems Sr. Software Design Engineer, Integrated Systems Design Engineer, Quality Assurance Technician, and Communications Technician.

Education & Credentials

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX

Associate of Applied Science in Electronics, Specialization in Microprocessors

Tyler Junior College, Tyler, TX

Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Fraternity

Training: Object Oriented Analysis & Design; DFSS Design for Six Sigma Black Belt

Affiliation: International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians (ISCET)

Patent: Automotive Random Problem Simulation System

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