David Thomas

David Thomas

Work History

Work History
Dec 2007 - Present

Project Manager, Architect, Software Developer

Leapin' Lizard Creations
Oct 2004 - Sep 2007

Senior Software Manager

Applied Precision

Applied Precision was the market leader for semiconductor probing metrology equipment. Products were sold to major semiconductor fabrication facilities around the world including Intel, AMD, Samsung, Freescale, Micron, Feinmetall and Qimonda. Sold to Rudolph Technologies in the fall of 2007.

Apr 1994 - May 2003

Senior Director Software Engineering

Siemens Ultrasound

Siemens became the market leader for medical Ultrasound by the acquisition of major competitors and by applying a standard development process across all medical Divisions.

Education

Education

University of Utah

Skills

Skills

Software Development

Programming experience; assembly languages, various scripting languages; markup languages HTML, XML and XAML; object oriented languages including C++, C#, Java; frameworks including ASP, SQL, ADO and .NET. Developed embedded, networked, standalone and client/server applications. Recently using WPF, ADO, ASP Microsoft Expression Tools and Silverlight on .NET 3.5.

Summary

Professional software engineering manager looking for a new opportunity as a software director or group manager for a company in the Seattle area.

Objective

Engineering professional with a background in product development across a variety of products, platforms and development environments.Strong experience working for global companies within process-oriented environments. This includes building relationships with partner companies and contracting development to offshore teams. Principal leadership practice is empowering individuals to reach their maximum potential while building strong cohesive relationships both within and outside development teams.

Interest

Scuba diving, cruising, fishing, motor-home camping, software everything, high tech toys, videography and photography, 3D animation tools, first person shooter games, aircraft simulation software, kids, dogs and grandkids.