James Vomero

James Vomero


Sep 2002 - Present

Bachelors of Science

The Pennsylvania State University

Mechanical engineering outcomes, include:

  • Mechanical systems include the design of mechanisms and the analysis of the strength and wear of materials. These topics are studied in courses such as Dynamics, Material Science, Engineering Mechanics, Vibrations, and Machine Design.
  • Thermal systems include methods of energy conversions, heat transfer and fluid flow.
Sep 2007 - May 2009


Lehigh Carbon Community College

Program Outcomes:

  • use common standards and symbols to make detail and assembly drawings according to accepted industrial practice; adapt to the various special areas of drafting, such as drafting of electronic schematics, piping, welding, and structural.

  • design basic tools, jigs, fixtures, and punch dies.

  • understand and apply the basic principles of fluid power.

  • analyze and determine force systems acting on mechanical designs.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2010 - Present

Web Programmer/Developer

Pennsylvania State University

Departments: Classrooms & Lab Computing (CLC) and Education Technology Service (ETS)

  • Evaluated over a dozen websites for WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards and JAWS screen reader usability; reporting recommendations and code samples to editors, developers, and management.
  • Created reusable templates, widgets and themes for Drupal and Moveable Type CMS.
  • Oversaw development of 6 service-area websites; translating team goals into site maps, wireframes, database architectures, project timelines, and SEO-friendly HTML, JavaScript and CSS code.
  • Use website analytic software for testing and optimization; communicated best practices to department managers.
Jan 2008 - Present

Vice President and Webmaster

GeoVentures Programming & Services, Inc.

Owner and Founding Member of GeoVentures, Programming & Services, Inc.

  • Oversaw the creation of the S-Corporation; manage a seasonal staff of instructors.
  • Developed outdoor and technology education curriculums to meet state and national teaching standards for primary education. Implemented programs in science camps and afterschool programs throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania.
May 2007 - Present

Contracted Buyer

PennText, LLC, Online Textbook Retailer

Seasonal position as a buyer for a online text book retailer. Responsible to setup a temporary working place near college campuses for the buying of textbooks. Position required examination goods and working within reasonable budgets to make competitive bids for products to resell. The goal was to pay better wholesale prices for books and ruffle the feathers of bookstore managers who have grown used to a non-competition environment.

May 2006 - Aug 2006

Volunteer Services Team Intern

Penn State Grassroots Network
  • Preformed data mining of membership activities to create Activism Reports. Developed the organizational Grasstops by identifying key individuals in each media market.
  • Directed advocacy efforts by connecting members to key media outlets through a statewide letter writing campaign.
May 2005 - Aug 2005

Applications Engineer Intern, Networking Division

Agere Systems
  • Evaluated new circuit board designs using analog and digital testing equipment.
  • Carried out customer-designed changes to reference designs using PSPICE and NI Multisis tools.
May 2005 - Aug 2005

Test Engineer Intern, Storage Development Division

Agere Systems
  • Produced testing toolsets to enable better reuse in design by piping information from core test patterns to SOC test patterns. This task previously took days of an engineer's time to complete per chip; today it can be completed in minutes.
  • Created an automated offshore wafer daily yield report with Excel in a format useful to test and product engineers.
  • Utilized Perl and shell scripts for all projects; documented all scripts and directions for user interface.




Proficient in HTML, CSS, Drupal CMS, Google Analytics Strong working knowledge of SEO


Proficient in Perl, MatLab; Strong working knowledge of JavaScript, C, C++, Mathmatica Strong working knowledge of PHP, AJAX, VisualBasic, REAL Studio, Scheme

CAD and Simulation

Proficient with Solidworks2010, Autocad2010, SketchUp, OrCAD, MultiSim Strong working knowledge of LabView, Simulink, MS Visio

Operating Systems

Proficient in Windows 9x/XP; Strong working knowledge of Unix environment Significant experience with Mac OS X, Red Hat Linux; Experience with BootCamp


Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project), and Adobe CS5 (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash)


Activities and Societies: Council of Commonwealth Student Governments, Penn State DARPA Grand Challenge, Mont Alto Engineering Research Study and Design, Dance MaraTHON, Student Activities Board, Parmi Nous Senior Honor Society