David E. Tabor, PMP

dave at dtabor dot com





Customer-focused Software Project Manager with extensive experience in public and private sector business process analysis, application selection and development, staffing, operations, training and support. Hands-on manager with a track record of innovative, agile, integrated solutions using custom-developed or COTS software to solve problems and deliver value.


Technical Skills:


Examples of software:

Biomedical software: ca Tissue, OpenClinica, Custom developmenet

Enterprise Content Management: Teamsite, Alfresco

Other: Mailman, subversion, Jama Contour, Jira, Confluence Wiki, Apache, MS Project,



Frameworks / Languages:

Groovy / Grails, PHP, Zend Core, Java, J2EE, BEA / Oracle Weblogic, Jboss and Jboss portal. HTML and Javascript, SAS, SQL, PL/SQL, Netbeans




Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft SQL




Tomcat, Weblogic



Operating Systems:

Linux, Solaris, Windows




System Security Plan, Business Impact Analysis, Contingency Plan, FIPS 199, Plan of Action and Milestones


NCI BBRB / SAIC-Frederick / Leidos Biomedical August 2010 – Present

Technical Project Manager: Create a software development team and software development capability in house, from scratch. Hire staff, acquire systems, develop processes and procedures, integrate systems, negotiate contracts with vendors and subcontractors, establish project timelines and deliverables, create and deploy custom and off the shelf software systems for data collection and biobanking support for a National Resource for High Quality Tissue Acquisition Program. Working with Subs, establish Training and Quality Management programs. Develop SOPs and User manuals, Field systems and begin collecting data.


Marriott / TEK Systems June 2010, July 2010

Project Manager: Coordinate with functional leads and other project managers to ensure application development with appropriate resources and timelines for the Execustay project on Marriott.com – e-Business


Howard Hughes Medical Institute May 2000 – May 2010

HHMI is a private non-profit medical research organization headquartered in Chevy Chase, Maryland. It was founded by the American businessman Howard Hughes in 1953. It is one of the largest private philanthropies funding biological and medical research in the United States.


Software Engineering Manager, Advanced Technology Group

Hands on leader who led staff and project teams developing and integrating software (J2EE, PHP) in-house. Created a software engineering culture of excellence. Improved quality and responsiveness to customer demands for internal and external -facing web properties. Improved quality and reliability through introduction of formal structured design, content management, development, testing and release. Managed project budgets up to $300,000.



Allied Technology Group, Inc. January 1993 – April 2000

Senior Systems Analyst

Assistant Project manager for a contract supporting the U.S. Department of Education. Responsible for all aspects of the contract including technical, administrative and managerial leadership. Motivation and leadership of the 20 staff members responsible for all aspects of Web development on the Dept. of Ed Web site. http://www.ed.gov


Senior Software Developer


Standard Technology Incorporated November, 1991 - January, 1993

Systems Analyst: Army National Guard Force Structure Decision Support System

Expert systems development: functional specification, rule encoding and population of the knowledge base, deployment and support of an expert system to assist Organizational Integrators and Command Plan Managers in the equitable distribution of MTO&E and TDA resources among the 54 States and Territories of the United States of America using Clipper and C++.


Westat, Inc. February 1987 - November, 1991

Systems Analyst

Work with the customer and senior management to carry out software development in support of epidemiological research for the National Cancer Institute. Understanding of case control, prospective cohort and other study designs.





Kai-Li Liaw, Andrew G. Glass, M. Michele Manos, Catherine E. Greer, David R. Scott, Mark Sherman, Robert D. Burk, Robert J. Kurman, Sholom Wacholder, Brenda B. Rush, Diane M. Cadell, Patti Lawler, David Tabor, and Mark Schiffman: Detection of Human Papillomavirus DNA in Cytologically Normal Women and Subsequent Cervical Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions J Natl Cancer Inst 1999 91: 954-960



Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification# 1333858, PMI ID# 267511, 08-May-2010.



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