Mark Stachowski

Interactive Resume


I'm a Software Engineer & Consultant

About me

I am a highly-motivated, versatile systems engineer equipped with comprehensive experiences providing robust and nuanced analysis and solutions. I am a targeted performer with extensive global culture experience (particularly in the Middle East), a strong background in the US Military, and proven diplomatic abilities. I am a trusted subject matter expert, and I currently hold an active Secret clearance.

Mark Stachowski


Mark Stachowski
(540) 333-3073
Washington, DC area


“A results-orientated person, I am always focused on the bottom line.”


University of Phoenix

Oct 2007 - Feb 2012

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - GPA 3.18 Matriculated while working full time as a Senior Systems Engineer for the Department of Defense. Online

University of Phoenix

Mar 2005 - Oct 2006

Associate of Arts degree in General Studies - GPA 3.83 Matriculated while working full time as a Senior Systems Engineer for the Department of Defense. Online

US Naval Education and Training

Aug 2000 - Aug 2004

DD-214 Military Service Record Honorable discharge for United States Navy. USS Ponce (LPD-15)


Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)

Jul 2016 - Jun 2018

Technical Project Manager
Federal Status: NT-0343-05 (GS-13/14 equivalent)
NSWC IHEODTD provides research, development, engineering, manufacturing, test, evaluation and in-service support of energetics and energetic materials (chemicals, propellants and explosives) for ordnance, warheads, propulsion systems, pyrotechnic devices, fuzing, electronic devices, Cartridge Actuated Devices and Propellant Actuated Devices (CAD/PADs), Packaging, Handling, Storage, and Transportation (PHS&T), gun systems and special weapons for Navy, Joint Forces and the Nation. Develop and deliver Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technology, knowledge, tools and equipment and their life cycle support through an expeditionary workforce which meets the needs of the Department of Defense, combatant commanders and our foreign and interagency partners. Support the Executive Manager for EOD Technology and Training. Execute other responsibilities as assigned by the Commander, Naval Surface Warfare Center. NSWC Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Tech Div |

BlueWater Federal Solutions

Mar 2016 - Jun 2016

Tactical Systems Analyst / Engineer U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) is the Navy component of U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM), the combatant command established Oct. 1, 2002 to provide command and control of Department of Defense (DOD) homeland defense efforts and to coordinate defense support of civil authorities. Located at Norfolk, Virginia, USFF's mission is to provide maritime forces prepared to conduct homeland defense, civil support operations and theater security cooperation activities when directed by USNORTHCOM. Additionally, USFF has responsibilities to generate ready Navy forces for assignment to global Regional Combatant Commanders, execute the Fleet Response Plan (FRP) using the Fleet Training Continuum, articulate to the Chief of Naval Operations the integrated Fleet warfighting requirements as coordinated with all Navy Component Commanders, and provide operational planning support to Commander, U.S. Joint Forces Command, and United States Strategic Command. United States Fleet Forces Command (USFLTFORCOM) |

Snipp Interactive Inc.

Dec 2015 - Mar 2016

Senior Systems Engineer / DevOps Snipp Interactive Inc., a technology company, develops and sells mobile-based promotions solutions and associated campaign services worldwide. It offers software applications combined with traditional purchase-related marketing promotions, such as contests and rebates, which allow advertising agencies, brands, and media to engage and interact with customers. The company provides mobile promotions and contests solution, a turnkey contesting platform that offers a range of mobile-based contests, including sweepstakes, win programs, and tiered and multi-level games; and purchase promotions/receipt processing solution, which allows brands to execute customized purchase-based promotions. In addition, it provides loyalty programs solution, a white-label loyalty platform that enables clients to deploy punch-card and points-based loyalty programs with rewards stores attached. Further, the company offers smarter rebate solutions platform that allows end-customers to qualify for rebates through mobile devices and receive rebate checks electronically through a multitude of various options; data analytics solution for brands to understand customers, behaviors, and trends; and a robust digital rewards platform that can be used with other solutions or in standalone programs. Washington, DC |

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)

Aug 2007 - Dec 2015

Lead Senior Systems Engineer / Analyst SAIC is a $4B technology and engineering company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance in the world. Their solutions are efficient, cost-effective, and repeatable. I am the lead engineer for the Software Development Group and the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the Royal Saudi Naval Forces Global Command and Control Systems-Joint (GCCS-J) and GCCS-M systems. I handle all GCCS-J engineering, resolving End Of Life (EOL) issues and creating solutions to problems as they arise. I execute performance testing, administration of Migration Plan (MP), and milestone scheduling. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | Director of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces, Appreciation Letter

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)

Feb 2006 - Aug 2007

Lead Senior Systems Engineer / Analyst SAIC is a $4B technology and engineering company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance in the world. Their solutions are efficient, cost-effective, and repeatable. I was responsible for the design, engineering, and integration of GCCS 4.x Suite built on Solaris and Windows Operating Systems. I designed the hardware architecture and managed all documentation for the Royal Saudi Navy to use. I managed all tailored deliverables for the Underground Command Centers (UCCs) in Riyadh, Jeddah, and Jubail. McLean, VA / Naval Air Station Patuxent River |

QinetiQ North America

Dec 2004 - Feb 2006

Systems Integration Specialist With strong engineering and managerial presence in many major DoD sensor, sensor integration, and C4I systems, Ocean Systems Engineering Corporation (OSEC), now part of QinetiQ North America (QNA), brings an experience base covering Navy, Marine Corps, Army and other Joint C4I programs. In this position, I designed Marine Corps command centers on direct and indirect government support and technological advancement. I worked on many projects, performing functionality and systems testing, providing engineering of builds, solving complex problems, overseeing systems integration, and ensuring security compliance. Stafford, VA |

United States Navy

Aug 2000 - Aug 2004

Operations Specialist 2nd Class Petty Officer, Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist (ESWS) The US Navy has been instrumental in presenting the principles of courage, equality, and fairness to the world – through the selfless service of upstanding men and women; through their responsible use of incredibly powerful capabilities; and through the pride, purpose, and professionalism that comes through in all they do. I performed the functions of the operations specialist technician in a fast-moving deployable ship. I operated as the C4I systems expert by means of contributing to a recognized maritime picture of Northern Arabian Gulf during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. I also oversaw the training for all sailors operating, configuring, and maintaining the C4I equipment in the Naval Combat Information Center. I achieved the 98% performance rate within 4,000 hours of work on GCCS systems. USS Ponce (LPD-15) "The Proud Lion" |


“Skills, Endorsements, and Accomplishments.”

Industry Knowledge

  • Project Management
  • Systems Engineering
  • Software Development
  • Software Integration
  • Systems / Design Analysis
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Information Assurance
  • Cyber Security
  • Network Administration
  • Analytical Skills
  • Hardware Architecture
  • Critical Systems Testing
  • User Experience
  • Department of Defense (DOD) Intelligence Information System (DODIIS)
  • Unix, Linux, MacOS
  • Code Analysis
  • System Development Lifecycle
  • Intelligence Analysis
  • Systems Performance
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Agile Scrum
  • Research & Development
  • System Verification
  • DevOps
  • Shell Scripting
  • Database Management
  • Programming
  • Course Development and Training

Open Source Projects on Github

See projects on Github


  • Unix Shell (sh/bash/zsh/fish~>)
  • C/C++
  • Python

Honors and Awards

“You can do anything you set your mind to.”
- Benjamin Franklin


United States Navy

USS Ponce (LPD-15)

Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist Breast Insignia

Awarded to me by Terry D. Scott, the 10th Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (The highest ranking enlisted in the Navy) during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

United States Navy

USS Ponce (LPD-15)

Enlisted Surface Warfare 1st Class Board Member

I sat on the Enlisted Surface Warfare 1st Class board on the USS Ponce (LPD-15) and tested sailors on their Combat Information Systems knowledge giving them a pass or fail for my section.

United States Navy

USS Ponce (LPD-15)

Combat Systems Trainer

Onboard USS Ponce (LPD-15), I was on the Combat Systems Training Team and would train sailors on how to use the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (C4I) systems during complex war drills and simulations to prep for Operation Enduring Freedom/Iraqi Freedom.

Navy Medals & Ribbons

  • Navy Unit Commendation Medal
  • The Battle Efficiency Ribbon, Navy "E" Ribbon
  • Good Conduct Medal
  • National Defense Service Medal

  • Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
  • Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (2nd)
  • Navy Expert Rifle Medal
  • Navy Expert Pistol Shot Medal


“Most good programmers do programming not because they expect to get paid or get adulation by the public, but because it is fun to program. ”
- Linus Torvalds