Mr. David Engfer has a proven track record of delivering complex, strategic, and high-value technical and business solutions across a variety of industries.He has a passionfor growing and organizing teams into high functioning units that partner to deliver high-impact solutions for businesses. He is heavily involved in both the college and experienced hire recruiting processes, and he leads the Baylor University recruiting strategy at Pariveda. He is also passionate about the coaching and mentoring of others.
With more than 15 years of industry and consulting experience, David has a breadth and depth of expertise in program & project management, technology solutions development, solution architecture, data analytics, operational strategy, and strategic process improvement. His industry experience spans the pharmaceutical, retail energy, commerce, medical, federal aviation, managed server hosting, commercial real estate, and financial services industries. David has deep solution architecture and technical expertise across the Java, .NET, mobile, Hadoop, AWS, and Azure platforms. Prior to joining Pariveda Solutions, Mr. Engfer held software development positions at Northrop Grumman and USAA. David holds an active position as an adjunct professor of computer science for Baylor University and has been involved in the senior capstone program for the past decade.
When David is not in the office, he loves spending time with his wife and two daughters. He enjoys cooking, entertaining, family, friends, watching movies / shows, playing board games, and has a side-hobby in electronic dance music production.
David sits as chair and board member of the Baylor University Computer Science Industry Advocates Board. He founded the DFW Big Data Ops meetup group, a community of over 3,000 data scientists in the Dallas area. David also holds developer certifications in the Java, Kony Mobile, and IBM MobileFirst platforms Mr. Engfer graduated from Baylor University in 2006 with a B.S.I in Bioinformatics with a minor in Chemistry, and he was a research fellow in UT Southwestern Medical Center’s 2005 QP-SURF program.