Mark Ransom

Software Developer and Solutions Architect


Dynamic Solutions Architect with over 10 years of experience in developing technology solutions and aligning business requirements with enterprise architectural plans. Adept at creating streamlined integrations across various projects, vendors, and software stacks. Experienced full-stack developer with excellent communication skills, capable of conveying complex ideas to diverse audiences, including executives and technical teams. Seeking new opportunities to leverage my expertise in a challenging and innovative environment.


  • Languages: Python, JavaScript, C#, Java, Go
  • Frameworks: Django, jQuery, React, Selenium, ASP.NET
  • Databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, Microsoft SQL Server, AWS DynamoDB
  • Tools: VSCode, Vim, Git, , Fabric, Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Methodologies: OWASP, Agile, Scrum, Extreme Programming


Cox Media Group, Atlanta, GA

February 2013 – Current

Solutions Architect

  • Evaluate new projects and integrations.
  • Analyze and document requirements and constraints.
  • Diagram current state and possible future states.
  • Create prototypes and proof-of-concepts.
  • Develop solution overviews and approach documents.
  • Engage in ongoing involvement throughout the development and deployment process.

Software Developer

  • Develop enhancements and fixes for a large-scale multi-tenant CMS web app.
  • Participated in elaborations for new features and functionality, providing technical feedback.
  • Resolved bugs and defects, addressing high-priority issues promptly.

Salva O’Renick, Kansas City, MO

February 2010 – 2013

Senior Application Developer

  • Developed and maintained websites and web applications.
  • Tested and deployed websites and web applications.
  • Configured and maintained web and database servers.

Soleran, Overland Park, KS

September 2009 – February 2010

Software Engineer

  • Developed enhancements for a sophisticated web-based CRM application,
  • Performed security assessments ensuring adherence to security standards.
  • Assisted in training and mentoring junior developers.

Commerce Bank, Kansas City, MO

March 2007 – September 2009

Team Lead

  • Acted as a technical lead and point of contact for team members and other organizational units.
  • Directed process improvement efforts within the development team, such as automated unit testing and pair programming.
  • Championed software development security standards and best practices.

IT Developer III

  • Developed enhancements for the Online Banking web application.
  • Collaborated with multiple IT areas and business partners to design, develop, implement, and support business solutions.
  • Documented application support and development information in the team wiki.

Gentiva Health Services, Overland Park, KS

December 2004 – March 2007

Helpdesk Analyst

  • Designed and developed tools and applications to support the Help Desk.
  • Created and administered the Help Desk website.


Park University, Parkville, MO

BS, Management, Computer Information Systems

  • 3.81 GPA
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Blue River Community College, Blue Springs, MO

Associate of Arts


Eagle Scout – Boy Scouts of America