Stephen Downing is a Director in Blue Canopy’s Federal Civilian Practice. He has over 10 years of Federal IT consulting and software development experience across multiple projects at NSF. He is currently the Technical Lead of the Research.gov team and oversees the activities of a large team executing software requirements, design, development, testing, deployment, and production support. As Technical Lead, he is responsible for the quality and timely delivery of new software development as well as operations and maintenance work for this complex, cross-agency application. Mr. Downing’s focus is developing SOA based enterprise web services to support software reuse across existing and oncoming systems.
Prior to joining Blue Canopy, Mr. Downing was a Manager in the Civilian Practice for BearingPoint. He holds a BS in Systems and Computer Science from Howard University. Mr. Downing is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and in ITILv3 Foundation.