Marc LaBelle

Self-motivated and highly adaptable problem solver with a Master of Science in Physics and 10+ years of experience in military safety critical system software development, full-stack web development, test automation, and RF systems engineering. Skilled at analyzing problems and finding solutions in a variety of languages. Proven ability to work in a result-oriented team and meet demanding time goals. Strong written communication skills with experience developing technical proposals and documents.



R&D Software Engineer

ACV Auctions
November 2019 - Present

Responsible for creating ground-up solutions to complex problems in an independent capacity.

  • Designed and developed identity service API to provide user authentication (JWT) and extensible user permissions for 3rd parties needing access to internal services
  • Created, updated, and managed Kubernetes helm charts to manage and release reproducible builds
  • Created API endpoints to integrate with Salesforce
  • Developed computer vision algorithms for iOS and embedded devices that automatically crops undercarriage images using OpenCV
  • Doubled code coverage on two projects within 1 month of starting
  • Ran and performed code reviews for backend systems and iOS
  • Provided support solutions to the field and mentored UB students

Lead Scientist

NSWC Indian Head EOD Technology Division
October 2017 - November 2019

Responsible for several programs including the design and management of full-stack applications, static and dynamic binary code analysis of embedded devices, developing and modeling the explosive effects of explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) devices.

  • Lead developer, scrum master and full-stack developer building applications for ingesting, processing, and sharing community reports, analyzing data for better workflow, and a workflow management ticketing system utilizing the Python Django framework and Microsoft SQL
  • Develop features as an Agile team by writing user stories, creating design specifications, code reviews, and QA testing before integration
  • Create customized monthly metrics using C3 for data visualizations
  • Maintain local lab servers for development and closed network deployment using Apache, Postgres, BIND, etc.
  • Implement and manage JIRA, BitBucket, Bamboo, and SonarQube to improve development and CI/CD workflow
  • Code review using static and dynamic binary code analysis of safety-critical embedded devices to find bugs, vulnerabilities, and verify program/data flow.
  • Computational modeling involving the explosive effects of EOD (explosive ordnance disposal) and Counter-IED methods/devices to develop, test, and verify their effectiveness
  • Identify and develop custom Counter-IED solutions for PIC, Atmel, and Arduino embedded devices used by EOD technicians
  • Develop various workflow automation applications to reduce workflow turn-around times by up to 50%
  • Develop and implement workflow plan using JIRA and Bitbucket to track issues, manage workflow, and provide monthly status reports to the sponsor.


NSWC Indian Head EOD Technology Division
July 2009 - September 2017

Developed automated test sets for weapons systems with LabVIEW as well as embedded software and and GUIs for data analysis.

  • Lead designer and developer of automated test systems for counter radio-controlled improvised explosive device (RCIED) electronic warfare (CREW) system
    • Tested RF signals, serial communications, system timings, electrical properties, etc.
    • Used common protocols including TCP, UDP, and XML to transfer and store parameters
  • Performed testing and acceptance reviews of contractor software deliverables that included hundreds of unique software products, software design documents, and interface control documents
  • Worked with contracts and collaborated with external vendors to expand and develop concepts and designs
  • Developed optimized software updates to an embedded data acquisition logger for recording various real-time test data simultaneously
  • Updated data analysis GUI from Visual C++ to C# for a modern, modular codebase allowing future expandability for next generation architectures


New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Masters of Physics
Astrophysics Concentration
  • Research Assistant
  • Astronomy club
August 2007 - May 2009

State University of New York at Fredonia

Bachelors of Physics
Experimental Concentration
  • Engineering & Physics Society President
  • Society of Physics Students Vice President
  • Induction into Sigma Pi Sigma, National Physics Honor Society
August 2003 - May 2007


I am always tinkering and building. At home, I have a homelab server where I deploy various docker containers for home automation, web apps, storage, security, etc.

It seems like lately, all I've been doing is web development, but I am also into playing, mixing, and mastering music. I enjoy biking, camping, kayaking, and casual gaming.

I'm also a guitar gear head. I love building and modifying guitar pedals, pickups, and guitars seeking that perfect but ever so elusive guitar tone.

Awards & Certifications

  • Atlassian Certified in Jira Project Administration (AC-JPA) - 2019
  • NSWCIHEODTD Special Act Award - 2019
  • Certified LabVIEW Associate Developer - 2018
  • Naval Sea Systems Command Engineer of the Year Team Award - 2016