Resume of Joel Marcey

Current Employment

Facebook, Developer Advocate, April 2015 - Present

  • A developer advocate on Facebook's open source team (@fbOpenSource).
  • I help make the Facebook Open Source program as useful to the development community as possible.
  • Co-creator and maintainer of Docusaurus.



  • Frameworks: React
  • Languages: JavaScript, Hack, PHP, C++, C#
  • Development Environments: Nuclide, Visual Studio Code, GitHub
  • Operating Systems: Linux, OS X
  • Source Control: Git, Mercurial
  • Documentation Formats: Markdown


Industry Standards Experience 

Ecma International, September 2000 – September 2006, September 2009 - December 2012: 

  • Official Editor of the Ecma TC49-TG3 CLI Standard Specification. 6th edition approved by Ecma in June 2012. Published in ISO (as its 3rd edition) in February 2012.
  • Former chair of TC39/TC49, the technical committee responsible for the standardization of programming languages and systems. This includes the Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) programming environment and C# programming language, in addition to Managed C++, Eiffel and EcmaScript.
  • Former convener of TC49-TG3, the technical group responsible for the standardization of the Common Language Infrastructure (CLI). Drove the CLI specification to two successful Ecma and ISO approvals.
  • Working member of the TC49-TG2 (C#) and TC49-TG3 (CLI) technical groups.

Technical Editing Consultant and Contributor for Ruby, January 2011 – March 2011 

Technical Editing Consultant and Contributor for UOML, April 2010 – October 2010 

  • Hired to dramatically improve the original OASIS UOML (Unstructured Operation Markup Language) standard specification for a ballot resolution meeting (BRM) in the ISO JTC 1 / SC 34 (Document Description and Processing Languages). While it barely did not pass for standardization, the specification was highly praised for its editorial improvement from the original submission. 

Technical Editing Consultant for an Ecma and ISO standardized specification called OOXML (Office Open XML), October 2007 – March 2008 

Work Experience 

Facebook, Contractor, March 2013 – March 2015 
Technical Writer and Hacker

Twin Roots, Owner (Self-Employed), January 2008 – March 2015 
Consultant, Contractor and Developer 

RFMD, October 2006 – October 2007 
Sr. Software Engineer 

  • Helped design and maintain a company-wide used software system that allows engineers and marketing to view, report and graph data associated with the design and testing of RFMD’s hardware parts. This system utilized Microsoft technologies such as Visual Basic .NET, C# and SQL Server 2005.

Intel Corporation, June 1997 – September 2006 
International Standards Representative 

  • Primary representative in Intel’s participation in the standardization of the Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) and C# within Ecma and ISO, internationally recognized standards organizations.

Sr. Software Design and Development Engineer (.NET) 

  • Helped establish and contributed to a joint research project with Microsoft Corporation to research how to better enable .NET Framework based applications on Intel microprocessor architectures.
  • Architected and developed software tools, using C#, from automating the generation of stub source code for open-source development to automating the creation of readable Microsoft Word documentation out of XML for the Ecma Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) class libraries.
  • Technical lead in the development of a C#-based, open-source, class library, called OCL, based upon the Ecma-335/ISO Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) standard.

Product Manager 

  • Managed the release, support and vendor relationship of Intel’s Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) products.
  • Managed the technical strategy for choosing and implementing Intel’s next generation corporate ETL product.

Java Software Engineer 

  • Developed internal web based applications and reusable components.
  • Technical lead in the evaluation, selection and support of the standard Java environments used within Intel.

External Publications and Works 


  • North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 1992 - 1997
  • GPA 3.762
  • Graduated Summa cum Laude with a B.S. in Computer Engineering

Names of excellent references available on request.