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Josh Gachnang

Josh Gachnang

Chatbot Developer

Developed chatbot framework written in NodeJS.

With nine years of experience as a software developer, Josh Gachnang has worked for startups, large companies, and universities such as Triggr Health, Rackspace Hosting, Swoop Search, and the University of Maryland. He has built mobile and web apps and cloud computing infrastructure, including a chatbot, a nutrition tracking app, a real-time machine learning app, and a location tracking and text messaging app. Josh is an expert in using various technologies like React Native, ReactJS, NodeJS, Django, iOS, Swift, Android, JavaScript, MongoDB, Ansible, and AWS.

Software Development
Mobile App Development
Chatbots
React Native
ReactJS
NodeJS
Django
iOS Development
Swift
Android
JavaScript
MongoDB
Josh Gachnang

Josh Gachnang

Developed chatbot framework written in NodeJS.

Chatbot Developer

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Employment Highlights

Software Developer

Independent

September 2018 - Present (2 years 5 months)

Full-stack Developer

Triggr Health

October 2015 - September 2018 (2 years 11 months)

Software Engineer

Rackspace Hosting Inc

January 2014 - October 2015 (1 year 9 months)

Hardware Tech

Computer-Aided Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison

January 2010 - December 2013 (3 years 11 months)

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Education Highlights

Bachelor of Science

University of Wisconsin-Madison

January 2009 - December 2013 (4 years 11 months)

Resume

Software Developer

Independent

September 2018 - Present (2 years 5 months)

  • Built the MVP of a real-time machine learning app which took photos taken at red carpet celebrities and identified them using AWS Rekognition.
  • Helped University of Maryland - CATT Lab migrate Flash apps to React. Wrote one feature to display tens of thousands of bottlenecks on a map performantly. Built an MVP of a new app to demo to new clients.
  • Developed a React Native app called HomeSafe to use location tracking to automatically text friends and family when you make it home safely.

Full-stack Developer

Triggr Health

October 2015 - September 2018 (2 years 11 months)

Triggr Health provides a predictive system of care for addiction recovery that supports users on their personal path to long-term remission.

  • Hired as the first software engineer.
  • Helped migrate the backend to Mongo and NodeJS from Parse and a hosted HIPAA DB.
  • Led the team to build a community feature in the app for supporting peers; rewrote the native apps in React Native to increase iteration speed and adding interest-based groups to the community.
  • Built a display that shows random patients' reasons for getting sober to remind the team why they do what they do.
  • Worked with React, React Native, NodeJS, iOS and Swift, Android and Java, Mongo, Ansible, and AWS to build product features. 

Software Engineer

Rackspace Hosting Inc

January 2014 - October 2015 (1 year 9 months)

  • Helped launch the OnMetal Bare Metal Cloud product using OpenStack Ironic.
  • Contributed heavily to OpenStack Ironic and other OpenStack projects.
  • Worked as a core reviewer on the Ironic Python Agent, a deployment agent for servers, and a top reviewer for the Ironic project.
  • Provided two talks at OpenStack summits about the project.

Hardware Tech

Computer-Aided Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison

January 2010 - December 2013 (3 years 11 months)

Computer-Aided Engineering provides services and facilities to foster the intelligent and efficient use of the computing technologies in the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering.

  • Troubleshooted hardware issues in desktop labs, networking equipment, and servers.
  • Built an automation system to quickly erase entire labs remotely before decommissioning them and automated remote management of desktops.

Software Developer

Swoop Search LLC

September 2012 - May 2013 (8 months)

Swoop Search engages in searching, analyzing, extending, and integrating visualized data.

  • Built an MVP in a weekend for an apartment search application using their patented search interface.
  • Developed the frontend, backend, and spidering for the apartment search application. The spider made the most complete database of available apartments around Madison, WI.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Computer Science

University of Wisconsin-Madison

January 2009 - December 2013 (4 years 11 months)