Josh Gachnang

Python, Django, and Systems Developer in Oakland

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Software Developer, 2014-Present

Develop OpenStack Ironic and other OpenStack projects. Writing baremetal deployment software. Core Committer for Ironic Python Agent

Lead Python/Django Developer, System Administrator, 2012-2013

Lead development of an apartment search engine and spider, with a unique weighting algorithm. Built and managed web server and spider infrastructure on Amazon EC2/Ubuntu. Developed initial front end HTML/CSS/Javascript.

UW Madison - Computer Aided Engineering

Hardware Support, 2009-2013

Reduced new machine deployment from approximately 3 months to 2 weeks. Managed vPro deployment, Ubuntu and Winows server, supported hardware/network/2 server rooms, created documentation


PyRedstone:, Most extensive Minecraft library. Includes remote JSON API. Published on PyPi. Open source on GitHub.

NetherRacks, OpenStack-based Minecraft hosting and Django control panel. Currently in alpha testing.

Djazzee, Git driven Django hosting, leveraging OpenStack., Hosting the book and currently adding new chapters, updating book for Python 2.7, Tutorials on Python, Django, Ubuntu, and Minecraft for over 2 years.


University of Wisconsin - Madison

BS in Computer Science, 2009-2013

Josh Gachnang -- 608-301-5887 -- Resume written in Markdown