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👤 Ryan Zernach

✉️ Ryan@Zernach.com

🤖 Full-Stack Mobile App Developer

🇺🇸 Remote, Miami Beach, Florida, United States

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MY MOST VALUABLE TECH STACK



Quickly Learns New Tools & Techniques

  • iOS / Android Mobile Apps (React Native)
  • Creating & Managing Endpoints / API’s
  • Websites in React / JS / HTML / CSS
  • GraphQL, SQL, & NoSQL Databases
  • Dashboards & Data Visualizations
  • CI / CD via Github / Gitlab / Expo
  • Typescript JS & Node.js
  • Machine Learning Pro
  • Google Cloud & AWS
  • Webscraping Wizard
  • Cloud-Computing
  • Fluent in Python
  • and more...


PORTFOLIO PROJECTS (View Portfolio Site)



Finequities App — FinTech Startup Cross Between Robinhood & Facebook (Social-Trading App)

  • Utilized custom CLI templating to generate exceptionally organized Typescript components & screens
  • Connected with Paid Third-Party API's to place stock/crypto market orders & fetch live prices
  • Hosted/Managed the Back-End AWS database & GraphQL API's to power the front-end with data
  • Developed the Copy Portfolio process, allowing investors to directly copy another user’s investments
  • Implemented design overhauls to greatly improve the user’s social network experience

Landscape Supply App — iOS/Android App & Online Web Dashboard to Buy/Sell Landscape Supplies

  • For 3-months part-time, I wrote the iOS/Android app in React Native & built the web dashboard
  • Used Python/Flask & HTML/JS/CSS to build the web dashboard and back-end api's
  • Hosted the cloud infrastructure & authentication for this project on the Google Cloud Platform

ADP Gym App — Used for Gym Trainers to to Track their Member’s Sessions/Payments

  • Listened to client, and then designed and developed the cloud infrastructure for this project
  • Designed and developed this Typescript React Native Expo mobile app in nine weeks (part-time)
  • Custom-built a companion Python Flask web app for gym members to securely pay their trainers

Better Reads App — iOS App w/ Machine Learning for Readers to Track, Share, & Discover New Books

  • Used Agile & Scrum methodologies to iteratively deploy Natural Language Processing (NLP) models
  • Practiced CI/CD via blue/green RESTful Flask microservices on AWS EB to facilitate JSON post requests
  • Launched & managed a PostgreSQL instance on AWS RDS to store millions of GoogleBooks data

Flight Prices — Airline Pricing Analysis & Interactive Pricing User-Interface

  • Built front-end user interface with Flask for user to interact w/ a predictive machine learning model
  • Tediously gathered 27M rows of data, wrangled/cleaned to 9M, uploaded data to Kaggle
  • As a data analyst, I generated statistical analyses, distribution charts, and business intelligence insights

Brain Power — Using Machine Learning & an EEG Device to Control Technology

  • Built an application for the user to control light switches & thermostats with their brain
  • Collected data from an EEG device and used Scikit-Learn to train a predictive model
  • Deployed back-end Python get request API w/ Flask: communicate w/ EEG device, detect brain patterns

Spotify Music — Recommends New Music Based on Your Favorite Songs

  • Connected with Spotify’s API to harvest data (and metadata) about the songs in their database
  • Built back-end Python API’s (get & post requests) to return predicted songs data to front-end


EDUCATION



Data Science Software Engineering

Lambda School • Remote • San Francisco, CA • August 2019 - July 2020

  • Python, Data Engineering, SQL, NoSQL, Back-End API’s, Productionizing Machine Learning Models. Natural-Language Processing (NLP) Models, Neural Networks, Software Engineering, Statistical Analysis (ie: linear algebra, linear regression, hypothesis testing, & storytelling with data), Classic Algorithmic Paradigms, Computer Science, Data Structures (ie: hash tables, graphs, BST’s, etc.), Runtime Complexity, Computer Architecture, Agile Development, Slack, Zoom, Notion, Trello

Computer Science & Mathematics

Georgia Southern University • Statesboro, GA • August 2011 - December 2012

  • Calculus I, Calculus II, Calculus III, Statistics, Data Structures, Programming Principles I, Programming Principles II, Discrete Mathematics, Ethics of Computers in Society


CERTIFICATIONS





EXPERIENCE



Demosphere, Inc.

React Native Mobile App Developer • Full-Time • Remote • March 2022 - Present

  • I came aboard to help design, build, & improve the user experience for their mobile app, which is used by nationwide sports leagues to manage teams, players, coaches, & referees.

IPEG, Corp.

React Native Mobile App Developer • Short-Term, Full-Time Contract • Remote • February 2022 - March 2022 • 6 weeks

  • During my short-term contract, I successfully fixed the bugs on a React Native app that is used by customers in the internet & telecommunications industry.

Finequities, LLC

React Native Mobile App Developer & Back-End API's Developer • Full-Time Contract • Remote • October 2021 - February 2022 • 5 months

  • After everyone was laid-off due to the depletion of private funding, I was reminded that our fintech startup team had created an exceptionally impressive React Native social-trading app for exchanging stocks & crypto. I’m beyond thankful for all of the growth that has come from my experience with Finequities. We were a small team of (2) full-time developers, (1) designer, and (1) project manager.

Trilogy Education

Data Science Tutor for University Students • Part-Time • Remote • August 2020 - October 2021 • 1 year, 2 months

  • I guided hundreds of diverse college students (from dozens of national universities) how to build awesome websites, powerful dashboards, databases, & machine learning models using Python, JavaScript, HTML, & CSS.

Vanderbilt University

Teaching Assistant: Data Visualizations • Part-Time • Remote • September 2020 - March 2021 • 6 months

  • I assisted in teaching a bootcamp-style curriculum to 30+ Vanderbilt Students. I helped them learn how to build awesome websites, powerful dashboards, databases, & machine learning models.

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Small Business Owner (Self-Employed) • October 2015 – January 2019 • 3 years, 4 months

  • Data Management — automation, invoicing, client management, Google Analytics

  • Professional Sales — Generated $450k+ gross sales over the course of three years

  • Designer — websites, systems, processes, graphics, digital landscapes, sales proposals

  • Lessons Learned — the experience of managing my own businesses has shaped my mindset:

  • Customer/User/Client Centered Mindset

  • Ability to Ask the Right Questions

  • Desire to Never Stop Learning

  • Intuition to Set Goals/Plans

  • Clarity of Communication

  • Team-Building Aptitude

  • Humility to Ask for Help

  • Results-Driven Attitude

  • Disciplined & Focused

  • Critical Thinking Skills

  • Capacity to Research

  • Task Management

Pinned

  1. Use this template for rapidly launching a clean Python Flask website to Google Cloud's App Engine!

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  2. How I setup my new laptop for programming websites, mobile apps, and data science projects...

  3. Plotly Dash HTML Python Flask site for user to interact with a trained machine learning model to predict the round-trip cost of flights — based on 9 million 2018 Domestic Flight Prices in the Unite…

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