Joshua L. Coady

1406 Gold Way • Rohnert Park, CA 94928 • (707) 206-9135

Software Engineer with extensive experience in Microsoft .Net applications development.


  • Thorough understanding of Microsoft technologies including .Net, C#, ASP.Net, SQL Server (T-SQL), Visual Studio, Visual SourceSafe, and Reporting Services.
  • Proficient in JavaScript, XHTML, CSS, UML, XML, and C/C++.
  • Limited experience with PHP, MySQL, Smalltalk, Java, Lex & Yacc, and GIS.


Santa Rosa, CA
2003 to 2006
Software Engineer
  • Stabilized and optimized an existing website, webservice, and backend (all written in
  • Implemented a new website front-end in ASP.Net and C# using modern techniques such as Model-View-Presenter.
  • Created a smart client application for customer and shipping/receiving management using C#, Windows Forms, and Remoting.
  • Integrated applications with VeriSign payment gateway, MelissaData AddressInfo, and BarTender barcode reader and printer.
  • Developed reports using SQL Server Reporting Services.
  • Managed an intranet wiki site for internal documentation/communication.
  • Analyzed marketing requirements to determine use cases and software requirements.
  • Mentored junior developers.
LoveToKnow, Corp.
2004 to 2006
Freelance Software Developer
  • Used PHP and MySQL to create a generic content rating and review system that can be configured and used for multiple web sites.
  • Parsed XML output generated from OCR scans of the entire 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica to create a web-site. Each article has its own page on the web site. Parser was written in C# and SQL 2000.
  • Parsed text-based ebooks to create websites based on their content. Parser recognized topical section breaks so each resulting web page had cohesive content and structure. Parser was written in C# and SQL Server.
Rohnert Park, CA
BlackLight Web Design
2003 to 2004
Freelance Software Developer
  • Developing an intranet web-site to replace a lot of the paper and Excel work done by hand for a mortgage company.
  • Site programmed using ASP.Net, C#, and SQL Server.
  • Also, the application imports data from Calyx Point and OMD.
Sebastopol, CA
Spartina Ventures
2002 to 2003
Freelance Software Developer
  • Developed a series of small, mostly e-commerce (via PayPal), web-sites using ASP.Net, C#, and SQL Server.
Ellensburg, WA
Earth Imaging Associates
2001 to 2002
Database Developer/GIS Programmer
  • Developed an Access database and front-end for archaeological data collected in the field and imported from GPS units.
  • Derived additional information from the GPS data using Avenue scripts in ArcView GIS.
Ellensburg, WA
Central Washington University Testing Services
2000 to 2002
Programmer/Testing Assistant
  • Developed an Access database with a ColdFusion front-end for the dissemination of Student Evaluations of Instruction (SEOI).
  • Trained the users of the SEOI web site and provided technical support for it both in-person and over the phone.
  • Rewrote the SEOI front-end in ASP.
  • Developed a Windows program in Borland C++Builder for scanning the SEOI bubble sheets.
  • Created custom Access applications to automate various office tasks.
  • Provided troubleshooting and initial technical support for the office's computer hardware/software, networking, and printing problems.
  • Administered college and graduate entry exams (ACT, SAT, GRE, GMAT, NCLEX, and others).


Ellensburg, WA
Central Washington University
1998 to 2002
B.S., Computer Science
  • Specializations: Software Engineering and Scientific Computing.
  • Minor: Mathematics.
  • Maintained a 3.2 grade point average while working 15 hours per week.
  • As a senior project, designed a Windows application for graphically evaluating archaeological data. (Source code and documentation available upon request.)
  • Computer Science coursework included Software Engineering with team project, User Interfaces, Web Development Technologies, Programming Language Design, Algorithm Analysis, Graphics, Operating Systems, Parallel Processing, Advanced Data Structures, Assembly Language, and Object Oriented Programming.
  • Mathematics coursework included Sets and Logic, Linear Algebra, Statistics, Numerical Methods, Discrete Mathematics, Multivariable Calculus, Differential Equations, and Optimization Theory.
  • Other relevant coursework included Technical Writing and Physics.


  • Professional: software architecture design patterns, UI design and development, OOP and class frameworks, and game programming.
  • Personal: World War II, fractals, cryptography, Legos, math, Bible study, Lord of the Rings, computer games, war gaming, camping, and Star Wars.