Joshua Jarvis CV

Employment History

Software Engineer, Funnel Leasing

Oct 2020 — Present Pittsburgh (Remote)

Software Engineer, Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy

Dec 2016 — Oct 2020 Pittsburgh

  • Primary architect and developer of the CS-Stem Network ( CS2N is a learning management system written in Ruby on Rails.
  • DevOps engineer tasked with running all internal and external CMRA applications.
  • Senior team member on an NSF funded research project to produce an AI Microcredential curriculum for industrial robotics technicians.
  • Professional development instructor for our Introduction to Programming robotics courses (c++).

Ruby on Rails Developer, Freelance

Jan 2015 — Jun 2016 Pittsburgh

  • Designed and implemented an online subscription service web application.
  • Used TDD (Test Driven Development) practice to design and regression test the application with RSpec.

Lead Business Analyst, Willis Towers Watson

Feb 2014 — Dec 2016 Pittsburgh

  • Developed and updated beneBt enrollment solutions to meet evolving client and regulatory needs.
  • Provided mentoring and support to fellow team members working on the client team that I lead.
  • Built client-facing report summaries and dashboards using MS SQL Server.
  • Developed new features by deploy SQL CRUD updates to the application metadata tables.
  • Designed and tested system requirements documented in our benefit enrollment component specifications.

Business Analyst, PNC Bank

Jun 2010 — Feb 2014 Pittsburgh

  • Prepared quarterly business review decks in Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher.
  • Developed SharePoint tracking lists to collect and report on data from loan audits.
  • Helped lead a project to centralize all PNC Mortgage SharePoint sites.
  • Implemented Access Databases solutions for outsourcing and title company vendors.


BA in Creative Writing, San Francisco State University Sept 2006 - May 2009 San Francisco


  • Ruby On Rails
  • Javascript (ES6 and Vanilla)
  • React and Redux
  • SQL - MySQL, Postgres, and SQL Server
  • AWS Webservices - EC2, RDS, CloudFormation Templates, Lambda, Step Functions, SAM CLI, API Gateway, and SageMaker
  • Heroku - Pipelines, Heroku CI, and Review Apps
  • Human Centered Design - Prototyping, User Interviews, and Idea Jam Sessions