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Josh Klaus

San Francisco, CA, USA

Josh Klaus
San Francisco, CA


To obtain a position developing software implementations while providing leadership in technical analysis.


University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 1997-2001
BA Environmental, Population, and Organismic Biology
BA Geography (GIS tract)

City College of San Francisco 2013-2016
Coursework in Unix/Linux, MySQL, Java, Python, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, ASP.NET
Certificate in Java Programming 4.0 GPA


FlowWest August 2016 November 2016
Staff Data Scientist

Develop software solutions to refine models of Chinook Salmon life cycle in Central Valley
Debug and develop Python scripts to refine datasets of water quality
Perform GIS analysis of Land Use change for Solano County

Google December 2015 July 2016 Technical Operations Specialist

Provide Developers support integrating the Android Pay API into mobile app buy flow.
Support Operations and Technical Managers develop workflows and improve processes.
Assist Engineers with testing new build to API prior to release of Core update

Apple April 2015 August 2015
GIS Data Technician

Assessed, validated, and enhanced world location data for metrics and consumer application.
Supported team in data creation of polylines of road network connectivity.
Provided technical services within the team through iMac setup and software installation.
Assisted management with specification development and their application in data creation.

YouTube June 2014 April 2015
Operations Specialist

Provided direction to team on proper response to partner inquiries about flagged issues.
Directed team on status of resolution to current bugs within data and platform architecture.
Assist partners with ingestion failures delivering content through DDEX or XML.
Acted as a global liaison between Asian and LatAm technology managers.
Provided leadership for team in queries and analysis of assets and claims.
Resolve issues involving incorrect metadata with Account Manager or partner.

Best Beverage Catering December 2010 - June 2014
Manager (managed Warfield and various events)

Mars Bar 798 Brannan St, San Francisco CA September 2007 - November 2010

City and County of San Francisco, CA October 2007- April 2008
GIS Analyst

Provided department lead direction on how to improve current infrastructure.
Weekly collected updates to sewer infrastructure via data ingestion.
Updated the database of sewer network data via AutoCAD and prioritized schedules for repairs.

Bambuddha Lounge 601 Eddy St, San Francisco CA January 2005- September 2007

Various Hospitality Positions waiting tables and bartending 2003- 2005

UC-Berkeley CAMFER Lab October 2002- February 2003
RA II-GIS Analyst

Directed staff on how to develop a backup server with Apache 2.042 + Tomcat 4.0.
Installed ArcIMS 4.0 and performed updates to the Oakmapper website.
Setup an IBM DB2 RDBMS with ArcSDE 8.2 for data storage.

NOAA/NGDC Solid Earth Geophysics Division Boulder, CO August 1997- Oct 2002
Geospatial Data Technician

Led the design and creation of several ArcIMS websites displaying ecological, geophysical, and natural hazard data with XML, HTML, and javascript.
Directed staff on how to administer ArcIMS map services to serve spatially-enabled databases through ArcSDE onto Internet websites.
Utilized spatial analysis tools to convert point data to polygons with IDW technique to represent drought level change over time across the United States.
Performed overlay analysis to correlate annual precipitation and temperature data layers to determine ecological region.

NOAA/NGDC Solid Earth Geophysics Division Boulder, CO August 1997- August 2001
Geographic Information Systems Operator (Work Study Internship)

Assisted in creation of a Global Ecosystems Database on CD-Rom within a HTML interface.
Created conversion procedures for moving data between different GIS platforms.
Supervised a team that developed a RDBMS for Metadata documentation.
Completed project that developed improved methods for delineating ecologically determined regions based on underlying criteria.


Languages: Java, Python, SQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, R, ASP.NET
RDBMS: MySQL, Oracle, MS SQL Server
Other Software: Tableau, ArcGIS

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