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Matthew Michael Vagnoni

Matthew Michael Vagnoni

San Francisco, CA, United States
Member since January 23, 2014
Matthew is a natural leader who loves to solve problems and take the initiative. He has excellent verbal and writing skills and two Master's degrees. He enjoys taking on tricky problems.
Matthew is now available for hire
  • SQL, 10 years
  • Windows 7, 7 years
  • Java, 7 years
  • Agile Software Development, 6 years
  • NetBeans, 5 years
  • Mac OS, 2 years
  • IntelliJ IDEA, 1 year
  • Python, 1 year
San Francisco, CA, United States
Preferred Environment
Windows, Mac, Python, NetBeans, IntelliJ, SVN, Git
The most amazing...
...thing I've coded is a genetic algorithm to determine the optimal dose of radiation to deliver to a cancer patient.
  • Chief Technology Officer
    Project Insiders
    2014 - PRESENT
    • Recruited and lead developers for reboot of website.
    • Kept team together to deliver new version in 4 months using Agile in JIRA Atlasssian.
    • Setup google analytics to analyze usage of old and new site.
    • Create and maintain old data model and transform it into a new model for new site.
    • Managed all aspects of technology.
    Technologies: Java, Play Framework, Agile, Angular, javascript, analytics
  • CTO
    2014 - 2014
    • Building Salesforce Apps from scratch using JQuery, Apex, VisualForcePages, and APIs.
    • Website crawling and data scrapping to support company research and analytics for marketing.
    • Supported all aspects of the foundation and growth of a technology startup.
    Technologies: Salesforce (VisualForce Pages, APEX, Admin, APIs, DataLoader)
  • Chief Technology Officer
    KnowMED Incorporated
    2012 - 2014
    • Supported all aspects of the foundation and growth of a technology startup.
    • Led the design and development of a cohort export and dynamic query tool for uses in registry-based research.
    • Led the production of a service-orientated architecture for dynamic forms backed by full enterprise features. Included a SOA API for third-party integrations.
    • Handled architecture of software and data modeling. Led all technology and product management activities.
    • Implemented the transition from Rackspace to AWS to support growth into the cloud.
    Technologies: Java, Semantic Web, Databases, Amazon Web Services
  • Senior Data Modeler
    MD Anderson Cancer Center
    2011 - 2012
    • Led a NLP project to create structured radiology documents using terminologies, NLP, and a reference model.
    • Created a self-organizing terminological representation of all web services within the Service Orientated Architecture (SOA) at MDACC that used faceted browsing and terminologies for interaction with users.
    • Led a NLP project to support surgical infection surveillance and perioperative procedure curation.
    • Helped review and update data modeling standards and resources. Vetted Oracle's Health Data Model and supported data modeling activities.
    • Served as a technical advisor for all terminology, NLP, and semantic web proposals and client interactions.
    Technologies: Java, Semantic Web, Terminologies, Natural Language Processing
  • Scientific Programmer
    University of Texas, School of Biomedical Informatics
    2007 - 2011
    • Led the design, architecture, and development of KnowMed. Supported hiring and firing decisions for different developers. Supported technological discussions.
    • Created a bio-surveillance network for the city of Houston by combining data from 9 emergency rooms across the city with environmental sensors and school reports.
    • Built a dynamic form generation application with a web-based admin for managing and building the forms. Used for two clinical trials and one natural disaster.
    • Created a semi-automatic integration engine to combine EHR data from 5 diverse dental schools and make it available for researchers to ask questions across all of the data.
    • Served as technical advisor for all proposals and client interactions.
    Technologies: Java, Semantic Web, SQL Server, SVN, NetBeans, Eclipse
  • Software Engineer
    2006 - 2007
    • Led 2 developers and 1 project manager to modernize the company’s core technology: radiation treatment planning software, using a genetic algorithm optimization engine.
    • Created an aspect oriented means of automatically generating code, leveraging C# to rapidly develop a robust solution for modeling objects.
    • Created a paperless, web-based intranet code review process in use across the company.
    • Created, as an integral team member, the company’s standards for C# and Scrum.
    • Applied HCI and OO principles to an existing application to quantify and eliminate errors and spaghetti code.
    Technologies: C#, IIS, XML, XSLT, Telelogic Synergy
  • Chief GIS Programmer
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    2003 - 2006
    • Created an ESRI web-based GIS platform using ASP and SQL to fulfill government contracts.
    • Created a dynamic vector overlay to the images generated by ArcGIS using JavaScript and SVG.
    • Transitioned the application to AJAX to increase responsiveness.
    • Interacted with clients to help support the post-implementation of the products.
    • Provided technological guidance and assistance when acquiring new contracts.
    Technologies: Visual Studio, ASP, C#, HTML/JavaScript, ESRI ArcGIS, IIS, SVN
  • Chief Developer
    TechWare, Inc
    2002 - 2002
    • Drove the completion of a new version of LogBook, resulting in 30% increase in sales.
    • Refactored existing code to cut errors by 50% and increase speed of the program by 20%.
    • Updated the user interface to support a better customer workflow.
    • Introduced version control and improved other development processes.
    • Enhanced the reporting environment to support downloading and ad hoc reporting.
    Technologies: VisualFoxPro, Crystal Reports, Windows XP/Windows Server
  • Meal planning website and code (Other amazing things)

    I worked as the CTO, helping to design the website and build the back-end software.

  • Languages
    Java, SQL, JavaScript, Apex, Python
  • Tools Data Loader, IntelliJ IDEA, Visualforce Pages
  • Paradigms
    Agile Software Development, Test-driven Development (TDD)
  • Platforms
    Windows 7, NetBeans, Salesforce, Mac OS, Linux
  • Misc
    Semantic Web, Machine Learning (ML), Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  • Libraries/APIs
    Salesforce API, jQuery
  • Frameworks
    Spring, Flask
  • Storage
    MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server
  • Master's degree in Medical Informatics
    University of Texas - Texas, USA
    2009 - 2012
  • Master's degree in Computer Science
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Illinois, USA
    2003 - 2006
  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology (Minor in Computer Science)
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Illinois, USA
    1998 - 2002
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