Michael Wang, Software Developer in San Francisco, CA, United States
Michael Wang

Software Developer in San Francisco, CA, United States

Member since January 17, 2019
Michael is a full-stack engineer with a bachelor's degree in computer science from Northwestern University. He’s the type of developer who can hit the ground running on a project using a large variety of languages and frameworks. Michael has worked for numerous software companies in the San Francisco Bay Area, and he prides himself on his professionalism and communication.
Michael is now available for hire




San Francisco, CA, United States



Preferred Environment

Unix, Flexible

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on is a streaming data relay server that I built from the ground up at a former job. It was an exciting opportunity to work with new tech!


  • Software Engineer

    2018 - PRESENT
    • Currently employed as an engineer at a mid-sized Silicon Valley startup.
    • Performed work that requires professional full-stack experience.
    • Developed various features to support Gusto's HR tool offerings.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ruby, React
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2016 - 2018
    • Created a Java/Finagle RPC microservice that provides a devices API for clients to consume.
    • Set up a pipeline that uses Apache Kafka to stream manufactured Fitbit data, track inventory, and assist the company with FDA compliance.
    • Substantially developed a Java-based back end for Fitbit Versa, Ionic, Charge 2/3, Aria 2, and more.
    • Was promoted from a regular software engineer to a senior position.
    Technologies: Spring, Java
  • Front-end Engineer Intern

    2015 - 2015
    • Created a standalone app using Backbone.js to demo components of the Splunk UI library.
    • Developed a Splunk Twitter integration app that allows Splunk alerts to be tweeted or sent as a DM on Twitter; the app is currently live on Splunkbase, where it has a five-star rating and 300+ downloads.
    • Wrote a trivia bot for the company Hipchat rooms in CoffeeScript.
    Technologies: Backbone.js, JavaScript



  • Languages

    Java, JavaScript, Ruby, SQL, Python
  • Other

    Software Development, Full-stack, Flexible, Amplitude
  • Frameworks

    Ruby on Rails (RoR), Spring, Redux, AngularJS
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, RefluxJS, Backbone.js, Node.js
  • Tools

  • Platforms

  • Storage



  • Bachelor of Science degree with great distinction in Computer Science
    2012 - 2016
    Northwestern University - Evanston, IL, USA

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