Jake Hayes



Software Engineer

Upstart, Columbus, OH / September 2021 - Present

  • A full-stack software engineer on the Auto Refinance team at Upstart
  • Utilizing a Ruby-on-Rails backend with a React frontend
  • Participated on a winning team in my first ever hackweek, turning the Auto signup funnel into a React Single Page app

Software Engineering Consultant

Daugherty Business Solutions, Columbus, OH / February 2021 - September 2021

  • One of the first 15 consultants hired by Daugherty’s new Columbus branch
  • Current client is a Fortune 500 Financial Company
  • Modernized customer relationship management application for the first time in fifteen years
  • Deployed full-stack development using React and Java Spring
  • Columbus Branch leader for the Health & Wellness Employee Engagement Group
  • Participated on the leadership committee for the New Hire Buddy Program for the entire company
  • Organized and directed virtual social events for engagement during remote assignments

Senior Developer

Nationwide, Columbus, OH / 2020 - 2021

  • Full-stack React Web Developer using Typescript on the biggest internal app at Nationwide
  • Assisted in migrating the Web App from Sharepoint to AWS Kubernetes cluster with a CI/CD pipeline using Concourse and Harness
  • Participated in the Nationwide Hackathon and design placed in top 25% of the company
  • Lead design on a completed front-end React app
  • Used multiple deployment strategies including Blue/Green and Canary deployments


HMB, Inc., Westerville, OH / 2017 – 2020

  • Supported and developed a Python application that receives GPS data sent in from the field, then processes the data using Arcpy, and stores it for use into an Oracle SQL Databases
  • Developed a Python script to automate the creation of the standard testing Excel documentation that the client uses
  • Maintained a legacy mainframe application, learning all necessary technologies on the job including COBOL, CICS, JCL, and overnight batch applications
  • Began process of enhancing React app with various features such as state management with Redux, adding Bootstrap to speed up UI development, and a router to unite the application to being a Single Page App (SPA)

AppleCare at Home Senior Advisor

Apple, Inc., Cupertino, CA / 2014 – 2017

  • Resolved matters related to technical difficulties and product use/misuse to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Promoted to top tier of advising to collect data and logs that would be distributed to the engineering team for further research and problem solving
  • Consistently recognized as Top Performer based on customer surveys



  • Side project completed using React and Chakra UI
  • Store the hashtags you use in social posts so that you can be consistent in using them



  • Responsive Web Design
  • JavaScript Algorithms and Data Structures Certification


  • React
  • TypeScript
  • UI/UX Design
  • Docker
  • AWS
  • Python
  • GitHub
  • JavaScript
  • Java with Spring Boot
  • SQL Databases



Geographic Information Science The Ohio State University 2013 – 2017


The Ohio State University 2014-2017