Landon Kuhn • Portland, Oregon, USA

Designs, implements, and operates software applications. Trained in business, expert programmer, motivated by genuine passion for Information Technology.

LinkedIn, GitHub, Stack Overflow, Personal Website


Databook• Senior Software Engineer • 2023-Present

Databook is a series B startup offering Strategic Relationship Management (SRM) platform and conversational chatbot.

I use TypeScript, NodeJS, Python, PostgreSQL, AWS, Terraform, GitLab, OpenAI ChatGPT, and RAG to build scriptable web services and custom AI chat services.

thatDot • Senior Software Engineer • 2021-2022

thatDot is a pre-seed startup building a streaming data platform with features such as an integrated graph database for stateful computation.

I worked on a distributed graph database using Scala, Akka, Akka Streams, Akka HTTP, Alpakka, Unix, AWS, CDW, GitHub. Contributions included Recipes, integration with Unix named pipes, query language features, and integration test suite.

Formant • Senior Software Engineer • 2018-2021

Formant is a series A startup offering robotic telemetry ingestion, visualization, integration, and controls.

I worked on the full-stack metric collection and reporting application using TypeScript, NodeJS, PostgreSQL, Kafka, Kinesis, Kubernetes, AWS, Terraform, CloudWatch, DataDog. Additionally I built integrations with Google OAuth, Sheets, S3, Athena, Tableau, Looker. I built interactive frontend visualizations of timeseries event data using React, SVG. I built full-stack product features including Annotations, Comments, Fleets, Commands.

Sunsama • Software Architect • 2017-2018

Sunsama is a seed startup with a unique team calendar and task management application.

I developed and operated the full software stack using JavaScript, NodeJS, React, MongoDB, Web Sockets, OAuth, AWS, EC2, ESC, Terraform, CloudWatch, Jenkins. I helped invent, prototype, and deliver innovative product features.

MobileRQ • Software Architect • 2015-2017

MobileRQ enables targeted content delivery and push notifications for mobile and web applications. Acquired by Kochava in 2017.

I developed, operated, and supported the software product, including all aspects of software stack, using Scala, Java, PostgreSQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, AWS, Kinesis, DynamoDB, S3, Spring, Apache Ignite.

Janrain • Software Architect • 2013-2015

Janrain was a series D startup providing social identity and user profile management services for web sites and mobile applications.

I used Scala, Apache Spark, AWS, EMR, S3, Redshift, Tableau to deliver web services, analytic pipelines, and BI integration. I worked at a high level and across teams to define and build complex cross-functional systems.

Marin Software • Senior Engineer • 2012

Marin Software allows advertisers to manage online marketing campaigns across channels.

I developed search and OLAP microservices using Java, JavaScript, ElasticSearch, DropWizard.

ClearAccess Inc. • Senior Engineer • 2009-2012

ClearAccess provided Auto-Configuration Server (ACS) software and customer-premises equipment (CPE) firmware to deliver device management based on TR-069. Acquired by Cisco Systems in March 2012.

I helped to develop the full-stack web application, web services, front end, and full-text search capabilities using Scala, Java, JavaScript, Tomcat, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Hibernate, Spring. We delivered an innovative and extensible product supported by user-facing scripts.

QUALCOMM, Inc. • Senior Engineer • 2001-2009

Qualcomm designs, manufactures, and markets wireless telecommunications products and services based on CDMA technology, and delivers integrated wireless applications and services.

At QUALCOMM I implemented application features used by drivers of long-haul tractor-trailers using C, C++, C#, Windows CE. I also developed applications for real-time monitoring of freight using Java, JavaScript, Google Maps API. Using C, Java I helped create algorithms for processing and visualization of driver logs according to FMCSA Hours-of-Service regulations. I contributed development to a desktop application IDE for BREW phone applications using Python, wxWidgets. I was responsible for build automation in Perl for a multi-platform product SDK. QUALCOMM is where I started my career by supporting IT infrastructure for the Portland office, including workstations for 50+ employees, on-premises servers, LAN/WAN, and telecommunications equipment.


Portland State University • The School of Business • Bachelor of Science • Business Administration: Information Systems

Graduated August 2001 with honors. Coursework included: