Ken Kinder

Cloud Software Expert • Product Manager • Python Developer
kkinder.com


[ Work Experience ]

Confidential • 2015-Present
Technical Product Manager
  • Negotiate and plan product development.
  • Supervise technical software development team.
2015-Present
Rackspace • 2013-2015
Software Engineer III
  • Contributed to OpenStack Cloud Block Storage development, with code deployed across multiple datacenters and regions.
  • Managed overhaul of statistical reporting/analysis tools used to predict cloud capacity and make planning decisions.
2013-2015
Juju • 2005-2014
Lead Software Engineer
  • First full-time developer of successful startup.
  • Wrote massively parallel Twisted-based web spider, queue manager, Python web application server.
  • Developed Lucene/Solr indexing system for over two million records.
2005-2014
Zoto
Out of Business • 2004-2005
Software Engineer
  • Second employee.
  • Lead development on Twisted-based (now Open Source) for serving sharded image hosting service.
2002-2004
Rackspace • 2002-2004
Core Developer
  • Wrote one third of enterprise ticketing system still in use today.
  • Developed database to manage server provisioning business process.
  • Proposed and implemented agile software development.
2002-2004
Par Avance / Tridog
Out of Business • 2000-2001
Staff Engineer
  • Wrote custom e-commerce and line-of-business software.
2000-2001
MessageMedia
Acquired by Google • 1999-2000
Intern
  • Wrote scripts to import data into Oracle databases.
1999-2000

[ Projects ]