Ken Kinder
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+1 720-690-8165

At a glance

Core Competences

Technical Proficiencies

Work Experience

Emissary Software LLC
Technical Product Manager
July 2015 - Present
  • Reported directly to CEO in SaaS startup
  • Developed initial MVP single-handedly
  • Currently leads team of 12 developers in SOC2-compliant
  • Tech Stack: Django, Vue.js, Docker, AWS

Software Engineer III
August 2013 - July 2015 (2 years)
  • Implemented data visualization for OpenStack-based Cloud Block Storage service
  • Developed bare metal provisioning APIs
  • Tech Stack: Python, OpenStack, Linux
Software Engineer
August 2005 - August 2013 (8 years)
  • Second employee of successful startup
  • Wrote custom web crawler, search engine software
  • Horizontally scaled system across commodity hardware
  • Tech Stack: Python, Twisted, Lucene, Linux
Software Engineer
Feb 2003 - August 2005 (2 years 7 months)
  • First employee
  • Developed backend photo storage system, sharding data across nodes
  • Designed and developed API for frontend developers
  • Tech Stack: Python, Twisted, MySQL, Linux

Core Developer
February 2002 - February 2004 (2 years)
  • Implemented key business systems in use for decades, including internal ("genie") ticketing system and external CRM system
  • Rewrote much of pre-existing PHP system in Python
  • Managed requirements for development team
  • Tech Stack: Custom Python Framework, Linux, PostgreSQL

Open Source

Published Work