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Jonathan JanzenSoftware Engineering
Except San Francisco

Work Experience

Facebook, Seattle, Washington, USAApril 2020 - Present

Software Engineer, Open Source Engineering
  • Owner of FBShipIt project since being hired: implemented feature requests and ensured long-term health
  • Designed UI and some server-side logic for new tool, code-review'ed all other contributions to the project
  • Worked closely with the team's summer interns, convinced one of them to come back full time

GeoInnovation Center, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USAFebruary 2019 - December 2019

Student Technician
  • Integrated university bus system into AggieMap, including live timetable and wait time calculation
  • Modernized health of the codebase by improving type-checking and writing tests
  • Designed Continuous Integration (CI) process, established practice of unit testing

Facebook, Menlo Park, California, USAMay 2018 - August 2018

Software Engineering Intern, Logging Infrastructure team
  • Built a tool from scratch to automate migration of 12,000 entities to a modern system
  • Performed code review for full time engineers' as the only reviewer throughout the summer
  • Assisted in training and onboarding 5 new team members throughout the summer

Union Pacific Railroad, Omaha, Nebraska, USAMay 2017 - August 2017

Summer Intern, Telecommunication Operations
  • Created a web service from scratch for remote monitoring of railroad equipment
  • Provided proof-of-concept back-office interface for a R&D system
  • Wrote installation and troubleshooting documentation for field technicians


Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USADecember 2019

3.79 GPR, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, minors in Military Studies and Cybersecurity

Involvement & Leadership

Aggies Selflessly Serving In Shaping Tomorrow (ASSIST):September 2015 - May 2019

MemberMentorDirector Student Adviser
  • Provided guidance to mentors and directors to develop long term organization policy
  • Mentored freshmen to develop their leadership abilities throughout their first academic years
  • Organized and participated in 6 weekend long volunteer events each year

Open Source Contributions(excluding contributions on behalf of my employer)

Lowerpines Python Library: Created and Open-Sourced a library for interacting with the GroupMe API
Python: Improved plistlib standard library module and removed deprecated features
Yarn Package Manager: Contributed tooling and documentation specific to Gentoo Linux
Gentoo Linux: Contributed quality of life improvements to the sys-apps/yarn package

Honors & Professional Organizations

Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of AmericaEarned July 2014
Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honors SocietyJanuary 2018 - Present

Technical Skills

Programming Languages: Python, Java, C++, C, JavaScript/Flow/TypeScript, Swift, Objective-C, Hack/PHP
Systems: Mac OS X, Ubuntu/Debian/Gentoo Linux, Windows; Databases: PostreSQL, SQLite, MySQL, Oracle
Frameworks: Django (Python), React (JS), Flux (JS), Angular (JS), Karma (JS), Ruby on Rails, ExpressJS
Miscellaneous: ArcGIS (JS/iOS/Android), Raspberry Pi, SCUBA Diving, Virtual Reality, Arduino, HAM Radio