Jonathan Rhone, AWS Developer in Miami, FL, United States
Jonathan Rhone

AWS Developer in Miami, FL, United States

Member since January 3, 2014
Jonathan is a full-stack engineer with more than ten years of experience. He is comfortable working on large-scale distributed systems and client-facing, single-page web apps. Jonathan also excels at big data and is often involved with social media-related analytics projects.
Jonathan is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Americana
    TypeScript, Fastify, SvelteKit, Tailwind CSS, ECS, Docker, PostgreSQL, Redis...
  • Streamlit
    Python, TypeScript, React, Kubernetes, Go, PostgreSQL, Pulumi's, gRPC...
  • Hone
    React, Node.js, JavaScript, Nginx, MongoDB, Ansible, AWS, Docker Swarm, Docker

Experience

Location

Miami, FL, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Git, MacOS, Linux, Visual Studio Code

The most amazing...

...thing I've built is a scraping infrastructure and big data pipeline to digest and index all of Pinterest for an image analytics platform.

Employment

  • Director of Engineering

    2022 - PRESENT
    Americana
    • Responsible for shipping products and services on time and with high quality.
    • Facilitated an engineering culture that attracts, retains, and develops top talent.
    • Set engineering department goals and KPIs that support company strategy.
    • Worked with leadership to grow the engineering team and achieve our product development goals.
    Technologies: TypeScript, Fastify, SvelteKit, Tailwind CSS, ECS, Docker, PostgreSQL, Redis, Elasticsearch, CircleCI, Ethers.js, Solidity, Hardhat
  • Software Engineer

    2019 - 2021
    Streamlit
    • Worked on the Core and Cloud teams at Streamlit, the fastest way to build and share data apps.
    • Collaborated in areas such as monitoring and alerting, APIs, microservices, infrastructure automation, and on-call rotation in our Kubernetes-based platform as a service, Streamlit Cloud.
    • Participated in Python memory profiling, continuous integration and deployment, caching internals, and new 3rd party integrations to the open-source library on Streamlit Core.
    Technologies: Python, TypeScript, React, Kubernetes, Go, PostgreSQL, Pulumi's, gRPC, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), CircleCI, Cypress.io
  • DevOps Engineer

    2018 - 2019
    Hone
    • Provided DevOps services for Hone, the all-in-one leadership development platform for modern, distributed teams.
    • Built infrastructure automation tooling to deploy and manage a Docker Swarm cluster.
    • Developed the build and system for our containerized Node.js platform layer.
    Technologies: React, Node.js, JavaScript, Nginx, MongoDB, Ansible, AWS, Docker Swarm, Docker
  • Full-stack Engineer

    2018 - 2018
    Kiro
    • Led the development of Kiro, a tool that helps your software engineering team eliminate project delays and multiply your efficiency and effectiveness.
    • Developed the data harvester, APIs, and user-facing web app that allowed for integration with various project management providers and pulling their data.
    • Built infrastructure automation tooling to allow repeatedly deploying our platform and data layers.
    Technologies: CSS, HTML, Ansible, AWS, React, JavaScript, Flask, Python
  • CTO

    2016 - 2018
    Melody
    • Built a music social network where users could create musical stories and share them with their followers.
    • Led a small team of developers across native and back-end development, using agile methodologies.
    • Interfaced with the product and other executives to determine strategy and drive technical direction.
    • Integrated data from multiple APIs, including Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Spotify, and Apple Music.
    • Provided API development, DevOps, data harvesting, and search.
    Technologies: AWS S3, AWS EC2, Ansible, RabbitMQ, Elasticsearch, Redis, MongoDB, Flask, Python
  • CTO

    2016 - 2016
    Deed
    • Developed an app that connects you with volunteer opportunities in your area daily.
    • Led a small team of developers across native and back-end development.
    • Managed daily processes using agile methodologies.
    • Drove technical direction for the determined feature sets.
    Technologies: AWS Elastic Beanstalk, MongoDB, Express.js, Node.js
  • Software Engineer

    2016 - 2016
    Stayful
    • Developed the back-end platform for a hotel booking website similar to Priceline.com.
    • Designed and implemented REST APIs in Flask for our iOS client.
    • Built a Slack clone for a concierge chat service using modern JavaScript technology.
    • Converted PSDs to pixel-perfect web pages for our admin site.
    Technologies: CSS, HTML, MongoDB, React, JavaScript, Flask, Python
  • Director of Engineering

    2014 - 2015
    Grsp
    • Developed the back-end for a mobile app that helps people shop while in a store.
    • Created a mobile web app using Meteor that we incorporated into the native iOS app for a hybrid solution.
    • Managed a hybrid onsite/remote team of four developers across back-end, web, and mobile.
    • Drove technical projects and provided leadership in a fast-paced environment.
    • Led project management and recruiting, working directly with the CEO to ensure the proper planning, execution, and success of the product.
    Technologies: JavaScript, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Elasticsearch, Redis, AWS, Node.js
  • Back-end Engineer

    2013 - 2014
    Shareablee
    • Refactored and extended the Django-based analytics platform layer to support additional social media sites beyond Facebook.
    • Designed and implemented a distributed, fault-tolerant, and scalable data collection topology using Storm and other modern big data technologies.
    • Migrated hundreds of gigabytes of data between PostgreSQL, Cassandra, and Elasticsearch, ensuring data sanity and zero loss of data.
    • Managed cloud infrastructure on AWS EC2, in charge of server performance and on-call support.
    • Extended the Twitter platform to allow for historical data with Gnip integration.
    • Designed and developed a system that allowed for variable-range-windowed and time-series metrics on user and category properties.
    • Created and implemented REST APIs in Django for our client-facing single-page JavaScript application.
    Technologies: Elasticsearch, Cassandra, Storm, RabbitMQ, Redis, PostgreSQL, Django, Python
  • Server Engineer

    2013 - 2013
    Hinge
    • Worked on a dating app that helps users find genuine, offline connections by utilizing the Facebook API to introduce users to friends-of-friends.
    • Administered the Neo4J database for complex Facebook graph operations and "smart matching."
    • Conducted JVM tuning and analysis for optimal performance, detecting memory leaks in one of our scripts and allowing for 10x future growth.
    • Implemented various platform features with Django and MongoDB.
    • Mentored younger engineers on cloud infrastructure and distributed systems.
    Technologies: JVM, Groovy, Gremlin, Neo4j, Django, Python
  • Data Engineer

    2012 - 2012
    Pict
    • Developed the data framework for a web app that embeds smart watermarks into images so that retail companies can share, track, and manage them for eCommerce purposes.
    • Created a robust data pipeline and scalable infrastructure to scrape and index Pinterest.
    • Reduced disconnected raw data about pins into network trees based on root pins, which allowed us to provide analytics on the virality and network effect of original content.
    • Developed a system that used MongoDB as the bucket for processed MapReduce data, allowing the user to execute time-series queries.
    • Designed efficient data partitioning schemes in AWS S3.
    Technologies: Apache Hive, Python, AWS S3, MongoDB, Scrapy
  • Server Engineer

    2011 - 2012
    TinyCo
    • Developed the back-end for beautiful, fun, and engaging games that can be played anywhere on mobile devices.
    • Worked with a wide variety of technologies on projects related to real-time analytics and scalable social gaming architecture.
    • Designed and developed a scalable click-tracking service, similar to bit.ly, for direct ad partners. A very high-traffic service with weekend ad spends often exceeding $1 million.
    • Implemented a Cassandra-backed "saved game state" service layer to migrate our JSON blobs off MySQL.
    • Created a multi-layer architecture to allow for fault tolerance and independent layer scalability.
    • Designed and implemented secure REST APIs for mobile clients.
    • Analyzed and re-wrote inefficient SQL queries.
    • Wore many hats across DevOps, DBA, and back-end development.
    Technologies: DevOps, Java, Hadoop, Vertica, Cassandra, Redis, MySQL, Django, Python, AWS

Skills

  • Languages

    Python, JavaScript, Java, HTML, CSS, Go, TypeScript, Solidity
  • Frameworks

    Flask, Django, Storm, Hadoop, Express.js, gRPC, Scrapy, Cypress.io, Fastify, Tailwind CSS
  • Paradigms

    REST, Unit Testing, Distributed Programming, DevOps, Microservices
  • Platforms

    AWS EC2, Linux, Docker, JVM, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Kubernetes, Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Storage

    MongoDB, AWS S3, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, Cassandra, Redis, MySQL, Apache Hive, NoSQL, Vertica, Neo4j
  • Libraries/APIs

    Node.js, YouTube API, Spotify API, Apple Music API, Jira REST API, React, GitHub API
  • Tools

    Git, Ansible, Docker Swarm, CircleCI, RabbitMQ, Nginx
  • Other

    AWS, Pulumi's, HAProxy, SvelteKit, ECS, Ethers.js, Hardhat

Education

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science
    2004 - 2008
    Brown University - Rhode Island

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