Kenan Hneide, Full-stack Web Developer in Seattle, WA, United States
Kenan Hneide

Full-stack Web Developer in Seattle, WA, United States

Member since January 12, 2022
Kenan is a seasoned software engineer with 10+ years of experience building large-scale applications spanning massive multinational corporations like Amazon to early-stage startups. He has deep experience in back-end, front-end, and mobile development at scale. Used to work within remote environments over the last three years, Kenan is looking to contribute to new, exciting, and challenging products creation on early-stage startups.
Kenan is now available for hire




Seattle, WA, United States



Preferred Environment

MacOS, Git, AWS, Visual Studio Code

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on is Amazon's mobile shopping app that serves hundreds of millions of satisfied customers worldwide.


  • Tech Lead

    2019 - 2021
    AdaptiLab Inc
    • Developed a Visual Studio Code extension to help software developers be more productive.
    • Managed and ran Scrum on a four-person engineering team.
    • Created and managed all project infrastructure, including AWS resources and deployment pipelines, resulting in deploying a new version of the product twice a week to over 2,000 customers.
    Technologies: TypeScript, MongoDB, Node.js, Visual Studio Code
  • Co-founder and Head Engineer

    2019 - 2019
    Rentline Inc
    • Created the company from the idea to the pre-seed funding.
    • Developed the proof of concept product and investor pitch deck.
    • Recruited co-founders and secured over USD $200,000 in pre-seed funding.
    Technologies: JavaScript, AWS, Twilio API
  • Software Development Engineer

    2014 - 2019
    • Developed a mobile application platform that powered three major mobile applications for Amazon, including the Amazon mobile shopping app, the Amazon Prime Now, and the Amazon seller application.
    • Built proof-of-concept products for an internal R&D lab for future Amazon products, including physical products.
    • Wrote a compression library that saved +70% of the bytes sent over the wire for Amazon mobile applications.
    Technologies: Java, JavaScript, Perl, Android, iOS, React, Swift
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2011 - 2014
    • Developed and owned a proprietary content management system that managed content for multiple online properties, including
    • Built and managed a set of web services powering multiple online properties, including
    • Created a video encoding and approval system to be used by the Universal Studios backlot.
    Technologies: Java, JavaScript, AWS, Relational Databases, Spring, Web Services


  • Grok: A Mindmap for Development

    A Visual Studio Code extension to help software developers be more efficient.

    I was the tech lead at a four-person startup, and I led the development of this Visual Studio Code extension with 2,000+ downloads.


  • Languages

    JavaScript, Java, C, C++, Swift, TypeScript
  • Platforms

    Visual Studio Code, MacOS, Android, iOS
  • Other

    AWS, Integrated Circuits, Web Services
  • Frameworks

  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Node.js, Twilio API
  • Tools

  • Storage

    MongoDB, Relational Databases


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    2001 - 2005
    University of California, Irvine - Irvine, CA, USA

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