Steven Hazel, Software Developer in San Francisco, CA, United States
Steven Hazel

Software Developer in San Francisco, CA, United States

Member since July 23, 2019
Steven began his career as a software developer with a keen interest in startups and new technologies, and a focus on shipping products. After many startup experiences, he decided to co-found his own company and has spent the past decade building Sauce Labs into a successful enterprise software company.
Steven is now available for hire



  • C, 20 years
  • Python, 20 years
  • Async/Await, 13 years
  • Continuous Integration (CI), 10 years
  • Continuous Delivery (CD), 9 years
  • Kubernetes, 3 years
  • React, 1 year


San Francisco, CA, United States



Preferred Environment

Kubernetes, Emacs

The most amazing...

...project I've built was Sauce Labs, a Saas product for automated software testing used by many tech companies and large enterprises.


  • Co-founder, CTO

    2008 - 2019
    Sauce Labs
    • Co-founded the company and was the primary engineer building the initial product.
    • Guided architecture throughout.
    • Led the transition to deploy our service with Kubernetes.
    • Hired and ran the engineering and product teams. Scaled the development team.
    Technologies: Python, Kubernetes, Selenium
  • Director, Engineer

    2006 - 2007
    • Managed the development team through the release of an online movie store.
    • Assisted in the development and product management of several versions of the BitTorrent client.
    • Planned and guided the release of the product.
    • Worked with key stakeholders to secure buy-in for the acquisition of ĀµTorrent.
    Technologies: Python, Twisted
  • Senior Software Developer

    2005 - 2006
    Grouper (now Sony Crackle)
    • Designed and built a file-sharing system in C# similar in idea to BitTorrent.
    Technologies: C#
  • Software Developer

    2002 - 2003
    • Built a file sharing system in C and PHP.
    Technologies: C, PHP



  • Languages

    Python, C, Ruby, Scala, Golang, Reason ML, Rust, JavaScript, Haskell, C#, CSS, HTML
  • Frameworks

    Selenium, Django, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ant Design
  • Libraries/APIs

    Selenium WebDriver, Asyncio, React, FFTW
  • Paradigms

    Functional Testing, Continuous Delivery (CD), Continuous Integration (CI), Unit Testing, Functional Programming
  • Storage

    JSON, MySQL, NoSQL, CouchDB, Redis, MongoDB
  • Other

    Async/Await, VST, Audio, DSP, Digital Audio Workstations (DAW)
  • Platforms

    Kubernetes, Docker

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