Curriculum Vitae

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Work Experience

Evergreen Residential Maintenance Worker
September 2023 – present. I am on call after hours to respond to maintenance emergencies in the Evergreen dorms and occasionally to assist first responders in getting access to residential buildings.
PSU Student Groundskeeper
January 2023 – May 2023. I was part of the landscaping team maintaining Portland State's campus.
Flight Software Intern at Masten Space Systems
January 2022 – August 2022. Worked with the XL-1 lunar lander team developing a hardware simulation in Rust to test the embedded software. Started as a spring internship but was hired on over the summer until Masten went bankrupt.
Reed Sports Center Cage Worker
August 2021 – December 2021. Worked at the front desk of Reed College's athletic facilities, maintaining and distributing equipment and assisting customers.
Reed SB Assistant Webmaster
May 2021 – December 2021. Built and administrated websites for the Reed College student body.


Computer programming
Preferred languages are C and Common Lisp; some familiarity with Rust, Python, C++, Golang, Emacs Lisp, SQL, JS, x86 ASM, and AWK. I'm also comfortable with tooling like GDB, Emacs, Git, and Unix shell.
Unix system administration
6 years experience as a hobbyist sysadmin running Linux and BSD and managing various kinds of servers.
Web development
Backend web apps with Common Lisp and SQLite and fast, accessible frontends in modern HTML, CSS, and vanilla JS.
Multicultural experience
I grew up in a US foreign service family in the Philippines, Nigeria, Tanzania, the US, Ethiopia, and Thailand so I'm comfortable traveling abroad and working with diverse groups of people.
I speak native English, basic Russian, and love learning about linguistics in my free time.

Programming Projects

(Common Lisp) A library that implements an extensible tagging ontology designed to power search engines, wikis, and file managers (
(Golang) An archiving tool for personal Audible libraries (
(Shell, Awk) A PoC Gopher CGI script that runs on localhost to make Gemini protocol sites viewable from a Gopher browser (
(Bash) A password-store extension for creating physical paper backups of passwords (

Academic Credentials

Most of a BS in Computer Science
Will be awarded by Evergreen State College later this year, but I did most of my degree at Reed College followed briefly by Portland State University where I was also working towards an Associates in Russian.
IB Diploma
Graduated from International School Bangkok in 2019.


CERT Volunteer
Since Febuary 2024 I'm certified as a FEMA Community Emergency Response Team volunteer.


David VomLehn
Lead Flight Software Engineer at Masten Space Systems (dvomlehn AT gmail DOT com)

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