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Damian Johnson


Current Work - Amazon (software engineer) and Tor project (volunteer)
Languages - Python, Ruby, and Java
Interests - Library development, open source, and online privacy

Work Experience: (2009 - Present)
Software developer (SDE2) in Amazon's Builder Tools department. My team, Source, migrated our companty from Perforce onto Git and develops our internal code review tools.

Tor Project Volunteer (2009 - Present)
Tor is an open source anonymity and censorship circumvention tool for dissidents, abuse victims, and anyone that desires privacy on the Internet. I authored a couple of our projects...

Stem is Tor's python library, though which you can write applications incorporating Tor.

Nyx is Tor's command-line resource usage monitor, providing statistical information for relay operators.

Google Summer of Code (2008)
Developed for the SIP Communicator, a Java open source VoIP and chat client, as a participant in Google Summer of Code. Contributions included keybinding customization and internationalized spell checking. Development log and source code can be found here.

Google Internship (2007)
Six month internship as a software engineer in test with Google Pack. Work included writing an applet front end for the test harness and expanding capabilities of Eggplant test scripts.


• Washington State University 2007 — 2009 GPA: 3.60

Graduated with a Masters of Science in Computer Science

• University of Washington: Tacoma 2005 — 2007 GPA: 3.75

Graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computing and Software Systems

Last Updated: 12/18/18