David Stillman


Hi, I'm David. I'm a software developer in Boulder, CO. I use many technologies from Arduino to Javascript to solve real problems and am a quick study for new languages and frameworks. My dotfiles are version controlled. I brew beer and make robots.



Software Engineer September 2017–March 2018

Environment: Python, Go, PostgreSQL, ES6, React/Redux, AWS

Stream has a SaaS offering that powers news and activity feeds for over 200 million end users. I fixed bugs and added features in the core product and the Django based management dashboard.

Churchill Navigation

Software Engineer February 2016–September 2017

Environment: Python, PostgreSQL/PostGIS, ES6, React/Reflux, Redis, Ansible, AWS

Churchill Navigation's flagship product is an AR aerial video system. I took the reigns of Earthscape, our web-based video storage and management app, ushering it from a proof-of-concept to a shipped product with paying customers.


Full-Stack Developer January 2015–January 2016

Environment: Go, PostgreSQL, Linux, nginx, EmberJS, Git, Xamarin/C#

As the first full-stack developer, I architected the web presence for Zotebook. This included RESTful microservices written in Go and the customer-facing web applications written as a single page javascript applicaiton in Ember. In addition, I acted as system administrator keeping all the services monitored and running smoothly.

SparkFun Electronics

Full-Stack Developer March 2010-December 2014

Environment: PHP, PostgreSQL, Linux, nginx, MongoDB, Memcached, jQuery, Bootstrap, CasperJS, PHPUnit, Git

In addition to writing code and managing servers, I was involved in many other areas of the company. I taught electronics classes at HQ in Boulder, CO as well several states across the US, filmed educational videos on topics ranging from beginner soldering to advanced robotics, and completed projects ranging from a self-balancing robot to sending weather balloons to near space.

California State University, Chico

IT Consultant Fall 2008-2010

Six Apart

Web Developer Summer 2007/Winter 2007-2008


California State University, Chico

Chico, CA 2004-2008
Relevant Coursework: Computer Science


I am an avid photographer, rock and mountain climber, snowboarder, traveler, and am a licensed ham.