Cody Baker

Senior Software Engineer
Distributed Systems
1718 Beach St,
Muskegon, MI 49441
+1 330 987 7155


Amazon Web Services
C / C++
JavaScript / TypeScript
Cloud-Native Design
Distributed Systems
Microservices Architecture
SDN (SW Defined Net)
Pub/Sub Message Bus
Cryptography / PKI
Agile Development
DB Mgmt/Optimization
Test Driven Design

  Additional Familiarity

Languages: C#/.NET, Shell Scripting, PHP, HTML5, SQL, Perl

Platforms: Node.js, Redis, Azure, Asterisk SIP, CMake, Twilio, Stripe, Openstack

Protocols: HTTP/2, DNS, SMTP, HTTP, RTP, H.264, TLS/SSL, OAuth, gRPC

  Work Experience

Ericsson (Distributed Cloud PDU) - Senior Software Engineer
Mar 2018 - Present - San Francisco, CA (Remote Employee)

Ericsson's Distributed Cloud Product Development Unit (PDU) produces a Kubernetes distribution with a focus on hosting virtualized network functions for telecom consumers.

  • Integrate and adapt components from the Kubernetes ecosystem to build, run, and deploy in line with Ericsson's licensing and security policies.
  • Evaluate technical proposals as a member of system and security teams.

Apcera - Senior Software Engineer Cloud Technology
June 2017 - Mar 2018 (Ericsson Aquisition) - San Francisco, CA (Remote)

Apcera offered a proprietary enterprise-oriented container hosting platform.

  • Refactored container execution to utilize a standards based OCI runtime.
  • Implemented Kubernetes-style rolling updates for Apcera container jobs.
  • Created a comprehensive test suite to verify app availability during updates.
  • Employee of the Quarter (Q4 2017).

Squirrels LLC - Partner & Senior Software Engineer
Mar 2013 - Feb 2017 - North Canton, OH (Remote Employee)

Squirrels offers real-time screen mirroring software targeted at presentation, education, and embedded markets.

  • Member of the management team as company grew from 15 to 37 employees and substantially diversified its software offerings.
  • Led development of large-scale, multi-tenant, multi-platform classroom device management application.
  • Engineered a multi-platform C implementation of Google’s Chromecast communications, screen mirroring, and security protocols.

Napkin Studio - Partner & Senior Database Engineer
Sept 2008 - Mar 2013 - North Canton, OH (Remote Employee)

Napkin Studio developed the first TV-listings application for Apple iOS, and later offered contract development for medical and entertainment companies.

  • Principal architect of an API serving nearly a million mobile users.
  • Designed and implemented a cloud hosted electronic medical records storage and e-prescription routing service.
  • Implemented a high performance real-time bidding engine and statistical forecast model for programmatically purchasing precision targeted ads.

Wilkshire Communications - Network Engineer / Web Developer
Mar 2002 - Aug 2009 - Bolivar, OH

Wilkshire Communications, now defunct, provided wireless broadband and dial-up internet to 4000 customers throughout the region.

  • Maintained & deployed web, email, auth, monitoring, & network equipment.
  • Developed account management and ecommerce web applications.


Hiram College - Bachelor of Science - Computer Science
Fall 2003 - Spring 2007 - Hiram, OH - Magna Cum Laude (GPA: 3.76)