Jonathan Kula (909) 373-6583

Passionate, driven, caring individual with a love of learning who strives to make the most of every situation, from good to bad, and is excited to jump into the unknown, testing, prototyping, problem-solving, and exploring in tandem with others.

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Web Development
Typescript, Javascript, React, Vue, HTML, CSS
Full Stack
API Design, Node.js, Java (+Kotlin, Scala), Python 3, GraphQL
Database Systems
PostgreSQL, MongoDB, BigQuery
Application Platforms & DevOps
Kubernetes, Docker, Terraform, AWS S3


Software Enginering Intern Jun 2022 - Sep 2022

12-week internship of full-stack software development; had similar responsibilities to a full-time employee. Implemented and augmented key product functionality as requested by customers and to increase internal COGS.

  • Completed large internship project touching all parts of the internal system
  • Designed and implemented a key augmentation of Rockset's storage layer
  • Completed several smaller projects, including frontend and developer experience work
  • Deployed code in all languages of Rockset's codebase.
Software Engineering Intern Jun 2021 - Sep 2021

12-week internship of full-stack software development; implemented and augmented key orchestration-layer services. Also participated in the task queue.

  • Completed two seperate intern projects
  • Designed, implemented, and deployed monitoring and logging mechanisms within core infrastructure code.
  • Designed, implemented, and deployed an augmentation and significant functionality improvement to Rockset’s Kubernetes controllers.
  • Helped deploy mission-critical infrastructure
  • Worked in a wide variety of languages
Teaching Assistant (Intro CS: 106A, AJ, AP, AX, B; Systems: 107, 110) Jan 2018 - Present

Taught weekly 50-minute problem-solving sections including 7-12 students from undergraduate to Ph. D, and held office hours. Provided feedback on student work; graded all assignments.

  • Student feedback score: 4.9/5 for responsiveness, preparedness, and helpfulness.
  • Recognized multiple times as an exemplar TA.
  • Served as a guest lecturer in CS106AJ.
  • Helped co-develop the CS106AX curriculum.


Stanford University

Sep 2017 - Jun 2021
Bachelors - Computer Science [Systems]

Stanford University

Sep 2021 - Jun 2023
Masters - Computer Science [HCI]