Jahziel Villasana-Espinoza


Georgia Institute of Technology, December 2020

B.S - Computer Science GPA: 3.42

Specializations (Threads): Systems & Architecture and People


Programming Languages
C, JavaScript, Rust, Go, TypeScript, Python, C#, Java
Web Dev
Node.js, Express, Websockets, React, Hooks, Redux, Jekyll, Flask, HTML, CSS
React Native, Expo, Android
Tools and platforms
Git, gdb, valgrind, Linux/UNIX, shell/shell scripting, Relational DBs (MySQL, SQLite, Postgres), NoSQL (Firebase Realtime DB, Dynamo DB), QEMU/libvirt
Cloud and Deployment
REST APIs, AWS, GCP, Firebase, Netlify, PCF, Jenkins, TravisCI, Splunk, gRPC, DevOps



Software Engineer Jan 2021 - Present
  • Building infrastructure for data privacy, fortification, and security.

Signal Eleven

Co-founder May 2020 - Jan 2021
  • Co-founded a contract software development shop, focusing on helping startups and small businesses build great experiences on the Web.
  • Built out new feature set for Scholars' updated web app, leveraging React, Redux, and Firebase to deliver a quality recruiting experience to Scholars' customers.

State Farm

Software Engineering Intern May 2019 - Apr 2020
  • Transitioned key parts of State Farm's internal claims microservice and API infrastructure from on-prem to AWS.
  • Gained project management experience by leading a team of fellow interns in building and deploying a SPA for internal use.
  • Taught workshop on Go to full-time members of dev team.
  • Maintained and improved internal React-based documentation sites.

Yokogawa Corp. of America

Software Engineering Co-op Aug 2017 - May 2019
  • Designed an Android app that saved over $5000 per year in engineering time.
  • Created a Windows desktop app to significantly speed up QA engineers' paperwork processing times.
  • Researched and helped implement usage of a new standard programming language and software tooling, including version control and project specifications.

Selected Projects

libc for xv6

Added buffered I/O, signals, setjmp, variable argument support and more, as well as supporting system calls. Built with C.


An economical RSS reader for your terminal. Built with Rust.


A TOML configured server and Express-like server framework for the Gemini protocol. Built with and for Rust.


Convert from decimal to hex to octal to binary, instantly. Built with React and Netlify.