Résumé of Jeff Silverman

924 20th AVE E
Seattle, WA, 98112-3507
(206) 329-1094 (home)
(253) 459-2318 (Cell)





I have 30 years experience running computers ranging from a DECsystem-10 as an undergraduate to over 1,300 servers at Real Networks. My experience includes TOPS-10, VAX/VMS, BSD 4.3, SunOS and Sun Solaris, MS-DOS, Real Time UNIX, MS-Windows (including XP, server 2003, server 2008, 7, 8 and server 2012 ), and Linux. I have some experience running MySQL. My experience is illustrated in specific accomplishments below.



Juniper Networks, December 2016-present

Resident engineer

Prosoft, June 2016-Apri 2017

Chief Technical Officer (CTO)

Impinj, August 2016-September 2016

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

Tommy Bahama, January 2016-June 2016

Linux and unix system Engineer

The Walt Disney Company, March 2015-November 2015
DevOps engineer

UIEVolution, December 2014-February 2015
System Administrator

Sweetlabs, June 2014-October 2014
Systems Engineer

Google Widevine Youtube Content Protection, Kirkland, Washington June 2013-June 2014

Linux System Administrator – non standard infrastructure

Google Compute Engine, Seattle, Washington April 2012-March 2013

Developer Support Specialist

F5 Networks Product Development, Seattle, Washington March 2011-March-2012

Test Engineer

F5 Networks customer support, Seattle, Washington November 2006-March 2011

Network Support Engineer

Real Networks, Internet Services Operations, Seattle, Washington June-2005-July 2006

Senior System Administrator

Real Networks, Project Development and Support Team (PDST) Seattle, Washington November-2004-March-2005

System Administrator

Senior Computing Specialist 3

University of Washington, Electrical Engineering Department , Seattle, Washington, December 1999-August 2002

Senior Computing Specialist 3

Seattle Public Schools , Seattle, Washington, December 1999-August 2002

Mathsoft Inc. Data Analysis Products division, Research Department June 1997-December 1999

Software Engineer

Mathsoft Inc. Data Analysis Products division, Research Department June 1995-June 1997

PC administrator

Jetinternet Inc Aug-1996 Aug-1998


Scott Paper and Allied Signal (Contract positions) March 1995 May 1995

Boeing Commercial Airplane Group Flight Test Engineering Instrumentation Labs, Aug  1991 May 1995

Senior Engineer

Boeing Commercial Airplane Group Laboratory Instrumentation System Labs of Mechanical/Electrical system Oct 90 Aug 1991

Senior Engineer

Boeing Aerospace Missile Systems Div Jun 1983 Oct 90

Senior Engineer

Computer Services Boeing Computer Services off-hours education and training Jan 1981 Dec 1989


Boeing Aerospace Engineering Technology/ Radar Technology Jul 81-Jun 83

Senior Engineer

Boeing Computer Services BCS Scientific Data Systems Jan 81-Jul 81


Boeing Aerospace Air Launched Cruise Missile Jul 80 Dec 80


My work experience is neatly summarized in tabular format at my
Work Experience page, http://www.commercialventvac.com/WorkExperience.html .  For a list of presentations I have given and documentation I am writing, please refer to my portfolio page, http://www.commercialventvac.com/portfolio.html.  See my github repository.



Certificate Amazon Web Services (AWS), University of Washington, June 2014

Certificate Python Programming, University of Washington, June 2011

Certificate Java Programming, University of Washington 1999

Certificate Microcomputer management 1994

Numerous courses at the Boeing Company including Radar Analysis, Ada, Built-in test equipment, software engineering topics.

B.S. Physics, Harvey Mudd College, 1980



D. Beeman, J. Silverman, R. Lynds and M.R. Anderson, “Modeling studies of amorphous carbon,” Phys. Rev. B30, 870 (1984).