Dave Kilian
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Deeply technical software engineer with hands-on experience designing and building cloud-scale storage engines in C and C++. Track record of carrying ambitious projects from inception to delivery with attention to quality and performance. Interested in systems topics like distributed storage, databases, file systems, operating systems and multithreading. Skilled technical writer with a knack for making difficult topics easy to understand. Proud dad of three little wild men. Graduated from Brown University in 2013. Lifetime learner.

Senior Software Engineer

Snowflake (2023-Present)

Student Teacher

Northwest University • Lake Washington School District (2021-2022)

Principal Software Engineer

Microsoft • Azure Storage Performance (2017-2021)

Software Engineer II

Microsoft • Windows Deployment (2013-2017)


Brown University (2009-2013)

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