Jon Schwartz

New York, NY •

I am an ex-meteorologist turned software engineer with a passion for RESTful web services and software architecture.


Senior Software Developer

Blue State Digital

Develop and maintain critical microservices in support of a SaaS CRM/email product, as well as build and iterate continuous integration practices with AWS.

January 2016 - Present

Software Developer

Blue State Digital

Back-end development of bespoke software solutions for a variety for clients. Specializing in API design.

January 2014 - January 2016

Head of Software Development


Manage a team of software developers building tools to support staff meteorologists. Design and implement custom weather data solutions for clients.

July 2012 - December 2013

Meteorologist/Software Developer


Prepare daily weather forecasts and give weather briefings to clients. Develop tools to analyze weather data, manage client data, and deliver forecasts.

October 2008 - July 2012


Rutgers University

Bachelor of Science

GPA: 3.7

2004 - 2008


Programming Languages & Tools
  • Deliver clean, well-documented, testable code
  • Design high performance, scalable software
  • Microservice architecture


Outside software development, I love being outside, cooking, eating all the delicious things NYC has to offer, and reading.

I am somewhat of a "hobby hoarder" and I LOVE to learn and develop new skills. Here are a couple of things I have been into lately:

  • Game development with C# and Unity
  • Watercolor Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Machine Learning