Hi! I'm Rohit Jha

I'm a senior software engineer at GoDaddy working in the areas of cloud computing and distributed systems. Designing and building efficient, resilient and cost-effective software solutions excites me.

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Distributed Systems
  • Microservices
  • Serverless Computing
  • Functions as a Service (FaaS)
  • Programming Languages
  • Systems Programming


Master of Science (MS) in Computer Science

University of California, San Diego, 2015-2017

MS Thesis: Synthesizing Loop Invariants Through a Multiplayer Game

Bachelor of Engineering (BE) in Computer Engineering

University of Mumbai, 2009-2013

BE Project: Mathematical Programming Language


Senior Software Engineer, GoDaddy

April 2019 - present

  • Leading the design and development of several critical features for the GoDaddy Conversations product
  • Collaborating across teams and organizations at GoDaddy, and with external organizations at AWS, Twilio, Facebook, Google, etc.
  • Evaluating and recommending programming languages, frameworks and libraries
  • Mentoring junior engineers and interns

Software Engineer, GoDaddy

July 2017 - March 2019

  • Worked as a backend developer to migrate GoDaddy SmartLine's backend and telephony infrastructure to the public cloud (GCP and later AWS)
  • Improved the scalability, security, performance, availability and operational expenditure of SmartLine and other internal open-source projects

Graduate Student Researcher, UC San Diego

March 2017 - September 2017

  • Designed and implemented tools and experiments for an international study to measure programmers' productivity in relation to environmental factors

Software Engineer Intern, Lytx

June 2016 - August 2016

  • SaaS development using AngularJS on the front-end, Node.js, .NET and SQL Server on the back-end in an agile development environment
  • Improved software reliability by migrating code to latest Node.js frameworks, reviewing code, and writing automated unit and E2E tests

Developer, Tata Consultancy Services

November 2013 - June 2015

  • Developed, enhanced and provided support for infrastructure and applications developed in Java and .NET Framework
  • Significantly improved infrastructure and applications' robustness, efficiency and reliability