Jonathan Pobst

About Me

Software Engineer based in Nashville, TN working primarily with the Microsoft .NET ecosystem. Expertise in working with small teams (or alone!) to quickly design and deliver high-quality solutions for startups. Additional experience leading open source projects.


June 2019 - Current
Senior Software Engineer - Microsoft
Engineer working on Xamarin for Android product and tooling.
C# Xamarin Open Source Android
April 2015 - May 2019
Senior Software Engineer - Olo
Backend engineer for system allowing over 100 million hungry users to order food quickly, reliably, and securely.
Architect and engineer of Olo's Dispatch service, a delivery service broker web API integrated with companies such as Postmates and DoorDash.
C# .NET Framework/Core ASP.NET MVC/Core SQL Server AWS
June 2012 - December 2014
Senior Software Engineer - Entrada
Architect and engineer of a new client-server cloud based solution for Entrada’s desktop and mobile dictation platform. Replaced clients directly accessing local Postgres servers with SQL Server, REST web services (ASP.NET MVC Web API), and C# Winforms.
Developer of Entrada’s transcription application reimagined from scratch focusing heavily on usability and user experience, which vastly increased transcriptionist productivity.
C# .NET Framework ASP.NET MVC SQL Server Winforms
January 2007 - June 2012
Senior Software Engineer - Novell / Xamarin
Architect and engineer of user experience and tooling integrated into Visual Studio IDE for “Mono for Android” product.
Lead of team that designed and implemented user experience and tooling integrated into Visual Studio IDE for “Mono Tools for Visual Studio” product.
Lead of team that created re-implementation of Winforms for the Mono project.
C# Xamarin Open Source Mono Winforms Android Visual Studio Extensions


B.S., Computer Science - University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Personal Projects

Community Site for Your Project
C# ASP.NET Core Azure
SQL Server Schema Comparison Tool
C# WPF Windows Store
Simple Diagram Creator
C# WPF Windows Store
Disk Space Utility
C# WPF Windows Store
Pinta (defunct)
Open Source Cross Platform Painting
C# GTK# Open Source