HK Kahng

Cloud technologist and web developer eager to create and nurture applications that help build communities and organizations by facilitating collaboration, streamlining processes, and sharing knowledge.


Drupal, PHP, JavaScript, SASS, WordPress, Amazon Web Services, Google Compute Cloud, Digital Ocean, New Relic APM, Jenkins, Ansible, Docker, Virtualbox, VMWare, Hyper-V, MySQL, Mautic, jQuery, Gulp, Bower, Ember, Angular, Node, Git, GitHub, Bitbucket, Firebase, Certbot, Materialize CSS, Semantic UI, Leaflet, Heroku, Cloud 9, Flowdock, Trello, Slack, MeisterTask, MediaWiki, Active Directory, SharePoint, Moodle, Liferay, IBM Domino, Adobe Captivate Ableton Live, Sony Vegas Pro, Sony SoundForge, Cockos Reaper, Logic Pro X

Complete reboot and ongoing development of the corporate website of a marketing agency. SASS/Bootstrap 4 based scratch WordPress theme.
The ever-evolving online presence of a community radio station. Built with WordPress, extended and enhanced with Node/React/AWS.

Safety Zone
A Drupal portal for Occupational Health & Safety documentation and workflow, designed to help small businesses and nonprofits meet compliance requirements.

Dinner &
A “meet and eat” organizer created with Ember, Firebase, Semantic, and Leaflet.

An interstellar trading game using Silex and Twig, hosted on Heroku using Postgres.

A “roguelike” dungeon-crawler with randomly generated maps


InboundRx, Tualatin, Oregon — Web Developer
Customized an open source PHP/Symfony marketing automation platform as a HubSpot alternative. Extended existing WordPress designs with SASS-based custom themes for new client websites. Launched apps and sites on AWS with New Relic APM and secured them with Let’s Encrypt/Certbot SSL.

KFFP-LP FM Freeform Portland, Portland, Oregon — Website Committee Co-chair
2016 – PRESENT
Leading a group of volunteer developers, engineers, and content managers to maintain and develop Freeform’s web applications, while communicating project progress and resource needs to Committee Chairs and Board. Also creating, troubleshooting, publishing, and publicizing code and content!

Router-Rooter, Portland, Oregon — Principal Consultant
2002 – PRESENT
Created corporate website for executive recruiting company on Drupal 7 and working on a site refresh. Produced a series of online learning modules for 2,500 oncology nurses.

Downhole Technology, Houston, Texas — IT & Corporate Compliance Manager
2013 – 2016
Created a secure online application for Environmental, Health & Safety documents and training for all facilities, reducing time required to generate annual OSHA reports by 85%. Built and deployed corporate website using Drupal 7. Produced online learning modules to address safety training requirements. Established and managed a multi-site VPN/WAN network that grew from 24 to 130 users, 5 to 28 servers, 26 to 190 workstations, and 6 to 22 applications, with an out-of-state replicated disaster recovery site.

US Oncology, The Woodlands, Texas — Content Manager and Site Administrator
2010 – 2013
Administered a Drupal portal that provided personalized medical information for over 40,000 cancer patients (the platform currently supports over 650,000 users) and a Liferay portal that served as a knowledge-sharing and online learning platform for 3,600+ community-based oncologists and nurses.


Rice University, Houston, Texas — B.S. Mechanical Engineering


Eagle Scout, National Merit Scholar, On-air DJ at Freeform Portland, Independent musician and producer, Voice actor, Karaoke nut.