Jon Khaykin

Software Engineer & Solutions Architect

About Me

I am currently a Sr. Solutions Architect at Affirm where I help companies doing billions of dollars in revenue build new technology and define new product development to help accelerate business. If you'd like to chat about your software needs, please reach out here.

I graduated from UC Berkeley with a major in Cognitive Science (concentration in Computational Modeling and Data Science). I love combining my business, data science, and software engineering skills to solve complex problems for people and businesses. In my free time, I enjoy martial arts, spending time with friends and family, and working on side projects (curently:

I am passionate about helping engineers find fulfilling careers in the tech industry. Happy to answer questions about tech and startups, do resume reviews, help with applications, find great companies, etc. If you are interested, please set up a time to chat with me here.

I also have a weekly newsletter for software engineers interested in working in, and learning about, tech and startups. Would love to have you join the community!

Skills & Interests


Data Science


Machine Learning


Cognitive Science


Affirm | Senior Solutions Architect (Jan. 2019 - Present)

Engagio | Senior Success Engineer (June 2017 - Jan. 2019)

Smartphage (CITRIS) | Engineering Fellow (Sept. 2016 - Dec. 2016)

Pandora | BI Engineering Intern (June 2016 - Aug. 2016)

BLUES | ML Research Assistant (Dec. 2015 - June 2016)

WePay | Solutions Engineering Intern (June 2015 - Sept. 2015)