This is the web page of Joe Mistachkin.

I am currently seeking new opportunities as a full-time Software Engineer.

I have over 25 years of experience as a professional software engineer and a proven track record of getting complicated, difficult things done.

I meet or exceed the typical requirements for the Principal Software Engineer level.

I will make your project successful throughout its entire lifecycle.

I am willing to talk with anyone about possible opportunities as long as they are serious, reasonable, courteous, and timely.

I firmly believe in and adhere to the ACM Software Engineering Code of Ethics.

Here is a partial list of my interests and/or expertise: automation, cryptography, databases, developer tools & SDKs, distributed systems, (Internet) security, public key infrastructure, runtimes, sandboxing, scripting languages, testing, and virtual machines.

Here is a short list of keywords for the search engines: Tcl/Tk, Eagle, SQLite, System.Data.SQLite, Fossil SCM, Comdb2

About Me

I have a strong preference for information reuse; therefore, instead of duplicating "profile" content here, please refer to my page on the official Tcl/Tk wiki.

I firmly believe in open source and have been deeply involved in various communitities for most of my career.

Here are a couple of my current "side projects":

Eagle: Secure Software Automation
Harpy: Secure Software Provisioning

About Mistachkin Systems

This is also the web page for Mistachkin Systems.

Contacting Me via Telephone

Please contact me via telephone if any of the following conditions are true:

I can be reached at the contact number associated with this domain.

Unfortunately, the WHOIS database now appears to be somewhat unhelpful for obtaining domain contact information.

Therefore, as an alternative reverse Turing test, please visit the Eagle Live Language Demonstration and follow the directions contained in snippet #11.

Please use Signal for voice calls (or text messages) that require security.

Contacting Me via Email

I can be reached via email by concatenating the following strings, in order:

  1. My first name.
  2. The @ symbol.
  3. My last name.
  4. The string .com.

There are no other public email addresses for me.

Please use my OpenPGP key for messages that require security.

The fingerprint of the key should match the following:

887E 5CBE D749 FDD9 D386  6213 7EA3 72D0 8FE1 130A

The SHA-1 hash of the downloaded key file should match the following:


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