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Kenta Kudo

Engineering graduate with 5+ years of Software Engineering experience. I love problem solving, and transforming complicated issues into simple solutions. I am a logical thinker, diligent, curious, and collaborative. I am increasingly interested in frontend technology and its impact.

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Experience

  • Software Engineer

    Utility Warehouse

    April 2019 – Present

    As a member of the payment platform team, rewriting the legacy system to the new system which is scalable and maintainable with a user-friendly interface using the latest tech stack such as microservices in Go and Kubernetes is my main focus. Making the system regulation compliant is also our responsibility.

  • Junior Backend Engineer

    Mercari UK

    December 2016 – March 2019

    My main responsibility was to add features and functions to the large user-base applications communicating with PMs to make a consumer facing app that grows in the area. I made myself an expert of a PHP and Go developer using GCP platform with OOP and TDD practices.

  • iOS Engineer

    Smart Tech Ventures

    May 2015 – March 2017

    I developed the e-commerce app using MVC architecture in Swift and Objective-C. I also wrote and created from scratch a healthcare application introducing MVVM architecture and Reactive Programming.

Education

  • University of Tokyo

    Bachelor of Engineering

    April 2011 – March 2015

    Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

Skills

Language

  • Go – Advanced Level
  • PHP – Advanced Level
  • Swift – Advanced Level
  • Python – Intermediate Level
  • JavaScript – Intermediate Level

Tools

  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Terraform
  • GCP
  • Apache Kafka
  • MySQL

Practices

  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Test-Driven Development
  • Event-Driven Architecture
  • microservices
  • Design Pattern

Others

  • Machine Learning
  • System Programming

Awards & Certifications