Kenta Kudo

Engineering graduate with 3.5+ years of Software Engineering experience. I love problem-solving and turning complicated issues into simplified solutions. I am a logical thinker, diligent, curious, and thrive on teamwork. Now I am looking for a new challenge with an exciting and growing company.

Experience

Junior Backend Engineer

Mercari UK

Mercari is an e-commerce buying and selling platform. In my role, I write microservices in Golang and deploy them using GAE, GCE, Kubernetes, and Spinnaker. I also develop large userbase applications written in PHP using OOP and TDD practices. Additionally, I deal with some sysadmin tasks such as running DB migrations and executing batch commands on production.

December 2016 - Present

iOS Engineer

Smart Tech Ventures

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

May 2015 - March 2017

Education

University of Tokyo

Bachelor of Engineering
Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
April 2011 - March 2015

Skills

Infrastructure
  • MySQL
  • GCP
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Ansible
  • Terraform
Backend
  • PHP
  • Golang
  • Python
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Test Driven Development
  • Design Pattern
  • SQL
Mobile
  • iOS
  • Swift
  • Objective-C
  • Reactive Programming
  • MVVM architecture
Frontend
  • JavaScript
  • Knockout JS
Others
  • Machine Learning
  • System Programming
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Design
  • Agile

Interests

I embrace a minimalist lifestyle and keeping things in my life simple. I enjoy learning and experiencing new cultures and travelling the world is great fun. I also love developing my skills working on personal projects such as building deep learning models, designing my own website, and implementing original OS, which works on Raspberry Pi.

Awards & Certifications