Ridvan Baluyos

Ridvan Baluyos

Software Engineer

Apart from being a full-time corporate geek/slave for an awesome company, I enjoy tinkering and hacking technology stacks at my R&D Laboratory. We follow the Programming, zbgureshpxre manifesto.

I am a cat lover and I have three living with me: 3rdy (Japanese Bobtail), Tara (Persian Blue), and Trinity (Domestic "PusPin" I rescued after being thrown in the garbage).

I have other hobbies such as Photography (Travel and Candid Portraits). You can check my deviantArt account where I store my photos but has been on a hiatus. I also enjoy Martial Arts and enjoy watching UFC. I am a Brown Belt in Karate under the Japan Karate Association. Mostly during weekends, I go out with my mountain bike around the outskirts of Metro Manila.

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Work Experience

  • Sulit.com.ph
    2012-present

    Software Engineer
    Maintenance of The Philippines' #1 Buy and Sell Website.

  • NEC Telecom Softare Philippines
    2010-2012

    Software Design Engineer 3
    Generalist. End-to-end solutions. I worked with a variety of projects regarding telecommunication tools for NTT-DoCoMo Japan. Experience with Layer 2 GSM Scenarios, UMTS, and 3GPP concepts. I also worked with a middleware to a Network Element written in HTML and pure Javascript.

  • Wolfpac Mobile, Inc.
    2009-2010

    Software Engineer
    Assigned to 3rd Brand Pte. Ltd., a Smart Communications Startup Subsidiary. I had the chance to play with new programming langues such as Erlang and Lisp. I also did a prototype of an XMPP client for Blackberry using Java RIM Blackberry API. Handled the registration module of an IP-based communication client.

  • Ramcar Group of Companies
    2007-2009

    Systems Developer
    Handled the company's Big Fat Database and its ETL process. Also handled several company internal systems such as Backoffice, web-based timekeeping, mall sales uploading system, and labor forecasting (study).

Education

  • Xavier University - Ateneo de Cagayan
    2003-2007

    Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

  • Corpus Christi High School
    1999-2003

Certifications

  • Japanese Language Proficiency Test - N5
    2011

    Japanese Educational Exchanges and Services, License N5A027849A


* For a more detailed resume, you may visit my linkedin profile. Shoot me an email for my CV.
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