Ridvan Baluyos

Ridvan Baluyos

Software Engineer

Apart from being a full-time corporate geek/slave, I enjoy tinkering and hacking technology stacks at my imaginary company called Ewok Labs, Inc. It is a Research and Development entity aimed at making work as fun and lazy as possible. You can check out my Open Source Report Card and Stack Overflow profile. We follow the Programming, zbgureshpxre. Do you speak it? manifesto.

I am a cat lover and I own four: 3rdy (Japanese Bobtail), Tara (Persian Blue), Ewok (Persian Blue, offspring of 3rdy and Tara), and Ponkan (Domestic Shorthair I rescued in the middle of a Typhoon).

I have other hobbies such as Photography (Travel and Candid Portraits). I have a 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. I occassionaly go out for a ride with my brother's Mountain Bike.

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Work Experience

  • Sulit.com.ph

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

  • NEC Telecom Softare Philippines

    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.

    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

    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).


  • Xavier University - Ateneo de Cagayan

    Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

  • Corpus Christi High School


  • Japanese Language Proficiency Test - N5

    Japanese Educational Exchanges and Services, License N5A027849A

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