Kai Tait

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An enthusiastic software developer with more than 4 years’ experience in the IT industry. For the most part focusing on Programming in Java, Python and React I have a passion for coding as well as a strong opinion on development practices, testing and clean code. Having created several projects; including web-apps, native iOS/Android apps and games I believe that the fundamental attributes to producing successful software are dedication, communication and pragmatism.


While most recently I’ve been working on Java (Spring Boot) and web-development (React & NodeJS) I’ve also worked on iOS, Python and Android projects as well as some dev-ops related tasks including Jenkins, Docker and web-hosting. I’ve worked on several projects; including automated testing, backend services web-apps, iOS & Android applications and A few small games. I have been involved in the whole SDLC including planning, developing, testing and deploying applications.

Key Skills


Java

  • SpringBoot
  • Maven
  • Spock
  • Wiremock
  • Postgres
  • Kafka

Python

  • Beautiful soup
  • Pygame
  • Locust
  • Flask

Web Development

  • React
  • NodeJS
  • Flexbox
  • MongoDB
  • JavaScript
  • Jest

Software & Equipment preference

  • MacBook Pro
  • IntelliJ IDEA
  • iTerm2 + zsh

Java

In the past I developed an automated test suite for a brand-analytics platform, an Android App for an IoT hardware company; and I've also Worked on a number of SpringBoot micro services, using various technologies including: SpringBoot, Kafka, Postgres, Wiremock, Spock

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Python

I have worked on various projects and scripts including:

  • web-apps built with flask
  • games developed with pygame
  • web scrapers using Beautiful Soup
  • load-testing suites built with locust
  • a client on boarding/ migration service
  • I have also recently started experimenting with Machine Learning using Tensorflow.

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    Web & Other Development

    I have worked various other web-apps & miscellaneous projects or scripts using: React, Solidity, PineScript, iOS, Android, Jenkins, AWS, Heroku/ Digital Ocean
    React Solidity PoC Smart Contract App
    TitaniteStudios Flask web-app built with Bootstrap.
    Checkout Error Shop Error Page/Game
    Connect 4 React Connect Four game
    gtmm.com.au GT Maintenance & Mechanical website
    More projects on GitHub

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