KAI HONG

Software/Devops Engineer

Hi! I'm Kai Hong, a full stack developer with experience in devops and security. Currently making a difference for Singapore citizens at Govtech

Welcome  { person }  looking at my portfolio, I hope you find what you are looking for. You can reach me through my linkedin, or check out my other links.

Worked with: Golang Javscript/Typescript PHP React/Redux Spring Boot Spring Batch Vue/Vuex DynamoDB MySQL MongoDB Postgres AWS Ansible Docker Gitlab CI/CD Kubernetes/EKS Packer Terraform/Terragrunt Burp Suite Nessus MobSF PentestBox Needle


Govtech From 2019 to Present

My Careers Future (MCF)

From Mar 2020 to Present

MCF is a jobs portal that focuses on the hiring of local professionals, managers, executives, and technicians (PMETs) in later stages of their careers.

Role Software Engineer
Link MyCareersFuture SG
Tech Stack Typescript/Javascript, React, Golang, Gitlab CI, Ruby on Rails
  • Highlights
  • Designed and implemented mock server for 3rd party APIs

Citizen Disbursement System (CDS)

From Dec 2018 to Mar 2020

CDS is a backend heavy data processing system for assessing eligibility and allocation using a rule engine to disburse funds to citizens.

Role Devops Engineer / Software Engineer
Link Internal System
Tech Stack Javascript, Golang, React, Java, Sprint Boot, Sprint Batch, Gitlab CI, Kubernetes, AWS, GCC
  • Highlights
  • Architected cloud infrastructure for AWS
  • Implemented IaC for all deployments
  • Automated versioning for all CI pipelines
  • Designed and developed file gateway for ingress/egress of files
  • Designed and implemented POC for frontend
  • Speed up CI pipeline by 60%

Graduated from Singapore Institute of Technology in 2019, my journey in the tech world began when I first saw my dad take apart a Pentium II computer. It left a deep impression, which lead me to pick up HTML as my first language at 12. The goal was to modify the Blogspot layout I had then, and I have been blogging rather consistently ever since.

Fast forward a few years, I've taken on numerous projects to perfect my craft of creating software. One notable project in school involved creating a CRM System for Fooyo Pte. Ltd using PHP and Bootstrap, it won the Jing King Tech book prize for being the most outstanding project.

In my free time, I took up freelance projects, some of which were from my university. It includes creating a code grading system, which will grade students' code submissions in a sandboxed environment as well as a Portfolio CMS for my professors. I've also developed and managed the WordPress website for Paperspace, an architecture firm.

Somewhere along the road, I considered switching to security and took on a one year internship at PulseSecure where I worked on real assignments pentesting various systems. Through the one year, I reaffirmed that my passion is in creating things and not breaking things!


PulseSecure

From Jan 2018 to Dec 2018

Pulse secure is a CREST certified IT security consulting company that offers various services such as Audit & Review, Overall Consultation, Assessment, Training and Development

Role Associate Security Consultant
Link PulseSecure Pte Ltd.
Tech Stack Burp Suite, Nessus, MobSF, Pentestbox, Needle
  • Highlights
  • Pentested various web applications including MNCs and Government
  • Designed and developed a training management software for security awareness

Paperspace

From July 2017 to Oct 2018

Paperspace is a interior design company that creates beautiful open co-working spaces.

Role Web Designer
Link Paperspace
Tech Stack Wordpress, cPanel
  • Highlights
  • Web hosting setup and maintenance

Code Dr.

From Mar 2017 to Aug 2017

Code Dr. is a code grading system which will analyse and grade students' code submissions in a sandboxed environment

Role Software Engineer
Link Deprecated
Tech Stack Burp Suite, Nessus, MobSF, Pentestbox, Needle
  • Qualifications
  • 2020 Completed AWS Advanced Architecting Course
  • 2019 Completed Redhat Ansible Course (DO407)
  • 2019 Completed AWS DevOps Engineering Course
  • 2019 Completed AWS Security Engineering Course
  • 2019 ScrumAlliance - Certified ScrumMaster
  • 2019 Singapore Institute of Technology

    Bachelor of Engineering in
    Information and Communications Technology
    (Honours with Distinction)

  • 2018 AWS Certified Solutions Architect (Associate)
  • 2015 Singapore Polytechnic

    Diploma in Computer Engineering
    (Specialized in networks and systems)