Kevin Peng

University of Waterloo Software Engineering Student

kevin@kpeng.ca

github.com/kevintpeng

linkedin.com/in/kevintpeng

Résumé

Ferocious learner, driven to innovate, and passionate about software infrastructure and design. I'm looking for internships and excited to solve interesting problems, let me know if you need another teammate!

Work Experience


Production Engineering Intern

Shopify

Ottawa, Canada | Summer 2016

Internal Tooling

Developer Infrastructure


FOUNDER, LEAD DEVELOPER

Petro Recruit

Calgary AB / Waterloo ON | Summer 2015 – Present

Our company currently has 5 figure funding, over 3000 job postings and thousands of active users. The platform is powered by robust aggregation system, with integrated machine learning to enable our platform to better match candidates with suitable job opportunities.

Petro Recruit

Data Engineering Intern

PetroPredict @ Velocity Garage

Waterloo ON | Summer 2014

Published on Velocity Site Project Source Code

Projects


Paxos-Video

Source Code

Website Generator

Learn Something Everyday Source Code

Ruby Crawler & Scraper

Source Code

UW Overflow

Ruby on Rails Application that implements a voting based system for crowd-sourced answers and collaboration on practice exams and homework.

Source Code

TI LAUNCHPAD GAME OF LIFE

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Rubik's Cube Solver

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POLYNOMIAL GRAPHING CALCULATOR

Parses and displays polynomial functions, through a command line interface. Able to factor any polynomial and do arithmetic operations on polynomials.

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WINRATE AND STATISTICAL ANALYZER FOR DOTA

Source Code

Farthest Points in a Set

Computes the farthest pair of points in a set of points, implementing convex hull finding and anti-podal analysis.

Source Code

Mandelbrot and Julia Sets

Interactive Mandelbrot set generator with corresponding julia sets using complex number implementation. The view is zoomable, displaying closer snapshots of the sets. They are displayed using an rgb color scale.

Source Code

Awards


National Science Fair Silver Medalist & Best in Category for Information Technology

2011

The project titled "The Germ-inator" examined the comparison of natural and synthetic anti-microbials. An innovative technique was used to gather precise measurements for bacterial reduction. By taking digital photographs of a petri-dish, a pixel to mm ratio could be determined. Then, specific fine measurements on the dish could be determined through digital analysis.


Energy Innovation Award

2015

Eastern Canada Student Energy Conference

Sponsored by Shell; awarded for winning team in case study competition.


COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER SCHOLARSHIP

2015

Laurelwood Neighbourhood Association

This award was for outstanding contributions to the community of Laurelwood through involvement with the Laurelwood Neighbourhood Association.


President's Scholarship

2015

University of Waterloo

Awarded to students applying to the University of Waterloo with an average of 95% or higher.


3x Gold Medalist

2011

Waterloo Wellington Science and Engineering Fair (WWSEF)


Other Achievements

2010 – 2015

Canadian Computing Competition Certificate of Distinction (Top 25%)

Winner of SJAM Engineering Robotics Competition

DECA Silver Medalist

2X Award of Merit, Waterloo Wellington Science and Engineering Fair (WWSEF)

2X Best of Division Award, WWSEF

Sir Isaac Newton Award, WWSEF

The Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation Stepping Stone Award, WWSEF