Hello World! This is me

Vajid Kagdi

Software Engineer

An organized and quick-learning software engineer with an emphasis in cloud computing and distributed systems. My goal is to make world a better place by building build high performance, scalable, robust and secure applications using cutting edge technology with quality code. My work philosophy is formed around continuous learning and improvement, staying always up to date with current technologies, best practices, and programming methodologies. Working for 2+ years in the industry has given me great exposure to work in real-time, fast-paced, high volume and mission-critical projects, targeting extremely low latency and zero error tolerance release.

About Myself

Graduated with a Master’s degree in Software Engineering from San Jose State University in December 2019 and currently working at PayPal on the Customer Journey Platform. I enjoy generating new ideas and devising feasible solutions to broadly relevant problems. My colleagues would describe me as a driven, resourceful individual who maintains a positive, proactive attitude when faced with adversity. Interested to work in areas related to Distributed Systems, Cloud Infrastructure and Micro-Services. I get a lot of satisfaction from the constant learning and puzzle solving that comes with my profession and contributing to a successful and worthwhile product. My expertise includes project design and management, data analysis and interpretation, and the development and implementation of software products.

Dec 2019







Java, JavaSript, NodeJS, ReactJS, TDD

Spring, JUnit, Mocha, Selenium, MySQL, MongoDB

Kubernetes, Redis, Riak, AWS, GCP

Microservices, Distributed System, TDD


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