Wendy Kong

Fullstack web developer (JS, .NET, AWS) based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Available for remote roles or relocation.

Work experience

Sep 2020
- Present

Senior Software Engineer/Tech Lead at Xendit, Malaysia

  • Development in experimental products that aim to explore new opportunities in the Indonesian/South-East Asian fintech space.
  • Led a team of 4-5 engineers. Responsibilities included designing the technical architecture, gathering business requirements, timeline planning, grooming stories, knowledge sharing, coordinating cross-team efforts, and hiring/interviewing engineers.
  • Tech: Node.js, TypeScript, PostgreSQL, AWS, RabbitMQ, Redis, Kubernetes, React.js

Dec 2019
- Aug 2020

Developer at Lemvigh-Müller, Malaysia

  • Worked on the migration of the company’s e-commerce front-end application to React and implemented features/bug fixes on the ASP.NET/C# monolith.
  • Collaborated with the marketing team and external consultants to complete the site redesign project. Created prototypes and ran site performance analysis to facilitate discussions on managing the roadmap
  • Tech: AngularJS, React.js/TypeScript, SASS, .NET Core. Salesforce, Sitecore, IBM Watson

Aug 2018
- Nov 2019

Software Developer/Scrum Master at Pulsifi, Malaysia

  • Developed the platform for job-seekers to take psychometrics tests and the admin dashboard for recruiters to manage their hiring pipeline.
  • Handled customer support emails, acted as scrum master for the team and mentored interns.
  • Reduced hours of QA manual testing by creating a suite of automated tests.
  • Tech: Angular 8, TypeScript, SASS, Node.js, MySQL, AWS

Dec 2016
- Jul 2018

Software Engineer at Exact Asia Development Centre, Malaysia

  • Worked on localising the Exact Online (a cloud-based ERP system) accounting and tax modules for SMEs in the Netherlands to comply with the latest local policies.
  • Lead efforts to start the team practice of writing automated UI tests. Helped the team QAs to get familiar with writing in BDD using Cucumber, Gherkin and programme in C#, Selenium.
  • Tech: ASP.NET, VB.NET, SQL Server and C#.

Dec 2014
- Mar 2015

Associate Economist at CIMB Investment Bank, Malaysia

  • Consolidated regional news and data to be used for economic analysis
  • Prepared daily reports for client investors


Dec 2016

University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Master of Science (MSc), Computer Science - Distinction
  • My final year project was a generative art application developed in Java. The user is able to generate tree-like structures through the application of evolutionary algorithms concepts like mutation and crossover combined with the production rules of the L-system.

Jun 2014

University of Bristol, United Kingdom

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc), Economics and Econometrics - 2:2




  • JavaScript/TypeScript, HTML5, CSS3/SCSS, Angular, React, Vue


  • Node.js, C#/VB.NET, RabbitMQ, Redis, SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Docker, Kubernetes

Cloud/Version Control/CI

  • AWS, CircleCI, GoCD, GitHub, Team Foundation Server


  • Jest, Mocha, Chai, Selenium, Cypress, Cucumber, Gherkin


  • Agile/Scrum, Domain Driven Development, customer support, Sitecore


  • English
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Bahasa Melayu


Community engagement

Tech talks / Mentoring

  • Don't lose your marbles over RxJS (2019)
  • CSS Animations in React (2019)
  • Fun and Games with Angular (2019)
  • Inside a Python Workshop (2018)
  • Mentoring: Rails Girls KL Ruby on Rails workshop (2018)
  • Python for beginners workshop (2018)
  • Web Development for beginners workshop (2017)