John Chen

Software Engineer BE(Hons) · (021) 085-87480 ·

I'm a passionate learner who loves working alongside motivated teams and is always keen to grow in both technical and holistic competency. I strive to deliver work to exceptional standards, always willing to go the extra mile. I am hard working and driven, with a strong work ethic and ownership of responsibilities.


The University of Auckland

Bachelor of Engineer Honours
Software Engineering
Clubs & Societies | Student Life (Committed Student Leader), Unichurch (President), Google Developer Student Club, Devs Society, Web Development & Consultancy Club, Unleashed Space, Software Engineering Student Association

GPA: 9.0

Mar 2020 - Present

Manurewa High School

National Certificate of Educational Achievement
Clubs & Societies | Concert Band, Drumline, Badminton, Table Tennis, Spoken Word, Animation

Excellence Endorsed at levels 1, 2, 3

Feb 2015 - Dec 2019


Fullstack Developer Intern

- Led and developed 4 automation projects in Google AppScript, SQL, C#
- Migrated company API to .NET Core 6 in C#
- Implemented OAuth2 flows for company APIs in C#
- Extended the development of a chatbot webhook to connect with server data in SQL and C#
- Developed frontend prototype for a registered client
Nov 2021 - Present

Research and Development Intern

- Design and execution of lab scale and on-site R&D experiments in topics including: sensing technology for remote monitor of water infrastructure, wireless data capturing and transmission, data interpretation and analytics.
- Responsible for site surveys and input for digital representation of water infrastructure assets.
- Development and continual improvement of algorithms to perform remote monitoring of water infrastructure asset condition
- Proactive participation in safety conversations, risk assessment exercises, and adhesion to health & safety and policies.
Dec 2020 - Feb 2021
& Jan 2020 - Feb 2020

Featured Projects


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YTech NZ

Executive Member and Operations Lead

In partnership with CreateOps, YTech hosts events that bring industry and secondary schools together to one place at one time to foster connection between the technological leaders of today and tomorrow. Following the success of their events such as ‘YTech: Walking on Mars’ and ‘AI: The World of Tomorrow’, YTech NZ continues to provide insight into STEM pathways and hopes to expand nationwide in the future — particularly to rural and underrepresented communities.

Mar 2017 - Present

Manurewa Youth Council

Events Lead / Treasurer et al.

The Manurewa Youth Council is a Charitable Trust of 21 young people between the ages of 12-24 years old, selected annually from a wide range of ethnic and cultural backgrounds, reflecting the local community of Manurewa. We connect, support and empower young people to be actively involved in the community.

Nov 2015 - Nov 2018