Ian Liu

Software Engineer / 

App System Engineer

  Taipei City, Taiwan

  • Skilled with Java, Python, Node.js, TypeScript, and front-end techs (HTML, CSS & JavaScript). Also developed with C/C++, SQL, PHP, and C# in both Linux and Windows environments. Experienced in git, Docker, Jenkins, and GCP/AWS/Tencent Cloud Nginx, Apache, MySQL servers operations.
  • Bilingual professional with 2 years of solid software engineering skills as well as 2.5 years of 15+ linguistic localization and testing projects and hands-on customer support experience in both software developing and game industry.
  • Team-oriented person experienced in Scrum and communication between teammates, foreign teams, and customers.
  • A self-taught and quick learning programmer. Passionate about back-end developing. Looking for opportunities to provide, learn, and build with robust coding skills and pursue technical expertise in all aspects of software projects.


Algotech PTE. LTD. Singapore, Taipei Branch                                                                                                                   Taipei

App System Engineer, Software Developer                                                                                                    Oct. 2020 – Current

  • Designed and built a RESTful API server for Web and Android/IOS Apps using Django(Django REST framework) for global POS/inventory management system and Flask with Facebook App which captures orders from live streams on Facebook Pages while providing payments and CMS.
  • Deployed and maintained operations on both GCP and Tencent Cloud with Apache, Nginx, and MySQL servers. Managed frameworks including Django and Opencart.
  • Developed Facebook Messenger chatbot using Node.js and Facebook messaging API, webhook, and NLP functions.
  • Engineered API development with Python ORMs, Postman interface testing, and OpenAPI documentation.
  • Implemented Facebook API and FirstData payment gateway connection in Python, PHP, and Node.js.

Ubisoft Hong Kong, Taipei Branch                                                                                                                                      Taipei

Linguistic/Localization Tester, English-Chinese Translator                                                                   Sep. 2016 – Jun. 2019

Customer Support Agent, Taipei Game Show 2017/2018 Staff

  • Drove localization and linguistic testing for over 15 released IPs; delivered all projects and tasks in a timely manner including 5+ 3A gaming IP, 5+ mobile, and VR games in a wide range of genres.
  • Performed quality and linguistic tests with local branch team in both Traditional and Simplified Chinese for all gaming platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Xbox, HTC Vive, Nintendo Switch, and Oculus Rift platforms.
  • Acted as the go-to customer facing agent for Taiwan/Hong Kong/Macau, China, and South East Asia regions, providing technical support to account, product, Uplay client, in-game issues, PC troubleshooting via online channels, and Ubisoft customer support websites.
  • Delivered over 200,000 words of English-Chinese translation for gameplay materials, promotional ads as well as internal communications reports.

Microsoft Taiwan                                                                                                                                                                    Taipei

Computex Taipei 2016 Tester Lead                                                                                                           Apr. 2016 – Jun. 2016

Computex Taipei 2014 Tester                                                                                                                    May 2014 – Jun. 2014

  • Built a team of 6 testers from scratch and took charge of all displaying devices in Microsoft Keynote event which exhibited in Computex Taipei.
  • Trained and guided 6 promoters for VR devices’ introduction and exhibition for game demonstration.
  • Collaborated with 10+ local OEM partners and 10+ foreign teams for Microsoft Keynote event and the Microsoft booth exhibition, managing 160+ Devices for 40+ partners through the exhibition development process.

K Way Information                                                                                                                                                                 Taipei

Summer Intern                                                                                                July 2012 – Aug. 2012 & July 2013 – Aug. 2013

  • Assisted development in financial information project on Chunghwa Telecom’s MOD platform using Java.
  • Developed marquee, bulletin, and candlestick chart function of a financial stock chart project using HTML/CSS, JavaScript, and WebSocket on the back-end server including maintaining a database with SQL.
  • Conducted efficiency research by implementing an app of real-time stock information on Android.
  • Implemented Google Maps API to develop a web application combining with public YouBike information.


2010 - 2015

Fu Jen Catholic University                                                                                                                                           New Taipei

B.S., Computer Science and Information Engineering                                                                           Sep. 2010 – Jan. 2015

Language Proficiency: English (Full Professional proficiency); Mandarin Chinese (Native)

Key Technical Skills: Java, Python (Flask, Django), JavaScript, TypeScript, SQL, HTML/CSS, PHP, C/C++, C#, 

RESTful APIs,Chatbot (Messenger, LINE), Git, RMDB, MongoDB, Redis, 

Docker, Jenkins, Linux, Windows, GCP, AWS, VS Code, Postman

Readings: Clean Cod, The Clean Coder, Clean Architecture, Test-Driven Development: By Example, 

Implementation Patterns, Refactoring: Improving The Design of Existing Code, Design Patterns, 

The Pragmatic Programmer, The Mythical Man-Month

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