Daniel Beltrán Penagos

Bio & Skills

Experienced Software Engineer with over 4 years of professional experience developing enterprise applications using Java, Spring and modern technologies. Currently working as a Senior Java Cloud Engineer & People Leader at KIN + CARTA developing microservices and applications for the Financial Industry.

Programming Languages: Java, Python, JavaScript, PHP.
Technologies: Spring Boot, OCP, SonarQube, NexusIQ, Helm, Jenkins, REST, SOAP, JPA, Kafka Maven, Gradle and GIT.
Database Management: SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Snowflake, Oracle, Redis.
Web Application Development: Angular, HTML5, CSS3, JSP, JSF, Typescript.

Strong understanding of modern software practices including OOP, TDD, CI/CD, Pair Programming, and Agile methodologies. Worked extensively with microservices architectures and utilized JDK 8, 11, 17+ to develop high-traffic volume applications demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of the software life cycle.

Excellent communication skills and ability to work in an international setting. Proactive and results-oriented. Native Spanish speaker and fluent in English and French.

Academic Background
2017 - 2021
Computer Science

Universidad El Bosque

Bogotá D.C. - Colombia

Grade: 4.5/5

Senior Java Cloud Engineer & People Leader
March 2024 – Current
Senior Java Cloud Engineer & People Leader

Kin + Carta

Full-Time, Hybrid

Senior Tech Consultant as Java Engineer for Cloud Engineering Practice.
Position fully in english

𝘐𝘯𝘥𝘶𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘴: Financial Services & Banking
𝘊𝘭𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘴: Discover Bank - United States

• Developed financial technology solutions such as microservices and back-end applications using cutting-edge technology (Java, Springboot, OCP, Gradle, Jenkins, SonarQube, Kibana, NexusIQ, PostgreSQL, DataDog, Python, Snow Flake, Liquibase, Helm, Angular +more)
• Demonstrated expertise in project delivery best practices, proactively enhancing outcomes. (Installed a $24 Million dollar profit before taxes payment program and applications with thousands of users)
• Recognized by clients as a key contributor, offering feedback for performance improvement.
• Participated in interview processes for new-hires in client project roles.
• Ensured team understanding of project Statement of Work (SOW) and success metrics to drive project alignment and clarity

Jan 2023 – March 2024
Java Cloud Engineer & People Leader

Tech Consultant as Java Engineer for Cloud Engineering Practice.
Position fully in english

𝘐𝘯𝘥𝘶𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘴: Financial Services & Banking
𝘊𝘭𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘴: Discover Bank - United States

• Built financial backend applications and microservices using cutting-edge technology and best practices for U.S. Bank Discover (Java, Springboot, OCP, Gradle, Jenkins, SonarQube, Kibana, NexusIQ, Snow Flake, Liquibase, Helm, LeanIX + more)
• Worked in an Agile Scrum environment to deliver high-quality products and facilitated daily stand-up meetings, continuous improvement sessions, and retrospectives.
• Participated in design and code reviews to ensure high-quality code and adherence to best practices
• Provided mentorship to junior engineers and contributed to their growth and development
• Thrived in a team environment and collaborated effectively with international and cross-functional teams.
• Stayed up-to-date with software, hardware, and open source technology stacks to continuously improve technical knowledge.

Software Engineer
Aug 2021 – Jan 2023
Software Engineer

NTT Data Europe & Latam

Full-time, Remote

IT Solutions & Services (ITS&S) Consultant as a Software Engineer.
𝘐𝘯𝘥𝘶𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘴: Media & Communications
𝘊𝘭𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘴: Telefónica / Movistar - Colombia

• Created and developed multiple microservices in Java with technologies such as Spring Boot, PostgreSQL and Redis
• Worked with different software development tools and techniques such as Git, Jenkins, OCP, SonarQube, Kiuwan, Rancher (DevOps), REST and SOAP services (Spring)
• Engaged with the client and product owner for business understanding and worked in teams with different collaborators of the project with different ranges of skills in software or business areas.
• Took part in all software life cycle including analysis, development, implementation and evaluation.

Project Manager
May 2021 – Aug 2021
Project Manager


Full-Time, Remote

𝘐𝘯𝘥𝘶𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘴: Insurance
𝘊𝘭𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘴: AON - Mexico

• Managed and kept track of tasks and workflow of the team (+10 People)
• Coordinated in steps to production of the AON Mass platform in Mexico (+14,000 Users)
• Implemented software and development solutions with critical thinking for the project and work team
• Oversaw fulfillment of objectives per sprint and the search for solutions to incidents captured in the steps to production
• Collaborated in the phases of the project to promote coordination, collaboration and the business unit as a whole

Aug 2020 – May 2021
Developer Analyst

𝘐𝘯𝘥𝘶𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘴: Insurance, Public Sector
𝘊𝘭𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘴: AON - Mexico, Higher Council of the Judiciary (CSJ) - Colombia

• Assisted and developed solutions to problems that arise in technological platforms at the level of software or data communication, among others. Technologies: Java, Spring, JSF, GIT, Angular.
• Managed and administered the databases and technological resources associated with the generation of data and information in business projects to provide a timely response to the requests and requirements of the company's customers. Technologies: SQL Server.
• Audited operating activities on systems, in accordance with established procedures.

Academic Projects

A continuación presento algunos proyectos en los que he trabajado. Si desea conocer más sobre mi trabajo, cuento con un perfil de GitHub y los repositorios dentro de este se encuentran públicos. Si le gustaría saber más sobre algo en específico o simplemente desea conversar sobre algún proyecto dirigase a la pestaña de contacto.

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(+57) 319 210 4908

Bogotá, Colombia
(Open to Relocation)