Kat is a Senior Software Engineer with about 5 years of experience in industry. She is currently at N26, working on authentication and distributed applications. She has worked extensively with microservice architectures, relational and non-relational databases, synchronous and asynchronous messaging patterns. Given N26's strong DevOps culture, she’s also done some work in configuring deployment pipelines, provisioning machines and applications, and setting up monitoring. When she’s not at work she’ probably training mixed martial arts, playing guitar, or cooking!