Yan Uehara

Yan Uehara

Software Engineer - Backend at Mercado Bitcoin

Mercado Bitcoin


Yan is a backend developer with expertise in authentication, authorization, and AML/CFT integrations and processes. He earned his MSc. degree from UFPR in 2022, specializing in computer security and computer networks. His research during his master’s program showcased his commitment to staying at the forefront of technology and his ability to solve complex problems.

Yan excels in programming languages like Python and Golang (Go), leveraging this expertise to create secure and high-performant backend solutions. He is skilled in requirements engineering, aligning his projects with both technical and business requirements and limitations. Yan is well-versed in containerization technologies (Docker/Kubernetes), CI/CD processes, and experienced in designing and developing systems with microservices architectures and event-driven integrations.

Member of the Brazilian Society of Computing (SBC)

  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Security
  • Computer Networks
  • Blockchain & Blockchain Technologies
  • Information Management
  • MSc in Computer Science, 2019 - 2022

    Universidade Federal do Paraná

  • BSc in Computer Science (Exchange), 2014 - 2015

    Tampere University - Hervanta Campus (former Tampere University of Technology)

  • BSc in Computer Science, 2014 - 2018

    Universidade Federal do Mato Grosso do Sul


Backend Developer
Dec 2020 – Present São Paulo/SP - Brazil
Software engineer/Backend Developer curently working in the team that takes care of the platforms' Authentication and Authorization and AML/CFT integrations
Graduate Scholarship Holder (MSc)
Mar 2019 – Mar 2021 Curitiba/PR - Brazil

CNPq Full-time Scholarship holder in Master’s degree in Informatics Graduate Program of Universidade Federal do Paraná.

Conducted research in the CCSC/NR2 team

Undergraduate Scholarship Holder
Nov 2015 – Oct 2018 Campo Grande/MS, Brazil

PET-Computação group
Main activities:

  • Teacher Assitant for Algorithms and Programming I (2017/1st semester) and Computer Networking (2017/2nd semester)
  • Prepared and lectured a short course on planning and configuring computer networks topologies using GNS3
  • Produced an booklet and short course about git
Summer Trainee
Jun 2015 – Aug 2015 Tampere, Finland

R&D Departament of Operations System Suport, Performance Team
Main activities:

  • NetAct system performance, dimensioning and capacity data reporting
  • Visualization tools

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