Naoya Kaneko (@n_kane)

Network & Software Engineer at ISP, developing software (from kernel to userland) on router & Wi-Fi AP.

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Wi-Fi, 802.11, Network Stacks (IP, Ethernet, 802.11), Operating System, Queueing System

Professinal Summary

7 years experience in Software Engineering & Wireless Network Engineering.

Work Experiences

April 2011 - Present: Software Engineer at Internet Initiative Japan, Inc.

  • developing/maintaining softwares for a router & AP product
    • kernel part (network stacks): 802.11, Ethernet, IPv4, IPv6
    • kernel part (drivers): Wi-Fi (Atheros), USB (host, ethernet, sensor), e.t.c
    • userland part: various daemons & utilities (including hostapd, syslogd, data collector, multicast routing daemon e.t.c)
  • designing/deploying/operating Wi-Fi network for various short-term events (conference, convention e.t.c)


2009 - 2011 Master of Engineering

University of Tsukuba, Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering, Department of Computer Science

  • Thesis Title: “The Communication Framework for Cooperative Application using an Instant Messenger”

2005 - 2009 Bachelor of Information Science

University of Tsukuba, College of Information Science

  • Thesis Title: “IMRPC: The Remote Procedure Call Framework using Instant Messenger”



  • “Implementing Network Filesystem based on Instant Messenger” Comsys 2008 Poster session





  • Second Class Electric Work Specialist, 2018
  • On-The-Ground 1-Category Special Radio Operator, 2016
  • Amateur Fourth-Class Radio Operator, 2015

Computer Skills

  • Languages: C, Assembler(x86, ARM), shell, Ruby, mruby, Go, Python
  • Platforms: Linux(Debian, Ubuntu), NetBSD, FreeBSD, Plan 9, Mac OS X
  • Network Equipments: SEIL, Cisco(Catalyst, WLC, Aironet), Juniper Switch, Aruba AP, Ruckus AP, Ubiquiti EdgeRouter, pfSense
  • Network Protocols
    • L2 related: 802.11, 802.3, 802.1X
    • L3 related: IPv4, IPv6
    • L4 and above: TCP, UDP, 802.1X, PIM-SM, EAP


  • 802.11 frame caputuring, building Raspberry Pi based device and surveying various networks
  • Core member of CONBU from 2015, building Wi-Fi networks in various events
  • Writing dojinshi (see “Publications”)
  • Studying grammer of various languages