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  1. Niels Ganser

    Niels Ganser

    German Engineered Ruby on Rails Solutions & Reliable Project Managment

    Germany - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

    Hi, I'm Niels, a seasoned software engineer based in Germany mostly working on web applications of all kinds using Ruby on Rails (3 and 4), (My)SQL, mongodb, redis, HTML(5), CSS and JavaScript in an agile manner. I also set up and maintain Linux servers. Several applications that I architected, implemented and maintain are in active production use. Please see my portfolio for details. I have years of experience as a senior developer – working solo, in co-located teams as well as in distributed teams – and hold a postgraduate diploma in Management of Software Projects. My greatest prides are proactiveness, reliability and good communication Please note that I do *not* do graphic design. Not for a lack of interest, but for an unfortunate lack of artistic talent. Sorry! :)

    Groups: Engine Yard Ruby on Rails Professionals Network

    $128.50 /hr
    5,370 hours
    4.97
  2. Luke Jurgs

    Luke Jurgs

    Senior PHP/Javascript/SQL Developer

    Australia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    Over the last 12 years I've worked with PHP, MySQL/PostgreSQL/MSSQL, JavaScript, HTML/CSS and related web technologies to create a large number of websites and web applications. I've worked for a number of startups and for a large listed company. My strength is the knowledge I have of what the web application stack is capable of, how interacts with the underlying server software/hardware and browser. This insight allows me to build robust, sophisticated and fast software. Most recently I have been building thick client side applications using Backbone.js and Require.js. I believe that the future of consumer software is going to be dominated by this type of software stack. It gives me great pleasure to be building the future right now. I also have excellent Ubuntu/Debian/CentOS Linux administration skills and have managed a large number of different servers. If you're after a serious and capable programmer then look no further.

    $42.00 /hr
    2,238 hours
    5.00
  3. Alex Fortuna

    Alex Fortuna

    Senior Ruby on Rails Developer / Development Consultant

    Russia - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

    I'm seeking opportunities to build high-quality dynamic web solutions in Ruby on Rails. I've got a solid programming background with over 15 years experience. I'm a self-organized, disciplined and quality-oriented performer with good team management skills. A list of skills/features follows. * Passion for programming. * 15+ years overall development experience in 10+ languages. * 10+ years team leadership experience. * 10+ years Unix admin and TCP/IP networking experience. * 7+ years Ruby experience. * 5+ years Ruby on Rails experience. * Contributing to Ruby/Rails open source community (https://github.com/dadooda). * Clean, distinct, well-documented and reusable code is a *MUST*. * Solid understanding and everyday use of TDD (RSpec). * Strong JavaScript: raw language, jQuery, frameworks. * Everyday Git usage. * Practical programmer’s knowledge of HTML/CSS. * Hands-on experience of building high-traffic web applications in Unix environment (nginx, memcached, SQL server tuning, load testing tools, etc.). * 10+ years LAMP experience.

    $37.00 /hr
    2,464 hours
    4.77
  4. Ouahib El Hanchi

    Ouahib El Hanchi

    Programmer / Developer

    Morocco - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a talented programmer and developer with years of experience and educational training. I am willing to work as a team member and also autonomously for your project. I have also worked for many years of my career as a C/C++ programmer and as a web designer. I also have experience many other programming languages to name a few : Python, PHP, Perl, JavaScript ... And also working with different DBMSs. I got experience also in data entry, data processing and document formatting. I will deliver my best work at a high standard. I look forward to being hired by you for your jobs.

    Groups: LoginRadius

    $50.00 /hr
    11 hours
    5.00
  5. Diego Gutierrez

    Diego Gutierrez

    Systems admin, DBA, developer, application architect

    Argentina - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 19 - Portfolio: 2

    During my 20+ years of experience, I've gone through several different IT roles: developer, analyst, database designer, database admin, systems administrator, network designer, team leader, architect, CTO. This background allows me to understand all aspects involved in application development, being able to design a complex multi platform app from the ground up as well as help troubleshooting an existing app's problems or weird system behaviour.

    $33.33 /hr
    4,694 hours
    4.96
  6. Rômulo S.

    Rômulo S.

    Software Developer - Python, Ruby, Java, JavaScript

    Brazil - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8

    Senior software developer with a broad skill set. Very quick learner. I do my best to write beautiful, efficient, and thoroughly tested code. I've handled all kinds of code bases - small to large, simple to complex, ancient to bleeding edge. I'm comfortable with any modern programming task. I've been a Linux user for over a decade and I'm well versed in server administration. Available part time, 10-30 hrs/week @ EST+3. Currently looking for Python, Ruby, node.js, Java, C# and JavaScript jobs. Programming languages and frameworks I have worked with: Python - Django, Flask Ruby - Rails, Sinatra Node.js JavaScript - jQuery, Backbone, Marionette, Angular Java - Spring, Play .NET - C#, ASP.NET MVC PHP - Wordpress, Laravel, Silex, Symfony Shell scripting MUMPS - InterSystems Caché Databases I have worked with: MySQL Postgres SQL Server Ingres MongoDB InterSystems Caché

    $55.56 /hr
    342 hours
    4.98
  7. Sarkis V.

    Sarkis V.

    Sr. Software Engineer / Sr. DevOps Engineer

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Up to date experience and credentials on my linkedin profile: http://linkedin.com/in/sarkisvarozian I love helping individuals and businesses: * provision, migrate, maintain new servers * establish and maintain infrastructure * deployment and configuration management processes and procedures * continuous integration processes My experience as a Sr. Software Engineer first and eventually into DevOps/Systems Engineering helps me make better architectural decisions and much easier to grasp newer more software engineering centered DevOps standards and practice. I have experience with the following: * Programming Languages: python, ruby, php, perl, html, javascript * Linux Distributions: archlinux, ubuntu, debian, centos, rhel * Config Management: chef, puppet, salt, ansible * Web Servers: nginx, apache, lighttpd * Ruby on Rails: unicorn, foreman * Deploy Automation: capistrano, fabric * Process Management: runit, monit, god I also have a good knowledge of web applications from front end (mostly using jQuery, html, html5) as I originally started out as a web application developer. Sometimes I write on my blog: http://blog.sarkis.io

    $70.00 /hr
    60 hours
    5.00
  8. Boian M.

    Boian M.

    16yr exp - Linux Systems Architect / ISP / IT Consultant -

    Bulgaria - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    * gathering customer's requirements (type of applications deployed) * specifying hardware * deploying (software and hardware installation, including in data centers) * technical writing on cloud-computing topics, security, High-availability, clusters and others * monitoring / profiling * management * architecture audits * virtual infrastructures based on KVM / OpenVZ / VMware / XEN / Sun Ray + Virtualbox * Fully-virtualized and HA architectures deployment (Proxmox, ESX, OpenStack) and network virtualization (Neutron); * network solutions based on Brocade / Cisco / HP / Mikrotik products * full internet provider development * providing adequate documentation in each stage (doc/pdf/Visio) of Linux/UNIX based systems, also managing small IT teams, looking for new challenging projects. * BIND, djbdns, mydns, ndns based DNS architectures; * Qmail / Exim / Postfix-based mail systems; * Websystems to include Apache / MySQL / PostgreSQL / PHP / Perl configurations; * Rails solutions; * Complete webhosting managment - Cpanel/WHCMS /Plesk etc.; * Backup solutions (EMC Retrospect, Open source solutions - Bacula, Amanda, ZRM etc.); * Cloud computing IAAS and PAAS(Amazon EC2, OpenStack) and related ecosystems (Ceph); * HA solutions : Pacemaker, Corosync, GlusterFS, MooseFS, DRBD, Ceph * Load testing (jMeter, Tsung, iozone, vdbench, ab, siege); * MySQL - single servers, Master/Slave configurations or Master/Master; * Tomcat/Resin based Java application servers; * Monitoring deployment and administration (Zabbix, Nagios); * Nagios / MRTG / Cacti monitoring and data acquisition; * Design/development and modification of PHP/Ruby/Perl-based web systems; * MVC framework development on Rais / CakePHP / Codeigniter; * Zibra, Zarafa, iRedMail, phplist, google apps, Also extensive experience in deployment and management of server configurations in data centers.

    $44.44 /hr
    6,229 hours
    4.97
  9. Rui Gomes

    Rui Gomes

    Web Developer - Proficient in PHP, Laravel, Javascript, Ruby on Rails

    Portugal - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    I've worked closely with world-class companies throughout the development of outstanding platforms that have been used by thousands. I'm proficient with PHP and I'm also a Laravel early-adopter - I've been using it since early version 3. I've developed countless applications with Laravel, attended the Laracon conference in Amsterdam and I've written several tutorials that have helped hundreds of other developers. In addition to PHP, I've also used Ruby on Rails extensively to develop complex web applications with full featured test suites. Being a Software Engineering student, you'll be sure to get solutions that are well designed, easy to scale and develop upon. I've taken a CAE (Certificate in Advanced English) by the University of Cambridge and passed with flying colours. Communicating with me won't definitely be an issue. Looking forward to working with you on your next web app!

    $50.00 /hr
    168 hours
    4.99
  10. Dmitry Z.

    Dmitry Z.

    DevOps, Expert Linux Administrator

    Serbia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a DevOps who has strong skills and pragmatic experience. Also I had extensive IT background as an expert Linux sysadmin for over 12 years. My knowledge of programming languages and systems administration allows me to integrate and automate much of my work. My GitHub account: https://github.com/freeminder Linux distros: RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian Virtualization hypervizors and containers: KVM, VMware ESXi, oVirt, OpenVZ, LXC, Docker, DEIS, Kubernetes Cloud platforms and API: AWS, DigitalOcean, Softlayer, Rackspace, Linode Monitoring: Zabbix, Nagios/Icinga, Munin, Cacti, Monit Load balancers: HAProxy, Nginx Web servers: Apache, Nginx App servers: Phusion Passenger DB: MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, PostgreSQL, Redis, MongoDB Mail servers: Postfix, Exim, Sendmail, Dovecot, Courier Control panels: cPanel/WHM, Parallels Plesk/Power Panel Configuration management and deployment: Chef, Capistrano Continuous Integration: Jenkins SCM: Git Scripting: Bash, Ruby, Python Frameworks: Ruby on Rails BDD: RSpec, Capybara

    $44.44 /hr
    917 hours
    5.00