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Hasham Malik

Hasham Malik Agency Contractor

Highly Experienced Rubymotion & Ruby on Rails Developer

Pakistan - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 6

With over the decade of experience in developing and maintaining successful web applications, I have developed deep expertise in delivering and maintaining high quality well tested code written in cutting edge web technologies. I have been writing Ruby on Rails applications since 2005 as a core technology. I like to write applications with comprehensive test coverage and using TDD/BDD. I also specialize in high availability deployments on various cloud platforms. I can communicate well in English and would love to report progress frequently. I have expertise in these technologies: Languages: Ruby, Python, Javascript Frontend: Haml, Jquery, AngularJS, Knockoutjs, Sass Frameworks: Ruby on Rails, Sinatra, Flask, PhoneGap Persistence: MySQL, Postgresql and MongoDB Testing: Rspec, Cucumber & Jasmine Deployment: Capistrano, AWS, GAE

Associated with: Zen of Ruby, Ballista Labs

94% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
160 hours

Michael C.

Michael C. Agency Contractor

System Administrator

United States - Tests: 4

I am a system administrator and programmer who looks for challenging new projects. I have worked extensively in Open Source projects utilizing many tools as well as worked in Windows and Macintosh worlds. I specialize in Network, System, and Database Administration. But can do just about anything.

Associated with: iTMC

100% Job Success
$100.00 /hr
152 hours

Justin Bachus

Justin Bachus

10+ years experience in Linux System Administration and web hosting

United States - Tests: 2

I have been involved in Linux and FreeBSD system administration for over 10 years when I began managing servers for a social networking website. After starting my own web hosting business and working in multiple positions in both the private and public sector, I consider myself an expert in system administration and designing systems to meet customer needs. With degrees in Business Honors and Management Information Systems, I can quickly articulate business needs and translate these into technical requirements. My technical experience allows me to then research and choose the best and most economical needs to match customer requirements.

$55.56 /hr
55 hours

Jordan Smith

Jordan Smith

Professional Web Developer

United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

Hello there! I am an experienced Ruby on Rails web developer. I love taking creative ideas and turning them into a reality. The majority of my work is done using Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, Javascript, jQuery, and Twitter bootstrap. I have experience using various other frameworks and can adjust to the job at hand, but those are my preferences. I also have lots of experience in affiliate marketing dealing with various traffic sources and ad networks. If you are interested in building any tools relating to this I would have great insight and could bring fresh ideas. Feel free to contact me with any website ideas and we can see if it is doable!

$45.00 /hr
2 hours

Rodney Caston

Rodney Caston Agency Contractor

Systems Engineer

United States - Tests: 3

I have over fifteen years experience in linux systems administration and development, having managed large environments composed of many thousands of systems. I believe I bring with me a valuable perspective on how to provide solutions for efficiently managing extremely large, and distributed environments without scaling headcount. Some of my accomplishments include having built site reliability/network operations centers from the ground up, from the development of the fault and performance management systems to the management of the staff. I have built up and administered large scale email infrastructures which would send and receive millions of emails daily. I have managed datacenter migration projects consisting of thousands of servers running live services. I have extensive experience in the online gaming industry, focusing on adminsitration, server engineering, and DevOps. I have even worked in a creative capacity as a writer and creative designer in the past, having co-created the MegaTokyo™ intellectual properties. Given the variety of roles I've had in my career, I consider myself a jack-of-all-trades. What I enjoy most is being able to provide value to the organizations that I am able to support, regardless of what role that places me in at the time. Specialties: Amazon Web Services, Apache, Backtrack 5, Bind/DNS, Cacti, Chef, Cloud, Drupal, Elasticsearch, Ganglia, Glusterfs, HAProxy, Heartbeat, Kibana, LDirectord, Linux (Ubuntu, Debian, Redhat, CentOS, Kali), Logstash, Memcache, Metasploit, Monit, MongoDB, MRTG, Munin, MySQL Server, Nagios, Netcool, Nginx, Offensive Security, OpenVAS, OpenVPN, OSSEC, OSX, Penetration Testing, Postfix, PowerDNS, Puppet, Ruby, RRDTool, SAN, Samba, Sendmail, Shell Scripting, Splunk, Squid, Syslog, SMTP, SNMP, SSL, Squid, TCP/IP, VMWare, Windows, and Xen.

Associated with: Caston Consulting LLC

$91.11 /hr
1,634 hours

Saúl G.

Saúl G. Agency Contractor

Engineer - Web Developer

Mexico - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

Web developer, Ruby on Rails, Javascript, Postgresql, Git, Bootstrap, CCS. Working as Front-End Developer.

Associated with: CLQ on Rails

$22.22 /hr
873 hours

David B.

David B.


United States - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 1

Over the past several years I've been trying to keep on top of emerging tech such as ruby, jquery and other frameworks so that I can help my clients. I'm been growing my small business to a more online business for web and software development. I also have experince in: Ruby, Perl, Python, Visual Basic, GNU C, Visual C++, Schema, PHP, MySQL, PostGreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Ajax, OOP, JavaScript, Java, and wxWidgets (A Framework for python/perl)

$50.00 /hr
17 hours