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Ruby is an open-source dynamic and general-purpose programming language that is similar to languages like Perl, Lisp, Python and Smalltalk. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, companies hire Ruby freelancers for various Ruby development projects, from web applications and threaded database servers to chart libraries, desktop GUI applications and image recognition engines.

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  1. Igor S.

    Igor S.

    Linux sysadmin, cloud deployments specialist

    Czech Republic - Last active: 12 hours ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

    I would like to offer you my deep knowledge of servers hardware and software, which allows me to fine-tune servers according to their roles, and my ability to anticipate and solve problems in shortest time possible. No Windows please, Unices only, Linux preferrable. Lately my main point of interest has shifted to deploying and maintaining web projects in cloud environments. I am developing monitoring / management tool ( http://m-script.org ) and supporting existing installations, but I am very well familiar with all well known alternatives from both monitoring and cloud management side, so no problem to implement any of them. The point is, I know very well how it works. And how it doesn't, too :) I am interested in any system administration work, especially in cloud environments. The more challenging you setup is going to be, the better. Automated scalability, cross-clouds deployments, combination of traditional and dynamically scalable resources, DNS/Geo balancing - everything is possible, just let me know your needs.

    $40.00 /hr
    6,980 hours
    4.88
  2. Niels Ganser

    Niels Ganser

    German Engineered Ruby on Rails Solutions & Reliable Project Managment

    Germany - Last active: 10 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
    5,375 hours
    4.97
  3. Alex Fortuna

    Alex Fortuna

    Senior Ruby on Rails Developer / Development Consultant

    Russia - Last active: 13 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
    2,480 hours
    4.77
  4. Ouahib El Hanchi

    Ouahib El Hanchi

    Programmer / Developer

    Morocco - Last active: 8 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. Ivan T.

    Ivan T.

    Ruby/Rails Full-Stack Architect. 8 yrs, 12k hrs, 100pct success.

    Russia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    Independent full-stack developer / technical architect skilled in: * Ruby / Ruby on Rails (from edge to legacy) * Client-side tech (HTML5 with HAML, CSS3 with SASS, JavaScript [native & libs/frameworks], jQuery, Bootstrap, and more) * Scalable, decentralized (modular) applications architecture * Databases: relational (PostgreSQL, MySQL), NoSQL (Redis, Riak, MongoDB, Neo4j), big-data-specific (Google BigQuery, Amazon Redshift) * Background jobs processing: Sidekiq, Resque, delayed_job * Message queuing: RabbitMQ (AMQP) * RESTful APIs implementation, integration with any third-party APIs (including social media APIs: Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and more), data harvesting from sites which do not provide an API * Rails applications deploy, monitoring, maintenance: Heroku, Amazon EC2, Linode, Digital Ocean) * Amazon Web Services infrastructure: EC2, S3, Glacier, Redshift,.. * Process: TDD/BDD with RSpec, Cucumber, Capybara, Zeus, Guard * Version control systems: svn, git (with GitFlow, GitHub Flow workflows) As a full-stack developer / technical architect, I can develop scalable and stable multi-node server-side applications and also can evaluate your Ruby/Rails application and make suggestions on possible optimizations / refactoring / adopting best practices. As a team lead, I can divide, prioritize and delegate tasks to developers, consult developers on best practices, ensure high overal quality of software product. I like challenges, have solid skills of problem solving, do not require supervision to successfully perform my duties. Dependability is also one of my key strenghts (never left my work half-done / half-functioning). If my current rate fits your project's budget, contact me to discuss technical and other aspects — I'm looking forward to it.

    Groups: Engine Yard Ruby on Rails Professionals Network

    $100.00 /hr
    13,086 hours
    5.00
  6. Kirill Reva

    Kirill Reva

    Web Developer

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 2

    I have been building web applications for over 7 years now. I have a deep background in fundamental PHP5 (with MVC architecture), MySQL, HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery. I am currently focused on Laravel and Wordpress web application work, including building plugins and creating responsive design sites. My previous expertise includes Codeigniter, Yii framework, AJAX, PL/SQL, Oracle DB and Java. Even though I have no proven track record in developing Zend 2 - and Kohana-based sites, I am ready to deal with such projects as well. Regardless of the programming, I am passionate about providing first class results and excellent service. I love presenting the solution I feel is best for my clients and work with them to get them what they need. I am looking for interesting full-time, and ideally long-term projects to keep busy.

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance

    $33.33 /hr
    6,561 hours
    4.99
  7. Diego Gutierrez

    Diego Gutierrez

    Systems admin, DBA, developer, application architect

    Argentina - Last active: 1 day 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
    4,712 hours
    4.96
  8. Qen Empaces

    Qen Empaces

    full stack web developer, currently mad with ruby ruby ruby

    Philippines - Last active: 12 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 6

    Full Stack Rails Developer skill sets: - ruby on rails - jquery / backbone.js - html5 / haml / css / less / sass - foundation css / twitter bootstrap - unit testing with rspec - mysql / greenplum postgresql / mongodb / redis / mssql - apache solr search / sphinx / elastic search

    $55.00 /hr
    6,772 hours
    5.00
  9. Rômulo S.

    Rômulo S.

    Software Developer - Python, Ruby, Java, JavaScript

    Brazil - Last active: 4 days 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
    442 hours
    4.90
  10. Oscar Rendon

    Oscar Rendon

    Ruby, Rails, Js and FP

    Colombia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

    Over the last 7 years, I have developed a lot of solutions with primary focus on web applications. My core skills are: Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Javascript/Ajax, C#, ASP.NET, HTML5, MySQL, SQLServer, Oracle. I also used to work with LAMP. I've solid experience on Cloud (Heroku, GAE), windows/linux server administration, software architecture and high level design. My github profile: https://github.com/orendon

    Groups: Engine Yard Ruby on Rails Professionals Network

    $50.00 /hr
    260 hours
    5.00