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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. Ivan T.

    Ivan T.

    Ruby / Rails Architect w/ scaling exp. 8 yrs, 12k hrs, 100pct success.

    Russia - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    Independent full-stack developer / technical architect skilled in: * Ruby / Ruby on Rails (from edge to legacy) * 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) * Client-side tech (HTML5 / CSS3 / JavaScript [native / AngularJS]) * RESTful APIs implementation, integration with any third-party APIs, data harvesting from sites which do not provide an API * Social media integration (authentication, querying, publishing): Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and more * Process: TDD/BDD with RSpec, Cucumber, Capybara, Zeus, Guard * Rails applications deploy, monitoring, maintenance: Heroku, Amazon EC2, Linode, Heroku) * Amazon Web Services infrastructure: EC2, S3, Glacier, Redshift,.. * Version control systems: svn, git (with GitFlow, GitHub Flow workflows) As a back-end technical architect / developer, 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, regroup, 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, oDesk Verified Web Developers

    $100.00 /hr
    12,815 hours
    5.00
  2. Luke Jurgs

    Luke Jurgs

    Senior PHP/Javascript/SQL Developer

    Australia - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

    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
    2,195 hours
    5.00
  3. Alex Fortuna

    Alex Fortuna

    Senior Ruby on Rails Developer / Development Consultant

    Russia - Last active: 1 day 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
    2,462 hours
    4.64
  4. Matthew Davids

    Matthew Davids

    Software Architect

    United States - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 3

    Currently doing a few different things. Among them: - Cloudformation and infrastructure design on AWS: - Autoscaling, S3, couchbase, node applications, Chef - Javascript Single Page Application design: - React.js, gulp, semantic-ui - Fluid Dynamics/Modelling in Processing: - Side project, not professional. Navier-Stokes, numerical methods, computer graphics, etc. I previously developed provisioning and deployment solutions for a client's in-house automated testing infrastructure. The majority of this was done in Ruby, with some variations dictated by DSLs in Chef and Vagrant, as well as a number of scripting languages, as required. I've also managed a team of 3-5 software engineers working on provisioning automation/DevOps projects. Current Frameworks and JS tools: React.js, backbone.js, gulp.js, bower, browserify, node, etc... More to come shortly. Current Languages: JavaScript, Ruby, Chef, Batch, BASH, Powershell, XML, JSON, AutoIT Current Tools: Chef, Amazon Web Services, Vagrant, Ant, InstallAnywhere, Install4j Current Operating Systems (configuration, software deployment, etc): Windows Server (2003 - 2012) SLES 11 RedHat 6.4 CentOS 6.4 Ubuntu 12.04/14.04 Amazon Linux Past Languages: Processing, C++, Java, OpenGL, Octave, MATLAB, Mathematica, SQL, C, C#, LUA, R, and Python Other: Verilog, VHDL, Oculus Rift, Razer Hydra

    $60.00 /hr
    1,415 hours
    5.00
  5. Igor S.

    Igor S.

    Linux sysadmin, cloud deployments specialist

    Czech Republic - Last active: 21 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
    6,758 hours
    4.88
  6. Paul Z.

    Paul Z. Agency Contractor

    Top Rated - PHP / Filemaker developer of 6000+ hours

    China - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 10

    - Web Application Development PHP, Filemaker, Python, Ruby, Zend, Magento, Wordpress, Java, Amazon - Design AutoCAD, SketchUp, 3Ds Max As a graphic designer / software developer, I have good experiences in various fields of stand-alone application development as well as web techniques including Java, JSP, PHP, Javascript and their frameworks like Drupal, Joomla, Python, CakePHP, Magento, Wordpress, PHPBB, and so on. The 9 years of development works also gave me great skills in HTML and CSS / SASS as well as web page design while it was giving me deeper understanding and valuable experiences on database side like MySQL and Oracle. I'm mainly skilled in - AutoCAD - Sketchup Pro - 3Ds max - Drupal 6.x, Drupal 7.x - Joomla 1.0, 1.5, 1.7, 2.5, 3.x - Filemaker 6, 7, 11, 12, 13 - Yii - Python 2.6, 2.7, 3.x / Django 1.4 - Magento 1.9 and 1.x - Ruby on Rails - Amazon Web Services (EC2 - Elastic Compute Cloud, S3 - Simple Storage Service, etc) As a youth, I am still in thick, and my competency lies in back-end system development and I am seeking opportunities to build beautiful and fully functioned websites and applications over the world to support various types of business as well as persons. Building my creation and getting honor of it is my great pleasure all time, which empower me higher and faster forward.

    Groups: BigCommerce, Bluehost Developers and Designers...

    Associated with: i4uSoft Corp.

    $38.89 /hr
    6,933 hours
    4.94
  7. Murshed A.

    Murshed A. Agency Contractor

    Technical Director / Team Lead / Software Architect /Software Engineer

    Bangladesh - Last active: 19 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    Die hard coder, Unix server admin, Open source enthusiast, Localization Expert, PHP Expert, Apache-Solr ecosystem Expert, Unicode, Web geek. The wounded coder, determined not to stop before killing all bugs!! The samurai, bug hunter willing to create a bug free world for all humans!! PHP/MYSQL, Ruby On Rails, Joomla!, Wordpress, Drupal, PERL, Javascript, Prototype, jQuery, MooTools, PHP MVC frameworks (CodeIgniter, Zend Framework), Magento, Sphinx, Lucene, Apache Solr, Nutch, Web Services, Maria DB, Apache, Nginx, Memcache ... Do you have a tech challenge? Put me on...

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance, Bluehost Developers and Designers

    Associated with: Samurai Geeks

    $33.33 /hr
    1,228 hours
    4.54
  8. Anton Kolomiychuk

    Anton Kolomiychuk Agency Contractor

    Save this project guy || Ruby Rails Php Yii Symfony

    Russia - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    Hello, My name is Anton and I'm a passionate RubyOnRails developer with a big php experience. I currently completely focused on RoR development. I know how it works inside, know all pitfalls. I know what is good in Rails and what is bad, and how to avoid bad things. I also worked with Redis, Apache Solr, Facebook, Twitter and PayPal APIs, OAuth and much more... Such the experience has given me knowledge about building applications in the best possible way and I can select the best technology to suit your task perfectly. My most successful projects is a custom CMS and online ticketing systems based on Symfony 2 and Ruby on Rails. Website created for Australian company SEMIPERMANENT gives them 5613 sold tickets on he's events on 24 July 2014 from project start in 2012. My hobby is a painting and design and I really love creative people. Designers, writers... all of them. If you're one of this cool guys or you want to build a app to this people I'm really enjoyed to help you with that. I'm a team leader and lead architect of SmartDev agency and I'm among top 30% Odesk Coding Challenge champs. So I know how to build a great software. Contact me today - and get FREE consulting about your project!

    Groups: Coding Champs

    Associated with: SmartDev

    $32.99 /hr
    1,865 hours
    5.00
  9. Alexey Artamonov

    Alexey Artamonov

    Senior Ruby on Rails Developer and Team Lead

    Russia - Last active: 3 months ago - Portfolio: 5

    Software Architect and senior developer which employs communication and technical skills to build and lead teams in designing and implementing web apps or enterprise services. Builds solutions using Ruby based frameworks, refactoring existing projects. Specialties Strong developer skills include OOP, web application architecture, data modelling, etc... Domains: E-commerce, Business Directory Methodologies: Agile Development, Behavior Driven Development Platforms: Linux Languages: Ruby, JavaScript, C/C++ Databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB Others: Git, GitHub, PivotalTracker

    $42.00 /hr
    3,208 hours
    4.91
  10. Farid B.

    Farid B.

    Full stack Ruby on Rails developer

    Russia - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 3

    Over 10 years of experience with C, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Go, Linux. I'm self-motivated in improving my skills and learn something new.

    $44.44 /hr
    1,195 hours
    5.00