Senior back-end engineer, Zend Framework developer, team-lead
Last active: 1 day ago
TOP 25 oDesk Web developer - awarded several times!
Successfully assembled and managed distributed teams. Are your freelancers taking a piss? I reviewed, fired and forced bad coders to return money and I staff professional people on oDesk.
Certifications: Zend Certified PHP5 Engineer, Zend Certified PHP 5.3 Engineer, Zend Framework Certified Engineer. Oracle Certified MySQL developer.
Unbeatable 14+ years of experience in LAMP environment. Experienced with high-load, high-trafficked sites with data/code distributed over several data centres. Worked with the best companies onsite (Germany, Australia, Thailand, Malaysia) and remotely (all over the world).
Proven expertise in the following technologies/platforms/skills:
PHP 5, outstanding OOP, OOA and OOD
Python 2.5+, Django, Flask, etc.
versatile in XML solutions (along with XSLT and XPath)
HTML (XHTML, W3C compliance, strict mode, CSS)
MySQL 5, PostgreSQL, database optimization
NoSQL (Redis, MongoDB, etc)
AMPQ (RabbitMQ, etc)
GIT (SVN, CVS, but really prefer GIT)
GAE (Google App Engine: Python)
APIs (various Google APIs, Facebook, Mailchimp, Twitter and many more)
e-commerce: (osCommerce, Magento, digishop, xcart, zencart, etc)
project tracking software (Assembla, Springloops, Mantis, Beanstalk and others)
lots of other skills, including but not limited to unit, functional and regression testing, agile/lean methodology, team leading, security audit and more.
Unsurpassed skills in fixing bad 'indian' code and salvaging projects by doing step-by-step full code refactoring without breaking live mode.
Expect professional attitude, clean code, solutions that you won't need to fix after the project is finished, lots of ideas regarding your site/service, security audit, etc.
For fulltime offers (more than 6+ months) there are nice options available: discount (up to 5$ per hour), 24hr support in case of emergencies (response time from 0 mins to 2 hrs).
And the last, but not least, you get what you're paying for. If you prefer to use the cheapest dentist in another country to established and known stomatologist, then please do not contact me. Thank you.