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  1. Aleksandr Tolstikov

    Aleksandr Tolstikov

    Drupal / PHP expert

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

    Over 8000 hours on oDesk (only Drupal related). Highly motivated, goal-oriented, hands-on senior software engineer with extensive technical skills and over 15 years of experience in software development. - Expert knowledge of Drupal CMS; - In-depth knowledge of systems architecture and software design methodologies; - 10+ years of experience in web application development using PHP; - Extensive experience in relational database management systems, mainly with MySQL; - Experience in Linux systems administration; - Strong understanding of networking/Internet protocols and formats; - Experience in architecting, implementing and maintaining full-text search platforms;

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers, Drupal

    $40.00 /hr
    8,419 hours
    5.00
  2. Dimitris Manikis

    Dimitris Manikis

    Software Architect

    Greece - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1

    Software architect and solutions architect experienced in Enterprise Architecture, SOA, Telecoms, Machine Learning, Information Retrieval, Data Mining with focus to solutions based on open standards and open source software. Software Development experience since 1994. Last 10+ years working mainly with Java based technologies. Quick learner, self motivated, passionate about learning new technologies, have worked in a couple of start-ups from the ground up and in various areas of an enterprise such as architecture, software development, R&D, business development and project management.

    $55.56 /hr
    3,511 hours
    5.00
  3. Vitaly Sas

    Vitaly Sas

    Expert Android developer

    Belarus - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    I specialize in developing Android apps and have over 4 years of experience in commercial app development. I'm looking for a interesting projects to do a really good job. Challenge me and I'll do my best to create high-quality app in order to meet your wishes. I look forward to working with you. Thank you for reviewing my oDesk resume. Best regards, Vitaly Sas.

    $33.33 /hr
    1,347 hours
    4.90
  4. Eric S.

    Eric S.

    Senior Web & Mobile Expert

    China - Last active: 8 hours ago - Tests: 32 - Portfolio: 25

    Web Master with 8 years of experience in designing, developing, improving and maintenance. For the last 2 years, I worked on 3 projects as project manager & developer and led them to success. Always trying to complete project perfectly by suggesting innovative solutions. *** Areas of Expertise *** - Advanced programming and designing skills - Project Management - Risk Management and solving skills - Teamwork - Website Optimization, SEO *** Technical Skills *** PHP, Ruby, NodeJS, HTML5, CSS2/3, Javascript, Java, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Wordpress, Magento, Ruby on Rails, Zend, Joomla, Drupal, YII, Laravel, JQuery, JQuery UI, VelocityJS, AngularJS, Greensock, ScrollMagic Bootstrap, SCSS, LESS, Responsive Design, Parallex Design, Redmine, GetFlow, Pivotal, Git, SVN, Github, General skill in Amazon Web Services, CPanel Management, Mojohost Management

    Groups: BigCommerce, BoonEx...

    $50.00 /hr
    10,879 hours
    4.95
  5. Zdenko H.

    Zdenko H.

    Full Stack, Backend Developer

    Czech Republic - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

    During my years as a software consultant, I have realized that communication with client is most crucial. That's why I make every effort to understand requirements of the task that's need to be done, remove ambiguities, make thorough analysis, suggest solution and implement. My expertise is in programming Python / Django / Google App Engine (Google Cloud Platform) projects. Beside that I have knowledge of other web technologies (HTML, CSS, Javascript...) and Java. I am very open to new challenges and problems. I prefer working on Linux. I am constantly improving my skills and knowledge in all areas. Experience with scrapping e-shops, real estate websites using BeautifulSoup Experience with other Python frameworks like Webapp2, Flask and Bottle For frontend I am comfortable working with Angular JS.

    $37.00 /hr
    820 hours
    5.00
  6. Nikolay C.

    Nikolay C.

    Brainbench certified JSE/JEE dev, DB dev, Sys-Arch

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 11

    Would you like to find a powerful Java-dev? If so, please read further... 1. Intentions I'm working as a free-lancer more than 2 years already, and worked > 12 years in scientific and software engineering areas. I'm here because I'm looking worldwide for interesting work related to software development using the following technologies (some or all): - Java 5/6/7 (JSE, Swing, CORBA, Web Services, etc.) - JEE5/6 (EJB3, JSF, Hibernate, etc.) - GWT, Spring, Struts, etc. - And other JSE/JEE-related frameworks - GlassFish, Tomcat, JBoss, Jetty, etc. - JME (CLDC 1.1, MIDP 2.0) and Android - Maven, Ant, etc. - Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL and other DBMS - Some sub-tasks could be related to C/C++ with STL (but NOT the whole project!) - UML and/or Agile Modeling - Well-organized Agile processes - Etc. It would be nice to be involved into software concepts and architecture development. Also it would be nice to have possibilities for applying my initiative and creativity. I'm ready to work as a free-lancer for the beginning up to 40+ hours per week), and you may hire me as a full-time employee as well. I'm ready to move mostly to any country or city. In such case I'm ready to start as a developer (or senior developer), but with possibility to grow up to TL, and further up to SA or PM (of course, starting from TL or SA would be nice). 2. Education - University Master Degree in the area of Informatics and Computer Systems 3. General Skills I have a wide working and scientific experience with dozens of technologies (> 14 years). The most deep experience I have with the following techs: - JSE5/6 and J2SE (Java Core, Multithreading, AWT, Java2D, Swing, CORBA, WebServices, Networking, etc.) - since 1998 - JEE5 (EJB3, Hibernate3, JSF, CometD, Jetty, Tomcat, JBoss, GlassFish) - about of 5 years - J2ME (CLDC 1.1, MIDP 2.0, WMA) - about a year - Other Java techs (Jakarta Commons, Log4J, Velocity, Maven, Ant, etc.) - many years - Android development (support about 0.5 years) - C/C++ and STL - since 1995 (STL from 2001) - Oracle 9i/10g, MySQL, PostgreSQL, InterBase - since 2000 - OOA/OOD/OOP and UML Modeling - since 1995 (UML from 2001) Large experience with the following platforms and tools: - Windows - since 1995 - Linux/UNIX - since 1997 - MS Office (incl. Visio and Project) and Star/OpenOffice - since 1997 - IntelliJ IDEA, NetBeans, Eclipse - since 2001 - C++Builder and Delphi - since 2000 - PL/SQL Developer - since 2005 - Enterprise Architect and other UML tools (Rational Rose, Poseidon, etc.) - since 2001 Git, SVN and CVS - since 2001 Management Skills - since 2004 (worked on TL and PM positions) Architect Skills - since 2000 (designing concepts, business models and architectures for quite complex scientific, B2C and B2B applications) Language Skills: - Russian - native - English - fluent, working language since 2001, ~1000 pages of docs written - German - intermediate (quite fluent, but non-perfect) - Ukrainian - can understand in 100%, cannot speak/write fluently 4. Contacts - You can contact me via oDesk. Usually online (GMT): - 10:00am - 5:00pm - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

    $40.00 /hr
    14,251 hours
    5.00
  7. Mohamed F.

    Mohamed F.

    Full Stack Software Engineer

    Egypt - Last active: 8 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Im a software engineer backed by 12 years of experience and proven ability to develop high-performance applications and technical innovations. My technical experience areas includes : Working on cross-platform solutions (Windows, Linux). Built solutions using several scripting/programming languages (Java,Python,C#,JavaScript,PHP,ASP.NET,Node.js). Experience in data storage solutions (MS SQL Server, MySQL, Mongodb, Redis). Advanced knowledge of web development frameworks/tools and best practices (HTML,CSS,JQuery,Backbone.js, Django, Pyramid,Express.js) Large data processing tools (Hadoop) Web servers like (Apache, Nginx, Tomcat, IIS) Unit testing frameworks and continuous integration tools. Source Version Control applications (SVN, Git) Amazon Cloud Services (AWS, S3) And there is much more to list of skills i gathered over the years.

    $45.00 /hr
    5,463 hours
    4.93
  8. Yuriy M.

    Yuriy M.

    Senior software developer (C/C++)

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 5

    I am always looking for challenging tasks to accomplish. I have wide experience in developing, designing and managing projects with variety of technologies. Ten years ago I've entered IT industry as a C++ developer. Since then I have accomplished number of projects from small desktop applications to big enterprise systems. Now I have considerable experience in C++,Java,C#, in variety of scripting languages and databases.

    $34.00 /hr
    3,271 hours
    5.00
  9. Raul F.

    Raul F.

    Full-stack developer and marketplace integration specialist

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

    Marketplace integration specialist (Ebay/Etsy/Amazon/Shopify/Paypal/Magento). Ebay API, Amazon MWS AWS, Etsy API, Magento,... - Java Programmer Certified - Backend: Java, PHP - Frontend: Bower, Grunt, Angular JS, jQuery, HTML5, SSE. Twitter-Bootstrap. - Technologies: Spring Framework, Hibernate, MyBatis, Iron.io, memcache, jUnit, Maven, Git, AWS, GAE - Experience in BPM/Cloud services. Cordys Fundamentas and Cordys BPMS certified. - Experience in agile methodologies (SCRUM). Degree in Computer Sciences. Visit my portfolio: http://rfvallina.com

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance, ebay

    $55.56 /hr
    1,820 hours
    4.90
  10. Przemyslaw Wrzesinski

    Przemyslaw Wrzesinski

    Professional mobile developer

    Poland - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 3

    Professional mobile developer, experienced mostly on iOS. My speciality is connecting projects made in Unity 3D Engine with standard developer API's and providing Augmented Reality in various forms. I am also a proficient data scraper, using mainly Robobrowser - a Python library designed for Data Scraping. I am a fast learner - can grasp concepts behing new technologies, and start working with them, almost instantly. During my work I've completed projects involving many diversified technologies and found my passion there. I co-own a company specialized in 3D printing, a great new way of rapid manufacturing. My best known languages: C++, C#, Objective-C, Java, Python, Javascript, and more.

    $50.00 /hr
    16 hours
    5.00