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  1. Alexis Baroody

    Alexis Baroody

    Programmer

    United States - Last active: 26 days ago

    • Been professionally programming for 11 years • Experience with C/C++, Java, Javascript, Ruby, SQL • Managed and programmed projects that included building games, research, data collection • Rubymotion and iOS development expertise • Worked on Rails and Javascript web projects • Published iOS apps including the game Tilt Defense (itunes.apple.com/app/id923794667)

    $35.00 /hr
    21 hours
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  2. Jordan Goldstein

    Jordan Goldstein

    Web Programmer

    United States - Last active: 01/17/2013 - Tests: 3

    During the last two years, I have developed extensively using the Ruby on Rails framework, including internships at Due Props, with Rails 3 Way author Obie Fernandez, and Penguin Digital, recently acquired by Shutterfly. I am now a technical co-founder at VentureBoard, where I specialize in Rails development and enforcing good application and code structure. If you're looking for a contractor familiar with writing Ruby on Rails code that is not just effective, but maintainable, and who has had a wide variety of experiences familiarizing him with existing solutions to problems you likely have, then I'm a good candidate for you.

    $44.44 /hr
    12 hours
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  3. Aleksandr Semenov

    Aleksandr Semenov

    Senior Web Implementer

    Russia - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 2

    Major skills: 7+ hands-on experience in software development. System architecture, user interface design Backend-development: Ruby, Rack, Sinatra, Rails; node.js; PostgreSQL, MySQL; MongoDB; RabbitMQ; Redis Frontend-development: JavaScript, CoffeeScript; jQuery; Backbone.js, Ember.js; WebSocket; HTML5, Haml; CSS, Sass, Compass Deployment: Linux, SSH, Upstart, Git, Nginx, Capistrano

    $32.22 /hr
    97 hours
    0.00
  4. Jared Hewitt

    Jared Hewitt

    Systems Administrator and Engineer

    United States - Last active: 01/17/2014 - Tests: 2

    I am a Systems Administrator with over 10 years in the field. I took my first computer apart and successfully reassembled it at the age of 7. I was soon programming in BASIC shortly after. I decided to tackle Linux as a project at the age of 15. I am completely self taught and continue to keep myself current with the fast paced changes in technology. My curiosity and imagination are by far my best assets. I'm not content with simply knowing that something works, I am driven to understand how as well. This is why, when I had made up my mind to develop my first website, started by teaching myself how to set up the Apache web server first. Then I had to learn DNS, because I wasn't about to host my site without a resolvable domain name. I quickly moved on to teaching myself PHP and MySQL so that I could make my site dynamic. I got my foot in the door with the IT business at a small ISP named JAS Networks. It was here I learned about DSL service and networking. I moved on to provide general IT support for a small jewelry store named Pearlman's Jewelers. I eventually moved all of Pearlman's Jewelers' web based services locally in house by utilizing my contacts and networking experience to acquire a T1 line for the business. The website and email were then hosted from the building itself, saving the company hundreds of dollars a month. Eventually I moved on to Liquid Web, which at the time was a small web host ran by a crew of 15. I learned a lot at Liquid Web both in regards to systems administration and customer service. I was the first escalation technician Liquid Web ever had, due to my habit of singling out more difficult customer problems and correcting them. It wasn't long before Liquid Web wanted to start building their own custom solutions, at which point I was chosen by their newly appointed Engineering department lead, Mike Neir, to be one of the first two Engineers for the company. After several years of long service to the company, I finally moved on to S2 Games. I helped them build the necessary network services for their successful and award winning game Heroes of Newerth. I also developed several solutions catered to their needs. It was here that I began to first teach myself about continuous automation services such as Puppet and Chef. A necessity for the administration of the large number of machines they had hosted around the world. I served as the sole Systems Administrator and Systems Engineer for S2 for several years, and learned a lot during my time there. I also developed a large number of backup solutions, including one which allowed taking binary differential backups of a live database service without interrupting the service. Currently I do contract level work for a company in Lansing called Select Resources. I am working on site migrations and continuous automation solutions for their client Zondervan as the company as it moves forward into the future of cloud based hosting. Over the years I have picked up several skills to complete what I feel is a formidable arsenal when it comes to troubleshooting complex problems, setting up services, or automating the entire setup of datacenters full of machines from a bare metal state. I am also a skilled developer in C/C++, JAVA, Lua, bash, PERL, Ruby, PHP and Python. I am extremely familiar with website specific application development technologies such as HTML, Javascript, CSS and Websockets. I have done extensive work on developing web applications utilizing AJAX and even wrote my own AJAX library before more complete libraries like jQuery were developed and available. My current career goal is to simply learn more and continuously improve my skills. My friends would most likely describe me as being intelligent, with a kind and giving heart. I am proud of my accomplishments, yet humble enough to accept direction and leadership without complaint. I have often been called upon in my past jobs to provide IT consulting services in areas unrelated to what my current job was at the time.

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
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  5. Will Dampney

    Will Dampney

    Software Engineer, with focus on Continuous Integration, Code Quality

    Australia - Last active: 01/04/2014 - Tests: 3

    After a few years of working as a software engineer, I developed an interest in the concept of code quality - and the ability to place better guarantees on the work coming out of the development team using automated unit testing. As an individual, I can demonstrate that my code is testable, and executes given functional requirements within certain parameters across different platforms and conditions. As a team, existing and introduced bugs can be readily identified and corrected much more efficiently, and ensure that corrected behaviour remains in place for future releases. When mixed with a bit of agile development exposure, I found myself in the world of TDD, BDD, Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment, not to mention the opportunity to use some cool technologies like TeamCity, Selenium, and even some physical red/green build lights. Commit/build issues that previously took a day or more to find could now be discovered and fixed much more efficiently, before the developer had moved on from the code, and before anyone else got a hold of the broken build! I believe that agile development methodologies, combined with continuous integration and testing strategies assisted us in achieving these goals. Well-defined functionality and architecture supported by a thorough testing framework, both automated and human-based, helps us to get high-quality products out the door.

    $83.33 /hr
    0 hours
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  6. Andre Sachs

    Andre Sachs

    Senior Architect, Programmer, Integrator

    South Africa - Last active: 01/15/2014 - Tests: 9

    My focus is on the Open Source technology space. I have seventeen years experience building solutions and implementing custom integrations, specifically but not limited to the Internet Service Provider space. I am a programming polyglot and have a knack with quickly learning new languages and frameworks. I enjoy platform automation and delivering tools that automate processes to keep businesses accelerating. This includes remote systems administration and automation of configuration management at a respectable scale. I am a conscientious, motivated and impassioned technologist with solid communication skills and a high level of passion for people and technology. Most of all I really enjoy helping people solve problems. Some recent projects include: - Platform design and administration for a Thin Client implementation running on 55,000 clients (LTSP and Ubuntu) - Large scale network monitoring implementation - Web based membership management system for a prominent political part - Continuous integration system - Design, build and manage virtualisation platforms - GIS based contractor work verification system for a civil engineering works Thanks for taking the time to read my profile, Andre

    $60.00 /hr
    0 hours
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  7. Paul Bentham

    Paul Bentham

    Independent IT Contractor/Consultant

    United States - Last active: 01/19/2014 - Tests: 4

    Over a decade of experience working as an independent contractor/developer in the field of information technology. Have done IT system development for big and small companies alike across a variety of platforms, both in the US and Japan. Specialties: - I develop platform-agnostic, best-fit solutions that deliver information to end users transparently and economically. - I have certified Japanese-English bilingual language skills: JLPT - N1, BJT - J2

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
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  8. Dwayne Ewens

    Dwayne Ewens

    Independent Contractor

    United States - Last active: 10/16/2013 - Tests: 1

    17 years Software Development and QA experience in testing client/server applications, ERP, CRM, and other web-based applications. Experience writing and negotiating requirement contracts for various industries including US Air Force / US Government., aircraft industry, commercial software, oil & gas, and education utilizing the SEI -CMM process for business infrastructure. SUMMARY • Strong application lifecycle management • Developed well interpretation applications for down hole devices and oil & gas surveys • Conducted reviews for testing, debugging and coding software in C++, Visual Basic, Fortran, and Java 7 • Provided analysis for sequencing and plotting oil & gas survey data • Managed and implemented new requirements and developing supporting documentation • Configured and setup project applications for deployment • Served as lead on deploying and configuring PeopleSoft Financial, HCM, CRM • Coded with Ruby on Rails, C++, Java and scripting with JavaScript • Developed software application in C++, C# and Visual Basic in Dev. Studio Desktop 2012

    Groups: LoginRadius

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
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  9. Samridh S.

    Samridh S.

    Software Engineer looking for freelancing opportunities

    United States - Last active: 05/12/2014 - Tests: 1

    I am an Engineering graduate with a major in Computer Science from PES Institute of Technology in Bangalore, India. I was employed with Microsoft IDC, Hyderabad. I have worked with open technologies such Python and Django, Ruby on Rails and Linux as well proprietary technologies like .NET/C#. I engineer SaaS apps. I am currently based in California

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
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  10. Narbeh Yousefian

    Narbeh Yousefian

    Sr Technical Consultant with SW and Google Search Appliance experience

    United States - Last active: 10/31/2013 - Tests: 2

    - Seeking opportunities ranging from simple tasks to complex long-term projects in the software, Google Search Appliance, and related technical fields - Extensive experience in all software design, software development, user acceptance testing, technical integration, Google Search Appliance administration/deployment - Strong math/science/problem solving skills and a diverse software engineering background

    $55.56 /hr
    0 hours
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