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Jean M.

Jean M.


Canada - Tests: 14

Twenty years of experience in software engineering and data management for regulated industries with strong emphasis on the Quality Management of the Software Development Life Cycle. Over the last 10 years, I have developed a wide range of applications based on mobile, web based, and OO technologies including Java (android, J2ME, GWT, GAE) , DHTML & Javascript, Python, PHP, and using SQL and GAE databases. My core competency lies in software design, coding, and testing. I am seeking opportunities to develop or transpose applications on recent technologies (android, GWT, GAE, Amazon cloud). I also have some past experience in project management, ISO implementation, technical writing and translations, and knowledge of Fortran, Pascal, C++, C#, and Unix.

100% Job Success
$83.33 /hr
1,090 hours

Vladimir Iakovlev

Vladimir Iakovlev

Software Developer

Russia - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 14

I'm a software developer with experience in creating web application backend in Python (Django, Tornado) and Clojure (standard web stack); fronted in JavaScript/CoffeeScript (Backbone.js, AngularJS) and ClojureScript (om). I have a knowledge in basic markup and I worked with jade, sass and bootstrap. Also I have a little experience in creating chrome extensions (CoffeeScript, ClojureScript) and desktop applications (Python with PySide). On backend I worked with Google App Engine, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, CouchDB, Redis and RabbitMQ. And I Have a little knowledge in Linux administration and DevOps. Founder and contributor of opensource projects. Github profile - Blog -

Groups: Coding Champs

100% Job Success
$38.89 /hr
2,882 hours

Mykyta Drapatyi

Mykyta Drapatyi

Linux System Administrator/DevOps Engineer

Ukraine - Tests: 1

I have 3 years of experience in Unix/Linux Administration and Development. Strong DevOps culture helped and helps me solve problems staying on the edge between system administrating and development. I've developed solutions related to the social networking, cloud computing, network/telecommunications. Core skills: Linux, FreeBSD, TCP/IP, KVM, libvirt, OpenStack, MySQL, python, ruby, bash scripting, sed, awk, ruby on rails, NGINX, Apache httpd, puppet, chef, saltstack, vagrant, git, jenkins, java, xmpp, zabbix, nagios,

100% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
1,537 hours

Johnson Z.

Johnson Z. Agency Contractor

C/C++/UNIX/Game/Network programmer

India - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

I am an engineer with exensive and wide ranging experience, creating various applications/libraries in the financial domain. I have years of experience creating low latency/high frequency trading applications for a leading investment back (in C++). Apart from HFT, I have also implemented trading/market data applications in the medium latency space for clients using 3rd party APIs like Interactive Brokers. I have also worked on trading languages like Taipan, MQL4 etc to create various strategies for clients. My professional experience also involves significant projects on network programming and creating high performance applications/libraries making use of UNIX technologies like mmap/shm etc. Apart from that I also have experience on OpenGL having made two 3D games in Windows/C++ (directly using Win32). I am also strong at wxWidgets and MFC. I have been part of significant cross technology porting/wrapper projects especially between python, C++ and Javascript using tools like shedskin and emscripten compiler. Area of expertise: C/C++, Unix, SQL, Win32, OpenGL, wxWidgets, Python, TCP/IP, MFC, Apache, Nginx, Emscripten, Shedskin

Associated with: Kefas Softwares

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
4,317 hours

Artyom Trityak

Artyom Trityak

Senior JavaScript developer (Backbone.js, Angular.js, React.js, Lead)

Ukraine - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

My stack is: JavaScript (+CoffeeScript), Python, BackboneJS, AngularJS, ReactJS, NodeJS, RequireJS Team lead, Scrum master, doing frontend almost 8 years. Also i am using Amazon Web Services for deploying. JavaScript: jQuery, Backbone.js, Require.js, Angular.js, React.js UnitTesting: Jasmine, Mocha, Karma, Chai Node.js Backbone.js: Meta frameworks on top BackboneJS: Chaplin, Marionette Backbone.validation, rivets for 2-way binding etc React.js Flux, ReFlux React router for single page apps Server side rendering Python frameworks i worked with: Flask, Django, Tornado HTML / CSS: html5, css3, less, sass (scss), compass, twitter bootstrap Databases: Relational (PostgreSQL, SQLite) NoSQL (MongoDB, Redis, Cassandra) Version control systems: git (+github), svn, perforce Other: Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, SQS, SES etc) Heroku Twitter Bootstrap Continuous Integration (Jenkins) Sphinx search server Facebook API Github

$50.00 /hr
1,003 hours

Mikhail Edoshin

Mikhail Edoshin

Expert FileMaker Developer with XML/XSLT and C skills

Russia - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

I've been working as a FileMaker subcontractor and independent developer for about 10 years. I'm very good in developing mainstream desktop client-server FileMaker solutions and have some experience with related web technologies. I'm well versed in XML/XSLT processing and have working knowledge of C and FileMaker plug-in API. I often do jobs that involve creating advanced Excel and Word (RTF) exports from FileMaker. From my non-FileMaker past I carry professional knowledge of desktop publishing technologies, including data-driven publishing.

95% Job Success
$44.44 /hr
1,186 hours

Shady H.

Shady H. Agency Contractor

Web and Mobile App Developer IOS ANDROID Unity3d Phonegap expert

Egypt - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 39

Mobile programming using Phonegap, Unity, Objective C, Cocos2D, C++, Open GL, Direct X 11, Iphone SDK for programming Games and applications. Webdesign using PHP, HTML5/CSS3, MYSQL, Jquery, Javascript, Joomla, Wordpress, Python, django-framework, api-development, business-intelligence, MVC Architecture Graphic design using Auto CAD, 3DS Max, Maya, Poser, Daz 3D. Flash, After Effect, Sony Vegas for video editing. AS3, AS2, produce App for several platforms, IPhone, IPad, Ipod, Android. PC, MAC, XBOX, Plystation, Wii.

Groups: BoonEx

Associated with: Ponder Studios Agency

53% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
4,526 hours

Kelli S.

Kelli S. Agency Contractor

IT Consultant - Strong Technical AND Business Results - BSE and MBA

United States - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 11

I am an engineer, project management professional, business professional and entrepreneur with more than 17 years of experience in information management and technology. I have extensive multi-disciplinary experience in strategic planning, business analysis, project management, systems engineering and design/test, and, human resource management. I am also a hands-on developer with 6+ years of client-facing systems integration and coding experience. I have been the project manager for multi-million dollar projects for Fortune 100 companies. I have also managed and implemented projects for one-person SMBs. Industry vertical experience includes: hi-tech, media, healthcare, government, legal, auto, financial/insurance, education, consumer product goods and aviation. I have an excellent blend of business, technical and creative experience. I also possess excellent analytical, written and oral communication skills. I'm seeking a wide range of business, technical and/or creative opportunities.


Associated with: A-Assist-Integration, LLC

100% Job Success
$48.99 /hr
1,880 hours

Glenn G.

Glenn G.

Versatile, US educated

United States - Tests: 22 - Portfolio: 4

I have 20 years of IT experience (mostly in the US) encompassing software configuration management (including tool administration, manual & automated builds), programming, helpdesk, and QA. My oDesk/online experience includes transcription, research, data entry, software QA, writing scripts in Python for web-scraping, writing formulas in Excel & Google spreadsheets, email support, light phpMyAdmin tasks, etc. Please checkout my oDesk profile and portfolio. I offer accuracy and versatility at an affordable rate; I believe that quality work takes time. I identify with the tortoise in Aesop's fable - The Tortoise and the Hare..

90% Job Success
$8.00 /hr
2,250 hours