Matt Hielscher
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Matt Hielscher

Web Backend and Math Integration Engineer


Citrus Heights, United States


Pragmatic web backend and computational science developer with best practices and corner cases always in mind. I can choose the best approach for your needs. I have worked primarily in Python for the last 4 years, including Flask and Django, and with current experience in PHP with MySQL (LAMP), particularly Laravel as a web framework. My past endeavors include search engine design, web security, processing legacy data, RESTful clients, and dynamic web scraping. Recently I've been developing a streaming Twitter client in Python with WebKit. I have a reputation for being able to explain difficult concepts in ways that people can understand. ... moreI can see the confusion and cut past it to relate a new concept to what you already understand. I can communicate concisely and directly in writing and express my ideas verbally with clarity. I am currently available for approximately 16 hours/week. less

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  • Nov 2012

    Using python to parse XML files into delimited text files
    Matt did a great job in completing my project under the time alotted and under budget. Most importantly he did a stellar job, and I look forward to working with him again if I need any coding done. The level of communication he provided assured me that he wanted to fully understand the meaning of the project to give me a truly great deliverable. I have full confidence in saying that Matt truly exceeded all expectations I had and I would recommend his service to anyone I knew needing work done.
    $42.00 earned
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Name Score (out of 5) Time to Complete
Python 2.x Test 4.50 Top 10% 25 mins
Redhat Linux 9.0 General Test 4.75 Top 10% 14 mins
Programming Aptitude Test 4.25 Top 10% 40 mins
Python Programming Skills Test (Hands-on programming skills) 3.90 Above Average 60 mins
Data Structures Test 3.60 Top 10% 24 mins
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version) 3.90 Top 30% 20 mins
Data Sufficiency Test 2.85 Top 20% 20 mins
Python Test 4.55 Top 10% 25 mins
HTML 4.01 Test 4.40 Top 10% 23 mins
PHP Test 4.60 Top 10% 20 mins
Mechanical IQ Test 3.40 Top 30% 27 mins
Programming with C Test 3.90 Top 10% 34 mins
Unix Test 3.90 Top 30% 14 mins
Programming with C++ Test 3.40 Top 20% 39 mins
U.S. English Basic Skills Test 4.75 Top 10% 15 mins
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71 hours worked
5 jobs


Less than 30 hrs/week

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