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Featured Akka developers

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Lead Full Stack Scala Developer

"I specialize in all things Scala and related. I came from C++, Java, AspectJ, and Javascript. I have a vast object oriented background, aspect oriented work, and now functional reactive programming. I can help you fix something that is very broken, or create something from scratch. I have experience with many high performance concurrent computing approaches. I have experience with modern web frameworks, Angular, Play, Angular Material. Also, I have created some mobile apps for Android in Scala."

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Data engineer at Technicaleader srls

"Specialized in data flow and etls, I'm good at integrating your old system with your new and shining cluster/technology. After the integration we can develop together some application that uses your data, I can teach you how to optimize Spark for performance and get the most result from your result."

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CTO at ValuePenguin

"I specialize in backend application services that represent the heart of an enterprises data "

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Technology with a business mindset

"I specialize in MVPs and small prototypes, but also can provide consulting in microservices architectures in the cloud (specially AWS)."

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Senior Mobile Software Engineer

"I'm focused on crafting mobile apps with optimized user experiences with quality and speed. I've worked on scalable Android and iOS apps built in Java & Swift using the latest patterns and practices. I also pay special attention to clean software architecture and efficiency. "

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Passionate Full Stack Engineer

"Cofounder of a startup looking to expand horizons and work nights/weekends on a cool project. I've worked as a part of big teams and also done project by myself, I have strong skills in managing a project to success."

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Builds MVPs for Startups

"Hi! I'm Andrea. I build beautiful, snappy products for startups and small businesses. Read more about me at http://www.andrealaw.co."

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Senior Java Developer

"12 years of experience in Software Development. Experienced in designing and implementing distributed and highly concurrent systems.
 Proficient in payment dispute systems (chargebacks and representments). Good knowledge on Enterprise Integration Patterns. "

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Data Engineer (Spark, Kafka, Scala, Python, Java, etc)

"I have been architecting and leading hands-on development in various APIs and data pipelines (realtime, batch, lambda architecture) for many years. Kafka, Spark, Scala, Python, Java, gRPC, Hadoop, Hive, etc."

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