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Featured Amazon Web Services developers

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Sr. Engineer & Sr. Program Manager

"I have 8+ years of software engineering experience and prefer to develop in PHP/Laravel. I'm also an AWS Certified Solutions Architect. Currently, I'm a Sr. Technical Program Manager at a company in Seattle. Previously a Program Manager at Microsoft & Amazon."

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Cloud Software Architect. Polyglot Full-Stack Engineer. Technologist. Entrepreneur.

"I am a consultant software engineer experienced in driving business value through digital transformation. I am a hands-on technologist committed to developing best-of-breed, large scale, high quality platforms allowing companies realise their digital ambition online. Through use of lean startup principles, continuous deployment, DevOps and microservices architectures I help clients streamline their software delivery path to production to deliver value faster to their customers."

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DevOps Engineer

"I specialize in standing up Kubernetes on AWS that scales automatically with whatever your chosen workloads are. Clusters come with a new VPC, VPN, Sensu for binary monitoring, and Elasticsearch set up for log aggregation and server metrics. Fluent-bit (C implementation) for shipping server metrics and logs to the ES Cluster, and lots of extras for application delivery and AWS utilities delivered with the cluster. "

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Software Engineer at Capital One

"Programming since the age of 6. My undergraduate focus was in Biochemistry and I almost went to medical school before realizing I love building out solutions to problems more. So now I'm gradually finding ways to integrate my love for technology with improving our healthcare system. Still, at the core, I love working with clients to design and build out meaningful products :). Part of the fun for me is in designing, iterating, and working towards a solution that addresses the problem, and, perhaps more importantly, is designed in such a way that that the user experience is seamless. I'm incredibly engaged in such endeavors, so if you have ideas on how we can collaborate, I'd love to connect! "

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devops

"Build resilient and immutable services on AWS using terraform and packer. Utilise Step Functions and Lambda to reduce costs of previously manual administration tasks"

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Architect of scalable data infrastructure

"I'm a coding philosopher who leads a 5 people engineering team to build scalable code, infrastructure, and team culture. I help companies to build tools and culture to leverage the benefits of modern software best practices."

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Senior Software Engineer at Ippon USA

"I am a senior software engineer with over 8 years experience designing and coding software applications. I have experience in a variety of different industries including financial, healthcare and pure web startups. I’m passionate about continuous delivery and building highly scalable and available systems in the cloud. I also have extensive experience following Agile development practices and lean startup methodologies."

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DevOps Cloud Architect and Software Engineer

"Senior Software Engineer with experience architecting and developing on web applications, mobile applications, distributed computing, virtualization, systems programming, and Unix/Linux environments."

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Sr. DevTools @ Twitch (AWS)

"I'm an experienced cloud web application developer with a passion for writing maintainable, monitorable, secure, tested, and readable code. I like to take my time and produce quality code. I prefer to choose the right tool for the job, even if that means learning a whole new skill."

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