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“We stayed in contact throughout the week. There was never a big unveil at the end of the job; we meticulously planned each part of the process to stay on the same page.

- Sarah, Moonlight contractor

“We worked with the primary author of Staffjoy to get a scheduling integration running. The whole system was set up on Google Cloud in about a day.

- Lee, founder at Gingr

Featured C developers

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Software Architect

"I'm a fullstack utility player that learns quickly and works hard."

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Senior Software Engineer

"I specialize in embedded systems, including bootloaders, board bring-up, drivers, and real-time operating systems."

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Full stack software developer

" I have worked on a large variety of projects in my career including: - Full-stack web application development - OWASP web application security auditing and hardening - Linux/Unix system administration - Creating RESTful web services and APIs - SELinux configuration and troubleshooting - Browser extensions - Creating and consuming REST APIs - Data transformation and migration - QA, testing, and continuous integration - SQL and NoSQL database management - Command line tools and utilities - JQuery and JQueryUI plugins - Configuration management with Salt, Puppet, and Ansible - Software packaging for Windows, MacOS, and Linux I have worked on everything from mom and pop websites to large government projects and enjoy working on a broad range of technologies. "

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Full-Stack Developer & Troubleshooter + Computer Engineer

"My early career was focused on embedded systems in C and Windows UIs in C++ (Win32 API). After that, I spent a several years writing relational database applications and reports for Oracle Database, Microsoft SQL Server, and MySQL/MariaDB. For the past seven years, I have been writing web-based applications with backends in either Go or PHP (Yii framework), and frontends in JavaScript (jQuery and/or Vue). I also know a little Python, and have a fair amount of experience with, ethernet (VLANs, LACP, spanning tree, etc) and IPv4/IPv6 networking. Other types of application I have written: Geospatial (Google Maps API), Real-Time Sports Gaming (SportsRadar API), Billing/Invoicing, Claims Management, Signal Processing (LabJack, MC DAQ), eCommerce. My greatest strength is fast and accurate systems troubleshooting. I hold a bachelor's degree in computer engineering. "

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Signal Processing and Software engineer

"I specialize in machine learning, computer vision and signal processing. I have experience in embedded systems development, voice application development, electronic design and remote sensing "

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Systems Engineer

"I am a control systems engineer with a passion for software development. I write tools (Python, Perl, Julia) to smooth the workflows in my day job, which consists of dynamic and formal modeling of real-time safety-critical embedded systems (SysML, MATLAB/Simulink). I also design, implement, and tune algorithms for the same."

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Senior Software Engineer

"Mostly built web projects (front-end, backend, API) and desktop apps. Built the Course Feed and Previews at Udemy Inc."

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Mathematician, software developer, and thinker

"I am a problem solver with a doctorate in applied mathematics; experience ranging from scientific computing and low-level bit-twiddling to web-app development."

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Owner of Flying Dog Solutions

"Iowa State CS MS (ABD on the PhD). Ported Ruby to the Blue Gene/L supercomputer, one year embedded Qt/GIS for vehicles, two years developing Healthcare IT apps, one engineering Webdriver automation for a Fortune 500, one year full stack Django/Postgres/Heroku/AWS. I specialize in porting, securing, and tuning Linux applications for AWS Lambda, especially C/C++. I also have a background in High Performance Computing Bioinformatics/Physics, so I love bench-marking systems, explaining where bottlenecks exist, and discussing options for performance remediation. LLVM, Static Analysis, AWS Lambda, Formal Verification, SMTLIB, Z3, Concolic Testing, Build Systems, Haskell, Roslyn"

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