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- Sarah, Moonlight contractor

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Featured DevOps developers

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Experienced leader and developer with interest in backend engineering

"I am a software engineer with over 20 years of experience in building platforms and teams that are stable and scalable. I strive for both efficiency and self-sufficiency in code and people. Throughout all of my experiences, I have occupied both leadership and developer roles and am especially excited by the work involved in getting startup engineering organizations off the ground. I've seen a lot and I can do a lot. These days I particularly enjoy working on dev-tooling, reading, riding, and painting."

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Experience Ruby on Rails and JavaScript engineer

"I specialise in full stack Ruby on Rails and JavaScript applications. I love dealing with legacy code, wrapping it with tests, and breathing new life into it."

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Senior DevOps Engineer at Ask.com

"I specialize in automation of cloud infrastructure and like it. "

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Velocity Focused Site Reliability Engineer

"I'm a full-stack engineer focused on the accelerating delivery. My goal is simple: deploy the highest quality software more often. I prefer web services since they are generally easier to build, test, and deploy. However I do enjoy building entire websites. Loves to mentor and write as well. Find my experience on LinkedIn."

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Developer. Engineer.

"I've spent the past 10 years working in the tech industry, spending time at a variety of startups as well as at large companies like Apple. I'm just as comfortable leading teams of engineers as I am hacking on projects on my own. I've scaled applications from singular idea up to millions of users per month. I typically work remote from NYC, but am happy to come on site with clients as well!"

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DevOps Enthusiast

"As a DevOps practitioner, I specialize in Infrastructure and Application Lifecycle Automation. From development workflows to maintaining applications in production, I can help you improve your process and meet your goals. "

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Experienced PHP & Laravel Developer

"Back end developer experienced in building and deploying busy sites. I've worked for companies and private clients helping them to use the web to solve their business problems. "

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DevOps Engineer specialising in AWS and Serverless

"I'm an experienced DevOps engineer, specialising in AWS, Serverless, Docker, Ansible, Terraform and Linux. - Solving business problems and streamlining development and operations - Using Ansible, Terraform, Serverless, Docker, Packer, Linux, AWS, Python - Improving DB performance, security and operation for PostgreSQL and MongoDB - Automated testing and continuous integration of infrastructure resources, using InSpec, Testinfra, Python, Ruby and Jenkins I have experience of working with startups, large enterprises and major public sector bodies, and have recently been working with IoT companies and fintech startups - interested in almost any type of company, they all have unique challenges! While I'm a hands-on engineer most of the time, I also provide DevOps consultancy for startups, enabling faster “concept to live” cycles. I am a skilled communicator and conference speaker, and I make sure to provide a good handover at end of contract. "

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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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