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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.

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Featured Elasticsearch developers

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CTO at Overgrad

"I’m a full-stack software engineer and entrepreneur with over 6 years of experience in designing, building, deploying, and scaling web applications using Ruby on Rails. I can manager a product/engineering team or go into heads-down engineering mode to get things done. I enjoy using my engineering skills to create valuable internal and external products, in order to boost profits. "

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Information Analisys and retrieval engineer

"I have worked in spain's leading classified listing sites, specialising in information retrieval and relevance. As a side effect I also have a solid background of analytics tools to use in a feedback loop and improve the search results."

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Fullstack Ruby on Rails Developer

"Passionate Ruby on Rails Developer with a focus on communication, collaboration, usability and design. I pay attention to the details that matter, to create software your users will love and that other developers can understand."

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Software Developer at Smartling

"I specialize in full-stack web development with Ruby on Rails and React hosted on AWS or Heroku. I'm a US citizen generally based in NYC however I'm currently traveling and looking for remote contract work."

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Software Engineer & Serial Entrepreneur

"I'm a full stack developer and I can build websites, mobile apps, search engines, backend systems, web crawlers, MVPs, and more. I'm experienced in taking projects from the requirement gathering stage and developing them through to product launch. I'm a native English speaker and I'm also fluent in Chinese. "

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Java Developer and Data Engineer

"I'm a Java developer and Data Engineer with hands-on experience in building web applications, REST APIs, data pipelines and analytics systems. I have 12+ years of experience working with startups, banking, and healthcare companies. I've worked with technologies such as Java EE, Spring framework, Hibernate, Apache Spark, Python, Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Amazon Redshift, Relational databases and AWS. I am passionate about building products. I use both technical and product management skills to build high quality and user-friendly products. My greatest achievement is a Business Intelligence product I built from the ground up for a startup."

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Web Developer - PHP/Javascript/Linux

"An experienced full stack Web Developer, who's worked on small and large scale projects, whether they be brochure sites, web applications, online shops, or IoT data collection platforms. Happy working on existing infrastructure or building out greenfield environments. "

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Lead Engineer @ Arcadia Power

"I'm an engineering manager by day but am still looking to be an individual contributor and keep my skills up by night/weekends. I'm most comfortable in the Ruby ecosystem (including Rails, Sinatra, etc) and can hold my own as a DevOps engineer. I've also been playing with Rust and modern Javascript a bit as well but definitely not as experienced as others in those realms."

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Polyglot systems architect / engineer

"I am a creative problem solver, systems thinker and full-stack engineer experienced with ops automation and build systems. I have experience working with all three major cloud providers and most popular database technologies."

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