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Featured Helm developers

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DevOps Engineer

"For the last couple of years I have been working in an english speaking area using some tools like GCP, AWS, Kubernetes, Gitlab, Terraform or Ansible to deploy DevOps pipeline and setup/manage highly scalable resilient environments. Always looking for new challenges, I would be happy to share my knowledge."

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Seasoned DevOps Engineer

"I specialize in Linux container environments, kubernetes and docker. I also am well versed in AWS."

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Pragmatic, multi-disciplinary engineer

"Hi there! I'm a polyglot engineer comfortable on a variety of stacks and scales. I've shipped production applications in a variety of languages, mostly web apps, but still plenty of backend APIs. "

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Lead Engineer, Boot camp Instructor

"I build web sites, applications, APIs, service infrastructure etc. I wrote PHP for a long time, built the e-commerce portions of the new disneyworld.com, worked at startups, big companies and converted to writing Go full time a few years ago. I've loved every minute of it!"

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Golang / Kubernetes Autonation Engineer

"I specialize in kubernetes automation and CLI development. "

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Technical Leader at Cisco Systems

"Programming and building websites since 2002, working professionally since 2007. I've done everything from realtime bidding systems handling 250,000 HTTP requests/sec to video game recording software for Windows. Comfortable doing pretty much anything except frontend Javascript. I'm also the resident git expert. Aside from Cisco, I've only worked at very small startups so I am extremely pragmatic. Right tool for the job > ideology. I am paranoid about edge/corner cases in distributed systems/concurrent code."

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Software Engineer
Software Engineer

Software Engineer

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10 years experience

$ 75.00 / hour

"Specialized in writing go microservices using docker and running them in a kubernetes environment."

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Software Engineer & Architect

"Fullstack software engineer specialized in high-performance web apps in Golang, Node.JS or PHP backend side combined React frontends. I sort of specialized on micro services architectures using synchronous http APIS in REST or RPC and asynchronous queue communications with a special fable for event streams and CQRS applications. Within the last years I did a ton of work in the DevOps field, in particular building CI/CD pipelines and highly available applications based on docker, running in Kubernetes clusters with an eye on service scalability and reliability. "

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Senior Solutions Architect

"Freelance Solutions Architect - Helping you build better software and design great IT systems. Heavily focused on AWS and Devops."

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