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- Sarah, Moonlight contractor

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Featured Kubernetes 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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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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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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Co-founder, engineering at Moonlight

"I am building Moonlight while traveling full-time. I like Go, Kubernetes, Vue.js, Julia, optimization mathematics, Python, and distributed systems. I graduated from Washington University in St. Louis where I studied applied math and majored in Systems Engineering and Physics. My education continued at Y Combinator, where I was a Fellow in their inaugural class. I founded Staffjoy, a startup that used optimization math to manage workforce scheduling."

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Site Reliability Engineer specializing in Kubernetes

"Pulling from a deep background in Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, DevOps and Full Stack Development, I can offer assistance and expertise in creating tooling, provisioning, automation, monitoring and everything else to keep your stack running at its full potential."

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Software Architect at Picatic

"Twenty years of experience in all stages of software development, expert in object orientation and design patterns. Worked on architecture, requirements analysis and gathering, modeling, coding, testing, deployment and management of software development projects."

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Systems Engineer

"Generalist. I can probably help you solve your problems."

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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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