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Agile Scala/Java/etc Developer

"Magician skilled in the dark of art of distilling complex requirements into simple, yet powerful systems. Currently building event-sourced systems in the financial domain---never lose historical data again!"

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Golang & Java Software Developer

"I specialize in developing web services written in Java or Golang"

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Backend Software Engineer Specializing in Ruby on Rails and Java

"I specialize in Ruby and Java development, specifically for back end systems. I've worked extensively on scaling and improving processes of a huge monolithic Rails app. More recently I've worked on ensuring the long term scalability of said application by extracting a central service away. Previously, I've worked at smaller startups and built products from the ground up, combining customer feedback and strategic product decisions into what I've built. "

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Software Architect

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

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Independent Software Consultant

"Computer scientist (M.Sc.) with a strong focus on Computer Vision, Image Processing and Machine Learning mainly in the languages C, C++(11,14), Java and Python."

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Independent Software Consultant

"I specialize in helping solve problems, from a conceptual level down through any part of the technology stack."

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Senior Software Engineer at TrainerRoad

"Experienced developer with over 10 years experience, primarily working in application development (mobile and desktop) and full-stack web development."

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Principal Engineer at Points.com

"Working with teams and organizations to understand the business needs and technology landscape to ensure the best product experience for the end user is delivered."

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Rails and Go developer with devops skills

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