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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.

- Lee, founder at Gingr

“We needed to move from Aptible to AWS, but had no idea how to do it. We found a HIPAA-specialized contractor on Moonlight, which otherwise would have been expensive and taken 2 months of interviewing.

- Brian, founder at HDP Health

“Moonlight is going to be written into our success story for sure. It’s helped us speed up areas of our platform in a crucial time without putting us off our roadmap in other places.

- Blake, Product Lead at Engine

“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.

- Lee, founder at Gingr

Featured Puppet developers

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DevOps Engineer

"I specialize in automating all parts of the development and infrastructure process. I am currently teaching myself to be a better programmer and ops guy by working on my own servers. Always move forward and learn something new every day. "

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Infrastructure Automation player/coach

"~20 years of experience in InfoSec, Systems, and now Infrastructure Automation (or DevOps, if you prefer) Most recently (last 5 years): * CI/CD tooling & process (Jenkins, Concourse, serverspec, InSpec) * Configuration Management (mostly Puppet) * Cloud provisioning (Terraform & Boto3) * Cluster orchestrators (Kubernetes & Nomad) * Programming languages, in order of frequency: Python, BASH/sh, Ruby, Go"

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Software engineer
Software engineer

Software engineer

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7 years experience

$ 80.00 / hour

"Developer with a passion for Go."

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Experienced Software Engineer, Berlin

"I have strong and recent hands-on knowledge in Software Engineering and DevOps. My core focus is on backend services and API Design. I have about 20 years of professional experience in software engineering as well as 10 years leading engineering teams."

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Full stack software developer

" I have worked on a large variety of projects in my career including: - Full-stack web application development - OWASP web application security auditing and hardening - Linux/Unix system administration - Creating RESTful web services and APIs - SELinux configuration and troubleshooting - Browser extensions - Creating and consuming REST APIs - Data transformation and migration - QA, testing, and continuous integration - SQL and NoSQL database management - Command line tools and utilities - JQuery and JQueryUI plugins - Configuration management with Salt, Puppet, and Ansible - Software packaging for Windows, MacOS, and Linux I have worked on everything from mom and pop websites to large government projects and enjoy working on a broad range of technologies. "

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devops

"Build resilient and immutable services on AWS using terraform and packer. Utilise Step Functions and Lambda to reduce costs of previously manual administration tasks"

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Distributed Systems Engineer

"Cloud Native and Distributed Systems Engineer available for architecture input and review. Experience designing and building global-scale cloud native applications since 2010, focused as an application developer since 2006. How can we innovate together?"

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Director of Technology at the Webhosting.coop

"I specialize in writing lightning fast full stack web applications from simple static sites generated from templates to very large scalable applications on top of orchestrated containerization like kubernetes or rancher."

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Software Engineer

"I am working at Infolob as Full Stack developer delivering CI/CD and Web Application solutions to company's client. I graduated at Mexico as Software Engineer. I worked at one of the main online job boards in Mexico: OCCMundial.com. I contribute to many projects at Hewlett Packard Mexico as .NET Software Engineer. To finally start working with open source technologies at Hewlett Packard Enterprise as a DevOps Engineer. "

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Signing up and searching contractors on Moonlight is free. Once you hire someone, Moonlight processes payments and adds a 15% fee.

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Each week you’ll get an invoice to approve. If there’s a problem, you can dispute the work. Cancel or switch contractors at any time.

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Flat-rate pricing

The marketplace is free until you close a hire. When a candidate joins your team, Moonlight charges a flat fee of $5,000.

Trial period

Skip the coding test, and try building something together. Hire any candidate on a contract basis before making a full-time offer.

Focused hiring

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