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Featured Ruby developers

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Senior Ruby Developer / Ethical Hacker

"I am an independent developer and OSCP certified penetration tester. I focus on Ruby and Ruby on Rails development and on penetration testing, code auditing, exploit development. I usually help businesses and organisations to reduce costs by automating repetitive processes and to turn ideas into a working and secure product. Some of my recent projects includes Narrative(a learning management system), Room for Tea, Catapult (I've built the backend for the app with Rails). I try to contribute to open source projects as much as I can. I am a Rails contributor, you can view all my contributions on my Github profile but here is a gist if them: Ruby on Rails
 Rack Mini Profiler
 Textacular Mongoid, the Ruby MongoDB ORM
 Yii PHP MVC framework "

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Sr. Ruby Developer

"I have over a decade experience architecting and creating web applications. I started working with Ruby some time in 2009, and have full stack experience, including with Ansible, Docker, Javascript, ES6, CSS3, etc."

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Ruby on Rails App Engineer

"I am a highly experienced software engineer specialised in Ruby on Rails development. I have years of experience designing and building web-based systems, RESTful APIs, and integrating third-party services and data sources. Responsible for delivering high quality, well tested technical solutions, understanding the full software development life cycle."

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Software Developer

"I am a software developer who is detail oriented and passionate about my craft. I have over ten years experience working on a variety of projects that have given me the knowledge to meet a wide range of needs. From enterprise level work to working with nonprofit organizations, my skills have brought clients to reach their individual goals and solutions."

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Senior Software Engineer at Itron

"I specialize in backend development for high availability and low-latency HTTP services. My most recent networking application experience has been designing HTTP APIs using Elixir and Ruby and customizations to Ejabberd for IoT applications. I write unit and integration tests and believe in feedback from code reviews done through pull requests. I use continuous integration practices for red-to-green testing that leads to generally available releases and eventual deployment. I support development operations by ensuring that deployment runs fast through simple shell commands and build processes that are encapsulated in docker environments when appropriate and am capable of debugging running applications in production when needed. "

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Full Stack Developer at Mikamai

"I'm a full stack engineer with a background in design. Most of my experience comes from early/growth stage startups, which taught me a lot of valuable skills, especially when it comes to leading projects and quickly iterating on them. "

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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 Developer, Owner of Breakout Data at Breakout Data

"I have worked with many large applications maximizing performance. I have worked with clients that range from Whole Foods to the Department of Homeland Security. My clients like working with me because they can give me a problem and I can solve it with little disruption to the business."

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CEO of Setih & Ruby on Rails Engineer

"I am a highly motivated, driven self-starter with a knack for getting things done; I value intelligence, decisiveness, and vision—in both employees and managers. My area of expertise is software development in highly-technical engineering environments; I'm specifically interested in projects and companies dealing with Ruby, Ruby on Rails and Ember.js. I'm comfortable in companies both large and small but insist on working environments where my team and I can make a big impact on a steady basis. "

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