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- 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 Ruby developers

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Senior Ruby/Rails/AngularJS Developer

"Francesco has over ten years of software development experience using PHP, C#, C, Java, JavaScript, and Ruby. He has five years of experience as a Ruby developer and is currently working full stack with Ruby on Rails, AngularJS, and Redux as a lead developer. He strives to always deliver the best possible code architecture, ensuring long term maintainability."

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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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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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Senior Software Engineer

"I'm a senior software engineer who specializes in scaling platforms to meet increasing demand. I have experience building scalable, data intensive applications for a variety of domains. I also have extensive experience building integrations with third party applications and full stack development experience. "

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Full Stack Developer

"I'm a full stack developer with a strong knack for problem solving, critical thinking, and creativity. I have a diverse background in creative and scientific fields which contribute to my desire to build creative and intuitive user experiences that are both fresh and based on well-informed decisions. I'm experienced working with technologies across the stack including: Ruby/Rails, Javascript/jQuery, Python/Django, Java, Angular, HTML/CSS, SASS, MongoDB, SQL, ElasticSearch, Redis, Objective-C, C/C++, MATLAB and deploying over both Heroku and AWS."

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Principal Product Engineer

"Senior full-stack product engineer, manager, and mentor (I'm other things, too, but you probably care most about these). I like working on teams that practice some form of lean/design thinking/agile methodologies."

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Full Stack Software Engineer

"I've built everything from small websites for startups, to large distributed systems supporting millions of requests. I'll turn your vision into a real, usable product."

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Full-stack Rails/JS Software Engineer

"I'm a self-taught engineer always eager to learn something new and put it into practice. Most of my work experience is backend, but I'm interested in more frontend-focused work, especially anything written in React as I find it to be quite fun. I work in a microservices architecture all day, built for processing money movements and presenting financial data to customers. If you need a RESTful API, I'm your guy! "

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