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- Sarah, Moonlight contractor

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- Lee, founder at Gingr

Featured Shell developers

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Senior Technical Consultant

"I have a diverse background ranging from embedded systems to appliances on server-class systems; development of network stacks; development of security related systems such as PKCS#11 modules, and implementation of standard cryptographic and PKI-related systems (X.509, PKCS#1, etc); Blockchain-based systems and cryptocurrency development; Web-based user interfaces; XML-RPC as well as REST-based interfaces to services and bridges to legacy code"

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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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Infrastructure Architect, SRE, comfortable with global scale projects

"I've designed, built, and operated many large scale systems. The tools I most recently and frequently work with are: AWS, terraform, terragrunt, packer, ansible, consul, prometheus, and (optionally) docker+registrator. Rates flexible with job complexity."

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Software Engineer & Programming Language Researcher

"I specialise in rapidly building data enabled websites and mobile phone applications, and back-end infrastructure."

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Senior software engineer Python, Ruby, Java

"Highly effective software engineer with over 10 years of professional experience proficient in a wide variety of business applications and development processes focused on delivering complex, scalable, cost-effective business solutions and distributed systems for high performance and high availability. - 10+ years of developing end-to-end web applications including backend, frontend and UI. - Experience in utilizing object-oriented patterns and design best practices (design patterns, IoC, etc). - Expertise with unit testing & Test Driven Development (TDD). - Experience in API design as well as RESTful APIs. - Strong background in developing and delivering high-performance, scalable, high-load applications. - Experience designing and developing database applications using SQL and noSQL solutions. - Knowledge of OSI network model and network protocols such as TCP/IP, HTTP(S) and other. - Experience in cloud computing platforms such as AWS."

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Senior Software Engineer

"I am a Full-stack as far as web application development goes. I also develop other kinds of software in the telephony(VOIP) and Embedded systems. When I am not writing code, I also participate in designing and implementing secure and scale-able architectures for applications."

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Lead Android Engineer

"I have experience of taking apps from inception through, public release and to continued iterations. I'm an experienced engineer who has many years of Android and mobile development under my belt. I also develop API's and work with CI/CD."

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Full Stack & Functional Programmer

"Hello! I'm an experienced Haskell programmer who specializes in building API platforms for your 3rd party clients to integrate. While I have a curiously broad and generalized skillset, only contact me for full stack or backend projects using functional languages. This is where I'm both happy and effective. However, I'm open to really unique projects where you believe I'm a special fit for some reason."

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Currently Database and Systems Administrator

"I have been a web developer for the past 7 years, and I currently develop applications for a state University, as well as manage and run a business that installs and maintains enterprise network/server environments."

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