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James D. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Dec 18, 2013

James D.

Ruby/Rails Developer
   United States
  |   Denver, CO

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $75

Extremely determined, clever, and dependable software developer with more than 7 years of combined experience in the United States Marine Corps, defense contracting companies and software development firms providing operational assistance in IT and logistical support services. Reliable candidate is actively seeking a Ruby on Rails software development role. Diligent professional demonstrates key abilities in junior-level project management, technical assistance, planning, software design, process improvement, communications, interpersonal...

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Ruby on Rails
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MySQL Administration
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Ruby
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Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Service Description

Rails/Sinatra applications written from a Behaviour and Test Driven development perspective. I welcome your user stories and like to stay in close contact during the evolution. I'm available to meet on Skype, phone (North America) or WebEx.

CV

gSchool, Software Developer / Student, Denver, Colorado, Jan 2013 Present
Developing applications in RoR emphasizing pairing, TDD with MiniTest/RSpec, workflow management with Pivotal Tracker, version control with Git/GitHub.
Built a multi-tenant e-commerce platform using Resque, Redis and CanCan.
Multiple projects building and consuming API's.
Emphasis on full stack capabilities. Use of 3rd party API's such as Sunlight Foundation, Twitter, and Klout.
Used New Relic for performance testing, Cane/Reek for code quality and SimpleCov for test coverage.

Triple Canopy, Counter Narco-Terrorism Contract, Kabul, Afghanistan Mar 2012 Jan 2013
Military Security Contractor

Aegius, Software Developer, Multiple Locations Worldwide, Jan 2012 Mar 2012
Developed a prototype Rails 3.1 web application based on the Google Flights API to identify ideal flight paths inside CONUS; worked in Mac, Linux, and Windows environments.
Created server scripts, established secure databases and networks, deployed codebase upgrades, and guaranteed that regression testing was completed.
Utilized AWS, Dalli, Memcached, JSON, Redis, Shoulda/RSpec, jQuery UI, and PostgreSQL, as well as GitHub for version control and Pivotal Tracker for project management....

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Ruby Rails Sinatra HTML5 CSS3 jQuery JSON Redis Linux Postgres MySQL
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