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Matthew Pocock | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 21, 2013

Matthew Pocock

Coding with confidence
   United Kingdom
  |   Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
  |  12:45 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $50

I have over 15 years experience developing software in the bioinformatics domain in a wide range of languages. My specialities are in system design, high-perormance computing, grid/cloud technologies, semantic web, performance tuning and algorithm development. I have been involved in many open-source projects, inlcuding design and lead implementation roles in biojava, bioperl and Taverna.

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Service Description

I will work with you to design and implement solutions that fit your needs. Whether it be adding that one killer feature to an existing application or developing an entire platform from scratch.

* Design and development: You know you need something building but are not quite sure of the details? I can work with you to design software to meet your needs, discovering the detail as we go. Have a good idea what you want and need it implemented? No worries. I can implement code for you in a wide range of languages, from object-oriented to functional, from light-weight and stand-alone single-user applications to multi-tier database-to-phone behemoths.

* Performance tuning and algorithms: Does your code do what you want it too, but very slowly? I can help. With 15 years experience tackling performance issues I will be able to locate the cause and either fix the symptom or drop in a different algorithm that runs faster.

* Grid/cloud computing: Your application runs fine on your desktop/server but now you need a supercomputer. Why not try the cloud? I can work with you to port your logic into services such as the amazon that give you access to thousands of computers. Using Taverna we can then orchestrate complex, multi-step analyses and collect the results for browsing.

* semantic web: You have lots of data in databases, xl files, and "out there" on the web. How will you bring it all together? The semantic web is for you. I have over 5 years experience developing data...

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Education

Cambridge University (Darwin) & Sanger Centre
PhD
1998 - 2002
Newcastle University
Genetics BSc (Hons) 2:1
1995 - 1998

Keywords

java
scala
web services
algorithms
performance tuning
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