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Ruby is an open-source dynamic and general-purpose programming language that is similar to languages like Perl, Lisp, Python and Smalltalk. On oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, companies hire Ruby freelancers for various Ruby development projects, from web applications and threaded database servers to chart libraries, desktop GUI applications and image recognition engines.

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oDesk Ruby Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 218 Ruby projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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Ivan T.

Ivan T.

Ruby / Rails Architect w/ scaling exp. 8 yrs, 12k...

Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

Independent full-stack developer / technical architect skilled in: * Ruby / Ruby on Rails (from edge to legacy) * Scalable, decentralized (modular) applications architecture * Databases: relational (PostgreSQL, MySQL), NoSQL (Redis, Riak, MongoDB, Neo4j), big-data-specific (Google BigQuery, Amazon Redshift) * Background jobs processing: Sidekiq, Resque, delayed_job * Message queuing: RabbitMQ (AMQP) * Client-side tech (HTML5 / CSS3 / JavaScript [native / AngularJS]) * RESTful APIs implementation, integration with any third-party APIs, data harvesting from sites which do not provide an API * Social media integration (authentication, querying, publishing): Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and more * Process: TDD/BDD with RSpec, Cucumber, Capybara, Zeus, Guard * Rails applications deploy, monitoring, maintenance: Heroku, Amazon EC2, Linode, Heroku) * Amazon Web Services infrastructure: EC2, S3, Glacier, Redshift,.. * Version control systems: svn, git (with GitFlow, GitHub Flow workflows) As a back-end technical architect / developer, I can develop scalable and stable multi-node server-side applications and also can evaluate your Ruby/Rails application and make suggestions on possible optimizations / refactoring / adopting best practices. As a team lead, I can divide, regroup, prioritize and delegate tasks to developers, consult developers on best practices, ensure high overal quality of software product. I like challenges, have solid skills of problem solving, do not require supervision to successfully perform my duties. Dependability is also one of my key strenghts (never left my work half-done / half-functioning). If my current rate fits your project's budget, contact me to discuss technical and other aspects — I'm looking forward to it.

$100.00 /hr
12,797 hours
5.00
Alex Fortuna

Alex Fortuna

Senior Ruby on Rails Developer / Development Consu...

Russia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

I'm seeking opportunities to build high-quality dynamic web solutions in Ruby on Rails. I've got a solid programming background with over 15 years experience. I'm a self-organized, disciplined and quality-oriented performer with good team management skills. A list of skills/features follows. * Passion for programming. * 15+ years overall development experience in 10+ languages. * 10+ years team leadership experience. * 10+ years Unix admin and TCP/IP networking experience. * 7+ years Ruby experience. * 5+ years Ruby on Rails experience. * Contributing to Ruby/Rails open source community (https://github.com/dadooda). * Clean, distinct, well-documented and reusable code is a *MUST*. * Solid understanding and everyday use of TDD (RSpec). * Strong JavaScript: raw language, jQuery, frameworks. * Everyday Git usage. * Practical programmer’s knowledge of HTML/CSS. * Hands-on experience of building high-traffic web applications in Unix environment (nginx, memcached, SQL server tuning, load testing tools, etc.). * 10+ years LAMP experience.

$37.00 /hr
2,460 hours
4.64
Luke Jurgs

Luke Jurgs

Senior PHP/Javascript/SQL Developer

Australia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

Over the last 12 years I've worked with PHP, MySQL/PostgreSQL/MSSQL, JavaScript, HTML/CSS and related web technologies to create a large number of websites and web applications. I've worked for a number of startups and for a large listed company. My strength is the knowledge I have of what the web application stack is capable of, how interacts with the underlying server software/hardware and browser. This insight allows me to build robust, sophisticated and fast software. Most recently I have been building thick client side applications using Backbone.js and Require.js. I believe that the future of consumer software is going to be dominated by this type of software stack. It gives me great pleasure to be building the future right now. I also have excellent Ubuntu/Debian/CentOS Linux administration skills and have managed a large number of different servers. If you're after a serious and capable programmer then look no further.

$42.00 /hr
2,188 hours
5.00
Matthew Davids

Matthew Davids

Software Architect

United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3

Currently doing a few different things. Among them: - Cloudformation and infrastructure design on AWS: - Autoscaling, S3, couchbase, node applications, Chef - Javascript Single Page Application design: - React.js, gulp, semantic-ui - Fluid Dynamics/Modelling in Processing: - Side project, not professional. Navier-Stokes, numerical methods, computer graphics, etc. I previously developed provisioning and deployment solutions for a client's in-house automated testing infrastructure. The majority of this was done in Ruby, with some variations dictated by DSLs in Chef and Vagrant, as well as a number of scripting languages, as required. I've also managed a team of 3-5 software engineers working on provisioning automation/DevOps projects. Current Frameworks and JS tools: React.js, backbone.js, gulp.js, bower, browserify, node, etc... More to come shortly. Current Languages: JavaScript, Ruby, Chef, Batch, BASH, Powershell, XML, JSON, AutoIT Current Tools: Chef, Amazon Web Services, Vagrant, Ant, InstallAnywhere, Install4j Current Operating Systems (configuration, software deployment, etc): Windows Server (2003 - 2012) SLES 11 RedHat 6.4 CentOS 6.4 Ubuntu 12.04/14.04 Amazon Linux Past Languages: Processing, C++, Java, OpenGL, Octave, MATLAB, Mathematica, SQL, C, C#, LUA, R, and Python Other: Verilog, VHDL, Oculus Rift, Razer Hydra

$60.00 /hr
1,399 hours
5.00
Vitali D.

Vitali D.

Expert Rails and full stack web developer

Moldova - Last active: 25 days ago - Tests: 13

I have big experience in development of heavy loaded sites I have big experience in development of Facebook/Twitter/Linkedin applications I'm an expert Ruby On Rails developer I speak fluent on PHP/Perl/MySQL/Javascript I deliver correct good written code I never give up and try to solve problems in the best way. And btw, I have Master Degree in Computer Science. I'm interested in big hard projects where I can demonstrate all my skills.

$33.33 /hr
690 hours
5.00
Jacques Atlas

Jacques Atlas

Perl, Ruby, Unix and Networking Expert

South Africa - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 7

Over 19 years of experience working for multinational telcos within their Internet Service Provider Divisions. 8 Years working in networking for a global ISP. Working for UUNET MCI WorldCom (Now Verizon) our network was provisioned, this enabled us to reduce network engineer mistakes, enforce best practices, automate cohesion between all systems. The solution was in house written in Perl, Bash and utilised best of breed open source solutions. Networking provisioning, graphing, monitoring and Router / Switch disaster recovery systems with a focus on automation of networking systems and tools to assist engineers. I am an experienced programmer in Perl, Ruby and Bash, coming from unix environment. I started using Perl in 1997 and continue to use it every day. I am passionate about all systems which add value to ones business, through smart work one can reduce operational express.

$100.00 /hr
726 hours
5.00
Igor S.

Igor S.

Linux sysadmin, cloud deployments specialist

Czech Republic - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

I would like to offer you my deep knowledge of servers hardware and software, which allows me to fine-tune servers according to their roles, and my ability to anticipate and solve problems in shortest time possible. No Windows please, Unices only, Linux preferrable. Lately my main point of interest has shifted to deploying and maintaining web projects in cloud environments. I am developing monitoring / management tool ( http://m-script.org ) and supporting existing installations, but I am very well familiar with all well known alternatives from both monitoring and cloud management side, so no problem to implement any of them. The point is, I know very well how it works. And how it doesn't, too :) I am interested in any system administration work, especially in cloud environments. The more challenging you setup is going to be, the better. Automated scalability, cross-clouds deployments, combination of traditional and dynamically scalable resources, DNS/Geo balancing - everything is possible, just let me know your needs.

$40.00 /hr
6,750 hours
4.88
Thomas Luca

Thomas Luca

Web Developer | Ruby, Rails, Python, AngularJS

Canada - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3

Full-stack web developer with over 7 years of experience in delivering software products to market. I've extensively participated in projects leveraging Ruby, JavaScript(both client- and server-side with AngularJS and NodeJS), Python, Java, .NET, MySQL, PostgreSQL, CouchDB, MongoDB, as well as numerous related frameworks/technologies. I value clear and honest communication and aim to deliver simple and effective solutions to the tasks at hand. Skills - C++/.NET/Ruby/JRuby/PHP - Ruby on Rails/Django/Spring/CMS(RefineryCMS, LocomotiveCMS)/Spree & Shopify - Front-end with HTML5/CSS3/Javascript(AngularJS, NodeJS) - Data Visualization(d3.js, highcharts,js, jQuery.flot) - Integrating APIs(pyament gateways, social apis, various third party APIs) - Hosting server management(Heroku, AWS EC2, Digital Ocean, Linode) - Git/Github/Bitbucket/SVN - AND MUCH MORE...

$50.00 /hr
358 hours
5.00
Rui Gomes

Rui Gomes

Web Developer - Proficient in PHP, Laravel, Javasc...

Portugal - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

I've worked closely with world-class companies throughout the development of outstanding platforms that have been used by thousands. I'm proficient with PHP and I'm also a Laravel early-adopter - I've been using it since early version 3. I've developed countless applications with Laravel, attended the Laracon conference in Amsterdam and I've written several tutorials that have helped hundreds of other developers. In addition to PHP, I've also used Ruby on Rails extensively to develop complex web applications with full featured test suites. Being a Software Engineering student, you'll be sure to get solutions that are well designed, easy to scale and develop upon. I've taken a CAE (Certificate in Advanced English) by the University of Cambridge and passed with flying colours. Communicating with me won't definitely be an issue. Looking forward to working with you on your next web app!

$50.00 /hr
168 hours
4.99
Anton Kolomiychuk

Anton Kolomiychuk Agency Contractor

Save this project guy || Ruby Rails Php Yii Symfon...

Russia - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

Hello, My name is Anton and I'm a passionate RubyOnRails developer with a big php experience. I currently completely focused on RoR development. I know how it works inside, know all pitfalls. I know what is good in Rails and what is bad, and how to avoid bad things. I also worked with Redis, Apache Solr, Facebook, Twitter and PayPal APIs, OAuth and much more... Such the experience has given me knowledge about building applications in the best possible way and I can select the best technology to suit your task perfectly. My most successful projects is a custom CMS and online ticketing systems based on Symfony 2 and Ruby on Rails. Website created for Australian company SEMIPERMANENT gives them 5613 sold tickets on he's events on 24 July 2014 from project start in 2012. My hobby is a painting and design and I really love creative people. Designers, writers... all of them. If you're one of this cool guys or you want to build a app to this people I'm really enjoyed to help you with that. I'm a team leader and lead architect of SmartDev agency and I'm among top 30% Odesk Coding Challenge champs. So I know how to build a great software. Contact me today - and get FREE consulting about your project!

Associated with: SmartDev
$32.99 /hr
1,865 hours
5.00