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Asim Mushtaq

Asim Mushtaq

GIS, Web Mapping and Mobile development Consultant...

Pakistan - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 12

Mobile [iOS & Android] Web [ PHP (Codeigniter, Zend & Yii), Python (Django), Javascripts, Node.js, Angular.js, Leaflet, Openlayers] Databases [Postgres/PostGIS, MySQL, MS SQL Server, RavenDB, MongoDB0] GIS (MapServer, GeoServer, Mapnik, CartoDB, Mapbox, Tilemill, qGIS, ArcMap, Erdas Imagine, E-Cognition, Mapinfo, Remote Sensing) I have a Bachelors degree in Computer Science and a Masters in GIS, both from University of Nottingham - UK. I have over 7 years of GIS Development experience. I am experienced in both the following development streams, 1. Web application development (focusing on web mapping) 2. Mobile application development with iOS, Android & Windows phones (focusing on routing and location based services).

$27.78 /hr
3,365 hours
Ivan T.

Ivan T.

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

Russia - Last active: 2 days 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
12,732 hours
Andrey E.

Andrey E.

Web Scraping Expert and PHP Web Developer

Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 12

I'm web scraping expert/full stack developer with 7+ years of commercial experience. I'm good problem solver holding M.S. in maths and computer science. Today I'm offering webscraping/php/javascript services as a freelancer. My main skills: • Web scraping, parsing, automation, data processing • Simplehtmldom, Goutte, Symfony Browser Kit, Cheerio, CasperJS, Regular Expressions, Xpath • PHP, JavaScript, Java, NodeJS, PhantomJS, LUA • HTML5, CSS3, LESS, Bootstrap Framework • MySQL, MongoDB, Redis • Memcached, ZeroMQ, ReactPHP • SocketIO, Websockets • REST, SOAP, XML, JSON • Matlab, Wolfram Mathematica • Jquery, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, RequireJS • Prestashop, OpenCart • Experience working with APIs: Ebay, Spotify, Amazon AWS, Amazon MWS, Flickr, Facebook Graph,, GitHub, Instagram and several others • Git, SVN • Apache, Nginx, Curl • Amazon AWS • Linux, Vagrant • Understanding of OOP principles and software design patterns • Teamwork experience My github account is My blog: Over the years I’ve developed a lot of web scrapers of different complexity mostly using PHP (simplehtmldom, browserkit) and NodeJS/PhantomJS (casperjs). Some were simple regex-based and others were complex distributed systems with multiple proxies and Amazon AWS support. Also I developed a wide range of websites using PHP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS and MySQL including several e-commerce websites (+ Prestashop, Opencart). I built sites both from scratch and using frameworks, developed custom modules and extended existing ones for my clients. I have experience in PHP/MySQL performance tuning. Last two years I was working as MMO game (Clash of Clans/Heroes of Might and Magic-like mechanics) logic/backend developer. I’ve implemented distributed message queues, realtime leaderboards with Redis, Mysql, PHP. Developed battle-related algorithms (game unit classes, attack/defend, shortest path, quadtree). Then I’ve done some frontend development, e.g. – developed embeddable javascript classifieds widget and fitness/health single page web application with realtime updates/notifications (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Jquery, Knockout.js, MomentJS, REST, AJAX,

$39.90 /hr
146 hours
Wallace Ferreira

Wallace Ferreira

Software Analyst/Developer

Brazil - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

Hello, my name is Wallace. I've been working with software development for over 9 years. I acquired a lot of experience developing applications using Visual Basic, C/C++, PHP and Java. My expertise is analyzing and developing Desktop and Web Applications such as: + Crawlers/Web Crawlers - Collecting and storing data from sites, documents, videos, photos, social media sites, classified ads sites, etc. + Web Data Scrappers - Extracting, parsing, filtering and storing relevant data from web pages to readable and manageable formats like Excel, CSV, HTML, etc. + Bots and Automation scripts - Extracting and making business decisions out of data from documents like PDFs, Excel, CSV, XML, TXT, etc. - Sending email reports automatically - Auto filling forms - Price comparison apps - Event notifiers + Data conversion/transformation - Transforming/Converting data between formats for import/export in different applications. - Feed generation - Report construction + API development/integration - Adding support for third parts services - Creating interfaces for communication between systems. I have developed dozens of applications for a wide range of application domains including: - E-Commerce sites (like,,, etc) - Financial market - Market research groups - Medical related groups - Shipping companies - And several other personal applications. Some formats I have expertise in are: - JSON - XML - SQL - CSV - PDF - TXT - HTML - XSL - XSLX - And others Acting as an analyst and developer, I gained experience with modeling relational databases and SQL, with a focus on MySQL DBMS. Since 2009, I have been working for a company that develops software for the financial market - EconoInfo ( In 2012, I graduated in Computer Science at the Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais - PUC Minas. Over the past four years, I specialized in Java development, especially Java EE 6.0, focusing on technologies EJB, JPA, JSF, JMS and JCR. Acting as an analyst and developer, I gained experience with modeling relational databases and SQL, with a focus on MySQL DBMS. As a developer in charge of creating the EconoInfo website's interface, I also specialized in Servlets, HTML, JavaScript and CSS.

$27.78 /hr
845 hours
Andrew P.

Andrew P.

Data Scientist | Software developer | LaTeX expert

Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

Project-oriented technician in a few fields of expertise: * data analysis: various data processing using few programming languages - Python, R, Wolfram Mathematica, Matlab; * typesetter: bibliography support, complex imagery, complex, multi-line equations and interprocessing data in both LaTeX and MS Word; * software developing: desktop software developing and a distinct programms to get and operate on different data; science software to model asorted physics and math models. Experienced for a 5+ years in all fields. 1+ years of public work on oDesk.

$100.00 /hr
88 hours
John Bampton

John Bampton

Elance-oDesk 340+ Jobs International Man of Myster...

Australia - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 1

Super discounted hourly rate - $19 - to the first two clients that offer me a job that involves Ruby or Python. Over 250 happy clients. Ideas man, innovation expert and one man think tank! The BOOST to productivity. Big hitting programming veteran rocking out hard to code everyday. I build fast loading websites that bring in more revenue. Comprehensive knowledge of XML based document publishing systems and well versed in PHP 5. Ex Adobe Coldfusion programmer. Junior Pythonista! Ruby Wannabe! XPath Superhero! 24/7 365 IT Nerd and Digital Nomad. A past school chess prodigy. Electronic dance music enthusiast. Science Fiction / Fantasy fan. I am currently placed in the top 1000 programmers on Codewars - - where I am mainly doing coding challenges in Ruby but overall attempting to learn all 7 current languages they are offering. As I progress through the challenges I am learning more about core Ruby, so far mainly the String and Array Classes and the Enumerable Module Currently working for three USA based companies / government departments some indirectly - one in California. All these jobs involve some form of document publishing. Some software / technologies that I have worked with - Ecrion XF designer, Altova XMLSpy / Stylevision, oXygen XML editor, Stylus Studio, XEP, Xalan, Saxon, Apache FOP, Ibex, xsltproc, EXSLT, MSXML, MSXSL, Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), Orbeon XForms, Docbook (Authoring and XSLT), DITA OT, HL7, FMPXMLRESULT, WordProcessingML, SpreadsheetML, eXist Native XML database with XQuery Update, BaseX, XProc - An XML Pipeline Language. Interested in working with MongoDB, XQuery, JSONiq, MarkLogic, Phalcon PHP, Yii Framework, NoSQL, HHVM, Zend Framework, AngularJS, Big Data, Rails, Django, Zope, Plone, Altova server products (Raptor XML, Flowforce, MapForce, Stylevision) - come on make me a job offer! I have an iMac running OS X Yosemite, 2 desktop PCs running various linux distros, a Lubuntu laptop, a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 KitKat mobile phone, a Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 running KitKat, a Microsoft Surface Pro 2 Tablet running Windows 8.1 and a Firefox OS based mobile phone. When I am awake all my notifications get sent to my Samsung Gear 2 smart watch. In my spare time I like to stream movies and TV shows to my Apple TV and my Google Chromecast, well that's when I'm not learning Ruby or doing challenges on Khan Academy or similar sites. Do you remember those 1980's style left to right arcade games where when you got to the end of the level you had to try to defeat the big boss and then at the end of the game you had to fight the super boss? Well thinking along those lines, I am the undefeated super boss programmer looking for my next elite coding challenge! "Working hard. Aiming to be the best. This is my dream. This is my journey!" - Milos Raonic

$38.00 /hr
2,259 hours
Anatoly Alekseev

Anatoly Alekseev

Analyst and programmer

Russia - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 47 - Portfolio: 7

Expert in VBA/Excel/Visual Basic 6/SQL, interested in Cuda, Python. Have some C++ and ASM experience. I'll be glad to help with: Optimization and automating of business-processes. Developing of decision support systems, E-commerce systems, including data interchange between Ebay/Amazon/SmugMug/ custom CRM systems. Web scraping/crawling, automated retrieval of weakly-structured data. Implementing methods of artificial intelligence (expert systems, artificial neural networks, genetic algorithms),data mining. Natural language processing tasks (intellectual textual search, natural language generation, etc). Imitational modeling (especially financial models, gaming), prediction of complex systems. Distributed applications, high performance computing (scientific computations), cloud computing (Azure/Amazon). Software reverse engineering.

$55.56 /hr
15 hours
Phillip L.

Phillip L.

Antenna Design/Modeling/Analysis/Measurement Syste...

United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 14

I'm interested in all aspects of antenna design and integration from conception to testing of the installed product, including antenna measurement system design and implementation, hardware integration, and development of test, measurement, and analysis software. I have 25 years of corporate experience in electromagnetic theory and design including field theory, and antenna and RF design. My technical background includes o Ten years experience in electromagnetic modeling and development using FEKO o Proficient developing electromagnetic aircraft models using CAD tools such as FEMAP and CADFEKO o Hardware design, fabrication, test, implementation and integration of antennas o RF signal processing, FFT analysis, RWR AOA error analysis RF compatibility studies as well as the development of coupling and RF cosite compatibility analysis tools o Link margin analysis and studies between air and ground stations o Shielding effectiveness and lightning effects analysis and modeling o Coupling and multipath measurements, studies, and analysis o Design, development, and integration of automated RF and antenna test systems including positioner control, and multi-channel data acquisition using PNA analyzers o Proficient in the development of data acquisition and analysis software using Visual Applications have included o Large aircraft antenna, and RF component system integration o Antenna and radome design and modeling o FEKO analysis including aircraft CAD model development, employment of various modeling techniques, and consulting/ mentoring o Cosite analysis including the compatibility between systems on a platform, knowledge of the techniques to minimize system-to-system interference, and consulting/ mentoring o Developing specifications, statement of work, and managing the technical aspects for subcontracted component suppliers o Application and testing with basic passive microwave components including but not limited to antennas, transmission lines, filters, isolators, and switches o Application and testing with active microwave components; primarily amplifiers, receivers and transmitters o Design, fabrication, testing and integration of military antenna systems and RF components o Antenna performance improvement by designing, testing, recommending and implementing solutions Since leaving the corporate world, I have enjoyed programing and other analytical challenges in other areas of application including electronic design, education, and finance.

$40.00 /hr
447 hours
Luke Otterblad

Luke Otterblad

AWS and GCE Engineer. Python, Javascript and Elast...

United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

Senior software developer specializing in improving the accessibility, intelligence, and flexibility of code. Experienced at working with startups. My areas of interest and expertise that you may require include AWS and GCE Engineering, front end and back end web development, Elasticsearch integrations, recommendation engines, natural language processing and data analysis. Currently continuing a nine year career in analysis and web development. I'm highly self-motivated and seek challenging projects that match my expertise ( Jobs I do: - Design and get systems up and running in the cloud - improve search and search user interfaces - integrate visualization and analysis pipelines - Make applications more intelligent by using things like recommendation and spam classifiers - Program front end UI designs and fix bugs related to cross browser compatibility - build out platforms communicating using API's Tools I use: - Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, Elastic MapReduce) for development and deployment - Google Cloud (BigQuery, App Engine, GCE) - Elasticsearch Server for storage and query, Kibana and logstash for log management - Website and app development, Web Development, machine learning and natural language processing with Python and Java. - Web development with Node, Express, and Angular as well as other Javascript libraries like D3.js, jQuery, and three.js - Time series analysis, statistics and visualization with the R programming language - Database Development: Google Datastore and MongoDB (document database), MySQL and Postgres (relational), redis (key-value) and memcache - Twitter Bootstrap, or Responsive Design with jQuery, CSS, HTML for mobile responsive landing pages as well as general purpose web pages. - Integrations using Mule ESB Samples of open-source code available:

$90.00 /hr
2,189 hours
Olivier Tisserand

Olivier Tisserand

Experienced Senior Programmer

Spain - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

French Experienced Software Engineer with a career structured in several axis : - Data mining solutions linked with SQL databases.. - Data acquisition systems and monitoring, Building Intelligence, Protocol handlers. - Statistics and Numerical analysis (R language, Eviews, Matlab, Scilab) - Articifial Intelligence and specific languages, with industrial applications. - PPC Statistics & API (Adwords, Adcenter) - Networking with a Wireless Internet Provider (Mikrotik specialist). - Business Intelligence With 25 years exerience in France and Spain as Consultant Engineer in various business environment, able to handle and develop projects involving multiple environments and technologies.

$38.89 /hr
3,025 hours