Shirjeel Alam

Shirjeel Alam

Ruby on Rails Developer

Karachi, Pakistan



What's the difference

* Over 3 years of web development experience *

I am passionate about technology and its creative use in web based solutions. I am experienced in web development using Ruby on Rails (RoR), Linux and MySQL/PostgreSQL/MongoDB.

I have worked on diverse projects for startups and individual clients in United States and Canada.

My areas of expertise include:
- Ruby on Rails
- jQuery
- Javascript, CoffeeScript
- MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB
- Twitter Bootstrap
- Heroku

My core compe…


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Work History & Feedback

Integrate GoCardless payments processor into a single project, crowdfunding website

6 hrs @ $40.00/hr
Earned $254
“Shirjeel was very helpful and professional. I'd definitely use again.”


Rails Troubleshooting

0 hrs @ $40.00/hr
Earned $40
“Lovely working with Shirjeel. Completed the job successfully, quickly and exactly as requested.”


Rails developer for remote help tonight!!!

3 hrs @ $33.33/hr
Earned $106
“Shirjeel is a very good developer. He knows what he is doing and keeps you updated throughout the process. Will definitely hire again!”


Minor ROR 3.2 fixes

Fixed Price $60
“Highly recommended very competent Rails developer. Shirjeel again did a great job. It's alwas pleasure communicating with him.My budget is small, yet he treated me with the utmost attention & expediency. I will definitely be back with larger budgets in the near future. THANKS SO MUCH!”


ROR image upload

Fixed Price $50
“Shirjeel was great with communication, and got what I needed exactly right within the time frame I needed it done. And. I am a picky person, as I am a front end developer...Happy to work with him againa”


Programming for last stages of web app development

Fixed Price $318
“Shirjeel did an excellent job and worked hard. I was particularly impressed by his great communication skills. I'll definitely consider working with him again, and will highly recommend him to others.”


Tests Taken
Name Percentile Score

Knowledge of Ruby Skills Test


Ruby on Rails 2.3 Test


Ruby on Rails Test v1 (Old)


oDesk Readiness Test for Independent Contractors and Staffing Managers