Alex Vanov

Alex Vanov

Pythonist primarily, fond of challenges

Zheleznodorozhny, Russia



What's the difference

I have 6+ years Python experience (and java, tcl, php, javascript, but prefer python strongly).
I'm good in xml and data processing, web crawlers and data miners, python-based windows services, e.t.c.

I have developed a wide range of websites using HMTL, JavaScript-Ajax, Python with Django, and Google App Engine including sites for startup companies and small but growing businesses.

Also i have experience in the following areas: Storage Area Networks, backup solutions, applications clustering,…


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Work History & Feedback

Dropbox API application w/python

3 hrs @ $25.00/hr
Earned $83
“Alex did everything we needed and explained how our project was going to work. He is great! Wouldn't hesitate to come back.”


Python Google App Engine Web Form Processor

24 hrs @ $27.78/hr
Earned $671
“Alex is a skilled GAE / Python developer. I will definitely use him again.”


Python developer

64 hrs @ $27.78/hr
Earned $1,893
“I am ending this contract for the time being given the completion of phase I of our product is here. Your Python, AppEngine, and AWS skills are remarkable. Your ability to produce a quality product is admirable. I enjoyed working with you and will have you as part of our team in the next phase. I will be opening a 'maintenance' contract in the near future.”


Python developer

11 hrs @ $22.22/hr
Earned $233
“Alex continues to work for me. He did an excellent job on the first phase. I increased his rate and so the system simply created a new contract and ended the original one.”


Skype Programming in Python for Windows and Mac

9 hrs @ $16.67/hr
Earned $147
“WOW!!! Alex is a hard worker! He is a VERY good communicator. He knows the Python programming language extremely well. There is no communication barrier like you might find with others. He is very available for a chat session on Skype. I would highly recommend Alex for your Python jobs.”


Application Requirements-Phone Survo Downloading Application

17 hrs @ $22.22/hr
Earned $378
“Alex did quality work and worked within my expectations and beyond the expectations on several occasions. He kept me aware of the progress of the project and worked to deliver some bug free code despite an open ended specification. I would recommend Alex for all future jobs as his work was excellent!”


Tests Taken
Name Percentile Score

CSS 3 Test


Google App Engine Test


JavaScript 1.8 Test


MySQL 5.0 Test


Networking Concepts Test


Paypal Integration for Web Skills Test


Python 2.x Test


U.S. English Basic Skills Test


UK English Basic Skills Test


Unix Test


Windows XP Test


oDesk Readiness Test for Independent Contractors and Company Managers