Faraaz Khan

Faraaz Khan

Start up specialist, experienced CTO and Highly Skilled Rails Dev & PM

Fairfax, United States



What's the difference

Senior Ruby on Rails Developer, with leadership experience in Corporate (held positions at McKinsey & Co, Living Social etc), Government (District of Columbia, Federal) and Start ups (Lead Dev and CTO on multiple projects).

Full stack developer (Front End, Back End, Middleware etc), delivered multiple projects end to end.

Strong believer in TDD, BDD, avid code contributor to open source technologies. Recipient of various Ruby/Rails awards/recognitions.

Work History & Feedback

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5 hrs @ $33.33/hr
Earned $167
“Faraaz was very patient and had lots of helpful suggestions to make things easier for me going forward, which was very much appreciated as I am a non-tech entrepreneur and do not write code. He was pleasant and professional to work with and I recommend him without hesitation.”


Update ruby-based XML creation script

Fixed Price $111
“Great worker, fast turnaround on short notice!”


Deploy Ruby on Rails App Heroku

Fixed Price $161
“Proactive, Experienced, Fast. Everything I could ask for. Will work with again.”


Ruby on Rails installation

Fixed Price $52
“Thank you! Comprehensively completed the project. Extremely knowledgeable.”


Install mysql2 gem in Mac OS X

Fixed Price $67
“Good Work”


Developer @ BWF

107 hrs @ $55.56/hr
Earned $5,936
No feedback given


Ruby on Rails programming

31 hrs @ $45.00/hr
Earned $1,380
Job in progress

Tests Taken
Name Percentile Score

Knowledge of Ruby Skills Test


MySQL 5.0 Test


Ruby on Rails Test v1 (Old)


U.S. English Basic Skills Test


oDesk Readiness Test for Agency Contractors


oDesk Readiness Test for Independent Contractors and Staffing Managers