Top Grape Developers of June 2017

Solutions Architect

Passionate about software from DevOPS to Quality Assurance, from Developer to Architect with the right amount of business skills, marketing and sales. Specialties: Distributed Application Design, Object Orientated Programming, AngularJS, REST API Design, PHP, MySQL, PhalconPHP, MongoDB, Python, Flask, Zend Framework, Linux Administration, Symfony, Quick Test Professional, WatiN/R, Magento, Wordpress, Adobe & Microsoft Suite, MacOs, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, VMWare and more. Large Scale Software Development Strategies, Center for Disease Control regulations and reporting guidelines. Health Information Exchanges, Direct Secure Messaging, HIPAA Regulations and Meaningful Use guidelines. Experienced in successfully negotiating and implementing new technologies in change-adverse organizations thus increasing productivity and profitability while keeping in line with the business value proposition. Fast to adapt to ever changing technological challenges and business needs effectively migrated legacy architecture to cloud based solutions guaranteeing a competitive advantage in the immediate and near term. Analytical and rational during difficult times helped organizations in life-critical industries such as healthcare facing existing challenges while formulating business conscious plans to move forward. As technical liaison with government agencies such as the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technologies and the CDC. Directly participated in state level policy making by participating directly with ACHA Agency for Healthcare Administration as well as providing the technology needed for the privatization of DCF Department of Children & Families thus by creating new and relevant revenue channels.

Top Ruby on Rails Mentor of January, February, March, April, May & June 2017 | Experienced (7+ years) and friendly Ruby on Rails Developer (with passion for helping others learn) | 685+ Sessions

I am the Top Ruby on Rails Mentor of January, February, March, April, May, June, July and August 2016 (8 months in a row) and January, February, March, April, May & June 2017 at Codementor with 685+ sessions. I am a Software Engineer from Toronto, currently working as a Ruby on Rails Developer at theScore Inc. I am passionate about helping people, especially who are new to the web development and the programming world. I am specialized in explaining core concepts of Ruby and Rails along with the best practices. I focus on the learning experience of my students and make sure they get exactly what they want. I have excellent academic track records (Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Masters in Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto) along with strong development and industry experience in Software Development and Web Development (7+ years). I started programming and solving problems in 2006, at the age of 18. Since then, I wrote programs in various of programming languages such as C, C++, Java, PHP, Ruby, Python, Javascript etc. These days, I use Ruby and Rails as my primary programming language and framework. I can help with debugging your issues as well as refactoring your code according to the best practices and conventions out there. Helping people is my passion and motto of life. If you think I can help you in any way, please get in touch! Specialities: * Building backend APIs in Ruby on Rails (Active Model Serializer, Grape, Jbuilder, RABL etc.) for mobile applications. (For more than 12 million users). * Integration of backend APIs with Javascript frontend framework using JSON Web Token (JWT). * Built Push Notification System for theScore app. (For more than 12 million users). * Implemented instant player, team and news article search for the theScore and theScore eSports apps which have more than 12 million monthly active users using ElasticSearch and Rails. * Backend Ruby on Rails Development (With scaling, optimising, caching best practices). * Test Driven Development with clean code and best practices. * Web Scraping (Nokogiri, Mechanize) (Scrape data from anywhere on the internet!). * Explain concepts/solutions clearly and concisely according to the level of the client/student. * Giving architecture advice for your application. Explain which tools/gems to use and why. * Suggesting best practices and focusing on the best learning experience and long-term achievements. * Showing cool tips and tricks that I have learned over the past few years (and still learning!) as a professional Ruby on Rails developer to be more productive and efficient at work. * I can help you to prepare for interviews for Ruby on Rails developer position.

Software development consultant

I'm a software development consultant with expertise in multiple domains (retail, real estate, recruiting) and knowledge in different programming languages and platforms. I'm really focused on trying to find out how to properly use technology to solve business problems.

Frontend Developer, UX apprentice

I like to deliver a polished source code, it reflects my concerns for a polished UI and my thoughts about aesthetics and functionality. Through many years solving problems I've worked with different languages and technologies across an spectrum which includes back end, mobile and front end development. Among my favorite and recent projects are: - A d3js timeline related to terrorism attacks around the globe (personal project) - A reactjs webapp for movielovers (personal project) - An iOS printer app for Epson. - A kid's game in unity for an education project here in Uruguay. - A custom cms written in ruby + angularjs, and a newsmap for BBC. - A TODO prototype for NewYork Times. Currently I'm focused on front-end development for the "love of aesthetics and functionality" so I've been learning and applying kowledge regarding to d3js, es6, reactjs, rxjs and being involved more about css3.

Software Development Manager at Amazon

Currently I am a SDM at Amazon, where I manage a team that owns the entire content update process for Kindle Ebooks, the payment calculations for Kindle Unlimited Authors and provide mentorship for my developers. I am an avid Ruby developer (Not just rails). I have a strong background in network management, with my recent focus being on the deployment of cloud based infrastructure on AWS, Google Cloud and Azure.

Web developer since 1998. Rails developer since 2011. Open source contributor. Code for America alumnus.

I'm passionate about solving problems, learning by doing, and giving back to the community. My tutorial for setting up a Ruby on Rails development environment on a Mac has been viewed over 640,000 times since it was published in early April 2012, and continues to help hundreds of new visitors every day. The process is now automated via my laptop script, which has 263 stars on GitHub. I'm currently at 18F in Washington, D.C., working on login.gov, a open source shared authentication platform aiming to improve access to government services. Prior to joining 18F, I was developing Ohana API, an open source project that makes it easy to publish and maintain an open directory of community resources using the Open Referral data standard. I started Ohana API with Anselm Bradford and Sophia Parafina during our Code for America Fellowship in 2013. Ohana API was one of seven winners (out of 628 entries) in the Knight News Challenge: Health, and was featured in several media outlets. Before joining Code for America, I led the Automation effort for the AOL Mobile team, focusing on iOS automated testing using Calabash, Cucumber, Ruby, and Objective-C. My work at AOL resulted in an invitation to talk about iOS Automation with Calabash at the Mobile Testing Summit in San Francisco.

Technical Cofounder at Glimpse, Senior Software Engineer at Pager

Backend Engineer for over 8 years. iOS engineer for over 3. Full stack experience.

Generalist Software Maker

I've worked in many business domains and with a variety of teams over the course of 15 years of professional experience. I have a passion for loosely-coupled and well-tested software that delights users and future maintainers alike.

I'm founder and CTO at Vericred. We are running a ruby on rails stack right now with Ember.js on the frontend. I have a great deal of experience and am happy to offer my expertise.

Software engineer with ~8 years experience. Passionate about Android, enjoying frontend javascript as well lately. I like rails for my backend stuff. Object oriented architecture is my thing.

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