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ABOUT ME
Professional computer engineer working as a python developer (Flask), with experience in automation and architecting web systems
Gigs
Docker Installation

Docker Installation

$100 - Live Session

For this gig,I will install and configure docker for your OS. This will include docker, docker machine and docker compose. Optionally, you can also get a personal container registry setup on Amazon ECS.

Installing and Configuring Zabbix

Installing and Configuring Zabbix

$100 - Delivery in 1 Day

For this gig, I will install and configure Zabbix on your monitoring server to record system level metrics for your architecture. This includes monitoring up to 5 machines.

For this gig, I will setup and install a Python stack for data science (using the Anaconda distribution) and RStudio. If you are looking to get quickly started with data science tasks, ths gig will make sure you are up and running quickly.

For this gig, I will setup a working python environment, which includes installing an appropriate python distribution (2.7, 3.x, Anaconda, etc), with an IDE of choice (PyDev, Sublime Test with plugins).

EXPERTISE
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Python expert help Python - 7 years experience
I have been using Python as a professional software developer as my number one go to language. Proficient in the python data science stack (including numpy, pandas,scikit-learn, statsmodel, etc) as well as backend work using Flask.
Sql expert help SQL - 11 years experience
I have been using SQL to extract data from relational data models for over a decade. As the CTO of my startup, I have designed and implemented relational models in use for a web backend. Well versed in best practices and ways to keep a data model optimized.
No icon R - 2 years experience
In earning my degree in data science, I have used R extensively for data importing, cleaning, analysing and modelling.
Amazon expert help AWS - 5 years experience
AWS has been my main cloud provider for the last 5 years. I have used EC2, EBS, S3, SES, VPC and ECS extensively, as well as other products. I am well versed in best practices, both from a security and billing perspective.
Javascript expert help JavaScript - 5 years experience
Proficient in base JS, Jquery and some frameworks like Angular
No icon Linux - 15 years experience
I have been using as my sole operating systems since I was a teenager. I use Ubuntu personally, but have used CentOS, Redhat as well as others. I have over a decades worth of experience in professional systems administration as well.
No icon Data Science - 3 years experience
I just earned a masters degree in Data Science, which included classes on visualization, importing, clearing, organizing, predictive modelling, graph analysis, and handling big data.
No icon Docker - 1 year experience
I have been using docker, docker machien and swarm in production for some time now. I have used them in conjuntion with Jenkins for an automated testing workflow for my startup
No icon Database - 10 years experience
I have experience in using various database systems, including SQL (MySQL mostly) and NoSQL databases (like redis, cassandra and mongo-db)
Html css expert help HTML/CSS - 6 years experience
I have been using HTML and CSS to build websites since I was a teenager. I am not a graphic designer but I do know how to use / debug CSS, and use Bootstrap for most of my web frontend tasks.
No icon Monitoring - 7 years experience
I have used Zabbix, statsd, and Prometheus to monitor my applications. I have experience with the ElasticSearch-Logstash-Kibana stack as well.
No icon Automation - 7 years experience
In many of my past jobs, I was responsible for automating complicated procedures to make those processes less error prone. For example, a whole day process to release a complicated update to production databases was reduced to only a hour after automating most of it.
Git expert help Git - 5 years experience
I have used git exclusively for all my coding projects, professionally or personal, for the last 5 years. I have used the git-flow methodology for branching and committing. Github and bitbucket are my preferred providers.
C expert help C - 5 years experience
I have an intermediate knowledge of C, including using the standard library, structs and classes. I have been tutoring C on and off since high school, and can help architect, design, build and debug C programs
Cplusplus expert help C++ - 5 years experience
I have an intermediate knowledge of C++, including using the standard library, OOP, and meta-programming using templates. I have been tutoring C++ on and off since high school, and can help architect, design, build and debug C++ programs
Mysql expert help MySQL - 11 years experience
I have been using SQL to extract data from MySQL for over a decade. As the CTO of my startup, I have used MySQL to store all of our relational data. Well versed in best practices, security, debugging, scaling and ways to keep a data model optimized.
Flask expert help Flask - 5 years experience
I have been using Python as a professional software developer as my number one go to language. Flask is my go-to web backend technology, and have used it professionally at places of employment as well at my startup.
No icon Database design - 10 years experience
In my previous jobs, I have created and vetted many SQL schema designs. Starting with requirements, I can help design or improve upon a SQL database layout, and help debug any issues with inserting or extracting data from said schema.
No icon Zsh - 5 years experience
I have been using zsh as my main shell for around 5 years now, and I am not turning back. Using a custom oh-my-zsh, zsh does everything you need from a shell: autocompletion, plugin support, etc.
No icon Unix server administration - 10 years experience
I have been using Linux and FreeBSD for over a decade, both personally and professionally. I can help install, configure, and debug FreeBSD / Linux.
No icon Shell - 10 years experience
I have been using zsh as my main shell for around 5 years now, and I am not turning back. Using a custom oh-my-zsh, zsh does everything you need from a shell: autocompletion, plugin support, etc. I also have experience with Bash shells as well.
No icon Amazon web services - 5 years experience
AWS has been my main cloud provider for the last 5 years. I have used EC2, EBS, S3, SES, VPC and ECS extensively, as well as other products. I am well versed in best practices, both from a security and billing perspective.
No icon Jupyter notebook - 3 years experience
I have used Ipython and jupyter notebooks extensively in my data science masters degree program.
No icon Zabbix - 5 years experience
I have used Zabbix for server monitoring for all of my deployments. I have also setup zabbix in a docker environment.
OFFICE HOURS LIBRARY

Deploying an App with Docker Compose

  Wed, Nov 30, 03:00 PM (PST)
GITHUB
LivingWageModelExtension 2   0
Github repo for everything relating to my master's capstone project
TeX HTML LOLCODE Jupyter Notebook
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Production ready Sentry configuration for Docker Compose
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IS606_Collab_1 1   1
IS606 Collaborative Assignment #1
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EliRepo 1   0
Student Repo For Eli
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Independet Study for IS624
Python
REVIEWS
Average Rating
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(72 ratings)
Awesome mentor!
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I am so thankful for finding James . He helped me better understand my project and I now have a better understanding of python in general. James presented me with guidance and suggestions that opened my mind up to the possibilities for project and introduced me to new methods and code. Highly recommended, very clear and well spoken and easy to follow.
Amanda Nov 20, 2016

Great mentor
Chase Johnson Nov 02, 2016

Great mentor.
Chase Johnson Oct 27, 2016

A great guy!
Del Ventruella Oct 19, 2016

A good guy.
Del Ventruella Oct 19, 2016

Great mentor, very helpful and patient and explains things well.
sam rassam Oct 16, 2016

Professional, efficient and highly communicative.
Miriam Oct 16, 2016

James saved my bacon in record time. He's a top-drawer mentor!
Darin Molnar Oct 13, 2016

Great mentor. Capably explains complex problems.
Damon Oct 11, 2016

James was incredibly helpful and skilled. This is an outstanding mentor.
Marcelo Rocha DaSilva Oct 10, 2016

Responded fast, was straightforward in helping me.
Avishaan Sethi Oct 04, 2016

James knows Docker and Docker Compose very deeply. We got right to work fixing my deployment. I definitely recommend him and will use his services again.
John Reitano Oct 04, 2016

Extremely, insanely knowledgeable about everything
Joe Wang Sep 28, 2016

James was very knowledgeable and good at teaching concepts and coding examples
Mark Sep 03, 2016

Excellent partner! Knows his stuff inside and out. Easy and pleasurable to work with. Highly recommend!
Phil Aug 23, 2016

I like James, he is very quick and fast to connect. He has very good knowledge and is able to explain in a way that makes sense. He works quickly and is able to solve the problem
Alex Fender Jul 31, 2016

Excellent mentor. Great to work with.
Phil Jul 30, 2016

Excellent experience each time working with James. Really knows his stuff!
Phil Jul 27, 2016

I enjoy working with this mentor.
Phil Jul 24, 2016

Excellent experience each time.
Phil Jul 10, 2016

Excellent experience working with James.
Phil Jul 09, 2016

Excellent experience.
Phil Jul 09, 2016

Excellent mentor. Great grasp and understanding of the issues and how best to achieve them.
Phil Jul 02, 2016

Excellent grasp of objectives and how best to achieve them. Offers excellent ideas and solutions.
Phil Jun 26, 2016

Great mentor. Understands objectives immediately.
Phil Jun 22, 2016

Great Mentor.
Phil Jun 22, 2016

Excellent mentor!
Phil Jun 19, 2016

Excellent mentor! Highly recommend!
Phil Jun 19, 2016

Excellent to work with.
Phil Jun 12, 2016

Excellent to work with.
Phil Jun 12, 2016

Excellent mentor. Very patient, understanding and helpful!
Phil Jun 04, 2016

Excellent! I'd rate him a 35 except the scale only goes to 5.
Phil May 28, 2016

Excellent understanding of my project and how Python can solve it. Very professional and even more qualified and helpful. Highly recommend.
Phil May 21, 2016

Very professional and even more helpful. He understood my needs immediately and offered numerous solutions. I look forward to working with James again.
Phil Apr 27, 2016

James is a great mentor it really helped me to understand how things work. Also advice me some tips and shortcuts
Ernesto Vargas Apr 27, 2016

Went through a new architecture that uses ECS and gave feedback and pointers on how to accomplish various tasks. Was very helpful and friendly. Can definitely recommend him!
Peter Poulsen Apr 20, 2016

James was very articulate and knew how to solve the problems we encountered.
Stephen Apr 19, 2016

James was awesome. He was able to isolate what the problem was early on and fix it quickly - at the same time explaining what he was doing along the way.
Dave Ekhaus Apr 19, 2016

James is very patient and took his time explaining every step slowly. He's great.
Al John Apr 10, 2016

Great help with matplotlib.
Brian Maimone Apr 10, 2016

James was able to answer my questions in a quick and timely matter, thanks James! Highly recommend!
Andrew Hunter Apr 10, 2016