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Sam Varshavchik

Member since September 16, 2012
Sam is a senior freelance developer and architect with over 20 years of experience developing in the financial industry. Click to continue

Jerry Hermel

Member since January 10, 2014
Jerry's 34-year career in engineering with Boeing has given him broad hands-on experience in many aspects of cutting-edge technology. His professional experience includes diverse accomplishments in software/web development, systems engineering, data analytics, applied math, and web-based commerce. Click to continue

Eric Adem

Member since October 1, 2016
Eric is a senior software developer who's driven by results, quality, and efficiency. He can leverage his extensive experience to help develop your product within large corporate or startup environments. He truly understands client and end-user needs, and he designs solutions that are cost-effective, flexible, and scalable. Click to continue

Andy Miller

Member since September 16, 2014
Andy is a Software Architect experienced in client-server and web based software design and development. He is particularly interested in working in a diverse team environment that values good testing practices, continuous delivery, and continual learning. Click to continue

Josh Smith

Member since October 5, 2012
Josh is a freelance full stack developer, from graphic design on down to systems administration. He has founded two companies and led product development and engineering work at two others. He loves data-driven design, continuous deployment, and customer development. He fully believes in applying the scientific method to everything he does. Click to continue

Hartley Brody

Member since June 10, 2015
Hartley is a generalist who focuses on metrics and results. In addition to full-stack web development, he also has experience in growth and marketing. He has several side projects of his own that bring in monthly income, so he knows what it takes to bring an idea from concept to spec to working software. Click to continue

Manish Das

Member since October 18, 2016
Manish has been working for startups since his own "startup" as a graduate of computer science. He's very passionate about new tech and innovation, and is a quick and enthusiastic learner. To date, he has six years of experience building scalable microservices and web apps and has a good command of all the usual tools and platforms. Click to continue

Jordan Ringenberg

Member since March 13, 2016
Jordan is a software guru with expert knowledge & over 9 years full-stack software engineering experience utilizing C++, Python, Java, Objective-C, C#, MySQL, shell scripting, & web programming. He's a computer vision expert using OpenCV/MATLAB & also teaches as a computer science professor at a university. He's also the CTO of di8itcharts.com, a data-visualization startup & a head engineer of Wander Media Company, a media startup. Click to continue

Ryan Jafari

Member since October 26, 2015
For over a decade, Ryan's been planning, managing, programming, and shipping on software projects. A back-end developer turned front-end developer, his passion lies in the delivery of superbly designed web/mobile experiences that help people interface with data, backed by simple, elegant, and scalable code. He's a master of UX development with various front-end frameworks and is always focused on choosing the right tool for the job. Click to continue

Bryce Ott

Member since April 17, 2014
With more than fifteen years working as an engineer, architect, director, vice president, and CTO, Bryce brings a deep understanding of enterprise software, management, and technical strategy to any project. His specialties include Amazon Web Services (AWS), real-time systems, business intelligence, big data, enterprise web apps, scalability, education, and open-source software. Click to continue
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