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Josh Smith

Back-End Developer

Josh is a freelance full stack developer, from graphic design on down to systems administration. He has founded two companies and led product development an...d 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. 

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Brad Peabody

Back-End Developer

Brad likes to build and improve software that solves real-world business problems and creates a positive experience for users, as well as having a positive... business impact for the organization. He is inspired by a high-productivity/innovative work culture—walking the line between perfection and a getting-it-done mentality. 

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Adam Scislowicz

Back-End Developer

Adam is a software architect with over a decade and a half of industry experience. His focus has been on theoretical principles and practical methods that s...urround embedded platforms and distributed systems. He also has extensive experience with networking protocols. Adam has consistently made top-of-the-line products that position him as an invaluable member of any team. 

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Ted Cohn

Back-End Developer

Ted has 30+ years as a senior architect, technologist, developer, entrepreneur, and CTO. He led Barnes & Noble's Nook team in Palo Alto, developed Pleo the... dinosaur as well as Orderscape restaurant search/food ordering voicebot, and worked for Apple, Excite, and NeXT. He enjoys developing new concepts and technology, leading teams, innovating, and delivering incredible products. He has superb communication and presentation skills. 

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Aitizaz Khan

Back-End Developer

Aitizaz is a full-stack engineer with expertise in Ruby on Rails and Java. He is keenly interested in algorithm-level efficiency and has experience working... both with front-end and back-end technologies as well as frameworks. Aitizaz is also a competitive programmer who actively participates in different online challenges. He loves learning about anything, especially if it make him better at his craft. 

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Carlos Ramirez III

Back-End Developer

Carlos is a professional software engineer and web developer specializing in the Ruby on Rails framework. He has worked with tech companies in New York's Si...licon Alley for over five years, helping to build technology-based businesses from the ground up. He has a bachelor's degree in computer science from Williams College and has been in the software industry for nearly ten years. 

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Silas Brazil

Back-End Developer

Silas is a full-stack developer with eleven years of experience with industry leaders like Amazon, Microsoft, and Boeing. He delivers results and provides p...rofessional guidance at every tech level, from databases, server architecture, front-end UX, and highly scalable distributed systems to mobile app development, operations, testing, and project planning. He loves working in fast-paced teams on challenging projects. 

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Carson Will

Back-End Developer

Carson is a full-stack developer with over a decade and a half of experience in developing websites and mobile apps. Using innovative and cutting-edge techn...ology, he's able to manage and lead projects efficiently and satisfy customers with attractive web and mobile app solutions. He is passionate about working with motivated teams and getting things done. 

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Jay Gunderson

Back-End Developer

Jay has over 25 years of experience in programming and DBA consultations with both engineering companies and IT organizations in Silicon Valley. As an exper...t back-end developer, he delivers high-performant Oracle and SQL Server data APIs that are a dream for any front-end team working on web/RDBMS solutions. Jay also excels at coding front-end web applications, most recently, working with the ASP.NET platform with the MVC framework.  

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Menno van Ens

Back-End Developer

Menno is a seasoned full-stack developer and software architect. His skillset is broad but centers around architecture​ and development of ​web applications...​ and ​APIs​, mainly in ​PHP and Laravel​. He loves solving complex problems with a well-thought-out architecture, performant database structure, and clean, readable code. 

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Within days, we'll introduce you to the right back-end developer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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Work with your new back-end developer for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.

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