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Vikrant Chaudhary

Vikrant Chaudhary

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Member since January 27, 2016
Vikrant has extensive experience developing high performance web applications in Ruby on Rails & JavaScript ecosystems. He is also skilled in server deployments & administration. Along with quality, reliability, and timely deliveries, Vikrant has also been enthusiastically praised by past clients for his ability to clearly understand & translate business needs into technical terms and vice versa.
Vikrant is now available for hire
Portfolio
  • Circle Software
    Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, jQuery, Elasticsearch, Redis, MySQL, Git
  • TalenPencil
    JRuby, Tomcat, FreeBSD, Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, jQuery
  • RepairShopr
    Ruby on Rails, Heroku, REST, SOAP
Experience
  • Linux, 10 years
  • Ruby, 8 years
  • Ruby on Rails (RoR), 8 years
  • HTML5, 6 years
  • JavaScript, 6 years
  • MySQL, 6 years
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
Ubuntu, Emacs/Atom, Firefox, Git/Fossil
The most amazing...
...thing I recently did was write a Git wrapper for Fossil repositories.
Employment
  • Senior Software Engineer
    2013 - 2016
    Circle Software
    • Fixed memory leak issues by designing new data processing pipelines using sub-processes.
    • Added concurrency and redundancy by distributing the application across multiple servers.
    • Added previously missing tests which substantially increased code coverage.
    • Migrated the application from archaic Rails 2.x to Rails 3.x overhauling the outdated code along the way.
    • Added multiple new features and streamlined existing UI and user experiences.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, jQuery, Elasticsearch, Redis, MySQL, Git
  • Lead Web Developer
    2014 - 2015
    TalenPencil
    • Translated complex financial flows to code with complete test coverage.
    • Hacked ActiveRecord to store objects in sessions (for compatibility with other applications in Java environment).
    • Designed interfaces and engineered database schema for speedy financial report generations.
    • Implemented a Google Drive integration which automatically syncs Google Drive with the application (and vice versa). Used this integration to upload and automatically share files with users.
    Technologies: JRuby, Tomcat, FreeBSD, Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Web Developer
    2014 - 2014
    RepairShopr
    • Integrated with QuickBooks for syncing invoices, inventory, and customers.
    • Integrated with Xero for syncing invoices, inventory, and customers.
    • Added support for payments through Stripe.
    • Added MToken™ and End-to-End Encryption (E2E) based payment transactions support using Mercury/Vantiv Integrated Payments.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, Heroku, REST, SOAP
  • Member of Technical Staff
    2010 - 2012
    8Rays Technosoft
    • Worked as a consultant on multiple Ruby on Rails based applications.
    • Helped another team with a complex analytics algorithm and helped to take down its total running time from few hours to few minutes.
    • Designed a single page application for course and student management for stevens.edu.
    • Created an application for managing schedules & appointments for dentists.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, jQuery, Prototype, Script.aculo.us
Experience
Skills
  • Languages
    Ruby, JavaScript, HTML5, CoffeeScript, CSS
  • Frameworks
    Ruby on Rails (RoR)
  • Paradigms
    REST
  • Platforms
    Linux, Ubuntu
  • Libraries/APIs
    jQuery
  • Tools
    Git, Emacs, Atom
  • Storage
    MySQL, SQLite
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