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Ian O - Ruby on rails developer
Member since:Aug 25, 2020
Profile last updated:Jul 01, 2021
Last activity:Oct. 1, 2021, 3:54 a.m. UTC

Ian O

Robust experience working in large teams, capable of achieving intended concepts according to the requirements, poised and committed to giving and receiving feedback and incorporating the same to surpass set expectations.

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Weekly Availability: 45 hours
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Tues06 - 1522 - 07
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Fri06 - 1522 - 07

Hourly Rate:$20.00
Experience:4+ yrs
Ruby on rails:3+ yrs
NextJS:2 yrs
Postgres:2 yrs
Redis:1 yrs
Angular:1 yrs
Python:1 yrs
React:1 yrs
Engineer's Devices:


Lipa Later Group     Partner Portal     Full Stack Developer     Contract
Apr 2021 - Present

  • Using Ruby on Rails to build the back-end API.
  • Used NextJS to revamp the front-end of the application.

Skills used: NextJS, Ruby on rails

TrueArtists     Software Engineer     Contract
Feb 2021 - Present
Arts and Entertainment

  • Built the back-end API for the platform using Ruby on Rails.
  • Designed the front-end based on provided designs.

Skills used: Ruby on rails

Link to the project:
RevisionWise Ltd.     RevisionWise     Full Stack Developer     Contract
Jul 2020 - Jun 2021

  • Used Ruby on Rails to build an API for the back-end.
  • Used AngularJS for the front-end.

Skills used: Ruby on rails, Angular

Link to the project:
RebelsMarket Inc     Droshipify     Software Engineer     Contract
Jul 2020 - Aug 2020

  • Wrote and maintained reliable Ruby code
  • Integrated data storage solutions
  • Created back-end components that were used to interact with front-end components.
  • Identified and fixed bottlenecks and bugs
  • Maintained and developed Ruby on Rails APIs used to handle different inventory tasks within the company.

Skills used: Ruby on rails

Andela     VOF     Software Engineer     Employment
Apr 2019 - Mar 2020

  • Built a monolith application using Ruby on Rails that was used in the recruitment of Junior Engineers in my workplace.
  • The framework was used to handle the controllers and model interactions in the application as well as automated jobs and mailing to the candidates and recruiters in the application.
  • Used CoffeeScript to handle the view of the application, JQuery which was used to take care of DOM manipulations, such as handling click events, and AJAX for making requests to the back-end.
  • We used Redis for caching of data from commonly made requests to reduce the lookup time.
  • The application was built to use a Postgres database.

Skills used: Postgres, Redis, Ruby on rails

Andela     Author's Haven     Software Engineer     Employment
Sep 2018 - Apr 2019

  • Used Django Rest Framework(Python) to build an API for a Medium clone.
  • The front-end was built using React to consume the API. In order to effectively handle the state of the application, we used Redux together with React.
  • The application was built to use a Postgres database.

Skills used: Postgres, Python, React, Redux

Link to the project:

Link to the github:


Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology    B.Sc  (Electronics and Computer Engineering)
Sep 2012 - Nov 2017