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James D - Regex developer
Member since:Jul 14, 2020
Profile last updated:Jul 31, 2020
Last activity:Aug. 13, 2020, 4:40 a.m. UTC
Location:
Kenya

James D

ENGINEER

I am self-motivated and looking to learn from the challenges I face daily. I am jovial and always enjoy making new friends and exploring new places.

Skills:   Regex  ·  HTML  ·  React  ·  Ruby  ·  Ruby on rails  ·  Postgres  · 
Weekly Availability: 41 hours
Day UTC PST
Sun 09 - 17 01 - 09
Mon 15 - 20 07 - 12
Tues 15 - 20 07 - 12
Wed 15 - 20 07 - 12
Thurs 15 - 20 07 - 12
Fri 15 - 20 07 - 12
Sat 09 - 17 01 - 09

Experience: 5 yrs
Regex: 3 yrs
HTML: 3 yrs
React: 2 yrs
Ruby: 2 yrs
Ruby on rails: 2 yrs
Postgres: 1 yrs
Engineer's Devices:
Mac
Android

Experiences

Andela Kenya     Software Engineer     Full Stack Developer     Employment
May 2018 - Mar 2020
Technology

  • Worked on an internal product that managed the photos and videos of the company using Ruby on Rails backend to develop the API endpoints
  • Consumed the endpoints using React
  • For demo purposes, I deployed the app to Heroku before it was finally deployed by DevOps
  • The application used Postgres as a database

Skills used: React, Ruby, Ruby on rails


SocialChorus     Software Engineer     Full Stack Developer     Contract
Apr 2019 - Nov 2019
Technology

  • Got to work on the communication platform and used Ruby on Rails to develop the backend API features
  • Used React to consume the API endpoints
  • The application used Postgres as a database

Skills used: React, Ruby on rails, Postgres


Samasource     Web developer     Web Developer     Employment
Aug 2015 - Apr 2018
Technology

  • Identified the HTML elements that contained the jobs I was expected to scrape from the web.
  • Used Regex for cutting out unwanted text in the data that had been picked by the Xptahs
  • Used Xpaths to pick the HTML elements and feed the Xpaths into the system for the jobs to be picked

Skills used: Regex, HTML



Education

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology    BSc. Information Technology  (Information Technology)
Jan 2012 - Jul 2015