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Ken G - Postgres developer
Member since:Mar 31, 2021
Profile last updated:Mar 25, 2021
Last activity:June 9, 2021, 6:11 a.m. UTC
Location:
Kenya

Ken G

A proven and reliable Full Stack software developer with a great track record of delivery. I am an honest hardworking individual who strives to learn and grow seeking self-improvement every day. I strive to be a leading software developer and use my skills gained to develop software that creates solutions for existing problems.

Skills:   Postgres  ·  Git  ·  REST  ·  Redis  ·  Docker  ·  Python  ·  Django  ·  Flask  ·  Continuous Integration  ·  GraphQL  ·  Redux  ·  React  · 
Weekly Availability: 68 hours
Day UTC PST
Mon 08 - 20 00 - 12
Tues 08 - 20 00 - 12
Wed 08 - 20 00 - 12
Thurs 08 - 20 00 - 12
Fri 08 - 20 00 - 12
Sat 10 - 18 02 - 10

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Hourly Rate: $15.00
Experience: 3+ yrs
Postgres: 3 yrs
Git: 3 yrs
REST: 2+ yrs
Redis: 2+ yrs
Docker: 2+ yrs
Python: 2+ yrs
Django: 2+ yrs
Engineer's Devices:
Linux
Android

LD Talent Work History

Average response time:
12.0 hours
Avg count of messages / Day:
0.2
 

Experiences

Moringa School     Moringa Attendance Tracker     Software Engineering Team Lead     Employment
Jan 2020 - Present
Education

  • An application to assists staff record attendance of students at Moringa school. Developed using Python, Postgres, Redis, Celery, containerized using Docker, and hosted on Git.
  • I worked on a modular email sending service that allows anyone to reuse it when sending emails to students or staff alike using Sendgrid.
  • I oversaw the containerization of the application using Docker in my capacity as the backend team lead.
  • I worked on a REST endpoint using Django Rest Framework to calculate the attendance percentage for each student.
  • I designed a custom user model in Django to allow for different user types in the application.

Skills used: Postgres, Git, Python, REST, Django, Docker, Redis


Andela Kenya Limited     Converge     Software Engineer     Employment
Apr 2019 - Jun 2019
Technology

  • A room booking application to help people book rooms built using Python(Flask), Postgres, Docker, Redis, GraphQL and hosted on Git.
  • I worked on optimizing and refactoring code to fetch meeting room details in order to greatly reduce the time taken when fetching the results.
  • I used GraphQL to refactor a feature to allow users I've feedback on the room.

Skills used: Postgres, Flask, Git, Python, Docker, GraphQL, Redis



Link to the github: https://github.com/andela/mrm_api
Andela Kenya     Author's Haven     Full Stack Software Engineer     Employment
Jan 2019 - Mar 2019
Technology

  • A blog application to allow creatives at heart to write and express their feelings. This was developed using Django Rest Framework and React and hosted on Git.
  • I documented the REST API developed using Swagger.
  • I created the CRUD functionality for the articles created storing them in a Postgres database.
  • I consumed the delete endpoint to delete a post that had already been created using React.
  • I use Redux to create the login reducers ensuring that we keep track of the state of logged-in users.

Skills used: Postgres, Git, Redux, REST, Django, React



Links to the github:
https://github.com/andela/ah-django-unchained-frontend
https://github.com/andela/ah-django-unchained
Andela Kenya Limited     Store Manager     Software Engineer     Internship
Aug 2018 - Oct 2018
Technology

  • An application that is aimed at assisting store owners manage their activities. This project was designed to help me upskill my development skills using Flask and Postgres.
  • I created Continuous Integration pipelines using TravisCI to manage the builds of code that I pushed.
  • I created the REST API endpoints for authentication and CRUD for the store elements.
  • I used Postgres as persistence for all the data used throughout the application.
  • I used Git as version control to host all my code built.

Skills used: Postgres, Flask, Git, Continuous Integration, REST



Link to the github: https://github.com/KMaina/Store-Manager-API

Education

Multimedia University of Kenya    B.Sc  (Computer Science)
Jan 2012 - Oct 2016