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Sylvia M - Django developer
Member since:Apr 25, 2021
Profile last updated:Mar 25, 2021
Last activity:Sept. 14, 2021, 1:54 p.m. UTC
Location:
Kenya

Sylvia M

A full-stack software engineer with experience in React, Angular and Django. I am well versed in working in agile software development, building efficient and well-tested software applications and working in a distributed team.

Skills:   Django  ·  JavaScript  ·  RxJS  ·  Angular  ·  Python  ·  Redux  ·  Nodejs  ·  Sequelize  ·  React  ·  ExpressJS  ·  Slack API  ·  CSS  ·  UX Design  ·  UI Design  · 
Weekly Availability: 68 hours
Day UTC PST
Sun 06 - 15 23 - 08
Mon 09 - 19 02 - 12
Tues 09 - 19 02 - 12
Wed 09 - 19 02 - 12
Thurs 09 - 19 02 - 12
Fri 09 - 19 02 - 12
Sat 06 - 15 23 - 08

Invite for Interview
Hourly Rate: $20.00
Experience: 3 yrs
Django: 2 yrs
JavaScript: 1+ yrs
RxJS: 1+ yrs
Angular: 1+ yrs
Python: 1+ yrs
Redux: 1 yrs
Nodejs: 1 yrs
Engineer's Devices:
Mac
Android

LD Talent Work History

Average response time:
17.2 hours
Avg count of messages / Day:
0.8
Average client satisfaction:

Earned hours:
9.00
Worksession approval:
90.0%
# Hires / # Interviews :
1 / 2
 

Experiences

Learning Dollars     Developer     Contract
Jun 2021 - Jul 2021

Skills used: UX Design, UI Design, JavaScript, CSS, Django


Moringa School     Student Attendance Tracker     Software Developer     Employment
Jan 2020 - Apr 2021
Technology

  • I designed restful APIs in Django Rest Framework for the student Tracker application.
  • Implement designs for the student tracker app with Angular/RxJS,Angular Material and styled with SASS
  • Project Management: Lead students to deliver projects for hiring partners.
  • Train and guide students on software development best practices mainly Python (Flask and Django) and Javascript (Angular).
  • Responsible for tracking students' progress and ensuring success in the classroom.

Skills used: Python, Django, RxJS, Angular, JavaScript


Andela     Travela     Software Engineer     Employment
Dec 2018 - Sep 2019
Technology

  • I worked on Travela, a travel management tool for Andelans across all centers. I used NodeJS, Sequelize and ExpressJS to create Restful APIs that I later consumed with React-Redux (saga).
  • I successfully integrated the slack bot using the Slack API, to allow upload of receipts on the go that were neede by the finance team after the trip.
  • I worked on adding Hotel Estimates feature to the application, to be used to specify the amount of stipend to be provided for accommodation when travelling.
  • Onboarding and mentoring new team members on the project.
  • Took part in UI/UX discussions on the app, gave feedback and worked on bug fixes to improve on its accessibility by users.

Skills used: Sequelize, Nodejs, Slack API, Redux, ExpressJS, React


Andela     Author's Haven     Full Stack Developer     Employment
Jan 2019 - Mar 2019
Technology

  • Used Django Rest Framework (Python) to build Restful API for a Medium clone.
  • Consumed the endpoints with React-Redux (thunk) and styled with CSS
  • Created UI mockups with Mockflow.

Skills used: CSS, Redux, React, Django



Links to the github:
https://github.com/sylviawanjiku/ah-the-unsullied
https://github.com/sylviawanjiku/ah-the-unsullied-frontend

Education

Karatina University    B.Sc  (Applied Statistics with Computing)
Aug 2013 - Jul 2017

Client Reviews

Learning Dollars:    
Acceptable, but required some rounds of iteration.