Tomas Valent

a.k.a: Equivalent

Professional Life

I'm a Web Developer specializing in Ruby programming language and Ruby on Rails web framework (since 2009) and various technologies, databases, architectural, code-design and DevOps approaches related to them.

I'm best at Backend Development and Software Architecture, but I'm also a hands on Full Stack person.

Over the years I worked as a Web Developer for an e-commerce platform (2y), two social media apps (1.5y), corporate products (3y), ed-tech app (7y, Pobble).

For more career information and credentials please visit my LinkedIn, Github, Dockerhub, RubyGems profiles.

You can also find my CV here (pdf)

I'm available for hire! Fulltime or contract

Open Source Life

I write web development Articles and sometimes give Talks. I also help out on StackOverflow, tweet about my favorite technologies and join programming discussions on Reddit.

List of my Open Source Contributions.

Personal Life

I used to live in London UK for 6 years. Now I live in Nitra (Slovakia) with my wife Zdenka and 2 daughters. I work fully remote for the UK job market (since 2016).

In my free time I enjoy metal music, play drums, bass and train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

I also create side projects no one use but it's fun and I learn stuff.


You can reach me by email [email protected] or via Twitter @equivalent8

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