20 Best Docker

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Saurav Hiremath's avatar

Saurav Hiremath


A friendly neighbourhood Developer 🚀

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Aleksandar Savic

Toronto, ON, Canada

Builder of Applications ✨

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Top Independent

Aurelien GERIER

Miami, FL, USA

Passionate Fullstack Engineer, 11+ yrs exp.

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Edwards Moses

Lagos, Nigeria

Full-Stack Dev: React & React Native, NodeJS/Go

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Arturas Viachirevas

Vilnius, Lithuania

Attention to details, web development

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Muhammad Faizan

Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan

🌟Project Manager & Full-stack Engineer

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Muhammad Asad


Full Stack Engineer for Web and App Development

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Talha Siddique


Fullstack Engineer for Web Apps

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Kevin Klingelhoefer

Scranton, PA, USA

15+ yrs: Reliable, Cost-effective Software

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Anupa Kulathunga

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Cloud Expert: AWS, GCP, Migration & Optimization

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Amaechi Ogbuagu

United States

DevOps Engineer: Security Specialist ⚙️

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Backend Engineer crafting digital solutions

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Raj Prajapati


Tailored AI ML & Python Web Development

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Indyya Harvey

Miami, FL, USA

ML & Software Engineer 🚀

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Selcuk Tatar

Antalya, Turkey

Full Stack JavaScript Developer

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Fredrick Ndemo

Nairobi, Kenya

Hey there!Let's get you Project done!!

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Maharshi Vaghela

Gurugram, Haryana, India

Passionate UI/UX Developer and Website Developer

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DevTriots Team

Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

Crafting digital experiences

Common projects for Docker experts

Creating Docker images for existing applications.

Setting up a Docker-based CI/CD pipeline.

Deploying and managing containerized applications on cloud platforms.

Integrating Docker with orchestration tools like Kubernetes or Docker Swarm.

Developing Dockerfiles for building application containers.

Optimizing existing Docker environments for performance and cost efficiency.

Tips for working with and hiring Docker experts

Identify your project needs

Before hiring a Docker expert, outline the specifics of your project. This might include the number and types of applications to be containerized, the preferred deployment environment, and any necessary integrations with existing systems.

Check their experience

Review the freelancer's past projects to ensure they have experience with Docker and related technologies. This can include container orchestration tools like Kubernetes, cloud platforms like AWS, and programming languages like Python or Java.

Understand their skills

A Docker expert should have a solid understanding of Linux/Unix fundamentals, scripting skills, and experience with CI/CD tools. Ensure your freelancer has the necessary technical skills to deliver your project.

Communication is vital

Good communication is crucial for a successful project. Ensure your Docker expert is responsive, open to feedback, and provides regular updates on the project's progress. This communication should be done through Contra for the best experience.

How to hire Docker experts

Define your needs

Before starting the hiring process, have a clear understanding of what you need from a Docker expert. This could include containerizing specific applications, setting up a Docker-based CI/CD pipeline, or deploying Docker containers on a specific cloud platform.

Post a detailed job

Posting a detailed job on Contra will attract the right freelancers. Include information about your project, the Docker expertise required, and the project timeline.

Review applications

Review the applications you receive and shortlist freelancers based on their Docker expertise, experience, and fit for your project. Look at their past projects and reviews on their profile.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with shortlisted freelancers. Ask questions about their Docker experience, how they handle project challenges, and their approach to containerization and deployment.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right freelancer, make an offer through Contra. This will include the project details, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Docker experts

1. Can you describe a project where you successfully implemented Docker? What were the challenges and how did you overcome them?

2. How do you ensure the security and efficiency of Docker environments?

3. Can you explain how you would set up a Docker-based CI/CD pipeline for a web application?

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Frequently asked

Docker is a popular open-source platform used for developing, shipping, and running applications. Docker enables you to separate your applications from your infrastructure so you can deliver software quickly and efficiently.

Docker is a popular open-source platform used for developing, shipping, and running applications. Docker enables you to separate your applications from your infrastructure so you can deliver software quickly and efficiently.

A freelance Docker expert helps businesses containerize their applications, making them easily deployable and scalable. They can create Docker images, set up Docker-based CI/CD pipelines, deploy Docker containers on cloud platforms, and integrate Docker with other tools.

Hiring a Docker expert on Contra gives you access to top freelance talent without the hassle of middlemen or commissions. You can review their past projects, collaborate efficiently, and handle contracts and payments all in one place.

You can post a job detailing your project requirements on Contra. Docker experts who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of Docker experts and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Projects that require Docker expertise often include containerizing applications, setting up Docker-based CI/CD pipelines, deploying Docker containers on cloud platforms, and integrating Docker with other DevOps tools.

The cost of hiring a Docker expert on Contra can vary based on the complexity of the project, the expert's experience and skills, and the project duration. It's best to discuss the project scope and budget with the Docker expert for an accurate quote. Typically, rates can range from $40-$80 per hour.

Docker experts are paid commission-free on Contra. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. Clients must pay a minimum of $250 or $25 an hour to post an opportunity on Contra. Each milestone is funded individually at the beginning of the project and held in escrow. The funds for each milestone will only be released after you approve the deliverables for that milestone, or automatically within three days.

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