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Gjorgji Madjarov

Freelance Apache Flink Developer
MacedoniaToptal Member Since February 1, 2016

Gjorgji is an accomplished researcher who has a wealth of software engineering experience with an extensive university background in machine learning, pattern recognition, data mining, information retrieval, and so on. He is a cooperative peer and an eager implementer who is capable of performing remarkable individual work to the highest standards and criteria. Gjorgji has exemplary communication skills and pays attention to details.

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George Karanikas

Freelance Apache Flink Developer
GreeceToptal Member Since June 25, 2019

George is an energetic and detail-oriented software engineer with over eight years of enterprise developing full-stack software. He has spearheaded teams to engineer user-centric solutions and is armed with an extensive understanding of end-to-end software development lifecycle (SDLC) and a can-do attitude.

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Frédérique Mittelstaedt

Freelance Apache Flink Developer
United KingdomToptal Member Since February 22, 2019

Frédérique is a software engineer and entrepreneur with an MSc in theoretical physics from Imperial College London. He excels at building full-stack systems with the web, desktop, and mobile apps, microservices, and external integrations. Frédérique co-founded an international marketing agency and three startups in developer tools, cybersecurity, and AI. Frédérique regularly releases TypeScript packages and contributes to other open-source projects.

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Tarek Mohamed Mehrez

Freelance Apache Flink Developer
NetherlandsToptal Member Since September 23, 2021

Tarek is an EM/Architect/SWE with experience building tech products from the bottom up. He specializes in software architecture, DevOps, back-end development, data engineering, and production-ready machine learning components build. Tarek believes in bringing strong business values to the table, with technology being a tool, not an end goal.

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Wahaj Aayani

Freelance Apache Flink Developer
SwedenToptal Member Since November 25, 2021

Wahaj is a seasoned software engineer with over five years of experience in the software industry. He has worked with an array of companies, including some startups. From the conception of a project to the final delivery, Wahaj's been involved in every step at every level, whether front end, back end, design, architecture, development, DevOps, CI/CD, monitoring, and logging. He brings to the table expertise, lessons learned, and a skill-set that could be valuable to any business and software.

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Ryan Cocks

Freelance Apache Flink Developer
United KingdomToptal Member Since July 15, 2019

Ryan is an experienced software engineer of reliable and scaleable production Cloud systems. He specializes in DevOps, microservices, architecting applications, and application-level observability. He has a solid background in Cloud infrastructure and back-end work. He has good soft skills and has worked in teams of all sizes. Ryan has an excellent ability to understand the business needs behind requirements.

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Ahmet Karakaya

Freelance Apache Flink Developer
TurkeyToptal Member Since July 2, 2021

Ahmet is a software engineering architect, team lead, and expert in communication technologies. He is skilled in Java, Python, Java Native Interface (JNI), Kafka, Cassandra, and Redis. Ahmet excels in finding solutions for the biggest problems in distributed systems, such as linear scalability, performance utilization, and concurrency.

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Andrei Olar

Freelance Apache Flink Developer
RomaniaToptal Member Since January 15, 2019

Andrei is an inquisitive person, an avid learner, and a team player. Drawn primarily toward craftsmanship and architecture, he's worked with many technologies and teams of all sizes over the past two decades. He's a polyglot programmer, a clean coder, and an agile tech lead that puts trust and mutual respect above all else.

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Dmitry Derjugin

Freelance Apache Flink Developer
Czech RepublicToptal Member Since May 6, 2020

Dmitry has more than 15 years' experience in the IT sector in different sections as a software developer and software architect using Java EE, RDBMS, NoSQL, Microsoft .Net Framework, JavaScript, and Docker. He has extensive knowledge in the DevOps area (CI/CD pipelines in different software solutions including Kubernetes). His life credo is the continuous learning and expanding areas of practical knowledge.

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Stan Gutev

Freelance Apache Flink Developer
GermanyToptal Member Since November 1, 2019

Stan is a full-stack engineer with more than eight years of experience in finance, online gaming, as well as with web-based search engines. He has led multiple teams to successfully deliver high transactional applications and is passionate about cloud and big data technologies.

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Cyril Shcherbin

Freelance Apache Flink Developer
Czech RepublicToptal Member Since February 12, 2015

Cyril is a seasoned software engineer with a passion for cloud and distributed computing, data engineering, and natural language processing. He has gained a great deal of expertise in developing solutions in information security and financial technology problem domains. Since 2018, Cyril has been a member of a research team conducting experiments on applying machine learning techniques to tackle network and endpoint security challenges.

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  • How are Toptal Apache Flink developers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Apache Flink developers to ensure we only match you with talent of the highest caliber. Of the more than 200,000 people who apply to join the Toptal network each year, fewer than 3% make the cut. You’ll work with engineering experts (never generalized recruiters or HR reps) to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics. The end result: expert vetted talent from our network, custom matched to fit your business needs.

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    Depending on availability and how fast you can progress, you could start working with an Apache Flink developer within 48 hours of signing up.

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    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Apache Flink developer begins with a trial period of up to two weeks. This means that you have time to confirm the engagement will be successful. If you’re completely satisfied with the results, we’ll bill you for the time and continue the engagement for as long as you’d like. If you’re not completely satisfied, you won’t be billed. From there, we can either part ways, or we can provide you with another expert who may be a better fit and with whom we will begin a second, no-risk trial.

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