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Lyubomir Rusev

Freelance C Developer

BulgariaToptal Member Since January 7, 2019

Lyubomir is very passionate about solving complex software development problems. He has a strong interest and proven experience in game development and computer graphics in addition to business applications. He's a fast learner and can quickly adapt to new technologies.

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Nishant Mittal

Freelance C Developer

United StatesToptal Member Since September 7, 2019

With robust mathematical, problem-solving, and analytical skills and a master's in CS, Nishant is a seasoned technologist with extensive experience building highly available, distributed, large-scale applications and services. He’s mentored and led teams with varying skillsets encompassing the full-stack of cloud-based distributed apps. Nishant has also extensively employed genetic algorithms and neural networks to improve trading strategies.

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Shota Silagadze

Freelance C Developer

GeorgiaToptal Member Since August 11, 2019

Coming from an Olympic background, Shota always enjoyed exciting and complex challenges. For years, he focused on learning algorithms, understanding data structures, and solving genuinely complicated problems. With years of experience in C++, C, Golang, PHP, and JavaScript, he's looking forward to building and delivering outstanding solutions for your projects.

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Kai Koehn

Freelance C Developer

NetherlandsToptal Member Since May 13, 2019

Kai has over ten years of experience in programming from embedded systems engineering for motor engines to scalable web architectures handling TB of data. He is passionate about challenging problems that require researching in-depth math or complicated algorithms to create reliable solutions that create a wow factor for clients and users.

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James Cole

Freelance C Developer

CanadaToptal Member Since October 10, 2019

James has been an independent consultant for 25 years employing a wide range of technologies and languages. He is passionate about software, consistently upgrading his skills and staying on top of new technologies while leading teams, conducting JADS, and giving presentations.

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Nikola Vasović

Freelance C Developer

SerbiaToptal Member Since August 30, 2019

As a software engineering student and a holder of a national scholarship for talented students, Nikola began working as a freelancer and gained years of experience in web development. For eCommerce websites, he's developed a generic CMS that's now successfully used by several companies in Serbia. Now, as a senior engineer, Nikola has gained extensive knowledge and feels most productive when he has a back-end developer role in projects.

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Byron Formwalt

Freelance C Developer

United StatesToptal Member Since March 24, 2014

Byron has 20 years of experience in highly technical algorithm development. He holds a PhD in electrical engineering and offers extensive knowledge of machine learning and video/image processing. Byron also has Toptal specializations in AI and data science. His skillset includes full-stack iOS and macOS desktop application development.

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Felix Effenberger

Freelance C Developer

GermanyToptal Member Since January 28, 2019

Felix is a mathematician (Ph.D.) and computer scientist by training, turned researcher in neuroscience and machine learning, and then turned entrepreneur (co-founder and former CTO at SF-based machine learning stealth startup). He currently works from Europe as an advisor to his own startup and as a freelance researcher, software engineer, data scientist, and trainer.

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David Marín

Freelance C Developer

SpainToptal Member Since April 21, 2015

David is an open source and open data enthusiast with 18 years of experience as a professional developer. He has acquired a broad variety of skills including web programming (PHP and JavaScript), C, C++ (under Linux and Windows), and systems management. Of these skills, David specializes in web programming and has full-stack experience with Symfony PHP-based back ends and jQuery front ends as well as with WordPress-based sites.

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Ben Semerjian

Freelance C Developer

United StatesToptal Member Since July 23, 2016

Ben is a seasoned expert in computational science with an emphasis on computer vision. For the past ten years, his passion was to begin hard science quests, pose them as optimization problems, and then solve them with computing machinery. His main strengths are all manners of numeric optimization, C++11 fluency (tasteful, perfectionist, consistent, and poetic source code), and first-rate problem formulation/raw analysis skills.

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Stephen Villee

Freelance C Developer

United StatesToptal Member Since November 18, 2015

Stephen has been a software engineer for over 30 years. From developing software for the Unix platform in the 1980's to producing enterprise-level financial and eCommerce software on PHP, JS, and the C language family, he prides himself on being meticulous and developing high quality software. He is a dedicated, efficient individual and a great communicator, and looks forward to contributing valuable skills to your project!

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In addition to sharp technical skills, Faruk had a great attitude and is a really exceptional communicator. He always let us know where he was with his work, thoroughly and reliably. That's not always the case, and it made working remotely considerably easier. He was an easy integration into the team.

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AND CO Ventures Inc

I am more than pleased with our experience with Toptal. The professional I got to work with was on the phone with me within a couple of hours. I knew after discussing my project with him that he was the candidate I wanted. I hired him immediately and he wasted no time in getting to my project, even going the extra mile by adding some great design elements that enhanced our overall look.

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K Dunn & Associates

The developers I was paired with were incredible -- smart, driven, and responsive. It used to be hard to find quality engineers and consultants. Now it isn't.

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Toptal understood our project needs immediately. We were matched with an exceptional freelancer from Argentina who, from Day 1, immersed himself in our industry, blended seamlessly with our team, understood our vision, and produced top-notch results. Toptal makes connecting with superior developers and programmers very easy.

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We used Toptal to hire a developer with extensive Amazon Web Services experience. We interviewed four candidates, one of which turned out to be a great fit for our requirements. The process was quick and effective.

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Sergio was an awesome developer to work with. Top notch, responsive, and got the work done efficiently.

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PriceBlink

Working with Marcin is a joy. He is competent, professional, flexible, and extremely quick to understand what is required and how to implement it.

André Fischer, CTO

POSTIFY

We needed a expert engineer who could start on our project immediately. Simanas exceeded our expectations with his work. Not having to interview and chase down an expert developer was an excellent time-saver and made everyone feel more comfortable with our choice to switch platforms to utilize a more robust language. Toptal made the process easy and convenient. Toptal is now the first place we look for expert-level help.

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Networld Media Group

Toptal's developers and architects have been both very professional and easy to work with. The solution they produced was fairly priced and top quality, reducing our time to launch. Thanks again, Toptal.

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Kognosi

We had a great experience with Toptal. They paired us with the perfect developer for our application and made the process very easy. It was also easy to extend beyond the initial time frame, and we were able to keep the same contractor throughout our project. We definitely recommend Toptal for finding high quality talent quickly and seamlessly.

Ryan Morrissey, CTO

Applied Business Technologies, LLC

I'm incredibly impressed with Toptal. Our developer communicates with me every day, and is a very powerful coder. He's a true professional and his work is just excellent. 5 stars for Toptal.

Pietro Casoar, CEO

Ronin Play Pty Ltd

Working with Toptal has been a great experience. Prior to using them, I had spent quite some time interviewing other freelancers and wasn't finding what I needed. After engaging with Toptal, they matched me up with the perfect developer in a matter of days. The developer I'm working with not only delivers quality code, but he also makes suggestions on things that I hadn't thought of. It's clear to me that Amaury knows what he is doing. Highly recommended!

George Cheng, CEO

Bulavard, Inc.

As a Toptal qualified front-end developer, I also run my own consulting practice. When clients come to me for help filling key roles on their team, Toptal is the only place I feel comfortable recommending. Toptal's entire candidate pool is the best of the best. Toptal is the best value for money I've found in nearly half a decade of professional online work.

Ethan Brooks, CTO

Langlotz Patent & Trademark Works, Inc.

In Higgle's early days, we needed the best-in-class developers, at affordable rates, in a timely fashion. Toptal delivered!

Lara Aldag, CEO

Higgle

Toptal makes finding a candidate extremely easy and gives you peace-of-mind that they have the skills to deliver. I would definitely recommend their services to anyone looking for highly-skilled developers.

Michael Gluckman, Data Manager

Mxit

Toptal’s ability to rapidly match our project with the best developers was just superb. The developers have become part of our team, and I’m amazed at the level of professional commitment each of them has demonstrated. For those looking to work remotely with the best engineers, look no further than Toptal.

Laurent Alis, Founder

Livepress

Toptal makes finding qualified engineers a breeze. We needed an experienced ASP.NET MVC architect to guide the development of our start-up app, and Toptal had three great candidates for us in less than a week. After making our selection, the engineer was online immediately and hit the ground running. It was so much faster and easier than having to discover and vet candidates ourselves.

Jeff Kelly, Co-Founder

Concerted Solutions

We needed some short-term work in Scala, and Toptal found us a great developer within 24 hours. This simply would not have been possible via any other platform.

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Within days, we'll introduce you to the right C developer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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  • How are Toptal C developers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our C developers to ensure we only match you with talent of the highest caliber. Of the more than 100,000 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. Start now.

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    Depending on availability and how fast you can progress, you could start working with a C developer within 48 hours of signing up. Start now.

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    We make sure that each engagement between you and your C 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. Start now.

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