Freelance C++ jobs for world-class engineers

At Toptal, you’ll work on freelance C++ jobs and projects with top clients who understand the value of elite engineering talent. As a former C++ Developer, you gain the opportunity to design your own schedule, get real-time help from a global community of experts, and enjoy top professional development opportunities.

Hiring C++ Developers? Learn more about Toptal.

Why should you use Toptal to build your career?

At Toptal, you’ll always have plenty of opportunities available to grow personally and professionally. From working with cutting-edge technologies to getting real-time feedback from a global community of top developers, there are always options for creating value for yourself here.

Grow your career by working with top companies

Grow your career by working with top companies

At Toptal, you’ll choose from projects with industry leaders like Airbnb and NetApp and learn cutting-edge technologies and skills.

Never worry about payments

Never worry about payments

At Toptal, you set your own rate, always get paid on time, and never have to worry about negotiating with clients or competing with cheap, inexperienced developers.

Design your own lifestyle

Design your own lifestyle

No offices, no useless meetings, and no mandatory hours. You choose your own availability and enjoy the freedom to work from wherever you want.

Learn from peers and take advanced technical courses

Learn from peers and take advanced technical courses

Have a bug? Ping the Toptal Slack Community for real-time, on-demand support from a global network of top engineers. Want to learn a new skill? The Toptal Academy is designed to help you rapidly gain professional expertise in a new technology.

Get featured on the Toptal Engineering Blog

Get featured on the Toptal Engineering Blog

With hundreds of thousands of subscribers, hundreds of advanced technical studies, and frequent syndication requests from top industry publications, publishing on the Toptal Engineering Blog is a unique chance to show off your top work to the best in the industry.

Speak at conferences and attend events

Speak at conferences and attend events

Not only will you be able to attend Toptal Community events in cities all around the world, but as part of the Toptal Speakers Network, we’ll also help you attend leading conferences, submit papers, and prepare and deliver keynote speeches.

Meet members of the Toptal C++ community:

Abhimanyu Veer Aditya

San Francisco, CA, United States

Abhimanyu is a machine learning expert and entrepreneur with over 14 years of experience delivering analytics and predictive solutions f... Read More

George Cristea

Seattle, WA, United States

George is a performance-oriented engineering leader with a substantial technology background and business proficiency. He specializes in... Read More

Kelly Ann Martines

Oklahoma City, OK, United States

Kelly has 12 years of experience working as a software engineer, focusing primarily on C++, C, and Java. She's worked on desktop applica... Read More

Bryan Zimmerman

Washington, DC, United States

Bryan provides expert modern C/C++ development of object-oriented, highly concurrent, low latency, cross-platform software in the areas ... Read More

Konstantin Kanishchev

St Genis Poully, France

Konstantin is a Theoretical Physicist with a strong background in C++, Python, and JavaScript programming. With deep experience in resea... Read More

Darien Pardinas Diaz

Cary, NC, United States

Darien is an accomplished software engineer with expertise in image processing, desktop application, and systems development. He worked ... Read More

Viktor Kirilov

Sofia, Bulgaria

Viktor has more than four years of experience developing for the games and VFX industries, but since 2015, he's been mainly working on o... Read More

Ricardo Costa

Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Ricardo has over ten years of experience as a professional developer focusing on game development, computer graphics (rendering, compute... Read More

Dan Napierski

Boston, MA, United States

Dan is a software architect and technology professional focusing on applications of blockchain technologies. He has years of experience ... Read More

Mike Hutton

Rhode Island, United States

Mike is a software architect and developer with over 25 years of experience developing large-scale mission-critical systems. He currentl... Read More

See 3 typical C++ jobs you’ll have access to at Toptal:

Top clients, ranging from industry-leaders to rapidly growing start-ups, use Toptal to hire elite C++ developers for their mission-critical jobs.

C++ Developer

We are a large control systems company building tech-enabled experiences for sports and leisure activities. We are looking to hire a dedicated C++ Developer with experience programming on Raspberry Pi boards to join our team for multiple projects. The projects will involve new, innovative applications of C++ and the ideal hire will be a fast learner with excellent communication and code management abilities.

Computer Vision Engineer
C++, AR

We are a fast-growing educational technology startup bringing easy teacher-student interactions into millions of classrooms. We’re looking to hire an expert Computer Vision developer to build out a local library for mobile devices using our current framework of C++ and OpenCV. The ideal developer will be experienced with computer vision algorithms and potentially AR, and can bring knowledge of other technology stacks to the table.

C++ Developer
C++, C#

We are a mid-sized cloud analytics company leading the data science revolution with a self-service platform where clients can clean, join, and perform analysis on vast troves of data. We are currently looking for a seasoned C++ developer to join our tech team to address client-side issues head-on. The ideal hire will be skilled with software troubleshooting, support, and maintenance, and have extensive experience with distributed systems.

Enjoy competitive, worry-free compensation.

At Toptal, you set your own rates and never have to spend time marketing yourself, billing clients, etc. Most Toptalers make substantially more through Toptal than they did at their previous jobs, and we’ll always pay you on time, even if clients have not yet paid us. Never worry about payments again.

Trusted by:
HP Enterprises worked with Toptal to add freelance developers to their team in Israel.
Airbnb trusted Toptal to help hire programmers to support their Berlin office.
Zendesk trusted Toptal contractors to develop their key software applications.
Thumbtack hires software engineers from Toptal for their mission-critical initiatives.
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NetApp hires software engineers from Toptal for their mission-critical initiatives.

Design your own lifestyle.

At Toptal, you can choose your own schedule and work from anywhere in the world that has Internet. Whether you want to spend more time at home with your family or start traveling and work from exotic beaches, the choice is completely up to you. No offices, no mandatory hours, just complete freedom to work in the way that suits you best.

Join tech conferences, advanced skill development sessions, and more.

Not only will you be able to attend Toptal Community events in cities all around the world, but if you join the Toptal Speakers Network, we'll also help you attend leading conferences, submit papers, and prepare and deliver keynote speeches.

Publish technical papers alongside C++ developers on the Toptal Engineering Blog.

The Toptal Engineering Blog features hundreds of thousands of subscribers, daily in-depth technical studies, and frequent syndication requests from leading publications across the tech industry. By joining, you’ll be able to publish on the Toptal Engineering Blog and show your top work off to a global audience of C++ developers.

Why do top C++ experts join Toptal?

Rogério Araújo

C++ Developer
Goiânia, Brazil

Rogério is a full-stack developer with 15 years of experience with software development and architecture. He has worked on several projects for customers in Brazil and globally. The range of projects include mobile, applications, desktop, and enterprise search applications.

Toptal has created an amazing community of developers who are all extremely passionate about helping each other solve any problem. For me, the best part has been that after learning a new language and starting to engage with other Toptal developers about the technology, I quickly landed two jobs in less than one month, and both were great experiences.

Milos Maksimovic

Software Developer
Belgrade, Serbia

Milos is a full-stack web developer with an eye for details. As a software engineer, he enjoys solving problems and working toward optimal solutions. His current top picks for technology are Angular/TypeScript and .NET Core, paired along with a strong .NET/MS SQL background.

I enjoy working with Toptal because they help me fulfill the key values I strive for with the flexibility and benefits that remote works brings. Toptal provides a platform to jump into an array of challenging and groundbreaking projects with world-class clients, and empowers me to carry my office with me to every point on the globe.

By joining Toptal, you’ll have full flexibility over which projects you choose and when you want to work.

Aside from enjoying the benefits of our amazing community, you’ll have full flexibility to accept or reject projects as you prefer. Whether you prefer to work full-time at Toptal or you’d rather just take on occasional hourly jobs, the choice is yours.