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Nathan Cerny

Freelance Ceph Engineer
United StatesToptal Member Since April 29, 2021

Nathan is a customer-facing technical executive with expertise in DevOps. He has driven digital transformations at multiple Fortune 500 companies, used his leadership skills to dramatically improve team retention, and created rules for cloud-based reapers that resulted in a savings of over $10,000/month. Nathan bridges the gap between client's existing processes and the methodologies that will help them succeed. Nathan thrives on interactions between systems and holistic architecture.

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Kristijan Belošević

Freelance Ceph Engineer
CroatiaToptal Member Since June 30, 2020

Kristijan is an articulate DevOps engineer with over five years of experience performing diagnostics and achieving client goals. He is highly specialized and focuses on UNIX/Linux systems. Kristijan pays attention to details, deploying flawless CI/CD pipelines, databases, infrastructure, and performs thorough testing to ensure excellent performance.

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Duncan Thomas

Freelance Ceph Engineer
IrelandToptal Member Since October 28, 2020

Duncan is a senior back-end developer with experience ranging from low-level Kernel device drivers to storage stack design and development, networking, micro-services, and API creation. He was a founding member of the Openstack block storage (Cinder) project, has helped build and run some of the largest supercomputers in the world, and been a key member of the operations team of a leading commerce platform, among other jobs.

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Lucian Petrut

Freelance Ceph Engineer
RomaniaToptal Member Since October 6, 2020

Lucian is an avid open source contributor, having a special interest in cloud computing and storage technologies. He has proven experience working on numerous projects for 7+ years using diverse programming languages and tools. Lucian is committed to delivering high-quality code without exceeding deadlines. He's able to withstand pressure and adapt to changing requirements.

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George Kobiashvili

Freelance Ceph Engineer
GeorgiaToptal Member Since September 4, 2019

George is a seasoned systems engineer with great breadth and depth knowledge of building and automating complex systems. As an early adopter of cloud technology, he led a team to design and build an on-premise cloud. His 12 years of teaching developed the skill of coaching and communicating complex concepts. George is fluent in C, Go, and Python languages, with a keen interest in data science and AI, focused on delivering the highest quality results. He is eager to work with complex problems.

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Pavel Zelensky

Freelance Ceph Engineer
EstoniaToptal Member Since October 28, 2021

Pavel is a self-driven professional with more than 15 years of experience who wants to make more outstanding contributions and enjoy the involvement and results of his work. He has a comprehensive background in building and managing cloud and on-premise IT infrastructures. Pavel also has a broad view of different aspects of IT, including planning, automating, and implementing deployments for various applications and creating infrastructure as a code using different toolsets.

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Şenol Çolak

Freelance Ceph Engineer
GermanyToptal Member Since September 21, 2022

Şenol has worked in IT since 1993, developing software, creating and managing teams, and acquiring C-level experience. From a technical perspective, he defines himself as a good site reliability engineer (SRE). Şenol likes to create incredible and stunning technical solutions. There are still running systems he created decades ago, and the professionals he mentored are all in the industry.

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Andrii Sereda

Freelance Ceph Engineer
PolandToptal Member Since October 18, 2018

Andrii is a full-stack web developer with more than ten years of commercial experience. His core competency lies in end-to-end architecting and developing of web applications through all phases from client's business idea to production. Andrii's main areas of expertise are backend (Ruby on Rails) and Cloud Computing (AWS, Azure, OpenStack, HPC Centers).

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Wesley Akio

Freelance Ceph Engineer
BrazilToptal Member Since April 7, 2015

Wesley is a software engineer with a background in systems development and architecture who has been part of large projects in media streaming, VoIP, service portals, and mobile apps. He has experience as a lead developer, solutions architect, and product owner and is looking for the next exciting product to build and transform.

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Milos Knezevic

Freelance Ceph Engineer
SerbiaToptal Member Since September 17, 2018

During his professional career, Milos has worked for several companies using various tech stacks, in different environments, team sizes, and cultures and has continuously striven to improve the state of things along the way. He is a highly motivated, quick learner and unfailingly optimistic—e.g., let's implement this script logic in Rust, how hard can it be?—in every challenge he takes on.

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Hyder Jafri

Freelance Ceph Engineer
PakistanToptal Member Since October 31, 2019

Hyder is adept at understanding business objectives, establishing value for transformation and reformation change while streamlining business requirements with scalable, effective, and future-proof solutions. He has 7+ years of solutions delivery experience in the areas of consumer, enterprise, and financial solutions; cloud infrastructure; and high availability, scalability, and performance optimization.

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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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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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As a small company with limited resources we can't afford to make expensive mistakes. Toptal provided us with an experienced programmer who was able to hit the ground running and begin contributing immediately. It has been a great experience and one we'd repeat again in a heartbeat.

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How to Hire Ceph Engineers Through Toptal


Talk to One of Our Industry Experts

A Toptal director of engineering will work with you to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics.

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Within days, we'll introduce you to the right Ceph engineer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.

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Work with your new Ceph engineer for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.


  • How are Toptal Ceph engineers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Ceph engineers 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.

  • Can I hire Ceph engineers in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

    Depending on availability and how fast you can progress, you could start working with a Ceph engineer within 48 hours of signing up.

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal Ceph engineers?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Ceph engineer 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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    Trusted Experts Only

    All of our talent are seasoned experts who ramp up quickly, readily contribute as core team members, and work with you to minimize onboarding time.

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    The Right Fit

    We have a knack for matching you with the right fit. Start working with your new hire on a no-risk trial period, paying only if satisfied.

  • Scale as Needed

    Scale as Needed

    Hire talent within 48 hours and scale your team up or down as needed, no strings attached.

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    We handle all aspects of billing, payments, and NDA’s. Let us take care of the overhead while you focus on building great products.

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    Choose the engagement type that suits your needs — hourly, part-time, or full-time — with the ability to change anytime.

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    Focus on your project and enjoy support from your dedicated account executive and expert talent matcher.

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