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Damodhar Naidu Challagundla

Freelance Cisco Switch Expert
CanadaToptal Member Since November 15, 2023

Damodhar is a senior network DevOps engineer with 15+ years of expertise in network infrastructure, automation, service delivery, and AWS cloud. He is proficient in constructing, configuring, activating, and overseeing networks for B2B and B2C clients, managing the deployment of approximately 25,000 hardware units sourced from various vendors. Damodhar excels in OpenStack, virtual router migration, and secure SD-WAN connectivity. He's also skilled in backup and disaster recovery on AWS.

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Ranli Cruz

Freelance Cisco Switch Expert
CanadaToptal Member Since December 2, 2022

Ranli is a graduate of information and communication technology engineering. He is an IT professional with 14+ years of network administration experience offering excellence in network solutions. He provides viable techniques that solve and optimize network requirements and thrives in managing multiple tasks simultaneously. Ranli is also self-motivated, proactive, and customer-oriented, having strong analytical skills and multiple Cisco certifications.

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Blessed Uyo

Freelance Cisco Switch Expert
PortugalToptal Member Since April 6, 2022

Blessed is a senior information security analyst and engineer with a decade of experience aligning enterprise security architecture, policies, and processes with security standards and frameworks to meet business goals. He specializes in designing and implementing security solutions for enterprise-grade cyber defense teams and conducting penetration testing. Blessed has also been in red/blue teams, implemented ISO 27001 ISMS, and operated as a security lead in a DevSecOps environment.

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Taka Hatakeyama

Freelance Cisco Switch Expert
JapanToptal Member Since February 2, 2024

Taka is a cloud engineer with over 20 years of experience in the IT industry and over 10 years of experience with AWS and other public cloud platforms. He is passionate about automation, DevOps, and leveraging cloud technologies to improve the agility and efficiency of businesses. Taka has worked for clients including Sony, Sony Interactive Entertainment, NTT R&D, NTT Docomo, Fujitsu, 3Com, and Morgan Stanley.

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Kevin He

Freelance Cisco Switch Expert
New ZealandToptal Member Since April 7, 2023

Kevin is a senior network and security consultant with 18 years of experience in environments ranging from large global vendors and Telco to enterprise sectors like banks and government agencies. Skilled in a wide range of products such as Cisco, Juniper, Huawei, F5, Check Point, Palo Alto, and Fortinet. He has a proven track record of design, delivery, and BAU support for large-scale network and security projects. Kevin is Cisco CCIE, Check Point CCSE, and Fortinet NSE4 certified.

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Sev Kelian

Freelance Cisco Switch Expert
CanadaToptal Member Since May 29, 2021

Sev is a strategically focused technologist experienced in cyber and cloud technology management and 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. He's adept at building strong relationships to drive value while maintaining secure infrastructure, cloud, data, and app platforms. Sev also excels at defining and modernizing cloud and cyber strategies, architecture and delivering DevSecOps processes via the automatic acceleration of cloud adoption.

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Paul Wedde

Freelance Cisco Switch Expert
New ZealandToptal Member Since April 11, 2023

Paul has close to 20 years of experience in a diverse range of network specializations. Both as an employee and a contractor, he has worked for managed service providers, internet service providers, one of the world's largest media conglomerates, and financial service providers. Paul has previously held UK government security clearances, including "Basic," CTC, and SC clearances.

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Montasir Azad

Freelance Cisco Switch Expert
United StatesToptal Member Since August 28, 2023

Montasir is an InfoSec leader with 20+ years of experience managing cybersecurity and enterprise architecture. He has designed and enforced security solutions for complex IT systems, including creating five-year security technical architecture roadmaps. With solid technical expertise and a profound grasp of industry best practices, Montasir develops and executes cybersecurity strategies that effectively mitigate risks, protect sensitive data, and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

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Aliaksei Sheshka

Freelance Cisco Switch Expert
CanadaToptal Member Since April 1, 2022

Aliaksei is a network and system automation developer with many years of experience in SRE and network automation, cloud, and on-premise deployments. He has a proven track record in designing and managing complex high availability setups and IP networking using Linux, Kubernetes, SQL, and Go. Aliaksei has been running containerized workloads since 2002.

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Ousmane Baldé

Freelance Cisco Switch Expert
SenegalToptal Member Since November 22, 2022

Ousmane is a network and security engineer with a broad knowledge of many products. He worked in government for five years and two years in the private sector as a security solution integrator. He has coordinated many projects to improve network security. Ousmane is passionate about security and new technologies. As someone who is CISSP certified, he can manage all phases of information security and can defend virtual data resources. Ousmane can also work in a cloud environment, such as AWS.

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Saqib Rana

Freelance Cisco Switch Expert
New ZealandToptal Member Since April 12, 2023

Saqib is a results-driven professional with 10+ years of experience implementing IT network security solutions. He specializes in firewalls, load balancers, routing and switching, cloud or VPN solutions, web proxies, and automation. Saqib also manages multivendor devices, including Fortinet, Palo Alto, Check Point, FortiGate, Cisco—ASA, ISE, WSA, and Firepower Threat Defense or Management Center—Forcepoint, A10 Networks, Aruba, Splunk, FortiAnalyzer, and F5 BIG-IP web application firewalls.

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    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Cisco Switch experts 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 a Cisco Switch expert within 48 hours of signing up.

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    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Cisco Switch expert 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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