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Paul Butler

Freelance COBOL Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since October 21, 2020

Backed by 20+ years of experience, Paul has served as a senior data architect, principal architect, technical project manager, and engineer for various areas of focus such as marketing, CDP, SFA, CRM, data warehousing, data modeling, reporting, data visualization, data science, and analytics. He focuses on creating innovative solutions that are highly aligned with business value. A keen strategist, Paul enjoys utilizing his business and technical expertise to create high-impact solutions.

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Seema K Nair

Freelance COBOL Developer
United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since February 22, 2020

Seema brings over a decade of software testing and quality assurance expertise to the table. She has substantial experience with manual testing and the test automation of web and mobile applications. Seema is a certified Scrum Master, IBM certified DB2 professional, and AWS certified solution architect comfortable with Agile and Waterfall approaches. Her in-depth knowledge of API and performance testing delivers excellent results.

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Sheldon Linker

Freelance COBOL Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since July 6, 2020

Dr. Linker has been doing consulting and contract programming for decades. He has specialized in database work since 1978. His doctoral work involved AI and knowledge bases. He is also adept at programming servers, client systems, desktop systems, embedded systems, and a number of other types of systems. Sheldon has served in a database, programming, business analyst, and project management capacity. He currently teaches the latter two at the University of Maryland online.

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Param Jabbal

Freelance COBOL Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since August 15, 2022

Param has an extensive techno-functional background in the banking and finance industry with hands-on experience in legacy modernization, including system analysis, software design, development, and migration projects. He is a motivated developer who loves to embrace new technologies to deliver innovative solutions. Param enjoys solving complex problems and streamlining existing systems. He strives to automate and enhance work processes to improve team efficiency.

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Fabio Brea

Freelance COBOL Developer
Italy
Toptal Member Since December 7, 2021

Fabio is a full-stack software engineer with more than six years of industry experience and a graduate degree in Computer Engineering. He develops efficient and maintainable solutions and likes overcoming complex challenges through clear thinking and innovative approaches. Fabio has extensive experience in C#, C++, Qt, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), and SQL throughout his career and is eager to leverage his skills to benefit clients.

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Fábio Vasques

Freelance COBOL Developer
Brazil
Toptal Member Since December 30, 2021

Fábio is a passionate professional working in the IT field for over 20 years. He has extensive knowledge in SQL, procedural languages ​​for several RDBMS, data modeling, and data pipelines using a high diversity of technologies. He is also keen on agile practices, iterative and incremental methodologies, and formal methods for highly complex systems development. Fábio has a proven track record of successfully managing teams in projects and strategic areas involving technology.

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Dhara Dhaval Shah

Freelance COBOL Developer
India
Toptal Member Since July 5, 2022

Dhara is an experienced full-stack web developer with 17+ years of industry experience and a bachelor's degree in software engineering. With a proven track record of developing various web applications with PHP and MySQL, she brings knowledge and expertise to every project. She has worked with clients from around the world, delivering high-quality work. With a passion for problem-solving and a love of learning, Dhara always seeks exciting projects that will challenge and inspire her.

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Kaustav Chakraborty

Freelance COBOL Developer
India
Toptal Member Since October 9, 2021

Kaustav is a hands-on, goal-oriented, versatile technology professional with more than two decades of experience, primarily in open-source digital technologies, such as blockchain, IoT, microservices, cloud, distributed architecture, R&D, design, and development, with a proven track record delivering consistent business results. He loves to take on technical challenges, learn about new technology innovations, and deliver successful products worldwide.

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

  • How are Toptal COBOL developers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our COBOL 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.

  • Can I hire COBOL developers in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

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

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal COBOL developers?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your COBOL 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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