Hire the Top 3% of Freelance Cyber Defense Engineers

Toptal is a marketplace for dedicated Cyber Defense Engineers. Top companies and startups choose Toptal Cyber Defense freelancers for their mission-critical Cyber Defense development projects.

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Blessed Uyo

Freelance Cyber Defense Engineer
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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Steven Goossens

Freelance Cyber Defense Engineer
BelgiumToptal Member Since October 20, 2020

Steven is a seasoned consulting professional and cybersecurity specialist with a demonstrated history of working in telecommunications. His expertise includes threat intelligence, computer forensics, incident monitoring, and response and security architecture. Steven holds multiple certifications in his field including GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA) from the SANS Institute and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) from (ISC)².

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Matheus Aguiar

Freelance Cyber Defense Engineer
PortugalToptal Member Since September 13, 2022

Matheus is a cybersecurity specialist experienced in implementing SIEM solutions and security orchestration, automation, and response. He holds a bachelor's degree in computer software engineering, an AWS security certification, and a Google Cloud professional security engineer certification. Being proactive, goal-oriented, and a strong team player, Matheus has guided newcomers and trainees, delivering his knowledge and leading to the growth of the team and the company.

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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.

Paul Fenley

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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.

Ryan Rockefeller

CEO

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.

Jason Kulik

Co-Founder

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 Cyber Defense Engineers Through Toptal

1

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.
2

Work With Hand-Selected Talent

Within days, we'll introduce you to the right Cyber Defense engineer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
3

The Right Fit, Guaranteed

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

FAQs

  • How are Toptal Cyber Defense engineers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Cyber Defense 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 Cyber Defense engineers in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

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

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

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Cyber Defense 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.

Tap Into World-Class Talent

  • Trusted Experts Only

    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.

  • The Right Fit

    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.

  • Seamless Hiring

    Seamless Hiring

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

  • Flexible Engagements

    Flexible Engagements

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

  • Expert Talent Matching

    Expert Talent Matching

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

Top Cyber Defense Engineers Are in High Demand.

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