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Brandon Peskin

Freelance Data Center Operations Engineer
United StatesToptal Member Since September 24, 2020

Brandon is an experienced professional who has worked as a systems administrator and network engineer/architect. He has a strong passion for developing, implementing, and supporting the technologies used both yesterday and today to get the job done. Brandon has solid experience working with major vendors such as Fortinet, Cisco Ubiquiti, and Palo Alto Networks.

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Anthony Murphy

Freelance Data Center Operations Engineer
United StatesToptal Member Since August 18, 2023

Anthony is a seasoned professional with 30+ years of technology management experience. He has worked as a CIO, IT director, and enterprise architect in global projects and large initiatives across industries. With a solid background in providing direct consultancy and IT management, Anthony presents an outstanding blend of business and technology expertise. He excels in converting corporate intent into action, covering all aspects, from project architecture through implementation and completion.

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Rajiv Abeysinghe

Freelance Data Center Operations Engineer
United KingdomToptal Member Since August 8, 2022

Rajiv is a British Computer Society Chartered IT Professional, an AWS Certified Solutions Architect, and a seasoned change leader. His 27 years of experience drive both multinational and startup software and technology development as well as financial system delivery. Rajiv is currently focused on helping organizations with cloud and SaaS adoptions.

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Elhadji Birahim NDIAYE

Freelance Data Center Operations Engineer
CanadaToptal Member Since January 3, 2023

Elhadji is an architect and senior project manager with over ten years of experience in IT, cybersecurity, and infrastructure. He has numerous certifications (PMP, CISM, CISA, AWS-SAP, CCIE Written Sec, CCDP, CCNP Sec, CCNP Datacenter, WSFE, and ACFE, to name a few). He customizes long-term solutions for clients while ensuring immediate fixes. Elhadji has written cybersecurity programs and processes, redesigned architecture, completed audits, and implemented data centers in various sectors.

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Yasar Khan

Freelance Data Center Operations Engineer
FranceToptal Member Since May 31, 2021

Yasar is an infrastructure developer and architect with strong experience in IT with large accounts passing through several areas of expertise on complex projects with excellent customer skills in cloud-native technologies. He led worldwide projects with international teams to transform legacy systems to the cloud with full automatization. Yasar can work under strict deadlines and complex business requirements and brings superior technical skills that help teams improve and be successful.

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Andrea De Rinaldis

Freelance Data Center Operations Engineer
ItalyToptal Member Since September 9, 2020

Andrea has over 20 years of experience in system administration and architecture design. He is always up to date with the latest IT trends. In the last years, Andrea has focused on DevOps methodologies and tools, cloud environments, IaC, and operation automation. He is also a software architect and developer with proven experience in distributed, multiservice-based applications.

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Luigi Crispo

Freelance Data Center Operations Engineer
United Arab EmiratesToptal Member Since December 6, 2019

Luigi is a seasoned cloud and leadership specialist with over two decades of professional experience in a variety of environments. He is passionate about technology and value-driven projects, and he is highly adaptable. Luigi has been part of significant industry transformation waves directly from some of the leaders driving the digital era.

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Alfonso Trevignani

Freelance Data Center Operations Engineer
ArgentinaToptal Member Since December 13, 2021

Alfonso is an engineer with a 20+ year career. He has solid experience in servers and network administration, DevOps (automation), and cloud and data center infrastructure. Previous roles include Chief Information Officer (CIO), ITU standards editor, and host committee chairman of the World Smart City Forum. An MBA and his experience at The World Bank (where he received a Spot Award) sharpened his leadership skills.

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Donovan Francesco

Freelance Data Center Operations Engineer
South AfricaToptal Member Since May 18, 2021

Donovan is a senior DevSecOps specialist with over 21 years of experience in the IT industry. He is an AWS, GCP, and Azure services expert, specializing in Infrastructure-as-code (IaC) using Terraform, Ansible, Chef, and Puppet to drive automation and security standards in CI/CD pipelines. Donovan is a veteran of solving complex problems, and with his unique security background, he architects solutions using industry best practices.

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Mohammed Sada

Freelance Data Center Operations Engineer
JordanToptal Member Since June 1, 2022

Mohammed is an experienced cloud solution architect eager to work for global companies where he can leverage his technical expertise and business acumen to support their digital transformation. He has deep knowledge of the technical stack and key subjects, including IT infrastructure, public clouds, such as Google, Amazon, and Azure, and data centers.

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Rishi Gautam

Freelance Data Center Operations Engineer
GermanyToptal Member Since February 25, 2022

Rishi has been working as a freelance DevOps and DevSecOps consultant for many years. He started as a system engineer, working with the underlying infrastructures, and he loves playing with Linux and shell scripts. As a solo achiever and a team player, Rishi believes that his leadership capability, quick learning ability, and quest to learn newer technologies are his greatest strengths.

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How to Hire Data Center Operations Engineers Through Toptal

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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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Work With Hand-Selected Talent

Within days, we'll introduce you to the right Data Center Operations engineer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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The Right Fit, Guaranteed

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

FAQs

  • How are Toptal Data Center Operations engineers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Data Center Operations 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 Data Center Operations engineers in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

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

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal Data Center Operations engineers?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Data Center Operations 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.

  • 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.

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    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.

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    Flexible Engagements

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

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    Expert Talent Matching

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

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