At Toptal, you’ll work on freelance Data Engineer jobs and projects with top clients who understand the value of elite engineering talent. As a former Data Scientist or Machine Learning Engineer, you gain the opportunity to design your own schedule, get real-time help from a global community of experts, and enjoy top professional development opportunities.
Why should you use Toptal to build your career?
At Toptal, you’ll always have plenty of opportunities available to grow personally and professionally. From working with cutting-edge technologies to getting real-time feedback from a global community of top developers, there are always options for creating value for yourself here.
At Toptal, you’ll choose from projects with industry leaders like Airbnb and NetApp and learn cutting-edge technologies and skills.
At Toptal, you set your own rate, always get paid on time, and never have to worry about negotiating with clients or competing with cheap, inexperienced developers.
No offices, no useless meetings, and no mandatory hours. You choose your own availability and enjoy the freedom to work from wherever you want.
Have a bug? Ping the Toptal Slack Community for real-time, on-demand support from a global network of top engineers. Want to learn a new skill? The Toptal Academy is designed to help you rapidly gain professional expertise in a new technology.
With hundreds of thousands of subscribers, hundreds of advanced technical studies, and frequent syndication requests from top industry publications, publishing on the Toptal Engineering Blog is a unique chance to show off your top work to the best in the industry.
Not only will you be able to attend Toptal Community events in cities all around the world, but as part of the Toptal Speakers Network, we’ll also help you attend leading conferences, submit papers, and prepare and deliver keynote speeches.
Top clients, ranging from industry-leaders to rapidly growing start-ups, use Toptal to hire elite data engineers for their mission-critical jobs.
We are a digital marketing agency utilizing social media data to bring our clients data-backed insights for marketing campaigns. We are looking for an R developer to create an algorithm for an automated customer segmentation platform. The ideal hire will have experience with Python and is a self-starter as the only programmer within our small team.
We are a healthcare startup using big data and machine learning to automate healthcare news. We are looking to hire an automation engineer to work directly with our CEO to optimize our automation platform using Kubernetes. The output of this project will be a platform that enables the company to scale across many users and allow for the automation of their work.
We are a worldwide events company sponsoring athletic competitions in 30 countries. We are looking for a database developer to architect a data warehouse to facilitate daily reports, weekly metrics, and yearly reconciliations. The ideal hire can obtain the necessary domain knowledge and build up our documentation.
At Toptal, you set your own rates and never have to spend time marketing yourself, billing clients, etc. Most Toptalers make substantially more through Toptal than they did at their previous jobs, and we’ll always pay you on time, even if clients have not yet paid us. Never worry about payments again.
At Toptal, you can choose your own schedule and work from anywhere in the world that has Internet. Whether you want to spend more time at home with your family or start traveling and work from exotic beaches, the choice is completely up to you. No offices, no mandatory hours, just complete freedom to work in the way that suits you best.
Not only will you be able to attend Toptal Community events in cities all around the world, but if you join the Toptal Speakers Network, we'll also help you attend leading conferences, submit papers, and prepare and deliver keynote speeches.
Why do top Data Engineer experts join Toptal?
Lecturer in Computer Science
Nikola is a distributed applications architect, researcher, and software engineer. As a university lecturer and post-doctoral researcher with a PhD in computer science, he has a strong analytical approach to problem solving. His communication and coordination skills were developed throughout a six-year CTO and consultancy stint in various software engineering projects from diverse business domains.
Senior Software Engineer
Rogério is a full-stack developer with 15 years of experience with software development and architecture. He has worked on several projects for customers in Brazil and globally. The range of projects include mobile, applications, desktop, and enterprise search applications.
Aside from enjoying the benefits of our amazing community, you’ll have full flexibility to accept or reject projects as you prefer. Whether you prefer to work full-time at Toptal or you’d rather just take on occasional hourly jobs, the choice is yours.