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Toptal is a marketplace for dedicated Data Protection Specialists. Top companies and startups choose Toptal Data Protection freelancers for their mission-critical Data Protection development projects.

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James Baker

Freelance Data Protection Specialist
United States
Toptal Member Since September 21, 2022

James is an information security consultant with 25 years of professional experience in IT, specifically in the cybersecurity industry. His start with technology was in high school with early BASIC programming classes with a path to a degree in management information systems. James specializes in cloud security frameworks and security architecture.

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Daniel Clarke

Freelance Data Protection Specialist
Spain
Toptal Member Since November 4, 2022

Daniel has 15 years of experience building information security in SaaS environments, including introducing DevSecOps, OWASP SAMM, penetration testing, threat models, static analysis, security monitoring, security incident and event management (SIEM), security operations center (SOC), and incident response. The company he works for has achieved SOC 2 Type 2 and HIPAA certifications and compliance with the general data protection regulation (GDPR).

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Salam Houchou

Freelance Data Protection Specialist
Switzerland
Toptal Member Since March 15, 2022

Salam is an IT security architect and consultant in information, cyber, and cloud security. With 20 years of experience, a master's degree in cyber security, and Microsoft Azure, GCP, and AWS security certifications, he excels in designing and implementing initiatives to manage security risks and compliance while maximizing safety and security expectations. Salam is keen on re-organizing, streamlining, and strengthening existing operations by implementing cutting-edge, cost-effective solutions.

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Stephen Adebowale

Freelance Data Protection Specialist
United States
Toptal Member Since September 8, 2023

Stephen is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional and AWS Certified Solutions Architect. He has 10+ years of experience designing cybersecurity solutions for multitenant hybrid or public clouds and on-premise architectures. As a consultant and senior architect, Stephen has led cybersecurity engagements for clients and engineered solutions adhering to accepted governance, risk, and compliance, such as PCI-DSS, HIPAA standards, and CIS frameworks.

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Krishna Prasad

Freelance Data Protection Specialist
Canada
Toptal Member Since December 13, 2022

Krishna is a full-stack security engineer and cloud security architect with 15 years of experience in the IT sector and 10+ years of experience in multi-cloud security, DevSecOps, and security architecture domains. Krishna is ready to handle any number of issues and give solutions that get results.

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Abubakar Siddique

Freelance Data Protection Specialist
Saudi Arabia
Toptal Member Since October 31, 2022

Abubakar is an information systems security professional with highly developed and result-driven skills and over 10+ years of experience designing, deploying, securing, operating, and troubleshooting medium and large enterprise networks. His strengths include working with multiple security solutions through industry-leading vendors to serve other clients worldwide.

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Vijay Shankar Jha

Freelance Data Protection Specialist
India
Toptal Member Since February 10, 2023

Vijay is a certified DevSecOps professional and an AWS, Azure, and Google-certified cloud professional specializing in Java with microservices. He has worked on Atlassian and Azure scrum boards, configured processes and team communications, and designed, set up, and implemented source control in GitHub and Bitbucket enterprise repos. Vijay has implemented GitFlow, designed and implemented build and release pipelines, and developed security and compliance plans and an instrumentation strategy.

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Subbu Somasundaram

Freelance Data Protection Specialist
Canada
Toptal Member Since December 12, 2022

Subbu is a subject matter expert in information security and has over 20 years of information technology experience. He has assisted large enterprise customers in the banking, telecommunication, and eCommerce sectors with security transformation, DevSecOps, security architecture, and implementations. Subbu's security expertise includes AWS, GCP Cloud, IAM, enterprise security, data protection, and application security and compliance.

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Andrew Osipov

Freelance Data Protection Specialist
Russia
Toptal Member Since January 5, 2021

Andrew is a highly motivated, versatile, and skilled DevOps and DevSecOps. He's delivered numerous large-scale infrastructure implementations with cost-effective approaches. Andrew excels in high load, availability, and security using AWS, Kubernetes (EKS), and Terraform, and implementing infrastructure-as-code and configuration-as-code approaches. Andrew is also brilliant at managing compliance, security, and company-wide documentation for health and payment data (HIPAA and PCI DSS).

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Gökay Pekşen

Freelance Data Protection Specialist
Turkey
Toptal Member Since April 28, 2022

Gökay is a senior manager and principal advisor specializing in cyber security, information security, audit, and standards and regulations. He is highly skilled in enterprise security architecture and an expert in delivering sustainable protection and enhancing reputation and digital existence while enabling risk mitigation to prevent financial loss. Gökay has been working with different technologies, programming languages, and frameworks and is willing to embrace new and challenging projects.

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Ivo Leko

Freelance Data Protection Specialist
Croatia
Toptal Member Since August 4, 2021

Ivo is an iOS software engineer and architect with 11 years of experience building native iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch apps. He has programming experience with iOS SDK (Swift and Objective-C), Qt Symbian, C and C++, assembler, and web. His interest in science and technology encourages him to participate in inventing new concepts. Still, his greatest passions are programming, software architecture, algorithms, security, sensors, and animations that result in high-quality native iOS apps.

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How to Hire Data Protection Specialists 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 Protection specialist for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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The Right Fit, Guaranteed

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

FAQs

  • How are Toptal Data Protection specialists different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Data Protection specialists 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 Protection specialists in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

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

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal Data Protection specialists?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Data Protection specialist 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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