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Yuriy Margulis

Freelance Databricks Platform Architect
United StatesToptal Member Since June 18, 2020

Yuriy is a data specialist with over 15 years of experience in data warehousing, data engineering, feature engineering, big data, ETL/ELT, and business intelligence. As a big data architect and engineer, Yuriy specializes in AWS and Azure frameworks, Spark/PySpark, Databricks, Hive, Redshift, Snowflake, relational databases, tools like Fivetran, Airflow, DBT, Presto/Athena, and data DevOps frameworks and toolsets.

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Christina E. Taylor

Freelance Databricks Platform Architect
United StatesToptal Member Since December 19, 2022

Christina is a motivated, resourceful, and proactive achiever known for taking the initiative, solving problems, and empowering analytics. She has a strong startup mentality and mastery of architectural design, pipeline implementation, and technical communication. Christina has a track record of success in exceeding expectations and goals. Recognized as a highly intelligent and effective engineer, intensely curious quick learner, and a warmly collaborative team leader, she is ready to help you.

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Jesus Caro

Freelance Databricks Platform Architect
United StatesToptal Member Since August 23, 2023

Jesus is an experienced data engineer skilled in Python, ETL, and cloud infrastructure in AWS and Azure. He's also proficient in Spark, massively parallel processing (MPP) databases, Delta Lake, SQL, Databricks, machine learning, Apache Hive, and Snowflake. Jesus has a record of leading successful data models and ELT implementations with fluent and efficient client communication.

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Bibeksheel Kaur

Freelance Databricks Platform Architect
IndiaToptal Member Since June 24, 2020

Bibeksheel has 12 years of experience in the IT industry encompassing design, development, maintenance, and support of DB applications on various platforms and cloud implementation. She has extensively worked on Microsoft SQL Server, SSIS, Azure Data Factory, Azure Databricks, and Azure Data Lake Storage. She's proficient in working with Snowflake, AWS, and Amazon S3. Bibeksheel is a quick learner, a self-motivated worker, and an effective multitasker.

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Nitin Keshav

Freelance Databricks Platform Architect
AustraliaToptal Member Since December 10, 2021

Nitin is a data engineering professional with over 13 years of work experience with expertise in data engineering, cloud computing (architecture and DevOps), enterprise data warehousing, and machine learning. His strengths include Databricks (Pyspark), ETL (Talend and Informatica Cloud), programming (Python), SQL (Azure SQL, SQL Server, Teradata, Redshift, and PostgreSQL), scripting (Unix, PowerShell), data modeling, and having impeccable business acumen.

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Bin Wang

Freelance Databricks Platform Architect
AustraliaToptal Member Since December 14, 2021

With 15 years of experience working in the data domain, Bin is passionate about all things data. He has played senior roles in consultancies like McKinsey and Ernst and Young, focusing on building solutions on AWS and Azure. Besides cloud services, he has worked on Databricks, Snowflake, dbt, and Airflow. Bin has spent more than ten years on data modeling and warehouse. He has a rich experience in software engineering with Python and Docker in a machine learning capacity.

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Shashank Ranadive

Freelance Databricks Platform Architect
CanadaToptal Member Since October 4, 2021

Shashank is a results-oriented data and business intelligence professional with 20+ years of experience and a consistent track record delivering enterprise-scale data platforms and BI solutions. In the last five years, he worked as a lead architect, designer, and lead developer to architect, design and build several BI solutions for provincial government using Microsoft cloud-based advanced analytics stack.

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Renato Pedroso Neto

Freelance Databricks Platform Architect
BrazilToptal Member Since April 14, 2022

Renato has 13+ years of experience in big data projects. He has worked for Databricks, Capco, and financial institutions. Renato has migrated petabytes of data to on-premise and cloud data lake environments, architected entire lakehouses, implemented machine learning models that provided intelligent suggestions to clients and managed multicultural data teams that delivered data projects to top-notch banks in Brazil. He has a master's degree in big data.

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Robert Pohnke

Freelance Databricks Platform Architect
PolandToptal Member Since August 12, 2022

Robert is a seasoned Cloud architect focused on Azure and AWS architecture and development. Throughout the years, he has helped clients from banking, healthcare, energy, automotive, and marketing gather and leverage their data. Robert has successfully led numerous data and Delta Lake implementations.

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Róbert Schmidt

Freelance Databricks Platform Architect
SlovakiaToptal Member Since December 7, 2021

Róbert is a professional focused on data engineering and business intelligence using Azure Cloud Services and Microsoft on-premises solutions. His experience spans database development, traditional BI approaches, big data, and streaming solutions. He has developed big data solutions, collected terabytes of data, and provided a baseline for strategical decision-making, mainly with Apache Spark and Azure Databricks. He has worked with companies such as EY, Swiss Re, and Endeavor.

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Merve Seren

Freelance Databricks Platform Architect
NetherlandsToptal Member Since November 22, 2021

Merve is an experienced analytics engineer. During her six years of work experience, she always combined her data analytics skills with a solid technical background by taking the responsibility of designing, transforming, and visualizing the data and creating and maintaining the data pipelines. Merve is most proficient in working with SQL, PySpark, Databricks, Microsoft PowerBI, and Tableau,

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