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Andrey Zaytsev

Freelance Python Developer

United StatesToptal Member Since August 7, 2018

Andrey is a full-stack, mobile, and systems developer who's worked at top companies such as Google, Dropbox, Apple, and Jump Trading. He's also completed his master's degree in computer science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a focus on machine learning. He possesses in-depth knowledge of C++ and Python, having worked with them for over seven years and has experience developing in Java, JavaScript, and Swift.

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Mick Nassar

Freelance Python Developer

United StatesToptal Member Since May 19, 2020

Mick is a seasoned developer with experience at a Fortune 100 company creating enterprise back-end API solutions, hands-on machine learning experience in multiple languages, a proven track record of creating products worth millions of dollars, and a patent pending. He loves what he does and he's good at it. Let him put his skills to work for you.

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Omar Khan

Freelance Python Developer

United StatesToptal Member Since March 13, 2015

Omar is a software engineer specializing in full-stack web development. He has many years of experience working with technologies such as Python, Ruby, and JavaScript. Omar is passionate about his work and diligent about writing code that is clean, readable, and well-tested.

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Ethan Drower

Freelance Python Developer

United StatesToptal Member Since November 22, 2016

Ethan has a unique blend of development and infrastructure experience. Chicago based, he has multiple years of hard-earned experience in the dynamic electronic trading industry both as a developer and a Linux engineer. His experience in fast-paced environments enables him to jump in and provide technical value in almost any situation. Today, Ethan works primarily with Python and JavaScript technologies and focuses on web scraping.

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Liam Connell

Freelance Python Developer

United StatesToptal Member Since November 16, 2018

Liam has 4 years experience in all things data, including data engineering roles, machine/deep learning projects, and the harnessing of the cloud computing tools. With those three pillars of data, he develops powerful tools that can be applied to either business processes, strategic decision making, or consumer products. Liam prides himself on strong two-way communication, alignment with client goals, and the highest standards.

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Ishola Babatunde Isaac

Freelance Python Developer

United StatesToptal Member Since February 15, 2019

Isaac has experience developing and deploying machine learning solutions to problems across various domains including computer vision, signal processing, failure prediction, time series forecasting, network security, natural language processing, and 3D reconstruction. Isaac has worked in both small and large organizations and has led projects from idealization to product deployment.

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Igor Ryzhkov

Freelance Python Developer

United StatesToptal Member Since February 8, 2020

Upon completion of his bachelor’s degree, Igor started working at Google. He was part of the YouTube VideoAds team, mostly working on the user interface for video ads experience on YouTube. After Google, he joined Amazon's Repeat Purchase team. The goal of the team was to increase the number of Amazon-based purchases for items that are repeat-purchasable (e.g., consumables).

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Eleanor Thomas

Freelance Python Developer

United StatesToptal Member Since August 15, 2019

Eleanor is an analytics professional with 7+ years of experience, mostly in financial services/quantitative research and more recently with a healthcare social network. She is proficient in Python and SQL and comfortable with a variety of other programming languages and analytical tools. Her academic background is in mathematics, and she is also experienced with more advanced analytical models and machine learning techniques.

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Kevin Chen

Freelance Python Developer

United StatesToptal Member Since September 1, 2015

Kevin is a hacker, a scientist, a researcher, and a developer. He specializes in full-stack end-to-end projects and he's passionate about creating systems and solving problems. He has designed, implemented, and iterated on projects from end-to-end; working with iOS apps, on multiple platforms (iOS, Android, Google Glass), languages (Python, JavaScript, ES6), and concepts (research, UI/UX, algorithms).

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Anthony Garvan

Freelance Python Developer

United StatesToptal Member Since November 12, 2016

Anthony is a top-tier full stack web developer (Python/JavaScript) and data scientist (SQL/Python) with 10 years of experience building software for everything from to playing poker to predicting hurricanes. His working style is fun, communicative, consistent, and collaborative.

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Bulavard, Inc.

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Higgle

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Mxit

Toptal’s ability to rapidly match our project with the best developers was just superb. The developers have become part of our team, and I’m amazed at the level of professional commitment each of them has demonstrated. For those looking to work remotely with the best engineers, look no further than Toptal.

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