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Andrey Zaytsev

Freelance Software Engineering Developer at Toptal since August 7, 2018
Andrey is a full-stack, mobile, and systems developer who’s worked at top companies such as Apple, Dropbox, 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 learnin... Click to continue

Colin Young

Freelance Software Engineering Developer at Toptal since August 19, 2015
Colin is a senior engineer with 5+ years' experience leading products and managing small entrepreneurial teams. He specializes in robust, performant API back-ends and the clients and applications they serve, and his core skills are Ruby, Swift/Obj-C, JS, and Linux Se... Click to continue

Harrison Strowd

Freelance Software Engineering Developer at Toptal since November 4, 2016
Harrison has extensive experience building and maintaining web server applications of all shapes and sizes. The majority of his experience is in Ruby on Rails, but he also has experience with many other languages as well. Harrison has a strong understanding of the en... Click to continue

Anthony Garvan

Freelance Software Engineering Developer at Toptal 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 co... Click to continue

Leo Thorp

Freelance Software Engineering Developer at Toptal since November 28, 2015
Leo is a driven web developer with exceptional skills throughout the full-stack. Effective on teams of any size or alone, his work has included React SPAs for a major media publisher, full-stack architecture of a complex healthcare product in C#, and multiplayer game... Click to continue

Stéphane P. Péricat

Freelance Software Engineering Developer at Toptal since February 26, 2014
Stéphane is a front-end engineer with over 10 years' experience who specializes in building performant and scalable JavaScript-based web applications. He enjoys working in a team of talented developers, sharing his experience and knowledge with others, and learning n... Click to continue

Justin DeCamp

Freelance Software Engineering Developer at Toptal since April 28, 2016
Justin is a full-stack developer with extensive experience in Ruby on Rails, React (including React Native), Java, SQL (MySQL and Postgres), and NoSQL (HBase, Solr, and Elasticsearch). He has also practiced software architecture skills that have been honed on profess... Click to continue

Matthew Knippen

Freelance Software Engineering Developer at Toptal since October 9, 2013
Matthew has been building iPhone and iPad applications since the release of the iPhone SDK in 2008, working on over 30+ applications in his career. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Click to continue

Zafarbek Ibrohimov

Freelance Software Engineering Developer at Toptal since October 14, 2015
With a dozen years of experience, Zafarbek is a passionate software engineer who has designed, implemented, and adopted technically sophisticated applications mainly using the .NET platform. He also is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert in web applications and hi... Click to continue