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Kevin Howard

Freelance Programmer
United States
Toptal Member Since May 25, 2021

Kevin is a software engineer with 25 years of experience focusing on mobile applications, cloud computing, operating system design, and server management. He's proud of his proven track record of building and leading engineering teams in full-stack mobile and web products in multiple industries. At work, Kevin is recognized for his ability to deliver winning cross-platform solutions in cutting-edge technology areas across geographically dispersed project teams.

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Charles Cook, Ph.D.

Freelance Programmer
United States
Toptal Member Since July 29, 2014

Charles has a Ph.D. in aerospace engineering and spent three years developing custom data processing and analysis programs for NASA. He specializes in scalable, enterprise-level application development and engineering solutions for exceptionally high throughputs. He is also the founder and owner of GreatVocab.com, for which he developed the core system using novel concepts in data analysis and control theory.

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Mavis Omologe

Freelance Programmer
Canada
Toptal Member Since January 10, 2024

Mavis is a proficient ServiceNow developer, certified as both a Certified System Administrator and Certified Application Developer. With expertise in ITIL v4 and ServiceNow IT Service Management (ITSM), she utilizes her skills as a ServiceNow developer to address complex organizational challenges and overcome bottlenecks with precision. Mavis excels at translating requirements into scalable ServiceNow implementations, delivering measurable results.

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Francisco Serra Sitja

Freelance Programmer
Canada
Toptal Member Since January 26, 2022

Enthusiastic about SQL and PL/SQL coding, performance tuning, and Oracle database architecture, Francisco has over 15 years of experience with Oracle databases. His expertise includes the back-end application development, refactoring, data modeling in OLTP and OLAP, application architecture and database administration in Linux environments, support and provisioning databases in Oracle RAC, including database migrations, data masking for sensitive data, database patching, and more.

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Joseph Miano

Freelance Programmer
United States
Toptal Member Since December 1, 2022

Joseph is a data scientist with 3+ years of experience in computer vision, NLP, and tabular datasets. He's worked on analytics for large-scale medication adherence outreach programs, multi-task neural networks for brain microscopy image segmentation, and NLP models to detect COVID-19 outbreaks from news articles. He's also familiar with model explainability for credit risk assessment and fraud detection models. Joseph holds an MS in Computer Science with a specialization in machine learning.

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Zackary Wika

Freelance Programmer
United States
Toptal Member Since June 30, 2021

For over a decade and hundreds of projects, Zackary Wika has specialized in all things WordPress. His development process has a strong emphasis on accessibility, SEO, security, optimization, custom themes, custom plugins, custom blocks, 3rd-party API integrations, and WordPress-related conversions. Zackary has helped marketing teams launch new products, businesses go through a brand refresh, development teams establish best practices, and so much more.

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Charles Grady

Freelance Programmer
United States
Toptal Member Since September 26, 2022

Charles is primarily a back-end developer specializing in Python. He has more than 16 years of experience developing RESTful APIs, high-throughput computations, and cluster interfaces in an open source environment. Charles published papers, gave conference presentations, and taught domestic and international workshops showcasing the tools he created, the community infrastructure, and his research projects.

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Abhilash Sandi

Freelance Programmer
United States
Toptal Member Since December 20, 2021

Abhilash is a senior software engineer with 10+ years of experience, specializing in React front-end development for the past three years. His technical strengths include React, JavaScript, Node.js, Angular, HTML, and CSS. Abhilash's industry experience is backed by a bachelor's degree in computer science from the National Institute of Technology in Nagpur, India.

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Robert Taylor

Freelance Programmer
United States
Toptal Member Since February 9, 2016

Robert is a full-stack software engineer with over 11 years of industry experience. He has worked with various clients, including Agile startups and larger companies, developing a broad perspective of software engineering and its processes. Robert currently focuses on architecting intricate multilayer applications from scratch, leveraging the collaborative power of a tight-knit team to implement each solution efficiently.

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Radwan Abu Odeh

Freelance Programmer
United States
Toptal Member Since November 18, 2022

Radwan is a tech enthusiast with solid experience in software engineering, a huge passion for building great software, and a strong discipline to quickly learn new technologies, skills, tools, and engineering practices. He specializes in back-end development and monolith and microservices architectures. Radwan is keen on working with Python, Django, Django REST framework, Flask, Java 8+, and Spring Boot, having previous full-stack experience with React, Redux, Tailwind CSS, and SASS.

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Lyndsey Scott

Freelance Programmer
United States
Toptal Member Since August 4, 2021

Lyndsey graduated from Amherst College as a computer science major and has been a freelance iOS developer for the past 6+ years. She’s ranked in the top 1% of question answerers on Stack Overflow; she wrote tutorials as part of the raywenderlich.com iOS team and made video tutorials for kids co-starring with the likes of Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg. Lyndsey has been featured by CNN, BBC, and Forbes for her computer programming skills and efforts to promote diversity in tech.

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I am more than pleased with our experience with Toptal. The professional I got to work with was on the phone with me within a couple of hours. I knew after discussing my project with him that he was the candidate I wanted. I hired him immediately and he wasted no time in getting to my project, even going the extra mile by adding some great design elements that enhanced our overall look.

Paul Fenley

Director

The developers I was paired with were incredible -- smart, driven, and responsive. It used to be hard to find quality engineers and consultants. Now it isn't.

Ryan Rockefeller

CEO

Toptal understood our project needs immediately. We were matched with an exceptional freelancer from Argentina who, from Day 1, immersed himself in our industry, blended seamlessly with our team, understood our vision, and produced top-notch results. Toptal makes connecting with superior developers and programmers very easy.

Jason Kulik

Co-Founder

As a small company with limited resources we can't afford to make expensive mistakes. Toptal provided us with an experienced programmer who was able to hit the ground running and begin contributing immediately. It has been a great experience and one we'd repeat again in a heartbeat.

Stuart Pocknee

Principal

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