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Toptal is a marketplace for top remote Linux developers. Top companies and start-ups in Houston choose Toptal Linux freelancers for their mission-critical initiatives.

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Rajini Karthik

Freelance Linux Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since December 10, 2020

Rajini is a passionate and highly motivated software developer and an architect with strong experience in building a broad range of software solutions. She has deep expertise from contributions to developing distributed enterprise applications, cloud-native applications, open-source cloud development, and automation of infrastructure and software deployment development projects. Rajini has a strong ability to innovate and lead teams to make an impact while learning from new challenges.

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Phoebe Beckinger

Freelance Linux Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since April 15, 2020

Phoebe is a full-stack developer with over nine years of experience building software across a range of industries and company sizes. Her primary focus has been server-side development, but she also enjoys working with modern UI solutions. Phoebe is meticulous about her code, a passionate advocate for best practices, and knows how fundamental communication is in delivering exceptional products.

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Clark Winters

Freelance Linux Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since December 14, 2023

Clark is an experienced DevOps engineer with a strong background in systems integration and programming. He has expertise in web, cloud, and database ecosystems and an affinity for the Go programming language and tools like Terraform and Docker. Clark helps clients build scalable cloud infrastructure, web services, REST APIs, and automation scripts, prioritizing efficient, tailored solutions with a commitment to on-time delivery and quick adaptability to new projects.

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Neil Schwalb

Freelance Linux Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since June 17, 2021

Neil is an experienced data engineer focused on helping businesses make the most of their data by making informed decisions. He specializes in ETL processes, especially the transformation step that helps others focus on what matters in their work.

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Johnmicah Potter

Freelance Linux Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since July 27, 2020

Bank of America, Anthem, and Lowe’s are just a few of the companies that Johnmicah has worked at. He has 13 years of experience building web applications from not only both the front and back ends but also the platform and infrastructure sides. Johnmicah is passionate about performance, automation, and containerization. Johnmicah is also capable of fitting into and improving an existing environment or building a new one from the ground up.

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Saikat Banerjee

Freelance Linux Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since July 29, 2022

Saikat is a computational genomics scientist at the New York Genome Center. Previously, he was a postdoc at UChicago and MPI, Germany. He did a PhD in computational biophysics and a master's degree in chemistry. He is an expert in Bayesian methods, machine learning, biostatistics, and statistical genetics. During his PhD, Saikat co-founded a marketing management company. He enjoys solving problems and creating value, often learning new skills at a professional level.

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Haitham Gad

Freelance Linux Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since July 15, 2022

Haitham is a technical leader with over 15 years of experience building products and services for several enterprises. Before starting his AWS consultancy, he spent over five years at AWS, where he helped build Amazon GuardDuty, AWS's intelligent threat detection and security monitoring service. Haitham's work was instrumental in accelerating GuardDuty's adoption by thousands of AWS customers like Snap, HBO Max, Siemens, Volkswagen, and Southwest Airlines.

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Andu Nguyen

Freelance Linux Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since November 5, 2021

Andu is a seasoned software engineer and technology leader with nine years of experience, including five years as a senior engineer at Tesla. He has owned and led technical projects from start to finish, including designing, developing, and deploying platforms to support machine learning models. Andu excels at working on complex projects across multiple teams, owning major technical decisions and tradeoffs, delivering excellent customer experiences, and proactively managing conflicts.

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Shanglun Wang

Freelance Linux Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since December 16, 2016

Sean is a dedicated developer with ten years of experience in full-stack web development, system administration, and data science. Proficient in both Linux and Windows environments, he has successfully created a diverse range of applications, from machinery interfaces to market intelligence software. Beyond his technical skills, Sean is also a polyglot and an excellent communicator who enjoys spending his spare time coaching speech and debate.

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Ram Verma

Freelance Linux Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since July 22, 2021

Ram has over four years of professional experience architecting and leading the development of engineering solutions with an emphasis on object-oriented design and software infrastructure debugging. He specializes in Java and Python back-end development of large-scale systems, cloud migrations, microservices, and data pipeline processes. Ram's expertise includes developing business plans and requirements specifications and leading technical projects with strong inter-team communication.

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Nicholas Ecton

Freelance Linux Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since September 9, 2022

Nick is a self-taught full-stack developer with years of experience in leading engineering teams and developing software for startups. His talents and passions have always aligned with the fast-paced do-it-yourself mindset of early startup culture. His most recent success includes onboarding as a founding engineer and eventually leading the company to an M&A exit as a director of engineering.

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Within days, we'll introduce you to the right Linux developer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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