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Randall Hogan

Freelance SQL Developer
United StatesFreelance SQL Developer at Toptal Since February 9, 2022

Randall has 20+ years of software engineering experience with two of the top Fortune 100 companies in the world. His expertise ranges from sophisticated network and process automation to real-time data collection and wrangling to rapid data access with complex filtering schemes to top-performing interactive web interfaces. He has been an innovative full-stack solutions provider solving some of the networking industry's most difficult challenges with automation and performant user interfaces.

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Phoebe Beckinger

Freelance SQL Developer
United StatesFreelance SQL Developer at Toptal 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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Jameson Edgeworth

Freelance SQL Developer
United StatesFreelance SQL Developer at Toptal Since June 22, 2022

Jameson brings together a blend of business knowledge and mathematics. With skills in data modeling and statistical analysis, Jameson has helped companies from small businesses to the Fortune 500 understand their business operations and analyze trends through data.

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Robert Smith

Freelance SQL Developer
United StatesFreelance SQL Developer at Toptal Since February 11, 2021

Robert is a full-stack web developer specializing in Microsoft technologies such as C#, .NET Framework, .NET Core, SQL Server, and Azure. He is also familiar with most modern front-end JavaScript frameworks such as React and Knockout. Robert is experienced in working with the entire architecture of a web application at every level and takes pride in using his experience to create reliable, scalable, and robust solutions to overcome a wide array of issues.

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Mikhail Fishzon

Freelance SQL Developer
United StatesFreelance SQL Developer at Toptal Since June 22, 2022

Mikhail is an alumnus of Google and Lyft and a data engineer who enjoys turning real-life business problems into scalable data platforms. Over the last two decades, he has helped companies architect, build, and maintain performance-optimized databases and data pipelines. Mikhail is knowledgeable in database optimization techniques and has achieved a 99% increase in slow-running query performance.

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Charles Cook, Ph.D.

Freelance SQL Developer
United StatesFreelance SQL Developer at Toptal 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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Neil Schwalb

Freelance SQL Developer
United StatesFreelance SQL Developer at Toptal 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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Brian Stanek

Freelance SQL Developer
United StatesFreelance SQL Developer at Toptal Since October 18, 2022

Brian Stanek has been in information technology for over 25 years. He has experience as a full-stack developer, architect, and cybersecurity professional. He holds several cyber certifications and has developed cybersecurity programs and defenses and orchestrated risk assessments and audits. He is currently an information security officer overseeing the cybersecurity teams for a hospital. Brian implements corporate policies and cybersecurity technology and manages all incident responses.

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Andrew Tilley

Freelance SQL Developer
United StatesFreelance SQL Developer at Toptal Since May 4, 2020

Andrew has nearly 10 years of experience deploying predictive algorithms and end-to-end data solutions, increasing his companies' net revenue by tens of millions of dollars. His technical acumen, combined with deep communication skills to both technical and non-technical colleagues, ensures he has a broad impact across teams who work with him. Whether the end result is a data product or a detailed analysis, Andrew relishes the opportunity to solve business problems with machine learning.

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Alexander Wilczewski

Freelance SQL Developer
United StatesFreelance SQL Developer at Toptal Since August 19, 2021

Alex is a full-stack developer with an array of soft skills and notes of DevOps capabilities. He knows that regular communication is vital to ensure accurate direction and accountability. Having worked among startups, Alex can ramp up quickly to any project. After studying within an enterprise, he is capable of leadership, task breakdown, and drawing out project designs.

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Steven Rouk

Freelance SQL Developer
United StatesFreelance SQL Developer at Toptal Since October 6, 2021

Steven is an expert Python and SQL data engineer with strong data science and data analysis capabilities and eight years of experience. He has led the development of technical solutions, and his most recent role was as a senior member of a data engineering team at a Fortune 100 company. The team processed billions of rows of data in a Snowflake ecosystem with thousands of tables, and the client regarded Steven as one of the highest contributing members of the 10+-member team.

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