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Clayton Lemons

Freelance Kubernetes Expert
United StatesToptal Member Since April 23, 2020

Clayton is a transformative software engineer and leader with over 15 years of experience in the software industry, innovating at the intersection of data, AI/ML, and cloud engineering. As both an individual contributor and a visionary leader, he is a dynamic force in transforming challenges into user-centric, high-quality software solutions. Renowned for his technical mastery, strategic foresight, and principled approach to software, Clayton elevates teams to collaborate and perform their best.

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Ben Mishkin

Freelance Kubernetes Expert
United StatesToptal Member Since March 10, 2017

Ben is a seasoned engineering leader with 20 years of experience in cloud infrastructure, DevOps, and security. He specializes in ML/AI and LLMs and holds certifications in AWS and GCP. He has led teams across various industries, including healthcare, social networks, eCommerce, and video games. With computer science, machine learning, and finance expertise, Ben has HIPAA, PCI, and SOC2 compliance experience. He excels in writing code and architecting buildouts and migrations.

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Michaël Moo Penn

Freelance Kubernetes Expert
CanadaToptal Member Since March 16, 2022

Michaël is a software architect with 14 years of experience on more than 20 projects in major accounts. As a technical architect, he led multiple key projects with numerous teams in cloud and DevSecOps environments. He enjoys advocating for best practices and presenting and popularizing technical architectures to business stakeholders and architecture committees. Michaël is enthusiastic about new technologies with hands-on capabilities.

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Juan Tamariz

Freelance Kubernetes Expert
MexicoToptal Member Since March 19, 2021

Juan is a senior DevOps engineer with over a decade of experience designing, testing, implementing, deploying, and supporting critical Infrastructure systems with DevOps culture and Agile methodology. He excels at ensuring security levels, data integrity, availability, configuration and change management, continuous integration, and deployment. Juan has successfully supported networks composed of 1,000+ nodes at headquarters with remote connections to 160+ branch offices around the world.

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Felipe Rodrigues Maia

Freelance Kubernetes Expert
BrazilToptal Member Since May 2, 2018

Felipe has over 20 years of experience in various areas of IT. He's honed his development skills, site reliability engineering, and DevOps capabilities by architecting, designing, and developing simple solutions for big data systems, media streaming, and sundry other commercial projects. Felipe has also acted as the technical lead for many development and infrastructure teams.

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Lucas Dall'Occhio

Freelance Kubernetes Expert
ArgentinaToptal Member Since October 22, 2020

Lucas is a DevOps engineer with expertise in cloud engineering. As a senior engineer and team lead, Lucas has migrated many companies to the cloud, improved platform performance, optimized resources, reduced costs, and enabled faster integration. Not one to shy away from a good challenge, Lucas enjoys solving tough problems and derives satisfaction from delivering results.

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Marcelo Rodrigues Schmitz

Freelance Kubernetes Expert
BrazilToptal Member Since May 17, 2022

Marcelo has worked in the IT business for over 15 years, 90% of the time, on projects that fit the 4.0 industry standards. Before it was even understood, he had already led projects developing along the team as an architect. He is a hands-on professional with his projects and enjoys creating the best software solution with clients and stakeholders.

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Mamta Yadlpalli

Freelance Kubernetes Expert
United StatesToptal Member Since July 9, 2020

Mamta is a DevOps and cloud engineer with seven years of experience in on-premise infrastructure and cloud computing. She has expertise in working with AWS and has developed web applications using various JavaScript libraries, HTML, XML, Express.js, Node.js, React, and CSS, deploying them into the cloud platform using Kubernetes and cloud formation templates using Terraform. She has a basic understanding of the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and has deployed resources to GCP using Terraform.

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Fabian Ponce

Freelance Kubernetes Expert
United StatesToptal Member Since January 26, 2018

Fabian is a software engineer with expertise in cloud infrastructure and experience working as an individual contributor as well as in technical leadership roles. His past employers have included startups and established companies operating in fintech and healthcare industries. Fabian brings deep technical knowledge to the table and enjoys working with people, whether to build high-performing teams or understand and deliver on key business objectives.

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James Wu

Freelance Kubernetes Expert
United StatesToptal Member Since February 4, 2022

James is an automation expert specializing in containerization, GitOps, release automation (CI/CD), and IaC. He consistently delivers efficient solutions to the most challenging technical problems, leveraging his comprehensive knowledge of both software and infrastructure systems. James currently embeds with teams responsible for operating the James Webb Space Telescope as a principal technologist to consult on DevOps best practices.

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Olaf Luetkehoelter

Freelance Kubernetes Expert
United StatesToptal Member Since September 11, 2021

Olaf is a DevOps engineer with 20+ years of experience in programming languages; database systems; and automation, monitoring, and analytics tools. His enterprise experience includes Cisco, CompuCom, IBM, BMC, and UNC, and his roles include head of software development, lead architect, team lead on consulting engagements, and client-facing solution architect in sales situations. Olaf loves developing software, especially automation solutions, and his pragmatic approach always delivers value.

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