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Haitham Gad

Freelance Database Developer
United StatesFreelance Database Developer at Toptal 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 Database Developer
United StatesFreelance Database Developer at Toptal 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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Derek Owens-Oas

Freelance Database Developer
United StatesFreelance Database Developer at Toptal Since January 21, 2020

Derek has a PhD in statistical science from Duke and has worked as a data scientist and software developer at Xylem. He's the founder of Tech Smart Magic. Published in the Journal of Classification and a TA of the year, he's an expert in research and teaching. He provides interactive apps, visualizations, and reports. Derek's Python and R programming, top AI and ML methods, and ability to communicate make him an asset to any company. His specialties include text data and online social networks.

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Nicholas Ecton

Freelance Database Developer
United StatesFreelance Database Developer at Toptal 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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Mikhail Fishzon

Freelance Database Developer
United StatesFreelance Database 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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Peter Daniels

Freelance Database Developer
United StatesFreelance Database Developer at Toptal Since September 18, 2023

Peter is a seasoned data platform expert specializing in the Microsoft stack, including Azure. With skills ranging from data architecture and engineering to database administration and development, his 29 years of experience, multiple certifications, and passion for learning set him apart in addressing clients' diverse data requirements. Most recently, Peter helped a growing company migrate their on-premise data and AI estate into Azure as part of an ERP migration to Microsoft Dynamics 365.

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Michael Walker

Freelance Database Developer
United StatesFreelance Database Developer at Toptal Since November 16, 2021

Michael is a builder who has owned the entire front-end services at AWS. He loves working with go-to-market teams and UX teams collaborating on creative products. Michael is passionate about solving problems for clients and providing robust solutions to delight customers. He specializes in full-stack applications as well as ML and IoT development.

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Kelly Anderson, CPA, MCSE

Freelance Database Developer
United StatesFreelance Database Developer at Toptal Since January 19, 2024

Kelly is a data analyst and engineer whose career began in accounting and finance. Over the past 20 years, he has worked for large companies like Netflix, CBRE, and Thomson Reuters. He enjoys all things data and has passed 12 professional exams, helping him keep up with new tools and technologies. This background and continuing education have enabled Kelly to contribute to many successful projects and solutions—including automating the delivery of 1+ million rent statements in eight years.

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Antonio Carbone

Freelance Database Developer
United StatesFreelance Database Developer at Toptal Since March 28, 2024

Antonio has 26 years of experience designing and managing end-to-end SAP Basis scenarios in heterogeneous environments, including Unix, Linux, Microsoft, and AS400. He has 16 years of experience as a consultant and infrastructure architect and has been an official SAP trainer for SAP Basis administration training courses. Antonio is a versatile professional looking forward to his next challenge.

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Chris Zhang

Freelance Database Developer
United StatesFreelance Database Developer at Toptal Since August 23, 2023

Chris is a senior back-end Java developer with almost ten years of experience building efficient, scalable back-end services for eCommerce sites and the healthcare industry. He is also a fast learner with a deep knowledge of Java, Spring Boot, RESTful APIs, and microservices architecture. Chris is also proficient at implementing secure authentication and authorization mechanisms, ensuring data integrity and protection, and leveraging his strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

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Josh Chapman

Freelance Database Developer
United StatesFreelance Database Developer at Toptal Since June 18, 2020

Josh is an engineering leader and architect with a special passion for data. He's been building data warehouses and reporting platforms for top retailers and eCommerce startups for over a decade. He loves learning and meeting new teams, and he's well-versed in the latest trends and tools in data.

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