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Andu Nguyen

Freelance AWS 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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Ryan Matthew Smith

Freelance AWS Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since September 12, 2018

Throughout his career, Ryan has consistently worked with startups and small software shops where each milestone was make-it or break-it. He loves infrastructure as code managed with Terraform in AWS. Ryan found his niche writing DevOps tooling in Go and Bash and contributes to the open-source community regularly. Ryan is also an expert working with Docker to deploy and maintain Kubernetes systems. Ryan excels at working as a technical leader or alongside a team, depending on the project's needs.

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Hang Guo

Freelance AWS Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since May 20, 2021

Hang is a data and database engineer who excels at writing programs and obtaining data insights. He's worked with a variety of data sources and destinations, including on-premise databases (such as SQL Server and PostgreSQL), cloud databases (such as AWS Redshift), and big data technologies (such as Spark). Hang also has experience working with application teams for back-end database development, ETL, and data pipelines and in creating business intelligence solutions with the analytics team.

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Haitham Gad

Freelance AWS 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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Nicholas Ecton

Freelance AWS 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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Dev Sharma

Freelance AWS Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since November 25, 2020

Dev is a versatile data scientist and developer who specializes in building predictive AI models that are exceptionally accurate. He focuses on using statistics, deep learning, and data engineering to strategize and optimize the role of data within organizations. Dev's expertise and hands-on experience are backed by a master's degree in applied analytics from Columbia University in New York City, where he also teaches almost all facets of data science at the graduate level.

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Mikhail Fishzon

Freelance AWS Developer
United States
Toptal Member 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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Ben Mishkin

Freelance AWS Developer
United States
Toptal 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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Ivan Novak

Freelance AWS Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since February 2, 2022

Ivan is a technical founder, principal engineer, and solution architect with 16 years of experience. He has participated in and founded multiple startups and is familiar with the highest highs and lowest lows that owners go through. Recently, he helped grow a startup from a $4 million to $87 million valuation in three years with a successful Series A round. His in-depth understanding and strategic approach has seen him deliver numerous products.

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Clark Winters

Freelance AWS 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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Allan Guan

Freelance AWS Developer
Canada
Toptal Member Since February 14, 2023

As a solution architect, technology leader, and consultant, Allan has over 15 years of proven success in designing innovative solution architecture for clients in the public and private cloud across different industries. His technical expertise includes cloud platforms, DevOps, site reliability, big data, SaaS software development, and process automation. Allan excels in leading large-scale and complex digital enterprise transformation initiatives.

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