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Hafiz Hamid

Freelance DevOps Engineer

Hafiz is a seasoned software architect who's lead complex software projects for last 12 years at organizations like Bing (Microsoft), Lyft, and Salesforce.com in full-time roles—now, he's pursuing a freelancing career. His areas of expertise are back-end/server development, databases, big data, cloud computing, DevOps, web crawling, and search engines.

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Matt Ho

Freelance DevOps Engineer

Matt is a solution-oriented technologist with two decades in the industry. During his career, he's helped a number of clients with tight deadlines and abstract requirements to successfully deliver projects. He also founded Kieden which was later acquired by Salesforce.com. Matt has worked in teams of all sizes ranging from early-stage startups to large enterprises like Salesforce.com, Inc.

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Hugo L. Samayoa

Freelance DevOps Engineer

"DevOps before DevOps" is a term mostly associated with Hugo's career. For the past 19 years, he has worked on projects for McAffee, Facebook, American Express, Symantec, Deutsche Telekom, HBO, Showtime, Marvel Studios, and Netflix. He loves automation and working with the latest technologies.

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Kevin S Lin

Freelance DevOps Engineer

Kevin has nearly a decade of experience provisioning and scaling services in the cloud. He's spent more than five years working at AWS delivering critical features to native AWS services. In that time, Kevin has also worked directly with customers of all sizes—from startups to Netflix—and helped them build scalable cloud-native solutions.

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Kornél Bálint Kátai

Freelance DevOps Engineer

In a nutshell, Kornél is a computer science enthusiast. For over the past decade, he’s been developing enterprise systems and delivering quality solutions. Kornél finds his work extremely rewarding and likes to find people who are equally demanding when it comes down to finding the best design and solution to the problem at hand. He particularly enjoys working on automation (DevOps FTW), distributed system design, and anything to do with .NET.

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Sina Iman

Freelance DevOps Engineer

Sina started his career as an IT consultant developing web applications for various organizations within the US government using Java, Ruby, JavaScript, and semantic technologies. Now he's putting his computer science background to use by building technology projects for the web and mobile.

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Sergey Nazarov

Freelance DevOps Engineer

Sergey is a seasoned DevOps with more than a decade of experience building infrastructures for large-scale web projects. With a background in cybersecurity and server-side development, he's successfully built secure, fault-tolerant, and scalable solutions running on bare metal as well as in the cloud. A big fan of modern technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes, he's enjoying working with distributed teams in agile fast-paced environments.

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Christopher J. Stobie

Freelance DevOps Engineer

Chris is a seasoned principal DevOps engineer with several years of experience building and managing applications. Formerly the director of DevOps/SRE at an AI company, Veritone, in Costa Mesa, CA, and a solutions architect at AWS. Chris has led numerous large-scale cloud architecture designs and implementations including building a real-time serverless AI platform on AWS.

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Antoine Pham

Freelance DevOps Engineer

Antoine's combination of skill and passion make him an ideal candidate. He is a seasoned professional that has gone through all stages of the development cycle many times over. You will not be disappointed.

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Mike Stankavich

Freelance DevOps Engineer

Mike is a senior data engineer and freelance architect experienced across the development stack. He has extensive cloud and infrastructure experience, with multiple certifications from Microsoft, ISC2, Powersoft, and more. He currently builds data back ends for web apps at scale on RDBMS or NoSQL platforms.

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Working with Toptal has been a great experience. Prior to using them, I had spent quite some time interviewing other freelancers and wasn't finding what I needed. After engaging with Toptal, they matched me up with the perfect developer in a matter of days. The developer I'm working with not only delivers quality code, but he also makes suggestions on things that I hadn't thought of. It's clear to me that Amaury knows what he is doing. Highly recommended!

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Langlotz Patent & Trademark Works, Inc.

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Toptal makes finding a candidate extremely easy and gives you peace-of-mind that they have the skills to deliver. I would definitely recommend their services to anyone looking for highly-skilled developers.

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Mxit

Toptal’s ability to rapidly match our project with the best developers was just superb. The developers have become part of our team, and I’m amazed at the level of professional commitment each of them has demonstrated. For those looking to work remotely with the best engineers, look no further than Toptal.

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Toptal makes finding qualified engineers a breeze. We needed an experienced ASP.NET MVC architect to guide the development of our start-up app, and Toptal had three great candidates for us in less than a week. After making our selection, the engineer was online immediately and hit the ground running. It was so much faster and easier than having to discover and vet candidates ourselves.

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We needed some short-term work in Scala, and Toptal found us a great developer within 24 hours. This simply would not have been possible via any other platform.

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