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Andrew Ho

Freelance SQL Developer

United StatesFreelance SQL Developer at Toptal Since January 2, 2023

Andrew has eight years of experience developing high-performance back-end systems from scratch. He has led the development of internal APIs for derivatives trading, genomics and proteomics machine learning pipelines for AI-driven biotech, and infrastructure to support rapid delivery of on-chain data to front-end user interfaces. Andrew is very flexible and has worked both independently and led projects with up to ten people.

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Andu Nguyen

Freelance SQL Developer

United StatesFreelance SQL Developer at Toptal Since November 5, 2021

Andu is a tech lead and software engineer with seven years of industry experience, including five years as a senior software engineer at Tesla. He has owned and led technical projects from start to finish, including the design, development, and deployment of 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 SQL Developer

United StatesFreelance SQL Developer at Toptal Since January 21, 2020

Derek has a Ph.D. in statistical science and has worked as a data scientist and software developer at Xylem. A published author in the Journal of Classification, his expertise is in providing technical reports and insights with interactive visualizations. Derek's extensive knowledge of Python and R libraries, state-of-the-art methods, and ability to communicate make him an asset to any company. His specialties include text and online social network analysis.

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Hang Guo

Freelance SQL Developer

United StatesFreelance SQL Developer at Toptal 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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Lu Jiang

Freelance SQL Developer

United StatesFreelance SQL Developer at Toptal Since January 2, 2020

With a degree in education information technology and a professional software developer background, Lu enjoys building everything from small business sites to rich interactive web applications. If she is not writing code, you will find her wrangling with new technologies to keep her inspired. She is passionate about utilizing modern technology to improve life, especially in the education domain.

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Dev Sharma

Freelance SQL Developer

United StatesFreelance SQL Developer at Toptal 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 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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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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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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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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