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Alexander Wilczewski

Freelance PHP Developer
United StatesFreelance PHP 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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Ivan Novak

Freelance PHP Developer
United StatesFreelance PHP Developer at Toptal 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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Andrew Ho

Freelance PHP Developer
United StatesFreelance PHP 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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Brian Mason

Freelance PHP Developer
United StatesFreelance PHP Developer at Toptal Since September 19, 2022

Brian is an engineer always seeking to understand and foster improvements. He specializes in various technologies, including JavaScript, PHP, Vue, React, Node.js, and MySQL. He has a good facility with technology but cares more about people and considers programming as teaching machines to serve humans better. Brian offers a broad and deep experience, a strong intellect, a calm demeanor, and a focus on value creation.

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Michael Walker

Freelance PHP Developer
United StatesFreelance PHP 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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JT McHorse

Freelance PHP Developer
United StatesFreelance PHP Developer at Toptal Since May 18, 2022

James is a highly skilled software developer with 10+ years of professional experience building startups from scratch to fully established enterprise repositories. Proficient in different technologies, programming languages, and frameworks, his focus has recently revolved around React and React Native, where he's managed to ship multiple projects within tight deadlines. James is willing to leverage his experience to help clients build out the best possible solution.

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Aaron Martin

Freelance PHP Developer
United StatesFreelance PHP Developer at Toptal Since August 23, 2021

Wouldn't it be great to work with someone who knows every layer of application development? Aaron is that someone. He's been creating applications for about 20 years and involved with every aspect of the development process. Previous roles have included architect, senior web developer, and systems engineer. Aaron has improved scalability and performance on projects, fixed bugs, and delivered improvements that resulted in services running nearly 200 times faster.

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Jeremiah Johnson

Freelance PHP Developer
United StatesFreelance PHP Developer at Toptal Since March 18, 2022

Jeremiah has been doing full-stack development for about 17 years with a focus on back-end development. He enjoys writing usable, performant APIs. Jeremiah has experience in several languages, including PHP, Scala, Go, Python, and Rust. He loves to build new things as well as continually iterate and improve.

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Oliver Ullman

Freelance PHP Developer
United StatesFreelance PHP Developer at Toptal Since April 21, 2021

Oliver is a React expert who has worked with high-profile clients such as Facebook, Chess.com, and Diem and a full-stack developer who brings energy and intelligence to any team he joins. Oliver's clients value his rapid pace of development and high throughput. His love of programming comes from writing clean, elegant, and scalable solutions.

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Richard Knight Harrison

Freelance PHP Developer
United StatesFreelance PHP Developer at Toptal Since November 4, 2022

Richard has 15 years of experience in web development with a strong focus on full-stack web applications. He specializes in front-end development using React, Angular, Vue.js and Node.js, PHP, Django, Ruby on Rails, and .NET in the back-end, with expertise deploying to the server and serverless environments on AWS, Azure, and GCP. He also works with relational and non-relational databases and large datasets.

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Chris Kottaridis

Freelance PHP Developer
United StatesFreelance PHP Developer at Toptal Since April 12, 2022

Chris has 25 years of experience in Linux environments. Most of those years were spent in operating system development, such as writing device drivers and embedded Linux systems. His most recent tasks have been in the cloud computing world, where he was on IBM Cloud's core development team. He's currently interested in both Linux and FreeRTOS-based embedded systems.

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Toptal understood our project needs immediately. We were matched with an exceptional freelancer from Argentina who, from Day 1, immersed himself in our industry, blended seamlessly with our team, understood our vision, and produced top-notch results. Toptal makes connecting with superior developers and programmers very easy.

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