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Ram Verma

Freelance SQL Developer
United StatesFreelance SQL Developer at Toptal Since July 22, 2021

Ram has over four years of professional experience architecting and leading the development of engineering solutions with an emphasis on object-oriented design and software infrastructure debugging. He specializes in Java and Python back-end development of large-scale systems, cloud migrations, microservices, and data pipeline processes. Ram's expertise includes developing business plans and requirements specifications and leading technical projects with strong inter-team communication.

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Andu Nguyen

Freelance SQL Developer
United StatesFreelance SQL 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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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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Derek Owens-Oas

Freelance SQL Developer
United StatesFreelance SQL 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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Alec Peters

Freelance SQL Developer
United StatesFreelance SQL Developer at Toptal Since March 26, 2018

Alec works at the intersection of data and software development. With over four years of professional software development experience, he primarily focuses on writing full-stack web applications and data processing pipelines in various technologies including Python and .NET. He also is experienced in data analysis and telling stories with interactive visualizations, dashboards, and reports.

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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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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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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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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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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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