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Derek Owens-Oas

Freelance Data Engineer
United StatesToptal Member 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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Ram Verma

Freelance Data Engineer
United StatesToptal Member 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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Peter Daniels

Freelance Data Engineer
United StatesToptal Member Since September 18, 2023

Peter is a seasoned data platform expert specializing in the Microsoft stack, including Azure. With skills ranging from data architecture and engineering to database administration and development, his 29 years of experience, multiple certifications, and passion for learning set him apart in addressing clients' diverse data requirements. Most recently, Peter helped a growing company migrate their on-premise data and AI estate into Azure as part of an ERP migration to Microsoft Dynamics 365.

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Mikhail Fishzon

Freelance Data Engineer
United StatesToptal 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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Daniel Stahl

Freelance Data Engineer
United StatesToptal Member Since August 25, 2021

Daniel is a full-stack developer with nine years of real-world experience in financial modeling and analytics and three years of experience developing big data applications in Spark and Hadoop. He currently leads a machine learning operations team that designs continuous delivery services for machine learning applications. While professionally focused on data and analytics, Daniel has a passion for building delightful interfaces to enable the broad consumption of complex mathematical models.

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Jameson Edgeworth

Freelance Data Engineer
United StatesToptal Member Since June 22, 2022

Jameson brings together a blend of business knowledge and mathematics. With skills in data modeling and statistical analysis, Jameson has helped companies from small businesses to the Fortune 500 understand their business operations and analyze trends through data.

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César Pedro Zea Gomez

Freelance Data Engineer
CanadaToptal Member Since November 16, 2020

César's clients recognize him as a senior SQL Server expert, and they hire him repeatedly for projects and consulting services related to optimization, development, migration, BI systems, and more. In addition to 25 years as an SQL Server developer, he has developed full-stack applications for 35 years, including 11 years with Sencha Ext JS and 10 years with Java. César has done work for many large enterprises, public administrations, municipalities, and ports.

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Gavin O'Leary

Freelance Data Engineer
CanadaToptal Member Since June 14, 2022

Gavin is a business intelligence and data warehousing consultant, solution architect, instructor, strategist, mentor, thought-leader, and creative thinker. With 20+ years of experience, he is seen as a trusted adviser and has led and delivered numerous projects across diverse industries, balancing technology, processes, and people. Gavin is a proficient team player and goal-driven professional, passionate about business relationship development and customer satisfaction.

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Simon Szalai

Freelance Data Engineer
CanadaToptal Member Since February 8, 2022

Simon is an accomplished software craftsman with over six years of experience in AI, data science, and application development. His mastery of Python and TypeScript, combined with his ability to quickly master new technologies, sets him apart. He is the co-founder and CTO of a vertical farming startup that raised over $400k so far. He secured third place at the Creative Destruction Labs Quantum Hackathon with the first-ever implementation of the Quantum Active Inference algorithm.

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Steve King

Freelance Data Engineer
CanadaToptal Member Since August 22, 2022

Steve is an expert in Python with a solid background in data structures and algorithms. He has experience developing streaming systems, data pipelines, cloud-native microservices, automated testing suites, and CI/CD pipelines. Steve is seeking interesting challenges in web development, distributed systems, and data engineering.

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Innocent Musanzikwa

Freelance Data Engineer
CanadaToptal Member Since August 10, 2021

Inno is a seasoned data engineer and developer who's worked at IRI—a top retail data analytics company—in Africa and North America for the past decade and as a freelance consultant for the past couple of years. As a SQL and ETL developer, he has created quality data warehouses using industry-standard techniques like Kimball and DataVaults. As a data engineer, Inno has built highly robust and scalable data pipelines both on-premise and on the cloud using several latest cutting-edge technologies.

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