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Travis Vander Hoop

Freelance Elixir Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since August 25, 2022

Travis is an experienced software developer and tech lead, familiar with numerous languages and web technologies. He has more than nine years of professional experience writing JavaScript, seven working with React and Node.js, and over five years working with Elixir and Phoenix. Travis is bizarrely passionate about web performance, focusing on Core Web Vitals and increasing conversion rates.

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Bruz Marzolf

Freelance Elixir Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since January 14, 2016

Bruz is a full-stack developer who has loved building things for the web since he first started doing it over 15 years ago. Bruz has spent a lot of time on the back end building services with Ruby and Elixir and working with databases and infrastructure, but has also done substantial work on the front end building apps in JavaScript.

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Jon Rowe

Freelance Elixir Developer
United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since October 6, 2022

Jon is an experienced Elixir and Ruby developer with around 15 years of commercial experience. He has been working primarily in Elixir (with some Ruby) for the last five years and was a Rails developer before that. Jon considers himself to specialise in test driven development and is a current maintainer of RSpec. He has built a lot of apps from the ground up and helped improve code quality on existing apps, everything from performant data-warehouses to large eCommerce sites.

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Joanna Patrzyk

Freelance Elixir Developer
Toptal Member Since November 29, 2019

Joanna is a software engineer with over eight years of experience in programming. She specializes in building full-stack JavaScript solutions, including Node.js, TypeScript, React, and React Native. Joanna is highly skilled in building quality web, mobile, and PWA apps.

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James Deville

Freelance Elixir Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since May 26, 2022

James is a principal engineer with over 15 years of experience in multiple technical and leadership roles. He is at home developing in Ruby, JavaScript, TypeScript, Elixir, and Go and can also provide technical guidance on architecture and systems design. James loves to learn new technologies and codebases and would be happy to help with different projects.

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Qing Wu

Freelance Elixir Developer
Toptal Member Since October 4, 2022

Qing is a polyglot developer with over 10 years of experience in web development. Since 2017, he has focused primarily on building and maintaining REST and GraphQL API systems with Elixir and Phoenix. As feedback to the community, he has done over 10 technical talks at local meetups in Sydney over the years.

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Leif Gensert

Freelance Elixir Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since February 14, 2018

For the past eleven years, Leif has worked as a full-time developer focusing on back-end development utilizing Ruby or Elixir. He's worked for giant consulting firms and newly founded startups. Through side projects and open source contributions, he makes sure he stays up to date on the latest tech. A healthy sense of pragmatism keeps him grounded to choose the technology that makes sense as opposed to going with whatever is hip right now.

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Michel Boaventura

Freelance Elixir Developer
Toptal Member Since October 13, 2020

Michel is a back-end and system programmer with a strong theoretical foundation, holding both a bachelor's and a master's degree in computer science. Having over 15 years of experience in the industry, he mainly worked with Ruby on Rails, Elixir, and Linux infrastructure. Michel is also an open-source advocate contributing to various projects. He was a UNESCO consultant for two years, where he had the opportunity to de-duplicate and link the largest government datasets in the world.

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Mehmet Sekercioglu

Freelance Elixir Developer
Toptal Member Since August 23, 2022

Mehmet is passionate about his work and loves to polish each piece of code to perfection. He is an experienced full-stack developer who has worked on various projects. His expertise is shaped around Elixir, Phoenix, Python, Go, PHP, PostgreSQL, and Redis.

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Topher Hunt

Freelance Elixir Developer
Toptal Member Since August 2, 2019

Topher has over eight years of full-stack web development experience using PHP, Ruby on Rails, and more recently Elixir/Phoenix. He has a knack for working with complex data schemas in SQL and prides himself on thoughtful, thorough communication and a steady focus on the client's big-picture needs. Topher is passionate about writing highly expressive code that's easy to read and maintain.

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Brian Petersen

Freelance Elixir Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since November 2, 2021

Brian specializes in back-end architecture and systems optimization. He has a proven track record of shipping high-quality software (Elixir, Node.js, and Python) that delivers major business value. He was tasked with writing the payment system at Divvy that handles billions of dollars that has never experienced downtime or major bugs. Brian has defined MVPs, designed migration plans, built Gitlab CI/CD pipelines that increased shipping velocity, led development teams, and mentored engineers.

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  • How quickly can you hire with Toptal?

    Typically, you can hire an Elixir developer with Toptal in about 48 hours. For larger teams of talent or Managed Delivery, timelines may vary. Our talent matchers are highly skilled in the same fields they’re matching in—they’re not recruiters or HR reps. They’ll work with you to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics, and match you with ideal candidates from our vetted global talent network.

    Once you select your Elixir developer, you’ll have a no-risk trial period to ensure they’re the perfect fit. Our matching process has a 98% trial-to-hire rate, so you can rest assured that you’re getting the best fit every time.

  • How do I hire an Elixir developer?

    To hire the right Elixir developer, it’s important to evaluate a candidate’s experience, technical skills, and communication skills. You’ll also want to consider the fit with your particular industry, company, and project. Toptal’s rigorous screening process ensures that every member of our network has excellent experience and skills, and our team will match you with the perfect Elixir developers for your project.

  • How are Toptal Elixir developers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Elixir developers to ensure we only match you with the highest caliber of talent. Of the more than 200,000 people who apply to join the Toptal network each year, fewer than 3% make the cut.

    In addition to screening for industry-leading expertise, we also assess candidates’ language and interpersonal skills to ensure that you have a smooth working relationship.

    When you hire with Toptal, you’ll always work with world-class, custom-matched Elixir developers ready to help you achieve your goals.

  • Can you hire Elixir developers on an hourly basis or for project-based tasks?

    You can hire Elixir developers on an hourly, part-time, or full-time basis. Toptal can also manage the entire project from end-to-end with our Managed Delivery offering. Whether you hire an expert for a full- or part-time position, you’ll have the control and flexibility to scale your team up or down as your needs evolve. Our Elixir developers can fully integrate into your existing team for a seamless working experience.

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal Elixir developers?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Elixir developer begins with a trial period of up to two weeks. This means that you have time to confirm the engagement will be successful. If you’re completely satisfied with the results, we’ll bill you for the time and continue the engagement for as long as you’d like. If you’re not completely satisfied, you won’t be billed. From there, we can either part ways, or we can provide you with another expert who may be a better fit and with whom we will begin a second, no-risk trial.

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