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Daniel Morris

Freelance Embedded C Programmer
United StatesToptal Member Since May 29, 2018

Daniel is a software developer who for more than nine years has relished working with all sorts of different technologies such as Node.js, JavaScript, Embedded C, C++, Java, .NET, and some Ruby scripting. He is also capable of quickly adapting to new environments, is a great communicator, and he sees his role as not only as a code monkey but also as a technical adviser. Challenging new problems are his favorite part of the job.

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Clement Roblot

Freelance Embedded C Programmer
ThailandToptal Member Since January 8, 2019

Clement is a back-end software developer specializing in embedded C, C++/Qt, and Python. He's been passionate about computer science since the age of 12 and is constantly picking up new skills and generating innovative ideas. He is an avid proponent of automation.

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Sudhakar Muthusamy

Freelance Embedded C Programmer
IndiaToptal Member Since June 1, 2022

Sudhakar is an embedded C and C++ software developer with 7+ years of experience in the automotive industry. He has extensive expertise in UDS, AUTOSAR RTE, device drivers, inter-integrated circuits (I2C), CAN, throttle position (TP), unit and HIL testing, software design, requirement analysis, debugging, compilers and linkers, startup code, ISO 26262, ECU deployment, and Agile. Sudhakar has also led an engineers team and cooperated with colleagues and suppliers from the UK, Germany, and Sweden.

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Jeanne Pindar

Freelance Embedded C Programmer
United StatesToptal Member Since May 10, 2022

Jeanne is an embedded systems developer who has worked primarily in the radio frequency industry and has experience with the entire software and firmware development cycle and hands-on expertise in electronics manufacturing. While most of her experience has been in embedded systems and automated test equipment, she's also interested in other types of software development and PCB layout work. She has worked remotely and has a distraction-free work environment, including a basic electronics lab.

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Chris Wang

Freelance Embedded C Programmer
United StatesToptal Member Since October 6, 2023

Chris is a versatile embedded systems engineer with expertise in direct current (DC) fast electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, CubeSats, and gyro stabilizers. His skills extend to analog and digital hardware printed circuit board (PCB) design, firmware, and software. Chris has experience programming, debugging, and calibrating CubeSat's inertial measurement unit, navigation, magnetometer, and survival magnetorquer operations using C/C++ on the STPM32 (ARM32) real-time operating system.

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Bhavesh Kakwani

Freelance Embedded C Programmer
CanadaToptal Member Since May 5, 2020

Bhavesh is an award-winning developer with a strong foundation in math and electronics. His professional experience includes end-to-end embedded software development and hardware design. His code runs on SpaceRyde's gondola and rocket, McMaster University's launched satellite, Quanta Vici's Bluetooth gloves, and Ecobee's IoT lightswitch. These projects are on embedded Linux and microcontrollers (both bare metal and RTOS) and are written in C, C++, and Python.

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Poliana Moraes

Freelance Embedded C Programmer
BrazilToptal Member Since December 7, 2022

Poliana is an embedded security engineer with 15+ years of experience integrating embedded systems in the automotive and aerospace products industry. Her expertise includes security requirements, threat modeling, risk analysis, secure architecture, and compliance based on systems engineering fundamentals. Poliana also holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, a master's in technological innovation, and an MBA in engineering and innovation.

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Mirosław Opoka

Freelance Embedded C Programmer
AustriaToptal Member Since November 11, 2015

Miroslaw is a software engineer with 20+ years of experience, translating business dreams into actionable plans, robust architectures, and maintainable products. He specializes in object-oriented solutions for Linux and embedded systems with C, C++, and Python for industrial applications where reliability and safety are critical. Miroslaw fosters open communication to ensure that the business logic is well understood, the code is clean and readable, and the final product is future-proof.

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Arnaud Hote

Freelance Embedded C Programmer
ItalyToptal Member Since May 5, 2022

Arnaud has 10 years of experience in embedded systems with a strong interest in robotics and automatic control. He designs and implements software on bare metal and is comfortable with a debugger and an oscilloscope. Arnaud devised a new method for a single, dry-clutch model that resulted in a gain of 20% in time. He has set up toolchains, modified Simulink models to generate code, and supported end-of-line testing. He loves a good challenge and enjoys research as part of his job.

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Chris Kottaridis

Freelance Embedded C Programmer
United StatesToptal Member 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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Imen Ben Jebara

Freelance Embedded C Programmer
TunisiaToptal Member Since January 15, 2021

Imen is a computer engineer with a deep understanding of vehicle architecture and CAN/LIN networks by implementing and configuring ComStack AUTOSAR modules. She developed a fast routing gateway between CAN HS and CAN FD with very high time constraints for Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi. Imen also excels with CAN FD, Elektobit TRESOS, ARXML, V-Model, C, Automotive SPICE, CANoe, and DOORS. Expert at diagnosis, debugging, and testing, she leaves no stone unturned to deliver exceptional products.

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I am more than pleased with our experience with Toptal. The professional I got to work with was on the phone with me within a couple of hours. I knew after discussing my project with him that he was the candidate I wanted. I hired him immediately and he wasted no time in getting to my project, even going the extra mile by adding some great design elements that enhanced our overall look.

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The developers I was paired with were incredible -- smart, driven, and responsive. It used to be hard to find quality engineers and consultants. Now it isn't.

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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.

Jason Kulik


As a small company with limited resources we can't afford to make expensive mistakes. Toptal provided us with an experienced programmer who was able to hit the ground running and begin contributing immediately. It has been a great experience and one we'd repeat again in a heartbeat.

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A Toptal director of engineering will work with you to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics.

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Within days, we'll introduce you to the right Embedded C programmer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.

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  • How are Toptal Embedded C programmers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Embedded C programmers to ensure we only match you with talent of the highest caliber. Of the more than 200,000 people who apply to join the Toptal network each year, fewer than 3% make the cut. You’ll work with engineering experts (never generalized recruiters or HR reps) to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics. The end result: expert vetted talent from our network, custom matched to fit your business needs.

  • Can I hire Embedded C programmers in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

    Depending on availability and how fast you can progress, you could start working with an Embedded C programmer within 48 hours of signing up.

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal Embedded C programmers?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Embedded C programmer 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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