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Jesse Moore

Freelance Feature Engineering Expert
CanadaToptal Member Since June 4, 2019

Jesse is an experienced data scientist, CTO, and founder who solves complex problems. He has founded four companies, including Sigmai, an automated news parsing company for hedge funds that was acquired in 2018; Mobilads, reaching an annual run rate of $5 million a year; Bluescribe, a bi-directional English and French translation engine for Canadian legal documents; and Relu Analyticsa, a data-science consulting company. He is currently at ThinkAlpha Securities as head of data science.

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Sergey Antopolskiy

Freelance Feature Engineering Expert
ItalyToptal Member Since February 2, 2021

Sergey is an expert data scientist and machine learning engineer. He has solved data analytics, visualization, and modeling problems and developed architecture and pipelines for data-centered workflows. He automated manual production steps in drug manufacturing using ML models, which led to a throughput increase of 200%. Sergey has a scientific background with extensive industry experience and understands complex problems in-depth to create the most suitable approach to generate business value.

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Ibrahim Mahmoud Ahmed, Ph.D.

Freelance Feature Engineering Expert
AustraliaToptal Member Since April 22, 2019

Ibrahim is a veteran data scientist and software developer with a passion for deep learning and extensive experience in statistics and time series. Ibrahim is interested in helping businesses take full advantage of their data and take data-driven actions. His principle is to observe, model, and corroborate, disrupting the status quo with artificial intelligence.

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Snigdha Sharma

Freelance Feature Engineering Expert
IndiaToptal Member Since August 23, 2023

Snigdha is an experienced engineer specializing in software development, NLP, computer vision, machine learning, and AWS technologies. She has worked with companies of many shapes and sizes, from a month-old startup still iterating on its ideas to a large bank like JPMorgan Chase to one of the fastest growing names in HR tech—Eightfold.ai. Snigdha has gained insightful experience in several industries, including pharmaceuticals, media and entertainment, national security, fintech, and HR tech.

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Hershel Safer

Freelance Feature Engineering Expert
IsraelToptal Member Since January 20, 2021

Hershel has extensive experience developing quantitative models in various industries, including finance, biopharma, and communications. His focus is the extraction of data-based insights to inform decision making. For the past decade, Hershel has worked primarily with machine learning; he also has expertise in optimization (linear, nonlinear, combinatorial, and graph). Hershel has a Ph.D. from MIT in operations research and an undergraduate degree from Yale in applied mathematics and economics.

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Itamar Tsayag

Freelance Feature Engineering Expert
IsraelToptal Member Since February 25, 2022

Itamar is a talented algorithm developer and data enthusiast with expertise in computer vision, machine learning, and statistical analysis. He has successfully deployed cutting-edge algorithms for enhancing IVF cycle efficacy and stroke diagnosis. With a master's degree in electrical engineering and data science, Itamar excels in articulating complex topics and driving impactful results, leveraging his technical prowess and business acumen.

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Camila Andrea Gonzalez Williamson

Freelance Feature Engineering Expert
SwitzerlandToptal Member Since October 22, 2020

Camila is a data scientist and software developer with more than four years of in-depth experience discovering statistical patterns in data, creating data visualizations, building machine learning models, and developing data-processing pipelines. She's worked on projects in various industries and been exposed to a very diverse set of technologies for data science. Camila has a high level of intellectual curiosity, creativity, and definitely enjoys helping businesses bring value from their data.

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Eugene Balkind

Freelance Feature Engineering Expert
United KingdomToptal Member Since June 13, 2022

Eugene is a skilled data scientist with a strong academic and industrial background in time series analysis, LLMs, and other ML technologies. Eugene has created classification models that predict positive or negative outcomes of COVID-19 tests and models that determine whether a company is a good acquisition. He has also built data hubs, completed cross-validation testing, and adjusted and improved models to adapt to quickly changing requirements. He is also proficient in OpenAI API.

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Felice Rando

Freelance Feature Engineering Expert
United StatesToptal Member Since June 15, 2021

Felice is an expert in machine learning, predictive analytics, and big data, having built dozens of solutions across multiple verticals, including finance, fraud, telecommunications, and pharmaceutical research, deriving business value from raw data. He has served both as a practitioner and analytics executive in organizations such as OECD, the University of Washington, First Data, ID Analytics, and multiple start-ups. Felice has a Master's degrees in theoretical and applied statistics.

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Jean-Michel Nairac

Freelance Feature Engineering Expert
MauritiusToptal Member Since December 27, 2021

Jean-Michel is a senior data scientist and quantitative risk manager with 8+ years of experience. He worked at PwC and CIEL Group Companies, where he also gained his consulting experience, strong business acumen, and leadership skills. Jean-Michel's industry experience is backed by bachelor's degrees in economics and statistics and a master's degree in financial mathematics. He is currently ranked in the top 2% of Kaggle competitions.

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Simone Romano

Freelance Feature Engineering Expert
FinlandToptal Member Since January 3, 2022

Simone is a machine learning scientist and engineer with experience in academia and enterprises, including Microsoft and Huawei. He likes to work at the intersection of deep machine learning, NLP, and information retrieval. Simone also loves to work on exploration analysis and building theoretically sound machine learning pipelines ready for production. He especially enjoys building web products.

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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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Within days, we'll introduce you to the right Feature Engineering expert for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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FAQs

  • How are Toptal Feature Engineering experts different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Feature Engineering experts 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 Feature Engineering experts in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

    Depending on availability and how fast you can progress, you could start working with a Feature Engineering expert within 48 hours of signing up.

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal Feature Engineering experts?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Feature Engineering expert 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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