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Johan Dahlin

Freelance GNOME Engineer
SwedenToptal Member Since June 6, 2017

Johan is a developer with 18 years of professional experience—his key technologies are Python, JavaScript, Flask, GTK/GNOME, PostgreSQL, Jenkins, and Gerrit. Johan has been contributing to open-source communities for many years, including maintaining the key technologies used in the GNOME desktop environment.

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Mike Peters

Freelance GNOME Engineer
United KingdomToptal Member Since February 6, 2020

Mike is a Linux, cloud and DevOps specialist with over 15 years experience creating solutions to complex IT problems. As an AWS certified solutions architect, Mike has built CI/CD pipelines and automated infrastructure builds for companies of all sizes from the NHS to smaller tech startups. Mike loves automation and lives and breathes infrastructure-as-code (Terraform, Ansible), continuous integration and delivery (GitLab, Jenkins, TeamCity).

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Carlos Guerreiro

Freelance GNOME Engineer
FinlandToptal Member Since April 23, 2013

Carlos is an exceptional data generalist who brings vast experience in the design, implementation, and validation of data-intensive systems to all of his projects, along with deep expertise in machine learning and real-time stream processing. He has worked in the eCommerce and media industries, working for large corporations and startups. Carlos is a versatile engineer and looks forward to his next challenge.

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Mike Dotty

Freelance GNOME Engineer
MaltaToptal Member Since April 11, 2017

Mike is an experienced software engineer who also excels in software architecture and requirements engineering. He has experience in technical team management, from processes setup for development teams and engineer guidance to coaching. He produces software that works as expected. Mike steers clear of wishful thinking, work that isn't rooted in concrete requirements, and engineering for the sake of engineering.

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Jan Kratochvíl

Freelance GNOME Engineer
Czech RepublicToptal Member Since September 9, 2021

Jan is a back-end developer with 20+ years of experience, specializing in server-side code in C++11 (and higher) and previously in building C++ debuggers and Linux dev tools. He is an expert in DWARF debugging format and has been fixing large codebases such as LLDB and GDB debuggers. Jan's experience spans Interactive Brokers C++ API; disassembling and reverse engineering; and troubleshooting, programming, and configuring networks, embedded devices, Linux servers, RHEL, CentOS, and Fedora.

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Senko Rašić

Freelance GNOME Engineer
CroatiaToptal Member Since August 11, 2017

Senko has over two decades of experience building scalable distributed systems, robust back-end services, and user-facing web applications, and over a decade of experience in leadership positions. Senko specializes in audio/video streaming, web multimedia, and real-time web applications. He's looking for high-impact projects requiring and allowing for reliable, elegant, maintainable, well-written, and tested code.

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David Akopov

Freelance GNOME Engineer
GeorgiaToptal Member Since January 1, 2020

David is a software engineer coming from a low-level development background coupled with high-performance algorithms working with C/C++, Python/Bash scripting, and network protocols mainly on the Linux platform. David worked on a full lifecycle project, building a custom network router with software-defined networking features and BSP for video streaming units.

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Igor Bakhtikyan

Freelance GNOME Engineer
ArmeniaToptal Member Since February 11, 2021

Igor is a full-stack developer with a decade of experience leading and developing projects from scratch to launch, including scope, architecture design, tool stack decisions, and hands-on development. He has deep expertise in C++ and other programming languages, including Python, Tcl, Verilog, Objective-C, and SQL. Igor is known for taking full ownership of projects and collaborating effectively with clients to deliver solutions that exceed expectations.

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Joao Vital

Freelance GNOME Engineer
BrazilToptal Member Since August 24, 2017

Joao is a seasoned software engineer with a passion for user experience. He began his journey as a Java developer, but eventually, he transitioned to iOS development because it allowed him to put his focus on user experience at the forefront. With a keen interest in software architecture and good instincts to avoid overly complex solutions, Joao thrives in team environments making him a valuable asset to any project.

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How to Hire GNOME Engineers Through Toptal

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Talk to One of Our Industry Experts

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 GNOME engineer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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Work with your new GNOME engineer for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.

FAQs

  • How are Toptal GNOME engineers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our GNOME engineers 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 GNOME engineers in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

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

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal GNOME engineers?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your GNOME engineer 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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