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Martin Stoyanov

Freelance IBM Cloud Architect
United StatesToptal Member Since January 24, 2020

Martin is a senior infrastructure engineer with extensive experience designing, implementing, and managing public, private, and hybrid cloud systems. Passionate about automation, he has helped multiple customers of all sizes on the journey towards cloud transformation.

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Thomas McCallum

Freelance IBM Cloud Architect
United KingdomToptal Member Since August 28, 2020

Tom is a software engineer and data analyst with over 10 years of experience. He has worked directly for companies such as Capgemini UK Plc and for clients such as Aladdin Capital UK. An ability to adapt to new and legacy technologies allows Tom to take on roles with security constraints or limited handovers. He prefers projects that use both his knowledge in data analysis and software engineering.

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Srinivasan Nanduri

Freelance IBM Cloud Architect
IndiaToptal Member Since February 1, 2022

Srinivasan is a technology leader experienced in design, development, and managing cloud computing architecture of products, managed services, and solutions in the areas of application modernization and artificial intelligence (AI) driven automation. He has 18 years of progressive experience focused on cloud-native, middleware, application integration, data, and analytics technologies.

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Berenice Harillo

Freelance IBM Cloud Architect
ArgentinaToptal Member Since November 24, 2021

Berenice is a senior database engineer with solid experience working with relational and non-relational databases on-premises and in different clouds. She excels in managing massive data sets with various tools and dealing with performance issues. As a database expert, Berenice enjoys migrating it to the cloud and creating models and ETL in data warehousing.

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Stefan Bocko

Freelance IBM Cloud Architect
SlovakiaToptal Member Since July 14, 2020

Stefan is a full-stack software engineer with several years of experience developing back-end and front-end applications for companies like IBM and Amazon. As a developer, Stefan is an advocate of cloud-oriented thinking and places a great deal of emphasis on code quality and doing things right rather than fast.

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Lukas Sirsinaitis

Freelance IBM Cloud Architect
LithuaniaToptal Member Since July 24, 2020

With an academic background in finance and healthcare, Lukas excels at solving business problems using machine learning. Lukas' most commonly used tools are Python, SQL, and Spark. He has 5+ years of experience in NLP and recommender systems. He is a developer with multiple certifications, including Google Data Engineer and Azure AI Engineer, capable of working with pipelines in the cloud. His previous experience includes working with IBM Global Business Services and IBM Research.

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Alaa ElSaman

Freelance IBM Cloud Architect
United Arab EmiratesToptal Member Since November 10, 2022

Alaa is a highly organized and passionate full-stack software engineer focused on the front end with React. He is a computer science graduate with more than nine years of hands-on experience. Alaa aims to leverage his experience and the best technologies available to drive business outcomes that match the client's needs. He is a certified AWS and Kubernetes developer.

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Victor Lombardi

Freelance IBM Cloud Architect
FranceToptal Member Since March 7, 2022

Victor is a software developer and tech team leader with five years of experience, including three at IBM. He specializes in front-end development and has experience with design, architecture, cloud, DevOps, networks, security, and machine learning. Victor thrives in Agile, quality-focused, and collaborative environments. His commercial experience is backed by two master's degrees—one in data science and another in computer science.

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Rutul Patel

Freelance IBM Cloud Architect
CanadaToptal Member Since August 3, 2021

Rutul is a full-stack developer with more than five years of hands-on experience solving business challenges via the successful design and implementation of tech. He specializes in front-end development, especially with JavaScript, React, Material-UI, among others. Besides his habit of writing clean, neat, and extremely usable code (for both people and machines), Rutul also prides himself on his professionalism and punctuality—the quality of his work is always top-notch and delivered on time.

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Luis Enrique Santana del Pozo

Freelance IBM Cloud Architect
MexicoToptal Member Since August 17, 2022

Luis is a knowledgeable web developer with more than four years of experience. Adept in all stages of advanced web development, he is an expert in the user interface, feature update and creation, testing, and debugging processes. He specializes in React and has a good understanding of Redux state management and experience in administrative tools for development like Jira, GitHub, and Confluence. Luis effectively self-manages during independent projects and collaborates in a team setting.

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Gabriel Perroni

Freelance IBM Cloud Architect
BrazilToptal Member Since September 15, 2021

Gabriel is a skilled DevOps engineer with over 15 years of experience in the IT industry. He worked with various environments and technologies for companies in many different markets, such as eCommerce, banking, insurance, and homeland security, in Brazil, Portugal, Italy, and the United States. He's currently focused on cloud-native solutions architecture, DevOps culture, continuous delivery, monitoring, and infrastructure as a code.

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