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Eugene Ossipov

Freelance Java 8 Developer
CanadaToptal Member Since November 21, 2016

Eugene has over two decades of professional experience as an architect and developer with in-depth knowledge of a wide range of methodologies and technologies. He is an expert trouble-shooter and problem solver with an extensive background in architecture, design, application development, and systems integration.

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Chris Zhang

Freelance Java 8 Developer
United StatesToptal Member Since August 23, 2023

Chris is a senior back-end Java developer with almost ten years of experience building efficient, scalable back-end services for eCommerce sites and the healthcare industry. He is also a fast learner with a deep knowledge of Java, Spring Boot, RESTful APIs, and microservices architecture. Chris is also proficient at implementing secure authentication and authorization mechanisms, ensuring data integrity and protection, and leveraging his strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

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Zhenju Kou

Freelance Java 8 Developer
JapanToptal Member Since December 14, 2023

Zhenju is a senior back-end engineer with 8+ years of experience in multiple threading processes and REST API design. His experience spans eCommerce, social, and industrial sectors, showcasing high enthusiasm, integrity, and ingenuity. Zhenju excels in fast-paced, competitive environments, demonstrating a result-oriented mindset, self-motivation, and resourcefulness. His comprehensive skill set makes him a valuable asset in any technological endeavor.

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Britney Bogard

Freelance Java 8 Developer
NetherlandsToptal Member Since March 29, 2019

Britney has extensive experience utilizing the AWS ecosystem of tools to build reliable, scalable, and expansive web services. She excels at turning ambiguous use cases into detailed technical requirements. Britney joined Toptal to work with companies that make data-driven decisions and value the delivery of functional, tested, and quality code over all else.

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Vladimir Virlan

Freelance Java 8 Developer
United KingdomToptal Member Since December 17, 2021

Vladimir is a senior software engineer and a Spring Boot specialist, mainly working within the Java ecosystem. He has experience in the whole software development lifecycle, including inception, design, implementation, testing, and release activities. He focuses on debugging and fixing tricky bugs, including those affecting the performance. Vladimir possesses excellent management skills and is committed to high-quality deliverables and meeting tight deadlines.

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David Sumegi

Freelance Java 8 Developer
HungaryToptal Member Since January 5, 2021

Backed by several years of hands-on experience, David is a software developer who excels at building Java back-end services, relational databases, and software architecture. His solid testing background makes him the type of developer who prevents incidents early on via automated tests with 100% code coverage. David is also an enthusiast of SOLID principles, clean code, clean architecture, and design patterns.

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Rajni Kakkar

Freelance Java 8 Developer
United KingdomToptal Member Since August 17, 2021

Rajni has 15+ years of diverse IT experience, specializing in software and data quality assurance and development in banking and financial services, eCommerce, and government. She is well-equipped with all testing methodologies and has contributed to the entire SDLC. Rajni believes that automation coupled with exploratory and manual testing provides better system health. As a former developer, her deep understanding of systems enables her to adopt varying QA techniques based on the situation.

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Caio César de Campos Silva

Freelance Java 8 Developer
PortugalToptal Member Since September 28, 2022

Caio is a senior Java engineer and technical leader with vast experience with Java, Spring Boot, SQL databases, Kubernetes, back-end architecture, and cloud services. He enjoys challenges and has had great success recently in building reliable, scalable, and secure systems for a multinational company. Caio also learns fast and is looking for new high-end technologies to bring better solutions to clients.

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Jiacheng Ji

Freelance Java 8 Developer
AustraliaToptal Member Since June 8, 2021

Jiacheng has over 10 years' experience covering a broad range of software projects including web service, desktop applications and CI/CD systems. Jiacheng is specialized in Java and Spring. He is mostly focused on the back end while being able to help out with the front end as well.

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Balazs Kollar

Freelance Java 8 Developer
United StatesToptal Member Since September 30, 2021

Balazs has over 10 years of hands-on development experience building greenfield Java solutions for the financial sector in FX spot and fixed income segments for Tier 2 investment banks. He also holds an MBA and has worked both in offshore and onshore locations in client-facing roles. Balazs is passionate about finding simple solutions to complex problems.

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Joanna Patrzyk

Freelance Java 8 Developer
PolandToptal 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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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.

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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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How to Hire Java 8 Developers Through Toptal


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.

Work With Hand-Selected Talent

Within days, we'll introduce you to the right Java 8 developer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.

The Right Fit, Guaranteed

Work with your new Java 8 developer for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.


  • How are Toptal Java 8 developers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Java 8 developers 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 Java 8 developers in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

    Depending on availability and how fast you can progress, you could start working with a Java 8 developer within 48 hours of signing up.

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal Java 8 developers?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Java 8 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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    Trusted Experts Only

    All of our talent are seasoned experts who ramp up quickly, readily contribute as core team members, and work with you to minimize onboarding time.

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    The Right Fit

    We have a knack for matching you with the right fit. Start working with your new hire on a no-risk trial period, paying only if satisfied.

  • Scale as Needed

    Scale as Needed

    Hire talent within 48 hours and scale your team up or down as needed, no strings attached.

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    Seamless Hiring

    We handle all aspects of billing, payments, and NDA’s. Let us take care of the overhead while you focus on building great products.

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    Flexible Engagements

    Choose the engagement type that suits your needs — hourly, part-time, or full-time — with the ability to change anytime.

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    Focus on your project and enjoy support from your dedicated account executive and expert talent matcher.

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