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Jeremy Basolo

Freelance LEMP Developer
FranceToptal Member Since September 30, 2020

Jeremy is a full-stack web developer, but before anything else, a problem solver. Creating websites for over a decade, he works with open-source technologies, primarily LAMP/LEMP. His education was back-end oriented, but he took on the full stack through his work experience, learning about front-end development and Linux server administration. His interests include music, cinema, and photography, which motivаted him to help theaters, galleries, and museums go digital by building their websites.

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Valentino Medimorec

Freelance LEMP Developer
CroatiaToptal Member Since April 3, 2018

Valentino is a senior web developer, primarily specialized in Drupal and all components of Drupal-based projects. He is a big supporter of Drupal, Linux, and open source, and is a module and themes contributor on Drupal.org. He has extensive experience in the eCommerce and media industries through several different roles; developer, project manager, team leader, and entrepreneur. Valentino also focuses on architecture and performance.

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Luke Pullicino

Freelance LEMP Developer
MaltaToptal Member Since October 28, 2019

Recently, Luke has been working as a site reliability engineer and is extremely comfortable using tools such as Terraform, Jenkins, Ansible, and Docker to deploy and manage containerized apps and microservices. He also has expertise in traditional virtual private servers (VPS), including WordPress LEMP stacks.

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Siamak Madandar

Freelance LEMP Developer
CanadaToptal Member Since August 21, 2018

As a full-stack developer, Siamak knows how to implement the pixel-perfect front-end and a user-friendly back-end to provide the best user experience for both visitors and administrators of the site.

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Ivan Popov

Freelance LEMP Developer
AustriaToptal Member Since August 20, 2020

Ivan is a full-stack developer with more than a decade of experience building web applications. He specializes in getting the most out of WordPress and PHP frameworks like Laravel to build exceptional SaaS and eCommerce solutions. Ivan's expertise covers back- and front-end development and technical SEO, server setups, testing, and other tasks to ensure a website is ready to launch.

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Erkinboy Botirov

Freelance LEMP Developer
UzbekistanToptal Member Since July 22, 2022

Since 2017, Erkinboy has been a software engineer building apps with PHP and the Laravel framework. His experience includes working as a senior back-end developer for Calypso and Gamma Waves. Erkinboy is passionate about writing high-quality, readable, and performant code. He is committed to continued learning and growth.

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Kristijan Belošević

Freelance LEMP Developer
CroatiaToptal Member Since June 30, 2020

Kristijan is an articulate DevOps engineer with over five years of experience performing diagnostics and achieving client goals. He is highly specialized and focuses on UNIX/Linux systems. Kristijan pays attention to details, deploying flawless CI/CD pipelines, databases, infrastructure, and performs thorough testing to ensure excellent performance.

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Sabbir Hasan

Freelance LEMP Developer
EstoniaToptal Member Since March 23, 2021

Sabbir is a Zend Certified PHP developer with solid PHP, OOP PHP, JavaScript, jQuery, and WordPress expertise. He has been working as a full-stack WordPress developer for more than eight years. He has completed over 300 projects with 100% client satisfaction. Besides WordPress, Sabbir has extensive knowledge of Shopify development. With his demonstrated project history, knowledge of web technologies, and WordPress expertise, Sabbir can choose and deliver the best tech stack for your project.

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Artem Rodygin

Freelance LEMP Developer
New ZealandToptal Member Since February 17, 2022

Artem is a Zend Certified PHP developer with over 20 years of experience in web development. Besides being a technical authority, he is very good at communicating complicated issues in a simple way. Artem believes that actions speak louder than words.

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Piyush Dankhra

Freelance LEMP Developer
IndiaToptal Member Since April 27, 2022

Piyush is a Magento Certified Expert with 10+ years of experience and a member of the Magento front-end developer exam creation team. He has an extensive background in the Magento Enterprise Edition, including setting up B2B features, hosting, and developing extensions, themes, and PWA. With hands-on experience on projects ranging from fashion to jewelry, auto parts, cosmetics, and manufacturing, Piyush is proficient in managing extensions developed on the Magento marketplace.

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Michel Combes

Freelance LEMP Developer
SwitzerlandToptal Member Since August 23, 2021

Michel is a software engineer, public coder, and digital locksmith with two decades of experience honing his hardware skills and blockchain expertise. He focuses on computer repair and support, website and graphic design, ledger and blockchain architecture, protocol development, cryptocurrency design, and app development.

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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.

Paul Fenley


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.

Ryan Rockefeller


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.

Stuart Pocknee


How to Hire LEMP 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 LEMP developer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.

The Right Fit, Guaranteed

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


  • How are Toptal LEMP developers different?

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

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

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

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your LEMP 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

    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.

  • The Right Fit

    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.

  • Seamless Hiring

    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.

  • Flexible Engagements

    Flexible Engagements

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

  • Expert Talent Matching

    Expert Talent Matching

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

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