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Toni Vlaic

Freelance LightGBM Developer
CroatiaToptal Member Since July 24, 2019

Experienced in all phases of the development life cycle, Toni enjoys improving business processes and creating value for his clients. His professional experience ranges from creating REST APIs and web development to enabling his clients to make data-driven decisions using machine learning and data science. Practical and technical knowledge as a developer and a business consultant make Toni extremely capable to work with teams of any size.

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Pedro Lima

Freelance LightGBM Developer
PortugalToptal Member Since September 27, 2017

Pedro is a software developer and architect specializing in data science, machine learning, and AI. He has extensive experience in the end-to-end process of conceiving, designing, developing, and deploying data applications for large companies and startups.

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Carlos Miguel Pereira

Freelance LightGBM Developer
United KingdomToptal Member Since October 15, 2021

Carlos has a solid track record in designing and implementing data-driven solutions, including advanced predictive modeling and optimization algorithms. His academic and professional background also brought him extensive knowledge of software development, data engineering, data visualization, and project management skills. Besides having a Ph.D., Carlos has done two postgraduate courses, one general management program, and a vast number of certifications and technical courses.

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Arsine Sarikyan

Freelance LightGBM Developer
ArmeniaToptal Member Since November 4, 2022

Arsine is a creative and scientifically rigorous data scientist with over three years of experience. Her experience includes designing experimentation processes such as data collection, robustness checks, and explainability, developing ML and AI strategies, and conducting NLP research. She specializes in causal analytics to answer the why question and find hidden patterns and relationships. Arsine contributes to the research community by writing and publishing academic papers.

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Jean-Michel Nairac

Freelance LightGBM Developer
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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Bruno Barbosa Miranda

Freelance LightGBM Developer
BrazilToptal Member Since September 30, 2021

Bruno was originally a medical doctor but was the first to get a master's degree in computer science (CS) at one of the top universities in his country, without prior CS formal education. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in CS at the same university (UFMG). Bruno considers himself a highly motivated and passionate professional who loves his work and constantly learns new things.

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Anton Andreitsev

Freelance LightGBM Developer
FinlandToptal Member Since August 8, 2022

Anton is a data scientist, machine learning (ML) engineer, and data enthusiast with four years of working experience in data assimilation (DA) and machine learning. He has supervised a team of junior and senior specialists and taught machine learning for three years at Moscow State University.

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Samuel López Santamaría

Freelance LightGBM Developer
SpainToptal Member Since September 23, 2022

Samuel is a seasoned data scientist experienced in building intelligent systems. He worked on solutions to predict aircraft delays for Lufthansa and upcoming graffiti on trains for Deutsche Bahn. He has also led an Agile team researching applications of reinforcement learning for autonomous vehicles. Samuel has deep expertise working with Python and has engaged in all stages of the data science pipeline, from data engineering to model training and deployment to the cloud (Azure, GCP).

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Henrik Sergoyan

Freelance LightGBM Developer
GermanyToptal Member Since November 5, 2021

Henrik is a data scientist with over six years of professional experience. His primary expertise includes and is not limited to natural language processing, forecasting algorithms, gradient boosting algorithms for tabular data, data scraping, and machine learning operations (MLOps). As a senior data scientist, Henrik works with SQL and NoSQL databases, including MongoDB, and brings strong project management skills and excellence to his work.

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Georgy Cheshkov

Freelance LightGBM Developer
GeorgiaToptal Member Since March 11, 2021

Georgy is a software engineer, technical consultant, and team leader with over a decade of experience. He makes complex problems simple with expressive, maintainable code and believes in building small, well-tested, functional pieces loosely joined by a well-documented contract. He has delivered eCommerce, ERP, finance, trading, and cryptocurrency solutions. Georgy is a dedicated and efficient developer and a great communicator.

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Nedim Bayrakdar

Freelance LightGBM Developer
NetherlandsToptal Member Since March 23, 2022

During his time at reputable companies such as ING, Heineken, and Adyen, Nedim has gained experience in both leading data science projects and in contributing to all stages of a data science project such as ideation, managing stakeholders, prioritization, evaluation of the projects, and creating and deploying models.

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

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  • How are Toptal LightGBM developers different?

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

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

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

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your LightGBM 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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