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Puneet Gosain

Freelance Lightning Developer
United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since November 8, 2022

Puneet is a Salesforce architect, consultant, and developer who specializes in delivering Salesforce solutions. He has experience integrating various cloud and non-cloud systems across industry sectors, including fintech, retail, supply chain, and telecommunication. Puneet has played instrumental roles in almost all parts of the development lifecycle, including designing, developing, and deploying solutions.

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Francesco Pitzalis

Freelance Lightning Developer
Toptal Member Since October 18, 2022

Francesco is a principal architect, engineer, and cloud enthusiast with experience in the back-end, full-stack, and software development. He worked for startups and multinational companies in various industries, but mostly in insurance, banking, public administration, and manufacturing. Francesco specializes in Salesforce, Java, and Spring.

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Naresh Kumar

Freelance Lightning Developer
Toptal Member Since February 17, 2022

Naresh is a 10-times certified Salesforce professional with solid expertise in configuring, customizing, developing, and implementing applications using the platform. Over the last 10 years, he's worked with various medium and large IT companies, helping them provide solutions around CRM for key customers using Salesforce products. The combination of strong development and architectural skills with consulting practices makes Naresh a great asset for any project.

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Nirmala Kuchi

Freelance Lightning Developer
Toptal Member Since April 20, 2022

Nirmala is a nine-time certified Salesforce application architect and integration architect with 11 years of experience in Salesforce applications development as an architect or lead developer for Salesforce projects. She has worked extensively on Salesforce development, customization and integration, Salesforce Lightning Platform, Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Community Cloud, Pardot, Marketing Cloud, Financial Services Cloud, and nCino.

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Mukesh Yadav

Freelance Lightning Developer
Toptal Member Since June 13, 2022

Mukesh is a senior full-stack engineer with almost a decade of experience in the IT industry who enjoys solving tricky problems without hitting Salesforce governor limits. He writes optimized, refactored, well-formatted, indented, and documented code following best practices and naming conventions. Mukesh values sharing knowledge by helping other developers in communities like Stack Overflow, Salesforce, and Stack Exchange and taking part in code reviews daily.

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Surendra Choudhary

Freelance Lightning Developer
Toptal Member Since February 16, 2022

Surendra is a Salesforce and Lightning expert with nine certifications and 8+ years of experience at Tata, Carrier, and Metacube. He excels at Salesforce customizations and integrations; development with Lightning, Visualforce, Apex, Communities, and AppExchange apps; Einstein Discovery; and Service Cloud. Surendra has also worked with ServiceMax, BMC Remedyforce, FinancialForce, DocuSign, EchoSign, and OneSpan Sign, and he has integration experience with Jira, Box, AWS, Zillow, and RentLinx.

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Luis Berenguer Herrero

Freelance Lightning Developer
Toptal Member Since December 5, 2022

Luis is a Salesforce developer experienced in implementing, configuring, and customizing Salesforce projects. He can set up your profiles, permission sets, role hierarchies, sharing rules, and territory models. Luis is also skilled in automating tasks with Apex triggers or flows and developing custom features with Apex and Lightning Web Components. He will always ensure the scalability and maintainability of your Salesforce implementations.

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Gaurav Garg

Freelance Lightning Developer
Toptal Member Since April 25, 2022

Gaurav is a Mule 4 and TIBCO Certified Developer and an expert in integration solutions, including analysis, design, development, and implementation using MuleSoft and TIBCO. Gaurav has created POCs, mediation components, and interfaces using the Pub/Sub design pattern. He has transitioned interfaces from on-premises to containerized microservices and converted monolithic architecture. His core skills include Mule, TIBCO, Kubernetes, and Docker.

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Yogendra J

Freelance Lightning Developer
Toptal Member Since August 26, 2022

Yogendra is a certified Salesforce system architect with over a decade of experience in the Salesforce ecosystem. He specializes in technical delivery management and excels in designing, architecting, developing, and implementing complex projects and managing, integrating, and developing large-scale, enterprise-wide applications using Salesforce CRM. Yogendra is an expert in LWC, Aura, Lightning, Einstein Analytics, Einstein Bots, and the Agile methodology.

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  • How are Toptal Lightning developers different?

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

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

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

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Lightning 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

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