Hire the top 3% of freelance Linux developers.

Toptal is a marketplace for top Linux developers, engineers, programmers, coders, architects, and consultants. Top companies and start-ups choose Toptal Linux freelancers for their mission-critical software projects.

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Joshua Jackson

Linux Developer

Joshua is a solid developer with over a decade of experience. He started coding for fun when he was very young and has been coding professionally since 2004.... He has strong skills across a wide variety of programming languages and system administration tasks, but he is particularly capable with PHP and Linux. 

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Simanas Venčkauskas

Linux Developer

Simanas is a passionate developer, entrepreneur, and business analyst who excels at utilizing latest artificial intelligence techniques to deliver top-quali...ty software solutions in the shortest period of time. 

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AbdelRahman Mohammed Hamed

Linux Developer

AbdelRahman started programming as a hobby that grew into a successful career. He has been professionally involved in back-end web development since 2006. H...e has created numerous web sites, ranging from simple PHP content management systems to large eCommerce sites. 

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Mahmud Ridwan

Linux Developer

Mahmud is a software developer with a knack for efficiency, scalability, and stable solutions. With years of experience working with a wide range of technol...ogies, he is still interested in exploring, encountering, and solving new and interesting programming problems. 

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Sebastian Nanek

Linux Developer

Sebastian is a seasoned developer who has been crafting true gems with passion since 2008. He has extensive experience both as a team leader and working in... a solo environment. He emphasizes maintaining excellent communications with clients. 

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Douglas Spencer

Linux Developer

Douglas is an experienced consultant focused on DevOps, site reliability engineering, Kubernetes, Istio, Jenkins CI/CD, Linux, cloud, and automation. He has... a range of skills gained from decades as a consultant that enable him to bring successful outcomes to difficult projects.

Douglas currently has a publishing contract with a technical publisher and is writing an advanced Linux book.
 

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Chris Bainbridge

Linux Developer

Chris is a senior Linux engineer with a PhD in machine learning. He specializes in software and system development, automation, and DevOps with extensive op...en source experience—contributing to the Linux kernel, Gentoo, Ubuntu, and Debian. His achievements include being the architecture lead of a Linux distribution, completing a P2V data center migration, and working with startups to develop an Android predictive keyboard and smartwatch. 

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Omer Bartal

Linux Developer

An autodidact software developer and architect, Omer started gaining experience at a very young age. He's a consummate professional in the fields of Linux k...ernel, embedded systems, embedded Linux, network related software, and distributed software with experience supporting hardware schematics planning and board bringup. He also has LAN and WAN experience in all layers and in network structure. Omer is a fast learner and is very ambitious. 

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Russell Maclean

Linux Developer

Russell is a DevOps engineer with experience writing production applications in Ruby, Python, Lua, and JavaScript. He has a solid background in DevOps engin...eering along with expertise in Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud. Russell is also detail-oriented and communicates extremely well. 

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Mihai Plesa

Linux Developer

Mihai is a general IT specialist with 10+ years of experience, keen on having a meaningful impact at and outside of the workplace. He's an Agile practitione...r, passionate about automation and optimization of processes in a holistic way, and he's worked with a wide set of projects and technologies around DevOps, including development itself. Industries include banking, finance, insurance, media, IoT, translation, privacy, security and blockchain. 

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Gordan Bobic

Linux Developer

Gordon is an expert database developer and database administrator (DBA) who has over 20 years of experience with Linux (preference for CentOS/RHEL), databas...es (MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL), and development in a variety of languages. Besides having multiple years of in-depth experience under his belt, he also has a bachelor's degree in computer science and is certified as both a MySQL administrator and developer.  

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Hire Linux Developers Seamlessly with Toptal

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Talk to One of Our Industry Experts
A Toptal director of engineering will work you to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics.
2
Work With Hand-Selected Talent
Within days, we'll introduce you to the right Linux developer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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The Right Fit, Guaranteed
Work with your new Linux developer for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.

FAQs

  • How are Toptal Linux developers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Linux developers to ensure we only supply experts of the highest caliber. Of the more than 100,000 people who apply to join the Toptal network each year, we accept fewer than 3%. You'll work with engineering experts (never generalized recruiters or HR reps) to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics. The end result: expertly-matched talent from our network, hand-selected to fit your business needs.

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

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Linux 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.

  • How fast can I hire Linux developers through Toptal?

    Depending on availability and how fast you can progress, you could start your no-risk trial with a Linux developer within 48 hours of signing up. Most of our engagements start within 2 weeks of discussing your project with us.

Tap Into World-Class Talent

  • 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

    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

    Hire in under 2 weeks and scale your team up or down as needed, no strings attached.

  • 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

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

  • Expert Talent Matching

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

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