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Andrea De Rinaldis

Freelance Linux System Administrator
Italy
Toptal Member Since September 9, 2020

Andrea has over 20 years of experience in system administration and architecture design. He is always up to date with the latest IT trends. In the last years, Andrea has focused on DevOps methodologies and tools, cloud environments, IaC, and operation automation. He is also a software architect and developer with proven experience in distributed, multiservice-based applications.

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Przemek Urbanski

Freelance Linux System Administrator
Poland
Toptal Member Since January 19, 2020

Przemek is an exceptionally skilled engineer with a master's degree in computer science. With over 25 years of hands-on experience, Przemek is equipped with a wide range of technical skills and technologies. He has built and led successful projects for complex multi-tier systems and early-stage startups. Przemek worked for the public sector, finances, aerospace agencies, media, ISP, and car manufacturers. His most vital saying is that he is not running away from problems but solving them.

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Andres Gonzalez

Freelance Linux System Administrator
Australia
Toptal Member Since March 12, 2021

Andres is a skilled engineer with over 15 years of experience across many facets of technology, including DevOps, web development, and system administration. At Amazon Web Services, he led the team that added new capacity to the AWS Edge network throughout Asia pacific. He is an avid believer in cloud native solutions that are appropriately sized, cost-effective, and deliver outstanding performance. Andres has enjoys working with organizations of all sizes, from startups to global enterprises.

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Darko Lukic

Freelance Linux System Administrator
Serbia
Toptal Member Since January 30, 2017

Darko is a full-stack web developer with over a decade of experience and a strong knowledge base of PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, and SCSS. He is passionate about web development and is constantly seeking new development challenges by taking on the most demanding tasks.

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Boris Maryshev

Freelance Linux System Administrator
Estonia
Toptal Member Since October 20, 2019

Boris brings almost two decades of experience in the IT and startup industry, having worked for globally renowned brands like Skype during their hypergrowth phase. He has a proven track record in roles such as senior DevOps engineer, Python software developer, and tech lead. A generalist at heart, he loves exploring and working with exciting new technologies like AI, decentralized finance, and Cloud.

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Luis Patricio Moreno Buitrón

Freelance Linux System Administrator
Ecuador
Toptal Member Since December 13, 2022

Patricio is an expert with Oracle, Microsoft, Red Hat, and other technologies, with over 20 years of IT management experience and 30+ certifications in different areas related to information and technology. Patricio has worked across domains, such as banking, insurance, retail, and education, and has taught specialized courses. Patricio has consulted in roles such as enterprise architect, multi-platform DBA, data engineer, and Power BI developer.

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Roberto José Roque Paz

Freelance Linux System Administrator
Argentina
Toptal Member Since June 13, 2022

Roberto is a DevOps engineer and architect who started his professional career as a freelance developer and Unix systems administrator. Most of his projects were oriented to embedded systems and domotics based on ANSI, C, Python, and Linux. Lately, Roberto has focused on DevOps with a preference for open source code and tools.

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Qasim Mehmood

Freelance Linux System Administrator
Pakistan
Toptal Member Since April 10, 2021

Qasim has proven experience setting up resilient infrastructure by leveraging different cloud platforms; utilizing automation, logging, and monitoring tools; and setting up CI/CD pipelines. He is also a frequent contributor to various AWS first-party repos. Qasim has joined Toptal to engage in challenging work with clients across the world and learn from the top talented people.

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Milos Radojevic

Freelance Linux System Administrator
Serbia
Toptal Member Since September 6, 2019

Milos is a full-stack developer with over seven years of professional experience in web development. With a brilliant mathematics and web programming background, he is able to build any websites and web applications perfectly fit on requirements. He is open to consulting client about software improvements, scaling, and tweaks that will enhance customers usability.

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  • How are Toptal Linux System Administrators different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Linux System Administrators 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.

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

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    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Linux System Administrator 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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