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Jason Funk

Freelance Lumen Developer

TurkeyToptal Member Since June 12, 2015

Jason is an experienced web developer with a broad range of both professional and personal technical achievements. He is the founder of Tough Space Consulting, a cloud-based business software consulting company that has helped a number of clients become more efficient and save money by improving their internal business processes. Jason is a strong team player yet at the same time enjoys taking on personal challenges.

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Ben Carey

Freelance Lumen Developer

United KingdomToptal Member Since December 27, 2017

With more than seventeen years of development experience, accompanied by over a decade of building and consulting with tech startups, Ben is a seasoned veteran and brings with him an abundance of specialized skills. He also held the position of vice president of partnerships and product strategy at one of Europe's leading startup accelerators for over two years. The combination of coding and strategic experience that Ben brings is unrivaled.

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Francis Brassard

Freelance Lumen Developer

CanadaToptal Member Since March 22, 2019

Francis has built and led teams that have successfully developed robust and efficient PHP and Python back-end apps. To projects, he brings over a decade of hands-on experience with high-availability, high-traffic apps in both monolithic and microservice architectures. Francis is the type of developer who strives to improve himself and those around him while using cutting-edge tech and adhering to the highest quality standards as much as possible.

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Alexey Filatov

Freelance Lumen Developer

RussiaToptal Member Since February 8, 2015

Alexey is an experienced full-stack developer with extensive knowledge of OOP and design patterns. He specializes in creating complex web services using modern tech stacks like Node.js and PHP/Laravel. He has over nine years of experience as well as a bachelor's degree in computer science and certifications in PHP and MySQL from Zend and Oracle, respectively.

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Jin Zhang

Freelance Lumen Developer

Hong KongToptal Member Since September 18, 2017

Jin is a highly experienced and creative full-stack web developer with more than a decade of experience in web development. He has extensive knowledge of commercial and open source software/database engineering tools, design techniques, and security standards. Jin is a problem solver and he's proficient in troubleshooting any challenges he comes across.

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Romeo Onisim

Freelance Lumen Developer

RomaniaToptal Member Since April 13, 2016

Since 2011, Romeo has been making a living as a full-stack web developer. He's passionate about what he does and enjoys fast-paced, energetic environments that startups often have. Romeo builds things fast, loves to code, and thrives working alone and also within a team. The ideal types of projects that Romeo would like to work on are the ones with the most positive impact.

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Davorin Šego

Freelance Lumen Developer

CroatiaToptal Member Since September 5, 2015

Davorin is a skilled web developer who writes well designed, testable, and efficient code by using software best practices. He has worked with diverse web technologies and techniques on both the front- and back-end. Lately, he has focused on working with cutting edge JavaScript frameworks. He is eager to take on new and interesting challenges and is comfortable working on teams of all sizes.

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Ramsés Del Rosario H.

Freelance Lumen Developer

Dominican RepublicToptal Member Since February 14, 2019

Ramsés is a passionate web developer with more than five years of experience in the field. He has created internal applications, corporate sites, custom eCommerce solutions, and much more. WordPress is his technology of choice but he is always looking to improve his skills and knowledge—he's currently focused on Laravel and React.

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Tripcents wouldn't exist without Toptal. Toptal Projects enabled us to rapidly develop our foundation with a product manager, lead developer, and senior designer. In just over 60 days we went from concept to Alpha. The speed, knowledge, expertise, and flexibility is second to none. The Toptal team were as part of tripcents as any in-house team member of tripcents. They contributed and took ownership of the development just like everyone else. We will continue to use Toptal. As a start up, they are our secret weapon.

Brantley Pace, CEO & Co-Founder

Tripcents

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, Director

K Dunn & Associates

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, CEO

Radeeus

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, Co-Founder

ProHatch

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 , Principal

Site Specific Software Solutions

We used Toptal to hire a developer with extensive Amazon Web Services experience. We interviewed four candidates, one of which turned out to be a great fit for our requirements. The process was quick and effective.

Abner Guzmán Rivera, CTO and Chief Scientist

Photo Kharma

Sergio was an awesome developer to work with. Top notch, responsive, and got the work done efficiently.

Dennis Baldwin, Chief Technologist and Co-Founder

PriceBlink

Working with Marcin is a joy. He is competent, professional, flexible, and extremely quick to understand what is required and how to implement it.

André Fischer, CTO

POSTIFY

We needed a expert engineer who could start on our project immediately. Simanas exceeded our expectations with his work. Not having to interview and chase down an expert developer was an excellent time-saver and made everyone feel more comfortable with our choice to switch platforms to utilize a more robust language. Toptal made the process easy and convenient. Toptal is now the first place we look for expert-level help.

Derek Minor, Senior VP of Web Development

Networld Media Group

Toptal's developers and architects have been both very professional and easy to work with. The solution they produced was fairly priced and top quality, reducing our time to launch. Thanks again, Toptal.

Jeremy Wessels, CEO

Kognosi

We had a great experience with Toptal. They paired us with the perfect developer for our application and made the process very easy. It was also easy to extend beyond the initial time frame, and we were able to keep the same contractor throughout our project. We definitely recommend Toptal for finding high quality talent quickly and seamlessly.

Ryan Morrissey, CTO

Applied Business Technologies, LLC

I'm incredibly impressed with Toptal. Our developer communicates with me every day, and is a very powerful coder. He's a true professional and his work is just excellent. 5 stars for Toptal.

Pietro Casoar, CEO

Ronin Play Pty Ltd

Working with Toptal has been a great experience. Prior to using them, I had spent quite some time interviewing other freelancers and wasn't finding what I needed. After engaging with Toptal, they matched me up with the perfect developer in a matter of days. The developer I'm working with not only delivers quality code, but he also makes suggestions on things that I hadn't thought of. It's clear to me that Amaury knows what he is doing. Highly recommended!

George Cheng, CEO

Bulavard, Inc.

As a Toptal qualified front-end developer, I also run my own consulting practice. When clients come to me for help filling key roles on their team, Toptal is the only place I feel comfortable recommending. Toptal's entire candidate pool is the best of the best. Toptal is the best value for money I've found in nearly half a decade of professional online work.

Ethan Brooks, CTO

Langlotz Patent & Trademark Works, Inc.

In Higgle's early days, we needed the best-in-class developers, at affordable rates, in a timely fashion. Toptal delivered!

Lara Aldag, CEO

Higgle

Toptal makes finding a candidate extremely easy and gives you peace-of-mind that they have the skills to deliver. I would definitely recommend their services to anyone looking for highly-skilled developers.

Michael Gluckman, Data Manager

Mxit

Toptal’s ability to rapidly match our project with the best developers was just superb. The developers have become part of our team, and I’m amazed at the level of professional commitment each of them has demonstrated. For those looking to work remotely with the best engineers, look no further than Toptal.

Laurent Alis, Founder

Livepress

Toptal makes finding qualified engineers a breeze. We needed an experienced ASP.NET MVC architect to guide the development of our start-up app, and Toptal had three great candidates for us in less than a week. After making our selection, the engineer was online immediately and hit the ground running. It was so much faster and easier than having to discover and vet candidates ourselves.

Jeff Kelly, Co-Founder

Concerted Solutions

We needed some short-term work in Scala, and Toptal found us a great developer within 24 hours. This simply would not have been possible via any other platform.

Franco Arda, Co-Founder

WhatAdsWork.com

Toptal offers a no-compromise solution to businesses undergoing rapid development and scale. Every engineer we've contracted through Toptal has quickly integrated into our team and held their work to the highest standard of quality while maintaining blazing development speed.

Greg Kimball, Co-Founder

nifti.com

How to Hire Lumen Developers through Toptal

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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.
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Within days, we'll introduce you to the right Lumen developer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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Work with your new Lumen developer for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.

FAQs

  • How are Toptal Lumen developers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Lumen developers to ensure we only match you with talent of the highest caliber. Of the more than 100,000 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. Start now.

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

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

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Lumen 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. Start now.

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

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