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Rémi Lapeyre

Freelance Nomad Developer
FranceToptal Member Since July 30, 2020

With master's degrees in computer science and industrial engineering, Rémi applies his knowledge and experience to help organizations solve their infrastructure and development challenges. Working with leading enterprises like HashiCorp, Rémi designs and builds infrastructure to meet the needs of his clients. Rémi is an avid open-source contributor, contributing code and reviewing PRs to the Python language and maintaining the Consul Terraform Provider.

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Hugo Barrigas

Freelance Nomad Developer
PortugalToptal Member Since July 12, 2021

Hugo is a software engineer with 10 years of experience specializing in scalable, resilient, and self-healing cloud-native architectures. He has worked with all major cloud providers and architected several cloud-native solutions. Hugo is a software craftsman at heart with a strong passion for DevOps and site reliability engineering. He recently created Flare, a GitOps workflow orchestrator.

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Michael Truog

Freelance Nomad Developer
United StatesToptal Member Since April 4, 2016

Michael is a top architect, engineer, developer, and entrepreneur with a proven ability to develop efficient, scalable, and fault-tolerant server solutions for complex problems. He has extensive experience and skills with all levels of software and architecture.

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Luis San Martin

Freelance Nomad Developer
NetherlandsToptal Member Since April 15, 2021

Luis is passionate about technology. He enjoys problem-solving and tries to automate as much as possible. He's currently working on designing, testing, and deploying Python APIs. Luis likes working with open-source code, where he has the opportunity to make contributions and continuously learn from other people.

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Saad Abdullah

Freelance Nomad Developer
United Arab EmiratesToptal Member Since June 15, 2017

Saad has been developing web-based applications in Python and JavaScript-based frameworks since 2014. Throughout his career, he has worked remotely for big firms like Reddit and IDS as a full-stack web developer. Python is the primary language that he works in, and he communicates extremely well.

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Danilo Onishi

Freelance Nomad Developer
BrazilToptal Member Since September 27, 2020

Danilo is a machine learning engineer with a master's degree in computer science from the Nagoya Institute of Technology and 7+ years of experience in automatic speech recognition (ASR), natural language processing (NLP), and audio classification. From research to production, he's been involved in all steps of the ML lifecycle. He also designs data pipelines and performs training, evaluation, and deployment of deep learning models for education and business intelligence applications.

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Florian Pichlmeier

Freelance Nomad Developer
GeorgiaToptal Member Since October 21, 2022

Florian is a software developer from Germany with a master's degree in computer science. He has worked in various capacities, from compiler developer to senior DevOps engineer. He focuses on the AWS cloud environment, for which he has done multiple certifications over the years. With more than a decade of Linux experience, Florian is well-versed in the automation of Linux environments in the AWS cloud. He is looking forward to new challenges.

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Ernestas Lukoševičius

Freelance Nomad Developer
LithuaniaToptal Member Since March 12, 2020

Ernestas is a skilled site reliability engineer with an extensive background in Kubernetes, Linux, high availability, cloud computing, and automation. He is experienced in scaling and provisioning systems with thousands of requests per second and 0% downtime. Ernestas has worked on critical systems for companies such as Hostmaker, Tesla, Cisco, banks, social networks, and media streaming sites, and he contributes to open-source projects.

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Iago Pimenta

Freelance Nomad Developer
BrazilToptal Member Since November 22, 2022

lago is a problem-solver with 10 years of experience working with Rubi on Rails and React applications. He uses agile methodologies such as Scrum to build applications in different environments, including microservices, message-based and monolithic architectures, RESTful APIs, and GraphQL APIs. With extensive experience, lago follows the best practices of the community to make scalable, tested, safe, and fast applications.

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Piotr Gaczkowski

Freelance Nomad Developer
PolandToptal Member Since November 24, 2016

Piotr is the type of guy who likes to make his skills useful, whether it is through coding or organizing cultural events; he is satisfied when he sees others appreciate his work. His ideal projects include those that make a difference in ordinary people's lives by changing them for the better.

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Szabolcs Gelencsér

Freelance Nomad Developer
HungaryToptal Member Since September 24, 2021

Szabolcs is a highly efficient software professional with a passion for learning and a wide range of experience from low-level hardware systems to high-level distributed systems. He's led software teams at both IBM-level enterprises and Bitrise-level startups while also being part of DevOps and infrastructure teams. Szabolcs is looking forward to contributing to the front end, back end, and DevOps on diverse and exciting projects.

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Toptal in the press

... allows corporations to quickly assemble teams that have the right skills for specific projects.

Despite accelerating demand for coders, Toptal prides itself on almost Ivy League-level vetting.

Our clients
Creating an app for the game
Conor Kenney
Creating an app for the game
Leading a digital transformation
Elmar Platzer
Leading a digital transformation
Building a cross-platform app to be used worldwide
Building a cross-platform app to be used worldwide
Drilling into real-time data creates an industry game changer
Drilling into real-time data creates an industry game changer
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 startup, they are our secret weapon.

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CEO & Co-Founder

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


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


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


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


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

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  • How are Toptal Nomad developers different?

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

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

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

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Nomad 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

    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.

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    The Right Fit

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  • Scale as Needed

    Scale as Needed

    Hire talent within 48 hours and scale your team up or down as needed, no strings attached.

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    We handle all aspects of billing, payments, and NDA’s. Let us take care of the overhead while you focus on building great products.

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

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