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Ricardo D'Alessandro

Freelance OTT Engineer
United StatesToptal Member Since July 21, 2023

Ricardo is a seasoned React and React Native engineer with seven years of experience developing applications for 20+ companies spanning large enterprises to agile startups. His broad industry expertise spans entertainment, healthcare, technology, finance, education, eCommerce, logistics, insurance, home goods, and crypto. He's contributed to enhancing Amazon AWS's apps and scaling FastAF's eCommerce iOS app while delivering high-quality software like widely-used OTT and facility concierge apps.

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Minh Nguyen

Freelance OTT Engineer
Czech RepublicToptal Member Since September 15, 2023

Minh is a QA engineer with 7+ years of versatile experience in banking, casino games, sports betting, and over-the-top (OTT) entertainment apps. He is a meticulous professional skilled in manual and automated testing methods, ensuring seamless user experiences. He has delivered top-tier software quality, meeting project deadlines and fostering collaborative team environments. Minh expertly contributes to cutting-edge projects by continuously learning and adapting to evolving industry trends.

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Thangaraja C Prabakar

Freelance OTT Engineer
United StatesToptal Member Since July 25, 2023

Thangaraja brings over 15 years of experience in test engineering, serving as both an individual contributor and team leader. His expertise encompasses web, mobile, and OTT streaming applications, with proficiency in manual testing, Python API automation, and AWS technologies.

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Josif Mitkov

Freelance OTT Engineer
MacedoniaToptal Member Since April 20, 2022

Josif is a QA automation engineer specializing in software quality assurance. He has in-depth knowledge of testing approaches, creating UI automation frameworks with Selenium WebDriver, API automation testing using Postman, and load testing with JMeter or K6.io. Josif has built OTT applications for web, Android, iOS, Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV, LG WebOS, Samsung Tizen, PS4, Xbox, and Roku. He enjoys leading QA engineering teams and projects.

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Udit Verma

Freelance OTT Engineer
IndiaToptal Member Since September 20, 2021

Udit has been developing native Android apps for 7+ years, including key components of three apps with userbases in the hundreds of millions. His enterprise experience includes one of the world's biggest travel services companies and Airtel India, where he developed Airtel Xstream, which ranked the number one OTT platform in India and has a userbase of 100 million+. Udit learns new frameworks and technologies quickly and shares his insights in blogs on ProAndroidDev and Medium.

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Carlos Bedoya

Freelance OTT Engineer
MexicoToptal Member Since September 11, 2020

Carlos is a software engineer with more than 11 years of experience in the mobile area, starting with J2ME, Homebrew, BlackBerry, and Windows Phone, and he currently works with Android and iOS since the early versions. Carlos always likes to keep up to date with the latest technologies and versions.

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Ismael Garrido

Freelance OTT Engineer
UruguayToptal Member Since November 11, 2022

Ismael is a generalist who enjoys troubleshooting, finding root causes for issues, and improving code and business process performance. He developed several products for digital cable (DVB) and automated operations. Ismael co-founded a software development shop where he maintained huge legacy codebases almost independently of the original developers and trained teams. Ismael has been a part of the university teaching assembly for over 10 years.

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Ibrahim Khalil

Freelance OTT Engineer
United StatesToptal Member Since September 25, 2023

Ibrahim's decade-long experience in QA automation reflects a deep commitment to excellence. His contributions have consistently driven efficiency and quality, whether streamlining test executions, leading a multifaceted team, or architecting a test automation framework. His transition from Selenium to Cypress at DataSite demonstrates his adaptability and forward-thinking approach. At CNBC, Ibrahim was pivotal in enhancing the release process, ensuring stable and bug-free delivery.

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Gianluca De Prisco

Freelance OTT Engineer
ItalyToptal Member Since June 27, 2022

Gianluca is a senior software engineer and tester with a master's degree in management engineering, focusing on data analysis. He has 7+ years of experience coding and testing different types of applications, including firmware, Android, and websites at the unit, integration, and end-to-end levels. Gianluca focuses on analyzing and solving problems through programming and is always looking for opportunities to expand his knowledge and share it by mentoring junior colleagues.

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Duarte Madueño

Freelance OTT Engineer
PortugalToptal Member Since April 15, 2013

Duarte has over 10 years of experience in software development. He's a flexible developer who has worked with many different technology stacks throughout the years. Lately, he's been spending more time on open-source technologies, such as Node.js and MongoDB.

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Guilherme Natal

Freelance OTT Engineer
BrazilToptal Member Since August 17, 2022

Guilherme has nearly seven years of experience in website and application development, specializing in full-stack development and Linux server administration. Proficient in diverse technologies such as HTML/CSS, JavaScript, TypeScript, Node.js, React, Laravel, PHP, C#, and Python, he communicates in a clear and direct manner. Continuously dedicated to skill enhancement, Guilherme actively seeks opportunities for professional development.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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How to Hire OTT Engineers Through Toptal


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.

Work With Hand-Selected Talent

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

The Right Fit, Guaranteed

Work with your new OTT engineer for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.


  • How are Toptal OTT engineers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our OTT engineers 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 OTT engineers in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

    Depending on availability and how fast you can progress, you could start working with an OTT engineer within 48 hours of signing up.

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal OTT engineers?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your OTT engineer 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

    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

    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

    Scale as Needed

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

  • Seamless Hiring

    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

    Flexible Engagements

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

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    Expert Talent Matching

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

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