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Damir Zekić

Freelance Pair Programmer
SpainToptal Member Since November 12, 2014

Damir is a full-stack web developer who has been writing web applications for eighteen years using a variety of languages and technologies, but since 2008 he has been focusing largely on Ruby and Ruby on Rails. He has a good sense for UX and is committed to every detail when implementing user interface designs with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

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Ashish Sehra

Freelance Pair Programmer
IndiaToptal Member Since August 22, 2022

Ashish is a software consultant with over 14 years of experience. He firmly believes in the agile philosophy of delivering valuable software via close collaboration with stakeholders from inception to implementation. Ashish is a polyglot developer who embraces new tech stacks and ecosystems and has proven expertise in cloud-native applications and platforms. He's also adept with the modern tools and techniques of delivering software, such as TDD, automation via CI/CD, and observability.

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Aleksandra Woźniak

Freelance Pair Programmer
GermanyToptal Member Since July 31, 2018

Aleksandra is an entrepreneur, engineer, and ex-startup CTO with nine years of experience working for both large corporations (Google, Elsevier, Capgemini) and start-ups. Her expertise lies in building Java back-ends for web applications and in big data technologies. Aleksandra is also a co-founder of Cleo, a virtual personal finance assistant, for which she developed natural language and financial data processing modules.

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Michael Lin

Freelance Pair Programmer
United KingdomToptal Member Since October 7, 2022

Michael is a UI-focused software engineer with over eight years of experience across various organizations, most recently at global investment banks. At Citibank, he's working on a cross-asset risk system to service the markets and security services business. Michael has worked across the stack with various technologies and is particularly interested in TypeScript, React, and GraphQL.

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Richa Bhardwaj

Freelance Pair Programmer
IndiaToptal Member Since August 4, 2021

With a decade of remote work expertise, Richa crafts exceptional web/mobile experiences as a RoR, React, React Native, and Node.js expert. She's worked on greenfield projects, established and managed a team of 15 developers, and built web and mobile projects for clients worldwide. Richa excels in async communication, making informed decisions about architecture, design, and software development process areas. She's a natural problem-solver with a knack for picking up new technologies quickly.

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Jiejie Wang

Freelance Pair Programmer
United StatesToptal Member Since May 10, 2023

Jiejie is a full-stack developer specializing in creating modern Android applications based on state-of-the-art architecture and practices. In recent years, he has been actively involved in building mobile applications for Norton mobile solutions, as well as iOS and back-end applications. Jiejie is a great learner and team player who consistently delivers quality work on time.

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Clayton Lemons

Freelance Pair Programmer
United StatesToptal Member Since April 23, 2020

Clayton is a transformative software engineer and leader with over 15 years of experience in the software industry, innovating at the intersection of data, AI/ML, and cloud engineering. As both an individual contributor and a visionary leader, he is a dynamic force in transforming challenges into user-centric, high-quality software solutions. Renowned for his technical mastery, strategic foresight, and principled approach to software, Clayton elevates teams to collaborate and perform their best.

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Sara Awad

Freelance Pair Programmer
United Arab EmiratesToptal Member Since May 27, 2021

Sara is a highly analytical individual with a robust aptitude for hyper learning and collaborative skills. She joined Toptal to work on projects where her mobile/front-end experience (Swift, Kotlin, Flutter, Angular, TypeScript, C# .NET) and demonstrated history in writing efficient code would be invaluable. She's worked on several international, offshore projects with an in-depth understanding of scripting languages, and she also has experience with big data programming languages (Python, R).

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Mateusz Jedrzejewski

Freelance Pair Programmer
United KingdomToptal Member Since March 5, 2018

Mateusz is a highly motivated software engineer with versatile skills and passion. He has a deep understanding of running computer systems and software development processes. Mateusz loves challenging work, learning new things, and the feeling that he can make a difference. Apart from focused, result-oriented engineering experience, Mateusz has a scientific background, primarily in image recognition.

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Hao Yang

Freelance Pair Programmer
ChinaToptal Member Since August 31, 2022

Hao is a back-end developer and tech lead with over six years of experience. He is well-versed in the Java stack, DevOps, and the Agile methodology. Hao has a successful track record of collaborating with numerous Fortune Global 500 clients, assisting them in developing applications that cater to thousands of users. Hao is also a key contributor and maintainer of an open-source project that helps teams measure their software delivery performance.

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Alex Golubtsov

Freelance Pair Programmer
Czech RepublicToptal Member Since April 22, 2020

Alex is a qualified technical developer with over 10 years of commercial experience. During this period, he has gained valuable experience in companies of different sizes, both startups and corporations. Alex strives for challenging projects that utilize his skills and experiences and allows him to grow professionally.

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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 startup, they are our secret weapon.

Brantley Pace

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

Director

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

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

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

How to Hire Pair Programmers 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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Work With Hand-Selected Talent

Within days, we'll introduce you to the right Pair programmer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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The Right Fit, Guaranteed

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

FAQs

  • How are Toptal Pair programmers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Pair programmers 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 Pair programmers in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

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

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal Pair programmers?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Pair programmer 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.

  • Expert Talent Matching

    Expert Talent Matching

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

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