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Tarun Sharma

Freelance PLC Programmer
United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since March 13, 2023

Tarun is a software architect who has worked with Fortune 500 clients and enterprise-level companies like Nestle and Deloitte. He is also a result-oriented Citect SCADA Certified Engineer experienced in leading industrial control systems, SCADA, energy management systems (EMS), and critical infrastructure solution strategy development. As an IRCA Certified ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, Tarun has expertly consulted and audited based on the said ISO framework.

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Joanna Patrzyk

Freelance PLC Programmer
Toptal Member Since November 29, 2019

Joanna is a software engineer with over eight years of experience in programming. She specializes in building full-stack JavaScript solutions, including Node.js, TypeScript, React, and React Native. Joanna is highly skilled in building quality web, mobile, and PWA apps.

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Rob Wray

Freelance PLC Programmer
Toptal Member Since March 26, 2021

Robert has over 30 years of experience programming, with 25 years developing object-oriented Java programs. As a professional mechanical engineer specializing in fluid dynamics, finite element analysis, and mathematics, he has developed simulations and used computer-aided design principles to improve industrial and lab-scale manufacturing processes. Robert has developed software to interact with novel sensor technologies, including X-ray machines, colorimeters, PLCs, and laser-based sensors.

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Franco Tiveron

Freelance PLC Programmer
Toptal Member Since July 2, 2019

Franco has 30 years of experience as a software developer/engineer/architect, with a broad exposure to several technologies and industry sectors. He has led small teams of 3-10 software engineers and has started a software company as the managing director. Franco likes studying and learning new technologies and spends most of his free time exploring and experimenting with them.

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Ferhat Abdullahoglu

Freelance PLC Programmer
Toptal Member Since April 12, 2022

Ferhat is a dedicated iOS developer with a multidisciplinary background. He builds end-to-end solutions for native apps and has vast experience working with Laravel, PHP, Go on the back end, and Swift for all Apple platforms. A detail-oriented believer in the power of collaboration and communication, Ferhat works closely with product, design, and UX teams to deliver an efficient product.

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Jorge Luis Oliverio

Freelance PLC Programmer
Toptal Member Since July 22, 2022

Jorge is a C and C++ developer with more than 10 years of experience building real-time control and automation applications on different operating systems and embedded controllers. He has extensive experience in Ethernet-based protocols for real-time communications such as UDP and EtherCAT.

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Miguel Angel Pulido Rodriguez

Freelance PLC Programmer
Toptal Member Since March 1, 2022

Miguel is a full-stack developer with over a decade of experience in software and hardware development, using .Net, Python, Java, LabVIEW, PLC, microcontrollers, and databases. He excels with high analytics, programming logic, and automation projects. Miguel has designed management systems for humidity, temperature, ventilation, CO2 levels, and pipeline pressure. Roles have included software engineer, integration developer, tech lead, and automation engineer.

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Quinn Turner

Freelance PLC Programmer
Toptal Member Since June 10, 2020

Quinn is a generalist lead software developer who incorporates user and business requirements into cost-effective, secure, and user-centric solutions focused on operational excellence, reliability, and performance efficiency. Quinn has a strong track record of accurate time estimations and effective communication with supervisors and clients. Quinn's most recent tech stack includes developing web apps using TypeScript, React, Next.js, Node.js, and DevOps in AWS with Terraform and Kubernetes.

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Emil Ciurtin

Freelance PLC Programmer
Toptal Member Since March 12, 2021

Emil is a UiPath automation engineer who's worked on business automation as part of the Global Center of Excellence at Michelin, primarily using UiPath and C# to automate business needs through document and heavy-data processing, data scraping, and standard business process automation. In addition to his IT experience, Emil has also worked in the North American telecom industry as a product manager and customer support manager.

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Lala Iqbal Khokhar

Freelance PLC Programmer
Toptal Member Since June 29, 2022

Lala is determined to be in a league of his own. From startup to enterprise projects, he has consistently proven his expertise by providing top-notch full-stack solutions. He strictly follows his principles, even while working at a high pace, making every single line of code scalable and maintainable. Regarding software architecture, Lala truly understands the pinnacle of scope, which saves costs and increases profits.

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Jorge Mata Villalobos

Freelance PLC Programmer
Costa Rica
Toptal Member Since July 15, 2022

Jorge is a full-stack software engineer passionate about tackling complex problems. He has over eight years of professional experience as a developer and technology manager across different industries. He always focuses on addressing the technical elephant in the room, which will take software to the next level. Jorge loves to embrace challenging learning opportunities, simplify processes, and teach others.

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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


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


How to Hire PLC Programmers 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 PLC Programmer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.

The Right Fit, Guaranteed

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


  • How are Toptal PLC Programmers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our PLC 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 PLC Programmers in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

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

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal PLC Programmers?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your PLC 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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