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Sergio Dominici

Freelance Software Project Manager
SpainToptal Member Since October 4, 2021

Sergio is an IT professional with over 20 years of experience in the software industry. After 13 years of working as a developer, he continued his career in project and product management. As an expert in the sectors such as avionics, energy, oil and gas, healthcare, gamification, online gaming, and finance, he worked for companies in three countries, ranging from 10 to 60,000 employees, remotely and on-premise. Sergio excels in building products, teams, and new departments from the ground up.

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Steffen Frank

Freelance Software Project Manager
GermanyToptal Member Since November 1, 2022

Steffen is a passionate Agile practitioner with 25 years of experience in software engineering and 8 years in software delivery management. As a pragmatist who values simplicity, with a scientific mindset and the ability to communicate effectively and respectfully, his expertise encompasses many domains, such as eCommerce, automotive, biotech, and insurance. Steffen's background includes working with both multinational corporations and startup companies.

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Jared Hagemann

Freelance Software Project Manager
United StatesToptal Member Since November 21, 2022

Jared is an accomplished leader of software development teams. He has 15 years of experience in roles ranging from technical engineering manager to Agile coach and project manager for startups and Fortune 500 companies, including Intel and Citrix. Jared has an extensive background managing teams remotely and excels at executing in project environments with vague requirements that require adaptable solutions.

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Patricia Rotman

Freelance Software Project Manager
United StatesToptal Member Since April 21, 2020

Pat is an agile project leader who goes beyond to create high engagement and exceptional results. Recently, one of her global teams decreased time-to-market by 250%. Building on deep roots as a software developer, she has led software development teams of 5-150 people to innovate, adopt scrum and SAFe, and adapt to new structures. Pat is thrilled to join the Toptal team and looks forward to helping clients break through challenging problems, deliver results, and discover new possibilities.

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Andrew Wong

Freelance Software Project Manager
AustraliaToptal Member Since February 18, 2022

Andrew is a high-performing technologist and technical project manager with a track record working on cybersecurity, digital agency, data science, mobile, digital, software programs, and projects with a budget of up to $32 million. He has worked in 13 countries and ten industry verticals like data science, software development, MedTech, retail tech, fintech, startups, and not-for-profit.

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Palaniappan Murugappan

Freelance Software Project Manager
United Arab EmiratesToptal Member Since January 31, 2022

Palani is a technical project manager with 18 years of experience in the software industry. He started as a programmer, played diverse technical and management roles, and is still a hands-on technical leader. Besides being an expert in engineering and Agile management, digital transformation, and solution architecture, he has good experience working with AWS, .Net, Java, API gateway, DevOps, and microservices. Palani is also keen on stakeholder management, including C-suite-level executives.

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Alexandra Eusebio

Freelance Software Project Manager
PortugalToptal Member Since December 22, 2021

Alexandra is a team-oriented project manager with broad experience working with educational software and e-learning platforms. During her 18 years of professional experience, she has worked for large multinational companies and startups, managing the development of various edtech products. Alexandra has a successful track record and expertise as a project manager, product manager, agile coach, and scrum master.

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Amr El-Nowehy

Freelance Software Project Manager
CanadaToptal Member Since June 25, 2020

Amr is a certified project manager, scrum master, and agile coach with 15+ years' experience in the IT industry as a software developer and an agile project manager. His expertise includes the banking, capital markets, and insurance industries. He has worked with top tier Canadian banks with both onshore and offshore teams ranging from ten to 40 developers. Amr is also enabled to coach and certify Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) practitioners.

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Patrik Granholm

Freelance Software Project Manager
FinlandToptal Member Since May 23, 2022

Patrik is a highly experienced cross-cultural technical leader and innovator who is passionate about software development practices and processes. He has hands-on experience working with agile software, event storming, and story mapping techniques. Patrik has mentored software engineers and led development teams towards a shared vision and collaboration with stakeholders. He is as enthusiastic about software development as collaborating with others and will be a great asset to any team.

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Marcelo Santos

Freelance Software Project Manager
ArgentinaToptal Member Since July 27, 2022

Marcelo is a result-driven professional with more than 23 years of software development project experience. He has led global, cross-functional teams and fostered innovation on transparency, inspection, and adaptation pillars. Marcelo has participated in numerous projects in leadership roles with cross-cultural teams.

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Erita Skendaj

Freelance Software Project Manager
AlbaniaToptal Member Since January 14, 2021

Erita is a certified project manager with 17 years of experience managing technical projects from initiation to deployment, following agile or predictive approaches. She has expertise in software engineering and a strong interest in cloud, big data, and machine learning. Erita has considerable experience in product and solution development, implementations, and migrations. Customers admire her remarkable business acumen and her passion for innovation. She was previously employed by AWS.

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Getting set up with Toptal and finding a new team member was so easy, I don't know why anyone wouldn't give it a try. Best of all, we no longer have to worry about finding great people to help with our projects!

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A Toptal director of project management 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 software project manager for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.

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  • How are Toptal software project managers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our software project managers 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 project management 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 software project managers in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

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

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal software project managers?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your software project manager 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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    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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