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Toptal is a marketplace for top Waterfall project managers. Top companies and start-ups hire Waterfall freelancers from Toptal for their mission-critical projects.

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Jon Thomas

Freelance Waterfall Project Manager

United StatesToptal Member Since May 22, 2018

Jon is an experienced project manager and scrum master of 19 years spread across the insurance, telecommunications, and healthcare industries. He has a strong passion for leadership, with significant experience in several delivery methodologies including agile, waterfall, and iterative. He specializes in projects requiring flexibility and adaptability to overcome ambiguity.

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Charles Wigand

Freelance Waterfall Project Manager

United StatesToptal Member Since June 21, 2018

Chuck Wigand has been managing software projects for startups and enterprises, like IHS Markit, for over 15 years. By combing his project management experience with his product management expertise, his clients get the full landscape perspective that exceeds their expectations. He typically reports directly to senior leadership, having honed the skills for direct, efficient, and accurate reporting for their needs.

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Alexander Weekes

Freelance Waterfall Project Manager

United KingdomToptal Member Since July 26, 2018

Alex's skills as a project manager helped integrate athlete management tech into many UK universities such as Birmingham City University. He joined Toptal to add his expertise in agile methodologies and best practice leadership techniques to help complete innovative projects and add value to end users' products. As a PMI member, he is proficient at operating within a varied company structure from SMEs to enterprise organizations.

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Luciano Castro

Freelance Waterfall Project Manager

ItalyToptal Member Since July 20, 2018

Luciano is a business-driven manager with over 15 years of experience as a CTO and CEO in multinational companies and startups. He has a strong technical background in IT and excellent management skills and is in love with Agile and Lean methodologies. Luciano's worked on more than 2,000 projects with both small and big teams (+400) and always remotely. He also possesses multiple certifications in PMP, Agile, Scrum, ITSQB, ITIL, and Microsoft.

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Liam Wickham

Freelance Waterfall Project Manager

United KingdomToptal Member Since June 3, 2018

Liam excels at understanding that every client and project is different and each requires unique care and expertise to deliver maximum value and satisfaction. His servant-leadership approach, coupled with pragmatic stakeholder engagement, lends itself to Lean-Agile project and program management. He has successfully led multiple teams through Agile transformation, handling everything from writing vision statements to installing Jira.

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Darren Hagman

Freelance Waterfall Project Manager

CanadaToptal Member Since April 30, 2018

Darren is a veteran developer, scrum master, and project manager with deep experience in both Waterfall and Agile methodologies from working in the transportation, archiving, eCommerce, and aerospace industries. Darren spent ten years working in developer and lead/architect roles before becoming a project manager. Darren understands the challenges of implementing Agile practices in a team and how to effectively interface with the Waterfall world.

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Audrius Zujus

Freelance Waterfall Project Manager

LithuaniaToptal Member Since July 9, 2018

Audrius is an experienced technical project manager and a CTO. As a contractor, he has worked with Uber, Swedbank, Deloitte, Samsung, SAAB, and Leonardo. While at Deloitte, he worked with Rolls-Royce, Diageo, Deutsche Bank, Clydesdale Bank, Warner Bros, John Lewis, Waitrose, and Tesco. He is a member of the NATO STO advisory board and holds full NATO Secret security clearance.

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Danijela Nestorovic

Freelance Waterfall Project Manager

SerbiaToptal Member Since July 3, 2018

Danijela is highly motivated and self-driven when creating products and strives to exceed expectations when delivering the end product. Experienced in implementation of Scrum methodologies and managing people, she is adept at balancing the needs and expectations of stakeholders and their requirements.

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Marcos Saiz

Freelance Waterfall Project Manager

UruguayToptal Member Since November 17, 2018

Marcos has worked in diverse companies with different roles and methodologies. He founded a couple of startups, served as an advisor in others and sold a couple. He also worked as a senior consultant, leading the creation of enterprise systems for banks and oil companies. Lately, he performs due diligence and integration of acquired companies across different areas of specialization (engineering, support, finance, etc.).

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Diana-Maria Cojocaru

Freelance Waterfall Project Manager

RomaniaToptal Member Since October 30, 2018

Diana is an experienced project and delivery manager with a demonstrated history of over 10 years of work and accomplishments in the telecommunications and gaming industries within a variety of start-up and multinational companies across Europe and Asia. She specializes and has demonstrated experience in orchestrating projects, ensuring their technical readiness and launch as per agreed scope, quality, time, and budget.

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Saad Saeed

Freelance Waterfall Project Manager

GermanyToptal Member Since February 12, 2019

Saad excels at business value modeling, project management, governance, business solution design, and leadership of large-scale, complex projects. He's currently managing an entire project portfolio and built tools and policies to plan and monitor project scope, schedule, and costs on a company level. He's implemented Agile methodologies in the capacity of project manager and as a scrum master.

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Always incredibly responsive, prompt, and flexible, Anna has done an outstanding job -- her work is exactly what we needed. Toptal has been a great experience for us due to the ease of getting a project going with quality talent at a cost that fits our budget. The automated online system for managing everything during onboarding was also impressive.

Cody Wilke, Product Manager

Crucial Life Sciences Data Solutions

What attracted us to Toptal was that Toptal is sourcing its talent from a global pool. The selection process is very stringent. They’re sourcing the talent not only based on capabilities -- sourcing the best 3% -- but also based on cultural fit, which is really important to us. We had an amazing experience working with Toptal. Toptal helped us achieve our goals by bringing us very high-quality resources, on very short notice.

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I can't say enough about how happy and confident I am in working with Enrique. He brings an enthusiasm to his profession that is very refreshing, constantly surprising us with his depth of knowledge and his capability to not only complete the task, but to surpass our expectations. He presents us with solutions that we would not have thought about ourselves, and sees the problem better than we can explain it.

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How to Hire Waterfall Project Managers through Toptal

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A Toptal director of project management will work you to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics.
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Within days, we'll introduce you to the right Waterfall project manager for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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Work with your new Waterfall project manager for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.

FAQs

  • How are Toptal Waterfall project managers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Waterfall project managers to ensure we only match you with talent of the highest caliber. Of the more than 100,000 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. Start now.

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

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    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Waterfall 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. Start now.

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