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Saqib Rana

Freelance Proxy Engineer
New ZealandToptal Member Since April 12, 2023

Saqib is a results-driven professional with 10+ years of experience implementing IT network security solutions. He specializes in firewalls, load balancers, routing and switching, cloud or VPN solutions, web proxies, and automation. Saqib also manages multivendor devices, including Fortinet, Palo Alto, Check Point, FortiGate, Cisco—ASA, ISE, WSA, and Firepower Threat Defense or Management Center—Forcepoint, A10 Networks, Aruba, Splunk, FortiAnalyzer, and F5 BIG-IP web application firewalls.

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Fernando Mendonça de Almeida

Freelance Proxy Engineer
BrazilToptal Member Since August 16, 2021

Fernando is a full-stack developer with over a decade of experience with back-end development—specializing in Go—but he's also worked with C# and Java. In addition to his back-end expertise, Fernando is comfortable with front-end development (most notably with Angular) and as a system administrator, mainly with Linux servers, keeping dozens of servers up and running along with their web applications and automating deployments.

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Fernando Gomez Herrera

Freelance Proxy Engineer
United StatesToptal Member Since November 26, 2021

Fernando is a software engineer with a master's degree in machine learning and vast experience in web technologies. He has worked in Mexico, the USA, and the Netherlands, in startups and as a freelancer, for over eight years, creating robust web applications. With an excellent background in computer science and leading small teams, he focuses on delivering value for businesses through software products. A geek, anime fan, and tech solopreneur, Fernando loves practicing yoga and taking walks.

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Alexandra Lupascu

Freelance Proxy Engineer
RomaniaToptal Member Since November 24, 2020

With more than 10 years of database development and many enterprise-level projects under her belt, Alexandra can turn raw data into valuable insights. Besides her wealth of experience in database development, Alexandra's enthusiasm for data and natural drive to find solutions to challenging issues related to complex reports, algorithms, query tuning, and more make her a valuable asset.

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Henrique Barbosa Coura

Freelance Proxy Engineer
BrazilToptal Member Since September 25, 2017

With over eight years in the industry, Henrique is a developer who has taken on full-stack, back-end, and leadership roles. He has extensive experience with Go, Python, the HTML stack, networking, Docker, Kubernetes, and more. A big part of Henrique's career has revolved around the web scraping business and all its techniques, such as mimicking human behavior, proxies, and data extraction. Recently he worked on distributed systems and a browser farm orchestration software on top of Kubernetes.

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Alfonso Trevignani

Freelance Proxy Engineer
ArgentinaToptal Member Since December 13, 2021

Alfonso is an engineer with a 20+ year career. He has solid experience in servers and network administration, DevOps (automation), and cloud and data center infrastructure. Previous roles include Chief Information Officer (CIO), ITU standards editor, and host committee chairman of the World Smart City Forum. An MBA and his experience at The World Bank (where he received a Spot Award) sharpened his leadership skills.

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Anuj Pratap

Freelance Proxy Engineer
IndiaToptal Member Since March 30, 2023

Anuj is an accredited IT security professional with 14+ years of hands-on and academic experience. As a security operations center manager, he has gained extensive knowledge of network security implementation, deployment, configuration, and support. Anuj's areas of expertise are next-generation firewalls, load balancers, IPsec VPN, vulnerability assessment, network intrusion prevention systems (IPS/NIPS), cloud security solutions, solution documents, and high- and low-level designs.

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Harsh Patel

Freelance Proxy Engineer
CanadaToptal Member Since November 22, 2022

Harsh has worked in the information technology field for over seven years and has experience in network infrastructure security working for Fortune 500 enterprise IT companies. He takes pride in being a team player with his uncompromising work ethic and determination to learn from every challenge. Harsh's work practices and knowledge have allowed him to rapidly understand and apply new technologies and suggest the best security solutions to clients and stakeholders.

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Wesley Kirinya

Freelance Proxy Engineer
KenyaToptal Member Since March 22, 2019

Wesley is a highly skilled developer with 20+ years of experience across a wide range of technologies and programming languages. He specializes in Java application development with deep expertise in C/C++ development and the interface between Java and C/C++. Wesley's professional background comprises experience in DevOps and infrastructure management, particularly on AWS, Azure, and GCP. He also has hands-on experience deploying applications to Kubernetes and working with OpenGL and sockets.

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Brady Pomerleau

Freelance Proxy Engineer
CanadaToptal Member Since October 25, 2022

Brady has three years of experience as a Software Engineer. His experience is predominantly in embedded firmware in C/C++. He also has significant experience with CICD, GitLab, Docker and scripting for test automation and Python. Brady has some experience with networking with Cisco, Type I Hypervisors and full-stack development in Apache, Flask, Go, Bootstrap.

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Luboš Charčenko

Freelance Proxy Engineer
Czech RepublicToptal Member Since September 21, 2022

Lubos is a Python developer and skilled solution architect with 8+ years of experience leading teams in the development of high-load systems. He's also worked as a founding engineer and chief architect at the startup, Kiwi.com. Lubos excels at MVPs, distributed systems, performance optimization, web scraping, and APIs and has extensive experience with large database clusters like PostgreSQL, Elastic, and Cassandra. Lubos is driven by the philosophy, "Do it with passion or don't do it at all."

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

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  • How are Toptal Proxy engineers different?

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

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

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

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Proxy 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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