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Matthew C. Dewey

Remote Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since June 23, 2023

Matthew is a seasoned team leader, developer, and architect with 20+ years in C, C++, and Python, focusing on video production and backup storage. An expert in embedded systems, IoT, real-time and performance-driven systems, he excels across the software stack. Having led remote teams of two to 50+ members, Matthew boasts a deep knowledge of storage systems, fault-tolerance, and cloud development, relishing challenges in development, architecture, and team management.

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Mohamed Djamel Eddine Drifel

Remote Developer
Canada
Toptal Member Since December 17, 2015

For the past nine years, Djamel has worked as a talented software developer, specializing in Java-related frameworks like Spring Boot/MVC for the back end and native Android for mobile development, as well as SQL and NoSQL databases. He's worked on many remote and on-site projects with customers in the US, Canada, and other countries. Djamel is passionate about learning new technologies and thoroughly enjoys challenges.

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Sergey Okhotnikov

Remote Developer
Spain
Toptal Member Since July 15, 2021

Sergey has been working remotely for more than ten years. He succeeded in completing remote projects and building remote teams long before it became the main development trend. He acted as a developer and was a part of the QA team in his last working place, where he designed and built the back end and administrative front end from scratch. Sergey is a professional who looks forward to working on high-quality projects—especially in the educational, healthcare, gaming, and IoT industries.

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Richa Bhardwaj

Remote Developer
India
Toptal 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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Roman Imankulov

Remote Developer
Portugal
Toptal Member Since March 15, 2021

Roman is a passionate software developer with 16 years of hands-on and team management experience. He's intimately familiar with the Python ecosystem and the development of scalable systems for the web. Remote worker since 2012, he's a proponent of no-surprise proactive communication style, blameless culture, and human-centric processes and workflows. Roman is also a conference speaker and organizer.

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Janos Breuer

Remote Developer
Hungary
Toptal Member Since June 28, 2016

Janos has 12+ years of experience specializing in building successful mobile apps for diverse industries, including finance, SaaS, and AI. His proficiency extends to mobile DevOps and automation. He created a comprehensive mobile advisory platform for Forex traders and a remote collaboration app with over 1 million installs at a Forbes Fast Tech 25 company. Janos is a skilled and communicative developer who prioritizes simplicity, excellent user experience, and cost-efficiency in his projects.

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Pauline Ducos

Remote Developer
France
Toptal Member Since April 8, 2022

Pauline is a creative and open-minded developer. She specializes in front-end scalable, real-time JavaScript with React and React Native applications. She enjoys collaborating with the product team and designers to create the best UX possible and working in a remote async environment. Pauline has a background in international communication that allows her to understand better the company's challenges beyond the technical needs.

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Gergely Oroszi

Remote Developer
Hungary
Toptal Member Since May 24, 2022

Gergely is a full-stack developer with good architectural thinking with over a decade of experience. He believes in well-designed, sustainable, and easy-to-understand solutions. As a leader, Gergely focuses on lowering the sensitivity to changes and minimizing the overhead of any development. He has seven years of team lead experience and specializes in cross-platform application development for mobile and desktop with .NET, Xamarin, and Flutter.

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Daniel Coderre

Remote Developer
Switzerland
Toptal Member Since October 17, 2022

Daniel is an experienced data professional with a decade of experience in building analytical systems. He is happiest working on the full stack, from engineering storage systems and processing pipelines to data analysis, presentation, and building front-end dashboards. For the past several years, Daniel has been heavily into machine learning (ML) and has applied it to create value from real-world data. He has a PhD in experimental physics, so ML is not the only tool in his toolbox.

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Aleksandr Shukletcov

Remote Developer
France
Toptal Member Since August 10, 2021

Aleksander is a product-minded software engineer with 10+ years of experience leading tech teams and developing solutions. For the past four years, he has focused on remote front-end development. He has also worked on applications at every level, including architecture, integrations, front end, and back end. Aleksander excels in fast-paced environments where he can build projects from scratch, troubleshoot, communicate, deal with crises, and act fast when needed.

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Christopher Ellis

Remote Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since September 15, 2022

Christopher is a Unity developer with over a decade of experience in working on a wide range of projects, from games to business applications, including mobile, PC, and mixed reality solutions such as HoloLens and Vuforia. Two of his apps have reached the top ten in their category, and one of them, Yumi Story Dice, has also been featured by Apple. Christopher is looking for part-time freelance work in any field using the Unity engine.

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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

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Within days, we'll introduce you to the right remote developer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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Work with your new remote developer for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.

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FAQs

  • How quickly can you hire with Toptal?

    Typically, you can hire a remote developer with Toptal in about 48 hours. For larger teams of talent or Managed Delivery, timelines may vary. Our talent matchers are highly skilled in the same fields they’re matching in—they’re not recruiters or HR reps. They’ll work with you to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics, and match you with ideal candidates from our vetted global talent network.

    Once you select your remote developer, you’ll have a no-risk trial period to ensure they’re the perfect fit. Our matching process has a 98% trial-to-hire rate, so you can rest assured that you’re getting the best fit every time.

  • How do I hire a remote developer?

    To hire the right remote developer, it’s important to evaluate a candidate’s experience, technical skills, and communication skills. You’ll also want to consider the fit with your particular industry, company, and project. Toptal’s rigorous screening process ensures that every member of our network has excellent experience and skills, and our team will match you with the perfect remote developers for your project.

  • How are Toptal remote developers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our remote developers to ensure we only match you with the highest caliber of talent. Of the more than 200,000 people who apply to join the Toptal network each year, fewer than 3% make the cut.

    In addition to screening for industry-leading expertise, we also assess candidates’ language and interpersonal skills to ensure that you have a smooth working relationship.

    When you hire a remote developer with Toptal, you’ll always work with world-class, custom-matched remote developers ready to help you achieve your goals.

  • Can you hire remote developers on an hourly basis or for project-based tasks?

    You can hire a remote developer on an hourly, part-time, or full-time basis. Toptal can also manage the entire project from end-to-end with our Managed Delivery offering. Whether you hire an expert for a full- or part-time position, you’ll have the control and flexibility to scale your team up or down as your needs evolve. Our remote developers can fully integrate into your existing team for a seamless working experience.

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal remote developers?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your remote developer 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

    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.

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

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