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Don Kuecker

Freelance Security Architect
United StatesToptal Member Since September 17, 2021

Don identifies company security risks and creates mitigation strategies using the tools and applications most appropriate for their environment. He implements technologies to address security requirements for existing legacy technologies, merging business concerns and migrations to new strategies such as cloud offerings and their subsequent iterations. Don establishes consensus between departments and business entities based upon solid communication skills and current security risk knowledge.

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Sev Kelian

Freelance Security Architect
CanadaToptal Member Since May 29, 2021

Sev is a strategically focused technologist experienced in cyber and cloud technology management and 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. He's adept at building strong relationships to drive value while maintaining secure infrastructure, cloud, data, and app platforms. Sev also excels at defining and modernizing cloud and cyber strategies, architecture and delivering DevSecOps processes via the automatic acceleration of cloud adoption.

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Murat Hatipoglu

Freelance Security Architect
United KingdomToptal Member Since November 6, 2018

With over five years of dedicated service at Toptal, Murat has been instrumental in providing top-tier IT consultancy to global clients. His role at Toptal underscores his expertise in addressing complex IT challenges across diverse industries, further solidifying his reputation as a trusted advisor in the community. Prior roles at Palo Alto Networks, F5 Networks, Teradata, and Hewlett Packard have all contributed to Murat's comprehensive understanding of enterprise-level IT solutions.

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Andrew Olson

Freelance Security Architect
United KingdomToptal Member Since November 19, 2021

Andrew is a seasoned security leader covering the strategy and architectures of complex digital security, cloud, and enterprise initiatives. He has extensive experience working with multidisciplinary teams and C-suite leaders across the banking, finance, technology, and retail sectors. Experienced in leading, consulting, devising, and executing strategies, Andrew maintains a highly technical skillset and enjoys advising on digital and cloud platform security and transforming business security.

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Ravi Kiran

Freelance Security Architect
United KingdomToptal Member Since April 28, 2021

Ravi is a seasoned DevSecOps engineer with a decade of experience in systems administration, DevOps, and security in various business verticals. He uses the latest technologies and best practices to automate and monitor services, applications, and infrastructure in SaaS, PaaS, CaaS, and IaaS. Ravi is known for agility, code quality, and speed of delivery that meet high SLAs and CSI requirements.

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Mukesh Bhakar

Freelance Security Architect
IndiaToptal Member Since November 12, 2021

Mukesh is a professional with over 14 years of experience in cybersecurity. He has expertise in designing and implementing security solutions across multi-cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, and GCP. His background includes DevSecOps, GRC, security operations, cloud security assessment, endpoint security, and data security. Mukesh has worked in various roles, including individual contributor and leadership positions. He was selected as an AWS Community Builder.

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Steven Goossens

Freelance Security Architect
BelgiumToptal Member Since October 20, 2020

Steven is a seasoned consulting professional and cybersecurity specialist with a demonstrated history of working in telecommunications. His expertise includes threat intelligence, computer forensics, incident monitoring, and response and security architecture. Steven holds multiple certifications in his field including GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA) from the SANS Institute and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) from (ISC)².

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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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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.

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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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    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Security Architects 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.

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

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    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Security Architect 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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