Toptal® Data Science Services

Data Science improves the business insights your company derives from data. Toptal’s data science services help businesses improve their decision making by employing vast data sets to get actionable insights that augment business value by improving customer experience, churn, and supply chain operations.
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Toptal® Data Science Services

Toptal® Data Science Services

Statistical Programming

Development in SAS, SPSS, R, Python, Julia, and other languages simplifies and enhances statistical analysis. Data scientists can help your company leverage the benefits of statistical programming.

Data Visualization

Data visualization communicates information clearly and efficiently via graphs, plots, and infographics. Expert data visualization designers can help your team make better decisions with data.

Data Pipelines

Data pipelines are the critical infrastructure that unlock timely analyses, from regular reporting to ad-hoc modeling. Data scientists can help you better gather, unify, and structure data from multiple sources to support your company’s analytics.

Predictive Analytics

Data science, advanced analytics, and machine learning techniques are key to creating predictive models. Developers can work with your team to improve forecasting, customer classification, and many other activities.

Machine Learning

Machine learning (ML) enables computers to “learn” through data without explicit programming. Data scientists can create deep learning algorithms using techniques borrowed from ML, helping your company explore ways to improve operations through real-time data.

Natural Language Processing

NLP enables computers to effectively process large amounts of natural, human language. Whether through voice or text data, NLP specialists can help your company employ language data for processing and sentiment analysis.

Expertly-Matched Talent

We build teams with top product owners, software developers, business consultants, QA experts, designers, project and product managers from our global talent network, customized to fit your business needs and business processes. Each person is selected for subject matter expertise and their years of experience working in managed teams.

Product Owners

Digital product managers and scrum product owners with expertise in numerous industries like banking, healthcare, ecommerce, and more.


Senior software engineers, coders, and architects with expertise across hundreds of technologies.

Business Consultants

Top-tier business consultants, strategy, and operations specialists with expertise across all business types and sizes.

Quality Assurance Experts

Seasoned QA engineers skilled in manual, automated testing and other quality assurance techniques.

Justin Michela

Data Science Engineer

Previously at
Gabriel Parent

Data Science Consultant

Previously at

Our Process



Kick off development by defining all system requirements, making initial technology decisions, and capturing user roles and personas.


Determine your product's initial look and feel, model the user experience and user journey, prioritize features, and plan for the release.


Move forward with detailed, development-ready specs, time and cost estimates, a launch plan, and a team of Toptal experts ready to execute your plan.


Throughout the product development phase, track quality assurance, DevOps, and deployment updates using the project management tool you prefer.

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Why Organizations Choose Toptal

Discover the many ways in which our clients have embraced the benefits of the Toptal network.


Building a cross-platform app to be used worldwide

Thierry Jakicevic

General Manager, Digital Solutions

Cleveland Cavaliers

Creating an app for the game

Conor Kenney

Director of Professional Services


Leading a digital transformation

Elmar Platzer

Digital Transformation Leader

University of Southern California

Developing a virtual assistant to improve mental wellness

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  • How are Toptal developers different?

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

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

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

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your 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.

  • What type of talent does Toptal have?

    Our platform hosts a very diverse range of skill sets and experiences. Our freelancers range from software engineers, user experience designers, business intelligence experts, and product managers to finance experts who have worked at leading tech companies such as Google, Microsoft, and many more. Our data engineers are highly skilled in the latest data science technologies. They also have several years of experience in data analysis and neural networks building recommendation engines, machine learning models, data warehouses, and integrating multiple data sources.

  • What other services does Toptal provide?

    Besides our talent matching services, we also provide data science solutions like a data science company. Through our Toptal Projects team, we assemble cross-functional teams of senior project managers, data scientists, software engineers, designers, business strategy experts, and other experts. Our team members follow a well-defined development process to build a fully functional solution.

  • When should I hire a data scientist?

    You may have reached the limits of an existing reporting platform, or you may have a case of statistical analysis that current employees do not have the capability or expertise to solve. Essentially, if you have business questions or insights that you believe are hidden deep within your data, it’s time to hire a data scientist. A skilled data scientist can help you make sense of your company’s data, and derive insights which help you make important business decisions.

  • How do I hire a data scientist?

    The first step is understanding that you need to use your data for specific insight and direction, followed by the next (and most important) step - to hire a data scientist who has the experience level necessary to help you define the goals you want to achieve, through data science knowhow. Toptal data scientists have a deep understanding of how to use both small and expansive datasets to accomplish your business objectives.

  • What should I look for in a data scientist?

    It’s essential to seek out a skilled data scientist with clear, demonstrated expertise and a strong background in the subject. Data scientists in the Toptal network are experts in their field, with proficiencies in predictive analytics, data pipelines, machine learning, and more, that can carry your data science goals through from start to finish.

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