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Peter Daniels

Freelance SQL Server Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since September 18, 2023

Peter is a seasoned data platform expert specializing in the Microsoft stack, including Azure. With skills ranging from data architecture and engineering to database administration and development, his 29 years of experience, multiple certifications, and passion for learning set him apart in addressing clients' diverse data requirements. Most recently, Peter helped a growing company migrate their on-premise data and AI estate into Azure as part of an ERP migration to Microsoft Dynamics 365.

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Pedro Correia

Freelance SQL Server Developer
Portugal
Toptal Member Since January 25, 2021

Pedro has been working with Microsoft technologies since the early days of MS-DOS and GW-BASIC when he became fascinated with DBMS and used SQL Server 6.5 for the first time. During the last 20 years, he's implemented numerous web and Windows solutions in .NET, using SQL Server on the back end. Also, he taught several official Microsoft courses where he shared his expertise in the field. In one sentence, Pedro is eager to learn, inspired by challenges, and motivated to share.

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Ivan Friščić

Freelance SQL Server Developer
Croatia
Toptal Member Since January 14, 2022

Ivan is a database specialist with love for all things DB going back 10+ years. He brings a decade of experience with SQL Server (administration, development, BI, and ETL) and holds an MCSE certificate. He built an automated app for trading securities integrated with the stock exchange, a complete BI sales solution for a major pharmaceuticals company, and used SSIS to integrate bidirectional data between the company application and SAP that included staff, payroll, and organizational data.

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Kevin Saul

Freelance SQL Server Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since December 12, 2022

Kevin is a senior data engineer and professional services consultant providing software solutions for large and complex data storage, integration, analysis, and reporting. He has 22 years of experience developing, delivering, and maintaining data-centric software solutions and eight years of experience in analytical chemistry for the environmental and biotech industries. He has a special interest in developing innovative solutions for sustainable agriculture and land reclamation.

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Haris Zupčević

Freelance SQL Server Developer
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Toptal Member Since June 11, 2021

Haris is an accomplished lead developer and software architect who brings an Agile mindset to his work. With over two decades of experience, he's honed his expertise primarily in technologies within the Microsoft stack as well as various front-end technologies. Throughout his career, Haris has contributed to the development of software solutions employed by law enforcement agencies, national tax administration offices, commercial banks, and private companies spanning a wide range of industries.

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Jeetendra Gour

Freelance SQL Server Developer
India
Toptal Member Since June 2, 2022

Jeetendra is an honest and efficient data engineer with 12 years of experience designing and implementing analytical platforms. He is passionate about his work and skilled in understanding and predicting business needs, prioritizing tasks according to business requirements, and helping plan and execute high-value projects. Jeetendra also has extensive expertise in building and setting up the direction of Agile development teams.

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Emre Taşkın

Freelance SQL Server Developer
Turkey
Toptal Member Since October 14, 2022

Emre is a dynamic and creative software developer with 6+ years of experience in C# producing robust code. His expertise lies in Unity mobile games, WPF desktop apps, and Windows Services, with some experience in UI/UX design. His tech stack consists of Unity, Visual Studio, Firebase, and Photoshop. With the help of formal mechanical engineering education, Emre enjoys solving mathematical problems and doing DIY projects with Arduino.

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Alejandro Casin III

Freelance SQL Server Developer
Philippines
Toptal Member Since June 18, 2020

With several years of hands-on experience under his belt, Alejandro has the knowledge and skills to design, develop, debug, and support your back-end development. He's the type of developer who enjoys solving extremely challenging database development problems the most.

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Nick Ivanov

Freelance SQL Server Developer
Russia
Toptal Member Since October 10, 2016

Nick is a senior software developer who's spent more than 14 years working with .NET, SQL, C#, and full stack. He is a developer who can build a solid back end and flesh out the front end. He's worked extensively with SQL Server databases but is also experienced with PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Oracle, and Sybase. Nick can explain his work process clearly and concisely and is eager to continue his career doing freelance remote work.

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Alexander Velichkin

Freelance SQL Server Developer
Russia
Toptal Member Since May 23, 2017

Alexander is a .NET developer offering more than eight years of experience in leading small teams designing web, desktop, and mobile applications with a passion for .NET Core, Angular, and DevOps. Alexander excels at delivering reliable and innovative strategies and solutions that enhance the performance of existing applications and drive business growth.

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Nabeel Ahmed

Freelance SQL Server Developer
Australia
Toptal Member Since November 17, 2022

Nabeel is a lead architect with 15+ years of experience in business solution design, development, and delivery across Asia-Pacific. He has extensive development and leadership experience designing innovative solutions and providing motivation, guidance, and up-to-date consultancy services for Microsoft Power platforms, Dynamics 365, Pega, Nintex, and UiPath. He engages directly with clients, helping them define their needs and leading teams to drive the shared organizational vision and growth.

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  • How quickly can you hire with Toptal?

    Typically, you can hire a SQL Server 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 SQL Server 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 SQL Server developer?

    To hire the right SQL Server 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 SQL Server developers for your project.

  • How are Toptal SQL Server developers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our SQL Server 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 SQL Server developer with Toptal, you’ll always work with world-class, custom-matched SQL Server developers ready to help you achieve your goals.

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

    You can hire a SQL Server 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 SQL Server developers can fully integrate into your existing team for a seamless working experience.

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

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your SQL Server 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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