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Chris Bainbridge

Freelance Ubuntu Developer
United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since June 21, 2017

Chris is a senior Linux engineer with a PhD in machine learning. He specializes in software and system development, automation, and DevOps with extensive open source experience—contributing to the Linux kernel, Gentoo, Ubuntu, and Debian. His achievements include being the architecture lead of a Linux distribution, completing a P2V data center migration, and working with startups to develop an Android predictive keyboard and smartwatch.

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Patricio Santiago Marrone

Freelance Ubuntu Developer
Toptal Member Since June 8, 2016

Patricio is an academically awarded information systems engineer who has been involved in software projects since 2009, including Java ERPs, a Node.js based IDE and a multi-module Spring MVC - AngularJS IoT monitoring system. He feels right at home managing remote Ubuntu servers via SSH and has been one of the Global Game Jam local site organizers since 2014. He is currently experimenting with the MEAN stack and Docker development environments.

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Nickolay Platonov

Freelance Ubuntu Developer
Toptal Member Since July 1, 2022

Nickolay is a software enthusiast with over 10 years of experience in all web development areas. He is also the author of several open-source projects. He can build a stunning front-end UI, design the back-end API, or even administrate a production Linux server. Nickolay has a solid mathematical background, having completed his master's degree with honors, and is eager to apply his knowledge and skills to help teams deliver outstanding projects.

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Javier Collado Cabeza

Freelance Ubuntu Developer
Toptal Member Since March 25, 2016

Javier is an engineer with extensive experience ranging from software development and testing of high-availability telecommunications products to testing tools development and automating test cases for hardware and software verification.

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Ismail Yavuz

Freelance Ubuntu Developer
Toptal Member Since June 24, 2021

Ismail is a software engineer with several years of experience mainly with Java and RDBMS and in a range of industries including IoT, GIS, and eCommerce. Ismail excels at designing and building all parts of highly scalable and available software systems from end to end and in converting ideas and requirements into working systems. Ismail's extremely comfortable handling TB-sized databases, working with tens of thousands of concurrent TCP connections, and managing in-house and remote developers.

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Agustin Villalba

Freelance Ubuntu Developer
Toptal Member Since May 22, 2017

Agustin is a web developer with twelve years of experience developing full-stack web applications. He spearheaded the development of a web project for the FIFA Refereeing Department and developed for the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (www.embl.de). He's also a Zend PHP 5.3 Certified Engineer.

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Tanay Krishna Dev

Freelance Ubuntu Developer
United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since November 14, 2022

Tanay is an experienced software architect renowned for building multiple software systems from scratch in both the back and front end. He is an accomplished engineer, thinks outside the box, and gets the job done. Tanay has over ten years in software development, with roles as a software architect and engineering manager for over six years. He is a polyglot and has worked in different cloud platforms. His skills include coding, technical architecture, and creating scaleable products.

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Sandro Fernandes

Freelance Ubuntu Developer
Toptal Member Since May 21, 2014

Sandro is driven by a uniquely strong dedication: he has been an entrepreneur from an early age. With extensive experience developing sustainable solutions and a love of learning new technologies, he constantly seeks new challenges and new opportunities to excel.

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Johan Dahlin

Freelance Ubuntu Developer
Toptal Member Since June 6, 2017

Johan is a developer with 18 years of professional experience—his key technologies are Python, JavaScript, Flask, GTK/GNOME, PostgreSQL, Jenkins, and Gerrit. Johan has been contributing to open-source communities for many years, including maintaining the key technologies used in the GNOME desktop environment.

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Peter Weston

Freelance Ubuntu Developer
Toptal Member Since May 26, 2022

Peter is a passionate programmer and curious lifelong learner who has walked through different professions. In the 90s, he worked as a web design consultant and a computer technician, building and repairing computers. In 2017, after gaining extensive experience in sales from working with clients, corporations, and the government, Peter turned to his great passion, programming. He obtained a college certificate in 2019 and started to work in back-end development.

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Enrico Carniani

Freelance Ubuntu Developer
Toptal Member Since May 18, 2022

Enrico is a software engineer with broad experience in several IT fields and languages, including Objective-C, C++, C, Java, PHP, JavaScript, and Python. His prime concern is managing and designing things at their best and delivering his clients the most excellent solutions depending on their requirements.

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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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  • How quickly can you hire with Toptal?

    Typically, you can hire an Ubuntu 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 Ubuntu 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 an Ubuntu developer?

    To hire the right Ubuntu 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 Ubuntu developers for your project.

  • How are Toptal Ubuntu developers different?

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

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

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

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

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Ubuntu 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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