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Adama Gueye

Freelance VMware vSphere Expert
JapanToptal Member Since January 17, 2024

Adama is a highly motivated and hardworking cloud engineer with several years of solid experience in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), Windows Server, Microsoft Azure, and AWS. He is highly experienced in resolving complex technical cases, undertaking root cause analysis, and scoping project deliverables. Adama leverages his deep understanding of cloud environments, keeping abreast of system requirement processes and evolving business needs.

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James Wu

Freelance VMware vSphere Expert
United StatesToptal Member Since February 4, 2022

James is an automation expert specializing in containerization, GitOps, release automation (CI/CD), and IaC. He consistently delivers efficient solutions to the most challenging technical problems, leveraging his comprehensive knowledge of both software and infrastructure systems. James currently embeds with teams responsible for operating the James Webb Space Telescope as a principal technologist to consult on DevOps best practices.

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Shambhu Kaphle

Freelance VMware vSphere Expert
JapanToptal Member Since January 31, 2024

Shambhu has over 20 years of experience in the IT field. He has specialized in all system types, including physical, virtual, and Azure cloud computing. Shambhu is well-versed in bare metal hypervisors like VMware ESXi and has worked extensively with Windows Server 2000 and subsequent server versions.

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Alejandro Medina

Freelance VMware vSphere Expert
CanadaToptal Member Since December 19, 2022

Alejandro has over a decade of professional experience in DevOps, automation, and the development of custom software lifecycles. He started his career as a developer, but at some point began working with Linux and became its fan. Skillful in software development, operating systems, and infrastructure, Alejandro knows to troubleshoot issues and find optimal solutions to problems. He graduated as an information systems engineer in 2002.

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Steven Kryskalla

Freelance VMware vSphere Expert
United StatesToptal Member Since November 10, 2014

Steven is a full-stack software engineer and web developer with nearly a decade of experience working on large consumer projects for some of the world's most easily recognizable companies. Recently focused on DevOps, he is a smart and personable professional who can tackle solo or team challenges with equal ease.

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Vijaya Sekar

Freelance VMware vSphere Expert
United Arab EmiratesToptal Member Since February 22, 2023

Vijaya is an enterprise cloud architect with 22 years of public cloud design experience, specializing in app modernization, cloud security, networking, data management, and automation. He helps businesses on their digital transformation journeys by moving workloads to the cloud and implementing a DevOps culture using the right tools. Vijaya also evaluates new cloud technologies and strategies to ensure solutions are scalable, reliable, and cost-effective.

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Sergei Kolodeznykh

Freelance VMware vSphere Expert
SerbiaToptal Member Since March 21, 2024

Sergei is an infrastructure and operations engineer with 14 years of experience supporting high-load, Unix-based services running in virtual infrastructure and bare metal servers. He worked with open-source clustered DBMS like Percona, storage services like NFS and GlusterFS, propriety storages like Acronis and NetApp, and HPC clusters like Bright Cluster Manager, UGE, and Slurm. With 25 years of systems administration experience, Sergei also builds and supports Linux and Windows-based LANs.

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Carlos Sanabria

Freelance VMware vSphere Expert
United StatesToptal Member Since April 4, 2023

Carlos is a highly skilled problem solver passionate about cloud technology, automation, and empowering others to grow. With over seven years of experience designing and deploying cloud-native solutions for large enterprise customers at AWS and Google Cloud, he possesses a deep understanding of the technical landscape and a talent for finding innovative solutions to complex problems. Carlos's commitment to excellence and collaboration makes him an invaluable partner to clients and colleagues.

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Karapet Kuyumjyan

Freelance VMware vSphere Expert
ArmeniaToptal Member Since June 10, 2020

Karapet is a DevOps engineer with 10+ years of expertise in planning and implementing IT infrastructures. He delivered a security solution and designed a payment processing infrastructure for one of the biggest banks in Armenia. He has strong proficiency with CI/CD and delivers high-load systems design and support. A flexible engineer who understands the core points of new processes, the latest technologies, and trends, Karapet easily adapts to maximize a project's potential to ensure success.

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Gitesh Sharma

Freelance VMware vSphere Expert
AustraliaToptal Member Since July 5, 2023

Gitesh is a systems engineer with a background in corporate, banking, insurance, aviation, entertainment, outsourcing, healthcare, and government industries. He specializes in designing and implementing IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS solutions on Azure, GCP, and AWS. Additionally, he excels in architecting and executing transformation projects using VMware and Nutanix. Gitesh's expertise extends to data center consolidation and migration strategies for moving legacy workloads to private clouds.

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Dan Napierski

Freelance VMware vSphere Expert
United StatesToptal Member Since April 28, 2016

Dan is a software architect and technology professional focusing on applications of blockchain technologies. He has years of experience providing professional consulting services to clients ranging from startups to global corporations. He specializes in bringing rigorous testing and bulletproof code to tough engineering challenges. He has deep expertise in many aspects of artificial intelligence, blockchain, machine learning, and automation.

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  • How are Toptal VMware vSphere experts different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our VMware vSphere experts 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 VMware vSphere expert within 48 hours of signing up.

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal VMware vSphere experts?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your VMware vSphere expert 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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