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Onkar Jog

Freelance Zero Trust Architect
CanadaToptal Member Since December 30, 2022

Onkar is a network, endpoint, information, and cybersecurity professional with over 13 years of industry experience. He's worked on Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA), security service edge (SSE), security information and event management (SIEM), security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR), endpoint detection and response (EDR), and network detection and response (NDR). Onkar is an expert in SWG, CASB, and DLP administration.

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Garland Kan

Freelance Zero Trust Architect
United StatesToptal Member Since May 5, 2020

Garland is a DevOps engineer and consultant who helps small and medium-sized startups run large-scale, reliable applications. Over the past five years, he's worked with many development teams to architect, design, build, optimize, and operate cloud infrastructures using AWS, Google Cloud, and Azure. Garland maintains a widely-used Kubernetes open-source project focused on securely deploying Kubernetes systems with Terraform.

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Chigozie Ejeofobiri

Freelance Zero Trust Architect
United KingdomToptal Member Since November 18, 2022

Chigozie is a network security consultant with over 12 years of experience working with organizations to use technology to support and drive business goals. He has extensive knowledge of network perimeter security, defense-in-depth architectures, zero-trust designs, security operations, system security risk analysis and assessment, and project management. Chigozie is also highly experienced in perimeter security implementation of on-premise and cloud firewalls.

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Anuj Pratap

Freelance Zero Trust Architect
IndiaToptal Member Since March 30, 2023

Anuj is an accredited IT security professional with 14+ years of hands-on and academic experience. As a security operations center manager, he has gained extensive knowledge of network security implementation, deployment, configuration, and support. Anuj's areas of expertise are next-generation firewalls, load balancers, IPsec VPN, vulnerability assessment, network intrusion prevention systems (IPS/NIPS), cloud security solutions, solution documents, and high- and low-level designs.

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Saleem Oyebamiji

Freelance Zero Trust Architect
NigeriaToptal Member Since November 24, 2022

Saleem is a cybersecurity professional with 6+ years of experience. He specializes in the design, deployment, and management of network, endpoint, and infrastructure security implementations, including routers and switches, next-gen firewalls, VPNs, NAC solutions, F5, MFA, SIEM/SOAR, and EDR/XDR, across different OEMs. Saleem ensures confidentiality, integrity, and availability of mission-critical infrastructure, adopting known industry frameworks and best practices.

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Stephen Adebowale

Freelance Zero Trust Architect
United StatesToptal Member Since September 8, 2023

Stephen is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional and AWS Certified Solutions Architect. He has 10+ years of experience designing cybersecurity solutions for multitenant hybrid or public clouds and on-premise architectures. As a consultant and senior architect, Stephen has led cybersecurity engagements for clients and engineered solutions adhering to accepted governance, risk, and compliance, such as PCI-DSS, HIPAA standards, and CIS frameworks.

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Keidrych Oates Anton

Freelance Zero Trust Architect
AustraliaToptal Member Since June 26, 2019

Keidrych is a cloud architect who guides organizations through the quagmire of multi/poly-Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) technologies so their technological foundation may be secure to all, reliable for customers, and monetarily efficient, leveraging scorched earth capabilities toward zero production impact on plant-scale architecture. Keidrych believes trusted technology serves humanity; a 5% increase in internet or cyberspace trust results in a $3,000+ increase in GDP per capita.

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Abubakar Siddique

Freelance Zero Trust Architect
Saudi ArabiaToptal Member Since October 31, 2022

Abubakar is an information systems security professional with highly developed and result-driven skills and over 10+ years of experience designing, deploying, securing, operating, and troubleshooting medium and large enterprise networks. His strengths include working with multiple security solutions through industry-leading vendors to serve other clients worldwide.

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John Barchie

Freelance Zero Trust Architect
United StatesToptal Member Since November 2, 2022

As a senior security manager and consultant, John established, implemented, or audited information security in over 150 institutions. As a certified and practicing trusted advisor with a background in cybersecurity and network engineering, John assists companies in optimizing the benefits of information security programs. Specializing in governance, risk, and compliance, John informs organizations how to evaluate, monitor, and direct information security risk.

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Salam Houchou

Freelance Zero Trust Architect
SwitzerlandToptal Member Since March 15, 2022

Salam is an IT security architect and consultant in information, cyber, and cloud security. With 20 years of experience, a master's degree in cyber security, and Microsoft Azure, GCP, and AWS security certifications, he excels in designing and implementing initiatives to manage security risks and compliance while maximizing safety and security expectations. Salam is keen on re-organizing, streamlining, and strengthening existing operations by implementing cutting-edge, cost-effective solutions.

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Victor Oghifobibi

Freelance Zero Trust Architect
NigeriaToptal Member Since March 31, 2023

Victor is a cloud architect with 12 years of experience, 3+ in designing and building cloud and hybrid solutions. He is a certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert with a computer science background and a deep understanding of how to undertake end-to-end cloud deployments, architectural design decisions, POCs, and migration plans. Victor specializes in developing highly available, scalable, secure, hybrid cloud environments and migration plans to help customers confidently adopt the cloud.

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  • How are Toptal Zero Trust architects different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Zero Trust 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 Zero Trust architect within 48 hours of signing up.

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    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Zero Trust 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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