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Toptal is a marketplace for top MERN Stack developers, engineers, programmers, coders, architects, and consultants. Top companies and startups can hire Toptal dedicated (full-time), hourly, or part-time MERN Stack freelancers for their mission-critical software projects.

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Clients Rate Toptal MERN Stack Developers4.5 / 5.0on average across 32 reviews as of Mar 30, 2024

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Cheryl Hoskins

Freelance MERN Stack Developer
United StatesToptal Member Since February 4, 2016

Cheryl is a developer with strong communication skills who seeks to provide software solutions that delight her clients. She has enjoyed working with React, Node.js, REST APIs, GraphQL, SQL, MongoDB, and JavaScript recently and is ready to start putting her skills to work for you. In addition to her technical background, Cheryl has an MBA and can translate your business requirements into quality software solutions.

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Carlos Guedes

Freelance MERN Stack Developer
PortugalToptal Member Since October 17, 2015

Carlos is a software engineer who lives on Europe's west coast, Portugal. With more than 15 years of experience in teaching and software development, he excels in full-stack development and has extensive knowledge of web technologies. Carlos loves to write code in JavaScript and React.

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Kamil Nguyen Van

Freelance MERN Stack Developer
SpainToptal Member Since October 14, 2022

Kamil is a software engineer with 10+ years of experience in startups and scale-ups. His specialty is full-stack development with React, JavaScript, TypeScript, and Node.js, but he feels comfortable in many other stacks. As a person who had his own startup, he can work within software engineering and product development boundaries. Being able to speak 10 foreign languages (able to work in 7) and having worked in many types of companies, Kamil adapts swiftly to any company culture.

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Robert Lehmann

Freelance MERN Stack Developer
GermanyToptal Member Since September 13, 2022

Robert is a passionate gamer, experienced director of engineering, and blockchain enthusiast with 10+ years of professional experience and a bachelor's degree in game design. He has developed two multimillion-dollar-grossing games in Unity3D, published on Google Play and the App Store: Solitaire Showtime and Mahjong City Tours, which has over 25 million downloads. Robert has also developed unique smart contracts and dApps across different blockchains.

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Sergey Kuleshov

Freelance MERN Stack Developer
CyprusToptal Member Since June 8, 2016

Sergey is a full-stack and cloud web developer with a master's degree in the field of science and over 10 years of experience in the industry. With an in-depth knowledge of web technologies, he specializes in Node.js, particularly the MERN stack and DevOps, and he has extensive experience with the AWS cloud. Sergey has substantial practical experience in iOS development.

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Alonso Ayala Ortega

Freelance MERN Stack Developer
SpainToptal Member Since September 18, 2017

Alonso is a professional software engineer with over 10 years of experience creating highly maintainable software products. He's a seasoned full-stack developer with test automation experience. Thanks to excellent communication skills and a keen eye for specification analysis, Alonso delivers bug-free solutions that 100% meet the client's requirements.

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Mati Stiglitz

Freelance MERN Stack Developer
United StatesToptal Member Since November 16, 2022

Mati is a front-end developer boasting more than five years of hands-on experience. His expertise lies in crafting remarkable user interfaces using React and TypeScript. Mati is known for his ability to produce clean, maintainable code and staying current with the latest libraries and industry best practices. What sets him apart is his remarkable interpersonal skills, a deep product understanding, and an unwavering commitment to elevating every project or feature he touches to excellence.

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Luis Rodolfo Carlos Nuñez

Freelance MERN Stack Developer
MexicoToptal Member Since October 10, 2022

Luis is a software engineer with over eight years of experience developing web applications. Having expertise in front-end development and the latest technologies, he always aims to deliver top-notch, friendly, and innovative experiences to users. Luis is a team player who enjoys helping reach company and personal goals.

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Mihran Sahakyan

Freelance MERN Stack Developer
ArmeniaToptal Member Since September 22, 2022

Mihran is an experienced software engineer passionate about developing innovative programs that expedite the efficiency and effectiveness of organizational success. He's well-versed in technology and writing code to create reliable and user-friendly systems. Mihran is a skilled engineer who has the proven ability to motivate and manage a team of professionals to build software programs and effectively track changes. He's a confident communicator, strategic thinker, and innovative creator.

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Haifeng Mei

Freelance MERN Stack Developer
Trinidad and TobagoToptal Member Since September 5, 2022

Haifeng is a full-stack developer with half a decade of experience in building efficient and user-friendly applications in a variety of industries. He specializes in React and React Native for building dynamic and responsive user cross-platform applications that offer a seamless and consistent user interface on both mobile and web. Haifeng is also well-versed in .Net and NodeJs which enables him robust backend systems that integrate with a variety of databases.

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How to Hire MERN Stack Developers through Toptal


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A Toptal director of engineering will work with you to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics.

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Within days, we'll introduce you to the right MERN Stack developer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.

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Work with your new MERN Stack developer for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.

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  • How are Toptal MERN Stack developers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our MERN Stack developers 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.

  • Can I hire MERN Stack developers in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

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

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

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your MERN Stack 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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    Trusted Experts Only

    All of our talent are seasoned experts who ramp up quickly, readily contribute as core team members, and work with you to minimize onboarding time.

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    The Right Fit

    We have a knack for matching you with the right fit. Start working with your new hire on a no-risk trial period, paying only if satisfied.

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    Scale as Needed

    Hire talent within 48 hours and scale your team up or down as needed, no strings attached.

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    We handle all aspects of billing, payments, and NDA’s. Let us take care of the overhead while you focus on building great products.

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    Choose the engagement type that suits your needs — hourly, part-time, or full-time — with the ability to change anytime.

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