20 Best AWS

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Christine Straub

Irvine, CA, USA

Full-Stack AI/ML Software Engineer

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Lynna Orm

Seattle, WA, USA

Modern Websites & Apps: Creative Dev + Branding 💻📱✨

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Aaryann Chandola


Fullstack Engineer

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Muhammad Usman

Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan

Full Stack Developer💻📱Generative AI Specialist

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Prashant Abbi

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

CEO, Zeroic | Ambassador, Bubble | JP Morgan | Bubble Expert

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Kellen Busby

Derry, NH 03038, USA

Full Stack Web App Engineer

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Raj Tejani


Mobile📱 and Web Developer 🖥, Javascript Engineer

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Sheng Yu

Charlotte, NC, USA

Web Developer / Blockchain Developer

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Asif Farhan Khan

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Data Engineer | Cloud & Python Developer

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Rachit B

Pune, Maharashtra, India

AI developer & backend engineer 💻

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Dmytro Rozhkov

Forest, VA, USA

Full-Stack Web Developer | Laravel, Vue, React Specialist

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Usama Idrees

Fallbrook, CA 92028, USA

Director | CEO | CTO | CIO | |Expert Vetted by US✨

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Saksham Saini

Toronto, ON, Canada

Amazon tech lead will help you deliver

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Talha Siddique


Fullstack Engineer for Web Apps

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Full-Stack Dev Team: React, Django, Node & More

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Viswanath M

Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Certified Cloud Architect & Full Stack Engineer🚀

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Ornrumpa Harrison

United States

Software Application Developer - Web and Cloud

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Bisrat Girma

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Expert AI Fullstack Developer | Strong Communicator

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Jay Kukadiya


🚀 Fullstack Dev | React, Node, Farmer, Webflow 🌐

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Bach Le

New York, NY, USA

Crafting Your Digital Presence 💻 😄

Common projects for AWS experts

Setting up and managing AWS infrastructure.

Migrating existing applications to AWS.

Building and deploying serverless applications.

Implementing AWS security measures.

Managing and optimizing AWS costs.

Developing data pipelines using AWS services.

Tips for working with and hiring AWS experts

Understand your cloud needs

Before approaching an AWS expert, have a clear understanding of your cloud computing needs. Consider the scale of your project, the data you'll be handling, and the level of security needed.

Review their experience

AWS encompasses a wide range of services. Ensure the AWS expert you hire has experience specific to your project. Look at their previous projects and reviews on their profile.

Check their certifications

AWS offers several certifications for different levels of expertise. Ensure your freelancer has the relevant AWS certifications to match your project requirements.

Communicate clearly

Good communication is vital for a successful project. Ensure your AWS expert is responsive and open to feedback. Regular updates on the project's progress can help prevent any issues.

How to hire AWS experts

Define your cloud needs

Before starting the hiring process, have a clear understanding of your cloud computing needs. This includes the scale of your project, the data you'll be handling, and the level of security required.

Post a detailed job

Posting a detailed job on Contra will attract the right freelancers. Include information about your company, the scope of the job, the skills required, and the project timeline.

Review applications

Review the applications you receive and shortlist AWS experts based on their skills, experience, and fit for your project. Look at their past projects and reviews on their profile.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with the shortlisted AWS experts. Ask about their experience, approach to cloud solutions, and how they handle various aspects of AWS services. Also, discuss your project specifics and expectations.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right AWS expert, make an offer through Contra. This will include the project details, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing AWS experts

1. What AWS certifications do you have, and how do they apply to our project?

2. Can you provide examples of similar AWS projects you've worked on in the past?

3. How do you approach cost optimization when setting up and managing AWS services?

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Frequently asked

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a comprehensive cloud computing platform provided by Amazon. It offers a wide range of tools and services including computing power, storage, and databases, to businesses to help them scale and grow.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a comprehensive cloud computing platform provided by Amazon. It offers a wide range of tools and services including computing power, storage, and databases, to businesses to help them scale and grow.

A freelance AWS expert provides services related to Amazon Web Services. They can set up and manage AWS infrastructure, build and deploy serverless applications, implement security measures, optimize costs, and more.

Hiring an AWS expert on Contra gives you access to top freelance AWS talent without the hassle of middlemen or commissions. You can review their experience, collaborate efficiently, and handle contracts and payments all in one place.

You can post a job detailing your project requirements on Contra. AWS experts who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of AWS experts and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Projects that require AWS skills can include setting up and managing AWS infrastructure, migrating existing applications to AWS, building and deploying serverless applications, implementing AWS security measures, managing and optimizing AWS costs, and developing data pipelines.

The cost of hiring an AWS expert on Contra ranges from $25 to $70 per hour. The exact cost can vary depending on the complexity of the project and the expert's level of experience and skills.

AWS experts are paid commission-free on Contra. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. Each milestone is funded individually at the beginning of the project and held in escrow. The funds for each milestone will only be released after you approve the deliverables for that milestone, or automatically within three days.

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