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Index is a leading platform to find high-performing remote Data Engineers and programmers, top Data Engineers professionals, specialists, coders, and architects. Leading startups and enterprise hire full-time, expertly-vetted Data Engineers contractors to work on their most important projects.

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Hire the Elite 5% Developers from 200K+ Applicants on Index

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Tech & Soft Skills

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Remote Performance

Average Job Engagement

13+ Months

Beatrice V.

Beatrice V.

Business Intelligence Developer

9 Years of Experience

Damian G.

Damian G.

Data Engineer

12 Years of Experience

Miguel T.

Miguel T.

Data Scientist

10 Years of Experience

Tiberiu S.

Tiberiu S.

Data Engineer

9 Years of Experience

Marija V.

Marija V.

Data Scientist

8 Years of Experience

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Elite Tech Talent for Exceptional Results

High-Performers Only

Hire senior experts who match US-level engineers in expertise and work ethic, integrate easily into your team, and deliver high-quality code from day one.

Hassle-Free Experience

Get to work with your new hire on a risk-free trial. Pay only if you're completely satisfied with the results. We handle all payments, NDA's, and the complexities of remote contracting.

The Right Fit, Every Time

Skip the hassle of sifting through resumes and meet 3 handpicked candidates who are the perfect fit technically and culturally, so you can focus on building great products.

Tailored Support

Benefit from personalized support throughout the onboarding process, talent integration, and ongoing performance monitoring with a dedicated account executive and expert talent matcher.

The Use Cases of Data Engineers

We detail various use cases of the tech, including types of software systems and solutions you can build with the tech and the optimizations clients can get with the implementation.

Banking & Fintech

Manage and analyze large volumes of data to detect securities fraud, optimize trade analytics, ensure compliance, and mitigate risks effectively.

Media & Entertainment

Analyze consumer insights, understand audience preferences, and personalize content recommendations through advanced analytics capabilities.


Effectively manage large medical datasets, personalize patient care, and improve healthcare operations through algorithms and predictive models.


Construct predictive models that anticipate a student's future performance and learning trajectory and help educators personalize teaching practices.


Drive informed decision-making, policy development, and efficient public service delivery in sectors like financial market analysis, health research, and environmental protection.


Analyze sensor data to optimize processes, enable predictive maintenance, and facilitate real-time decision-making.


Refine marketing strategies and customize shopping experiences through improved search, personalized recommendations, and price optimization.


Analyze customer behavior, segment customers effectively, personalize campaigns, and utilize predictive analytics to forecast future trends and behaviors.


Provide insights into business operations and performance, utilizing advanced technologies to analyze data, predict trends, and enhance risk management.

Data Engineers Stats: Latest Usage Insights


of businesses are investing in big data and AI


global big data market value


of executives describe their companies as data-driven

How Recruiting through Index Works

1 minute

Post a job

Sign up & tell us about your project and the skills you’re looking for.

48 hours

Screen candidates

We send you 3 hand-picked interview-ready JavaScript developers for your role.

2-3 days

Interview devs

Sign up & tell us about your project and the skills you’re looking for.

Final step

Hire devs

Once contracts are signed, you and your dedicated developer can start working together, under our management.

Data Engineers selection process

Background checks & remote performance


Step 1

Background checks & remote performance

We kick off our screening process with comprehensive background checks. We scout for tech talent well-versed in project management, AI tools, collaboration software, and with ample remote work experience. Our goal is to connect you with candidates capable of adapting to any remote work environment.

Soft skills & English proficiency


Step 2

Soft skills & English proficiency

In addition to technical prowess, Index.dev evaluates talent on soft skills like attitude, values, work ethics, education, and English proficiency. We prioritize amazing teammates, not just exceptional workers.

Technical expertise & problem-solving


Step 3

Technical expertise & problem-solving

Our tech assessment phase rigorously evaluates CVs for essential tech skills, including programming languages, frameworks, algorithms, and system design. Rather than seeking proficiency in multiple languages, we prioritize candidates excelling in one or two key tech skills.

Live interviews & coding tests


Step 4

Live interviews & coding tests

Candidates undergo rigorous live interviews and real-world tests to showcase their competence, thoroughness, professionalism, and integrity. Index.dev members are experts in their domain, and only those with exceptional results progress beyond this phase.

Culture fit, availability & time zone alignment


Step 5

Culture fit, availability & time zone alignment

As a quality-first remote work platform, we prioritize top talent and top client satisfaction. We assess personality traits, culture fit, and time zone availability, seeking candidates who are passionate and fully engaged in their work. This principle guides every engagement and project delivery.

How people describe our collaboration

Brian L.

Brian L.Client

CEO • 50+ employees

Excellent company to co-operate with. I've got only positive emotions to work closely with Index.dev company which helped me to find a new project with excellent engineering team. It allowed me to find new horizons as a developer and work harder with a stack of apps which are trending at this moment.

Aryk G.

Aryk G.Client

Founder • 250+ employees

They are not only recruiting devs, they keep a close communication channel and careful listen to you and providing feedback so not only the client is happy but also you.

Hellen G.

Hellen G.Client

Head of Recruiting • 100+ employees

Index is our secret weapon for hiring experienced software developers and delivering scalable AI-powered solutions for our clients.

Alexandra F.

Alexandra F.Client

HR Manager • 50+ employees

We have been collaborating with Index for several years as partners and it has been an amazing experience. The communication is always transparent and efficient, the team knows the market and the best strategies to drive growth and is always ready to try something new to achieve even greater results. Index.dev uses a data-driven approach in everything they do, so each decision or next step is always based on numbers to make sure the client accomplishes the best results. A pleasure to work together!

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Index in Numbers


high performing vetted talent from Balkans, CIS & LATAM


longer commitment compared to in-house engineers


technologies covered, from Python & Java to Rust & Scala


months average job engagement

7+ years

the average industry experience of our tech talent


successful trial-to-hire placements

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