For typical freelance tech professionals, remote work opportunities are a thing to be cherished. Being able to secure well paying gigs that give you the flexibility of working from the comfort of your home or office — from anywhere in the world, is a pleasant thing.
Data Engineers, DevOps, Product Managers, Software Developers UX Designers — and the like — are always on the lookout for good remote work opportunities. If you happen to find yourself in that situation, or know anyone like that then, stick around; there’s bound to be something here that would interest you.
Best companies for freelance tech professionals
This list is built with work flexibility in mind. Also, the companies are listed here based on the testimonials of people who have already worked with them, or are still engaged with them in a professional capacity.
Andela is a global technology company that builds distributed engineering teams with Africa’s top software engineers.
The Engineering-as-a-Service company began exploring operations in Africa with its team of over 1,200 software engineers, located in Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Ghana and other countries in Africa, who help power the technology teams of more than 200 tech companies around the world including Viacom, BBC, Github, and Coursera.
Andela engineers join engineering teams of leading technology companies to help them build products quickly and cost-effectively.With no physical space, Andela Ghana is currently accepting applications for a number of software engineering positions.
AngelList was started in 2010 for tech startups in need of seed funding. Since 2015, it has allowed startups to raise money, free of charge, from angel investors. This is a great place for people who would not mind working with companies in their early stages.
If you’re looking to be employed with US standard hourly rates then, Crossover is the network you should be aiming to work with. Here’s a heads up: according to the testimonial of one successful candidate, the selection process can be a tough one.
So far, Crossover has nine Ghanaian professionals working with them and there are opportunities for more to get on board.
Gigster seems to be the hub of top tier talent, hence their pay rates are quite good, and don’t change based on your location in the world. This platform with its teams of elite designers, developers and project managers provide software development on demand. Users can get their fixed price quote and development teams assembled within minutes.
Gigster prides itself in the fact that regardless of where you’re working from, it pays you San Francisco wages for work done.
Toptal serves companies across industries, and is not limited to hardcore software development only. For freelance accountants, statisticians, and consultants, and people working in finance, to software engineers and designers for the automotive industry. Blockchain engineers and related freelance tech professionals are not excluded either.