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Work with specialized developers

Applicants on Moonlight must have at least two years of professional experience. We personally vet each candidate to ensure quality work.

Manage your remote software team

Manage legal, taxes, timeline, hours, and payments all on one easy place. Collaborate with developers and other team members from the app.

Hire for contract projects or full-time positions

Search our network of developers for free. Hire contractors hourly for flexibility, or hire full-time if you want a permanent team member.

“We stayed in contact throughout the week. There was never a big unveil at the end of the job; we meticulously planned each part of the process to stay on the same page.

- Sarah, Moonlight contractor

“We worked with the primary author of Staffjoy to get a scheduling integration running. The whole system was set up on Google Cloud in about a day.

- Lee, founder at Gingr

“We needed to move from Aptible to AWS, but had no idea how to do it. We found a HIPAA-specialized contractor on Moonlight, which otherwise would have been expensive and taken 2 months of interviewing.

- Brian, founder at HDP Health

“Moonlight is going to be written into our success story for sure. It’s helped us speed up areas of our platform in a crucial time without putting us off our roadmap in other places.

- Blake, Product Lead at Engine

“We stayed in contact throughout the week. There was never a big unveil at the end of the job; we meticulously planned each part of the process to stay on the same page.

- Sarah, Moonlight contractor

“We worked with the primary author of Staffjoy to get a scheduling integration running. The whole system was set up on Google Cloud in about a day.

- Lee, founder at Gingr

Experienced developers who know your tech stack

Daniel Zacek

Daniel Zacek

Fractional CTO, Software & System Architect

30 years experience

$ 167.00 / hour

Liam Atkinson

Liam Atkinson

Machine learning researcher

3 years experience

$ 150.00 / hour

Brian Roberts

Brian Roberts

Agile Scala/Java/etc Developer

14 years experience

$ 80.00 / hour

Daniel Zacek

Daniel Zacek

Fractional CTO, Software & System Architect

30 years experience

$ 167.00 / hour

Liam Atkinson

Liam Atkinson

Machine learning researcher

3 years experience

$ 150.00 / hour

Liam Atkinson

Liam Atkinson

Machine learning researcher

3 years experience

$ 150.00 / hour

Brian Roberts

Brian Roberts

Agile Scala/Java/etc Developer

14 years experience

$ 80.00 / hour

Daniel Zacek

Daniel Zacek

Fractional CTO, Software & System Architect

30 years experience

$ 167.00 / hour

Contract software projects

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Pay as you go

Signing up and searching contractors on Moonlight is free. Once you hire someone, Moonlight processes payments and adds a 15% fee.

No risk

Each week you’ll get an invoice to approve. If there’s a problem, you can dispute the work. Cancel or switch contractors at any time.

Hire on-demand

Post a project and get applications immediately. Most projects get enough applications to make a hiring decision within a day.

Hire full-time employees

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Flat-rate pricing

The marketplace is free until you close a hire. When a candidate joins your team, Moonlight charges a flat fee of $5,000.

Trial period

Skip the coding test, and try building something together. Hire any candidate on a contract basis before making a full-time offer.

Focused hiring

Identify candidates who are passionate about the technologies you use. Moonlight screens for proactive developers looking for a challenge.

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