High-Quality, Vetted Cloud Freelancers At Low Cost

Reduce resourcing costs with freelancers from nearshore locations such as Portugal, Spain, and Central Europe

Accelerate your cloud engineering and close skill gaps with our network of 35,000 vetted freelancers


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Why choose Third Republic



engineers available every week

Quality Guaranteed

6 Stage

vetting process

Lower Cost


reduction in consulting rates



compliant with local freelance regs

I can very much recommend Third Republic.  If you are looking to scale your engineering teams, you should engage Third Republic.”

Gabriel Michels, Director of Engineering

Access a network of 35,000 vetted freelance engineers

  • 35,000+ Contractors
  • 8,000+ DevOps Engineers
  • 9,000+ Cloud Engineers
  • 8,000+ AWS Experts
  • 4,000+ SRE Engineers
  • 5,000+ Cloud Architects
  • 4,000+ GCP Engineers
  • 6,000+ Azure Experts
  • 7,000+ Platform Engineers
  • 2,000+ Go developers


5% of members available at any time, meaning we have 1750
cloud experts free for work on average every week

Improve your quality/cost ratio

Hire engineers at half the cost

Hire nearshore engineers at half the cost of local experts

In-demand engineering skills available

Hire low-cost Cloud, DevOps, Platform, SRE, SecOps skills and more

Low Risk

A low-risk staff augmentation solution because all contractors are:

  • Geektastic technically certified
  • Rigorously vetted
  • Meet the highest compliance standards

The top-rated recruitment agency on Trustpilot globally

How we select our contractors

Contractors sourced from our freelance network go through a rigorous selection process consisting of multiple interviews, referencing, and the same background checks used by some of the world’s leading engineering teams to assess talent

  • 100%

    Initial Interview

    In the first interview, we test language, communication

  • 50%

    Culture Fit

    Contractors validated against the culture of your organisation

  • 15%

    Body of Work Assessed

    Latest project deliverables scored to Third Republic benchmark

  • 10%

    References Taken

    Professional references taken for quality assurance

  • 5%

    Background Checks and Membership Approved

    Compliance with local freelance regulations checked

  • 3%

    Geektastic Peer Review Code Challenge

    To guarantee the technical expertise of each contractor


Elite contractors you can trust



Technically assessed
Body of work assessed
References checked
Culture-fit qualified
Compliant with local freelance regs
Half the cost

How we can help you

Local or Remote Contractors

Technically assessed freelancers carefully selected from our world-class network

Nearshore Contractors

Technically assessed contractors from our network of 15,000+ contractors in Poland

Custom-built Teams

Tailored groups of talent custom vetted to the specific needs of your business


Employed contractor models for companies who need an extra layer of security

Hire your contractors in 72 hours


Tell Us What You Need

First, we will understand your needs that your organisation requires in terms of number of resources, skills and expertise required, timelines, duration and mission for the engagement

We Find Greatness

To de-risk engagements and develop trust, Third Republic combines the benefit of flexible talent models with the security of rigorously qualied freelancer sourcing.

95% of contractors who apply to our community are rejected

You Start Delivering

You select appropriate contractors who will then dedicate their time and expertise to your engagement and help you accomplish your project goals

Get in touch

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