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  1. Josh Ellis

    Josh Ellis

    Senior Project Manager/Product Developer

    United States - Last active: 19 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 10

    I have a comprehensive background in product development/project management within the confines of international medical device regulations. I thrive on taking vague ideas and ill-defined needs and turning them into concrete reality. I can start a medical device company from the ground up and I can do it on schedule. This includes... From a Regulatory perspective: --Initial regulatory requirements analysis for new markets (EU, Brazil, Australia, US, Canada, etc.) --Identification of applicable test protocols (ISO standards, etc.) and management of test houses --Interfacing with regulatory agencies and identifying consultants --Writing of regulatory submissions such as FDA 510(k)s --Quality System development and implementation to required standards (ISO 13485, FDA, CMDCAS, etc.) --Identification of loop holes and temporary workarounds to ease implementation pains and maintain profitability From a Project perspective: --Using good interpersonal skills to keep people motivated and excited --"Conducting the orchestra", developing a logical rhythm of events and ensuring timely completion of tasks --Turning "unknown unknowns" into "known unknowns", forseeing problems before they arise and altering the "orchestra" accordingly --Coordination of teams on an international level --Intelligently focusing energy on tasks with the highest variability, including procurement of additional expertise as necessary --Always keeping an open dialog about the day-to-day changes in the "Good/Fast/Cheap, pick any two but only two of the three" trade-offs in milestone achievement From a Product perspective: --Development of design parameters from organization input (Sales, Marketing, Support, etc.) --Nitty-gritty technical work like engineering drawings/drafting, statistical analysis, resdesigns due to manufacturing constraints, component supplier identification. --Identification, qualification, and day-to-day management of international manufacturers --Design History File/Technical File development and maintenance --Design Transfer for complex electromechanical devices From an Operations perspective: --Part Number/Drawing Number/Revision Control development and implementation --Engineering Change Order workflow and impacts --Purchasing-Manufacturing-Sales-Shipment procedures and throughput --ERP/MRP implementation including workarounds for system limitations I am a strong believer in a person's word. If I tell you I'm going to do something by a certain date that is my word and I'm going to get it done, hell or high-water. I don't mess around: I live on a remote homestead so I grow my own food, build my own structures, fix my own car, brew my own beer. My entire life requires a high level of precision execution every single day, failure is not an option.

    $80.00 /hr
    1,673 hours
    4.96
  2. Tony Hall

    Tony Hall

    Business Coach Analysis Marketing Sales InfusionSoft Wordpress

    Canada - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 18

    Step on the gas & let's go! I help small & new business owners save money and get things done. I save you money by helping you avoid common mistakes and reduce areas of risk as you plan to scale. > If you haven't bought InfusionSoft yet and are considering it. ~ WAIT! ~ I can save you up to $1300 on your set-up fees and possibly more on the monthly commitment! > Are you building a website worth $7500 or more? ~ STOP! ~ Consult with me for 6-10 hours. If I can't find a way to save you as much on your build cost or marketing & operational systems... as the cost of consultation - it's on me. (no charge) > But, wait there's MORE! (lol) In-depth SEO audit & reports of you and you competitors, Marketing + Operations Analysis, Coaching from concept through launch+, plus many other dreadfully boring things nobody but me seems to actually like doing. Frustrated and need intelligent help with the abundance of techie tasks holding you back and eating up time? Making sense of conversion rates, online behavioral marketing, funnels, landing pages, email campaigns, CRMs, social media, memberships, HTML this, CSS that... [What is a cPanel again?] the list goes on and it's mind numbing at best. You need to work on your business. Let me take a load off your shoulders. HAVE SOMETHING MORE ADVANCED IN MIND? Throw me a curve. Do 5 figure months bore you to death? Do you currently gross more than $1m/yr ? Let's cut the small talk and play ball. SERVICE OFFERINGS & RATE SCHEDULE - Analysis / Website Development / General IT / Marketing / InfusionSoft & similar software related tasks totaling up to 30 hours per week. $35/hr - Long-term consulting greater than 10 hours per week. $65/hr - "As Needed" or short-term consulting under 10 hours, $100-250/hr dependent on specific industry experience. TURN 'WORK' INTO PASSION & PLAY Do you want the freedom to spend more time with family and friends? Travel the world? Live spontaneously? Imagine walking the great Wall of China, Swimming in Bora Bora, Climbing a Mayan Temple, or Leaning Tower of Pisa. Perhaps go snorkeling at the Great Barrier Reef or simply watch the sun set from your favorite resort 1/2 the year? I have done all of this and much more, and I can help YOU realize these types of dreams too! It begins with a relaxed mind and a well oiled online business. My experiences which span 24 years in business and 30+ years online are concentrated on community building, business processes, marketing and general analysis. These skills have been exercised across several industries including: Retail, eCommerce, Hospitality, Fitness,Travel, Real Estate, Charities and Online Community Development. I will work closely with you to understand your exact needs, goals and ambitions. Together, we will discuss the situation and brainstorm potential scenarios until we narrow the field to a working solution. If you require ongoing support, I will be there for you when the time comes to review progress and suggest/implement tweaks as your path or details change. Helping people achieve business goals based on their desired lifestyle has become a passion. I have personally earned a lifestyle which has taken me around the world and have experienced things most will only see in a magazine or on television. It is my purpose and goal to help others create a situation for themselves, where they too have this opportunity to live out loud. During the interview process, I will listen carefully to your concerns and weigh all options before moving forward. I am not looking for a 'job' as much as long term partners. If you have a great idea, a solid team and sufficient finances to back it up, but are lacking a piece of the puzzle... I may be able to help you. As much as you will interview me, I will interview the situation and will only accept contracts where I believe the client will ultimately be successful. My schedule is purposefully left fluid as much as possible to accommodate client deadlines, the beach and sanity. We are most productive when we are energetic and full of life. I can help you create a similar situation for yourself. Due to confidentiality reasons, previous business relationships will not be displayed on a public profile. Please do not ask for samples of business, marketing or strategy plans as these files are critical to the survival of a company, could violate NDA's, unduly expose IP rights and open the doors for legal action. You should expect the same level of respect and confidentiality from me. If you are serious about taking the next step. If you honestly have a burning desire and are ready to do whatever it takes... we need to talk.

    $38.89 /hr
    755 hours
    5.00
  3. Raj K.

    Raj K.

    Android, Java, iOS, Swift, Unity, AS3, HTML/CSS/JS, PHP, WordPress

    Pakistan - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    ***** oDesk's Top Rated Freelancer ***** I have been working as a freelancer in the Web Development industry from last 8 years. My expertise are HTML, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, Flash (AS2, AS3), Stage3D Frameworks (Starling, Feathers, etc), Native Android Development, Mobile Apps, Mobile Games, Interactive Applications, Database Applications (MySQL), XML, etc... Check out my portfolio: www.rajkataria.com

    $30.00 /hr
    29 hours
    4.93
  4. Dominic Velasco

    Dominic Velasco

    Raising the bar in quality healthcare information

    Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3

    I am the go-to guy for employers in need of high quality health care information. My work has been published by companies that help them sell their products and services. My accomplishments and functions include the publication of medical articles and medical research; preparation of lectures with slide presentations; performing statistical analyses; formulation of USMLE questions based on NBME standards; and on-line medical consultations. Client satisfaction is my goal and I guarantee exceptional work. No remunerations will be accepted from unsatisfied employers.

    $44.00 /hr
    262 hours
    5.00
  5. Igor D.

    Igor D.

    mysql & mongodb expert

    Macedonia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9

    -Data Modelling and Database Design Create database designs by performing needs / requirement analysis, creating a logical mode, and then implementing the physical model. -Backup and Recovery Making periodic backups of data and keeping it safe from accidental or intentional destruction. Testing recovery plans so that when problems do arise, data can be restored quickly. -Capacity Planning Watch data growth, and plan how best to deal with it. This may include archiving it, increasing the size of current hardware, or adding new hardware. -Change Management Server configurations, database schema change over time. Perform impact analysis before changes are made, implement changes, test changes, and document them. -High Availability Ensure high availability, including use of log shipping, clustering, database mirroring, and other technologies. -Monitoring Monitoring performance, monitoring server disk space, monitoring logs, ensuring jobs have run successfully, checking for errors, and so on. -Needs/Requirements Analysis Perform needs/requirements analysis. Talking to users, finding out their needs and requirements, and determining the best way to meet them. -Performance Tuning Monitor performance to determine ways to optimize database performance. -Report Writing Writing reports against databases in transact-SQL code to extract the data, or creation and formatting physical reports. -Security Control who can access data and what they can do with it. Creating SQL Server login IDs, database IDs, assigning permissions, moving security between servers. -Testing Testing servers, testing databases, testing applications, testing management tools, and so on. Ensure that data integrity and high availability, is maintained at all times. -Training Users Sharing knowledge with other DBAs, developers, or end-users. -Working with colleagues Interacting with other DBAs, developers, end users, product-knowledge specialists, vendors, accountants, hardware experts, and networking experts.

    $48.89 /hr
    353 hours
    5.00
  6. Kristian Vike Pedersen

    Kristian Vike Pedersen

    Norwegian Translator and Proofreader

    Norway - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 1

    My name is Kristian Pedersen, I am a full-time native Norwegian freelance translator living in Bergen, Norway. I am fully professional translator and proofreader and one of the best Norwegian translators that you can find on Odesk. Some of the earlier projects that I did were in below categories: • Travel and Hotel • Chemistry and MSDS • Technical • IT, Computer Games etc. • Casino specialist • Financial, Business • Marketing • Social Science and Sociology • Human resources My employers tells me that I deliver high quality on-time and that I am reliable and pleasant to work with. I have more than 5 years of full-time experience from delivering high quality translation services and have worked for several high-end clients such as Dropbox, HP, goDaddy, Hitachi, Sonos, Ask.fm, Microsoft, Netflix and more. I hold a Bachelor Degree in Industrial relationships and have more than 5 years of working experience from the Governments in Norway. For more information, please review the attached CV. My translation output is 3000 words. I can also offer you a fair price for a combined translation and proofreading since I collaborate about this with some of my collages. I am familiar with several CAT-tools, my main working tool is Trados 2014. I hope to hear from you and would greatly appreciate to collaborate with you in the near future. Kind regards, Kristian Pedersen

    $35.00 /hr
    33 hours
    5.00
  7. Ariadne F.

    Ariadne F.

    Expert in MS Office VBA as well as Dutch translation!

    Netherlands Antilles - Last active: 21 days ago - Tests: 23 - Portfolio: 4

    Starting out as a Business Analyst over 10 years ago, enabled me to develop my Office skills tremendously. I grew fond of Ms Excel and for the last couple of years I have been developing small applications for my business relations.As challenges make me grow, I'm currently looking into doing new things - either with Excel but also with the other office application. I have also obtained my Master Microsoft Office Specialist certification (Master MOS) in 2011 to further prove my skill-set and abilities. Business objective is to give the best service in the least amount of time possible. Personal objective is to grow - and to learn as much as possible to be of better service to all.

    Groups: oTranslators

    $33.33 /hr
    820 hours
    4.91
  8. Alex D.

    Alex D.

    Network / Security / VoIP / Unix Specialist

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6

    15+ year experience in networking. Built an ISP (Internet Service Provider) from scratch. Network Planning, Designing, Implementing and Optimizing. Right now we have about 4500 customers. We use Wireless & Fiber technologies. I do WISP and ISP consulting. I specialize on the following products: *** HP (mainly ProCurve switches family and rack servers) *** D-Link (layer 2 & 3 manageable switches) *** Ubiquiti (AirMax, Unifi, mFi & AirFiber products) *** Mikrotik (CCR series, wired & wireless RouterBoard series, x86 RouterOS) *** Grandstream (VoIP PBX, Phones, Gateways and ATAs) *** Linksys (VoIP products) *** Cisco (VoIP products and Catalyst series) *** DELL (SonicWall series) *** Draytek (Network & VoIP series) *** Other products: Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, vmware ESXi, Asterisk, FreePBX I have a good knowledge of the following technologies: TCP/IP, IPv4, Static & Dynamic routing, BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, Layer 2 & Layer 3 VPNs, IPSec, NAT, PAT, STP, VLAN, QinQ, GVRP, HSRP, VRRP, RSTP, MSTP, VTP, RDP, Firewall, Remote Access, HTTP, Load balancing, QoS, CoS, OpenVPN. Check out tests I've passed. I'm new to oDesk, thats why my hourly rate is low now :-) I'm ready for a test task.

    $34.99 /hr
    50 hours
    5.00
  9. Sheri B.

    Sheri B.

    Fortune 100 Communications/PR Consultant

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2

    I have managed dozens of media outreach, public relations, strategic communications and content writing projects for some of the world’s most recognizable brands, including Campbell’s Soup and Lockheed Martin. I am an excellent writer with spot-on tactical skills and a proven record of success garnering media coverage. My work has been published in national magazines, corporate blogs, trade publications and websites. I can promise you compelling, flawless and effective work with a quick-turnaround.

    $60.00 /hr
    27 hours
    5.00
  10. Carissa H.

    Carissa H.

    Writer

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    Experienced in Marketing, with a degree (B.A. Florida Atlantic University) in Communication Studies. Can easily adapt to the style you choose. Enjoy theory and analytical writing, and blog/article writing (especially travel). Excellent with rewriting. Also able to write fresh content for various businesses, to include repair companies (for example, smartphone, locksmith, garage repair and more). Previous experience as a copywriter for the Walt Disney Company - Travel Industry Sales and Marketing Department. Author of How to Spot a Psycho: Run, Girl, Run!

    $33.33 /hr
    34 hours
    4.99