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Emerson Cruz

Emerson Cruz

Hardware Technical Support // Paralegal Research

El Salvador - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 3

Years of experience providing hardware tech support for US and Latam customers in English and Spanish therefore able to translate text with more accuracy, handle emails and documents, data bases also sales (placing and processing orders). Experience with two important companies Dell and Stream Global Services, Oriented to provide solutions and deliver excellent results. I´m the kind of person who likes to do things right at fist attemp even if that requieres an extra effort. As lawyer in my country I practice law and understand commom law system so I can translate texts to spanish with real native sense and legal meaning if requerired, also technologic-computer related texts, of course I translate to English too. As paralegal I have experiencie submitting legal petitions to US gov agencies (FOIL/FOIA) Im very use to work under metric parameters. I enjoy the work not because it´s funny but because you can feel proud when you do it right I am always available for a hire test so you can see the great results I can provide you

100% Job Success
$8.89 /hr
1,500 hours

Jose M.

Jose M.

Translator, Proofreader, Copywriter, Office Manager, CRM

Spain - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 4

Freelance diligent Translator English, French, Italian and Portuguese into Spanish using SDL Trados Stuido 2014. Specialised in general medicine, pharmacy, engineering, food processing, chemistry, law and tourism. However, areas of interest encompass diverse subjects being able to render excellent translations in topics beyond the specialization fields. Graduated in Engineering and Modern Languages with masters studies in Quality control and Finances, have mathematical ability to explain payments and financial terms. Strong negotiation skills and the ability to explain financial matters firmly and clearly. Detail orientated, proven ability to improve existing procedures and implement new methods and solve problems. Solid working experience of Twenty years in varied international environments and fields such as quality control, production, research and development, logistics, customer services, marketing and billing & collections, applications testing, allowing the identification of key areas to get results. Written and Oral communication skills in Spanish, English, French, Italian and Portuguese. Exceptional interpersonal skills with an aptitude for building rapport with a diverse range of people. Ethical and reliable. Able to understand relevant legislation concerning data protection and harassment; IAPDA certified. Studies and working experience in Web Design, e-reputation, community management, protocol, osteopathy, photography and business communication. Excellent skip tracing capacities, respect for established procedures and communication effectiveness inspiring confidence. Persuasive and persistent, with the sensitivity to deal fairly with people in often difficult situations, staying calm under pressure.

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
1,066 hours

Diastri Satriantini

Diastri Satriantini

Researcher | Virtual Asst | Transcriber | Indonesian Translator

Indonesia - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

I lived in the US during high school. I studied International Relations in college, a qualified English-Indonesian translator. I typed 55 wpm in speed. I have experience of working in several multinational companies and was known to have keen eyes for details, and quick to spot grammatical errors, syntax, and sorts. I was a Customer Relations Officer at IALF (job desc included phone calls screening, email responding, prospective customer research), and then a Secretary at AusAid (assisting foreign engineers in meetings, typing official correspondences to the city mayor, translating and interpreting, preparing presentation slides, recruiting office assistants). Browsing the internet is my #1 hobby. I could compare prices of one item from tens of different online shops, or diligently changing keyword search on multiple attempts on search engines to get a certain information as accurate as possible.

100% Job Success
$5.56 /hr
1,564 hours

Andrei Volkov

Andrei Volkov Agency Contractor

Linux specialist (Sec/Opt/Dev, C/Perl/Python/PHP/BASH)

Belarus - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 13

Important: ------------------- Enhanced shield of your Web application with mod_security! Should be always. It is task #1 after installation ANY web application! ------------------- About Me and more: ------------------- I have over 16 years of work experience with Linux systems. This is the list of software and technologies with which I deal. This list is not full and expands day by day. I always can find right decisions if I found some problems. And I am always interested in looking for mostly economical and productive solutions. Of course, Cpanel, WHM, Webmin, Plesk .... I know how are working these web-wrappers and I support their. I can will tune and to make the checking of these wrappers. But that more important !! I can work without this))) Directly use configuration files of services and etc etc. Usually, it is better way on dedicated servers. ) TCP, IPv4 , IPv6, IPX ... - WiFi, WEP, WPA, WPA2 ... - SElinux, Apparmor, Smack, Tomoyo ... - LAMP ( Apache, Nginx, PHP, Perl, Mysql, Mongo), REDMINE ... - Cpanel, Zpanel, ISP ... - MySQL clustering and replication DNS servers ... - SENDMAIL, EXIM, POSTFIX (POSTFIXADMIN,MYSQL,DOVECOT,POLICYD) ... - HPC system: Torque, Maui, Moab for HPC clusters, Infiniband, FC interconnect, iSCSI, SCST, DRBD, OFED, OPENMPI ... - OpenLDAP ... - VPN with OpenVPN, PPTP, StrongVPN ... - Nagios, Zabbix, Ganglia, OSSEC ... - SVN, CVS, GIT ... - KVM, Xen, OpenStack, Proxmox ... - NBD, RAID, LVM ... etc etc During these years I have been in a large number of tasks related to administration of network devices, as well as with simple and complex server systems. I manage servers for the HPC tasks and for network infrastructure of Internet and Intranet - DNS,DHCP,*FTP,HTTP(S),MAIL etc etc. The main goals - the monitoring of the performance and the security. I also implement tasks of data backup and troubleshooting, support for the users. I have comprehensive work skills with systems based on Debian, Redhat, CentOS, SLES, OpenSuse. I've got more than 8 years of experience in developing the different software with use of C, Perl, Python, Bash, HTML on system and user levels. For example, very important skill in developing and the modification of RPM packages (rpmbuild, rebuild, kernels), custom kernels and etc etc. ------------------- Often: ------------------- How the standart service for VPS's and VDS's projects and dedicated servers: IDS, IPS, the control of contents of log's files, the control of load of the cpu, the memory, the hard disks; the backups of the databases and the files; install or update software, consultations. Emergency call via sms to cell phone. ------------------- STOP Windows and U/K/buntu etc. TIPS WITHOUT PAYMENT: ------------------- 1. VERY OFFTEN: IF YOURS WP WAS HACKED 1. disable plugins 2. execute # diff -r dir1 dir2 3. repeat for plugins if you have last version of WP code: ~ 80% cases - problems: plugin low quality (look on author: from where and who is) ~ 15% cases - problems: theme low quality (look on author: from where and who is) ~ 5% 0day of WP also you need disable all shell function in php and enable suphp/suexec modes. STOP Windows and U/K/buntu etc. TIPS WITHOUT PAYMENT: ------------------- 1. I am getting a lot questions about reliability and quality distributives/clones Ubuntu. Results on practice - Ubuntu clones - worst for server. It is truth. If you $buntu guy, I can't help you right now. I only can recommend Debian way for server. =============== 3. Nginx of course is good program. For small/middle vps. But in serious projects - apache. Nginx will be suitable for frontend. It is only practice. Always for all web application should be mod_security module. Firewall of level of web application on 7 level of OSI. Each web application/site should be under own user in environment of vps or on dedicated servers. =============== 4. By topic Wordpress. For optimisation services of OS , namely system IO(type of disks or partitions) and DB(type of engines of tables), need to use empty installation (default variants). Most problems of work WP contains in itself - customized plugins or themes. For analyze pages need begin with such services as =============== Sunday - day of rest. Or in emergency case - payment with double rate. best regards, Andrei / PS: With love from USSR. ;-)

Associated with: UPWORK.LINK

100% Job Success
$16.00 /hr
1,023 hours

Marissa A.

Marissa A. Agency Contractor

Expert Translator and Transcriptionist: English, Spanish, Italian

United Kingdom - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 7

Since 2010, I've been working as a translator and transcriptionist for different companies. I can translate from/to English and Spanish and from Italian into Spanish and English. My grammar and spelling skills are excellent. I also do editing & proofreading in Spanish. I have experience doing Spanish audio transcriptions wih a fast turnaround. I can deliver a Spanish audio transcription directly translated into English at a great price and high quality. My typing speed is 82wpm, which means I can do the job quite fast, I pay great attention to detail and follow the instructions given by the client. Since I started working through oDesk and Elance (now UpWork), my goal was to build a great reputation. I have achieved it by gaining the trust of all my clients , and delivering an excellent service on time. This is reflected in my overall perfect reviews' score of 5. I am certain that my translations will be accurate and idiomatically sensible. I am a very organized, responsible and dependable person. Deadlines will be met. If you are looking for translations in other languages, please contact me. I manage a team of translators that I've personally assessed to ensure they provide the best quality at good prices. All the translations are proofread by native speakers of the target language. We translate technical, medical, legal documents, website content, brochures, etc. We also provide DTP service at affordable prices if needed. Some of the languages offered: Thai, Indonesian, French, Tagalog, Dutch, German, Arabic, Vietnamese, Korean, Chinese, Portuguese, Greek, Italian, Russian, Spanish, etc. Please ask. Software: Trados, Express Scribe, Microsoft Office, OCR.

Associated with: SLS Specialists in Language Services

94% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
2,796 hours

Silviu  iustinian M.

Silviu iustinian M.

Account Manager/Customer Support

Romania - Tests: 16

Writing requirements both functional and quality requirements, software requirements specifications.Worked on projects for DFS (german air traffic control), Deutsche Bahn, EADS. Customer support for both hard- and software. Account and Sales Manager for international companies. Management and business consulting.

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
11,440 hours

Caroline Fakhr-Laure

Caroline Fakhr-Laure

French German Spanish English team lead, translator, customer support

Greece - Tests: 15

Use my language skills (French, German: native, English Spanish : fluent) for project management/administration, research, localization, writing, customer service, simple translations, in short: anything that might help your business.

100% Job Success
$27.78 /hr
8,195 hours

Moad E.

Moad E.

web developer, translator, with programing and networkin skills

Morocco - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 2

I am a translator with an engineering degree. I am now seeking better opportunities to use my skills within a professional business context, in a role that utilises my excellent communication and interpersonal skills. For the past three years and during my university studies I have worked for legal persons, providing translation, management and developpement services.

100% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
1,039 hours

Shoghine S.

Shoghine S.

Virtual assistant, Data entry, Web Research, Administrative support

Armenia - Tests: 8

Hello, I am a dedicated and thorough professional with great communication skills, fast learner with ability to follow instruction easily. I am reliable, quick to learn and I will perform your job very efficiently, with speed and accuracy. I am specialized in data entry and web research. I am a member of the UpWork Golden Freelancer Club, with over 4.700 hours tracked and over 16 successfully completed jobs. I have worked as a Virtual Assistant for more than five years. I have rendered my services to my clients from Europe, United States, Australia. I am very flexible with working hours and I meet the deadlines. I am at your disposal for any question. Kindly, Shoghine

100% Job Success
$6.00 /hr
5,278 hours

Edwin Buitrago

Edwin Buitrago

Recruiting-management-support-virtual assistant

Colombia - Tests: 7

I have worked over the last year as a Senior Resources Manager for where I was able to expand my knowledge and experience on a daily basis starting from my capacity to recruit and identify good professional Engineers to be able to make the best decisions for the different companies we work with to make sure they get the best qualified candidates to hire. I am a fully bilingual candidate with more than 6 years of experience working with US based customers and with a great capacity to work under different circumstances and achieve all the goals required. I have extensively proven my capacity to learn anything really fast and be proficient in a short period of time, I consider myself a total package candidate as per the experience I have in a lot of different business areas which gives me the confidence to work under any environment and all the different situations that need to be handled. I am confident to say that I can provide any company a great level of experience, quality and proficiency consistently. And that I will be always open to learn new things and new lines of business that can help me grow.

100% Job Success
$7.78 /hr
6,579 hours