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  1. Theo Filippidis

    Theo Filippidis

    Principal Oracle Consultant

    Ireland - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 3

    Track record of success leading the design and development of high-performance, enterprise-level Oracle solutions. Subject-matter authority offering ten years of success defining, designing, constructing, supporting, and enhancing properly engineered major systems for high-profile clients. “Big picture” planner instrumental in guiding the direction of future initiatives that raise the bar for performance across the industry. Demonstrated ability to establish development standards and methods result in quantitative improvements to product quality and process efficiency. Well-earned reputation for resolving complex problems that potentially jeopardized project success. Guaranteed product performance, security, and data integrity prior to turnover. Earned a reputation for professional excellence by delivering high-performance solutions on time and within budget projections.

    $60.00 /hr
    126 hours
    3.01
  2. Dragan S.

    Java/J2EE Developer, JSF, Struts, Hibernate, JSP, Servlets

    Macedonia - Last active: 11/01/2010 - Tests: 10

    Interests :Artificial Intelligence (neural networks, genetic algorithms, evolutionary programming, knowledge representation, games), problem solving, electronics, telecomincations, networks, wireless networking, crypting and crypting algorithms, Number theory, Mathematical Analysis, 3D Graphics.

    $17.78 /hr
    214 hours
    2.70
  3. Vlassis Valatas

    Vlassis Valatas

    Electrical Engineer

    Greece - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3

    I have over 15 years of experience working in sales, technical and purchasing departments as a technical advisor/consultant, buyer and later as a purchasing manager. Since 2006 I am offering the same services as an independent contractor. All these years I have learned to be flexible and to adapt to the needs of the company that I'm working for. I can provide a variety of services including but not limited to market research (either from buyer or seller perspective), negotiation, preparation and analysis of related reports, dealing with international clients or suppliers, technical consultancy, translation or copywriting of technical documents, manuals and user guides.

    $15.00 /hr
    3,959 hours
    5.00
  4. Mark Bosire

    Mark Bosire

    Expert Writer: Academic, Techinal, Website and Article Writing.

    Kenya - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    To share my writing skills and competently thrive to achieve success for my clients. I have great writing and verbal skills and the experience acquired over the years guarantees my clients quality work, delivered on time and unique. The field scope of writings I can do is wide therefore flexible to fit clients needs. These fields may include article writing, academic writing, technical writing or website content writing emphasizing on SEO articles. I can also adapt to any clients needs without compromising the quality of work that I do. Hire me and you won't regret it. Regards.

    $16.67 /hr
    20 hours
    4.92
  5. Anh N.

    Anh N.

    QA Engineer

    Vietnam - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 10

    My career goal is to become a QA manager or System analyst. To achieve my goal, I need to work on many kinds of related jobs. What I have learned, benefited from my current company are not enough. Thus I would like to do more QC jobs outside my company. I would like to do any tasks such as: website testing, system analysis, create or review user requirement/project specification, technical writer, data entry, data processing, etc.

    $3.33 /hr
    374 hours
    5.00
  6. Jana K.

    Jana K. Agency Contractor

    Experienced Translator, Magento&Amazon admin, CRM, Researcher

    Croatia - Last active: 8 hours ago - Tests: 12

    Long-term experience in customer service field (tourism, air-transport and ticketing, call center, 5yrs+ freelance e-mail customer service experience). This field certainly represents my strength, and I guarantee outstanding e-mail and phone etiquette. I provide effective, responsible, timely assistance with flexible, focused and positive approach to my tasks. I am capable to learn and comprehend new systems and work methods quickly. Experience with Magento, Amazon Seller Central, Ebay listing management. Languages: Native Croatian Near-native German Great knowledge of Russian Working knowledge of English

    Associated with: Bright 'n' Light

    $17.44 /hr
    2,217 hours
    4.98
  7. Patrice M.

    Patrice M. Agency Contractor

    Editor / Proofreader + Technical Writer

    Colombia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 6

    Editing, writing, and proofreading services, brought to you by a professional with over 15 years of business and IT experience. My goal is to provide great quality at reasonable rates to improve and enhance your original content. A U.S. native, I am fluent in English, with a Bachelor’s degree in English focused on writing and editing. An expatriate currently living in South America, I am also fluent in Spanish.

    Associated with: Otsego Editorial

    $15.00 /hr
    4,019 hours
    5.00
  8. Jivah Therese Judilla

    Jivah Therese Judilla Agency Contractor

    Experienced in Customer Service and Guest Relations / Writer

    Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago

    PROFILE Technical Communication Skills (fluent in written and spoken English) Sales & Marketing Skills (drafting quotations and forecasting sales reports) Negotiation Skills Computer Skills (Literate in MS Excel, Word, & PP; QuickBasic Programming) Organizational Skills Leadership Skills Excellent in Opera Version 5.0 Behavioral Interpersonal Skills Customer Relations Skills Team Work/Team Effectiveness Balancing Work and Personal Life CAREER GROWTH I. Guest Relations Executive Ramada Hotel Dubai Al Mankhool Road, Bur Dubai P.O. Box 7979 August 7, 2011 up to July 15, 2013 II.Professional Medical Sales Representative Winthrop Sanofi-Aventis Group June 20, 2010 – April 15, 2011 Job Description: -Achieving maximal sales and market share through personal promotion that is targeted for costumers. -Creating and executing a territory plan resulting in priority customers contracted with appropriate frequency and efficiency. -Implementing promotional strategies through patient – focused discussions. -Planning, Organizing and implementing special events in supporting the territory plan. -Drafting quotations &formulating monthly sales forecast to ensure target potential. III.HR Associate/ Company Nurse Human Resource - BENEFITS ePerformaxContactCenters& BPO 3/F JY Square Mall, IT Center, cor. Salinas Drive Lahug, Cebu City, Philippines April 4, 2008 – June 15, 2010 Job Description – HR duties: -POC for Leaves Monitoring. -Validates and/ Invalidates Leave Application Forms of employees. -Updates Leaves Monitoring Tracker. -Sweeping of 201 Files. -Facilitates completion of requirements that includes Government-Initiated and Company-Initiated Benefits. -Updates Tracker for Requirements Monitoring. -Assists New Hires for the NEO (New Employee's Orientation). -Prepares and completes Requisition of Supplies. -Completes Employee Background Check of newly hired employees. -Prepares nurse’s schedule. -POC for Company's Medical Emergency Salary Loan. Job Description – Company Nurse: -Facilitates Pre-Employment Medical Examination of New Hires. -POC for company's HMO provider that includes Enrollment, Plan Upgrade, Account Transfers, Deletion and other concerns. -Plans and Facilitates Human Resources Wellness Programs. -Attends to medical-related concerns of employees. -Prepares quotation, sales invoice, purchase orders and payment requests for company medical supplies IV. Staff Nurse Medical-Surgical Ward CebuVelezGeneralHospital F. Ramos Street, CebuCity August 2006 – September 2006 V. Staff Nurse Scrub Nurse/Circulating Nurse/Recovery Room Nurse Operating Room & Post Anesthesia Care Unit CebuVelezGeneralHospital F. Ramos Street, CebuCity September 2006 – November 2007 ACHIEVEMENTS / INVOLVEMENTS Philippine Nursing Licensure Examination June 2006 Passed Philippine Dept. of Labor & Education Voluntary Nursing Licensure Examination October 2007 Passed IELTS (International English Language Testing System) September 2009 Passed Top 1 (Female Category) – Converse Youth Achievers Circle June 2004 Philippine ChristianGospelSchool (PCGS) – Student Council Secretary SY 1999-2000 PhosAlethia Asst. Editor-in-chief – School Magazine Writer SpeechArtsCenter Graduate in Public Speaking Summer 2000 Young Image Course Course completed – summer 1999 Star Employee awarded May 2012 Employee of the Month – November 2012 , January 2013 Ramada Hotel Dubai SEMINARS/TRAININGS Sanofi Aventis – Winthrop IMPACT Program Sales & Marketing Strategy Training May 24-June 4, 2010 Dept. of Labor & Employment 5S Workshop and Installation February 17, 2009 Basic Life Support Training Epifania Mendoza Velez Memorial Hall CebuCity 51st VNAA Founding Anniversary with the theme: "Upholding Professionalism through Charm and Confidence" Epifania Mendoza Velez Memorial Hall CebuCity Member of Velez Nurses Alumni Association Member of Philippine Nurses Association Member of Operating Room Nurses Association of the Philippines

    Associated with: Virtual E-ssist

    $7.00 /hr
    413 hours
    4.60
  9. Israr Ahmad Khan

    Israr Ahmad Khan

    Senior Joomla, JomSocial, WordPress, eDirectory, PHP, MySQL Developer

    Pakistan - Last active: 05/04/2014 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 17

    To seek a challenging position in IT industry, which offers a competitive and challenging environment along with development and growth opportunities where my experience, skills and abilities could best be utilized. I’ve 7+ years of solid experience in custom web development using PHP, MySQL and web 3.0 technologies. I always try to deliver high quality services to my clients by enforcing coding standards so my code is clean, understandable and other developers don't have problems working with it. I have strong command in Arca eDirectory, Joomla, Wordpress, CSS3, HTML5 and jQuery. I’ve perfect skills in the communication with clients. I have great expertise in Widget development using APIs. Now I am confident to customize or enhance any PHP based software either open source or commercial, CMS, framework and shopping cart. Checkout my portfolio to get an idea about my expert level.

    Groups: JomSocial

    $18.00 /hr
    2,672 hours
    4.52
  10. DD Lerner

    DD Lerner

    Wordsmith, Customer Support Specialist

    United States - Last active: 04/22/2014 - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 9

    Your vision is my inspiration. My goal is to produce what your mind imagines - words that match your vision, purpose, feeling and product. If you can describe it, I can write it. Simple and direct, on time and on budget, when we collaborate, we motivate, call to action, impress, educate, and generate the excitement and momentum needed to engender success. If your project needs to be written, polished, refreshed or edited, I am your "go to" because my attitude is "can do." In collaboration with remote and local business owners, I have produced and delivered sales pitches and marketing presentations; website, blog and advertising copy; articles; speeches; workshop, teaching and operations manuals; resumes, business letters, and even a love letter or two. I am passionate about providing 100% customer satisfaction. Thank you in advance for your consideration and for your confidence.

    $20.00 /hr
    49 hours
    4.99