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Technical writing is a form of precise communication seen in a variety of fields like finance, consumer electronics and software. It is the type of language seen in instruction manuals and professional reports. Technical writers are often familiar with a variety of industry-specific software, or may utilize a writing program like LaTeX to input mathematical equations and graphs into a report. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, hire a technical writer today to write reports, manuals, publications and other technical documents.

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  1. Nicholas Shoup

    Nicholas Shoup

    Geography/ GIS Student

    United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Nick is currently a student at the University of Denver, and enrolled in the graduate program pursuing his Master’s in Geographic Information Science(s). He has a firm understanding of geographic principles and is an enthusiastic and dedicated GIS professional. He has a proven ability to collaborate as a team member, lead diverse groups, and advance projects through individual contributions. Currently he works for a local transit company and assist with a variety of planning projects which utilize GIS and database information retrieval to assist with planning decisions. He also has some educational experience with python scripting and C#/.NET development, as well as HTML and CSS development.

    $18.00 /hr
    5 hours
    0.00
  2. Ivy Magsipoc

    Ivy Magsipoc

    Web Content Developer, Technical Writer, Project Coordinator

    Philippines - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    TECHNICAL SKILLS Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project Metrics Tools: Vovici, NoHold Metrics, Omniture Content Management Tools: Salesforce, NoHold, Fatwire, RightNow Document Management Platform: Google Docs Programming Languages: HTML, CSS PROFESSIONAL PROJECTS Synnex-Concentrix Philippines Web Content Developer II, July 2010 – Present Major projects handled: • Product Launches, 2010 – Present • Salesforce Migration, 2013 – Project Lead • Homesupport to Linksys.com Migration, 2013 – Project Lead • Linksys Mobile International Launch, 2013 – Project Lead • Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Rebranding, 2012 – Project Lead • Cisco Connect Cloud Launch (Articles), 2012 – Project Lead • LinksysByCisco Migration, 2011 – Logistics • TheFlip.com Website Launch, 2010-2011 Primary tasks handled: • Quarterly Business Reviews Presentations (local, global, Cx) • Online Customer Feedback • Weekly Report, Time Allocation, Monthly Timesheet • Vovici • Omniture • Remedy Case, Care Case, Appirio • Project Management Officer Site Source 101 Project Manager, February 2011 – June 2012 HP Outsourcing Inc. Project Coordinator, Aug. 2009 – July 2010 Website Testing and QA, Jan. 2009 – Jul. 2009 Kinetique Systems, Inc. Software Testing and QA, May 2008 – Oct. 2008

    $5.00 /hr
    17 hours
    4.00
  3. Moiz A.

    Moiz A.

    Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA),CISM, IS Consultant

    Pakistan - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    Experienced associate who have been involved in Security Reviews, Information System Audits, Revenue Assurance Reviews and Special Assignments at various large and medium-sized organisations. My core area of expertise includes assessment of internal control environment for information systems and critical IT processes; evaluating system of internal control and risk management; pre & post implementation reviews; security reviews of operating system, database and applications/ERP(s)

    $11.11 /hr
    195 hours
    5.00
  4. Jean A.

    Jean A.

    Scripter-Technical support

    Belgium - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    10 Years of practical experience from Customer tech Support to Help desk function for the European Commission. AA Sacramento City College. Skilled and experienced in a broad set of products from Software to Hardware Areas of expertise mobile devices and different flavors of Workstations. Will gladly share my experience over an interview. Hourly rate is negotiable

    $14.44 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  5. Mathew G.

    Mathew G.

    Experienced Customer Support & Core Network Implementation Engineer

    Kenya - Tests: 5

    I am Young focused and hardworking person a holder of Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering with 5000+ Odesk working hours in Customer and Technical Support in great online software companies and video design Integrations. I have Over 6 Cumulative years in as Customer/Technical support having worked in ISP based on VSAT Communication (KU-band and C-Band of Various Dish Capacities), Hub/NOC Planning & Design, Monitoring for (iDirect, Hughes & NewTec) using Various Management & Monitoring Software (Hughes NMS, iMonitor, NewTec, Packeteer etc) based in ISP’s NMC and Customer Support Departments. In Mobile Telecommunication Experience as a Core Network Integration Engineer for Multinational Telecommunication Vendor (Huawei) CS Products (MSOFTX300/UMG8900/HSS/HLR 9860). Also worked before in same vendor as Solution Architect/Pres-sales Engineer (for CS/PS & Carrier Software Products and Solutions) and as Core Network CS Engineer involved in Core Network Planning, Design and Implementation. I have great work experience in Internet Protocols (SS7 / SIGTRAN/MAP / CAP/ TCAP / CAMEL) , 3GPP CN standards and protocols and in particular BSSAP,RANAP/MAP. I have done Integrations with E/// MSC/BSC (TD/BSC)/RNC, Telepins (MFS), Mavenir's (EIR) and other Vendors.

    $12.22 /hr
    5,679 hours
    4.68
  6. Samiullah Khan

    Samiullah Khan

    IT Expert | Mobile | Web | Embedded | Avionics Developer

    Pakistan - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 4

    Sami has years of software development experience in C, C++, Qt, Java, C#, WPF, WCF, .Net remoting, Mono, VB, VB.Net, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ASP, ASP.Net, SQL and SQL Server. Since 2007 he has developed wide range of high quality and revenue generating software including real time applications, embedded software, web services, n-tire distributed applications, data acquisition software, database development and management, audio broadcast applications, software integrated electronics products and security software.

    $35.00 /hr
    65 hours
    5.00
  7. Muhammad Abdullah

    Muhammad Abdullah

    Software Developer and Web Programmer

    Pakistan - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    I specialize in solutions development using Microsoft Technologies for Windows, .NET, Web & Azure cloud platforms. Experienced in C/C++ (Win32, DirectX) programming, C#, F# & VB.Net development, Asp.NET web development, Windows Server & MS SQL Server Administration and Windows PowerShell Scripting. I provide services for SharePoint, Access, Excel (VBA) development & project management using Visio & MS Project. I'm passionate about exploring Microsoft technologies, solving complex problems; committed to my work & offer prompt communication.

    $30.00 /hr
    11 hours
    4.93
  8. Clifton Johnson

    Clifton Johnson

    Over 20 years of IT experience

    United States - Portfolio: 2

    I have over 20 years of computer support, administration and programming experience (both in the private sector as well as at major universities). When I was employed as the lead unix administrator for the College of Science (2000+ user accounts), I managed 14 core servers (providing e-mail, login, web, application, and backup services) to faculty, staff, and graduate students. I also provided customized support for many of the researchers. While working for Bike Friday, I was the sole computer person, responsible for multiple servers, desktops, printers and manufacturing terminals. I was also responsible for web development and in house database management/development using Postgres and Php. I have extensive experience with Drupal site management, including module development.

    $21.00 /hr
    125 hours
    4.80
  9. Kazi Afiqur Rahman

    Kazi Afiqur Rahman

    Math Expert, Professional Programmer and Developer,Article Writer

    Bangladesh - Tests: 6

    I am a final year undergraduate student of CSE of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology(BUET). I have 3 years of experience in professional programming. I like working project in C,C++,Java,android, PHP. Mysql , C# and python.Mathematics is like oxyzen to me. I love to solve any kind of mathematical problem.I also eager to do work in HTML, CSS, javacript, .net. I am very much dedicated to my work. I hope I can satisfy you with my work. Thank you.

    $13.33 /hr
    16 hours
    4.98
  10. Kashif Imran

    Kashif Imran

    Senior Programmer

    Pakistan - Tests: 22 - Portfolio: 7

    I have 11+ years of programming experience. I have provided successful service to several clients on oDesk since 2011. My major skills include: - HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, D3, dc.js, Crossfilter, React JS, Angular JS, Canvas API, Kinetic JS, Create JS, jQeury, Animations, 2D games, SVG, Raphael JS, Snap SVG etc. - Responsive CSS + frameworks like Bootstrap, Purecss etc. - C#/.Net, Windows forms, WPF, Silverlight, WCF - ASP.Net MVC 3, 4, 5 - MS Azure cloud - PHP, Laravel, Wordpress - Databases including MySql, MSSQL, Mongo etc. - SVN, Git - Project management, Jira, SCRUM, Agile Besides the above, I have also worked in Assembly, C/C++ and Java in the past. I do not use these any longer but definitely carry the experience. My real skill is the ability to write clean/ maintainable code in whichever language/framework I am using. Through the years, I have mastered how to logically structure my code so that it's easy to read, understand and extend. I am very skilled at programming complex algorithms, data structures as well as OO programming and design. I have perfect (near native) command of English language. Feel free to ask any questions before you hire. IMPORTANT: I am a true pro and only work for professional buyers. I believe in honesty and hard work (+ being nice!) and expect the same attitude from my client as I have. If you can offer a friendly and warm working environment, you will find me among the best freelancers. On the other hand, if you are arrogant and don't know how to work with freelancers or if you are looking for an e-slave, please don't bother to contact.

    $45.00 /hr
    1,208 hours
    4.99