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Hire a technical writer today to write content for a variety of technical fields including aerospace, computer hardware, software and finance. Technical writers often create user guides, instruction manuals and professional reports, in addition to performing research on technical topics.

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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Gary Spencer

Gary Spencer Agency Contractor

Salesforce Implementation & Development Consulting

Dominican Republic - Portfolio: 12

We are Salesforce CRM/ Intergration/Implementation Experts. We have been working exclusively with the Force/Sales/Service/Desk cloud technologies since 2007 for companies such as Capgemini, Adobe Systems, Intel, LanDesk, BoartLongyear, Appster, and Morgan Stanley. We work hand in hand with clients on projects of any size to achieve exceptional business improvements. We have successfully delivered several projects, in different industries, for organizations like Adobe Systems, Morgan Stanley, Radian Insurance, lattice Semiconductor, Marcus Miller Investments and LanDesk. We offer solutions analysis, implementation, customization, development, system integration, data migration, support and training services. We are highly skilled software developers, business analysts and project managers working full time in my office in San Pedro de Macoris.

Associated with: CRM Technologia, S.A.

73% Job Success
$44.00 /hr
0 hours

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.

71% Job Success
$12.22 /hr
5,679 hours

Tobey H.

Tobey H.

Internet Marketing Specialist / Content Writer

United States

Seeking projects that primarily focus on website content creation and internet / social media marketing. Willing to take on additional types of projects after a careful review of the requirements.

$18.00 /hr
0 hours

Anand Morab

Anand Morab Agency Contractor

Leverage Technology for Education

India - Portfolio: 22

I have been in the e-learning industry since 1993 and authored with Flash and Storyline/Captivate for the likes of Citibank, Apple, Adobe, Oracle, Willy and others. Over the years I have delivered complete range of quality e-Learning courses ranging from Level 0 to Level 3. I have the ability to deliver small to large scale e-Learning projects economically.

Associated with: Eduwise

86% Job Success
$22.00 /hr
0 hours

Khaqan Mahmood

Khaqan Mahmood Agency Contractor

Search Engine Optimization is our Core Strength

Pakistan - Portfolio: 50

Artologics Software is a medium sized software company with more than a few dozen clients in US, EU and the United Kingdom. SEO & Web Development is our core businesses and we have developed more than a dozen medium to large scale ecommerce stores ranging from software retailers to large sized gift stores.

Associated with: Artologics Software

80% Job Success
$8.00 /hr
0 hours

Paul M.

Paul M.


Canada - Portfolio: 4

Contract technical writer for more than 20 years. I develop user manuals, online help systems and training to help your users get the most out of your technology, and help you spend less on tech support. You can see a good sized portfolio of my work at

$75.00 /hr
0 hours

Anh N.

Anh N.

QA Engineer

Vietnam - 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.

100% Job Success
$3.33 /hr
414 hours

Al Christopher Mendoza

Al Christopher Mendoza

Marketing Writing & Editorial Consultant

Philippines - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

I am a Marketing Writing & Editorial Consultant providing content writing, editing, and proofreading services in various topics and content types, from marketing collateral to technical documents. I author thought leadership, white papers, company reports, case studies, marketing blog, and other marketing collateral. I create user manuals, how-to guides, handbooks, and training materials for processes and tools. I review content to ensure consistency in language, in-house style, and templates. I assess all necessary elements for the type of content (that it should be clear, succinct, engaging, and original for creative work; that it should be geared toward target audience, formal in tone, factual and accurate for scholarly work; with sound spelling, punctuation, and grammar). Whenever appropriate, I suggest industry-best publishing practices to clients (these practices include the use of style guide for consistency, sharing of useful reference materials for writing and editing different types of content). When it comes to overall experience, I have 8+ years of combined practice in digital marketing, technical communication, print journalism, public relations, and creative writing. I have worked on different projects, ranging from educational materials to literary content, marketing pieces and feature articles, and technical information development projects. I’d also been exposed to editing international standards written by authors in various fields, such as information delivery, engineering, chemistry, physics, and language. Having worked in different industries―including the newspapers, knowledge process outsourcing companies, and shared services of organizations in the U.S., Germany, and Switzerland―I have acquired an in-depth background in quality assurance, training and mentoring, leadership, and editorial team management. I provide consulting services both in writing and editing.

$40.00 /hr
75 hours

Shahzad Rana Younus

Shahzad Rana Younus

CISSP/Cloud Expert/Technical Writer/Tableau/Project Manager

Pakistan - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

I am certified, experienced and seasoned IT professional. Over the past 14 years, I have accumulated a vast range of experience which entails me to tackle most IT situations I encounter quite easily and efficiently. If you want the work done related to IT, I am the guy to hire. If still skeptical, have a look below at my achievements. Progressive experience with administration, and directing a broad range of Corporate IT initiatives & business focused solutions using leading ICT technologies with industry best practices and standards. Specialties: IT Security and Infrastructure development (CISSP - Certified Information Security Professional - Member ID 302621) ITIL Foundation, COBIT 5 BI Tools - Tableau / QlikView Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Planning Network Administration and Database Management CISCO Networking Virtual/Cloud Computing Network security and Server Administration Technical Writings SEO/WordPress/WHMCS LinkedIn profile:

94% Job Success
$12.50 /hr
122 hours