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  1. Mathew G.

    Mathew G.

    Experienced Customer Support & Core Network Implementation Engineer

    Kenya - Last active: 11 days ago - 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
  2. Stuart Farsakian

    Stuart Farsakian

    Sizzling Content, Seamless Logistics

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Portfolio: 5

    Articles, blog posts, seo work, marketing copy/content, anything your heart desires written well and delivered on time. Every time. Editing, proofreading, and revision services are also available.

    $22.00 /hr
    2 hours
    4.98
  3. Anh N.

    Anh N.

    QA Engineer

    Vietnam - Last active: 6 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
    391 hours
    5.00
  4. Shahzad Rana Younus

    Shahzad Rana Younus

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

    Pakistan - Last active: 10 days ago - 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: http://pk.linkedin.com/in/shahzadrana/

    $12.50 /hr
    122 hours
    4.95
  5. Wendy Larry Lozada

    Wendy Larry Lozada

    Excel Expert, Forex Trader, FX Technical Analyst, Researcher

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 7

    Over the last 3 years, I have worked in a wide range of Microsoft Excel projects both online and offline. My core competency lies on complex data analysis, and I am seeking opportunities to build excel spreadsheets from the ground up for you or your business. My MS Excel skills are: - Basic and Complex Excel functions and formulas - Lookup formulas, match, index & formatting - Simple dashboards to depict key parameters with conditional formatting - Charts, Graphs, Sparklines, and Conditional formatting - Sorting, Outlining, and Filtering data - Pivot tables, Pivot charts, and slicers - Merging multiple worksheets (Consolidation) - Excel VBA, macros Besides MS Excel, I have also spent over 3,000 behind the forex charts. I may consider myself at the near mid stage of my development towards professional trading. As I improve my trading skill set, I also want to share my wisdom and knowledge on trading. I am available for any Forex related jobs or projects. Efficiency and high quality-work is what I offer to maintain trust and satisfaction of my clients.

    $9.00 /hr
    1,475 hours
    4.89
  6. Danni Bennett

    Danni Bennett Agency Contractor

    IA and SEO Specialist

    United States - Last active: 03/17/2014 - Tests: 1

    With over ten years experience in the software and web fields, Danni offers the unique ability to make technology usable. From information architecture, to search engine optimization, to technical writing, Danni puts the focus on your market and visitor. Her skills include: • Analyzing business and user requirements to design powerful user interfaces and write detailed functional requirements documents. • Designing a web site architecture that puts important information at the visitors’ fingertips. • Researching users, competitors, and industry keywords to optimize websites for search engines. • Writing user documentation that provides the right amount of information in clear, readable steps. • Writing, editing, and proofreading all types of documentation to ensure readability for the intended audience. • Marketing complex technology solutions in a voice that anyone can understand. In short, if you're looking for someone to help make your software, web site, or project search engine friendly, usable, and conversion-focused, Danni can help!

    Associated with: SageRock Agency

    $61.11 /hr
    88 hours
    5.00
  7. Pauline abegail P.

    Pauline abegail P. Agency Contractor

    Excellent Customer & Technical Support Rep Administrative Assistant

    Singapore - Last active: 11/28/2014 - Tests: 12

    I have good interpersonal and organizational skills with the ability to communicate effectively with people in all levels within and outside the organization. Over the last 6 years in call center industry I met and deal with people almost all over the world. I have excellent verbal and writing skills. My objective is to help my clients meet their creative objectives relying on my marketing experience on time.

    Associated with: Golden Griff Contact Solutions

    $7.30 /hr
    4,212 hours
    4.92
  8. Fawad M.

    Fawad M.

    Sales & customer service representative

    Malaysia - Last active: 1 day ago

    Hi I am a customer service support agent and I have specialized in customer service, 3 years of experience providing customer support in busy call center environments for public utility. An unwavering commitment to customer service, with the ability to build productive relationships, resolve complex issues and win customer loyalty. Strategic-relationship/partnership-building skills -- listen attentively, solve problems creatively, and use tact and diplomacy to find common ground and achieve win-win outcomes. 3 years experience of sales and customer services selling Japanese used cars over live chat and oversea calls . Working at SBT Japan.

    $3.40 /hr
    1,709 hours
    0.00
  9. Gyanendra Kumar

    Gyanendra Kumar

    PMP, Six Sigma Green Belt

    India - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    Certified Project Manager (PMP) with over seven years of experience and progressive leadership in one of the largest IT firm in India. Full exposure to both the Public and Private sectors including IT, Telecom, Banking, Finance, Government & Defense. I write technical proposal, project implementation plan, business plan, market strategy, whitepapers and related articles. Six Sigma Green Belt with proficient in Agile, Earned Value Management, Capital Planning, CPIC, Strategic Planning, Budget Analysis, and Risk Assessment. Expert in Enterprise Managed Services, Cloud Infrastructure, IT Security & RFID implementation. Additionally certified as Lead Implementer for ISO 9001:2008, AS9100:2009 and ISO/IEC 27001:2005 as well as certified lead auditor for ISO 14001 and ISMS consultant. ########################My Offerings:########################### RFP & PROPOSALS '''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''' * RFP/ RFI/ EoI preparation * RFP / RFI / EoI Response preparation * Consultancy to Banking, Finance, Government & Defense Sectors * Commercials & Budgeting * Grant Writing Proposals * Business Planning * Technical Writing PROJECT MANAGEMENT (Banking/ Finance/ Telecom/ Govt./ Defense) ''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''' * Team Building with JD preparation * Technical Interviews for Recruitment * High-level/ Low-level Designs * Budgeting * Planning/ tracking/ dashboards preparation * Team reviews CONSULTANCY ''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''' * ISO implementation * Industrial Management Practices * IT Security Policies * Business Process Standardization * NMS/EMS tools stack of IBM / HP / BMC * Transaction Monitoring Middlewares * ERP/CRM Consultancy ERP-CRM-ACCOUNTING PLATFORMS '''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''' * OpenERP * Adempiere * Openbravo * SugarCRM * SalesForce * ZOHO * Tally * GnuCash * Quickbooks BRANDING & ADVERTISING ''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''' * Product Marketing * Powerpoint Presentations & Demo * Advertising Campaigns * Marketing Videos using camtasia * Technical Writing * Datasheets preparation * Market Research * Product Reviews * Article Writing * Blogs & SEO

    $38.89 /hr
    415 hours
    4.84
  10. Jo Ann Wetzel

    Jo Ann Wetzel

    eLearning Instructional Designer & Developer

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

    Experienced eLearning Instructional Designer, Developer, Technical Writer, and Editor with an ever-growing portfolio of diverse clients - from small/mid-size companies to Fortune 100/500/1000 corporations. I develop highly engaging content for a variety of platforms including desktop, tablets, and mobile devices. Complimentary consultation provided for all potential projects that I am being considered for. You can schedule at: https://www.vcita.com/v/joannwetzel. More Details Successfully assess, design, develop, implement, and evaluate innovative, multi-platform, enterprise-wide learning and communication programs that address client goals and objectives and improve performance levels of employees across a client’s local, regional, or global organization. Work well under pressure, typically working on several projects at one time and finish my projects well before deadlines. Excellent QA skills and can spot mistakes very quickly.

    $45.00 /hr
    248 hours
    4.64