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Israr Ahmad Khan

Israr Ahmad Khan

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

Pakistan - 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

88% Job Success
$18.00 /hr
2,672 hours

Yauhen Kanavalau

Yauhen Kanavalau Agency Contractor

Project Manager, Business Analyst at Yellow Hedgehog

Belarus - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 9

Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science at Belarusian State University Solid background in math, algorithms and data structures Advanced level of English and 5+ years experience of work with native speakers Working in IT industry since 2005 Founder of the Yellow Hedgehog Company 3 Years of successful Project Management experience in 2 different companies • Finished 5 projects of different size and complexity. • Always keep in mind the big picture. See the forest and the trees at the same time. • Punctual and meet deadlines. Find alternate solutions to problems that occur. • Honest, Reliable, Responsible, Loyal. • Effective Team Leader, able to co-ordinate project resources, mentor and motivate team members to achieve tight project deadlines. Enthusiastic and Optimistic. • Strong Technical background, which gives me natural authority and solid strategic insight. Very precise in Estimations and Planning. 5 Years experience in Business analysis in 4 different companies • Successfully finished 8 projects. • Strong communication skills, Inquisitive and Engaging. • Critical thinker, accurate to details, concentrated on absolute Clarity. • Expert troubleshooter and Problem Solver, always ready to rise up to a challenge. • Good at specification writing and visual modeling. • Great analytic and strategic mind, always ready to learn new Domain. 3 Years of Web Development experience • Professional working experience in HTML, SQL, CSS, JS, Java, Ajax, jQuery. • Participated in 2 projects. • Made modernization of an old project with new web interface as part of my diploma project. • Full stack developer experience. 5 Years of Software Development experience in 3 different companies • Professional working experience in C++, CUDA, Java, Lotus Notes, MySQL. • Successfully Finished 5 projects. • Developed a small math framework using graphic processors. • Created a global Belarusian Geology database.

Associated with: Stone Labs Agency, Yellow Hedgehog

$30.00 /hr
1,872 hours

Huong Tran

Huong Tran Agency Contractor

Experienced Android | iOS | Web Developer

Vietnam - Tests: 21 - Portfolio: 18

✪✪✪✪✪ Mobiles will make the WORLD beautiful!✪✪✪✪✪ I am a skilled mobile developer with 4 years of experience developing on both the Android platform and on iOS. I have developed on Java for many years and obtained Sun Certification in 2000. I can get a lot done in a short time, and I'd welcome the chance to complete a high quality project for you. Currently, iPhone/Android/Blackberry development is my core area of interest. I am very fluent in Objective-C/Java application development. I have made use of APIs of SNS(Facebook, Twitter, Linked In, Youtube etc.), Google Maps, GPS, Communication(Wifi/3G) etc. In addition to my development, I have more than 3 years experience of professional Web design/programming using HTML, CSS, JSP, PHP, JavaScript, AJAX, JSON, RSS, JQuery, MySQL. A prominent feature of my applications involves writing well organized code. You'll experience it yourself once we get chance to work together.

Associated with: K52 Software

$15.00 /hr
307 hours

Mithun Gooty

Mithun Gooty

Java/J2EE - 7yrs exp - Software Design & Development

India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

My stackoverflow profile: Why you should partner with me: - Have 7yrs of experience in Java/J2EE based software development - Been part of requirement gathering/design/development/deployment phases of software development - Oracle certified Java programmer - Worked in reputed companies - Technical skills: Algorithms and Data structures, Design & Architecture, Java/J2EE, Spring, SQL, Unit Test frameworks, Test Automation frameworks - Good analytic and problem solving skills - good communication skills - Passionate to build by freelancer career. This is just the beginning Project plan: - We will follow Agile Methodology to execute the project - 25% effort on requirement understanding + 40% effort in designing & architecting the solution + 20% effort in development/testing + 15% effort on documentation/release planning and sign-off.

100% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
161 hours

Lipi C.

Lipi C.

Busness Analyst - IA/UI/UX designer with axure skills

India - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 3

Responsive designs are the need for today's business website. With advent of a plethora of mobile devices it has become a demand for the current business website to go responsive with a single url. Get a responsive design for your current or upcoming website and increase your audience base. Please contact for a work sample. My skill sets: 1. User Interaction Designer 2. Responsive designs - using Axure 3. Wireframes - Axure, Balsamiq, Pencil, Lucidchart, Visio etc. 4. User experience analysis & recommendation for better navigation and UI 5. Functional specification document. 6. Project Proposal drafting. 7. Web/Software architecture and planning

Groups: BigCommerce

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
995 hours

Ahsia Lie Ibasco

Ahsia Lie Ibasco

Data Entry Specialist. Bookkeeper. Writer. Virtual Assistant

Philippines - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

A very competent freelancer from the Philippines. Hire me and you will never regret. I have experiences at Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Media Marketing (SMM),Writing (Article, Blog, Web Content, and Technical writing), Photography, Data entry, Email Marketing and Bookkeeping. I can also read and speak English and Filipino! I'm very accurate and responsible in the job you'll give me. HIRE ME NOW!

92% Job Success
$4.44 /hr
1,725 hours

Kannappan K.

Kannappan K.

Expert iOS/Android QA Manager/Tester and PM/Business Analyst

India - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 15

****** Amongst the top 1% of successful Upwork Freelancer. ****** 15k+ hours of work experience in Upwork - shows my dedication towards the job. ****** Three 2000+ and Two 1500+ hours contracts - shows the clients trust in my work. ****** Rated with 5-stars by clients - shows the quality of service rendered. ****** Reached these milestones in just 36 contracts - shows that I am one of the fastest growing Technical Freelancer on Upwork. Certified Software Testing professional (CSTE), with over 12 years of experience in Software testing. I have worked with companies like Travelocity, McAfee, Sony etc, familiar with Travel/Airlines, e-Commerce and Treasury domains. Experienced in web, desktop and Mobile apps testing on iPhone 6 Plus (iOS 8.2), iPhone 4S (iOS 7.1.2), iPad 2 and 4 (iOS 8.3), iPod Touch 5, equivalent to iPhone 5 (iOS 8.3), iPod Touch 4 (iOS 6.1.6), Google Nexus 5 running 5.1 (Lollipop), Samsung Galaxy S3 running 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, Samsung Galaxy Tab Plus running 4.1.2 Jelly Bean,. Good at Project Management, User Requirements Analysis and review, Test Data Preparation, Test scenarios identification, Test execution, Test reporting, QA Reviews, Defect tracking etc. I am involved in Requirements Gathering, Functional testing, System Testing, Integration testing, Smoke/Sanity Testing, Iteration close-out demos, Status Reporting to the clients etc. I would like to accept any online freelance jobs in Project Management, Business Analysis and Software Testing. To know more about the quality of my service please read the testimonials given by my clients.

100% Job Success
$25.00 /hr
15,759 hours

laarni navales

laarni navales

marketing strategist,professional writer and seo consultant,SMM

Philippines - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 14

Over 5 years of continuous work as an article writer and SEO specialist, I have acquired vast knowledge with regards to how Search Engine Optimization works and most importantly how it would help in maintaining websites and links at high Page rank. My core competency is more on directory and article submission, blog postings, article writing, and Social Media Marketing. I have a wide knowledge about how to maintain keyword density necessary to drive traffics to particular sites. I have had the pleasure of working with clients across a multitude of industries like Finance, Health, Fitness, Beauty & Beauty Products, Fashion, Interior Decoration, Nutrition & Health Products, Organic Health Products, Travel, Information Technology, Internet Marketing, Social Media, Consultancy, Recruitment, Website Design, Solar, Retail, Entertainment, Renewable Energy, Electrical, Parenting & Child Care, Professional Services and more. Things I do: *Article writing *Link building *Search Engine Optimization *Social Media Marketing *Social Media Consultation *Search Engine Optimization Consultation *Facebook Marketing *Community Manager *Data Entry *Forum/Blog Posting *Word Press Plug-ins *Blog Manager *On Page SEO *HTML and CSS programmer I would greatly appreciate it if you could take a few minutes to view my portfolio as well as the feedback that other happy clients have given me. Looking forward to interacting with you and writing great content for you as well!

82% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
1,488 hours

Saurabh K.

Saurabh K.

Software Engineer,Technical Writer, Blog Writer, Creative Writer

India - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 4

I have both bachelors and Masters degree in Engineering. I did my B.Tech in Information technology and M.Tech in Software Engineering. I have been writing for almost six years now and written over 15000 articles on varied topics including technology, Finance etc. I do have expertise in writing technical documents including SRS, Project Plans, DFD as well as academic writing like research papers, dissertations, Textbooks. I am an engineer with highest degree now in my field. However, my first passion is writing. During 2007, I got my first opportunity to work as a writer and I got a huge success in my field. Starting from Real estate, I wrote on almost all the topics. I have written research papers, dissertation for my and in my professional writing field, I have given almost everything to provide best services to my clients. I generally love long term relationships and provide long lasting search engine friendly contents. I am creative when it is required and technically sound. I am quite good at Microsoft technologies but as I said, my first love is writing and that's what I prefer. Till now, I have been blessed to have some great clients and I am really thankful to them. I wish I keep on getting clients like them and provide best work to all of them. Get keyword specific high level content from me and be assured they will be long lasting.

77% Job Success
$5.56 /hr
924 hours

Swati P.

Swati P.

Expert Business Analyst, CBAP, BA Trainer, Process Improvement, Agile

India - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 10

Seasoned Business Analyst, Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®), Business Analysis Trainer and CBAP CCBA Trainer and practicing Process/BPM Consultant with extensive IT/Business experience across global clients from varied industries and size). Experience of working across many parts and cultures across the globe such as the U.S., U.K., India, Germany and Australia. I have trained several batches (individuals or small batches) of students from the US, UK and India. I have also trained large size batches from multinational management consultancy and technology services. My objective is to continue excelling as Senior Business Analyst/Consultant while adding value to my clients during various phases of a project such as: • Extensive interaction with key stakeholders like users, senior leaders and vendor representatives. • Keeping tabs on governance/quality of organization-wide RFPs/requirements from various application domains, while functioning as the lead on requirements management process team • Active participation and contribution in stream leader meetings • Planning and actively participating in various workshops on solution concepts, scope, requirements analysis and detailed level functional requirements, gap analysis and design • BPA (Business Process Analysis) and improvement. Creation of As-Is end-to-end process maps highlighting the key processes, data(domain) models, rules and improvement opportunities • Creation of extensive documentation of requirements (new/enhancements) in the form of data and business process models, dashboard designs, use cases, user interface models (wireframes/mock-ups) or screen definitions, worksheets containing critical information like user groups and performance requirements • Assisting IT staff (including outsourced teams) in technical design, testing strategy, test case reviews/testing/QA. Creation of acceptance tests on behalf of business teams • Active participation in overall project planning, status tracking, document control, traceability and post closure activities • Extensive QA/testing and reviews of partner integration B2B transactions (data) to ensure those are per specs • Creating Message Implementation Guides (MIGs) for various interfaces including critical business processes related to Advance Shipment Notice (ASN/ 3B2) and Milestone updates (3B3)s • Designing client specific BPM Methodology based on industry best practices • Training and mentoring in the area of Business Analysis, CBAP-CCBA exam preparation, BPM/BRMS, Quality guidelines and process expertise. Successfully trained batches in the US, Canada and India • Member of Business Process and Data CoE (Centre of Excellence) team for a top tier client’s eBusiness team Professional Highlights: • Over the past 17 years , I have worked in all stages of SDLC, using different methodologies such as waterfall, agile, incremental. During all these years, I have contributed in wide variety of engagements as Business Analyst. I have in depth knowledge of BABOK framework. • I have specialized expertise in process improvement areas such as Business Process management Systems(BPMS), Business Activity Monitoring (BAM), Business Rules management Systems (BRMS), EAI and B2B based integrations. • I have worked with several US, UK and Australia based MNCs (such as Motorola, Genworth Financial, Capital One, British Telecom to name a few) on various IT engagements. While building my career expertise, I have lived and worked in India, U.S., Australia, U.K. and in Germany. As part of my odesk based consulting I have worked with several diversified clients located across U.S. Canada, Australia, Sweden and Dubai. • I have wide variety of business domain experience such as end to end Supply Chain, Trading, Insurance, Risk, Telecom, Performance Monitoring, in general web based systems, and ERP processes related to Sales, Inventory, Purchase and Logistics. I have also worked in the same role with small scale businesses as well, plus I have experience creating a small b2C online business setup. • Come from very strong technical and engineering background. Primary specialties include cloud computing, SOA and web-services, J2EE, client-server, .NET • I am certified NLP Practitioner from Australia and have skills to train/coach on the same as well. • Last but not the least- I have worked with global teams in completely remote model or partly remote model successfully for almost 5 years altogether. I have managed to do so successfully with regular communication and sharing updates, using remote access tools such as VPN, skype, teamviewer, GotoMeeting, WebEx along with appropriate preparation for the meetings and presentations. And yes, of course with help of great teams I have worked with.

83% Job Success
$45.00 /hr
1,742 hours