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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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  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. Aliaa B.

    Aliaa B.

    Software Developer and Technical Writer

    Ireland - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

    I am a software engineer with over four years experience in complete software development life cycle. I gained experience in development using numerous programming languages, including Java, C#, and C++. Additionally, I acquired solid experience in development using different platforms, such as Eclipse, JBuilder, NetBeans, and Microsoft Visual Studio .Net. Additionally, I have a very good experience in writing/editing technical IT content and writing scientific papers, presentations, and software manuals/documentation. I intend to utilize my experience in handling large assignments with ability to deliver outcome within the deadline. I am looking forward to serve an esteemed client with my dedication & extensive experience.

    $16.67 /hr
    3,693 hours
    5.00
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Aldion P.

    Aldion P.

    Proficient C/C++ Programmer

    Philippines - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    For a combined 12 years, I have been involved in projects using C/C++, C# as the main programming language. 4 of those 12 years, I have developing embedded software for ECUs, and most of those years, I have been developing desktop applications, network management software applications, and micro-processor targeted software(ARMM, etc.). I also have some experience in developing websites using PHP, MySQL, and HTML. I also have had part-time programming projects using Java, and VC++.

    $22.22 /hr
    2,186 hours
    5.00
  7. Ashok C.

    Ashok C.

    Project Management, Asp.Net C#, SQL, Agile/Scrum

    India - Portfolio: 9

    Ranked No. 1 in Elance Tests for Project Management, MS Project, Asp.net, SQL Server, etc. * Project / Program Management * Product Management * Client / Vendor Management * Time / Budget Management * Team Building / Development * Technical, Functional and Business Documentation * Tools - MS Office, MS Visio, MS Project. * Technologies - C#.NET, VB.NET, ASP.NET, ASP, PHP, AJAX, HTML, CSS, XML, JavaScript, VBScript, JQuery. * Database - Sql Server, MySql, Oracle, MS Access. * Kentico CMS * Google / Zoho Apps integration * Payment Gateway - Authorize.Net, Paypal * Technical Interviews

    $11.11 /hr
    6 hours
    5.00
  8. Abdul Basit Ali

    Abdul Basit Ali

    Expert Software Engineer Mobile|Web|Desktop

    Pakistan - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 9

    I am software engineer with 4+ years of experience in desktop, web & mobile applications development. Punctuality and dedication to work is my habit.I am open to work on all kinds of projects on convenient rates. Here is a detail of my skills: Languages: Java (web|mobile|desktop) ,Android Java, C#, C++, PHP Tools Used: MS VS, Netbeans, Eclipse, Android Studio, MS Visio, StarUML Databases: MySql db, MS Sql Server, MS Access, BaseX Reporting: Technical writing, Creative writing, Article writing. Documentation Research: Proofreading, Literature Review, Academic Writing Looking forward to work with you . . .

    $6.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  9. 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