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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. Kennedy M.

    Kennedy M.

    Expert Web Developer,Adept Network/Server Administrator

    Kenya - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 21

    I am an expert in WordPress & Software Development, Linux Server & Network Administration, VoIP Setup, Technical Writing, PHP, MySQL, HTML5, CSS(3) and Ajax. Being a refined Telecommunication Engineer (registered as Graduate Engineer Professional with Engineers Board of Kenya - EBK) has enabled me amass a wide gamut of practical technological skills and concepts. Moreover, I am a highly self-motivated and self-driven individual with passion to bring out the best possible results while being keen to details. Most of all, I have my clientele satisfaction at heart and work with utmost professionalism, ethics and devotion. With time and bydefault, I have become very proficient in Content Management System (CMS) Responsive Web Design particularly in WordPress, incorporated with HTML5, CSS(3), AJAX, PHP and MySQL Programming. In addition, as part of my Telecom Career, I have also also become very agile and adept in: Linux Server Administration (with Linux certifications - LPIC-1(LPI000340033), SUSE CLA 11(10279021), SUSE 11 Tech Spec); Network Administration at CCNA Level; Software Development in Java, C# and C++; VoIP Administration (Asterisk+, Twilio, FreePBX, 3CX); Technical Writing. Over the past 8 years, I have also maintained a record of accomplishing tasks and projects well within the most critical deadline as I was trained to work under pressure while meeting several major deadlines at once, in the rigorous International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma program. Hence, be rest assured that whichever project I undertake, it will be completed much earlier before the due deadline.

    $15.00 /hr
    86 hours
  2. Fahad N.

    Fahad N.

    Assistant Manager (IT)

    Pakistan - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

    I am Assistant Manager (IT) by profession, graduated from National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad with degree of Telecommunication Engineering. I was awarded 2nd Prize in my Final year project. I have got speciality in Programming languages like C, C++, C# as well as web related languages like PHP, MYSQL. I have expert level skills-set of Linux (Ubuntu). I have punctuality of delivering projects on time. I have interests of writing in magazines and developing professional reports. I have professional experience of Technical Writing and copy Writing.

    $5.00 /hr
    11 hours
  3. Mahbub-A- Rabby

    Mahbub-A- Rabby

    Data entry, Internet Research, Data Mining, Blog Writer, SEO

    Bangladesh - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

    Hi, I'm Mahbub-A-Rabby from Bangladesh. I'm an article/blog writer, editor, commenting, seo specialist. I'm always willing to do any type of exceptional, informative, dynamic task. I don't say I'm the best but I can do anything which is best for business. I'm always intense myself to know the colorful universe by reading newspaper, magazine, browsing internet, journal etc. Therefore I want to intense myself to content writing and so on. Even I have written 40 more article. My professional work service in oDesk: Off Page SEO : 1. Press release 2. Web 2 3. Blog creation 4. Link wheel 5. Back link creation 6.. Link pyramid 7. Email marketing 8. Blog commenting 9. Blog commenting (.edu .gov) 10. RSS submission 11. Trackback 12. Directory submission 13. Social Bookmarking 14. Social Network 15. Forum posting 16. Article Directory 17. Web 2.0 18. Video submission 19. Paul-Angela Linkbuilding 20. Terrykyle Linkbuilding I can assure you the best what you want.....

    $4.50 /hr
    107 hours
  4. Patricio Parada

    Patricio Parada

    Electrical Engineer, Researcher, Technical Writer

    United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    I am an electrical engineer with a master's in mathematics, specialist in communications and signal processing. My core competencies are statistical analysis (time series analysis, hypothesis testing, decision systems), mathematical modeling, and optimization in engineering, finance, and science contexts. During the last 8 years I have performed research in several applied topics, where I have had the chance to work in teams, leading students, and collaborating with colleagues. In addition, during the last 5 years I created several university courses for students in undergraduate and graduate school. This experience has allowed me to develop skills for organizing complex material in the form of lectures, designing evaluations, and supervising work of others. I am fluent in English and Spanish, and have training in the following topics: applied probability (modeling), statistics, statistical learning (machine learning), optimization, electronics, signal processing, and digital communications. In addition, I am familiar with electromagnetics, mechanics, quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics, real analysis, measure theory, abstract algebra, control theory, computer security, and networks. I can prepare technical documents (internal reports, research papers, survey articles), and I am proficient in the following software packages: - Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint) - Apple's iWork (Pages, Numbers, and Keynote) - Latex typesetting - HTML, CSS,Wordpress - Camtasia, Screenflow - Matlab, Mathematica

    $50.00 /hr
    118 hours
  5. Patricia M.

    Patricia M.

    professional proofreader,Data Entry Specialist and Virtual Assistant

    United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a competent and excellent proofreader with three years of experience in the field of proofreading,editing,creative and technical writing. I am also an expert in data entry and I have also worked as a virtual assistant.Since I have a lot of interest in IT, I have done programming languages like PHP,HTML5,CSS and and worked with MYSQL database.I also use Wordpress in website design. I have also trained in design Softwares like Autocad and Archicad.I believe I can provide that extra professionalism and expertise needed in performing any task that needs the above skills. I have the experience and skills needed to perform well if given the opportunity.

    $5.00 /hr
    127 hours
  6. Jeremias Jr. Jimenez

    Jeremias Jr. Jimenez

    Software Documentation Specialist

    Philippines - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 6

    To fully utilize the two qualities that make me a top-notch software documentation specialist: my extensive programming and application systems development experience and my oral and written English communication skills. I also insist on clear and precise job objectives and instructions as well as clear lines of communication between myself and my client before I take on any jobs.

    $27.78 /hr
    3,889 hours
  7. Johara Benosa

    Johara Benosa

    Emmanuel Online Solutions

    Philippines - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    Worked with BPO's and Call Centers that provided Technical Support for Anti Virus Software, ISP Providers, and Business Accounting and Bookkeeping Software. Able to meet and exceed client's expectation and was promoted to Technical Specialist Posts on a reasonable amount of time before moving to a different client. Focused on WEB-Design and programming prior to entering BPO-related careers. Worked as a data entry, Virtual assistant and Email support and billing specialist to an online retailing store on internet. (home based) Aimed to learn more and enhance skills on a different environment or field

    $5.56 /hr
    477 hours
  8. Priyanka singla

    Priyanka singla

    computer engineer with good writing techniques

    India - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    M.Tech from YMCA in Computer Science and Engineering My Strong points which assure you best quality work Professionalism Incredible Technical skills Excellent writing skills Meeting deadline at any cost Hard Working Skills : SEO skills, Technical writing , Article writing , Assignments , Computer related skills, Information retrieval, Data mining, Cloud Computing, etc.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Omike C.

    Omike C.

    Experienced Writer, Editor,Engineer and Web Designer.

    Nigeria - Tests: 6

    Nice meeting you! I am a freelance writer and editor with knack for delivering top-quality literary works to my clients.I do conduct training for potential web designers using web design/development tools like HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL and Javascript. I am also an Electronic Engineer by training. Creativity and innovation are key drive points for me, and a good dose of clients smiling back and forth! I am mostly motivated to make people happy both in formal and informal situations.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
  10. Ira Drobot

    Ira Drobot

    Business Analysis, Requirements Analysis, Product Managment

    Turkey - Tests: 6

    I consider myself as an expert in transferring "clients’ needs" into "developers’ tasks" during creating useful software products. Working as Business Analyst / Requirements Analyst / Product Manager in software development company I become professional in: Requirements gathering, analyzing, clarifying and managing; User Stories creating; Sprints managing; Software Requirements Specifications (SRS) writing; Product managing (SCRUM process). Analytic skills and technical mind are my strong sides. I'm responsible, hardworking and self-motivated person. I do believe that these my qualities as well as strong technical background, attention to details and accuracy will help me to complete the job in a best way.

    $23.00 /hr
    3 hours