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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

Arsalan Khan

Arsalan Khan Agency Contractor

ERP/CRM, Android, PHP, Sharepoint, IOS, Wordpress

Pakistan - Portfolio: 51

Looking for a solution that will give you the edge? We are a passionate team of professionals that provides all-inclusive online services needed to create a strong Internet presence. Each of our team members has years of experience in his or her niche. We combine our marketing, design & technical expertise with our fanatical support to deliver outstanding services. Shispare provide latest technologies and advanced features all under one roof with extraordinary cost effective and high quality website software development solutions. We believe in individuality of jobs and work on specific client requirements. Following are some of our major areas of expertise: - PHP web portals - websites - Iphone / Ipad Apps - Ms dynamics CRM - MS dynamics GP - Zoho CRM - Shopify

Associated with: Shispare

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
19 hours

Tom S.

Tom S. Agency Contractor

Mathematician, Programmer and Translator

Germany - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 5

I just finished my studies of mathematics with focus on physics and computer sciences in Iceland. Next to my studies, I have been programming already for several years on a freelance basis and provide professional translation services. The programs that I created so far mostly are GUI applications under Windows, as well as web-based applications using PHP and javascript. In addition to these experiences, I have also intensive knowledge of C/C++, Matlab, R, and various other programming languages. You can see some of my programs in my portfolio and on my website. In addition to being a programmer, I have also several years of experience as a translator. As a German native speaker, I mostly translate from English to German, and occasionally from German to English. I have lived abroad for more than three years now, and therefore know a couple of other languages as well. These include French, Icelandic, Swedish, Dutch and Bulgarian. If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to contact me. Best wishes, Tom Schiller

Associated with: e-ComFreelance Agency

100% Job Success
$24.00 /hr
694 hours

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.

97% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
3,734 hours

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++.

100% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
2,186 hours

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

Muhammad Usman

Muhammad Usman

Professional Content Provider (Blogs, Technical, Article, eBook)

Pakistan - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 9

I am adaptable and provide every client smooth and stress-free services with dedication. I take pride in meeting the deadlines and completing each project with the best of my abilities. My ability to correctly analyze the requirements enables me to produce high quality content. To get readers' attention, I have an astute grasp over writing - with vibrant understanding of their expectations. My goal is to satisfy the clients' requirements and make a long-term professional relation with them. I am a computer scientist with expertise in content and technical writing. I have more than 2 years of experience in technical writing, and have been writing articles for more than 3 years. So, I can confidently say that I am adept at this. I am available on Skype, Google-Mail, and Upwork messages. For the projects involving technical writing, article writing, eBook writing, and blog post writing, I am ready and able to help you.

$8.50 /hr
75 hours

Kazi Afiqur Rahman

Kazi Afiqur Rahman

Math Expert, Professional Programmer and Developer,Article Writer

Bangladesh - Tests: 5

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.

80% Job Success
$13.33 /hr
16 hours

M Ijaz Shoaib

M Ijaz Shoaib

ASP.NET, C# / VB.NET, MVC, DotNetNuke, IIS

Pakistan - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

9+ Years of System Analysis, Designing, Development, Deployment and Project Management Experience. Services Description: ================= Expert in Application Design, Development as well as Enhancements of the existing Windows and Web Applications. Hands-on Experience in Requirements Analysis, Technical Design Specifications, Product Development and Deployments, which are some of the key features of my work experience. I also have a Working knowledge of the SCRUM Methodology as well. Key Roles Performed during my Professional Career: --> System Analyst --> Software Designer and Developer / Programmer --> Team Lead / Manager --> IT / Technical Trainer --> Technical Writer I have developed wide range of Windows and Web Applications using HTML, DHTML, CSS, JQuery Framework, ASP.NET, VB.NET, C#.NET, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft IIS Web Server. My objective is to work for some one who believes in total quality. Self motivated and hard working freelancer having experience in diverse areas of Software Development, Technical Writing, and IT Support & Services. I offer committed excellence to my clients.

96% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
109 hours

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.

92% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
11 hours