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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. Malik muhammad farooq A.

    Malik muhammad farooq A. Agency Contractor

    Business/Process Analyst, Project manager/QA

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 9

    I aspire to work with people around the world with diverse working ethics and love challenges associated with international business. As an adept ICT professional, with ability to analyze, design, manage, and test software intensive systems, I want to join a a team of off-shore professionals. With blend of education and diverse working experience in IT and business process management, I believe that I can put my knowledge and experience to assist my clients meet business objectives.

    Associated with: Cyber Quest

    $22.22 /hr
    292 hours
    5.00
  2. Amit S.

    Webmaster / Programmer / Project Manager

    India - Last active: 11/30/2013 - Tests: 1

    I aim to write code that follows the best practices in software engineering. Then end result is software and Web Applications/Websites that are best in quality - secure, organised and well architectured to allow them to be scalable, maintainable and extensible. Expertise in a varitey of systems/domains - Content Management Systems (CMS), Ecommerce, Classifieds and more... I can build for you any type of Ecommerce, Classifieds, CMS/Blogs websites or custom/besopke program anything you wish. I can also troubleshoot any performance and optimization issues with your websites which in turn will save you substantial money or help you make substantial money by building sites that sustain high traffic and millions of users. Get in touch if you have - 1)Slow website 2)High Traffic Site that doesn't scale with the increase in users/page views or doesn't load as fast turning off your potential users... 3)Sites that overload your system resources - cpu, ram and Disk I/O 4)Spent a ton of money on hardware and your site still can't handle all the users and the load. Skills - PHP / MYSQL / HTML / CSS / JAVASCRIPT/JQUERYy/AJAX and numerous other computer programming languages. Also on a lesser scale with Linux / System Administration / Networks and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Years of experience as a Project Manager / Programmer / Web Master.

    $27.78 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  3. Aldion P.

    Aldion P.

    Proficient C/C++ Programmer

    Philippines - Last active: 3 days ago - 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
  4. Kazi Afiqur Rahman

    Kazi Afiqur Rahman

    Math Expert, Professional Programmer and Developer,Article Writer

    Bangladesh - Last active: 14 days ago - 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
  5. Muhammad Abdullah

    Muhammad Abdullah

    Software Developer and Web Programmer

    Pakistan - Last active: 5 days ago - 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
  6. Colin Currie

    Colin Currie

    Unity3D Guru and Technical Writer

    United States - Last active: 07/15/2013 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    I have worked for three years as an independent Unity contractor, primarily in the realms of complex games and desktop & web applications. My Unity3D programming skills are nearly as good as my written and verbal English skills, which the SAT once told me were in the top .8% in the US. My gains from independent employment have paid for the >100 credits I've earned at my school. I am part-time finishing my last seventeen credits at College of Idaho (quote "Idaho's most prestigious undergrad college"), pursuing a polymath BA in Computer Science and International Political Economic Philosophy. I want to one day become an effective political activist for reform in America. My facebook handle is Political Reform Colin. [ Relelvant courses from the CofI: - C++ 1,2,3,4 - Special Programming Languages (Erlang) - C# Programming 1&2 - Mono Programming - Data Structures and Algorithms - Discrete Mathematics - Calculus 1,2,3 - Analytical Physics - Business Marketing - Small Business Management - Quantitative Analysis - Business Law. ] Though I'm new to ODesk, I'm willing to temporarily undervalue my time here in order to prove myself. Give me a call, talk to me about nerdy things, and you'll see that I know what I'm about.

    $17.00 /hr
    35 hours
    4.95
  7. Matthew O.

    Matthew O.

    Software Engineer (Web, Magento, Android, Desktop)

    Australia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    Software engineer/web developer with experience across a wide range of technologies. Android, Python, PHP, Magento, Responsive HTML5/CSS3, Javascript, Java, C++, web scraping, and the list goes on. I currently work primarily as a Magento engineer.

    $25.00 /hr
    130 hours
    4.46