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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. 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.

    $45.00 /hr
    1,742 hours
    4.99
  2. Mark Bosire

    Mark Bosire

    Expert Writer: Academic, Techinal, Website and Article Writing.

    Kenya - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    To share my writing skills and competently thrive to achieve success for my clients. I have great writing and verbal skills and the experience acquired over the years guarantees my clients quality work, delivered on time and unique. The field scope of writings I can do is wide therefore flexible to fit clients needs. These fields may include article writing, academic writing, technical writing or website content writing emphasizing on SEO articles. I can also adapt to any clients needs without compromising the quality of work that I do. Hire me and you won't regret it. Regards.

    $16.67 /hr
    20 hours
    4.92
  3. Hassan Akhtar

    Hassan Akhtar Agency Contractor

    WordPress Developer | Article Writer | Tech Blogger

    Pakistan - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

    I am an experienced WordPress developer, technical writer and SEO consultant. I've been working in the online industry for four years, growing and evolving with new technologies and trends. If you want to build an effective website, add some zest to your copy or increase your organic traffic then I can help you. Here at oDesk I have helped people build awesome WordPress-powered websites. I have also written top-notch content on diverse topics including health, real estate, blogging, social media and internet marketing.

    Associated with: Tuddis

    $19.00 /hr
    1,111 hours
    4.99
  4. 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

    $18.00 /hr
    2,672 hours
    4.52
  5. 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
    4.44
  6. Danni Bennett

    Danni Bennett Agency Contractor

    IA and SEO Specialist

    United States - Tests: 1

    With over ten years experience in the software and web fields, Danni offers the unique ability to make technology usable. From information architecture, to search engine optimization, to technical writing, Danni puts the focus on your market and visitor. Her skills include: • Analyzing business and user requirements to design powerful user interfaces and write detailed functional requirements documents. • Designing a web site architecture that puts important information at the visitors’ fingertips. • Researching users, competitors, and industry keywords to optimize websites for search engines. • Writing user documentation that provides the right amount of information in clear, readable steps. • Writing, editing, and proofreading all types of documentation to ensure readability for the intended audience. • Marketing complex technology solutions in a voice that anyone can understand. In short, if you're looking for someone to help make your software, web site, or project search engine friendly, usable, and conversion-focused, Danni can help!

    Associated with: SageRock Agency

    $61.11 /hr
    88 hours
    5.00
  7. Kiran M.

    Kiran M.

    C#, WinForms, WPF Application Developer and XAML Design Expert

    Pakistan - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 15

    ★ 3+ yrs of software design, development, and configuration experience ★ C#, VB.NET(3.5, 4.0, 4.5), WPF, MVVM, Web, Windows Services ★ ADO.NET, Entity Framework, LINQ, 3-tier,n-tier, Winforms desktop applications ★ ASP.NET web apps, Silverlight ,Telerik & DevXpress. I have worked with .NET (C#, VB.NET) and databases such as SQL Server 2008/2012, MySQL 5, SQLLite and Oracle 9i. I have complete command over Microsoft Office Tools. I have extensive experience with 3rd party APIs such as 1. Twitter API 2. Google API 3. Code Reason Reports 4. EDD (Easy Digital Downloads) Licensing integration. 5. Telerik Rad Controls for ASP.NET AJAX 6. Telerik RAD Controls for WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation) 7. Telerik RAD Controls for Winforms 8. DevXpress/DExperience for Web and Winforms 9. Krypton Toolkit 10. Microsoft Excel Interop and Microsoft Word Interop 11. Microsoft SQL Server 2000/2005/2008/2008 R2 12. Microsoft SQL Server Compact 3.5 & 4.0 13. Windows Communication Foundation (WCF Services) 14. Microsoft Entity Framework 4.x/ADO.NET Entity Framework 15. LINQ to Entities, LINQ to SQL, LINQ to objects 16. Telerik OpenAcces ORM (Database First, Model First) 17. Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and MVVM 18. Login Authentication/Encryption I have worked with enterprise grade software systems that are composed of multiple tiers and multiple layers, distributed client-server applications. I have also performed configuration and build management using Advanced Installer. I have participated in projects as project member while being in part of each stage from requirements gathering to system design, development, integration & quality assurance to deliver functional, usable and quality products. I have worked with lead developers and helped them define processes for maintaining quality of code, over life cycle of application development and have been a guiding mentor to my colleagues utilizing my experience in software development and best practices.

    $31.44 /hr
    1,465 hours
    4.85
  8. Kissa Sy

    Kissa Sy

    Expert Java / AngularJS Developer

    Philippines - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 10

    I believe that information technology has a huge impact on our daily lives especially in different industries. I have been developing websites and web applications using combinations of HTML, PHP, Javascript, CSS and lately J2EE with database integration using My SQL or MS SQL on Linux and Windows platforms. I am also an expert in Microsoft Visual Studio Reporting Service 2008 with the goal to provide robust reports for data analysis and future use of businesses. In addition, I have backgrounds on Desktop Applications using Visual Basic, J2SE, C, C++ and C#. I also have some experience in Mobile Web application with J2ME that has been successfully deployed and used by a wide range of users internationally. My goal is to seek opportunities in building new applications and websites for you and your business. I would like to help others feel that technology can really provide ease and betterment not just to human life but to the entire universe.

    $9.44 /hr
    38 hours
    4.99