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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. Sergey Mykhailenko

    Sergey Mykhailenko Agency Contractor

    Experienced Project and Product Manager

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 month ago - Portfolio: 5

    • MS in Computer Science. • 7+ years of experience in IT project management. • 30+ projects delivered since 2007. • 2 years acted as a Senior Product Manager for Dating Websites Network with 100k+ registrations daily. • 4 years total experience in web applications monetization. • Big experience in Payments processing. • Fundamental knowledge and experience in full product lifecycle. Solid management experience in development of different software types (desktop, web, mobile apps). • Experienced in basic accounting and legal consultancy. • Excellent Communication skills strengthened by journalism background and experience in conducting Oral Presentations to internal and external stakeholders on various software development projects. • Good knowledge of SEO, PPC, CPA etc.

    Associated with: Fresh Design

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
  2. Maria S.

    Maria S.

    Web developer, Web designer, Mobile Application developer.

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 30

    To use my entrepreneurial skills, ability to communicate ideas, commitment to perform quality work & to perform challenging role in the Software Engineering field is my primary concern.

    $11.90 /hr
    2,346 hours
  3. Elmer A. Sia

    Elmer A. Sia

    Software Developer (Ruby, Rails, Sinatra, C#) & Technical Writer

    Philippines - Last active: 08/14/2014 - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 3

    I'm an experienced software developer who's passionate in database and information systems development. I've successfully developed, deployed, and maintained various desktop-based database applications using VB6, MySQL, and 3rd party GUI components. Though I'm not using VB6 anymore, back then I possess a high level of proficiency in the said language. Now, I'm focusing into server-side scripting, web applications and web services development using Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and Sinatra respectively. Aside from this, I'm also an avid blogger and technical writer that loves to write computer programming topics, tutorials, and technical documentation. To know more about me, you can check me up online in: * *

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
  4. Caleb Ramp

    Caleb Ramp

    Voice-Over Artist and Writer

    United States - Last active: 09/11/2014 - Tests: 4

    Put simply, I’m an addict. Words are my passion. My obsession, whether on the page, the screen or the air. Cultivated from a childhood spent with radio personalities and professional writers – individuals I’ve tried to emulate from the time I was in diapers. So here I am: 22. Student. Professionally trained voice-over artist. Writer. I’ve lent my voice to audiobooks, podcasts, dramatic readings, online advertisements, and video shorts; have written website content, online articles, professional and technical documents, blog posts, and fiction. Voice demos can be found here: I have several years of experience in audio editing, as well as my own professional-grade recording equipment and home studio. I also have nine years of experience in web and graphic design, utilizing a knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, HTML, and CSS. Design portfolio available upon request. By day I work in the highly glamorous field of accounting.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
  5. Osama Bin Waseem

    Osama Bin Waseem Agency Contractor

    Article, Technical, Website Content & Blog Writer

    Pakistan - Last active: 17 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 11

    My working skills represent a variety of unique fields in Writing such as articles, web contents, blogs, technical writing etc. From these skills, I have been capable to develop and increase my familiarity and expertness. I became highly adaptable and companies gained profit from my proficiency in any of the mentioned fields. I am trying to improve my skills more, gain knowledge about modifications and changes and become a good resource for your organizations. I pay attention other people's time, work and money that's why I always present high class text and material in smart and short time.

    Groups: Article Samurai

    Associated with: Prodyzr

    $3.00 /hr
    75 hours
  6. Devesh B.

    Devesh B. Agency Contractor

    Senior Security Researcher and Consultant, Google Hall of Famer

    India - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    Information Security Consultant with over 6 years of experience. He is primarily focused in the application Security space. He has managed and executed multiple projects involving network penetration tests, vulnerability assessments, penetration testing of thick clients and web based applications, Wireless penetration testing and several process audits. Brilliant understanding and practical exposure to OWASP TOP 10, SANS TOP 20, CWE, OSSTMM, ISSAF standards Completed his graduation in Electronics and telecommunication engineering in 2007. Some of the key projects worked on: -Internet Banking Application threat modeling & security testing -Security testing of IVR phone banking application -Conducted process audits, IT general controls testing, SOXA, SAS70, Shared assessments -Tested production applications in the areas of Banking, Education, Retail, Healthcare, and Telecommunication. He has written content for PenTest Magazine ( and has contributed for the latest versions of CSA’s papers on cloud security. He also has rich experience in data loss prevention and Privileged Identity mangement tools. He has designed a framework for securing mobile application particularly android and IOS. He has also been involved in designing a methodology for securing the applications in cloud (SaaS)

    Associated with: test

    $88.89 /hr
    798 hours
  7. M. mohsin A.

    M. mohsin A.

    Computer and programming

    Pakistan - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 1

    I can help in resolving hardware or software issues. I can provide guidance in assembling computer hardware, windows installation, troubleshooting, computer networks, software’s installation, system accessories, anti virus installation and Microsoft office. If your windows are corrupt or not working properly, then I can help you repair it without losing any data. Moreover if your computer is working slowly then I help tune up your PC to work at maximum possible speed. With my strong background in computer sciences, I can also teach newbie’s computer programming basics, especially C/C++/java/c# and I can also help in MAT LAB , C , C++,assembly, Object Oriented Programming, java and P.H.P. I have made many software in my projects for example 1. 3 D tetris 2. Rubic cube 3. shift 4. cat trap 5. Implemented data structure in many other software like visual representation of red black tree 6. dictionary 7. graph for face book friend request suggestion(copy) 8. assembly for micro controllers 9. Autocad also I have done electrical engineering, so I can help and teach almost all courses related to my field since i have studied Calculus(all) probability and statistics electronic devices circuits electronic fundamentals circuit and network analysis Digital logic design Auto cad Micro controllers data structures C, C++ MAT LAB P.H.P. JAVA Object Oriented Programming Applied physics chemistry communication skills signal and systems and other subjects I can also help my clients to write: - Assignments (MLA, APA, Harvard, IEEE, etc.) - Reports - Research Papers - Narratives - Annotated Bibliography - Rhetorical Essays - Summaries - Letters - Statement of Purpose - Articles - Speeches - Presentations - Case Studies - Question and Answers - Proofreading - Editing - Paraphrasing My presence at this platform shall worth of your money. So, sit back and share your work load with me. I will only accept that work which I am able to complete within the provided deadline and may satisfy my clients.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
  8. Manish Jha

    Manish Jha

    GIS & Database professional

    India - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 1

    I,Manish Kumar Jha, having more than 19 years of professional experience. During my professional tenure, I have worked in diverse areas such as GIS, Remote sensing, catastrophic risk modelling (spatial modelling), ground water exploration (geophysical methods) and watershed management. • Enormous experience & exposure in GIS, Remote sensing & database management • Results-driven professional, recognized for taking on major initiatives, adapting to rapidly changing environments and resolving mission-critical issues to ensure bottom-line success • Skilled in mapping client requirements, scope management, activity sequencing, resource allocation, risk management, effort & cost estimation and negotiations aligned to pre-set guidelines • Management style characterized by a focus on discipline, prioritization, and keeping focus on mission critical objectives • Having good communication and interpersonal skills.

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Alexey Semichastnov

    Business / Functional Analyst / Project Manager

    Russia - Last active: 21 days ago - Tests: 3

    Work as 'jack of all trades', mainly focusing on tasks and responsibilities at the junction of business and system analysis, requirements and project management and software architecture. I'm interested in all areas related to software engineering and product management. Details: - Excellent skills in requirements elicitation and management - Good skills in project management - Excellent skills in technical documentation writing - Good understanding of main SDLC types (waterfall, iterative, agile) - Experience in participating in complicated projects with numerous stakeholders and fast changing requirements and on the other hand in development of new software from scratch - Experience in setting up processes in the development team of a technology/web start up from scratch - Good insight into technology (databases, web development, system integration) - Experience in communications on all levels (from developers to CEOs), pre-sales - Some knowledge about business and product development

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours