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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. Josh M.

    Josh M.

    SQA/Testing/Security/Networks/Development/Technical Writing(Canada)

    Canada - Last active: 6 months ago - Tests: 9

    Over my career I have been handed a great many challenges and I have throughly enjoyed finding solutions for my clients problems. I have not limited myself specifically to one area but many, and have enjoy a diverse technical career. I am a skilled, hard working, dedicated IT professional with over 10 years of experience. I have development experince in numerous languages and specialize in PHP/MySql web development and Linux/Windows scripts and applications. I have excellent communication skills and am available at your need.

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $55.00 /hr
    8,385 hours
    4.98
  2. Bhargavi G.

    Bhargavi G.

    Content and Technical writing, Admin support

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Portfolio: 9

    An independent professional and self-motivates with proficient research and writing. Good knowledge in Microsoft office Applications and Internet. working as a freelance writer in Content Creating, developing, content designing, Technical writing & Formatting and Customer care. sample articles http://www.helium.com/items/2408412-best-place-to-spend-christmas-with-your-kids-in-texas-fun-paces-for-kids-places-in-texas http://www.helium.com/items/766875-vegetarian-recipes http://bhargavi2012.hubpages.com/hub/Why-people-are-willing-to-pay-more-for-brown-eggs-than-for-white http://voices.yahoo.com/okra-recipe-2587370.html?cat=48 http://socyberty.com/folklore/flowers/

    $10.00 /hr
    88 hours
    5.00
  3. Bronwyn M.

    Bronwyn M.

    Writer and Designer with a creative flair.

    South Africa - Last active: 15 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 54

    From Poetry & Lyrics portraying Emotion to Stories from Beyond. Articles, Blogs, Reviews well structured and researched with timely delivery. As we grow older we realize that it is not all about what you have accumulated or where you find yourself, your status or your wealth. The truth be told to be alive is all about the experience, the challenges, opening that new door, living to your full potential! What makes each of us unique, is our creativity, how we perceive people and our surroundings! I have a passion for writing, a deep love for reading and a burning sensation to learn. I have worked in the advertising market for more than 10 years and I am proficient in using MS Word and Corel Draw. I have been writing for 20 years and love it still. I have published 5 poems in different anthologies from 2004 to 2011, through the Poetry Institute. I have also won third place in a lyrics writing contest.

    $20.00 /hr
    110 hours
    4.94
  4. Jaya A.

    Jaya A.

    QA- Website, Desktop, iOS & Android apps

    India - Last active: 15 hours ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 12

    Pointing out bugs and helping you develop a bug free product since 2005. *** 5500+ work hours , 40 + jobs and ** Top Rated**  ISTQB certified in software testing  Full time Freelancer with excellent client review and 5***** in over 35 jobs  9+yrs in QA, testing of Web-sites,mobile, RIA , cloud and Desktop applications  Testing applications is my passion and my profession.  Able to Help in QA and Project Management Profile Overview  Availability 24*7 on Skype or Phone  Completed 5000 hours on oDesk  Good Knowledge of agile and Scrum methodology  Good Experience working with large remote team  Bug Reporting & tracking using Jira, Mantis, Bugzilla,TFS, Excel, Word  Test Plan,Test case design,execution & documentation  UI/UX/Front-end testing, Regression, smoke, black-box, white-box testing  Huge experience in testing iOS and Android based applications. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Over the last 9 years I have been involved in testing various types of software ranging from desktop applications to web applications including websites for start ups. - My core competency is in complete testing of the software from the planning phase to sign off. - Testing the software, Dealing with customer issues and closely working with the developers to get them resolved are the fields that I excel in. -I am an ISTQB certified software tester My expertise: --------------------------------------------------------------------- - Creating test plan document - Writing test cases - Documenting change requests - Executing test cases ( Functional, GUI, Usability, cross browser compatibility, Cosmetic errors) - Defect tracking - Writing product Release document - Managing customer issues and getting them resolved at the earliest - Writing technical specifications and FAQ's for websites. Application Tested ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- - e-Commerce Application(Magneto, WordPress,OpenCart and etc) - e-learning - Game Application, - ERP Application , - Mobile based Applications and Games - Healthcare and insurance application - Travel Domain - Finance domain - Social Networking website - Official websites for companies - WordPress website (Front end and Backend), - WordPress Plugin, - WordPress Theme - 508 compliance Testing - HTML and CSS validation - API Testing I have done include: --------------------------------------------------------------------- - Functionality testing - Cosmetic error testing - GUI Testing - Performance testing - Cross browser compatibility testing - Smoke testing - Regression testing - Usability testing - Games testing Trackers used for documenting and tracking bug status: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Trello Mantis Jira Bugzilla ASP.net starter kit Quality center Test director Microsoft excel and Microsoft office tools Gadgets I work on: ---------------------------- iOS 8.0 ( iPhone 4S) Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 ( Android 4.4.2 - Kitkat ) Operating Systems available to test: ----------------------------------------------------- Windows XP( IE9 , Firefox, Chrome, Safari ) Vista ( IE 9 , Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera) Windows 7 ( IE 10 , Firefox 35.0, Chrome 40.0, Safari, Opera) Windows 8 ( Firefox 35.0 , IE 11 , Chrome 40.0 , Safari ) QA methodology and processes: --------------------------------------------------------- CMMI, ISO, Agile Scrum ,waterfall model, V- model I am a disciplined worker, bound to deadlines who has great passion for quality. I assure you quality work in given time.I am also an article writer with great interest in writing IT related documents and answering technical questions. software testing, quality assurance, testing, sqa, manual-testing, smoke-testing, regression testing, quality control, software documentation, usability testing, functional testing, UI testing, boundary-value-testing,test plan creation,test-schedule-creation,test-plan-execution,test-case-generation, Redmine, Mantis, Microsoft Excel, Bugzilla, Jira, Microsoft Office Tools

    Groups: SocialEngine

    $15.56 /hr
    5,885 hours
    4.98
  5. Grant Smith

    Grant Smith

    Excel, Access VBA and Macro Developer

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 15

    Experienced professional with multiple skills looking for extra work. Very diligent, attentive to details, hard working and honest. Guru in MS Office Applications (company SME (Subject Matter Expert)) VBAs and Macros Knowledgeable in computer software and hardware problems Many years of customer service including managing a large team of customer service agents Excellent written and speaking communication skills I sell time by adding automation to any office product! Based on East Coast of United States

    $60.00 /hr
    1,539 hours
    4.98
  6. Asif Gohar

    Asif Gohar

    System, Network, Active Directory, Exchange, Backupexec, System Center

    Bahrain - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 5

    Knowledgeable and skilled IT professional with encompassing work experience spanning more than 8 years in systems administration with compliance as per industry standards. Possess excellent interpersonal skills to liaise amicably with diverse groups of people, different departments, vendors and agencies. With extensive exposure to different cultures and work environments and has worked effectively with multinational individuals and professionals from all organizational levels. Certifications: MCITP (Server 2008, Exchange 2010, Lync 2010) Expertise: Exchange 2007/2010, Active Directory 2003/2008, SCCM, SCOM, DPM, SCVMM, BackupExec,Enterprise Vault, WSUS, Lync, Server 2003/2008, ADRMS, SQL Server, SAN/NAS.

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $20.00 /hr
    270 hours
    4.95
  7. Tasauf Islam

    Tasauf Islam

    Writing

    Bangladesh - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1

    I am a Brac University student studying Electronics and Communication Engineering in Bangladesh. I have completed my school studies with distinction. I am an experienced writer. I previously worked for local offices in Bangladesh. In professional field, I had experience in proposal writing, business writing, web content writing, script and speech writing. Blog writing, creative writing, travel writing and sports writing is very simple for me because I do it as a hobby almost everyday. And as I am a university student, I have to write papers for academic purposes, so I am experienced in it too. Altogether, I am a very confident writer.

    $16.00 /hr
    113 hours
    4.99
  8. Mete Ozdemir

    Mete Ozdemir

    +100 CLIENTS CHOOSE QUALITY & EXPERIENCE

    Turkey - Last active: 1 day ago - Portfolio: 19

    Premium translation services by professional native Turkish translator in various fields of expertise. SOME OF MY PREVIOUS CLIENTS ARE: - Apple - Shell - IBM/Lenovo - Etihad Airways - Kodak - Sony - Logitech - Henkel - Lamborghini - Ralph Lauren - Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Culture - Republic of Turkey, Ministry of National Defense - European Union - Turkcell - AnadoluBank - Metropolitan Municipality of Istanbul - Ciceksepeti - Novo Nordisk - Eli Lilly and Company - Nitromak - Yonca Gida - Turk Telekom - Aselsan - Havelsan - Hayat Kimya - Yapi Kredi GYO - Turkiye Is Bankasi - Adorini - Turkish Foundations - Numerous universities in Turkey such as Ankara, Ondokuz Mayis, Izmir University of Economics and 9 Eylul University are among hundreds of our privileged direct and indirect customers. COST & TIME EFFICIENCY THROUGH DIRECT OUTSOURCING

    $7.00 /hr
    263 hours
    4.96
  9. Janice Cessna

    Janice Cessna

    Writing, Research, and Editing

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 30

    Janice possesses solid experience in researching and communicating complicated topics to diverse audiences, and will get the job done for you. Efficiently, effectively. She excels at making technical subjects easily digestible to every reader. Her professional background is in science, engineering, and landscape architecture with core specialties in aquatic resource design, landscape ecology, mitigation banking, LID/LEED, and green roof design. Janice earned a B.S. in Landscape Architecture, is completing a B.S in Geography, is LEED Certified, and her previous work experience includes 13 years in environmental consulting. Janice's personal endeavors include wine grape viticulture, landscape photography, hiking/backpacking, and home DIY. Her diverse experiences and interests provide a broad palette of knowledge that will be applied to your task.

    $22.00 /hr
    280 hours
    5.00
  10. Barbara E.

    Barbara E.

    Creating dynamic copy for busy people.

    Canada - Last active: 27 days ago

    Hi there, I'm Barb. I am a native-English writer specializing in technical writing and copywriting, as well as editing and proofreading. I understand and use effective SEO and social media management practices for my clients. I am based in Hamilton, Ontario and have 10+ years experience writing technical, industrial, business, marketing, and academic materials. I work with my clients until they express satisfaction on their project. Please note that I would like to work with you to develop my reputation through the Elance platform. I am flexible regarding proposal terms and rates of pay in order to build my online presence. I look forward to working with you!

    $28.00 /hr
    56 hours
    4.89