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  1. Ben Garside

    Ben Garside

    Salesforce Consultant, Data Analyst and SQL Developer

    United Kingdom - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 1

    Over 7 years commercial experience working on a variety of systems and data driven projects. Primary areas of speciality include SQL and Salesforce. Some examples of previously completed Salesforce projects include: • Implemented and customised a new instance of Salesforce for over 100 active users working globally across multiple business functions. • Managed a transition from a Goldmine SQL database to Salesforce. This involved a lot of data conversion work and user acceptance testing. • Writing step-by-step documentation – either aimed at a technical audience or from an end user perspective. • Developed several integrations feeding data into Salesforce using both the Salesforce Bulk and Soap API’s. Some examples of previously completed data/SQL projects include: • Writing SQL scripts to perform various database functions such as changes to table structures and record inserts. • Packaging SQL queries/stored procedures into user friendly applications such as Excel, Access or bespoke .Net applications – allowing them to be run easily by end users. • A data improvement project involving identification of gaps in CRM data; documenting recommendations for improving the quality and standardising field values; implementing data updates and introducing field validation. • Develop a small MySQL database to hold IP ranges and country data. My approach is always honest, detail orientated and friendly. I look forward to hearing of any opportunities to work together.

    $5.56 /hr
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  2. Nicholas Shoup

    Nicholas Shoup

    Geography/ GIS Student

    United States - Last active: 6 months ago - 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
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  3. Mark Angelo De Castro

    Mark Angelo De Castro

    Technical Writing, Creative Writing, Software Testing

    Philippines - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 4

    I am a Computer Engineer by profession, worked with a team in a project for Design Verification and Validation for Systems on Chip. The verification process involves understanding the design specifications and its requirements, test planning, test design and implementation, regression testing, and results presentation and documentation. I also am into health and wellness, focused on better lifestyle practices. Other things I do include dancing, cooking and food prep, and writing for my blog.

    $3.00 /hr
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  4. Artem Kushnirenko

    Artem Kushnirenko

    Translations, Technical Support, Admin Support, Technical Writing

    Ukraine - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 8

    Hi, my name is Artem! I provide following services: - Admin Support ( Data Entry, Personal / Virtual Assistant) - General and Technical translation (Russian - English, English - Russian) - Customer Service (Customer Service, Technical Support) - Technical writing, Copywriting My personal qualities are diligence, high motivation, desire to learn and self-development. I have high communication skills and I will do my best to complete any job qualitatively.

    $3.00 /hr
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  5. Ivy Magsipoc

    Ivy Magsipoc

    Web Content Developer, Technical Writer, Project Coordinator

    Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    TECHNICAL SKILLS Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project Metrics Tools: Vovici, NoHold Metrics, Omniture Content Management Tools: Salesforce, NoHold, Fatwire, RightNow Document Management Platform: Google Docs Programming Languages: HTML, CSS PROFESSIONAL PROJECTS Synnex-Concentrix Philippines Web Content Developer II, July 2010 – Present Major projects handled: • Product Launches, 2010 – Present • Salesforce Migration, 2013 – Project Lead • Homesupport to Linksys.com Migration, 2013 – Project Lead • Linksys Mobile International Launch, 2013 – Project Lead • Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Rebranding, 2012 – Project Lead • Cisco Connect Cloud Launch (Articles), 2012 – Project Lead • LinksysByCisco Migration, 2011 – Logistics • TheFlip.com Website Launch, 2010-2011 Primary tasks handled: • Quarterly Business Reviews Presentations (local, global, Cx) • Online Customer Feedback • Weekly Report, Time Allocation, Monthly Timesheet • Vovici • Omniture • Remedy Case, Care Case, Appirio • Project Management Officer Site Source 101 Project Manager, February 2011 – June 2012 HP Outsourcing Inc. Project Coordinator, Aug. 2009 – July 2010 Website Testing and QA, Jan. 2009 – Jul. 2009 Kinetique Systems, Inc. Software Testing and QA, May 2008 – Oct. 2008

    $5.00 /hr
    15 hours
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  6. Anton L.

    Anton L.

    Senior SolidWorks developer

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

    Hello! I am well-experienced in SolidWorks and ArchiCad. I have been actively studying the mobile application development for Android devices. My main goal is to make the high quality projects for you with a view to further cooperation. I will negotiate with you: -prices -delivery date -various features and ways to implement your project. I am eager to help you in conceptual apps development, data modelling, API modelling and implementation, mobile application modelling and implementation, consulting. I have more than 4 years of experience with SolidWorks, Client-Server communications, Android development, HTML, CSS and CAD soft. University degree: Department of Urban Development and Economy (in 2012). Bachelor degree.

    $8.00 /hr
    0 hours
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  7. Ralph Lorenzo Lavares

    Ralph Lorenzo Lavares

    SQL Database Programming, Technical Writing and Translation

    Philippines - Last active: 13 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    I have developed applications for desktop using Visual Basic and C#,as well as websites using ASP.NET and HTML. My main competency is on updating and adding extra features of applications. I also have some experience in the areas of:SQL,VBA,technical writing,software design and testing. Other Qualifications: Technical Writing Language Translation(Localization)

    $7.00 /hr
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  8. Philip Donachie

    Philip Donachie

    Quality Assurance / Technical Support

    New Zealand - Last active: 26 days ago - Portfolio: 2

    Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) BSc Hons, Essex University, UK 4 years hands-on experience in Information Technology sector with strong emphasis on Software Quality technical support Extensive experience in functional, system integration, performance, release, regression, usability testing Implementation of test automation using in-house and of-the-shelf automation tools Web testing of intranet/Internet sites, Web 2.0 applications and cross-browser testing Compatibility testing hardware devices including physical/virtual PCs, Android, iPhone/iPad platforms Isolating, replicating, and reporting defects into bug tracking systems Tracking progress of project changes and user stories and providing QA updates Writing test reports, status updates and providing full support and visibility of testing process to stakeholders Industry exposure across banking, e-commerce, GIS Geographical Information Systems, travel, manufacturing, education & private sectors Testing and supporting applications across banking, E-commerce, travel, manufacturing, not-for-profit, government and GIS sectors

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
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  9. Kirill K.

    Kirill K.

    Game designer/gamification expert

    Russia - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 5

    https://narrtive.squarespace.com/ Over the last 6 years I've been working in gaming industry both as a freelance copywriter and game designer/project manager. Was working with such gaming companies as Nival Network, Crazy Panda, SUPERSILA and Game Insight. I am able to create game design documentation from small pitch document to gigantic GDD; find fun in your idea and add some game mechanics to further refine the player experience; can translate documents from Russian into English and vice versa; able to implement gamification systems into your non-gaming products. My latest passion and field of growing competency: games for education. I would gladly provide help in choosing different educational techniques for your products, implementing games into them and shipping the final product.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
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  10. Elven kiel L.

    Elven kiel L.

    Web Application Developer / Programmer

    Philippines - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a programmer focusing on web based application development. I have almost 4 years of experience in HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, jQuery and AJAX. I mainly do websites and other web based applications. I also developed information systems to clients, some using the Java Desktop Application, mostly using PHP Scripting and I am seeking good career development opportunities where my capacity and expertise could be better utilized for the elevation of the organization and me.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
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