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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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Technical writing Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.75.

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  1. Bhushan Kumar Sharma

    Bhushan Kumar Sharma

    Linux Servers AWS Cloud Hosting Security CPanel Plesk VOIP PenTest

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 14

    Since 2001, I have been dedicatedly working with Linux Operating Systems & Open Source. Services Provided ::- Deployment, Configuration, Security, Hardening, Monitoring, Performance Tuning, Troubleshooting of Linux Server Roles AWS – Amazon Web Services Migration of Servers Hosting Panels like WHM/CPanel, Plesk etc Asterisk Dialers, VOIP and Call Center Solutions Customization of Linux Kernel & Distro with Rebranding Faculty of Post-Graduate Degree in Computer Sciences. Firewalls & Gateways Linux HPC - High Preformance Clusters Remote Server Support & Troubleshooting L3/L4 Security Auditing of Servers & Websites Cloud & Virtualization Technical Writing VPN - Site-to-Site, Road-warrior Vulnerability Assessment & Penetration Testing Kayako

    $16.67 /hr
    3,771 hours
    4.85
  2. Aliaa B.

    Aliaa B.

    Software Developer and Technical Writer

    Ireland - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

    I am a software engineer with over four years experience in complete software development life cycle. I gained experience in development using numerous programming languages, including Java, C#, and C++. Additionally, I acquired solid experience in development using different platforms, such as Eclipse, JBuilder, NetBeans, and Microsoft Visual Studio .Net. Additionally, I have a very good experience in writing/editing technical IT content and writing scientific papers, presentations, and software manuals/documentation. I intend to utilize my experience in handling large assignments with ability to deliver outcome within the deadline. I am looking forward to serve an esteemed client with my dedication & extensive experience.

    $16.67 /hr
    3,662 hours
    5.00
  3. Mathew G.

    Mathew G.

    Experienced Customer Support & Core Network Implementation Engineer

    Kenya - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 5

    I am Young focused and hardworking person a holder of Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering with 5000+ Odesk working hours in Customer and Technical Support in great online software companies and video design Integrations. I have Over 6 Cumulative years in as Customer/Technical support having worked in ISP based on VSAT Communication (KU-band and C-Band of Various Dish Capacities), Hub/NOC Planning & Design, Monitoring for (iDirect, Hughes & NewTec) using Various Management & Monitoring Software (Hughes NMS, iMonitor, NewTec, Packeteer etc) based in ISP’s NMC and Customer Support Departments. In Mobile Telecommunication Experience as a Core Network Integration Engineer for Multinational Telecommunication Vendor (Huawei) CS Products (MSOFTX300/UMG8900/HSS/HLR 9860). Also worked before in same vendor as Solution Architect/Pres-sales Engineer (for CS/PS & Carrier Software Products and Solutions) and as Core Network CS Engineer involved in Core Network Planning, Design and Implementation. I have great work experience in Internet Protocols (SS7 / SIGTRAN/MAP / CAP/ TCAP / CAMEL) , 3GPP CN standards and protocols and in particular BSSAP,RANAP/MAP. I have done Integrations with E/// MSC/BSC (TD/BSC)/RNC, Telepins (MFS), Mavenir's (EIR) and other Vendors.

    $12.22 /hr
    5,679 hours
    4.68
  4. Jaynard M.

    Jaynard M.

    Quality Analyst

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 21

    As a degree holder in Business Administration - major in Financial and Managerial Accounting, I have spent the first 4 years after college (actually, including the last six months before I graduated) working in a global Business Process Outsourcing company with roles ranging from level one consultant (technical support) to a variety of level two posts (escalations specialist, subject matter expert, team lead, quality assurance). Now skilled with knowledge in Office applications and rich experiences in a wide variety of tasks, backed by my innate sense of analytical thinking and a strong foundation of English comprehension, I aim to build my online career doing things I know I am good at while learning those which I have no experience with; to provide my clients with outputs that meet (if not exceed) their requirements, all the while building a reputation of integrity, professionalism, and cheery working attitude in the online freelance industry.

    $12.00 /hr
    2,319 hours
    5.00
  5. Wendy Larry Lozada

    Wendy Larry Lozada

    Excel Expert, Forex Trader, FX Technical Analyst, Researcher

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 7

    Over the last 3 years, I have worked in a wide range of Microsoft Excel projects both online and offline. My core competency lies on complex data analysis, and I am seeking opportunities to build excel spreadsheets from the ground up for you or your business. My MS Excel skills are: - Basic and Complex Excel functions and formulas - Lookup formulas, match, index & formatting - Simple dashboards to depict key parameters with conditional formatting - Charts, Graphs, Sparklines, and Conditional formatting - Sorting, Outlining, and Filtering data - Pivot tables, Pivot charts, and slicers - Merging multiple worksheets (Consolidation) - Excel VBA, macros Besides MS Excel, I have also spent over 3,000 behind the forex charts. I may consider myself at the near mid stage of my development towards professional trading. As I improve my trading skill set, I also want to share my wisdom and knowledge on trading. I am available for any Forex related jobs or projects. Efficiency and high quality-work is what I offer to maintain trust and satisfaction of my clients.

    $9.00 /hr
    1,475 hours
    4.89
  6. Gweendalyn Lachica

    Gweendalyn Lachica

    Data Entry Professional | WordPress Expert | Editor/Proofreader

    Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

    My Role: Data Entry Professional - accuracy in details with fast turn-around time. WordPress Expert – WP installation, plugins installation, content management, pages creation, template modification, basic SEO, and website updates. Editor/Proofreader - correct spelling, grammar, punctuation mark placement, and sentence construction. Creative/Technical Writer - article, blog, essay, feature, web content, etc. with wide range of vocabulary. Image Editor - re-size, crop, color enhance, etc. with Adobe Photoshop. FTP Specialist - website setup/update. Honest and reliable. My Goal: To provide competitive and excellent service at reasonable cost.

    Groups: BoonEx, PHPFox

    $8.00 /hr
    4,235 hours
    4.99
  7. Yerahmeel V.

    Yerahmeel V.

    Minecraft Support, Game Reviewer, SEO Writer, Data Entry Specialist

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    I am eBook author and article writer with good game knowledge. I also have extensive experience on the game minecraft, and other indie and multiplayer games. I'm also capable of; writing movie reviews, application testing, game testing, video editing, eBook formatting, 2D CAD operation, blog writing, and SEO and data entry work among others. Need samples of my work? See me at: ebooks: (self-publish Amazon Author Account) http://www.amazon.com/Yerahmeel-NightSpawn-V./e/B00WWPJ9LC/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1 http://goo.gl/8UKGYL http://goo.gl/2qSmDG http://goo.gl/Jd4RF8 http://goo.gl/SWlfWG Site & Article: https://www.envioushost.com/blog http://www.dayzblog.net http://www.7daystodiewiki.com http://freeonlinegamereview.wordpress.com/ http://nightspawnsgamereviews.blogspot.com/ http://minecraftsmpmods.wordpress.com/

    $11.11 /hr
    1,088 hours
    4.62
  8. Charudatta M.

    Charudatta M. Agency Contractor

    Brainbench Certified Technical Writer/ Documentation Expert

    India - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 14

    Over the last 13 years, I created various user guides, administration guides, reference guides, troubleshooting guides, installation manuals, and Web help systems for a various engineering and software products and projects. My core competency lies in managing end-to-end documentation for software projects. But, I also work on improving and maintaining the existing documentation or create printed guides for a product. After working on different documentation projects, I developed professional expertise in using various documentation tools, such as Confluence, HelpGizmo, Wordpress, Help & Manual, Adobe RoboHelp, Adobe FrameMaker, Microsoft Visio, MS Office, and technologies, such as single sourcing, DITA, and content management system. In addition to documentation tools, I have good understanding of the software languages, such as C/C++, Java, PHP, CSS, HTML, and databases, such as MS Access, MY SQL, and so on. I am seeking opportunities to develop documentation from the ground up for your business.

    Associated with: Charudatta M.

    $20.00 /hr
    1,903 hours
    4.91
  9. Mihaela H.

    Mihaela H. Agency Contractor

    ISQTB Certified Tester, Data Entry, Research, MS Office -Europe

    Romania - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 17

    Gain experience while offer high quality services in testing, data entry and technical writing domains. My skills in the above domains were continuously improved during the last 4+ years, while working as a system integration tester in a big telecommunication company. This job involved the installation and the integration of servers followed by functional testing of the system, keeping an eye on the GUI and the usability aspects. Also, an important role was the test strategy and test cases writing. References available on request.

    Associated with: PFA

    $11.11 /hr
    2,539 hours
    4.97