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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. Aliaa B.

    Aliaa B.

    Software Developer and Technical Writer

    Ireland - 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
  2. Mathew G.

    Mathew G.

    Experienced Customer Support & Core Network Implementation Engineer

    Kenya - 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
  3. Jaynard M.

    Jaynard M.

    Quality Analyst

    Philippines - 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
  4. Bilal R.

    Bilal R.

    Internet Researcher - Lead Generation - Virtual Assistant - Data Entry

    Pakistan - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 6

    Hi! I am Bilal. I am dynamic, enthusiastic, reliable and quick learner. I always strive for quality working, I believe that can only be achieved with focused attitude and detail oriented approach. I tend to have a clear and prompt communication with my clients. I had developed the range of skills with Admin Support and Sales & Marketing. My favorite and strongest zone is Internet research. I have efficient web researching skills with the proper set of tools like Reportive, Ark, guesser.email, Data.com, ZoomInfo, Hoovers and whois.com with the proper manipulation of Social Media i.e. LinkedIn, Twitter, Google Plus and Facebook. These tools are very handy for lead generation, contacts list building and finding accurate email addresses. I am experienced in website management; I have worked on WordPress, Joomla and many other CMS platforms. I have good foundations with content developing, creative writing and technical writing. In E-commerce platforms, I have experienced with Shopify, Magneto, Bigcommerce, WooCommerce, OScommerce and some other. I am an expert in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), MS Visio, Google Docs, and Photoshop. Considering my academic background, I have good experience with IBM SPSS, MATLAB, Mathematica, KiCad, LibreCAD and C++. I also have good experience with photo manipulation, graphics designing and Logo creation using Canva and some other software. I am always eager to explore new software, applications and ideas. I am also competent with Social Media Accounts management and Social Media Marketing (SMM). I have complete understanding of LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. I have also worked with software like TweetAdder and TweetDeck. I can also write professional emails, cover letters, press release and can perform email handling at best. I am also skillful with financial management. I have complete understanding of financial statements, i.e. Balance Sheets, Cash Flow Statements and Income Statements. I am also familiar with some accounting, bookkeeping software like Xero and QuickBooks. Thanks for visiting my profile and taking time to read my skills overview. Please feel free to contact me anytime. Cheers!

    $5.56 /hr
    1,585 hours
    4.99
  5. Mihaela H.

    Mihaela H. Agency Contractor

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

    Romania - 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Charudatta M.

    Charudatta M. Agency Contractor

    Brainbench Certified Technical Writer/ Documentation Expert

    India - 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. Phillip Schein

    Phillip Schein Agency Contractor

    See My Portfolio ...

    United States - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 12

    I write, I ghost, I edit. I create original content matching your specifications in your "voice". I can either deliver assignments based on academic research or produce original fiction. My background is diverse: from biology and information technology to changes in current US tax code. Words for me are both message AND medium. While a single, on-demand job is good, long-term collaborative relationships are better! My rates are ALWAYS competitive. Please request samples of current content.

    Associated with: The Clearing House

    $22.22 /hr
    1,054 hours
    5.00