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Member since March, 2011
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jal540

I have experience in proofreading, editing, rewriting, technical and academic writing, UML design, use case analysis, Excel, VBA, software and website testing, and usability evaluations. I scored 90th percentile on the U.S. English Level 3 test, and I also have a UML Level 3 rating. I have a bachelor's degree in physics, and a master's degree in systems engineering. I work as an engineer, and I also have a talent in writing.

$25 USD/hr
68 Reviews
6.2
  • 89%Jobs Completed
  • 100%On Budget
  • 100%On Time
  • 19%Repeat Hire Rate

Recent Reviews

Experience

Senior Scientist/Systems Engineer

Jun 1985

Systems and software requirements definition, systems analysis, engineering tradeoffs, system design, software design, statistical analysis, research, and programming.

Education

M.S., Systems Engineering

2005 - 2007 (2 years)

Badges

  • Perfectionist

    Receive 5-star ratings in 90% of your completed projects (minimum 10 projects).
  • UK English Pro

    Pass the UK English Exam (Level 2)
  • The Selector

    Award 1 contest.
  • The Inspired

    Submit 10 designs to one or more contests.
  • Contest Host

    Post a contest.
  • Insta-Hire

    Use Hire Me to employ a Freelancer.
  • Quick Pick

    Award your project within 24 hours of posting
  • The Giver

    Award your project to a Freelancer.
  • Backup plan!

    Verify a backup payment method
  • The Prospector

    Post your first project.
  • Neighbourhood Watch

    Reporting a user who violates our terms of service
  • Mover and Shaker

    Create 50 Milestones.
  • The Rocketeer

    Sponsor 20 bids.
  • The Regular

    Log in every day for 1 week.
  • UK English Qualified

    Pass the UK English Exam (Level 1)
  • The Verified

    Verify your payment method
  • Proven Identity

    Complete your Email, Phone and Payment verifications.
  • Feedback Guru

    Receive 10 reviews
  • Nine-to-Fiver

    Win a project and accept the offer.
  • Smooth Operator

    Complete 10 projects on time.
  • High Roller

    Complete a project worth over $500USD (or equivalent) on Freelancer.com.
  • The Economist

    Complete 10 projects on budget.
  • Fast Responder

    Bid within 2 minutes of a project being listed.
  • The Spartan

    Bid on 300 projects.
  • The Critic

    Post 10 Reviews.
  • The Enforcer

    Reporting a project or contest that violates our terms of service.
  • Smart Money

    Create 10 Milestones.
  • All Star

    Receive a 5-star rating for a project.
  • The Adventurer

    Complete your first project.
  • The Biller

    Create an hourly invoice.
  • The Perfectionist

    Edited a bid.
  • The Seeker

    Bid on 20 projects.
  • Know-It-All

    Pass a freelancer orientation exam
  • Look-At-Me

    Highlight 1 bid.
  • The Speculator

    Sponsor 1 bid.
  • The Collector

    Reach a balance of 5,000 credits.
  • Mover and Shaker

    Create 50 Milestones.
  • The Collector

    Reach a balance of 5,000 credits.
  • Perfectionist

    Receive 5-star ratings in 90% of your completed projects (minimum 10 projects).
  • UK English Pro

    Pass the UK English Exam (Level 2)
  • Backup plan!

    Verify a backup payment method
  • The Rocketeer

    Sponsor 20 bids.
  • Smooth Operator

    Complete 10 projects on time.
  • High Roller

    Complete a project worth over $500USD (or equivalent) on Freelancer.com.
  • The Economist

    Complete 10 projects on budget.
  • The Spartan

    Bid on 300 projects.
  • Smart Money

    Create 10 Milestones.
  • All Star

    Receive a 5-star rating for a project.
  • Know-It-All

    Pass a freelancer orientation exam
  • The Selector

    Award 1 contest.
  • The Inspired

    Submit 10 designs to one or more contests.
  • Contest Host

    Post a contest.
  • Insta-Hire

    Use Hire Me to employ a Freelancer.
  • Quick Pick

    Award your project within 24 hours of posting
  • The Giver

    Award your project to a Freelancer.
  • The Prospector

    Post your first project.
  • Neighbourhood Watch

    Reporting a user who violates our terms of service
  • The Regular

    Log in every day for 1 week.
  • UK English Qualified

    Pass the UK English Exam (Level 1)
  • The Verified

    Verify your payment method
  • Proven Identity

    Complete your Email, Phone and Payment verifications.
  • Feedback Guru

    Receive 10 reviews
  • Nine-to-Fiver

    Win a project and accept the offer.
  • Fast Responder

    Bid within 2 minutes of a project being listed.
  • The Critic

    Post 10 Reviews.
  • The Enforcer

    Reporting a project or contest that violates our terms of service.
  • The Adventurer

    Complete your first project.
  • The Biller

    Create an hourly invoice.
  • The Perfectionist

    Edited a bid.
  • The Seeker

    Bid on 20 projects.
  • Look-At-Me

    Highlight 1 bid.
  • The Speculator

    Sponsor 1 bid.

Exams

  • Freelancer Orientation
    90%
  • UML 3
    78%
  • Numeracy 1
    98%
  • US English Level 3
    90%
  • Academic Writing
    75%
  • UK English 2
    75%
  • Java Level 1
    52%

My Top Skills

  • Software Testing 37
  • Project Management 23
  • Excel 12
  • Website Testing 11
  • Usability Testing 9
  • Proofreading 8
  • Editing 8
  • Testing / QA 7
  • User Interface / IA 7
  • Blog 0
  • Content Writing 0
  • User Experience Design 0

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