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Data Scientist And engineer with expertise in managing a big data platform, orchestration and delivery of end-to-end data products. Deliver value to business leaders by building data assets that power analytics driven decision making. 

Experience in the 'full data stack' - data architecture, data engineering, machine learning and visualization solutions. Hands on developer building data platforms, writing SQL, hive, python, spark code to publish consumable datasets, conducting POCs of supervised learning models to demonstrate capabilities of data science techniques, and delivering insights using data visualizations. 

Complement technical skills with an MBA to offer strong leadership & communication skills. Deliver results with customer focus and relationship management as an integral part of an engagement.

Work History

Dec 2016Current

Sr. Data Scientist, Analytics Competency Center

PNC, Pittsburgh, PA

Drive the enterprise wide growth & adoption of the Big data platform and technologies.  Responsible for the execution of data engineering, data science and BI reporting projects to support LOBs and products. 

• Hands on Data Engineer managing the enterprise big data platform. Manage growth, performance, scalability, and troubleshoot run-time platform or application issues.    Monitor and remediate bad user behavior on cluster through training and education.

• Collaborate with Data Scientists to build Fraud detection, text classification and other machine learning models. [Spark, H2O, Datarobot]

• Data engineering/science consultant and relationship manager for Corporate & Institutional Banking, and the Analytics & Portfolio Management Lines of Businesses.

• Team up with data architects to enhance the Hadoop ecosystem with vendor technologies and building a real-time streaming platform. Build frameworks for metadata management and governance for Hadoop platform.

Feb 2016Dec 2016

Analytics Engineer

Mylan, Pittsburgh, PA

Big Data Engineer with the Enterprise Business Analytics team, building big data and machine learning capabilities. 

• Demonstrated big data capabilities & open source technologies in AWS environment. Collaborated on building a production Hadoop environment. 

• Independently developed an Enterprise search application (Apache Solr) on the Elasticsearch stack to provide full-text search capability and visualizations on structured and unstructured data. Extensive development of the full Elasticsearch stack (Logstash, Kibana, Shield, various plugins)

• Technology co-lead for implementation and enterprise wide roll out of Tableau. Tableau administrator to provide ongoing support for monitoring, upgrading, and development of Tableau Platform as adoption increases across the company.

Sept 2015Jan 2016

Senior Financial analyst

Stryker Inc., San Francisco, CA

Lead analyst to measure sales and performance data for entire US sales team. Create models to forecast sales & associated compensation. 

  • Delivered sales reports to management on a daily basis. Create month end & period close reports for financial reporting. Modeled variances, outliers, and trends. 
  • Built regression models to accurately forecast compensation based on sales. Develop alternate compensation models.
  • Proposed and spearheaded POC to implement data visualization in Tableau. 
May 2014May 2015

Financial Analyst

Volvo Group, Greensboro, NC
  • Identified $3M cost savings in parts purchase pricing. Analyzed global manufacturing data to  identify variances and anomalies in large, complex datasets.
  • Developed regression models to predict optimal pricing and market position for private label products. Projected $3M in growth & 12% profitability in a 5-year period.
  • Delivered insights for management using visualizations in Tableau. Demonstrated expected vs actual profit margins, trends in market share, pricing, and profitability.
Aug 2011Aug 2013

Data Analyst

General Electric, Mebane, NC

System integration engineer on new product development team. Liaison between design engineers and downstream users to provide data, streamline internal system integration, and provide data for product launch.
• Managed database of new product data and built data workflows to support various systems and functional users. 
• Assisted DB admin in database design based on input from engineering, sales, & manufacturing teams.
• Coordinated with manufacturing plants in Mexico to deliver manufacturing data and technology to enable transition to digital tools.