Career Profile

Experienced data scientist with a background in mathematics, teaching and small business ownership. Hence, I am a skilled professional who is also adept at communicating complex concepts and interfacing with key stakeholders.

Education

Bachelor of Mathematics

2013 - 2017
University of Queensland

Awarded the Vice Chancellor Scholarship ($12,000 p.a.) based on academic merit.

Experience

Data Scientist

08/2018 - Present
Synengco

Data Scientist for a specialist engineering company working on optimising combustion of coal power plants.

Data Scientist

08/2017 - 02/2018
Noisenet

Intern for a real estate sound monitoring start-up. In my role I scraped large data sets, managed databases on AWS, and optimised an internal tool's runtime with mathematical improvements.

Data Analyst

08/2017 - 11/2017
Jacaranda Finance

Data analyst for a financial services company. In my role I improved their credit scoring algorithm using an internal data set by implementing statistical & machine learning algorithms in R language. Project deliverable was an API.

Casual Academic Tutor

2016 - 2017
University of Queensland

Academic tutor to classes of 25 students. Tasks included teaching, marking and giving feedback to students.

Private Tutor

2013 - 2017
Altius Tutoring

Founder of a 1-on-1 specialist tutoring company for Queensland senior school students. My role included tutoring, marketing, sales and client relationship management.

Projects

NY Times Sentiment Analysis - Responsive webapp analysing the emotion and bias of the NY times most shared articles by social media type. Dash by Plotly backend. Machine learning done with NLTK.
Conspiracy Trivia - A simple trivia game for the Google Assistant and Google Home product lines with a conspiratorial theme.

Skills & Proficiency

Python (numpy, pandas)

MATLAB

Amazon Web Services

R language

Database (SQlite, postgresql)

Python (plotly, Django)

Python (TensorFlow)