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Jeffrey S.

Jeffrey S.

Data Scientist, Project Manager and Labview Developer

United States - Tests: 3

I have deep experience working with large data sets to solve complex problems. My background includes working in the areas of Bayesian statistical analysis as well as predictive analytics, business intelligence, data modeling and forecasting. I have worked used my skills in a variety of industries such as energy, manufacturing, finance and aerospace. I also have more than a decade of development experience, primarily with National Instruments Labview, as well as many years of project management experience and my PMP certification.

$67.00 /hr
9 hours

Rowan V.

Rowan V.

Data Scientist, Data Developer, Visualization

United States - Tests: 7

I am passionate about quantitative investigative methods and data analysis. I have experience utilizing a variety of methodologies and tools, including R, Python, JavaScript, and Tableau in order to answer data-related questions. Currently @Twitter, formerly at Spartz, Inter-American Development Bank, and Cambridge Energy Labs. I have a B.S. from MIT, and have a strong background in experimental design, statistical analysis, data visualization, and machine learning techniques. With over 10 years of programming experience and a strong statistical background, I can help you make sense of your data. I am able to provide writing and coding samples of my past work, for a few of my past projects, please check out

$80.00 /hr
9 hours

Alejandro Naser Pastoriza

Alejandro Naser Pastoriza Agency Contractor

Software Developer

Argentina - Tests: 4

- Computer Scientist: Bachelor's degree (GPA %99.4), finishing Master's (GPA: 99%) thesis on Data Managment, "Adaptive Cache Managment for Arbitrary SQL Workloads". - Full-stack Ruby/Python Developer. - Diving into Data Science. - Experience in research & development, both in the software industry and in the academic world (Summer @ EPFL Data Intensive Systems and Applications Laboratory). I enjoy bringing the best of both worlds to combine cutting-edge theory and technology to come up with a solution for real-world problems. - Interested in Data Managment, Information Retrieval, Data Analysis & Visualization, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Web Scraping, Web Development and Research papers implementation. - Familiar with: * Python, Django, Flask, Scrapy, numpy, scipy, pandas, scikit-learn, NLTK, matplotlib, ipython-notebook, bokeh, gensim. * Ruby, SciRuby, Rails, Rspec, Cucumber, Devise, MiniTest, Test Unit, HAML, ERB, Slim, Capybara, I18n, Sidekiq, Nokogiri, Will Paginate, Paperclip, Shoulda, FactoryGirl, OmniAuth, Bundler, Capistrano. * HTML/CSS, Javascript, CoffeeScript, jQuery. * MySQL, postgreSQL, redis, mongodb.

Associated with: Cordatazo

95% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
460 hours

Rob Chambers

Rob Chambers

Python expert and scientific software architect

United States - Tests: 2

I'm a highly trained, expert engineer with excellent academic and industrial credentials. American, native English speaker. My degrees are in Mechanical Engineering, but I've found that my true love is software development. I love working on teams with other passionate and technically savvy people, but I have plenty of experience in management and report-writing. I am currently in the midst of long-term world travel, so I'm looking for quarter- to half-time freelancing work. I can work sporadically and long-term, but I can also settle down temporarily and put in very heavy hours when needed. I'm an expert Python programmer (5+ years experience) and I have several years combined experience in other languages as well (HTML/JS/CSS, MATLAB, C/C++). I am a full stack developer, with experience administering on-site and cloud servers, writing server-side and client-side software, developing complex and parallelized data processing algorithms, and implementing web- and desktop-based UIs. I have worked on many small projects where I am the sole developer, but I have also led 5-10 person teams to develop larger systems. As a mechanical engineer turned software developer, I have a special interest in working at the intersection of software with math, science, and engineering. Fields of interest: Biology, numerical simulation, algorithms, software development. Particular competencies: Taking ownership of solutions from conception to delivery... problem specification, algorithm development, software implementation, testing, and distribution. Skills/tools Python (including Numpy, Scipy, Pandas, Scikit-Learn, Cython, SQLAlchemy, Enthought Traits, Anaconda, IPython Notebooks, etc.). Web and Hybrid Mobile App development (HTML/JS/CSS; AngularJS; Cordova, Ionic), MATLAB (including many toolboxes). Experience building and administering Amazon Web Services (AWS) systems. Comfortable with Windows, OS X, and Linux.

$75.00 /hr
13 hours

Heather Turner

Heather Turner

Statistical Consultant/R Programmer

United Kingdom - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 10

Motivated and reliable PhD-qualified statistician with internationally recognised expertise in R programming. Over ten years experience providing statistical and programming support to investigators in statistics, social science, drug discovery, bioinformatics and agriculture.

$100.00 /hr
16 hours

Amal Dutta

Amal Dutta Agency Contractor

System Analysis & Design, Project Management, Technical Writing etc.

India - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 5

Thanks for visiting my profile. My full name is Amalabha Dutta. Currently I am working for PreScouter, Inc. (a Chicago based Technology Scouting Company) as Marketing Data Analyst (CRM). Prior to that I worked for a New York based company for customization and implementation of a Zoho CRM/Recruit based solution integrated with the website of the company. During Nov-2011 to Jun-2012 I have customized and prepared contents for a Zoho CRM Project for an Australian company. I have examined SugarCRM, SalesForce, VTiger and Microsoft Dynamics for comparison of features and limitations to prepare myself to work on these platforms. During 2008 to 2011, I have worked for two projects for Customization and Implementation of ERP/CRM on MS-SQL Server /.Net Platform over and above general administrative and strategic planning functions for small business houses. My objective is to best utilize my qualification, experience, dedication and extraordinary learning capabilities to turn every assignment I undertake into success. My employers have utilized my abilities in Technical Writing for Documentation and preparation of Training Materials etc. Throughout my career, I have prepared Business Proposals, Project Proposals, RFPs, Tender Documents, Contract Documentation on many occasions apart from Business Correspondence. I love to learn / improve / adapt continuously. Recently, I have enrolled with the Partner University of vmware to learn 'virtualization' from the world leader in the field and have already passed three module tests. I have also passed many oDesk and Brainbench tests with outstanding marks. Please visit the relevant sections for details. My employment history ============== I am working for a New York based company for customization and implementation of a Zoho CRM/Recruit based web-integrated solution. Prior to that, I have completed an assignment from an Australian Pharmaceutical Company for customization and implementation of Zoho CRM. While working for this project I have also used other cloud based solutions in Zoho, Google etc. apart from using Teamviewer, Skype and GoogleTalk on a regular basis. During 2008 to 2011, I have led teams of professionals for customization / implementation of ERP Solutions in two particular fields – 1) Healthcare; and 2) Logistics/ Transportation. Starting from a Purchase Officer’s job in a Public Sector Company in India, I have worked in many areas and levels up to the level of General Manager. I have domain knowledge in a number of fields such as Pharmaceuticals, Engineering Consultancy, Logistics/Transportation, Banking, Healthcare and Real Estate. Apart from General Administration, HR, Business Development etc. my focus has always remained around modernization – particularly, office automation and allied projects. I have hardcore experience in managing the entire spectrum of ERP Sales/ Customization/ Implementation encompassing the following functions: Demonstration of ERP Solutions to prospects; Requirement/ functional/ gap analyses; Customer interaction for finalizing contractual terms; Coordinating with presales team and signing off contracts; Overseeing preparation of Blue Prints and Business Mapping Reports; Recruiting technical personnel; Taking part in preparation of technical/training manuals; Conducting training programs for the senior level participants. My core competency lies in communication at any level for complete end to end management of ERP/Software projects that includes myriad of managerial activities, Technical Documentation, Presentation, Recruitment, Training etc. I have done innumerable writing projects; apart from Software Documentation and Training Manuals I have mostly done Technical Writing and SEO jobs through various entities in the web. Please visit my personal blogs to know more: 1) 2)

Associated with: Data Consultancy & Training Services

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
7,349 hours

waldemar kwasniewski

R Programmer, data science, data mining


I am an experienced R programmer and data analyst, ready to use my knowledge, practice and interest in data science to find a quick, reliable and clever way to perform any task you have to be done. I can help you to extract actionable knowledge form your data, find dependencies, build predictive models, translate your concepts into formulas, and your ideas into algorithms. My main fields of expertise are: • data mining and cleansing - fluent in extracting useful data using fast and flexible tools; • market analysis, statistical computing - finding patterns in data to gain interesting insight, based on solid statistical knowledge and visualised in an approachable way. I strive for excellence in each aspect of the project, guaranteeing maximum focus on detail, providing a solution tailored to the customer's expectations and top-class communi I am looking for projects in mathematics, machine learning, signal processing

$22.99 /hr
2 hours

Waldemar K.

R Programmer, Machine learning, algorithms, AI, data science

Poland - Tests: 2

Data analysis, data mining, time series, Kalman Filtering, learning methods, fuzzy time series, signal processing, probablistic models, evolutionary algorithms, genetic algorithms, neural networks, optimization, statistical methods. Interested in developing trading strategies, backtesting. Interested in forex trading, all betting strategies, ratings, algorithmic trading, machine learning algorithms applied in trading, pattern recognition, financial markets and analysis. And other projects which require mathematics and quantitative, analytical skills, knowledge of finance, investments, bond mathematics and interest rate models, portfolio analytics.

$19.99 /hr
58 hours

Jovan Pehcevski

Jovan Pehcevski

Data and Information Scientist with Academic writing experience

Macedonia - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

As a PhD in Computer Science, I am an experienced researcher, academic writer and data and information scientist. Over the last 12 years I have gathered an extensive experience in practising and teaching the following computer science concepts: information retrieval, data mining, machine learning, database management systems using MySQL and Oracle, native XML databases using XML, DOM and SAX, web development techniques using (X)HMTL, DHTML, PHP, and MySQL, deploying web services and service oriented architectures, and tuning Apache web server for performance, security and caching. My core competency lies in academic research, data and information science, as well as writing, proofreading and editing of research papers and thesis of all academic levels. I am seeking opportunities to offer my rich professional and academic experience for the strategic growth and developmental needs of your business. My core research interests and strengths are as follows: - Focused information retrieval - Evaluation of focused and content-oriented XML retrieval - Entity retrieval and knowledge discovery - Data mining and big data analytics - Business intelligence and predictive analytics - Time-series data forecasting - Recommendation algorithms for social/news networking sites - Native XML databases, NoSQL and relational database systems - Web servers and web technologies - Web database applications and Internet programming - Web and enterprise security

88% Job Success
$66.67 /hr
1,748 hours