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Saquib K.

Saquib K.

Data Science and Machine Learning Consultant

Canada - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 4

I am a Mathematics graduate from the University of Waterloo, with 5 years experience in the data science field. I have successfully completed projects in data acquisition, data scrubbing, data mining, machine learning and data piepelines. I also have significant experience in creating data collection framework for government organizations, and non-IT companies. I am currently designing a dynamic pricing model for my client to add to their repertoire of Revenue Management Practices. I am building the data pipelines as well as creating the Machine Learning Models. I am looking for longer term contracts, where I can add value beyond finishing a small preliminary task. I am new to oDesk but I can provide references from outside the oDesk community. Best of luck in your endeavours!

100% Job Success
$80.00 /hr
131 hours

Pranav Verma

Pranav Verma

Big Data: Spark, Data Science: Python, BI: MicroStrategy

India - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 14

Pranav is a data person helping enterprise, small business, and startups solving their data problems at scale. Graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Guwhati, carries 12 years of significant experience working on data engineering and data science. Pranav had been associated with esteemed businesses including Invitation Homes, Kaiser Permanente, Zurich Financial Services, Hughes Depot Supply, Boeing, Nielsen, Adap TV, Ecolab, CNA Financial, to name very few in list. OFFERING ------------- 1. Data Ingestion - Ingesting data from variety of sources to a big data ecosystem. - Data sources can be operational systems (CRM, ERP, SCM, CMS), Databases (Relational, NO SQL), Streaming (Machine Logs, Social Media, Event Processing), Files (Word, Excel, CSV, PDF, Text) - Big Data ecosystem can be Apache Hadoop or Apache Spark 2. Data Scale - Moving data to a big data ecosystem - Parallel processing through Apache Spark - Storing data to NO SQL databases for pre-processing 3. Data Wrangling - Data Lake development including data pipelines - Pre-processing tasks including data parsing, data profiling, data shaping, data inferencing, data enrichment, data harmonization, data cleansing, data transformation, data combining 4. Data Context - Natural Language Processing of un-structured and multi-structured data Entity selection, Featurization, Part-of-Speech, Lemmatization, Stemming, TF- IDF, Scoring - Entity Resolution, Linked Data, Semantic Web, Third Party enrichment, Ontology, knowledge graph, Word Disambiguation 5. Data Exploration - Exploratory data analysis to summarize dataset characteristics - Mining the hidden patterns in data - Statistical analysis concluding right analytical model 6. Data Analytics - Build a machine learning model meeting requirements - Validating and Testing the data model prepared 7. Data Communication - Analyzing results via Visualization, D3.JS or Tableau - Providing actionable insights through automation SKILLS --------- 1. Framework: Apache Hadoop (MapReduce, YARN, HDFS) 2. Distributed Programming: Apache Spark - Parallel processing of large scale data, batch or streaming - In-memory computation of big data in seconds or less - Machine learning implementation - Graph data analysis - Realtime streaming - Processing in Python, Scala, and R 3. Key Map Data Mode: Apache HBase, Apache Cassandra 4. Key Value Data: Reddis 5. Graph Database: Apache Giraph, Neo4J 6. Document Data Model: MongoDB 7. Data Ingestion: Apache Flume, Apache Sqoop 8. SQL-like Processing: Apache Hive, Apache Impala 9. Message Oriented Middleware: Apache Kafka, RabbitMQ 10. Service Programming: Apache Avro, Apache Zookeer 11. Scheduling: Apache Oozie 12. Applications: Apache Nutch, Apache Tika 13. Search Engine Framework: Apache Solr, Apache Lucene 14. Data Visualization: D3.JS, Tableau, Qlikview, MicroStrategy 15. Distribution: Cloudera, HortonWorks, MapR, Pivotal SPECIALITY --------------- 1. Marketing Data Handling marketing automation, CRM data, POS data, click-through data, social media, second & third party data 2. Marketing Analytics - Customer Loyalty - Customer Churn - Customer Segmentation - Upsell/ Cross-sell - Discount Targeting - Customer Behavior 3. Marketing Application Data Management Platform, DMP for marketers, publishers, & agencies Communication ============= I possess excellent English skills and and use Skype/ TeamViewer/ GotoMeeting/ to communicate with my clients on Upwork. Availability ========= Available from 9:30 AM (IST) to 1:00 AM (IST) for my clients from different time zones. Contact ====== Please send your queries to or Skype at vpranav121

58% Job Success
$55.00 /hr
3,020 hours

Andrii O.

Andrii O.

Analyst. Project manager. Expert

Canada - Tests: 1

Result-oriented professional with 10+ years of experience in IT industry with a proven track record of accomplishments in design, implementation and maintenance of various information systems. Thorough knowledge of the project life cycle and thorough implementation of business processes and systems in utility, telecommunication and banking sectors. Outstanding communication skills and proven ability to liaise with technical and business stakeholders. A quick learner with an ability to easily adapt to advances in technology. Core Competencies: Business Processes & Requirements Analysis Project Management & Quality Control Software Development & Installation Problem Solving & Customer Service & Support Technical Training & Communication Documentation & Data Management Technical Proficiencies &Tools MS Project ▪ MS Visio ▪ MS Excel ▪ MS Office Suite ▪ SharePoint ▪ UML ▪ SQL ▪ JIRA ▪ Confluence ▪ ARIS ▪ Axure ▪ Balsamiq ▪ Redmine ▪ Oracle ▪ Interbase ▪ Java ▪ Six Sigma ▪ Subversion ▪ StarTeam ▪ TestTrack ▪ WordPress ▪ Sparx Enterprise Architect ▪ Linux ▪ Agile ▪ Waterfall Process ▪ Rational Unified Process ▪ Oracle Unified Method ▪ CMMI Process

89% Job Success
$17.00 /hr
151 hours

Andy D.

Andy D.

Algorithm Scientist - Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Analytics

United States - Tests: 2

For managers in companies who have a complex manual process in need of automation. I am an algorithm scientist with Masters Degree in Signal Processing from Purdue University, and a penchant for outside-the-box thinking. I offer innovative algorithms designed to solve challenging and costly problems. I have over eight years experience designing algorithms, and pull from a rich background of skills and knowledge including: Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Image Processing, Genetic Algorithms, Neural Networks, K-Means Clustering, Support Vector Machines,Time Series Analysis, Fourier Analysis,Regression, System Design and Modeling, Linux System Administration, Website Data Extraction, Statistical Analysis, Predictive Analytics, Matlab Modeling, and C/C++ Programming. Unlike other algorithm scientists, I have leadership and communication skills that can be leveraged to help guide teams of developers to implement customer-facing or real-time versions of the solutions provided.

$90.00 /hr
457 hours

Pavel Logacev

Pavel Logacev

Data Science | Statistics | R Programming

Germany - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

I have a PhD in Cognitive Science and a MSc in Computational Linguistics, as well as several years of experience in statistical data analysis and software development in R. I have developed software in pure R as well as in C/C++/Rcpp, with a focus on the implementation of machine learning algorithms and statistical techniques. I enjoy understanding all kinds of data, as well as helping others understand it and convert it into actionable intelligence. I am particularly interested in churn analysis and statistical consulting regarding usability studies or A/B testing in advertisement and e-commerce. I have experience in analyzing and reporting on data from sectors as diverse as psychology, education, health, finance, SEO and E-commerce. Most recently, I have analyzed online user behavior for, and created a Bayesian model of conversion and profitability to manage campaigns on Google Adwords. I specialize in churn analysis and survival random forests, but I can help you with anything from simple ANOVAs or linear mixed effects models in lme4 to Bayesian methods in RStan. Take a look at my code on my github profile:

91% Job Success
$45.00 /hr
520 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

David Mestre

David Mestre Agency Contractor

Python, Web Scraping, Data Analysis, Data Science

Spain - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

- Data cleaning, data analysis, modeling and simulation techniques using Python - MySQL/MongoDB/Sqlite/Sparql/Postgresql - System administration - Machine Learning - Web scraping/crawling with python - Parsing xml/csv/json - AWS servers - Python libraries: pylab, scipy, pandas, matplotlib, ggplot, seaborn, bokeh, numpy, csv, re, json, urllib, urllib2, socket, httplib, sklearn, BeautifulSoup, selenium, requests, lxml, xml, sys, so, subprocess - IDEs: iPython notebook, Komodo Github:

Associated with: Silver Seahog

94% Job Success
$40.00 /hr
1,147 hours

Igor P.

Igor P. Agency Contractor

Expert Software Developer/Data Scientist

Russia - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 12

Expert C++/Python/Node.JS Developer and Data Scientist with 12+ years of experience and Master's Degree in Computer Science. Over 12 years of Igor P. 's work experience he has been acting in a wide range of roles, such as Senior Software Engineer, Statistician and Team Lead. Igor's core interest and competency is technical problem-solving. He has developed (working in a team or as a Team Lead) a number of software products, primarily network applications, system services, middleware services, data processing systems, hardware management systems, real-time systems, network protocol implementations. He is looking for opportunities to work on technically complex software projects, requiring deep understanding of software technologies. Igor has experience in C++, Python, Node.JS, JavaScript, Java, C#, Bigdata, Machine Learning, Middleware, System Software, Web Applications, High-performance Network Servers, Distributed Data Processing Systems, and Algorithms.

Groups: Upwork Verified Developers

Associated with: Mediterra

97% Job Success
$36.00 /hr
5,647 hours

Vinay Sawant

Vinay Sawant

BigData Hadoop Developer/Analyst/Data Scientist

India - Tests: 1

• BigData Hadoop Certified • Certifcation of HBase by IBM from BigDataUniversity. • Certifcation of Data Analysis using R from BigDataUniversity. • IBM Pig Certified from BigDataUniversity • IBM Hive Certified from BigDataUniversity • JAQL Certified by IBM from BigDataUniversity. • Knowledge in Big Data Hadoop and its components like HDFS, Map Reduce, Apache Pig,Hive, Sqoop, and HBase,Phoenix. • Knowledge of Setting up Hadoop Cluster (Single and Multi Node in Ubuntu) • Knowledge of installing writing the Pig scripts to reduce the job execution time • Currently pursuing Certification course of Data Science from Coursera • Currently pursuing Certification course of Machine Learning from Coursera by AndrewNG • Currently pursuing Certification course 15.071X, THE ANALYTICS EDGE- Analytics! • Currently pursuing Certification course of Practical Machine learning from Coursera

$13.33 /hr
32 hours