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Data Scientist And Project Lead Resume

OBJECTIVE:

Data Scientist or Statistician position

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE:

  • A versatile leader with over 30 years of working with and leading people to find solutions the most difficult problems and accomplish the hardest tasks
  • Outstanding data management and quantitative analysis abilities combined with superb interpersonal skills

SPECIAL SKILLS:

  • Advanced knowledge of R Statistical Computing package; completed s in data exploration, data visualization, inferential analysis, and machine learning through Johns Hopkins University
  • Working knowledge of Python programming language with experience in using data science packages necessary for performing statistical analyses and creating machine learning models
  • Extensive knowledge of database design; completed a graduate - level course in database management
  • Expert knowledge in data manipulation and performing ad hoc queries; completed a in SQL and PL/SQL from Northern Virginia Community College
  • Expert knowledge in performing data analysis with Excel

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Data Scientist and Project Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Provides primary data science and analytical support to knowledge management and information flow efforts within the four - star level Confidential
  • Performs several analyses on current information flow conditions using Python to include a comprehensive network analysis of the command structure and its related battle rhythm process
  • Uses natural language processing to lead efforts to develop and enforce data standards within the command and its subordinate elements
  • Advises the command senior leadership on methods and policies that optimize information flow

Program/Budget Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Provided quantitative analysis focused on program management, resource, and manpower allocation management for the Intelligence Directorate within the four-star level Confidential .
  • Used the R Statistical Programming software package to consolidate financial and budgetary data from multiple sources and perform in - depth quantitative analysis, including trend analysis and optimization of budgetary resources.
  • Participated in the annual production process for budget justification materials submitted to Congress.

Confidential, Washington, DC

Data Scientist and Data Systems Division Chief

Responsibilities:

  • Led a team in the development, maintenance, and operation of a large Oracle-based budgetary database with over 100 end users; responsible for the design and implementation of long-term improvements to the database system and associated web interface
  • Used Structured Query Language (SQL) to perform extensive extraction, transformation, and loading efforts to in corporate data from multiple sources
  • Used R Statistical Computing software to perform in-depth quantitative analysis of financial and budgetary data to include trend analysis and optimization of over $20 billion in resources to influence budgetary decisions at the highest levels of Confidential
  • Led the annual production process for budget justification materials submitted to Congress in conjunction with the President’s Budget which heavily relies on inherent data collection efforts and automated reports

Confidential, Washington, DC

Special Assistant to Deputy Director for Program Evaluation

Responsibilities:

  • Performed extensive financial analysis and optimization studies to identify budgetary trade space in order to fill capability gaps and ensure the highest priority programs were funded within the Confidential budget
  • Managed the aggressive budgetary decision support timeline which included over 50 senior level meetings to ensure final decisions by the Secretary of Defense were achieved in a timely manner
  • Advised over 20 issue team leaders on the completion and presentation of quantitative analyses to multiple senior leader forums for final decision
  • Coordinated analytical efforts of an aggressive 90-day study in order to investigate the Confidential ’s Intelligence Enterprise to find efficiencies in organizational structure, analytical processes, and manpower
  • Conducted extensive resource analysis that led to the Department’s decision to reduce headquarters staffing levels by 20%
  • Provided exhaustive analytical support to the Secretary of Defense that led to his recommendation to the President to disestablish a major combatant command, saving over $450 million per year

Assistant to Director

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Supervised and managed the work distribution of analytic efforts for a 180-person organization which serves as the principal adviser to the Secretary of Defense on programmatic and budgetary matters
  • Compiled and performed quality control on roughly 250 analytical products and executive correspondence packets prior to their submission to the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense for action
  • Provided technical and organizational advice to assist the Director in completely restructuring the organization in order to create a more efficient and streamlined analytical agency

Operations Research Analyst and Program Review Coordinator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinated the Defense Department’s annual Program Review process to include detailed planning, development of programming guidance, coordination of programmatic submissions, and issue resolution
  • Oversaw data collection efforts for all resource data associated with the program review process
  • Planned and executed two budget cycles that each involved the timely budget submissions by over 40 Confidential components; Coordinated the adjudication and resolution of 350 budget issues totaling over $200 billion; these cycles were deemed to be “the best budget process yet” by the Deputy Secretary of Defense
  • Gained extensive knowledge of Confidential financial databases and performed comprehensive analyses of the associated financial and budgetary data

Confidential, Fort Belvoir, VA

Deputy Director, Operational Capabilities Assessment Division

Responsibilities:

  • Supervised the analytical efforts of 12 operations analysts with efforts focused on the Pacific area of operations. Increased the on-time project completion rate from 60% to 95%
  • Conducted extensive modeling and simulation of major Confidential operation scenarios that served as the basis for decisions on Army force structure 8-10 years in the future

Confidential

Operations Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Supervised the collection, analysis, and dissemination of all significant activity report data for Confidential operations within Iraq; constructed automated extraction, transformation and loading procedures to in corporate related data from multiple sources
  • Developed and determined metrics in support Operation Iraqi Freedom campaign assessments; provided these metrics and associated analyses and visualizations for use in updates to the President during weekly video teleconferences
  • Served as technical adviser for the Combined Information Network Data Exchange database development team to ensure the new significant activities database met all user needs and operational requirements
  • Performed extensive unsupervised learning analysis on enemy attack trends, enemy use of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), and the effectiveness of coalition counter-IED efforts, which resulted in 25% reduction in the number of vehicle-borne IED attacks over a six-month period
  • Managed, prioritized, and allocated use over 60 ranges and maneuver areas for an infantry division comprised of 13,000 soldiers and over 20 subordinate units at the battalion level and above; achieved a range utilization rate of 98%
  • Led the Division Tactical Command Post consisting of over 100 personnel in order to provide command and control to subordinate maneuver elements; received an “excellent” rating during the 2nd Infantry Division’s bi-annual Warfighter exercise and evaluation

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