Data Scientist and R/RShiny Developer

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Desired position type: Any
Location: Washington District of Columbia, United States

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Support multiple projects and clients with data analysis and visualization for Booz Allen Hamilton.


Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, Barcelona, Spain
Master of Science in Specialized Economic Analysis, July 2014
Key Coursework: Econometrics, Microeconometrics, Experimental Economics, Behavioral Economics

Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
Bachelor of Science in Economics, Minor in Spanish, May 2013
Spanish Immersion Program, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain, Fall 2011
Key Coursework: Econometrics, Statistics for the Experimentalist, Management Information Systems


Data Scientist, Storyblocks, Washington, D.C.        January 2018 – Present

Analytics Specialist, Storyblocks, Washington, D.C.       May 2016 – December 2017

Data Scientist, Booz Allen Hamilton, Washington, D.C.        March 2015 – May 2016

  • Immigration Customs Enforcement – Manage team of analysts in a quick-turnaround client environment
  • Apply exploratory analysis, multivariate regression, and forecasting to guide strategy and operations
  • Use R for data wrangling, including natural language processing to mine free-text fields
  • Create concise visualizations to summarize trends and support key findings and recommendations
  • Brainstorm novel approaches to overcome data shortfalls and answer open-ended questions

Lead RShiny Developer, Booz Allen Hamilton, Washington, D.C.        March 2015 – Present

  • Build, deploy, and manage RShiny applications hosted on AWS, styled with custom CSS and HTML
    • Links available upon request
  • NFL Flow of Downs – Visual network of play-by-play data to evaluate teams’ down/distance transitions
    • Presented at the 2016 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference
  • MLB Pitcher Comparison Tool – Clustering and PCA of PITCHf/x data to identify overvalued pitchers
    • Developed at the Baltimore Orioles Baseball Analytics Hackathon
  • Surveillance of Surveillance – NLP of survey data to identify trends and gaps in disease detection
    • Presented at the 2015 International Conference on Digital Disease Detection in Florence, Italy
  • Sanctuary Cities Map – Visualizes local law enforcement compliance with federal immigration detainers
    • Briefed to Immigration Customs Enforcement leadership in response to Congressional data request

Economic Research Assistant, Banco Sabadell, Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain        July 2014 – December 2014

  • Retrieved and maintained large databases from Bloomberg, Datastream, and national statistics offices
  • Used Stata, EViews, and VBA to clean data, conduct econometric analysis, and create visualizations
  • Performed recursive stationarity testing to detect housing bubbles in Colombia

Master’s Thesis, “Primary Education Reform in Argentina,” Barcelona GSE – June 2014

  • Performed regional cluster analysis in Stata to analyze the effectiveness of a tutoring program

Experimental Economics, “Employee Effort in a Competitive Workplace,” Barcelona GSE – June 2014

  • Designed an auction-based model to analyze the effects of information on labor market competition
  • Performed non-parametric analysis in Stata and solved for mixed-strategy equilibria

Political Economy, “News Diffusion: Traditional vs. Social Media,” Barcelona GSE – June 2014

  • Used HTML parsing to compile a database of daily publications from Twitter and the New York Times
  • Performed dynamic OLS and 2SLS in Stata to model the reporting processes of the two media


  • R
  • SQL
  • Python
  • Spark
  • RShiny
  • AWS
  • CSS
  • HTML

Spoken Languages

    English, Spanish (fluent)