Quantitative and Qualitative Data Scientist and Shiny Developer

Resume posted by jakeander in IT.
Desired salary: $75,000.00
Desired position type: Any
Location: Las Vegas Nevada, United States

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Statistical programming and marketing professional known for conducting and presenting projects deeply rooted in analytic frameworks. Has worked effectively with CEO’s, researchers, professors, and journalists over years in the film, travel, and healthcare industry.


Machine Learning Engineer, Nanodegree, 2017 – Udacity

Master of Health Sciences, Health Economics, 2015 — University of Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland

Bachelors of Communications, 2010 — University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii


Advanced Corporate Analyst — Hawaii Medical Service Association, Honolulu, HI 2015-Present

Daily tasks include developing reports with custom analytics solutions for the customer relations, marketing, quality assurance, and provider relations departments. My role duties entail using R, excel, and python for solutions that may be results built in spreadsheets, notebooks, or web applications. Some projects include:

  • Developed productionized web applications for the Neighbor Island Strategy and Customer Relations team:
    • An interactive map with competitor comparison data coupled with HMSA data to help with sales efforts
    • A text-mining application that allows analyst and managers to do deep exploratory analysis dives based on keywords and phrases they are interested in
  • Conduct statistical analysis for state and privatized entities. These include:
    • Firefighter cancer analysis for a comparative look at prevalence rates of highlighted cancers
    • Risk score analysis for dental users and how they differ between chronic diseases
    • Cost driver analysis for the State of Hawaii which includes primary diagnosis and procedure codes
  • Project manager and data analysis consult for a projects including:
    • 3-Year Survey Request for Proposal
    • Insurance commissioner requests for data related to cost-drivers

Economics Research Intern — University of Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland 2014-2015

Gathered data utilizing a variety of resources, including the FDA, clinical trial database, and the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Cleaned and organized identified data in preparation for analysis. Successfully completed a multiple regression analysis showcased in thesis paper slated for publication.

– Expanded data an extra 5 years, from 2010 to 2014, providing an up-to-date look at the impact of performance signals in medical device venture capital funding; showed how trends have changed within medical device funding.

– Produced an in depth statistical analysis of 2400 medical device companies.

Digital Media Director — Sheila Donnelly & Associates, Honolulu, Hawaii 2011-2015

Educated and gave succinct explanations of social media trends to clients. Created informative reports and completed research requested by certain clients. Executed campaigns to build online social followings. Oversaw a team of 2, performing data collection after campaign completion.

– Successfully recommended content for my accounts, resulting in a 30% increase in followers for social media channels.

– Performed IT work, including email system upgrades from a hosted system to Gmail, boosting productivity and dramatically decreasing email issues.

– Saved the company money by eliminating the need for an outside IT consultant.

– Trained clients and staff on proper data collection using best practices.

– Gained important Hawaiian media exposure for the Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Competition by placing televised advertisements.

Publicity & Marketing Director — Hawaii International Film Festival, Honolulu, Hawaii 2011-2013

Performed marketing and public relations outreach through media to touch a broader audience. Developed partnerships with other companies, authored press releases, designed online marketing campaigns, and planned events for each film festival. Managed a staff of 4, including the Volunteer Coordinator, Outreach Coordinator, Social Media Coordinator, and the Public Relations Assistant.

– Creatively placed advertisements in media without spending company money, using contract negotiations with sponsors and partners.

– Developed 15 new brand partnerships with global companies from various industries, including media affiliates, clothing brands, and foundations.

– Reached unexplored areas, increasing media impressions from 250M to 750M.

– Took over as the primary media representative for the company, providing thoughtful interviews to TV, magazine,and newspaper companies.

– Drove an audience of 80K to film screenings and projects for the 2011 fall festival.


  • R (2 years)
  • Excel (5 years)
  • SQL (1 year)
  • STATA (1 year)
  • PYTHON (1 year)


    Data Visualizations, Marketing Presentations, R Shiny

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    Data Visualizations, Marketing Presentations, R Shiny

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