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Data Scientist

Resume posted by AngeloAst in IT.

Desired position type: Full-Time
Location: Cluj-Napoca Județul Cluj, Romania

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Data Scientist with proven R and Shiny achievements plus SPSS and SAS working proficiency.


2015 – 2017 Babes – Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
 MSc Econometrics and Applied Statistics
– 1st Year Courses include: Econometrics, Data Mining, Software for Statistical Analysis (SAS), Stochastic Models, Bootstrap Methods, Multidimensional Statistics.
– 2nd Year Courses include: Panel Econometrics, Geospatial Analysis, Financial Econometrics, Scoring Models and Empirical Finance
– Dissertation thesis: “Methods of predicting end game results for football using R” where I obtained a grade of 10 out of 10
– Participated in the Course on International Finance & Risk Management presented by Professor Eric Griette, Catholic University of Lyon
– Participated in the ERASMUS+ International Project “Training Course on Creativity and Social Inclusion” in April 2016, at the British Learning Academy in Chichester, UK.
– Participated in various presentations and workshops:
o Fighting Terrorism with Django, Big Data and Natural Language Processing
o 4th Data Science Meeting: Unsupervised Learning Algorithms, Open Data
o BuzzCamp Conference April 2016 and Ernst&Young workshop
o Orchestrating Leadership training by Andy Szekely, September 2016
o Spatial analysis of convergence on the life insurance market from the European Union, October 2016

2012 – 2015 Babes – Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
 BSc Statistics and Economic Forecasting
– Courses included: Financial Mathematics, Statistics, Databases and Programming, Corporate Finance, Business English, Mathematical Modelling, Financial Investments.
– Obtained an average grade of 9.34 during the 3 years of study.
– Graduation Thesis “Limitations of economic forecasting. The impact of rare events.”
– Obtained a 10 in presenting the Graduation Thesis and a 9.75 in the written exam.
– Participated in a variety of presentations and contests:
o KPMG Romania and KICC 2014 Bucharest National Final
o Bucharest Stock Exchange Forum for Investors

2011 – 2012 The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
 BSc (Hons) Actuarial Science and Mathematics
– 1st Year Courses included: Financial Mathematics, Microeconomic and Macroeconomic Principles, Probability, Calculus and Applications, Linear Algebra. – Obtained a G.P.A. of 92% equivalent to a First class honours degree (1st). – Participated in various presentations related to my field of study: o Credit Suisse – Investment Banking o Actuaries in the UK by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries


Work Experience:
Apr – Sept 2017

Quantified Statistics, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain – Data Scientist

 Developing machine learning algorithms that predict the outcomes of sports events.
 Creating interactive applications to model expected goals and distributions in Shiny.
 Presenting the data in a visually stimulating manner in RStudio and Tableau.
 Holding presentations to explain and test the predictive models.
 Researching the field of sports data science and methods related to it (Poisson statistical inference, creating parameters based on raw data, ML methods).

Apr – June 2016 Robert Bosch GmbH, Cluj-Napoca – Data Scientist
 Part of the Bosch Research & Development unit.
 Introduction to the concepts of Industry 4.0, Smart Factories, Smart Cars.
 Data Mining based on the CRISP-DM process.
 Big Data challenges and the usage of Machine Learning techniques.
 Data Visualization basics with Tableau 10.0

Jan – Mar 2016 Emerson, Cluj-Napoca – Data Specialist – Internship
 Part of the global Emerson Data Management team.
 Maintaining an up to date global database in Oracle with Emerson business units, customers, suppliers and banks.
 Validating locations, tax numbers and bank account details using different tools.
 Processing client requests according to our SLA.

July – Sept 2015 Romanian Government, Bucharest – Internship
 Participated in meetings with the state secretary and other revolutionaries.
 Studied and understood the legislation surrounding this institution.
 Developed a database with information about revolutionaries and their documents.
 Evaluated the budget of the institution for 2015, part of the economic department.
 Meetings and conferences with dignitaries, ambassadors and public figures.

Aug 2013 – June 2014 Endava, Cluj-Napoca – IT Support Analyst
 Started out as an intern on the Service Desk Teams for 6 weeks.
 Held a presentation about improving an Endava service at the end of the internship.
 Was offered a part-time position on the IT Support Team.
 Developed great interpersonal skills by constantly communicating with customers on the phone or via e-mail.
 Gained valuable IT support and troubleshooting knowledge.
 Developed great awareness of Customer care practices and SLA levels.


  • R (5 years experience)
  • Shiny (2 years experience)
  • SPSS
  • SAS
  • Tableau
  • Microsoft Office


    data analysis, Data visualization, Predictive Modelling, time management

Spoken Languages

    English (Fluent), German(beginner), Romanian, Spanish (ok)