PROFILE • A professional with an exceptional track record of nearly 11 years across Business Analyst, Data Analytics and Reporting, Risk Management, Consulting, People Management, Process and Tool Improvement, Agile project management; Worked with IBM as Business Analyst/Delivery Analyst and previously worked with best of industry - Google, CSC and HSBC. • Academically proficient with MBA Finance from Bharathiar University preceded by Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management from Pondicherry University, Bachelors in Commerce from Osmania University, Diploma in Advanced Software Technology from CMC Limited. Technically proficient with R, Hadoop (Pig/Hive/Map Reduce), Java, VBA, MS Excel, SQL and BI Tools (Cognos and Tableu). Core Competencies: Agile methodology experience Business Analyst, Data Analysis, MIS Data Mining Statistical Analysis Hadoop (Pig/Hive/Map reduce), VBA, MS Excel, R and Minitab Database knowledge using Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server and MS Access Knowledge of SharePoint, SAP – Business Object, IBM Cognos and Tableau Scripting knowledge with Java and PHP Driven analytic projects end to end Stakeholder and Client Management Presentation skill Attention to detail and commitment to quality Team Player with Strong Collaboration and Interpersonal Skills working with cross functional teams and peers.
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Systems and Services Engineer, with 12+ years of working experience. Interested in researching, administrating, debugging, tuning and developing platforms running on UNIX like Operating Systems. Able to troubleshoot, identify and solve problems in software, network or kernel layer. Always willing to learn and experiment new technologies for creating high availliability platforms, that could described as "state of the art" or "cutting edge" technology. Specialties: • Unix Like Operating Systems Specialist (Solaris / Linux ). • TCP/IP Network technology • Very deep level of knowledge on Machines hardware and OS Kernels internals. • Troubleshoot/Tune/Debug; System Services, Operating Systems • Mail Services Expert, Qmail-Ldap Specialist. • Network: Cacti/MRTG, Nagios, Cisco Netflow • Databases: PostgreSQL / MySQL / Oracle / LDAP. • Programming: Perl, Ansi C, bash, awk, sed, php etc • Internet Services: mail, http, radius, ftp, ssh, irc etc.
Currently a healthcare revenue cycle consultant analyzing payer remit data for proper contractual payments. Previous consulting work consisted of creating a physician / provider productivity model using excel macros to create excel charts for 1,500 separate providers. I have also worked as a Sr. Financial Analyst for a hospital, automating financial, budgeting and FTE business processes using VBA. I have an MBA in finance and a MSITM (Master of Science and Information Technology Management) focusing on data analytics and IT management.
• PhD level of data analysis, data interpretation ,and research. • Collected, compiled, and curated data originating from various research groups. • Published 3 first-author papers in international scientific journals. • Self-taught programming skills (python, perl, R); • Proficient in MS Excel, SPSS, Photoshop, MS Word, MS PowerPoint. • Great problem solving skills. • Lead and managed research projects. • Exceptional technical writing skills and understanding of research terminology.
I'm an investment analyst with specialties in portfolio asset allocation, mutual fund research, and macroeconomic analysis. I'm a CFA Charterholder and I know my way around Excel. Projects include: - Investment comparisons (ex. organizing metrics for mutual funds, stocks, hedge funds, ETFs, etc and comparing/ranking to filter) - Performance analysis - Fee calculations (ex. performance fees with hurdles/high water marks) - Correlation and regression analysis - Accounting spreadsheets - Financial statement analysis - Ad hoc excel work including VBA/macro
- Using SQL tools to combine operational data from multiple sources, employ statistical and sensitivity analysis approach, develop and deploy analytical model to support work allocation to internal and external resources to meet strategic investment objectives - Using analytics and models, assess resource demand and supply, and recommend high level options and strategies for closing the gap - Develop visual analytics, presentations, reports, and other forms of communication to be used in executive level presentations - Support the development and evaluation of public procurement process for major category sourcing projects by employing data analytics, optimization and modeling techniques to improve the process of making final recommendations and decisions.
Brand and consumer research and insights expert, with experience in media and digital media. Solid experience developing creative, custom, research-driven insights for clients and stakeholders. Specialties include: • Digital Media • Consumer Behavior • Brand Strategies • Brand Image/Perception • Competitive Analysis • Consumer Segments | Target Audiences • Lifestyle Trends and Topics • Guest Experience | Customer Feedback • Survey Creation and Methodologies Analytic acumen and instincts. Strong interpersonal, teamwork and collaboration skills. Can balance the need for quick turnaround with longer term strategic efforts. Problem solver; able to multi-task and work efficiently in a dynamic, demanding environment. Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written). Strong time-management skills. Projects include: • Crafting and implementing surveys for the Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy (LESJC). Key objectives: obtain guest/customer feedback on their walking tour experience, gather intelligence to support the creation and marketing of walking tours, collect data to inform organizational strategy and fundraising. • Designing and project-managing DailyCandy’s annual subscriber study, commissioned by senior management to understand their general attitudes, as well as usage and perception of DailyCandy vs. key competitors. Relayed findings and implications to senior management and key stakeholders (Marketing, Sales, PR, Editorial, Product, Finance), providing a roadmap for the future brand activities. • Developing custom research solutions and analyses to close ad sales deals. Example 1: Designed and executed ad effectiveness study for a new natural low calorie sweetener, interested in advertising in DailyCandy emails. Offered a custom solution that was instrumental in closing a deal worth almost half million dollars. Example 2: DailyCandy was often overlooked by marketers targeting Moms. Developing a "Mom story" allowed sales team to attract or better respond to RFPs from CPG companies. • Managing brand research and strategy for key accounts, including Yahoo! And Time Inc. print publications, about $1M in revenue. Identifying key drivers and gaps for client brands, making strategic recommendations. For example, suggested that TIME Magazine, regarded as a “serious” news brand, could benefit from occasional lighter topics featured on the cover or in pages of the magazine. Identified potential partners and content categories that fit well with Sports Illustrated and its overall image or would help close the gap on key drivers. Both magazines implemented strategies that broadened their image and grew their readership.
I have years of experience with Matlab and I'm very productive with it, whether it's algorithm development, visualizing data or creating GUIs, for example. I'm also well versed in Python and I can provide a working software version quickly with rapid iterations with feedback from the client. I have also professional experience with C++, C# and Java, and I can bundle them into the project as needed. I have a PhD in physics and I've been working in different positions ranging from project manager and developer to customer service and helping sales. I can translate your problem into working code, and, if needed, refine the project requirements based on your business case. Below are few examples where you could gain tangible benefits from my experience - Matlab development of all kind, e.g., algorithms, GUIs, full applications - Data conversion and processing from one or multiple sources - Implementing algorithms based on scientific publications - Converting algorithms from another language to C++,C#,Java, Python or Matlab - Data analysis and visualization - Requirement analysis & management, e.g., reading texts and extracting measurable requirements from them with traceability to the source - Measure requirements quality by classifying them, e.g, is there an acceptance criteria, is this a system or user requirement, does the requirement have multiple requirements in it. - Creating and writing acceptance testing procedures with traceability to the project requirements I can work on both Windows and Linux platforms. Looking forward to working with you! Kari References: - LinkedIn: http://fi.linkedin.com/in/karihirvi - GitHub: https://github.com/karihirvi - Some older material in Google code https://code.google.com/a/eclipselabs.org/p/capua/
Key Strengths: Project Management Financial Reporting Financial Modeling Business Process Design Small Business & Personal Finance Strategies Data Mining SEO Strategies Google Adwords Commercial Banking Real Estate Analysis & Valuation 17 years of experience working in various financial services roles including: Large Consulting Firm Project Management - Managed Multi Million Dollar Project Engagements Wall Street / Institutional Structured Finance and Consulting Experience Commercial / Real Estate Lending - Managed Multi Million Dollar Real Estate Portfolio Real Estate Investment & Valuation - Managed projects up to $250 Million in size
I have a BSc in Physics and a PhD in Education. I have strong reasoning and problem solving skills. I have a strong mathematical background and good analytical skills. I have worked as a science communicator, teacher, researcher and lecturer. thus I have good communication skills. I am methodical, persistent and reliable. I have participated in projects that won national prices.