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Data Scientist

San Jose, California, United States
April 08, 2018

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Atieh Madani

** * ******* ****, **** ****, San Jose, CA 95110 716-***-**** Data Scientist with more than 5 years of experience in analytics and operations research. Passionate and inspired to find the most efficient and optimal ways. Relied on as a key advisor in running a Fortune 500 company. Professional Experience:

Ryder System Inc., Miami, FL

Financial Consultant/ Sr Operations Analyst, Oct 2014 to present

Developing statistical analysis and optimization algorithm to improve company’s performance by providing clear visions for problems and their corresponding solutions.

Identified, measured and recommended improvement strategies for KPIs across all business areas using data mining and statistical tools.

Analyzed and processed complex data sets using advanced querying, visualization and analytics.

Delivering ad-hoc analysis to provide insights on budget planning, resource allocation, initiative setting, etc.

Detecting business problems and providing solutions by using various numerical techniques, algorithms, and models in Operations Research, Data Science, and Data Mining.

Creating deep learning and machine learning algorithms that can be applied to address business needs and provide business insights.

Creating forecasts using advanced statistical modeling for main cost drivers of product lines in North America.

Recommended optimal values for scorecard metrics that annually saved more than $200 M.

Identified the main drivers of cost increases which prevented $80 M in expenses. Norwegian Cruise Line, Miami, FL

Operations Research Analyst, Oct 2013 to Oct 2014

Designed effective and congruent quantitative models using statistical and operations research methods.

Developed pricing models and analyzed it using SQL, Excel and PL/SQL to find the optimal value to maximize the revenue.

Created the strategic pricing project to forecasted future demand considering seasonality and competitors’ strategies. Set the right prices based on the demand to maximize profit. Education:

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York PhD. in Industrial Engineering, Jan 2016 to (expected) Sep 2018 MS. in Industrial Engineering, Aug 2011 to Sep 2013 Iran University of Science and Technology

BSc. In Industrial Engineering, Aug 2006 to Jan 2011 Technical software and programming languages:

Java, Python, SAS, R, SPSS, SQL, Tableau, JMP, Minitab, CPLEX, Gurobi, Arena, @Risk, Hyperion, MS office. Certifications and Awards:

SAS Certified Base Programmer, SAS 9, 2014

Silent Hoist and Crane Co. Materials Handling Graduate Paper Competition, 2017

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