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Data Science, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Data Analysis, Big Data

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
90000 - 120000
February 01, 2018

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Name: Jorge Ernesto Quintana Lozano

I.D.: *.****24.940 de Bogotá.

Telephone: +971-**-*******

Email:, Web Page:

Blog: GitHub:

Occupational Profile

Economist and Master of Science in Applied Mathematics student at Universidad Nacional de Colombia and seventh semester Mathematics student at Escuela Colombiana de Ingenieria. With deep experience in mathematical and statistical modeling and Machine Learning

(Unsupervised, Supervised Learning including Deep Learning) Academic Background


Deep Learning Specialization

4/5 Courses On progress.

Universidad Nacional de Colombia, sede Bogotá.

Master of Science in Applied Mathematics

Second Semester. Holding on.

Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Sede Bogotá.

Bachelor in Economics.

Thesis: Detecting House Prices Bubbles using Machine Learning Escuela Colombiana de Ingeniería Julio Garavito.

Bachelor in Mathematics.

Seventh Semestre. Holding on.

Academical Awards

Escuela Colombiana de Ingeniería Julio Garavito

Julio Garavito Armero Scholarship

Full Scholarship for Bachelor in Economics and Mathematics. Languages


ECF level: B2

November 2016

Software Skills

Statistical Modelling:

• R (80%)

• Stata (90%)

• Matlab (80%)

Mathematical Modeling:

• Matlab (60%)

• GAMS (50%)

Programing Languages:

• C++ (40%)

• Python (60%)

• SQL (60%)

Big Data:

• Apache Spark (R / Python API) (50%)

• Hive, Impala (50%)

Machine Learning:

• Apache Spark MLLib (60%)

• Tensorflow (60%)

• H2O (40%)

• Keras (40%)


• Windows (40%)

• Mac OS / Linux (80%)

Working Experience.

PegB Technology - Dubai

Data Scientist

Designing, training and deployment of analytical models for online fraud detection as a key component in an emerging payment platform in Middle East. Using statistical tools and Machine Learning algorithms

(Random Forest, Neural Nets, K-Means, PCA) for data exploration process, classification and prediction. Reporting business insights directly to CEO, COO and Product Owner. Using Big Data and Machine Learning technologies such as Hive, Spark, TensorFlow, R, Python and Jupyter.

Period: January 2018 - Until Now

Reference: Alex Kharlamov

Telephone: +971-**-*******

Oracle - Colombia

Data Science Consultant

Data Science Consultant working with Big Data pre-sales team to create proofs of concept using Oracle’s Big Data portfolio and Data Science tools such as R, Scala and Spark for customers’ business cases. Period: January 2017 - December 2017

Reference: Stuart Fraser

Telephone: +57-310*******

Globant - Colombia

Senior Data Scientist

Designing, training and deployment of analytical models for one of the biggest online education providers in EEUU using statistical tools and Machine Learning algorithms to predict the withdraw probability of students. Reporting directly to VP of Data Science and Product Owner. Using Big Data and Machine Learning technologies such as Hive, Spark, R, and Jupyter.

Period: February 2017 - Until Now

Reference: Juan Jose Lopez Murphy


Capgemini - Colombia

Senior Consultant Big Data

Designing Big Data products (Architecture and Analytics) for one of the biggest Financial buró in Latin America using statistical tools and Machine Learning algorithms to predict delinquency behavior. Using Big Data and Machine Learning technologies such as Hive, Impala, Spark, R, Python and Jupyter.

Period: November 2016 - February 2017

Reference: Francisco Rios.

Telephone: +57-317*******

Accion - Colombia

Data Analysis Specialist

Designing, training and testing of statistical credit risk models using Machine Learning and Data Mining techniques for Microfinance and FinTech institutions around the world. Working together with IT and Business Development areas for implementation stages and actionable business insights generation. Using technologies such as R, Python and MySQL.

Period: August 2016 - October 2016

Reference: Germán Martínez

Telephone: +57-305*******

PowerData SAS - Colombia

Head of Predictive Modeling.

Designing, training and deployment of statistical models using Machine Learning and Data Mining techniques for telcos and banking companies as a consultancy service. Leading methodology definition processes and business monetization based on actionable insight and strategies. Working with technologies such as R, Python, Hive, Impala and Spark. Period: May 2015 - August 2016

Reference: Nicolás Aristizabal.

Telephone: +57-301*******.

Quantil SAS - Colombia

Junior Researcher.

Designing, fitting and testing of predictive risk models using Machine Learning, Statistics and Data Mining techniques using tools such as R, SPSS Modeler and Excel.

Period: July 2015 – September 2015.

Reference: Alvaro Riascos

Telephone: +57-310*******

Universidad Sergio Arboleda - Economics Faculty - Colombia Teaching Assistance in Econometrics.

Teaching Assistant in econometrics I for bachelor in economics and marketing students using Stata to fit statistical models, data analysis and data visualization. Teaching multivariate data analysis and regression techniques also.

Period: July 2015 – December 2015.

Reference: Alex Araque.

Telephone: +57-310*******

Universidad Sergio Arboleda - Colombia

Research Assistant

Designing, fitting and forecasting statistical models related to regional, urban and health economics using geo-referential data and tools such as R, Stata and Python.

Period: October 2014 - May 2016

Reference: Alex Araque.

Telephone: +57-310*******.

Banco de la República - Colombia

Macroeconomic Models Department Internship.

Intern student at Macroeconomic Models Department assisting the senior researchers in coding and papers preparation tasks using Matlab, LyX, and Excel. Also, guided research and deployment of global numerical methods to solve DSGE models using tools such as C++, Fortran, Matlab, OpenMP and MPI.

Period: January 2015 - June 2015.

Reference: Diego Rodríguez.

Telephone: +57-1-3431189.

Random Foundation - Colombia

Econometrics Consultant.

Designing, fitting and forecasting econometrics models for sectorial analysis and tools such as Stata and Excel.

Period: September 2014 – March 2015.

Reference: Rodrigo Alonso.

Telephone: +57-1-2691650

Universidad Nacional de Colombia - Colombia

Centro de Investigaciones para el Desarrollo - CID Research Assistant.

Research Assistant in Welfare Analysis Group from Center for Development Studies using statistical regression methods to fit Extended Expenditures Models in Stata.

Period: August 2014 – March 2015.

Reference: Manuel Muñoz.

Telephone: +57-310******* - Colombia

Fraud Analyst.

Data analysis and business rules definition from transactional data using statistical methods and tools like Excel and R.

Period: June 2011 – October 2011

Reference: Ginna Guzmán

Telephone: +57-1-7425676

Personal References.

Iván Torroledo.

Research Data Scientist - Easy Solutions

Economist - Physicist

Telephone: +57-316*******

Ivonne Alvarez.

Economist - Central Bank of Colombia

MI, MBA, Economist and Business Administrator

Telephone: +57-311*******

Academic References.

Isidro Hernández Rodríguez.

PhD in Economics, Universidad de Barcelona.

Telephone: +57-300*******

Julian Parra Polania

PhD in Economics, Cambridge University.

Telephone: +57-1-3432355.

Laboral References.

Benjamin Vera Tudela

Senior Big Data Architect - Cloudera

Telephone: +1-512-***-****

Haitao Du

Lead Data Scientist - K12

Telephone: +1-585-***-****

Veronica Gomes

Solutions Consultant - Cloudera

Telephone: +1-305-***-****

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