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Data Scientist

Maccabim, Central District, Israel
November 01, 2018

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Data Science Professional, NAYA College, 2018 (Python, Numpy, Pandas, Matplotlib, Scikit-learn, Machine Learning, Spark, NLP)

B.Sc. Information Systems Engineer, Technion, 1987-1991

MBA, University of New Mexico, UNM Anderson School of Management, 2002 - 2003

CIO Course, John Bryce Training, 2012


Data Scientist, with over 20 years of experience in the IT field, including programming, systems analysis and design, projects management, and senior management (CIO), in the private and public sectors, as a vendor and as a customer, with clients in Israel and abroad. Experience in leading major projects, implementation of systems and improving business processes.

Passionate about data and gets deep into the details, including cleaning, pre-processing, feature engineering and ML predictive modeling

Problem solver

Mission-oriented, results-driven

Decision-making capabilities, enabling successful coping with business challenges

Excellent interpersonal communication

Negotiation skills with suppliers, managers and employees

Very high service awareness

Utilizing deep professional and business understanding to quickly map, identify and analyze the strengths and areas for improvement and development. Through that defines and implement the path to resolution

2013 - 2018: Nature and Parks Authority. CIO. Defining and implementing the IT strategy, in line with the NPA management's policy and business goals. Leading the delivery of 15 information systems in various environments (Dynamics CRM, Sharepoint, SAP Business1, Oracle, SQL, QlikSense BI, ESRI GIS).

2013 - 2015: The Israeli Employment Service. CIO. In charge of all aspects of IT systems and infrastructure. Advising the IES management in strategic decision making. Leading and managing the IES major project (80 million NIS) of reestablishment of its core systems. Defining the online omni-channel service strategy of the IES. Initiation of solutions for continuous improvement of the IES computing capabilities, through reduction of ongoing costs and the promotion of innovation.

2004: PNM Software. Group Leader. Managing project managers, system analysts and programmers. Managing a BPM strategic project for an international client in a Microsoft environment. Providing training in both Hebrew and English.

1999 - 2000: Malam. Oracle sector manager. Management of project managers, system analysts, programmers, DBAs and system administrators, both in project frameworks and as consultants stationed at customers. Responsibility for successful delivery of all Oracle projects, customer relationship management, pre-sale activity and RFP's responses. Recruitment and placement of consultants at customers' sites.

1995 - 1999: John Bryce Systems. Head of the Government Sector and Manager of the Israeli Employment Service Project. Managing employees in various roles. Pre-sale activity and RFP's responses. Conducting courses at John Bryce Training. Managing the maintenance group at the IES site (Unix/Oracle), developing complex SQL reports and conducting user training.

1994 - 1995: TTI (Team). Development and maintenance of various systems – SQL, Sybase, Unix, C, Jam.

1992 - 1994: The Jewish Agency of Israel. Development, system analysis, user training and support of various systems - Sybase, SQL.

1989 - 1992: Elbit. Programming, analysis and design of various information systems - C, Magic.

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