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Data Technician

Santa Rosa, CA
May 29, 2020

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Megan Finaly

Sebastopol, CA *****

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Summary My areas of expertise, starting from my most recent work, are: data prep, data design, database maintenance and QA, localization, international marketing, UX research, visual design. With both application design and database design, I encourage teams to step back, to not be afraid to model their ideas first, as a way to save time and money. Increasingly I have been using Tableau to build "tools" used by other departments. Experience Stonecrop – Data Technician May 2018 – Aug 2019 Helping our team process client and warehouse data, managing the content in our databases,and improving the quality of our data. I am part of both the Data Ops and the Insights & Analysis team, using Tableau to build tools for our warehouses and for reporting back to our clients. Tool set includes: AWS, Airflow, VS Code, iTerm, Excel, Github, Tableau

(Desktop, Server, Online), Jira, Slack. Languages: zsh, SQL, Python. Tetra Tech – Quality Control Jan 2018 – Mar 2018

● Monitoring operations and all work for adherence to the DROP Plan.

● Ensuring inspections are conducted and proper sequences followed.

● Reviewed all Right Of Entry documents.

● Ensured the implementation of the Automated Debris Management System and Activity Hazard Analysis.

● Reduced EOD workflow and process time for data verification, saving the company hundreds of man-hours and approximately $3,300 a day. Ashbury Designs – Visual & Data Design Sep 2016 – Jan 2018

● Worked with companies to visualize their data (using Tableau).

● Collected and prepared data.

● Improved decision-making time on average by 40%

eBay – Project Manager Sep 2015 – Mar 2016

● Worked with Human Language Technologists and Language Specialists in an agile environment.

● Core member of Structured Data team

● Data extraction, prep, and visualization (BI & QA dashboards) using Tableau

● Machine Learning: trained two separate Machine Translation engines using eBay corpora.

● Increased translation volume by 15%

Tableau Software – Localization Jan 2013 – Apr 2015

● Content localization, design, program development and sales enablement for international markets.

● Our gross sales more than doubled every year

● Data entry, prep and visualization for quarterly reports Education Lewis & Clark College - Asian Studies with Foreign Languages University of Washington - HCDE Certificate – Global Technology & Communication Mgmt Skills Data prep (ETL/ELT). Project management. Can work in an agile environment. Can run two week sprints and stand-up meetings (Kanban)

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