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Data Scientist

Commerce City, CO
August 26, 2020

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James M. Nelson

***** **** **. ******** **** CO *0022 303-***-****

Medium handle: @jnelson790612 Kaggle: jnelson790612 Active DOD Secret Clearance (2012-2022)


Oracle Broomfield Colorado 08/2018 – 08/2020

Data Scientist level-2

● Providing value for the organization with multiple use cases in predictive modeling/machine learning techniques using text analytics/NLP including the following

o Applied supervised multi-class text classification o Applied unsupervised learning with sentiment analysis (streamed data from twitter) (internal sentiment analysis on 280,000 employee’s responses)

o Topical modeling (created and utilized in a 24-hour deadline for a survey on 280,000 employee’s responses) o Keyword extraction

● Developing Artificial Neural Networks (image classification, text classification, forecasting, CNN, RNN) o Convolutional neural networks

o transfer learning

o sequential modeling

o functional API modeling

● Providing a data engineering like role with helping develop a data lake for the company

● Structured Prediction and Dimensionality Reduction o Applied a predictive algorithm to a large set of variables when trying to predict hardware requirements for new hires (used feature engineering to predict that outcome) Security Walls LLC Denver Colorado 08/2016 - 08/2018 Department of Energy Security Police Officer/System Admin Guarantee Electrical Denver Colorado 06/2016 - 08/2016 Constructional Wiremen-1

Archer Western Denver Colorado 01/2016 - 04/2016 Mechanical laborer-1

United States Marine Corps Camp Pendleton California 08/2012 - 01/2016 Corporal: Tactical Switchboard Operator, Radio Operator

● Supported deployment operations for the 13th MEU. With help desk support to over 1,200 users across multiple domains and classified systems (SIPR, NSANET, and JWICS) including VOIP/VTC systems. Working closely with customers to troubleshoot end-user issues while frequently achieving first contact resolution.

● Supported 0651 Data Network Marines in maintaining network communication for operations on SIPR, and NIPR

● Constructed, operated, and maintained wire networks with cat3/cat5, to link key outposts, control points and headquarters. Installing telephones and switchboards to support these key points.

● Supported the Battalion with over $1.6 mil worth of Radio Controlled Cryptographic equipment on deployment operations in Australia with total personnel of 1,700 Marines for Operations.

● Trained, Supervised, Counseled, Mentored, and looked after the welfare of 7 Junior Marines. MILITARY RECOGNITION

Service Awards: Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Meritorious Mast SKILLS & INTERESTS

Personal Skills:Command, Leadership, Team member, Flexible, Adaptive, coaching, Communication, Management Computing/Data Science Skills:Windows OS, Chrome OS, Data Cleaning, Data mining, Data visualization, Cloud computing, Machine Learning, Data Analytics, Data Wrangling, Data Streaming, Deep Learning, Microsoft Office, SQL Developer, Tableau, Oracle Data Visualization, Netbeans, Pycharm, JIRA, SAP, SAS, MongoDB, Kafka, ArangoDB, Apache Spark, Hadoop, Hive, Spyder, Tensorflow, Google Cloud Platform, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, AWS, Azure Programming:Java, SQL, NoSQL, Python3, R, HTML, CSS, Javascript/JQuery, Linux Python fluent libraries: Scikit-learn, Pandas, Numpy, Keras, TensorFlow, Spacy EDUCATION

Regis University, Denver, Colorado

(Ongoing) M.S. Data Science 3.8/4.0 2019 - Present

(majored) B.S. Computer Information Systems, GPA: 3.45/4.0 2018 – 2019 Metropolitan State University, Denver, Colorado 2016 - 2017 United State Marine Corps, California 2012-2016

● Corporals Course: Selected to participate in an extensive corporal training program focused on future platoon leadership.

● Lance Corporal Seminar: Selected to receive promotional training from Lance Corporal to Corporal.

● Cisco A+: An IT course that covered the fundamentals of network connections and hardware troubleshooting. Metropolitan State University, Denver, Colorado 2011 - 2011 (Joined the Marines after Fall semester) University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado 2010 - 2011

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