From Jan'2021 to Now(July 2022)
That's 1 year 4 months & counting 🙂
I'm a hybrid Data Analyst & small Data Engineer that also does a lot of Quality Assurance Engineering.
I work on a Siri Data Collections team. We generate about 50,000 videos a week which are used for Siri
Machine Learning Algorithms.
My manager for the past year has been
Dr. Gautam Krishna
(University of Texas Machine Learning & Electroencephalograph Researcher).
It's been super challenging, but I've learned a ton from him.
He recently got promoted to the Siri Perceptions team at Apple which is what prompted me to start
looking for a full-time position... rather than continuing to be an independent contractor.
I call myself a "small" data engineer because our SQL tables are millions of rows.
Not billions. The team I work on doesn't use "big" data tech like Apache Spark, Hadoop or
other open-source software from The Apache Software Foundation at the moment.
I manage & code many data processing systems and pipelines in Python using
built-in modules & open-source Python Libraries.
I do heavy-duty data analysis in SQL and Microsoft Excel. I also use pandas a lot.
My most important responsibility is building Interactive Data Visualizations using
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