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Education

GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Atlanta, Georgia
M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concentration in Electromagnetics
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Highest Honors
Class of 2019
Class of 2018
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Pasadena, California
Certificate in Model Based Systems EngineeringMarch 2020

Work Experience

PERATONFEBRUARY 2021 – PRESENT
Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC), Atlanta, Georgia
Lead Data Engineer, Pandemic Center of Excellence (PACE) Program
• Develop, optimize, and maintain data pipelines to detect fraud in the $5T COVID-19 pandemic relief funding
• Liaison between infrastructure and data science teams to balance business and technical needs
June 2022 – present
Global Health and Financial Solutions Sector, Atlanta, Georgia
Principal Systems Engineer, Campaigns and Solutions
• Drove new civil and health sector growth as a solutions architect focusing on CMS projects and programs
• Architected technical solutions for cloud-based AI/analytics capture and proposals totaling over $1B in TPV
• Managed 6 engineers to prioritize tasking, provide mentorship, and guide career development
January 2021 – May 2022
Lead Databricks Developer, High Volume Transaction Processing Internal Research and Development
• Wrote Python scripts to process data ingest, cleaning, and processing for use in ML algorithms and visualizations
• Initiated analysis of alternatives, vendor partnerships, MVP production environment, and prototyping
• Served as scrum master for team of 5 software engineers to support Agile software development methodologies
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Skills

Programming Languages:Python, MATLAB, C/C++, SQL, DAX, VHDL
Cloud Computing:Databricks (Delta Lake, MLflow), Azure (Synapse, Data Lake), AWS (cloud practitioner)
Modeling Software:Cameo, Rhapsody, ModelCenter, Solidworks, PowerBI, Tableau, AFSIM, AutoCAD
Collaboration Tools:Rally, Jira, Git, Cameo Teamwork Cloud, Phoenix Integration Analysis Server
Operating Systems:Windows, macOS, Linux (Ubuntu), Unix Command Line
Areas of Expertise:Model Based Systems Engineering, electromagnetics, antenna design, technical writing, analytics

Research and Personal Projects

Technical Consultant, Atlanta, GeorgiaJuly 2020 – present
Freelancer
• Consult as researcher and content writer for automation, AI/ML, analytics, cybersecurity, and cloud technology
• Bolster clients’ SEO and digital presence with articles that bring emerging technologies to a conversational level
• View samples of my work in my portfolio
Space Systems Design Lab, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GeorgiaOctober 2017 – May 2018
RECONnaissance of Space Objects (RECONSO), Avionics, Senior Design Team Lead
• Designed a cubesat to characterize and track space debris from 1 - 10 cm in diameter in low-earth orbit
• Rebuilt the flight software state machine to downlink images from the satellite to the ground station
• Managed a team of four students as a primary point of contact for faculty advisers and US Air Force sponsors
Defect Detect, Atlanta, GeorgiaDecember 2017 – February 2018
Inventure Prize Semifinalist
• Developed a millimeter wave scanner to detect and measure defects in airplane fuselages and turbines
• Recognized as a top 25 semifinalist in the largest undergraduate invention competition in the United States
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Volunteer Work

Georgia Tech Women in Electrical and Computer EngineeringAugust 2014 – May 2019
President
• Managed an executive board of 18 women to build an inclusive network of female engineers on campus
• Advised department chairs and industry partners on strategies and initiatives to support women in engineering
• Interviewed candidates for the new Chair of Georgia Tech’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
April 2017 – April 2018
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Georgia Tech Student FoundationAugust 2014 – May 2019
Chief Operating Officer
• Supervised two directors responsible for student education of our $1.4 million philanthropic endowment
• Directed the annual Gift to Tech award of nearly $50,000 to an outstanding campus organization or project
• Led the restructuring process within our Development Committee responsible for recruiting donors
April 2017 – April 2018
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Teaching and Mentorship

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GeorgiaAugust 2018 – May 2019
Graduate Teaching Assistant for Professor Christina Bourgeois in the Undergraduate Professional Communication Program
• Taught engineers efficient and effective technical communication skills in both academic and professional settings
• Advised 50+ students on technical reports, resume content, and interview techniques in one-on-one consultations
• Evaluated 150+ project proposals, research papers, and oral presentations to prepare students for senior design
School of Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GeorgiaAugust 2015 – May 2017
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant for Dr. Ed Greco
• Facilitated labs and led help sessions for 90 students in introductory mechanics and electromagnetics classes
• Tutored students in one-on-one sessions covering general physics concepts and specific class assignments
• Trained new teaching assistants how to conduct labs, grade assignments, and resolve conflicts in lab groups
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Professional Organizations

Society of Women EngineersAugust 2014 – present
Purchasing Chair, Georgia Institute of Technology ChapterAugust 2015 – December 2016
IEEE2016 – present
Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society
Communications Society
Signal Processing Society
2019
2019
2016

Honors and Awards

Provost Scholarship, Georgia Institute of TechnologyAugust 2014 – May 2018
One of 40 students selected from nearly 25,000 applicants for demonstrating extraordinary academic achievement,
outstanding leadership skills, and high potential in and outside the classroom. Total award of about $80,000.
Gold Award, Girl Scouts of the USAAugust 2011
Designed, organized, and led a robotics course for 20 underprivileged elementary school students.
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