Notion-style illustration of Carlos
Carlos E. Ortega
Bachelors in Cognitive Science • May 2021
Relevant Coursework
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (CS188)
  • Principles and Techniques of Data Science (CS C100)
Software Development EngineerRemoteOct, 2022 — Present

• Developing…

Data EngineerRemoteNov, 2021 — Oct, 2022

• Building data pipelines, lakes, warehouses, and dashboards to serve the underserved.

Data Engineer ApprenticeRemoteAug, 2021 — Nov, 2021

• Building data pipelines lakes warehouses and dashboards to serve the underserved.

Peer Data Science ConsultantBerkeley, CASept, 2018 — May, 2021

• Held weekly sessions to help students and researchers, with NLP, Webscraping, and Python debugging.
• Developed initial dashboard prototype, with Dash/Plotly and deployed to Heroku, to help understand origin, length, time, and topic for 15 consultations per week.
• Led development and curation of team blog.

Data Science Civic Digital FellowSuitland, MDJun, 2019 — Aug, 2019

• Developed probabilistic fuzzy-matching program with Python, Flask, SQLite3, and HTML to speed up processed previously done man-ually, making the process 800% faster.
• Developed a web crawler and scraper in Python with Scrapy and scikit-learn to automate the maintenance of public-sector data collections, potentially saving 100s of annual hours.
Presentation Slides Link

Programming Languages
    Python, R, Java, SQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript.
Tools and Frameworks
    Git, Flask, AWS.
Human Skills
    Technical Writing, Requirements Gathering, Organizational Budgeting, Teaching, Blogging.
Leadership & Volunteering
Data FellowOnlineJun, 2020 — Sept, 2021

• Virginia Democratic Coordinated Campaign (August 2023 - November 2023)

• AZ LD-23 State Senate Campaign for Seth Blattman (January 2021 - September 2021)

• FL U.S. Senate Campaign for Allen Ellison (June 2020 - November 2020)

Editorial Associate and AuthorOnlineNov, 2019 — Aug, 2021

• Contributed 1 article and served as the editorial associate to over 50 pieces submitted to the blog.

Executive DirectorOnlineApr, 2018 — Dec, 2019

• Managed 100+ members per semester, formed strategic partnerships with external organizations and companies to better serve the media needs of the student body, and managed $23,000.