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Alan Craig Bsc Hons PG Dip MSc

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I have been A Data Analyst since 2008, and below is a short summary of my career history and credentials. With a Master's degree in Data Science and Analytics and machine learning skills in Python and R, I can bring up-to-date skills and experience to your team or project. Recently In 2023, I completed a Data Science Bootcamp certification from the market-leading provider in Berlin. I seek permanent or contract Data Science or Data Analyst roles.

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Career Summary

A data management professional with over 15 years of analytics experience in SQL development, database management, machine learning, SAS modelling, R programming, python, and dashboard reporting. I have been working as a data analyst contractor in marketing insights or BI/SQL Analyst and Data Science roles for large retailers, software industry, and civil service that involved delivering insight-driven analytics or business reporting solutions that drive business decisions. Between 2014 and 2016, I completed a Masters degree in Business Intelligence and Data Science (part-time) which led to a 6-month Predictive Analytics/Data Mining project with UK retailer John Lewis based on the combination of website browsing and inferring Transaction data was based on a series of statistical models to predict customers' propensity to buy on their next visit. With a Master's degree in Data Science and Analytics and machine learning skills in python and R, I can bring up-to-date skills and experience to your team or project. In 2022, I completed a Data Science Bootcamp certification from the market-leading provider in Berlin. I seek permanent or contract roles as Data Analyst or Data Scientist.

Early Career

I began my career in 1999 as a technical support specialist in the Biotechnology industry, and then quickly moved into my first tech role as a web manager for European Union dot com project for CRM membership website. By 2002 I moved to the UK Civil Service UK Health Protection Agency in London to work as a website manger and by 2008 I changed to careers into data by working as a Data Analyst for a leading pharmaceutical company.

Current Career in Data

I have been a freelancer since 2011 and have gained a broad range of experience as well as demonstrating an ability to contribute and pick up new projects quickly, with a good awareness of being a colleague who understands the merits of being a good team member. I emigrated to Hamburg, Germany in the summer of 2017. Since then I have bought and renovated 2 properties to generate income for my family. I also took 18 months paternity leave to raise my 2 children Nora and Katharina, studied the B1 German language certificate, studied R programming and successfully completed an intensive data science boot camp with a focus on Python programming and cloud technologies.

Career aim

After broadening my skillset by working mostly in high pressurised contracts (free lancing) in London since 2011, I am looking for both permanent and contract roles in for Data Analyst or Data Science roles. My cv and professional qualifications can be found on my CV at my Linked in page at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ajsc2018/

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