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James Howard | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 15, 2014

James Howard

   United States
  |   Columbia, MD

Overview

James Howard is a statistical expert who provides high level economic, policy, and data consulting to Federal agencies and similarly sophisticated clients. Currently, James is an applied analytics scientist and machine learning engineer at Eagle Ray, Inc. Previously, James served the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System as an internal consultant on statistical computing. While an undergraduate at the University of Maryland, College Park, James worked in space systems design and telecommunications. James is also passionate...

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Skills (10)

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Statistics
Public Policy
Policy
Research
Policy Analysis
Analysis
R
Statistical Modeling
Leadership
Quantitative Analytics

Employment

Eagle Ray, Inc.
Applied Analytics Scientist
2012 - Present
Built supervised and unsupervised machine learning models for rare event detection in R and Weka. Created ETL routines in R to automate data transformation and feature generation. Created...
University of Maryland University College
Adjunct Instructor, Mathematics and Statistics
2010 - Present
Taught undergraduate business statistics, precalculus, business mathematics, and developmental mathematics. Taught primarily to adult learners, predominately forward-deployed military service...
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Senior Research Systems Analyst
2008 - 2012
Managed, promoted, and organized internal symposium on open source analytical software, R. Supervised internship project to create time series management system in NoSQL environment. Implemented...
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Research Systems Analyst
2006 - 2008
Developed knowledge management platform using Mediawiki, including extensions in PHP. Documented economic computing environment using new knowledge management system. Developed modules in S-Plus...
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Information Systems Analyst
2003 - 2006
Redesigned multithreaded update queue to manage concurrent updates to FAME's single-user time-series data storage system. Developed Fortran 77 interface to FAME API enabling legacy applications to...
Newport Hall, Inc.
Computer Systems Analyst
2002 - 2003
Collected requirements and managed SDLC documents for White House event planning software system. Developed requirements for custom White House contact management system.
Newport Hall, Inc.
Internet Systems Analyst
2002 - 2002
Drafted IT governance policies for House of Representatives electronic communications systems. Developed policies and procedures for managing intrusion detection systems, web servers, and other...
Wavix, Incorporated
Systems Administrator
2001 - 2002
Designed and programmed a custom embedded task scheduler. Wrote GPS device driver and added Hayes modem emulation support to the PPP driver in the Linux kernel. Designed a custom encrypted tape...
Startec Global Operating Company
Systems Administrator
2000 - 2001
Implemented conversion from Sendmail to DMAIL. Programmed a custom log analysis application for the RADIUS user authentication service in Perl to measure user connection failures. Ported the...

Education

University of Maryland Baltimore County
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
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University of Maryland College Park
Bachelor's Degree
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University of Baltimore
Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.)
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