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Last update: 26.04.2019

Senior developer Machine learning

Graduation: MBA
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Languages: German (Elementary) | English (Full Professional)


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My experience in Big data spark projects primarily in ML projects gives me an edge,I enjoy coding and working with great teams or working individually .I am open and flexible on all fronts.I conduct hackathon,Kaggle meetups and Expo's in citibank,A happy person who keeps people around him happy and write blogs,published articles in Academia and internal company websites and a life long learner. 
I predicted France as FIFA WC winnner in Citibank challenge and won the DIGIMOVE award.

Project history

Citi Bank North America and Global Compliance have jointly implemented Financial Crime Control for prevention of Money Laundering and illegal trading.
The project focuses on Developing Trade Surveillances and Anti Money Laundering Credit card scenarios based on Behavioral Analytics using features engineering and ML.

- Deliver models in Big Data cluster using Spark with python and manage team of 24+.
- Administer 14 node CDH cluster for Behavioral and Predictive Analysis with identifying pattern and managing data quality / data governance issues by implementing controls.
- Millions of Data Processing, cleaning, pipelining, visualizing in flask UI with Redis DB.
- Implemented Feature selection and extraction, Clustering models with ranking, t-sne, XGBoost, Random forest, Autoencoders and researched multiple Statistical Models.
- Managing AML Retail, Markets, Credit Card, Trade surveillance project with Vendor management, Resource onboarding and mentoring for Prototyping to Production.
- Lead Tech Expo’s, Conducting CCIC Hackathons and Kaggle meetups in Citibank.
- Innovation Lead in AML Compliance, Blockchain POCs in Hyperledger fabric for KYC

Local Availability

Only available for the countries India


I am open and flexible on all fronts ,easily approachable and on low rates.Feel free to connect any time or text me.I have hands on experience in Pyspark ,ML,feature engineering,python.We can explore new possibilities as I have a great team to work on any assignment and we can deliver as per your requirements.

I am new to freelancing so my details can be found in CV and
whatsapp me @ 919911027368 any time to start or for any queries
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