Kanat Asankhodzhoev (Akylson)

Mobile: +996 (555) 66-66-97

Email: asankhodzhoev@gmail.com / kanat@akylson.com

Summary

I’m an experienced Data Scientist seeking to leverage my background in economics, statistics and Information Technology to create interesting, innovative, and valuable products.

Skills:
  • Strategic Thinking to identify and implement data driven strategies influencing decision making by analyzing opportunities in large, rich data sets
  • Design and implement statistical / predictive models and algorithms utilizing diverse sources of data to predict demand, risk and price elasticity.
  • Utilize analytical applications to identify trends and relationships between different pieces of data.
  • Experimental design and analysis (A/B testing, switchback testing, synthetic control), demand estimation, cohort and funnel analyses, conjoint analysis, difference in differences, regression discontinuity design, propensity score matching ,and other advanced econometrics and machine learning techniques


  • EDUCATION

    KYRGYZ-RUSSIAN SLAVIC UNIVERSITY. Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

    Department of International Relations 2010

    • Major Regional Economics


    TECHNICAL SKILLS

    DATA SCIENCE: Machine Learning, Analytics, A/B Testing, Computer Vision
    WEB-DEVELOPMENT: Python (Django), React(JS) , Node.js, Git, HTML5, MySQL, CSS, Bootstrap;
    CLOUD PLATFORMS: Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure
    OPERATING SYSTEMS: Windows 10; Windows Server 2012, 2016, 2019; Linux including Ubuntu, Debian, and Kali Linux;


    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    ACDI/VOCA – USAID AGROHORIZON AND ENTERPRISE COMPETITIVENESS PROJECTS. Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

    Information Technology Manager , October 2017 – to Present

    • Supervisor of IT Department in all Offices;
    • Monitoring and troubleshooting network/server operations, and responding to problems reported by the user community;
    • Assisting program staff develop budgets for project IT infrastructure, providing specifications for project IT acquisitions, and assisting in the evaluation of tenders for project equipment;
    • Providing technical support to business teams implementing application such as data integration with existing systems, establishing single sign-on with cloud-based applications, trouble-shooting issues within the application portfolio;
    • Technical manager and supervisor of Project WEB-sites. Creating and maintaining Projects’ websites if needed;
    • Ensuring and reporting on data security and confidentiality issues;
    • Supporting and training end-users in a wide range of software applications;

    OSCE CIB / SYSTEMATIC REGULATORY REVIEW PROJECT. Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

    ICT Specialist, September 2014 – October 2017

    • Administration, installation, configuration and maintenance of operational systems;
    • Service and advice to the users;
    • Assistance in the acquisition, connection and set up of additional equipments (printers, modems and other external devices);
    • Administration, configuration and development of web sites (www.e-guillotine.kg, www.sar.kg);
    • Monitored and managed email spam filters, firewalls, anti-virus systems, and vulnerability scanners
    • Supporting and training end-users in a wide range of software applications, as needed;

    OSCE OFFICE FOR DEMOCRATIC INSTITUTIONS AND HUMAN RIGHTS. Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

    ICT Assistant, September 2011 – January 2012

    • Monitored and managed email spam filters, firewalls, anti-virus systems, and vulnerability scanners
    • Performed in-depth forensics on workstation hard drives
    • Monitor multiple security systems
    • Administration, installation, configuration and maintenance of operational systems;
    • Planning and distribution of resources in the company for an efficient and fast performance of the tasks;
      Assistance in the acquisition, connection and set up of additional equipments (printers, modems and other external devices)