Hello I'm

Chad Ross

IT and Data Professional

About Me

Howdy, I’m Chad, an IT and data pro based in the New Orleans metro area. I have ten years of IT experience and have also published statistical software. Six sigma yellow belt. I made this site and setup the linux cloud server it runs on. Resume available upon request. I am good at...

  • php
  • html
  • R
  • python
  • java
  • linux
  • windows
  • networking
  • data analysis
  • hardware repair
  • photography
  • continuous improvement

What I do

Data Analysis

I have experience analyzing data using both supervised and unsupervised methods. Including regression, time series, simulation, and more. Using technologies like R, NumPy, and Pandas.

Programming

I'm good with Python, PHP, Java, R, HTML/CSS, and others. I've won an ACM award for past projects. And I've published open source software on CRAN.

Information Systems

I'm a seasoned network and system administrator with over ten years of experience. I can admin Windows and Linux servers. And Cisco, Fortinet, Unifi, and other networks.

Technical Skills

R
95%
Windows
95%
Networking
95%
Linux
90%
Python
85%

Professional Skills

  • Communication
  • Team Work
  • Project Management
  • Creativity

Education

Data Analytics at Georgia Tech

2019-Present

Master of Science in Data Analytics. Graduating Spring of 2022 (tentative). Coursework in regression analysis, time series analysis, simulation, visual methods, continuous improvement, business, accounting, and finance.

Computer Science at UNO

2013-2016

Graduate coursework in penetration testing, distributed systems, and computational statistics.

Computer Science at Southeastern

2009-2013

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. Concentration in Information Systems.

Work Experience

Owner/Principal Consultant Undefined Systems

2016-2021
Responsibilities :
  • Sales, repair, and modification of vintage computer equipment.
  • Data recovery for legacy systems and media.

Contract IT Consultant Southern Proposals

1997-2005; 2008-2016
Responsibilities :
  • Incident response
  • Maintenance and upgrades

Network Administrator Dow Louisiana FCU

2005-2009
Responsibilities :
  • Performed internal network security audits
  • Interfaced with NCUA and other auditors
  • Ran disaster recovery operations at remote site during Hurricane Rita
  • Worked with audit and accounting departments on report generation related to Bank Secrecy Act/OFAC
  • Worked with HR department to investigate data exfiltration and other employee misconduct concerns
  • Conducted cyber security training for staff
  • Operated multi-site Cisco-based network
  • Administered Windows and Linux Servers

Technician Computer Resources

2000-2004
Responsibilities :
  • Repair tech for PCs, servers, and printers.
  • Retail customer support.