Daniel Chaul, AWS Developer in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Daniel Chaul

AWS Developer in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Member since September 23, 2018
Daniel has over 20 years of experience in IT with over a decade working in large companies providing business intelligence and data warehousing expertise and onsite/offshore coordination. He's skilled in project management and Agile methodologies with proven experience in the pharmaceutical, banking, mobile telecommunications, and logistics industries.
Daniel is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Elementum SCM
    AWS, Elasticsearch, Python, Spark, Airflow, MongoDB, Jira, Tableau, Sumo...
  • Neologics
    Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Apache Airflow, Microsoft Project, Control-M...
  • Novartis
    Microsoft Power BI, AWS, Microsoft Project, Unix, Oracle, Python, IBM Cognos...

Experience

Location

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, Python, AWS

The most amazing...

...project I've completed was as a BI manager; I deployed a BI regional LatAm project from Mexico to Argentina.

Employment

  • Manager Data Integration Engineer

    2019 - PRESENT
    Elementum SCM
    • Built and managed a team of integration engineers/data engineers, ETL experts, and staffing on the range of customer engagements with the ultimate goal of receiving, understanding, and onboarding the data that powers the platform.
    • Delivered customer integrations at the platform, performed additional enhancements, and helped on other project engagements with proper supervision.
    • Partnered with sales, account management, product, and deployments to solve and scope customer engagements.
    • Served as an expert and evangelist in the data management field.
    • Collaborated closely with other business and engineering team leaders for acquiring, analyzing, mapping, and processing customer data.
    • Provided hands-on and advisory assistance across multiple customers to define the data onboarding strategy, anticipating bottlenecks.
    • Collaborated and partnered with senior and executive management and end users to identify needs and opportunities for improved decision support management and delivery.
    • Served as an expert providing knowledge and experience with Elasticsearch and Kibana, namely on Elasticsearch sharing, partitioning, aliases, watchers, and index configuration options, and on Kibana visualization strategies and techniques.
    • Designed and built the process for ingesting data using an Elasticsearch API.
    • Defined best practices and coached team members as an Elasticsearch expert.
    Technologies: AWS, Elasticsearch, Python, Spark, Airflow, MongoDB, Jira, Tableau, Sumo, Salesforce, VictorOps
  • BI and Analytics Manager

    2015 - 2019
    Neologics
    • Collaborated with teams to report customer insights for the data-driven decision making.
    • Developed strategies for consistent metrics, reporting, testing, analysis, and projections.
    • Advocated for the effective use of data and drove a culture of data-informed decision making across the company.
    • Oversaw demand management; prioritization, scheduling, resourcing, and tracking of initiatives in collaboration with leadership and key stakeholders, alerting management of potential risks and opportunities.
    • Sought opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships.
    • Improved and streamlined processes regarding the display, delivery, and use of analytical information through dashboards and visualizations.
    • Educated the business and IT, in general, in the value of efficient and effective use of the BI tools.
    • Delivered projects on time and within the budget.
    • Led architecture, design, and development for the data warehouse.
    • Established data architecture and BI best practices, standards, and data models.
    • Worked with all levels of external and internal business customers for development requirements.
    • Created, reviewed, and updated project plans, identified and resolved issues/concerns, and coordinated completion of project activities.
    Technologies: Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Apache Airflow, Microsoft Project, Control-M, Bash Scripting, MicroStrategy, Tableau, Microsoft Power BI, Teradata, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Informatica PowerCenter, SAP, AWS, Spark, Hadoop, R, Python
  • Business Intelligence Delivery Manager

    2014 - 2015
    Novartis
    • Managed incidents within KPIs and built reports.
    • Monitored the effectiveness of incident management and made recommendations for improvement.
    • Analyzed metrics for service requests and incidents to identify problem trends and adjusted training/support of technical staff accordingly, meeting 100% of the service level agreement (SLA) compliance.
    • Managed a team comprised of local and remote members.
    • Informed, directed, and prioritized work based on business needs and impact.
    • Analyzed and applied regional initiatives and reporting.
    • Handled project scheduling, measuring, and metrics.
    • Coordinated area activities, offshore/nearshore, and follow up.
    • Managed the relationship with stakeholders.
    Technologies: Microsoft Power BI, AWS, Microsoft Project, Unix, Oracle, Python, IBM Cognos, Cognos 10, Informatica PowerCenter, SAP
  • Business Intelligence Data Architect and Project Leader

    2011 - 2013
    Merck Sharp & Dohme
    • Led architecture, design, and development for regional BI projects in Latin America and Asia.
    • Provided data warehouse and the BI technology vision, roadmaps and blue prints, and project plans.
    • Analyzed and applied regional initiatives and reporting.
    • Established data architecture and BI best practices, standards, and data models.
    • Built and mentored the team.
    • Handled project scheduling, measuring, and metrics.
    Technologies: Jira, Visio, Erwin, Microsoft Project, Bash Scripting, Oracle, QlikView, IBM Cognos, Informatica PowerCenter
  • Business Intelligence Project Leader

    2007 - 2011
    Telecom Personal
    • Analyzed, designed, and developed new requirements for the data warehouse.
    • Implemented multilayer ETL data extracts, data load logic, mapping, workflows, and stored procedures.
    • Defined system specifications for the extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) of the source-to-target data.
    • Developed the data migration and the data validation process from the old system to the new one.
    • Managed a team of resources.
    • Coordinated area activities, follow up, and reporting.
    • Defined the BI methodologies and good practices.
    • Managed the relationship with the internal client.
    Technologies: Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Project, SAP BW, SAP SD, Control-M, Bash Scripting, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Informatica PowerCenter
  • CRM Technical Project Leader

    2005 - 2007
    Santander Bank
    • Managed a team of resources.
    • Coordinated area activities and follow up.
    • Handled project scheduling and reporting.
    • Analyzed, designed, and developed new requirements.
    Technologies: Visio, Microsoft Project, Control-M, Shell Scripting, Oracle
  • Project Leader

    2004 - 2005
    Globaltech
    • Led the development team.
    • Analyzed, designed, and deployed regional projects in Latin America.
    • Recruited, interviewed, and hired contractors and employees to work on IT projects.
    • Handled project scheduling and reporting.
    • Built and mentored the team.
    • Attended industry trade shows, exhibitions, seminars, and training sessions to promote products and services.
    • Coordinated area activities and follow up.
    • Defined methodologies for the full life cycle.
    Technologies: Visio, Microsoft Project, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, C++
  • Business Analyst and Senior Developer

    1999 - 2003
    Intouch
    • Analyzed, designed, developed, and deployed regional projects in Latin America.
    • Customized applications based on local regulations (Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Colombia).
    • Trained the key users.
    Technologies: C++, Oracle, SQLServer, MS Project , MS Visio

Experience

  • BI Regional Project Manager for One of the Most Important Companies in the Pharma Industry (Other amazing things)

    I was responsible for deploying the Latam BI Solution from Mexico to Buenos Aires and I was in charge of a team distributed throughout different countries.

  • BI Project Leader in One of the Most Important Telecom Companies in Argentina (Other amazing things)

    As the BI Project Leader in one of the most important telecom companies in Argentina I have to lead the team and I was the responsible for the data processing in one of the top 5 data warehouses in Argentina

  • Development of an ERP Solution for the Logistics Industry (Other amazing things)

    I was in charge of the development of an ERP for manage warehouses and transportation companies. The ERP was a regional solution used in different countries in LatAm.

  • CRM Technical Leader for One of the Most Important Banks in Spain (Other amazing things)

    As the CRM Technical Leader, I was in charge of the CRM development. I also defined the methodologies and best practices.

Skills

  • Languages

    SQL, Stored Procedure, Python, C++, XML, Excel VBA, Go, Scala, R
  • Libraries/APIs

    RequireJS, REST API, Flask-RESTful, REST APIs, Pandas, PySpark
  • Tools

    Toad, Jira, Office 2016, Informatica PowerCenter, Informatica ETL, MongoDB Shell, Apache Airflow, Microsoft Visio, Excel 2016, SQL Server BI, DTS, Oracle Warehouse Builder (OWB), Microsoft Power BI, Tableau, Control-M, Microsoft Project, IBM Cognos, Erwin, Visio
  • Paradigms

    Business Intelligence (BI), Procedural Programming, ETL, ETL Implementation & Design, Database Design, Requirements Analysis, API Architecture, REST API Architecture, Agile, PMBOK, Agile Software Development, Scrum
  • Platforms

    Oracle, Anaconda, Unix, Linux, QlikView, Azure, Windows
  • Storage

    Oracle RDS, PL/SQL, PL/SQL Developer, Oracle PL/SQL, ANSI SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL 10.1, Databases, Database Modeling, Database Triggers, Database Backups, Database Replication, Elasticsearch, Google Cloud, NoSQL, PostgreSQL, Teradata, Teradata Databases, MSSQLCE, Sybase, SQLite, Database Administration (DBA), Oracle DBA, SQL Server DBA, SQL Server 2008, IIS SQL Server, Database Security, MongoDB, AWS S3, Microsoft SQL Server
  • Other

    Unix Shell Scripting, PL/SQL Tuning, Project Lifecycle, Project Planning, Project Delivery, Project Design, IT Projects, Project Timelines, Office 365, Informatica, ETL Tools, ETL Development, ETL Testing, Warehouses, Data Warehousing, Data Warehouse Design, Leadership, Leadership Development, Team Leadership, Technical Leadership, Project Leadership, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Integration, IT Support, Requirements, Requirements & Specifications, User Requirements, Business Requirements, Projects, Product Demonstrations, Jupiter, AWS, Google BigQuery, Code Architecture, Machine Learning, SQL CTEs, SAP, SAP BW, SAP SD, Cognos 10, MicroStrategy, QA Leadership, Quality Assurance (QA), Apache Cassandra, Agile Sprints, Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Master, Project Management Professional (PMP), PMI, Bash Scripting, Shell Scripting
  • Frameworks

    Django, Flask, Spark, Hadoop

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Systems
    1998 - 2015
    Buenos Aires Engineer University (UBA FIUBA) - Buenos Aires, Argentina

Certifications

  • SAP BW
    MARCH 2010 - PRESENT
    SAP
  • SAP SD
    JANUARY 2010 - PRESENT
    SAP
  • Oracle Database Designer
    JANUARY 2000 - PRESENT
    Oracle
  • Oracle PL/SQL Developer
    JANUARY 2000 - PRESENT
    Oracle

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