Laura Michela, Data Analytics Developer in Washington, DC, United States
Laura Michela

Data Analytics Developer in Washington, DC, United States

Member since November 18, 2016
Laura is a data-driven strategist with expertise in turning data into actionable insights. Laura fell in love with Tableau 7.0 in her MBA business analytics program and never looked back. Now, she is a Tableau certified professional and spends her days telling stories with data to influence business decisions.
Laura is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Nitro Software
    Product Development, Training, Database Design, Financial Reporting...
  • LG
    Database Modeling, Tableau
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
    Product Development, Training, Database Design, Financial Reporting...

Experience

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Alteryx, Tableau

The most amazing...

...dashboard I've built allows users to input their own assumptions to a revenue projection model to perform sensitivity analysis.

Employment

  • Business Intelligence Consultant

    2020 - PRESENT
    Nitro Software
    • Established a Tableau Online environment. Managed access and security.
    • Managed client relationships, collected and prioritized reporting requirements.
    • Integrated systems and developed data models. Developed critical business dashboards.
    Technologies: Product Development, Training, Database Design, Financial Reporting, Tableau Desktop Pro, Tableau Server, Alteryx, Agile Software Development, Tableau, System Integration, BI Reporting
  • Data Visualization Developer

    2019 - PRESENT
    LG
    • Integrated systems, designed and developed data models.
    • Collaborated across business functions to collect and translate requirements.
    • Developed and maintained critical business dashboards.
    Technologies: Database Modeling, Tableau
  • Enterprise Financial Reporting Lead

    2016 - 2020
    Booz Allen Hamilton
    • Led the Enterprise Financial Reporting team for a Fortune 500 consulting firm.
    • Managed agile teams throughout all phases of the development lifecycle, including requirements, system mapping, data modeling, design, development, testing, and iteratively improving solutions.
    • Managed client relationships, led user engagement and communications strategy, prioritized requirements and developed deep understanding of business operations to translate requirements into effective storytelling.
    Technologies: Product Development, Training, Database Design, Financial Reporting, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Tableau Desktop Pro, Tableau Server, Alteryx, Agile Software Development, Tableau

Experience

  • Software as a Service (SaaS) Dashboard (Development)
    https://www.vizalytix.com/solutions/saas-dashboard

    The software as a service (SaaS) dashboard was designed to be seamlessly integrated into existing systems and provide instant feedback on potential issues and growth opportunities for SaaS businesses' operators.

  • Southwest Flight Delay Dashboard (Development)
    https://public.tableau.com/profile/lauramichela#!/

    The Southwest Flight Delay Dashboard was developed to help employees at Southwest Airlines understand the cause and location of fight delays. The dashboard helps airport managers and route planners identify which airports and routes need to reduce delay times within the company's control.

Skills

  • Tools

    Tableau Desktop Pro, Tableau, Microsoft Power BI
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, Data Science, Database Design
  • Other

    Data Analytics, Data Modeling, Product Development, Product Management, BI Reporting, Training, Business Analysis, Analytics, Financial Reporting, Tableau Server, Data Visualization, System Integration, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)
  • Platforms

    Alteryx
  • Languages

    Python 3
  • Libraries/APIs

    Scikit-learn, Sklearn
  • Storage

    Database Modeling

Education

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Business Analytics
    2014 - 2016
    George Washington University - Washington, D.C., USA
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering
    2009 - 2013
    University of Maryland - College Park, Maryland, USA

Certifications

  • Alteryx Designer Core
    OCTOBER 2020 - PRESENT
    Alteryx
  • Certificate in Data Science Fundamentals
    DECEMBER 2019 - PRESENT
    General Assembly
  • Tableau Desktop Certified Professional
    APRIL 2017 - PRESENT
    Tableau
  • Tableau Desktop Qualified Associate
    FEBRUARY 2017 - PRESENT
    Tableau

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