Todd Schiller, Software Developer in New York, NY, United States
Todd Schiller

Software Developer in New York, NY, United States

Member since August 1, 2019
Todd is a software engineer with more than a decade of experience working on business and analytics applications. He's built decision systems for some of the world's largest hedge funds and consumer companies. Along with a Ph.D. degree in computer science, Todd has published peer-reviewed research on machine learning and automated program analysis.
Todd is now available for hire




New York, NY, United States



Preferred Environment

Mac, IntelliJ IDEA, Git, Chrome

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on is modeling end-to-end production network profitability and interactive simulations of new factories.


  • Head of Engineering

    2016 - PRESENT
    MOKA Analytics
    • Brought the product from concept to market with customers including Fortune's Global 500 companies.
    • Designed analytics systems using optimization, statistical modeling, NLP, and expert systems.
    • Spearheaded a requirements analysis with a client business and IT stakeholders during sales and deployment.
    • Managed a team of full-time software engineers; along with supervising contractors for QA, UI design, and ETL development.
    Technologies: Python, Django, React, Redux, D3.js, Informatica, SQL, NumPy, Scikit-learn, GLPK
  • Researcher | Knowledge Engineer

    2015 - 2015
    Bridgewater Associates
    • Worked as a member of the Systemized Intelligence Lab led by Dave Ferrucci (former IBM Watson team lead).
    • Liaised between research and development; wrote the requirements for the knowledge engineering systems.
    • Designed and implemented knowledge-engineering tools with a focus on metareasoning.
    • Built statistical models for people analytics.
    Technologies: Python, Scala, Angular, NumPy, Pandas, Microsoft Excel
  • Founding Consultant

    2013 - 2014
    FinLingua, Inc.
    • Led the design, development, and integration of a derivatives order management system (OMS) for an investment manager with $130 billion AUM.
    • Co-organized a workshop on domain-specific languages for financial systems (DSLFIN) at an international ACM/IEEE conference.
    Technologies: C#, Telerik, jQuery, JavaScript, SQL
  • Business Analyst | Software Engineer

    2010 - 2012
    Numerix, LLC
    • Led the design and development of domain-specific modeling infrastructure for a new analytics product; worked with product management to establish business and technical requirements for the product.
    • Collaborated with senior developers and CEO to design the specification for a new structuring technology for the company‚Äôs flagship product.
    • Held internal and external presentations for new technologies; presented technologies in sales demos.
    Technologies: C#, C++, Java


  • Strategic Planning SaaS (Development)

    I developed strategic planning software for consumer package companies (CPG). It models the value chain of the business from marketing, to finance, to supply chain, to production.

    I took from concept to market, including a client from the Global 500.

  • Derivatives Order Management System (OMS) (Development)

    This project involved a derivatives order management system (OMS) for an investment manager with $130 billion AUM. It allowed traders to quickly and accurately capture the details of their trades and monitor their portfolio.


  • Languages

    Python, SQL, JavaScript, C#, Java, TypeScript, Scala, RDF
  • Frameworks

    Django, Redux, Django REST Framework, Apache Jena
  • Tools

    IntelliJ, Gensim, Weka
  • Paradigms

    Business Intelligence (BI), Data Science, Functional Programming, Object-oriented Programming (OOP)
  • Platforms

  • Libraries/APIs

    React, NetworkX, NumPy, Pandas, D3.js, Highcharts, TensorFlow, Scikit-learn
  • Storage

    Azure SQL, PostgreSQL
  • Other

    Linear Optimization, Informatica, Chrome Extensions


  • Ph.D. degree in Computer Science
    2009 - 2014
    University of Washington - Seattle, WA, USA
  • Master's degree in Computer Science
    2008 - 2009
    Washington University in St. Louis - St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    2005 - 2009
    Washington University in St. Louis - St. Louis, MO, USA

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