Resume of Mario Alberto Cerón F.

Skype: marioceron – Kaggle: – GitHub:
Bogotá, Colombia South América


I am looking for a Data Science / Web Developer / Project Manager position. I want to continue developing my career as a Consultant / developer in the Internet / Intranet arena. Offshore Self determination and opening to new technologies are key to me. Only interested on Offshore positions, ability to travel for apply.

23 years of work in IT Professional field : Project Manager / Consulting Services / Data Scientist / Applications Management – Salesforce Certified Administrator.

Specialities: Good skills of communications with people, Soft Skills and Leadership, knowledge in Project Management, Agile Methodology / Scrum / Kanban and Computer Science, Database Design, Business Process.


Endava: April 2017 – Today :

Senior Applications Management Engineer (EN) [April 2017 -> Dec 2018] : Team PHP Leader.  Salesforce Certified Administrator [June 2018] – DS4A – Data Science for All [Oct – Dec 2019].

DeepLearning.AI : Deep Learning and Natural Language Processing NLP specializations [March-July 2021]

Senior Applications Management Engineer (SE) [Jan 2019 – Today].

Participate in 6 multinational accounts. 2 years in the Data Community Endava Bogota. Mentorship and take leadership courses.

Lumni Inc.: August 2011 – November 2016: Consultant :  PHP Web developer / Analyst / Project Manager
2015-2016: Member of team for new platform in SalesForce/ Heroku multi language, multi fund, multi country, and help on develop interfaces, process, migration from MySQL databases/ MsExcel to salesforce.
Project Budget us$520k. Working with Avanxo ( for Salesforce development requirements.
Training on: Salesforce (admin and developer), Heroku Connect/ Ruby, PostgreSQL database, Git, Amazon Web Services-AWS EC2/S3 and R language for financial modeling.
2013-2014: Consultant, research and help Lumni Management to find and validate new platforms (upgrade technology) and improve business process.

Manage IT Support (, Email server, Manage 2 Linux servers, Moodle Platform ( and in House platforms ( and interfaces with financial model in MATLAB. Documentation and Manage infrastructure (Desktop support, Network, Backup, Software Licenses)

2011-2013: Coordinate and manage 4 developers: development, Helpdesk, configuration, database. Manage platforms and countries websites, scoring, accomplish deadlines. Manage accounting, purchases and licenses. Report to Board and managers for each country. Project Management. Help on develop, design new platform for students and fund/student managers; for Chile, Mexico, USA and Colombia, on team group. PHP/ MySQL application is being developed for 11 months (finacing by FOMIN – BID) and then supported by Lumni Inc.

Rabinovici & Associates March 2007 – July 2011 PHP Web developer / Analyst / Project Manager Miami, FL Designing, developing and testing web application modules for Agency clients, in projects for Kodak:;
and Motorola.
Multi language environments, database driven web sites, flash driven web sites, search engines (as Wikipedia style), security, servers configuration, Content Management Systems – CMS, SEO and making tailor web developments.
Zemoga Inc. February 2005 – October 2005 PHP / ASP web development and consultant Bogota Design, develop and implement website (e-commerce software) with Zemoga Team, in PHP technology with MSM-MQ series, MS-SQL databases and Interakt framework. Develop in ASP technology, working with senior graphic designers.
Porvenir S.A. December 2001 – September 2004 Web Developer – Analyst III Bogota D.C. Developed Intranet web applications in PL/SQL Oracle 8/9i Databases, collaborated on designing, developing and implementing mutual fund applications: «Bonos Pensionales» and «Beneficios». Managed multiple real user groups at country level.
SAIC Colombia Ltda. October 1996 – November 2001 Consultor Bogota D.C. Developed Internet/Intranet Solutions for BP Exploration (Perl CGI) – Novartis (Intranet Perl) – Bank of Credit (Extranet ColdFusion) – Ecopetrol (Microsoft Dashboard for multiple projects) – Price Water House (ASP Sobre flex application).

DeepLearning.AI : March – July 2021

Deep Learning Specialization:

The Deep Learning Specialization is designed to prepare learners to participate in the development of cutting-edge AI technology, and to understand the capability, the challenges, and the consequences of the rise of deep learning. Through five interconnected courses, learners develop a profound knowledge of the hottest AI algorithms, mastering deep learning from its foundations (neural networks) to its industry applications (Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing, Speech Recognition, etc.).

There are 5 Courses in this Specialization:

*Neural Networks and Deep Learning

*Sequence Models

*Improving Deep Neural Networks: Hyperparameter Tuning, Regularization and Optimization

*Convolutional Neural Networks

*Structuring Machine Learning Projects

Natural Language Processing- NLP Specialization:

Natural Language Processing (NLP) uses algorithms to understand and manipulate human language. This technology is one of the most broadly applied areas of machine learning. As AI continues to expand, so will the demand for professionals skilled at building models that analyze speech and language, uncover contextual patterns, and produce insights from text and audio.

There are 4 Courses in this Specialization:

* Natural Language Processing with Classification and Vector Spaces

* Natural Language Processing with Probabilistic Models

* Natural Language Processing with Sequence Models

* Natural Language Processing with Attention Models

Correlation One October- December 2019

DS4A / Colombia: Graduated with Honors, Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/ Technician
The certificate and badge earner has graduated with honors from the Data Science For All (DS4A) program as part of the Colombia Oct-Dec 2019 cohort. They have learned how to work with Jupyter notebooks, use Python libraries to generate data visualizations, perform exploratory data analysis, and analyze data using Pandas. They also learned the use of different Data Science and AI techniques, such as Decision Trees and the use of kNNs, CNNs, NLP, along with how to practically utilize them.

During the program, they worked on data projects utilizing ML and AI techniques to discover solutions to real world problems. To complete their projects, they implemented the topics and tools they learned over the course.
The badge is awarded to people who have earned certification from Correlation One for showing job-readiness for a career in Data Science. They completed 375 hours of coursework which included Lectures, Real-world data case studies, a Datathon project and a final project.

University of Los Andes March 1996 Bachelor of Science
University of Los Andes Bogota D.C. Electrical Engineer Degree
Crece Ltda. October 2005
Project Management Course Bogota Project Management course, based on the PMI Book.
3 months of duration.
Colegio Agustiniano Norte November 1989 High School
Bachiller Académico Bogota D.C. High School Degree


25 years of work in IT Professional field : Project Manager / Consulting Services / Data Scientist / Applications Management – Salesforce Certified Administrator.

Specialities: Good skills of communications with people, Soft Skills and Leadership, knowledge in Project Management, Agile Methodology / Scrum / Kanban and Computer Science, Database Design, Business Process.

Developer languages: PHP, Python, R, MATLAB, ASP, JavaScript, SQL.

Databases RDBMS SQL : MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, MSSQL, Sybase, Excel.

Operating Systems: Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS.

Cloud: AWS (EC2,RDS,S3), 59 Badges in Salesforce Trailhead (, Basic Apex Salesforce, Docker, Azure fundamentals, HighGear, App Dynamics AMP 210 and APM 220.

Front/ Back End: Git, HTML5, CSS, jQuery, AJAX, PL/SQL, Cold fusion, PHP Frameworks MVC, Drupal, WordPress.

Data Visualization: Excel, Python Libraries (Matplotlib, Seaborn, Dash), R (ggplot, shiny), Power BI, Tableau, Salesforce Reports and Dashboards.

Languages: Spanish (Native) / English B2.

Data Science Skills (2019): AI – Artificial Intelligence
-Python Libraries:
Pandas, Numpy, Matplotlib, Seaborn, Plotty, Dash, Scipy, Scikit-Learn, Pytorch, Scrapy, NLTK , Keras, Tensor Flow, Statsmodels.
-Python Tools: Pip, Anaconda, Pycharm, Jupyter notebooks.
-R Studio, R Libraries: plyr, tidyr, ggplot, shiny.
Data Analysis and Data Visualization, Business Intelligence, SQL, AWS.

-Machine Learning Algorithms:
Random Forest, Decision tree, Naive Bayes, K means, K-NN, Logistic, SVM and Linear Regression / modeling.

DeepLearning and NLP specializations.

PMI Project Manager course: Crece Ltda., EdX and Platzi.
Linux and PHP courses
Salesforce Administrator SP18
Salesforce trailhead courses  (59 Badges)
Platzi 11 Courses
Udemy 6 Courses
Kaggle  17 Micro Courses
Matlab / R / Web Application Architectures – 3 Coursera courses
DeepLearning and NLP specializations
Working in SAIC Colombia Ltda.: Win-Tec Seminaries

Leadership – Soft Skills Program Training in Endava – 2017 – 2018 – 2019

Professional Associations:
IEEE Society
ACIS Society

Spanish (Native) / English (Level B2)

Data Science Projects: (3 projects on Github account )
1. Datathon NYC Transportation (Data Wrangling and modeling in Python)
2. Integrated Risk Information Map (Dashboard in Python – Dash)
3. Time Series for the Innovation Lab 2018 (R language)

Patents and Publications:
Técnicas de compensación de perturbaciones en lazo abierto  – Jun 15, 1995  Universidad de Los Andes 

Thesis for the degree of Electrical Engineer.
Document based on Automatics Control Systems Theory.
Libraries developed  in MATLAB with SImulink.

Magazines in Colombia:
Electronics and Computers
Article about Mathcad, Matlab software for Applied Mathematics.

Music, TV, Iphone web applications

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