Scott Weitzner



Greater New York City Area
Aug 2019 - Present 1 year 1 month

Building research platform to allow researchers or investors to leverage machine learning and common analysis tools. Using kubernetes and helm to provide scalability.

Developing an NLP based CMBS default prediction model using machine learning

Greater New York City Area
Jul 2018 - Aug 2019 1 year 2 months

Developed trade, electronic communications analysis tool to serve as surveillance platform

Built cloud-based compute platform for model management and distribution. Platform allows for portfolio managers to run and tweak complex scripts without touching code

Emory University

Atlanta, Georgia
Jan 2018 - Jun 2018 6 months

Researched fault tolerance mechanisms for high performance computing systems

Specifically targeted simulation of task based applications

Similar systems used in finance, healthcare research, and US Department of Energy


Greater New York City Area
Jun 2017 - Aug 2017 3 months

Member of the Aladdin Research engineering team within the Aladdin Product Group (APG)

Researched forecasting techniques using sentiment analysis to track companies mentioned in the news using Neo4j graph database

Built server using Watson and in-house analytics to serve as the firm's financial text analysis tool

Built front-end for the server using Angular JS in order to showcase the tool to portfolio managers

Integrated said tool into the production-level AladdinResearch product

Wade & Wendy

Greater New York City Area
May 2016 - Aug 2016 4 months

Served as the engineering intern for a $4million seed funded chat-based AI company

Built annotation tool in Express for use by the linguistics team in order to maximize efficiency when parsing conversation data

Curated database of nearly 200,000 complete personality profiles through use of web scraping and data extraction techniques

Developed a Slack bot to extract conversations for later parsing by the conversation team

Extracted data on 3500 early stage companies and their investors to increase awareness of funding and investment stage to better understand potential clients

Emory University

Atlanta, Georgia
Oct 2015 - Apr 2016 7 months

Math/CS Information Retrieval Lab Research Assistant

Assist in automating search responses for common, but unusual questions asked on the internet that would otherwise be difficult to answer using computing power alone

Work with Amazon mechanical turk as a means of gathering answers which are later processed by the system to choose the best answer

Published workshop paper based on our process and findings

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Greater New York City Area
Jun 2015 - Aug 2015 3 months

Automated the testing process of mobile applications using MonkeyTalk automation tool scripts and Jenkins integration

Developed an Android Application as part of the internship project that operated an automated cocktail mixer using Particle

Witnessed the entire SDLC first-hand as well as the business development/strategizing of numerous mobile applications/tech startups

Wrote comprehensive suites of test cases for multiple projects to effectively manage the testing of mobile applications

Maintained a high quality of software development by enforcing strict QA testing policies and bug tracking using Pivotal Tracker and TestLodge

Nassau County Legislature

Garden City, New York
Jul 2014 - Aug 2014 2 months

Aided staff and legislators during important meetings and events

Conducted research for various bills

Attended off-site press events

Met with staff and legislators to coordinate events

Nassau County Legislature

Garden City, New York
Jul 2013 - Aug 2013 2 months

Tracked bills throughout legislative proceedings

Attended meetings and legislative sessions

Aided in organization of important documents and items during meetings

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