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Mehmet "James" Bayburt

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Alameda, CA (relocation within California can be considered)
skype: mehmetbayburt
Work Permit: Green Card

Career Summary

A Data Enthusiast! A Tableau Ninja with both Desktop and Server certifications. A Project Manager with PMP certification. An accessible team player and leader. Business Intelligence expert with knowledge and expertise on each aspects of BI as well as technologies. Able to provide solutions from different perspectives with knowledge in Linux, programming, machine learning, server administration, and various database systems. Focusing on delivering results, provides the best solution for your business' needs with insights from data analysis.

Areas of Expertise

Project Management | Business Intelligence | Management Information Systems (MIS) | Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) | User Experience | Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) | Data Analyst | Analytical Analysis | Solution Architect | Tableau Desktop | Tableau Server | SAP Business Objects | Data Warehousing | Data Modeling | ETL | SAP Data Services Designer | Amazon Web Services (AWS) | Microsoft Azure | Oracle SQL | Microsoft SQL | Teradata | PL/SQL | ASP.NET / C# / Java | Python | Big Data / Hadoop | Microsoft Office, Excel


Penumbra Inc. (Aug 23, 2018 - ...)
Business Intelligence Lead (Alameda, CA)

  • Actively interfacing with business teams and external vendors for Business Intelligence requirements, Tableau reporting, and visualization needs
  • Administer Tableau Server
  • Collaborate closely with functional leads and business teams to ensure visualization and data representation are highly effective and interactive
  • Converting data to meaningful information and business insight
  • Gather and document business requirements, formulate use cases and participate in solution design activities

Pluralsight (May 2, 2018 - Jul 26, 2018)
Content Author (Laguna Beach, CA)

  • T-SQL content review, writing assessment test questions, and peer reviewing assessment questions

Solution Architect (May 30, 2017 - Jul 06, 2018)
Caligo Data Management Consultancy (Istanbul, Turkey)

  • Provided company with 4 new clients from new industries with a total of $100,000 revenue in one year covering all pre-sale and post-sale activities on Tableau
  • Completed 35 successful Tableau POC studies with various data sources and business needs
  • Business Intelligence Analysis and Design Consultancy on Tableau Desktop
  • Consultancy on Tableau Server Design, Architecture, Administration, Maintenance, and Implementation on Windows and Linux Servers
  • Support and Consultancy on Tableau Server scale out and build out (single and multiple nodes)
  • Data warehousing, data modeling, and ETL solutions architect, consultant and project manager
  • Team and Project Management on Project basis including resource planning and management as well as requirement analysis and user experience management

Senior Business Intelligence Specialist (Dec 01, 2015 - May 29, 2017)
TAV Information Technologies (TAV Airports Affiliate) (Istanbul, Turkey)

  • Managing Business Objects and Tableau Servers by solving performance issues and providing increase in efficiency by 70%
  • Business and Data Analysis and Reporting for TAV Airports Holding affiliates using Tableau, SAP Business Objects
  • Data modeling and Data warehousing with SAP Data Services (ETL)

Business Intelligence Analytics Expert Designer (Jan 01, 2011 - Nov 29, 2015)
IBTech Technologies (Finansbank Affiliate) (Kocaeli, Turkey)

  • In the absence of Team Leader supervised 10 team members, managing the team resources and planning
  • Provided Analytics reporting for Finansbank's different departments' needs using Oracle SQL, Microstrategy, and MS SQL Server
  • Performance tuning of SQL statements and reports as well as providing consultancy to other team members
  • Management of web applications development for Team Resource Management, alternative BI tool, and Knowledge Base

Business Intelligence Development Senior Supervisor (Jun 01, 2010 - Dec 29, 2010)
Turk Economy Bank - TEB (BNP Partner) (Istanbul, Turkey)

  • Follow up and coordination of general workflow for Hyperion applications and analysis on Hyperion and Business Objects
  • Accomplished to improve the actual budgeting process on Hyperion so 2 weeks of time saved in the process

Graduate Assistant (Aug 01, 2008 - May 29, 2010)
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV)

  • Administered major research projects with Usability Testing, Expert Review, Prototyping, User Experience, Interface Design
  • Instructor for Human-Computer Interaction class for Spring 2010

Application Servers Administrator (Jul 04, 2005 - Jul 29, 2008)
Fortis Bank (Istanbul, Turkey)

  • Decreased the operational load of the team by 90% by allowing an increase in productivity by 70%
  • Management of deployment, infrastructure, maintenance, and upgrades on Hyperion with hands-on integration experience
  • System applications development using .net technology with C# programming language
  • Awarded as a "Result Deliverer" twice for "Delegation of Deployments" project along with the success on problem-solving and accomplishment on the other projects

English Course Instructor (Dec 01, 2003 - Dec 30, 2004)
Deulcom International (Istanbul, Turkey)

    Technical Support Specialist II (Feb 01, 2003 - Oct 29, 2003)
    Siemens Business Services (Istanbul, Turkey)


      University of Nevada, Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV)
      MSc in Informatics / Human-Computer Interaction (Aug 2008 - May 2010)

        Bogazici University (Istanbul, Turkey)
        BSc with Honor in Management Information Systems (Sep 1999 - Jul 2004)

          Ataturk Technical High School (Izmir, Turkey)
          Technical Diploma in Computer Technologies (Sep 1995 - Jun 1999)


            SAFe 4 Agile Practitioner (Aug 2019 - Aug 2020)
            Scaled Agile (Certification 81684698-3615)

            Tableau Server Qualified Associate (Aug 2017 - Aug 2019)
            Tableau Software (Certification 994604)

            Tableau Desktop Qualified Associate (Jul 2017 - Jul 2019)
            Tableau Software (Certification 994604)

            Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate (May 2016 - May 2022)
            Project Management Institute (PMI) (License 1932870)

            Hadoop Administration, Apache Pig and Hive (May 2016)
            Bilginc IT Akademi

            ITIL Foundation (v3 2011) for IT Services Certificate (Jan 2016)
            PeopleCert (License GR750218573MB)


            English (Excellent) | Turkish (Native) | French (Intermediate)

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