An architect by trade, technologist by passion, I have spent the past 9 years of my life devoted to learning all things computer science and technology. I have built technology, spoken about technology, and have sold technology to various companies and entities in the U.S. and Japan. Currently a Data Platform Engineer, I strive to enable core...
An architect by trade, technologist by passion, I have spent the past 9 years of my life devoted to learning all things computer science and technology. I have built technology, spoken about technology, and have sold technology to various companies and entities in the U.S. and Japan. Currently a Data Platform Engineer, I strive to enable core teams to gain better insight into the performance of their games and the engagement of its players. During my time as a Field Architect for Interactive and Social Media companies at IBM, I focus on bringing my knowledge on data sciences, mainly analytics/machine learning, social mining, and databases, to clients to aid them in solving key business problems that enable these companies to continue to build great content for all of us to enjoy. Previously a researcher I specialized in solving various search, mining, and question answering problems utilizing machine learning, natural language processing, and database technologies. I continue to hone skills in development, research, and business development in order to keep a fresh, relevant perspective to help clients, development teams, and whoever else that I work with.Advisory Systems Engineer - Video Games @ Working on Architectures, POCs, and all things relating to the video games industry! From September 2015 to Present (4 months) Software Engineer @ Creation and maintenance of various ETL jobs, data and analytics-focused APIs, reports and dashboards. Documentation and architecture assessments of our game and data platform. Coming up with next-generation services to give insight to the other teams in the company. From October 2014 to Present (1 year 3 months) IT Architect - Interactive and Social Media @ Assist/own technical relationship to clients with a senior architect. Responsible for having strategic discussion with clients and guiding them to their goals, utilizing technology to get there. With my deep understanding of the space (especially the video game industry), I bring value through interpreting best practices for the client, captures requirements, gains insight, and finds opportunities for the company, namely in the data sciences (Analytics, Cloud, Social, Database, Watson) space. Also work on proof of concepts/technologies, organize events, manage projects and assessments, code up examples. From February 2014 to October 2014 (9 months) Associate IT Architect - Financial Services @ Focusing on the Insurance and Financial Services Sector, assisted in the technical ownership of various clients to the company with a senior architect. Responsible for capturing requirements, gaining insight into issues and opportunities, namely in the data sciences (Analytics, Cloud, Social, Database) space. Translated various needs within the industries to architecture subsets, presented the best practices the architectures supported, as well as recommended technical solutions to business problems. From March 2013 to February 2014 (1 year) Greater Atlanta AreaSummit Program - IT Architect @ Training in the sales cycle, architectural theory and practice, as well as various processes within IBM. Worked on a variety of business projects to develop business capabilities. From July 2012 to March 2013 (9 months) Dallas/Fort Worth AreaResearch Assistant @ Created some Natural Language Processing tools for extracting key elements of questions passed to Morpheus Q&A system. Currently researching methods in Declarative Computational Journalism in the database. Work done in Java, Python. From August 2010 to April 2012 (1 year 9 months) Technical Co-op @ Investigation in different uses of machine learning for large scale log searching From August 2011 to January 2012 (6 months) Gainesville, Florida AreaExtreme Blue Technical Intern @ Created search framework for heterogeneous Big Data solutions with Lucene, Hadoop, Mahout and Hbase. Responsible for applying machine learning techniques (Latent Dirichlet Allocation, Cosine Similarity) to generalize, correlate, and search through large data sources. Work done in Java and Python. Gave presentations and interfaced with Executives. From May 2011 to August 2011 (4 months) Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina AreaEngineering Tech Intern @ Refactored and added functionality to proprietary system. Installed a Postgres back-end store. Trained in Java and application to object relational mapping, query processing, and unit testing with JUnit. From May 2009 to August 2009 (4 months) Programming Intern @ Trained in web production with an in-depth focus on programming in the .NET framework. Worked on small-scale projects in C# and ASP.NET with SQL Server 2005. From September 2008 to December 2008 (4 months) Math Tutor @ Tutored students in both a private one-to-one setting, and a classroom group setting in math (Precalculus, Survey of Calculus, Calculus I), as well as held test reviews with large groups of students. From August 2007 to December 2007 (5 months) Gainesville, Florida AreaM.S., Computer Engineering @ University of Florida From 2010 to 2012 B.S., Computer Science and Engineering @ University of Florida From 2005 to 2010 Non-Degree, Dual enrollment @ Florida Atlantic University From 2004 to 2005 Joir-dan Gumbs is skilled in: Architectural Design, Game Development, Java, Python, Distributed Systems, Machine Learning, Hadoop, JUnit, SQL, MongoDB, Docker, Matlab, Programming, Databases, PostgreSQL
Advisory Systems Engineer - Video Games
September 2015 to Present
GREE International, Inc
October 2014 to Present
IT Architect - Interactive and Social Media
February 2014 to October 2014
Associate IT Architect - Financial Services
March 2013 to February 2014
Greater Atlanta Area
Summit Program - IT Architect
July 2012 to March 2013
Dallas/Fort Worth Area
University of Florida
August 2010 to April 2012
August 2011 to January 2012
Gainesville, Florida Area
Extreme Blue Technical Intern
May 2011 to August 2011
Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina Area
Engineering Tech Intern
May 2009 to August 2009
352 Media Group
September 2008 to December 2008
AT Teaching Center
August 2007 to December 2007
Gainesville, Florida Area
What company does Joir-dan Gumbs work for?
Joir-dan Gumbs works for IBM
What is Joir-dan Gumbs's role at IBM?
Joir-dan Gumbs is Advisory Systems Engineer - Video Games
What industry does Joir-dan Gumbs work in?
Joir-dan Gumbs works in the Internet industry.
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