About

Bio:

Marissa Utterberg, M.Ed.
Marissa Utterberg, M.Ed.

My name is Marissa Utterberg. I worked in youth development from 2003 to 2012 and in classroom education from 2013 to 2018. My undergraduate degree is in Mathematics and my graduate degree is in Educational Research, with a certificate in Data-Based Decision Making.

You can read more about my transition from classroom teaching to a career in Data Science and Web Development on this blog post.

Skills and Certifications:

Contents:

Machine Learning
R
Python

Cloud Compute Engines and Hosting
Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
DevOps
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Data Visualization and Exploration
Tableau Public

Full-Stack Web Development
WordPress/PHP
HTML/CSS
JavaScript
MySQL
Django

Microsoft / Google Office Tools
Microsoft Office Suite / Office365
G Suite

Other Data Analysis Tools
SAS
SQL

General Skills
Education and Leadership
Writing

Current Skills Development Projects
Linux / sysadmin
Swift 4

Other Experience
Database Management
Bookkeeping

 

Machine Learning

R

Programmed statistical regressions in R during undergraduate statistics course at Utah State University.

Machine Learning A-Z: Hands On Python & R in Data Science (Certificate 3/11/2018)

Python

Machine Learning A-Z: Hands On Python & R in Data Science (Certificate 3/11/2018)

Coursera specialization: Python for Everybody (2018)

Cloud Compute Engines and Hosting

Google Cloud Platform

Coursera specialization: Data Engineering on Google Cloud Platform (Data Engineering on Google Cloud Platform – Specialization Certificate 4/19/2018Google Client/Partner Note: this specialization is the on-demand equivalent of CPB100 and CPB210 instructor-led training courses.
Course 1 – Google Cloud Platform Big Data and Machine Learning Fundamentals (Certificate 3/10/2018)
Course 2 – Leveraging Unstructured Data with Cloud Dataproc on Google Cloud Platform (Certificate 3/25/2018)
Course 3 – Serverless Data Analysis with Google BigQuery and Cloud Dataflow
(Certificate 4/9/2018)
Course 4 – Serverless Machine Learning with Tensorflow on Google Cloud Platform (Certificate 4/12/2018)
Course 5 – Building Resilient Streaming Systems on Google Cloud Platform (Certificate 4/19/2018)

DevOps

DevOps with AWS CodePipeline, Jenkins, & AWS CodeDeploy (2017)

Amazon Web Services

DevOps with AWS CodePipeline, Jenkins, & AWS CodeDeploy (2017)

“Woke” Guidance Counselor web app in progress on AWS (2018)

Data Visualization and Exploration

Tableau Public

Tableau 10 Advanced Training (2018)

This School Data Analysis exercise contains a series of geographical visualizations generated in Tableau Public during a Data Analyst hiring/screening exercise.

Full-Stack Web Development

WordPress/PHP

Experience – personal blog maintenance since 2009, professional portfolio website build/maintenance since 2017.

HTML/CSS

Introduction to front end web development in high school, early 2000s.

Recent refresh courses: Khan Academy tutorials on HTML/CSS(2017), The Web Developer Bootcamp (2018)

JavaScript

Introduction to front end web development in school, early 2000s.

Recent refresh courses: Khan Academy tutorials on JavaScript(2017), The Web Developer Bootcamp (2018)

MySQL

The Ultimate MySQL Bootcamp (2018)

Django

Website from scratch using Django: mutterberg.pythonanywhere.com

In progress: website from scratch using Django: Cleveland PyLadies website

Microsoft / Google Office Tools

Microsoft Office Suite / Office365

The School Data Analysis Exercise is an example of data analysis completed in Excel and presented using PowerPoint. Microsoft Office Suite was chosen for this task because the dataset was provided in .xlsx and the presentation was requested to be submitted in .pptx.

Office365 experience through University and professional use.

G Suite

G Suite experience through professional development, professional use, and personal use. The G Suite Demos section of this portfolio website includes some examples of Google Sites (both classic and new) and other product uses.

Level 2 certification in Google Apps for Education (GAFE) – 2016

Google Analytics Academy, Level 1 – 2017

Other Data Analysis Tools

SAS Programming

Course completion – Programming 1: Essentials (EPRG193)

SQL

Khan Academy tutorials on SQL to formalize knowledge of syntax and capabilities. (2017)

Kaggle SQL Scavenger Hunt to refresh skills and apply in Google BigQuery context. (2018)
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5

General Skills

Education

Curriculum development, lesson planning, project management, professional development, data-based decision making, collaboration, and team management skills all used heavily during experience as high school teacher.

Writing

Technical copy writer. Specialties include resume writing, research proposal consultation, research publication editing, and social commentary/editorials. Examples of commentary for technology available in this blog and for education policy in culturallyunsheltered.wordpress.com

Current Skill Development Projects:

Linux / sysadmin

Installed Lubuntu 16.04.3 Desktop i386 on my 32-bit PC from 2003. Currently configuring nginx and other necessary components to self-host PHP websites on this device as a learning tool for sysadmin. (2018)
Progress posts: Pre-installation notes, Installation notes

Swift 4

Guided tutorials from DevSlopes to apply programming principles in an iOS app development context. (2017)
Apps completed: Good Morning World

Other Experience

Database Management

Experience – streamlined inventory management for a university outdoor recreation program through development of custom database app on Filemaker Pro (2008)

Bookkeeping

Worked as the backup bookkeeper for a large grocery chain in Southern California. Traveled to multiple stores during the week to relieve the primary bookkeepers on their days off. Responsible for reconciliation of accounts, distribution of daily cash supply to departments on the floor, and identifying errors in self check-out returns. (2010-2011)