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Aaron Wald

Aaron Wald

Automation Analyst

State of Wisconsin


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Introduction to Python

Passionate problem-solver, leveraging data to drive impactful solutions.

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Intermediate SQL


Introduction to Python


Intermediate Python

DataCamp Course Completion

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My Work Experience

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State of Wisconsin | Sep 2022 - Present

Business Analyst

• Conduct in-depth analysis, summarization, and presentation of data to support business objectives • Define comprehensive business requirements, address data needs, and coordinate system testing to ensure accuracy and efficiency • Expertise in writing and executing SQL queries to extract and manipulate relevant data for ongoing projects. • Utilized Python scripting to automate data extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) processes, significantly reducing manual intervention and improving data quality • Proficiently employ Excel, Access, Business Objects, and Tableau to analyze and provide actionable insights to address key business questions • Managed the end-to-end process of receiving, analyzing, and delivering ad hoc data requests, providing actionable insights to interested parties while ensuring data accuracy and effective communication of findings • Applied Python programming skills to manipulate and integrate data from multiple sources, enabling comprehensive analysis and reporting capabilities. • Collaborate effectively with fellow business analysts to efficiently complete large-scale projects
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University of Minnesota Medical School | Aug 2020 - Jun 2022

Researcher 2

• Lead and managed an experiment investigating the behavioral effects of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) • Applied various mathematical and statistical models including Generalized Mixed Models, General Linear Models, Anova, and T-tests to interpret and communicate research program findings. Created, managed and completed complex research projects, communicated milestones and resource/technology requirements to team members, and communicated research findings to stakeholders. • Responsible for meeting project deadlines and regularly communicating progress to peers • Promoted collaboration to ultimately identify opportunities, share best practices, and solve problems that achieve the lab’s objectives • Responsible for teaching methods and proper techniques to junior lab members • Improved organizational performance by streamlining existing protocols • Ensured laboratory procedures maintained compliance with external review boards

University of Minnesota Medical School | Jun 2019 - Aug 2020

Researcher 1

• Analyzed and visualized behavioral data using Python, Excel, and R programming • Tracked internal and external deadlines and ensured the project met agreed upon goals • Summarized experimental findings for publication in academic research papers, several of which have already been presented at various neuroscience symposiums. • Collaborated with team members and other laboratories to identify opportunities, share best practices, and solve problems that ultimately achieved the lab's objectives • Presented findings and project updates at weekly laboratory meetings

Department Of Psychology | Jan 2019 - May 2019

Undergraduate Research Assistant

• Gained experience working with human participants in a research setting • Used Microsoft Excel to find correlations in human data to help test hypotheses • Found that self-reported measures of curiosity positively correlated with later memory recall • Demonstrated that asking questions about material helped individuals remember details • Established and maintained a positive flow of communication between undergraduates and graduate students

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities | May 2018 - Dec 2018

Undergraduate Research Assistant - Neuroscience and Opthamology

Had the responsibility of collecting, analyzing, and displaying data using various software programs. Gained experience taking detailed notes outlining work done, and was responsible for some general lab upkeep.

University of Minnesota College of Biological Sciences | Sep 2016 - May 2017

Peer Mentor

Assisted new students at the University adjust to college life and helped them succeed in their first year at the University.

Menards | Jan 2014 - Aug 2015


As a cashier, I filled many roles for the front end department. I acted as a head cashier on many occasions. Responsibilities include: -Managing staff breaks for the front end department -Fulfilling customer service expectations -Serving as "carry out" (front end lifting)

My Education

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Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience; Minor in Management, NeuroscienceUniversity of Minnesota | 2019
High School Diploma West Lutheran High School | 2015

About Me

Aaron Wald

I aim to build on my data-driven expertise and passion for extracting insights to inform decision-making. Transitioning into data engineering presents a natural progression, allowing me to leverage my current skills while still learning

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