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Jacob Kael

Jacob Kael

Data Scientist, Assistant Director

ACT Health


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My New Project

Introduction to DataCamp Projects

My New Course

Introduction to Python

Inquisitive analyst, forever asking 'Why?' to uncover the truth in data.

My Work

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Introduction to R


Introduction to Python

DataCamp Course Completion

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My Work Experience

Where I've interned and worked during my career.

ACT Health | Jan 2022 - Present

Assistant Director Data Science

• Driving innovation to automate routine processes and reporting, delivering high-quality outcomes efficiently. This involves developing and maintaining a suite of R and SQL programming scripts, as well as PowerBI products, to automate reports and processes. • Collaborating with public health Epidemiologists and other medical experts to design and implement technical solutions to respond effectively to the public health threats. Chiefly the COVID-19 Pandemic
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- | Feb 2017 - Nov 2022

Private Math Tutor

I worked with high school students ranging from year 7 to year 12 to provide one-on-one math tutoring. By collaborating with both students and parents, I tailored weekly lessons to suit each student's learning style and preferences. Through my effective communication skills and teaching ability, I was able to address gaps in mathematical knowledge and improve students' overall math skills.

ACT Health | Mar 2021 - Jan 2022

Data Officer

• Developing and sustaining REDCap surveys to gather data on close contacts and cases of COVID-19 to assist the contact tracing and case management units in conducting effective testing, tracing, isolation, and quarantine protocols. • Reviewing, updating, and developing our systems and databases to support the COVID-19 Response in the present and future. • delivering comprehensive training programs on REDCap systems for teams within the COVID-19 response branch, ensuring proficiency to support the COVID-19 response. • Streamlining data automation and monitoring between REDCap systems and the Notifiable Diseases Management System (NDMS) utilised by ACT Health.

Canberra Carpentry ltd pty | Jan 2010 - Apr 2021


Worked parttime or fulltime developing a strong and consistent work ethic, teamwork and leadership skills and problem-solving ability. Experience with planning large projects, identifying best tasks for team members and managing payroll.

My Education

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Master's degree, Computer ScienceMonash University | 2025
Bachelor of Science (Psychology) - BS, PsychologyThe Australian National University | 2020

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