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Lydia N - Python developer
Member since:Feb 03, 2020
Profile last updated:Aug 13, 2020
Last activity:Aug. 14, 2020, 12:06 p.m. UTC

Lydia N

I am a passionate and detail-oriented software engineer with several years of experience in building dynamic software products.

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Weekly Availability: 48 hours
Mon 06 - 14 23 - 07
Tues 06 - 14 23 - 07
Wed 06 - 14 23 - 07
Thurs 06 - 14 23 - 07
Fri 06 - 14 23 - 07
Sat 06 - 14 23 - 07

Hourly Rate: $20.00
Experience: 4 yrs
Python: 2+ yrs
Data visualization: 2+ yrs
MongoDB: 2+ yrs
Data Science: 2+ yrs
Machine learning: 2+ yrs
Postgres: 1+ yrs
Ruby on rails: 1+ yrs
Engineer's Devices:


Sunbird AI     Ope Source Covid19 Social Media Data Analysis     Software Engineer     Employment
May 2020 - Present

  • I developed data collection pipelines in Python for fetching social media data from Facebook as well as news data from newspaper websites
  • I am part of a team that applies Data Science tools like Numpy and Pandas to draw insights from the data collected
  • I am part of a team that applies Data visualization tools like Matplotlib to the collected data in order to present it to stakeholders
  • I am part of a team developing AI tools for community benefit by collecting and analyzing data, then training and using Machine learning models to draw insights from it
  • In my data collection pipeline, I store collected data in MongoDB databases on an AWS server

Skills used: Python, MongoDB, Data Science, Data visualization, Machine learning

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Tezza Business Solutions     Connect API     Software Engineer     Contract
Oct 2019 - Mar 2020

  • I built and maintained a back end API in Ruby on rails for a Customer Relationship Management app using Net Promoter Score metrics
  • The data for the application was stored in a Postgres database, while caching was done using Redis
  • The application was running on Docker
  • Project resources like images were stored on AWS. I worked on a feature for allowing a user to add or update a profile picture, which would then be stored in an AWS S3 bucket
  • I implemented Net Promoter Score surveys to non-email users through sending and receiving of SMS with the Twilio API and AfricasTalking API

Skills used: Docker, Twilio API, AWS, Postgres, Ruby on rails

Sparkplug     MTN MoMo API Ruby gem     Software Engineer     Contract
Feb 2020 - Mar 2020

  • I developed a Ruby gem that wraps around the MTN Mobile Money API, allowing Ruby developers smooth access to the API in order to include mobile money transactions in Ruby projects
  • I wrote tests for the gem using Rspec

Skills used: Ruby, RSpec

Link to the project:

Link to the github:
Andela     VOF     Software Engineer     Employment
Feb 2019 - Oct 2019

  • I was a member of a team developing a recruiting software used for hiring new Andela developers, using Ruby on rails for the back end
  • The front end was written in a mixture of plain Javascript, Coffeescript and Jquery
  • The data stores used were Postgres and Redis, and tests were written in Rspec

Skills used: JavaScript, Redis, Ruby on rails, RSpec, Postgres

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Houari Boumediene University of Science and Technology, Algiers    B.Sc  (Computer Science)
Sep 2015 - Jul 2018