alex zharichenko
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Highmark Health
May 2019 - Present
Data Engineering Intern
Pittsburgh, PA
  • Built internal utility for converting SQL queries into python code for fast execution on computing cluster.
  • Built Flask web app for users to submit SQL query and have it converted to python and executed.
  • Built various python scripts to assist with any tasks the data engineering team needed.
    ( Python, Java, SQL, PySpark, Spark, Apache Hadoop )

University of Pittsburgh Department of Developmental Biology
August 2018 - May 2019
Software Developer
Pittsburgh, PA
  • Built a Shiny application to help research scientists get subsets of large gene variant datasets.
  • Built an ETL pipeline for gene variant datasets.
  • Redeveloped the departments data pipeline for processing sequenced RNA data.
    ( R, Python, SQLite, Java, NextFlow )

CMU Software Engineering Institute (ETC)
May 2018 - August 2018
Software Engineering Intern
Pittsburgh, PA
  • Built dashboard web application for performing analysis and visualizations of cyber intelligence data for a study.
  • Performed analysis on data collected through the use of NLP libraries and statistics.
  • Built an ETL pipeline for interview data to be ingested by the dashboard web application.
    ( HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Python, JavaScript, PostgreSQL, Django )


University of Pittsburgh
Expected Graduation: 2021
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science & Bachelor of Science in Statistics
Coursework: Algorithms, Data Structures, Systems Software, Computer Organization, Discrete Structures, Linear Algebra, Calculus 1/2/3, Probability, Statistics


Languages: Python, R, Java, C, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, SQL
Technologies: Git/GitHub, Windows/Linux, PostgreSQL, SQLite, Tableau, Google Cloud


PittAPI Making Pitt's Data more Open to All
Combination of scraping tools to gather various information about the University of Pittsburgh.
Feb 2017 - Present
January 2019 - Present
January 2019 - Present
HealthyRideAnalysisPGH Fun analyis project of bike ride data
July 2019 - Present


Pitt Computer Science Club - Business Manager
Aug. 2018 - Present
Hacking4Humanity - Event Organizer
Mar. 2019 - Mar. 2019
SteelHacks 2019 - Hackathon Committee Member
Jan. 2019 - Mar. 2019
She Innovates 2019 - Hackathon Committee Member
Nov. 2019 - Jan. 2019
Pittsburgh Python - Speaker
Aug. 2018
CV Computer Science Education Club - Leader and Teacher
Aug. 2015 - May 2017
Cumberland Valley High School - Hall of Fame for Computer Science
May 2017