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Elisabete Vail

Elisabete Vail

Boston, MA

FooBar Betty: Coder, Builder, Problem solver



Technical Support Engineer

• Developed and Engaged Engineer user-base Community as prime moderator of NuoDB online Forum
• Reproduced/Resolved client issues reported via Forum, GitHub, StackOverflow, Twitter and email
• Documented larger issues via JIRA, working with senior Engineers to Triage tickets twice weekly
• Served as internal Technical/Product resource, sitting in on Sales calls and Marketing meetings
• Described product nuances and workarounds via Wiki, TechBlog, Forum posts and visual Tutorials

Career medium 04
Career medium 04


Report Developer, Technical Analyst

Report Developer
• Built / Updated new and existing custom SQL/Java based reports using JasperSoft iReport platform
• Built / Updated new and existing custom SQL based "Merge Document Templates"
• Updated older ColdFusion based reports
• Analyzed / Explained existing report code functionality to clients and colleagues

Technical Analyst
• Worked directly with clients and assisted colleagues in resolving tech/app/report related issues
• Wrote R program for Enterprise team, to query SQL database, run calculations and return graphs
• First recipient of peer-nominated “Rock Star Award” in recognition of being a team-player


Harvard University, Harvard Forest

Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Wrote several R programs to Analyze US Forestry data/Forecast Climate Change affect on Oak trees
• Filtered 81,000+ rows of data into subsets based on ecological factors relevant to tree survival
• Performed calculations using variables pulled from two versions of future emission scenarios
• Utilized BioMod computer model suite to produce maps depicting regional distribution of Oak trees
• Presented work via talk at annual Harvard Forest Student Symposium and via program blog post

Career medium 06
Career medium 05

Simmons College, Technology Support

Computer Support Specialist

• Provided campus wide tech support via phone, email, office visits and "Self Help Clinics"
• Repaired computers and extended shelf life by diagnosing issues and replacing hardware
• As "Student Leader" hired/trained/managed student staff, created "e-Learning" training website


Simmons College

Sea Squirt Population Modeling Project

• Awarded $10.5K National Science Foundation grant for self-designed interdisciplinary project
• Joined scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute on field expedition to Panama
• Used R models to analyze spread of invasive marine organism, Ascidian (Sea Squirt)
• Nominated and inducted into Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society, as a result of this project
• Credited as an author on related paper (attached) published by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

Career medium 06
Career medium 01

Technology @ the Crossroads

Team Leader

• Led/taught team of 7th grade girls GIS, GPS, HTML and Tree ID skills used in Boston Tree Census
• Developed "e-Learning" website used by staff and student participants


Simmons College

Bachelor of Science (BSc), Computer Science, Biology

International BoatBuilding Training College (IBTC) - Lowestoft, England

Wooden Boatbuilding Program