Leif Remø

Leif Remø

Sr. QA Data Analyst at Electronic Arts

Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Baton Rouge, Louisiana Area)

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Leif Remø's Summary

I was a physics research assistant for neutrino and cosmic ray research groups at LSU, writing software to acquire and analyze data. I then went into web development, creating secure database-driven websites handling data like billable hours, jobs, equipment, and employee benefits. As the development manager, I created scopes of work, created work estimates, wrote proposals, held client meetings, and assigned tasks to a team of developers. Out of the office, I've worked on personal web projects, gathering data scattered across the internet and books, organizing it in a database, and creating interactive visualizations such as maps, graphs, and timelines. In the office, I now work on documenting data sources, defining data-extraction methods, writing ETL scripts, and creating visualizations for the QA side of one of the world's leading video game companies.

Specialties: researching | organizing | programming | analyzing | graphing | sharing

Leif Remø's Experience

Sr. QA Data Analyst

Electronic Arts

January 2013Present (1 year 9 months) Baton Rouge, Louisiana Area

Leif Remø's Organizations

  • Bike Baton Rouge

    • January 2013 to Present
  • Capital Area Native Plant Society

    Board member
    • November 2012 to Present

Leif Remø's Projects

  • Baton Rouge Streetcar Map (1890-1936)

    • May 2011 to May 2011
    Team Members: Leif Remø

    Maps of the old Baton Rouge streetcar system weren't on the web, and I decided to get them there. Using descriptions from a book written in 1962, I've drawn up the streetcar lines for various periods in an interactive Google Map. A screenshot of my page was used at the 2011 Louisiana Smart Growth Summit.

  • Mississippi River Flood 2011

    • May 2011 to July 2011
    Team Members: Leif Remø

    With the Mississippi River levels rising and threatening flooding all along its path in 2011, I realized I could put together an animation of live river gauge data showing where the water surge is. I later included the gauges on the Atchafalaya River.

  • National Register of Historic Places in East Baton Rouge Parish

    • July 2011 to August 2011
    Team Members: Leif Remø

    As I starting becoming involved with the Foundation for Historical Louisiana, I began wondering where all the historic places are in Baton Rouge. The best I could find were textual lists with inaccurate coordinates. I decided to put together a web app that could be used on a smart phone, showing your current position and the direction and distance to the parish's historic places as you walk or drive around. I determined the true coordinates by studying satellite images in Google Maps.

  • Baton Rouge Bike Rack Project

    • February 2012 to April 2012
    Team Members: Leif Remø

    Like the Historic Places web app, this web app shows your current location amongst a map of markers. What's new is that an admin (me) can log-in and add and edit markers directly on the map itself, dragging markers to the actual location of bicycle racks.

  • Baton Rouge Public Transit History (1881-2012)

    • January 2012 to May 2012
    Team Members: Leif Remø

    As an election to better fund the Baton Rouge transit system was approaching (on April 21), I was confused about how the bus system got to be so bad. I spent hours Googling for snippets of information so I could piece together a timeline. My timeline is now the de facto authority of this city's transit history.

  • Baton Rouge Bike Route Atlas

    • March 2012 to July 2013
    Team Members: Leif Remø

    Bike Baton Rouge wanted a web map showing all of their suggested bike routes, routes selected to promote safe bicycling in town. I used Google Maps as the interactive GIS until running into API constraints with the number of routes they would allow to be displayed at one time.

  • CATS property tax vote

    • April 2012 to April 2012
    Team Members: Leif Remø

    The Louisiana Secretary of State has results from the CATS bus system property tax elections in 2010 and 2012, and I wanted to play with the data to see what I could find out. Currently, you can view and compare 2010 and 2012 election data for vote ("Yes" vs. "No"), voter counts, and turnout, all on an interactive Google Map.

  • Cosmic Ray Air Shower Array

    • August 2000 to April 2002
    Team Members: Leif Remø

    I wrote all the code for controlling the external hardware used for cosmic ray air shower detection within a Windows GUI DAQ software package called KmaxNT. I calibrated the scintillators, phototubes, and CAMAC and NIM modules and fine-tuned my code to work with that specific hardware.

  • Web development

    • October 2004 to June 2011
    Team Members: Leif Remø

    I developed and maintained custom, database-driven websites using PHP and MySQL. Click the project title to read more.

Leif Remø's Skills & Expertise

  1. PHP
  2. MySQL
  3. jQuery
  4. Data Analysis
  5. Google Maps
  6. Flot
  7. Web Development
  8. Research
  9. Team Management
  10. AJAX
  11. Apache
  12. FreeBSD
  13. JavaScript
  14. HTML
  15. Databases
  16. Linux
  17. Project Management
  18. SEO
  19. CSS
  20. Programming
  21. Web Applications
  22. CentOS
  23. Perforce

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Leif Remø's Languages

  • English

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • French

    (Elementary proficiency)
  • German

    (Elementary proficiency)

Leif Remø's Additional Information


native plant restoration, bike-commuting, skiing, baking bread, travel, transportation, food and drink, maps, graphs, hiking, canoeing, writing and recording music

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