Jaime Kaufman

Jaime Kaufman

Big Data software developer at Illumination Works, LLC.

Location
Cincinnati Area
Industry
Information Technology and Services

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Jaime Kaufman's Overview

Current
Past
  • Database Administrator/Web Analyst/Desktop Publisher at Jewish Community Foundation
  • Webmaster / Navy Musician at United States Navy
Education
Connections

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Jaime Kaufman's Projects

  • Master's Thesis - "A Hybrid Approach to Music Recommendation: Exploiting Collaborative Music Tags and Acoustic Features"

    • August 2013 to Present
    Team Members: Jaime Kaufman

    * Currently in experiment phase; please navigate to http://orion.ccec.unf.edu/recommendation_system ! *

    A hybrid approach to music recommendation is proposed by utilizing the strengths of both collaborative filtering and content-based filtering. Taking advantage of both techniques will effectively tackle the issue of Cold Start prevalent in systems using primarily collaborative filtering. In addition, a hybrid system will enable users to achieve the highest level of satisfaction (accuracy of recommendations) while maintaining a quick response time and allowing for more diverse discoveries.

Jaime Kaufman's Summary

Junior Level IT Professional with work experience in the following areas:

System Design Software Development Software Validation
Requirements Gathering Web Development Desktop Publishing
Database Design

Jaime Kaufman's Courses

  • Master of Science (MS), Computer and Information Sciences: Software Engineering

    University of North Florida

    • Software Engineering 1
    • Software Engineering 2
    • Database Systems
    • Data Structures using Java
    • Internet Programming with HTML 5
    • Cloud Computing
    • Wind Symphony
    • Big Data Independent Study
    • Software Processes and Metrics
    • Software Quality Assurance
    • Network Architecture
    • Music Informatics
    • Computational Structures
    • Software Practicum
    • Thesis

Jaime Kaufman's Experience

Staff Consultant

Illumination Works

Sole Proprietorship; 51-200 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

September 2014Present (1 month) Cincinnati, OH

Big Data software development.

Freelance musician (trumpet)

Self Employed Musician/Music Instructor

Music industry

January 1996Present (18 years 9 months) Northeast Florida

Performance of all styles including but not limited to church music, Jewish music, orchestral music, big band, jazz combo, brass quintet, and wedding music (piccolo trumpet).

Database Administrator/Web Analyst/Desktop Publisher

Jewish Community Foundation

March 2011August 2014 (3 years 6 months) Jacksonville, Florida Area

• Saved $3,000 by re-engineering processes for daily operations.
• Redesigned relational database for more efficient processing of the northeast Florida household.
• Coordinated migration to new web hosting/email provider.
• Set up/maintained user accounts for all employees.
• Provided reports to and received directions from the company president.
• Implemented and trained users on technology upgrades.
• Managed help-desk technical support for all desktop users.
• Edited news releases, marketing pieces, and Board of Director’s minutes.
• Used state-of-the art desktop publishing tools to design all types of marketing artifacts.
• Performed photo and video editing for both web and commercial print publications.

Webmaster / Navy Musician

United States Navy

Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; Military industry

October 2003March 2011 (7 years 6 months) VA and FL

• Designed/maintained band website including updating documents, pictures, articles, and public events schedule.
• Supervised a team of eight musicians, improving sound quality, time accuracy, self confidence, and cohesiveness.
• Performed in over 1,000 engagements including high profile ceremonies for current and former U.S. Presidents.

Jaime Kaufman's Languages

  • English

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • French

    (Elementary proficiency)

Jaime Kaufman's Skills & Expertise

  1. Trumpet
  2. Music
  3. Jazz
  4. Java
  5. Brass
  6. HTML
  7. Music Education
  8. Microsoft Office
  9. SQL
  10. Classical
  11. Big Band
  12. Church Music
  13. Conducting
  14. Band
  15. Database Design
  16. Database Administration
  17. Troubleshooting
  18. Teaching
  19. Fundraising
  20. Chamber Music
  21. Composition
  22. Musicians
  23. Music Theory
  24. Performing Arts
  25. Music Performance
  26. Photoshop
  27. Leadership
  28. Computer Hardware Troubleshooting
  29. Matlab
  30. PHP
  31. JavaScript
  32. CSS
  33. jQuery
  34. Microsoft Publisher
  35. Access Database
  36. Vizio
  37. Erwin
  38. Problem Solving
  39. Self-starter
  40. Close Attention to Detail
  41. Learning Quickly
  42. Oral & Written Communication Skills
  43. Object Oriented Software
  44. MySQL
  45. Testing

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Jaime Kaufman's Education

University of North Florida

Master of Science (MS), Computer and Information Sciences: Software Engineering

20112014

Grade: 4.0

All course work complete. Thesis Prospectus defended in February 2014.
Thesis Defense and graduation projected in Summer of 2014.

Activities and Societies: Invited to Golden Key International Honor Society.

Ohio University

Bachelor of Music, Music Performance: Trumpet

20012003

Grade: 3.86

Wright State University

Bachelor of Music, Music Performance: Trumpet

19982001

Transferred to Ohio University after trumpet professor relocated.

Activities and Societies: Concerto competition winner, racquetball, soccer.

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