Mervin Praison

This page contains my Data Science skills, Experience and Education. You could see some examples of my work and what I learned on other pages.

Data Science Skills

Data Science Tools

  • Scikit Learn
  • Keras
  • TensorFlow
  • PySpark
  • Hadoop

Analysis Tools

  • Matplotlib
  • Bokeh
  • Seaborn
  • Tableau
  • Data Studio
  • Plotly

Data Mining

  • Beautiful Soup
  • Pandas
  • Numpy

Programming Languages

  • Python
  • R
  • PHP
  • JavaScript
  • Etc

Management & Data Tools

  • Google Cloud
  • AWS
  • Heroku
  • Flask
  • MySQL: Relational
  • MongoDB: Non-Relational

Experience

SEO Director @ Havas

Aug 2018 – Present

  • Automation:
    • Python
    • PHP
    • Flask
    • Integrating API ( Getstat, Deepcrawl, BigQuery)
    • Google Cloud, Linux
    • Git
  • Reporting:
    • Python
    • Beautiful Soup
    • Data Analysis
    • Data Studio, Tableau
  • Helping clients in every aspect of SEO
  • Helping Clients on Website Migration
  • International SEO ( Hreflang Implementation )
  • Robots.txt optimisation for staging and production site. 
  • Educating Team
  • Mobile SEO
  • Page Speed ..etc

Technical SEO Manager @ Culture Trip

March 2018 – Aug 2018

  • Data Analysis:
    • Mode Analytics
    • Redash
    • Python Scraping to analyse data
      • Beautiful Soup
      • Pandas
      • Numpy
    • Data Studio
    • CouchDB
    • Elastic Search
    • Neo4J
  • Technical SEO:
    • In-Depth Python Programming to Analyse Issues
    • DeepCrawl Analysis for Technical Issues and Proposing Solutions
    • Fixing Issues ( Eg : 404 Not Found, 500 Server Errors, 301 Redirection Setup, etc.. ) 
    • Implementing Schema Markup ( JSON-LD )
    • Screaming Frog
    • Fixing HTML Tags
  • Page Speed Optimisation : 
    • Page Speed Analysis
    • Speed Curve Tool
    • Google Page Speed Insights
    • Google Data Studio Analysis
    • Web Page Test
    • Lighthouse
  • Other Tools : 
    • Google Tag Manager, JIRA, MOZ, SemRush, Similar Web, Google Trends ..etc

Head of SEO @ Accident Advice Helpline

Oct 2011 – March 2018

  • Data Analysis: Python, PHP, Data Studio, Google Analytics, New Relic…etc
  • On-Page Optimisation: Meta Data Optimisation, Content Optimisation, Website Structure Optimisation
  • Off-Page Optimisation: Backlinks Research and Analysis, Backlinks cleanup ( Disavow ), High Authority Natural Link Building
  • Technical SEO: Good at HTML, CSS, PHP, JS; which helps me to analyse SEO Friendly way of coding and fix any issues, Google Crawl Check, Local ( Location-Based ) Optimisation, Structured Data / Rich Snippet Optimisation, Mobile Optimisation, Complete On-Page Source Code analysis
  • Page Speed: JS and CSS Optimisation and minification, Page Components Load Time analysis & Optimisation, Content Delivery Network (CDN)

Education

University of Leicester

Masters in Advanced Computer Science

2009-2010

Subjects include:

  • Advanced Web Technology,
  • XML,
  • XSLT,
  • Ontologies,
  • Service-Oriented Architecture,
  • Web 2.0 (CMS),
  • Semantic Web (web 3.0),
    • Micro-formats,
    • RDFa,
    • Microdata,
  • Programming
    • PHP, C#, Java, C++, jQuery, Ajax,
  • Advanced System Design (SRML),
  • Creating a plugin for Content Management System Moodle… Etc