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Tim Hopper

💻 Experienced machine learning engineer and Python developer


Varo Bank, Remote
Staff Software Engineer, Machine Learning, December 2021 - present

DTN, Remote
Data Science Architect, August 2020 – December 2021

Blackberry | Cylance, Remote
Senior Data Scientist, Nov 2017 – May 2020

Distil Networks, Remote
Data Scientist, Oct 2015 – Nov 2017

Qadium, Remote
Data Scientist, Feb 2015 – Oct 2015, Remote
Software Engineer, Jan 2014 – Feb 2015

RTI International, Durham, NC
Data Scientist, Oct 2012 – Jan 2014



Master of Operations Research; North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Research area: Reinforcement learning methods for healthcare operations

Instructor: Calculus 2

Key Courses: Graph Data Mining, Machine Learning, Bayesian Networks, Linear Programming


Phd Student in Mathematics; University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

No degree received

Instructor: Calculus 1 and Calculus 2

Key Courses: Introduction to Mathematical Statistics, Complex Analysis, Real Analysis, Advanced Linear Algebra


BS, Mathematics; Grove City College, Grove City, PA

Minor in Applied Physics; Minor in Computer Science; Summa Cum Laude

Technical Experience

Technical Tools

I have an experience with a breadth of tools for machine learning, software development, and backend engineering.

Open source contributions

Contributor to a variety of Python libraries including

cpython · datamicroscopes · Streamparse · Conda · lda · Pandas

Personal Projects • (919) 473-3145
Raleigh, NC USA