Göktuğ Aşcı, MD, MSc
Göktuğ Aşcı, MD, MSc

I am a data engineer and a medical doctor who develops full-stack, cross-platform software. My passion is to bridge the gap between software engineering and medicine to generate data-driven and inexpensive solutions to automate and improve healthcare services by utilizing big data and machine learning technologies.

Linkedin: gokasci | GitHub: gasci | Website: drgoktugasci.com | E-mail: [email protected]

Experience

Senior Data Engineer

  • Set up a new DICOM annotation tool (Encord) and led a data annotation team of radiologists
  • Built an ETL/ELT orchestration system (Airflow, dbt) to monitor and optimize machine learning pipelines
  • Built a monorepo, cross-team, Python library to ingest, transform, and serve company data
Berlin, Germany
July 2022 - Present

Data Engineer

  • Created and maintained ETL and ELT pipelines and dashboards of 40+ Amazon brands that generated 250+ M dollars of revenue in 2022 using pandas, Snowflake, Airflow, PySpark, data build tool, Selenium, AWS, Docker, and Tableau
  • Built a complete Airflow deployment that runs on AWS and Docker, and maintained DAG pipelines to orchestrate Snowflake data pipelines to improve the decision making process
  • Built a complete Python repository for ETL/ELT jobs and REST API communication with the best software development practices
Berlin, Germany
September 2021 - July 2022

Co-Founder, Product Manager, Full-Stack Developer

  • Preprocessed and analyzed 15000+ users’ anonymized health data (pandas, scikit-learn) to improve platform features and marketing performance
  • Designed and coded all front-end (Buefy.js, Vue.js, Apache Cordova) and back-end (AWS RDS, AWS S3, Heroku, Django, Django Rest Framework) features using cross-platform software allowing development and maintenance on one codebase for web, iOS, and Android applications
  • Led a team of 6 nutritionists generating 200+ special recipes and completing 150+ online nutrition consultancy meetings, enabling 15000+ users to develop healthy eating habits
Istanbul, Turkey
June 2020 - September 2021

Investment Analyst Intern

  • Created Crunchbase e-mail automation and developed web scraping scripts enabling the origination of 100+ companies in a few minutes
  • Arranged 30+ meetings with high-potential companies and created 2 one-pagers that summarize business models and opportunities for the investment committee
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
December 2020 - January 2022

Medical Intern

  • Completed rotations in General Surgery, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Gynaecology, Neurology, Cardiology, Pulmonology, Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, Dermatology, Family Medicine, and Algology
Istanbul, Turkey
August 2019 - July 2020

Co-Founder, Product Manager, Front-End Developer

  • Created the business model and after succeeding at TÜSİAD's Bu Gençlikte İş Var incubator program, our team earned the mentorship of Eczacıbaşı Holding
  • Led a team of 25+ medical educators generating 9000+ questions and helping 600000+ medical cases be studied, improving online medical education quality in Turkey
  • Designed and coded all front-end (Materialize.css, jQuery, Apache Cordova) features using cross-platform software allowing development and maintenance on one codebase for web, iOS, and Android applications
Istanbul, Turkey
November 2019 - October 2020

Research Intern

  • Performed 40+ plasmid DNA preparations; bacteria transformations; PCR and real-time PCR, gene cloning and mutagenesis procedures; cell culture and cell transfections and cell lysates for protein-protein interactions assays
New Haven, USA
July 2018 - September 2018

Education

Istanbul, Turkey
September 2014 - July 2020

THE UNIVERSITY OF ANTWERP, SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

  • ERASMUS Program | ERASMUS Scholarship
Antwerp, Belgium
February 2018 - July 2018

TEV INANC HIGH SCHOOL

  • Full Scholarship | Language of Education: English
Kocaeli, Turkey
September 2009 - July 2014

Languages

  • Turkish: Native/Bilingual Proficiency (C2)
  • English: Native/Bilingual Proficiency (C2)
  • German: Elementary Proficiency (A2)

Skills

Software Development & Design
Data Science & Big Data
  • Apache Airflow | Apache Spark (PySpark) | Airbyte | Apache Kafka (Python) | dbt | Data Modeling | Snowflake | Keras | scikit-learn | pandas | Metabase | Tableau
Back-End Development & DevOps
  • Python | SQL | Bash Scripting | AWS S3, RDS, EC2, ECS, EKS, Lambda | GitHub Actions | MongoDB | PostgreSQL | Django | Flask | pytest | Docker | Kubernetes | Django Rest Framework | Heroku
Front-End Development
  • Vue.js | JavaScript | TypeScript | Apache Cordova | Vuetify | Bootstrap | Bulma | Electron | Adobe XD

Product Development & Domain Specific
Product Development
  • GitHub | Atlassian JIRA/Confluence | Asana | Google Analytics | Google Firebase | Scrum
Domain Knowledge
  • Clinical Research | Patient Care

Projects & Publications

Projects
Data Science & Big Data
Software Development
Publications

Certifications & Awards

Certifications
Online Courses
Awards
  • TÜSİAD Bu Gençlikte İş Var, Semi-Finalist, "Curiosmo"
  • Cetin Ceviz Entrepreneurial Camp Award 2th Place, "Curiosmo"
  • 2th Best Oral Presentation, "Transcranial direct current stimulation may enhance decision making in gambling disorder: A preliminary double-blind sham-controlled study", 4th Istanbul University Neuroscience Congress Award
Other Courses

Interests

Apart from my professional career, I enjoy running, playing table tennis, and biking. I am an avid sprint runner and a city biker.

I like reading and writing poetry. In addition to this, I spend a substantial amount of my free time exploring the latest technology advancements in the health care world. Besides, my walls are full of jigsaw puzzles.

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