Human Services Data Analyst, Johnson County Government, KS
Jin Yao has been with the county Centralized Information Technology since 2017, analyzing data and providing professional support to data analysts in departments of Human Services and Criminal Justice. She started to create Tableau dashboards and reports for colleagues in those departments in 2018, and became a certified Tableau Desktop Specialist in 2019. In addition to create data visualization in Tableau, she queries data in SQL, does statistical analysis and machine learning in R and Python, and carries out geospatial analysis in ArcGIS.
She earned a PhD in Ecology, and had been a data scientist analyzing ecological and agricultural data at a university research center for eight years before took up the current position.