Lauri Alho

Lauri Alho

"Set targets high – and reach them"

Hi, and welcome to my home page! If you don't yet know who am I, just continue reading.

Currently I have completed both my Bachelor's and Master's degrees in three years and will be graduating with honor this summer. Before studying I have not only worked in a wide range of IT field but also as a self-studied programmer and an electrician.

My colleagues know me best as a person who is always ready to give a helping hand in any practical situation. I am a rational thinker who likes to work in teams or independently. Helping and sharing my knowledge to the others are my greatest passions.

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Education

MASTER OF SCIENCE (TECHNOLOGY), INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Tampere University, Tampere, Finland
Graduated with Distinction in one year. (GPA 4/5, master's thesis 5/5)
Major in Machine Learning and minor in Industrial Management
Master's thesis: Machine Learning Based Mobile Network Throughput Classification (conference paper)
2019–2020

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (TECHNOLOGY), INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Tampere University, Tampere, Finland
Graduated with Distinction in two years. (GPA 4/5, bachelor's thesis 5/5)
Major in Machine Learning and minor in Industrial Management
2017–2019

ELECTRICAL AND AUTOMATION VOCATIONAL DEGREE, ELECTRICIAN

Koulutuskeskus Sedu, Ähtäri, Koulutie

Graduated with following GPAs:

• Courses: 3/3

• Vocational Skills Demonstrations: 3/3

2013–2016

MATRICULATION EXAMINATION

Ähtäri Upper Secondary School

Graduated with three laudaturs from following subjects:

• Language and Literature (Finnish)

• Mathematics

• Physics

2013–2016

Experience

SENIOR SPECIALIST

NOKIA – NOKIA SOLUTIONS AND NETWORKS OY

06/2020–

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

NOKIA – NOKIA SOLUTIONS AND NETWORKS OY

07/2019–05/2020

RESEARCH ASSISTANT

TAMPERE UNIVERSITY

Machine Learning (ML) and robotics related research.

09/2019–03/2020

TRAINEE

NOKIA – NOKIA SOLUTIONS AND NETWORKS OY

05/2019–06/2019

AUTOMATION SYSTEM DESIGNER

ÄHTÄRIN ENERGIA JA VESI OY

My duties consisted of creating supervisory control images for the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system.

12/2018

IT-SUPPORTER

ÄHTÄRIN KONEVISIO OY

Worked as a customer service person and an IT-Supporter at Veikon Kone home appliance firm.

• Responsibilities contained widely diagnosing, advising and solving different customer problems.

• Was able to develop my organizational, stress tolerance and decision making skills.

10/2017

06/2017

03/2017–04/2017

ELECTRICIAN

ÄHTÄRIN ERNEGIA JA VESI OY

Was a part of a project, which consisted of planning and replacing customers’ heat meters to remote readable ones.

• Tasks involved replacing heat meters in teams in the field, as well planning and carrying out the radio network for the meters.

• One of my subprojects was to create a telecommunication network visualization program with C#.

• Learned time critical teamworking in many fields and to create software applications based on business requirements.

07/2017–08/2017

05/2017–06/2017

PROJECT WORKER

ÄHTÄRIN ENERGIA JA VESI OY

• Worked in a computer- and telecommunication-based project, which included Profibus and Profinet bus cabling and device installations into automation boards.

12/2016

ELECTRICIAN AND IT-SUPPORTER

ÄHTÄRIN KONEVISIO OY

• My duty was to electrify the new company premises for Ähtärin Konevisio Oy.

• Learned both self-directed and teamwork planning and installing electrical installations, along with reporting these to my superior.

10/2016–12/2016

SUMMER TRAINEE

ÄHTÄRIN ENERGIA JA VESI OY

• Tasks related to electrical and automation installations, including maintenance tasks at the district heating plant.

• Learned teamwork skills and adaptability to different work situations.

06/2016

IT-SUPPORTER

ÄHTÄRIN KONEVISIO OY

I started on-the-job learning in this company on the 9th grade, what followed a summer job for the following years.

• Many kinds of IT tasks from customer service to diagnosing and repairing different devices at household appliance store.

• Was able to develop even further my problem-solving skills and learned how high-quality customer service experience is created.

07/2016–09/2016

05/2016–06/2016

Summers:

2013–2015


Volunteering and Projects

Giving help to numerous people. The journey continues.
GymHelper. 2018–

Uses ML to predict gym training statistics.

Chairperson of the residents’ committee, TOAS Kissanmaa. 2018–
Member of the Board, Overalls Team, Tampereen TietoTeekkarikilta. 2017–2018

TableManager for flea markets. Contains customer and table reservations management, which makes it to take care of big portion of the business. C# and XML.

Calculates chips from the glass surface of the device, showing the sum to four directions with built-in screens. Made from scratch to fit personal needs. Arduino and C++.

Computer program which calculates and shows different VATs for the typed amount on the fly. C++/C#.

Designed and implemented from scratch. Can be controlled with text-based user interface and keypad. Arduino.


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)

Scrum Alliance
See credential

2019

Certified ScrumMaster®