Akim Ndlovu
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Akim Ndlovu

PhD Computer Science (Student)
Akim Ndlovu

I am a highly motivated individual with the desire to pursue a career, in Data Analytics and Visualization. I have experience in IT Support, Software Development and Business Intelligence, with the ability to work as an individual or in a team. I am currently studying towards a PhD in Computer Science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and it is my desire to carry out research in Machine Learning.


Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Intended Graduation - Dec. 2024
PhD Computer Science
Research Interests:Uncertainty Visualization and Visual Perception

National University of Science and Technology (Zimbabwe)

2011 - 2013
Ms. Information Systems (Merit)
Thesis: The design of a framework for the adoption of cloud services by SME’s in Zimbabwe.

National University of Science and Technology (Zimbabwe)

2004 - 2008
BSc. Computer Science, (Upper Second Class)

Skills and Proficiencies

Technical Skills: Java, C, C++, PHP, JavaScript, CSS, Swagger API, AWS Lambda, S3, Route 53, RDS, SSRS, Power BI, SQL Server Dev
Languages: English – Fluent


Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (South Africa)

Sept. 2018 – Jul. 2019
Report Writer
  • Develop reports using SSRS.
  • Query Optimization for report performance.
  • Data Visualization and analytics.

Praxis Computing (South Africa)

Jan. 2019 – Jul. 2019
Business Intelligence Specialist
  • Data Analysis and Visualization.
  • SQL Devlopment.

Catholic University In Zimbabwe

Aug. 2014 – Aug. 2018
  • Lecturer in the Faculty of Business Management and IT.
  • Lecturer of Software Development Courses in Java, C, C++ and .Net.

Zimoco (Mercedes Benz Dealer: Zimbabwe)

Mar. 2011 – Jun. 2014
IT Support Specialist
  • End user support on dealership software.
  • User Training MS Office.
  • Hardware and Software installations and upgrades.
  • Mail Server Configuration and monitoring.
  • Network Monitoring and configuration.
  • Website maintenance.


Famous Brands

January. 2019 – Jul. 2019
BI Analyst
  • National footprint analysis using Power BI.
  • Product Salaes Analysis By Franchise using Power BI.

Itirele Document Management System

Sept. 2019 – Jul. 2019
Report Writer
  • Develop Claims Reports.
  • Develop Leave Reports.
  • Maintenance of SQL Queries.

Jethro (Pvt) Ltd

March 2017
  • Development of an Endoscopy Patient Management System (Java, MySql).


Fulbright Scholarship Program

  • Awarded Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarship (US Department of State - 2019)

International Visitors Leadership Programme (2017)

  • Selected for a cultural exchange programmes in 2017. (STEM education for youth development - US Department of State)