I work as a machine learning infrastructure engineer at Cohere.
My job requires a combination of back-end, infrastructure, and data engineering skills.
I write most of my code in Go, Bash, Python, and SQL.
However, I'm always interested in learning new languages and technologies.
Prior to Cohere, I worked as a data engineer at a small data science consultancy.
I spent my last 10 months there with Points before leaving the consultancy.
My undergraduate degree is in computer science.
I took an extra year in order to squeeze in extra computer science courses and to pick up a minor in sociology.
My full name is pronounced key-yawn mayr.
My first name is Arabic and means "being" or "existence".
I live and work in my home town of Toronto.
I'm of Black Jamaican and Gujarati Indian descent.
Naturally, I love spicy food.
I am gender non-conforming and use singular they pronouns.
I prefer not to make a big deal out of it.
When I'm not working, I'm usually hanging out with friends, reading technical content, exploring Wikipedia rabbit holes, trying not to burn dinner, drafting blog posts, or hiking mountains.
I also like music, tea, plants, and spreadsheets.