Curriculum Vitae

About Me

Miriah Peterson graduated from Brigham Young University in 2017 with a Bachelor’s degree in Physics. She attended one semester of graduate school at the University of Oklahoma in 2017, but dropped out to start a career as a software engineer.

Currently a Data Engineer at Weave in Lehi, Utah, Miriah focuses on scaling data infrastructure platforms and pipelines.

Sharing knowledge and experiences is a focus Miriah’s career. She has given many talks on machine learning, data engineering, and data architecture strategy. Additionally she works in the community as a board member for the Forge Foundation Inc and organizer of GoWest Conference, WomenWhoGo Utah meetup, and Machine Learning Utah meetup.


Technical Prowess


Go, Python, SQL, BASH


Jupyter, NSQ, Kafka, Nats, Kubernetes, Docker, grpc


Postgres, Mysql, Bigquery, Vitess

Cloud Providers:



vim, VSCode

Jobs History

  • Forge Foundation Inc, Lehi,UT — Board Member Feb 2020 - Present
    • Non-profit that provides educational opportunities through meetups, conferences and workshops
  • Weave, LehiUT —Data Engineer Jan 2019 - Present
    • Build out Data platform for 3rd party data ingress
    • Run ML-guild where engineers learn ml skills and build/train new models
    • Data systems include Kafka, Vitess, GCP Cloud Storage, AI platform
  • Deciderlab Ltd, —Machine Learning Consultant June 2019 - July 2019
    • Apply Natural Language Processing and Deep Learning technique on end to end speech synthesis model
  • Nav Technologies Inc, Draper UT — Associate Software Engineer Feb 2018 - Jan 2019
    • Worked on a 3 man team to build and maintain a data pipeline that connects to major credit bureaus such as Experian.
    • Built and maintained unit tests for all systems
    • Connected ML models from AWS Sagemaker to microservices.
    • Languages used: Go, Python


Brigham Young University, Provo UT — BS in Physics

August 2012 - August 2017

Thesis: Calibration of a High-Throughput Spectrometer for Measuring Hyper Rayleigh Scattering