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.



Talks, Videos, Blogs, etc

Here are talks, tutorials, projects,


In a lot of ways we are reflections of the people who have helped us get to where we are. Here are people who I consider mentors:

  • Clint Berry: Co-Founder CTO at Weave LinkedIn
  • Josh Bowles: NLP Engineer, Go, Rust, Data LinkedIn

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