Mr. Charaka Hemanga Satharasinghe

ACS(CSSL), BIT(Colombo), MSc.(Peradeniya), MBCS, MSLAAS

Systems Analyst (Grade I), Department of Civil Engineering,
University of Moratuwa


Contact Information: 
Address: 
             Department of Civil Engineering,
             University of Moratuwa,
             Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.             
e mail:      charaka@civil.mrt.ac.lk
             charaka_dos78@yahoo.co.uk     
             charakahemanga@gmail.com

Telephone:   +94-11-2650567 (Ext. 2124)
           
Fax:       +94-11-2651216
 
          

       PROFILE

       PERSONAL DETAILS

       KEY SKILLS	 

       PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

       PROJECT EXPERIENCE

       COMPUTER LITERACY

       FINAL YEAR PROJECT EXPERIENCE IN BIT DEGREE

       RESEARCH PROJECT EXPERIENCE IN MSc.

       OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

       EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

       WORKING EXPERIENCE

    	
PROFILE

-  Master of Science in Computer Science degree holder. Capable of quickly adapting to changing environment. Flexible and have troubleshooting skills, aiming to specialize in Networking and Web Application development.

 

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PERSONAL DETAILS

Name in full : Charaka Hemanga Satharasinghe

Name with initials : Satharasinghe C. H.

School Attended : St. John’s College Nugegoda.

Date of Birth : 1978/ 07/ 07

 

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KEY SKILLS

• Well-versed in Object Oriented programming (JAVA/ Visual Studio .net Web Application Development), JSP, Java Servlets.

• Systems Designing Using Unified Modeling Language, DFD, Structure Charts

• Relational Databases such as SQL/ MySQL.

• Knowledgeable in XML Parsers (SAX, DOM), DDL/DML.

• Wide Knowledge in Networking and Systems Administration.

• Proficient Client-Server programming.

 

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PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

• MSc in Computer Science (University of Peradeniya., 2005-2006 Batch)

• Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) degree holder. (University of Colombo, First Batch, Nov. 2003).

• Completed Australian Computer Society (ACS) Exams July 2001

Subjects
- Fundamentals of IT-Paper 1
- Fundamentals of IT-Paper 2
- Programming and Software Technology
- Data Communication and System Architecture

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PROJECT EXPERIENCE

• MSc. research project - Mobile Based System for Providing Road Traffic Information.

• BIT Final Year Project - Web Based Inventory Management System Using Microsoft Visual Studio .Net & Ms SQL Server 2000.

• Research on SMS Messaging.

• XML Web Services for Data Transferring.

 

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COMPUTER LITERACY

• Followed the Diploma in Computer Programming Course at Tec - Sri Lanka, Nawala and earned a “Distinction” pass at the final Examination.

• Completed the Advanced Diploma in Computer Programming Course at Tec-Sri Lanka, Nawala and earned a “Credit” pass at the final Examination.

• Completed a PC Assembly & Repair Course at DP Aides (Pvt.) Ltd., Colombo 03 and was award The Certificate in Micro Computer Assambly and Repair.

• Project experience and sound knowledge in Java, C++, C# .Net and Visual Studio .Net Web Application Development.

• Project Management Skills and can achieve delivery on time targets.

• Covered course modules on Relational Database Management Systems such as SQL server, MySQL.

• Knowledge on Data Structures and Algorithms and Effective/ Efficient Programming.

• Exposure to Linux Shell Programming, Server Configuration, Shell Commands.

• Covered PHP, CGI-Perl Programming.

• Systems Administration Skills with Windows, Linux Server Configuration.

• Familiar with DOS, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003 Server, Windows 2008 Server, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Linux Operating Systems.

• Sound knowledge of Computer Architecture and Computer Hardware Engineering.

 

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FINAL YEAR PROJECT EXPERIENCE IN BIT DEGREE

• Done a full System Study, Designed, Documented, Developed and Implemented a Web Based Inventory Management System Using Visual Studio .Net.

• Used XML Web Services to Transfer Data.

• Done a Research on SMS Messaging

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RESEARCH PROJECT EXPERIENCE IN MSc.

• Investigated the applicability of mobile technology in developing a system to overcome road traffic problem in Sri Lanka.

• Done a full System Study, Designed, Documented, Developed and Implemented a Mobile Based System for Providing Road Traffic Information.

• Used Microsoft Development Platform, ASP, WML, SantanaBuilder for WML Developments, Ozeki Message Server, SMS Gateway Server, Mobile Simulators etc.

 

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OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

• Life Membership Holder of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (MSLAAS)

• Professional Membership Holder of the British Computer Society. (MBCS)

• Participated for the 10-Day training programme on Education Technologies at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore - Scholarship awarded by the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa - July 2009.

• Successful Completion Certificate on Web Development - University of Moratuwa.

• Participation Certificate for the Workshop on Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks - University of Moratuwa.

• Participation Certificate for the Workshop on “Timely Implementation of Procurement Process” - Ministry of Higher Education.

• Team Member for Implementation of the National Action Plan for Haritha Lanka Programme Coordinating Committee for Mission 10: Knowledge for right choices - Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources.

• Certificate of Achievement awarded by the OpenArc Systems Management (Pvt.) Ltd.

• Participated for a short course on Software Testing, which is conducted by the OpenArc Executive Education Centre in collaboration with QSIT, Bangalore.

• Sat for the National Certificate in English (NCE) Part I in 1997 and passed two subjects.

- General Proficiency
- Writing

• Followed the course “English for all”, conducted by the University of Colombo and obtained a Certificate at the exam.

 

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EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

• Member of St. John’s College Senior Prefects board, for the year 1996/ 1997.

• Treasurer of St. John’s College Senior Chess Club, for the year 1996/ 1997.

• Committee member of the school Sinhala Literature Association.

• Member of the College Science Union.

• Subject Leader of Physics for the year 1996/ 1997.

• Member of the College Drama Association.

• Member of the College Radio Club.

• Obtained Certificates for the Sinhala Language and Literature - Day competition held at the Divisional, Zone and District Levels as a College Candidate.

• Obtained a Certificate in Inter - house Cricket Tournament held on 1994.
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WORKING EXPERIENCE

Current Employment:

Designation: Programmer cum Systems Analyst Grade I (First ever Grade I Systems Analyst in the University of Moratuwa )
Department of Civil Engineering
University of Moratuwa.
(From 25/ 08/ 2009 to Date)

Duties and Responsibilities:

•  Maintain/ Develop e-Learning System (LearnOrg - Moodle)

•  Develop/ Maintain the Departmental Website

•  Manage Departmental Network (Main Network and Divisional Networks)

•  Troubleshooting failures

•  Software installation (For staff and for Laboratories)

•  Configuring, Managing Software Systems

•  Managing Antivirus Server/ Virus Cleaning/ Attending for Virus Issues

•  Maintain Departmental Servers/ Manage Security Issues/ Manage Performance Issues

•  Maintain Student Servers

•  Maintain Network Devices (Switches/ Network Printer/ Traffic Monitoring)

•  eLearning Content Development

•  Developing Course Modules

•  Configuration and maintenance of multimedia labs inside the premises of main computer lab and final year lab

•  Provide Software and Hardware support services

•  Preparing Specifications (Hardware/ Software)

•  Coordinating IT Projects, deal with suppliers etc

•  Conducting training sessions to staff

 

Previous Employment:

1.)

Designation: Programmer cum Systems Analyst Grade II
Department of Civil Engineering
University of Moratuwa.
(From 17/ 07/ 2006 to 25/ 08/ 2009)

Duties and Responsibilities:

Same as above

2.)

Designation: IT Assistant
Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs
No.420, Bauddhaloka Mw,
Colombo 07.
(From: 11/07/2005 To: 21/08/2006)

Duties and Responsibilities:

•  System Maintenance Activities

•  Data Security Issues

•  Managing/ Purchasing Software Systems

•  Managing/ Purchasing Hardware Systems

•  Manage Finger Print Attendance System (Introduced and Coordinated Finger Print Attendance System)

•  Network Related Activities

•  Procument Plan Related Activities

•  Website Related Activities

•  Staff Training Programs

•  Software Development

•  Introduced Client-Server Network Architecture and formed MSY.NET Domain for the Ministry

•  Introduced New Documents to Reduce Ambiguity and Systematize the IT Activities

 

3.)

Designation: Trainee Analyst Programmer
OpenArc Systems Management.
2nd Floor, 57C, S de S Jayasinghe Mw, Kohuwela,
Nugegoda
(From: 01/ 07/ 2004 To: 01/ 09/ 2004)

 

4.)

Designation: Trainee Programmer
OpenArc Systems Management.
2nd Floor, 57C, S de S Jayasinghe Mw, Kohuwela,
Nugegoda
(From: 03/ 11/ 2003 To: 01/ 07/ 2004)

 

5.)

Designation: Computer Operator
Under Dr. M.W. Jayaweera
Former Head/ Division of Environmental Engineering
Dept. of Civil Engineering,
University of Moratuwa.
Moratuwa.
(Duration : 06 Months Ended on 17/08/2000)

 

6.)

Designation: Trainee Computer Applications Assistant
Under Prof. (Mrs.) N. Ratnayaka.
Former Head/ Division of Environmental Engineering
University of Moratuwa,
Moratuwa.
(Duration: 08 Months Ended on 03/12/1999)

 

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