Charith Janitha Abeywickrama    
MBCS (UK)           

Software Engineer / Consultant     

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I have over 17+ years of experience in IT software industry.

Throughout my carrier I gained experience in few different fields within software industry. Among them are software & web development, mobile application & WAP development, mobile short-code campaign development, testing & QA, web & graphic designing, photo editing, animations, motions graphics, video production & editing, technical & non-technical documentation, lecturing, training, administration and management. I get involved in full software development life cycle thus I gained vast amount of experience at each level.


GENERAL SKILLS

English: 
Excellent level of Verbal and Written English.

Communication
Professional level High Standard Communication skills.

Presentation
Creative Document and Report writing skills. Effective Presentation, Lecturing,
Training and Teaching ability.


TECHNICAL SKILLS

Web Development: 
PHP, ASP.NET, VBScript, JavaScript, HTML, XML, CSS, WordPress, Joomla, Typo3

Web Designing:
Flash, Dreamweaver

Graphic Designing: 
Photoshop, ImageReady, CorelDraw, PageMaker

Software Development:
Visual Basic (.NET & 6), Progress,Pascal, C, C++, Crystal Report, OOP

Database:
MySQL, MS SQL Server 2000, MS Access, Progress, AlphaFive

Operating Systems:
Mac OS, MS Windows, Linux – Ubuntu, Thaprobane, Redhat, MS DOS

Hardware:
Sound knowledge in computer assembling, upgrading and software installation, General knowledge in networking and Windows Server configurations

Technical Writing: 
Help Systems/Documents,User Manuals,Technical Documents on Software Systems, SEO Articles, Project Proposals etc

Other: Apache, IIS, ODBC , OLEDB, ADO , Active X, COM, DCOM, CSS, XML, Seagate Crystal Report



EXPERIENCE

Project Manager : IT  (Since June, 2010)

    Accomplishments:
  • Worked with many International Clients (including US & UK) gaining knowledge and experience about different business domains. Managed all levels of communication, documentations and made sure projects get completed on time and budget.
  • Successfully managed few different development teams as a Project Manager and also played the role of a Tech Lead. 
  • Gained hands on experience and knowledge about different marketing strategies and methods by working along with the Marketing Manager. 
  • .

Senior Software Developer/Analyst

Globe Computer Systems Limited, Malawi, Africa 

Duties in Brief
Fully responsible for analysis, design, development, testing, implementation and maintenance of all projects; Software
applications & web sites.


Web Coordinator

TVE Asia Pacific – Nugegoda, Sri Lanka 

Duties in Brief

  • Fully responsible for organizations all online functionalities.
  • Development & Maintenance of organizations’ public web sites.
  • Developing online (internet based) solutions for organizations’ requirements

Following are the websites/DBMS systems that I have developed completely from the sketch;

Following are the websites/DBMS systems that are maintained by me ;

Technology: PHP, MySql, Apache, Ajax, JavaScript , XHTML, DHTML, XML, Flash, Dreamweaver


Analyst Programmer

Openarc Systems Management (Pvt) Ltd – Nugegoda, Sri Lanka 

Duties in Brief

  • Analyze, design, develop and test application software.
  • Planning, implementing and monitoring of on going development and implementation projects.
  • To keep good communication with clients and making them happy, satisfied and delighted.
  • Work as a member in the management team of the company dedicated to achieve organizational goals.

Projects

  • “eRIMS” an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solution. This was a web enabled windows base application software.


    Responsible for HR module (Includes Payroll, Attendance, Administration) with following duties;

    oRequirements analysis

    oSystem design

    oDocumentations

    oCoding & testing

    Methodology: Object Oriented Analysis & Design (OOAD), Object Oriented Programming(OOP)

    Technology: MS VB.NET, MS SQL Server 2000, Web Services, Crystal Reports


Team Leader – Software/Web Development

Computer Care (Pvt) Ltd -Colombo 6, Sri Lanka 

Duties in Brief

  • Responsible for the management of 4 Software Developers and 2 Web/Graphic Designers.
  • Project management and administrative duties.
  • I lead the team of 6 people and act as a Systems Analyst, Designer, Developer and a Tester apart form management duties on all below projects.

Projects

  • “Entrepreneur of the Year 2004” Application Software to record information about event participants and winners.
  • “IT Resource Manager” Application software to manage IT resources.
  • “CIL-E” in-house project for Computer Island engineering department. This application software used to manage all administrative functionalities of this department.

Technology: VB6, MS SQL Server 2000, ASP, Crystal Reports

Websites

  • fccisl.lk/sleoty - The official web site of “Sri Lankan Entrepreneur of the Year 2004” - Designed & developed for “Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka”.
    This entire site was developed by me taking the full responsibility as a web master.
  • www. fccisl.lk - Worked on FCCISL main web site as Sri Lankan partners associate with German consultants.
  • Web site for Zeema Russian Restaurant.
Technology: HTML, JavaScript, Flash, Dreamweaver, Typo3


Computer Lecturer

Dana International Educational Services - Colombo 4, Sri Lanka 

Duties in Brief

Lectured for following courses

  • City & Guilds Applied Information Technology
  • Web Designing 
  • Web Development 
  • Desktop Publishing 
Other duties
  • Introduced & implemented Lecturer Guidance System for the institute.
  • Prepared course materials, test papers etc.
  • Designed advertisements for the company.
  • Actively participated in web designing team to cover the deadline before launching “danamanpower.com” web site for Dana Manpower (Pvt) Ltd.
  • Prepared a standard for all graphics courses.
  • Prepared a system to carry out all administrative work.


PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Professional Graduate Diploma in IT (UK)
    British Computer Society (
    BCS) Professional Qualification: 2005

  • Workshops
    • Web Video Delivery Workshop: June 2007
      at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 

    • Information Integration and Web-based Application & Services: December 2006
      at Yogyakarta, Indonesia

    • Time Management Workshop: May 2007, conducted by British Council, Sri Lanka

 


EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

  • First Chairman and founder of the school Astronomical Society, Vidyartha College, Kandy,
    Sri Lanka.
  • Committee member of the school Science Society.
  • Active member of the Young Explores Club.
  • Active member of the Interact Club.
  • School member of the Arthur C. Clarke Centre for Modern Technologies – Schools’ Astronomical Society.
  • Took part in Science Exhibitions –
    • Led the team at The Golden Jubilee of Independence Educational Exhibition-1998, 
      which was responsible for tow inventions.
      • Model of wind power.
      • Pumping of water using low energy source.
    • Led the team at exhibition organized by Sri Sumangala College Kandy, Sri Lanka.
  • Participated in the Inter School Chess Championships.
  • Member of ‘Life Drug Prevention Movement’-Kandy, Sri Lanka

 


PRIMARY EDUCATION

G.C.E. (Advance Level) Examination 1998 from Vidyartha College – Kandy, Sri Lanka

Science Scheme (Physical)

G.C.E. (Ordinary Level) Examination 1995 from Vidyartha College – Kandy, Sri Lanka


 PERSONAL DATA


Nationality           Sri Lankan
Gender                Male
Civil Status          Married


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Last updated on May 2017