Charith Janitha Abeywickrama    
MBCS (UK)           

Software Engineer / Consultant     

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I have over 12 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.


SKILLS

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

Freelance Consultant: (Since January, 2008)

  • Web Design & Development
  • Mobile App development
  • Content Management Systems (Development, Installations, Maintenance)
  • Online Management Systems (Hotel booking, Accounting, Human Resource etc)

Web Master

TVE Asia Pacific – Nugegoda, Sri Lanka (January, 2006 - November 2007)

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 (2004 -2005)

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 Island (Pvt) Ltd -Colombo 6, Sri Lanka (2003 – 2004)

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 (2000-2006)

Duties in Brief

Lectured for following courses

  • City & Guilds Applied Information Technology
  • Web Designing( Dreamweaver, Flash, Photoshop )
  • Web Development ( HTML, JavaScript, VB Script, CSS, ASP, PHP )
  • Desktop Publishing ( CorelDraw, Photoshop , PageMaker )
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 from British Computer Society (BCS): 2008

    Professional Graduate Diploma -This level is the academic equivalent to Year 3 of a UK university honors degree and is recognized by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) as Level 6.


    Modules:
    Software Engineering
    Web  Engineering 
    Advance Database Management Systems
    System Design Methods 


    Diploma -This level is the academic equivalent to Year 2 of a UK university honors degree and is recognized by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) as Level 5.

    Modules:
    Software Development Environments

    Object Oriented Programming

    Professional Issues in Information Systems Practice

    Database Systems

    Certificate - This level is the academic equivalent to Year 1 of a UK university honors degree and is recognized by the Qualifications andCurriculum Authority (QCA) as Level 4.

    Modules:
    Information Systems

    Software Development

    Computer & Network Technology


  • Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS)

  • Workshops

    o Web Video Delivery Workshop: June 2007 at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – By SEACeM, Malaysia

    o
    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)

Physics: Credit pass Pure Mathematics: Simple pass

Applied Mathematics: Simple pass Chemistry: Simple pass

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

Distinctions - 2 Credits - 6

 

PERSONAL DATA


Nationality           Sri Lankan
Gender                Male
Civil Status          Married


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Last updated on May 2016