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									Sandaruwan Gunawardane
LinkedIn http://au.linkedin.com/in/sandaruwan

                                                               36 Mallard Way, Baldivis, WA, 6171, Australia
                                                     Mobile: +61 431 607 324 | Email: moonjem@gmail.com

Summary

Experienced and knowledgeable Information Technology Professional seeking a Systems/Network
Administrator or an Engineer role to contribute with the overseas gained experience. Currently working
in Australia and looking to move back to Sri Lanka permanently. Work well independently, or in a group
setting providing all facets of system support such as troubleshooting, installations, and maintenance.
In-depth knowledge and understanding of numerous software packages and operating systems. Skilled
in identifying and resolving technical issues and concerns. Excellent communication and presentation
capabilities and can take charge of the situation when required.


Carrier Objectives

To be a highly skilled Systems and Network Engineer and a Solutions Architect who can provide a total
business solution.


Educational Qualifications

December 2005                          Bachelor of Science (Information Technology)
                                       Curtin University of Technology – Bentley, Australia

December 2003                          Diploma in Information Technology
                                       Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology – Colombo, Sri Lanka

June 2003                              Advanced Certificate (Information Technology)
                                       University of Colombo – Colombo, Sri Lanka


Professional Qualifications

October 2008                           Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)

*Currently studying to obtain CompTIA Network+ certification which will be completed in March 2012




Sandaruwan Gunawardane | 36 Mallard Way, Baldivis, WA 6171 | 0431607324 | moonjem@gmail.com |http://au.linkedin.com/in/sandaruwan
Employment History

Oct 2011 – Present                     Support Engineer
                                       Motorola Solutions Australia
                                       Burswood, WA

                                       Responsibilities:
                                       • Maintain and administer Windows 2008/2003 Servers
                                       • Support and maintain the HP Nonstop Himalaya Servers
                                       • Provide technical support and advice
                                       • Responsible for troubleshooting network issues
                                       • Provide support to CAD (Computer Aided Dispatch) application in
                                       government and public safety agencies

                                       Achievements:
                                       • Involved in Building and Deploying new 2008 R2 servers with windows
                                       7 machines.
                                       • Gained knowledge on working in Guardian Operating System
                                       • Gained knowledge on HP nonstop servers.
                                       • Gained knowledge on working with TACL (Tandem Advanced
                                       Command Language) scripts


Nov 2010 – Sep 2011                    System Administrator
                                       Kounis Metal Industries
                                       Booragoon, WA

                                       Responsibilities:
                                       • Looking after all of the company’s complete system and IT
                                       infrastructure
                                       • Responsible for troubleshooting all user issues
                                       • Provide technical support and advice
                                       • Responsible for troubleshooting all network issues
                                       • Responsible for forward planning and decision making
                                       • Develop and manage the company website
                                       • Involved in providing training to users

                                       Achievements:
                                       • Gained a thorough knowledge about servers and active directory
                                       • Involved in the server migration and upgrading the company
                                       infrastructure project
                                       • Involve in decision making and project planning
                                       • Providing support to around 200 users over 2 sites




Sandaruwan Gunawardane | 36 Mallard Way, Baldivis, WA 6171 | 0431607324 | moonjem@gmail.com |http://au.linkedin.com/in/sandaruwan
Jan 2009 – Nov 2010                    Help Desk Technician
                                       SOE Software Pty Ltd
                                       Bentley, WA

                                       Responsibilities:
                                       • Level 1 Helpdesk support
                                       • Deal directly with the clients
                                       • Provide Technical support and advice
                                       • Manage client sites
                                       • Resolve day today issues with clients’ systems and networks
                                       • Manage and maintain the company website
                                       • Web development
                                       • Involved in providing training to clients

                                       Achievements:
                                       • Gained a thorough knowledge about servers and active directory
                                       • Participated in providing training and resolving issues in the remote
                                       schools in Kimberly and Pilbara regions
                                       • Worked with remote schools in their environments
                                       • Worked with Indigenous people with regards improving their IT
                                       infrastructure

Apr 2007 – Jan 2009                    Import Airfreight Cartage Coordinator
                                       DHL Global Forwarding
                                        Perth International Airport, WA

                                       Responsibilities:
                                       • Organizing Timely Delivery of Airfreight
                                       • Coordinating Transportation
                                       • Liaising with Clients and Transport Companies
                                       • Handling MIT (Merge in Transit) Cargo
                                       • Preparing Management Reports

                                       Achievements:
                                       • Gained a thorough knowledge of Freight Forwarding Industry
                                       • Gained valuable experience by working in a Multi National Global
                                       Company
                                       • Gained a thorough knowledge of Freight Forwarding Industry




Sandaruwan Gunawardane | 36 Mallard Way, Baldivis, WA 6171 | 0431607324 | moonjem@gmail.com |http://au.linkedin.com/in/sandaruwan
Mar 2006 – Apr 2007                    Operations Team Leader
                                       Austmail Worldwide Express (Agent for UPS at that time)
                                       Perth Domestic Airport, WA

                                       Responsibilities:
                                       • Handling Import Freight
                                       • Handling Export Freight
                                       • Handling Customs & Quarantine Hold Freight
                                       • Dealing with Customs & Quarantine Officers

                                       Achievements:
                                       • Gained a thorough knowledge about the Express Freight Industry
                                       • Gained useful leadership experience by leading import and export
                                       teams in high pressure situations
                                       • Achieved Customs and Quarantine approved person status by going
                                       through necessary training
                                       • Was able to simplify the existing procedures


Skills and Abilities

Technical                              Web Development
                                       • Very good knowledge of HTML, ASP, Javascript, PHP and Joomla

                                       Database
                                       • Good knowledge of SQL, SQL Server, MySQL

                                       Networking
                                       • Good knowledge of LAN, WAN Technologies
                                       • Practical knowledge of TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, Active Directory

                                       Server Management
                                       • Practical knowledge in working with Windows 2008 R2 Server
                                       • Good knowledge of Citrix XenServer and XenApp

                                       Trouble Shooting
                                       • Practical knowledge in trouble shooting Desktop Applications
                                       • Practical knowledge in trouble shooting Server issues
                                       • Practical knowledge in trouble shooting Computer Hardware
                                       • Practical knowledge in trouble shooting Company Network issues

Non Technical                          Excellent Communicator
                                       Pleasant Personality
                                       Good Management and Strong Analytical Skills
                                       Reliable and Punctual
                                       Team Player
                                       Leadership Ability
                                       Ability to work on tight schedules


Sandaruwan Gunawardane | 36 Mallard Way, Baldivis, WA 6171 | 0431607324 | moonjem@gmail.com |http://au.linkedin.com/in/sandaruwan
Hobbies and Interests

        Playing cricket for East Perth Cricket Club under Perth Cricket Association, 3rd Grade, since 2005
        Travel
        Music
        Photography


Referees

Mr. Geoff Nussbaum
Technical Services Manager/Senior SOE Developer
SOE Software Pty Ltd
Bentley, WA
Phone: +61-403779100

Mr. John Levingston
Managing Director
SOE Software Pty Ltd
Bentley, WA
Phone: +61-418588320

Mr. Alan Warren
Operation Manager
United Parcel Service
High Wycombe, WA
Phone: +61-421213745

* Non related personal references can be provided from Sri Lanka if required




Sandaruwan Gunawardane | 36 Mallard Way, Baldivis, WA 6171 | 0431607324 | moonjem@gmail.com |http://au.linkedin.com/in/sandaruwan

								
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