Hi, i'm Oswald!
Systems Administrator / Analyst
Accomplished IT Professional with strong Windows administration, analytical and problem-solving skills. Experience in various disciplines, including business, policy development, project administration and CMS website design.
Master of Science (Economics)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA - 1993 - 1995
Specialize program for administrators in government and private institutions, in both developing countries and advanced industrial countries, focus on economic analysis and quantitative techniques. Core courses include, Microeconomic Theory, Economic Statistics, Applied Econometrics and Macroeconomic Theory.
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)
University of Kelaniya Sri Lanka - 1981 - 1985
This specialized 04 year Honours undergraduate degree program offers course on Statistics, Commerce, Management and Information Technology fields providing learners with opportunities to develop knowledge, attitudes and skills to use in challenging businesses and government organizations.
Lancaster Group Inc.
Network Systems Administrator - 2012 - Current
Oversee local IT infrastructure including servers, security, networking, storage systems, desktops and laptops. Support 70+ users, develop training materials and procedures, supported and administered in-house Microsoft Exchange 2010 Server and eventually migrated to the cloud. Managed CISCO ASA 5500 and pfsense firewall, anti-virus, SaaS applications. Support Sage Timberline Office (Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate). Maintain corporate website. Perform Backup and restore, provide troubleshooting and solutions to users. Designed Barcode labelling system for the factory operations.
H.D. Brown Enterprises Ltd.
Systems Administrator - 2012 - 2015
Oversaw local IT infrastructure including servers, security, networking, storage systems, desktops and laptops. Supported for 40 users, develop training materials and procedures, supported and administered in-house Microsoft Exchange Server and eventually migrated corporate email system to cloud. Managed CISCO ASA 5500 firewall, anti-spam/anti-virus systems. Supported Microsoft Dynamics NAV 5.0 and EDI (Electronic Data Interchange). Designed and maintained the new corporate website. Performed Backup and restore, provided troubleshooting and solutions to users. Designed Barcode labelling system for warehouse operations.
Valley City Manufacturing Ltd.
I.T. Systems Analyst - 2003 - 2011
Reporting to the VP of Finance, assumed responsibility for the computer and telephony systems for this $30 million company, Undertook overall financial accountability for the IT department including developing and managing an annual IT budget of $75k to 100k, Successfully implemented multiple IT projects ranging from $10K to $100K, provided knowledge and vision to support the company’s business objectives. Implemented factory resource planning and forecast system using Oracle Primavera.
principal consultant - 2011 - Current
Support home based businesses, small and medium-size companies, churches and not-for-profit institutes who operate on limited budgets and cannot afford to have their own IT department. Persuing to provide quality and on-time computer support, professional website design and brand design solutions to those customers. Passionate about designing professional and attractive Content Management (CMS) System websites. Help design company logo, business cards, brochures, newsletters, presentations and flyers to ensure the high level business image is promoted. Help administer Windows-based servers and network computers, and provide support as needed basis.
Central Bank of Sri Lanka
Senior Economist - 1986 - 1998
Conducted research, participated in policy development programs, engaged in financial analyses, bank and financial institution supervision activities. Contributed to various Bank publications with research and policy articles. Participated in seminars, workshops and presentations, both local and international, including IMF and World Bank.
75% CompleteComputer/Technical Support 75%
80% CompleteCMS Website Design 80%
70% CompletePresentation/Design/Creativity 70%
90% CompleteInterpersonal Skills 90%
85% CompleteAnalytical & Research 85%
70% CompleteCritical Thinking 70%
65% CompletePrimavera /Project Administration 65%
Love soccer and cricket. Played soccer from school to competitive league level until the achilles tendon was ruptured, however I haven't given up on playing soccer yet. Enthusiastic runner persevering for 25km per week.
Serving my home church as one of the Board of Directors in the capacity of Treasurer. Looking after the financials and planning matters for 08 years. Undertake a Bible Study group, lead the Men’s Ministry, prepare teaching and study materials, design and maintain church's website, assume the backup role for the audio visual team, and undertake to design publication materials.
- Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE)
- Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
- (Oracle) Advanced Project Management in Primavera P6 Rel 7
- (Oracle) Cost Control in Primavera Contract Management Rel 13
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63 Pirie Drive