Ashen M. Gunaratne

63/1 St. Mary's road, Mount Lavinia, 10370, Sri Lanka

(+94) 77 4299712
ashen@bcas.lk

education

Harvard College
Massachusetts, United States
Bachelor of Liberal Arts (A.L.B.)
June 2017 - September 2021

Computer Science; Related studies in linear algebra, statistics and probability, and finance.

Stanford University
California, United States
MOOC
October 2017 - November 2017

Studies in enterprise-level web application deployment with focus on security, reliability, scalability, and cross-browser support.

Harvard University
Massachusetts, United States
MOOC
January 2015 - December 2015

Studies in computer science for real-world domains of biology, cryptography, finance, forensics, and gaming.

Université Catholique de Louvain
Charleroi, Belgium
MOOC
January 2015 - November 2015

Studies in major programming concepts, techniques, and paradigms in a unified framework.

The University of British Columbia
Vancouver, Canada
MOOC
January 2015 - October 2015

Studies in computation as a tool for systematic problem solving in non-computer-science disciplines.

Lakeland Inter-American School
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Pearson Edexcel AS Level
June 2014 - July 2015
  • Accounting
  • A
Lakeland Inter-American School
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Pearson Edexcel Ordinary Level
March 2011 - June 2014
  • Mathematics
  • Further Pure Mathematics
  • Accounting
  • Business Studies
  • Economics
  • English Language
  • A*
  • A
  • A
  • B
  • B
  • B

experience

British College of Applied Studies
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Lecturer
July 2018 - Present

Instructor for Pearson BTEC HND in Computing; Responsible for level 5 specialist units: Network Security, Discrete Mathematics and Computer Systems Architecture.

Exetel PTY Limited
Sydney, Australia
Network Engineer
October 2016 - February 2017

Govern, implement, and troubleshoot real-time traffic steering policies to ensure critical application delivery, value-added services, and user quality of experience driving profitability of key deliverables in the digital data & device space in terms of revenue, users, traffic across 30 Gb/s data link.

IKON Systems (Private) Limited
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Chief Information Officer
January 2016 - October 2016

Direct and manage computing and information technology strategic plans, policies, programs, schedules, and responsible for advertising network’s scalability, security, and capacity-planning.

academic service

freeCodeCamp
Curriculum Contributor
February 2017 - Present

Authore guides and specimen solutions for freeCodeCamp certification program challenges on algorithm design. https://guide.freecodecamp.org/certificates

edX
Content Support Associate
December 2016 - Present

Validate and alter qualitative attributes of uploaded course materials to meet edX guidelines.

languages

C, C++, C#, CSS, DTD, HTML, Java, JavaScript, LISP, NesC, Objective-C, Pascal, Perl, PHP, Python, SQL, SVG, VBSript, XHTML, XML Schema, XPath, XQuery, XSLT, English, Japanese, Sinhala

community service

United Nations
Volunteer Task Force
January 2015 - Present