Aruna Rathugamage

IT Solutions Architect | Developer 
Johannesburg Area, South Africa, South Africa
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About Aruna
Status: Working on a Startup Application


I architect and build systems for businesses providing them with IT capabilities to fulfill business needs both current as well as needs in the foreseeable future. I have a proven track record for integrating systems across various platforms and architecting scalable solutions including global (Gartner) award winning enterprise systems, in operation for many years..

I have extensive experience in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), delivering complex projects for large banks across multiple customer channels such as POS, ATM, web, mobile and call center, processing billions of Rands worth of transactions with minimal downtime.

In-depth knowledge and experience in information systems architecture, software design methodologies, and software design patterns.

Passionate about enterprise data architecture and data oriented design resulting in efficient algorithms towards greener systems as well as cost efficient big data analysis and research capability across the enterprise. Inherited from my very first job as a database administrator.

Proactive and result-oriented leader adept in mentoring and motivating technical teams to exemplary performance. Built in-house capabilities on IVR and Ciboodle technologies using a young team of professionals putting foundations to save millions of Rands on vendor costs during my term as an application portfolio manager at Standard Bank and beyond.

Effective communicator adept in delivering superior customer service and bridging the business and technical communities.

Unique combination of shrewd mainframe background and modern object oriented web / social media development expertise enables me to effectively integrate best of both technologies.
I also possess Business/IT hybrid expertise from my masters level studies in both business leadership and computer science.
• Specialize in banking, Payments, Credit/Debit Cards, Airline and Web applications

Work Experience


Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) - UNISA (University of South Africa)
MBL, Business Adminstration

University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
undefined, Computer Science

Center of the International Cooperation for Computerization (CICC), Tokyo, Japan
Software Engineer, Software Engineering

University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Sri Lanka
BSc, Mathematics

D S Senanayake College,Colombo, Sri Lanka
GCE(A/L), undefined


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This profile was last updated on 9/8/2013 12:11:03 AM

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