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Shanaka Onlive

Shanaka Onlive

Shanaka Onlive

My Resume

Personal Information:

Core Competencies:


  • Extensive experience in installation, administration and networking in various environments
  • Thorough knowledge of Windows 10; Windows 7; Windows Vista; Windows XP; Windows 2000 Server; Windows Server 2003; Windows Server 2008; Windows NT; Novell; DOS; OS/2; TCP/IP; InstallShield; Ghost; Deploy Center; Microsoft SMS 2003; and BDD
  • Active Directory Services; Active Directory Group Policy Objects (GPO); Group Policy Management Console (GPMC); DHCP; WINS; and DNS
  • Utilized Install Shield Scripting to package software for application deployment
  • Excellent command of running projects employing industry standard project management techniques
  • Extensive documentation and training experience
  • Successful project and technical team leader and motivator


Professional Working Skills:


  • Operating Systems:               
Windows 10; Windows 8; Windows 7; Windows Vista; Windows XP; Windows NT 4.0; Novell NetWare; DOS and OS/2; Ubuntu; Fedora; Mac OS 
  • Microsoft Servers:
Windows Server 2012 R2; Windows Server 2008; Windows Server 2008 Core; Windows Server 2003; Windows Server 2000; AD 2003; AD DS 2008; Microsoft Exchange 2003; Microsoft Exchange 2007
  • Software:
MS SQL Server 2003/ 2008 R2/ 2012 R2; MS Office 2007; MS Office 2003/XP; Norton Utilities; WinFax; PC Anywhere; McAfee; WinZip; Symantec Ghost; Veritas; Heat; Remedy 7.0/6.0; DameWare Mini Remote Console; Email (Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Notes Mail); Oracle and many others  
  • Hardware:
Intel, 3COM, HP Proliant DL380 G7/ DL380p G8/ DL580 G7/ DL 360 G6, HP ML570, HP Proliant ML310e G8 v2, IBM x86 Servers, Dell PowerEdge M805, Barracuda Firewall 200, Cisco ASA 5510 and many other devices.
  • Virtualization:
Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2, VMware
  • Networking:
Eicon Communications products such as OSI Gateway for DOS and OS/2; SNA Gateway; IPX/SPX; TCP/IP; Routers; Switches; Modems; Hubs and Bridges.

  • ERP:
MS Dynamic NAV; HRMS; BOSS; MYCOM and many others. 
  • WEB:
HTML, CSS, JAVA Script, PHP, ASP.Net, WORDPRESS, JOOMLA, DRUPAL, Domain/ Host/ E mail Control Panel, WinSCP, FileZilla Client


Employment Experience: 


Occupation: IT – Coordinator – Ansar Group ( Qatar, U.A.E, Bahrain, Turkey, China & U.S.A )

         (Retail Company)

         Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for third-level support for all server related issues.
  • Participated in complete system builds, upgrades, migrations, code deployments and patch management.
  • Implemented security policy and virus protection.
  • Administered change management related to server upgrades and software installation.
  • Prepared and maintained documentation of technologies, standards and procedures.
  • Maintained and supported more than 20 servers for Intel Steady State.
  • Maintain & update company web site.


Proof of Concept: (Windows Server 2008 Deployment)

  • Configured Server Core; configured networking; security and system settings on Server Core.
  • Added and removed server roles and features; configured AD Domain Services roles; configured network infrastructure roles; configured file and print services; configured IIS7 on Server Core.
  • Added backup features and used unattend.xml files to automate Windows Server 2008 setup.
  • Performed unattended domain controller installation.


Technical Environment:

  • Windows 2000 Server; Windows Server 2003; Windows Server 2008; VMware Server and Tivoli Storage Manager


Responsible for:

  • Day-to-day support on Windows Server and backup/restoration for more than 20+ Intel Servers; job entailed frequent visit to other locations, due to the nature of the work.



Occupation: IT & Chief Operation Officer – Crystal Décor Est. Dubai, UAE

(An Interior Decoration Company)      


Occupation: IT Coordinator – Q Home Décor LLC, Landmark Group,

Dubai, UAE (Retail Company)


Academic Education:


  • 2006
Bs.c in Information Management & Information Systems at Raffles Academy in Singapore.
  • 2005
Completed LCCI business management at Raffles Academy Singapore.
  • 2004
Completed EFFS advanced level at Raffles Academy Singapore.
  • 2003
Diploma in Computer Hardware & Networking at Turnkey Institute in Sri Lanka.
  • 2003
Completed web designing and data entry course at Languway Institute in SriLanka.
  • 2003
G.C.E A/L Commerce Lumbini College, Colombo 5, Sri Lanka.
  • 2000
G.C.E O/L Lumbini College, Colombo 5, Sri Lanka.


Academic Training:


  • Accounting, Marketing,Advertising & Public Relations – Raffles Academy in Singapore.


Vocational Training:


  • POS cash register system installation & troubleshoot trainning  – Ansar Group, Qatar
  • SQL Server Management training – New World Center, Qatar
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 ERP – New World Center, Qatar
  • Project Management training – Crystal Décor, Dubai
  • Customer handling orientation – Sri Lanka Telecom
  • Performance and Development training – Etisalat Lanka
  • IT security and telecommunication network training – Etisalat Lanka
  • IT project management training – Landmark IT, Dubai
  • Stock management training – Q Home Décor, Dubai


 Other Software Applications Skills:


  • Swish Max
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Acustica Mixcraft
  • Front Page/ Dreamweaver


Developed web sites:



Language Skills:


  • Sinhala – Native Language
  • English – Highly proficient in spoken and written
  • Tamil – Basic communication skiils/ Working knowledge
  • Hindi – Good communication skiils


Further Particulars:


  • CDMA Phone simulation for Sri Lanka Telecom.
  • Chief Organizer for Winter Dj-Night held at Sanhinda Leisure Centre, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  • Performed as a part time DJ/Lighting/Dancing Group In charge for 2 years in Singapore.
  • Participated for sport activities.
  • Member of college Media unit/ Traffic unit/ Art society & Body Building.