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Nuwan Hettiarachchi

Nuwan Hettiarachchi

Data Programmar

UBC EXL | Surrey, Canada


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Introduction to Python

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Dr. Semmelweis and the Discovery of Handwashing

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Passionate problem-solver, leveraging data to drive impactful solutions.

My Work

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The GitHub History of the Scala Language



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My Work Experience

Where I've interned and worked during my career.

Hemlock Harling Distribution Inc | Feb 2017 - Present

Senior Data Programmer

* Programming * Data Analysis * Fussy matching and data retrieval strategies * Developing algorithms in ease of work / Automation * Expert Level Problem solving in mailing and package distribution * Expert Level consulting for postal products and best practices * Maintain and execution of monthly runs for Billing and Subscription clients * Developing data solutions for distribution clients (Canada Posts/USPS/ FEDEX/Purolator) * Developing applications for product kitting/mixing and shipment * Building and providing services for fulfillment services * Variable Print Layouts Design and Programming * Process Analysis and Optimization * http://hemlockharling.com/company/
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Kirk Marketing | Oct 2011 - Jan 2017

Programmer / Analyst

• Extracted, Transformed, Loaded, and processed data from various text and data formats • Programed in Fusion Pro rule bases with JavaScript on Acrobat • Programmed XMPie (Q-Lingo) for cross media page layouts and variable data printing • Generated data reporting, data analysis, marketing services and postal preparation reports • Watch for Canada Post and USPS standards and adhered • Printed cross media marketing materials with Xerox printers Nuvera Bourg 144/ DP-180/ J75/ C75 models • Designed variable based page layout (VPD) and programming with Adobe In- design and Fusion Pro

HSBC Global Publishing Services | Jun 2010 - Jul 2011

Senior Web Developer

• Increased usability of Exchange Traded Fund web site with implementing Chinese language compatibility • Upgraded site navigation / User journey with customized JQuery UI components • Worked with a large team of web developers and supported developing in- house CMS • Prototyped and developed web sites for worldwide solution centers • Developed a news letter with responsive design to compatible with multiple mobile and desktop devises and client browsers • Tested page layouts and responsiveness in different rendering engines across multiple devices

ATP Asia | May 2003 - Jun 2008

Team Lead/Senior Programmer

• Lead and managed a team of five to seven programmers • Managed projects/ special assignments towards bringing up a start up company to its maturity • Helped developing a business that runs 24x7 on two time zones with 12 hour gap, so our production is two times faster than competitors • Screened/ interviewed and hired programmers for various roles • Kept notes on resources allocations and progress • Participated in daily meetings, discussed and steered projects to success • Helped developing processes and methodologies for cross-functional teams • Coordinated communications within and between geographically diverse teams • Earned valuable experience working with people from multiple cultures • Developed Data analysis solutions for global clientele including IMI International, Harris Interactive, IPSOS Reid, Sentis etc • Published research reports formatted compatible to web • Developed Power Point presentations • Developed time tracking system • Quality checked and monitored a team of programmers • Hosted training session, transferred knowledge and participated in peer- reviews • Authored and maintained company knowledge base for data configurations • Used puTTY, Vi/Vim, Quantum compiler, Text based data (Fixed and variable length), Research program coding, SPSS, UNIX/Lynux environment, MS Power Point, MS Access VBA programming, Visual Basic programming

My Education

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Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS), Industrial Safety TechnologyDouglas College | 2011
First Aid/CPR Certificate, Industrial Safety TechnologySt. John Ambulance | 2011
Master of Science (M.Sc.), Advanced Computer SystemsUniversity of Colombo | 2004
Bachelor of Science (BSc), Computer & Information SystemsLondon Metropolitan University | 2002
NCC International Advanced Diploma in Computer Studies (IADCS), Computer and Information Sciences...NCC Education UK (affiliated by IDM) | 2000

About Me

Nuwan Hettiarachchi

Seeing vast amount of address data over years, I am here to explore what is beyond there and what more we can do with data. I am interested in exploratory data analysis, building data pipelines, NLP, machine learning, Blockchains and Data Metaverse.

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