Merill Fernando

Merill Fernando

Ex-Microsoft MVP & Senior Domain Specialist at Telstra

Location
Melbourne, Australia
Industry
Information Technology and Services

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Merill Fernando's Overview

Current
  • Senior Domain Specialist at Telstra
Past
  • Group Manager, Software Engineering at Assette
  • Developer Evangelist at Microsoft
  • Software Architect at Assette
  • Lead Engineer at Assette
  • Software Engineer at Lanka Online
  • Analyst Programmer at Quo Systems
  • Lecturer/Developer at Gateway Centre for Information Technology
Education
Connections

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Merill Fernando's Summary

A systems architect/developer whose one true passion is to build software that users can connect with.

Specialties

MCP, MCAD, MCSD, MCTS, MCPD, MVP

Microsoft MVP [2004]
MCPD: SharePoint Developer 2010 [2011]
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer [2006]
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist [2006]
Microsoft Certified Trainer [2002]
Microsoft Certified Solution Developer [1999]
Microsoft Certified Application Developer [1999]
Microsoft Certified Professional [1998]
Sun Certified Java Programmer [2001]
Sun Certified Java Instructor [2001]

Merill Fernando's Experience

Senior Domain Specialist

Telstra

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; TLS; Telecommunications industry

January 2014Present (9 months)

Providing architecture and technical governance for Telstra's Enterprise Collaboration Platform powered by SharePoint

Solution Architect

Jacobs Technology

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; JEC; Defense & Space industry

March 2010January 2014 (3 years 11 months)

Technical Architect

Jacobs Technology

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; JEC; Defense & Space industry

April 2008March 2010 (2 years)

Senior Consultant

Jacobs Technology

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; JEC; Defense & Space industry

November 2007March 2008 (5 months)

Group Manager, Software Engineering

Assette

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Computer Software industry

February 2006October 2007 (1 year 9 months)

Developer Evangelist

Microsoft

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; MSFT; Computer Software industry

October 2005January 2006 (4 months)

Software Architect

Assette

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Computer Software industry

January 2003September 2005 (2 years 9 months)

Lead Engineer

Assette

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Computer Software industry

July 2000December 2002 (2 years 6 months)

Software Engineer

Lanka Online

December 1999June 2000 (7 months)

Analyst Programmer

Quo Systems

November 1998November 1999 (1 year 1 month)

Lecturer/Developer

Gateway Centre for Information Technology

January 1997October 1998 (1 year 10 months)

Merill Fernando's Honors and Awards

  • MVP

    Microsoft
    • January 2004
  • EASE Award for Best Performing Student (MSc in IT)

    Keele University
    • July 2003
  • Unique Collaborator (Employee) of the Year

    Unique World
    • July 2011

Merill Fernando's Projects

Merill Fernando's Skills & Expertise

  1. SQL Server
  2. ASP.NET
  3. .NET
  4. C#
  5. LINQ
  6. WPF
  7. SharePoint
  8. XML
  9. T-SQL
  10. Visual Studio
  11. SQL
  12. AJAX
  13. WCF
  14. Enterprise Architecture
  15. Web Services
  16. Silverlight
  17. Agile
  18. Solution Architecture
  19. IIS
  20. MOSS 2007
  21. Microsoft Technologies
  22. Integration
  23. Portals
  24. Information Architecture
  25. Microsoft SQL Server
  26. Agile Methodologies
  27. Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server
  28. ASP.NET MVC
  29. UML
  30. InfoPath
  31. Agile Project Management
  32. SharePoint Designer
  33. Requirements Analysis
  34. Entity Framework
  35. Microsoft Certified Professional
  36. Software Engineering
  37. XSLT
  38. Microsoft Certified Technology
  39. ADO.NET

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Merill Fernando's Education

Keele University

Master of Science, Information Technology

20012003

Keele-IIT EASE Award for Best Performing Student

ecole internationale

19851994

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