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APURWA SINGH

Madhyapur Thimi | Cell: 9863197551 | Email: apurwa@gmail.com | Website: apurwa.com.np

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

  • Information Technology professional possessing sound experience of 13 years along with strong technical skills and excellent language skills. 

  • Specializes in system administration preferably in Unix like systems. 

  • Has in-depth experience of working with Drupal CMS. 

  • Currently looking forward to work as an IT manager or system administrator.


CORE SKILLS

Extensive Knowledge on:

Server Technology

  • apache

  • nginx

  • mysql

  • mariadb

  • sqlite

  • samba

  • iredmail

  • zimbra

  • BIND

 

Web Technologies

  • Drupal

  • php

  • mysql

  • html

  • css

  • jquery

  • MVC Framework

  • Object Oriented Programming

 

 

Operating Systems

  • Ubuntu

  • CentOS

  • Raspbian

  • Windows

 

 

 

 

 

Virtualization

  • VMWare

  • Docker

  • VirtualBox

 

Multimedia

  • Cool Edit Pro

  • Adobe Premiere

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • GIMP

Version Control

  • GIT

 

 

 

Miscellaneous

  • Mobile Data Collection Tool (kobo toolbox)

  • Google Tools and Google Script

  • BASH

  • Raspberry Pi

 

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

ICT Coordinator | UN Volunteers Nepal | April 01, 2014 - Present

Duty Station: Local Governance and Community Development Programme, (LGCDP), Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration (MoFAGA)

Major responsibilities:

  1. Coordination
    Maintained coordination with National Information Technology Center, vendors, regional IT experts and government officials regarding development and maintenance of various ICT products. Maintained communication with Internet Service Provider regarding internet service continuity in LGCDP and MoFAGA.

  2. Configuration
    Configured and maintained operating system, web server and database server in government cloud system for new local level websites.
    Configured file server in private network of LGCDP.
    Configured digital display system in MoFAGA.
    Configured Kobo Toolbox for local government profile (login.lgprofile.gov.np).

  3. Web Development
    Developed websites for various government organizations such as lgcdp, mofaga, local governments and provincial governments.

    Links:
    lgcdp.gov.np
    mofaga.gov.np
    bhaktapurmun.gov.np
    moitfe.karnali.gov.np

  4. Content Management
    Managed content for MoFAGA and lgcdp’s official websites.

  5. Graphics Designing
    Designed brochure for UNV Nepal in English and Nepali.

  6. Documentation
    Prepared various documents for virtualization details, server setup details, server security and optimization details, website user manuals, video tutorials. Prepared TOR for local level websites.

  7. Maintenance
    Maintained security settings in web server and database server by applying various security measures against well known threats such as denial of service. Also maintained website update mechanisms.

  8. Reporting / Data Collection
    Designed survey forms for data collection from local levels using various tools such as google forms, kobocollect and custom survey forms. Prepared analytical reports in form of textual summary and GIS maps.

  9. Backstopping
    Provided tier 3 technical support to regional ICT Experts of LGCDP regarding local government websites, data portals, mobile apps and mail service. 

  10. Presentations/Training
    Provided training sessions on various technical matters to ICT volunteers, regional ICT experts, local level officials and government officials. Gave presentations to ministers and senior government officials regarding work done in the field of ICT.

 

Junior Executive | Kantipur Publications | May 16, 2004 - April 13, 2013

  • Managed content for ekantipur.com, the official website for Kantipur Publications. This included working with content of Kantipur Daily, The Kathmandu Post, Nepal, Nari and Saptahik.

  • Performed video editing for news of Kantipur Television.

  • Performed audio editing for news of Kantipur FM.

  • Designed content management system for Nepal magazine based on PHP MYSQL, which was previously based on static html.

  • Managed Google adwords for the website.

  • Provide technical backstopping support to office staff on a daily basis.


 

EDUCATION

Master of Science in Computer Science | Ongoing

Nepal College of Information Technology, (NCIT), Kathmandu

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering | 2011

Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Kathmandu

Intermediate in Science | 2003

Vigyan Adhyayan Kendra, Janakpur

 


CERTIFICATIONS

  • Database and automation in e-governance | 2016

  • Result Based Management in Local Governance | 2015

  • IT Infrastructure Training | 2015

  • Geographic Information System (GIS) | 2014

  • IT Security Audit Course based on Security Standard ISO/IEC 27001:2013 | 2014