Tower of Babel
A wheeled chariot built for the yearly harvest festival in Kathmandu Valley.
A software engineer specialising in front-end web and system design from Sydney, Australia.
The goal during my 12-months here is to help bring transparency to government process through technology, and implement software that makes government services more widely accessible to the people of Kirtipur.
Find out more about this adventure on my co-authored blog, The Unlikely Sherpas.
Over the last ten years of my career I've had the chance to hone my skills in a range of industries from healthcare to local, state, and federal government organisations.
I've worked with small agile teams, as well as larger enterprise engineering teams for each of Australia's national public service broadcasters, ABC and SBS, helping to build web applications and publishing services that keep millions of Australians informed.
Front-end engineer for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's iview VOD serviceABC iview
Front-end development, data layer, and engineering content publishing systems for SBS News and The FeedSBS News & The Feed
Architecting an extensible online learning platform for healthcare professionals across Australia
An open-source Wordpress template and Dockerised stack for hosting tourism websites in NepalVisit Kirtipur
My interest in photography flourished along with my love of nature and exploration. And as I've ventured further into both, I've taken up the task of documenting the culture and landscapes that I've been witness to, learning more of the art and science of photography as I go along.
Instagram helps keep my friends and family up to date on my travels, rock-climbing, and other adventures. Follow me @kashisamaraweera.
I’m in the midst of a BA in Philosophy and Linguistics, keeping a blog that tracks the output of my studies. It’s wordy, but available on Medium at En Route.
Connect with my professional network on LinkedIn, where I keep my résumé as a living document outlining the work I've been involved in.
I’m currently living in Kathmandu, Nepal, volunteering as an ICT Officer in Kirtipur Municipality until March 2019. Read about it at The Unlikely Sherpas.
Follow my progress as a photographer either on my Instagram account, @kashis.photo; or on my Flicker account, kashisau.
Finally, if you wish to contact me for any other reason, you may send me an email or reach out via phone:
+977 9808 066 903