Profesional Profile

I am a 36 year old professional who is passionate about IT technologies and their inner workings. I have a broad range of experience within this field and I make sure that I'm up to date with all the new developments and products. I work as an freelance IT system and network engineer, with as main projects installing & maintaining servers and their accompanying roles and programs and the network infrastructure.

My technical focus is on security and how to implement secure IT environments.

In my spare time I'm a husband and father and I love go walking with my Labrador James.

Work Experience

November 2015 - Present

IT Systems / Network engineer

Cerba Healthcare Belgium, Main project


I work as a system / network engineer for the clinical and medical laboratories of Cerba Healthcare Belgium. I am part of a 3 man SE team, that serves 7 global sites. As an administrator I am specialized in Windows & Linux servers and their accompanying roles and a variety of programs. Accompying the server infrastructure I also maintane the network and firewall infrastructure.

My main techincal focus over the last years is security and how to implement secure environmets.

  • Installing, configuring and maintaining Windows & Linux server
  • IT Infrastructure security analysis and applying good security practices
  • Installing and configuring Cisco, Procurve and Sonicwall network infrastructure
  • 2nd line support for service desk
  • Project Management and deployment of new infrastructure and programs

Januari 2008 - Present

Hosting - IT Consultant

Self employed, Side project


In addition to my full time position as a System Administrator I provide Linux webhosting, VPS hosting, and IT consulting services for small businesses. This consists of but is not limited to:

  • Installation, configuration, and maintenance of Linux and Windows Servers.
  • Configuration and maintenance of Apache webhosting
  • Vulnerability testing for small businesses, providing findings and recommendations

Past Experience

September 2009 - november 2015

IT Consultant / administrator

SPHINX-IT / EDAN - Cegeka Group, Full-Time

APRIL 2008 - SEPTEMBER 2009

IT Technician

Corilus - Arseus Group, Full-Time

Technical Skills

%

Windows Server

Expert, 11 Years

Specialized in Windows Server and the following server applications:

- Active Directory and Group Policy management

- File and Print Server, DFS

- WSUS

- Microsoft Exchange 2003 - 2016

- Microsoft SQL 2005 - 2017

- Microsoft SharePoint 2010 - 2016

%

Applications

Expert, 11 Years

Specialized or knowledge with the following applications:

- Microsoft Dynamics NAV 4.0 - 2015.

- Deployment tools like WDS, Kace 2000, Puppet

- Microsoft Office 365 and Office applications 95 to 2016

- Monitoring with Nagios, Zabbix and Kaseya Traverse

- Disaster recovery with Acronis Advanced Backup, Backup Exec and Veeam B&R

- Virtual and containerization with
 - VMware vSphere 4 - 6.5
 - Docker
 - HyperV 2008R2 - 2016
 - Microsoft App-V

%

Linux Server

Advanced, 8 Years

Specialized in Linux Server editions and the following server applications

- Distro's: Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS and RHEL

- Bind

- Apache & Nginx

- MySQL

%

Network

Advanced, 8 Year

Technical and hands-on knowledge of the following products.

- DHCP & DNS

- IP subnetting, routing

- IPsec, SSL and OpenVPN tunnels

- MPLS lines

- SonicWall TZ and NSA series

- Cisco Catalyst & Nexus

- HP Procurve

- Zyxel USG series

%

Languages

Advanced to Mediocre

I understand the following writen and spoken languages.

- Dutch - Native.

- English - Very good.

- French - notes.

I understand the following computer and scripting languages.

- Bash - Good.

- Powershell - Mediocore.

- .net - notes.

- python - notes.

- HTML & PHP - notes.

Certifications

Cisco CCNA

Achievement Date: 10/2016


Microsoft MCSA

Achievement Date: 04/2013


Microsoft MCP

Achievement Date: 09/2012


Microsoft Server 2012 - 70-417

Achievement Date: 04/2013


Microsoft Server 2008 Administrator - 70-646

Achievement Date: 09/2012


Microsoft Server 2008 Active Directory - 70-640

Achievement Date: 01/2012


Microsoft Server 2008 Network Infrastructure - 70-417

Achievement Date: 03/2011

Education and Training

Ethical Hacking

MME bvba


CCNA Advanced bootcamp

Global Knowledge


Sonicwall Advanced networking

Sonicwall


SAN deployment

Fujitsu Siemens


Network Administration

KISP


Graphical Design and techniques

VISO