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.
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
September 2009 - november 2015
IT Consultant / administrator
SPHINX-IT / EDAN - Cegeka Group, Full-Time
APRIL 2008 - SEPTEMBER 2009
Corilus - Arseus Group, Full-Time
Expert, 11 Years
Specialized in Windows Server and the following server applications:
- Active Directory and Group Policy management
- File and Print Server, DFS
- Microsoft Exchange 2003 - 2016
- Microsoft SQL 2005 - 2017
- Microsoft SharePoint 2010 - 2016
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
- HyperV 2008R2 - 2016
- Microsoft App-V
Advanced, 8 Years
Specialized in Linux Server editions and the following server applications
- Distro's: Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS and RHEL
- Apache & Nginx
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
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.