Personal 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 personal focus is being a great father for my 3 year old son and a good spouse to my wonderful wife. I love reading, going out for drink with friends and talking a walk with my labrador James.

Profesional Profile

I offer my knowledge and experience as a system administrator, network engineer or project manager on a freelance basis for your company. I follow the ITIL guidelines where possible and will provide a straigth communication and documentation on the end of a project.

My services can consist but are not limited to:

  • Project based implementation of software.
  • Project based implementation of new hardware.
  • System administration of your company Linux and Windows servers.
  • Network administration of your company network infrastructure.
  • Security hardening of your servers, software and network infrastructure.
  • Technical GDPR complaince.
  • ...
  • If you are interested in my profile, please scroll further down to take a look at my knowledge overview and certifications.

    If you are interested in my services, please don't hesitate to contact me through the webform on this page on the left or at my e-mail address thomas@deitconsultant.be .

Work Experience

November 2015 - Present

IT Systems / Network engineer

Cerba Healthcare Belgium & BARC - De IT Consultant


My main project for the moment is providing system / network engineer consultancy for the medical laboratories of Cerba Healthcare Belgium and the clinical laboratory of BARC. 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, HP and Sonicwall network infrastructure.
  • 2nd line support for the service desk.
  • Project Management and deployment of new infrastructure projects and software programs.

Januari 2008 - Present

Hosting Provider

De IT Consultant


I provide and administrate Linux webhosting and VPS hosting in a own Datacenter, Microsoft Azure or Amazon AWS. This consists of but is not limited to:

  • Installation, configuration, and maintenance of Linux and Windows Servers.
  • Configuration and maintenance of webhosting.
  • Providing web applications.

Past Experience

December 2014 - november 2015

IT Consultant

EDAN - Cegeka Group, Full-Time

September 2009 - november 2014

IT Consultant / administrator

SPHINX-IT, 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:

- Starting from Windows Server NT to Windows Server 2016

- Active Directory, DNS 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

- 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