Mobile: +32-473-888 117
Date of birth: 10th of January, 1967
Place of birth: Brugge, Belgium
The Flemish Radio- and Television Network Organisation (VRT) is the public broadcasting network of the Flemish Community.
Develop and deploy a new Puppet environment
Prepare the new server environment
Follow up monitoring and remedy issues
Super-Visions specialises in monitoring solutions for medium, large businesses & enterprises.
Monitoring system integrations with reporting and root cause analysis
Configuration management automation design and implementation
Monitoring customisation to comply with customer requirements: writing and maintaining custom monitors/integrations.
Puppet design, implementation and administration
Use It Group develops software for the building sector.
Set up and configure Cloud Compute Linux server instances on Amazon EC2
Provide centralised and consistent Linux server management
Convert internal and external PHP websites/services to fully MVC based CMS enabled sites with Zend Framework
Administer and install PostgreSQL database service on Linux
Trimble Transport and Logistics is a total solutions provider in remote fleet and asset management.
At TrimbleTL my responsibilities include
Setup and maintain the Puppet configuration management production and test environment.
Architect, administer and manage about 50 Linux servers.
Write and maintain Puppet configuration management recipes.
Administer and maintain the J2EE / Jboss application cluster on Linux
install and administer hardware
Test, debug and install new versions of the Java application.
Administer the DMZ and Private network and MySQL database servers on Linux.
Update and maintain PHP and Perl websites and utility scripts.
Westsite is a small but well established website building firm, Located in Brugge.
At Westsite I was Developing the Perl scripting for interactive, database driven, websites on Linux servers.
Where possible, I attempt to :
Write fully validating XHTML 1.1 code.
Write clean, efficient and easy to understand Perl code.
Use technologies like DOM scripting and AJAX in an unobtrusive way.
Document my code sufficiently
Aramiska was Europe's leading satellite broadband provider for businesses.
I was hired as Level 2 analyst but got promoted to Team leader as of 01/2004.
On Aug 24 2004 I received the additional responsibility of IT Administrator.
From Dec 2004 i switched full time to IT Administrator.
Aramiska went bankrupt in February 2006.
Maintaining all internal Linux server. Installation, configuration, update and security maintenance.
Manage and support user base
Manage remote access, VPN's and network connectivity for 2 remote locations (UK & NL)
Maintaining all internal Linux and HP-UX servers in my responsibility of IT Administrator. + Installation, configuration, update and security maintenance.
Supporting L1 : Maintaining and improving Level 1 troubleshooting procedures. + Preparing and organising training of Level 1 analysts.
Incident management : Troubleshoot tickets escalated by Level 1 and resolve them within SLA.
Problem management : Match similar incidents and recognise them as general problems to be resolved by the NOC or Engineering departement.
Key Account Support : Provide first line support to large accounts.
Sales Support : Support the Sales organisation with technical expertise in large sales projects.
Maintenance of CareNet : Maintain and update the help website for customers and internal Customer Support analysts.
Adept is a System integrator & Services firm with a strong focus on security and high availability in Unix.
Adept stopped all operations and laid off all employees.
In this firm I performed the following tasks
Install Linux and other servers, secure them for safe internet connection and perform administration and maintenance tasks to keep the servers up to date.
Developing cross-platform web-based CRM applications with PHP and Perl-CGI on Apache and MySQL.
Set up, configure and maintain hardware and software firewalls on Linux, Checkpoint, SonicWall, Netscreen, ...
Install configure and maintain internet and intranet DNS servers with BIND on Linux, hardware devices, and, on the intranet side make DNS interact with DHCP server.
Design and/or configure emergency recovery and backup systems, useable via network to take daily backups of servers and workstations and create complete images of these to be restored when needed. This is done with tar, partimage, amanda, tapeware or the available, ideal for the job, software.
Configuring, installing and maintaining Apache - PHP - MySQL servers in combination with SSL (OpenSSL) to provide secure data driven dynamic websites.
Design assembly and implementation of a CD-bootable linux system to create backups of systems, do maintenance tasks and possibly debugging of hardware and network problems. Building on this system, I developed a Linux server distribution allowing installation in under 20 minutes. Administration is done via a Perl-CGI web interface and all configuration settings are stored in a MySQL database. From thes settings a complete configuration is created. These settings can be saved in an external format which allows complete disaster recovery of the server within 30 minutes.
YourNet.be is a company to provide server, network and client services and hardware to SME's in the Brugge region.
YourNet.be provides following services.
Web development and hosting with Apache, PHP, MySQL, ...
Server installations, mainly on Linux platform, for small intranets. These include firewall setup, relaying mailserver, samba file and print sharing and internet access.
Hardware sales and maintenance for SME's and private persons.
Abo-Service is a company based around bookkeeping program made by the owner. It also provides computer services for the clients who use that program. In 2000 Abo Service opened a computer shop. Abo is a Microsoft-oriented firm. My tasks at Abo Service were
Programming a complete shop-management program, containing client list, stocklist, supplier list and generation of all the necessary sales-documents.
Programming a product catalog, provided on cd, with an image catalog, updatable price list and possibility to place orders via modem.
Programming a price-information and ordering program for an wholesale firm of electrical appliances. the program offered the possibility to have a constantly updated article and price list on the pc in the shops. It contained data about +/- 15.000 articles wich could be ordered via modem communication. This program was used by over 180 shops in Belgium.
Assembling, maintaining and repairing pc's
Network installations and maintenance of network in SME's and in our own offices.
Installation and maintenance of our own Backoffice server.
November 6-8, 2012, London, UK
March 12-14, 2013, London, UK
SLES / OpenSuSE
Apache / Tomcat
Puppet Systems Management / MCollective
Version control (git, svn)
General networking (TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP/S, SMTP, FTP, SSH, tunneling, routing, switching…)
Monitoring (Systems, networking, applications, databases, security)
NAT, Stateful firewall
Imap(s) / pop
High Availability / Load Balancing
Virtualisation: VMWare, Docker, Virtualbox, AWS, Xen Linux
ETL - Pentaho Data Integration
html / css
French near native
English near native
These persons are familiar with my professional qualifications and my character:
Head of Business Development - Super-Visions
Phone: +32 50 685 558
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Head of IT - Super-Visions
Phone: +32 50 685 558
Email : email@example.com
MySQL Consultant - Percona
MySQL Consultant - Percona