January 2016 - Present

Technical Solution Consultant - Proact Netherlands B.V.

For the last two years I have been in a hybrid function with a broad scope of specializations in the following areas:

Networking: Core, Edge, Access / Spine, Leaf / BGP Vendors: Cisco
Automation: Ansible,RHEL Kickstart
Virtualization: Hyper-V, VMWare, VCloud Director, KVM, Docker
Orchestration: OnApp and OpenStack
Cloud: Azure (Express Route) and AWS (S3, Lambda, Federated Identities, Cognito)
Linux: RedHat, Debian, CentOS, SmartOS
Windows: Windows Server 2012, 2016
Languages: Javascript, Python, Bash, Powershell and PHP

My function has been made up of the following roles:

Project Consultancy: New and large data center deployments, automated datacenter rollouts (PXE, kickstart, ansible), cloud lift and shift, network implementations, network migrations.

Technical Pre-Sales: OpenStack Architecture/Advisory, Simplivity Architecture, Networking Architecture/Advisory

Innovation: With a focus on new technology I have been working on Hybrid Cloud, Cloud Orchestration SDN and Internal tooling development.

example some of my advanced cases have been:

Developing internal tooling and software
Network migrations of data center environments
Ansible Automation and rapid deployments of green field environments
Deployment of hybrid cloud environment based on Azure or AWS with direct connect/express route infrastructure

Due to the diversity of my role and technical knowledge my new title is the aggregation of my role in the Cloud Development Team and my role as a Project Consultant.

March 2015 - January 2016

Cloud Development Team - Proact IT Group AB

My new role in the Cloud Development Team means i focus on development of cloud technologies such as Openstack, AWS and Azure it also means i work on improving and optimzing business insight and cloud management with our team.

January 2015 - March 2015

Project Consultant - Proact Netherlands B.V.

My job as a Project Consultant is to architect, build, support and innovate on new technologies such as Openstack. My other focus is to architect and build solutions based on existing technology such as NetApp Storage.

December 2014 - January 2015

Support Consultant - Proact Netherlands B.V.

As a support consultant my job was to diagnose and fix advanced problems in mission critical environments using technologies such as Linux, Cisco, NetApp, VMware, Hyper-V and much more.

In my function I have given support to customers in multiple industries such as Healthcare, Government, Offshore and fortune 500 companies.

The scope of issues were both Software and Hardware varying from P3 to P1 System Down cases.

August 2012 - December 2014

Junior Support Consultant - Proact Netherlands B.V.

As a Junior Support Consultant I refined my hands on skills with existing hardware solutions and started to learn the ropes of the Industry, In this two year period I learnt how to Troubleshoot Systems, Work with Customers, Critical Case Solving, ITIL and working with Vendors.

January 2009 - August 2012

Freelance IT Consultant

I was a freelance IT Support consultant. Who offered support to end users in the Amsterdam area. At the time i was 16 years of age and finished when i was 18. I also offered CCTV and network solutions to small companies and schools within Amsterdam.

January 2009 - August 2012

Student/Internal IT Administrator School Compter Lab (Microsoft/Linux)

I was the System Administrator for my schools computer lab network. I was managing all windows server and linux server hosts. I was also responsible for implementing changes in the computer environment.

Skills - on a scale of 1 to 5


  1. I have heard of the technology and done research on it.
  2. I have heard of the technology and done basic research and testing of this techology.
  3. I have an understanding in which I can administrate and maintain this technology.
  4. I have a working and advanced knowledge of this technolgy and can do advance troubleshooting and maintenance.
  5. Engineering level proficiency.

Skill Rating
Ansible 4
Linux 4
Azure 3
Routing 4
Cisco ASA 4
Cisco Nexus 4
Cisco Catalyst 4
Docker 3
SmartOS 4
Windows Desktop 4
Windows Server 4
Microsoft Lync Server 3
Microsoft AD 4
Microsoft Exchange 3
NetApp 4
Commvault 2
SmartOS 4
CIsco Networks 3
Cisco UCS 2
OpenVPN 4
Ceph 3
HP Procurve 3
LustreFS 1
VMWare 4
Redhat 4
Openstack 3
Chef 1
Simplivity 3
OpenVZ 1
Hadoop 1
ElasticSearch 2
Paxton Access Control 4
avigilon CCTV Systems 4

Languages and workflows:


Python 2
Bash 3
JS 3
nodejs 1


English 5
Dutch 3



Extra Projects


Hackerspace - board Member of Techinc Amsterdam

Working on the network team to provide reliable services and hosting to member projects. Working on the board to handle the spaces day to day administration.

2015 Volunteer Network Operatinos Center CCC Camp 2015 Germany (WIFI Team, Access team)
2015 Volunteer Network Operations Center hack in the box security conference.
2014 Volunteer teardown Hack in the box security conference Amsterdam
2013 OHM 2013 Light Operations Center Team volunteer -
2011 - 2013 Volunteer audio engineer Talent Factory de valk / youth center Amsterdam