Profile

Builds your [I,P,S]AAS environment and/or CI/CD pipeline using weaponised A.D.D. Is Code and Tech agnostic, floating somewhere between imposter syndrome and the Dunning-Kruger effect.

Experience

Automation specialist

2018 - present
ITQ - Universiteit Leiden, Leiden

Build an on-prem private cloud using VMware vRealize suite and puppet opensource, ensure complete lifecycle management of VM's deployed through user catalog. Create CI/CD pipeline for puppet "developers" using gitlab, jenkins, R10K. design and implement new services, Coach in-house engineers and developers to work using scrum/agile methodologies.

CloudFoundry specialist

2017 AUG - 2017 DEC
ITQ - Rijkswaterstaat, Delft

Pivotal CloudFoundry consultant at Rijkswaterstaat, Delft. Created CI/CD pipelines using Concourse and CloudFoundry, created smoketests for deployment and autoscaling. created automated deployment of jumphosts for developers and engineers using bosh

Lead DevOps Engineer

2016 - 2017
Grip Team KPN, Zoetermeer

Designed and implemented a continuous delivery pipeline using Jenkins, Puppet, Docker, and custom written software. Designed and implemented a visualization and monitoring tool based on open source software (dashing) to display critical business processes live. Responsible for the entire team infrastructure including vm’s, network, and performance. Also implemented scale-out solutions when required.

Senior IT Linux/Storage infrastructure engineer

2010 - 2015
BT, Amsterdam

Responsible for updates, maintenance and deployment of multiple servers both physical as virtual such as RHEL, HPUX and Sun Solaris. Using tools such as Puppet, Chef, Nagios, PRTG and personally developed custom solutions using languages such as: Python, Bash, Javascript and Ruby.

Responsible for updates, maintenance and scale-out of MCSE storage solutions including but not limited to: EMC VMAX, EMC VNX, EMC Isilon. Using tools such as Solutions Enabler, UniSphere, InsightIQ, Vipr Controller and Vipr SRM.

Senior IT Linux/Microsoft infrastructure engineer

2006 - 2010
BT, Amsterdam

Responsible for updates, maintenance and deployment of multiple servers both physical as virtual such as RHEL, HPUX and Sun Solaris. Using tools such as Puppet, Chef, Nagios, PRTG and personally developed custom solutions using languages such as: Python, Bash, Javascript and Ruby.

Responsible for updates, maintenance and deployment of multiple servers both physical as virtual such as Microsoft Windows server 2003, 2008, etc. Strong focus on security and LDAP. Managed an active directory spanning the entire globe. Global 3rd level support for engineers worldwide. Using tools such as SCOM, Orchestrator, WSUS and personally developed custom solutions using languages such as: Python, DOS, PowerShell, C#.

IT infrastructure administrator

2000 - 2006
ROCZW, Zaandam

Maintaining configuring and installing Novell Netware servers. Developing and deploying software solutions for educational environments. Developing operating system deployment solutions using network PXE and personally developed shell scripts.

3rd level support engineer

1999 - 2000
Up and running, Zaandam

Supporting multiple customers using remote assistance software. Assist on site engineers. Install and configure new servers, deploy on site.

Projects

GRIP Integrity Engine - A load and integrity test engine build in javascript using NodeJS, Create User object in Microsoft active directory and test the provisioning in MySQL and LDAP. Heavy use of multiple database technologies and Async.js
Continuous delivery dashboard - Dashboard that visualises and monitors the key performance metrics of the GRIP team's main product and delivery pipeline.
Continuous delivery pipeline - Created a continuous delivery pipeline that automates deployment of developer code. Integrated unit testing. Made use of Jenkins, Git, Docker, Custom scripts/software.
EMC2 VIPR Proof of concept - Supervised and advised as lead engineer in the first EMC2 VIPR proof of concept project in the Benelux.
Custom cloud provisioning platform - Performed as scripting and automation engineer in a BT project to create a custom cloud provisioning platform using Microsoft Orchestrator, EMC2 storage and VMware Vcenter.

Skills & Proficiency

Redhat Enterprise Linux

Bash

continuous delivery

Docker

Jenkins

Puppet

Mysql/Mariadb

Git

Virtualization

CloudFoundry

Bosh

Javascript

Python

Creating shiny lists