Sr. Solutions Architect
Amazon Web Services
As a Sr. Solutions Architect at AWS, I build technical relationships with customers of all sizes and operate as their trusted advisor, ensuring they get the most out of the cloud at every stage of their journey. I make recommendations on security, cost, performance, reliability and operational efficiency to accelerate their challenging, mission-critical projects.

Sr. Technical Account Manager
Amazon Web Services
As Sr. Technical Account Manager, I focus on provide technical guidance to top tier AWS customers. I help customers improve their operational health while reducing cost and complexity. Next to that I uplift customer capabilities by providing tailored workshops and product deep-dives.

Technical Executive

In the position of Technical Executive I am responsible for overseeing the day to day IT operations for some of our top clients. To ensure that the organization’s IT technology works efficiently I strongly focused on identifying waste and eliminating it from the IT processes. By automating standard changes, deployments and a large part of the incident management process the operational FTE requirements are strongly reduced while NPS increased. The global, multi-site IT environment consists of over 1000 Windows and Linux/Unix servers running on top of a combination of Azure and on-premise vSphere.

Key Contributions:

  • Leading a team of 7 Senior IT engineers by training, motivating and setting clear KPIs.
  • Building a weekly automation pipeline assuring maximum autonomic resolution for the client.
  • Build and bug-fix over a hundred automatons which either diagnose or completely resolve recurring issues saving my employer multiple FTE’s. Used technologies include TypeScript, Python, Powershell, Bash and SQL.
  • Worked with tier 1 clients to align and support their requirements with a high-level of attention and intimacy.
  • Leading all technical projects, system and software upgrades to improve the client’s infrastructure.
  • Building a strong trust and positive relationship with the client.
  • Written over 50 automated SOP’s to ensure uniform effective processing of requests and incidents.
  • Manage relationships with (third party) vendors for technical products and services for the organization.

Various Positions
NS, SURFnet, NLnet Labs, etc.
A full overview of past experience is available
on my LinkedIn profile.

AWS Certified

View my transcript on

  • Associate Certification:
    • Developer - Associate (DVA)
    • Solutions Architect - Associate (SAA)
    • SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA)
  • Professional Certification:
    • DevOps Engineer - Professional (DOP)
    • Solutions Architect - Professional (SAP)
  • AWS Specialty Certification
    • Security - Specialty (SCS)
    • Advanced Networking - Specialty (ANS)

Microsoft, VMware, ECC
  • MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (2016)
  • VMware: VCP6-DataCenterVitualization (2017)
  • EC-Council: Certified Ethical Hacker (2014)

University of Amsterdam
Master of Science (MSc), System & Network Engineering
Education focused on Open Standards, Open Software and Open Security, hence the name OS3. Half of the program focuses on the security of systems and networks.

Hogeschool Zuyd
Bachelor's degree, IT - Network Infrastructure Design (Heerlen, The Netherlands)
The education focused on core IT Services, Development and Business Intelligence. I build hands-on experience operating Linux, Windows and Cisco systems.

Gilde Opleidingen
IT System Administration (Roermond, The Netherlands)