Nick de Groot
Arenberglaan 39
4824RG , Breda
The Netherlands



Medior Network Engineer Buitendienst at Lesage ICT

January 2009 – Present (5 years 4 months)

Working for an IT company which provide a wide range of IT services for their clients.|We serviced over more then 300 general practioners and pharmacys , and more then 100 small and medium sized companies.
I advised customers the best suitable IT solution , where platforms mentioned below where used.
Supply and installation of hardware ( HP DL,ML Proliant servers, HP Desktops) and software.
Designing, building, securing and maintaining complex computer networks.
Design, manage, and migrate (SBS) Microsoft Networks.
Implement ASP Services (Terminal Server, Citrix, RemoteApp) and hosted Exchange services.
Implementing Security Appliances, Firewall and Remote Access solutions based on Sonicwall and Cisco appliances.
Installing broadband connections ( xDSL , Cable).
Implementing Anti-Spam based on Barracuda anti-spam appliance.
Implementing (hosted) Trend Micro antivirus solution.
Design and installation of SBC , Hosted and Datacenter environments , based on Vmware Vcenter or ESX(i) combined with HP MSA storage.
Designing and installing backup & storage solutions based on Backup Exec software with storage and copy out to tapes or Online Backup based on Ahsay OBM Manager.
Developped a managed services &  network monitoring system to proactivly monitor the customers network based on Nagios software on Linux Debian OS.

Project worker ICT at meditta

January 2008 – January 2009 (1 year 1 month)

IT  project worker for General Practioner posts in Sittard , Roermond en Weert, and for all individual general practitioners.
Main activitie is the co-ordinantion of ICT activities. Managing external companies for IT services that they provide to General Practitioners.
Developping a migration standard for HIS (General Practitioner information system) to ASP (Application Service Provider) in the region of Southern and Central Limburg as well as the exchange of the dutch electronic patient database (LSP, EPD, OZIS).

PHP Programmer at Open House Group

January 2007 – July 2007 (7 months)

International traineeship Barcelona(Spain).
Programming and developping in PHP / MySQL for 3 hotel/apartment bookingsites.
Adding new functions to existing sites.
Migrating websites from PHP4 to PHP5


Koning Willem 1 College – Den Bosch MBO ICT

System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
year: 2003 – 2007

Dongemond College VMBO

Secondary school
year: 1999 – 2003


MCITP: Windows Server 2008 Server Administrato 70-646

MCITP: Configuring Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure 70-642

MCITP: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring 70-640

MCITP: Configuring Small Business Server 2011 70-169

Exchange 2010: Configuring Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 70-662

Sonicwall CSSA Professional Network Security Essentials

BackupExec 2012 ST0-141

Cisco CCNA ICDN 200-120

Skills and Abilities

Windows Server & Windows Small Business Solutions

Microsoft Exchange 2010/2007/2003

Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008/R2/2012

Microsoft Office 2003/2007/2010/2013

Windows XP/7/8

VMware ESX(i) , Vcenter 3.5/4.0/4.1/5.0/5.1/5.5

Citrix Xenserver , XenApp & Xendesktop 6/6.5

Microsoft Hyper-V

Terminal Server , Remote Desktop Services & RES Workspace manager

Backup Exec 12.5/2010/2012, Ahsay online Backup

Sonicwall , TZ , NSA  &  SRA Series

Cisco Catalyst & ASA Series

Ubuntu , Debian , Mint , Mac OS X

iOS  ,  Android



Dutch (Native or bilingual proficiency)

English (Full professional proficiency)

Spanish (Full professional proficiency)


Cycling , Mountainbiking