Bart Hermans

IT Architect and SME

I am a multi-talented IT professional with profound knowledge about (and anything related to) IT Infrastructure, Cloud and Big Data,
with expert level knowledge of virtualization, storage, performance, monitoring and automation/scripting
Supplemented with a vast portfolio of business application expertise.
A proven track record where experience demonstrates my knowledge, skillset and learning agility.
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About Me

  • Name: Bart Hermans
  • Date of birth: 02 Dec 1976
  • Located in: Ham, Belgium
  • Nationality: Belgian
  • Phone: +32 479 998074
  • Email: Please use the web form

Who am I?

Bart, born in 1976, with a Chinese zodiac sign of Dragon with the element of Fire, happy father of 3 fabulous kids. Result-driven with a healthy dose of curiosity makes it that my self-educated hobby effectively became my job. So lucky to make a living for what I love to do most! IT, technology and innovation in general shaping the world of tomorrow. This large set of interests results in a broad spectrum of IT knowledge and skills - applicable to any organization or project

What do I Do ?

Over the years my career has literally touched all aspects of IT.

  • Infrastructure architecture
  • Virtualization
  • Cloud (Azure & AWS)
  • Storage
  • OS Administration/Engineering
  • Scripting and Automation
  • Backup, Recovery and Archiving
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Monitoring
  • People Management
  • Service Management
  • Project Management

Resume

Experience

  • 2016-Now

    Lead Enterprise Architect

    Cegeka, Hasselt, Belgium

    In charge of infrastructure designs, planning and implementations for one of the larger customers of the company.
    Both conceptual and operational responsibilities mixed with a healthy dose of technical and commercial accountability.

  • 2012-2016

    Infrastructure LEAD/SME EMEA

    Estee Lauder Companies, Oevel, Belgium

    Subject Matter Expert and Lead Engineer/Architect for all IT infrastructure related projects within the EMEA region.
    Management and governance of the outsourced operational teams. Project management, architecture, budgeting and execution in the assigned subjects

  • 2008-2012

    Global Data Integrity Team Lead

    Estee Lauder Companies, Oevel, Belgium

    Globally responsible for data integrity. (Backup, Recovery, Archiving
    Project management, architecture and execution in the EMEA region for Virtualization, Storage, Unix/Linux and Disaster Recovery

  • 2001-2008

    IT System & Storage Engineer & Project Manager

    Estee Lauder Companies, Oevel, Belgium

    Managing and Supporting the regional data center

  • 1999-2001

    IT System Engineer

    D. Logistics, Heist-op-den-Berg, Belgium

    Supporting all ICT equipment within the logistic facility

  • 1997-1999

    Software QA Tester

    FICS Group, Zaventem, Belgium

    Cross platform and cross database testing in the development cycle of an internationally deployed financial reporting suite

Education

  • 1997-2000

    Bachelor degree

    Computer Science
  • 1995-1996

    Specialization Year

    Automatic Control Engineering
  • 1988-1994

    Secondary school certificate

    Electronics Technology

Skills

Virtualization

95%

Storage

90%

Backup and Recovery

98%

Scripting

95%

Microsoft Server Products

85%

Linux/Unix Administration

80%

More skills

Leadership
Innovation
Management
Problem Solving and Analytical skills
Project Management
Flexibility

19

Years of Experience

41

Projects Done

14

Estimated ROI in Millions

846

Virtual Machines managed

Get in touch

Send me a message
Address/Street Genebostraat 65a
Ham, Belgium
Phone Number +32 479 998074
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