CURRICULUM VITAE

Van Kets Bert
M. +32 (0)478 38.57.41
bert@vankets.com
http://vankets.com

Personal

Born in Ghent on 23/08/1966
Living together
2 daughters (o2008 and o2005)

Active Professional knowledge

Emerson DeltaV

  • 2 years of DeltaV implementation and support
  • Use of classes and object templates
  • SQL bqsed multi language implementation
  • Simulations based purely on DeltaV
  • Implementing DeltaV in a virtual environment

PHP

  • 6 years of Drupal implementation, 1 year of Drupal programming
  • Configuration of themes and modules
  • Building custom mudules
  • Theme development using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and JQuery
  • Applying SEO to Drupal sites

Microsoft

  • 8 years of C#.Net enterprise development - up to version 4.0
    • ASP.Net
    • Windows applications
    • MVC
  • SQL Server 2008 to 2012 T-SQL development
  • Reporting Services 2008 R2
  • XML and XSLT use for data manipulation
  • MS Office VBA development, mainly in Excel
  • Got a personal MSDN subscription

Java

  • 1 year of Eclipse Java RCP development
  • 5 years of J2EE development using Sun J2EE on Apache Tomcat (mainly JSP using struts)
  • XML and XSLT use for data manipulation
  • Apache Forest project committer (having bert@apache.org as e-mail address)

PDF

  • Elaborate knowledge on Adobe PDF document creation both for screen and print.
  • Creating PDF based web and CD-Rom applications
  • PDF forms
  • On line PDF generation.

Miscellaneous

  • Promoting web sites to search engines using organic SEO
  • span>Internet marketing using Search Engine Advertising, Search Engine Visitor Optimization and Social Media
  • Very good knowledge of DTP software incl. PhotoShop. Acquainted with the printers world.
  • Good knowledge of Linux on the desktop.
  • Maintaining a Debian based home server
    • Web server
    • Database server
    • Print server
    • File server
    • Multimedia server using MythTV
  • Elaborate knowledge of a plethora of applications of which many open source.

Work Experience

September 2017 till December 2017 : Freelance Functional Analyst at Smals Brussels

  • Function:
    • Functional analysis of CMS projects based on Drupal 8, ElasticMS and Symfony.
    • Planning and follow up of projects based on Agile methodology.
    • Creating project budgets

    April 2015 till August 2017 : Freelance Automation Engineer at Eastman Ghent

    • Function:
      • Implementing and updating DCS systems based on DeltaV.
      • Setting up a simulation system based purely on DeltaV
      • Migrating DeltaV from version 10 to version 12.
      • Maintaining DeltaV 12.3 in a virtual environment.
      • Optimizing production processes in DeltaV.
      • Investigate and implement energy savings
      • Maintaining a Windows based network with multiple domains.
      • Second level helpdesk for DeltaV.
      • DeltaV training of in-house electricians and operators.
      • Manage projects ex. Upgrade of ISRA Vision camera systems
    • Technology used:
      • DeltaV version 10.3, 11.3 and 12.3
      • SQL Server 2005, 2008 and 2012
      • VBA
      • ESXi Server setup
      • Vsphere server setup
      • Windows 2003, 2008 and 2012 Server
      • WSUS
      • Symantec Enterprise Backup
      • Symantec Endpoint Protection
      • Profibus

    January 2007 till present : Freelance IT consultant, site builder and SEO expert

    • Now : Freelance consultant
      • Function: Project management of multiple Drupal based web sites projects: atelierdestadgent.be, Wallfish.cc, Biolive-Biolijf.com, Dream-Models.com, ...
      • Technolgy used:
        • Linux
        • Drupal 7
        • mySQL 5
        • Apache 2
        • Debian GNU/Linux
        • NetBeans
        • HTML5
        • CSS3
        • Javascript
        • JQuery, JQuery UI
    • July 30th 2014 – October 10th 2014 : Digipolis Ghent
      • Function: Configurating and development of different sites for the city of Ghent.
      • Technolgy used:
        • Drupal 7
        • mySQL 5
        • Apache 2
        • Debian GNU/Linux
        • NetBeans
        • HTML5
        • CSS3
        • Javascript
        • JQuery, JQuery UI
    • December 1st 2013 – May 31st 2014 : HP
      • Function: Theming for multiple web sites at De Vlaamse Overheid and HP. Sites such as Vlaanderen.be, canoncultuurcel.be, kinderrechtencommissariaat.be, HB-Plus.be, Nieuwsberichten backend, Wapentransport backend
      • Technolgy used:
        • Drupal 7
        • mySQL 5
        • Apache 2
        • Debian GNU/Linux
        • NetBeans
        • HTML5
        • CSS3
        • Javascript
        • JQuery, JQuery UI
    • Jul 2013 – Now : Claever Associates
      • Function: Webmaster for multiple web sites, moving sites to new ISP, first level support to Claever and their customers
      • Technology used:
        • Native ASP using VBscript
        • SQL Server 2008
        • Wordpress
        • Drupal 6
        • Debian GNU/Linux hosting
        • Windows hosting in Windows Server 2008
        • Excel 2010 based reporting
    • Apr 2013 – Aug 2013 : Sym3
      • Function: Web site developer
      • Technology used:
        • ASP.Net 3.5 using C#.Net
        • Web services connecting to SAP Business One as backend
        • SQL Server 2008
        • SQL Server 2012
        • Visual Studio 2012
        • Crystal Reports
    • Jul 2012 – Apr 2013: Avalon Automation
      • Function: .Net developer
      • Technology used:
        • .Net 4
        • VMC
        • Entities
        • Agatha
        • MS Unit testing
        • SQL Server 2008 R2
        • SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services
        • Visual Studio 2012

    November 2005 till July 2012 : Meucci Solutions NV

      • Function: In house development engineer, project planner
      • Main technologies used:
        • C#.Net 2.0 up to C#.Net 3.5
        • Visual Studio 2005 up to Visual Studio 2012
        • SQL Server 2005 up to SQL Server 2008 R2
        • Reporting Services 2005 up to Reporting Services 2008 R2
        • VBA development in Excel 2003 and Excel 2010
        • Java development in Eclipse

    December 2004 till October 2005 : Navisoft NV

      • Function: In house development engineer, project planner
      • Technologies used:
        • C#.Net 1.1 in ASP.Net with Navision DB as backend
        • Visual Studio 2003
        • SQL Server 2000 and SQL Server 2003
        • Java in Eclipse for JSP site development
        • Sharepoint Server 2003 development
      • Mentionable:
        • 2004 : created website for technical status follow up for Eurostar

    September 2001 till December 2003 : The Vision Web Belgium NV

      • Function: Development engineer, SEO expert, project manager
      • Technologies used:
        • Java dev, building JSP based site in Eclipse with SAP Enterprise Portal
        • Native ASP
        • SQL Server 2000
        • Visual Studio 2000
        • FDF and PDF on the web
        • XML and XSLT based site dev using Apache Cocoon
      • Mentionable:
        • 2001 : created ASP website for customized PDF digital printing on demand for INBEV
        • 2003 : part of the team creating the SAP Enterprise Portal for Johnson & Johnson

    August 1996 till July 2001 : Visitronics NV

      • Function: web site developer, SEO expert, project manager, sales, administration, system engineer, digital printing support
      • Technologies used:
        • Visual Studio 6
        • Photoshop
        • MS Office
        • SQL Server 95
        • Native ASP using VBScript and Jscript
        • JSP and struts in Eclips
      • Mentionable:

        • 2000 : created CDrom for presentations for hand out on a conference organised by IBM
        • 1999 : created CDrom containing manuals in all major European languages for a digital camera for Panasonic

     

    August 1995 till July 1996 : Freelance Consultant

    • Mar 1996 – Jul 1996 : Aquashop

      • Function: IT Consutant – System Engineer, web developer
      • Technology used:
        • Windows NT 4
        • Windows 95
        • Native ASP
        • MS Access
        • MS Office
    • Aug 1995 – Mar 1996 : DTM

      • Function: IT Consutant – shop keeper
      • Technology used:
        • MS Office
        • Windows 95, Windows Me

    August 1994 till August 1995 : Econocom Service NV

      • Function: Technical department dispatching

    April 1993 till July 1994 : Freelance Consultant

    Aug 1995 – Mar 1996 : Eurocom

      • Function: IT Consutant – shop keeper
      • Technology used:
        • MS Office
        • Windows 3.11

    February 1992 till March 1993 : All Soft Computer Systems bvba

      • Function: DTP Operator, IT Support, Sales
      • Technology used:
        • Photoshop
        • MS Office

    February 1991 till February 1992 : Military service

      • Function: Development Engineer, Team lead, IT Support
      • Technology used:
        • Lotus 123
        • WordPerfect
        • DBase IV
        • Dos 6, Windows 3

    June 1990 till February 1991 : Desktop Publishing Professionals NV

      • Function: Service assistant, IT Support, Product Manager
      • Technology used:
        • Mac OS 6, Mac OS 7
        • Dos 6
        • Windows 3
        • Ventura
        • Adobe Pagemaker

    Other experience

    1995

    Teaching internet use in evening school to adults

    1983 till 1988

    Sailing instructor with BLOSO – Newport
    Degree in competition sailing, teaching sailing during the summer holidays

    Education

    1990

    Sales techniques - Vormingsinstituut Roeselare
    12 week course in evening school.

    1990

    Cu Service for Macintosh - Apple Brussels
    Maintenance of Apple Macintosh computers

    1986 - 1990

    Katholieke Industriële Hoge School East Flanders - Ghent
    Bachelors Industrieel Ingenieur Electromechanics.

    1986

    Don Bosco High School - Zwijnaarde
    ASO, Modern Sciences B

    Languages

    Dutch:

    Talking: perfect
    Writing: perfect

    English:

    Talking: perfect
    Writing: perfect

    French:

    Talking: pretty good
    Writing: good

    German:

    Talking: basic
    Writing: basic

    Driver's license

    Driver's license type B since 1987 with zero accidents

    Hobbies

    • IT in general. Linux at home
    • Robotics, micro controllers, electronics
    • Electric radio controlled gliders, planes and helicopters
    • Photography