Nik

Freelancer Citrix Specialist / Consultant / Architect

Nik

Freelancer Citrix Specialist / Consultant / Architect

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Hello it's me Nik!

Freelancer Citrix Specialist / Consultant / Architect

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Full name

Nik Heyligers

BORN

8 mei 1976 – Amsterdam

Mail

info@nikit.nl

Education

CITRIX CERTIFIED ENTERPRISE ENGINEER

CCEE for Virtualisation - Graduation May 2014

For seasoned professionals, this certification demonstrates the ability to implement multiple Citrix products into a comprehensive virtualization solution, as well as smoothly plan and integrate Citrix implementations.

Engineers who hold a CCEE have the proven knowledge and experience to build optimal Citrix environments that include datacenters, private clouds, and desktops. Aligned with key industry trends, the CCEE addresses security and workforce mobility issues through technologies that deliver applications and desktops on demand, and seamlessly integrate with any user device.

The CCEE include requirements that align to Citrix XenDesktop 5.5, Citrix XenApp 6.5, and Citrix XenServer 6.0 and is designed to test skills for working in a Windows Server 2008 R2/2012 R2 environment

CITRIX CERTIFIED ADVANCED ADMINISTRATOR

CCAA for Citrix CenApp 6 - Graduation January 2013

The CCAA for XenApp 6 for Windows Server 2008 R2 certification builds upon the CCA certification by focusing on advanced and additional tasks in a Windows Server 2008 R2 environment, such as monitoring, optimizing and troubleshooting.

CITRIX CERTIFIED ADMINISTRATOR

CCA for Citrix XenServer 6 - Graduation December 2012

The CCA for Citrix XenServer 6 certification is designed to validate the ability to effectively install, configure, administer, troubleshoot, and maintain XenServer 6.0 Enterprise edition and Provisioning Services 6.0 in an enterprise environment.

CITRIX CERTIFIED ADMINISTRATOR

CCA for Citrix XenApp 6 - Graduation May 2012

The CCA for Citrix XenApp 6 is designed to certify knowledge of Citrix XenApp 6 desktop solutions. This certification demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure, and administer Citrix XenApp 6 on-demand applications.

CITRIX CERTIFIED ADMINISTRATOR

CCA for Citrix XenDesktop 5 - Graduation May 2011

The CCA for Citrix XenDesktop 5 certifies the expertise required to install, administer, and troubleshoot an enterprise environment containing a XenDesktop implementation, including Provisioning Services, XenServer, XenApp and the Desktop Delivery Controller.

CITRIX CERTIFIED ADMINISTRATOR

CCA for Citrix XenServer 5 - Graduation November 2010

The CCA for Citrix XenServer 5 certification is designed to validate the ability to effectively install, configure, administer, troubleshoot, and maintain XenServer 5 Enterprise edition and Provisioning Services 5 in an enterprise environment.

CITRIX CERTIFIED ADMINISTRATOR

CCA for Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2003 - Graduation April 2010

The CCA for Citrix XenApp 5 is designed to certify knowledge of Citrix XenApp 5 desktop solutions. This certification demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure, and administer Citrix XenApp 5 on a Windows Server 2003 platform.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Solipsis Managed Services

Sr. Citrix Engineer - October 2016 - Juli 2017

Primarily responsible for the build, implementation and upgrade of 4 small company’s to the new Cloud solution.
Equipped with a XenApp and XenDesktop 7.7 environment.

Amsterdam Medical Center

Sr. Citrix Engineer - April 2016 - August 2016

Primarily responsible for the upgrade of the PVS environment based on 38 servers
Equipped with a XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 environment. 9000 desktops and 10.000 users.

Vancis advanced ICT Services

Lead System Engineer Citrix - May 2015 - April 2016

Primarily responsible for the Citrix environment from six customers in the Educational Sector.
Equipped with a XenApp 6.5 environment. 2,500 users, distributed across different environments.

IBM / TaTaSteel

Citrix Specialist/Consultant - November 2014 - April 2015

Migration of 20,000 workstations and users to completely new environment based on thin clients and XenApp 7.6 environment. 48 physically provisioned servers spread across two datacenters..

CapGemini / Kadaster

Citrix Specialist/Consultant - August 2014 - October 2014

Migration of outsourcing environment of the complete office environment from Kadaster to CapGemini environment.

Rabobank

XenApp/XenDesktop Specialist/Consultant - June 2010 - August 2014

Rabobank environment includes a Microsoft Windows 2003/2008 / XenApp / XenDesktop environment. The network covers two locations, and is connected via LAN / WAN links connected to each other. The workstations are equipped with Windows 7. The Citrix environment consists of approximately 350 Windows 2003 servers serving XenApp environment. The XenDesktop environment consists of 12 clusters with 150 hosts serving a total of 10,000 virtual desktops.

More

Citrix Sr. Specialist / Consultant / Architext - February 1998 - May 2010

View my resume for more of my work experience, downloadable via link at the top of this website

SKILLS

Citrix Skills

  • 90% Complete
    Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 90%
  • 60% Complete
    Citrix NetScaler 60%
  • 90% Complete
    Citrix Provisioning 90%
  • 90% Complete
    Citrix StoreFront 90%

Generic Windows Skills

  • 80% Complete
    Windows Server 2008/2012/2016 80%
  • 80% Complete
    Windows 7/8/10 80%
  • 75% Complete
    AD/DHCP/DNS 75%

Virtualisation Skills

  • 75% Complete
    Vmware vSphere 75%
  • 60% Complete
    Microsoft HyperV 60%
  • 85% Complete
    Citrix XenServer 85%

User Enviroment

  • 70% Complete
    RES Workspace Manager 70%
  • 50% Complete
    Immidio Vmware 50%
  • 60% Complete
    Citrix Profile Management 60%

Technical concepts and programming languages

  • 90% Complete
    Powershell 90%
  • 70% Complete
    WMI 70%
  • 80% Complete
    HTML/CSS/PHP 80%

Professional Skills

  • 90% Complete
    Communication 90%
  • 60% Complete
    Leadership 60%
  • 75% Complete
    Confidence 75%

Interests

Sports

Snooker is a sport that I have been practicing since 1996.

Games

World of Warcraft is one of the games that I spend most of my time on. Together with my wife we run a Guild with about 35 people

Personal

Spending time together with my Wife and our son Liam Caine. Also we have a dog and cat.

Portfolio

Contact

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ADDRESS

PHONE

(+31) 6 30937704

MAIL

info@nikit.nl

Thank You

I don’t suffer from insanity. I enjoy every minute of it.

NikIT - 2016