Hello, I'm Sean.

About Me

Who am I?

  • Date of birth: 17/09/1991
  • Location: Ekeren (Antwerp)
  • Nationality: Belgian
  • Education: Bachelor in Electronics - ICT
  • Drivers license:
    • B (car)
    • Forklift (expired)

Night school

  • AutoCAD - 2022 - 2023
  • Furniture workshop - 2021 - 2023
  • Investing (stock exchange) - 2020 - 2023
  • Welding - 2018 - 2019
  • Photoshop - 2009 - 2011
  • Webdesign - 2007 - 2009

Core values

  • Honesty & Transparancy
  • Strategic
  • Problem solver
  • Ambitious
  • Teamplayer


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Van Loon Consulting

As of January (2024) I'm for hire on freelance basis.

Work experience (main occupation)

November 2022 - Present

45 Degrees

Associate Cloud Architect

45 Degrees (Cronos Group), a company focused on helping clients transition to the cloud. Providing Enterprise Architects, Cloud Architects and cloud engineers.
I've been assigned to an enterprise in the harbor of Antwerp, setting up governance in Azure together with another Cloud Architect and Enterprise Architect. From automating tasks, to intelligent and efficient migrating workloads to the cloud, that's what 45 Degrees is all about.

  • Cloud Architecture (Azure)
  • DevSecOps

July 2022 - November 2022

Konfidi IT Services

Azure Implementation Engineer

Konfidi IT Services is a small player, located in Antwerp. With a focus on delivering senior profiles to large clients.
At Konfidi, I will take up a new role of Azure Implementation Engineer, leaving the CyberSecurity space, but not leaving behind my knowledge of business.
With the change from short-based projects to long term projects, to design, implement and guide the client to a solution driven and not product driven outcome.

  • Cloud (Azure)
  • DevOps

Januari 2018 - June 2022

NTT Ltd. (previously Dimension Data)

Implementation Engineer Security

NTT Ltd; previously known under the name Dimension Data, is a multi-national with over 300.000 employees worldwide. Responsible for projects in it's entirety at Fortune 500 clients. Tasks exisiting out of presales, creating designs, implementating, writing documentation, troubleshooting and aftercare.
Here I learned how to be senior engineer, and broaden my knowledge to domains related to Network-Security.
Became the SPoC for a premium vendor, maintaining relationships, testing out new products.
Did my first deployments in Public Cloud, which were a nice new challenge!

  • Avation
  • EU
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Industry
  • CyberSecurity: Firewall
  • Cloud (Azure).

November 2017 - Januari 2018


Network - Security Engineer

Cegeka is a big company within Belgium and expanding abroad, with multiple large divisions in software, infrastructure, ...
I was asked to start to build a new project based network-security team, since Cegeka didn't have one.
This seemed like a new challenging opportunity, which I love.
However, sadly, we could not overcome our difference in approach.

  • Industry
  • CyberSecurity: Firewall
  • Networking:
    • switching/routing
    • Wireless

May 2016 - November 2017


Network - Security Engineer

TrueGEN is a small company which was based in Antwerp, where the focus was on delivering a full service to clients.
The combination of helpdesk (L1-L3) and projects With a rotation system in place, created an environment where knowledge about products and clients was well known.
Here my scope of products was widened from solely CyberSecurity to Networking (wired/wireless) and Link Loadbalancing.

  • Financial
  • Industry
  • Public Sector
  • CyberSecurity:
    • Firewall
    • User Authentication/Authorization
  • Networking:
    • switching/routing
    • link loadbalancing
    • Wireless

April 2014 - May 2016


Security Engineer

RealDolmen was my first real professional job, where I learned the basics of how to work in project mode.
Under the wings of senior engineers, I learned the concepts of CyberSecurity,
Where I implemented my first projects alone in Small - Medium Enterprises (SME).

  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Industry
  • Firewall
  • Endpoint Protection
  • User Authentication/Authorization


Valid certificates

Planned for the future

Vendor Certification
Microsoft AZ-400 - Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions
Microsoft MS-900 - Microsoft 365 Fundamentals
Microsoft MS-102 - Microsoft 365 Administrator
Microsoft MS-500 - Microsoft 365 Security Administrator

Expired certificates

Vendor Certification Period
Check Point CCSE R80 (Security Expert) 08/2020-08/2022
Check Point SandBlast Agent Specialist 04/2019-04/2021
Check Point CloudGuard IaaS Specialist 04/2019-04/2021
Check Point CCSA (Security Administrator) 08/2016-08/2018
Palo Alto ACE (Accredited Configuration Engineer) 06/2016-06/2018
Apple ACTC (Certified Technical Coordinator) 07/2015-07/2016
Apple ACSP (Certified Support Professional) 06/2015-06/2016
EC Council CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) 03/2015-03/2017
OneSpan (Previously Vasco) VCE Authentication Server (Vasco Certified Engineer) 09/2014-09/2016
Fortinet FCNSP (Certified Network Security Professional) 06/2014-06/2016
Fortinet FCNSA (Certified Network Security Administrator) 05/2014-05/2016

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