Niels van den Dries

+31(0)646100907 ·

I have experience in Event Technology, Network engineering, Web development with OctoberCMS and Field Engineering. Structured, disciplined and efficiency are my key features to bring everything to a good result.

My great pride is my son Max (9) together we have a wonderful life and we do fun things together.

Latest Updates

OctoberCMS Bronze Partner

Education update: MTCNA


Senior Support Engineer


Solving problems and answering questions from Partner IT companies focused on Network engineering.

November 2023 - Present

Field Engineer and Web Developer

Open Minded IT

Network Engineering and Creating a Portal for Fieldengineers on the road.

March 2022 - November 2023

Web Developer


Creating websites on behalf of clients, ranging from freelancers to large companies.

March 2022 - Present

Event Technology

Freelance for SpectrumAV

Cleaning up Light, Sound and Stages of medium to large events in Team context

juli 2018 - Present

Servicedesk Engineer


Solving problems and answering questions from Partner IT companies focused on Network engineering.

may 2015 - may 2022

Wordpress Engineer


Creating and delivering various wordpress websites for companies

may 2011 - may 2018

Field Engineer

Multiple employers

9 years of field engineering at various providers and it suppliers, building networks and internet connections with fiber optics, coax and KPN.

may 2006 - may 2015

Truck Driver

Claassen Transport B.V.


feb 2005 - may 2006

Professional Soldier

Koninklijke Landmacht

Driver Liaison Service 115 divvbdbedcie. Honorable Discharge with Soldier Rank 1.

aug 2001 - feb 2004


MTCNA (Mikrotik Certified Network Associate)

Network Management for Mikrotik devices
3 days of training at SDC Netherlands by Aris Vink
Jan 2024

Ubiquiti Inc.

Unifi Enterprise Wireless Admin
Jan 2023

Ubiquiti Inc.

Unifi Network Specialist
Jun 2022


Responsive Web Design
Developer Certification, representing approximately 300 hours of coursework.
Oct 2021


Cisco CyberOps Associate CBROPS 200-201
Jan 2021


  • experience with discord, discord bots
  • Due to the standard use of Linux instead of Windows as a desktop and the frequent use of Linux servers, I am already quite driven in the use of Linux systems
  • By building a Web portal based on OctoberCMS (Laravel) over the past year, I am already very passionate about HTML, CSS

  • I became a Bronze partner of OctoberCMS.


Apart from everything mentioned here, I really enjoy working with music (mixing as a live audio engineer). In addition, I stream several times a week on Twitch and listen to the latest rock and metal. You can find me on Twitch under the name CodePanther .


Awards & Certifications

  • MTCNA (Mikrotik Certified Network Associate)
  • FreeCodeCamp - Responsive Web Design
  • Udemy - Cisco CyberOps Associate CBROPS 200-201: The Complete Course
  • 3CX - Basic Certified Engineer
  • Ubiquiti Inc. - Unifi Enterprise Wireless Admin
  • Ubiquiti Inc. - UniFi Network Specialist
  • Cisco - CCENT
  • Enreach DE - SwyxWare 2015 Autohrisation Training UK

Niels van den Dries

Oisterwijk · +31(0)646100907 ·