Computer Systems Specialist Resume Sample

Updated on: October 14, 2015


If you are proud of holding a dozen jobs in the past 6 years, drop the pride hat! Because mentioning them on a resume will only hold you back. Employers are never keen on hiring people who job-hop too much. It does not show commitment and makes them feel that you will not stick around for long.

You cannot help the fact that you job-hopped many times, but you can choose which information to put in your resume. Do not list all 12 jobs that you have held since 2009! Just list the ones that are relevant to the job for which you are preparing your resume now.

To help you, here is a resume sample that has information of two relevant past experiences:


Computer Systems Specialist Resume Sample


Melissa West

55 SW 220th Street● Federal Way, WA 98020 ● (999) 999-9999 ● mel_wes @ email . com

Computer Systems Specialist

PROFILE: Technically savvy computer systems specialist with demonstrated skills in providing systems administration for various departments. Adept at setting up laptops to interface with servers and handling general maintenance on both laptops and desktops.


• Hands-on experience analyzing interoperability of a variety of existing and proposed computer systems
• Documented success in putting program controls in place to confirm user access requirements
• Competent in developing system profiles, identifying threats and developing appropriate counter measures
• Proven ability to design audits of computer systems to ensure that they operate in a secure manner


• Problem identification • Resources obtainment • Troubleshooting and repair
• Installation and testing • LAN, WAN, MAN • IT Security
• Data recording • Equipment setup • Computer diagnostics
• Technology modification • Upgrades / Patches • Data communication

• Introduced a sophisticated antivirus system that reduced mutating virus attacks by 99%
• Converted entire company records data from paper into electronic form within 3 months
• Identified and troubleshot a particularly stubborn network problem involving a corrupted DHCP, which was left in limbo for 3 months
• Modified a series of commercial programs to meet the company’s internal technology needs and saved $10,000 in retail purchases


Computer Systems Specialist | AT&T, Federal Way, MA | 6/2010 to Present

• Assess the need for technology in the company and devise plans to meet those needs
• Install computer software and hardware by following set protocols
• Oversee computer systems on daily basis to determine their performance and provide assistance in tweaking programs where required
• Set up equipment such as printers and scanners and educate users in operating them properly
• Install antivirus and anti-malware programs to ensure system and network security\
• Set up equipment and software to implement local area and wide area networks
• Ascertain that the flow of communication between all users is smooth and fast
• Set up Internet access for all users and ensure that their desktops and laptops are secured from outside threats
• Respond to requests for maintenance, installation and troubleshooting
• Ascertain that security violations and incidents are reported immediately
• Assist the management in deciding and purchasing new computer systems and peripherals
• Design training material to assist users in understanding complex computer operations

Computer Technician | The Tech Yard, Federal Way, MA | 1/2010 to 5/2010

• Installed software and hardware components on users’ systems
• Assisted users in understanding hardware operations and threats from the Internet
• Ascertained that each computer system is free from viruses and that virus definitions are constantly upgraded
• Troubleshot computer systems to ensure that they are in proper working order constantly
• Responded to requests for computer repair and maintenance and educated users on self-care techniques

Federal Way Technical College, Federal Way, MA – 2009
Master’s Degree in Computer Science