Sample Resume: Security Specialist

William P

123 Drives, New York, NY, 00000 ♦ Phone: (123) 456-7890 ♦


Accomplished IT Manager offering multiple IT certifications and 20+ years of successful experience in key technology-based positions at various businesses. Track record of leading complex IT projects from conception to completion on time and within pre-set budgets. Excellent leadership skills with proven ability to manage companys infrastructure and team of IT professionals in performing high-quality work and achieving targeted goals. Well versed in developing and implementing technical solutions that facilitate business growth and improve overall operations. Strong communication, analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills. Exceptional rapport building skills with individuals at all levels.


Supervisory Leadership Skills Training (04/2009) – ABC Group., Houston, TX
Certified Information Systems Security Professional Certification Boot Camp (10/2008) – DEF Solutions, Atlanta, GA
Ethical Hacking & Countermeasures Certification Boot Camp (08/2008) – DEF Solutions, Atlanta, GA
Cisco Certified Network Associate Bootcamp (11/2004) – GHI, Houston, TX
Active Server Pages Training (10/2002) – JKL Company, Phoenix, AZ
Citrix MetaFrame Administration (08/2001) – MNO Company, Houston, TX
B.S., Management Information Systems (05/2000 – 01/2001, 3.4/4.0 GPA) – ABC University, New York, United States
Electronics Engineering Technology (09/1987 – 08/1988, 2.62/4.0 GPA) – ABC University, New York, United States
ITIL v3 Foundation in IT Service Management (05/2010)
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (12/2008)
Certified Ethical Hacker (08/2008)
Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (04/2007)
Citrix Certified Administrator (12/2001)
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (11/2000)
Microsoft Certified Professional (04/2000)


Developed system and multiple layers of security for Manufacturing Shop staff to access Oracle EBSR12 system.
Created IT security policies for global organization, including charter for Information Security Incident Response Team.
Devised multiple Group Policy Objects / Preferences to secure various IT systems.
Led companywide migration from multiple Microsoft Windows 2003 NT/SBS networks to single Microsoft Windows 2003 Active Directory network, including Microsoft Exchange consolidations.
Orchestrated migrations of companies acquired using multiple Windows network operating systems into corporate network at various domestic and international locations, including e-mail systems.
Completed multiple migrations from Novell Netware to Microsoft Windows NT Server, which included topology change for multiple international locations.
Spearheaded migration of multiple company branch offices of varying sizes from dial-up and frame-relay connections to Internet-based, broadband VPN connections.
Established all IT policies and procedures for multiple international corporations.


ABC Company, Houston, TX Dec 1996 – Present Senior Global Information Systems Security Specialist (Dec 2008 – Jan 2010)

Senior Global Information Systems Security Specialist (Dec 2008 - Jan 2010)

  • Developed and implemented all infrastructure security policies, standards, and procedures, including Active Directory, Exchange, servers, workstations, networking hardware, and other IT hardware and software related systems.

  • Acted as Team Lead for researching, acquiring, and implementing all infrastructure controls for global organization.

  • Served as Team Lead for Information Security Incident Response Team and security-related audits.
  • Performed e-discovery functions, which included collecting forensic data and other information for allglobal infrastructure security and employee investigations.
  • Managed Sarbanes-Oxley reporting on infrastructure issues related to Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
  • Oversaw Group Policy Management for global organization, as well as domain controllers and DHCP / DNS servers.
  • Provided fourth-level support for server issues, including but not limited to application servers, file and print servers, Microsoft Exchange, BlackBerry Enterprise Server, Citrix Presentation Servers, and VMware Infrastructure servers.
  • Served as Project Manager for global implementation of multiple Active Directory tools, including Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager, Microsoft System Center Operations Manager and multiple NetIQ Active Directory management tools.
  • Project Manager for Active Directory 2008 and Exchange 2010 upgrade projects.
  • Oversaw the Global IT Infrastructure Group consisting of 20 global IT professionals in the absence of the IT Manager.
  • Provide secondary support and consulting for responsibilities delegated to other IT personnel as a result of new position.
  • Senior Network Engineer (May 2001 - Dec 2008)

  • Developed all IT policies, standards and procedures for all IT related systems for the global organization.
  • Project Manager for all consolidation and migration efforts for all global acquisitions.
  • Supervised installation, maintenance, and support for all global Windows-based servers.
  • Managed project and infrastructure group budgets and recommended IT solutions for various IT infrastructure projects.
  • Introduced volume-license programs to create proactive, cost-saving position globally.
  • Project Manager for global Microsoft Active Directory/Exchange implementation.
  • Managed all firewalls, routers, switches, and VPN communications for the global organization.
  • Performed installation and support functions for all PC-based IT systems for multiple international locations.
  • Information Technology Manager (previous to 2001 acquisition of 123 Baker, Inc.) (Dec 1996 - May 2001)

  • Installed, supported, and maintained Windows-based network for multiple international offices.
  • Team Lead for integration of acquired company during 10-week overseas assignment, including budgeting, planning, purchasing and implementation of all migration activities
  • Established companys Internet, e-mail communications, and dial-in / dial-out / VPN communications.
  • Designed and implemented all computing-related strategies, procedures, and policies for the global organization.
  • Created and updated all company standard forms and purchased hardware and software for the global organization.
  • Established method for maintaining all hardware and software licenses obtained by the organization.
  • Provided support for PC-based systems and set up hardware and software for multiple international locations.
  • DEF Company, Houston, TX Feb 1996 - Dec 1996 Automation Coordinator II

  • Supported CADD users and performed installations, support, and maintenance for networks.
  • Conducted hardware and software support for all PC-based systems.
  • GHI Company, Sugar Land, TX Nov 1993 - Feb 1996 Designer I / Support

  • Worked as Lead Flowsheet Designer for multiple projects by creating and updatingvarious types of piping drawings using AutoCAD, MicroStation, and manual drafting techniques.
  • Established various AutoLISP programs to use with AutoCAD, as well as Technical Support for all CADD disciplines.

    JKL Company, Houston, TX Oct 1993 - Nov 1993 CADD Drafter

  • Created and updated various Control & Safety Systems drawings for multiple projects.
  • MNO Company, Houston, TX Apr 1993 - Jul 1993 CADD Drafter

  • Created and updated various types of drawings for multiple projects.
  • Established various AutoLISP programs for CADD users.
  • PQR Company, Houston, TX Aug 1988 –Jan 1993
    Senior Flowsheet Drafter / Department CADD Coordinator (Jun 1991 ‒ Jan 1993)
    Senior Draftsman / Programmer (Oct 1989 ‒ Jun 1991)
    Junior CADD Operator (Aug 1988 ‒ Oct 1989)

  • Created and updated various piping drawings and fire & safety drawings for various projects.
  • Established standards, procedures and various AutoLISP and AMPS programs for CADD users.
  • Supported CADD users and performed installations, support, and maintenance for networks.

    Software: Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, Autodesk AutoCAD, McAfee Antivirus, Norton Antivirus, VMware Workstation, Microsoft Virtual PC, various other PC-based applications
    Hardware: Intel-based PCs and servers, multiple printers, multiple firewalls, routers, and switches, NetApp SAN storage
    Languages: AutoLISP, Visual Basic, ASP, HTML
    Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows (all versions, desktop and server)
    Servers: Citrix Systems Presentation Server, Citrix Systems Provisioning Server for Desktops, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft Terminal Services, Microsoft Virtual Server, Research in Motion BlackBerry Enterprise Server, VMware Infrastructure, VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, VMware Server
    Networks:Microsoft Active Directory, Banyan VINES, Novell NetWare
    Protocols: DHCP, DNS, HTTP, LDAP, TCP/IP, WINS
    Databases: Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Access
    Tools: Microsoft Active Directory tools, Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager, Microsoft System Center Operations Manager, NetIQ Directory and Resource Administration, NetIQ Group Policy Administration, NetIQ Secure Password Administration, Network Associates e-Policy Orchestrator, various migration and security tools


    CIO Leadership Network
    International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium
    International Council of E-Commerce Consultants