Sample IT Security Specialist Resume

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Edward Paiva
1426 Glen Falls Road
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Job Objective Seeking work as an IT Security Specialist so I can use my skills and past experiences to better the company. Bringing specialized knowledge to the table to also improve your company with my skills.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Wide knowledge of current IT security tools – hardware and software security
  • Good understanding of IT business security practices and procedures
  • Familiarity with TCP/IP network topology (LAN/WAN), routers, and related protocols
  • Ability to design and distribute materials promoting best security habits
  • Ability to design, produce, and deliver compelling security-related training classes

Professional Experience:

IT Security Specialist
Dell Services Federal Government, Philadelphia, PA
May 2006 – Present

  • Managed security appliances and resolution.
  • Handled OS patch distribution.
  • Executed security vulnerability scans.
  • Aided centralized anti-virus systems.
  • Formulated detailed security reports.
  • Imparted support to customer support staff.

IT Security Specialist
QinetiQ North America, Philadelphia, PA
March 2003 – April 2006

  • Extended first level IDS monitoring.
  • Evaluated network traffic and IDS alerts.
  • Reviewed investigations to resolution.
  • Formulated alert notifications and suggested IDS filters.


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science
Friends University, Wichita, KS

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