Security Specialist – Sample Resume

By virtue of the centrality of the position of an information security specialist in the smooth running of an organization, most employers scrutinize the prospective candidate’s resume meticulously. For this reason, when writing a security specialist’s resume, good consideration must be exercised by the candidate in order to be able to accurately detail hi/her qualities and competence with resounding clarity and articulate organization. A sample of an information security specialist is provided below.

Arnold Smith
999 Oakland Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 343 – 5678 Email:

Career Objective

To attain the position of an information security specialist at Gamma technologies Incorporated; and thereby discharge duties assigned as efficiently and punctually as possible in order to contribute to the growth of the company.


Summary of Skills

  • Exceptional interpersonal relationship and customer care skills while maintain unblemished professionalism.
  • High organizational skills with a meticulous and methodological approach to work.
  • Far-reaching verbal and non-verbal communication skills for optimal interactions.
  • Emphatic inventiveness in managing time and other resources in a bid to reduce/ nullify waste and improve performance/ output.
  • Exemplary attentiveness to detail and the ability to maintain high levels of concentration while discharging job responsibilities.


Work Experience

Information System Analyst                                                  August 2015 – present

MXD Corporation, Richmond, VA

  • Maintaining of the company’s automated security systems as well as the identification verification process of members of staff.
  • Liaising with the relevant authorities on all system security related matters.


Application Security Analyst                                                 July 2008 – July 2015

Omega Computers and Technologies, Richmond, VA

  • Developed functional security measures to help to militate against unauthorized access/ loss of information.
  • Continuously analyzed and evaluated existing security systems and their applications in order to improve their efficiencies.


Education and Training

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Cybersecurity 2007

Virginia State University, Richmond, VA


Professional Organizations

  • Member, Richmond Cybersecurity Agency (RCA) 2010 – present

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