Resume Verbs for Technical Skills profile

analyzed
Example: Analyzed department’s future IT needs and drafted plan to ensure strategic alignment with overall business plan.

certified
Example: Certified weights and balances of precision equipment.

conceptualized
Example: Conceptualized and developed scripts to support infrastructure security—scripts were subsequently used as models for current monitoring tools.

connected
Example: Connected satellite users with main office through networking devices.

created
Example: Created reference materials, quickly bringing technicians and system operators to high levels of competency.

decoded
Example: Decoded encrypted data.

designed
Example: Designed software solutions for widget-processing industry.

detected
Example: Detected faulty components.

equipped
Example: Equipped district with videoconferencing capabilities.

evaluated
Example: Evaluated system failures and pinpointed errors.

expanded
Example: Expanded system capabilities.

fabricated
Example: Fabricated components per customer specifications.

facilitated
Example: Facilitated complex migration to updated operating system.

fixed
Example: Fixed recurring problems that had eluded prior technicians.

gauged
Example: Gauged user needs and system capabilities and recommended appropriate hardware upgrade.

grasped
Example: Grasped quickly concepts and procedures for new operating system and selected from staff of 12 to train other technologists (training is normally outsourced).

honed
Example: Honed troubleshooting skills through advanced IBM component-level troubleshooting course.

identified
Example: Identified user needs and modified system accordingly.

installed
Example: Installed new system, providing users with uninterrupted service during project.

integrated
Example: Integrated accounting functions with sales, warehousing, and shipping.

investigated
Example: Investigated recurring computer crashes; traced glitch to vendor software and served as liaison in problem resolution.

isolated
Example: Isolated technical malfunctions at the component level.

mastered
Example: Mastered intricacies of new software and was called on as resident expert to explain advanced functions.

planned
Example: Planned move of mission-critical business systems to alternative computing platform, including all international business support, publications, regulatory, and distribution systems.

preserved
Example: Preserved integrity of data.

prevented
Example: Prevented system failures that had plagued previous system administrators.

programmed
Example: Programmed in ASP.net, XML, C#.net, CSS, IIS, SQL Server, and Oracle PL/SQL.

reconstructed
Example: Reconstructed corrupted data using various software tools.

reengineered
Example: Reengineered data-management foundation on IBM mainframe platform from VSAM flat-file environment to SQL-based DB.

relied
Example: Relied on crack technical team to program and test new software release.

repaired
Example: Repaired and maintained 200-user network.

restored
Example: Restored 100 percent of data after earthquake disaster.

retrieved
Example: Retrieved and manipulated data.

revolutionized
Example: Revolutionized use of software, engineering an innovative data-acquisition and analysis platform to gather and analyze flight-test data for experimental aircraft.

safeguarded
Example: Safeguarded data through disaster-recovery protocol.

salvaged
Example: Salvaged mismanaged IT conversion (a $300,000 capital investment)—directed installation project for world-class computer system to support 24-hour, seven-day operation.

searched
Example: Searched Internet using a variety of sophisticated search commands.

showed
Example: Showed nontechnical staff how to conduct advanced Boolean searches.

systematized
Example: Systematized protocols to improve procedure-execution accuracy from 85 percent to 99 percent.

tested
Example: Tested new Windows-based release of software.

trained
Example: Trained users, converting computer-phobics to technically competent operators.

troubleshot
Example: Troubleshot puzzling hardware problems at board and component levels.

turned
Example: Turned technicians into business professionals who understand multidimensional corporate needs and bottom-line profit.

upgraded
Example: Upgraded hardware and software, implementing five major software upgrades over tenure.

wrote
Example: Wrote and installed aliases that reduced input errors 50 percent and increased efficiency of routines 30 percent.