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Top Operating Systems Specialist Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an operating systems specialist. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of operating systems specialist resumes they appeared on. For example, 11.5% of operating systems specialist resumes contained clearance as a skill. Let's find out what skills an operating systems specialist actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found onOperating Systems Specialist resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Clearance

high Demand
Here's how Clearance is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Authenticated customer identity through high security clearance operating systems.
  • Achieved and maintained Secret Security Clearance for the total time in service.
  • Completed requirements needed for a TS clearance.
  • Assisted in adjudicating personnel security clearances on a weekly basis when necessary and conducting periodic regular security inspections.
  • Patrolled restricted areas and allowed area access for authorized personnel with Top Secret level Security Clearance.
  • Developed automated security clearance tracking log to ensure 16 CP personnel maintain current security clearance.

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2. Continuous Improvement

high Demand
Here's how Continuous Improvement is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Facilitated employee training in the Chrysler Operating System through workshop applications of disciplined continuous improvement.
  • Led Continuous Improvement Workshops to improve quality and delivery based on the Chrysler Operating System (COS) toolbox.
  • Created flexible and responsive work cells with one-piece flow, continuous improvement and standard work.
  • Developed multi-site continuous improvement strategies to improve the operating systems from the Integrated Supply Chain through customer receipt of products.

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3. Technical Support

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Here's how Technical Support is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Provided second level technical support to executives and Contract Management employees.
  • Coordinated with vendors and contractors for telephony technical support.
  • Ensured customer satisfaction by providing Help Desk technical support.
  • Interfaced with technical support personnel and senior level client representatives to negotiate and settle contract details.
  • Provided technical support to both IS staff, customers, and clients for all applications.
  • Provided technical support for remote access and wireless e-mail devices.
  • Provided technical support for the Brigade's operations.
  • Provided technical support for 250 users across multiple networks for the Joint User Interoperability Communication Exercise.

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4. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Provided customer service to internal and external customers while distributing high precedence message traffic and providing good customer relations.
  • Received Outstanding Performance and Contribution to Cox Communications and Outstanding Job in Providing Great Customer Service awards.
  • Research order allocation problems for more efficient order completion and customer service follow-up email confirmations.
  • Field Logistics, Customer Service, All Design/Floor Plans/Engineering, Permitting, Code Compliance, Forms creation.
  • Result: Eliminated countless hours of manual work by Inventory and Customer Service people.
  • Provided customer service support by initiating, researching and resolving computer problems using an automation tracking software called TrackIt and/or Remedy.

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5. Data Entry

high Demand
Here's how Data Entry is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Replaced manual receiving inspection application with automation improving data entry speed and improving data availability for quality and procurement.
  • Presented documentation to multiple levels of users within the organization from data entry to executive level management.
  • Provided general administrative/office support to Engineers including data entry, pulling and management of job prints.
  • Developed applications to automated data entry, administrative tasks and file transfers to mainframe.
  • Performed data entry and error resolution for installation personnel information system.
  • Analyze day-to-day clinical and financial operations, correcting various data entry issues.

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6. SQL

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Here's how SQL is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Investigate, resolve, and escalate issues within SQL and Oracle databases.
  • Experience with MS/Access and SQL Server development.
  • Maintained database and performed upgrades from MSSQL 65 to 7, 2000, 2005 then 2008.
  • Developed and supported Preventative Maintenance reporting system for Field Operations using .NET (C#) and MS SQL Server 2000.
  • Developed data analytics and custom SQL solutions to solve business problems and drive efficiency.
  • Web Testing for new applications including backend SQL database.

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7. Linux

high Demand
Here's how Linux is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Configure and manage Linux based medical research application suites for laboratories.
  • Ported code base for a legacy product from a RTOS to Linux on a much faster processor.
  • Owned DNS management, Linux support & build standards, FTP services, and other core services.
  • Team Lead responsible for developing Linux OS for an embedded digital television processor.
  • Cross-trained with Linux/Unix resource to take on that resource's workload.
  • Check Point Firewall-1 NG in Linux to protect entire RCM (5,000 PCs).
  • Set up Ubuntu Linux server from scratch using Nagios Core, Cacti, Apache, and Twitter Bootstrap.

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8. Disaster Recovery

high Demand
Here's how Disaster Recovery is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Developed a Disaster Recovery solution at a secondary site using the FileNet Multi-System-Synchronization enabling a hot-swap of production continuation.
  • Led the emergency management program that ensured Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, and compliance.
  • Partnered with Disaster Recovery on media requirements using techniques learned in disaster recovery seminar.
  • Participate in specialized disaster recovery planning and tasks, in either a test or actual D/R scenario.
  • Develop computer information resources, providing for data security and control, strategic computing, and disaster recovery.
  • Developed department-wide policies procedures and documentation to improve overall server, disaster recovery and business continuity management.

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9. System Issues

high Demand
Here's how System Issues is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Provided support for daily user administration, user profiles, system issues, troubleshooting daily user interface issues.
  • Serve as point of contact for all Warehouse Management System issues.
  • Collaborate with development and interface teams to resolve system issues.
  • Performed diagnostics and troubleshooting of system issues, documented help desk tickets/resolutions, and maintained equipment inventory lists.
  • Developed web-based applications to search databases of product support information to allow more efficient troubleshooting of system issues.
  • Managed relationships between the customer call center and external business partners on all interactive voice response (IVR) system issues.

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10. Windows

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Here's how Windows is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Provide administrative support and training for Center Computer Support Administrators (CSA's) in environment with Windows Vista Operating Systems.
  • Job Description: Operating System (UNIX, Linux and Microsoft Windows Operating Systems) technical support and advisory.
  • Deployed Windows 7 and business applications to existing workstations using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).
  • Study, implementation and migration of SQL 2005 Server SQL 2008 Server on Windows 2003 Server 64-Bit.
  • Download, analyze, and approve updates for servers throughout the state using Windows Server Update Services.
  • Defined processes and procedures for securing Windows servers (2000, 2008, 2012 OS).
  • Led migration team for 55 users from Microsoft Windows XP to Windows 7.
  • Installed, maintained and ensured smooth running of Windows and Linux OS flavors.
  • Evaluated Windows 2000 with Windows NT 4.0 domain migration as a focus.
  • Job Contributions: Designed and Implemented Windows NT Domain Security Model.
  • Designed a standard rapid deployment model for MS Windows NT workstation.
  • Designed and implemented Windows Server Farm.
  • Build Windows servers per documents.
  • Installed and maintain Centos 6 Linux LAMP Server and Windows 2012 based servers on QEMU Virtual Server devices using ProxMox.
  • Supported all Microsoft OS platforms including Windows XP beta 2 thru RTM, and Server 2000.
  • Migrated servers from Windows 2000 Server platform to Windows 2003 Server Enterprise to meet operational needs.
  • Performed standard system administration tasks for Solaris, Linux, and Windows systems.
  • Provided hardware, software and network support for Windows, Solaris and Linux.
  • Migrated 3000+ users from Novell to Windows.
  • Research, install, modify, maintain and configure Novell Netware, Windows 2000 Server and other operating systems.

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11. OS

high Demand
Here's how OS is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Assisted Program Manager/Director with the development of governmental proposals and program control parameters for computer software efforts exceeding $200 million.
  • Played integral role on Service Management Team for European offices, providing issue resolution for cross- functional / cross-organizational stakeholders.
  • Identified a major opportunity involving biological waste removal/disposal and instituted new procedures which improved results with major cost savings.
  • Performed emergency contingency operations in the event of satellite system failure or loss of communications link.
  • Performed IOS firmware updates and server patch installations to meet policy requirements for mitigating security vulnerabilities.
  • Created policies and procedures for the dissemination of drawings and specifications associated with Boston Harbor Project.
  • Developed a Microsoft SNA server architecture to utilize load balancing and fault tolerant capabilities.
  • Safeguard the Customer network against unauthorized infiltration, modification, destruction, or disclosure.
  • Assisted Fossil Generation in establishing a Predictive/Conditional-Based Maintenance Program throughout all nine Fossil Plants.
  • Forecast and report monthly calculations via leadership calls for corporate financial reporting purposes.
  • Processed and evaluate a customer's credit history to determine appropriate deposit.
  • Reviewed system generated reports and reconciled any conflicts regarding those reports.
  • Worked closely with user groups to develop databases with specific requirements.
  • Conducted analysis and experimentation of design programs by creating budgetary proposals.
  • Performed price analysis to determine profitability of accepting various proposal bids.
  • Partnered with Information Technology division to implement comprehensive POS systems.
  • Transitioned from entry level into more demanding bankruptcy intake position.
  • Monitored Postilion servers alerts and escalated issued as required.
  • Program development/coordination, cost estimating, code review.
  • Worked closely with the Trading Systems Help Desk, Software Development, Business Strategy Group and the Exchange's customer base.

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12. Hardware

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Here's how Hardware is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Managed Lotus Notes Administration including diagnosis and resolution of hardware and software problems.
  • Coordinated system hardware upgrades and maintenance.
  • Support Command and all units with various computer problems, to include application, hardware, networking, and printing issues.
  • Worked night shift to monitor Meredith server and communications network, using a variety of software and hardware tools.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of computer hardware and software to meet the present and future needs of the user.
  • Provided technical support for all applications, servers, networks, and hardware for the hospital.
  • Skilled at resolving complex hardware and software issued which arise from day to day activities.
  • Installed hardware and software on newly purchased laptops to be distributed to faculty.
  • Monitored network performance and provided issues to both system admin and hardware teams.
  • Perform software and hardware improvements, upgrades, and patches timely and accurately.
  • Fixed computer hardware, software and network problems, while managing client expectations.
  • Monitor applications designed to track the efficiency of hardware and software.
  • Installed, configured, and maintained infrastructure server hardware and software.
  • Provide expert knowledge of Silicon Graphics RE2 hardware and software.
  • Developed Intel hardware standards both in Workstation and Server.
  • Install and evaluate new and improved software and hardware.
  • Designed an Evaluation process for both hardware and software.
  • Process of escalation 1st tier - Establish whether it's hardware or software problem Hardware - escalate to onsite engineer.
  • Inform daily team leader of software system and hardware problems and provide daily statistical Reports.
  • Maintain working knowledge of various Hardware and Network related equipment (ex.

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13. Vmware

high Demand
Here's how Vmware is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Work with VMWare server farms in configuring application requirements for virtual machines associated with our Windows side of the PeopleSoft environments.
  • Installed and configured Cisco routers and switches, Cisco PIX525 firewalls, NetApps Filer, and ESX VMware servers.
  • Assisted with in-house VMware upgrades to ESXi.
  • Design, implement and maintain virtualization infrastructure based on VMware in a multi-customer environment containing 90 ESXESXi hosts.
  • Completed VMWARE infrastructure course led by certified VMWARE trainer, which covered all aspects of VMWARE installation and support.
  • Configured all new clients on our application and data servers-VMWARE.

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14. Business Process

average Demand
Here's how Business Process is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Demonstrated experience in business process improvement and business process modeling.
  • Integrated, managed, and analyzed financial business processes to achieve strategic goals via management of the financial information systems.
  • Experience with SDLC, contract negotiations, and business process improvements.
  • Participate in application development projects as a lead resource on systems operations and business process interaction.
  • Improved communications between business process owners as well as communications between facility-level CBI/Privacy/FOIA/RM work groups.
  • Translated, documented and requirements for major system projects to integrate and automate business processes.

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15. Sharepoint

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Here's how Sharepoint is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Created daily availability report, daily system backups, and assisted in administration of SharePoint database.
  • Assisted in administration of SharePoint database.
  • Developed interfaces between Oracle and SQL Server based applications via MS/Access or SharePoint, the intranet, and supporting databases.
  • Reorganized SharePoint site to improve search capability of safety documents, programs, work procedures and job aides.
  • Designed SharePoint for local Planning & Scheduling Teams to provide central location for files and information.
  • Manage and disseminate Network Refresh Project files via SharePoint server.
  • Experience with the Microsoft SharePoint tool - SharePoint Designer.
  • Install, Implement and maintain Microsoft SharePoint Server.
  • Developed a SharePoint site to captures KPI.
  • Documented computer operations procedures in Sharepoint and maintained senior management monthly reporting and statistical data analysis.

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16. Active Directory

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Here's how Active Directory is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Published e-mail account certificates and certificate revocation lists to Active Directory.
  • Maintain Active directory environment of over 2000 users, 2500 devices, and hundreds of GPO's.
  • Received rave reviews as the Microsoft Office Professional, Active Directory and Outlook expert.
  • Adjust and implement changes to Active Directory.
  • Work within multi-domain Active Directory 2003 and 2008 forest.
  • Monitored system event logs to identify Active Directory and group policy conflicts/failures, and took corrective action to resolve problems identified.

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17. Backup

average Demand
Here's how Backup is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Designed, documented and executed appropriate maintenance procedures including system backups, power outages, and connectivity issues.
  • Designed a backup solution to a magnetic disk repository lessening system downtime and also streamlining data recovery.
  • Produced new and imaginative backup and data security procedures and techniques.
  • Created daily availability report, daily system backups.
  • Created network documentation, including maintaining each accounts network matrix, backup configurations, disaster recovery plans, and network diagrams.
  • Restructured backup strategy for the FileNet MKF and Index databases reducing daily backup time from 5 hours to 30 minutes.
  • Supported 20+ Backup Servers and 2000+ Backup Clients using TSM as the Backup tool across multiple clients.
  • Performed daily backups to ensure no downtime due to loss of data.
  • Maintained documentation for backup, server room and related SOX procedures.
  • Installed backup servers, tape drives, and operating system software.
  • Monitor, manage and report day-to-day backup and recovery support activities.
  • Experience with backup, restore, and disaster recovery methodologies.
  • Perform & monitor the FEMA Risk Map project system backups.
  • Complete recovery, backup and other corrective actions.
  • Performed system backup and restore for servers.
  • Monitor network and apply changes, perform routine operator duties, job submission, backup and report distribution.
  • Installed a lot of backup hardware/software, server based malware scanners, etc.
  • Assist with server tape backups, and monitoring offsite backups for failures.

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18. Unix

average Demand
Here's how Unix is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Analyzed and monitored an international Unix/NT/IBM distributed environment.
  • Analyze and facilitate work around for problems and detail issues for programmers and systems teams in both UNIX and Oracle.
  • Tuned Unix system and storage resources (RAM, buffers, I/O) to optimize FileNet Imaging system performance.
  • Installed GCC, Perl, Expect, Secure Shell, and TCP Wrappers on UNIX workstations.
  • Reconfigured UNIX user authentication with Kerberos scheme to increase system security.
  • Orchestrated daily operations, recognized, defined and analyzed system data/file issues to problem resolution in a Unix/VAX Work environment.

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19. Troubleshoot

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Here's how Troubleshoot is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Maintain centralized administration, troubleshooting and monitoring of the BellSouth Network.
  • Increased Company efficiency by diagnosing and troubleshooting Windows processing problems.
  • Coordinate troubleshooting efforts with Server Teams during Authorized Outage Windows.
  • Performed Tier 2 and 3 troubleshooting of problems and executed standard operational procedures to recover a problem as soon as possible.
  • Identify and troubleshoot issues found in third party software's to ensure timely importing of report data resulting in executed margin.
  • Performed system administrator duties such as active directory account management, end user account creation, and network troubleshooting.
  • Perform troubleshooting and maintenance of a MS Windows XP/7 Professional Server Operating System and server hardware.
  • Assist engineering with technical issues, troubleshoot and development of processes and procedures to correct deficiencies.
  • Revered as premier troubleshooter/ individual with the skills to solve issues others can't solve.
  • Provide telephonic help services to assist in resolving user problems and perform software troubleshooting.
  • Load, update and troubleshoot the software, hardware and firmware of LOG-IT Systems.
  • Assist engineering with technical issues, troubleshoot and development of various projects.
  • Provided first level troubleshooting of processes with other help desk staff.
  • Provided rotational primary support in troubleshooting and resolving problems with Legato and Veritas backups.
  • Performed troubleshooting measures as needed to maintain maximum service uptime.
  • Create and validate unique troubleshooting procedures, investigate and determine corrective measures for fleet issues.
  • Created "Quick Reference Cards" to identify step by step instructions for troubleshooting every communications circuit currently in use.

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20. Software Applications

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Here's how Software Applications is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Provided quality assurance for business application software by administering change control over the software life cycle of computer software applications.
  • Design interface to Laser and developed software applications in Basic language for automating active trimming of critical engine control parameters.
  • Provided top tier technical knowledge for enterprise scale out of region disaster recover implementation and developed numerous enterprise software applications.
  • Conducted educational classes on various software applications including Microsoft Office and other third party applications, increasing productivity of end-users.
  • Incorporate visual materials and software applications to communicate information through print and/or multimedia computer applications over the worldwide web.
  • Purchased all IT equipment and recommended appropriate software applications and provided information technology support for more than 350 users.

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21. Mainframe

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Here's how Mainframe is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Monitored and maintained online systems for the production mainframe environment.
  • Managed the coordination and resolution of mainframe job failures.
  • Provide from basic to detailed overviews of JCPenney Mainframe and Network environments to fellow associates and business-related visitors.
  • Monitored system batch processes on CA -7 and CA-11 mainframes Monitored systems and processes on AS -400.
  • Install and upgrade mainframe systems software including Xpediter and Install/1.
  • Managed an IBM System 36 mainframe.

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22. DOD

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Here's how DOD is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Monitored network devices and performed network troubleshooting when necessary to maintain established DoD Service Level Agreements.
  • Integrated requirements into the locally managed world-wide interactive communications network and the interface of local inter-active systems into DOD level.
  • Supported Military objectives to support DoD systems.
  • Developed DoD mandated curriculum to national standards.
  • Implemented DOD information assurance policy.
  • Created the compliance protocols (SOX, HIPPA, DoD) to include the software and hardware inventory auditing.

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23. SLA

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Here's how SLA is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Organized team members to resolve outages and high priority tickets within SLA time limits.
  • Gathered Service Level Metrics and created scorecards to improve SLA inefficiencies.
  • Stabilized FileNet Enterprise providing 99.95 % system up-time during business SLA.
  • Utilized a Website/ Intranet Knowledge Base that served as a repository for training provided Developed SLAs for the ACD system.
  • Partnered with project managers, sales managers and implementation specialists to gather requirements and implement solutions for translating and migrating data.
  • Assisted other mechanics with their technical writing challenges: great technicians translate repair-manual jargon into something customers can understand.

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24. Contract Documents

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Here's how Contract Documents is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Manage incoming / outgoing project related mail, contract documents.
  • Manage incoming/outgoing project related mail, contract documents, submittals and design documents as necessary.

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25. System Administrator

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Here's how System Administrator is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Team's system administrator for two HP 9000 model L2000 systems.
  • Functioned as first level System Administrator support for LDAP, NFM, NTM, NxTT, Site Maestro systems.
  • Authored detailed support documentation on SCO Unix server installation and configuration for use by field system administrators.
  • Coordinated the development of TRICARE Management Activity APS II Training materials with Management Information System Administrators.
  • Worked as system administrator to centralize and managed consuls to increase IT solutions and productivity.
  • Supervised two junior system administrators on contract and documented all activity for long term retention.

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26. EPA

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Here's how EPA is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Managed trouble tickets while tracking aircraft network equipment discrepancies, successfully resolved over 1,200 tickets using Remedy ticketing system.
  • Managed $5 million dollar annual budget, developed and implemented departmental financial analysis and tracking systems.
  • Project Manager for implementation of Patient Call Manager applications across clinical departments at MedStar Health facilities.
  • Build automated data comparisons with source systems to identify discrepancies and program defects.
  • Report imagery viewed and assist in preparation of required intelligence observation reports.
  • Reviewed and prepared documentation required to assist in development of Milestones.
  • Authored 35 departmental guidance policies for network availability and confidentiality.
  • Tracked communication equipment turned in for repairs between multiple echelons.
  • Assisted branches and departments with operational concerns and resolutions.
  • Modify internally developed tools and provide instruction to department members
  • Assist in logistical design/organization of OR Department Renovation project.
  • Track operational activity and department processing operations metrics.
  • Trained end users and departmental administrators.
  • Prepare field artillery tactical data systems.
  • Analyzed and compiled monthly reports accurately reflecting staffing model for the Department of OB/GYN for three (3) department units.
  • Assisted vendor payment activities working closely with the internal AP department and monitoring invoice receipt and goods receipt dates in SAP.
  • Developed flow charts and diagrams for wireless network of production area to ensure trouble shooting steps for timely reporting and repairs.
  • Develop cost estimates for materials and equipment, specification, and drawings for revisions, improvements, and repair projects.
  • Repaired and monitored Dynamic (DMS) and Variable Message Signs (VMS) over Federal Interstates and State Highways.
  • Executed and solution disaster recovery issues for over 11 years as the primary Disaster Recovery Focal for the department.

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27. WAN

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Here's how WAN is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Set up and maintained LAN/WAN systems in local warehouse setting, including wireless devices, desktops and laptops, and servers.
  • Set up and maintained LAN/WAN systems in a local warehouse setting.
  • Monitored and retained LAN and WAN data communications.
  • Isolated LAN/WAN connectivity issues for systems.
  • Monitor LAN/WAN utilizing networking monitoring tools for all BellSouth affiliates.

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28. DNS

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Here's how DNS is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Designed Domain Controller / WINS/DNS configuration to localize authentication.
  • Developed a WINS/DNS/DHCP model to avoid bad replications of data.
  • Performed cross-team member and organization training on DNS architecture, requirements, policy, procedures and effective troubleshooting methods.
  • Install, configure and support email, web, LINUX Mailman, and DNS hosting servers for school districts.
  • Supported and reported major and minor network disruptions such as; connectivity, failed servers, DNS redirection, exchange synchronization.
  • Administer internal DNS servers and external DNS changes, and closely monitor progress using BMC ticket system.

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29. Management System

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Here's how Management System is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Initiate the beginning stages of ERP and company database management system from the paperwork stage to program implementation.
  • Led effort to install a Financial Management System in the agency s regional offices across the U.S.
  • Reviewed internal file management system to provide client with updated status on legal matters.
  • Set up new well information and preventive maintenance in Work Management System.
  • Supported and trained users for custom built databases and Work Management System.
  • Administered three resource management systems with cross-functional capabilities and system integrations for a group of 350 marketing professionals.
  • Co-managed Operating System Consulting Group for Law Firm Time/Billing Management System product line.
  • Performed testing and problem analysis for newer versions of Work Management System (Maximo).
  • Designed and developed system interfaces between the Law Firm Time/Billing Management System product line and client's legacy systems.

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30. Setup

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Here's how Setup is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Created system model diagrams for setup and maintenance of ODOT ITS equipment.
  • Maintained Oracle database for mobile device setups and specialized in mobile device management deployment, operations, and mobile application testing.
  • Investigate and resolve exceptions/errors, configurations, data modifications, user account management and customer site setups in proprietary application systems.
  • Transition client to account management upon successful completion of two payroll submissions and/or completion of HR/Benefits Administration setup.
  • Developed and implemented numerous process improvements for the operational teams including automation of the marketing campaign setup process.
  • Assist with Load Balancing requirements, application placement, and security requirements involving application server setup.

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31. Hvac

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Here's how Hvac is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Process and maintain HVAC and controls equipment orders in addition to project management.
  • Provide district HVAC technicians with facility energy usage reports and system evaluations/recommendations for decreased consumption.
  • Maintained facilities including power distribution, emergency backup power, power conditioning systems and HVAC.
  • Installed and commissioned HVAC/Lighting controls system to program software for building energy management.
  • Work directly with Mayo Clinic Facilities Operations and contractors for controlling HVAC systems, Fire Sprinkler Systems and Building Automation Systems.
  • Analyzed floor plans for detailed specification in a variety of HVAC projects at the CDC Facility in Atlanta, Georgia.

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32. Computer System

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Here's how Computer System is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Supervised and trained four junior personnel in Global Communications Computer Systems Maritime Common Operational Picture.
  • Exposed to various computer systems used in targeting and communication.
  • Performed initial troubleshooting of computer systems, applied any discovered fixes and sought assistance, if needed, from IT staff.
  • Functioned as the SME, training multiple operators on the various computer systems within the command.
  • Managed and operated the shipboard computer system (J.O.T.S.).
  • Assisted users with questions relating to computer systems and servers.
  • Utilized Foxboro computer system simulation to assist in planning Spar moves from drilling modes to completion activities.
  • Direct knowledge and application of Query, C.L., and RPG/400 for the IBM AS/400e series midrange computer system.

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33. DB2

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Here's how DB2 is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Maintained the DB2 database tables, governing endorsement forms printing and attachment logic.
  • Created and performed system changes on multiple partitions, including workload redistribution and DB2 application environment creation.
  • Designed and implemented online systems using DB2 database design and analysis.
  • Created stored procedures for GOS (Global Origination Service) online loan application system with SQL PLUS (DB2 UDB).
  • Implemented changes in SQL Server and DB2 object security to meet Credit Card, SAS 70, and HIPAA audit requirements.
  • Provided database support for multiple applications in Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, and legacy IMS database management systems.

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34. Internet

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Here's how Internet is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Configured and supported essential Internet services.
  • Managed student access to computer lab and ensured internet browsing policies were enforced.
  • Implement FastVue reporting for internet traffic and logging.
  • Supported Internet Network Operations Center for enterprise/carrier class telecom provider.
  • Helped to develop, maintain and enforce policies and procedures for monitoring of unauthorized/authorized use of network assets and internet access.
  • Executed complete upgrade and modernization of obsolete office computer, internet and telephone systems, including data and account migration.

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35. User Accounts

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Here's how User Accounts is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Used Active Directory to manage local and group policies, user accounts, user domain authentication and security.
  • Experience in VOIP phone systems: Installing and maintaining user accounts using Cisco Call Manager unified system.
  • Set up user accounts for new employees and customers and provided individual training
  • Maintained user accounts on AIX/ RS 6000 platform.
  • Administered user accounts, distribution lists, security groups and organizational units in Active Directory for new users and management requests.
  • Network support and administration maintaining connectivity, securing network, using network diagnostic tools, managing user accounts.

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36. Daily Operations

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Here's how Daily Operations is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Assigned user access, upgrades equipment, logged problems and established protocol for daily operations.
  • Structured, created, and maintained an Access Database for daily operations.
  • Assisted in the daily operations of the billing department.
  • Led the development, implementation and standardization of procedures and processes for theDisconnect department improving daily operations and enhancing efficiencies.

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37. Network Security

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Here's how Network Security is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Provided guidance and training to members of operations team regarding network security and troubleshooting of data circuits.
  • Co-authored University guides to basic TCP/IP Network Security for UNIX and Windows.
  • Supervised and trained five junior members regarding network security and troubleshooting, which provided continuous technical assistance to over 700 users.
  • Identified, analyzed and resolved network security violations through routine maintenance, diligent work-ethic and vigorous attention to detail.
  • Monitored network with Active Directory for network security and implemented security policies on No Secure Internet Protocol Router Network.
  • Manage the Active Directory administration that controls all aspects of internal network security, strictly following corporate security policy.

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38. Powerpoint

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Here's how Powerpoint is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Reviewed and critiqued PowerPoint presentations.
  • Utilized the Microsoft Office Suite including PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Created numerous PowerPoint presentations on training subjects, from product operation to environmental testing to market surveys.
  • Prepared and presented monthly and quarterly strategic measures reports and presentations utilizing Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Developed PowerPoint presentations to guide customer through architectural options and requirements.
  • Developed presentations to senior leadership using Harvard Graphics and PowerPoint.

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39. Console

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Here's how Console is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Monitored 17,000+ NT and Unix servers via Netcool Omnibus and IBM's Tivoli Enterprise Console.
  • Operate master consoles to monitor the performance of computer systems and networks, and to coordinate computer network access and use.

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40. VPN

low Demand
Here's how VPN is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Installed and configured VPN software and various peripherals on user machines.
  • Supported LAN/WAN/VPN network platforms including evaluating network for performance, monitoring for outages and providing fault management.
  • Administered remote router configurations and VPN connections to data center.
  • Supported remote offices including VPN connections and system software/hardware.
  • Deployed Cisco enterprise Firewall/VPN Solution.
  • Provided functional and technical support, troubleshooting and diagnosed software problems including desktop, laptop, LAN/WAN and VPN issues.

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41. Communications Equipment

low Demand
Here's how Communications Equipment is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Operated and performed preventive maintenance checks and services on assigned telecommunications equipment, vehicles, and power generators.
  • Operated and maintained communications equipment.

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42. Project Owner

low Demand
Here's how Project Owner is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Assist the project owner and Shared Services Center Collection in contacting and collecting overdue payments from clients as necessary.
  • Assisted the project owner in completing project billing schedules in the appropriate format within specified time frames.

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43. Business Units

low Demand
Here's how Business Units is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Developed Python code to interface with Agile and NetSuite to organize databases in alignment with newly created business units.
  • Receive, coordinate delivery, and stage servers from dock locations, storage areas, or business units.
  • Provide Data Center Operational support for all business units housing equipment in the TTS Data Centers.
  • Accept and review Requests for Change submitted by multiple business units Driving Issue and patch management activities.
  • Led multiple trainings on the use of new business systems and gained buy-in across multiple business units.
  • Change Agent" cultivating relationships and driving Continuous Improvement amongst various Business Units.

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44. Status Updates

low Demand
Here's how Status Updates is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Distribute daily status updates and sales reports to the executive sales and project management teams.
  • Provide status updates for customers on HBSS endpoint compliance.

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45. Tcp/Ip

low Demand
Here's how Tcp/Ip is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Conducted workshops on basic TCP/IP security, Windows 95 and Windows NT use.
  • Resolved telecommunications, network, and computer security issues and established security practices including Windows Server operating systems and TCP/IP protocol.
  • Installed/upgraded new software or hardware configurations and validated TCP/IP settings using technical support for advance features related to networking.
  • Administrated network including TCP/IP troubleshooting and configuration.
  • Worked primarily with TCP/IP, Routers, HIPPI Switches, and UNIX hosts toward their use of a high performance networking.
  • Answer support calls, research problems and work with component groups to solve customer problems.- Webmaster for TCP/IP Group Intranet site.

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46. A/R

low Demand
Here's how A/R is used in Operating Systems Specialist jobs:
  • Generate subcontracts and release payments to subcontractors or associated invoices with A/R invoices.

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20 Most Common Skill For An Operating Systems Specialist

Clearance12.3%
Continuous Improvement9.4%
Technical Support6.8%
Customer Service4.7%
Data Entry4.6%
SQL4.6%
Linux4.4%
Disaster Recovery4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Operating Systems Specialist

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Clearance
Clearance
12.3%
12.3%
2
2
Continuous Improvement
Continuous Improvement
9.4%
9.4%
3
3
Technical Support
Technical Support
6.8%
6.8%
4
4
Customer Service
Customer Service
4.7%
4.7%
5
5
Data Entry
Data Entry
4.6%
4.6%
6
6
SQL
SQL
4.6%
4.6%
7
7
Linux
Linux
4.4%
4.4%
8
8
Disaster Recovery
Disaster Recovery
4%
4%
9
9
System Issues
System Issues
4%
4%
10
10
Windows
Windows
3.9%
3.9%
11
11
OS
OS
3.7%
3.7%
12
12
Hardware
Hardware
2.9%
2.9%
13
13
Vmware
Vmware
2.9%
2.9%
14
14
Business Process
Business Process
2.4%
2.4%
15
15
Sharepoint
Sharepoint
2.3%
2.3%
16
16
Active Directory
Active Directory
2.2%
2.2%
17
17
Backup
Backup
2.1%
2.1%
18
18
Unix
Unix
2%
2%
19
19
Troubleshoot
Troubleshoot
1.9%
1.9%
20
20
Software Applications
Software Applications
1.7%
1.7%
21
21
Mainframe
Mainframe
1.4%
1.4%
22
22
DOD
DOD
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
SLA
SLA
1.3%
1.3%
24
24
Contract Documents
Contract Documents
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
System Administrator
System Administrator
1%
1%
26
26
EPA
EPA
0.8%
0.8%
27
27
WAN
WAN
0.8%
0.8%
28
28
DNS
DNS
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
Management System
Management System
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Setup
Setup
0.7%
0.7%
31
31
Hvac
Hvac
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Computer System
Computer System
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
DB2
DB2
0.5%
0.5%
34
34
Internet
Internet
0.5%
0.5%
35
35
User Accounts
User Accounts
0.5%
0.5%
36
36
Daily Operations
Daily Operations
0.4%
0.4%
37
37
Network Security
Network Security
0.4%
0.4%
38
38
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
0.4%
0.4%
39
39
Console
Console
0.4%
0.4%
40
40
VPN
VPN
0.4%
0.4%
41
41
Communications Equipment
Communications Equipment
0.4%
0.4%
42
42
Project Owner
Project Owner
0.4%
0.4%
43
43
Business Units
Business Units
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
Status Updates
Status Updates
0.3%
0.3%
45
45
Tcp/Ip
Tcp/Ip
0.3%
0.3%
46
46
A/R
A/R
0.3%
0.3%

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