Network Operations Center

Network Operations Center Resume Keywords and Skills (Hard Skills)

Here are the keywords and skills that appear most frequently on recent Network Operations Center job postings. In other words, these are the most sought after skills by recruiters and hiring managers. Go to Sample Templates ↓ below to see how to include them on your resume.

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  • Network Operations Center (NOC)
  • Networking
  • Troubleshooting
  • Technical Support
  • Cisco Systems Products
  • Network Administration
  • Computer Network Operations
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  • Internet Protocol Suite (TCP/IP)
  • Active Directory
  • Telecommunications
  • Switches
  • Windows Server
  • Voice over IP (VoIP)
  • Cisco Routers
  • Data Center
  • Internet Protocol (IP)
  • Computer Hardware
  • Solarwinds
  • System Administration
  • Routers
  • Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
  • Network Engineering
  • Network Monitoring Tools
  • Linux
  • Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
  • Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
  • Routing Protocols

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Your Name
Network Operations Center
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE January 2020 - Present
Senior Network Operations Center Analyst
Decreased troubleshooting downtime by 30% by implementing an advanced Traffic Engineering Monitoring system.
Initiated a proactive monitoring system using Solarwinds that resulted in a 15% improvement in system uptime.
Developed a Downtime Reduction Plan applying OSPF to reduce network failures by 20%.
Improved network operations center efficiency by creating a system to track and manage network incidents.
Spearheaded the use of Cisco Systems Products increasing network security and functionality.
Resume Worded April 2017 - December 2019
Network Operations Center Analyst
Implemented advanced active directory resulting in a 40% improvement in troubleshooting efficiency.
Utilized Cisco routers to increase network traffic capacity by 50%, reducing lag time.
Developed a comprehensive network administration system, resulting in a 25% increase in team efficiency.
Microsoft June 2015 - March 2017
Junior Network Operations Center Analyst
Developed network troubleshooting techniques which reduced system downtime by 15%.
Collaborated with the data center team to set up new servers, reducing deployment time by 50%.
Resume Worded University December 2019
Masters in Computer Networking
Thesis: Innovative Techniques for Network Troubleshooting and Maintenance
Resume Worded Institute January 2015
Certification in Network Performance Optimization
Named as the top performer in the final assessment
Part-time while working with Microsoft
Networking Tools: Wireshark, Orion, Nagios, Nmap, MRTG, PuTTY, Zenoss
Network Protocols: TCP/IP, MPLS, BGP, RIP, ICMP, VPN, DHCP/DNS, Ethernet, SNMP
Software Tools: Microsoft Office, OSX, Linux (Various Distros), Windows Server
Programming Languages: Python (Intermediate), Bash (Advanced), Perl (Basic)
Certifications: Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP Routing and Switching)
Leadership & Volunteering: Volunteer network organizer, Community STEM workshops
Projects: Led team project for network security for a reputed online banking company.
Extra Achievements: Co-author, article on 'Future of Network Security' in top tech magazine.
Your Name
Network Operations Specialist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded March 2021 - Present
Senior Network Operations Specialist
Spearheaded a system update that increased network stability by 35% via Windows server.
Initiated a project using Cisco Systems Products that resulted in a 20% improvement in VoIP traffic.
Successfully managed a network upgrade using TCP/IP protocols, resulting in network traffic efficiency increase by 30%.
Led the implementation of a software monitoring tool that decreased network failure by 40%.
Leveraged the use of telecommunications switches, increasing data transmission rate by 25%. November 2018 - February 2021
Network Operations Specialist
Optimized VoIP traffic handling by incorporating Cisco routers in the system architecture, improving signal strength by 15%.
Implemented a new internet protocol for data security, resulting in a 50% decrease in system vulnerabilities.
Introduced a fault-tolerance system that improved network reliability by 25%.
IBM June 2016 - October 2018
Junior Network Operations Specialist
Reduced administration time for network set-ups by 40% through an efficient IP addressing system.
Improved system uptime by 20% through routine preventative maintenance procedures.
Resume Worded University May 2016
Master of Science - Computer Networks
Focus on network infrastructure management and security protocol design
Resume Worded Academic Center March 2015
CCNP Enterprise Certification
Specialized in network design, implementation and troubleshooting
Part-time course while working as a Network Operations Specialist
Networking Skills: Routing and Switching, Ethernet and IP networking, WLAN, VLAN, Firewall Management, Network Troubleshooting
Software and Tools: Cisco IOS, Juniper, SolarWinds, Wireshark, NetScout, Python (for scripting)
OS and Protocols: Windows Server, Linux, TCP/IP, OSPF, BGP, STP, DHCP, DNS
Cloud: Azure, AWS, Google Cloud, Cloud Networking, Cloud Security
Certifications: CompTIA Network+ Certification (2022), AWS Certified Advanced Networking Speciality (2021)
Leadership & Volunteering: Member of the Networking Professionals Association, Volunteer IT consultant for local NGOs
Projects: Lead a complete network infrastructure upgrade for a small business, improving their system efficiency by 40%
Awards & Achievements: Employee of the Year at for outstanding performance and management skills
Your Name
Network Systems Administrator
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE May 2020 - Present
Senior Network Systems Administrator
Set up highly effective automatic backup system using Solarwinds, increasing the recovery speed by 30%
Launched an Advanced Active Directory, resulting in a 40% improvement in network user management
Implemented a streamlined system on Cisco routers, boosting data transmission by 20%
Reduced computer hardware malfunctions by 30% by adopting proactive maintenance measures
Led team efforts in developing a new efficient VoIP system, improving the call efficiency by 25%.
Resume Worded January 2017 - April 2020
Network Systems Administrator
Enhanced security of data center by integrating IP addressing system, reducing vulnerabilities by 50%
Modernized system administration using advanced Cisco Systems Products, improving system uptime by 30%
Implemented system troubleshooting initiatives resulting in a decline of system breakdown instances by 40%.
Amazon August 2014 - December 2016
Junior Network Systems Administrator
Optimized TCP/IP setup, resulting in 20% improvement in network speed
Managed monitoring system using solarwinds, contributing to 10% increase in overall system efficiency.
Resume Worded Academic Center May 2014
Master of Science in Information Technology
Specialized in Network Administration, Implementing Security Measures
Resume Worded University June 2012
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Emphasis on Networking, Data Management, and Cybersecurity
Graduated with honors
Operating Systems: Windows Server, Linux, macOS
Network Systems: Cisco Systems, Juniper Networks, Firewall Configurations, WiFi Planning, Ethernet Cabling, VPNs
Programming: Python, Bash, PowerShell, SQL
Other Software/Systems: VMware, AWS, Docker, Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft Office Suite
Certifications: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), CompTIA Network+, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Leadership & Volunteering: Led local coding workshop for High School Students, Volunteer IT services for local non-profit
Projects: Designed and implemented secure network systems for startup businesses
Your Name
Network Operations Specialist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2022 - Present
Senior Network Operations Specialist
Dynamically augmented network security protocols to mitigate cyber threats, resulting in a 25% decrease in security breaches.
Devised a unique strategy for optimizing Cisco routers and switches, improving data traffic by 35%.
Leveraged TCP/IP protocols along with telecommunications to enhance network design and compliance.
Coordinated a team to implement VoIP system, saving company over $10K in communication expenses annually.
Improved system administration response times by integrating Active Directory and Windows Server, bolstering efficiency of issue resolution by 40%. June 2018 - December 2021
Network Operations Specialist
Redesigned wireless technologies infrastructure, resulting in an increase in network uptime from 97% to 99.8%.
Incorporated Cisco Systems Products to enhance networking and troubleshooting capacities, improving efficiency by 30%.
Negotiated a contract with data center service providers, leading to annual savings of $50K for swift network operations.
IBM May 2016 - May 2018
Junior Network Operations Specialist
Provided technical support for routers and switch configuration, reducing downtimes by 20%.
Enhanced Voice over IP (VoIP) system resulting in improved call quality and decreased dropped calls by 15%.
Resume Worded Institute January 2021
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Certification
Focus: Advanced Routing, LAN Switching, Troubleshooting
Resume Worded University April 2016
Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
Emphasis in Networking and Data Communication
Tech Achievement Award 2016
Networking Technologies: TCP/IP, MPLS, BGP, OSPF, NAT, DNS, SNMP, VLANs
OS & Network Tools: Windows, Linux, SolarWinds, Wireshark, Cisco IOS
Certifications: Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP), ITIL Foundation Certification
Projects: Designed and set up a comprehensive networking lab for testing and debugging network issues
Leadership: Volunteer IT Support for Local Charity, Organizing Team Member for IBM Tech Symposium
Your Name
Network Engineer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE March 2022 - Present
Lead Network Engineer
Orchestrated the design and deployment of an enterprise-wide multilayered computer network operation.
Effectively utilized Cisco routers, switches and other products in network configuration, enhancing overall operational efficiency by 25%.
Exhibited leadership over a diverse team to manage system administration involving Windows Servers, leading to a 15% drop in system crashes.
Incorporated robust network security measures, curbing cyber attacks by 30%.
Improved network design by innovatively integrating Active Directory and TCP/IP protocols, increasing inter-network communication efficiency by 35%.
Resume Worded June 2017 - February 2022
Senior Network Engineer
Led a complete overhaul of the data center network infrastructure, leading to an 80% improvement in server availability.
Harnessed internet protocols to deliver seamless telecommunication services, improving customer satisfaction by 45%.
Established a comprehensive wireless communication system, thereby enhancing network reach and connectivity by 20%.
Google April 2015 - May 2017
Network Engineer
Implemented an automatic troubleshooting script that reduced network downtime by 30%.
Utilized VoIP to facilitate efficient communication across the company, resulting in annual savings of $25K.
Resume Worded University March 2022
Certification in Advanced Networking
Completed certification while working as a Lead Network Engineer at
Resume Worded University April 2015
Master's in Networking and Communication
Specialized in network security and data center switching.
Won the 2015 Networking Innovation Challenge award.
Networking Skills: VPN, DNS, DHCP, IP Addressing, SNMP, Wireless Networking
Programming: Python, Java, Perl, Shell scripting
Networking Equipment: Cisco Routers & Switches, Juniper, Netgear, Fortinet, Ubiquiti
Operating Systems: Windows Server, Linux, Unix, MacOS
Certifications: Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Projects: Led a successful project to revamp the internal networking infrastructure for Google.
Awards: Recognized as the 'Top Network Engineer' at Resume Worded for two consecutive years.
Volunteering: Guided young talents in the local community through the 'Coding for Kids' initiative.
Your Name
Network Analyst
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded February 2023 - Present
Lead Network Analyst
Orchestrated a 30% improvement in network efficiency by utilizing data analysis to enhance router and switch configurations.
Reduced network security breaches by 40% through diligent threat analysis and recommending changes to security protocols.
Coordinated with the team in integrating Cisco systems products for better network functionality, resulting in the reduction of network issues by 20%.
Strategically implemented VoIP throughout the organization, reducing telecom expenses by $15K annually.
Assisted in streamlining system administration tasks by creating scripts for Active Directory and Windows Servers, leading to an increase of 15% in system response times. July 2020 - January 2023
Senior Network Analyst
Played instrumental role in optimizing TCP/IP settings, resulting in 20% reduction in data packet loss.
Managed configuration and maintenance of wireless technologies, achieving 99.9% uptime during my tenure.
Evaluated and managed updates and configurations in data center, leading to a 20% increase in efficiency.
Microsoft June 2018 - June 2020
Network Analyst
Troubleshot networking issues pertaining to Cisco Routers, reducing downtimes by 25%.
Provided technical support, ensuring smooth network functionality and uptime.
Implemented recommended changes to the Internet Protocol (IP), increasing network stability by 15%.
Networking: VPN, LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, VoIP, IPv4/IPv6
Security: Network Security, Firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM
Operating Systems: Windows Server, Linux, UNIX
Software and Tools: Nagios, Nmap, Nessus, Wireshark, NetFlow, SolarWinds
Certifications: Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) (2021), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) (2022)
Projects: Developed and implemented a secure network infrastructure for a local non-profit, increasing their security by 50%
Leadership & Volunteering: Data Privacy for Non-Profits (Seminar Speaker, 2021), Resume Worded Tech Mentoring (Mentor, 2022-Present)
Your Name
Network Operations Center Supervisor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded March 2020 - Present
Network Operations Center Supervisor
Improved server uptimes from 97% to 99.9% by streamlining NOC processes, resulting in reduced system downtime and improved customer experience.
Led a team of 15 engineers, promoting a collaborative work environment that resulted in increased staff retention by 25% annually.
Implemented strategic use of Cisco Systems Products, effectively reducing troubleshooting time by 20%, and significantly improving productivity.
Apple, Inc. January 2017 - February 2020
Network Operations Center Lead
Enhanced network security measures, reducing security incidents by 50% over two years.
Spearheaded upgrade of data centers, improving efficiency by 30% and affecting over 2,000 users.
Coordinated seamless transition to Ethernet, significantly reducing connectivity issues by 35%.
Microsoft Corporation August 2015 - December 2016
Network Operations Center Analyst
Streamlined the incident management process, reducing troubleshooting time from 5 hours to 3 hours on average.
Provided technical support for over 400 users, reducing ticket resolution time by 20%.
Resume Worded Institute May 2015
Master of Science in Network Engineering
Recipient of Network Engineering Excellence Scholarship
Resume Worded University July 2013
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Specialization in Data Communication and Networks
Achievements: Dean's List 2012 (Top 10%)
Networking: TCP/IP, DNS, VPN, Firewalls, Wi-Fi, Load Balancing, Ethernet, LAN/WAN, Network Protocols
Operating Systems: Windows, Linux, UNIX, MacOS
Network Monitoring Tools: SolarWinds, Wireshark, PRTG, Nagios
Programming and Scripting: Python, Bash, Perl, Java, PowerShell
Certifications: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) - R&S, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Leadership & Volunteering: Mentor at Cybersecurity Summer Bootcamp, School of NetSec
Projects: Implemented an AI-powered intrusion detection system in a company-wide network infrastructure
Awards: Recipient of the Distinguished Leadership Award at Apple, Inc. for network stability efforts in 2019
Your Name
Network Operations Center (NOC) Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE July 2019 - Present
Network Operations Center (NOC) Manager
Advanced network engineering techniques to devise a Network Operations Center plan, which efficiently managed over 100 servers.
Orchestrated implementation of VMware for the virtualization of servers, increasing server capacity and operational agility by 40%.
Boosted performance of wireless technologies, optimizing network connectivity and resulting in 15% increase in network speed.
Led a team of 20 network engineers, fostering their development and optimizing their performance which led to a 15% reduction in operational errors.
Amazon Web Services May 2016 - June 2019
Network Operations Center Engineer
Managed and optimized company Switches, reducing packet loss by 30%.
Elevated functions of Active Directory to improve network security, reducing system hacks by 28%.
Implemented Computer Network Operations restoring dormant infrastructure and improving system performance by 25%.
Facebook January 2014 - April 2016
IT Support Technician
Provided deskside IT support to over 500 users, improving IT support satisfaction by 30%.
Developed training materials and conducted training sessions on system usage, improving employee tech literacy by 20%.
Resume Worded Institute March 2016
Master of Science, Computer Networks
Specialization in Network Security and Operations
Resume Worded University May 2014
Bachelor of Engineering, Computer Science
Elective in Advanced Network Protocols
Dean's List 2012 (Top 10%)
Network Technologies: TCP/IP, OSPF, BGP, MPLS, DNS, DHCP, VPN, Firewalls, Load Balancers, Wi-Fi
Network Tools: Wireshark, NetFlow, SolarWinds, Zenoss, Nagios, Cacti, MRTG
Operating Systems: Linux (Advanced), macOS (Advanced), Windows Server (Intermediate)
Programming: Python (Intermediate), Bash (Intermediate), SQL (Intermediate)
Certifications: Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) - Routing and Switching, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Training: AWS Advanced Networking, ITIL Foundation, ISO/IEC 27001 – Information Security Management
Projects: Led a successful network migration project for a major retail client, involving over 250 network devices and minimal downtime.
Volunteering: Tech Mentor, Women in Networking (WiN), Providing technical guidance and mentorship to women pursuing careers in network engineering.
Your Name
Network Operations Center (NOC) Team Lead
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded May 2018 - Present
Network Operations Center (NOC) Team Lead
Revamped network troubleshooting approach to elevate the usage of Internet Protocol Suite (TCP/IP), reducing network downtime by 35%.
Supervised a team of 10 for system administration, resulting in 15% improvement in system operations.
Conceived and implemented Telecommunications strategies, increasing uptime of communication channels by 28%.
Google March 2015 - April 2018
Network System Administrator
Upgraded and maintained the company data center, reducing server crashes by 22%.
Successfully managed network infrastructure, reducing network downtime by 17%.
IBM January 2013 - February 2015
Network Assistant
Assisted in network operations, reducing network outages by 25%.
Resume Worded Institute Dec 2014
Master of Computer Science - Network and Security
Concentration in high level network solutions
Resume Worded University May 2011
Bachelor of Engineering - Computer Science
Specialized in Networking
Dean's List for 2 years
Networking: Server Troubleshooting, Network Optimization, Threat Management, Datacenter Workflows, Incident Management, Security Protocols
Software: SolarWinds, ManageEngine, Wireshark, NetCrunch, Zabbix, Nagios
Operating Systems: Windows Server, Linux, Cisco IOS, Unix, NetApp
Certifications: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate
Awards: NOC Star Performer of the Year, 2020; Google
Publications: Article Published: 'Managing Network Vulnerabilities' in Tech Today, 2019
Volunteering: Led IT division for local non-profit organization, 2016-2017
Projects: Designed and implemented secure network infrastructure for mid-size firm, 2021

How do I add skills to a Network Operations Center resume?

Review the job posting closely.

Go through the Network Operations Center posting you're applying to, and identify hard skills the company is looking for. For example, skills like Troubleshooting, Cisco Systems Products and Network Administration are possible skills. These are skills you should try to include on your resume.

Add industry skills like Technical Support and Network Operations Center (NOC).

Add other common skills from your industry - such as Computer Network Operations, Internet Protocol Suite (TCP/IP) and Networking - into your resume if they're relevant.

Add skills into your work experience.

Incorporate skills - like EIGRP, Active Directory and System Administration - into your work experience too. This shows hiring managers that you have practical experience with these tools, techniques and skills.

Show operational experience.

Recruiters are going to want to see real operational experience for most Network Operations Center roles, so emphasize any experience you have improving operations of a company and general operational efficiency.

Demonstrate supply chain experience.

Network Operations Center recruiters like to see experience dealing with logistics and different parts of the supply chain. Try to include accomplishments where you improved supply chain processes and increased efficiency.

Use the exact job title.

Try to add the exact job title, Network Operations Center, somewhere into your resume to get past resume screeners. See the infographic for how to do this.

Word Cloud for Network Operations Center Skills & Keywords

The following word cloud highlights the most popular keywords that appear on Network Operations Center job descriptions. The bigger the word, the more frequently it shows up on employer's job postings. If you have experience with these keywords, include them on your resume.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What hard skills should you include on a Network Operations Center resume?

The most common skills and keywords we found on Network Operations Center resumes and job postings were Network Operations Center (NOC), Networking, Troubleshooting, Technical Support, Cisco Systems Products, Network Administration, Computer Network Operations and Internet Protocol Suite (TCP/IP).

Skills like EIGRP, Active Directory, Network Monitoring Tools, Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) and System Administration also appeared on related job postings.

How do resume skills compare between a Network Operations Center Technician and a Network Operations Center Manager?

Popular skills we often see on resumes for Network Operations Center Technician positions include:

  • Networking
  • Troubleshooting
  • Cisco Systems Products
  • Network Operations Center (NOC)
  • Switches
  • Technical Support
  • Internet Protocol Suite (TCP/IP)
  • Cisco Routers

In comparison, skills we see on Network Operations Center Manager resumes include:

  • Network Design
  • Servers
  • Managed Services
  • Data Center
  • Security
  • VMware
  • Incident Management
  • Ethernet

What are good resume skills to include for different Network Operations Center roles and job titles?

Depending on the specific role you apply to, you may need to emphasize different skill sets. Here are a few examples:

  • Network Operations Center Technician: Networking, Troubleshooting, Cisco Systems Products, Network Operations Center (NOC) and Switches
  • Network Operations Center Analyst: Active Directory, Windows Server, Technical Support, Routers and Internet Protocol Suite (TCP/IP)
  • Network Operations Center Supervisor: Computer Network Operations, System Administration, Network Administration, Data Center and Servers
  • Network Operations Center Engineer: Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Wide Area Network (WAN), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Cisco Routers and Telecommunications
  • Network Operations Center Manager: Network Design, Voice over IP (VoIP), Internet Protocol (IP), Managed Services and Security

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