A technical field is one, which concerns itself with the practical application of theoretical knowledge rather than the theory itself. Technical fields could exist in various forms, but they are generally associated with the information technology (IT) field these days. Thus, elaborate and accurate knowledge as a computer programmer, technician or hardware specialist is essential in such a profile. Knowledge about various computer programming languages in case of a software programmer, or knowledge about various networking systems for a networking administrator are necessary qualities, which give you an edge over other candidates. Refer to the below mentioned sample technical resume in order to gain understanding on how to write a good resume.
Robert T. Smith
195 Braxton Street
Mendota, IL 61342
Email ID: email@example.com
To further my career with a growth-oriented firm that will allow me to utilize my experience and knowledge as a technology manager.
XYZ Technologies, Dallas, TX
Manager, 1998 - Present
Organized and managed various computer-related projects. Supervised a research and development team of twelve employees. Designed and implemented fresh employee training programs.
ABC Systems, Dallas, TX
Lead Programmer, 1993 - 1998
Developed part of the core of the product TowerWorks: an administration platform for ASP (Application Service Provider). Developed hi-end tools for integration and customization with third party products. Programmed and designed the Unix provisioning system.
University of Richmond
B.S., Computer Science, 1993
Available upon request.
Technical jobs usually refer to computer related jobs in which the person has to either be an expert in the application of technological principles or provide support in the case of technical issues. Technical professional need to have extensive knowledge in the field they intend to work in. Given below is a sample technical resume to help you understand how to write your own resume. For a technical support professional, one needs to possess excellent verbal communication skills as he/she has to convey the necessary troubleshooting guidelines to the customer in a precise and understandable manner. They also need to have in-depth knowledge about the product and ability to think out of the box in critical situations.
Wesley C. Warwick
874 Elliott Street
Dover, NH 03820
Email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org
Executive-level position with responsibilities in Customer Relations and Technical Support.
XYZ Software, Houston, TX
Director of Customer Service, 1993 - 1997
Directed all aspects of client relations and technical support.
University of Texas, Austin, TX
B.A., Business Administration, 1993
Protecting Your Company's Server, presentation, New York, NY, 6/01
Customer Service in the New Century, presentation, Paris, France, 4/00
Technical Brainstorming, article, Houston Chronicle, 11/11/99
Understanding the Service Industry Concepts, article, Business Weekly, 8/02/98
The world of technical field usually consists of computer software programmers, network engineers, software testers, etc. In order to be a successful technical person, one must possess excellent knowledge about the specific subject that he/she is working on. It is also necessary to have knowledge about other technical fields which might indirectly impact your field. For example, a software programmer possessing knowledge about network security can be handy when he has to create specific security related program codes. In a technical resume, you should mention your past experience in the field along with a list of key functions performed at the job. Educational details must also be mentioned along with any specific technical skills that you may possess.
Ian S. Roberts
1173 Centennial Farm Road
Storm Lake, IA 50588
Email ID: email@example.com
OBJECTIVE: Seeking a challenging position as a Computer Programmer in a reputed organization
ABC Computer Services Providers Inc., Boston, MA
1997 - 2003
University of Massachusetts (U-Mass), Boston, MA
BS in Computer Science
Languages: COBOL, DATAPOINT, FOCUS, FOXPRO, MICROSOFT, VISUAL BASIC, and ASSEMBLER.
Operating Systems: OS-MFT, DOS, DOS-VM, OS-VS Windows 95, Windows 3.1, and MVS.
Software: DATAEXPERT, CMS, VSAM, PANVALET and, MS OFFICE / Hardware: IBM 3090, IBM 36, IBM 370/145/155
Hobbies include Polo, Water sports, Horse riding and Rugby.