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Emile Thimmesch

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Phone number: 555-555-5555


Performance-driven and knowledgeable IT Security Specialist with 2+ years of extensive experience and comprehensive background in monitoring networks, developing security measures, policies, and procedures, and completing technical reports. Possessing well-developed critical thinking skills, strong attention to detail, and important ability to work under pressure, Emile is presently seeking an IT Security Specialist position.

Work experience

06/2016 - 05/2019, IT Security Specialist, BCG Digital Ventures, Inc., Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Monitored all company's networks and developed and implemented various security measures, policies, and procedures.
  • Investigated breaches and any problematic issues, configured and maintained computer hardware and software, and performed professional penetration testing.
  • Installed and updated firewalls and antivirus software, prevented unauthorized access, and analyzed and evaluated potential security risks.
  • Completed technical reports and interviewed, trained, and coodinated multiple IT interns, ensuring that all policies and procedures were followed.
  • Awarded Employee of the Month for significantly increasing the security of all company's servers and systems.


09/2012 - 05/2016, Computer Science & Information Systems, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, United States

GPA: 3.96 (Top 10% of the Program)

The 2015 Academic Excellence Award winner

Clubs and Societies: Economics Society, FinTech Society, Psychology Society

09/2008 - 05/2012, High School, Ecole privee Marie-Consolatrice, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg City

Graduated with Distinction (Grade 1 - A/excellent equivalent in all 4 subjects)

The 2012 Best Graduate Award winner

Activities: Astronomy Club, Fitness Club, Chess Club


Computer Skills
Microsoft Office
Netsparker, Acunetix
Core Impact, Probely
Interpersonal Skills
Ability to Work under Pressure
Analytical Skills
Communication Skills
Critical Thinking
Technological Expertise


09/2012 - 05/2013, First Year Representative, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, United States


04/2019, Certified Information Privacy Technologist, International Association of Privacy Professionals
09/2017, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, International Information System Security Certification Consortium
05/2016, Driving Licence


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