Computer Operators work in centralized data centers manning computer consoles to implement various system-related routines and changes as directed by systems managers and administrators.  They often handle mainframe or super-computer hardware installations in large or specialized companies. Their objective is to maintain optimum computer and data storage performance, balanced loading, timely system printouts, and equitable computer time sharing as applicable.

Computer Operator Resume Template

Paul B. Chan

Roswell Rd, Atlanta, Georgia

Phone: (404) 677-4412


To work as a Computer Operator for a company running IBM or Amdahl mainframe systems

Summary of Qualification

  • 10 years of experience working in the IT department of a large airline as a mainframe computer operator.
  • Excellent learning ability for new computer technologies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills,

Career Experience/Job History

1996 – Present: IBM Mainframe Computer Operator, Delta Airlines, Atlanta

  • Monitor utilization of computer resources to ensure they don’t except 80% utilization levels for optimum operations.
  • Monitor DASD memory storage to ensure optimum performance
  • Implement automatic and manual load balancing for storage systems and CPU units.
  • Schedule and oversee schedules of batch processing batch to ensure equitable sharing of CPU time as required by user departments
  • Implement policies and technical procedures as mandated by systems engineers/managers and administrators.
  • Maintain all documentation, OS updates as well as system functional and security patches, manufacturer bulletins, computer source codes and other centralized computer resources.


2000 – Present:  Various in-house training and seminars in the operations of data centers; IBM sponsored seminars on mainframe operations

1997 – 2000: BS Computer Science, Wisconsin State University

Professional reference will be furnished upon request