Knowledge of local specialized system requirements (e.g., critical infrastructure systems that may not use standard information technology [IT]) for safety, performance, and reliability.
Core KSAT for the following Work Roles
Designs, develops, tests, and evaluates information system security throughout the systems development lifecycle.
Additional KSAT for the following Work Roles
Senior official or executive with the authority to formally assume responsibility for operating an information system at an acceptable level of risk to organizational operations (including mission, functions, image, or reputation), organizational assets, individuals, other organizations, and the Nation (CNSSI 4009).
Develops and maintains business, systems, and information processes to support enterprise mission needs; develops information technology (IT) rules and requirements that describe baseline and target architectures.
Responsible for the cybersecurity of a program, organization, system, or enclave.
Conducts software and systems engineering and software systems research in order to develop new capabilities, ensuring cybersecurity is fully integrated. Conducts comprehensive technology research to evaluate potential vulnerabilities in cyberspace systems.
Analyzes the security of new or existing computer applications, software, or specialized utility programs and provides actionable results.
Designs enterprise and systems security throughout the development lifecycle; translates technology and environmental conditions (e.g., law and regulation) into security designs and processes.
Conducts independent comprehensive assessments of the management, operational, and technical security controls and control enhancements employed within or inherited by an information technology (IT) system to determine the overall effectiveness of the controls (as defined in NIST 800-37).
Develops, creates, maintains, and writes/codes new (or modifies existing) computer applications, software, or specialized utility programs.
Plans, prepares, and executes tests of systems to evaluate results against specifications and requirements as well as analyze/report test results.
Designs, develops, tests, and evaluates information systems throughout the systems development lifecycle.
Consults with customers to evaluate functional requirements and translate functional requirements into technical solutions.