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129 (NIST ID: K0090)

Knowledge

Knowledge of system life cycle management principles, including software security and usability.

Items denoted by a * are CORE KSATs for every Work Role, while other CORE KSATs vary by Work Role.


Core KSAT for the following Work Roles

Information Systems Security Developer (Core) ID: 631 (NIST ID: SP-SYS-001) Category/Specialty Area: Securely Provision / Systems Development
Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

Designs, develops, tests, and evaluates information system security throughout the systems development lifecycle.

Information Systems Security Manager (Core) ID: 722 (NIST ID: OV-MG-001) Category/Specialty Area: Oversee & Govern / Cybersecurity Management
Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

Responsible for the cybersecurity of a program, organization, system, or enclave.

IT Project Manager (Core) ID: 802 (NIST ID: OV-PM-002) Category/Specialty Area: Oversee & Govern / Acquisition and Program/Project Management
Workforce Element: Cyberspace Enablers / Acquisition

Work that involves directly managing information technology projects to provide a unique service or product.

Research & Development Specialist (Core) ID: 661 (NIST ID: SP-RD-001) Category/Specialty Area: Securely Provision / Technology R&D
Workforce Element: IT (Cyberspace)

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.

Systems Developer (Core) ID: 632 (NIST ID: SP-SYS-002) Category/Specialty Area: Securely Provision / Systems Development
Workforce Element: IT (Cyberspace)

Designs, develops, tests, and evaluates information systems throughout the systems development lifecycle.

Systems Requirements Planner (Core) ID: 641 (NIST ID: SP-RP-001) Category/Specialty Area: Securely Provision / Systems Requirements Planning
Workforce Element: IT (Cyberspace)

Consults with customers to evaluate functional requirements and translate functional requirements into technical solutions.

Additional KSAT for the following Work Roles

COMSEC Manager (Additional) ID: 723 (NIST ID: OV-MG-002) Category/Specialty Area: Oversee & Govern / Cybersecurity Management
Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

Manages the Communications Security (COMSEC) resources of an organization (CNSSI No. 4009).

IT Program Auditor (Additional) ID: 805 (NIST ID: OV-PM-005) Category/Specialty Area: Oversee & Govern / Acquisition and Program/Project Management
Workforce Element: Cyberspace Enablers / Acquisition

Conducts evaluations of an IT program or its individual components, to determine compliance with published standards.

Product Support Manager (Additional) ID: 803 (NIST ID: OV-PM-003) Category/Specialty Area: Oversee & Govern / Acquisition and Program/Project Management
Workforce Element: Cyberspace Enablers / Acquisition

Manages the package of support functions required to field and maintain the readiness and operational capability of systems and components.

Program Manager (Additional) ID: 801 (NIST ID: OV-PM-001) Category/Specialty Area: Oversee & Govern / Acquisition and Program/Project Management
Workforce Element: Cyberspace Enablers / Acquisition

Leads, coordinates, communicates, integrates and is accountable for the overall success of the program, ensuring alignment with critical agency priorities.