Knowledge of system life cycle management principles, including software security and usability.
Core KSAT for the following Work Roles
Designs, develops, tests, and evaluates information system security throughout the systems development lifecycle.
Responsible for the cybersecurity of a program, organization, system, or enclave.
Work that involves directly managing information technology projects to provide a unique service or product.
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.
Consults with customers to evaluate functional requirements and translate functional requirements into technical solutions.
Additional KSAT for the following Work Roles
Manages the Communications Security (COMSEC) resources of an organization (CNSSI No. 4009).
Conducts evaluations of an IT program or its individual components, to determine compliance with published standards.
Manages the development of products including the resource management, product strategy (physical or digital), functional requirements, and releases. Coordinate work done by functions (like software engineers, data scientists, and product designers).
Manages the package of support functions required to field and maintain the readiness and operational capability of systems and components.
Leads, coordinates, communicates, integrates and is accountable for the overall success of the program, ensuring alignment with critical agency priorities.
Manages and identifies program high-level technical specifications, which may include application design, cloud computing strategy and adoption, and integration of software applications into a functioning system to meet requirements.