6935

6935 (NIST ID: N/A)

Knowledge

* Knowledge of cloud computing service models Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), and Platform as a Service (PaaS).

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

AI Adoption Specialist (Core) ID: 753 (NIST ID: N/A) Workforce Element: Data/AI

Facilitates AI adoption by supporting the users of AI-enabled solutions.

AI Innovation Leader (Core) ID: 902 (NIST ID: N/A) Workforce Element: Data/AI

Builds the organization’s AI vision and plan and leads policy and doctrine formation including how AI solutions can or will be used.

AI Risk & Ethics Specialist (Core) ID: 733 (NIST ID: N/A) Workforce Element: Data/AI

Educates those involved in the development of AI and conducts assessments on the technical and societal risks across the lifecycle of AI solutions from acquisition or design to deployment and use.

AI Test & Evaluation Specialist (Core) ID: 672 (NIST ID: N/A) Workforce Element: Data/AI

Performs testing, evaluation, verification, and validation on AI solutions to ensure they are developed to be and remain robust, resilient, responsible, secure, and trustworthy; and communicates results and concerns to leadership.

AI/ML Specialist (Core) ID: 623 (NIST ID: N/A) Workforce Element: Data/AI

Designs, develops, and modifies AI applications, tools, and/or other solutions to enable successful accomplishment of mission objectives.

Authorizing Official/Designating Representative (Core) ID: 611 (NIST ID: SP-RM-001) Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

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).

Control Systems Security Specialist (Core) ID: 462 (NIST ID: N/A) Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

Responsible for device, equipment, and system-level cybersecurity configuration and day-to-day security operations of control systems, including security monitoring and maintenance along with stakeholder coordination to ensure the system and its interconnections are secure in support of mission operations.

Cyber Crime Investigator (Core) ID: 221 (NIST ID: IN-CI-001) Workforce Element: Cyberspace Enablers / Legal/Law Enforcement

Identifies, collects, examines, and preserves evidence using controlled and documented analytical and investigative techniques.

Cyber Defense Analyst (Core) ID: 511 (NIST ID: PR-DA-001) Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

Uses data collected from a variety of cyber defense tools (e.g., IDS alerts, firewalls, network traffic logs.) to analyze events that occur within their environments for the purposes of mitigating threats.

Cyber Defense Forensics Analyst (Core) ID: 212 (NIST ID: IN-FO-002) Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

Analyzes digital evidence and investigates computer security incidents to derive useful information in support of system/network vulnerability mitigation.

Cyber Defense Incident Responder (Core) ID: 531 (NIST ID: PR-IR-001) Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

Investigates, analyzes, and responds to cyber incidents within the network environment or enclave.

Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support Specialist (Core) ID: 521 (NIST ID: PR-INF-001) Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

Tests, implements, deploys, maintains, and administers the infrastructure hardware and software.

Cyber Instructional Curriculum Developer (Core) ID: 711 (NIST ID: OV-ED-001) Workforce Element: Cyberspace Enablers / Training and Education

Develops, plans, coordinates, and evaluates cyber training/education courses, methods, and techniques based on instructional needs.

Cyber Instructor (Core) ID: 712 (NIST ID: OV-ED-002) Workforce Element: Cyberspace Enablers / Training and Education

Develops and conducts training or education of personnel within cyber domain.

Cyber Legal Advisor (Core) ID: 731 (NIST ID: OV-LG-001) Workforce Element: Cyberspace Enablers / Legal/Law Enforcement

Provides legal advice and recommendations on relevant topics related to cyber law.

Cyber Policy and Strategy Planner (Core) ID: 752 (NIST ID: OV-PL-002) Workforce Element: Cyberspace Enablers / Leadership

Develops cyberspace plans, strategy and policy to support and align with organizational cyberspace missions and initiatives.

Cyber Workforce Developer and Manager (Core) ID: 751 (NIST ID: OV-PL-001) Workforce Element: Cyberspace Enablers / Leadership

Develop cyberspace workforce plans, strategies and guidance to support cyberspace workforce manpower, personnel, training and education requirements and to address changes to cyberspace policy, doctrine, materiel, force structure, and education and training requirements.

Data Analyst (Core) ID: 422 (NIST ID: OM-DA-002) Workforce Element: Data/AI

Analyzes and interprets data from multiple disparate sources and builds visualizations and dashboards to report insights.

Data Architect (Core) ID: 653 (NIST ID: N/A) Workforce Element: Data/AI

Designs a system’s data models, data flow, interfaces, and infrastructure to meet the information requirements of a business or mission.

Data Officer (Core) ID: 903 (NIST ID: N/A) Workforce Element: Data/AI

Holds responsibility for developing, promoting, and overseeing implementation of data as an asset and the establishment and enforcement of data-related strategies, policies, standards, processes, and governance.

Data Operations Specialist (Core) ID: 624 (NIST ID: N/A) Workforce Element: Data/AI

Builds, manages, and operationalizes data pipelines.

Data Scientist (Core) ID: 423 (NIST ID: N/A) Workforce Element: Data/AI

Uncovers and explains actionable insights from data by combining scientific method, math and statistics, specialized programming, advanced analytics, AI, and storytelling.

Data Steward (Core) ID: 424 (NIST ID: N/A) Workforce Element: Data/AI

Develops and maintains plans, policies, and processes for data management, data governance, security, quality, accessibility, use, and disposal.

Database Administrator (Core) ID: 421 (NIST ID: OM-DA-001) Workforce Element: IT (Cyberspace)

Administers databases and/or data management systems that allow for the storage, query, and utilization of data.

DevSecOps Specialist (Core) ID: 627 (NIST ID: N/A) Workforce Element: Software Engineering

Selects/Deploys/Maintains the set of Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) tools and processes used by the development team and/or maintains the deployed software product and ensures observability and security across the lifecycle.

Enterprise Architect (Core) ID: 651 (NIST ID: SP-ARC-001) Workforce Element: IT (Cyberspace)

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.

Executive Cyber Leader (Core) ID: 901 (NIST ID: OV-EX-001) Workforce Element: Cyberspace Enablers / Leadership

Executes decision-making authorities and establishes vision and direction for an organization’s cyber and cyber-related policies, resources, and/or operations, while maintaining responsibility for risk-related decisions affecting mission success.

Forensics Analyst (Core) ID: 211 (NIST ID: IN-FO-001) Workforce Element: Cyberspace Enablers / Legal/Law Enforcement

Conducts deep-dive investigations on computer-based crimes establishing documentary or physical evidence, to include digital media and logs associated with cyber intrusion incidents.

Information Systems Security Developer (Core) ID: 631 (NIST ID: SP-SYS-001) 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) Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

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

IT Investment/Portfolio Manager (Core) ID: 804 (NIST ID: OV-PM-004) Workforce Element: Cyberspace Enablers / Acquisition

Manages a portfolio of IT capabilities that align with the overall needs of mission and business enterprise priorities.

IT Program Auditor (Core) ID: 805 (NIST ID: OV-PM-005) Workforce Element: Cyberspace Enablers / Acquisition

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

IT Project Manager (Core) ID: 802 (NIST ID: OV-PM-002) Workforce Element: Cyberspace Enablers / Acquisition

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

Knowledge Manager (Core) ID: 431 (NIST ID: OM-KM-001) Workforce Element: IT (Cyberspace)

Responsible for the management and administration of processes and tools that enable the organization to identify, document, and access intellectual capital and information content.

Network Operations Specialist (Core) ID: 441 (NIST ID: OM-NET-001) Workforce Element: IT (Cyberspace)

Plans, implements, and operates network services/systems, to include hardware and virtual environments.

Privacy Compliance Manager (Core) ID: 732 (NIST ID: OV-LG-002) Workforce Element: Cyberspace Enablers / Leadership

Develops and oversees privacy compliance program and privacy program staff, supporting privacy compliance needs of privacy and security executives and their teams.

Product Designer User Interface (UI) (Core) ID: 625 (NIST ID: N/A) Workforce Element: Software Engineering

Manages the user interface design portion of the design process of a product.

Product Manager (Core) ID: 806 (NIST ID: N/A) Workforce Element: Software Engineering

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).

Product Support Manager (Core) ID: 803 (NIST ID: OV-PM-003) 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 (Core) ID: 801 (NIST ID: OV-PM-001) 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.

Research & Development Specialist (Core) ID: 661 (NIST ID: SP-RD-001) 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.

Secure Software Assessor (Core) ID: 622 (NIST ID: SP-DEV-002) Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

Analyzes the security of new or existing computer applications, software, or specialized utility programs and provides actionable results.

Security Architect (Core) ID: 652 (NIST ID: SP-ARC-002) Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

Designs enterprise and systems security throughout the development lifecycle; translates technology and environmental conditions (e.g., law and regulation) into security designs and processes.

Security Control Assessor (Core) ID: 612 (NIST ID: SP-RM-002) Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

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).

Service Designer User Experience (UX) (Core) ID: 626 (NIST ID: N/A) Workforce Element: Software Engineering

Manages the user experience of a product focused on human factors by making products intuitive and maximizing usability, accessibility, and simplicity.

Software Developer (Core) ID: 621 (NIST ID: SP-DEV-001) Workforce Element: Software Engineering

Executes software planning, requirements, risk management, design, development, architecture, modeling, estimation, configuration management, quality, security, and tests using software development methodologies, architectural structures, viewpoints, styles, design decisions, and frameworks across all lifecycle phases.

Software Test & Evaluation Specialist (Core) ID: 673 (NIST ID: N/A) Workforce Element: Software Engineering

Plans, prepares, and performs testing, evaluation, verification, and validation of software to evaluate results against specifications, requirements, and operational need.

Software/Cloud Architect (Core) ID: 628 (NIST ID: N/A) Workforce Element: Software Engineering

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.

System Administrator (Core) ID: 451 (NIST ID: OM-SA-001) Workforce Element: IT (Cyberspace)

Installs, configures, troubleshoots, and maintains hardware, software, and administers system accounts.

System Testing and Evaluation Specialist (Core) ID: 671 (NIST ID: SP-TE-001) Workforce Element: IT (Cyberspace)

Plans, prepares, and executes tests of systems to evaluate results against specifications and requirements as well as analyze/report test results.

Systems Developer (Core) ID: 632 (NIST ID: SP-SYS-002) 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) Workforce Element: IT (Cyberspace)

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

Systems Security Analyst (Core) ID: 461 (NIST ID: OM-AN-001) Workforce Element: Software Engineering

Responsible for analysis and development of systems/software security through the product lifecycle to include integration, testing, operations and maintenance.

Technical Support Specialist (Core) ID: 411 (NIST ID: OM-TS-001) Workforce Element: IT (Cyberspace)

Provides technical support to customers who need assistance utilizing client level hardware and software in accordance with established or approved organizational process components. (i.e., Master Incident Management Plan, when applicable).

Vulnerability Assessment Analyst (Core) ID: 541 (NIST ID: PR-VA-001) Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

Performs assessments of systems and networks within the NE or enclave and identifies where those systems/networks deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy. Measures effectiveness of defense-in-depth architecture against known vulnerabilities.

Additional KSAT for the following Work Roles

No Work Roles with Additional KSAT 6935