904

904 (NIST ID: K0139)

Knowledge

Knowledge of interpreted and compiled computer languages.

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

Software Developer (Core) ID: 621 (NIST ID: SP-DEV-001) Category/Specialty Area: Securely Provision / Software Development
Workforce Element: IT (Cyberspace)

Develops, creates, maintains, and writes/codes new (or modifies existing) computer applications, software, or specialized utility programs.

Additional KSAT for the following Work Roles

Cyber Defense Analyst (Additional) ID: 511 (NIST ID: PR-DA-001) Category/Specialty Area: Protect & Defend / Cyber Defense Analysis
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.

Data Analyst (Additional) ID: 422 (NIST ID: OM-DA-002) Category/Specialty Area: Operate & Maintain / Data Administration
Workforce Element: IT (Cyberspace)

Examines data from multiple disparate sources with the goal of providing new insight. Designs and implements custom algorithms, flow processes and layouts for complex, enterprise-scale data sets used for modeling, data mining, and research purposes.

Information Systems Security Developer (Additional) 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.

Secure Software Assessor (Additional) ID: 622 (NIST ID: SP-DEV-002) Category/Specialty Area: Securely Provision / Software Development
Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

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

System Testing and Evaluation Specialist (Additional) ID: 671 (NIST ID: SP-TE-001) Category/Specialty Area: Securely Provision / Test and Evaluation
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 (Additional) 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.

Vulnerability Assessment Analyst (Additional) ID: 541 (NIST ID: PR-VA-001) Category/Specialty Area: Protect & Defend / Vulnerability Assessment & Management
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.