Cyber Workforce Developer and Manager Job Profile

What is a Cyber Workforce Developer and Manager?

The Cyber Workforce Developer and Manager develops 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.

Professional Certification

Cyber Workforce Developer and Manager must know:

  • computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies.
  • risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk).
  • laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity and privacy.
  • cybersecurity and privacy principles.
  • cyber threats and vulnerabilities.
  • specific operational impacts of cybersecurity lapses.
  • resource management principles and techniques.
  • the organization’s enterprise information technology (IT) goals and objectives.
  • the nature and function of the relevant information structure (e.g., National Information Infrastructure).
  • the organization’s core business/mission processes.
  • merging security issues, risks, and vulnerabilities.
  • applicable laws, statutes (e.g., in Titles 10, 18, 32, 50 in U.S. Code), Presidential Directives, executive branch guidelines, and/or administrative/criminal legal guidelines and procedures.
  • information technology (IT) supply chain security and supply chain risk management policies, requirements, and procedures.
  • learning assessment techniques (rubrics, evaluation plans, tests, quizzes).
  • organizational training policies.
  • the National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework, work roles, and associated tasks, knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • full spectrum cyber capabilities (e.g., defense, attack, exploitation).
  • organizational human resource policies, processes, and procedures.
  • organizational training and education policies, processes, and procedures.
  • emerging technologies that have potential for exploitation.
  • industry indicators useful for identifying technology trends.
  • external organizations and academic institutions with cyber focus (e.g., cyber curriculum/training and Research & Development).
  • current and emerging cyber technologies.

Key skills of the Cyber Workforce Developer and Manager include:

  • developing workforce and position qualification standards.
  • using manpower and personnel IT systems.

Cyber Workforce Developer and Manager must be able to:

  • design valid and reliable assessments.
  • assess and forecast manpower requirements to meet organizational objectives.
  • develop policy, plans, and strategy in compliance with laws, regulations, policies, and standards in support of organizational cyber activities.
  • leverage best practices and lessons learned of external organizations and academic institutions dealing with cyber issues.
  • develop career path opportunities.
  • determine the validity of workforce trend data.

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