Skills


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Task IDTask DescriptionKnowledge ManagerKnowledge SpecialistKM Analyst
T0007Analyze and define data requirements and specifications.nonenoneCore
T0008Analyze and plan for anticipated changes in data capacity requirements.noneCoreAdditional
T0037Construct access paths to suites of information (e.g., link pages) to facilitate access by end-users.Corenonenone
T0060Develop an understanding of the needs and requirements of information end-users.Corenonenone
T0068Develop data standards, policies, and procedures.nonenoneCore
T0137Maintain database management systems software.noneCorenone
T0139Maintain directory replication services that enable information to replicate automatically from rear servers to forward units via optimized routing.noneAdditionalnone
T0140Maintain information exchanges through publish, subscribe, and alert functions that enable users to send and receive critical information as required.noneAdditionalnone
T0146Manage the compilation, cataloging, caching, distribution, and retrieval of data.noneAdditionalAdditional
T0152Monitor and maintain databases to ensure optimal performance.noneCorenone
T0154Monitor and report the usage of knowledge management assets and resources.Corenonenone
T0162Perform backup and recovery of databases to ensure data integrity.noneCorenone
T0185Plan and manage the delivery of knowledge management projects.Corenonenone
T0195Provide a managed flow of relevant information (via web-based portals or other means) based on mission requirements.nonenoneAdditional
T0209Provide recommendations on data structures and databases that ensure correct and quality production of reports/management information.Additionalnonenone
T0210Provide recommendations on new database technologies and architectures.noneAdditionalAdditional
T0305Performs configuration management, problem management, capacity management, and financial management for databases and data management systems.noneCorenone
T0306Supports incident management, service-level management, change management, release management, continuity management, and availability management for databases and data management systems.noneAdditionalnone
T0330Maintain assured message delivery systems. noneAdditionalnone
T0339Lead efforts to promote the organization’s use of knowledge management and information sharing.Corenonenone
T0342Analyze data sources to provide actionable recommendations.nonenoneCore
T0347Assess the validity of source data and subsequent findings.nonenoneCore
T0349Collect metrics and trending data.nonenoneCore
T0351Conduct hypothesis testing using statistical processes.nonenoneAdditional
T0353Confer with systems analysts, engineers, programmers, and others to design application.nonenoneAdditional
T0361Develop and facilitate data-gathering methods.nonenoneAdditional
T0366Develop strategic insights from large data sets.nonenoneAdditional
T0381Present technical information to technical and nontechnical audiences.nonenoneAdditional
T0382Present data in creative formats.nonenoneAdditional
T0383Program custom algorithms.nonenoneAdditional
T0385Provide actionable recommendations to critical stakeholders based on data analysis and findings.nonenoneCore
T0392Utilize technical documentation or resources to implement a new mathematical, data science, or computer science method.nonenoneAdditional
T0402Effectively allocate storage capacity in the design of data management systems.nonenoneAdditional
T0403Read, interpret, write, modify, and execute simple scripts (e.g., Perl, VBScript) on Windows and UNIX systems (e.g., those that perform tasks such as: parsing large data files, automating manual tasks, and fetching/processing remote data).nonenoneAdditional
T0404Utilize different programming languages to write code, open files, read files, and write output to different files.nonenoneAdditional
T0405Utilize open source language such as R and apply quantitative techniques (e.g., descriptive and inferential statistics, sampling, experimental design, parametric and non-parametric tests of difference, ordinary least squares regression, general line).nonenoneAdditional
T0421Manage the indexing/cataloguing, storage, and access of explicit organizational knowledge (e.g., hard copy documents, digital files).Corenonenone
T0422Implement data management standards, requirements, and specifications.noneCorenone
T0452Design, build, implement, and maintain a knowledge management framework that provides end-users access to the organization’s intellectual capital.Corenonenone
T0459Implement data mining and data warehousing applications. noneAdditionalnone
T0460Develop and implement data mining and data warehousing programs.nonenoneAdditional
T0490Install and configure database management systems and software.noneCorenone
T0524Promote knowledge sharing between information owners/users through an organization’s operational processes and systems.Corenonenone
Knowledge IDKnowledge DescriptionKnowledge ManagerKnowledge SpecialistKM Analyst
K0001Knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies. CoreCoreCore
K0002Knowledge of risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk). CoreCoreCore
K0003Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity and privacy. CoreCoreCore
K0004Knowledge of cybersecurity and privacy principles. CoreCoreCore
K0005Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities. CoreCoreCore
K0006Knowledge of specific operational impacts of cybersecurity lapses. CoreCoreCore
K0013Knowledge of cyber defense and vulnerability assessment tools and their capabilities. Additionalnonenone
K0094Knowledge of the capabilities and functionality associated with content creation technologies (e.g., wikis, social networking, content management systems, blogs). Corenonenone
K0095Knowledge of the capabilities and functionality associated with various technologies for organizing and managing information (e.g., databases, bookmarking engines).CorenoneAdditional
K0096Knowledge of the capabilities and functionality of various collaborative technologies (e.g., groupware, SharePoint).Corenonenone
K0146Knowledge of the organization’s core business/mission processes.Corenonenone
K0194Knowledge of Cloud-based knowledge management technologies and concepts related to security, governance, procurement, and administration. Additionalnonenone
K0195Knowledge of data classification standards and methodologies based on sensitivity and other risk factors. Additionalnonenone
K0228Knowledge of taxonomy and semantic ontology theory.Additionalnonenone
K0260Knowledge of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) data security standards. CoreAdditionalnone
K0261Knowledge of Payment Card Industry (PCI) data security standards. AdditionalAdditionalnone
K0262Knowledge of Personal Health Information (PHI) data security standards. AdditionalAdditionalnone
K0283Knowledge of use cases related to collaboration and content synchronization across platforms (e.g., Mobile, PC, Cloud).Additionalnonenone
K0287Knowledge of an organization’s information classification program and procedures for information compromise. CoreAdditionalnone
K0315Knowledge of the principal methods, procedures, and techniques of gathering information and producing, reporting, and sharing information.Corenonenone
K0338Knowledge of data mining techniques.Additionalnonenone
K0420Knowledge of database theory.CoreAdditionalAdditional
K0020Knowledge of data administration and data standardization policies. noneCoreAdditional
K0021Knowledge of data backup and recovery. noneCorenone
K0022Knowledge of data mining and data warehousing principles. noneAdditionalAdditional
K0023Knowledge of database management systems, query languages, table relationships, and views. noneCoreAdditional
K0025Knowledge of digital rights management. noneAdditionalAdditional
K0031Knowledge of enterprise messaging systems and associated software.noneAdditionalAdditional
K0056Knowledge of network access, identity, and access management (e.g., public key infrastructure, Oauth, OpenID, SAML, SPML). noneAdditionalAdditional
K0060Knowledge of operating systems.noneAdditionalAdditional
K0065Knowledge of policy-based and risk adaptive access controls.noneAdditionalAdditional
K0069Knowledge of query languages such as SQL (structured query language).noneCoreAdditional
K0083Knowledge of sources, characteristics, and uses of the organization’s data assets.noneAdditionalAdditional
K0097Knowledge of the characteristics of physical and virtual data storage media.noneAdditionalnone
K0197Knowledge of database access application programming interfaces (e.g., Java Database Connectivity [JDBC]). noneA*Core criticality not evaluatedAdditional
K0277Knowledge of current and emerging data encryption (e.g., Column and Tablespace Encryption, file and disk encryption) security features in databases (e.g. built-in cryptographic key management features). noneAdditionalnone
K0278Knowledge of current and emerging data remediation security features in databases.noneAdditionalnone
K0015Knowledge of computer algorithms. nonenoneAdditional
K0016Knowledge of computer programming principles nonenoneAdditional
K0051Knowledge of low-level computer languages (e.g., assembly languages). nonenoneAdditional
K0052Knowledge of mathematics (e.g. logarithms, trigonometry, linear algebra, calculus, statistics, and operational analysis). nonenoneA*Core criticality not evaluated
K0068Knowledge of programming language structures and logic.nonenoneAdditional
K0129Knowledge of command-line tools (e.g., mkdir, mv, ls, passwd, grep). nonenoneAdditional
K0139Knowledge of interpreted and compiled computer languages.nonenoneAdditional
K0140Knowledge of secure coding techniques.nonenoneAdditional
K0193Knowledge of advanced data remediation security features in databases. nonenoneAdditional
K0229Knowledge of applications that can log errors, exceptions, and application faults and logging.nonenoneAdditional
K0236Knowledge of how to utilize Hadoop, Java, Python, SQL, Hive, and PIG to explore data.nonenoneAdditional
K0238Knowledge of machine learning theory and principles.nonenoneAdditional
K0325Knowledge of Information Theory (e.g., source coding, channel coding, algorithm complexity theory, and data compression).nonenoneA

Skill IDSkill DescriptionKnowledge ManagerKnowledge SpecialistKM Analyst
S0011Skill in conducting information searches.Corenonenone
S0012Skill in conducting knowledge mapping (e.g., map of knowledge repositories).Corenonenone
S0049Skill in the measuring and reporting of intellectual capital.Additionalnonenone
S0055Skill in using knowledge management technologies.Corenonenone
S0002Skill in allocating storage capacity in the design of data management systems.noneAdditionalnone
S0013Skill in conducting queries and developing algorithms to analyze data structures.noneAdditionalCore
S0037Skill in generating queries and reports.noneAdditionalCore
S0042Skill in maintaining databases. (i.e., backup, restore, delete data, transaction log files, etc.). noneCorenone
S0045Skill in optimizing database performance.noneCorenone
S0017Skill in creating and utilizing mathematical or statistical models.nonenoneAdditional
S0028Skill in developing data dictionaries.nonenoneAdditional
S0029Skill in developing data models.nonenoneAdditional
S0060Skill in writing code in a currently supported programming language (e.g., Java, C++).nonenoneA*Core criticality not evaluated
S0088Skill in using binary analysis tools (e.g., Hexedit, command code xxd, hexdump).nonenoneAdditional
S0089Skill in one-way hash functions (e.g., Secure Hash Algorithm [SHA], Message Digest Algorithm [MD5]).nonenoneAdditional
S0094Skill in reading Hexadecimal data.nonenoneAdditional
S0095Skill in identifying common encoding techniques (e.g., Exclusive Disjunction [XOR], American Standard Code for Information Interchange [ASCII], Unicode, Base64, Uuencode, Uniform Resource Locator [URL] encode).nonenoneAdditional
S0103Skill in assessing the predictive power and subsequent generalizability of a model.nonenoneAdditional
S0106Skill in data pre-processing (e.g., imputation, dimensionality reduction, normalization, transformation, extraction, filtering, smoothing).nonenoneAdditional
S0109Skill in identifying hidden patterns or relationships.nonenoneCore
S0113Skill in performing format conversions to create a standard representation of the data.nonenoneAdditional
S0114Skill in performing sensitivity analysis.nonenoneAdditional
S0118Skill in developing machine understandable semantic ontologies.nonenoneAdditional
S0119Skill in Regression Analysis (e.g., Hierarchical Stepwise, Generalized Linear Model, Ordinary Least Squares, Tree-Based Methods, Logistic).nonenoneAdditional
S0123Skill in transformation analytics (e.g., aggregation, enrichment, processing).nonenoneAdditional
S0125Skill in using basic descriptive statistics and techniques (e.g., normality, model distribution, scatter plots).nonenoneCore
S0126Skill in using data analysis tools (e.g., Excel, STATA SAS, SPSS).nonenoneCore
S0127Skill in using data mapping tools.nonenoneAdditional
S0129Skill in using outlier identification and removal techniques.nonenoneCore
S0130Skill in writing scripts using R, Python, PIG, HIVE, SQL, etc.nonenoneAdditional
S0160Skill in the use of design modeling (e.g., unified modeling language).nonenoneAdditional
S0202Skill in data mining techniques (e.g., searching file systems) and analysis.nonenoneAdditional
S0369Skill to identify sources, characteristics, and uses of the organization’s data assets. nonenoneA*
Ability IDAbility DescriptionKnowledge ManagerKnowledge SpecialistKM Analyst
A0002Ability to match the appropriate knowledge repository technology for a given application or environment.Corenonenone
A0176Ability to maintain databases. (i.e., backup, restore, delete data, transaction log files, etc.).noneA*Core criticality not evaluatednone
A0029Ability to build complex data structures and high-level programming languages.nonenoneAdditional
A0035Ability to dissect a problem and examine the interrelationships between data that may appear unrelated.nonenoneAdditional
A0036Ability to identify basic common coding flaws at a high level.nonenoneAdditional
A0041Ability to use data visualization tools (e.g., Flare, HighCharts, AmCharts, D3.js, Processing, Google Visualization API, Tableau, Raphael.js).nonenoneAdditional
A0066Ability to accurately and completely source all data used in intelligence, assessment and/or planning products.nonenoneA*
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