All Source-Collection Requirements Manager

Evaluates collection operations and develops effects-based collection requirements strategies using available sources and methods to improve collection. Develops, processes, validates, and coordinates submission of collection requirements. Evaluates performance of collection assets and collection operations.

Below are the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Tasks identified as being required to perform this work role.

CoursesDESCRIPTION
Knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies.
Knowledge of risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk).
K0003Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity and privacy.
K0004Knowledge of cybersecurity and privacy principles.
K0005Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities.
K0006Knowledge of specific operational impacts of cybersecurity lapses.
K0036Knowledge of human-computer interaction principles.
K0058Knowledge of network traffic analysis methods.
K0109Knowledge of physical computer components and architectures, including the functions of various components and peripherals (e.g., CPUs, Network Interface Cards, data storage).
K0177Knowledge of cyber attack stages (e.g., reconnaissance, scanning, enumeration, gaining access, escalation of privileges, maintaining access, network exploitation, covering tracks).
K0353Knowledge of possible circumstances that would result in changing collection management authorities.
K0361Knowledge of asset availability, capabilities and limitations.
K0364Knowledge of available databases and tools necessary to assess appropriate collection tasking.
K0380Knowledge of collaborative tools and environments.
K0382Knowledge of collection capabilities and limitations.
K0383Knowledge of collection capabilities, accesses, performance specifications, and constraints utilized to satisfy collection plan.
K0384Knowledge of collection management functionality (e.g., positions, functions, responsibilities, products, reporting requirements).
K0386Knowledge of collection management tools.
K0387Knowledge of collection planning process and collection plan.
K0390Knowledge of collection strategies.
K0395Knowledge of computer networking fundamentals (i.e., basic computer components of a network, types of networks, etc.).
K0401Knowledge of criteria for evaluating collection products.
K0404Knowledge of current collection requirements.
K0412Knowledge of cyber lexicon/terminology
K0417Knowledge of data communications terminology (e.g., networking protocols, Ethernet, IP, encryption, optical devices, removable media).
K0419Knowledge of database administration and maintenance.
K0421Knowledge of databases, portals and associated dissemination vehicles.
K0425Knowledge of different organization objectives at all levels, including subordinate, lateral and higher.
K0427Knowledge of encryption algorithms and cyber capabilities/tools (e.g., SSL, PGP).
K0431Knowledge of evolving/emerging communications technologies.
K0435Knowledge of fundamental cyber concepts, principles, limitations, and effects.
K0444Knowledge of how Internet applications work (SMTP email, web-based email, chat clients, VOIP).
K0445Knowledge of how modern digital and telephony networks impact cyber operations.
K0446Knowledge of how modern wireless communications systems impact cyber operations.
K0448Knowledge of how to establish priorities for resources.
K0453Knowledge of indications and warning.
K0454Knowledge of information needs.
K0467Knowledge of internal and external partner organization capabilities and limitations (those with tasking, collection, processing, exploitation and dissemination responsibilities).
K0474Knowledge of key cyber threat actors and their equities.
K0475Knowledge of key factors of the operational environment and threat.
K0477Knowledge of leadership’s Intent and objectives.
K0480Knowledge of malware.
K0482Knowledge of methods for ascertaining collection asset posture and availability.
K0492Knowledge of non-traditional collection methodologies.
K0495Knowledge of ongoing and future operations.
K0496Knowledge of operational asset constraints.
K0498Knowledge of operational planning processes.
K0505Knowledge of organization objectives and associated demand on collection management.
K0513Knowledge of organizational priorities, legal authorities and requirements submission processes.
K0516Knowledge of physical and logical network devices and infrastructure to include hubs, switches, routers, firewalls, etc.
K0521Knowledge of priority information, how it is derived, where it is published, how to access, etc.
K0526Knowledge of research strategies and knowledge management.
K0527Knowledge of risk management and mitigation strategies.
K0552Knowledge of tasking mechanisms.
K0554Knowledge of tasking, collection, processing, exploitation and dissemination.
K0558Knowledge of the available tools and applications associated with collection requirements and collection management.
K0560Knowledge of the basic structure, architecture, and design of modern communication networks.
K0561Knowledge of the basics of network security (e.g., encryption, firewalls, authentication, honey pots, perimeter protection).
K0562Knowledge of the capabilities and limitations of new and emerging collection capabilities, accesses and/or processes.
K0563Knowledge of the capabilities, limitations and tasking methodologies of internal and external collections as they apply to planned cyber activities.
K0565Knowledge of the common networking and routing protocols (e.g. TCP/IP), services (e.g., web, mail, DNS), and how they interact to provide network communications.
K0568Knowledge of the definition of collection management and collection management authority.
K0569Knowledge of the existent tasking, collection, processing, exploitation and dissemination architecture.
K0570Knowledge of the factors of threat that could impact collection operations.
K0579Knowledge of the organization, roles and responsibilities of higher, lower and adjacent sub-elements.
K0580Knowledge of the organization??s established format for collection plan.
K0581Knowledge of the organization??s planning, operations and targeting cycles.
K0584Knowledge of the organizational policies/procedures for temporary transfer of collection authority.
K0587Knowledge of the POC??s, databases, tools and applications necessary to establish environment preparation and surveillance products.
K0588Knowledge of the priority information requirements from subordinate, lateral and higher levels of the organization.
K0596Knowledge of the request for information process.
K0605Knowledge of tipping, cueing, mixing, and redundancy.
K0610Knowledge of virtualization products (VMware, Virtual PC).
K0612Knowledge of what constitutes a ??threat?? to a network.
IDDESCRIPTION
S0304Skill to access information on current assets available, usage.
S0305Skill to access the databases where plans/directives/guidance are maintained.
S0316Skill to associate Intelligence gaps to priority information requirements and observables.
S0317Skill to compare indicators/observables with requirements.
S0327Skill to ensure that the collection strategy leverages all available resources.
S0329Skill to evaluate requests for information to determine if response information exists.
S0330Skill to evaluate the capabilities, limitations and tasking methodologies of organic, theater, national, coalition and other collection capabilities.
S0334Skill to identify and apply tasking, collection, processing, exploitation and dissemination to associated collection disciplines.
S0335Skill to identify Intelligence gaps.
S0336Skill to identify when priority information requirements are satisfied.
S0337Skill to implement established procedures for evaluating collection management and operations activities.
S0339Skill to interpret readiness reporting, its operational relevance and intelligence collection impact.
S0344Skill to prepare and deliver reports, presentations and briefings, to include using visual aids or presentation technology.
S0346Skill to resolve conflicting collection requirements.
S0347Skill to review performance specifications and historical information about collection assets.
S0348Skill to specify collections and/or taskings that must be conducted in the near term.
S0352Skill to use collaborative tools and environments for collection operations.
S0353Skill to use systems and/or tools to track collection requirements and determine if they are satisfied.
S0362Skill to analyze and assess internal and external partner organization capabilities and limitations (those with tasking, collection, processing, exploitation and dissemination responsibilities).
IDDESCRIPTION
A0069Ability to apply collaborative skills and strategies.
A0070Ability to apply critical reading/thinking skills.
A0078Ability to coordinate, collaborate and disseminate information to subordinate, lateral and higher-level organizations.
IDDESCRIPTION
T0564Analyze feedback to determine extent to which collection products and services are meeting requirements.
T0565Analyze incoming collection requests.
T0568Analyze plans, directives, guidance and policy for factors that would influence collection management’s operational structure and requirement s (e.g., duration, scope, communication requirements, interagency/international agreements).
T0577Assess efficiency of existing information exchange and management systems.
T0578Assess performance of collection assets against prescribed specifications.
T0580Assess the effectiveness of collections in satisfying priority information gaps, using available capabilities and methods, and adjust collection strategies and collection requirements accordingly.
T0596Close requests for information once satisfied.
T0602Collaborate with customer to define information requirements.
T0605Compile lessons learned from collection management activity’s execution of organization collection objectives.
T0613Conduct formal and informal coordination of collection requirements in accordance with established guidelines and procedures.
T0651Develop a method for comparing collection reports to outstanding requirements to identify information gaps.
T0668Develop procedures for providing feedback to collection managers, asset managers, and processing, exploitation and dissemination centers.
T0673Disseminate reports to inform decision makers on collection issues.
T0675Conduct and document an assessment of the collection results using established procedures.
T0682Validate the link between collection requests and critical information requirements and priority intelligence requirements of leadership.
T0689Evaluate extent to which collected information and/or produced intelligence satisfy information requests.
T0693Evaluate extent to which collection operations are synchronized with operational requirements.
T0694Evaluate the effectiveness of collection operations against the collection plan.
T0714Identify collaboration forums that can serve as mechanisms for coordinating processes, functions, and outputs with specified organizations and functional groups.
T0725Identify and mitigate risks to collection management ability to support the plan, operations and target cycle.
T0730Inform stakeholders (e.g., collection managers, asset managers, processing, exploitation and dissemination centers) of evaluation results using established procedures.
T0734Issue requests for information.
T0746Modify collection requirements as necessary.
T0780Provide advisory and advocacy support to promote collection planning as an integrated component of the strategic campaign plans and other adaptive plans.
T0809Review capabilities of allocated collection assets.
T0810Review intelligence collection guidance for accuracy/applicability.
T0811Review list of prioritized collection requirements and essential information.
T0819Solicit and manage to completion feedback from requestors on quality, timeliness, and effectiveness of collection against collection requirements.
T0822Submit information requests to collection requirement management section for processing as collection requests.
T0830Track status of information requests, including those processed as collection requests and production requirements, using established procedures.
T0831Translate collection requests into applicable discipline-specific collection requirements.
T0832Use feedback results (e.g., lesson learned) to identify opportunities to improve collection management efficiency and effectiveness.
T0833Validate requests for information according to established criteria.