Information Technology Subject Matter Expert


The Information Technology Subject Matter Expert (IT SME):

Specific industry experience in information technology with various aspects of the software development lifecycle to include agile techniques, best practices, and standards. Defines the problems and analyzes and develops plans and requirements in the subject matter area for moderately complex to complex systems. Prepares analysis, evaluations, and recommendations for proper implementation of programs and systems specifications. Designs, develops, modifies, and evaluates complicated and difficult engineering projects. Has technical responsibility for planning and conducting technical projects or phases of projects and may coordinate the efforts of engineers, technical support personnel, drafters, technical writers, and electronic technicians as required. Develops and recommends design approaches for new or improved products or processes. Conducts independent technical investigations involving the origination or modification of material, component, or process specifications and requirements. May evaluate vendor capabilities to provide required products or services. Individuals working in this category have supported other engineers and have taken one or more projects through the entire development cycle. The individual has demonstrated an appreciation of values and cost, the capability for critical thinking, and the ability to communicate clearly.


BS + 10

Must have at least ten (10) years of specialized experience in the information technology field and a Bachelor's degree or equivalent training and/or experience. Four (4) years of additional experience may be substituted for a degree.


15 years of experience providing subject matter expertise for complex information technology initiatives


Minimum/General Experience: 10 years of experience in Information Technology field and related disciplines; possesses significant experience providing solutions to an organizations challenges through the application of IT knowledge gained through similar prior engagements

IT SME Junior

High School Diploma; a Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Technology, or Related Field plus 12 years of experience can be substituted for a High School Diploma and 15 years of experience