The global skills and competency framework for the digital world

SFIA View: Systems development

Systems development

Product management PROD

Managing and developing products or services through their full life cycle from inception, growth, maturity, decline to retirement.

Systems development management DLMG

Planning, estimating and executing systems development work to time, budget and quality targets.

Systems and software life cycle engineering SLEN

Establishing and deploying an environment for developing, continually improving, and securely operating software and systems products and services.

Systems design DESN

Designing systems to meet specified requirements and agreed systems architectures.

Software design SWDN

Specifying and designing software to meet defined requirements by following agreed design standards and principles.

Network design NTDS

Designing communication networks to support strategic and operational requirements and producing network strategies, architectures, policies and related documentation.

Hardware design HWDE

Specifying a hardware design model for a defined system architecture.

Programming/software development PROG

Developing software components to deliver value to stakeholders.

Systems integration and build SINT

Planning, implementing and controlling activities to synthesise system components to create operational systems, products or services.

Testing TEST

Investigating products, systems and services to assess behaviour and whether this meets specified or unspecified requirements and characteristics.

Software configuration PORT

Designing and deploying software product configurations into software environments or platforms.

Real-time/embedded systems development RESD

Designing and developing reliable real-time software typically within embedded systems.

Safety engineering SFEN

Applying appropriate methods to assure safety during all life cycle phases of safety-related systems developments.

Safety assessment SFAS

Assessing safety-related software and hardware systems to determine compliance with standards and required levels of safety integrity.

Radio frequency engineering RFEN

Designing, installing and maintaining radio frequency based devices and software.

Animation development ADEV

Designing and developing animated and interactive systems such as games and simulations.