Warrant Officer Prerequisites and Duty Description
170D - Cyber Capabilities Developer Technician
 
Duties:
The Cyber Capabilities Developer Technician is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on developing and implementing software and hardware capabilities and is a leader, trainer, and advisor to commanders at all levels. The Cyber Capabilities Developer Technician is a versatile, highly trained individual responsible for analyzing system vulnerabilities, product research, capability development, documentation, and implementing software and hardware capabilities that operate in and through cyberspace. The Cyber Capabilities Developer Technician advances in skills and abilities as they progress through their careers.
 
***Applicants must meet all Administrative Requirements to become a Warrant Officer***
 
The Cyber Capabilities Developer Assessment (CCDA) for FY 23 is CLOSED. The CCDA for FY24 will open in June 2023. For information about the CCDA please refer to the below links:
-170D Assessment registration for NON-CAC holders, please email your request for registration to the CCDA to: usarmy.gordon.cyber-schl.list.170d-ccda-application@army.mil 
 
Minimum prerequisites:
  • 3 or more NCOERS or evaluations for SMs, 3 or more equivalent civilian evaluations for civilians. At least one evaluation demonstrating superior leadership performance and potential
  • Must take and pass the Cyber Capabilities Developer Assessment (CCDA). Registration is closed for the FY23 WOSB.
  • Applicants who possess a Cyberspace Capability Developer Certification do not require the CCDA (applies only to Soldiers working within the Cyber Mission Force).
  • LOR from a Sr. Warrant Officer or Supervisor (for civilian applicants)
  • LOR from a 170D Warrant Officer (CW2 or above), Proponent can provide connection to 170D community.
  • Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET clearance. (NO WAIVERS)
  • Any MOS may apply.
  • EL, GT, or ST score must be 115 or above (1 of the 3)
 
​Preferred requirements:
  • C and/or Python programming
  • Data structures and algorithms
  • Discrete math
Note: There are no Reserve or National Guard 170D Positions
 

Direct all warrant application inquiries to your Regional Warrant Officer Recruiter.

Contact the proponent POC below for questions regarding Cyber prerequisite qualifications.

CW5 David P. Lucy 
Warrant Officer Personnel Developer (Proponent)
Office Chief of Cyber
U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence & Fort Gordon
COMM: (706) 791-4939
DSN: (312) 780-4939
 
Jaclyn D. Rivera
WO Force Integration Specialist
Office Chief of Cyber
U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence & Fort Gordon
COMM: (706) 791-5147
DSN: (312) 780-5147
 

Last Updated: 24 October 2022