Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE)


United States
24 days ago


(ISC)² ® is the world's largest nonprofit membership association of certified cybersecurity professionals. We're committed to helping our members learn, grow and thrive by providing world-class cybersecurity qualifications, professional development and engagement opportunities that inspire a safe and secure cyber world. With more than 165,000 certified members, we empower professionals who touch every aspect of information security.

Position Summary

The Psychometrician is responsible for the accuracy and validity of exams by analyzing data that is instrumental to measuring the performance of items and candidates on (ISC)² qualification examinations. The Psychometrician supports these efforts by contributing to exam form/pool construction; standard setting benchmarks; job task analysis; the planning and execution of item development workshops; supporting exam security investigations; enforcing program policies and procedures and complying with accreditation requirements for (ISC)² certification programs.


  • Monitor, maintain and improve exam form/pool psychometric performance
  • Monitor, maintain candidate performance (by certification)
  • Support the maintenance and compliance with (ISC)² program psychometric-related policies and procedures
  • Support construction, analysis and interpretation of (ISC)² program psychometric-related reports
  • Support maintenance of current and correct psychometric information on all ISC2 internal and external facing communications assets
  • Support planning, implementing, and executing exam development workshops in support of new credential creation, existing credentialing management and maintenance.
  • Support information needs with accrediting agencies (ACE, ANSI, IAS) for yearly audits.
  • Support on-going psychometric compliance with ISO 17024.
  • Serve as workshop manager and facilitator for (ISC)² JTA and Standard Setting workshops.
  • Direct testing vendors to perform analysis and quality control procedures for exam forms/pools.
  • Support maintenance of departmental Exam Development, Exam Administration and Exam Security policies and procedures that are psychometrically related.
  • Managing candidate comments and feedback regarding psychometrics.
  • Support exam adaptation projects
  • Support item bank administration, maintenance, and reporting.
  • Oversee examination results reporting process.
  • Ensure that all examinations are psychometrically sound and defensible.
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned.  


  • A graduate degree from an accredited university in Psychometrics or related field is required.
  • A minimum of 9 years of operational psychometric experience is required.
  • Operational experience with Classical Test Theory and Item Response Theory.
  • Operational experience with fixed-form linear and Variable-length Computerized Adaptive Examinations.
  • Familiarity with accreditation requirements as required by ISO 17024
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and experience to communicate with a highly diverse and international client base.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, networking, and stakeholder management skills with emphasis on verbal communication and interfacing with a diverse array of people 
  • Strong computer and technical skills including MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), internet, and web applications
  • Experienced user of SPSS and R statistical software, including other statistical packages such as SAS and STATA
  • Experienced user of WINSTEPS
  • Experience within a global professional organization, collaborating with staff located in multiple time zones, and demonstrated awareness of diverse cultural and political environments


  • Ability to demonstrate and support the 5 Company Core Values:  Integrity, Excellence, Unity, Accountability, Agility
  • Ability to inspire trust and confidence with peers, clients and volunteers.
  • Constituent retention, volunteer management and motivational skills to support the maintenance and development of certification products.
  • Demonstrated skills in complex decision-making, problem-solving and planning.
  • Strong analytical thinking, strategic and innovation skills

Physical & Mental:

  • Work normal business hours and extended hours when necessary, adjusting to various time zones
  • Remain in a stationary position, often standing or sitting, for prolonged periods
  • Regular use of office equipment such as a computer/laptop and monitor computer screens
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and other computer components

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic as protected by applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59625630
  • Location:
    United States
  • Position Title: Psychometrician
  • Company Name: (ISC)2
  • Job Function: Psychometrician/Statistician
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: Master's Degree
  • Min Experience: 7-10 Years
  • Required Travel: None
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