CIDPRO Test Item Writers

CIDPRO Item Writer Qualifications

  • Identity & Access Management industry experience aligns with the core exam themes (see below)
  • Discretion and confidentiality are essential
  • Previous item writing experience is desirable but not required (training will be provided)
  • Excellent writing and editing skills a plus
  • Collaborative work style – participants are comfortable giving and receiving feedback


CIDPRO Item Writer Benefits

  • Item writers may be eligible to receive the CIDPRO Credential and Badge
  • Enhancement of professional skills and foundational industry knowledge
  • Expanded network for collaborating with global industry professionals
  • Training and support from exam development specialists
  • Contribute to advancing the Identity & Access Management (IAM) industry
  • Help shape the global evolution of IAM knowledge and Certification Standards


CIDPRO Item Writer Required Tasks

  • Training – 3 hours – March 25, 2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT) – check start for your time zone
  • Item Writing – up to 40 hours depending on availability – April-May 2021
  • Identification of references – varies per area – April-May 2021


CIDPRO Item Writer Selection Criteria

Selection criteria includes but is not limited to:

  • Years of experience
  • Expertise in core themes of the exam:
    • Functional components of an identity solution
    • Identifiers, identity lifecycle, and identity proofing
    • The core technologies of security for IAM
    • Rules and standards that relate to IAM
    • Operational considerations for IAM
  • Location