Subject Matter Expert Law and Legal Definition

"Subject matter expert" is defined as follows: [p]erson with direct knowledge of what is done in the job, what knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics (KSAOs) are required, and the general background of persons who are able to do the job successfully. These may include those currently doing the job, recent incumbents, those who supervise others doing the job, and other acknowledged job experts. Rose v. Shinseki, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 89656 (S.D. Tex. Sept. 29, 2009)