CIS Engineer and Security Accreditation Coordination (NATO-NCIA)

Brussels, Belgium, Sapienza Consulting [C002174]

Field(s) of expertise
Information Technology
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting, a tpgroup company, is recruiting a CIS Engineer and Security Accreditation Coordination to join NATO – NCIA in Brussels, Belgium.


  • Provide expertise in the area of design and analysis of CIS architectures, equipment, and system technical specifications to meet the approved requirements, including security-related requirements
  • Provide engineering evaluations and recommendations in the CIS architecture/design of existing communications and IT equipment, and provides advice and assistance to resolve technical problems with regards to operations and systems integration
  • Ensure the inventory and versioning control of CIS documentation, mainly of network infrastructure and related applications and data, including custodian of repository and access to manage, plan and supervise the coordination and review process for the CIS architecture/design, including upgrade of network infrastructure and related applications and systems
  • Engage with relevant NATO HQ bodies, NCIA bodies and others as needed on matter relating to support on network and application system issues which affect the operation and maintenance of CIS environments, including staging, pre-production and production environments
  • Coordinate and support the design, plan, and test of the implementation of network infrastructures and related applications and data, including security aspects
  • Provide support for the design and implementation of network monitoring tools, applications, and dashboards for Operations & Control and Alerts
  • Coordinate the discussion and elaboration of technical and security details of required solutions, in close coordination of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)
  • Prepare written technical documentation throughout the planning and implementation of CIS initiatives
  • Working close coordination of the CSU CIS Security Officer and CIS Security Principal Assistant as part of the CIS SD Team
  • Work in close coordination and support the activity of the CIS Service Transition Team, which is part of the SMB
  • Represent the Service Design (SD) Team on appropriate meetings and working groups
  • Report to the Service Design (SD) Team Head
  • Perform any other duty as required


  • The candidate must have a NATO SECRET security clearance
  • University Degree and 3 years function related experience or Higher Secondary Education and completed advanced vocational training leading to a professional qualification or professional accreditation with 4 years post related experience
  • General experience in all lifecycle aspects of Communication Information Systems (CIS) aimed at achieving effective system development and deployment. Sound technical knowledge on wide area networks and local area networks
  • Ability to manage, coordinate and supervise as leadership skills in team leadership and building
  • Experience in the development and use of Information Technologies (e.g. servers, switches, web technologies, encryption equipment, etc.). This must include the range of activities involved in planning, organizing, coordinating, and assessing the CIS related activities to accomplish assigned functions and tasks
  • Detailed knowledge of CIS architectural design as applied to computer systems
  • Experience in developing technical policy level documents; in CIS and in services management
  • Experience in implementing CIS security criteria and associated applications, assessing the effectiveness of security software, resolving problems
  • Formal Project Management certification at foundation level (e.g. PMP or PRINCE2)
  • Formal ITIL certification at least at foundation level
  • Experience with MS-Office Suite and Visio
  • 3-5 years’ experience (depending on educational background/degrees) in project management (preference PRINCE2) and technical coordination of engineering projects in the areas of requirements specifications, architectural design, development, implementation, test and evaluation
  • Ability to work in team environments (both as a contributor and a coordinator)
  • Analytical, problem solving and verbal and written communication skills

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