Security and Systems Engineer (NATO-NCIA)

Mons, Belgium, Sapienza Consulting [C000224]

Field(s) of expertise
Information Technology
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting, a tpgroup company, is recruiting a Security and Systems Engineer to join NATO – NCIA in Mons, Wallonia, Belgium.


  • Maintaining configuration sets of systems currently in operation and their patch level
  • Maintain working knowledge of most recent vulnerabilities
  • Responsible for ensuring systems are at the appropriate patch level prescribed by the Agency and the Customer
  • Conduct limited testing on the effects of patching on systems
  • Perform analysis of impacts to patching on systems
  • Work directly with CES Security Officer to maintain a high-security posture
  • Contribute to the development of Standard Operating Instructions for routine tasks
  • Schedule and predict system outages in order to maintain the security posture
  • Work directly with the Enterprise Active directory team to effectively coordinate AD requirements with patching requirements
  • Work directly with the SCOM/SCCM team to effectively coordinate patching requirements and schedules to minimize disruption to the network provided to the customer


  • The candidate must have a NATO COSMIC TOP SECRET security clearance


The individual must have:

  • A graduate degree in Computer and Information Systems Technology or an equivalent level of qualification or professional accreditation by a related engineering Institute or professional body
  • Fluent English in both spoken and written


Essential Skills:

  • Experience in the administration Microsoft Windows Servers 2008/2012/2016
  • Experience in the administration of VMWare versions 5.5 and up
  • Experience in the operation of SCCM
  • Experience of working in a demanding enterprise environment with competing security and operational requirements.
  • Knowledge of CVSS
  • Able to understand and act upon technical cyber security reports in order to prioritise security related tasks
  • Expertise in implementation and maintenance activities of Active Directory
  • Knowledge of Security vulnerability scanning tools (e.g. Nessus) and ability to understand and act upon raw data.
  • Working knowledge of a virtual environment. Primary VE software is VMWare ESXi


Desirable Skills:

  • Recent experience in working with NATO or a large international organisation.
  • Extensive knowledge of secure information systems
  • Knowledge of Change Management Processes
  • Knowledge of Configuration Management Processes
  • Experience in the administration and patching of Linux systems
  • Knowledge of WSUS
  • Knowledge of security applications such as ePO, AppLocker, DLP.
  • ITIL Knowledge
  • Cyber Security Experience

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