Central Accreditation Platform Prototype Development (NATO-NCIA)

Brussels, Belgium, Sapienza Consulting [SC2022/002267]

Field(s) of expertise
Project and Service Management
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting is recruiting a Central Accreditation Platform Prototype Development for NATO – NCIA in Brussels, Belgium.


The NATO Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), as the cyber defence governance authority for NATO, requires the development of a central accreditation platform in order to support their risk management business processes.

The primary aim of this Statement of Work is to provide support to the development of a prototype for such a platform, under the direction of OCIO staff. The platform prototype is expected to be based on Eramba and will require heavy customization.

Besides the primary goal of developing the Central Accreditation Platform prototype, as directed by OCIO staff, support may also be required for the development of

  • A Risk Management Workspace prototype, also based on Eramba
  • An Incident Management Support toolset, based on JIRA, Confluence and Splunk


  • Required Currently Active Security Clearance: NATO SECRET


General experience requirements:

  • Familiar with basic deployment of Linux (RH family / derived) based Virtual Machines on VMware based infrastructure
  • Basic (e.g., configuration, installation, updating, etc.) Linux (RH family / derived) Operating System (OS) administration
  • Creation and maintenance of architectural diagrams and other relevant documentation
  • Use of Git, and contributing to Git-based source code versioning repositories
  • Web-based programming, modelling, and styling languages such as JavaScript, CSS, and HTML
  • Interacting with end users to gather their requirements


Experience requirements specific to Eramba:

  • Installing and configuring Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) systems
  • Experience with related tools, such as RSA Archer, PILAR, etc
  • Experience developing compliance requirements, internal controls, policies and its associated mappings is desirable
  • Risk Management-related certification (e.g. CRISC) is desirable


Experience requirements specific to Confluence / JIRA:

  • Plan, architect, design and build Atlassian JIRA/Confluence environments
  • Installing, upgrading, maintaining, and configuring JIRA and Confluence server applications
  • Developing JIRA/Confluence plugins, for which it is required but not limited, to have experience in developing in Groovy and Java
  • Experience in using/extending REST API Services
  • Migrate incidents and workflows from multiple existing tools to JIRA
  • Excellent understanding of JIRA workflows, permission schemes, notification schemes, screens schemes, etc


Experience requirements specific to Splunk:

  • Installing, upgrading, maintaining, and configuring a Splunk environment and its various components (e.g., search head, indexer, etc.)
  • Knowledge of JQuery and React-JS
  • Experience coding in Java, Perl and/or Python
  • Developing specific Splunk configuration to parse multiple data formats collected by Splunk (e.g., TCP and UDP listeners, scripted sources, etc.)
  • Developing Splunk Apps, searches, dashboards / views, for which it is required but not limited, to have experience developing in:
    • Splunk Querying Language
    • Python scripting (version 2.7 and 3+), (Bash) Shell scripting
    • XML

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